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BDO Shadow Arena: Battle Royal (Black Desert Online 2019)

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Shadow Arena: Battle Royal came to Black Desert Online on February 27th 2019, after a pre-release trial. Use your wits, skills, and luck in this ultimate fight to the finish battle in small groups up to 3 or solo.

In BDO's Shadow Arena, you enter a battle field that gets smaller and smaller with 50 other players. The last group standing wins the top ranking and rewards. Destroy chests, monsters, or other players and gain loot to make yourself stronger. Everyone wins in Shadow Arena, because the loot you pick up converts into Silver at the end of the match.


Shadow Arena Highlights:

  • Find and possess a class trapped in a sealing stone to begin the battle.
  • Hunt monsters for a better chance of obtaining gear.
  • Destroy chests for a better chance of getting Skills and Consumables.
  • Available Consumables:
    • HP Potion: Regenerates HP over 60 secs
    • Fire Bomb: -50% Movement Speed
    • Flashbang: 3 second stun
    • Elixir of Swiftness: +50% Movement Speed. Extra jump height.
    • Stun Trap: 3 second stun
  • Rewards:
    • Yellow and blue grade accessories from Kamasylve Chest (requires Kamasylve Blessing)
    • Silver payouts depend upon the grade of the gear you loot.
    • Enhancement Items (depending on Rank)
      Black Stone (Weapon)
      Black Stone (Armor)
      Memory Fragment
      Cron Stone
      Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Armor)
      Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Weapon)





Shadow Arena Times

Shadow Arena is only available during certain times each day. Weekend players enjoy a 24 hour game window. Weekday players suffer from more strict play times.

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EU Runtime Schedule

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NA Runtime Schedule


Shadow Arena Rewards

Shadow Arena RankBlack RockBlack Rock LootKamasylve Chest Kamasylve Chest Loot
1st Place Reward
Honorable reward for those who ranked 1st place in the Shadow Arena.
Resplendent Black Rock
Black Stone (Weapon) x3
Black Stone (Armor) x3
Memory Fragment x1-2
Cron Stone x1-2
Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Armor) x1
Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Weapon) x1
Kamasylve Chest
Orkinrad's Belt
Basilisk's Belt
Ring of Crescent Guardian
Narc Ear Accessory
Sicil's Necklace
Ogre Ring
Tungrad Necklace
Tungrad Belt
Tungrad Earring
Tungrad Ring
Memory Fragment x3
Cron Stone x3
2-10th Place Reward
Reward for those who ranked 2-10th place in the Shadow Arena.
Radiant Black Rock
Black Stone (Weapon) x3
Black Stone (Armor) x3
Memory Fragment x1-2
Cron Stone x1-2
Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Armor) x1
Kamasylve Chest
Orkinrad's Belt
Basilisk's Belt
Ring of Crescent Guardian
Narc Ear Accessory
Sicil's Necklace
Ogre Ring
Blue Whale Molar Earring
Witch's Earring
Tree Spirit Belt
Ancient Guardian's Seal
Memory Fragment x2
Cron Stone x2
11-20th Place Reward
Reward for those who ranked 11-20th place in the Shadow Arena.
Sturdy Black Rock
Black Stone (Weapon) x3
Black Stone (Armor) x3
Memory Fragment x1
Cron Stone x1
Kamasylve Chest
Basilisk's Belt
Ring of Crescent Guardian
Narc Ear Accessory
Sicil's Necklace
Blue Whale Molar Earring
Witch's Earring
Tree Spirit Belt
Ancient Guardian's Seal
Forest Ronaros Ring
Bensho's Necklace
Memory Fragment x1-2
Cron Stone x1-2
21-30th Place Reward
Reward for those who ranked 21-30th place in the Shadow Arena.
Faint Black Rock
Black Stone (Weapon) x3
Black Stone (Armor) x3
Kamasylve Chest
Ring of Crescent Guardian
Narc Ear Accessory
Sicil's Necklace
Blue Whale Molar Earring
Witch's Earring
Tree Spirit Belt
Ancient Guardian's Seal
Forest Ronaros Ring
Bensho's Necklace
Ancient Weapon Core
Black Stone (Armor) x4-5
31-40th Place Reward
Reward for those who ranked 31-40th place in the Shadow Arena.
Rough Black Rock
Black Stone (Armor) x3 Kamasylve Chest
Narc Ear Accessory
Sicil's Necklace
Blue Whale Molar Earring
Witch's Earring
Tree Spirit Belt
Ancient Guardian's Seal
Forest Ronaros Ring
Bensho's Necklace
Ancient Weapon Core
Scarla Necklace
Black Stone (Armor) x3

Shadow Arena with Blessing of Kamasylve

While in Shadow Arena, your Energy regenerates as if you are offline, at only 1 Energy per hour. Normally, when you are logged in, you get 1 Energy every 3 minutes. To compensate for this, players with a Kamsyvle Blessing are given a boon.

Blessing of Kamasylve gives you an extra chest, when you rank at least 40th in Shadow Arena. The higher your ranking, the better the chest.

When you click on the Kamasylve button, you are shown a buy window:

Buy Blessing of the Kamasylve for Shadow Arena Kamasylve Chest

Blessing of Kamasylve costs 1000 Loyalties (10 days of logging in for one hour) or 1,250 Pearls. ($12.50).

Additional Buffs from Blessing of Kamasylve:
Energy Recovery +2
Item Drop Rate +20%

BDO Blessing of the Kamasylve for Shadow Arena Kamasylve Chest BDO Blessing of the Kamasylve for Shadow Arena Kamasylve Chest

Shadow Arena Silver Earnings

BDO Shadow Arena: Silver from Gear Grade

Shadow Arena can be played by anyone, even brand new players. It's actually a great way for a beginner to BDO to earn some silver and get a basic feel for some of the classes. Even if you are terrible at BDO and don't know what you are doing, the game still rewards players based upon the gear they pick up, with yellow grade giving 400k for each.

Look at the image to the right that shows an earnings of 740k in about 8 minutes. This was my first match and I spent allot of time just trying to learn the key presses, consumables, skills, etc. Even in that round I earned 740k just from the loot I picked up. That was by killing no one and being mercilessly killed by a group of thugs in the end. LOL!

So lets say we do equally bad, factoring 10 minutes for each round and play SA about an hour. You could make about 4 million silver playing really bad and not knowing what key press does what. Not bad for a noob! :)


Shadow Arena Lobby (Marni's Secret Isle)

To enter the lobby (aka Marni's Secret Isle), you can click the small icon near the mini-map, or go through the Escape Menu.

BDO Shadow Arena  Entrance Lobby Icon
BDO Shadow Arena Entrance Lobby Button

This will switch you to a new channel, in which you are in the same location, but you can only see other people waiting to enter a SA Match. Here you can read the menus and learn more about Shadow Arena. You can also click on a party icon to find a SA group. The devs were also generous enough to include a convenient BUY Kamasylve Blessing button. HA :)

BDO Shadow Arena Lobby Menu Shadow Arena Lobby Menu Choices:

Practice Match:
In the February 27th 2019 patch, "Practice" match was added.

Is Party better than Solo?
Find a party if you can because you can get all the benefits of the party member that ranks the highest. Parties can be 2 or 3 players. Even if you are solo, you can enter as a party and may be able to rank high because the pool of people may be 17 instead of 50. (For example, if everyone in the battle except you is part of a 3-man group then there would be only 17 groups. That means you get at least rank 17 in this scenario.)

Shadow Arena Party Matches give several benefits.

BDO Shadow Arena Find Party

Party Play Tips:

I'm in! Now what?
Every class starts with a set of very basic skills that includes Sprint, F button attacks, and some sideways and forward click attacks. Get started smashing chests so you can get at least one good CC skill and one good attack skill.



Shadow Arena Lobby Text & Practice Hints

I have copied the text that is visible once you have entered into the Shadow Arena lobby. The top right window gives quite a bit of info. I also tried to include all of the hints that pop up as your are in the Practice area. Did I miss any?

SHADOW ARENA

The darkness fell upon the world with a great explosion. It started to spread from Cron Castle and began to encroach upon all living creatures. Engulfed by the darkness, the creatures began attacking everything in sight, including the Black Spirits. The Black Spirits then gained immense power, but it came at the cost of becoming enslaved by the darkness.

These Black Spirits began to kill the living creatures. The Black Spirits that were separated from their human forms due to the shock were far too weak. They needed to run away from the darkness, but there wasn't much they could do.

At that moment, these Black Spirits spotted others like themselves. This led them to think that they could escape from the area if only they could absorb the powers of the other Black Spirits. Their only hope is to possess the bodies trapped within sealing stones and then fight their way to survival.




PRACTICE TIPS

  • Stronger monsters will appear as the game progresses, and you will have a higher chance of obtaining better items from them.
  • You can obtain rare gear by fighting boss monster.
  • Skills will be set to your Quick Slot automatically upon learning.
  • You will be attacked by a Black Spirit when inside the Dark Fog.
  • You can find chests hidden inside buildings.
  • You can obtain various supplies and Skills by destroying boxes.
  • You have a higher chance to obtain gear from defeating monsters.
  • You can drag and drop items and skills you learned to change Quick Slots
  • Press <M> or <Tab> to open a map to check the current location of the Dark Fog
  • After defeating another adventurer, you can loot all their possessions and restore some of your HP
  • You can double jump as a Black Spirit. After double jumping press LMB to dive down to the ground quickly.
  • You can easily find adventurers trapped in sealing stones you can possess who are near the tower surrounded by dark spheres.
  • You can use consumables by pressing <Z, X, C, V, B>
  • Place your mouse on an item in your inventory (I), then press [Shift] + LMB to drop. Other adventurers will be able to pick it up.
RULES: PLAY SHADOW ARENA: BASIC GUIDE: HOTKEYS:
  • <M>, <Tab> Open the map
  • <Z>, <X>, <C>, <V>, <B> Use consumables (HP Potion, Fire Shot, Flashbang, Elixir of Swiftness, Stun Trap)
  • <1> to <9> Use learned skills (commands will be displayed next to the quick slots on the right side of the screen)
  • <I> Open Inventory
  • <Shift> + <LB> Drops the item. Other players can pick up dropped items.

The basic skill commands used for each class is the same
  • Basic Attack
    • <LB> + <A>,<D>
    • <LB> + Sprinting
    • <RB> (Some classes)
  • Special Attack
    • <Shift> + <A>, <D>, <S>
  • Block
    • <Q> Classes that use a shield as a sub-weapon
    • <S> Blocks when hit, some classes are not able to block

REWARDS:

The equipment that was collected can be exchanged for silver.

You'll receive a black rock depending on your survival rank. You can obtain Black Stones, Concentrated Magical Black Stones, and Memory Fragments upon use.

- Winner: Resplendent Black Rock
- 2nd-10th: Radiant Black
- 11th-20th: Sturdy Black Rock
- 21st-30th: Faint Black Rock
- 31st-40th: Rough Black Rock

You can claim rewards from the Shadow Arena reward window

You will not receive silver and team ranking rewards if you leave the Shadow Arena while you or a team member is alive.



Shadow Arena Consumables

BDO Shadow Arena Consumables Bar

Shadow Arena provides consumables during the battle that you can use by pressing keys <Z, X, C, V, B>. You start SA with 1 HP Potion, 1 Swiftness Potion, and 3 Fire Bombs. To obtain more, you have to destroy and loot chests. Chests are scattered randomly throughout the battleground. You can even find some in strange places: rivers, on top of scarecrows, hidden inside buildings.


BDO Shadow Arena HP Potions

HP Potion (Extra Large)

Hotkey: <Z>
Effect: HP +50
Tip: There is a 45% recovery bonus if it is used when a character is immobile.
Duration: 60 sec
Cooldown: 60 sec

Shadow Arena Strategy: This is NOT instant! Don't wait too long to use Shadow Arena HP potions. 50 HP regenerates over 60 seconds. (probably a typo?) You always start with 1 HP Pot.

BDO Shadow Arena Fire Bomb

Fire Bomb

Hotkey: <X>
Effect: Decreases Movement Speed by 50% for 10 sec on hit.
Description: A paralysis bomb made so that it can be held in one hand. Throw it at the enemy to inflict paralysis.
Duration: 10 sec
Cooldown: 60 sec

Shadow Arena Strategy: Be careful using as Fire Bombs have a short throwing animation that will leave you vulnerable to knockdowns and stuns. Use if someone starts running away. You always start with 3 Fire Bombs.

BDO Shadow Arena Flashbang

Flashbang

Hotkey: <C>
Effect: Stuns enemies within range for 3 seconds.
Description: A stun bomb made so that it can be held in one hand. Throw it at the enemy to inflict stun.
Duration: 3 sec
Cooldown: 60 sec

Shadow Arena Strategy: Use this powerful CC to get behind your opponent to Back Attack. Use on someone running from the Black Fog to trap them in it. (You won't be able to get their loot) You always start with 0 Flashbangs.

BDO Shadow Arena Elixir of Swiftness

Elixir of Swiftness

Hotkey: <V>
Effect: Movement Speed +50%, Increase jump height.
Description: The effect will last for 1 min.
Duration: 60 sec
Cooldown: 60 sec

Shadow Arena Strategy: Use swiftness potions when you need to chase or escape an opponent. Gives more height to jumps, allowing you to leap over rivers and hop fences without an animation. You always start with 1 Elixir of Swiftness.

BDO Shadow Arena Stun Trap
BDO Shadow Arena Stun Trap

Stun Trap

Hotkey: <B>
Effect: Place on the ground to stun an opponent for 3 seconds.
Description: Stuns the target on explosion.
Duration: about 3 sec
Cooldown: 20 sec

Shadow Arena Strategy: Takes about 3 seconds to lay down a trap. Visible by both you and your opponent. Wait for your opponent to come near it or try to bait someone. Best used near the end, when the map is smaller. Use if it looks like you have a large pile of loot after a PVP win. Trap trigger looks like white sparks shooting up everywhere. You always start with 0 Stun Traps.

Dark Fog & Black Spirits

A Dark Fog circles the map. After some time, it starts to close in, making the arena smaller. You can outrun it.

BDO Shadow Arena: Black Spirit inside Dark Fog

Underground Caves:
Black Spirits can also appear in underground caves and around cave entrances. This can be kind of buggy as well, with some Black Spirits being able to reach through a cave below you to kill you through the ground. Until this is fixed, avoid cave entrances.

Black Towers

Try to be aware of where the Black Towers are located. This is where the density of mobs and class stones are increased. Expect to run into other players here for that reason. If you are just starting, run in and grab your class. Don't hang around here, if you want to live... muwhaha. I mean, if you don't have enough gear or skills yet and aren't ready to PVP.

For those that can't see the images below, Black Towers are very large stone structures with a black, evil looking orb on the top.

BDO Shadow Arena: Black Tower
BDO Shadow Arena: Black Tower


Shadow Arena Bosses

Bosses were added to Shadow Arena in the February 27th 2019 patch. Players report that it takes about 30 seconds to kill one.

You are guaranteed boss gear and a nice buff:


Red Nose


BDO Shadow Arena Boss: Red Nose

Difficulty: Most of his attacks will stun or knock you down.
100% Drop: Red Nose Armor
BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Red Nose Armor
Gear Stat: DP:80, DR:80
Buff Upon Death: HP auto-recovery +15 (3 mins.)

Shadow Arena Strategy: Do a little bit of damage, Block and then repeat. Keeping moving. Be careful as you approach the end, as you are more likely to have another player jump you.


Giath


BDO Shadow Arena Boss: Giath

Difficulty: ?
100% Drop: Giath’s Helmet
BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Giath's Helmet
Gear Stat: DP:60, DR:60
Buff Upon Death: All Resistance +30% (3 mins.)

Shadow Arena Strategy: Do a little bit of damage, Block and then repeat. Keeping moving. Be careful as you approach the end, as you are more likely to have another player jump you.


Dastard Bheg


BDO Shadow Arena Boss: Dastard Bheg

Difficulty: ?
100% Drop: Bheg's Gloves
BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Bheg's Gloves
Gear Stat: DP:45, DR:45
Buff Upon Death: AP +30 (3 mins.)

Shadow Arena Strategy: Do a little bit of damage, Block and then repeat. Keeping moving. Be careful as you approach the end, as you are more likely to have another player jump you.


Muskan


BDO Shadow Arena Boss: Muskan

Difficulty: ?
100% Drop: Muskan’s Shoes
BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Muskan’s Shoes
Gear Stat: DP:45, DR:45
Buff Upon Death: Max Stamina +300 (3 mins.)

Shadow Arena Strategy: Do a little bit of damage, Block and then repeat. Keeping moving. Be careful as you approach the end, as you are more likely to have another player jump you.

Shadow Arena Boss Dropped Gear

Below I have compiled pictures of the most powerful gear in BDO's Shadow Arena. These are all boss pieces dropped after killing one of the four bosses that spawn. It's helpful to know what your opponent is wearing and what you are up against. Their gear will help you make a better decision on wether to engage them in combat, or try to creep away in true bug-like fashion. ;)

Red Nose Armor DP: 80, DR:80
Image, courtesy of bddatabase.net Red Nose's Armor page.

BDO Shadow Arena: Red Nose ArmorBDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Red Nose Armor

Note the arms are bare, with symmetrical shoulder pads. Tribal looking with a bone necklace.


Giath's Helmet DP:60, DR:60
Image, courtesy of bddatabase.net Giath's Helmet page.

BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Giath's Helmet

Bheg's Gloves DP:45, DR:45
Image, courtesy of bddatabase.net Bheg's Gloves page.

BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Bheg's Gloves

Muskan's Shoes DP:45, DR:45
Image, courtesy of bddatabase.net Muskan's Shoes page.

BDO Shadow Arena Boss Gear: Muskan's Shoes

Shadow Arena Strategy Tips

Dark Vase

DARK VASE BUFF
All Stats UP!
Image, courtesy of u/Brizz53.

BDO Shadow Arena Dark Vase
BDO Shadow Arena Dark Vase Buffs

Dark Vase
The Shadow Arena Dark Vase Buff is a powerful set of buffs that significantly boosts AP, Speed, DP, and pretty much everything. It gives a great advantage, but only lasts 1 minute. During this buff, take the time to be aggressive. Even if you have sub-par gear, you can win with an opening CC in 1v1.

The Dark Vase is very non-descript and doesn't look like an evil "DARK VASE". Its appearance is sandy colored with a dark, thin band. It's tall and slender and looks the same as many other vases in Shadow Arena waiting to be smashed. However, the Dark Vase is usually located in a weird spot, like in a field or open fruit grove.

Shadow Arena seems to spawn 1 Dark Vase per circle. Many times you won't see it until the last circle, if at all.

Players with this buff have a strange white and purple glow around them.


Shadow Arena Classes & Skills

You can view all the Skill Descriptions of your current skills in Shadow Arena when you press the ALT key. Skills are randomnly obtained when you smash chests and loot a Skill Book. Try to obtain a few good skills, with at least one CC, before running head first into PVP. :)

Some classes are given some nice starting Skills. For example, Valkyrie and Warrior get their Block (Q) skill. Berserkers get a Stiffen (F) Skill, etc. If I have time, I will list the class basic attacks as well. So far, the Shadow Arena skills below are just the ones you can pick up.

There are rumors that some Skills are more rare than others. I'm not sure how true this is, or if it's all just good/bad luck, trying to get the Skill you want. Have fun gambling, erm, I mean playing Shadow Arena!

Best Class Rankings

Interested in current Shadow Arena class rankings? I frequently hear that the two classes with shields do well. Both Warrior and Valkyrie have access to Block (Q).

BDO Shadow Arena Best Class Ranking

You can cast your vote and view the current scores here.

Shadow Arena Monthly Rankings

View Shadow Arena monthly rankings, by clicking the Rankings button in the Lobby. (This has been extemely laggy for me. Just be patient with it and it will sometimes load.) Ranks are reset every month.

BDO Shadow Arena Ranking Interface

Our first SA ranking reset is scheduled for March 27th maintenance.

Patch Notes 3-20-19: "Please note that the reset schedule of rankings may change depending on the status of Shadow Arena. Resetting of the rankings will be announced beforehand via official channels."

Skill Combos

Skill combos allow you to press [Space] + [LMB] to perform a skill combo of 6 to 7 combat skills in a predetermined order.

Berserker Skills

Berserker Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Predatory Hunt
2. Elastic Force
3. Smack Down
4. Raging Thunder
5. Storming Beast
6. Beastly Wind Slash
7. Ultimate: Fierce Strike
BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Smack Down

Berserker is probably one of the strongerst classes at the start of Shadow Arena. His basic F stomp (Storming Beast) will stiffen your opponent. Their A,D + LMB (Shake Off) into RMB (Fierce Strike) does good damage at the start and his high damage continues until the end.


Berserker Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill Bar

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 1: Smack Down

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Smack Down

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 2: Corpse Storm

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Corpse Storm

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 3: Rock Smash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Rock Smash

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 4: Falling Rock

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Falling Rock

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 5: Predatory Hunt

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Predatory Hunt

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 6: Beastly Wind Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Beastly Wind Slash

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 7: Raging Thunder

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Raging Thunder

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 8: Ultimate: Fierce Strike

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Ultimate: Fierce Strike

Berserker Skill
Hotkey 9: Headbutt

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BDO Shadow Arena: Berserker Skill - Headbutt

Valkyrie Skills

Valkyrie Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Celestial Spear
2. Sword of Judgment
3. Forward Slash
4. Flurry of Kicks
5. Judgment of Light
6. Celestial Smite
BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Icon

Valkyrie is a strong choice in Shadow Arena and is frequently sought out. She is one of the classes that come with Block as a default skill (Q).


Valkyrie Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill Bar

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 1: Shining Dash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Shining Dash

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 2: Judgement of Light

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Judgement of Light

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 3: Punishment

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Punishment

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 4: Celestial Spear

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Celestial Spear

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 5: Divine Power

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Divine Power

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 6: Shield Throw

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Shield Throw

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 7: Sharp Light

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Sharp Light

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 8: Sword of Judgment

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Sword of Judgment

Valkyrie Skill
Hotkey 9: Righteous Charge

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BDO Shadow Arena: Valkyrie Skill - Righteous Charge

Warrior Skills

Warrior Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Shield Charge
2. Take Down
3. Scars of Dusk
4. Ground Smash
5. Forward Slash
6. Spinning Slash
BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Icon

Warrior is a strong choice in Shadow Arena and is frequently sought out. He is one of the classes that come with Block as a default skill (Q).


Warrior Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill Bar

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 1: Piercing Spear

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Piercing Spear

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 2: Scars of Dusk

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Scars of Dusk

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 3: Take Down

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Take Down

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 4: Shield Charge

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Shield Charge

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 5: Ground Smash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Ground Smash

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 6: Spinning Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Spinning Slash

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 7: Ground Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Ground Slash

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 8: Ground Roar

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Ground Roar

Warrior Skill
Hotkey 9: Charging Thrust

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BDO Shadow Arena: Warrior Skill - Charging Thrust

Mystic Skills

Mystic Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Rage Hammer
2. Sweeping Kick
3. Heavy Fist (Launched forward)
4. Scissor Kick
5. Adamantine
6. Twisted Collision
7. Soul Basher
BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Icon

Mystic is a super fast class and hard to pin down. Flash Step gives her a 20% run boost for 10 seconds and the cooldown is 6 seonds. Good thing it costs 150 Stamina to use, or we'd all be in trouble! Many of her skills have some form of CC. Be careful with this one.


Mystic Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill Bar

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 1: Thunder Pound

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Thunder Pound

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 2: Rage Hammer

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Rage Hammer

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 3: Scissor Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Scissor Kick

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 4: Sweeping Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Sweeping Kick

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 5: Twisted Collision

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Twisted Collision

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 6: Adamantine

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Adamantine

Mystic Skill
Hotkey 7: Flash Step

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BDO Shadow Arena: Mystic Skill - Flash Step

Striker Skills

Striker Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Rage Hammer
2. Heavy Fist (Launched forward)
3. Twisted Collision
4. Sweeping Kick
5. Adamantine
6. Taeback Kick
BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Icon

Like the Mystic, the Striker gets a super fast Speed skill by the same name. Flash Step gives him a 30% run boost for 10 seconds and the cooldown is 6 seonds. It costs 150 Stamina to use. The Striker has a strong set of many skills. Three of his skills have Forward Guard plus a CC. Wow, watch out for this one. Oddly, I had trouble finding this class in the Practice matches. Usually took me around 20 minutes running around trying to find him. Striker may be more rare than other classes.


Striker Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill Bar

Striker Skill
Hotkey 1: Wolf's Fang

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Wolf's Fang

Striker Skill
Hotkey 2: Massive Suppression

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Massive Suppression

Striker Skill
Hotkey 3: Adamantine

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Adamantine

Striker Skill
Hotkey 4: Rage Hammer

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Rage Hammer

Striker Skill
Hotkey 5: Twisted Collision

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Twisted Collision

Striker Skill
Hotkey 6: Sweeping Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Sweeping Kick

Striker Skill
Hotkey 7: Flash Step

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BDO Shadow Arena: Striker Skill - Flash Step

Wizard/Witch Skills

Witch/Wizard Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
- Fireball
- Multiple Magic Arrows
- Frigid Fog
- Meteor Shower
- Thunderbolt
- Dagger Stab
BDO Shadow Arena: Witch Icon
BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Icon

Wizard and Witch are known for their nuke from a distance play style! How about a little CC from a distance? That should be good. They have some heavy hitting skills, but these same skills have a long casting time. Sage's Memory helps somewhat with that, but its cooldown is 3.5 minutes.

Best used in party play.


Wizard/Witch Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill Bar

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 1: Sage's Memory

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Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 2: Multiple Magic Arrows

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Multiple Magic Arrows

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 3: Blizzard

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Blizzard

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 4: Meteor Shower

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Meteor Shower

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 5: Earthquake

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Earthquake

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 6: Frigid Fog

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Frigid Fog

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 7: Freeze

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Freeze

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 8: Lightning

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Lightning

Wizard/Witch Skill
Hotkey 9: Fireball

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BDO Shadow Arena: Wizard Skill - Fireball

Dark Knight

Dark Knight Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Wheel of Fortune
2. Unveiled Dagger
3. Hidden Strike
4. Kamasylvia Slash
5. Obsidian Ashes
6. Kriegsmesser Training (Launched forward)
BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight

Dark Knight is certainly one to be reckoned with. She can learn a stun skill (Hidden Strike) that has a 3 second cooldown, as well as a skill that increases run speed for those super scary situations... Her Nocturne skill has Superarmor, Forward Guard, and Invincible! Think I'll be using that one next time. :)


Dark Knight Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill Bar

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 1: Lunacy of Vedir

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Lunacy of Vedir

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 2: Nocturne

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Nocturne

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 3: Wheel of Fortune

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Wheel of Fortune

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 4: Enforcement

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Enforcement

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 5: Obsidian Ashes

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill -

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 6: Kamasylvia Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Kamasylvia Slash

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 7: Hidden Strike

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Hidden Strike

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 8: Repeated Annihilation

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Repeated Annihilation

Dark Knight Skill
Hotkey 9: Smoky Haze

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BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill - Smoky Haze

Maehwa

Maehwa Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Blind Slash
2. Steel Gale
3. Chaos: Red Moon
4. Blooming
5. Upper Kick
6. Slice (Launched forward)
BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Icon

Maehwa is provided the skill Chase, which gives a short forward or backward run speed buff with a 3 second cooldown and Invincibility. Blooming should help as well with its Invincibility and Stun capability.


Maehwa Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Dark Knight Skill Bar

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 1: Cyclone Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Cyclone Slash

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 2: Blooming

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Blooming

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 3: Chaos Red Moon

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Chaos Red Moon

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 4: Blind Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Blind Slash

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 5: Stub Arrow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Stub Arrow

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 6: Blunt Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Blunt Kick

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 7: Carver

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Carver

Maehwa Skill
Hotkey 8: Chase

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BDO Shadow Arena: Maehwa Skill - Chase

Musa

Musa Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Rising Storm
2. Blooming
3. Blind Slash
4. Slice (Launched forward)
5. Upper Kick
6. Steel Gale
BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Icon

Musa has the same skills as Maehwa, except for two. No Forward Guard on Hotkey 3, but it still does a Float CC.


Musa Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill Bar

Musa Skill
Hotkey 1: Cyclone Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Cyclone Slash

Musa Skill
Hotkey 2: Blooming

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Blooming

Musa Skill
Hotkey 3: Rising Storm

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Rising Storm

Musa Skill
Hotkey 4: Blind Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Blind Slash

Musa Skill
Hotkey 5: Stub Arrow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Stub Arrow

Musa Skill
Hotkey 6: Sweep Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Sweep Kick

Musa Skill
Hotkey 7: Carver

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Carver

Musa Skill
Hotkey 8: Chase

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BDO Shadow Arena: Musa Skill - Chase

Tamer

Tamer Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Soaring Kick
2. Heilang: Whiplash
3. Heilang: Fearful Trembling
4. Heilang: Trample
5. Heilang: Surging Tide
6. Heilang: Lightning of Earth
7. Leaf Slash (Launched forward)
BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Icon

Tamer has a short duration sprint skill called Legendary Beast's Power that can be used every 1.5 seconds. She also has quite a few CC skills and 1 Forward Guard.


Tamer Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill Bar

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 1: Soaring Kick

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Soaring Kick

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 2: Heilang Fearful Trembling

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Fearful Trembling

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 3: Heilang Trample

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Trample

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 4: Heilang Roaring

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Roaring

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 5: Heilang Surging Tide

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Surging Tide

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 6: Lightning of Earth

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Lightning of Earth

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 7: Heilang Scratch

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Scratch

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 8: Heilang Upward Claw

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Heilang Upward Claw

Tamer Skill
Hotkey 9: Legendary Beast's Power

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BDO Shadow Arena: Tamer Skill - Legendary Beast's Power

Sorceress

Sorceress Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Midnight Stinger
2. Darkness Released
3. Rushing Crow
4. Claws of Darkness
5. Dark Flame
6. High Kick
7. Dark Split
BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Icon

Sorceress has a skill that can be learned called Night Crow, which increases run speed by 10% for 10 seconds. She also has a couple Knockdown skills and one that utilizes Forward Guard.


Sorceress Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill Bar

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 1: Dream of Doom

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill -

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 2: Mark of the Shadow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Mark of the Shadow

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 3: Dark Flame

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Dark Flame

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 4: Midnight Stinger

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Midnight Stinger

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 5: Darkness Released

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Darkness Released

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 6: Rushing Crow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Rushing Crow

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 7: Signs of Agony

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Signs of Agony

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 8: Claws of Darkness

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Claws of Darkness

Sorceress Skill
Hotkey 9: Night Crow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Sorceress Skill - Night Crow

Kunoichi

Kunoichi Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Ninjutsu: Black Moonlight
2. Ankle Cutter
3. Ninjutsu: Shadow Explosion - Ghost Greeting
4. Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp
5. Fatal Blow
6. Throwing Kick
7. Wind Slash (Launched forward)
BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Icon

Kunoichi can learn a skill called Ninjutsu Concealment, which allows her to become invisible for up to 15 seconds, as long as she doesn't attack. She has quite a few skills that have some form of CC, but lacks ones for Super Armor or Forward Guard.


Kunoichi Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill Bar

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 1: Ninjutsu Concealment

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Ninjutsu Concealment

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 2: Black Moonlight

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Black Moonlight

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 3: Smokescreen

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Smokescreen

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 4: Shackles

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Shackles

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 5: Flash Slash

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Flash Slash

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 6: Ankle Cutter

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Ankle Cutter

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 7: Ninjutsu Shadow Stomp

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Ninjutsu Shadow Stomp

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 8: Fatal Blow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Fatal Blow

Kunoichi Skill
Hotkey 9: Ninjutsu Shadow Explosion

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BDO Shadow Arena: Kunoichi Skill - Ninjutsu Shadow Explosion

Ninja

Ninja Skill Combo List
Press [Space] + [LMB]
1. Shuriken: Flight
2. Ninjutsu: Blade Spin
3. Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp
4. Fatal Blow
5. Shuriken: Malice
6. Throwing Kick
7. Wind Slash (Launched forward)
BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Icon

Like the Kunoichi, Ninjas can learn a skill called Ninjutsu Concealment, which allows him to become invisible for up to 15 seconds, as long as he doesn't attack. He has quite an arsenal of CC skills, but his only Superarmor skill has a 20 second Cooldown and he has no Forward Guard.


Ninja Skill Bar

BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill Bar

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 1: Ninjutsu Concealment

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Ninjutsu Concealment

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 2: Ninjutsu Blade Spin

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Ninjutsu Blade Spin

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 3: Smokescreen

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Smokescreen

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 4: Shuriken Malice

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Shuriken Malice

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 5: Beheading the Dead

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Beheading the Dead

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 6: Ankle Cutter

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Ankle Cutter

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 7: Ninjutsu Shadow Stomp

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Ninjutsu Shadow Stomp

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 8: Fatal Blow

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Fatal Blow

Ninja Skill
Hotkey 9: Shuriken Flight

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BDO Shadow Arena: Ninja Skill - Shuriken Flight


Shadow Arena Videos by Other Players

Youtube is a good place to find other player opinions and reviews about Black Desert Online.

Thank you to Morrolan for the following video guide!


Official Shadow Arena Battle Royale Pre-Season Notice

Below you will find the original News page about Shadow Arena, taken from the official website here.

Join Black Desert's new Battle Royale mode for free between January 23rd and February 4th, even if you've never bought the game!

 

UPDATE:

 

Hello Adventurers!

We want to thank everyone for the support they’ve sent for Shadow Arena: Battle Royale.

Currently, Shadow Arena is in Early Access, and has yet to have an official season.

So prior to an official season, we will begin the Shadow Arena: Battle Royale Pre-Season today.

● Pre-Season Schedule

- 2019/01/24 16:00 UTC - 2019/02/27 (Until Maintenance)

 

※ The end of pre-season may be subject to change at a later date. A prior notice will be given for any changes.  

※ The end of the pre-season and Early Access marks the beginning of the official season.

With the start of the pre-season, the following is planned for Shadow Arena’s existing records and for its future.

 

1. Record Reset

- All the records of rankings, number of defeated adventurers, and scores will be reset.

- Records prior to the pre-season will be made available for later review.

- Your Shadow Arena ranking will be displayed after you have played 30 matches, and your rankings will refresh every 5-10 minutes.


2. Participation Rewards

- Any Adventurer who participated in Shadow Arena before the pre-season will receive rewards.

- Requirements: Must have completed at least 1 match of Shadow Arena.

- Reward: [Event] Blessing of Kamasylve (7 Days)

※ Participation rewards will be sent to the in-game mailbox at a later date.


The ability to view rankings in Shadow Arena, and changes to the way scores are calculated will be added around start of the pre-season. Additionally, seasonal rewards based on rankings will be given once the pre-season ends.  

● New Features and Changes

1. Changes to Shadow Arena Ranking

- Adventurers will be able check their Shadow Arena ranking through an in-game menu.

- Solo/Party rankings of the top 100 will be displayed in the Shadow Arena ranking list.  

 

2. Changes to Score Calculation

- The changes to the way scores will be calculated for Shadow Arena are shown below.  

<Ranking Score>

- 1st place: 1,000 points

- 2nd place: 200 points

- 3rd place: 100 points

- 4th place: 50 points

- 5th place: 25 points

 

<Survival Score>

- When you survive longer than 5 minutes, you will obtain Survival Score which is proportionate to the amount of your survival time.

- If you die within 5 minutes, you will not obtain Survival Score.

 

<Kill Score>

- 1 Kill: 10 points

● Pre-season Rewards

- Rewards based on season ranking will be awarded after the pre-season ends.
※ Exact details for rewards will be announced in a notice before the end of the pre-season.
※ If an account is restricted for violating the Terms of Services, it may not be eligible for season rewards.

Adventurers, please continue to join us for the Shadow Arena: Battle Royale pre-season during this early access period. We will be listening closely to your feedback and working hard to reach new heights for our upcoming official seasons.


Thank you.

Greetings,

to all the adventurers exploring the world of Black Desert Online.

Today we’d like to introduce a new content called Shadow Arena: Battle Royale.

 

 

This is a survival game

 

The basic rule of Shadow Arena: Battle Royale is to survive.

You must fight other adventurers and survive as the last one standing to win.

 

This means that everyone you meet is an enemy.

The rules are simple.

Possess a character,

Collect skill books and items to become stronger,

and survive until the very end.

 

 

Shadow Arena: Battle Royale Service Hours

 

Shadow Arena: Battle Royale is currently in early access, and you will be able to participate during the designated hours.

The mode will be available during the following hours:

 

[EU] Shadow Arena times

Monday - Thursday (9 hrs.)

15:00 UTC – 24:00 UTC

16:00 CET – 01:00 CET

Friday - Sunday (14 hrs.)

10:00 UTC – 24:00 UTC

11:00 CET – 01:00 CET

 

[NA] Shadow Arena times

Monday - Thursday (9 hrs.)

24:00 UTC – 09:00 UTC

16:00 PST – 01:00 PST

19:00 EST – 04:00 EST

Friday - Sunday (14 hrs.)

17:00 UTC – 07:00 UTC

09:00 PST – 23:00 PST

12:00 EST – 02:00 EST

※ These hours are subject to change. If we happen to change the hours, we will make sure to notify you through an announcement.

 

How to enter Shadow Arena: Battle Royale

 

So, how do you join a Shadow Arena: Battle Royale match?

First of all, you need to make sure your character has completed the tutorial.

Next, press the ESC button and you’ll see the “Marni's Secret Isle” icon. Click on the icon and proceed.

 

(If you are using the menu which opens up from the left/right side of the screen, you’ll see the icon within the War/Co-op tab).

 

▲ This is the entry button. As long as your character has completed the tutorial, you can enter!

 

Now, you will enter Marni’s Secret Isle, which is the waiting area.

The waiting area for Shadow Arena (the area you enter when you press the button for Marni’s Secret Isle) has been changed to the entire Black Desert World.

When you enter to play Shadow Arena, you will be moved to a separate instanced place which is identical from the place where you entered from.

When you’re at the waiting area, you can select an option to either play as a team or play alone.

Oh, and the Private Room option is just for special events. Normally you won’t have access to this option.

 

 

▲ On the top left side, you can view your career stats. On the bottom right side, you can select the type of match you want to play (team or solo).

 

Once you select the type of match you want to play, you will wait in another waiting area until at least 40 players have gathered. The match will then begin after 60 seconds.

During the 60 second countdown, up to 10 more players can join. So that means that there can be up to 50 players per match.

 

Shadow Arena: Battle Royale Gameplay

 

Once you enter a match, you will start off as a Black Spirit.

As a Black Spirit, you can fly around by pressing the spacebar multiple times.

In the beginning, all Black Spirits are tossed up into the sky. Once you land on the ground, you can begin controlling your Black Spirit.

 

▲ Everyone starts off as a Black Spirit! You can nearly fly as you press the spacebar.

 

As you move around the arena, you’ll see different character classes encased within dark sealing stones. Now, the first thing you want to do is to find a character to possess.

Your HP will continue to decrease while you’re a Black Spirit, so you’ll need to hurry up and find a character.

Once you possess a character, you cannot change your character. So choose wisely!

 

▲ There’s a higher chance for characters to be trapped around the black towers, so use this tip to your advantage.

 

Alright, now let’s say you selected and possessed a character.

The character you possess is pretty much like a beginner adventurer who hasn’t learned any decent skills.

The character will only have a basic weapon and a basic skill.

 

▲ These ferocious looking monsters are quite the threat, especially since you start off with very basic equipment.

 

Now, it’s time to go find something useful.

You can obtain items and skill by defeating monsters or by destroying chests.

 

 

 

▲ Get stronger by busting open chests, or by slicing up monsters.

 

It’s simple. Get stronger by obtaining equipment, skills, and other items.

As time passes, you’ll notice that stronger monsters appear, but at the same time you’ll have a higher chance of obtaining better items by defeating the stronger monsters.

Skills are automatically assigned to your Quick Slot as you obtain them.

You can use the skills in your quickslot by pressing your hotkeys (1 through 9) or by using skill commands.

 

▲ Every time you obtain skill books, skills will automatically be assigned to your quickslot seen on the right side of your screen.

 

Consumable items such as HP Potions and Stun Traps will be assigned to your Z, X, C, V, and B keys seen at the bottom of your screen.

Make use of these items during critical situations to get yourself out of danger.

 

▲ Consumable items can be used by pressing Z, X, C, V, and B! Remember, it’s Z, X, C, V, and B!

 

Now, let’s take a look at the hotkeys.

Hotkey

Function

M/Tab

Opens up the map

Z, X, C, V, B

Uses consumable items

HP Potion, Fire Bomb, Flashbang, Elixir of Swiftness, Stun Trap

1 through 9

Uses obtained skills

Control commands are displayed next to the skill slots on the right

I

Opens Inventory

Shift + LMB

Throws away item

Discarded items can be picked up by other team members when played in team mode.

Actions

Controls

Basic Attack

LMB

A,D + LMB

LMB while sprinting

RMB (Only for certain classes)

Evasion

Shift + A,D,S

Special Attack

F

Block

Q (Only for classes which use sub-weapons as shield)

S (Block activated when hit. Excludes classes which cannot block attacks)

 

Stay on guard and be ready to move quickly. There could always be an enemy nearby.

At first, the battlefield will be a wide area. However, the Dark Fog will slowly but steadily surround the battlefield towards the center area.

 

▲ Observe the battlefield covered in darkness. You must go into the bright area seen on the left in order to live.

 

There are deadly Black Spirits waiting to take your life in the Dark Fog area.

These Black Spirits deal great damage, so be very careful.

 

▲ If you’re inside the Dark Fog, Black Spirits like this one will inflict great damage on you, so don’t stay inside the Dark Fog!

 

So, you want to become stronger?

If you want to risk your life to become stronger, pay close attention!

The quickest way to become stronger is also the most dangerous way to become stronger.

 

Basically, you’ll have to defeat other surviving adventurers.

If you defeat another adventurer, you can obtain all the items dropped by the adventurer. This means that you can instantly become stronger. That’s of course, IF you are able to defeat the adventurer.

Remember, YOU might be the one getting defeated!

 

How to win in Shadow: Battle Royale Arena

 

1. You can fly around by pressing the spacebar when you start as a Black Spirit. Time is gold! Check for black towers nearby. It’s the best chance you have at finding a character to possess.

2. Quickly possess a character near the black tower area. Your chances of survival depend on how quickly you gather items and skills.

3. Chests have a high chance of dropping skill books and consumable items. Monsters have a high chance of dropping equipment.

4. Monsters will become stronger as time passes, but they will also have higher chances of dropping better equipment.

5. There will be a higher chance of encountering other players around the black towers, so you might increase your chances of survival by roaming around the fields away from the black towers.

6. There will be a yellow glowing effect on top of chests which can be destroyed for items.

7. If you defeat a Boss monster, there is a chance you can obtain yellow-grade gear.

 

Avoid the Dark Fog, and fight your way to become the last spirit standing to win!

 

About the Rewards

 

So, what kind of rewards can you obtain from the Shadow Arena: Battle Royale?

You can exchange the gear you obtained through the match with Silver, or you can obtain special Black Rocks depending on your survival standings within the match.

Black Rocks can be used to obtain Black Stone, Concentrated Magical Black Stone, or Memory Fragment.

Gear Grade

Silver Value

Yellow

400,000 Silver

Blue

80,000 Silver

Green

30,000 Silver

White

10,000 Silver

Rank

Rewards

Winner

Resplendent Black Rock

2nd

Radiant Black Rock

3rd-5th

Sturdy Black Rock

6th-10th

Faint Black Rock

11th-20th

Rough Black Rock

※ Rewards will be sent to your in-game mail.

 

Get ready for Shadow Arena: Battle Royale!

Since we are in Early Access, we will continue to develop and improve Shadow Arena.

We hope you enjoy the new mode, and we’ll look forward to hearing your feedback.

 

Thank you.


Shadow Arena Patch Notes

All Patch Notes are copied from the BDO News Page.

Patch Notes - 20th March 2019

  • The Shadow Arena rankings window has improved so that you can see rankings from monthly resets.

  • The records within the Accomplishments tab of My Information (P) while in Shadow Arena will no longer reset.

  • Fixed the issue where the minimize and close buttons would not function when playing in windowed mode.

  • The size of the time UI at the bottom of the Shadow Arena mini map has been adjusted.

  • Added character skill descriptions in the Shadow Arena.

    • Added a feature which shows you the skill descriptions of your current skills in Shadow Arena when you press the ALT key.

  • Fixed the issue where the View Skill Details part for certain languages were not applied properly in Shadow Arena.

  • Shadow Arena Rankings for both Solo/Party play will now reset at intervals of approximately every month starting with Mar. 27th maintenance.

    • ※ Please note that the reset schedule of rankings may change depending on the status of Shadow Arena. Resetting of the rankings will be announced beforehand via official channels.

  • Fixed an issue where an error would occur on the quick slot when possessing a character.

  • Fixed an issue where duplicate descriptions would appear in the quick slot.

Patch Notes - 13th March 2019

  • The damage dealt by the following skills has been changed, due to the skills also being changed in main gameplay. Please refer to the rest of the Patch Notes for more details on the skill changes of individual classes.

    • Warrior

      • Kick

    • Sorceress

      • High Kick

      • Low Kick

    • Musa, Maehwa

      • Upper Kick

    • Valkyrie

      • Flurry of Kicks

    • Striker

      • Taeback Kick

    • Mystic

      • Soul Basher

  • Fixed the issue where the Black Spirit navigational guide and possess guide would be displayed when you had ranking points (the guides should not appear when you have points).

  • The Bonus Missions window will expand when the descriptions for the missions are long.

  • Fixed the issue where the time remaining and skill descriptions would overlap in resolutions lower than 1600 * 900.

  • Added a sound effect which plays when the Boss Red Nose appears and dies in the Shadow Arena.

  • When the screen occasionally freezes on the loading screen (where a black screen appears and displays a "Please wait" text), the loading screen will now close after a certain period of time.

  • Fixed the issue where the Silver rewards were not displayed properly in the rewards menu within the Shadow Arena lobby.

  • The notification icon which appears at the top right while in Shadow Arena will continue to be displayed when Shadow Arena is opened or when you reconnect.

  • The Shadow Arena banner on the bottom right side of the screen will no longer be displayed when you cannot enter Shadow Arena.

Patch Notes - March 6th 2019

  • The guide UI regarding direction and possessing into characters has been improved.

    • The location of the guide has been changed so that it will no longer hinder the sight.

  • Fixed the issue where intermittent crashing of client occurred even when a match of Shadow Arena was not finished.

  • In order to rid the inconvenience of keyboard layout being different based on your country, the setting of the following Hotkeys that you can change as per your needs via Settings → Interface for the Quick Slot will be also applicable to the Shadow Arena gameplay.

Changeable Hotkey

(Set as below when in Default)

Function for normal play

Function in Shadow Arena
 

Z

Rage Absorption

Uses Quick Slot 1

X

Fury Transfer

Uses Quick Slot 2

C

Draw Awakening Weapon

Uses Quick Slot 3

V

Emergency Escape

Uses Quick Slot 4

B

Mail

Uses Quick Slot 5

*If unchanged, the default setting on Hotkeys will be applied for your Shadow Arena play.

  • Fixed the text overlapping issue with the Survival Time text and its actual clock time in the minimap during a match in Shadow Arena.

  • When in spectator mode in a Shadow Arena party match, you will now automatically spectate party members after loading when party members are far away even without having to press the spectate button again.

  • The Black Spirit flying sequence will no longer play when you start a practice match.

  • Fixed the issue where Striker, Ninja, and Maehwa would not be displayed in the Shadow Arena Stats window.

  • Changed the design of the UI which appears when you die in Shadow Arena.

  • The Shadow Arena banner on the bottom right corner will not appear anymore when Shadow Arena is not open.

  • Your mic volume on Windows will no longer be affected from controlling the mic volume of your Voice Chat in Shadow Arena.

 

[Sorceress]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo could not be performed during cooldown of the skill Darkness Released.

 

[Tamer]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo would connect to the skill Soaring Kick and not Surging Tide as it should after using Heilang: Trample.

 

[Witch/Wizard]

  • Fixed the issue where the skill Multiple Magic Arrows used during cooldown would not connect to the next skill when performing one command combo.

 

[Ninja]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo would connect to the skill Shadow Stomp after using Ankle Cutter.

 

[Valkyrie]

  • Fixed the issue where the skills Judgment of Light and Divine Power would not be activated even when they are not in cooldown when performing the command combos.

  • The following skills for these classes have had its damage adjusted.

Warrior

Ground Slash

Decreased by 11%

Scars of Dusk

Decreased by 5%

Musa

Slice

Increased by 8%

Rising Storm

Increased by 4%

Maehwa

Slice

Increased by 8%

Red Moon

Increased by 5%

Kunoichi

Wind Slash

Increased by 11%

Flash Slash

Increased by 9%

Ninja

Wind Slash

Increased by 11%

  • Boss monsters (Bheg, Giath, and Muskan) will now target other adventures who have not hit them as well.

  • You should now start automatically spectating your party members after the loading screen, even when they are far away.

Patch Notes - February 27th 2019

  • Shadow Arena Bonus Mission Event

    • To commemorate Shadow Arena Official Launch, and to highlight the Bonus Missions added exclusively, we will be rewarding special rewards on top of what you can already claim from completing your Bonus Missions!

    • Event Period: Feb. 27 after maintenance - Mar. 6 before maintenance

    • How to participate:

      • ① Don’t miss the Bonus Missions that appear randomly during a match of Shadow Arena.

      • ② Clear the Bonus Mission!

      • ③ Depending on the number of Bonus Missions completed during the event period, you will be given extra rewards!

    • Rewards:

      • Complete Bonus Mission twice: Advice of Valks (35-45) x1

      • Complete Bonus Mission once: [Event] Lauren Family Gift Box x3
        • You can obtain both rewards if you complete Bonus Mission twice.

  • Shadow Arena Official Launch.

    • Your records and ranks from the pre season will all reset.

    • Shadow Arena has become brighter! You can now enjoy your match in a brighter map.

    • ① Maehwa, Ninja, and Striker have entered the roster of Shadow Arena.

      • Please check the list of skills below:

      • A single-command combo has been newly added for Maehwa, Striker, and Ninja in Shadow Arena as well.

        [Maehwa]

      • Basic Attack: Slice, Whirlwind Cut, Upper Kick

      • Obtainable Skills: Cyclone Slash, Blooming, Red Moon, Blind Slash, Stub Arrow, Blunt Kick, Carver, Chase

        [Ninja]

      • Basic Attack: Wind Slash, Shuriken Throw, Sky Stepping, Throwing Kick, Wind Slash, Shuriken Throw

      • Obtainable Skills: Ninjutsu: Concealment, Smokescreen, Blade Spin, Shuriken: Malice, Beheading the Dead, Ankle Cutter, Shadow Stomp, Fatal Blow, Shuriken: Flight

        [Striker]

      • Basic Attack: Heavy Fist, Triple Flying Kick, Fist of True Strength, Taeback Kick

      • Obtainable Skills: Wolf’s Fang, Massive Suppression, Adamantine, Rage Hammer, Twisted Collision, Sweeping Kick, Flash Step, Fist Fury

    • ② The single-command combos also been revised wholly so that you can utilize character combos better.

    • Press [Space] + [LMB] during basic attack while possessing a character in a match of Shadow Arena to perform a skill combo.
      Only the skills acquired through Unknown Skill Book item can be used in a combo. If there are no skills learned, pressing the one command above will only launch a basic attack.

    • If all skills are learned, hold [Space] + [LMB] to perform skill in the following order.The order of skill launched will not be affected by whether each skill can be performed during cooldown or not.

    • Each character’s skill combo will now be activated not only during standing attack but while performing the skills below.

      [Warrior]
      1. Shield Charge
      2. Take Down
      3. Scars of Dusk
      4. Ground Smash
      5. Forward Slash
      6. Spinning Slash

      [Sorceress]
      1. Midnight Stinger
      2. Darkness Released
      3. Rushing Crow
      4. Claws of Darkness
      5. Dark Flame
      6. High Kick
      7. Dark Split

      [Berserker]
      1. Predatory Hunt
      2. Elastic Force
      3. Smack Down
      4.  Raging Thunder
      5. Storming Beast
      6. Beastly Wind Slash
      7. Ultimate: Fierce Strike

      [Tamer]
      1. Soaring Kick
      2. Heilang: Whiplash
      3. Heilang: Fearful Trembling
      4.  Heilang: Trample
      5. Heilang: Surging Tide
      6. Heilang: Lightning of Earth
      7. Leaf Slash (Launched forward)

      [Valkyrie]
      1. Celestial Spear
      2. Sword of Judgment
      3. Forward Slash
      4.  Flurry of Kicks
      5. Judgment of Light
      6. Celestial Smite

      [Musa]
      1. Rising Storm
      2. Blooming
      3. Blind Slash
      4.  Slice (Launched forward)
      5. Upper Kick
      6. Steel Gale

      [Maehwa]
      1. Blind Slash
      2. Steel Gale
      3. Chaos: Red Moon
      4.  Blooming
      5. Upper Kick
      6. Slice (Launched forward)

      [Kunoichi]
      1. Ninjutsu: Black Moonlight
      2. Ankle Cutter
      3. Ninjutsu: Shadow Explosion - Ghost Greeting
      4.  Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp
      5. Fatal Blow
      6. Throwing Kick
      7. Wind Slash (Launched forward)

      [Ninja]
      1. Shuriken: Flight
      2. Ninjutsu: Blade Spin
      3. Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp
      4.  Fatal Blow
      5. Shuriken: Malice
      6. Throwing Kick
      7. Wind Slash (Launched forward)

      [Witch/Wizard]
      1. Fireball
      2. Multiple Magic Arrows
      3. Frigid Fog
      4.  Meteor Shower
      5. Thunderbolt
      6. Dagger Stab

      [Dark Knight]
      1. Wheel of Fortune
      2. Unveiled Dagger
      3. Hidden Strike
      4. Kamasylvia Slash
      5. Obsidian Ashes
      6. Kriegsmesser Training (Launched forward)

      [Striker]
      1. Rage Hammer
      2. Heavy Fist (Launched forward)
      3. Twisted Collision
      4. Sweeping Kick
      5. Adamantine
      6. Taeback Kick

      [Mystic]
      1. Rage Hammer
      2. Sweeping Kick
      3. Heavy Fist (Launched forward)
      4.  Scissor Kick
      5. Adamantine
      6. Twisted Collision
      7. Soul Basher

    • ③ New boss features have been added:

      • You may face off against the followed bosses in Shadow Arena now:

        • Red Nose, Giath, Dastard Bheg, Muskan

    • Upon defeating theses bosses, you will receive the following benefits:

      • Muskan: Muskan’s Shoes, Max Stamina +300 (3 mins.)

      • Dastard Bheg: Bheg’s Gloves, AP +30 (3 mins.)

      • Giath: Giath’s Helmet,  All Resistance +30% (3 mins.)

      • Red Nose: Red Nose’s Armor, HP auto-recovery +15 (3 mins.)

    • ④ ‘Practice’ match has been added to Shadow Arena.

      • You can play as many different characters in Practice Mode, since the characters sealed within the stones never disappear.

      • Contaminated Man and Contaminated Woman will appear in a Practice match and these monsters are easily defeated; a perfect practice target.

      • If you get killed by another adventurer during the Practice match, you will resurrect as the Black Spirit and can possess characters again.

      • In a Practice match, the Dark Fog will not close in. Every Practice has a duration of 25 minutes, and you can rejoin a Practice.

      • In a Practice match, you will possess yourself into characters with full skill set unlocked.

      • At max 50 adventurers can participate at once, and once the participant number exceeds 50 in the room you will be automatically sent to other room for Practice match. The match can also start when there is only 1 participant.

    • ⑤ Strong monsters will now appear from Waragon Cave.

      • Fierce Rhutums will appear in the Waragon Cave in the early period of the match.You can try to take them down for a chance to obtain strong gear early in the match, but these monsters will be tough opponents. Also, Hungry Black Spirits will appear more often in these caves so beware!

    • ⑥ Bonus Missions have been added to Shadow Arena

      • However for certain Bonus Missions with a special requirements for example ‘Finish a match without killing any adventurers,’ these can only be checked after the match ends.

      • Complete the Bonus Missions for extra rewards of Resplendent Black Rock x1 - x3 depending on the type and difficulty of your bonus Missions on top of your match rewards!

      • You can check the current status (whether it has been completed or not) of your Bonus Mission during a match.

      • The Bonus Missions appear in 3 different situations:

        • After a match begins

        • Right after you go into a character

        • After a specific period has passed once combat begins

      • However, in order to sustain the previous combat environment of Shadow Arena, Bonus Missions are given at random to an individual at 25% chance.

      • Bonus Missions including an example like ‘Kill 2 Mystics’ will be offered at random to create a variety in a match of Shadow Arena.

  • The following character skill damages have been adjusted for Shadow Arena.

Class

Skill Name

Damage Increase/Decrease

Warrior

Shield Strike

+100%

Sideways Cut

+20%

Scars of Dusk

-7%

Ground Smash

-20%

Sorceress

Sinister Energy

+65%

Sharp Nails

+150%

Mark of Shadow

-10%

Berserker

Elastic Force

+4%

Corpse Storm

+20%

Rock Smash

+20%

Valkyrie

Shield Strike

+200%

Forward Slash

+13%

Sideways Cut

+175%

Divine Power

+10%

Sword of Judgment

+13%

  • Here are the new times for Shadow Arena:  

 

 

  • ‘Re-join’ button has been added to the results window of a Shadow Arena match.

    • After all part members have died in party mode, you can press the 'Re-join' button in the results window to enter Shadow Arena again with the same party members.

    • This feature can be used by both solo and party modes.

  • Guides regarding how to possess classes as the Black Spirit have now been added in the following situations:

    • After the match starts as you roam around in Black Spirit form.

    • After the match starts if you have not possessed a character.

  • A new BGM has been added when in Black Spirit mode while waiting for the game start.

  • The BGM will start to change when the Dark Fog starts closing in.

  • Fixed the issue where players who left after 5 minutes of Shadow Arena survival time (based on the survival time displayed on the screen) were unable to receive rewards through the rewards window.

  • Fixed the issue where Silver reward appeared on the result UI of Shadow Arena when a player left the match. (Player who left the match in the middle of the game cannot receive Silver.)

  • Pressing the Shadow Arena Rewards button when the Shadow Arena Rankings window is open will now close the Shadow Arena rewards window.

  • Fixed the issue where any member of your Party that exceeds the 50 player limit count would be disconnected when entering Shadow Arena Party mode.

    • Depending on the situation, it will now become possible to enter Shadow Arena even when the number of participants exceeds the 50 player limit.

  • Fixed the issue where the rewards list would be visible in the results window after you play a match in Shadow Arena's Private Room.

We are aware of an issue where your Shadow Arena rankings may not be up to date. Your rankings will automatically refresh to reflect your current rankings after you play a match.

The game loading sequence has been improved to transition more naturally (when changing servers/characters, entering Shadow Arena, etc.)

Patch Notes - 20th February 2019

  • You can now equip items even when you are not in the standby stance.

    • Main weapons still must be equipped when you are standing still.

    • Other equipment do not have these limitations, and can be equipped at any time.

  • Fixed the issue where players could climb up the central towers in Shadow Arena by using Elixir of Swiftness.

  • Added a timer which counts the time survived at the bottom of the minimap.

    • The timer will be displayed after the match begins.

  • Shadow Guard Tower has been added.

    • The Shadow Guard Tower attacks adventurers, so adventurers must be careful.

    • Adventurers can obtain a powerful buff by destroying the Shadow Guard Towers.

    • The vase will no longer appear.

  • The Shadow Arena rankings button within the new ESC menu has been changed from New to Hot category.

    • The color for the Shadow Arena icon at the top of the new ESC menu has been changed.

  • Fixed the issue in Shadow Arena where the "Starting soon." message would not appear after 50 players have gathered.

  • Increased the casting speed for Fire Bomb and Flashbang.

  • You can now move immediately after selecting Spectator mode.

  • Decreased Red Nose's AP by 15%, and it will now target adventurers even if they do not attack it.

  • Fixed the issue where the sound of the Dark Fog would be heard even after exiting from Shadow Arena.

  • The appearance of the Black Spirit and a moving motion to the Black Spirit image will change depending on the number of survivors remaining. (The image appears on the top left of the window in a Shadow Arena match.)

We are aware of the UI issue where it appears as if you can claim item rewards (sent to your Shadow Arena rewards window) when leaving in the middle of the match. You cannot receive any item rewards in fact and this issue will be resolved shortly.

Patch Notes - February 13th 2019

  • Default setting for Voice chat UI in Party play will be set at off.

  • The Black Spirit notifications which appear on top left corner in phases as soon as a Shadow Arena match starts will now change whenever 10 players have been eliminated.

  • Added a timer which counts the time survived at the bottom of the minimap.

    • The timer will be displayed after the match begins.

  • When the maximum cap of 50 is filled up in a match of Shadow Arena, a system message ‘Starting soon’ will now appear.

  • Fixed the issue where the play time reset, that took place when entering Shadow Arena, would prevent completion of Challenges (Y) that required accumulated playtime.

  • Fixed the issue where certain Challenges (Y) would be completed even when not all the conditions were met intermittently while in Shadow Arena.

  • Fixed the issue where items would be used automatically when putting in items in Quick Slot of Shadow Arena.

  • Party will be maintained even when you go back to Character Selection screen, Server  Change, disconnect, and after you play a match of Shadow Arena.

The Black Spirit notifications which appear in phases as soon as a Shadow Arena match starts will now change whenever 10 players have been eliminated.

We are aware of the issue where the loading image appears twice when selecting Solo mode in Shadow Arena. This issue will be resolved with future announcement; we apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Olvia 7 server has been changed to Shadow Arena server.

  • Party will be maintained even when you go back to Character Selection screen, Server  Change, disconnect, and after you play a match of Shadow Arena.

Patch Notes - February 8th 2019

  • A new window where rewards from Shadow Arena can be claimed has been added.

  • Added a voice chat feature to Shadow Arena.

    • You can hear the voices of your party members in Shadow Arena.

  • Improved the color effect displayed when attacking in Shadow Arena.

  • Item slot hotkey located on the bottom part of the Shadow Arena UI will now be displayed properly.

  • You will now be able to spectate your party member if the member moves far away.

  • Fixed the issue where you could not move in the direction you wanted to move as a Black Spirit when you were first released into the air at the start of the match.

 

[Warrior]

  • Damage for the skill Piercing Spear has been increased by 10%.

 

[Sorceress]

  • The skills Dark Flame, Rushing Crow, Darkness Released, and Night Crow will now be obtainable from an Unknown Skill Book instead of the skills High Kick, Shadow Ignition, and Bloody Calamity.

 

[Berserker]

  • Damage for the skill Predatory Hunt has been increased by 10%.

  • Damage for the skill Falling Rock has been increased by 30%.

 

[Dark Knight]

  • The chance to obtain the skills Nocturne and Hidden Strike from an Unknown Skill Book item has doubled whereas the chance to obtain the skill Lunacy of Vedir and Air Strike has been halved.

 

[Mystic]

  • Damage for the basic skills (Heavy Fist, Soul Basher) have been increased by 15%.

 

[Tamer]

  • Damage for the basic skills (Leaf Slash, Evasive Attack) have been decreased by 10%.

 

[Kunoichi]

  • The skill Concealment will now be obtainable from an Unknown Skill Book instead of the skill Tendon Cutter.

 

[Musa]

  • The skill Chase will now be obtainable from an Unknown Skill Book instead of the skill Dragon Bite.

  • The damage inflicted from the following skills has been decreased likewise:

    • Slice: -15%

    • Whirlwind Cut: -20%

    • Steel Gale: -20%

    • Rising Storm: -15%

    • Blooming: -15%

    • Carver: -10%

    • Blind Slash: -15%

 

[Shadow Arena Notice]  

  • Parties will be dissolved (temporarily) after Shadow Arena closes due to a technical issue.

    • We’ll try to resolve the issue as soon as possible to provide more stable environment for your gameplay.