03.11.2021 — 17.11.2021

Item Drop and EXP Time!




2 weeks of +50% Item Drop Rate, +300% Combat EXP, and +100% Skill EXP are here! It’s time to take down some monsters!



Event 1. Item Drop Rate Time!

Event Period

- November 3, 2021 (Wed) after maintenance - November 17, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance


Event Details

- During the event, the item drop rate for defeated monsters will be increased by +50%.

▲ The “Item Drop Rate” buff can be viewed in-game at the top of your screen as shown above!

Active During the Entire Event Period 

Item Drop Rate +50% 

* The event buff is active on all servers except for the Arsha and Season Arsha servers.


■ Content Affected by Item Drop Rate Effects

There is a variety of ways (Hot Time, Scrolls, Knowledge (Ecology) Effect, etc.) to increase the drop rate of items in Black Desert.


While this item drop rate buff mostly applies to all loot dropped by defeated monsters, it does exclude certain game content and cases where loot is individually obtained when one monster is defeated by multiple Adventurers.


Please refer below to learn more about what the item drop rate affects.


■ Party Content Affected by Item Drop Rate Buffs (As of November 3, 2021)



Loot from Monster 

Zones Recommended for Parties 

in the World Map (M) 

Mirumok Ruins, Tunkuta, 

Abandoned Monastery (Restricted Territory), 

Gyfin Rhasia Temple, Padix Island, Saltwater Crocodile, 

Olun's Valley, [Elvia] Altar Imp Habitat, [Elvia] Castle Ruins, etc. 


[Season+ Party Monster Zones] 

Waragon Nest 

Basilisk Den 

Shultz Guard 

Loot from Unique Monsters 

(Chance to Appear in Monster Zones) 

Fadus Habitat - [Powerful] Fadus Warrior Chief 

Shultz Guard - [Shultz Guard Captain] Kunga 

Aakman Temple - Aakman Darkness Condenser 

Hystria Ruins - Hystria Alerted Watch Tower 

Thornwood Forest - [Fallen] Dark Knight 

Tunkuta - Ulutuka 

Star’s End - Apostle of Malevolence 

Abandoned Monastery (Restricted Territory) - Specter of Belmorn 

Padix Island - Mutant Loah Snake 

Kratuga Ancient Ruins - [Ancient Extermination Weapon] Laytenn 

Gyfin Rhasia Temple - [The First Soldier] Butcher of Gyfin Rhasia 

Blood Wolf Settlement - Kagtum Guard 

Sherekhan Necropolis - [Ancient] Sherekhan Guardian Spirit 

Tshira Ruins - Kvariak 


■ Content Not Affected by Item Drop Rate Buff (As of November 3, 2021)



World Boss Loot 

Kzarka, Karanda, Nouver, 

Kutum, Muraka, 

Quint, Offin, Garmoth, Vell, etc. 

Items obtainable 

throughout the Black Desert 

world from certain events 

Golden Dagger, Golden Backpack, Golden Coelacanth, etc. 

Field Boss Loot 

Red Nose, Dastard Bheg, Giant Mudster, 

Dim Tree Spirit, Katzvariak, etc. 

Boss Summon Scroll 

Awakened Goblin Chief Summon Scroll, 

Awakened Altar Imp Captain Summon Scroll, 

Ancient Relic Crystal Summon Scroll, 

Pila Fe Scroll, Ibedor's Scroll, Rift's Echo, etc. 

Summoned Guild Boss 

Khan, Ancient Puturum, Ferrid, 

Afuaru's Treasure Chest, etc. 

Dark Rift Loot 

All loot that is obtainable 

from the Dark Rift 

Altar of Blood Loot 

All loot that is obtainable

 from the Altar of Blood 

Savage Rift Loot 

All loot that is obtainable 

from the Savage Rift 

Pit of the Undying Loot 

All loot that is obtainable 

from the Pit of the Undying 

Event Monster Loot 

Turkey, Targargo, 

Mole, Belmorn, etc. 

Gatekeeper Monster Loot 

Cadry Chief Gatekeeper, 

Crescent Chief Gatekeeper 

Loot obtained by Gathering from a defeated monster 

* This loot is affected by Gathering Mastery effects. 

Loot obtained from [Graverobber] 

                                                     Afuaru and [Suspicious] Poacher in Monster Zones 

Items obtained by opening chance-driven        

boxes and bundles 

* Please note that the information above is subject to change depending on additions/changes to the in-game content.


Event 2. Combat and Skill EXP Time!

Event Period

- November 3, 2021 (Wed) after maintenance - November 17, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance


Event Details

- During the event, there’ll be an increased Combat/Skill EXP buff.

▲ The “Combat/Skill EXP” buff can be viewed in-game at the top of your screen as shown above!

Active During the Entire Event Period 

Combat EXP +300% 

Skill EXP +100% 

* This event is active on all servers.

* This buff will not apply to EXP obtained as a quest completion reward.

* This event buff will not stack with any of the permanently available Hot Time buff for each server.

* The event buff will only apply during the event period, and the existing Hot Time buff will apply once the event ends.


* Additional Notices

- If you log in before the start or end of this Hot Time event, the Hot Time UI will reflect the buff at the time of your login, but the actual Hot Time that is active will match the details on this event page. You can double-check the actual active Hot Time buff by reconnecting to the game.

- The Combat EXP event buff will not be active on characters that are below Lv. 50. (The Skill EXP will be active regardless of a character’s level.)

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change or cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. If changes are made, they can be found on this event page.

- Event items may have restrictions (sale/trade) and/or different binding settings/expiration dates. Due to this reason, these items cannot be transferred or restored.

- For details such as whether the item is bound, please refer to the in-game item description.

- Items and/or rewards that were used normally cannot be recovered.

- Participating in the event using inappropriate methods may result in a cancellation/retrieval of your reward(s) and/or restriction from the game.