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    The level 50 Silverfrost Mountains expansion has been announced - here is what you can expect!
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    Discuss the new class coming out on March 2nd: the Warlock.

Silverfrost Mountains Expansion This Spring

Explore the Silverfrost Mountains in the largest update to Blade & Soul yet.
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<p>The <a href="http://www.bladeandsoul.com/en/game/silverfrost/" target="_blank">Silverfrost Mountains expansion</a> for Blade &amp; Soul is coming soon, and unlocks an entirely new continent full of new zones, new quests, and new challenging endgame content—while also increasing the character level cap to 50, and Hongmoon Level to 10. It’s also the biggest leap forward in the ongoing story, bringing players one step closer to unraveling the engaging world narrative, and revenge for their school and master.</p>

<h4>Silverfrost Mountains — Part 1</h4>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Silverfrost1" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_12_FEATURE.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Silverfrost2" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_18.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Silverfrost3" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_25.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Silverfrost4" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_38.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p>Continue your story of vengeance as you travel to this vast new landscape within the Earthen Realm. From the verdant Primeval Forests to the icy peaks of Shiverstone Range, your dangerous and violent path of revenge is juxtaposed by beautiful and astounding backdrops.</p>

<h4>New Capital City</h4>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Zaiwei1" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_101_Zaiwei.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Zaiwei2" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_128_Zaiwei.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Zaiwei3" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_130_Zaiwei.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Zaiwei4" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/SilverFrost_122_Zaiwei.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p>The palatial and expansive mountain city of Zaiwei will serve as your new base of operations, activity hub, crafting workshop, and social center. Its broad thoroughfares and gold-leafed monuments are matched only by the city’s plights, and need for assistance from willing warriors.</p>

<h4>Dungeons</h4>

<p align="center" style="margin: 2px;"><a data-reveal-id="Dungeons1"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_21_Avalanche_Den.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Dungeons2" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Lair_ofthe_Frozen_Fang_006.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>


<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Dungeons3" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/BS_SilverFrost_56_Awakened_Necropolis.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p>Introducing eight exciting new dungeons—five Expert (blue), and three Heroic (purple), which are available in both 6- and 4-member versions. The Awakened Necropolis, Avalanche Den, and Lair of the Frozen Fang present a new pinnacle of challenging content, and the progression of your quest in exacting revenge against Jinsoyun.</p>

<h4>New Large Scale Content</h4>


<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="LargeScale1" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Screenshot_160310_019.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>


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<p>New and vast 24-member open world instances Frostscale Basin and Beastbog contain throngs of monsters and mighty bosses that await the bravest adventurers.&nbsp; Additionally, a brand new server event will call for groups of warriors to band together and protect Grand Harvest Square from hordes of attackers.</p>

<h4>Soulstone Plains&nbsp;</h4>

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<p>Head to the Soulstone Plains to fight for the Crimson Legion or Cerulean Order in a new world PvP zone, and protect your mining operations from waves of enemies and the opposing faction to earn valuable resources.</p>

<h4>Continued Weapon &amp; Accessory Upgrade Path</h4>

<p>Enjoy a seamless transition from the current weapon and accessory upgrade paths to a new Silverfrost endgame upgrade track. Those who have already upgraded their weapons with endgame materials will skip ahead, while those who have yet to begin progressing at endgame will jump directly to the new system.</p>

<h4>Clan Crafting Improvements</h4>

<p>Use the Clan crafting systems to create new items and upgrades, including a Clan costume, designed and crafted by members. Traverse the Earthen Realm while flying your Clan’s colors.</p>

<p>This is just a brief overview of this enormous expansion to the Blade &amp; Soul content and systems. Stay tuned for content previews, livestream overviews, and the full patch notes.</p>
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Warlock, Naryu Labyrinth & Floor 8
Check out these threads for some useful tips to
help you through the content update on March 2nd.
Patch Notes


Warlock
Warlock Subforum
Warlock Skill Tree
[Official] Warlock Leveling Challenge


Warlock Class Guide
Warlock Guide for Dummies
Topic creator: Kona

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Want to learn how to properly play a Warlock? Then you came to the right place! Feel free to ask any questions you might be confused about, or something I may have missed on. I will try my best to keep everything here simple, so it's easier for you to understand.


PvE - Gist of Warlock
So I don't have to repeat the same answers 10000x
Topic creator: Mion

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Warlock is a ranged DPS class for the Jin and Lyn race. Their skills are based on warping the dimensions and dealing large with dark magic. They are also a partial summon-type class with the Demon summon that can assist them for a short period of time. Generally, this class is easy to handle.


[Guide] Warlock PVP Builds against each class
a couple of 45+5 builds with a bit of explaination
Topic creator: Nodah

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Hi all, I've been playing the warlock class for quite a while now and I've actually managed to reach the diamond rank on the Japanese server (first warlock diamond rank on Japan before the warlock even had his op skills and instant #4 skill)
and got myself to diamond as well in korea



Naryu Labyrinth
Dungeons Subforum
Naryu Labyrinth Rewards
[Official] [West] Naryu Labyrinth & Mushin’s Tower Floor 8


[Guide] Weapons and Soul Shields for the Unchained Patch (March 2nd)
Topic creator: Kirvin

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The legendary weapons are not coming out in NA yet. The Siren and Pirate weapons will be able to be upgraded into the level 50 Hongmoon path. It is cheaper to make a Siren/Pirate weapon than it is to upgrade the equivalent Hongmoon path so upgrade them.



Floor 8
Dungeons Subforum


Mushin 8F quick guide
Topic creator: blim
Unchained Patch Notes

General

  • The Warlock class is now available.
    • Playable by either Jin or Lyn.
    • Uses the Razor weapon type.
    • Vanquish your foes with devastating ranged abilities alongside your mighty Thrall.

  • Mushin's Tower – Floor 8 is now available.
    • Mushin himself has a daunting challenge waiting for those who have proven worthy.

  • Naryu Labyrinth is now available.
    • Available in 4-member and 6-member modes.
    • Descend the levels of a randomized labyrinth, where each experience is different.
    • Battle Fujin and Raijin in this dynamic Heroic dungeon.

  • Removed Heroic as an option for Loot Auction Grade in party options.
  • Added achievements for Mushin's Tower, Naryu Labyrinth, and more.


Classes
  • With the introduction of the Warlock, additional class and balance changes will be made in the next update.

User Interface
  • Removed Megaphone interface.
  • New loading screens are available in English, French, and German.

Items
  • Added Moonwater Soul which grants +10 Attack and is equipped in your Soul slot. In order to create Moonwater Soul, you need:
    • Naryu Labyrinth Relic Piece x80
    • Evolved Stone x1 (currently named Soulbound Stone)
    • Honorary Ornament x3

  • Fixed the item name for the Summoner Hongmoon skill book Rumblebees - Volume 2.
  • Sparkling Hexagonal Gem Chests are now available via Transmutation.
  • Added Pirate and Dark Pirate weapons to the Premium Membership tab in Dragon Express.
  • Additional items can now be stored in the Wardrobe.

Localization
  • Fixed and updated a large amount of text, voiceover, and cutscene localization in English, German, and French.

System
  • Names are now locked out for 24 hours upon using a Name Change Voucher.
Level any new character to 45 within three weeks and get exceptional rewards.

<div> <p>With the launch of Unchained on March 2—and the new Warlock class—we’re challenging everyone to level up a new character before March 23, and get some incredible rewards when they do.</p>

<p>Any character that is level 10 or under when Unchained releases on March 2, and that reaches level 45 before maintenance on March 23, will receive an upgrade bundle and first chance at the Temptation costume.</p>

<p>The upgrade bundle includes all of these non-tradable items:</p>

<ul> <li>Warrior’s Tokens x30</li> <li>Siren's Emblem x20</li> <li>Pirate's Emblem x20</li> <li>Hongmoon Unsealing Charm x15</li> <li>Naryu Silver x10</li> <li>Element of Luck x5</li> <li>Lucky Jewel x5</li> </ul>

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<table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="line-height: 20.8px; width: 450px;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/160302_BS_News_Level_Up_Temptation_Costume.jpg" style="line-height: 20.8px; width: 300px; height: 575px;"><br style="line-height: 20.8px;"> <span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Temptation</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

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<p>Your first character of any class that meets the criteria of the challenge will earn the costume and the upgrade bundle, which will be sent to your account-wide Received Items tab where it can be claimed by any character. While the upgrade bundle is only able to be earned once, we’ll grant additional Temptation costumes for any other characters that complete the challenge on your account.</p>

<p>The rewards will be distributed at defined intervals throughout the leveling challenge, and characters that were level 10 or under—and reached level 45 before server maintenance on March 23—can expect to receive their rewards the day after maintenance each week (March 10, 17, and 24) following when they hit level 45. The challenge rewards will be sent to the account-wide Received Items tab, where it can be claimed by any character on the account.</p>

<p>We hope to see many of you taking on this challenge, and earning some exceptional rewards. Good luck!</p> </div>
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Who's going to be making a warlock this coming march 2nd ? :P ill simply be making mine to mostly PVP on it. what are some of ur thoughts on it ? PVE or PVP ? etc. :silly:
These challenging max-level additions arrive with the Unchained update on March 2.

<div><h4>Naryu Labyrinth</h4>

<p>The Naryu Labyrinth is an Epic difficulty max-level dungeon available in 6- and 4-player versions. While the encounters and enemies you’ll face are certainly challenging all on their own, you’ll also need to jump, glide, and find your way through this sprawling maze. Each room contains a unique encounter that—when defeated—will unlock a door at random to the next room. Progressing will follow with a similar random advancement to the room beyond, the room beyond that, and so on; creating a unique and challenging experience each time you enter the Labyrinth.</p>

<p>While there are countless individual rooms that you’ll progress through randomly, there are three total floors to descend, and a boss to defeat that guards each of the exits to the next floor below.</p>

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<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><em><span style="color:#D3D3D3;">Minou</span></em></span><br>
<a data-reveal-id="Minou" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu Labyrinth - Minou.jpg" style="width: 500px;"></a></p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><em><span style="color:#D3D3D3;">Be Ido</span></em></span><br>
<a data-reveal-id="BeIdo" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu Labyrinth - Be Ido.jpg" style="width: 500px;"></a></p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><em><span style="color:#D3D3D3;">Fujin and Raijin</span></em></span><br>
<a data-reveal-id="FujinRaijin" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu Labyrinth - Fujin and Raijin.jpg" style="width: 500px;"></a></p>

<p>Each boss has their own tantalizing treasures to take once they’ve been defeated, but along the way you’ll also acquire Naryu Labyrinth Relic Pieces, which can be turned in to Exchanger Junsu just outside the entrance for a Labyrinth Treasure chest, which contains a variety of items, including the coveted Black Sun costume.</p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="BlackSunMale" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Black Sun Male.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="BlackSunFemale" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Black Sun Female.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p>The Gods of Wind and Thunder, Fujin and Raijin, are a difficult trial for even the most coordinated groups of warriors, and among the gods’ most sought-after treasures are their costumes, allowing anyone to become the embodiment of the wind and thunder itself.</p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="WindGod" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu_Labyrinth_Costume1.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<p class="inline" style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="ThunderGod" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu_Labyrinth_Costume2.jpg" style="width: 450px;"></a></p>

<h4>&nbsp;</h4>

<h4>Mushin’s Tower – Floor 8</h4>

<p>The next floor of Mushin’s Tower has unlocked, and warriors capable of conquering the prior seven floors can now take on the three embodiments of Mushin himself. He has returned to take a personal hand in training those hoping to continue their ascension of the tower.</p>

<p style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Mushin1" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu Labyrinth - Mushin 1.jpg" style="width: 500px;"></a></p>

<p>Mushin’s embodiments will use powerful techniques, and those challenging him will need to defeat each one separately against increasingly strict time limits. Among the great treasures he drops are the Fury weapon skins, and Mushin’s Soul Shield—an entirely new Soul Shield set.</p>

<p style="margin: 2px; text-align: center;"><a data-reveal-id="Mushin2" href="javascript:void(0)"><img alt="" src="//static.bladeandsoul.com/uploads/articles/images/Naryu Labyrinth - Mushin 2.jpg" style="width: 500px;"></a></p>

<p>While Floor 8 completes the first section, it’s clear the tower continues to rise far above this floor, and it’s no doubt that more will be unlocked at some point, though no one knows when that may be.</p>
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