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      China: November 28, 2013
      Japan: May 20, 2014
      Taiwan: November 20, 2014
      <a name="4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> Yes. CBT 1: Oct 29, 10am PDT - Nov 2, 10pm PDT [NA server only]* CBT 2: Nov 13, 10am PDT - Nov 16, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 3: Nov 24, 10am PDT - Nov 30, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 4: Dec 11, 10am PDT - Dec 14, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** CBT 5: Dec 18, 10am PDT - Dec 21, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** *NA servers will only support English. **EU servers will support English, French, and German; except on CBTs 1, 2, & 3. <a name="5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> Blade & Soul has been announced as a F2P (free-to-play) title for the West and will have no content limitations. They have also stated that the game will not be "pay-to-win". <a name="6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> No. <a name="7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> Blade & Soul's Western servers will be housed in the following location: North America: Dallas, Texas US
      Europe: Frankfurt, Germany.
      <a name="8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> There are currently no plans to support Oceanic/SEA servers. However, NCSOFT has stated that if the community shows enough interest they will reconsider. A petition has been created for NCSOFT to reconsider. <a name="9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> No. Transferring accounts is not possible, but transferring the physical appearance of your character from other versions is possible through the profile screenshot function in Character Creation. <a name="10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> There are currently no plans for region blocking. <a name="11">What are the playable races?</a> Jin, Gon, Yun, Lyn. Click here for more information. <a name="12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> In North America, the word "Kun" closely resembles a derogatory racial slur. <a name="13">What are the playable classes?</a> There are currently six confirmed playable classes for the Western versions. The "Warlock" class can be found in the KR, CN, JP and TW clients but have yet to be confirmed for the North American and European release.
      Assassin
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      Blade Master
      Destroyer
      Force Master
      Kung-Fu Master
      Summoner
      <a name="14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> Yes. The playable races in Blade & Soul are indeed restricted to a select few classes. Below you'll find what you can play each race as. Jin: Assassin, Blade Master and Kung Fu Master
      Gon: Destroyer, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      Lyn: Blade Dancer, Force Master and Summoner
      Yun: Blade Master, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      <a name="15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> The initial level cap on release will be 45. <a name="16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> No. <a name="17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> Blade & Soul will be released for Windows PC. <a name="18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> Below are the PC specs taken from Blade & Soul's Korean client. [Minimum Spec] CPU : Intel Dual core/AMD Athlon 64X2 or better RAM : 2G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8600GT/AMD Radeon HD4600 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (32bit / 64bit) DirectX : 9.0c [Recommended] CPU : Intel Quad core/AMD Phenom II X4 or better RAM : 4G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8800GTX / AMD Radeon HD4850 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (64bit) DirectX : 9.0c <a name="19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> You can view all past broadcasts here. <a name="20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> Yes, you can view their packages here. <a name="21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> This has not yet been confirmed. <a name="22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> Yes. Updated: December 25th, 2015
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I really like that they keep on adding new stuff even to the lower lvls of the game. Just recently they also improved the Story Quests around lvl 12 or so. Its pretty nice tbh.

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That's awesome =D I love how they're doing that.

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I hope they allow players to one day repair and have the Dojo up and running again. That would be nice. :embarrassed:

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Btw I think there were some skill changes as well. The LB skill from hide as Assassin doesn't seem to stun anymore.

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Nvm wow, PVP Arena seems to suck on sin now. The backstab only gives 2 combo points instead of 3. The smoke bomb skill costs 2 bars now instead of 1. So basically you're screwed unless your opponent makes a mistake. With FM if they parry your body change and a few shurikens, then u just have to eat dmg. So annoyingly gay... -_- Sins are already the only class that basically starts with 0 combo points

Also they've added more emotes. Also seems the Sins got small buffs too, but only depending on what you spec. The log reversal will then cost 0, which would help a lot in PVP/PVE.

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Nvm wow, PVP Arena seems to suck on sin now. The backstab only gives 2 combo points instead of 3. The smoke bomb skill costs 2 bars now instead of 1. So basically you're screwed unless your opponent makes a mistake. With FM if they parry your body change and a few shurikens, then u just have to eat dmg. So annoyingly gay... -_- Sins are already the only class that basically starts with 0 combo points

Also they've added more emotes. Also seems the Sins got small buffs too, but only depending on what you spec. The log reversal will then cost 0, which would help a lot in PVP/PVE.

Well yea they buffed some parts and nerfed some other parts on sin.

For example the 0 Chi cost on Log is really important because as it was in Arena. If a Forcemaster got the first hit on you before you could stealth. He had 100% win, just freeze/slow and stay in mid range. As long as he doesnt stun you, there is nothing you can do.

The LB change is actually something good for PvE. Its not so bad for PvP.

Removing the Stun on LB in stealth is actually something good for groups. Way to often I had to delay my LB since we had to KD a boss and I would have blocked the KD with my Stun. Of course, it removes all the CC you have as a Sin (Well depends on how you skill your Landmine it still KD's) to support your group, but that is not your main role as a sin. They also reduced the CD on LB wich is a really impartant part for Sins. Way to often you have a 6 chi regen procc while using b aic attacks, then you go into stealth with RB, deplet all your chi and you couldnt LB because it was still on CD, and thats for me with my High ping, must be worse for Koreans.

For PvP you are now just forced to put 2 points into stealthed LB, then it will stun again. It will remove the Bleeding effect tho (Wich is not that important for PvP anyway) while giving you 20% Lifeleech for the damage you dealt AND increased dodgechance for 8 Seconds.

So overall I'd say its definitly NOT a nerf.

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Well yea they buffed some parts and nerfed some other parts on sin.

For example the 0 Chi cost on Log is really important because as it was in Arena. If a Forcemaster got the first hit on you before you could stealth. He had 100% win, just freeze/slow and stay in mid range. As long as he doesnt stun you, there is nothing you can do.

The LB change is actually something good for PvE. Its not so bad for PvP.

Removing the Stun on LB in stealth is actually something good for groups. Way to often I had to delay my LB since we had to KD a boss and I would have blocked the KD with my Stun. Of course, it removes all the CC you have as a Sin (Well depends on how you skill your Landmine it still KD's) to support your group, but that is not your main role as a sin. They also reduced the CD on LB wich is a really impartant part for Sins. Way to often you have a 6 chi regen procc while using b aic attacks, then you go into stealth with RB, deplet all your chi and you couldnt LB because it was still on CD, and thats for me with my High ping, must be worse for Koreans.

For PvP you are now just forced to put 2 points into stealthed LB, then it will stun again. It will remove the Bleeding effect tho (Wich is not that important for PvP anyway) while giving you 20% Lifeleech for the damage you dealt AND increased dodgechance for 8 Seconds.

So overall I'd say its definitly NOT a nerf.

Nah rofl I dunno how my build is, cause I don't understand much, but it was definitely a big nerf for my build. I am lvl 37 atm, I need another lvl to spec the 0 point reversal. Maaan after maintenance I was jacked up, my backstab didn't stun and everything costed more points xD;; I was pissed and just got mopped. Would help if I understood the skill descriptions haha. I just got the stun back from specing, next is the 0 chi reversal, then I should be good again. And nah I jacked up my landmine skill.

Also I can't go into stealth with RB xD don't ask. I was just working with what I had, and it was great till this maint. In Arena vs Forcemaster the Smoke Bomb was my friend. If my replacement missed I could use 1 shuriken, then smoke and gain some points then log reversal their elemental dragons. Wish it still costed 1 point xD.

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any1 know how to disable the protect item question? now when decompose purple item i must type the %%#%#%# long wlrmaqnsgo in korean :( so tired

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Nah rofl I dunno how my build is, cause I don't understand much, but it was definitely a big nerf for my build. I am lvl 37 atm, I need another lvl to spec the 0 point reversal. Maaan after maintenance I was jacked up, my backstab didn't stun and everything costed more points xD;; I was pissed and just got mopped. Would help if I understood the skill descriptions haha. I just got the stun back from specing, next is the 0 chi reversal, then I should be good again. And nah I jacked up my landmine skill.

Also I can't go into stealth with RB xD don't ask. I was just working with what I had, and it was great till this maint. In Arena vs Forcemaster the Smoke Bomb was my friend. If my replacement missed I could use 1 shuriken, then smoke and gain some points then log reversal their elemental dragons. Wish it still costed 1 point xD.

To with RB into stelath you need to skill it once on the, uuuh I think its around 35 tier. THen you gain full duration stealth everytime you use it on a target that has 5 poison stacks. Thats mainly for Group PvE later on in dungeons.

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Yeah when NA comes, at least I'll have a better understanding of the type of build I will choose. For now I've just been using what looks nice.

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Nvm wow, PVP Arena seems to suck on sin now. The backstab only gives 2 combo points instead of 3. The smoke bomb skill costs 2 bars now instead of 1. So basically you're screwed unless your opponent makes a mistake. With FM if they parry your body change and a few shurikens, then u just have to eat dmg. So annoyingly gay... -_- Sins are already the only class that basically starts with 0 combo points

Also they've added more emotes. Also seems the Sins got small buffs too, but only depending on what you spec. The log reversal will then cost 0, which would help a lot in PVP/PVE.

Any chance you know of any videos showing these new emotes? o:

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man when i watched this cutscene i felt so sad ;;

thing is i never finished the purple quests so one of the people who appears to be dead in the cutscene is not really dead in my story... ㅋㅋ

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Any chance you know of any videos showing these new emotes? o:

i got the ones for GonM. i don't plan on doing all the other ones for other races+gender though.

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Here is my Video with all Female Races including all emotes, new and old.

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