Pit of Undying is a 1 vs 1 PVE battle arena, in which players fight up to 5 pit bosses and earn rewards.

Pit of Undying can be quite challenging, if you rush in blindly. This guide gives some tips on how to defeat these formidable foes!

Vanquish the daunting enemy, adventurer! Hoorah! 🙂

Pit of Undying Highlights:

  • kill up to 5 bosses each day
  • get 10+ Seal of the Undying per boss kill, depending on Insignia level
  • earn 500 Crow Coins per family by completing the [Crow’s Nest] quest line.
  • earn goodies like Cron Stones, Failstacks, and Crow Coins.
  • Pit of the Undying cannot be entered during a Node/Conquest War.
  • You can’t create or enter Pit of the Undying in a party.

Pit of Undying Requirements:

  • Undying Crow’s Insignia (Equip an insignia in the Tome of Adventure slot then talk to Lavala, the keeper of the Hall of Heroes at Crow’s Nest, to challenge the Pit of the Undying once per day.)
  • Level 56+
  • [Crow’s Nest] quest line completion (26 quests)
    • Press O key then Suggested tab. Look for the section, “[The Great Expedition] Crow’s Nest”
  • some type of boat (Bartali Sailboat can be purchased for 10 million silver. (Although the speed is very slow.) Visit Proix <Tavern Owner> in the Velia Inn.)

Pit of Undying Rewards

Seal of the Undying is the currency obtained and used in Pit of the Undying.

 

Exchange NPC:
Patrigio
  <Head of the Crow Merchants Guild>

 

Location: Crow’s Nest
You will need a boat to sail to Crow’s Nest to access Patrigio’s shop. See location map and details below.

 

Seal of the Undying Reward Conditions or Notes
Finto’s Sweet Juice 2 Breath EXP (increase Stamina)
Finto’s Fresh Juice 2 Strength EXP (increase Weight Limit)
Finto’s Filling Juice 2 Health EXP (increase HP)
Cron Stone Bundle 30 Cron Stone x1–5
Crow Coin Bundle 50 Crow Coin x100–120   Crow Coin Shop
Item Collection Increase Scroll (30 min) 100 Item Drop Rate +100%

Crow’s Sacred Chest

Related Quest:

– [Daily][Crow Shop] Holy Trade

100

RNG 1 of:

Khan’s Concentrated Magic
Devil’s Draught
Mermaid’s Tear
Breath of All Creations
Imp Captain’s Knife
Goblin Chief Helmet
Muskan’s Bloody Steel Helmet
Khalk’s Wings
Advice of Valks (40–60)
Advice of Valks (+40)
Advice of Valks (+35)
Advice of Valks (+30)
Advice of Valks (+28)
Advice of Valks (+25)
Caphras Stone Bundle I, II, III
Sharp Black Crystal Shard Bundle I, II
Hard Black Crystal Shard Bundle I, II
Crystal Extraction Tool
Elion’s Tear Box
Caphras Stone x1–2

Advice of Valks (25-35) 200 Failstack of 25 to 35
Crow’s Holy Voucher (15 minute access to secret shop) 240 – [Crow Shop] Holy Trade
Fine Accessory Box 350 1 of Ogre Ring, Basilisk’s Belt, Tungrad Earring, OR Ring of Crescent Guardian
Advice of Valks (40–60) 500 Failstack of 40 to 60

Combat/Skill EXP Exchange Coupon

NOTE!! 1 per family

6k – [Crow Shop] Combat/Skill EXP Exchange Coupon

 

 

Pit of Undying Rewards: Seal of Undying & Crow’s Black Jewel

Crow’s Black Jewel will allow you to access higher Pit of Undying boss tiers.

The amount of seals and jewels you obtain increases as you complete promotion quests and gain the next tier.

 

 

Current Insignia Level Reward Details
Seal of the Undying

Crow’s Black Jewel
Pit Boss Order
PRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia Boss 1: Seal x10
Boss 2: Seal x10
Boss 3: Seal x10
Boss 4: Seal x10
Boss 4: Crow’s Black Jewel x1
40 1 1. Valkin
2. Man of Steel or Fareed
3. Brodie or Kunga
4. Evergart
DUO: Undying Crow’s Insignia Boss 1: Seal x10
Boss 2: Seal x10
Boss 3: Seal x10
Boss 4: Seal x15
Boss 4: Crow’s Black Jewel x4
45 4 1. Man of Steel
2. Kunga or Brodie
3. Bennet or Van Riker
4. Petroglyph Stalker
TRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia Boss 1: Seal x10
Boss 2: Seal x10
Boss 3: Seal x10
Boss 4: Seal x20
Boss 4: Crow’s Black Jewel x7
50 7 1. Evergart
2. Van Riker or Bennet
3. Kauha or Kardun
4. Syahzar
TET: Undying Crow’s Insignia Boss 1: Seal x10
Boss 2: Seal x10
Boss 3: Seal x10
Boss 4: Seal x25
Boss 4: Crow’s Black Jewel x10
55 10 1. Petroglyph Stalker
2. Kauha or Kardun
3. Duran or Ascendra
4. Solaria
PEN: Undying Crow’s Insignia Boss 1: Seal x10
Boss 2: Seal x10
Boss 3: Seal x10
Boss 4: Seal x30
Boss 4: Crow’s Black Jewel x13
60 13 1. Syahzar
2. Ascendra or Duran
3. Kyrill or Gotha Rensa
4. Kharoxia

 

 

 

Crow’s Black Jewels from Daily Quest

Crow’s Black Jewels are obtained through the quest “[Daily] To the Bottom of the Pit of the Undying.”

 

PRI (I) DUO (II) TRI (III) TET (IV) PEN (V)
Crow’s Black Jewel

1 4 7 10 13

 

 

Crow’s Nest Quest Line Walk-through

The first quest in the quest line starts with Black Spirit:

– [Crow’s Nest] A Strange Tale from the Great Ocean

 

  1. The first part is simple. Talk to NPC’s in Velia and Heidel. This will give you Evergart’s Talisman, which you will need later.
  2. Travel via boat to Crow’s Nest island, which is north of Tinberra Island.
  3. Answers for the riddle part of [Crow’s Nest] The Riddle of Chiro and Toro
    1. The Papu have more barters
    2. Merindora
    3. A Crioniak Prince who lost his memory
  4. [Crow’s Nest] The Crow’s Guest
    • Put on title called, “Perfect Ravinia’s Guest.” (Press P then Title tab. Search Ravinia then click Apply)
  5. [Crow’s Nest] Portrait
    • Click on the “Take Portrait” button inside the Beauty Shop (F4) and take a portrait.
    • After taking a portrait, speak with the Black Spirit to receive the portrait and hand it over to Lavala.
  6. Teleport to the Pit of Undying by talking to Lavala
  7. Defeat 5 bosses. Details below

Crow’s Nest Quest Line Bosses

In order to complete the [Crow’s Nest] quest line, you will have to defeat 5 bosses during the quest below.

 

[Crow’s Nest] Do Your Best

  • You cannot complete this quest while in a party.
  • If you are defeated by the Crow’s Warriors, return to Chorpy <Pit of the Undying Keeper>, to receive another summoning scroll.
  • However, if you lose to the first Crow’s Warrior, you will have to give up and restart the quest.
  • The summoned Crow’s Warriors will disappear after 10 minutes.


Chorpy <Pit of the Undying Keeper>

DEFEAT 5 BOSSES:

 

  1. Rakan: fairly easy
  2. Valkin: stay out of the purple/black fog. Watch for slow wind up animations before heavy hits
  3. Fareed: he will attempt to heal to full health. Use a skill with Floating on it to interrupt the heal.
  4. Bennet: she will spawn 2 illusions. Find the real Bennet by colliding into her. Illusions you can run through. The real Bennet will also have the lowest health. If you kill her illusions before her, all will die and reset at full health
  5. Evergart: has the most difficult HP and DP. Use Float skill during his smash attack then use Down Attacks when he is on the ground.

Crow’s Nest Location Map

Crow’s Nest is located north and a little east of Tinberra Island. Start from Velia and sail far NE past Iliya Island.

Crow’s Nest is somewhat far away and hidden in map fog. Look for the entrance next to a dock on the SW side of the island.

There is a <Wharf Manger> named Anax on Crow’s Nest.

Crow’s Nest is barely visible as a faded volcano-shaped island on the world map. This is because it is covered in map fog.

TIP: It helps to see Crow’s Nest better, if you angle your map in World Map view. (Press RMB and drag. This causes the map to rotate and you can look north from the side, instead of top down.)

Note that once you enter Ross Sea, your World Map disappears and the mini-map is of no help. Make sure you angle your ship in the correct direction from Tinberra Island. You will be able to see a silhouette of the island as you look out from your ship into the distant horizon. (As long as weather permits!)

You can use a compass to remove map fog.

Obtaining PRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia

After completing the [Crow’s Nest] quest line, you will obtain PRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia, after the following…

– [Crow’s Nest] Crow’s Mercenary

You will need to be wearing an insignia of PRI or higher level, in order to accept any Pit of Undying daily quests.

 

Pit of Undying Teleport

After completing the quest [Crow’s Nest] Crow’s Mercenary via the quest line, you can instantly teleport to Pit of Undying.

  • Instantly teleport to the arena via the Escape menu. Press Esc > War > Pit of Undying.
  • You MUST be in the following regions to teleport:
    • Calpheon
    • Heidel
    • Valencia
    • Altinova
    • Grána
    • Duvencrune
    • O’draxxia
    • Velia
    • Crow’s Nest
  • Teleport Requirements:
    • After completing the quest line, you can only access Pit of the Undying via the Escape menu.
    • You can’t be in a party to teleport to Pit of Undying.
    • Use teleport (Press Esc > War > Pit of Undying) to leave Pit of Undying and go back to your original location.
  • During the [Crow’s Nest] main quests, you can only enter the Pit of the Undying through NPC dialogue.
  • To exchange Seal of the Undying for goodies from Patrigio, you need to leave Pit of the Undying and sail to Crow’s Nest via a boat.
  • If you haven’t completed the quest line and finished [Crow’s Nest] Crow’s Mercenary, speak to NPC Lavala to enter the Pit of the Undying.

Promotion Quests to Obtain Better Rewards

After completing many daily boss challenge quests, you will have enough Crow’s Black Jewels to proceed to the next level.

PRI   >   DUO   >   TRI   >   TET   >   PEN

 

NOTE: You can still complete lower insignia levels, once you complete a promotion quest! For example: an adventurer with a TRI grade insignia can choose from all quests of PRI–TRI grade. However, accepting and proceeding with a quest of a certain grade will prevent you from attempting a quest of a different grade.

 

Higher Insignia Benefits:

  • More challenging bosses
  • More Seal of the Undying rewarded
  • More Crow’s Black Jewel rewarded
  • Promotion quest goodies

Promotion How To:

  • Exchange Crow’s Black Jewel’s to Chorpy to obtain a promotion scroll.
  • Use the Crow’s Promotion Scroll in your inventory to summon bosses.
  • If you fail, you can abandon the quest and give Chorpy additional Crow’s Black Jewel’s for another promotion scroll.

 

Promotion Quest Promotion Rewards
Crow’s Black Jewel Cost
Required Bosses


[Promotion] DUO: Undying Crow’s Insignia
DUO: Undying Crow’s Insignia
Advice of Valks (+40)
30 – Cron Stone
5 – Gold Bar 10G
10 Valkin
Man of Steel
Evergart
Van Riker

[Promotion] TRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia
TRI: Undying Crow’s Insignia
Advice of Valks (+50)
45 – Cron Stone
100 – Ancient Spirit Dust

40

Rematch: 30

Bennet
Van Riker
Petroglyph Stalker
Kardun

[Promotion] TET: Undying Crow’s Insignia
TET: Undying Crow’s Insignia
Advice of Valks (+70)
Fine Accessory Box II
300 – Ancient Spirit Dust

130

Rematch: 60

Kardun
Petroglyph Stalker
Syahzar
Duran

[Promotion] PEN: Undying Crow’s Insignia

PEN: Undying Crow’s Insignia

250

Rematch: 100

Ascendra
Duran
Solaria
Kyrill

 

Crow’s Black Jewel x10 Quest

Fight against Yulho for 10x Crow’s Black Jewel. Quest is given by NPC Lang

Pit of the Undying, a Match With Yulho

  • Complete the quest [Promotion] DUO: Undying Crow’s Insignia and accept the quest Chorpy’s Secret Offer from Chorpy.
  • This quest is available only once per family.
  • If you fail to defeat Yulho, forfeit and reaccept the quest from Lang to receive another summon scroll.Y
  • You cannot fight Yulho during a Pit of the Undying daily quest or a promotion quest. Finish the match you are in to reaccept the quest.

Daily Quest Pit Bosses

After completing the [Crow’s Nest] quest line from the suggested tab, you will be able to teleport to Pit of Undying to obtain a daily quest to kill more pit bosses.

Daily Pit of Undying Quest Step By Step:

  1. Equip an insignia in order to obtain your daily boss quest
  2. Randy will give you 1 Pit of the Undying’s Challenger’s Ticket (located in the Hall of Heroes, Crow’s Nest)
  3. Select CHAT option, then teleport to Pit of the Undying.
  4. Accept Chorpy’s daily quest [Daily] To the Bottom of the Pit of the Undying
  5. Give Chorpy your ticket
  6. Chorpy will give you a Duel of the Undying Scroll that begins at PRI level and can progress up to PEN level.
  7. Use this scroll next to Chorpy to begin the challenge

TIPS:

  • you cannot accept Pit of Undying quests while in party
  • you will fight a total of four bosses for PRI level.
  • each boss drops Seal of Undying
  • if you die to any boss, you can forfeit the quest and reaccept it to try again.
  • upon defeating the final boss in the pit, you will also receive Crow’s Black Jewels. 10 are traded in for a promotion match (duo crows sealed promotion scroll)
  • once you’ve completed a promotion quest, you CAN go back to previous levels
  • promotions give access to higher insignias, which you can obtain more Seals and Crow’s Black Jewels.
  • You can no longer use maids/butlers (storage/marketplace) in the Pit of the Undying.

PRI Pit of Undying Bosses

Pit of Undying of PRI level will summon the following different bosses…

First boss: Valkin
Second boss: Man of Steel or Fareed
Third boss: Brodie or Kunga
Forth boss: Evergart

1. Valkin

Stay outside of Valkin’s purple/black fog. Watch for slow wind up animations before heavy hits.

2a. Man of Steel

Man of Steel will try to hit you with a strong 3-hit combo attack that you can avoid.

  • If you get too far from Man of Steel, he will charge and stun you with a smash attack.
  • at 50% HP, he will summon a Man of Fortitude
  • Man of Fortitutde has high HP & DP and is vulnerable to your CC attacks
  • Man of Steel will keep trying to charge and stun you
  • Focus on Man of Steel 1st, using CC against Man of Fortitude.
  • If you let both run free, you can get quickly over run because they continuously use knockdowns.

2b. Fareed

Fareed will attempt to heal to full health. Use a skill with Floating on it to interrupt the heal.

3a. Brodie

Brodie is an evasive archer. You will spend allot of time chasing him as he runs from you.

  • Brodie sets traps that show timers
  • Brodie’s traps detonate and explode when their timers run out

3b. Kunga

In order to defeat Kunga, you have to watch him very closely and use a skill with Floating against him at the right times. He does a lethal spinning attack at 25% HP that will kill you, if you do not successfully CC him 3 times before he reaches 25% HP.

So you have 4 opportunities to CC Kunga:

  • 85% HP
  • 70% HP
  • 55% HP
  • 40% HP
  • 25% HP

To prevent your own death, watch Kunga’s movements and HP bar. Every 15% of HP he looses, use a skill with Floating on his back.

You will know when to use CC on him, because he will hold an animation before his attack and glow.

Thank you to Chris Poli for his helpful video!

4. Evergart

Evergart is a Succession Warrior and can be very ouchy!

  • avoid his attacks by staying behind him
  • if you stay close to him, he will not do as much damage
  • use a Floating skill to interrupt him while he’s using his ground smash skill, then use a Down Attack
  • Evergart will flicker before performing his heavy hitting skills

DUO  Pit of Undying Bosses

Level 2 of the Pit of Undying introduces some new bosses and a few of the old appear for the first few bosses.

First boss: Man of Steel
Second boss: Kunga or Brodie
Third boss: Bennet or Van Riker
Forth boss: Petroglyph Stalker

3a. Bennett

Bennett will spawn 2 illusions. Find and attack the real Bennet by colliding into her. Illusions you can run through. The real Bennet will also have the lowest health.

If you make a mistake and kill her illusions before the real Bennett, all will die and reset at full health!

3b. Van Riker

Van Riker has two spinning attacks:

  • Blue aura spinning attack means it is ok to DPS him
  • Black/gray aura spinning attack requires you to use a Bound skill to knock him down. (If you don’t do this, then Van Riker will summon twisters that slowly chase you. If they catch you, then you will be killed.)

When Van Riker reaches about 5% HP, he will roar and buff himself. (You will see red sword and shield icons below his HP bar.) CC him again to during this time.

4. Petroglyph Stalker

Creates clones of himself that explode upon being killed. Be careful when you kill them, because they take a large amount of your HP.

RARE Pit of Undying Boss: Yulho

Yulho is a boss that has a low chance to spawn, after you have completed the [Crow’s Nest] quest line.

After finishing the second duel and receiving the reward, you’ll have a chance to face Yulho in a 1:1 duel. However, you cannot reattempt the fight if you lose.

The fight is normal, but does reward a large amount of Seal of Undying:

— LARGE SEAL REWARD —

30x Seal of the Undying

 

 

Pit of the Undying Patch Notes

Source: 10-7-2020

 

 

  • Impressed by the many adventurers who’ve challenged the Pit of the Undying, Patrigio has gathered even mightier combatants to test their mettle.

    • <Undying Shadow> Kyrill appears in the Pit of the Undying at the “PEN: Undying Crow’s Insignia” level.

    • Kyrill is quite agile, a master of surprise attacks, and bears a keen personality that leaves little room for making mistakes.

    • <Undying Shadow> Kharoxia appears in the Pit of the Undying at the “PEN: Undying Crow’s Insignia” level.

    • Kharoxia pours out her might into each one of her attacks, silently swatting away her opponent’s puny attempts at retaliation with her destructive force.

  • You can now enter the Pit of the Undying instantly from the following regions as well.

    • Calpheon

    • Heidel

    • Valencia

    • Altinova

    • Grána

    • Duvencrune

    • O’draxxia

  • You can no longer use maids/butlers (storage/marketplace) in the Pit of the Undying.

  • Randy now sells potions for challengers of the Pit of the Undying.

 

 

 

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Source: Sep 2, 2020

  • Crow’s Black Jewel
    • The number of audience who are eager to see the thrilling fights at Pit of the Undying has been increasing and so Patrigio, the First Crow, has started to give more Crow’s Black Jewels which are needed to do the promotion matches to those adventurers who win their fight.
      • Changed the number of Crow’s Black Jewels you can obtain through the quest “[Daily] To the Bottom of the Pit of the Undying” as follows.
PRI (I) DUO (II) TRI (III) TET (IV)
Before 1 2 3 4
Now 1 4 7 10
  • You will get the Crow’s Black Jewels when you win against <Undying Shadow>, the last enemy at Pit of the Undying.
    • Adjusted the number of Crow’s Black Jewels required to do the quest “[Promotion] Crow’s Sealed Promotion Scroll” as follows. However, the number of Crow’s Black Jewels required for a rematch will remain the same.
DUO (II) TRI (III) TET (IV) PEN (V)
Before 10 30 60 100
Now 10 40 130 250
  • Added a quest that allows you to fight against Yulho, Pit of the Undying’s rising start, 1:1.
    • This quest is available only once per family. You must complete the quest [Promotion] DUO: Undying Crow’s Insignia and accept the quest Chorpy’s Secret Offer from Chorpy in order to do this quest.
    • You will get Crow’s Black Jewel x10 when you defeat Yulho.

 

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Source: 8-19-20

 

There are rumblings of a new fighter at the Pit of the Undying.

Hailing from far across the seas, the newcomer has traveled to the Pit of the Undying to test his might and the Crow’s guests have been eyeing him with much interest.

Calling himself Yulho, he has displayed exceptional prowess in martial arts and has brought many challengers to their knees.

 

  • Added the martial artist Yulho of the Kingdom of Haso to the Pit of the Undying.
    • Yulho has a low chance of appearing to fight you at the Pit of the Undying.
    • Defeating Yulho will award a greater amount of Seal of the Undying than usual.

 

 

 

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Source: July 22, 2020

 

Major Update: Crow’s Nest

 

On one pitch-black urban night, a Crow who already had both fortune and fame firmly in his grasps came up with his darkest venture yet.

Ladies and Gentlemen, we proudly present to you: Pit of the Undying.

 

When we were coming up with this content, many things were going through our minds. Many of you have asked for more suspenseful, tactic-based PvE content. However, we had many stumbling blocks for adding this. This is because many of our classes do not have clearly defined roles, our game is in an action-packed hack and slash playstyle, and this game is an MMORPG with an open world of variables. How could we add this kind of content without going against the direction we have been developing Black Desert Online so far? We also didn’t want to distract from the fun of fighting bosses. Pit of the Undying is the result of all these considerations. We expect to add more diverse types of monsters to the pit of the Undying for you to challenge. We hope you enjoy this content and eagerly await your feedback.

 

  • Tranan Underfoe, the blacksmith of Velia, has a strange tale for you of an island somewhere in the Great Ocean. Many brave sailors have searched for Crow’s Nest, yet returned in failure. That is if they were lucky enough to return at all. Now, you will have a chance to search for this misty island shrouded in mystery. Chase after that tale and you will get to meet the owner and founder of the Crow Merchants Guild, the “First Crow” and gaze upon a display of some of his most valued treasures in the Hall of Heroes. You will also be able to participate in the Pit of the Undying, a battle arena steeped in secrets.
    • Crow’s Nest does not appear on the World Map, so you cannot use auto-navigation to guide you there.
  • Added the quest series [The Great Expedition] Crow’s Nest. It is available once per family, for a character that is at least Lv. 56.
    • You can check out the quest series under the Suggested tab of the Quests window, which will direct you to accept the first quest from the Black Spirit.
  • Added Crow Merchants Guild members to greet adventurers traveling the Great Ocean in search of Crow’s Nest.
  • Added a new category for Crow’s Nest related knowledge to the Knowledge (H) window.
  • If you do not have the Crow’s Invitation, you will not be able to access the Hall of Heroes deep in Crow’s Nest and you will not be able to meet the owner of Crow’s Nest, the “First Crow.” You can get the invitation by completing certain quests.
  • Opened the Pit of the Undying, the First Crow’s secret battle arena.

 

  • The Pit of the Undying is a battle arena created by the First Crow for fighters to face off against his carefully selected Crow’s Warriors in seemingly endless rounds of battles for glory.
  • If you die in the Pit of the Undying during the main Crow’s Nest quests, do not forfeit the quest but interact with Chorpy if you want a rematch.
    • As you succeed in the Pit of the Undying, you can collect Seal of the Undying items and get Undying Crow’s Insignia of a higher grade.
    • You will get your first Undying Crow’s Insignia after completing the quest series [The Great Expedition] Crow’s Nest.
    • As you get higher grade Undying Crow’s Insignia, the more Seal of the Undying items you will get from the Pit of the Undying.
      • Seal of the Undying is the key to the First Crow’s exclusive Crow Shop, which is only available at Crow’s Nest.
      • This exclusive Crow Shop will be available after a later update. 

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