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BDO Epheria Sailboat Guide (Black Desert Online 2019)

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BDO Sailboat on the Great Ocean

This Epheria Sailboat guide has been adapted from "Margoria & Ships Content", written by Halkeides (u/Halkeides). This helpful guide has been edited, added to, and formatted by me, with a focus on the Epheria Sailboat. It's now kept current on GrumpyG, with Halkeides' permission. Thanks Halkeides! ! I will update this BDO Epheria Sailboat Guide with any new BDO patches/changes or updates from the sailor. :) (Halkeides is currently very busy IRL with studies and not playing much Black Desert Online.)

Epheria Sailboat: A Great Ocean Ship

BDO Ship

Is it worth it to acquire an Epheria Sailboat? When you are in the Great Ocean, you will encounter various deadly sea monsters. These monsters can't be killed by traditional means and must be hunted with large Epheria Sailboat/Frigate or Guild Galley, which have cannons that can be manned by players. The player steering the boat can also do damage by ramming the monster, using the Ram Skill (Q).

The rewards of hunting sea monsters
Although challenging, battling sea monsters provides several benefits. They drop items that are used to craft ship gear, which improves ship stats like movement speed, turn, stamina, etc. Killing sea monsters also helps to provide guild funds and guild XP. You can earn many millions from a generous guild, in which you take part in sea monster hunting. Hunting sea monsters allows you to eventually promote your sailors in quests like: [Boatman Promotion] The Man and the Sea I.

Epheria Sailboat vs Epheria Frigate

The Epheria Sailboat is a nice personal boat, best used for trading purposes, but does have 2 cannons for sea monster hunting. This sailboat is the least expensive Epheria boat to build and costs half as much to equip with blue grade sailboat gear. It has over twice as much storage as the Epheria Frigate, but suffers a 10% penalty to Acceleration, Turn, Brake, and Speed. The Epheria Sailboat also helps traders by having 1,000LT more weight limit.

Epheria Sailboat vs Epheria Frigate

BDO Epheria Sailboat

Ship License: Epheria Sailboat:

Description:

Proof of ownership of an Epheria Sailboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Storage: 25

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 100%

Turn: 110%

Brake: 110%

Cannons: 2

Blue Gear: 50% less cost

Weight Limit: 5,000 LT


BDO Epheria Sailboat Crafting Recipe and Materials

BDO Epheria Frigate

Ship License: Epheria Frigate:

Description:

Proof of ownership of an Epheria Sailboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Storage: 12

Acceleration: 110%

Speed: 110%

Turn: 120%

Brake: 120%

Cannons: 4

Blue Gear: 50% more cost

Weight Limit: 4,000 LT


Ship License: Epheria Frigate crafting recipe and materials


BDO Epheria Sailboat

Epheria Sailboat for [Event] Shakatu's Seals

BDO Epheria Sailboat shipyard location

The easiest way to obtain an Epheria Sailboat is by exchanging 50 Shakatu Seals in Valencia, but even this method takes time. Shakatu's Seals are obtained over a period of time via Attendance Rewards. Usually 10 seals every monthly reward window. (It would take about 5 months to obtain enough Shakatu's Seals to buy an Epheria Sailboat, if you only had one reward window per month. But you can have more than one reward tab, depending on your choices. For example, you can have one Attendance Reward tab/window for "Loyal", one for "Returning", and one for "Guild" all at the same time. At this time, Shakatu Seal rewards are given at the mercy and generosity of the developers, which can change at any time.)

Shakatu's Seal Attendance Reward

Epheria Sailboat Crafting

BDO Epheria Sailboat shipyard location

Free up Contribution:
In order to build an Epheria Sailboat, you will need to purchase Epheria's Shipyard (2nd floor, Epheria 3-5) with Contribution Points. But purchasing this shipyard will require you to purchase 5 other houses, and require a total of 12 Contribution Points. (You will also need Contribution Points to purchase lodging for workers.) See details about the Epheria Shipyard requirements on bddatabase.net.

The shipyard has to be at level 3 to start making your boat.

Epheria Sailboat License has a workload of 3,220, so this is going to take many days to build

You can speed up the build time by putting more than one worker on the job. Unlike other crafting jobs, you can stack workers on boat building. They can come from any town in which the nodes are connected. For example, Calpheon City makes inexpensive and plentiful lodging.


BDO Epheria Sailboat Shipyard

With a few workers, it will take a couple weeks to build an Epheria Sailboat. Add all the workers you can afford to speed the build time.

If you have 200 million silver, you could snipe one off the Marketplace. They aren't common, but if you're diligent, it might take a week to win an Epheria License.


BDO Gathering Logs for Epheria Sailboat Crafting

Process & Gather Tips:
Do you cringe when you hear the word gather or processing? Some of the materials can be purchased at the Marketplace: Steel, Flax Fabric, and Pine Plywood are easy to find. Logs, however, are the bottle neck and are extremely difficult to obtain via the Marketplace. You will need thousands of logs to chop into Standardized Timber Squares. Depending upon your processing skill (and maybe luck?), you will need around 16,000 logs. Whew!

Gathering Logs for Epheria Sailboat:

Hedgehog Proc Chances:

Visit our BDO Hedgehog guide to learn more about this furry little guy and how to obtain one.



BDO Epheria Sailboat recipe and materials

Ship License: Epheria Sailboat:

Description:

Proof of ownership of an Epheria Sailboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Inventory: 25

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 100%

Turn: 110%

Brake: 110%


Expected Epheria Sailboat Material Cost (with Artisan 2 Processing):

Material Obtained By
Design: Epheria Sailboat x20 Repeatable Quests:
[Daily] Falasi Family’s Kindness
Harpooning Chain (weekly, requires Professional 1 Fishing)
Steel x600 1,200 Melted Iron Shard (or 3,000 iron ore)
1,200 Coal
Flax Fabric x300 1,200 Flax Thread (or 2,400 Flax)
Standardized Timber Square x800 16,000 Logs
Pine Plywood x 1,500 6,000 Pine Plank (or 12,000 Pine Timber)

NOTE: If you attempt to process without Artisan 2 processing, you will need more unprocessed materials than the above table shows.


BDO Epheria Sailboat Material Recipes


Epheria Sailboat: A Free Weekly Quest for Old Bartali Sailboat

BDO Epheria Sailboat Weekly Quest: Old Bartali Sailboat

You can obtain a boat very similar to the Epheria Sailboat each week for free with a repeatable quest obtained in Velia. The repeatable quest is called [Event] To Vell's Realm given by Igor Bartali, who is Velia's <Chief>. There are some requirements for this quest:

Sailboat Weekly Quest Requirements:

BDO Epheria Sailboat Weekly Quest: Old Bartali Sailboat

Epheria Sailboat vs Old Bartali Sailboat
A free Epheria Sailboat? Ha! We must be dreaming. The Old Bartali Sailboat is not exactly up to the level of an Epheria Sailboat. Here are a few things to keep in mind about this Epheria Sailboat imposter! :)


Epheria Sailboat Green Accessories

BDO Epheria Sailboat with Green Accessories

You can buy green grade Epheria Sailboat accessories and gear from the following Wharf Manager NPCs (it is impossible to craft these accessories):

Wharf Managers
Croix Velia Wharf
Gafur Pirates Wharf
Gintabam Port Ratt Wharf
Gongklad Sausan Wharf
Luicy Arehaza Wharf
Samia Ancado Wharf
Sugarsh Tarif Wharf
Tunger Altinova Wharf

Epheria Sailboat: Brass Prow

Epheria Sailboat: Brass Prow


Base stats:

Movement Speed +1%

DP +10

DR +10

Buy price: 5,000,000

Epheria Sailboat: Julia Cannon

Epheria Sailboat: Julia Cannon


Base stats:

AP +11

Max Stamina +1000

Buy price: 5,000,000

Epheria Sailboat: Enhanced Plating

Epheria Sailboat: Enhanced Plating


Base stats:

DP +10

DR +10

Weight Limit +100 LT

Buy price: 5,500,000

Epheria Sailboat: High Winds Sail

Epheria Sailboat: High Winds Sail


Base stats:

Max Power +1000

Turn +1%

Buy price: 4,000,000

Epheria Sailboat Blue Accessories

In order to craft blue grade Epheria Sailboat accessories, you will need to purchase Ship Part Workshop (2nd floor, Epheria 1-4):

BDO Epheria Sailboat Ship Part Workshop
Epheria Sailboat: Dragon Prow

Epheria Sailboat: Dragon Prow


Base stats:

Max Power +50000

Movement Speed +4%

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Sailboat: Elena Cannon

Epheria Sailboat: Elena Cannon


Base stats:

AP +22

Max Stamina +5000

Epheria Sailboat: Enhanced Black Plating

Epheria Sailboat: Enhanced Black Plating


Base stats:

DP +20

DR +20

Movement Speed +2%

Weight Limit +150 LT

Epheria Sailboat: Black Breeze Sail

Epheria Sailboat: Black Breeze Sail


Base stats:

Max Power +50000

Turn +2%

Movement Speed +4%

Epheria Sailboat: Sea Dragon Prow

Epheria Sailboat: Sea Dragon Prow


Base stats:

Movement Speed +2%

Max Power +50000

Weight Limit +150LT

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Sailboat: Lightweight Black Plating

Epheria Sailboat: Lightweight Black Plating


Base stats:

Weight Limit +200LT

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Sailboat: Elise Cannon

Epheria Sailboat: Elise Cannon


Base stats:

AP +21

DP +20

DR +20

Max Stamina +5000

Epheria Sailboat: Blue Wind Sail

Epheria Sailboat: Blue Wind Sail


Base stats:

Max Power +50000

Turn +2%

Weight Limit +150LT


Epheria Sailboat Ship Part Workshop

Port Epheria 1-4, 2F

Level 4 Ship Part Workshop

Level 4 Ship Part Workshop:

  Origin of Wind x5

  Ship Repair Kit

  Epheria Sailboat: Dragon Prow

  Epheria Sailboat: Enhanced Black Plating

  Epheria Sailboat: Elena Cannon

  Epheria Sailboat: Black Breeze Sail

  Epheria Sailboat: Sea Dragon Prow

  Epheria Sailboat: Lightweight Black Plating

  Epheria Sailboat: Elise Cannon

  Epheria Sailboat: Blue Wind Sail


Epheria Sailboat Repair

Epheria Sailboats don't have a limited lifespan like Fishing Boats do. They will last forever. However, Epheria Sailboats do need to have their durability repaired. Repair items are crafted by Chopping Plywood via the Processing window or obtained by crafting in a Ship Part Workshop (2nd floor, Epheria 1-4).

Epheria Sailboat Durability Repair

Boat Lifespan: Epheria Sailboat doesn't have a limited Lifespan like the Fishing Boat.

BDO Boat Lifespan

Boat Durability: Epheria Sailboat Durability requires repair after a certain amount of sailing.

BDO Boat Durability

There are 4 ways to repair Epheria Sailboat:

How to Use: interact with the mast.

Ship Repair Material

Ship Repair Material takes 10 sec to apply, and it recovers 2% of boat durability. It can be obtained by chopping any type of plywood.

Ship Repair Kit

Ship Repair Kit takes 20 sec to apply, and it recovers 2% of the boat durability. It is obtained in the same Ship Part Workshop (2nd floor, Epheria 1-4), where you craft the Epheria blue grade ship gear.

Emergency Ship Repair Kit

Recover Ship Durability 0.4%.

Emergency Ship Repair Kit is obtained through processing: Ship Repair Material X10 + Steal X5 + Plywood Hardener X1

Sea Monsters & Ship Combat

Sea Monsters are worthwhile to hunt, but they require using advanced Great Ocean ships, like the Epheria Sailboat. These ships have much better stats that allow them to cross dangerous water. They also have cannons and allow you to perform ship combat skills.

Sea Monster List & Drops

NOTICE: Patch Notes - 23rd January 2019
The chances of obtaining the items below by defeating monsters in the ocean has decreased by 60%. Will update the drop chances in the table below as soon as it is confirmed:

BDO Sea Monster List: Loot & Knowledge

BDO Hekaru Sea Monster

BDO Hekaru drops Hekaru: Hekaru Location Map

Sihuram gives sea monster knowledge.


Drops:

[Guild] Amethyst Hekaru Spike 1.5%

[Guild] Hekaru’s Spike 100%

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan 100%


Friendly unless attacked

BDO Ocean Stalker Sea Monster BDO Ocean Stalker drops Ocean Stalker: Ocean Stalker Location Map

Bindo gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Ocean Stalker Whisker 1.5%

[Guild] Ocean Stalker’s Skin 100%

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan 100%


Friendly unless attacked

BDO Candidum Sea Monster

BDO Candidum drops Candidum: Candidum Location Map

Gintabam gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Steel Candidum Shell 8%

[Guild] Candidum Shell 100%

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan 100%

BDO Nineshark Sea Monster

BDO Nineshark drops Nineshark: Nineshark: Location Map

Moran gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Nineshark’s Fin 8%

[Guild] Nineshark’s Horn Fragment 100%

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan 100%


Hard to outrun

BDO Black Rust Sea Monster

BDO Black Rust drops Black Rust: Black Rust Location Map

Siyunchae gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Black Rust Tongue 8%

[Guild] Black Rust Jawbone 100%

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan 100%

BDO Goldmont Small Battleship

BDO Goldmont Small Battleship drops Goldmont Small Battleship: Goldmont Small Battleship Location Map

Sihuram gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Goblet 1%

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Coin 100%

BDO Goldmont Medium Battleship

BDO Goldmont Medium Battleship drops Goldmont Medium Battleship: Goldmont Medium Battleship Location Map

Haeran gives sea monster knowledge.


Drops:

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Goblet 3%

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Coin 100%

BDO Goldmont Large Battleship

BDO Goldmont Large Battleship drops Goldmont Large Battleship: Goldmont Large Battleship Location Map

Moran gives sea monster knowledge


Drops:

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Goblet 5%

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Coin 100%


[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan

[Guild] Sea Monster’s Neidan

Used for:  [Guild] Origin of Wind, Guild Funds, [Boatman Promotion] The Man and the Sea I

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Coin

[Guild] Goldmont Pirate Golden Coin

Used for: [Boatman Promotion] The Man and the Sea I, Guild Funds

Sea Monster Location Map

The following picture shows where Sea Monsters spawn in Margoria and Ross Seas.

BDO Sea Monster Map, Spawn Locations
Red Area Hekaru spawn location
Blue Area Ocean Stalker spawn location
Darker Blue Area Black Rust spawn location
Grey Area

NineShark, Candidum, Goldmont Pirate Battleship spawn locations

(except for the one inside Black Rust spawn, there may be only Nineshark and Candidum)

Patch Notes - 20th June 2018:



Great Ocean Events

While you are in Ross Sea or Margoria Sea, you may encounter events which will harm your ship if you are travelling afk.

BDO Ocean Hurricane/Tornado

Hurricanes/Tornadoes

Tornadoes only occur when you are at the wheel of the ship and moving. They damage your ship and may cause you to lose trade items from cargo.


Lightning
Your fishing will be interrupted when struck by lightning. This causes your AFK fishing session to stop.

BDO Margoria Phantom Ship

Margoria Phantom Ship

It can spawn with stormy weather and will force you out of the helm, stopping your boat. You must kill it with cannon fire. It can occur when you are at the wheel of your ship, whether you are moving or not. If you don't want to fight it, swap characters or channels, and the ghost ship will despawn.

Margoria Lost Item

Margoria Lost Item Margoria Lost Item

Margoria Lost Item spawns randomly on sunken ship remains

You can loot it with a Silver Key It's a little confusing, but I think you randomly obtain items from Furious Sea Spirit Fragment loot table shown on bddatabase.net.

Margoria Lost Item Drops

Epheria Sailboat Skills & Basic Ship Combat

Boat Skill IconShip Skill DescriptionKeySkill
Requirement

Ram Boat/Sailing Skill

Ram:
It is like horse instant accel for ships. Makes the ship rush forward for 5 seconds. Stops the ship for a couple seconds afterwards. Damage is done at the end or back of the ram animation.
Q Beginner
Power Accel Boat/Sailing Skill Power Accel:
It is like horse start accel. Use when standing still to instantly speed up for a short time.
Space + W Apprentice
Breezy Sail Boat/Sailing Skill Breezy Sail:
At full speed, gives a temporary speed improvement for 10 seconds. Like horse sprint skill for ships.
Shift + W Skilled
Swift Retreat Boat/Sailing Skill Swift Retreat:
Makes sailing backwards faster
S Professional
Abrupt Turn Boat/Sailing Skill Abrupt Turn:
To turn abruptly while sailing.
S+ A/D Artisan
Smooth Turn Boat/Sailing Skill Smooth Turn:
To turn faster while standing still.
A/D Master
Bullseye Boat/Sailing Skill Bullseye:
Cannon reload time shortened.
Passive Guru

Advanced Sea Monster Hunting Tactics

The T-W-Q Ram sequence is no longer required, so it's much easier to Ram after the August 22nd, 2018 patch. However, damage from the Ram skill was significantly decreased (-30%), leading some players to complain or rejoice, or to rejoice and complain at the same time while juggling cannon balls across the sea. Anyway, sea monster hunting is still a fun way to play for many ocean voyagers. It just takes longer to solo hunt than it used to.

Patch 4-24-19 Back Attack Removed

  • Fixed the issue where some of the motion of the following sea creatures would count as back attacks.

    • Hekaru: Fixed the issue where Back Attack was possible when launching attacks from behind in all situations.
    • Candidum: Fixed the issue where Back Attack was possible during when Candidum was moving back to its initial point of spawn.

  • Fixed the issue where Back Attack was possible during certain movements and attack motions for the following monsters:
    • Black Rust
    • Nineshark

    • Ocean Stalker

    • Young Candidum

    • Young Black Rust

    • Young Nineshark

Patch 4-10-19 Controller Changes

Fixed the issue where you were able to turn abnormally quickly using the controller pad while riding a ship.

Patch 4-3-19 Disables Mouse Movement

The use of mouse movements will not be available while boarding the Galley, Epheria Sailboat, Epheria Frigate, and Old Bartali Sailboat.

Sailing Nerf? Ram and Cannon Changes: 8-22-18 Patch

  • Fixed the issue where damage inflicted would be tripled upon equipping the cannon suitable for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.
    • [Guild] Galley: Maria Cannon
    • Epheria Sailboat: Julia Cannon
    • [Guild] Galley: Sophia Cannon
    • Epheria Sailboat: Elena Cannon
    • Epheria Frigate : Lillia Cannon
    • Epheria Frigate: Zafina Cannon
    • Epheria Sailboat: Elise Cannon
    • Epheria Frigate: Serena Cannon
  • Ram skill damage have been reduced by 30% for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.
  • It has become more convenient to use the skill Ram for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.
    • [How to Use]
      • Previously: By pressing Q while sailing and speed picked up.
      • Changed to: By pressing Q while sailing regardless of speed.
    • [Attacking]
      • Previously: After using Ram, attack was possible again after moving a certain distance.
      • Changed to: After using Ram, press Q to launch attacks right away.

Fluffy's Ship Combat Tactics

The following tactics are quoted from an awesome Sea Monster Guide written by FluffyQuack on the official BDO forums. Sea Monster Hunting Guide Thanks Fluffy! :)

How should I hunt sea monsters?

Guild Galley with a party of 5 people (one captain and four cannoneers). There's really no other practical way. If you do it with an Epheria Sailboat, you can kill Hekarus and Ocean Stalkers, but it will be very slow. A Guild Galley can hunt those much faster, and also take on harder sea monsters like Candidums and Black Rusts.

BDO Sailing Ship Any tips on how to fight sea monsters?

Yes! To begin with, our guild struggled to kill more than 2-3 weaker sea monsters before we had to make a pit stop at Port Ratt or Lema, but after learning various tricks we became capable of killing 7-8 of the strongest sea monsters in one single trip. First of all, you want a Guild Galley and you want a party of 5 players. All crew members should be carrying 30+ Ship Repair Materials (buy them from the marketplace or craft them using plywood) and 1-2 Breezy Crystals (bought from guild NPC). You use these items to repair health and power of the Galley.

I'll divide tips into two categories. One for the people handling the cannons, and one for the person steering the ship.

Cannoneers:
  • You'll want to man the cannons on the right side (that's starboard for fancy boat talk people). The reason is simple: the ship sails can get in the way of the camera when using the left side cannons.
  • You hold shift and W/D to change vertical firing angle.
  • You hold shift and LMB to ready the cannon for firing. This shows you a rough firing arc, and you'll fire once you let go of LMB. The cannon will fire automatically if you hold LMB for too long.
  • The easiest shot to make is when the sea monster is right next to your ship. Just aim straight down and fire. These will almost always hit and it feels like the sea monster has a massive hitbox when it's right next to you.
  • Long distance shots are generally risky, and if you go for them, I suggest aiming just behind the sea monster (from your perspective) for it to connect.
  • The game can be deceitful when it comes to telling you if you actually hit the sea monster or not. You heard the shot hit and you saw blood? That shot might still have been a miss for unknown reasons. The only way to tell if your shot connected is if you see a health bar after hitting the sea monster.
Captain:
Sailing Anchor
  • Try to always turn in the same direction so you're essentially sailing in one big circle. There's always a risk of de-aggroing the sea monster, and it'll regain all of its health whenever this happens. This reduces the chances of that happening.
  • If there's floating boxes or a shipwreck nearby, you can try to stay near the vicinity of it to avoid the sea monster de-aggroing. If there's nothing nearby to use as reference point, ask a crew member to use a maid and tell them to not close the maid window.
  • Remember to use the boost skills (Q while moving or Space while still) when the sea monster is about to attack. You'll have to get used to the behaviour and animations of the sea monsters to tell when they're about to attack.
  • Sailing backwards can be very useful for adjusting your angle without moving too far. Try to avoid doing this while the sea monster is close as it'll take a while before you can use any boost skill after sailing backwards.
  • In general, you wanna go for hit'n'run attacks. Move (or wait) for the sea monster to get close, make sure cannoneers have a good angle for firing, and boost away once you see the sea monster getting ready for an attack.
  • Hekarus and Ocean Stalkers are really easy to deal with so they're good to hunt for practice. Nine Sharks don't have a lot of health, but they can deal serious damage to your ship. Candidums are very tanky and they have really erratic behaviour (they're the most likely to de-aggro). Black Rusts are the toughest of sea monsters and they'll wreck your ship unless you avoid their attacks.
  • A sign of a good fight is if you defeated one of the toughest sea monsters having only lost 10-15% ship health.
Is ramming sea monsters viable?

I've only got a small amount of experience with this, but yes, it is. Ramming isn't intuitive at all as you only do damage at the very end of the animation. If you can master the timing for it, it can be viable to take down tougher monsters with it even as a solo player, although Professional 1 Sailing (for the fast backwards movement) is practically required.

Sailing & Ship Combat FAQ


Epheria Sailboat Gear for Sailing Skill XP

Leveling the Sailing Life Skill can often be a slow and grinding process for many. Here is a list of all the sailing gear and accessories that help boost Sailing Profession XP. I have also included Life Skill XP boosts as well, since Sailing is a Life Skill. (However the developers have confirmed that Life Skill buffs do not impact Sailing Skill obtained by defeating Young Sea Monsters, but should work for Great Ocean sailing and quests.)

Short & Sweet: Sailing XP Accessories List:

Sailing Skill XP: Conservative, Easily-Obtainable Total: +53% (Verdure Draught, Sute Tea, Scroll, +2 Clothes)

BUG NOTE: there is currently a bug which makes it impossible to obtain Apprentice/Skilled Sailor's Clothes. It is not available in game, but hopefully will be fixed soon. Read GM Response Here.

Detailed Sailing Skill XP Item List


Sailing XP ItemSailing XP BuffDurationIngredientsAcquisition
+2: Silver Embroidered Sailor's Clothes
Silver Embroidered Sailor's Clothes
+1 Enhanced
Sailing EXP +15%
Mermaid’s Wish II
+2 Movement Speed
Armor, Gloves, Shoes, Helmet
Processing » Grinding
Processing » Heating
5x Cotton
Processing » Grinding
any Magic Crystal
Vell: world boss (50 to 100 drop)
Weekly Quest: [Master II Day Fishing] The Good Feeling of Harpooning (Master 15 Fishing Skill required)
100% Gathering » Hoe
any Coral like Rainbow Coral & Sea Fan
● Marketplace (Current Price: 540k) & Pre-order at Marketplace: +1: 3.9 mil., +2: 16.3 mil
● Worker Crafted: Level 1 Costume Mill

NOTE: cannot use tailoring coupon on this
Elixir of Time
Elixir of Time
Crit
Life Skill +10%
Life Skill +15%
5 min.
[10 min.]
8 min
[15 min.]
1x Weeds
1x Salt
1x Sunrise Herb
Processing » Filtering
Bottle of River or Turbid Water (gathered with an Empty Bottle)
 1x Monk's Branch
 1x Trace of Ascension
 2x Blood 3
 2x Powder of Time
 6x Fire Flake Flower
 5x Maple Sap

Processing » Simple Alchemy
2xElixir
1x Aal's Tear (at Material Vendor for 22k)
Processing » Simple Alchemy
3xElixir
1x Blue Reagent (at Material Vendor for 50k)
● Marketplace (Current Price: 8.9k) Crit: 98k, [Party] 159k
● Alchemy Tool (Apprentice 1, Crit: Professional 1)
Verdure Draught
Verdure Draught
Life Skill +20%
Movement Speed +3
+200 LT
15 min. Simple Alchemy:
Worker's Elixir x3, Elixir of Time x3, Elixir of Swiftness x3, Tears of the Falling Moon x1

2 other Simple Alchemy recipes on bddatabase.net
● Marketplace (Current Price: 243k)
● Simple Alchemy
Sute Tea
Sute Tea
Crit
Life XP +8% 90 min.
110 min.
Cooking:
Tea With Fine Scent x2 + Milk x3 + Salt x1 + Butter x2

view recipe on bddatabase.net
● Marketplace (Current Price: 9.1k, Crit: 71k)
● Cooking Utensil: Skilled Lv.1 (Crit: Professional Lv.7)
Value Pack
Value Pack
Life XP +10% 1-90 Days Purchase Pearls with real $$$ or obtain via Loyalties (you earn 100 Loyalties per day for logging in). Rarely through events, rewards, etc. ● Marketplace (Current Price: 88 mil. lucky pre-order required)
● Loyalties: 1,400 (14 Days)
● Pearls: 1,500 (30 Days, $15)
[Costume] Sailor's Clothes
Costume Sailor's Clothes
Sailing EXP +10% Armor, Gloves, Shoes, Helmet
Costume (Appearance) with Pearls
Apprentice Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Beginner 10
Skilled Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Skilled 5, Mermaid’s Wish
Professional Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Professional 10, Mermaid’s Wish I
--- current bug note ---
Purchase Professional Sailor's Clothes at the Luxury Vendor. To convert into a costume for appearance slots, purchase Pearls with real $$$ and buy an Equipment Tailoring Coupon: 1500 Pearls ($15) - pre-order at Market (Current Price: 72.5 mil.)
[Villa] Turning Gates
Life EXP +10% 90
min.
180
min.
3x Gold Bar 1G (300k)
9x Gold Bar 1G (900k)
Villa Rental (7 Days):
1x Villa Invitation
1x Gold Bar 100G (10 mil.)
Villa Buff Locations: Karashu, Shakatu, Kiyak, Muna, Marzana, Talia
Perfume of Swiftness
Perfume of Swiftness
Life Skill +20%
Movement Speed +5
+200 LT
20 min.  1x Blue Whale Oil
1x Weeds
1x Salt
1x Sunrise Herb
Processing » Filtering
Bottle of River or Turbid Water (gathered with an Empty Bottle)
 4x Powder of Time
 6x Everlasting Herb
Processing » Filtering
Bottle of River or Turbid Water (gathered with an Empty Bottle)
● Market (Current Price: 7.4 mil.)
● Alchemy Tool (Skilled 1)
Blue Whale Oil: (Market: 4.4 mil.) or butcher Blue Whale with a butcher knife (requires group matchlock hunting) Dulfy's Blue Whale Guide
Extra Life EXP Scroll
Extra Life EXP Scroll
Life XP +10% 60 min. Earn 100 Loyalties per day for logging in.
Life scrolls are rarely obtained through events, Challenge rewards, etc.
● Loyalties: cost 300

A closer look at a few Sailing Items...

Silver Embroidered Sailor's Clothes (enhanced to +2)
These clothes have to be crafted by a worker in a level 1 Costume Mill workshop. You may be able to purchase one off the Marketplace. Current price is 700k.

BDO +2 Sailing Clothes BDO +2 Sailing Clothes crafting recipe/design BDO Silver Embroider Sailor's Clother Marketplace Prices

Professional Sailor's Clothes (bought at Luxury Vendors like George Fusto in Heidel.)
Can be turned into a costume and equipped in Appearance slots with a Pearl Shop item called Pearl Equipment Tailoring Coupon. (1,500 Pearls, $15)

BDO Professional Sailor's Clothes BDO Extra Sailing XP Scroll



Epheria Sailboat Boatman

Boatman Basics

Sailors for Boats

Epheria Sailboat can be equipped with 1 Boatman. These NPCs provide different passive buffs to your ship, depending upon which race you choose. You can hold multiple different workers in your inventory and switch them out as needed. In order to fill a boat's Boatman slot, you have to buy (hire) a boatman from an NPC. You can improve Boatman buffs by doing certain quests, when your Sailing skill reaches a certain level (Skilled or Professional). Boatmen are treated like an inventory item and not like normal workers.

Boatman for Epheria Sailboats
In order to obtain a Boatman for your Epheria Sailboat, you have to buy them with 1 million silver and get 500 Amity with one of 4 different NPCs, depending upon which Boatman and buffs you want. (Or you can purchase any 4 boatmen from the <Work Supervisor> Lilvayne in Calpheon City.) All Boatmen of the same race have the same stats, no matter if they are for Frigates or Sailboats. In other words, Frigate boatmen have the same stats as Sailboat boatmen. They just have a little different name, depending upon the Epheria boat type: such as "Frigate Sailor Contract: Boatman Bravant" instead of "Sailboat Sailor Contract: Boatman Bravant".

BDO Sailor Contract: Boatman Khaora BDO Sailor Contract: Boatman Berocchio BDO Sailor Contract: Boatman Tarte BDO Sailor Contract: Boatman Bravant

Boatman Location Map & Boatman Stats

Where to find Boatmen and their stats:

Patch Notes - 25th July 2018: Now you can hire 4 different types of Epheria Boatmen from the Amity Shop of Calpheon Worker Manager NPC: Lilvayne <Work Supervisor>
BUG NOTICE: Lilvayne's Amity shop doesn't seem to be working for all players

BDO Boatman Location Map & Boatman Stats

Boatman Race

Epheria
Boatman
NPC

Boatman Buff

Dwarf

Khaora

Turn +1%
Max Stamina +5000

Human

Tarte

Acceleration +1%
DP: +5

Goblin

Bravant

Speed +1%
Max Power +500

Giant

Bercchio

Brake +1%
+50LT

Boatman Promotion Quests & Grades

Once you have a basic Boatman in your inventory, you can improve his grade up to Artisan level, depending upon your sailing skill. Skilled Sailing skill will allow you to command a Skilled sailor. Professional Sailing skill will let you use a Professional sailor. Artisan skill, an Artisan sailor. You will also need 1000 Amity with the right NPC: Philaberto Falasi for Boatman upgrades.

Boatman Tiers/Grades

Boatman Sailor Promotion Quest:
Here is an example of the requirements for the Boatman Human sailor promotion quest called [Boatman Promotion] The Man and the Sea I. Other races of boatmen have the same requirements.

BDO Sailor Promotion Quest Requirements

The following npc’s give you the quest that lets you promote your Boatman:

Boatman Promotion Quest Giver
Epheria Sailboat
Promotions
Amity Mini-game

Boatman Promotion NPC:
Philaberto Falasi

Required Sailing: Skilled 1
Required Amity: 1000
Amity Game:
Marco Faust
Hamir
Tina
Eldas
Ivan DeRose

Philaberto Falasi Amity Game

Boatman Promotion Screenshots:

BDO Boatman Promotion NPC: Philaberto Falasi BDO Boatman Promotion Quest BDO Boatman Promotion Quest

BDO Sailor Skilled Boatman Bravant after promotion

Boatman Contract Renewals

The first sailor you obtain after upgrading is good for 7 days. You must then purchase contract renewals that last 1 day and cost 150k+. Right-click the Contract Renewal to open up the UI to renew the contract.

Boatman (for Epheria Sailboat)
Contract Renewal: Skilled/Professional Boatman (for Epheria Sailboat) costs 500 Amity from Tirol at Dias Farm, Calpheon. Amity Points will decrease by 500. You can buy multiple when the window is open and you don't have to repeat the amity game unless you close out the window. Contract renewals can be placed in Storage and used between characters on the same account. It's possible to access a Boatman contract renewal in your storage with a Storage Maid at sea. The contract renewal will extend the contracted period by 24 hours, and Boatmen contracts can be renewed up to 7 times.


The following table gives a snap shot of the cost for each contract renewal and the assocated increase in buff.

Epheria Sailboat (Boatman)
500 Amity with Tirol
Buff %
Contract Renewal: Skilled Boatman
Buy price: 150,000
 3%
Contract Renewal: Professional Boatman
Buy price: 600,000
6%
Contract Renewal: Artisan Boatman
Buy price: 2,400,000
10%

Epheria Sailboat & Cannon Emotes

Press the following keys to make your character perform a special action/emote while on Epheria Sailboat and its cannons:

  • <Galley, Frigate, Sailboat>
    • Z : All aboard!

    • X : Portside, fire!

    • C : Starboard, fire!

    • V: Let’s feed them to the fish!

  • <Cannons of Galley, Frigate, Sailboat>
    • Z : Harpoon ready to fire!

    • X : Set sail!

    • C : Fire in the hole!

    • V : We need ammunition!

  • HAPPY Sailing!!

    BDO Margoria Sailing Scene




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