Black Desert Online Reveals Plans For Sixth Anniversary

Pearl Abyss dropped some new information about their upcoming plans for the Sixth Anniversary of their MMORPG Black Desert Online. The festivities have officially begun and will be running all the way until March 16th, as they are planning to shower you in riches that include raffle events, item drops, login rewards, hot time buffs, and more. On March 5th, the game will hold a special anniversary livestream on both YouTube and Twitch where you can take part in fun events live and earn special rewards. You'll also have the next month to complete the anniversary event challenges,m some of which we have for you below.

Black Desert Online Reveals Plans For Sixth Anniversary
Credit: Pearl Abyss

EXP & Drop Rate Time (Black Desert Online 6th Anniversary Edition)

  • Event Period: February 16, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – March 9, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance.
  • Event Details: In celebration of the upcoming 6th Anniversary of Black Desert, there will be EXP and Item Drop Rate buffs during the entire event!
  • Combat EXP +600%, Skill EXP +60%, Item Drop Rate +50%
    • The Item Drop Rate buff is active on all servers except for the Arsha and Season Arsha servers.
    • The EXP buffs will not apply to EXP obtained as a quest completion reward.
    • The event EXP buffs will not stack with any of the permanently available Hot Time buffs for each server.
    • The Combat EXP event buff will not be active on characters that are below Lv. 50. (The Skill EXP will be active regardless of a character's level.)

Black Spirit Buff (6th Anniversary Edition)

  • Event Period: February 16, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – March 2, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance
  • Event Details: To welcome the upcoming 6th anniversary, you can obtain a special buff effect by spending 6 Energy via Energy Burn from the Black Spirit (,) – Exchange (E).
  • Character must be Lv. 50 or higher, Must have at least 6 Energy, Consumes 6 Energy, Item Drop Rate +33%

Additional Notices

  • The event buff does not stack multiple times. If you receive the buff while it is already active, you will only refresh the duration. Buffs Item Scroll buffs such as [Event] J's Special Scroll, [Event] Supreme Old Moon Scroll, etc. will stack with the event buff.
  • If you log in before the start or end of this Hot Time event, the Hot Time UI will reflect the buff at the time of your login, but the actual Hot Time that is active will match the details on this event page. You can double-check the actual active Hot Time buff by reconnecting to the game.
  • Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change or cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. If changes are made, they can be found on this event page.
  • Event items may have restrictions (sale/trade) and/or different binding settings/expiration dates. Due to this reason, these items cannot be transferred or restored.
  • For details such as whether the item is bound, please refer to the in-game item description.
  • Items and/or rewards that were used or collected normally cannot be recovered.
  • Participating in the event using inappropriate methods may result in a cancellation/retrieval of your reward(s) and/or restriction from the game.

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