Time-filled Black Stones are used to improve Tuvala Gear by increasing its enhancement level. You can also exchange them to help upgrade normal gear.


Time-filled Black Stone Highlights:

  • Shows a higher Enhancement Chance than normal Black Stones.
  • Only available during a limited time while Season is active.
  • Can be obtained, stored, and transferred during Season only.
  • Easily obtainable via quests, grinding, and gathering.

Base Enhancement Chances:

  • +15: 8%
  • PRI: 30%
  • DUO: 20%
  • TRI: 15%
  • TET: 7%
  • PEN: 5%


Time-Filled Black Stone

Time-filled Black Stone Info

Time-filled Black Stone can also be exchanged for items that upgrade both Tuvala and normal gear.

Fail Stacks for Season & Normal Gear:

  • 20 = Advice of Valks (+10)
  • 40 = Valks’ Cry x1
  • 50 = Advice of Valks (+20)
  • 150 = Advice of Valks (+30)
  • 500 = Advice of Valks (+40)

Make sure you turn these in before Season Graduation! Time-filled Blackstones are deleted after Season ends.

Tuvala Gear Enhancement:

Item Drop Rate Increase:

  • 300 = Item Collection Increase Scroll x1
advice of valks 40
valks cry

Time-filled Black Stone Weekly Quests

600 Time-filled Black Stones can be obtained every week via kill quests from Node Managers.

For more details about available quests, please view our Season Quest Guide.


Rift’s Echo (boss summon for Time-filled Black Stones)
– Contribution EXP (300)

Time-filled Black Stone Special Areas

Along with a weekly grind quest, there are also Season Regional Quests that automatically show if you are the correct level. The UI will appear next to your mini-map.

Level restrictions apply. (Weekly grind quests have no level restrictions.)

Time-filled Black Stone Regional Quest

Time-filled Black Stones via Grinding

Time-filled Black Stones are obtained via drops from many grinding spots.

Last Season, the average drop rate was about 200 per hour with the correct kill speed. The objective is to be able to kill with one shot and quickly move from pack to pack in high mob density hunting zones.


Last Season’s Top Grinding Spots for Time-filled Black Stones:

  1. Desert Fogans (best mob density and Time-filled Black Stone drop rates, difficult location)
  2. Pirates (difficult location)
  3. Bandits (one of the most contested grinding spots)
  4. Polly’s Forest – Mushrooms (one of the most contested grinding spots)
  5. Desert Nagas
  6. Crescents
  7. Fadus
  8. Bashim Base

    Time-Filled Black Stone Grinding Spots


    Mobs Time-filled Tuvala Ore Region Node Map
    Fogans ★★★★★ ★★★★ Mediah Titium Valley
    Pirates ★★★★★ ★★★★ Islands Kuit Island
    Bandits ★★★★★ ★★★★ Mediah Gahaz Bandit’s Lair
    Nagas ★★★★★ ★★★★ Valencia Desert Naga Temple
    Crescents ★★★★★ ★★★★ Valencia Crescent Shrine
    Mushrooms ★★★★★ ★★★★ Kamasylvia Polly’s Forest
    Fadus ★★★★★ ★★★★ Kamasylvia Loopy Tree Forest
    Lavas ★★★★ ★★★★★ Valencia Roud Sulfur Works
    Prisoners ★★★★ ★★★★★ Valencia Pila Ku Jail
    Basilisks ★★★★ ★★★★★ Valencia Basilisk Den
    Centaurs ★★★★ ★★★★★ Valencia Taphtar Plain
    Cadries ★★★★ ★★★ Valencia Cadry Ruins
    Bashims ★★★★ ★★★★ Valencia Bashim Base
    Kagtums ★★★★ ★★★ Dreighan Blood Wolf Settlement
    Warriors ★★ Drieghan Sherekhan Necropolis
    Protties ★★★ ★★★ Sea Island Weita Island
    Protty Cave
    Shultz Guard Mediah Sausan Garrison
    Ancient Weapons Underwater Zone Weita Island
    Sycraia Underwater Ruins
    Gravestones Mediah Marie Cave
    Griffons, Wolves, etc Kamasylvia Navarn Steppe
    Ronaros Kamasylvia Tooth Fairy Forest
    Manshaums Kamasylvia Manshaum Forest
    Spiders, Keepers, etc Dreighan Tshira Ruins



    Time Filled Black Stone Voting

    Which grinding spots are best for Time Filled Black Stones?


    Time-Filled Black Stone for Tuvala Enhancement

    Time-Filled Black Stones are an inexpensive way to build your Enhancement Chance (Failstack). Whenever you fail at enhancemnt, it increases your Failstack and your Enhancement Chance.

    TIP: Use Exchange Chance button to save a too high Failstack for later use. Learn about Failstacks.

    Enhancement Level Enhancement Chance
    Success Rate
    DUO (II) 20 60%
    TRI (III) 30 60%
    TET (IV) 40 35%
    PEN (V) 60 35%


    A PEN Tuvala attempt costs 15 Time-Filled Black Stones. Protect it from downgrading with 165 Cron Stones.

    TIP: use Refined Magical Black Stones instead of Time-Filled Black Stones when enhancing from DUO (II) to TRI (III) ehancement level. It gives a 100% Enhancement Chance.


    Enhancement Levels Refined Magical Black Stones
    +15 → PRI (I) 10
    PRI (I) → DUO (II) 15
    DUO (II) → TRI (III) 20


    Refined Magical Black Stone

    Time-Filled via Rift’s Echo

    2 to 7 Time-Filled Black Stones are dropped for each boss from a Rift’s Echo.


    Rift’s Echo is a rare item that spawns a boss event, in which 3 or more different bosses spawn in consecutive order on Season Server.


    Lucky players may get a rare boss spawn.


    Each boss defeated rewards enhancement items for Tuvala Gear.


    • Average Loot per Common Boss:

    4 – Time-filled Black Stone
    4 – Tuvala Ore
    2 – Refined Magical Black Stone

    BDO Rift's Echo

    Time-Filled Stones via Fishing

    [Season] Coelacanth is an item drop that occurs while fishing in special areas on Season Servers only. Weekly quests reset on Wednesdays 6:00 PM Central Time (Thursday 00:00 UTC). See maps for designated fishing areas for [Season] Coelacanth drops.

    Exchange to Fughar:

    Condition Coelacanths Required Exchangeable Items
    1x per Family [Season] Coelacanth x50
    Advice of Valks (+60)
    [Season] Coelacanth x25
    Choose Your Concentrated Boss Crystal Box x1
    [Season] Coelacanth x20
    Burning Moonlight Black Stone x10
    3x per Family [Season] Coelacanth x25
    * Dreamy Crystal of Balance x7
    [Season] Coelacanth x20
    3 Tuvala Weapon Exchange Coupons
    1x per Week per Family [Season] Coelacanth x20
    [Event] Courser Training Box
    [Season] Coelacanth x12
    [Event] Enhancement Help Kit I
    [Season] Coelacanth x10
    Combat & Skill EXP 300% Scroll x5
    [Season] Coelacanth x7
    Advice of Valks (+40)
    [Season] Coelacanth x4
    Yona’s Fragment x5
    [Season] Coelacanth x3
    Magical Shard x5
    [Season] Coelacanth x3
    Mass of Pure Magic x5
    No limit [Season] Coelacanth x1
    Time-filled Black Stone x5


    *Dreamy Crystal of Balance grants 100% chance to enhance a TRI (III) or higher Capotia accessory up to PEN (V).

    Season Coelacanth Fish

    Time-Filled Black Stones via Gathering

    On season servers, you can obtain Time-Filled Black Stones via the Gathering Life Skill.

    • This does not apply to barehanded gathering, digging, milking, and scooping water.

    All of the following can be obtained via gathering. They fit in the rare resources category and are NOT affected by the pet Hedgehog’s Talent effect.

    Time-filled Black Stone
    ◆ Enhance Tuvala gear via the Black Spirit.
    ◆ Exchange for other useful items via the NPC Fughar in any major city.

    Tuvala Ore
    ◆ Recover max durability of Tuvala gear lost from enhancement failure.
    ◆ Exchange for Tuvala gear and accessories via blacksmiths in any major city.

    Refined Magical Black Stone
    ◆ Guaranteed enhancement of Tuvala gear (weapons, defense gear) via the Black Spirit (/).
    (PRI (I) – 10, DUO (II) – 15, TRI (III) – 20)

    [Season] Special Item
    ◆ Changes every Season.
    ◆ Exchange for other useful items via the NPC Fughar in any major city.

    Rift’s Fragment
    ◆ Rift’s Echo can be crafted with Rift’s Fragment x5 by Simple Alchemy (L).
    ◆ Defeat the bosses summoned from a “Rift Echo” to obtain a decent amount of Tuvala enhancement materials.
    ◆ A party is recommended to take on these mighty foes.



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