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Candycloud Park

Creepy troublemakers Yippi and Skippi are wreaking havoc in Candycloud Park—help Papa Pazhu keep these two nightmares from frightening the fun away during his daughter Opal’s birthday party.

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Items and Systems Preview

We’re making a number of improvements and changes to the game’s systems and items. Click the link below for a look at what changes are coming, and be sure to scroll down for the full patch notes.

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Blade & Soul 6.1 Patch Notes

Content and Events

  • The Blade & Ghoul Event is now available.
  • New PvP weapons and Soul Shields are now available.
  • Weapon upgrade costs have been reduced.
  • The crafting system has been updated.

General

  • Hongmoon Mastery
    • The maximum amount of Hongmoon Mastery points has been increased from 15 to 20.
  • Crafting
    • The crafting system has been updated to reduce the number of different materials and simplify the crafting process.
    • All crafting now takes 1 minute except when crafting materials.
    • The number of different materials has been reduced from 4 to 3: Normal Material, Special Material and Rare Element.
      • Premium Material is no longer used and can be exchanged for 3 Normal Material each.
      • Special Material can be salvaged for 5 Normal Material and vice-versa.
    • Material Chests obtained from dungeons and quests have been replaced with Rare Elements.
      • Existing Material Chests are being phased out. They do not require a key to open and will grant Normal Material and Rare Elements.
      • Existing keys for Material Chests can be sold for 1s 85c.
    • New crafting recipes are available:

      Soul Wardens

      Sealed Thornbreaker Shield Engraving

      Sealed Avenging Warrior Shield Engraving

      Earthseer

      Sterling Reputation Charm

      Sealed Throne of Oblivion Reset

  • Achievements
    • The following Achievements have been added:

      Name

      Description

      Points

      Title

      Cathedra Cliffs - Elite Rank

      Use Cathedra Champion's Orb

      10

      Cliff Hanger

      Cathedra Cliffs - Top Rank

      Use Cathedra Conqueror's Orb

      10

      Cathedra Conqueror

      Steel Dragon's Oath

      Collect Steel Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Fearless Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Fearless Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Wild Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Wild Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Elemental Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Elemental Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Stone Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Stone Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Shadow Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Shadow Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Storming Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Storming Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Blight Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Blight Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Enduring Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Enduring Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Swift Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Swift Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Steadfast Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Steadfast Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

      Zen Dragon's Oath

      Collect all Zen Dragon Soul Shields

      10

      -

  • Collections
    • A new Collection is available:

      Dyed the Lightning

      Custom Storm Seeker

      +5 Attack Power
      +500 HP

      Custom Storm Seeker Mask

      Custom Storm Seeker Adornment

Event

  • Blade & Ghoul
    • Duration: October 16 - November 13
    • Redemption Period: October 16 - December 11
    • Event Currency: Pumpkin Spice Candy
    • Event Dungeon: Candycloud Park
    • Event Summary:
      • Start by accepting the Introductory quest "Candycloud on the Horizon" from your quest journal.
      • Once completed, you will receive the daily quest "Candycloud Calamity," which will reward you with one Pumpkin Spice Candy every day.
      • Pumpkin Spice Candy can also be obtained from completing the following Weekly Raids:

        Raid

        Dynamic Quest

        Pumpkin Spice Candy

        Fallen Aransu School  

        Aransu Has Fallen

        4

        Snowjade Fortress 

        The Eternal Champion

        4

        Hall of the Keeper 

        Fall of the Machines

        2

        Hall of the Templar 

        Templar Tussle

        2

      • More Pumpkin Spice Candy can be obtained from Haunted Pumpkin Caches. One Haunted Pumpkin Cache can be acquired by completing each of the following Daily Quests:

        Day

        Dungeon 1

        Daily Quest 1

        Dungeon 2

        Daily Quest 2

        Monday

        Starstone Mines 

        The Leader of the Pack

        Sandstorm Temple 

        Bad Karma

        Tuesday

        Drowning Deeps

        Roiling in the Deeps

        Ransacked Treasury 

        Live By the Sword

        Wednesday

        The Shadowmoor 

        Shadowmoor Rising

        Dreamsong Theater 

        Setting the Stage for Revenge

        Thursday

        Brood Chamber

        Brood Awakening

        Hollow's Heart 

        Horrors of the Hollow

        Friday

        Starstone Mines 

        The Leader of the Pack

        The Shadowmoor 

        Shadowmoor Rising

        Saturday

        Hollow's Heart 

        Horrors of the Hollow

        Drowning Deeps

        Roiling in the Deeps

        Sunday

        Sandstorm Temple 

        Bad Karma

        Warped Citadel 

        Warped Beyond Reason

      • One Pumpkin Spice Candy (Two for premium Members) per day will be granted through the Login Rewards after 90min.
    • The following items can be acquired from the Haunted Pumpkin Cache:

      Item

      Qty

      Probability

      Pumpkin Spice Candy

      1

      Guaranteed

      Fortune Potion

      2

      Spectral Firework

      3

      Skull Candy

      1

      Snack O' Lantern

      1

      Coffin Drop

      1

      Soulstone Crystal 

      4

      Moonstone Crystal 

      1

      Sacred Crystal 

      4

      Elysian Crystal 

      1

      Premium Transformation Stone

      1

      Chance

      Transformation Stone

      1

      Bloodstone

      1

      Elder Scale

      1

      Grand Celestial Wings

      1

      Grand Celestial Steel

      1

      Hive Queen's Wings

      1

      Hive Queen's Heart

      1

      Onyx Scale

      1

      Pet Pack

      1

      Sacred Vial

      1

      Scarlet Bloom

      1

      Silver Scale

      1

      Legendary Jewel

      1

      Legendary Element

      1

      Legendary Gem hammer

      1

       
      • Skull Candy, Snack O' Lantern, and Coffin Drop are time-limited buffs that can be used in the following Raids: Skybreak Spire, Temple of Eluvium, Scion's Keep, Scarlet Conservatory, and the Throne of Oblivion.
        • They last 10 minutes with a 5-minute cooldown. 
        • Only one buff effect can be active at the same time.
        • The buff effect will also end if the character dies, moves to a different zone, or is disconnected.
    • Dragon Express Exchange List:

       Category

      Item

      Purchase Limit

      Event Token

      Cosmetic    

      All Nighter

      -

      28

      Grave Dancer Outfit Selection Chest

      -

      20

      Grave Dancer Adornment Selection Chest

      -

      8

      Grave Dancer Familiar Outfit Selection Chest 
       

      -

      8

      Great Pumpkin Illusion Weapon Chest

      -

      10

      Admiral's New Clothes Selection Chest

      -

      20

      Admiral's New Clothes Adornment Selection Chest

      -

      10

      Event Items

      Grave Raider Upgrade Token

      -

      18

      Ghost Hunter Upgrade Coin

      -

      35

      Materials

      Sacred Vial
       

      5 per week / account

      35

      Pet Pack
       

      10 per week / account

      12

      Scarlet Bloom
       

      -

      8

      Grand Celestial Wings
       

      -

      3

      Grand Celestial Steel

      -

      12

      Onyx Scale
       

      -

      12

      Bloodstone
       

      -

      4

      Hive Queen's Wings
       

      -

      1

      Hive Queen's Heart
       

      -

      2

      Silver Scale
       

      -

      3

      Gems

      Hongmoon Octagonal Gem Selection Chest
       

      -

      40

      XP

      Special Hongmoon XP Charm
       

      -

      10

      Superior Reputation Charm

      -

      5

      Consumables 

      Legendary Gem Hammer

      -

      5

      Fortune Potion

      -

      1

    • Grave Raider Upgrade Token and Ghost Hunter Upgrade Coin can be used to discount the cost of evolving the following Accessories:

      Type

      Grave Raider Upgrade Token

      Ghost Hunter Upgrade Coin

      Ring

      Skyshatter
      Inheritor

      Skybreak

      Earring

      Skypearl
      Apex

      Skybreak

      Necklace

      Skysunder
      Elevation

      Darkstorm (also requires Ghost Hunter Upgrade Token)

      Bracelet

      Subjugator
      Starbreaker/Divinity/Battalion

      -

      Gloves

      King
      Starfire

      -

      Belt

      Skybreaker
      Horizon

      -

  • Hongsil's Summer Blast
    • The reward redemption period is now closed.
  • Radiant Challenge
    • The Radiant Reward Chest reward for completing 3 Daily Challenge quests has been removed.
    • Radiant Cores have been removed as a reward for Raid Dynamic Quests.
    • Radiant Cores have been removed from the Login Rewards.
  • Silvermoon Costume Crate
    • The Moon Shard redemption period is now closed.
      • Leftover Moon Shards can be antiqued for 1 Designer Thread.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Challenge Dungeon
    • The Challenge Dungeon has been changed to Cathedra Cliffs.
    • The first season will take place from Oct. 16 to Nov. 20.
    • The Ranking rewards are the same as last season.
    • Custom Storm Seeker, Mask and Adornment can now be purchased from Tower Trader Kangcha.
      • Dark Vicar's Psyche, Mechanizer's Psyche and Xanos' Psyche have been removed from the list of purchasable items.

Battlegrounds

  • Shackled Isles
    • Shackled Isles will be closed until further notice. We are working on improvements for this content and will provide details on the changes at a later date.

Equipment and Items

  • Unrefined Stormsiege/Wildsong/Thundercall Bracelets
    • Can now be purchased from the Emperor's Tomb Exchange Merchant for 8 Oblivion Fragments and 6 Elder Scales.
  • Jewels and Elements
    • Enlightened Jewels and Enlightened Elements have been added to the game. They can be purchased from the Dragon Express at the following price:

      Type

      Cost

      Enlightened Jewel

      1x Gold

      1x Elysian Crystal

      Enlightened Element

      1x Gold

      1x Moonstone Crystal

    • You can also exchange your Legendary Jewels and Elements for Enlightened Jewels and Elements at the Dragon Express. You’ll receive 3 Enlightened Jewels or Elements for each Legendary Jewel or Element you exchange. Enlightened Jewels and Elements will be replacing existing Legendary Jewels and Elements when upgrading the following items:

      Item Type

      Item

      Weapon

      Raven, Aransu, Riftwalk/Dawnforged, Exalted/Storm Dragon, Ascendant/Dragon Forge

      Necklace

      Darkstorm, Skysunder/Elevation

      Earring

      Skybreak, Skypearl/Apex

      Ring

      Skybreak, Skyshatter/Inheritor

      Bracelet

      Starbreaker/ Divinity/ Battalion

      Belt

      Skybreaker/Horizon

      Gloves

      King

  • Weapons
    • The cost of upgrading all weapons up to Grand Celestial has been reduced.
    • A new PvP Weapon Tier, Dragonfang, has been added. Incinerator Weapons Stage 7~9 can be evolved into Dragonfang Weapons Stage 1~3.
      • Dragonfang Fragments are needed to evolve Incinerator Weapons into Dragonfang Weapons.
        • Dragonfang Fragments can be purchased from the Battleground Trader for 1,500 Battle Points.
        • Two Dragonfang Fragments can also be obtained from Salvaging one Dragonfang Orb.
      • Dragonfang Orbs are needed to evolve Dragonfang weapons.
        • Dragonfang Orbs can be purchased from the Battleground Trader for 3,000 Battle Points.
        • Dragonfang Orbs can be obtained from daily and weekly PvP quests, replacing the Vengeance Orb.
        • One Dragonfang Orb can also be obtained by Processing two Dragonfang Fragments.
  • Soul Shields
    • New Dragonfang PvP Soul Shields are now available.
      • They can be purchased from the Battleground Trader at the following cost:

        Soul Shield

        Battle Points

        Dragonfang Fragments

        Achievement

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 1

        1,000

        5

        -

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 2

        2,000

        10

        -

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 3

        3,000

        15

        -

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 4

        4,000

        20

        Breaking Battlegrounds

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 5

        5,000

        30

        Breaking Battlegrounds

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 6

        6,000

        40

        Stomping Battlegrounds

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 7

        8,000

        50

        Stomping Battlegrounds

        Dragonfang Soul Shield - Chest 8

        10,000

        60

        Stomping Battlegrounds

    • The Achievement requirement to purchase Avenging Warrior Soul Shield Chests has been removed.
      • The purchase cost for Nova Core and Ivory Beluga Soul Shields has been reduced as follows:

        Soul Shield

        Bloodstone
        (before)

        Bloodstone
        (after)

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 1

        5

        2

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 2

        10

        4

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 3

        15

        6

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 4

        20

        8

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 5

        30

        12

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 6

        40

        16

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 7

        50

        22

        Nova Core Soul Shield - Chest 8

        60

        26

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 1

        2

        1

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 2

        4

        2

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 3

        6

        4

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 4

        8

        5

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 5

        12

        6

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 6

        16

        8

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 7

        20

        10

        Ivory Beluga Soul Shield - Chest 8

        24

        12

    • Ivory Beluga Soul Shield Chests are now account bound.
    • Whirlwind Soul Shields have been removed from the Battleground Trader.
  • Legendary Splendor Stones
    • In order to better differentiate Legendary Tier Splendor Stones when refining, a new Transcendental Tier has been added.
      • Transcendental Tier is between Heroic and Legendary.
      • Existing Legendary Splendor Stones are now Transcendental.
      • Awakened Splendor Stones will remain Legendary Tier.
  • Upgrade Materials
    • Vengeance Orbs and Incinerator Stones are being phased out and can now be Antiqued for Bloodstone Fragments:
      • 1 Vengeance Orb → 28 Bloodstone Fragments
      • 1 Incinerator Stone → 13 Bloodstone Fragments
  • Psyches
    • Three new Psyches have been added to the Battleground Trader:

      Psyche

      Battle Points

      Dragonfang Fragment

      Achievement

      Grand Whirlwind's Psyche

      10,000

      20

      Whirlwind Battleground: 100 wins

      Grand Beluga's Psyche

      10,000

      20

      Whales Times One Hundred

      Grand Nova Core's Psyche

      10,000

      20

      Known Across the Galaxy