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      Hello Blade & Soul fans, Welcome to the official Blade & Soul Dojo FAQ! This thread contains commonly asked questions about Blade & Soul's Western versions. Have a question? Check to see if it's posted here or use our forums search feature before creating a new thread. This thread will be updated at all times by any of the Dojo staff members. For additional information on Blade & Soul visit our wiki, or check out the official Blade & Soul West website. Table of Contents <a href="#1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> <a href="#3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> <a href="#4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> <a href="#5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> <a href="#6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> <a href="#7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> <a href="#8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> <a href="#9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> <a href="#10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> <a href="#11">What are the playable races?</a> <a href="#12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> <a href="#13">What are the playable classes?</a> <a href="#14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> <a href="#15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> <a href="#16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> <a href="#17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> <a href="#18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> <a href="#19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> <a href="#20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> <a href="#21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> <a href="#22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> <a name="1">What is Blade & Soul?</a> Blade & Soul is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Korean game development studio, Team Bloodlust and is published by NCSOFT. <a name="2">Is there an official site for Blade & Soul's Western version?</a> You can find the official Blade & Soul West site here. <a name="3">What is Blade & Soul's release date?</a> The North American and European versions are currently set to be released on January 19th, 2016. Head Start for founder's pack owners will begin at 10:00am PST on January 15th, 2016, and name reservations for Disciple and Master pack owners will begin on January 11th, 2016. The game has already been officially released in the following regions: Korea: June 30, 2012
      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
      Blade Dancer
      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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Awh shame you guys are on Tempest Reach~

I am on Celestial Hills and I have obligations there. If anyone is also on Celestial Hills though, you're welcome to give me a shout-out. I love helping folks and the like.

IGN: Mia.Vixen

Level 60 Elin Priest

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Hopefully I can catch up and play with you guys eventually lol

There's no rush, just enjoy the game and the guild :)

Awh shame you guys are on Tempest Reach~

I am on Celestial Hills and I have obligations there. If anyone is also on Celestial Hills though, you're welcome to give me a shout-out. I love helping folks and the like.

IGN: Mia.Vixen

Level 60 Elin Priest

:smooth:

That's amazing! I admire the roleplaying aspect and have always been a little intrigued by it.

All of you should get on tempest reach NAO D<

Sorry Nek, not going to happen any time soon! Not for me, anyway.

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Nope, the installer doesn't like me.. will try again later on the older (still able to run tera, just not as well) laptop.

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Y'all got room for an Elin Lancer? I don't play all the time, and I might drop off from time to time, but for now I'm active enough to justify joining a guild with people I at least somewhat know. I just started on this server literally as I'm typing this though, so I don't know if there's some level cap for guilds or what. IGN is Eweca.

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Update - Guild Website attached. Dolby Axon on the way. :)

Nope, the installer doesn't like me.. will try again later on the older (still able to run tera, just not as well) laptop.

That's a real shame to hear but either way, hopefully you can get the ball rolling soon, Tera's got a lot of goodies being thrown around since the start of F2P as a welcome gift for everyone.

Y'all got room for an Elin Lancer? I don't play all the time, and I might drop off from time to time, but for now I'm active enough to justify joining a guild with people I at least somewhat know. I just started on this server literally as I'm typing this though, so I don't know if there's some level cap for guilds or what. IGN is Eweca.

Found you! Looking forward to playing with you :)

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Happy Cloud makes me incredibly unhappy.. So, I went and found a place to download the old TERASetup.exe and went from there, should have it done in about 2 hours and be ready to go, if anyone's on later :D

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Happy Cloud makes me incredibly unhappy.. So, I went and found a place to download the old TERASetup.exe and went from there, should have it done in about 2 hours and be ready to go, if anyone's on later :D

That sucks man but I'm glad you've found a way around it! We're always happy when a fellow Dojonian joins in the Tera fun with us. Have to say, it's been a blast so far. Let me know your character name and leave the rest with me. :)

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Long queue lines more like the bane of my existance. I keep being unable to play with you guys because of them ;-;

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Was on for a bit this morning, applied to guild.

Currently a Lev. 9 Archer named "Lawlcano" XD I know, I'm pretty original.

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Long queue lines more like the bane of my existance. I keep being unable to play with you guys because of them ;-;

This makes me sad. D:

Was on for a bit this morning, applied to guild.

Currently a Lev. 9 Archer named "Lawlcano" XD I know, I'm pretty original.

Accepted and you're in Lawl! Hopefully we can get you going in the game :)

Lag is pretty annoying...

Nexus really does hurt playing through. I usually take the hour to log out and do something else.

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A miracle happened when i started hating TERA EU .

Tera NA Launcher: 30 mins left

Play. Yaay :3

So....... Ok i'm very high level bro.

Lv 2 Island of dawn.

Name is Spritem ( I am warrior)

Tho take in mind that isn't fully downloaded , it downloads while i play >.>

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thats what happens when games go F2P... lags, QUe times... thats why im so opposing of Actual MMorpgs going F2P. games like LoL can function fine, but Tera will never be the same

This is a response to the Lag Comment up top

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So I figured with this being F2P I may jump on to kill some time. Sadly I don't know who is the Blade and Soul's guild leader but hit me up with a PM if you want an Elin Priest, or maybe Sorcerer in your group. Ill edit this when I actually get a name :pokeeyesout:

EDIT: 7 hours left for patches holy crap not happening today :gloomy:

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I've decided to delete my Berserker. I'm sorry but I just can't take it anymore, it is sooooooo slooooooow compared to my sorc. I'll be sure to transfer once I hit 40 ^_^

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A miracle happened when i started hating TERA EU .

Tera NA Launcher: 30 mins left

Play. Yaay :3

So....... Ok i'm very high level bro.

Lv 2 Island of dawn.

Name is Spritem ( I am warrior)

Tho take in mind that isn't fully downloaded , it downloads while i play >.>

If you're still playing, add me to your friends, "Seluu" and I'll run you through :)

So I figured with this being F2P I may jump on to kill some time. Sadly I don't know who is the Blade and Soul's guild leader but hit me up with a PM if you want an Elin Priest, or maybe Sorcerer in your group. Ill edit this when I actually get a name :pokeeyesout:

EDIT: 7 hours left for patches holy crap not happening today :gloomy:

No worries Lyndis, contact me in-game or add me to friends and I'll help you with the rest :)

I've decided to delete my Berserker. I'm sorry but I just can't take it anymore, it is sooooooo slooooooow compared to my sorc. I'll be sure to transfer once I hit 40 ^_^

Okay Ax! See you at 40 :)

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If you're still playing, add me to your friends, "Seluu" and I'll run you through :)

No worries Lyndis, contact me in-game or add me to friends and I'll help you with the rest :)

Okay Ax! See you at 40 :)

Ofc i still play kinda like the game. Did one dungeon run ( if the cave at the basiliks in arcadia is a dungeon) with 4 ppl and it was kinda fun.

Tho now the story quests at lv 21 are just with bosses -.-

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Well Im online everyone my name is Mindis, just send me an invite if you are ever on and we can play :big_smile:

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Well Im online everyone my name is Mindis, just send me an invite if you are ever on and we can play :big_smile:

I found you :3

I've been stuck on the log-in screen for a while now.. Seems this weekend has been especially bad for them :(

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I don't play TERA much anymore, though I still log for 30 min or so a week. Still, I found this amusing.

Funny stuff.

Is the guild up and running now? Im on tempest reach. Just checked the transfer options. Not gonna work sadly.

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Now that I'm done playing through some of my console games, I've been on TERA a bit more. May I join the guild?

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Now that I'm done playing through some of my console games, I've been on TERA a bit more. May I join the guild?

Hey! Sure, add me on your friends list as "Seluu" and I'll invite you when I get on :)

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