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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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What draws you to play a Force Master?

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I also played melee classes a lot and the first time I put my hands on a magic ranged class I said: F**k the swords and other weps I'll be a MagE4EveR.The Force Master will be a UberPWNer for sure :happy:

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I love mages and there's something really cool and interesting about chi bracelets....

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I generally like playing mage characters in games and also, Lyn are so adorable!!! :3

Also, the Force Master looks so fun and interactive from the few vids I've seen. Can't wait to play one!!!

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I chose the FM class to mix it up a little. I normally play rogue types or archers, but always skip over caster types. I just wanted to try something different for a change, and FM does look very fun. I especially enjoy the chi leech spell, and the fact that you can apparently toss enemies away from you or ground pound them.

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Because I love magic, it's so pretty and cool! I have always played mages. :)

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Well this class is my fall back plan if gunslinger isn't released. I always played rogue like classes in mmo's so i decided to switch it up a bit with Blade and Soul.

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What draws me to it, aside from how beautiful the skills look, is the desire to make this class stand out from something other than 'oh it's just a simple class' 'oh anyone can play that' 'oh, they don't require much skill'

I like taking this class to the next level. It's fun to play to me, I enjoy it.

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I want to be a force master cause of skills :o =*,.,*=

really epic.. i love every single skill.. they are .. SUPER EPIC! ..

also i want to be a lyn.. and fits with the character :3

and the standing pose .. its .. Sirius.. :o cute but Sirius

OMFG!

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is there a force master a male gender?

Currently your options are Kun (an all female race) or Lyn (male and female cute race).

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why wasnt destroyer called: Destroyer Master ??

would made it better.

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I have always been a caster and/or healer type player and the Force Master gameplay in youtube makes me :dribble:

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I always prefered ranged classes, and the Fm is the only ranged class that appeals to me.

Not intrested in the summoner, then I need to control the movements of that damn cat too.

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i like all classes, but most of the time i choose long range classes. cuz im one of those ppl that dies when slapped by a mob. and i like magic / elemental forces :3

forcemaster will definitly be in my top 3 of classes to play

im not so sure about the summoner yet. havent tried that one yet. but ive find "pet" classes also nice to play.

some ppl love it , some hate it.

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only reason I play FM is because of the delay :tired:

That.

Although, all classes have a certain appeal and I for one, enjoyed every second of playing my Force Master.

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The class name + the fact that I usually play Sorcs because elemental skills.

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Although FM is ranged class,is still very ping dependable.Watching pvp videos of chinese with ~20 ping and how fast they are with every skill and what insane dmg boost FM have with low ping....and then what u have with 300......no FM is not class for high ping.Only class that can do good with high ping is Summoner and only.With high ping you cant get even 50% of class potentional compared if u have 30.

I did a test in the unmentionable server as i have 30 ping...well sorry but with this ping you just anihilate everything the attack speed is ridiculous.

Why i pick FM? For the same reason most of u did > Ping.But now i fall in love with the class,and even if my neighbor took Eu license and host the servers in my basement,well i`ll still be FM.I love the class and all tools it have.

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All the elements, of course in BnS there are only fire and ice :)

but i do like Ice alot

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She had dumps like a truck truck truck

Thighs like what what what

Baby move your butt butt butt

Uh

I think to sing it again

She had dumps like a truck truck truck

Thighs like what what what

All night long

Let me see that thong

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To answer OP"

I am going to play FM for 2 reasons

1. I like to play ranged classes in F2P MMO's

2. The winners from S1 top 3. 2 where FM

Does this mean FM will be OP at launch here? "States" nope sure doesn't.... But I'm gonna stick with FM until new classes come out. Which when that happens I'll switch to the new OP PvP class.

If this game forces me to lvl more then 2 classes... I might cry I like 1 Main that's pretty much it.

the balance is always shifting with every patch, to always have one of the strongest pvp characters you would defenitely need more than just two. :shakehead:

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There are the obvious reasons like, "I usually play as the caster class," and "That ping~!" Though, I have a different reason...

It's not like reading Harry Potter when I was little made me like Wizard-like classes or anything, baka!

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