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      [Read Before Posting] Blade & Soul General FAQ

      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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  1. [Ended] Dojo Beta Keys Giveaway [Ended]

    -What you are looking forward to the most in Blade & Soul to see if the game still has the same awesome grafic as in korean ver. and play with less then 50 ms -Your most memorable experience in Blade & Soul start playing blade and soul in CBT 2 in Korea without any guides and descovring the wonders of the game on my owne -Your favorite aspect of Blade & Soul crazy amount of outfits and the grafic
  2. About Vip

    just for ur information u can buy the QQ points urself wthout the need of the 3rd party sites and is cheaper all u need to have is a paypal account
  3. About Vip

    yes VIP is the same but if u get a higher VIP like 90 days or 1 year u get more lvls to ur VIP (VIP lvl up up to lvl 10 and u get 1 point) but if u get 1 yaer VIP u can get lvl 5 or close to lvl 5 if u seen the stars in front of ppl names in-game thous stars ar related with ur VIP lvl (green is lvl 1 -4,blue is 5-7,red is 8-9,yellow is 10) and u have a difret type of ticket for VIP extra option witch is very good for lvling up with (the purpul ticket) (gives a little hp boost,more gold on quests,the upgradeing fee is cheaper and some other thing witch i cant remeber)
  4. Chinese Chat Buddy

    hi thes i grate program but can u reuplode the downloade links i cant make it work with the one u have now thank you
  5. New Bopae Set

    i find the tigre set to be a very usefull set and i dont really lose anything in from my criti/pirce here is a pic my earring is not fully upgrade yet still need a few horns and ill have around 350 pirce wthout upgradeing the bo-pae with eather criti or pirce
  6. Uhm Wth ? Thought It's F2P -> Lvl 15

    my best time was 9 days but i know ppl who done it faster :baffle:
  7. Need Help (Newbie)

    if u play on a free account (wthout time card u wont be abel to open box/trade/mail/use AH/ or use theat wep and yes is a assasin wep :)
  8. poke me on msn/skype when you're on xD i have them on when i'm online

  9. Guild: Dojo

    heheh thx but i am red faction after maintrenace they clean the bots so lots of slots open IGN: nickky
  10. Guild: Dojo

    hello guys just got to 20 early today before maintrenace but whean i try chooseing red faction was full so as soon as i get to red ill let u guys know
  11. thanks for all the help <3

  12. Btw what level is your BM now? I got to 36 earlier and now I'm tired xD

  13. EU Players

    sadly best wey to lvl up is from quest
  14. LFM ppl at 이심전심 server

    hello i just start playing in 이심전심 if u guys wana party or somthing ill be happy to help since ther ar lots of things i need to learn :) my IGN is IceFlare i am in blue faction too since ther armour loos better on my char
  15. Blade & Soul - Server List [Inactive]

    hello i just join the server :) server:"이심전심" IGN : IceFlare(Blade master) CodZero(Assasin) Scarlet Red(KFM) on 태산북두