Blade & Soul 7 Waves Update
Team Bloodlust has just revealed Blade & Soul's future with a preview of their upcoming 7 Waves Update. Thes series of updates will brings along new and redesigned dungeons, PvP battlegrounds, a cross-server party finder and a new class.
- 1st Wave - The Sea Snake Supply Basement Dungeon Redesign
- 2nd Wave - New Solo Dungeon, The Tower of Mushin
- 3rd Wave - Cross-server party (dungeon) finder. Cross-server party invites
- 4th Wave - New randomized dungeon, The Spiral Labyrinth
- 5th Wave - 36v36 PvP instanced battlefield
- 6th Wave - 1v1 Cross-server battleground
- 7th Wave - New Class, the Lyn Blade Master
1st Wave - The Sea Snake Supply Basement Dungeon Redesign
The first update will contain a complete redesign of one of the end-game dungeons, the Sea Snake Supply Basement. The dungeon will be revamped and re-sized into a 24 player field dungeon. The new Dungeon will be called Stormy Sea Snake Supply Basement. Similar to the open world bosses found around the world of Blade & Soul, the bosses of the new dungeon will drop at least one token for everyone to use on a near by Loot Wheel for a chance to win a weapon, Bo-Pae and armor. According to the development team the bosses of the newly revamped dungeon will be significantly harder then your average world boss.
2nd Wave - New Solo Dungeon, The Tower of Mushin
After all the positive feedback that surrounded solo dungeons Team Bloodlust will be releasing a brand new solo dungeon for the second wave. This new dungeon, The Tower of Mushin, will increase in difficulty as you progress higher through the tower. You'll need to be on top of your game in order to progress through this challenging dungeon. The equipment rewarded towards the end of the dungeon will rival that of the equipment found in end-game multiplayer dungeons.
3rd Wave - Cross-server party (dungeon) finder. Cross-server party invites
A new cross-server party matchmaking system will be released with the third update. This will allow you to find groups significantly faster for the various party oriented content. You'll also be able to invite friends from other servers to your party before you enter the queue.
4th Wave - New randomized dungeon, The Spiral Labyrinth
The fourth update will appeal to the randomized dungeon crawling fans out there. This update will contain a new end-game dungeon called the Spiral Labyrinth. The dungeon will contain three floors of randomized content such monsters, bosses, floors and loot. Players will need to be prepared to expect the unexpected as they progress through this Labyrinth.
5th Wave - 36v36 PvP instanced battlefield
The fifth update will be introducing the first instanced PvP battlefield, the Naryu Crystal Battlefield. This battlefield will feature a large instanced battlefield for 72 players (32 for each faction) to duke it out and conquer. The first to destroy the enemy teams base wins. Players will be able to solo queue or group queue for this battlefield. The battlefield will contain quests and will reward PvP loot.
6th Wave - 1v1 Cross-server battleground
Team Bloodlust isn't holding out on us PvP fans. The sixth update will contain a cross-server one vs. one battle ground. The battle ground will feature a match making system that pairs you up with opponents of a similar PvP rank.
7th Wave - New Class, the Lyn Blade Master
The seventh and final update will contain the anticipated 7th class, the Lyn Blade Master. Don't get this class confused with the already established Blade Master. The Lyn Blade Master will have a completely new set of skills, along with some old favorites from the original class. A variety of AoE's, stuns and an all new force grab - not to be confused with the Force Master's grab - will be at your disposal as a Lyn Blade Master. You'll even be able to grab bosses, something Force Masters haven't even mastered yet!
This class will be fairly easy to master compared to the original Blade Master and other classes in Blade & Soul according to the development team. It will also wield a new type of sword, so no need to worry about these little guys stealing your weapons, Blade Masters.
Be sure to check out the video posted above for a glimpse at the new class in action.