Dark Parchments and Bosses were introduce to BDO on July 14, 2021.

Dark Parchments are required to make Darkened Boss Summon Scrolls.

Darkened Boss Scroll Requirements:

  • 10+ of the same Awakened Boss Summon Scroll + 1 Dark Parchment in inventory
  • Must use scroll within 7 days.
  • Black Spirit Quest: “[Weekly] Darkened Parchment”
  • Requires a level 60+ character at a specific location to summon Darkened Bosses.
  • Be on a server that does NOT have a Node/Conquest War in progress

Dark Boss Info:

  • You will not be penalized for being killed by a Dark Boss
  • Party of 5 recommended, but not required.
  • Same mechanics and difficulty as Awakened bosses
  • The boss will disappear after 2 minutes of idleness or 30 min after being summoned.
  • There must be at least one quest slot available.
  • Quest is limited to once per week per account
Darkened Scroll Recipe:

 

Processing (L) > Simple Alchemy

x10 Awakened * Summon Scroll

+ Darkened Parchment I


= Darkened Boss Summon Scroll I

 

  • If you failed to kill the boss, you can team up with other players to complete the quest.
  • You cannot use another summon scroll when a boss is already summoned in the field.
  • You cannot form a party while summoning the boss.
  • If you are in a party, only the party leader can summon the boss.
  • You cannot delegate the party leader once the boss is summoned.

Darkened Parchment I 

  • Awakened Imp Captain Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Goblin Chief Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Altar Imp Captain Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Manshaum Chief Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Forest Ronaros Guardian Summon Scroll

Collect 10 of one of the above scrolls.

Darkened Parchment II 

  • Awakened Monastery Boss Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Dim Tree Spirit Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Frightening Witch Summon Scroll
  • Awakened King of Navarn Steppe Summon Scroll
  • Awakened Gyfin Rhasia Raid Captain Summon Scroll

Collect 10 of one of the above scrolls.

Dark Parchment I

1st Dark Boss Spawn:

RNG one of the following:

Red Nose

Giath

Dastard Bheg

Dark Boss #2:

Narc Brishka

Dark Boss #3:

Ronin

Darkened Boss Bundle I

After defeating all the summoned Dark Bosses, you will get a Darkened Boss Bundle I as a quest reward.

Quest: [Co-op] Defeat Darkened Boss I

You can obtain 1 or more of the following:

 

Darkened Boss Loot
Black Stone (Armor)
Black Stone (Weapon)
Remnants of the Rift
Bheg’s Gloves
Forest Fury
Forest Ronaros Ring
Giath’s Helmet
Gold Bar 1G
Narc Ear Accessory
Red Nose’s Armor
Shimmering Piece of the Old Moon
Bheg’s Shining Helmet
Goblin Chief Helmet
Guardian Spirit Stone
Imp Captain’s Knife
Guardian Spirit Stone
Hunter’s Seal
Silver

Dark Parchment II

1st Dark Boss Spawn:

RNG one of the following:

Muskan

Dim Tree Spirit

Hexe Marie

Dark Boss #2:

Ahib Griffon

Dark Boss #3:

Urugon

Sources & Additional Info

 

Patch Notes from July 14, 2021 copied below:

 

● Added the Darkened Parchment I & II, which can turn a bunch of awakened boss summon scrolls into ones that can summon even more powerful foes.

– Darkened Parchment I & II can be obtained through a Repeat quest you can accept by talking to the Black Spirit if you have 10 or more of the same awakened boss summon scrolls mentioned below.

– Using Simple Alchemy on 10 of the same awakened boss summon scrolls mentioned below with a Darkened Parchment I or II will make a Darkened Boss Summon Scroll.

 

Materials

Simple Alchemy Product

Awakened Imp Captain Summon Scroll
Awakened Goblin Chief Summon Scroll
Awakened Altar Imp Captain Summon Scroll
Awakened Manshaum Chief Summon Scroll
Awakened Forest Ronaros Guardian Summon Scroll

x10 (same type)

Darkened Parchment I x1

Darkened Boss Summon Scroll I

Awakened Monastery Boss Summon Scroll
Awakened Dim Tree Spirit Summon Scroll
Awakened Frightening Witch Summon Scroll
Awakened King of Navarn Steppe Summon Scroll
Awakened Gyfin Rhasia Raid Captain Summon Scroll

x10 (same type)

Darkened Parchment II x1

Darkened Boss Summon Scroll II

 

E.g. Using Simple Alchemy on Awakened Monastery Boss Summon Scroll x10 and Darkened Parchment II x1 will produce a Darkened Boss Summon Scroll II x1.

– You can use Simple Alchemy on a Darkened Parchment I with an awakened boss summon scroll obtained from a daily quest, and on a Darkened Parchment II with an awakened boss summon scroll obtained from a weekly quest.

– The Darkened Parchment and awakened boss summon scroll will expire 7 days upon obtaining.

– Darkened Boss Summon Scrolls can be used all over the world of Black Desert by characters Lv. 60 or higher.

– Using the Darkened Boss Summon Scroll will summon the following bosses based on the scroll type.

 

Darkened Boss Summon Scroll I

Random one-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Red Nose
[Darkened Boss] Giath
[Darkened Boss] Dastard Bheg

One-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Narc Brishka

One-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Ronin

 

Darkened Boss Summon Scroll II

Random one-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Muskan
[Darkened Boss] Dim Tree Spirit
[Darkened Boss] Hexe Marie

One-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Griffon

One-time appearance

[Darkened Boss] Urugon

 

– Up to 5 Adventurers can obtain loot by defeating a boss summoned by a Darkened Summon Scroll together.

– Using the Darkened Summon Scroll will grant you the quest ‘[Co-op] Defeat Darkened Boss.’ However, you won’t be able to accept the quest if you have more than 30 quests accepted.

– Completing the quest ‘[Co-op] Defeat Darkened Boss’ will award you with a Darkened Boss Bundle, which can be used to obtain loot equivalent to 9 awakened boss summon scroll bundles. However, Remnants of the Rift will drop approx. 40% less compared to using a normal awakened boss summon scroll.