The newest update for Blade & Soul is available now! Read through the patch notes for the latest changes.

Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls is NOW LIVE! Log in now to experience Stonescale Passage—a new dungeon, two exciting events—Ebon Hunting Grounds and the Call to Arms event, the Cherry Blossom Treasure Trove, and more!

A New Dungeon

Amasa and Amayun, two powerful malevolent spirits, have been capturing souls transitioning from the Earthen Realm to the Spirit Realm and casting them down into their treacherous domain, causing chaos. You must enter Stonescale Passage and restore the order that keeps the Earthen and Spirit Realm separate by defeating them and bringing safety to the Beyond!

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Two New Events

  • March 25 – April 22

Ebon Hunting Grounds

The Ebon Hunting Grounds, located in the Ebon Realm, is an event zone that will be open all hours of the day, which can be accessed by taking the Dragon Pulse from the Cardinal Gates in the South District of Zaiwei. A new feature, Auto-Hunting, is also available only in this event zone.

Call to Arms Event

We’re arming new, returning, and current players with high-tier upgradable equipment to be used on your main or alternate characters. Throughout the course of this event, you’ll work towards unlocking 12 stages of the Armory Chest—each stage offering unique materials and equipment. To get you started, your first Armory Chest is FREE and includes a Grand Celestial Weapon Chest – Stage 1!

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Cherry Blossom Treasure Trove

The Cherry Blossom Treasure Trove and its cache of items will include the all-new Hongmoon Gilded Pentagonal Gems, and tradable versions of the Cosmos Illusion Weapon Chest. There’s plenty more available during the Cherry Blossom Treasure Trove!

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Items and Systems

There are some changes coming to items and systems in Blade & Soul with the new update. You can expect to see accessory changes—most notably a new necklace, belt, and ring, an update to PvP bonus effects, and more!

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The Blade & Soul: Forgotten Souls update is NOW LIVE! Log in now to help save Forgotten Souls across the Earthen Realm!

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

Blade & Soul 6.6 Patch Notes

Update Summary

  • A new Heroic Dungeon, Stonescale Passage, is now available.
  • New Necklaces, Belts, and a new PvP Ring are now available.
  • Daily and Weekly Challenges have been revamped.
  • Two new events, Ebon Hunting Grounds and Call to Arms, are now available.
  • The cap for Hongmoon Levels has been increased.
  • The Cherry Blossom Treasure Trove is now available.

General

  • Daily Challenge
    • The number of quests available to complete for the Daily Challenge has been increased from 8 or 9 to 13 or 14, depending on the day. The following quests have been added to the rotation:

Quest

Description

Content

The Final Training

Defeat the Challenger at Mushin's Tower - 7F

Mushin's Tower

Sword and Scale

Defeat the Eidolon of Earth and the Eidolon of Air

Stonescale Passage

One on One

Win One Duel Match

1v1 Arena

Tag Match Win

Win One Tag Match

3v3 Arena

One Win in the Beluga Lagoon

Win One Match in the Beluga Lagoon Battleground

Beluga Lagoon

One Whirlwind Victory

Win One Victory at the Whirlwind Valley Battleground

Whirlwind Valley

The Dragon's Lair

Subdue Koldrak and speak with Podan the Humble

Koldrak's Lair

Shot at Stardom

Win Once at the Nova Core Battleground

Nova Core

  • The Daily Challenge completion milestones have been increased by 1 (2/4/6 → 3/5/7).
  • All Daily Challenge dungeon quests can now be completed on Easy or Hard mode.
  • Daily Challenge rewards have been updated as follows:

Daily Challenge

Complete 2

Qty

Complete 4

Qty

Complete 6

Qty

Before

15,000 Reputation + 5g

-

15,000 Reputation

-

6,800 Reputation

-

Solar Energy

6

Arena Reward Key

1

Elder Scale Fragment

3

Orb of Ascension Shard

1

Raid Treasures Selection Chest

1

Superior Reputation Charm

1

Daily Challenge Reward Chest

1

Dungeon Treasures Selection Chest

1

   

Daily Challenge Treasure Chest

1

Challenger's Splendor Stone Chest

1

   
   

Small Honing Oil Chest

1

   

Daily Challenge

Complete 3

Qty

Complete 5

Qty

Complete 7

Qty

After

10,000 Reputation

-

15,000 Reputation

-

20,000 Reputation

-

Daily Challenge Reward Chest

1

Arena Reward Key

1

Superior Reputation Charm

1

Superior Daily Challenge Treasure Chest

1

Armory Selection Box

1

Challenger's Splendor Stone Chest

1

Challenger's Splendor Stone Chest

1

Daily Challenge Treasure Chest

1

Elder Scale Fragment

3

Orb of Ascension Shard

1

   

Honing Oil

5

 

Armory Selection Box

Item

Qty

Probability

5-Excellent Hongmoon XP Charm Bundle

1

Guaranteed

Legendary Element

1

Legendary Jewel

1

Raid Treasures Selection Chest (updated)

1

Choose 1 Item

Dungeon Treasures Selection Chest (updated)

1

 

Superior Challenge Treasure Chest

Item

Qty

Probability

Resurgence Token Fragment

5

Guaranteed

Solar Energy

5

Soulstone Crystal

13-27

Sacred Crystal

13-27

Moonstone Crystal

3-7

Elysian Crystal

3-7

Soulstone

1

Chance to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Sacred Orb

1

Moonstone

1

Elysian Orb

1

 

Raid Treasures Selection Chest (updated)

Item

Qty

Probability

Scarlet Bloom

3

Choose 1 Item

Grand Celestial Wings

6

Hive Queen’s Wings

12

Raven Feather

20

 

Dungeon Treasures Selection Chest (updated)

Item

Qty

Probability

Elder Scale Fragment

3

Choose 1 Item

Onyx Scale Fragment

6

Silver Scale Fragment

18

Blackstone Fragment

48

 

 

  • Weekly Challenge
    • Fallen Aransu School has been removed from the Weekly Challenge quest list and a new quest, A Masterful Task, has been added. Favor and Fortune has also changed as follows:

Quest Name

Level Requirement

Previous Mission

New Mission

Favor and Fortune

Level 55 or Higher

Defeat Mookwan in the Shadowmoor or Kolossos Prime in Hangar 0 three times

Defeat Rukesh in the Sandstorm Temple or Ayanka in the Cathedra Cliffs three times

Defeat Amara in the Ransacked Treasury or Dread Prince Sobu in the Warped Citadel three times

Defeat Mookwan in the Shadowmoor or Kolossos Prime in Hangar 0 three times

Defeat Rukesh in the Sandstorm Temple or Ayanka in the Cathedra Cliffs three times

Defeat Vetarex in the Brood Chamber or Amayun and Amasa in the Stonescale Passage three times

A Masterful Task

Level 60 or Higher

--

Defeat Vetarex in the Brood Chamber or Amayun and Amasa in the Stonescale Passage five times

 
  • The Weekly Challenge completion milestones have been changed from 3/5 to 2/4/5.
  • All Weekly Challenge dungeon quests can now be completed in Easy or Hard mode.
  • Weekly Challenge rewards have been updated as follows:

Weekly Challenge

Complete 3

Qty

Complete 5

Qty

   

Before

30,000 Reputation

-

13,600 Reputation

-

   

Weekly Challenge Reward Chest

1

Weekly Challenge Upgrade Selection Chest

1

   

Weekly Challenge Treasures Chest

1

Challenger’s Splendor Stone Chest

1

   

Orb of Ascension Shard

3

       

Small Honing Oil Chest

1

       

Weekly Challenge

Complete 2

Qty

Complete 4

Qty

Complete 5

Qty

After

10,000 Reputation

-

20,000 Reputation

-

30,000 Reputation

-

Armory Selection Box

1

Weekly Challenge Reward Chest

1

Weekly Challenge Upgrade Selection Chest (updated)

1

Weekly Challenge Treasures Chest

1

Weekly Challenge Treasures Chest

1

Challenger's Splendor Stone Chest

2

   

Small Honing Oil Chest

1

   
   

Orb of Ascension Shard

3

   

 

Armory Selection Box

Item

Qty

Probability

5-Excellent Hongmoon XP Charm Bundle

1

Guaranteed

Legendary Element

1

Legendary Jewel

1

Raid Treasures Selection Chest (new)

1

Choose 1 Item

Dungeon Treasures Selection Chest (new)

1

 

Weekly Challenge Upgrade Selection Chest (updated)

Item

Qty

Probability

Blood Rose

3

Choose 1 Item

Grand Celestial Steel

6

Hive Queen's Heart

15

Raven King's Soul

20

 
  • Hongmoon Level
    • The cap for Hongmoon Levels has been increased from Level 30 to Level 35.
    • 25 additional Hongmoon Mastery Points can be earned.
  • Achievements
    • The following new Achievements have been added: 

Name

Description

Points

Title

Stone Cold

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage

10

-

Den of Snakes

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage 10 times

10

-

Road to Ruin

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage 100 times

10

-

Tilting the Scales

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage 200 times

10

-

Scaling Up

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage 1000 times

15

-

Snake Haste

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage on Hard Difficulty within 7 minutes and 50 seconds

30

Rolling Stone

Fallen Idols

Defeat Amasa and Amayun in Stonescale Passage on Hard Difficulty

10

Snake Tamer

 
  • Collections
    • A new collection has been added for cosmetic items earned from the new Stonescale Passage Heroic Dungeon:

Iconoclast

Styx and Stones

+12 Critical Damage, +300 HP

Styx and Stones Headpiece

 
  • Mushin Tower 
    • The doors for Mushin Tower floors 1~6 will now open quicker. 
  • Tower of Infinity
    • To better reflect current players' gear level, the stats for the Tower of Infinity and Trial Arena NPCs have been increased. The increase will be more noticeable at higher floors.

Events

  • Call to Arms
    • Duration: March 25 - April 22
    • Summary: 
      • Obtain a Call to Arms Bundle from the Hongmoon Store for FREE by 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.
  • Players can then obtain the Armory Chest – Stage 1 in the Dragon Express by using the Armory Ticket.
  • Opening the 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 XP Charm

1

 
  • There are a total of 12 Armory Chests. Armory Chest - Stage 2 through 12 will each require a different key to obtain and open the chests.
    • Note that each new Armory Chest you obtain after the first one has an 18-hour cooldown before you can open it.
    • The Armory Chest - Stage 12 will contain an Arms Race Cache which can be opened repeatedly, however the 18-hour cooldown rule still applies.
  • Event Remnants, which are required to purchase keys, can be earned through Daily and Weekly Challenges as well as through other means. Remnants can also be traded in for Call to Arms Tokens.
  • One free Call to Arms Token (three for Premium Members) per day will be granted through the Login Rewards after 90 minutes.
  • Call to Arms Tokens can be used to purchase various rewards from the Dragon Express.
  • The content of all Armory Chests can be viewed in the Dragon Express. The "Call to Arms Megaphone" item cannot be obtained and is an item listed so that the content of each chest can be viewed by players.
  • You will be guaranteed to receive the following items after opening all 12 Armory Chests:

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

Special Hongmoon XP Charm

11

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

 

 

 
  • Event Currency: Remnants and Call to Arms Tokens
    •  Remnants can be acquired through the various methods listed below:

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

Ebon Realm NPC

x50 Ebon Blooms

Ebon Realm Remnant

  • 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

x1 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 Pearls

Armory Key - Stage 8

x1 Daily Challenge Remnant

x1 Excellent Training Remnant

x1 Temple of Eluvium Remnant

10,000 Pearls

Armory Key - Stage 9

x2 Daily Challenge Remnant

x1 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x2 Den of the Ancients Remnant

10,000 Pearls

Armory Key - Stage 10

x2 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x2 Arena Remnant

x1 Throne of Oblivion Remnant

10,000 Pearls

Armory Key -Stage 11

x3 Extraordinary Training Remnant

x5 Arena Remnant

x1 Nightfall Sanctuary Remnant

10,000 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

  • Use Call to Arms Tokens at the Dragon Express to purchase any of the following items:

Item

Call to Arms Token Cost

Restrictions

Sparkling Ascension Stone Chest

30

Limited to 5 purchases per character

Sparkling Radiance Stone Chest

25

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

 

 
  • The Nightfall Sanctuary Remnant and Scarlet Conservatory Remnant can also be acquired at the Dragon Express using Call to Arms Tokens.
  • For the duration of the event, Armory Evolution Stones and Superior Armory Evolution Stones will be used in place of Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones for the following weapon and accessory upgrades:
    • Raid Weapons
      • All upgrades from Raven - Stage 3 to Grand Celestial - Stage 6
    • PvE Weapons
      • All upgrades from Riftwalk/Dawnforged Stage 3 to Skyforge/Shadowforge - Stage 6
    • PvP Weapons
      • All upgrades from Ascendant - Stage 3 to Incinerator - Stage 6
    • Accessories
      • Skybreak Ring/Earring Stage 3 to 10
      • Grand Celestial Ring/Earring Stage 3 to 6
  • You can exchange Transformation Stones and Premium Transformation Stones for Armory Evolution Stones and Superior Armory Evolution Stones on a 1:1 basis at the Dragon Express during the event period.

 

  • Ebon Hunting Grounds
    • Duration: March 25 - April 22
    • The Ebon Hunting Grounds is a new open field PvE and PvP zone that is available every day during the event period. Kill monsters in the zone to earn XP and collect Ebon Blooms to exchange for various rewards at a shop located near the Ebon Realm’s Summer Song Cafe. 
      • Locate the entrance near Cardinal Gates in the South District of Zaiwei.
      • A new Auto-Combat feature will be available while hunting within the Ebon Hunting Grounds.
      • The village around the Ebon Realm’s Summer Song Café is a safe zone, and as such, PvP will not be permitted within its boundaries.
      • If you die in the field, your character will respawn in the Summer Song Café village.
    • Boss Monsters have a chance to drop an Ebon Realm Chest, which includes 150 Ebon Bloom, and will provide 10,000 XP.
    • General monsters have a chance to drop an Ebon Bloom and provide 100 XP each.
      • The following rewards can be obtained by exchanging Ebon Blooms with Dragon Trader Asimjin located in Ebon Realm’s Summer Song Cafe:

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

x1 Gilded Triangular Aquamarine

1,000

x1 Gilded Triangular Amber

1,000

x1 Gilded Triangular Diamond

Octagonal Garnet

8,000

-

Octagonal Obsidian

8,000

-

Ebon Realm Remnant
(limit 10 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

-

 
  • Blade & Soulmate Event
    • Dark Hearts have been removed from Login rewards, Daily and Weekly Quests, and the Fishing Merchant (Associate Master Anglers).
    • Dark Hearts can be traded for rewards in the Dragon Express until April 22. 
  • 4th Anniversary
    • The reward redemption period has now closed.
  • Warrior's Resolution
    • The reward redemption period has now closed.

Skills

Assassin

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where Lotus of Escape could not be cast after a cooldown reduction or cooldown reset while Lotus of Escape is on cooldown.
  • Fixed an issue where the Skill Illusion FX would not display for Decoy with Daze effect.
  • Fixed an issue where Hook Kick could not be used with the Simplified Combat Controls for Way of the Serpent and Way of the Shadow before the Player completes the "Legacy of the Hongmoon Clan" Awakening quest.
  • Fixed an issue where the context slot of Hook Kick would not be displayed when an enemy within 3m was targeted during the skill cooldown when the Simplified Combat Controls are active.
  • Fixed an issue where the cooldown for Mine Toss would not be reduced after a successful Dynamic Kick while the Allegiance Soul Badge is equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where the Dodge text would not be displayed when the target evades Shadowslip.

Way of the Phantom

  • Added Phantom state during Soulburn to the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Added the Dark Storm skill to the Simplified Combat Controls while in Phantom state during Soulburn.
  • Fixed an issue where the skill effect of Twilight Strike would be shown on unintended targets within range.
  • Fixed an issue where Shuriken Flurry would not be shown in the skill slot 1 when the character is Knocked Down while in Phantom state.
  • Changed the skill priority of the Simplified Combat Controls to use Shadowslip before Dynamic Kick.
  • Fixed an issue where Mao’s shield would not be removed on a successful Upheaval.
  • Fixed an issue where a Critical Hit would not be applied to the Shadow Stalker attack damage during Twilight Strike.
  • Fixed an issue where the Phantom state would be removed when Stealth succeeds while using the Deep Cut talent.
  • Fixed an issue where Fury Kick could not be used while Snared.
  • Increased the Equalized PvP and PvP multiplier of Deep Cut > Twilight Slash/Awakened Twilight Slash to 1.4x.
  • Changed the effect of Deep Cut > Twilight Slash/Awakened Twilight Slash to Pierce Parry.
  • Made the Critical Damage of a target affected by the Night Mire effect to decrease by 20%.
  • Made it impossible to cast Umbral Leap after successful resistance with Decoy or Shadow Dance.
  • Fixed an issue where the wing effect of Phantom state would be displayed when Phantom state is canceled earlier than Soulburn/Soul Flare while using Vicious Cycle or Shroud Control talent.
  • Changed the cooldown of Phantom Shuriken to 12 seconds.
  • Changed the distance and range of Twilight Strike in Assassin > Phantom > Decoy Stance/Stealth Stance to 3m and 360 respectively.
  • Changed the distance and range of Twilight Strike in Deep Cut > Phantom state to 5m and 360 respectively.
  • Changed the skill effect of Necrostrike to “Pierces Parry.”
  • Changed the key for Dynamic Kick to “F” in the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Fixed an issue where Phantom state would be canceled when a counter with Decoy succeeds in this state.
  • Fixed an issue where countering with Decoy would end Phantom state.
  • Fixed an issue where Sagewood Soul Badge’s Sagewood effect would be triggered by Tornado Kick as well as by Shadow Drain.

Way of the Shadow

  • Fixed an issue where “Key Combo - Heart Stab after Stealth 1” training could not be completed if Shadow Dash is used in the Hongmoon Training Room.
  • Fixed an issue where “Lightning Pierce” training could not be completed if Shadow Dash is used in the Hongmoon Training Room.
  • Set Shadow Slash and Hook Kick to not be used in Decoy Stance with the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Set Heart Stab and Lightning Crash to be used in Decoy Stance with the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Fixed an issue where Time Bomb's cooldown would not be reduced after a successful Heart Stab during the Sagewood effect granted by the Sagewood Soul Badge or Limitless Soul Badge.
  • Set Lightning Pierce, Death from Above, Lightning Rod, and Death from Below to be used after Awakened Heart Stab is cast during Soulburn or Soul Flare with the Simplified Combat Controls.

Way of the Serpent

  • Fixed an issue where the Critical Damage bonus of the Glory effect would be removed when the Liberty effect is triggered when using the Wildborne Soul Badge.
  • Fixed an issue where the combat log would not show the skill name when Toxic Veil inflicts damage on the attacker.

 Kung Fu Master

Way of the Flying Kick

  • Fixed an issue where the Resist effect would not be shown when Kung Fu Master resists with Eight Talons or Fighting Spirit skills.
  • Fixed an issue where the cooldown reduction of the Premonition Soul Badge was doubled.
  • Changed effect of Ice Guard to resist damage and effect from first hit as well.
  • Fixed an issue where no signal would be displayed when evading Cyclone Kick.

Way of the Dragon Fist

  • Fixed an issue where no signal would be displayed when evading Searing Dragon 1st Strike.
  • Changed effect of Ice Guard to resist damage and effect from first hit as well.

Way of the Iron Claw

  • Fixed an issue where the effect of Prowess Soul Badge that stacks 50 Titan Ire when Titan Stance ends would not be triggered when Titan Stance ended while Mortar Fist, Twisted Metal, or Titan Surge is active.

Soul Fighter

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where Stun-Lightning Fist Joint Attacks would not work.
  • Fixed an issue where a target would not receive damage when hit with Straight Jab [LB] while using the Simplified Combat Controls.

Way of the Eternal Soul

  • Fixed an issue where the Ice Helix skill effect would cause allies to trigger the hit animation.

Way of the Enduring Strength

  • Fixed an issue where HP would be recovered on a successful Nova Surge.
  • Fixed an issue where 1 Anima would stack after a hit of Beam Torrent while the Sacrificial Spirit or Abiding Strength talents are applied.
  • Changed the stack condition to stack on accurate hit.
  • Fixed an issue where Blade Master’s Auto Block displays excessive effect against Astral Beam.

Gunslinger

Way of the Undertaker

  • Fixed an issue where the Lightspeed skill would cause enemies within 3m to switch to Combat Stance.
  • Fixed an issue where Bullet Storm would be activated when the Focus requirement is not met.

Way of Destruction

  • Fixed an issue where after Primal Force/Legacy/Wildborne Soul Badge is equipped, the Executioner debuff would not be triggered after the Tombstone effect ends.
  • Fixed an issue where after Primal Force/Legacy/Wildborne Soul Badge is equipped, 5 Explosive Rounds would not be recharged after the Tombstone effect ends.
  • Fixed an issue where additional damage would not be inflicted on the enemy within the range of Firefall when Unload is used.
  • Fixed an issue where the Liberty Soul Badge would not trigger on Way of Destruction -Scorched Earth.

Force Master

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where successful hits of Phantom Grip would not apply the proper effects.
  • Fixed issue where Phantom Grip is triggered even when Phantom Grip is canceled during casting.
  • Fixed an issue where Focus would be recovered every second after Phantom Grip is cancelled.
  • Changed the frequency of triggering the HP Drain effect from Death Grip from 2 seconds to 1 second (no change to total damage).
  • Fixed an issue where the bonus damage effect would remain active after Phantom Grip is cancelled.
  • Fixed an issue where if Frost Burst was cast during Bracing Cold, Frost Prison was triggered, regardless of Ice Guard, Frost Sheath, and Forge Guard.
  • Added a resistance effect for one hit after using Frost Sheath.

Way of the Frost

  • Changed the strike interval of Frost Tornado to be proportional to the distance that the skill travels.

Zen Archer

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where Storm’s Eye was not shown in the Martial Tome.
  • Fixed an issue where some Soul Badge and Mystic Badge effect icons would not be displayed when the "Display status effect icons related to my class only" option is selected in Preferences.

Way of the Windpiercer

  • Fixed an issue where the cooldown reduction effect of Premonition Soul Badge would not work as described in the tooltip.
  • Set the cooldown reduction to be applied to the 2nd and 3rd attacks of Windbolt.
  • Fixed an issue where if Lightning Step hits an Unconscious target, the target would remain Unconscious.
  • Added Rapidfire, Dead Eye, and Flip Shot to the Auto-Combat sequence.

Way of the Lightbringer

  • Fixed an issue where Bolt Dash would still cause movement when used immediately after Ray Strike, Sunburst, Dawnstrike, or Dawnpierce and the Zen to Win talent was active.

Destroyer

All Specs

  • Changed effect of Iron Plating to resist damage and effect from first hit as well.

Way of the Stone Breaker

  • Changed the icon to represent “on critical Cleave,” one of the requirements to use Mighty Cleave, from the Mighty Cleave icon to the Cleave icon.
  • Fixed an issue where the 10 Focus Recovery would not be triggered when using critical Wrath during Soulburn/Soul Flare.

Warlock

Way of Distortion

  • Fixed an issue where the Resist effect would not be played when a target petrified by Temporal Collapse resists.

Way of the Scourge

  • Fixed an issue where the damage of Dragon Helix was not displayed.

Blade Dancer

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where the Mystic icon was not shown for Hurricane Slash and Squall.

Way of the Spinning Storm

  • Fixed an issue where the Wind Charge buff was not triggered when Wind Slash failed to hit.
  • Removed the ability to cast Rolling Typhoon after use from the Skyward Slash skill tooltip and added the description to the Rolling Typhoon requirements tooltip.

Way of the Thundering Blade

  • Fixed an issue where Shock Through the Heart and cooldown reset effects would not trigger after the enemy was killed by Lightning Draw.

Blade Master

Way of the Spirit Sword

  • Removed Sundering Sword from the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Changed the Simplified Combat Controls to use Dragontongue with priority during Conflagration.
  • Changed the Simplified Combat Controls not to use other skills until Flicker is used 4 times consecutively.
  • Changed Flicker to be combined with proceeding skills more quickly after being used 4 times.

Way of the Spectral Blade

  • Changed Spectral Shield and Spectral Safeguard to be removed when Winged Protector is used.

Way of the Singing Blade

  • Removed Sundering Sword from the Simplified Combat Controls.
  • Changed Sword Shroud cooldown to be combined with proceeding skills more quickly.

Warden

Way of Madness

  • Fixed an issue where the Blood Rage bar would display incorrectly when Frenzy is cast after 3 stacks of Clarity.

Way of the Guardian

  • Fixed an issue where Moonspark, recharged by the Sagewood Soul Badge effect, would not be displayed on the UI.
  • Fixed an issue where the effects for Divine Strike would not show when used right after Sentry.

Dungeons

  • Stonescale Passage
    • Stonescale Passage is a new 6-player Heroic Dungeon that is recommended for players Level 60 – HM 22 or higher.
    • Easy and Hard mode are available.
    • There is a small probability of the Merchant of Wonders appearing when defeating the boss on Easy and Hard Modes.
    • You must be Level 60 to enter the dungeon through F8.
    • You must be Level 60 and have completed Act 10 to enter the dungeon through the open world.
    • The following quests are available for this dungeon: 

Name

Type

XP Reward

Reputation Reward

Gold

Rewards

Item Rewards

Stonescale Passage

One-Time

3,400

-

28s50c

 

Sword and Scale

Daily

30,400

10,110

15g

x1 Jyansei's Supply Chest

x1 Elysian Crystal

x1 Brilliant Radiance Stone Chest

Ancient Evils

(Easy Mode)

Dynamic

1,000

4,140

-

x2 Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

x1 Elite Sovereign Core Chest

x3 Elder Scale Fragment

Ancient Evils

(Hard Mode)

Dynamic

1,000

4,140

-

x2 Rare Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

x2 Elite Sovereign Core Chest

x6 Elder Scale Fragment

 
  • The following rewards can be acquired when defeating the Bosses:

Rewards

Item

Qty

Probability

Common

Elder Scale Fragment

5-15

Guaranteed

Locked Stonescale Weapon

1

Chance to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Stonescale Belt

1

Stonescale Necklace

1

Stonescale Treasure Chest

1

Sealed Stonescale Treasure Chest

1

Easy Mode

Rare Element

1

Chance to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

1

Hard Mode

Elder Scale Fragment

10~19

Guaranteed

Rare Element

1

Chance to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Stonescale Psyche

1

Rare Hidden Promises Treasure Chest

1

Styx and Stones

1

Styx and Stones Headpiece

1

Triple Threat Pet Gem Chest 

1

Sealed Hongmoon Master Scroll

1

Sealed Elder Scale

1

Elder Scale

1

Pet Pack

1

Sacred Vial

1

 
  • Stonescale Treasure Chest contains the following items:

Item

Probability

Storm Speaker Belt

Choose 1 Item

Storm Speaker Necklace

  • Emperor's Tomb
    • Two new consumables (Oblivion Resurrection Charm and Oblivion Dumpling) can now be used in Nightfall Sanctuary and the Throne of Oblivion.
      • Acquired from Casting Light (Defeat the Shadow Emperor at the Throne of Oblivion)
      • Oblivion Dumpling
        • +200 Boss Attack Power for 10 min
        • +10% Mystic Damage for 10 min
        • Effect ends upon leaving Nightfall Sanctuary or the Throne of Oblivion
        • Effect ends upon moving from one area to another inside the Raid
        • The effects of other consumables will not apply while the Oblivion Dumpling effect is active
        • Only usable in Nightfall Sanctuary and the Throne of Oblivion
      •  Oblivion Resurrection Charm
        • Resurrects holder when Near Death or Dead.
  • Solo Raid
    • Players who have cleared the final scene of the following side story quests can move to the final raid boss by talking to an NPC standing next to the portal to each raid and play the Solo Raid with reduced-HP bosses.
      • Quests:
        • Khanda Vihar - Chapter 6: The Path of Redemption
        • Fate of the Aransu - Chapter 5: Reunions and Regrets
        • The Emperor's Tomb - Chapter 6: Rage and Ruin
    • Solo Raid will not count towards Weekly Quests and Achievements 
    • No rewards will drop from Raven King, Hive Queen, and Celestial Emperor

Equipment and Items

  • New Accessories
    • Two new Legendary Necklaces are now available: Amplitude Necklace and Vista Necklace.
      • Obtain the Storm Speaker Necklace from the new Stonescale Passage Heroic Dungeon and evolve it into an Amplitude Necklace using a Stonescale Necklace, or Vista Necklace (by using a Discordia Necklace).
      • Amplitude and Vista Necklaces can be upgraded up to Awakened Stage 3.
      • Stage 10 or above Amplitude and Vista Necklaces can be swapped by paying a fee.
    • Two new Legendary Belts are now available: Rapture Belt and Edict Belt.
      • Obtain the Storm Speaker Belt from the new Stonescale Passage Heroic Dungeon and evolve it along with the Stonescale Belt into a Rapture Belt using a Dreadnought Belt, or Edict Belt.
      • Rapture and Edict Belts can be upgraded up to Awakened Stage 3.
      • Stage 10 or above Rapture and Edict Belts can be swapped for a fee.
    • A new PvP Ring is now available: Expanse Ring.
      • Obtain the Storm Speaker Ring and evolve it into an Expanse Ring using an Ayanka Ring.
      • If you have an Afterglow Ring Stage 10 or above, you can swap it for an Expanse Ring of the same level by paying a fee.
  • Imperial Necklace/Belt
    • Due to the introduction of new accessories, the cost to evolve an Imperial Necklace/Belt has been significantly reduced as follows:
      • Imperial Necklace → Kingmaker Necklace now costs 1 Bloodstone Fragment.
      • Imperial Necklace → Prophecy Necklace now costs 1 Soulstone Crystal.
      • Imperial Belt → Conflux Belt now costs 1 Bloodstone Fragment.
      • Imperial Belt → Impetus Belt now costs 1 Soulstone Crystal.
    • Instead of an Imperial Necklace, a Kingmaker/Prophecy Necklace - Stage 1 Selection Chest can be purchased from Ajanara Monastery Merchant Songhyun at the same cost.
    • Instead of an Imperial Belt, a Conflux/Impetus Belt - Stage 1 Selection Chest will drop when defeating Dread Prince Sobu in Warped Citadel.
  • Prophecy/Kingmaker Necklace
    • Enlightened Jewels are now required instead of Legendary Jewels for evolution.
  • Conflux/Impetus Belt
    • Enlightened Jewels are now required instead of Legendary Jewels for evolution.
  • Skysunder/Elevation Necklace
    • Due to the introduction of new accessories, Skysunder and Elevation Necklaces that can be evolved can no longer be obtained.
    • Instead they have been replaced by a new Skysunder/Elevation Necklace that cannot be evolved.
    • Existing Skysunder/Elevation Necklaces will continue to function as before.
  • Skybreaker/Horizon Belt
    • Due to the introduction of new accessories, Skybreaker and Horizon Belts that can be evolved can no longer be obtained.
    • Instead they have been replaced by a new Skybreaker/Horizon Belt that cannot be evolved.
    • Existing Skybreaker/Horizon Belts will continue to function as before.
  • Dragon Trader Junsorei
    • The cost of purchasing the following item from Junsorei has been decreased from 200 Hellion cores to 100 Hellion cores, and the achievement requirement has been removed:
      • Sandstorm Temple Bracelet Chest
    • The cost of purchasing the following items from Junsorei has been decreased from 250 Imperial Cores to 200 Imperial Cores, and the achievement requirement has been removed:
      • Imperial Ring
      • Imperial Earring
      • Imperial Gloves
      • Imperial Belt
    • Stonescale Treasure Chest can now be purchased for 250 Sovereign Cores if you have completed the “Road to Ruin” Achievement.
  • PvP Soul Shield and Accessory
    • New set bonuses have been added to PvP Soul Shields and Accessories.
      • The following Soul Shield set bonuses have been added to existing ones:

Soul Shield

Soul Shield Name

Class

3 Piece Bonus

5 Piece Bonus

8 Piece Bonus

Whirlwind

Elder Blade Master Soul Shield

Blade Master

+350 Defense
+150 Mystic

+10 PvP AP
+150 Mystic

+350 Defense
+150 Mystic

Elder Kung Fu Master Soul Shield

Kung Fu Master

Elder Summoner Soul Shield

Summoner

Elder Force Master Soul Shield

Force Master

Elder Destroyer Soul Shield

Destroyer

Elder Assassin Soul Shield

Assassin

Elder Blade Dancer Soul Shield

Blade Dancer

Elder Warlock Soul Shield

Warlock

Elder Soul Fighter Soul Shield

Soul Fighter

Rapidfire Soul Shield

Gunslinger

Stalwart Soul Shield

Warden

Elder Zen Archer Soul Shield

Zen Archer

Ivory Beluga

Gunma's Courage Soul Shield

Blade Master

+400 Defense
+175 Mystic

+12 PvP AP
+175 Mystic

+400 Defense
+175 Mystic

Taywong's Honor Soul Shield

Kung Fu Master

Madun's Gift Soul Shield

Summoner

Onmyung's Blessing Soul Shield

Force Master

Jinwong's Fury Soul Shield

Destroyer

Myo's Cunning Soul Shield

Assassin

Blade Dancer's Grace Soul Shield

Blade Dancer

Warlock's Guile Soul Shield

Warlock

Soul Fighter's Favor Soul Shield

Soul Fighter

Ironsights Soul Shield

Gunslinger

Realmguard Soul Shield

Warden

Zen Archer's Insight Soul Shield

Zen Archer

Galaxy

Elite Blade Master Soul Shield

Blade Master

+450 Defense
+200 Mystic

+14 PvP AP
+200 Mystic

+450 Defense
+200 Mystic

Elite Kung Fu Master Soul Shield

Kung Fu Master

Elite Summoner Soul Shield

Summoner

Elite Force Master Soul Shield

Force Master

Elite Destroyer Soul Shield

Destroyer

Elite Assassin Soul Shield

Assassin

Elite Blade Dancer Soul Shield

Blade Dancer

Elite Warlock Soul Shield

Warlock

Elite Soul Fighter Soul Shield

Soul Fighter

Elite Gunslinger Soul Shield

Gunslinger

Skyguard Soul Shield

Warden

Elite Zen Archer Soul Shield

Zen Archer

Avenging Warrior

Avenging Blade Soul Shield

Blade Master

+500 Defense
+225 Mystic

+16 PvP AP
+225 Mystic

+500 Defense
+225 Mystic

Avenging Palm Soul Shield

Kung Fu Master

Avenging Paw Soul Shield

Summoner

Avenging Force Soul Shield

Force Master

Avenging Blitz Soul Shield

Destroyer

Avenging Shadow Soul Shield

Assassin

Avenging Slash Soul Shield

Blade Dancer

Avenging Salvo Soul Shield

Warlock

Avenging Nova Soul Shield

Soul Fighter

Avenging Shot Soul Shield

Gunslinger

Avenging Rage Soul Shield

Warden

Avenging Arrow Soul Shield

Zen Archer

Dragonfang

Steel Dragon Soul Shield

Blade Master

+550 Defense
+250 Mystic

+18 PvP AP
+250 Mystic

+550 Defense
+250 Mystic

Fearless Dragon Soul Shield

Kung Fu Master

Wild Dragon Soul Shield

Summoner

Elemental Dragon Soul Shield

Force Master

Stone Dragon Soul Shield

Destroyer

Shadow Dragon Soul Shield

Assassin

Storming Dragon Soul Shield

Blade Dancer

Blight Dragon Soul Shield

Warlock

Enduring Dragon Soul Shield

Soul Fighter

Swift Dragon Soul Shield

Gunslinger

Steadfast Dragon Soul Shield

Warden

Zen Dragon Soul Shield

Zen Archer

  • The following Accessory set bonuses have been added to existing ones:

Accessories

2 Item Set Bonus

3 Item Set Bonus

4 Item Set Bonus

5 Item Set Bonus

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

+6500 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