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BDO Margoria & Sailing Guide (Black Desert Online 2018)

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BDO Margoria & Sailing Guide

Originally written by Halkeides (u/Halkeides), who generously published a Margoria & Sailing Guide in "Margoria & Ships Content". This helpful guide has been edited, added to, and formatted by me. It's now kept current on GrumpyG, with Halkeides' permission. Thanks Halkeides! ! I will update this Margoria & Ships 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.)

Halkeides’s Margoria & Sailing Guide

Introduction

This guide is about the Margoria expansion and everything it brought: trade sailboat, guild galley, Epheria Frigate, Margoria ocean mobs / sea monsters, ocean gear, and sailing.

This is a compilation of information that I have been searching and using and there is also some of my experience in it. I have to say that I am not the owner of the pictures and some of them have a link redirecting to the web page where i extracted them. (Ultimately, all in-game screenshots and icons are property of the game publisher.)

I hope you find this useful.

Margoria Sea Monsters & Their Drops

BDO Ship

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 Epherian Sailboat/Galley/Frigate, 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 will need to hunt sea monsters, if you would like to promote your sailors in quests like: [Boatman Promotion] The Man and the Sea I.

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:

Ocean Events

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

BDO Ocean Hurricane/Tornado

Hurricanes/Tornadoes

Random event that damages your ship if going through it

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.

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

Sea Monster Hunting 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

At this time, the tactics below are sometimes referred to as "hacks", "cheats", "exploits", etc. This is because they are so powerful and often bypass the seemingly intended ship mechanics created by the developers. However, there has been no confirmation that using these tactics is a banable offense, or even frowned upon. If proof of this comes to my knowledge, I will immediately remove these. In the mean time, use at your own discretion!

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


Vell - World Boss

BDO Vell World Boss
BDO Vell World Boss

Vell will spawn every Sunday at 14:00 PDT for NA and 16:00 CEST for EU, north of Lema island in these 5 servers:

Server Balenos Serendia Calpheon Valencia Mediah
Channels 4 4 4 4 4
5 5 5 5 5

30 minutes before Vell  breaks free, there will be an alert message for all servers

Vell Location Map

Vell is quite a distance North from Lema Island. Thank you to somethinglovely.net for providing the image below. This is a good website to use to find the location of any world boss. Just type their name in the search. Here is a direct link to Vell on somethinglovely.net

BDO Vell Location Map
Update: Patch Notes - 15th August 2018 Update: Patch Notes (5-30-18): "Chance to obtain rare loot items for defeating world bosses (not when they are naturally despawned) has doubled."

I will update the loot table below when we know drop rates.

Vell Item Drops

BDO Vell World Boss
Vell Drops
Vell's Heart Vell's Heart 0.01%
Vell's Concentrated Magic Vell's Concentrated Magic 1%
Rainbow Coral Ring Rainbow Coral Ring 5%
Vell’s Fine Powder Vell’s Fine Powder 75%
Gold Bar 1000G Gold Bar 100G Gold Bar 10G Cron Stone Black Stone (Armor) Black Stone (Weapon) Coral Piece Hunter's Seal
1.2% 7.5% 75% 75% 100% 100% 100% 100%

Underwater Gathering

The following gathering materials are needed for crafting either ships, their blue gear or other ocean/sailing gear like repairing kits or sailing clothes.

Coral Piece

Coral Piece

Gathered from: All types of coral. (1-2).

Used for: Sailing Clothes, Colour Corals -> Epheria Frigate.

Lobster

Lobster

Gathered from: All types of coral except for (Rainbow Coral, Sea Fan, Dead coral), Giant Pearl Oyster. (1).

Used for: Butter-Roasted Lobster.

Giant Pearl Oyster

Giant Pearl Oyster

Gathered from: Giant Pearl Oyster. (1).

Used for: Golden Pearl (drying), Dried Pearl Oyster Flesh.

Golden Pearl

Golden Pearl

Gathered from: Giant Pearl Oyster (or drying it), Tridana Giant Clam, Margoria Phantoms (Drop). (1).

Used for: Kaia Rowboat Decoration.

Cone Snail

Cone Snail

Gathered from: Agar, Brown Seaweed, Kelp, Seaweed, Water Thyme. (1).

Used for: [Guild] Crude Decoration

In order to have higher success and speed, I recommend to have +5 gathering.

The following items increase gathering speed.

Magic Hoe

Magic Hoe

A gathering tool used to harvest underwater. -11 / -8 / -10 sec. With a luck increase when gathering.

Lucky Steel Hoe for Underwater Gathering

Lucky Steel Hoe

Lucky Shining Steel Hoe for Underwater Gathering

Lucky Shining Steel Hoe

Shining Steel Hoe for Underwater Gathering

Shining Steel Hoe

-10 seconds gathering. No luck bonus.

Special Balenos Meal for Underwater Gathering

Special Balenos Meal

Movement Speed Rank +2

Fishing Speed Rank +2

Gathering Speed Rank +2

Skilled Worker's Elixir for Underwater Gathering

Skilled Worker's Elixir

Gathering Speed +3

BDO Player gathering underwater

Sailing Gear

Leveling the Sailing Life Skill can often be a slow and grinding process for many. Here is a list of all of the game items that help boost Sailing Profession XP.

Short & Sweet: Sailing XP Item List:

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


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: 700k) & Rarely at Marketplace: +1: 2.2 mil., +2: 8.1 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: 6.5k) & Rarely at Marketplace: Crit: 62.7k, [Party] 60.4k)
● 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: 11.8k, Crit: 29.5k)
● Cooking Utensil: Skilled Lv.1 (Crit: Professional Lv.7)
Value Pack
Value Pack
Life XP +10% 1-90 Days Purchase Pearls with real $$$ or via Loyalties (you earn 100 Loyalties per day for logging in). Rarely through events, rewards, etc. ● Marketplace (Current Price: 14.7 mil. rare snipe required)
● Loyalties: 1,400 (1 Day)
● Pearls: 1,500 (30 Days, $15)
[Costume] Sailor's Clothes
Costume Sailor's Clothes
Sailing EXP +10% Armor, Gloves, Shoes, Helmet
Costume (Appearance) with Pearls
Apprentice Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Beginner 10
Skilled Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Skilled 5, Mermaid’s Wish
Professional Sailor's Clothes:
+10% XP, Professional 10, Mermaid’s Wish I
Purchase Apprentice to Professional Sailor's Clothes at the Luxury Vendor. To convert into a costume for appearance slots, purchase Pearls with real $$$ and buy an Equipment Tailoring Coupon: 1500 Pearls ($15) and very rarely at auction (Current Price: 12.1 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)
● Auction (Current Price: 3.7 mil.)
● Alchemy Tool (Skilled 1)
Blue Whale Oil: (Auction: 1.7 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

Apprentice 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 +2 Sailing Clothes crafting recipe/design BDO +2 Sailing Clothes crafting recipe/design

Underwater Gathering Maps

With the Margoria expansion, they’ve introduced a lot of materials you can gather underwater. These underwater gathering maps show the spots and locations you will need to gather at to obtain items for crafting ships, blue ship gear, and other ocean/sailing gear.

Underwater gathering locations around Lema Island

Lema Island Rotation

Good spot if you are nearby

Deepness

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Falseness

(fake coral)

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Underwater gathering locations around Dunde Island

Dunde Island Rotation

Rotation made by Rahanei :)

Deepness

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Falseness

(fake coral)

Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

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Underwater gathering locations around Oben Island North Spot

Oben Island North Spot

There are some fake corals but it’s worth it overall. Combine it with the previous rotation.

Deepness

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Falseness

(fake coral)

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Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Underwater gathering locations around Narvo Island

Narvo Island Spot

Deepness

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Falseness

(fake coral)

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

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Underwater gathering locations around Northern Kuit Islands

Northern Kuit Islands Spot

Small spot that you can visit when travelling to Port Patt.

Deepness

BDO Underwater Gathering Details

Falseness

(fake coral)

Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

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Underwater gathering locations North of Kuit Islands

Northern Kuit Island Spot 2

Small spot that you can visit when travelling to port ratt.

Deepness

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Falseness

(fake coral)

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Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

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Player doing underwater gathering around Northern Kuit Islands

Underwater gathering locations around Al-Naha IslandUnderwater gathering locations around Al-Naha Island

Al-Naha Spot

Most of the corals are fake but it is a good spot for giant pearl oysters (The second pic).

Deepness

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Falseness

(fake coral)

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Coral Pieces

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Lobster

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Giant Pearl Oyster

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Player doing underwater gathering around Al-Naha Island

BDO Underwater Gear

There is gear in BDO that will help improve underwater breathing and swim speed. These help you stay underwater longer and swim faster:

Magic Crystal of Infinity - Underwater Breathing Increase

Equip x 2 in Luck Shoes of Fortuna. +15 sec each.

Alchemy Recipe: Skilled Lv. 1+ Alchemy.
Alchemy Tool Ingredients: Magic Crystal of Crimson Flame - Precision x2
+ Clown's Blood x2 + Sapphire x2 + Essence of Destruction x2

Luck Helmet of Fortuna

3-Piece Set Effect: Movement Speed +3 points

Movement speed affects speed underwater.

Luck Armor of Fortuna

Luck Shoes of Fortuna

Agile Seal Elixir

[Party] Agile Seal Elixir

Underwater Breathing +15 sec.

8/15 min.

Hard-Boiled Shellfish

Big Hard-Boiled Shellfish

Gathering Speed +2

Underwater Breathing +10 sec.

Duration: 60/75 min.

Pearl Shop Underwater Gear:

Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit Set (2200 Pearls)
Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit Set Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit Set
Contains 2 Pieces:
Da-Dum Diving Suit
Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Hat Underwater Breathing +30 sec.

Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit

Swimming Speed Increase & Stamina Cost Reduction when Swimming

Fun Underwater Gear:

[Event] Seahorse Diving Hat

It is just an aesthetic mask obtained through a quest / event.

Shipyard Locations

Velia Shipyard (1 Level)

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Raft

Ship License: Raft

Heidel Shipyard (1 Level)

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Raft

Ship License: Raft

Calpheon Shipyard (1 Level)

Ship License: Calpheon Rowboat

Ship License: Calpheon Rowboat

Ship License: Raft

Ship License: Raft

Epheria Shipyard (3 Level)

Ship License: Calpheon Rowboat

Ship License: Calpheon Rowboat

Ship License: Fishing Boat

Ship License: Fishing Boat

Ship License: Epheria Sailboat

Ship License: Epheria Sailboat

Ship License: Epheria Frigate

Ship License: Epheria Frigate

Tarif Shipyard (1 Level)

Ship License: Mediah Rowboat

Ship License: Mediah Rowboat

 

Altinova Shipyard (2 Level)

Ship License: Mediah Rowboat

Ship License: Mediah Rowboat

Ship License: Fishing Boat

Ship License: Fishing Boat

Ancado Inner Harbour Shipyard (2 level)

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Rowboat

Ship License: Raft

Ship License: Raft

Ship License: Fishing Boat

Ship License: Fishing Boat

 

Ship Crafting Recipes

Raft

Ship License: Raft crafting materials and recipe

Cargo Load: 4

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 105%

Turn: 100%

Brake: 100%


or purchase for 10k at Wharf Manager
Lvl 8+

Rowboat

Ship License: Rowboat crafting materials and recipe

Proof of ownership of a Rowboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Cargo Load: 8

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 105%

Turn: 100%

Brake: 100%

Calpheon Rowboat

Ship License: Calpheon Rowboat crafting materials and recipe

Proof of ownership of a Calpheon Rowboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Cargo Load: 10

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 105%

Turn: 105%

Brake: 105%

Mediah Rowboat

Ship License: Mediah Rowboat crafting materials and recipe

Proof of ownership of a Calpheon Rowboat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Cargo Load: 8

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 110%

Turn: 105%

Brake: 105%

Fishing Boat

Ship License: Fishing Boat crafting materials and recipe

Proof of ownership of a Fishing Boat. Go to the wharfs to check out the boat.

Cargo Load: 12

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 100%

Turn: 100%

Brake: 100%

Ship Part Workshop Gear

  Rowboat Prow

  Rowboat Decoration

  Rowboat Cargo Container

  Calpheon Rowboat Prow

  Altinova Rowboat Prow

  Valencia Rowboat Prow

  Calpheon Rowboat Decoration

  Altinova Rowboat Decoration

  Valencia Rowboat Decoration

  Calpheon Rowboat Cargo Container

  Altinova Rowboat Cargo Container

  Fishing Boat Cargo Container

  Valencia Rowboat Cargo Container

  Fishing Boat Prow

  Fishing Boat Decoration

  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

  Kaia Fishing Boat Cargo Container

  Kaia Rowboat Cargo Container

  Kaia Fishing Boat Prow

  Kaia Rowboat Prow

  Kaia Fishing Boat Decoration

  Kaia Rowboat Decoration

(Kaia) Blue Ship Gear

Kaia Rowboat Gear

Equip Effect:

Movement Speed +5%

DP +20


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

Equip Effect:

DP +40


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

Equip Effect:

DP +30

Weight Limit +200LT


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

Kaia Fishing Boat Gear

Equip Effect:

Movement Speed +4%

DP +20


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

Equip Effect:

DP +40


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

Equip Effect:

DP +30

Weight Limit +200LT


3-Set Effect:

Acceleration +3%

Movement Speed +4%

Brake +5%

BDO Guild Ship

BDO Guild Ship/Galley BDO Guild Galley License

Galley: Obtained by Quest & Crafting

Quest + Guild Missions for a Guild Galley
You can obtain a galley through the quest [Guild] I Have a Dream, which requires getting 150 Old Moon Combat Seal and 150 Old Moon Life Seal. To get Old Moon Seals, your guild will need to do combat and life Guild Missions, which give 1 to 4 Old Moon Seals, depending upon the difficulty.

Then you can exchange them for a [Guild] Ship License: Galley.

Guild Mission Old Moon Seal Rewards

Small

1 Old Moon Life/Combat Seal

Medium

1/2 Old Moon Life/Combat Seal

Large

2/3 Old Moon Life/Combat Seal

Extra large

3/4 Old Moon Life/Combat Seal

Yan, the Guild Manager in Valencia City, gives the quest, [Guild] I Have a Dream.

Crafting a Galley
If you want more galleys, your Guild will need to learn the following Guild Skills:

BDO Guild Skills Requireed for Galley

In order to build a Galley, you need to win a Guild House auction for Olvia, Velia, or Altinova:

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Olvia Guild House, Olvia

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Olvia

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Velia Guild House, Velia

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Velia

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Altinova Guild House, Altinova

Guild Shipyard in Guild House, Altinova

Guild Shipyard in 2nd Guild House, Altinova

To craft a Guild Galley in your Guild Shipyard, you will need many different materials:

BDO Guild Ship License Galley Crafting Recipe, Design

Description: 

Proof of ownership of a Galley. You can check out the boat in the guild wharfs.

Cargo Load:

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 100%

Turn: 100%

Brake: 100%


Patch Notes - 20th June 2018 - Guild Crafting system has been revamped:

Guild Crafting Items Cost to “Complete Now” (Silver) Crafting Time Daily Production Limit
[Guild] Ship License: Galley 864,000,000 24 Hours 1
[Guild] Galley: Steller’s Sea Eagle Prow 432,000,000 12 Hours 1
[Guild] Galley: Enhanced Blue Plating 432,000,000 12 Hours 1
[Guild] Galley: Sophia Cannon 720,000,000 20 Hours 1
[Guild] Galley: Cloud Breeze Sail 720,000,000 20 Hours 1
[Guild] Origin of Wind 864,000,000 24 Hours 1
[Guild] Registration: Valencia Elephant 864,000,000 24 Hours 1
[Guild] Registration: Cadria Elephant 864,000,000 24 Hours 1
[Guild] Bountiful Basket 864,000,000 24 Hours 1
[Guild] Capotia Golden Elephant Mask 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Capotia Golden Elephant Armor 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Capotia Silk Saddle 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Capotia Silk Stirrups 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Steel Armor for Combat 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Steel Mask for Combat 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Silk Saddle for Combat 432,000,000 12 Hours 2
[Guild] Silk Stirrups for Combat 432,000,000 12 Hours 2

Here is a screenshot of the basic Guild Galley:

Green Galley Gear

In order to obtain green grade Galley gear, you have to buy them from a Guild Wharf Manager NPC. It is impossible to craft them.

Guild Wharf Managers
Anthony Altinova Wharf
Chadwick Olvia Wharf
Hemsworth Lema Wharf
Jeremy Ancado Wharf
Leslie Arehaza Wharf
Robert Velia Wharf
Sebastian Olvia Wharf
Sihuram Port Ratt Wharf
[Guild] Galley: Bronze Prow Statue

[Guild] Galley: Bronze Prow Statue


Base stats:

Movement Speed +1%

DP +10

Buy price: 7,000,000

[Guild] Galley: High Wind Sail

[Guild] Galley: High Wind Sail


Base stats:

Max Power +1000

Turn +1%

[Guild] Galley: Maria Cannon

[Guild] Galley: Maria Cannon


Base stats:

AP +11

Max Stamina +1000

Buy price: 8,000,000

[Guild] Galley: Enhanced Shield

[Guild] Galley: Enhanced Shield


Base stats:

DP +10

Weight Limit +100 LT

Buy price: 8,500,000

Here is an example of Guild Galley with green grade gear set:

BDO Guild Galley Ship with Green grade ship gear set

Blue Galley Gear

In order to craft blue grade Galley ship parts, you need one of the Guild houses mentioned before by winning a Guild House auction for Olvia, Velia, or Altinova, and purchasing the second level of its Guild Shipyard.

[Guild] Galley: Steller’s Sea Eagle Prow

[Guild] Galley: Steller’s Sea Eagle Prow


Base stats:

Movement Speed +2%

DP +20

[Guild] Galley: Sophia Cannon

[Guild] Galley: Sophia Cannon



Base stats:

AP +20

Max HP +5000

[Guild] Galley: Enhanced Blue Plating

[Guild] Galley: Enhanced Blue Plating



Base stats:

DP +20

Weight Limit +150 LT

[Guild] Galley: Cloud Breeze Sail

[Guild] Galley: Cloud Breeze Sail



Base stats:

Max Power +2000

Turn +2%

Here is an example of the Guild Galley with blue grade ship gear set:

BDO Guild Galley Ship with blue grade ship gear set

Epheria Sailboat (Great Ocean Trading Boat)

BDO Epheria Sailboat

Is Epheria Sailboat Right for Me?

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 inventory space 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.

Building the Epheria Sailboat

BDO Epheria Sailboat shipyard location

In order to build this ship you will need to have Epheria's Shipyard (2nd floor, Epheria 3-5).

For those who hate processing/gathering, Steel, Flax Fabric, and Pine Plywood can be purchased at the Marketplace. 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!

After gathering trees for logs, you can begin making the ship in Epheria house 3-5 (this is the only location you can make an Epheria Sailboat).

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.


Description:

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

Cargo Load: 25

Acceleration: 100%

Speed: 100%

Turn: 100%

Brake: 100%


Expected Epheria Sailboat Material Cost:

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.



Green Epheria Sailboat Gear

BDO Epheria Sailboat with Green Gear

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

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

Blue Epheria Sailboat Gear

In order to craft blue grade Epheria Sailboat gear, 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:

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 +2000

Turn +2%

Movement Speed +4%

Epheria Sailboat: Sea Dragon Prow

Epheria Sailboat: Sea Dragon Prow


Base stats:

Movement Speed +2%

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 +2000

Turn +2%

Weight Limit +150LT

Epheria Frigate (Sea Monster Battleship)

BDO Epheria Frigate

Is Epheria Frigate Right for Me?

The Epheria Frigate is a personal boat that excels at ocean monster hunting. It boasts 4 cannons for killing sea monsters. This sailboat is the most expensive Epheria boat to build and costs twice as much to equip with blue grade sailboat gear. It has half the amount of inventory space, but gains a 10% boost to Turn, Acceleration, Brake, and Speed. The Epheria Frigate suffers from having 1,000LT less weight limit, when compared to the Epheria Sailboat.

Building a Frigate

In order to craft this battleship, you will need to have Epheria's Shipyard (2nd floor, Epheria 3-5).

BDO Epheria Sailboat Ship Part Workshop

Ship License: Epheria Frigate crafting recipe and materials

Ship License: Epheria Frigate


Cargo Load: 12

Acceleration: 110%

Speed: 110%

Turn: 110%

Brake: 110%

Expected Material Cost:

Material

Maximum Cost

Regular Artisan Processing

25 x Design: Epheria Frigate

 Daily Quests

800 x Jade Coral Ingot

4,000 x Melted titanium shards + 800 x Prairie Green Coral = 24,000 x Coral Piece + 32,000 x Rough Emerald

8,000 x Rough Emerald

450 x Enhanced Flax Fabric

450 x Flax 

450 x Flax

1000 x Standardized Timber Square

100,000 x Log

20,000 x Log

1600 x Pine Coated Plywood

16,000 x Pine Timber

16,000 x Pine Timber

Workload: 3875

The following coral can replace Prairie Green Coral when Processing Jade Coral Ingot.

 - Twilight Red Coral 

 - Daybreak Blue Coral

 - Golden Sun Coral

 - Breezy White Coral

To help you obtain materials for crafting the Epheria Frigate, you can do a daily quest chain if you have Professional 5 Fishing skill.

Daily Fishing Quest Chain

(requires Professional 5 Fishing)

Philaberto Falasi gives you this quest. Which begins a 6 quest chain ending in [Daily] Business with Falasi Family

Optional Reward:

  • 10 Jade Coral Ingot
  • 50 Pine Coated Plywood
  • 30 Enhanced Flax Fabric
[Daily] Business with Falasi Family quest chain [Daily] Business with Falasi Family quest rewards

Green Epheria Frigate Gear

You can buy green grade Epheria Frigate gear from Wharf Manager NPCs. (It is impossible to craft them)

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 Frigate with Green Grade Gear

Epheria Frigate : White Horn Prow

Epheria Frigate : White Horn Prow

Base stats:

Movement Speed +1%

DP +10

DR +10

Buy price: 7,500,000

Epheria Frigate : Lillia Cannon Epheria Frigate : Lillia Cannon

Base stats:

AP +11

Max Stamina +1000

Buy price: 7,500,000

Epheria Frigate : Light Plating Epheria Frigate : Light Plating

Base stats:

DP +10

DR: 10

Weight Limit +100LT

Buy price: 8,250,000

Epheria Frigate : Red Breeze Sail Epheria Frigate : Red Breeze Sail

Base stats:

Max Power +1000

Turn +1%

Buy price: 6,000,000

Blue Frigate Gear

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

BDO Epheria Sailboat Ship Part Workshop

Epheria Frigate: Dragon Prow

Epheria Frigate: Dragon Prow

Base stats:

Movement Speed +2%

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Frigate: Zafina Cannon

Epheria Frigate: Zafina Cannon

Base stats:

AP +21

Max Stamina +5000

Epheria Frigate: Enhanced Black Plating

Epheria Frigate: Enhanced Black Plating

Base stats:

DP +20

DR +20

Weight Limit +150 LT

Epheria Frigate: Black Breeze Sail

Epheria Frigate: Black Breeze Sail

Base stats:

Max Power +2000

Turn +2%


Epheria Frigate: Ocean Dragon Prow

Epheria Frigate: Ocean Dragon Prow


Base stats:

Movement Speed +2%

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Frigate: Streamlined Black Plating

Epheria Frigate: Streamlined Black Plating


Base stats:

Weight Limit +200LT

DP +20

DR +20

Epheria Frigate: Serena Cannon

Epheria Frigate: Serena Cannon


Base stats:

AP +21

Max Stamina +5000

Epheria Frigate: Nor'easter Sail

Epheria Frigate: Nor'easter Sail


Base stats:

Max Power +2000

Turn +2%

How to Repair a Ship

There are 4 ways to repair a ship:

Ship repair items can be used for the Galley, the Epheria Sailboat and the Epheria Frigate. How to Use: interact with the mast.

Ship Repair Material

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

Ship Repair Kit

It takes 20 sec to apply, and it recovers 2% of the ship 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%.

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

Sailor / Boatman

Sailor & Boatman Basics

Sailors for Boats

Guild Galley and Epheria Sailboat/Epheria Frigate can be equipped with 1 Sailor or Boatman, depending upon which type of boat. Boatmen are used on Epheria ships and [Guild] X Sailors on Guild Galleys. 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 sailor/boatman slot, you have to buy (hire) a sailor from an NPC. You can improve boatman/sailor buffs by doing certain quests, when you your Sailing skill reaches a certain level (Skilled/Professional). Sailors/Boatmen are treated like an inventory item and not like normal workers.

Sailors for Guild Ships (Galley)
In order to obtain sailors for your Guild Galley, you have to buy them with silver from a Guild Wharf Manager NPC. They cost 2.5 million silver and can only be equipped by Guild Officers.

Guild Wharf Managers
Anthony Altinova Wharf
Chadwick Olvia Wharf
Hemsworth Lema Wharf
Jeremy Ancado Wharf
Leslie Arehaza Wharf
Robert Velia Wharf
Sebastian Olvia Wharf
Sihuram Port Ratt Wharf
BDO Guild Dwarf Sailor for Guild Galley BDO Guild Giant Sailor for Guild Galley BDO Guild Human Sailor for Guild Galley BDO Guild Goblin Sailor for Guild Galley

Boatman for Epheria Sailboats/Frigates
In order to obtain a boatman for your Epheria Ships, 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>
BDO Boatman Location Map & Boatman Stats

RACE
[Guild] Sailor

Epheria
Boatman
NPC

Sailor/Boatman Buff

Dwarf
[Guild] Dwarf Sailor

Khaora

Turn +1%
Max Stamina +5000

Human
[Guild] Human Sailor

Tarte

Acceleration +1%
DP: +5

Goblin
[Guild] Goblin Sailor

Bravant

Speed +1%
Max Power +500

Giant
[Guild] Giant Sailor

Bercchio

Brake +1%
+50LT

Sailor / Boatman Promotion Quests & Grades

Once you have a basic sailor or 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: Dichzy Borne for [Guild] sailor promotion and Philaberto Falasi for Boatman upgrades.

Boatman & Sailor Tiers/Grades

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

BDO Sailor Promotion Quest Requirements
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 sailor / boatman:

Sailor & Boatman Promotion Quest Givers
Galley Promotions Amity Mini-game

[Guild] Promotion NPC:
Dichzy Borne

Required Sailing: Skilled 1
Required Amity: 1000
Amity Game:
Tranan Underfoe
Alfredo
Eileen
Bahar
Sealus

Dichzy Borne Amity Game
Epheria Ship
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

Sailor & 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 (Epheria Sailboat & Epheria Frigate)
Contract Renewal: Skilled/Professional Boatman (for Epheria Sailboat and Epheria Frigate) 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.

Sailor ([Guild] Galley)
[Guild] Skilled Sailor Contract Renewal for Galley sailors cost 300k+ from any Guild Wharf Manager. Guild items cannot be stored in personal storages.


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
Galley ([Guild] Sailor) Buff %
Contract Renewal: Skilled Boatman
Buy price: 150,000
[Guild] Skilled Sailor Contract Renewal
Buy price: 300,000
 3%
Contract Renewal: Professional Boatman
Buy price: 600,000
[Guild] Professional Sailor Contract Renewal
Buy price: 1,200,000
6%
Contract Renewal: Artisan Boatman
Buy price: 2,400,000
[Guild] Artisan Sailor Contract Renewal
Buy price: 4,800,000
10%

Leveling Sailing via Quests, & Sea Monster Hunting

BDO Sailing watching kids swim

Sailing Skill can be leveled by:

Most of your sailing xp is probably going to come from the sailing daily quests and hunting young sea monsters. Of course, you could always sail all day long, but that would require allot of W pressing. You could press T and auto travel forward, but if you aren't carefully watching, you could end up dead in dangerous waters or off course somewhere. If you do decide to auto sail with T, be sure to turn off your screen saver, or your boat might go in circles.


Daily Sailing XP Quests (for killing Sea Monsters)
(Sailing: Beginner 3 Required)
Croix (Velia)
Sailing XP Quest NPC: Croix
Dius (Epheria)
Sailing XP Quest NPC: Dius
Quest Kill (No.) Quest Kill (No.)
Ocean Predators Margoria Sea Monster: Goldmont Samll Battleship Goldmont Small Battleship (3) Stay Sharp! Margoria Sea Monster: Goldmont Samll Battleship Goldmont Small Battleship (3)
Looming Threats from the Ocean Margoria Sea Monster: Goldmont Large Battleship Goldmont Large Battleship (1) Outlaws in the Ocean Margoria Sea Monster: Goldmont Large Battleship Goldmont Large Battleship (1)
Wanted: Ocean Stalker Margoria Sea Monster: Ocean Stalker Ocean Stalker (1) A Treasure Swimming in the Ocean Margoria Sea Monster: Ocean Stalker Ocean Stalker (1)
Wanted: Hekaru Margoria Sea Monster: Hekaru Hekaru (1) A Treasure Swimming in the Ocean Margoria Sea Monster: Hekaru Hekaru (1)


Thank you to Villen#2570, who shared Sailing XP data below and created a helpful spreadsheet: Sailing XP and Sailing Time Calculator

Daily Sailing EXP Breakdown
(quests require Sailing: Beginner 3)
Daily/Repeatable Sailing Quest XP NPC Objective
A Treasure Swimming in the Ocean OR..
A Treasure Swimming in the Ocean (2)
10,000 Dius (Epheria)
Kill 1 x Hekaru OR...
Kill 1 x Ocean Stalker (random chance)
Outlaws in the Ocean 5,000 Dius (Epheria)
Kill 1 x Goldmont Large Battleship
Stay Sharp! 5,000 Dius (Epheria)
Kill 3 x Goldmont Small Battleship
Wanted: Hekaru OR..
Wanted: Ocean Stalker
10,000 Croix (Velia) Kill 1 x Hekaru OR..
Kill 1 x Ocean Stalker (random chance)
Looming Threats from the Ocean 5,000 Croix (Velia)
Kill 1 x Goldmont Large Battleship
Ocean Predators 5,000 Croix (Velia)
Kill 3 x Goldmont Small Battleship
Through the Rough Tides: Ancado 15,000 Sihuram (Ratt) Talk to Sihuram to obtain Old Moon Trade Item, then deliver
EXP gained from sailing
10,000
Total: 65,000

Using Villen's Sailing Time Calculator, we can get a snapshot of the amount of time it would take to get to Professional level Sailing vs Guru Sailing if we only leveled sailing via the Sailing quests...

To Obtain (2,356,500 XP) Professional Sailing:
All 7 Sailing Quests/Day
To Obtain (1,553,114,900 XP) Guru Sailing:
All 7 Sailing Quests/Day



Sailing
Rank
Level
Exp Needed to
complete level
Total XP
Beginner 1 1 400 400
Beginner 2 2 600 1,000
Beginner 3 3 1,200 2,200
Beginner 4 4 1,900 4,100
Beginner 5 5 2,900 7,000
Beginner 6 6 4,000 11,000
Beginner 7 7 5,400 16,400
Beginner 8 8 6,900 23,300
Beginner 9 9 8,600 31,900
Beginner 10 10 10,600 42,500
Apprentice 1 11 13,100 55,600
Apprentice 2 12 15,900 71,500
Apprentice 3 13 18,800 90,300
Apprentice 4 14 22,000 112,300
Apprentice 5 15 25,400 137,700
Apprentice 6 16 29,100 166,800
Apprentice 7 17 33,000 199,800
Apprentice 8 18 37,100 236,900
Apprentice 9 19 41,500 278,400
Apprentice 10 20 46,100 324,500
Skilled 1 21 104,600 429,100
Skilled 2 22 117,600 546,700
Skilled 3 23 131,200 677,900
Skilled 4 24 145,400 823,300
Skilled 5 25 160,200 983,500
Skilled 6 26 175,600 1,159,100
Skilled 7 27 191,600 1,350,700
Skilled 8 28 208,200 1,558,900
Skilled 9 29 234,800 1,793,700
Skilled 10 30 262,400 2,056,100
Professional 1 31 300,400 2,356,500
Professional 2 32 349,200 2,705,700
Professional 3 33 409,200 3,114,900
Professional 4 34 490,200 3,605,100
Professional 5 35 593,000 4,198,100
Professional 6 36 727,800 4,925,900
Professional 7 37 905,200 5,831,100
Professional 8 38 1,136,200 6,967,300
Professional 9 39 1,441,600 8,408,900
Professional 10 40 1,747,200 10,156,100
Artisan 1 41 2,148,800 12,304,900
Artisan 2 42 2,678,200 14,983,100
Artisan 3 43 3,282,000 18,265,100
Artisan 4 44 3,981,800 22,246,900
Artisan 5 45 4,905,200 27,152,100
Artisan 6 46 6,030,600 33,182,700
Artisan 7 47 7,326,200 40,508,900
Artisan 8 48 8,941,200 49,450,100
Artisan 9 49 10,981,600 60,431,700
Artisan 10 50 13,022,200 73,453,900
Master 1 51 15,073,000 88,526,900
Master 2 52 17,134,200 105,661,100
Master 3 53 19,206,000 124,867,100
Master 4 54 21,288,600 146,155,700
Master 5 55 23,382,200 169,537,900
Master 6 56 25,487,000 195,024,900
Master 7 57 27,603,200 222,628,100
Master 8 58 29,731,000 252,359,100
Master 9 59 31,870,600 284,229,700
Master 10 60 34,022,200 318,251,900
Master 11 61 36,186,000 354,437,900
Master 12 62 38,362,200 392,800,100
Master 13 63 40,551,000 433,351,100
Master 14 64 42,752,600 476,103,700
Master 15 65 44,967,200 521,070,900
Master 16 66 47,195,000 568,265,900
Master 17 67 49,436,200 617,702,100
Master 18 68 51,691,000 669,393,100
Master 19 69 53,959,600 723,352,700
Master 20 70 56,242,200 779,594,900
Master 21 71 58,539,000 838,133,900
Master 22 72 60,850,200 898,984,100
Master 23 73 63,176,000 962,160,100
Master 24 74 65,516,600 1,027,676,700
Master 25 75 67,872,200 1,095,548,900
Master 26 76 70,243,000 1,165,791,900
Master 27 77 72,629,200 1,238,421,100
Master 28 78 75,031,000 1,313,452,100
Master 29 79 77,448,600 1,390,900,700
Master 30 80 79,882,200 1,470,782,900
Guru 1 81 82,332,000 1,553,114,900
Guru 2 82 84,798,200 1,637,913,100
Guru 3 83 87,281,000 1,725,194,100
Guru 4 84 89,780,600 1,814,974,700
Guru 5 85 92,297,200 1,907,271,900
Guru 6 86 94,831,000 2,002,102,900
Guru 7 87 97,382,200 2,099,485,100
Guru 8 88 99,951,000 2,199,436,100
Guru 9 89 102,537,600 2,301,973,700
Guru 10 90 105,142,200 2,407,115,900
Guru 11 91 107,765,000 2,514,880,900
Guru 12 92 110,406,200 2,625,287,100
Guru 13 93 113,066,000 2,738,353,100
Guru 14 94 115,744,600 2,854,097,700
Guru 15 95 118,442,200 2,972,539,900
Guru 16 96 121,159,000 3,093,698,900
Guru 17 97 123,895,200 3,217,594,100
Guru 18 98 126,651,000 3,344,245,100
Guru 19 99 129,426,600 3,473,671,700
Guru 20 100 132,202,200 3,605,873,900

Sailing Quests: Through the Rough Tides

Through the Rough Tides has 4 different options...

To start the quest, you need to make your way to Port Ratt. If you have Port Ratt discovered already, you can use a Traveler’s Map from Ross sea and it will take you all the way there (eliminating a very long sail time). Traveler's Map Current Marketplace price is 700k.

Once you’re there you’ll want to talk to Sihuram, the Guild Wharf Manager. Sihuram, Wharf Manager

Sailing Quests: Through the Rough Tides

She will give you the option to go to one of 4 locations for the daily. The list is in order of least xp to most xp. Think of it as, the farther you have to travel the more sailing xp you get from the quest.

Sailing Quest NPC Sihuram

After you accept the quest to go to one of those locations, make sure you grab the Old Moon Trade Item. If you do not grab the trade item you cannot finish the quest.

The Ancado quest gives the most xp by far, but I should warn you that it’s a terrible idea to sail all the way there. It will be much faster to sail to land and then run your horse to the desert to turn in the trade item.

The Rough Tides: Ancado sailing daily is a long process where you have to cross the entire ocean twice. Unless you enoy sailing or have another reason to go to Port Ratt, you might want to think twice before spending 2 hours on this one quest.

HAPPY Sailing!!

BDO Margoria Sailing Scene



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