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Here I am, preordering lucky tools and gather every single day with energy reset and alts and I have so far gone down 1300 energy AND ONLY 1 HARD! IT TOOK 1300 ENERGY AND 5 LUCKY TOOLS FOR 1 HARD. I don't even care about gathering but if my friend sits at about 10-15 sharp/hard crystals every 800 energy and I'm at 1300 with 1 hard, I'm gonna call bs and say this is a bug. I've had bad rng, i know how it feels. Being at witches for 12 hours for 1 earring or farming at helms from 50-54 on 2 characters and only getting 1 scarla necklace, but don't bull shit me on this. There is definitely something wrong here and I've haven't invested in a single node in a week just for what, 3 shards? 

 

Anyone else having this happen or is this just me. I truly do not care about the game forcing you to at least touch all aspects (especially making gathering viable again) but i better not be screwed over by a "bug" that may or may not exist. And before some of you actually say, "this isn't a bug, its bad rng" I have asked everyone in my guild (cap members) and other friends, and its either you get a decent amount or you go on long dry streaks, there is no in between.

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I spent over 500 energy today, and gathered with lucky tools and I got NO shards at all. This is freaking ridiculous and utterly demotivating.

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RNG is RNG. I got 2 hards in 80 energy with a non-lucky.

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Here I am, preordering lucky tools and gather every single day with energy reset and alts and I have so far gone down 1300 energy AND ONLY 1 HARD! IT TOOK 1300 ENERGY AND 5 LUCKY TOOLS FOR 1 HARD. I don't even care about gathering but if my friend sits at about 10-15 sharp/hard crystals every 800 energy and I'm at 1300 with 1 hard, I'm gonna call bs and say this is a bug. I've had bad rng, i know how it feels. Being at witches for 12 hours for 1 earring or farming at helms from 50-54 on 2 characters and only getting 1 scarla necklace, but don't bull shit me on this. There is definitely something wrong here and I've haven't invested in a single node in a week just for what, 3 shards?

 

Anyone else having this happen or is this just me. I truly do not care about the game forcing you to at least touch all aspects (especially making gathering viable again) but i better not be screwed over by a "bug" that may or may not exist. And before some of you actually say, "this isn't a bug, its bad rng" I have asked everyone in my guild (cap members) and other friends, and its either you get a decent amount or you go on long dry streaks, there is no in between.

I got one hard shard in last 4 days. GG

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RNG is RNG. I got 2 hards in 80 energy with a non-lucky.

Well, RNG sucks then. 

Let's RNG (gathering) to be able to RNG more (upgrading). There should at least be more ways of acquiring these much like with Blackstones where you can get them through contribution quests or Hunter seals.........

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Change channels every now and then.

Also change to a different form of gathering every now and then.

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I got 2 hard shard in 40 energy and then one sharp after 100 energy, gather with the intent of leveling your gathering/alchermy or whatever instead of gathering solely to get shards, it's pointless and frustrating.

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Well, RNG sucks then. 

Let's RNG (gathering) to be able to RNG more (upgrading). There should at least be more ways of acquiring these much like with Blackstones where you can get them through contribution quests or Hunter seals.........

Don't focus on it and it becomes less of an issue. I just do it to pass time while doing relics. If I don't get one no problem, some money from bloods. If I do, awesome.

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Over 1k energy, artisan gathering, shining steel tools, no shards.

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Yea rng is rng. I got 2 sharps back to back then didnt get any the next 100 energy. On average i get 4 every 200 energy which i consider decent.

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git gud at praying RNGesus. recite the ancient text properly

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you can do some Gathering/alchemy quest for shard/hard :P

For me today  with 250 energy and professional gathering  4 hard 1 shard

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Obviously you haven't been praising RNGesus enough, thus you're getting punished. 

From now on you should start and finish each gathering session by praying to RNGesus, our lord and saviour

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haven't gotten one yet either

have gone from skilled 4 gathering to skilled 10 gathering ... no sharp or hard (using lucky tools for 100% of that time)

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Well, RNG sucks then. 

Let's RNG (gathering) to be able to RNG more (upgrading). There should at least be more ways of acquiring these much like with Blackstones where you can get them through contribution quests or Hunter seals.........

Someone was literally talking about this right as i read it lol.

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I'd sell my stockpile (100+) if the price would go higher.

Seriously, people, it's been three days. Give it a week or two and they'll start becoming much more common on the market. Just farm silver in anticipation of that.

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Got 2 sharp in a row and 3 total - 50 energy. Since then I've spent maybe 1500-2000 for 2 hards. I get why it needs RNG and RNG can add a lot of fun, but in this case they've just gone far, faaaaaaar overboard. Which they seem to do with most things.

I think Lazy Peon summarized it pretty well: In Black Desert you're not going "yay I got an upgrade", you're going "About -----ing time I got that upgrade". Which is really demotivating yeah.

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Farming will net you on average 5 sharp/hard a day.

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Reverse bad luck for me.

I get like, 1 sharp and 2-3 hards within 50 energy everyday but they all fail, all of them fail hahaha. Like not a single one succeeds at all even with 40+ failstacks.

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Here I am, preordering lucky tools and gather every single day with energy reset and alts and I have so far gone down 1300 energy AND ONLY 1 HARD! IT TOOK 1300 ENERGY AND 5 LUCKY TOOLS FOR 1 HARD. I don't even care about gathering but if my friend sits at about 10-15 sharp/hard crystals every 800 energy and I'm at 1300 with 1 hard, I'm gonna call bs and say this is a bug. I've had bad rng, i know how it feels. Being at witches for 12 hours for 1 earring or farming at helms from 50-54 on 2 characters and only getting 1 scarla necklace, but don't bull shit me on this. There is definitely something wrong here and I've haven't invested in a single node in a week just for what, 3 shards? 

 

Anyone else having this happen or is this just me. I truly do not care about the game forcing you to at least touch all aspects (especially making gathering viable again) but i better not be screwed over by a "bug" that may or may not exist. And before some of you actually say, "this isn't a bug, its bad rng" I have asked everyone in my guild (cap members) and other friends, and its either you get a decent amount or you go on long dry streaks, there is no in between.

@GM_Dew yes, how would you explain such circumstances? are they really just "rng" like we all excuse these issues or are there mechanics not wanting to be talked about?

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its because Daum likes to fck with drop rates..... before valencia it wasn't like this... not even close.

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Here I am, preordering lucky tools and gather every single day with energy reset and alts and I have so far gone down 1300 energy AND ONLY 1 HARD! IT TOOK 1300 ENERGY AND 5 LUCKY TOOLS FOR 1 HARD. I don't even care about gathering but if my friend sits at about 10-15 sharp/hard crystals every 800 energy and I'm at 1300 with 1 hard, I'm gonna call bs and say this is a bug. I've had bad rng, i know how it feels. Being at witches for 12 hours for 1 earring or farming at helms from 50-54 on 2 characters and only getting 1 scarla necklace, but don't bull shit me on this. There is definitely something wrong here and I've haven't invested in a single node in a week just for what, 3 shards? 

 

Anyone else having this happen or is this just me. I truly do not care about the game forcing you to at least touch all aspects (especially making gathering viable again) but i better not be screwed over by a "bug" that may or may not exist. And before some of you actually say, "this isn't a bug, its bad rng" I have asked everyone in my guild (cap members) and other friends, and its either you get a decent amount or you go on long dry streaks, there is no in between.

 i dOnt think lucky tools make a differenc

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try fence farming. if you have a lot of cont points get multiple 10 slot fences, high quality seeds and tend to them every now and then. I get so many shards I just sell them since I´m far from needing them yet : P

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you should just quit cuz this BDO's RNG.

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Farming will net you on average 5 sharp/hard a day.

Thats bull shit. I've done that too and i havent even gotten 1 shard from farming.

 

EDIT: I ahve literally dedicated every bit of my day to these shards. It's boss, guild quest, sleep, farm/gather. That's it. That is all i do every day, and where I'm at compared to what other people get is stupid.

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