13.01.2021 — 27.01.2021

Old Moon Grand Prix Opening

13 January 2021


Event 1. Old Moon Grand Prix!

Period: January 13 (after maintenance)–January 27 (before maintenance)

Is your steed ready for the race of a lifetime? The Old Moon Grand Prix is finally here!

Become the most prominent rider worthy of the golden trophy in the Grand Prix!


  • During the event period, the Black Spirit will give you special event quests.


Quest Name

Completion Requirement


[Event] Blowing Wind in the Race Track

Talk to NPC Gula in Stonetail Horse Ranch


*You can only accept the quest with a character of Lv.30 or above.

Contribution EXP 200

[Event] Wispy Wind of the Race Track

Show Grand Prix Participant Certificate x1 to NPC Gula




[Event] Rare Courser Training Box x1


Contribution EXP 200



Choose 1 ▼


[Race Horse] Giorgiaro Champron


[Race Horse] Giorgiaro Barding


[Race Horse] Giorgiaro Saddle


[Race Horse] Giorgiaro Stirrups


[Race Horse] Giorgiaro Horseshoe

[Event] Breezy Wind of the Race Track

Show Grand Prix Participant Certificate x3 to NPC Gula


Fiery Celerity Draught x1


Stonetail Wind's Meal x1


Contribution EXP 200

[Event] Draughty Wind of the Race Track

Show Grand Prix Participant Certificate x5 to NPC Gula



[Event] Extra Mount EXP Scroll x1

Contribution EXP 200


[Event] Windy Wind of the Race Track

Show Grand Prix Participant Certificate x10 to NPC Gula


Cron Stone x100


Contribution EXP 200


[Event] High Wind of the Race Track

Show Grand Prix Participant Certificate x15 to NPC Gula


Krogdalo's Origin Stone x1


[Event] Supreme Old Moon Scroll x1


[Event] Lara's Warm Black Tea x3


Contribution EXP 200



  • This is a series of consecutive quests that must be completed in order. If you do not complete the previous quest, you cannot proceed to the next one.
  • These quests can be completed once per family during the entire event period.
  • The Grand Prix Participant Certificate required to complete the event quest can be obtained from the Old Moon Grand Prix.




Old Moon Grand Prix


  1. The Old Moon Grand Prix requires you to ride your race horse through all checkpoints and cross the finish line at the end of the lap. The faster you are, the higher rank you will finish and better rewards you will receive.
  2. You can apply for the race via ESC > Life > Old Moon Grand Prix (under the new menu) or ESC > Old Moon Grand Prix (from the old menu).
  3. After you enter, you need to register Horse Emblem: Giorga Brisa with NPC Miles.


- You can purchase Horse Emblem: Giorga Brisa from Stonetail Horse Ranch Stable Keeper Gula and Old Moon Grand Prix Stable Keeper Miles.


  1. After one adventurer logs in to participate in the Old Moon Grand Prix, a 3-minute wait time will be given with an additional 3-minute wait time being added for every adventurer who joins. However, once at least 5 adventurers gather, the race will start.
  2. The rewards including different types of trophies, Old Moon Grand Prix Coins, and Grand Prix Participant Certificates you can obtain will depend on the results of every race.


- 1 Grand Prix Participant Certificate will be given for participating in an Old Moon Grand Prix race regardless of your ranking or whether you successfully complete the race or not.

- Old Moon Grand Prix rewards will be sent to your Black Spirit's Safe.


  1. Old Moon Grand Prix will be held from 09:00 UTC–02:00 UTC (in real life time), and there will not be any Old Moon Grand Prix races held during Node War and Conquest War times.






Event 2. Item Drop Rate +50%

Period: January 13 (after maintenance)–January 27 (before maintenance)


  • During the event period, enjoy item drop rate +50%!
    • The boost will stack with other boost items and also be given in addition to existing hot time boosts.
    • The boost will be only for lootable items from defeating monsters.
    • The item drop rate boost will be applied to most servers including Olvia, and season servers. However, this boost will not be applied to Arsha servers.


  • Black Desert Online offers various ways to increase item drop rate, and item drop rate boost events like this give drop rate boost on all loot gained from defeating monsters. However, the item drop rate boost does apply to certain content and/or in cases where 2 or more adventurers can obtain loot. Please refer to the table below.


  • Party content that gets item drop rate boost applied. (As of January 13, 2021)


Loot Category


Items obtainable at party-based monster zones (as seen on the World Map)

Mirumok Ruins, Tunkuta, Abandoned Monastery (Restricted Territory), Gyfin Rhasia Temple, Padix Island, Saltwater Crocodile, Olun's Valley, and etc.

Items obtainable from monsters that spawn at a certain chance

  • 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



  • Party contents that do not get item drop rate boost applied. (As of January 13, 2021)


Loot Category


World Boss

Kzarka, Karanda, Nouver, Kutum, Muraka, Quint, Offin, Garmoth, Vell, and etc.

Event items obtainable throughout the game world

Golden Dagger, Golden Backpack, Golden Coelacanth, and etc.

Field Bosses

Red Nose, Dastard Bheg, Giant Mudster, Dim Tree Spirit, Katzvariak, and etc.

Boss Summon Scrolls

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, and etc.

Summon Guild Bosses

Khan, Ancient Puturum, Ferrid, Afuaru's Treasure Chest, and etc.

Dark Rift

All loot obtainable from Dark Rifts

Altar of Blood

All loot obtainable from Altar of Blood

Savage Rift

All loot obtainable from Savage Rift

Pit of the Undying

All loot obtainable from Pit of the Undying

Items obtainable from event monsters

Turkey, Targargo, Mole, Belmorn, and etc.


Cadry Chief Gatekeeper, Crescent Chief Gatekeeper, and etc.

Loot obtained by performing gathering on monster corpses

  • This loot will still be affected by Gathering Mastery

Loot obtainable from <Graverobber> Afuaru and <Suspicious> Poacher appearing at monster zones

Items obtainable by opening random boxes or bundles



Event 3. Double Skill EXP at the Red Battlefield

Period: January 13 (after maintenance)–January 27 (before maintenance)


  • During the event period, enter the Red Battlefield via the ESC menu to enjoy double Skill EXP gained from your battles!
    • Red Battlefield is a PvP content everyone above level 50 can enjoy. Battle as team Black Desert or team Red Desert without restrictions on karma or guilds.
    • Learn more about the Red Battlefield via our official wiki <HERE>



Double Skill EXP gained in the Red Battlefield during the event period!



  • Differential distribution of Skill EXP will be given based on your Red Battlefield Win or loss results and the amount of skill points held.
    • Previously, if you had a certain amount of Skill points, you acquired less Skill EXP. However, this was changed so that you can obtain a fixed amount of at least a certain amount of Skill EXP in all of the skill point tiers.
    • The Skill EXP noted above will be automatically given at the end of a Red Battlefield session.



General Event Notice:

  • Reward items given out during events can be bound or not depending on the items and some cannot be moved or restored.
    • Please refer to the individual item descriptions for more detailed information.
  • Any exploit or abnormal ways of entering in-game events may result in the restriction of your account.
  • Event period and specs may change with future notice.