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Blade & Soul: Shroud of the Assassin is NOW LIVE! Log in now to experience the new Assassin third class specialization, the Lyn Assassin, the return of the Blade & Soulmate event, and more!

For an overview of what’s coming in this update, check out the Blade & Soul: Shroud of the Assassin Preview Stream as we take you on a tour through some of the new content.

Third Class Specialization — Assassin

The darkness beckons—it is time for Assassins to learn the new Way of the Phantom specializationtheir new and deadly class specialization. Master wielding phantasmal energy with the new Phantom skill or surprise your opponents with an attack of Shadow Stalkers as you display your mastery over the shadows with the Twilight Slash ability.

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Blade & Soulmate 2020

Another season of sharing and caring is upon us, as love spreads throughout the Earthen Realm. By participating in our annual Valentine’s Day event you’ll be able to acquire new items and upgrade materials. And, for a limited time there will be an opportunity for all classes to exchange their existing Soul Badges and also receive a free gift to help you with your new Assassin character!

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Hongsil’s Treasure Draw

Hongsil’s back with a new edition of her Treasure Draw! Using keys acquired from the Hongmoon Store, you’ll select numbers on a game board to see if you found the big prizes hidden on the board. Every number is a prize, so you’ll always win.

Azure Costume Crate

Celebrate Blade & Soulmate with some amazing store items, and fanciful threads! Brand new (and returning classics) will be found in the Azure Costume Crate, including the Azure Dragon Costume set, as well as items to help you on your journey through the Earthen Realm!

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Blade & Soul 6.5 Patch Notes

General

  • Assassin Third Class Specialization: Way of the Phantom
    • This new skill specialization is now available to all Assassin characters who have completed the "Legacy of the Hongmoon Clan" Awakening quest.
    • See this article for more details.
  • Lyn Assassin
    • Players can now choose the Lyn race when creating an Assassin class character.
  • Environment
    • Mushin's Tower decorations have been removed.
  • Heroic Dungeon Hard Mode Reward
    • The Triple Threat Pet Gem Chest and Sealed Hongmoon Master Scroll have now been added as small chance loot drops in the following Hard Mode dungeons:

Dungeons

Dreamsong Theater

Brood Chamber

Warped Citadel

Cathedra Cliffs

Hangar 0

 
  • Additional Daily Dash Rewards
    • Additional completion rewards have been added to the Daily Dash.
  • Destroyer "Iron Will" Skill Specialization
    • The exchange period for Destroyer Iron Will Soul Badges has now ended.

Events

  • Phantom Reinforcement Chest
    • Duration: February 19 - March 25
    • To celebrate the release of the Way of the Phantom specialization for Assassin, a free pack will be available in the Hongmoon Store for 0 Hongmoon Coin. Simply visit the Hongmoon store and go to the Hongmoon Coin tab of the store and select “Bundles.”  This free gift is limited to one per account and includes the following items:

Item

Qty

Octagonal Gem Chest

1

Hongmoon Soul - Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Talisman - Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Heart - Stage 1

1

Horizon Belt - Stage 1

1

King Gloves

1

Moonlight Bud

100

Shrouded Supply Chest

1

 
  • The Shrouded Supply Chest contains the following items:

Item

Qty

Phoenix Bracelet*

1

Bloodbane Mystic Badge*

1

Harmonic Mystic Badge*

1

Archaic Soul Badge*

1

Superior Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

1

Magnificent Reputation Charm

1

 

*Can only be equipped by Assassins

  • Blade & Soulmate 2020
    • Duration: February 19 - March 25
    • Reward Redemption Period: February 19 - April 22
    • Event Currency: Dark Hearts
      • The event currency can be obtained through Login rewards, Daily & Weekly Quests, and Fishing:

Contents

Total Completed

Reward

Qty

Daily Quest

4

Candy Bowl

1

Daily Quest

6

Superior Reputation Charm

2

 
  • Candy Bowl contains the following items:

Item

Qty

Probability

Dark Heart

3

Guaranteed

Romantic Sparks Fireworks

3

Soulstone Crystal

8

Guaranteed to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Moonstone Crystal

2

Sacred Crystal

8

Elysian Crystal

2

Blood Rose

1

Guaranteed to Randomly Receive 1 Item

Legendary Element

1

Legendary Jewel

1

Bloodstone

1

Grand Celestial Steel

1

Hive Queen's Heart

1

Grand Celestial Wings

1

Hive Queen's Wings

1

Elder Scale

1

Onyx Scale

1

Silver Scale

1

Scarlet Bloom

1

Transformation Stone

1

Premium Transformation Stone

1

Pet Pack

1

Sacred Vial

1

 
  • Complete the following Weekly Quests to obtain additional Dark Hearts: 

Raid

Quest Name

Dark Hearts

Fallen Aransu School

Aransu Has Fallen

4

Snowjade Fortress

The Eternal Champion

4

Hall of the Keeper

Fall of the Machines

2

Hall of the Templar

Templar Tussle

2

 
  •  You can also exchange Angler's Pearls for Dark Hearts from any Associate Master Angler.

Angler's Pearls

Dark Hearts

Restrictions

1,800

1

Limit 7 exchanges per day

 
  • One Additional Dark Heart (3 for Premium Members) can be obtained from the Login Rewards after 90 minutes.
  • You can also exchange your Dark Hearts at the Dragon Express for the following rewards:

Item

Dark Hearts Cost

Additional Cost

Restrictions

Bumble Cat Pet

70

50 Gold

 

Awakened Bumble Cat Pet

60

70 Gold

 

Ultimate Bumble Cat Pet

50

90 Gold

 

Admiral's New Clothes Selection Chest

25

-

 

Admiral's New Clothes Adornment Selection Chest

15

-

 

Sacred Vial

83

-

Limited to 5 purchases per week per account

Pet Pack

29

-

Limited to 10 purchases per week per account

Grand Celestial Wings

6

-

 

Grand Celestial Steel

29

-

 

Onyx Scale

29

-

 

Bloodstone

10

-

 

Hive Queen's Heart

4

-

 

Silver Scale

6

-

 

Koldrak Scale

3

-

 

Special Hongmoon XP Charm

24

-

 

Superior Reputation Charm

12

-

 

Legendary Gem Hammer

12

-

 

Fortune Potion

1

-

 

 
  • Collection
    • Collect all three Bumble Cat Pets to complete the special “Sweet as Honey” collection and receive (2) Sacred Vials and (2) Pet Packs.
      • This collection will only be available until April 22.
  • Soul Badge Exchange
    • Duration: February 19 - April 22
    • Players can exchange their existing Soul Badge for a different Soul Badge during the event period.
    • Divine Grace Stones are available to be purchased up to 5 times per account for 100 Gold and 20 Solar Energy from Dragon Trade Union NPC Junsorei.
    • The following Legendary Soul Badge (all stages) can be exchanged for a fee of 10 Gold from Dragon Trade Union NPC Junsorei to receive a Legendary Soul Badge Exchange Token.
      • Eon
      • Colossus
      • Arcana
      • Ancestral
      • Limitless
      • Invincible
      • Undying
      • Intrepid
      • Impulse
      • Stoic
      • Rampart
      • Legacy
    • You can use the Legendary Soul Badge Exchange Token to obtain any of the aforementioned Legendary Soul Badge (all stages).
  • Reindeer Holiday Challenge
    • The reward redemption period has now closed.
  • Warrior's Resolution
    • This event has now ended, and Event Tokens can be traded for rewards until March 25.
  • 4th Anniversary
    • 4th Anniversary Coins have been removed from Daily Quests and Mushin's Tower.
    • 4th Anniversary Coins can be redeemed for rewards in the Dragon Express until March 25.
  • Hunter's Refuge
    • Hunter's Refuge event has now ended.

Equipment & Items

  • Soul
    • The upgrade cost for previous tiers have been adjusted.
    • A new Soul Tier, Vitalsurge/Thunderflux, has been added.
    • The resealing costs have been adjusted as follows:

Soul

Brilliant Sealing Charms

(Previous Cost)

Brilliant Sealing Charms

(New Cost)

True Cosmic Soul

6

5

True Transcendent Soul

6

5

True Dragon Soul

18

17

True Tiger Soul

18

17

True Everspark Soul

-

28

True Brightwill Soul

-

28

 
  • Daily Quest Reset
    • Existing Daily Quest Resets will expire on February 19. 
    • New Resets have been added.
      • Koldrak Reset
        • Used to reset the quest "The Dragon's Lair" in Koldrak's Lair.
      • Towering Moonlight Reset
        • Used to reset the quest "A Mid-Bummer Night's Dream" in Moon Refuge and "The Final Training" in Mushin Tower 7F.
  • Gilded Square Pet Gem
    •  The following Gilded Square Pet Gems can now be transmuted.
      • Gilded Square Diamond Pet Gem
      • Gilded Square Obsidian Pet Gem
      • Gilded Square Dueler Obsidian Pet Gem
      • Gilded Square Garnet Pet Gem
      • Gilded Square Dueler Garnet Pet Gem
    • All previous Gilded Triangular Gems can be salvaged for 27 Hongmoon Gem Fragments.