The growing darkness lurks. The fight against evil continues with Act 10 epic story in Blade & Soul: Empyrean Shadows!

We continue our journey in raising young Jinsoyun all the while working with the Old and New Masters to stem the tide of evil and stopping Mushin from achieving his grand plan.

Before diving into finer details of the update, check out the VOD of our Blade & Soul: Empyrean Shadows Preview as we take a tour through some of the new content.

Blade Master and Kung Fu Master Third Class Specialization

The third class specialization will be available for the Blade Master and Kung Fu Master. Embrace the Way of the Spectral Blade or Way of the Iron Claw!

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Items & Systems Preview

Get the lowdown of the items and system changes coming to this update. We’re modifying the hours to Arena/Battlegrounds to keep it competitive. We’re also reduced the cost of upgrading certain weapons and Soul along with introducing new tier of Soul and legendary Belts.

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An Introduction to Fishing

Fishing is being added to the game. For every fish you catch, you’ll be rewarded with Anger’s Pearls that you can spend on various rewards. Don’t tire yourself out though because you can only fish for so long!

Fish On!

Fortune’s Bounty Event

Now that you’re on your way to becoming a master angler, collect Fortune Fish in our new event. Fortune Fish and along with Angler’s Pearls can be exchange for event rewards including Fish Oil that can be used as a discounted offering item in upgrading your weapon.

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Tropical Treasure Trove

This summer is heating up and so is the Tropical Treasure Trove. This Trove is packed full of handy items and new cosmetics, plus Lightstealer’s items will be available for the first time, and we’re debuting the new Pop Art and Dragon Knight outfits!

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

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Blade & Soul 5.3 Patch Notes (Empyrean Shadows)

Content & Events
  • Act 10 of the Epic Quest Story is now available.
  • Fishing is now available.
  • The Third Specializations for Blade Master and Kung Fu Master are now available.
  • The Third Boss of the Scarlet Conservatory Raid is now available.
  • Warped Citadel, a new 6-player Heroic Dungeon, is now available.
  • New Soul, Belt, Weapons and more!
General
Fishing
  • Three Fishing grounds are now available: Fishbelly Pub in Sapphire Basin, Dasari Palace Gardens in Gunwon City and Moontide Bay in Moon Refuge. The fishing grounds are indicated on the map with a special marker.
    • Fishbelly Pub: This is the introductory area for Fishing and it contains mostly common fish. One fishing dock is available at this location.
    • Dasari Palace Gardens: This fishing ground contains three fishing spots where different rare fish species can appear at each spot.
    • Moontide Bay: Consists of two fishing spots and rare fish species only appear in a certain area within each fishing spot.
  • A tutorial quest "Hooked on Fishing" will appear in your Quest Letters once you complete Act 10.
    • It is not necessary to complete the tutorial quest to start fishing, but it will help you get started with some Bait.
  • To start fishing, right-click a Bait while near a fishing ground.
    • Baits have a level 60 requirement to use.
    • Baits can be bought from the General Merchant standing near each of the fishing grounds.
    • Baits come in 3 different grades: Bait Basket, Earthworm and Bait Fish.
      • Higher grade Baits increase chances of catching a rare fish.
  • Fishing uses 3 Leisure Points every time a fish is caught. A total of 225 points are available daily and will reset at 6:00 a.m. server time.
  • When a fish is caught, it will be automatically entered into your Fish Log (CTRL+L) and you will be rewarded with a set amount of Angler's Pearls.
  • Angler's Pearls can be used to purchase various rewards at the General Merchant near the fishing ground.

Rare fish species will award more Angler's Pearls.

Blade Master
  • A new Specialization, Way of the Spectral Blade, is now available.

The soul of a legendary Blade Master fights alongside you.

The Blade Mentor’s soul assists you in unleashing devastating sword attacks.

While in the Flock of Blades stance, the “Spectral” set of skills can automatically defend you or fight for you.

While the Blade Mentor will gladly help you, if you rely on her too much she will run out of “Patience” and you will temporarily be locked out of the Flock of Blades stance.

  • Using this Specialization unlocks the Flock of Blades Stance, which has been enhanced.
    • You can switch to the Flock of Blades Stance by using the Blade Swarm skill (TAB).
    • Spectral Skills will automatically trigger based on certain conditions.
  • Two new powerful skills, Starstrike and Blade Mentor, can be unlocked based on the Talents you choose:

Enables Starstrike

Applies the following effects during Starstrike:

  • Falling Stars is available
  • Adds 1 to the hit count of the Spectral Blades triggered during Falling Stars

Enables Starstrike

Applies the following effects during Starstrike:

  • Falling Stars is available
  • Immortal for 8 sec. and +25% HP recovery on use
  • No additional strikes from the Spectral Blades on use

Enables the Blade Mentor skill

Applies the following effects to Blade Mentor:

  • Stuns enemies within range for 2 seconds when the Mentor appears
  • +3,000% Damage and Stuns for 2 seconds on a successful last hit
Kung Fu Master
  • A new Specialization, Way of the Iron Claw, is now available.

Able to use Iron Claw and Twin Palm skills

Able to transform into either a Dire Wolf, Blood Wolf, or Timber Wolf

Immune to Knock Back, Grab, Grapple, Phantom Grip while in Wolf Form

Enhance party members within range with Dire Wolf, Blood Wolf, or Timber Wolf effect while in Wolf Form

Resets cooldowns for Flurry and Searing Stomp on Resist

  • A new Wolf Transformation is available when using this Talent tree.

Allows you to transform into a Dire Wolf

Duration: 15 seconds

Increase Movement Speed

Grants Dire Wolf effect to all party members within range

Dire Wolf effect:

  • Recovers HP for all party members within range

Allows you to transform into a Blood Wolf

Duration: 15 seconds

Increase Movement Speed

Grants Blood Wolf effect to all party members within range

Blood Wolf effect:

  • Increase PvP Attack Power and PvP Defense for all party members within range

When targeting an opponent, Chase and Prowl move behind the target

Chase and Prowl move forward when there is no target

Allows you to transform into a Timber Wolf

Duration: 15 seconds

Increase Movement Speed significantly

Grants Timber Wolf effect to all party members within range

Timber Wolf effect

  • Increases Movement Speed for all party members

Chase and Prowl move forward with or without a target

Primal Guard (blocking skill) changes to Primal Ruse (parrying skill)

  • The While transformed, existing skills will be replaced with new skills exclusive to the transformation.
  • You can further customize the transformation effects when combining with one of the 3 new Iron Claw Passive Talents: Power of the Triune, Wrath of the Titan, and Leader of the Pack.

Power Chakra, Critical Chakra, and Mystic Chakra trigger additional effects while in Wolf Form

  • Increase Boss Attack Power, PvP Attack Power, Mystic, and Critial Hit Damage
  • Damage Reduction while in use
  • Stacks Titan Ire 100 times when Wolf Form ends

Triggers Titan’s Wrath every 2 seconds when attacking an opponent while in Titan Stance

  • Switches to Titan Stance when using Fighting Spirit
  • Titan’s Wrath inflicts Additional Damage to the target
  • Inflicts Searing Palm effect on an opponent during Titan’s Wrath
  • Generates 20 Titan Ire stacks on a successful Counter

Increases range of Iron Paw and Wild Paw when using Claw

  • Triggers Stealth when Pack Frenzy hits
  • Switches to Titan Stance when Wolf Form ends
  • A new stance, Titan Stance, is also available when using this Talent Tree.
    • Fill up the Titan gauge by dealing damage and using combos to trigger the Titan Stance.
    • While in Titan Stance, your character's gauntlet will become over-sized and powerful new skills will be available.
Daily Challenge
  • The content rotation for the Daily Challenge system has been updated:

Content

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Arena

1 win in 1v1

1 win in 1v1

1 win in 1v1

 

1 win in 1v1

1 win in 1v1

 

Battlefield

1 win in Beluga Lagoon

1 win in Whirlwind Valley

1 win in Nova Core

1 win in Beluga Lagoon

1 win in Whirlwind Valley

1 win in Nova Core

1 win in Whirlwind Valley

Tower of Infinity

 

3 wins in Tower of Infinity

 

3 wins in Tower of Infinity

   

3 wins in Tower of Infinity

Solo Dungeon

Outlaw Island

Circle of Sundering

Outlaw Island

Circle of Sundering

Den of the Ancients

Outlaw Island

Circle of Sundering

Daily Reset Dungeon

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heroic Dungeon

Naryu Sanctum

Starstone Mines

Drowning Deeps

Ransacked Treasury

Dreamsong Theater

Hollow's Heart

Sandstorm Temple

Warped Citadel

The Shadowmoor

Irontech Forge

Starstone Mines

Drowning Deeps

Brood Chamber

Dreamsong Theater

Ebondrake Lair

Hollow's Heart

Ransacked Treasury

Sandstorm Temple

The Shadowmoor

Naryu Sanctum

Starstone Mines

Drowning Deeps

Dreamsong Theater

Irontech Forge

Hollow's Heart

Sandstorm Temple

The Shadowmoor

Ebondrake Lair

Starstone Mines

Drowning Deeps

Brood Chamber

Other

Celestial Basin

Celestial Basin

Celestial Basin

Celestial Basin

Celestial Basin
Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

Celestial Basin
Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

Celestial Basin
Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

  • An additional reward can now be earned when completing 5 tasks.

  • Other rewards may be available periodically for completing 2 and 4 tasks depending on the current event.
Achievements
  • The following achievements have been added:

Achievement

Description

Rewards

End of an Empress

Defeat Scarlet Empress Tayhu

10 Achievement Points

Savage Gardener

Defeat Scarlet Empress Tayhu 10 times

10 Achievement Points

Venus Die Trap

Defeat Scarlet Empress Tayhu 50 times

10 Achievement Points

Down with the Dowager

Defeat Scarlet Empress Tayhu 100 times

25 Achievement Points

Controlled Burn

Burn the Plague Bloom 100 times while fighting the Scarlet Empress in the Scarlet Conservatory

20 Achievement Points Unique Title: Firefly

Harvest Season

Defeat the Scarlet Empress in the Scarlet Conservatory within 5 minutes 40 seconds

30 Achievement Points
Unique Title: Scarlet Reaper

Scarlet Fever

Complete the following Scarlet Conservatory achievements: - The Splice is Right - Clean Sweep - Controlled Burn

30 Achievement Points

Dethroning the Prince

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel

10 Achievement Points

Rest in Pieces

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel 10 times

10 Achievement Points

Dropping the Hammer

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel 100 times

10 Achievement Points

Power Inversion

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel 200 times

10 Achievement Points

Nothing to Dread

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel 1000 times

15 Achievement Points

Goodbye, Not-So-Sweet Prince

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel on Hard Difficulty

10 Achievement Points
Unique Title: Empyrean Authority

Doing the Time Warp

Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel on Hard Difficulty within 5 minutes

30 Achievement Points
Unique Title: Time Warper

Dawn of a New Era

Complete Act X Chapter 10: Diverging Paths

15 Achievement Points

Unique Title: Master of None

Taken the Bait

Catch 1,000 Fish at the Dasari Palace Gardens Fishing Grounds

10 Achievement Points

Absolutely Hooked

Catch 2,000 Fish at the Dasari Palace Gardens Fishing Grounds

10 Achievement Points

Deep with the Fishes

Catch 3,000 Fish at the Dasari Palace Gardens Fishing Grounds

10 Achievement Points

  • Achievement Titles, images and colors will now display properly in the Achievement window.
Collections
  • New Collections are available:
    • Acquire all cosmetics from Warped Citadel,
    • Acquire the Networker costume set, all Artisan headgears, and all pets through fishing.
    • Acquire all illusion weapon sets through crafting with the Forgekeepers, or purchasing them from other players:
Arena/Battlegrounds
  • The availability schedule has been changed as follows:

Content

Current Availability

Updated Availability

1v1

24/7

Every Day

09:00 → 01:00 (next day)

3v3

24/7

Mon/Wed/Fri

18:00 → 21:00

WW Valley

Sun/Tue/Fri

06:00 → 06:00

Sun/Tue/Fri

15:00 → 01:00 (next day)

Beluga Lagoon

Mon/Thu

06:00 → 06:00

Mon/Thu

15:00 → 01:00 (next day)

Nova Core

Wed/Sat

06:00 → 06:00

Wed/Sat
15:00 → 01:00 (next day)

Play Guide
  • A new search function is now available and can be used to search for specific dungeons or rewards.
  • New filters have been added: Dungeon, Raid, Solo, Field, or All.
  • You can combine the search and filters to look up specific information.
  • Main rewards are now displayed alongside the content.
  • Recommended equipment and skills will now be displayed as well.
Cross-Server Dungeon
  • Weapons requirements and recommended Attack Power have been updated to current dungeons' specifications.
Hongmoon Training Room
  • Chat has been disabled while in the Hongmoon Training Room for players who have not used a Level 60 Boost Voucher.
Mastery Hongmoon Points
  • The maximum amount of Mastery Hongmoon Points has been increased to 15.
Events
Fortune’s Bounty Event
  • Duration: 6/19 – 7/24
  • Reward Redemption Period: 6/19 – 8/21
  • A new 6-player Event Dungeon, Fortune Falls, is now available.
    • Requirements: Level 50, Act 10 and introductory letter quest "A Fisher Out of Water" completed.
    • Location: Jadestone Village
    • The following quests are available:

Quest

Type

Reward

Grog and Plog

Daily

10,000 EXP
2,000 Reputation
x1 Fortune Fish
x1 Fortune Fishbone

Hopped Up

Dynamic

3,000 EXP
x1 Fortune Potion

  • Complete the Daily and Weekly Challenges to receive rewards useful for raiding and event currency:
    • Complete 2 Daily Challenge tasks to receive 3 Fortune Fish (event currency).
    • Complete 4 Daily Challenge tasks to receive one Fortune Fish Treasure Chest:

  • Complete 3 Weekly Challenge tasks to receive one Raider's Support Box.
  • Fortune Fish can be redeemed at the General Merchant NPC near each Fishing Ground for various rewards:

  • The Fish Oil can be used to discount certain weapon upgrades (similar to a Nebula Stone):

Fish Oil Type

Discount Rate

Target Weapons

Angler's Fish Oil

50%

Raven Stage 4-9
Riftwalk/Dawnforged Stage 4-9

Prime Fish Oil

50%

Aransu Stage 1-6
Exalted/Storm Dragon Stage 1-6

30%

Aransu Stage 7-9
Exalted/Storm Dragon Stage 7-9

Golden Fish Oil

20%

Grand Celestial Stage 1-3
Skyforge/Shadowforge Stage 1-3

  • Fortune Fishbone is a special Event Bait that will increase the chance of catching rare fish. As with other Bait, it can only be used by players who are level 60.
  • Additional rewards will also be provided when completing the Dynamic Quest for the following Raids:

Raid

Quest

Reward

Skybreak Spires

Blood and Venom

The Furious Imperator

General Disarray

The Raven King

Scion's Keep

Dumping Iron

Temple of Eluvium

Queen of the Hive

Hot Headed, Cold Blooded

The Great Thrall Brawl

Nightfall Sanctuary

Keeper of the Peace

Bearer of the Shield

Lord of the Sting

Stealer of the Light

Tropical Treasure Trove
  • The Tropical Treasure Trove will be running from June 19 to July 10.
Legends Reborn Event
  • The redemption period ends on June 19. Exchange for Resurgence Emblems and Legendary Orbs will be removed from the Dragon Express.
Dragon's Bounty Event
  • The Tower of Memory dungeon is now closed.
  • Event tokens cannot be acquired anymore.
  • The Warrior's Odyssey and Extra Confidence buffs have been turned off.
Skills
Warlock
  • All Specializations
    • Fixed an issue with a tooltip not matching when Fall In is used with the Devotion Soul Badge equipped
    • Fixed an issue with Soulburn/Soul Flare effect being applied during Resistance
    • Changed Nether Pulse to trigger only when Bombardment, Dimensional Volley, or Dimensional Salvo.
Kung-Fu Master
  • Flying Kick
    • Fixed an issue with Wind Gyre visual effects not displaying.
Warden
  • Madness
    • Fixed the issue of Soulburn/Soul Flare effect being applied during Resistance
Gunslinger
  • All Specializations
    • Fixed an issue with Buckshot skill icon being different from its UI.
Assassin
  • All Specializations
    • Fixed an issue with Level 60 passive effect not being triggered when using Fighting Spirit under certain circumstances.
  • Shadow
    • Fixed an issue with Chaos Strike display appearing when Storm Strike is triggered with the Groundbreaker Mystic Badge equipped.
Summoner
  • All Specializations
    • When using Huzzah, time remaining on the movement speed buff effect will display on the icon.
    • Dynasty/Earthbreaker Mystic Badge’s additional damage effect will now automatically apply to Vine Whip Stage 2 skills (Thorns/Swarm).
Blade Master
  • Spirit Sword
    • Fixed an issue with Burning Whirl and Freezing Blade sharing the global cooldown of consumable items.
  • Blade Echo
    • Fixed an issue with Fatal Blade, Shockwave Blade, and One Strike, Ten Cuts sharing the global cooldown of consumable items.
    • Fixed an issue with Honed Slash additional damage displayed as 500% of attack power instead of 180% in the Groundbreaker effect tooltip when using Lunar Slash with the Groundbreaker Mystic Badge equipped.
Force Master
  • Frost
    • Fixed an issue with defense being removed when using Frost Tornado against a target who has both damage resistance and block applied simultaneously.
  • Flame
    • Improved control when Shock Fire skill activates instant cast Inferno:
      • Fixed an issue with Inferno activation applying for 3 sec. instead of 4 sec. when pc gets a critical hit against a target that is in burn state using Shock Fire without having 5 stacks of fire.
      • Instant cast Inferno will now activate slightly faster when Shock Fire is used against a target that is burned without having 5 Ember stacks.
Dungeons & Raids
Warped Citadel
  • Warped Citadel is a new 6-player Heroic Dungeon that is available to players level 55 or higher.
  • Both Normal and Hard mode are available.
  • There is a small chance the Merchant of Wonders will appear when defeating the boss on Hard Difficulty.
  • Several quests are available:

Name

Acquisition

Type

Gold

EXP

Reputation

Rewards

The Dark Heart of the Citadel

Letter

One-Time

28s

3,400

-

-

Warped Beyond Reason

Dungeon Entrance (Stratus General Neongsin’s Spirit)

Daily

16g 16s 50c

21,600

6,834

x1 Gunwon City Dungeon Reward Chest

x1 Sacred Orb

x4 Onyx Scale Fragment

The Dreaded Prince

Dungeon Boss

Dynamic

-

1,000

2,050

Normal Mode

x2 Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

x1 Elite Imperial Core Chest

x4 Onyx Scale Fragment

Hard Mode
x1 Rare Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

x2 Elite Imperial Core Chest

x10 Onyx Scale Fragment

  • The Imperial Belt can also be bought from the Dragon Express for 250 Imperial Core if you have completed the achievement “Defeat Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel 100 times”.
Scarlet Conservatory
  • The 3rd Boss, Scarlet Empress, has been added.
  • Two new quests are available:

Name

Acquisition

Type

Gold

EXP

Reputation

Rewards

End of an Empire

Dungeon Entrance

Weekly

35g 26s

376,000

15,740

x1 Scarlet Bloom

x1 Gunwon City Contribution Award

Dowager's Downfall

Dungeon 3rd Boss

Dynamic

-

1,000

5,180

x1 The Scarlet Empress's Treasure

  • The following rewards can be acquired from defeating the Boss:
    • x3 Onyx Scale
    • x5 Blood Rose
    • Scarlet Empress's Reward Selection Chest
    • Garden Gala Costume
    • Scarlet Empire Outfit Chest
    • Thornbreaker Soul Shield Chest 6~8
Equipment & Items
Weapons
  • A new weapon, Thornbreaker, can now be acquired.
    • Thornbeaker weapons can be evolved up to Stage 6.
    • These weapons can trigger the Thornbreaker effect:

Stage 1~2

Thornbreaker effect is applied for 30 seconds (max 5 stacks)
+36 Attack Power, +30 Boss Attack Power
Increases Critical Rate by 1% and Critical Damage by 11%
+180 Attack Power, +150 Boss Attack Power for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Critical Rate +100%, Critical Hit Damage +55% for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Recovers 10% Focus for 10 seconds when Critical Hit upon 5 stacks
Resets some skill cooldowns when the 5 stacks disappear

Stage 3~5

Thornbreaker effect is applied for 30 seconds (max 5 stacks)
+38 Attack Power, +40 Boss Attack Power
Increases Critical Rate by 5% and Critical Damage by 12%
+190 Attack Power, +200 Boss Attack Power for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Critical Rate +100%, Critical Hit Damage +60% for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Recovers 10% Focus for 10 seconds when Critical Hit upon 5 stacks
Resets some skill cooldowns when the 5 stacks disappear

Stage 6

Thornbreaker effect is applied for 30 seconds (max 5 stacks)
+40 Attack Power, +50 Boss Attack Power
Increases Critical Rate by 5% and Critical Damage by 13%
+200 Attack Power, +250 Boss Attack Power for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Critical Rate +100%, Critical Hit Damage +65% for 10 seconds upon 5 stacks
Recovers 10% Focus for 10 seconds when Critical Hit upon 5 stacks
Resets some skill cooldowns when the 5 stacks disappear

  • Upgrade costs for Skyforge/Shadowforge - Stage 4-6 and Grand Celestial - Stage 4-9 weapons have been reduced.
  • Skyforge/Shadowforge - Stage 7-9 weapons are now available.
  • Skyforge/Shadowforge - Stage 7/8/9 weapons can now be evolved into Grand Celestial - Stage 7/8/9 weapons respectively.
  • Grand Celestial - Stage 7/8/9 weapons can now be evolved into Thornbreaker - Stage 1/2/3 weapons respectively.
  • All upgrade costs can be found here.
Belt
  • The Imperial Belt is a new belt that can be acquired from the new 6-player Heroic Dungeon Warped Citadel.
  • The Imperial Belt can be evolved to Conflux Belt - Stage 1 or Impetus Belt - Stage 1
  • The Conflux/Impetus Belt can be evolved up to Awakened Conflux/Impetus - Stage 3.

  • The full upgrade costs can be found here.
Soul
  • The Hongmoon Energy upgrade path has been condensed to 5 stages instead of 10.
    • Due to this change, existing Hongmoon Energy items have been renamed as "Expired".
    • Expired Hongmoon Energy - Stage 1-5 can be salvaged to receive the full upgrade cost back.
    • Expired Hongmoon Energy - Stage 6-10 can be salvaged to receive a Hongmoon Energy - Stage 1-5.
    • Hongmoon Energy - Stage 1-5 have the same stats as Expired Hongmoon Energy - Stage 6-10.
    • Hongmoon Energy - Stage 1 can be bought from the Dragon Express for 5 gold.
  • The following upgrade costs have changed as follows:
 

Upgrade

Cost

Materials

Existing

Stormbringer Soul →

Expired Hongmoon Energy - Stage 6

30g

10x Transformation Stone

30x Blackstone Fragment

New

Stormbringer Soul →

Hongmoon Energy - Stage 1

20g

100x Soulstone Crystal

25x Moonstone Crystal

100x Sacred Crystal

25x Elysian Crystal

1x Blackstone

 

Upgrade

Cost

Materials

Existing

Vindicator True Ascending Soul →

Cosmic Soul - Stage 1

30g

3x Sacred Vial

24x Blackstone Fragment

New

Vindicator True Ascending Soul →

Cosmic Soul - Stage 1

30g

100x Soulstone Crystal

25x Moonstone Crystal

100x Sacred Crystal

25x Elysian Crystal

2x Blackstone

  • A new Soul upgrade, Brightwill/Everspark, is now available.
  • A Brightwill/Everspark Soul can be upgraded from a True Tiger/Dragon Soul and up to a True Brightwill/Everspark Soul:

  • Existing Soul upgrades have been discounted. The full list of changes can be found here.
  • The following changes have been made to Soul Resealing:

Soul

Brilliant Sealing Charms

Brilliant Sealing Charms

True Ascending Soul

4

(cannot be sealed anymore)

True Hongmoon Energy

4

(cannot be sealed anymore)

True Cosmic Soul

12

6

True Transcendent Soul

12

6

True Dragon Soul

-

18

True Tiger Soul

-

18

Soul/Mystic Badges
  • New Legendary Soul and Mystic Badges for the Third Talent Tree of Kung Fu Master and Blade Master have been added.
    • New Legendary Soul Badges can be purchased from Tower Trader Gang Chiwon for the appropriate Tower of Infinity season tokens.
    • Existing Legendary Soul and Mystic Badges can be exchanged for the new ones at Dragon Trade Union Junsorei.
    • The most recent Fused Soul Badges can be exchanged for the new ones by using a Compass as the offering item which can be purchased from the Dragon Express.
Equipment Account Transfer
  • Added a new system which allows transferring equipment to other characters within the same account.
  • Brilliant Sealing Charm Fragments are required to transfer equipment and they can be acquired from the Hongmoon Store for 56 NCoin each.
    • Brilliant Sealing Charms can be salvaged into 10 Brilliant Sealing Charm Fragments and vice-versa.
  • Transferable items are divided into 2 categories: Items that provide class-specific stats such as Weapons, and items that don't such as Souls.
    • Items that provide class-specific stats will need to be resealed before they can be transferred.
      • Resealing is done using Brilliant Sealing Charm Fragments, and the cost will vary depending on the item.
      • Once resealed, the item can be transferred to another character on the same account through the mail system for a small fee.
    • Items that don't provide class-specific stats can be transferred to another character on the same account through the mail system using Brilliant Sealing Charm Fragments as a fee, and don't need to be resealed.
  • Below is the list of items that can be transferred and the associated cost:

Transfer Condition: Must be Stage 10 or above

Category

Item

Resealing Cost

Mail Cost

Ring

Skybreak

2

-

Celestial Emperor

2

-

Skyshatter/Inheritor

-

2

Wrathbringer/Myth

-

2

Earring

Skybreak

2

-

Celestial Emperor

2

-

Skypearl/Apex

-

2

Everstorm/Storm Regent

-

2

Necklace

Darkstorm

2

-

Thornbreaker

2

-

Elevation/Skysunder

-

2

Kingmaker/Prophecy

-

2

Bracelet

Starbreaker/Divinity

2

-

Belt

Skybreaker/Horizon

-

2

Conflux/Impetus

-

2

Glove

King/Starfire

-

2

Skyreach

-

2

Transfer Condition: Any Stage

Category

Item

Resealing Cost

Mail Cost

Soul

Transcendent/Cosmic

-

10

Dragon/Tiger

-

10

Everspark/Brightwill

-

10

Pet Aura

Ultimate

-

10

Alpha

-

10

Heart

Virtuous

-

10

Champion

-

10

Talisman

Wyvern

-

10

Thunder

-

10

Transfer Condition: Must be Stage 3/6/9

Weapon

Resealing Cost

Mail Cost

Riftwalk/Dawnforged

5

-

Storm Dragon/Exalted

5

-

Skyforge/Shadowforge

5

-

Raven

5

-

Aransu

5

-

Grand Celestial

5

-

Thornbreaker

5

-

Gems
  • The Dyad Gilded Triangular Obsidian-Garnet and Dueler version are now account-bound.
Illusion Weapon Crafting
  • Existing crafted illusion weapons and illusion weapon chests have been renamed as "Expired".
    • Expired illusion weapons can be salvaged for the new non-expired version which are now "Bind on Equip".
  • Newly crafted illusion weapons have a new "Bind of Equip" properties.
    • This is done so the new illusion weapon collections can be completed since they require character-bound items.
  • Baleful, Seraph and Galaxy illusion weapons can now be crafted.
Splendor Stones
  • Instead of requiring a Key to open a Splendor Stone chest, it will now cost 1 Gold for Superior chests and 3 Gold for Heroic chests.
  • Existing keys can be salvaged for 1 Gold.
Solar Energy
  • Blackstone Fragments have been removed from the purchase list.
  • The cost to purchase the following items has changed as follows:

Item

Cost Before

Cost After

Raven Feather

3

1

Raven King's Soul

10

6

Hive Queen's Wings

10

3

Hive Queen's Heart

30

18

Special Hongmoon XP Charm

50

45

  • New items have been added:

Item

Cost

Grand Celestial Wings

9

Blackstone

2

Silver Scale

6

  • New merchants have been added in the Empyrean Court.