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Sogeking

The first person to ever get a legendary weapon.

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http://bns.mmosite.com/news/01172013/blade_and_soul_kr__the_first_legendary_weapon_came_out.shtml
A Lyn Force Master.
Also it seems they gave some prizes to the people who would make them first.
[img]http://img5.mmo.mmo4arab.com/bns/2013/01/17/weapon2.jpg[/img]

EDIT:
Also the Blade Master
[img]http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/156384_569859729710103_1624947683_n.jpg[/img] Edited by Sogeking
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Its 3 people who crafted them so far. A LBM, BM and FM.
They all got Lifetime sub I think.
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[quote name='Aari' timestamp='1358516053' post='135397']
Its 3 people who crafted them so far. A LBM, BM and FM.
They all got Lifetime sub I think.
[/quote]

Lifetime... :dreaming: Now that's a good prize
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[quote name='Aari' timestamp='1358516053' post='135397']
Its 3 people who crafted them so far. A LBM, BM and FM.
They all got Lifetime sub I think.
[/quote]


L-Lifetime sub...wow.. :dribble:
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[color="#00FFFF"]omfg are you srs....? Thats a godlike prize.....[/color]
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Looking at the information about what's necessary to get the weapon it does seem a bit improptu to add an event like that without any beforehand hinting. I would assume that forcemaster got lucky. A lifetime sub seems more befitting of someone who's done a little bit of everything, completed some impossible dungeons and such.
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I love epic quests, feel like you've accomplished something yourself after it's all done Edited by Mizuki
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Oh gosh I hope they give us this same contest lol. I want a life-time subscription too! :laugh:
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[font="Century Gothic"]Wow a lifetime subscription is a nice prize.
What materials are needed for such a weapon?[/font]
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lol the 3rd and 4th prize is better than the 1st and 2nd prize.

i rather have a good strong machine that can run this game with no risk of lag/game crashing, or the best of the best weapon gems than a lifetime sub + inventory upgrade.
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[quote name='DayBreeze' timestamp='1358546173' post='135438']
lol the 3rd and 4th prize is better than the 1st and 2nd prize.

i rather have a good strong machine that can run this game with no risk of lag/game crashing, or the best of the best weapon gems than a lifetime sub + inventory upgrade.
[/quote]
I'm jealous of you people playing the game and you're talking about lifetime subs btw what is a lifetime sub. Also, i like your videos Day do you mind making more 24 man raid boss i like running to the boss part the most not the actual fight but the experience of you getting there.
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[quote name='FireHead' timestamp='1358546355' post='135440']
... what is a lifetime sub.[/quote]
[font="Century Gothic"]B&S is p2p. In order to play you have to pay a monthly fee.
With a lifetime sub you can play this game for free for the rest of your life ^^[/font] Edited by Aery
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[quote name='Aery' timestamp='1358550523' post='135444']
[font="Century Gothic"]B&S is p2p. In order to play you have to pay a monthly fee.
With a lifetime sub you can play this game for free for the rest of your life ^^[/font]
[/quote]
uggggggggh
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[font="Comic Sans MS"][color="#00BFFF"]Yeah D= I've been hoping for NA to have something similar for it. Perhaps a limited uber collector's edition with lifetime! xD.[/color][/font]
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[quote name='Ryochan' timestamp='1358559592' post='135461']
[font="Comic Sans MS"][color="#00BFFF"]Yeah D= I've been hoping for NA to have something similar for it. Perhaps a limited uber collector's edition with lifetime! xD.[/color][/font]
[/quote]
Did they announce it was gonna be p2p? or b2p?
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[quote name='FireHead' timestamp='1358561463' post='135465']
Did they announce it was gonna be p2p? or b2p?
[/quote]

Not yet. Expect p2p though. However, until its officially confirmed, its all on the table.
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Ive never heard of such a grand prize,i dont expect NA to do the same but thats
really awesome.By the way,that wep looks like a christmas wreath you hang on
your front door. :big_smile:
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Forget the weapons the prizes just knocked me out of my seat! :dribble:
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[quote name='Sogeking' timestamp='1358514813' post='135396']
http://bns.mmosite.com/news/01172013/blade_and_soul_kr__the_first_legendary_weapon_came_out.shtml
A Lyn Force Master.
Also it seems they gave some prizes to the people who would make them first.
[img]http://img5.mmo.mmo4arab.com/bns/2013/01/17/weapon2.jpg[/img]
[/quote]
Lifetime subscription and a personalized pc.
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The legendary weapons are great and all.... but it costs 12000 gold (yes 12k not a typo) [u]minimum[/u] to craft.... straight to npc/vendors...
Not to mention other hard to get items that are required..

No average player will ever be able to make it....
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[quote name='Di'el' timestamp='1358653348' post='135629']
The legendary weapons are great and all.... but it costs 12000 gold (yes 12k not a typo) [u]minimum[/u] to craft.... straight to npc/vendors...
Not to mention other hard to get items that are required..

No average player will ever be able to make it....
[/quote]

Wow, I wonder if they're actually worth it. Maybe they'll make them a bit them easier to get after a while. Edited by Leaf
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Whether if it's worth it or not, here are the specs

313 Attack
88 Defence Penetration
207 Crit
Chance to regen 10 Chi
Chance to get "Enlightment" stack (according to reports it feels about 30% chance)

4 Hexa gem slots

Bind on equip (can be traded....)


* Enlightment - on 10 stacks, you get a buff with the name of the weapon. Effects are...
Health and Defence +10000 (yes 10k)
Block and Evasion +1500
Health regen in battle +2500
Buff last 30 seconds. When the buff ends, all cooldowns are refreshed.

In short they are indestructable for 30 seconds.. Edited by Di'el
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