Help Hongsil destroy her out-of-control creation, Princess Bloodlust, in the new Automaton Assault Event Dungeon!

The Blade & Soul: Automaton Assault update introduces the new Automaton Assault Event Dungeon, a limited-time Inventor’s Jackpot, and a number of game changes and updates. Scroll down for more in-depth coverage and detail.

Blade & Soul Community Manager Bethany “Liinxy” Stout and Producer Jonathan “Babbletr0n” Lien recently showed off Automaton Assault’s features in our most recent livestream. Watch and follow along as they take you through a tour of what’s new!

Automaton Assault Event Dungeon

April 11—May 2

Hongsil used her tools to slowly cobble together mechanical wonders that, she was certain, would rival the works of the ancient Naryu. She watched with exhausted but eager eyes as her ultimate engineering miracle, Princess Bloodlust, whirred to life, and then in horrific shock as she quickly realized that her beautiful creation was completely out of control; becoming a spinning, projectile-firing, purple torrent of death.

During the Automaton Assault event players will have plenty of opportunities to get a chance at receiving some great rewards, all outlined in our event overview!

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Unlock the Inventor’s Jackpot

April 11—May 2

Hongsil isn’t just known for (unintentionally) creating mechanically maniacal death-machines, she’s fun, too! She’s created a limited-time Jackpot for characters level 50 and higher, which gives out awesome rewards every 10 hours, including the brand-new Free Spirit costume.

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If you run into any issues with this update be sure to check the Known Issues forum thread for things we’re already working on, but if that doesn’t help please contact our support department for further assistance.


4.4 Patch Notes

Automaton Assault Event Dungeon

  • Hongsil's Workshop is now available for level 50 character from April 11 through May 2.
  • The Inventor's Jackpot is now available from April 11 through May 2.
    • Head to the Hongmoon Store to obtain Inventor's Jackpot - Stage 1 for free once per account.
    • Open Inventor's Jackpot to receive rewards as well as the next stage, which can be opened after 10 hours.

General

  • Daily Challenge quests have been updated.
  • Chromatic Thread is now Bound to Account.
  • Stage 10 Legendary Accessories from Temple of Eluvium can now be upgraded to Awakened Stage 1-3.
  • The Advance to Start Premium Perk has been removed from the Daily Dash.
  • Sundered Nexus Piece and Sundered Nexus Key no longer drop from Sundered Nexus.
    • Existing Sundered Nexus Chests no longer require a Sundered Nexus Key to open.