The Blade & Soul 5th Anniversary Festival is NOW LIVE! Log in now to indulge in 5th Anniversary Festival Events, show off your prowess in a new Dungeon Challenge, get your free Game Over Costume and Late Date Illusion Weapon, and more!

Battle Station Sweepstakes

We’ve partnered with Alienware and Karnox to give one lucky Cricket a complete battle station makeover. Get your chance to win this intensely formidable prize package that includes an Alienware Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition Desktop, Karnox Legend Gaming Chair, and more!

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‘Game Over’ Costume & ‘Late Date’ Illusion Weapon

The 2020 Cosmetic Design Contest costume and illusion weapon winners will join our wardrobe of cosmetics. LâdySama's Game Over costume and Arslán Hán’s Late Date illusion weapon will be available for free (one per account*) to all players!

*Additional costume and illusion weapons can be purchased in the Dragon Express for event coins.

House of Idols Dungeon Challenge

Naryu Sanctum finishes its rotation as the Dungeon Challenge, and the “creeptacular” House of Idols will be the next Challenge Dungeon.

5th Anniversary Events

Earn Festival Coins by completing challenges, pick up rewards from the Dragon Express, win fun prizes in the Zaiwei Raffle, grab your friends for Raider’s Fortune fun, and more! There’s so much to do to celebrate our 5th Anniversary!

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New 365 Day Premium Membership Costume

Goodbye Urban Legend, and hello Knightmare! Urban Legend is leaving the 365 Day Premium Membership exclusive costume as we make way for the new Knightmare costume and illusion weapon.

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The 5th Anniversary Festival update is NOW LIVE! Log in now to get your Game Over costume and Late Date illusion weapon, participate in 5th Anniversary Festival Events, face a new Dungeon Challenge, and more!

If you run into any issues with this update, be sure to check the Known Issues thread on the Blade & Soul forums for things we’re already working on. If that doesn’t help, please contact our customer support team for further assistance.

Blade & Soul 11.1 Patch Notes

Contents & Events 

  • House of Idols is now the Dungeon Challenge. 
  • 2 new events are now available. 
  • Starter Pack, Duelist, and Mastery Bundles have been renewed. 
  • A new PvP Weapon is now available. 
  • A new PvP Soul Shield is now available. 
  • A new Heart is now available. 
  • A new Amulet is now available. 

General 

  • Daily Challenge
    • A new Daily Challenge quest is now available:  

Quest 

Description 

Gold 

XP 

Reputation 

Reward 

Qty 

Howl of the Hound 

Defeat Jaechun in the Halcyon Hills on Hard Difficulty 
Defeat Xanos in the Naryu Sanctum on Hard Difficulty 
Defeat Hexi Lexi in the House of Idols on Hard Difficulty 

4g 92s 49c 

68,000 

17,000 

Sanctum Core Chest 

Nocturnal Scale Fragment 

Fusion Stone 

  • Weekly Challenge
    • The following change has been made to the Weekly Challenge reward:  

Challenges Completed 

Before 

After 

Xanos Sphere Fragment 

Idol Sphere Fragment 

  • Collection
    • A new collection is available:  

Fashion Icon 

Custom Idol Threat 

+5 Attack Power 
+500 HP 

Custom Idol Threat Crown 

  • Achievements
    • New Achievements are available:  

Name 

Description 

Class 

Points 

Title 

House of Idols - High Rank 

Rank (11th-30th place) during the House of Idols Dungeon Challenge Season 

10 

Idol Hero 

House of Idols - Elite Rank 

Rank as Top-Tier (2nd-10th place) during the Halcyon Hills Dungeon Challenge Season 

10 

Idol Conqueror 

House of Idols - Top Rank 

Rank as Best (1st place) during the House of Idols Dungeon Challenge Season 

10 

Idol Legend 

  • Additional Achievements are also available: 

Name 

Description 

Class 

Points 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Slice Soul Shields 

Blade Master 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Fist Soul Shields 

Kung Fu Master 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Claw Soul Shields 

Summoner 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Force Soul Shields 

Force Master 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Wrath Soul Shields 

Destroyer 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Fang Soul Shields 

Assassin 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Dance Soul Shields 

Blade Dancer 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Void Soul Shields 

Warlock 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Spirit Soul Shields 

Soul Fighter 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Shot Soul Shields 

Gunslinger 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Guard Soul Shields 

Warden 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Arrow Soul Shields 

Zen Archer 

10 

Ethereal Oath 

Collect Ethereal Sky Soul Shields 

Astromancer 

10 

  • Dragon Express
    • Premium Membership Tab   
      • Dragonfang Soul Shield Chests can now be purchased with Lunar Twilight Flowers. 
      • Nova Core Soul Shield Chests have been removed. 
  • Merchant
    • Battleground Trader Eosin   
      • Dragonfang Fragment and Dragonfang Orb have been removed. 
      • Ivory Beluga Soul Shield Chests have been removed. 
      • The Achievement Requirement has been removed from the Dragonfang Soul Shield Chests. 

Events 

  • Fifth Year Festival
    • Duration: January 13 - February 17 
    • Event Currency: Festival Coin 
    • Summary:   
      • The event currency can be obtained through Login rewards, Daily and Weekly Quests: 

Contents 

Total Completed 

Reward 

Qty 

Daily Quest 

Festival Coin 

Daily Quest 

Festival Coin 

Weekly Quest 

Festival Coin 

Weekly Quest 

Festival Coin 

Weekly Quest 

Festival Coin 

  • Complete the following Daily Quests to obtain additional Festival Coins: 

Dungeon 

Quest 

Festival Coin 

Dreamsong Theater 

Setting the Stage for Revenge 

Brood Chamber 

Brood Awakening 

Warped Citadel 

Warped Beyond Reason 

Cathedra Cliffs 

Waiting in the Wings 

Hangar 0 

Ground Zero 

Stonescale Passage 

Sword and Scale 

Halcyon Hills 

Operation: Monkey Shine 

Naryu Sanctum 

Gatecrasher at the Naryu Sanctum 

House of Idols 

Cutting the Strings 

  • One additional Festival Coin (3 for Premium Members) can be obtained from Login Rewards after 30 minutes and after 2 hours. 
  • Exchange Festival Coins at the Dragon Express for the following rewards: 

Item 

Limits 

Cost (Festival Coin) 

Qty 

Grand Celestial Steel 

8 per character / week 

Blood Rose 

4 per character / week 

10 

Silversteel Ore 

2 per character / week 

20 

Transformation Stone Crystal 

Sacred Vial 

2 per account / week 

10 

Pet Pack 

3 per account / week 

Legendary Element 

Legendary Jewel 

Fusion Stone 

3 per character / week 

30 

10-Sacred Crystal Bundle 

10-Soulstone Crystal Bundle 

10-Elysian Crystal Bundle 

10-Moonstone Crystal Bundle 

Hongmoon Quick XP Charm 

  • The Zaiwei Raffle
    • Duration: January 13 - February 17 
    • Event Currency: Festival Coin
    • Summary:
      • Exchange a Festival Coin, obtained from the 5th Anniversary Event, at the Dragon Express for a Zaiwei Raffle Gem 1~5 for a chance to win the following prizes:  

Prize # 

Prize 

# of Winners 

(per Server) 

Required Raffle Ticket 

(for each prize) 

Increase Your Weapon's Mythical Level by 1 

Zaiwei Raffle Gem 1 

Increase Your Accessory's Mythical Level by 1 

Zaiwei Raffle Gem 2 

x30 Fusion Stones 

50 

Zaiwei Raffle Gem 3 

x1 Hongmoon Gilded Square Gem Chest 

100 

Zaiwei Raffle Gem 4 

x20 Cricket's Hongmoon Quick XP Charm 

300 

Zaiwei Raffle Gem 5 

  • Winners will be randomly selected from the players who have the Zaiwei Raffle Gem 1~5 in their inventory / vault, based on the ticket number.  
  • Players with more Zaiwei Raffle Gems will have a higher chance to win. 
  • For Prizes 1 and 2, winners will be contacted by our CS team to choose the Ancient Weapon / Accessory they wish to upgrade. Winners must respond within 5 days to claim their prize. If winner does not respond, the next winner will be randomly chosen. 
  • Winners will receive the rewards by February 24th.  
  • You can also exchange the remaining Festival Coins at the Dragon Express for the following rewards: 

Item 

Limits 

Cost (Festival Coin) 

Qty 

Game Over Costume 

200 

Game Over Hair 

200 

Late Date Illusion Weapon Chest 

250 

5th Anniversary Cake Headband 

100 

7-day Premium Membership* 

1 per account 

Players who redeem the 7-day Premium Membership item from the Dragon Express will receive their reward on February 17. 

  • Raider's Fortune
    • Duration: January 13 - February 17
      • The number of Treasures dropped will be increased to x2 for the following dynamic quests:  

Content 

Quest 

Additional Reward 

Qty 

Throne of Oblivion 

Casting Light 

Shadow Emperor's Treasure 

Scarlet Conservatory 

Felling the Titan 

Graft Titan's Treasure 

Scarlet Conservatory 

The Doctor is Out 

Doctor Gyojak's Treasure 

Scarlet Conservatory 

Dowager's Downfall 

Scarlet Empress' Treasure 

The Steelbreaker 

Shock and Roll 

REV-A DEV-A's Treasure 

The Steelbreaker 

Hacking the System 

TPK 5000's Treasure 

The Steelbreaker 

Cold as Steel 

Kingslayer's Treasure 

  • Prime Chance
    • Duration: January 13 - February 17
      • During the event period, monsters in the Primeweald zone will have a chance to drop the event currency: Festival Coin  
  • Honing Season
    • Duration: January 13 - February 17 
      • The amount of Honing Oils from completing 3 & 5 Daily quests will be doubled during the event: 

Daily Challenge 

Mon 

Tue 

Wed 

Thu 

Fri 

Sat 

Sun 

Complete 3 Daily Challenges 

20 

20 

20 

20 

20 

20 

20 

Complete 5 Daily Challenges 

40 

40 

40 

  • The purchase limit of the Sacred Vial and Pet Pack in the Dragon Express will be increased from 2 per week/account to 3 per week/account during the event. 
  • Premium Weald
    • The amount of Primeweald Emblems from the Daily Quests has returned to 25.  
  • Season of Giving
    • Season of Giving Event has now ended.  
    • Giving Keys will no longer drop from Dungeons. 
    • The rewards for this event will be distributed on January 20th. 
    • The boxes will be antiqued during the February update. 
  • Golden Harvest Festival
    • The reward redemption period has now ended.  
  • Hongmoon Boot Camp
    • The reward redemption period has now ended.  

Dungeons & Raids 

  • Dungeon Challenge
    • The Dungeon Challenge has been changed to House of Idols.  
    • The first season will take place from January 13th to February 17th. 
    • The Ranking rewards are the same as last season. 
    • Grand Hexi Lexi's Psyche, Hexi Lexi's Psyche, Custom Idol Threat, and Custom Idol Threat Crown can now be purchased from Tower Trader Kangcha.  
      • Grand Greater Xanos' Psyche has been removed. 
      • Custom Dark Devotion cost has been changed.
    • The following items now have a chance to drop from the boss: Idol Ring, Sealed House of Idols Treasure Chest, House of Idols Treasure Chest, Nocturnal Scale, Fusion Stone, Idol Threat, Idol Threat Crown, Hexi Lexi's Psyche, and Divine Splendor Psyche Chest.
    • The following Psyche has been added to the Transmute System: 

Psyche 

Material 1 

Material 2 

Material 3 

Chance 

Grand Greater Xanos' Psyche 

x4 Greater Xanos' Psyche 

x1 Challenger's Token 

x10 Transformation Stone 

Guaranteed 

Equipment & Items 

  • New PvP Weapon
    • A new PvP Weapon is now available: Realmkeeper Stage 1~9.
    • The upgrade cost has been adjusted. 
    • Details can be found here.   
  • Soul Shield
    • A new PvP Soul Shield is now available: Realmkeeper Soul Shield.   
      • Realmkeeper Soul Shield can be purchased from the Battleground Trader Eosin. 
    • Avenging Warrior Soul Shield Chests are now account tradable. 
  • Heart
    • A new Heart Tier, Dauntless, is now available.  
    • Dauntless Heart can be traded within the same account for x10 Brilliant Sealing Charms.  
      • Enchanted Dauntless Heart will cost x15 Brilliant Sealing Charm Fragments.   
  • Mythical Enchantment
    • Enchanting the Dauntless Heart to Enchantment Level 1 will require 10 Enchantment Stones.
      • Upgrading enchanted True Resolute Heart to enchanted Dauntless Heart will cost additional x5 Enchantment Stones.
    • Enchanted Dauntless Heart will provide the following stat increase: 

Item 

Mythical Enchantment 

Boss Attack Power 

Critical Damage 

Mystic Damage 

Dauntless Heart 

+1 

26 

+2 

30 

+3 

36 

+4 

42 

+5 

50 

+6 

60 

+7 

72 

+8 

86 

+9 

103 

+10 

124 

+11 

149 

1.5% 

+12 

179 

1.8% 

+13 

216 

2.2% 

+14 

260 

2.7% 

+15 

313 

3.3% 

+16 

377 

4.0% 

4.0% 

+17 

453 

4.8% 

4.8% 

+18 

544 

5.7% 

5.7% 

+19 

654 

6.9% 

6.9% 

+20 

785 

8.3% 

8.3% 

  • Awakened Hongmoon Heart's stages have been reduced from 5 stages to a single stage. 
    • The upgrade path has been changed as follows:  
      • Hongmoon Heart - Stage 5 → Awakened Hongmoon Heart → True Hongmoon Heart 
  • The upgrade cost has been adjusted. 
    • Details can be found here
  • Realmkeeper Amulet
    • New Realmkeeper Amulets have been added to the Battleground Trader Eosin.