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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. upgrade bo pae (CRIT)

    can u buy the rest enchant items in AH too? i mean yellow stones , powerders.
  2. Blade & Soul - Server List [Inactive]

    Guild Loli save a spot for me , im coming next week , just need to finish my kfm on other server it lvl 36
  3. translate for english pls

    or you buy a illeg account on the website, but it a safe account for 3months 50 dollar + 30 dollar 1month timer card . then u can login and play. i bought 1
  4. upgrade bo pae (CRIT)

    which bo pae should i buy for upgrade for crit? im lvl 36 atm , using scorpion set , what is next bo pae set where to get? btw im kfm
  5. till lvl 40 im not going to live , getting lag from uploading , cant do grinding in bird cave
  6. about kfm

    i know all the things u said , i was planning going tonight to get scorpion bo pae , only i cant read korean thats the problem oO dont know witch stats is crit and rest of them . few days back i found a post here , a pic of stats , in english ? can some1 find it for me?
  7. start 10o'clock pm EU time (im in netherland) http://zh-cn.twitch.tv/baolong19
  8. Can my computer run Blade & Soul?

    or u can build a gaming laptop from alienware or somewhere else(BTW alien ware is bad) and i think it will cost u maybe like 1400-1800 euros , much better than u buy a 1000euros laptop from a shop,
  9. about kfm

    why its easy ? before u reach lvl 30 , u cant AOE mobs in any cave , u will be dead in few second , same with kitting or hiding somewhere in corner u are still dead when they hits u. any tips? how u lvl fast, coz most time i reached main quest cap (u need 1or 2 more lvls for contiune main quest).
  10. Can my computer run Blade & Soul?

    nah its a gaming pc , i build it 2months ago . I can run every game on ULTRA , no troubles. also blade and soul , playing it on korea server with this pc , but only 1 thing is i got deley. my next move is going to get a better Internet like 100mbs xD but the pc cost me 3500 euros oO ,but it can run 5 years no problems. u can see it on youtube many people got same pc as mine , they are awsome!!!
  11. Can my computer run Blade & Soul?

    Cooler Master Haf X case Windows 7 Pro 64Bit Mother board : Asus 2011 Sabertooth X79 Procces : Intel Core i7-3930K 3.20 GHz Corsair Dominator GT 32GB DDR3-2133 Eight-Kit SSD Crucial m4 128GB 1000 GB SataIII Hardeschijf WD Caviar Black nVidia GTX690 4GB My Spec !! God PC xD
  12. about kfm

    why the fk is kfm so hard to lvling?^^ played more than 1 week , and im still lvl 30 , (btw its my first char on korean server) when can kfm real AOE mobs for lvling?
  13. Wtfast help!

    just started bns kr yesterday , and downloaded wtfast advanced , im in netherland , chain sj2 -kr is best for now , but still like 1 sec delays. any1 got a better solution ?