Blade & Soul’s newest expansion arrives, featuring Act 7 of the story, a whole new questing area, a revamp of the skills experience and more!
Act 7: The Search
Hunt down the Hongmoon School’s youngest and most valuable protégé with the help of your students and some new allies: Chol Mugo, Admiral of the Blackram South Fleet, and Ku Yang, the new Blade Master representative.
Skill Tree Revamp
The new skill system is here! Skill points and the skill trees for each ability have been removed, and instead replaced with a more intuitive and simpler solution that maintains build customization and fluidity.
Insta-50 & Hongmoon Level 20
This new account service will be allow new characters to be created at Level 50, with all the equipment necessary to continue adventuring in Blade & Soul. Additionally, the cap for Hongmoon Levels will be raised to 20!
Hongmoon Training Room
Practice your skills, learn new combos, or test your DPS against dungeon bosses in the new Hongmoon Training Room.
Once buried under the earth for centuries due to a jealous demigod, Xanos the Everlasting, the Naryu Sanctum is again accessible by foolhardy treasure-seekers and warriors alike.
Designed specifically for more solo-inclined players, venture into this land to fulfil a number of tasks and get rewarded with Heavenly Peaches, a currency to purchase legendary items.
An isolated tower sits off the coast, remote and inaccessible until now. The Tower of Trials, as the dungeon is also known, contains 20 floors of increasingly-difficult challenges, each designed to be faced as a solo player.
Defeat the Raven King with two 24-member dungeons, a new Legendary upgrade path, and a new generation of Legendary accessories.
Enter the Naryu fortress where—still under the influence of the demonic Raven King—Lusung awaits. You will face many powerful guardians within the Spire, until finally you come face-to-face with the former clan mate who betrayed the Hongmoon School. This new 24-member dungeon raid is not for the inexperienced.
Dawn of Khanda Vihar
The Naryu Paradise was once protected by the Great Drake, but the Dark Realm has been breached one too many times, corrupting the Great Drake and twisting the land into an alternate realm. Now known as Meganura, the ancient dragon must be awakened and defeated in this 24-player instanced raid.
New Generation Legendaries
Evolve your Seraph or Baleful weapon into the new generation—the powerful Raven weapon! Additionally, the new generation of legendary accessories will be introduced with the new Dragonbone, Diametric, and Nightfall Ring and Earring.
Clan Battleground Ranking
Queue with your clanmates in the new 6v6 clan setting for Beluga Lagoon or Whirlwind Valley, and face other clans in the battle for dominance! Your clan will be ranked on their performance, with regular seasons and rewards.
Midnight Skypetal Plains
A strange moonlight has fallen upon the Skypetal Plains, acting as a bridge between the Earthen Realm and the Spirit Realm. Otherworldly creatures have crossed over and are wreaking havoc. The mightiest among these creatures is the Sacred Longgui, a giant dragon turtle that has long been considered extinct.
Legendary Soul Shields
New Legendary Soul Shields and a new costume can be earned through participating in Midnight Skypetal Plains.
This update introduces a new 6v6 battleground, new Legendary Soul Shield Weapons, and the ability to preview your weapon and accessory upgrade path.
Beluga Lagoon serves as a staging ground for the annual White Whale Festival, organized by the Fish Network Guild. The festival honors the legendary flying White Whale, a bringer of luck and fortune. Twelve warriors pick sides and do 6v6 battle for the chance to win the White Whale’s favor.
New Legendary Soul Shields and a new Legendary Weapon can be earned through participating in Beluga Lagoon.
Weapon/Accessory Path Preview
See the path clearly on your weapon and accessory progression, including future materials and Evolution items that you’ll require.
A new end-game dungeon—Ebondrake Citadel—plus the long-awaited Arena Spectator Mode arrive in Blade & Soul’s next update.
This underground ruin is home to the Phantoms, a vicious division of the Ebondrake Cult led by Bale Phantom Zakhan. The Phantoms, known for dabbling with dangerous Dark Chi, use this secret base to subject Bonemask tribesmen to hideous experiments, breaking their spirits and forcing the Bonemask to serve the Dark Lord’s will. Available in 4- and 6-member versions.
Jump into a 1v1 Arena match from an adjustable spectator view, and watch your favorite players battle it out with the new Spectator Mode.
Accessory Evolution Discount
The materials required to evolve your accessories to the next stage are permanently reduced.
It's impossible for it to be killing the launcher until it spawns a subprocess; the most likely explanation is it either fails to launch it, or crashes the launcher on injection. I'll add some better logging for the next version, in the meantime 1.0.1 should work.
Did you move the launcher over from its initial install? If so you'll have to specify the path to ncLauncherR.exe yourself, see this ticket for more info on how/why.
Hey man,Good luck working on the update!
Llike iCalintz said I'm also not able to play because of this problem. Bnsbuddy was a huge help for me. My comp is freezing a lot during party play because of it.
Looking forward to see the updated version!
I give up. I am just going to wait until BnS Buddy is released. It's barely playable. I stutter and freeze regardless of what I do. Before the SilverFrost expansion, the game ran fine on max settings and then it went to shit for me. I know it isn't my rig because the issue occurs regardless of the settings. Sometimes I can play on max and get at most 2 stutters.
I don't even understand how to fix it. Even with Project Izanami, this game is so fucking sporadic. The main issue is that I have a multi-core rig and for some reason PI's multi-core option doesn't fix my issues like BnS Buddy did.