Preview the items and system changes arriving March 25 with the Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls update

With the launch of Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls on March 25, several item additions and system changes will be implemented. The complete details on these changes will be outlined in the patch notes on March 24. Until then, here’s a look of what is being included with this new update.

New Belt and Necklace

Attainable from Stonescale Passage, the new heroic dungeon, the Stonescale Belt and Stonescale Necklace can be used to create the next tier of accessories. Evolved from the Storm Speaker Belt or Necklace, you can choose between a PvP or PvE accessory.

PvE Belt

Required

Target Equipment

Storm Speaker Belt

Stonescale Belt
250 Gold
Soulstone Crystal (x400)

Sacred Crystal (x400)

Moonstone Crystal (x100)

Elysian Crystal (x100)

Premium Transformation Stone (x2)

Edict Belt – Stage 1

Storm Speaker Belt

Stonescale Belt
Red Dragon Crux

Sacred Crystal (x5)

 

PvP Belt

Required

Target Equipment

Storm Speaker Belt

Dreadnought Belt
250 Gold
Soulstone Crystal (x400)

Sacred Crystal (x400)

Moonstone Crystal (x100)

Elysian Crystal (x100)

Premium Transformation Stone (x2)

Rapture Belt – Stage 1

Storm Speaker Belt

Dreadnought Belt
Red Dragon Crux

Soulstone Crystal (x10)

 

PvE Necklace

Required

Target Equipment

Storm Speaker Necklace

Stonescale Necklace
250 Gold
Soulstone Crystal (x400)

Sacred Crystal (x400)

Moonstone Crystal (x100)

Elysian Crystal (x100)

Premium Transformation Stone (x2)

Amplitude Necklace – Stage 1

Storm Speaker Necklace

Stonescale Necklace
Red Dragon Crux

Sacred Crystal (x5)

 

PvP Necklace

Required

Target Equipment

Storm Speaker Necklace

Discordia Necklace
250 Gold
Soulstone Crystal (x400)

Sacred Crystal (x400)

Moonstone Crystal (x100)

Elysian Crystal (x100)

Premium Transformation Stone (x2)

Vista Necklace – Stage 1

Storm Speaker Necklace

Discordia Necklace
Red Dragon Crux

Soulstone Crystal (x10)

New PvP Ring

The new Expanse PvP Ring can be obtained by using an Ayanka Ring as an offering on a Storm Speaker Ring. If you already have an Afterglow Ring - Stage 10 or above you can swap to an Expanse Ring for a fee.

Other Accessory Changes

Imperial Necklace and Belt

With the new belt and necklace accessories on their way, the evolution cost for Imperial Necklaces and Belts has been significantly reduced:

Current Item

Next Item

New Upgrade Costs

Imperial Necklace

Kingmaker Necklace – Stage 1

Bloodstone Fragment (x1)

Imperial Necklace

Prophecy Necklace – Stage 1

Soulstone Crystal (x1)

Imperial Belt

Conflux Belt – Stage 1

Bloodstone Fragment (x1)

Imperial Belt

Impetus Belt – Stage 1

Soulstone Crystal (x1)

Skysunder and Elevation Necklace

Obtainable Skysunder and Elevation Necklaces will be replaced by non-upgradeable versions. Existing Skysunder and Elevation Necklaces will continue to function with no change.

 

Skybreaker and Horizon Belt

Obtainable Skybreaker and Horizon Belt will be replaced by non-upgradeable versions. Existing Skybreaker and Horizon Belts will continue to function with no change.

 

Dragon Trader Junsorei

The following item for purchase from Junsorei has been reduced from 200 to 100 Hellion Cores. The Achievement requirement has also been removed.

  • Sandstorm Temple Bracelet Chest

The following items for purchase from Junsorei have been reduced from 250 to 200 Imperial Cores. The Achievement requirement has also been removed.

  • Imperial Ring
  • Imperial Earring
  • Imperial Gloves
  • Imperial Belt

Junsorei will also now sell the Stonescale Treasure Chest for 250 Sovereign Cores if you have the Achievement from Stonescale Passage.

Updated PvP Bonus Effects

PvP Soul Shields and accessories will receive an updated bonus effect—complete your set and see what these new effects are:

PvP Soul Shields

Name

3-Set

5-Set

8-Set

Whirlwind

+350 Defense

+150 Mystic

+10 PvP AP

+150 Mystic increase

+350 Defense

+150 Mystic

Ivory Beluga

+400 Defense

+175 Mystic

+12 PvP AP
+175 Mystic

+400 Defense
+175 Mystic

Nova Core

+450 Defense
+200 Mystic

+14 PvP AP
+200 Mystic

+450 Defense
+200 Mystic

Avenging Warrior

+500 Defense
+225 Mystic

+16 PvP AP

+225 Mystic

+500 Defense

+225 Mystic

Dragonfang

+550 Defense
+250 Mystic

+18 PvP AP

+250 Mystic

+550 Defense

+250 Mystic

 

Accessories

Name

2-Set

3-Set

4-Set

5-Set

Skysunder Necklace
Skypearl Earring
Skyshatter Ring
Subjugator Bracelet
Skybreaker Belt
Starfire Gloves

+500 Critical Defense

+200 Mystic

+500 Damage Reduction

+200 Mystic

+500 Recovery

+200 Mystic

+500 Critical Defense

+200 Mystic

Kingmaker Necklace
Everstorm Earring
Wrathbringer Ring
Conflux Belt

+650 Critical Defense

+225 Mystic

+650 Damage Reduction

+225 Mystic

+650 Recovery

+250 Mystic

+650 Critical Defense

+225 Mystic

Vista Necklace
Expanse Ring
Rapture Belt

+800 Critical Defense

+250 Mystic

+800 Damage Reduction

+250 Mystic

+800 Recovery

+250 Mystic

+800 Critical Defense

+250 Mystic

Hongmoon Level Increase

The maximum Hongmoon Level that you can achieve will be increased from 30 to 35. Gain a total of 25 additional Mastery HM Points to put into the Bonus Effects and Buffs in your Character Status (P).

Tower of Infinity and Trial Arena

The challengers in the Tower of Infinity and Trial Arena will become more formidable—prepare yourselves to face off against warriors whose stats have been increased.