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    • Share your Suggestions!   01/01/2016

      Greetings, Do you want to help Black Desert be the best game possible? We are constantly looking for ways to improve the game, your feedback and suggestions are a key part of this process.  Everyone is welcome to visit our Suggestion Forum and share your thoughts with the BDO Team and the community.  Below I will give some advice on how to present your suggestions to ensure you are heard. How to make sure your contribution will be taken into account: Be precise and constructive.Take the time to explain your reasoning behind a feeling or a suggestion.Check if the suggestion you have in mind has already been shared. If it's the case, you can reply to it.Ask other players or friends you know what they think of your post before you click the "Submit" button.Be realistic. To add content requires a long time, but don't feel discouraged if it takes time to see changes.  I want to thank you in advance for any suggestions provided, and we look forward to reading your contributions!
    • Forum Rules   04/24/2016

      1. Inappropriate or infringing content Kakao Games Europe does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, article, link or comment posted by other users in the Services, and shall not be responsible for the contents of any such message, article or comment.The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Kakao Games Europe. The User can report any violation of the services policies by clicking on the report icon on the Forums.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually offensive, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violating of any applicable law.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any advertisement, link or information regarding content which infringes the Agreement.The User shall not post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned or licensed by the User or by Kakao Games Europe.The user shall not promote illegal or illicit activities including cheating and the use of exploits.  2. 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Thread bumping The User shall not bump own threads. Replies to own threads with the sole purpose of moving said thread to the top of the forum can lead to a warning with the possible consequence of losing writing permissions on http://forum.blackdesertonline.comIf the User wants to add more information to a post, the “EDIT” function can be used. It is permitted to reply to own posts once every 48h as long as the follow up post adds new and meaningful information related to the topic.Replies to other users posts with the sole purpose of increasing it's visibility are also considered thread bumping as well as spam and will be actioned accordingly.Normal replies to other users are not affected by the above mentioned rules.6.2. 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If the User finds the actions of other users in breach of the forum rules, the Report Function should be used in order to bring the case to the attention of the moderator team. The case will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken. The user shall not "name and shame" other users. If a user is suspected to have broken Terms of Service / Terms of Use or taken part in fraudulent activities it should be reported directly to Kakao Games Europe by submit a support ticket.6.4. Quoting The User shall not quote posts who break the forum rules. The User is instead encouraged to use the Report Function in order to bring inappropriate content to the attention of the moderator team. Reported content will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken.6.5. Abuse of Report Function The user shall not abuse the report function. The report function is intended to be used to make the moderation team aware of potential breaches of the forum rules not to get revenge on other users. If the User finds another user behaving inappropriate several times in a short time span, the Report Function can be used, highlighting one relevant post and indicating in the notes that other threads are affected too. If the User feels a thread is out of control, one post should be reported indicating in the notes the whole thread needs attention.  7. RP Forum Rules The RP Forums follow a more strict rule set. Any user wishing to participate on the RP forums is advised to review the specific rules before posting.  8. Appeal Forum Moderations Threads deemed inappropriate to a particular forum will be moved to a more appropriate forum or even removed completely. Threads that have been removed or closed are not to be re-posted. The User shall not discuss specific cases of moderated posts or disciplinary actions against users on the forum. If the User disagrees with an action taken by the moderator team, an e-mail should be send to forumdisputes@blackdesertonline.com. An uninvolved Community Manager will then review the case. 

      Ladies and gentlemen ATTENTION please:
      It's time to move into a new house!
        As previously announced, from now on IT WON'T BE POSSIBLE TO CREATE THREADS OR REPLY in the old forums. From now on the old forums will be readable only. If you need to move/copy/migrate any post/material from here, feel free to contact the staff in the new home. We’ll be waiting for you in the NEW Forums!


      *New features and amazing tools are waiting for you, even more is yet to come in the future.. just like world exploration in BDO leads to new possibilities.
      So don't be afraid about changes, click the link above and follow us!
      Enjoy and see you on the other side!  
    • WICHTIG: Das Forum zieht um!   05/04/2017

      Damen und Herren, wir bitten um Eure Aufmerksamkeit, es ist an der Zeit umzuziehen!
        Wie wir bereits angekündigt hatten, ist es ab sofort nicht mehr möglich, neue Diskussionen in diesem Forum zu starten. Um Euch Zeit zu geben, laufende Diskussionen abzuschließen, könnt Ihr noch für zwei Wochen in offenen Diskussionen antworten. Danach geht dieses Forum hier in den Ruhestand und das NEUE FORUM übernimmt vollständig.
      Das Forum hier bleibt allerdings erhalten und lesbar.   Neue und verbesserte Funktionen warten auf Euch im neuen Forum und wir arbeiten bereits an weiteren Erweiterungen.
      Wir sehen uns auf der anderen Seite!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php Update:
      Wie angekündigt könen ab sofort in diesem Forum auch keine neuen Beiträge mehr veröffentlicht werden.
    • IMPORTANT: Le nouveau forum   05/04/2017

      Aventurières, aventuriers, votre attention s'il vous plaît, il est grand temps de déménager!
      Comme nous vous l'avons déjà annoncé précédemment, il n'est désormais plus possible de créer de nouveau sujet ni de répondre aux anciens sur ce bon vieux forum.
      Venez visiter le nouveau forum!
      De nouvelles fonctionnalités ainsi que de nouveaux outils vous attendent dès à présent et d'autres arriveront prochainement! N'ayez pas peur du changement et rejoignez-nous! Amusez-vous bien et a bientôt dans notre nouveau chez nous


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  1. Xialoh added a post in a topic So in really tough grind spots (like Kamasylvia mobs), which classes grind best?   

    thanks, found some vids using whatever that says. Saw a level 57 dk farming that same area (but with like 250 AP), and he was just as effective as the ranger (if not more effective..)
    Suppose I needn't have worried.
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  2. Xialoh added a post in a topic Patch Notes - May 3rd 2017   

    I don't play a kuno but...why is the new outfit available to musa, maehwa, tamer, ninja, and....then not Kunoichi? Seems like an odd thing to skip.
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  3. Xialoh added a topic in Classes   

    So in really tough grind spots (like Kamasylvia mobs), which classes grind best?
    I'm curious about what class grinds fastest once you're beyond the point of one shotting everything. I was just watching this video in particular:
    Just kind of got me wondering, how well is a level 60 sorc or DK or witch going to fare in this area? And I am primarily looking at those classes, as I have them all at 56/57+. I feel like it might be good to consider the long term, because at least in my head right now, I can't picture a DK being quite as effective as this ranger looks here. I'm sure I'm wrong though, it just doesn't seem to have the proper infinite spam potential is all. But rotations would solve that I'm sure.
    Why yes, yes I am a DK fotm reroll cautiously debating going back to his fotm witch or sorc yet again. How did you guess?
    Anyway, rankings? Wizard > Witch > [other classes].. 
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  4. Xialoh added a post in a topic Awakened PvE combo   

    Looks effective, I might even have to pick up Grip of Grudge again...you run into any skill point shortages from having that >_>? I might be just about ready to drop some pre-awakening stuff though. Wheel and Lunacy feel largely unnecessary, and they don't land much in pvp. Plus my MH is kind of lower on AP anyway.
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  5. Xialoh added a post in a topic Dark Knight "Mana Problems" SOLVED and Some Hidden Flows   

    Already discovered all this myself, but nice for sharing it. I do wonder if it'll help people though - mana management for me just came as a natural part of doing stuff, using skills and all that. The fact that some DKs struggle with it suggests that people just...aren't using much variety in their abilities, or sidestepping to dodge attacks, I guess? Maybe everyone's just spamming spirit legacy? I do that occasionally, with the understanding that it's inefficient and will drain my mana. It's a nice filler when I can't remember what's off CD at that moment, and I hate switching to Krieg. I also suspect that this widespread insistence on using pre-awakening abilities might also be related, since none of the ones everyone insists on using generate any mana, and people seem to favor them over the mana generating side skills in the awakening tree from what I've seen in the occasional grinding vid.
    Sort of a shame that weapon swapping on this class is nowhere near as smooth and convenient as it was on my sorc though >_>. I might love it as much as everyone else if it was. Hope they make some serious changes with that whole second awakening thing, because I hate the feel of most of the preawakening skills..
    edit: all that said, I do have one question. Are you using Grip of Grudge? I see you mention the skill shortcut, but I didn't notice you using it in the video. I removed it early on because I wanted to have skill points for all the stuff at 58, and now I don't remember if it was horrendous or not. Is it worth having? iirc, it's pretty damned slow. An animation cancel for it would be nice, but I think I failed to figure any out.
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  6. Xialoh added a post in a topic Spring Tulips Screenshot Contest [Winners Announced]   

    I didn't even realize this was going on >_>. I wonder if I could use this..

    But it has my stupid fps counter in the bottom there. Guess I should consider something else.
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  7. Xialoh added a post in a topic 3 Days of Content for Alt - New Classes   

    They also don't exist in a vacuum. When people invest time and money into a thing, they are likely to, and have every right to, criticize what they've invested in. 
    You know what else doesn't have to be done though? You don't have to respond to this topic.
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  8. Xialoh added a post in a topic Reduce number of reverse proxy servers   

    Just out of curiosity, how do you know this? Is that information posted somewhere? Not saying you're wrong, I just don't know.
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  9. Xialoh added a post in a topic 3 Days of Content for Alt - New Classes   

    Oh shut the hell up. The game is horribly flawed - you don't have to make MMOs to criticize them.
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  10. Xialoh added a post in a topic This game is a parasite.   

    I can't disagree. It's a great game ruined by systems designed to be frustrating at every turn. Unless they actually change that, I'm just doing what I can here until something better comes along. 
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  11. Xialoh added a post in a topic Why cant we wear underwear costumes in public?   

    Oh really now.
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  12. Xialoh added a post in a topic If there would be new server would you play?   

    If they transferred all my outfits/weight increases/pets, sure. Alternatively, if they just give me an equivalent amount of pearls to the amount I've spent, I'd do it then too.
    Otherwise no, too much of a waste of cash. I'd sooner quit the game.
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  13. Xialoh added a post in a topic Why cant we wear underwear costumes in public?   

    Nevermind that it's hardly in public given that no one else can see it unless you're in a residence anyway.
    I kind of forgot underwear even existed in the game it's so rarely usable.
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  14. Xialoh added a post in a topic Ending the level 10 node debate   

    Mm no, they lie all the time. Even saying it's working as intended is a lie, since the tooltip tells players it does something it does not. Telling us it's "working as intended" is rather deliberately misleading if the stated intention is false.
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  15. Xialoh added a post in a topic China will force games with loot boxes to publicly expose their drop rates and probabilities   

    I'm not sure this will be of much use to BDO unless they add some additional laws to cover BS like RNG pet tiering up, the dye boxes, the horse skill change coupons...Hell, they should go ahead and require indications of probability for all RNG that involves a cash shop at all. So if they're going to sell us artisan's memory for the purpose of fixing our RNG broken gear, they have to tell us the odds of successfully enchanting gear so we know what we're buying with artisan's memory. Tell me the odds of getting instant accel or sideways move when I buy a skill change coupon. 
    There's no reason we shouldn't know these things, other than to allow PA to make a few extra bucks off people with 0 self control that will throw money at a target forever until they hit it, even when they're effectively blind. The system in this game could literally be rigged to manipulate probabilities based on an individual player's spending habits. Did that player spend $1000 on launch day? Don't give him a single useful skill until he spends a solid $50-$100 on skill change coupons. Give him the dandelion drop, but drop its enchanting success rate from his projected target from 15% to 2% while he works his way through a few hundred artisan's memory. Alternate the pattern on players in similar situations (so increase 10% of the other big spender's enchanting odds substantially), to avoid being obvious enough to track with word of mouth alone.
    Now obviously, this may or may not be going on. I personally think something to this effect goes on in BDO, but I have no proof other than other people that think the same. But the fact is that it could be going on, because it's possible and not illegal. There's nothing stopping them from doing it, and if they know how to do it, it wouldn't even make sense for them not to do it unless PA/Kakao are just too honest to want more money. They just need to have programs changing things based on the data they collect on what players do. Over time, games could be able to push player spending to the maximum upper limit of a person's tolerance without losing their business. It'd be effective, profitable, manipulative as hell.
    Hopefully China started something with this. Regulations in gaming might be a slippery slope for all I know, but gaming as a whole already seems to be sliding down this RNG slope as is, so **** it, I don't care anymore. Regulate away.
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