New events bring new rewards with the Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls update

With the upcoming launch of Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls, we have two exciting new events on the way that will be give you a chance at some amazing rewards including a Grand Celestial weapon!

Ebon Hunting Grounds

  • Event Duration & Reward Redemption Period: March 25 – April 22

The Ebon Hunting Grounds, located in the Ebon Realm, is an event zone that will be open all hours of the day that can be accessed by approaching the Ebondrake Illusionist by Cardinal Gates in the South District of Zaiwei. A new feature, auto-hunting, is also available only in this event zone.

Ebon Blooms are the currency for this event, and they’ll be a challenge to get as you compete with other players in PvP combat!

Ebon Blooms can be exchanged with Dragon Trader Asimjin in the initial landing area of the Ebon Realm for the following items:

 

 

Item

Ebon Bloom Cost

Gem Cost

Midnight Butterfly Wings

10,000

-

Armorer's Gilded Triangular Gem Chest

2,000

-

Armorer's Gilded Triangular Gem Chest

1,000

Gilded Triangular Diamond x1

Gilded Triangular Amber x1

 Gilded Triangular Aquamarine x1

Octagonal Garnet

8,000

-

Octagonal Obsidian

8,000

-

Ebon Realm Remnant (Limited to 10 purchases per account)

 

50

-

Rare Element Pouch

50

-

Angler's Upgrade Pouch

40

-

Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

25

-

Excellent Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

40

-

Superior Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

200

-

Call to Arms

  • Event Duration: March 25 – April 22
  • Reward Redemption Period: March 25 – May 20

It’s a call to arms! We’re arming new, returning, and current players with high-tier upgradable equipment to be used on your main or alternate characters.

Unlock Armory Chests

Through the course of this event, you’ll work towards unlocking 12 stages of the Armory Chest. Each stage offers unique materials and equipment.

To get started, you’ll need to pick up your FREE Call to Arms Bundle by visiting the Hongmoon Store and selecting the Hongmoon Coin tab and going to the supplies section. Inside the Call to Arms Bundle you will find an Armory Ticket and the following items:

Reward

Qty

Horizon Belt

1

King Gloves

1

Hongmoon Soul – Stage 5

1

Hongmoon Heart – Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Aura – Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Talisman – Stage 1

1

Sacred Longgui Soul Shield 8-Pack

1

The Armory Ticket is only available once per account so be sure to pick up the ticket on the appropriate character you want the items and equipment on.

Using the Armory Ticket you can acquire the Armory Chest – Stage 1 at the Dragon Express.  Opening Armory Chest - Stage 1 will provide the following items:

Reward

Qty

Armory Chest – Stage 2

1

Grand Celestial Weapon Chest - Stage 1

1

Mastercraft Awakened Raven Ring Chest - Stage 1

1

Mastercraft Awakened Raven Earring Chest - Stage 1

1

Imperial Necklace

1

Legendary Element

30

Armory Evolution Stone

60

Superior Armory Evolution Stone

1

Special Hongmoon Upgrade Charm

1

There are a total of 12 stages, and unlocking all stages will grant these items:

Item

Qty

Item

Qty

Grand Celestial Weapon - Stage 1

1

Tranquility Emblem

5

Awakened Skybreak Ring - Stage 1

1

Moonstone Crystal

740

Awakened Skybreak Earring - Stage 1

1

Elysian Crystal

540

Unrefined Celestial Emperor Ring

1

Soulstone Crystal

2,600

Unrefined Celestial Emperor Earring

1

Sacred Crystal

2,100

Imperial Necklace, Belt, Gloves

1

Armory Evolution Stone

260

Starbreaker/Divinity/Battalion Bracelet - Stage 1

1

Superior Armory Evolution Stone

2

Naryu Silver

60

Silver Scale

30

Awakened Cosmic Soul - Stage 1

1

Onyx Scale

25

Awakened Hongmoon Heart - Stage 1

1

Legendary Element

60

Ultimate Pet Aura - Stage 1

1

Legendary Jewel

130

True Hongmoon Talisman

1

Grand Celestial Steel

45

Legendary Soul Badge

1

Grand Celestial Wings

40

Legendary Mystic Badge

1

Gilded Triangular Gem Chest

2

Grand Celestial Soul Shield Set

1

Hongmoon Octagonal Gem Selection Chest

1

Sacred Vial, Pet Pack

1

Special Hongmoon XP Charm

11

With the exception of the Armory Chest - Stage 1, each subsequent stage has an 18 hour cooldown and will require a unique key to open. Event Remnants which are required to purchase keys, can be earned through Daily and Weekly Challenges as well as through other means:

Type

Description

Quest

Reward

Daily Challenge

Complete 5 Daily Challenges

-

Daily Challenge Remnant

Weekly Challenge

Complete 5 Weekly Challenges

-

Weekly Challenge Remnant

Solo Dungeon

Den of the Ancient

Trial of the Ancients

Den of the Ancients Remnant

Heroic Dungeon

Drowning Deeps

Roiling in the Deeps

Superior Training Remnant

Ransacked Treasury

Live By the Sword

Sandstorm Temple

Bad Karma

Shadowmoor

Shadowmoor Rising

Dreamsong Theater

Setting the Stage for Revenge

Excellent Training Remnant

Brood Chamber

Brood Awakening

Warped Citadel

Warped Beyond Reason

Cathedra Cliffs

Waiting in the Wings

Extraordinary Training Remnant

Hangar 0

Ground Zero

Stonescale Passage

Sword and Scale

Raid

Skybreak Spire

The Raven King

Skybreak Spire Remnant

Temple of Eluvium

Queen of the Hive

Temple of Eluvium Remnant

Throne of Oblivion

Casting Light

Throne of Oblivion Remnant

Nightfall Sanctuary

Stealer of the Light

Nightfall Sanctuary Remnant

Scarlet Conservatory

Felling the Titan

Scarlet Conservatory Remnant

Arena/

Battleground

1v1

You Get a Gold Star

Arena Remnant

Whirlwind Valley

One Whirlwind Victory

Beluga Lagoon

One Win in the Beluga Lagoon

Nova Core

Shot at Stardom

Ebon Realm

Dragon Trader Asimjin

x50 Ebon Bloom

Ebon Realm Remnant

Dragon Express

You can purchase Armory Keys (Stage 2 through 12) in the Dragon Express using Remnants and other required materials.  You can also use Remnants to purchase Call of Arms Tokens. The costs for these items are as follows:

Type

Item

Purchase Cost

Restrictions

Armory Keys







 

Armory Key – Stage 2

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x50 Moonlight Bud

Limit 1 per character

Armory Key – Stage 3

x2 Daily Challenge Remnant

x5 Superior Training Remnant

x5 Ebon Realm Remnant

Armory Key – Stage 4

x1 Weekly Challenge Remnant

x5 Superior Training Remnant

x1 Skybreak Spire Remnant

Armory Key – Stage 5

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x3 Excellent Training Remnant

x1 Temple of Eluvium Remnant

Armory Key – Stage 6

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x6 Excellent Training Remnant

x1 Throne of Oblivion Remnant

Armory Key – Stage 7

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x1 Excellent Training Remnant

x1 Skybreak Spire Remnant

10,000 Angler Pearls

Armory Key – Stage 8

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x1 Excellent Training Remnant

x1 Temple of Eluvium Remnant

10,000 Angler Pearls

Armory Key – Stage 9

x2 Daily Challenge Remnant

x1 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x2 Den of the Ancients Remnant

10,000 Angler Pearls

Armory Key – Stage 10

x2 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x2 Arena Remnant

x1 Throne of Oblivion Remnant

10,000 Angler Pearls

Armory Key – Stage 11

x3 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x5 Arena Remnant

x1 Nightfall Sanctuary Remnant

10,000 Angler Pearls

Armory Key – Stage 12

x3 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x1 Weekly Challenge Remnant

x1 Scarlet Conservatory Remnant

Event Token

Call to Arms Token

x1 Any Remnant

Any spare Remnants you acquire can be turned into Call to Arms Tokens, which in turn can be used to purchase these items from the Dragon Express.

Item

Call to Arms Tokens

Restrictions

Sparkling Ascension Stone Chest

30

Limited to 5 purchases per character

Sparkling Radiance Stone Chest

25

Limited to 5 purchases per character

Sacred Vial

30

Limited to 5 purchases per account

Pet Pack

20

Limited to 10 purchases per account

Brilliant Ascension Stone Chest

15

--

Brilliant Radiance Stone Chest

10

--

Onyx Scale

30

--

Silver Scale

15

--

Bloodstone

15

--

Grand Celestial Wings

7

--

Koldrak Scale

7

--

Lucky Dumpling

2

--

Fortune Potion

1

--

Armory Evolution Stone

4

--

Superior Armory Evolution Stone

80

--

Den of the Ancients Remnant 20 --

Nightfall Sanctuary Remnant

80 --

Scarlet Conservatory Remnant

100 --

Armory Evolution Stones

During the event period, you can use Armory Evolution Stones and Superior Armory Evolution Stones in place of Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones for the following upgrades:

  • Weapons
    • Raven - Stage 3 to Grand Celestial - Stage 6
    • Riftwalk/Dawnforged - Stage 3 to Skyforge/Shadowforge - Stage 6
    • Ascendant - Stage 3 to Incinerator - Stage 6
  • Accessories
    • Skybreak Ring/Earring - Stage 3 to Stage 10
    • Grand Celestial Ring/Earring - Stage 3 to Stage 6

There is also a 1:1 exchange for Armory Evolution Stones and Superior Armory Evolution Stones with Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones through the Dragon Express.

Lastly, since it takes time to complete the event, for players who will be joining late we will be offering bundles of Armory Keys in the store toward the end of the event. Stay tuned for more information!

 

Be sure to log in to get unique items and equipment when Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls arrives on March 25!