The 4th Anniversary update for Blade & Soul is now live! Read through the patch notes for the latest changes.

The 4th Anniversary update for Blade & Soul is NOW LIVE! Log in now to join in the celebration with some special events! Log in now to participate in a variety of fun festival events to earn cool rewards that’ll help you get ready for what’s to come in the new year.

Check out our 4th Anniversary preview stream as we take you on a tour through some of the new content – event details and the full patch notes are below!

4th Anniversary Festival Event

It wouldn’t be an anniversary celebration without some special events! From January 22 to February 19, Mushin’s Tower has been spruced up in honor of our 4th Anniversary milestone—complete Daily Quests for 4th Anniversary Coins and exchange them for unique rewards!

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Hunter’s Refuge

Welcome to Hunter’s Refuge, a new limited-time zone where you’ll be able to participate in PvE and PvP battles for extra experience and bonus rewards. Hunter’s Refuge is a mysterious and twisted version of the well-known Moon Refuge, but this new zone has been invaded by deadlier monsters and a more formidable version of the Murk Drake. When entering Hunter’s Refuge, your goal is simple: kill or be killed.

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Warrior's Resolution

The Dragon Express has been stocked with helpful items for our 4th Anniversary festivities. Items can be purchased by exchanging Resolution Tokens obtained through Daily Quests, Weekly Dynamic Quests, and a Daily Moon Refuge Quest!

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The 4th Anniversary update for Blade & Soul is NOW LIVE! Log in now to participate in festival events 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 6.4 Patch Notes

General

  • Achievements
    • New Achievements are available:

Name

Description

Points

Title

Hangar 0 - Top Rank

Use Hangar 0 Conqueror's Orb

10

New Kolossos

Hangar 0 - Elite Rank

Use Hangar 0 Champion's Orb

10

Circuit Breaker

  • Collections
    • A new Collection is available:

Primed and Proper

Custom Prime Directive

+5 Attack Power
+500 HP

Custom Prime Directive Face Adornment

Custom Prime Directive Adornment

Custom Prime Directive Hair

  • Daily Challenge
    • The amount of Solar Energy obtained when completing two Daily Challenges has been increased from 4 to 6.
  • Tower of Infinity
    • The Liberty season has now ended, and the new Resurgence season has started.
    • The Resurgence season will be divided into 3 sub-seasons, with the first one starting on January 22 and ending on March 25.
    • The Chest Rewards from Tower of Infinity floors have been updated with new rewards.
    • The Weekly and Season Rewards are the same as last season.
    • Liberty Tokens and Liberty Token Fragments are now tradable.
    • New Soul Badges can be obtained with Resurgence Tokens:

Name

Cost

Notes

Resurgence Soul Badge

70 Resurgence Tokens

Combine a Resurgence Soul Badge with a Liberty Soul Badge to obtain a Legendary Paragon Soul Badge.

Premonition Soul Badge

Combine a Premonition Soul Badge with a Songbird Soul Badge to obtain a Legendary Wingrise Soul Badge.


*Combine a Premonition Soul Badge with a Magmum Soul Badge to obtain a Legendary Wingrise Soul Badge. (For Kung Fu Master)


*Combine a Premonition Soul Badge with a Alluvion Soul Badge to obtain a Legendary Wingrise Soul Badge. (For Soul Fighter)

Prowess Soul Badge

Combine a Prowess Soul Badge with an Enforcer Soul Badge to obtain a Legendary Exhilaration Soul Badge.
This is only available for classes that have the 3rd skill specialization unlocked.

  • Trial Arena
    • The Trial Arena has been reset and the rewards have been updated.
  • Environment
    • Holiday decorations and music in Jadestone Village and Zaiwei have been removed.
    • 4th Anniversary decorations have been added to Mushin's Tower.

Events

  • Hunter's Refuge
    • Duration: January 22 - February 19
    • Hunter's Refuge is a new open field PvE and PvP zone that is available to enter every day from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. server time. Kill the monsters in the zone to earn XP, gold, and various rewards. But beware! It is an open PvP zone and you can be attacked at any time.
      • A more formidable version of Moon Refuge’s Murk Drake will spawn at a random location one hour after the first player enters Hunter’s Refuge. Defeat the Murk Drake to earn even better loot!
    • You can enter the zone by clicking the Hunter's Refuge icon at the bottom of the screen during the availability window. Each entry costs one Hunter's Orb which can be purchased for 10 gold from the Dragon Express.
      • The zone is limited to allow only 300 players at a time; no entry is possible once the limit is reached.
      • You cannot enter Hunter's Refuge if you are in a party. However, a party can be created once inside the zone.
      • When entering the zone, there is a one-minute timer during which you cannot be attacked by other players. The timer will be canceled if you use a skill.
      • After dying, your character will respawn in the Lobby Area. A new Hunter's Orb will be needed to re-enter Hunter's Refuge.
    • The following rewards can be obtained from this zone:

Item

Acquisition

Probability

Notes

Hunter's Key

Normal monsters

Guaranteed 1 of 3

Used to open all Hunter's Refuge Treasures

Hunter's Refuge Treasure

Normal monsters

Requires 1 Hunter's Key to open

Hunter's Refuge Elite Treasure

Normal monsters

Requires 5 Hunter's Keys to open
The drop rate is increased during the first hour

Hunter's Refuge Prime Treasure

Boss

Guaranteed if you contribute at least 10% of total damage

Requires 10 Hunter's Keys to open
 

Guaranteed on last hit

  • Hunter's Refuge Treasure

Reward

Qty

Probability

Transformation Stone

1

Guaranteed

Soulstone

5~10

Guaranteed 1 of 4

Sacred Orb

5~10

Moonstone

1~2

Elysian Orb

1~2

100 Gold

1

Chance

Legendary Gem Hammer

1

Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

1

  • Hunter's Refuge Elite Treasure

Reward

Qty

Probability

Transformation Stone

2

Guaranteed

Soulstone

20~30

Guaranteed 1 of 4

Sacred Orb

20~30

Moonstone

4~6

Elysian Orb

4~6

500 Gold

1

Chance

Sparkling Ascension Stone Chest

1

Sparkling Radiance Stone Chest

1

Awakened Thunder Talisman Chest - Stage 1

1

  • Hunter's Refuge Prime Treasure

Reward

Qty

Probability

Transformation Stone

10

Guaranteed

Soulstone

50~75

Guaranteed 1 of 4

Sacred Orb

50~75

Moonstone

10~15

Elysian Orb

10~15

1,000 Gold

1

Chance

Premium Transformation Stone

1

Awakened Morning Star Talisman Chest - Stage 1

1

  • Warrior's Resolution
    • Duration: January 22 - February 19
    • Redemption Period: January 22 - March 18
    • Event Currency: Resolution Token
      • Complete the following Daily Quests to obtain Resolution Tokens:

Day

Dungeon

Quest

Reward

 Monday 

The Shadowmoor 

Shadowmoor Rising 

x3 Resolution Token

Tuesday 

Ransacked Treasury 

Live By the Sword

Wednesday 

Sandstorm Temple 

Bad Karma 

Thursday 

Ransacked Treasury 

Live By the Sword

Friday 

The Shadowmoor 

Shadowmoor Rising 

Saturday 

Ransacked Treasury 

Live By the Sword

Sunday 

Sandstorm Temple 

Bad Karma  

  • More Resolution Tokens can be obtained by completing the following Weekly Dynamic Quests and Daily Moon Refuge Quest:

Zone

Quest

Reward

Reward
(Premium Members only)

Fallen Aransu School 

Aransu Has Fallen

x4 Warrior's Resolution Box

-

Snowjade Fortress 

The Eternal Champion

Hall of the Keeper 

Fall of the Machines

x2 Warrior's Resolution Box

Hall of the Templar 

Templar Tussle

Moon Refuge

A Mid-Bummer Night's Dream

x3 Resolution Tokens

x1 Resolution Token

  • Warrior's Resolution Box

Item

Qty

Probability

Resolution Token

3

Guaranteed

Soulstone Crystal 

8

Guaranteed 1 of 4

Moonstone Crystal 

2

Sacred Crystal 

8

Elysian Crystal 

2

Blood Rose 

1

Chance


 

Legendary Element 

1

Legendary Jewel 

1

Bloodstone 

1

Grand Celestial Steel 

1

Hive Queen's Heart 

1

Grand Celestial Wings 

1

Hive Queen's Wings 

1

Elder Scale 

1

Onyx Scale 

1

Silver Scale 

1

Scarlet Bloom 

1

Transformation Stone 

1

Premium Transformation Stone 

1

Pet Pack 

1

Sacred Vial 

1

  • An additional Resolution Token (3 for Premium Members) can be obtained from Login Rewards after 90 minutes.
  • Exchange Resolution Tokens at the Dragon Express for the following rewards:

Item

Limits

Cost
(Resolution Token)

Halcyon 

-

50

Admiral's New Clothes Selection Chest 

-

25

Admiral's New Clothes Adornment Selection Chest 

-

15

Resolution Stone

-

2

Resolution Stone

-

x1 Transformation Stone

Grand Resolution Stone 

-

40

Grand Resolution Stone

-

1x Premium Transformation Stone

Sacred Vial 

Limited to 5 purchases per week per account

79

Pet Pack 

Limited to 10 purchases per week per account

27

Grand Celestial Wings 

-

6

Grand Celestial Steel 

-

27

Onyx Scale 

-

27

Bloodstone 

-

9

Hive Queen's Heart 

-

4

Silver Scale 

-

6

Koldrak Scale 

-

3

Hongmoon Octagonal Selection Chest 

-

70

Special Hongmoon XP Charm 

-

23

Superior Reputation Charm 

-

12

Legendary Gem Hammer 

-

12

Fortune Potion 

-

1

  • During the Event period, Resolution Stones and Grand Resolution Stones will be used in place of Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones for the following weapon upgrades:
    • Raid Weapons
      • Raven Stage 3~9
      • Raven to Aransu (all three stages)
      • Raven to Storm Dragon/Exalted (Stage 1 and 2)
      • Aransu Stage 1~9
      • Aransu to Grand Celestial (all three stages)
      • Aransu to Skyforge/Shadowforge (Stage 1 and 2)
      • Grand Celestial Stage 1~6
    • PvE Weapons
      • Riftwalk/Dawnforged Stage 3~9
      • Riftwalk/Dawnforged to Storm Dragon/Exalted (all three stages)
      • Riftwalk/Dawnforged to Raven (Stage 7, 8 and 9)
      • Storm Dragon/Exalted Stage 1~9
      • Storm Dragon/Exalted to Skyforge/Shadowforge (all three stages)
      • Storm Dragon/Exalted to Aransu (Stage 7, 8 and 9)
      • Skyforge/Shadowforge Stage 1~6
      • Skyforge/Shadowforge to Grand Celestial (Stage 6)
    • PvP Weapons
      • Ascendant Stage 3~9
      • Dragon Forge Stage 1~9
      • Dragon Forge to Incinerator (all three stages)
      • Incinerator Stage 1~6
  • You can exchange Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones for Resolution Stones and Grand Resolution Stones on a 1:1 basis during the event period.
  • 4th Anniversary
    • Duration: January 22 - February 19
    • Redemption Period: January 22 - March 18
    • Event Currency: 4th Anniversary Coin
      • Complete the following Daily Quests to obtain 4th Anniversary Coins:

Day

Dungeon

Quest

Reward

Monday 

Starstone Mines

The Leader of the Pack

x1 4th Anniversary Coin

Tuesday 

Drowning Deeps

Roiling in the Deeps

Wednesday 

Starstone Mines

The Leader of the Pack

Thursday 

Drowning Deeps

Roiling in the Deeps

Friday 

Starstone Mines

The Leader of the Pack

Saturday 

Drowning Deeps

Roiling in the Deeps

Sunday 

Starstone Mines

The Leader of the Pack

  • More 4th Anniversary Coins can be obtained from defeating Junghado in Mushin's Tower:

Zone

Quest

Reward

Reward
(Premium Members only)

Mushin's Tower

The Final Training

x2 4th Anniversary Coin

x1 4th Anniversary Coin

  • Exchange 4th Anniversary Coin at the Dragon Express for the following rewards:

Item

Cost
(4th Anniversary Coin)

Aurealis Shimmer

25

Passion Illusion Weapon Chest

17

4th Anniversary Cake Headband

10

Excellent Hongmoon XP Charm 

4

Superior Reputation Charm 

16

4th Anniversary Fireworks 

1

  • The Aurealis Shimmer and Passion Illusion Weapon Chest can also be claimed from the Hongmoon Store once per account for free during the Event Period. It can be found on the Hongmoon Coin tab of the store under “Bundles.”
  • Auto-Fishing Celebration
    • This event has now ended.
  • Golden Harvest Festival
    • The reward redemption period has now closed.
  • Reindeer Holiday Challenge
    • This event has now ended, and event tokens can be traded for rewards until February 19.

Dungeons

  • Challenge Dungeon
    • The Challenge Dungeon has been changed to Hangar 0.
    • The first season will take place from January 22 to February 19.
    • The Ranking rewards are the same as last season.
    • Custom Prime Directive, Mask, Adornment, and Hair can now be purchased from Tower Trader Kangcha.

Equipment and Items

  • Gems
    • New Dyad Gilded Pentagonal Gems can now be transmuted.
      • With the introduction of Dyad Gilded Pentagonal Gems, Dyad Gilded Square Gems can no longer be transmuted.
      • Dyad Gilded Pentagonal Gems can be transferred to another character on the same account for 3 gold.
    • Gilded Square Gems can now be salvaged for 40 Hongmoon Gem Powder.
    • The following new Gems can now be transmuted:
      • Gilded Square Obsidian
      • Gilded Square Dueler Obsidian
      • Gilded Square Garnet
      • Gilded Square Dueler Garnet
      • Dyad Gilded Square Obsidian-Garnet
      • Dyad Gilded Square Dueler Obsidian-Garnet
    • Heptagonal and Octagonal Gem Chests from the Moon Refuge Merchant Shin Heewon have been replaced with a Gilded Triangular Gem Chest.
      • The cost of one chest is 400 Moonlight Bud, or 180 Moonlight Bud + 1 Gilded Triangular Gem.
      • Gilded Triangular Gems obtained from this chest can be sold to the merchant for 5 gold.
  • Crafting
    • Gem crafting for the Radiant Ring Crafting Guild has been updated as follows:
      • Octagonal Gem Pouches cannot be crafted anymore.
      • The cost of crafting Gilded Triangular and Gilded Square gems has been lowered.
      • Gilded Pentagonal Gems can now be crafted.
  • Pet Aura
    • An issue where Pet Aura effects were not consistent between the different tiers has been fixed. Pet Auras from Ultimate Pet Aura - Stage 1 to Unleashed Alpha Pet are impacted by this change.
    • Existing Pet Auras that are impacted by this change can still be used but cannot be upgraded anymore. They can however be evolved to the new replacement Pet Aura for 1 Soulstone Crystal and 10 Silver.
      • Once the existing Pet Aura has been evolved to the new replacement Pet Aura, it can be upgraded the same as before.
  • Sacred Vial and Pet Pack 
    • A new transmutation method for Sacred Vial and Pet Pack has been added using Honing Oil, a new item.
      • For the 4th Anniversary Event the Honing Oils acquisition is temporarily higher for the introduction of the system and will be adjusted in a future update.
    • A Medium Honing Oil Chest containing 25 to 75 Honing Oil can be acquired after completing 4 Daily Challenges on Saturday, and Sunday. 
    • An additional Medium Honing Oil Chest can be acquired after completing 3 Weekly Challenges.
    • Honing Oil can also be obtained from the Daily Dash starting on January 29 and will be added to more content in the future.
    • The transmutation costs are as follows:

Item

Honing Oil Cost

Material Cost

Gold

Probability

Sacred Vial

120

x30 Moonstone Crystal
x30 Elysian Crystal
x30 Soulstone Crystal
x30 Sacred Crystal

15

Chance

Pet Pack

50

x10 Moonstone Crystal
x10 Elysian Crystal
x10 Soulstone Crystal
x10 Sacred Crystal

10
  • Please note that there is a chance of failure when Transmuting a Sacred Vial and Pet Pack using Honing Oil.