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GM Notes [GM Note] [Updated] Season + Graduation and Progression Pass
Black Desert 2021-10-27 00:00

 

Season+ Graduation begins after the October 28th maintenance! This means from October 28th, you will be able to graduate from the season servers, and continue your journeys on the normal servers to achieve bigger and better goals.

In this notice, we’ll be taking a look at the new content that was not available in the previous season! We look forward to helping Season Characters adjust to the regular seasons in the most comfortable ways possible.


1. Graduation?

Let’s introduce what graduation is for those who are new to the season process, or those who have forgotten what the process of Graduation is.

Graduating allows your Season Character to become a regular character. It will still be able to do most of what it can already do, however you will be able to explore the Black Desert world at large, equip better gear and continue your path on the Black Desert adventure.

Graduating also gives you various rewards that will help you along your way in Black Desert! You can find more information about this later in the notice.

Why should I graduate now?

 

“I really like the Season Servers, do I really have to Graduate now?”

 

Graduating now is not mandatory, and if you wish, you can still enjoy the Season servers until the end of the Season+ window. There is plenty of time to take it easy and savour the process of building your season character step by step.

Season characters are limited to the Season-exclusive ‘Tuvala Gear.’ This means that you may have a harder time expanding your horizons, trying more difficult content or continuing to build your character up. When you do decide to graduate, you will be able to equip normal gear that you can purchase from the Central Market, allowing further progression for your character.

Additionally, you will get amazing rewards from Fughar, the graduation NPC, for graduating into the big wide world. These rewards are extremely helpful in moving forward with your adventures!

 

When Should I Graduate?

- To get the most out of your [Season] Boss Gear Exchange Coupons, enhance your Tuvala Gear to PEN (V) so the exchange coupons give you a TET (IV) piece of Boss Gear of the same slot! For example, exchanging a PEN(V) Tuvala Armor will reward you with a TET (IV) Dim Tree Spirit’s Armor.

 

- Remember, reach Lv. 61 to receive Tuvala accessories from the Level Up Rewards.

Season character Lv. 60 Reward: PEN(V) Tuvala Ring

Season character Lv. 61 Reward: PEN(V) Tuvala Earring

 

Remember that Graduating will mean that you will no longer be a season character, restricting you from accessing the Season servers, so if you have some unfinished business on the Season Servers, you will be unable to go back.


2. Graduation Requirements and How-tos

Ready to graduate from Season+? First, you’ll need to fulfill the following requirements.

Season+ Graduation Requirements (Must be fulfilled)

 

① Your Season Cahracter must not have the ‘Fughar’s Timepiece’ item, which is obtained by completed the ‘[Season] Fughar’s Special Timepiece’ quest from Fughar.

 

Tip! Fughar’s Timepiece is an incredibly special item that can only be obtained in the season. Although you can throw it away to graduate, we recommend using it first!

▶ [Check out this notice for more information]

 

② You must also have completed and claimed all rewards from the Season Pass.
- [Season Pass not purchased] Must complete and claim all the rewards for the Season Pass Challenges.
- [Purchased the Black Spirit Pass] Must complete and claim all rewards for both the Season Pass and the Black Spirit Pass.

Tip!  If you have an unused [Event] Black Spirit’s Pass, you won’t be able to use it after you graduate! So, make sure to use it beforehand!

If you meet all the requirements for graduation, then follow the steps below to start your graduation!

If you are sure that you are ready to explore the great big world beyond the Season Server, you will first need to talk to Leyla, an NPC in Velia to start a quest.

 

Quest Giver NPC

Quest Name

Objectives

Rewards

Leyla

[Season Server Graduation] At the Crossroad

Go and talk to Fughar after completing the ‘[Season] Fughar’s Special Timepiece’ quest.


Contribution EXP 100

 

 

After completing the quest the ‘[Season Server Graduation] At the Crossroad’, you will obtain the ‘Honorable Adventurer’s Certificate’. This item can only be used on a regular server, and once the item is used, your Season Character will become a regular character.

 

Quest Giver NPC

Quest Name

Objectives

Rewards

Fughar

[Season Server Graduation] Into the Big Wide World

Use the Honorable Adventurer’s Certificate
[Recieved upon recieving the quest]

Tuvala Conversion Stone Box x1

Gift Box Full of Memories x1

Fughar’s Letter of Encouragement x1

* Using the Honorable Adventurer’s Certificate on a normal server will convert your season character into a regular character.
* Please note that unlike the previous season, there will be no ‘[Season] Boss Gear Exchange Coupon’ included in the ‘Gift Box Full of Memories’.
* You can only use the Honorable Adventurer's Certificate on a normal server once you fulfill all of the graduation requirements.

 

▼ How to use the Tuvala Conversion Stones.

 

Use the Tuvala Conversion Stone Box to obtain a variety of Tuvala Conversion Stones

These Tuvala Conversion Stones allow you to convert the Season Tuvala Gear that can only be used on the Season Servers into normal Tuvala Gear that can be used on the normal servers.

 

 * Tuvala Gear that hasn’t been converted with a Tuvala Conversion Stone cannot be equipped by a normal character!

 

3. Graduation Gifts

We have tons of rewards for our Adventurers that have worked hard to graduate from the Season+ servers.

 

Check out the rewards that NPC Fughar has prepared for you!

 

Gift Box Full of Memories

You can get this item by completing the quest “[Season Server Graduation] Into the Big Wide World” with the NPC Fughar.

 

▼ Let’s take a closer look at what you can obtain from the Gift Box Full of Memories.

 

Item Name

Description

Graduation Cap

Reward for Season Server Graduation, wearable on character.

Equip the cap and celebrate your graduation!

Advice of Valks (+60)

A scroll containing advice from Valks about enhancement. Your Enhancement Chance will become +60.

Cron Stone

Prevents the enhancement level from dropping if enhancement fails. Makes enhancing easier!

[Event] Secret Book of Old Moon(7 Days)

Provides the following benefits for 7 days:
Combat EXP +100%

Skill EXP +50%
Life EXP +50%

Also gives additional benefits such as Reset (enhanced) skills freely,
Change skill add-ons freely, etc.

Golden Graduation Gown

Able to sell to an NPC Vendo for 10,000,000 Silver Coins.

 Premium Elixir Box with a variety of Scrolls and Buffs

[Event] Item Collection Increase Scroll (60 min), Blessed Message Scroll (100 min)

[Event] Giovan Grolin’s Support Scroll, Premium Elixir Box, etc.

Includes a variety of scrolls and elixirs with buffs that benefit Combat, Skill, and Life EXP.

[Event] Tachros’ Spirit Stone

Activate the stone to obtain the following:

Extra AP Against Monsters +5
Combat EXP +50%
Skill EXP +30%
Attack Speed +4%
Casting Speed +4%
Weight Limit +50 LT

 

Duration: 5 min

Cooltime: 5 min

 

Season Special Gift Exchange Coupon

This item can be obtained by completing the quest “[Seasonal Special Gift] Dreaming Beyond the Sunset” with the NPC Fughar.

 

* Below are the Season+ Rewards that will be available after the next maintenance. For more information, please check the the next updates patch notes. 

The following items can be obtained after the November 11th Maintenance (UTC)

[Reward A] Season+

PEN(V) Capotia Earring

PEN(V) Capotia Ring

Select one of the above

[Reward B] Season+

Perilla's Star

[Reward C] Season+

PEN (V) Capotia Belt

[Reward D] Season+ Reward

Advice of Valks (+100)

Last Edit: November 11th

* If you chose 'Reward A' from the Summer Season, you will not be able to select it again this season. 

* You will only be able to select one of the rewards above for Season+.  


4. Progression Pass!

 

 

To allow new players moving from the Season Server to the real servers more structure, with obtainable goals to get aquainted with everything the game has to offer.

Let’s check out some of the details. 

What is the Progression Pass?

The Progression Pass has seven categories: Quest/Adventure Log, Defeating Monsters, Gathering, Farming/Cooking, Hunting/Butchering, Training, and Game Tips. You’ll be able experience many of the contents available in Black Desert by going progressing through the pass and get rewards in the process!

 

Progression Pass Requirements

The Progression Pass is only available for normal characters, which means you can’t do it with your season character! Give it a go after you graduate from Season+!

 

Where is the Progression Pass?

Click on the arrow icon (Image) on the top right corner of the screen. This will open the Progression Pass UI.

5. Guaranteed PEN (V) Boss Gear

A new upgrade system has been added. This system will allow you to get four defense gear and three weapon types for a total of seven boss gear at the PEN (V) enhancement level, guaranteed!

 

That’s right! You cannot fail your PEN (V) Boss Gear attempt with this new method! Check out the details in the GM Note linked below.

 

▶ [GM Note] The Old Moon Guild's Best Deal!

 

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