19.03.2020 — 08.04.2020

Spring Has Sprung

18 March 2020 09:00



It’s the best time to see cherry blossoms in full bloom in Black Desert World too.

Since they will be in full bloom for a very limited time (March 18 (after maintenance)–April 8 (before maintenance), you will need to hurry!


Event 1. Harvest the Plant

Period: March 19 (00:00 UTC)–April 1 (before maintenance)


During the event period, [Event] Cherry Blossom Seed can be purchased from the in-game Pearl Shop (F3) at 100,000 Silver once per day

You can begin Farming after using a Fence to create a garden. Plant the [Event] Cherry Blossom Seed in a Fence Garden and you will see a Cherry Blossom Tree grow. Then, you will be able to obtain 5 of the item [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring from the Tree. 

The event items will be removed from the game on April 8 during maintenance.


Event 2. Exchange with NPCs


Period: March 19 (00:00 UTC)–April 8 (23:59 UTC)

During the event period, you will be able to obtain 105 of the item [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring in total. 

Accumulated Playtime

Quantity of [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring

30 min


60 min


90 min


120 min


The rewards stack, so if you play 120 minutes in a single day you will get 5 [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring available for the day.

Number of [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring Required

Exchange for

What’s inside the Box



[Event] Delicate Cherry Blossom Ornament


Memory Fragment x3


Black Stone (Weapon) x3

Black Stone (Armor) x3


[Event] Resplendent Cherry Blossom


Memory Fragment x10


Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Weapon) x1


Concentrated Magical Black Stone (Armor) x1


[Event] Shining Cherry Blossom Ornament



Memory Fragment x15


Magical Shard x5


Fine Accessory Box II


Ogre Ring x1


Laytenn's Power Stone x1


Tungrad Earring x1

Exchange the [Event] Blooming Scent of Spring with any of the following NPCs below during the event period to receive your reward:

Buntt (Olvia), Tachros (Velia), Cruhorn Wyrmsbane (Heidel), Psebor (Calpheon), Abdul Jaum (Altinova), Rabam (Valencia), Hazel Azealia (Grána), Akasak (Duvencrune)


Event 3. Defeat Monsters, Gather, and Fish

Period: March 18 (after maintenance)–April 1 (before maintenance)


You can obtain [Event] Fresh Peach Flower Petal and [Event] Vibrant Peach Flower Branch by defeating monsters, gathering, and fishing. Then, use Simple Alchemy via the Processing window (L).


How to Obtain



Use Simple Alchemy in the Processing window (L) to combine

[Event] Fresh Peach Flower Petal x5,

[Event] Vibrant Peach Flower Branch x1, and Purified Water x1. 


[Event] Vibrant Peach Flower Draught


All AP +10

Combat EXP +20%

Skill EXP +10%

Critical Hit +3

Movement Speed +3

Max Weight Limit +100 LT

All Special Attack Extra Damage +10%


– Duration: 15 min

– Cooldown: 10 sec

Use Shaking in the Processing window (L) to combine

[Event] Vibrant Peach Flower Branch x5 and Purified Water x1


[Event] Heartwarming Spring Draught


Gathering +3

Fishing +3

Movement Speed +3

Life EXP +20%

Weight Limit +100 LT

Processing Success Rate +20%

Auto-Fishing Speed +10%

Gathering Resource Gain Chance +8%


– Duration: 15 min

– Cooldown: 10 sec


Preview Announcement

Event 4. Spring Screenshot Contest

Period: March 25 (after maintenance)–April 8 (23:59 UTC)


Have you enjoyed the Time Travel Screenshots event? We have another screenshot event prepared in store for those who live in the moment. As spring has been introduced to the beautiful world of Black Desert Online from last week, take your best screenshots and spring into action!


Event Period

  • Submission Date (Post on your SNS!): March 25–April 8 (23:59 UTC)

  • Staff’s Pick: April 9–April 10

  • Winner’s Announcement: April 11 Friday 

  • Reward distribution: April 15 regular maintenance.


 How to Participate

  • Take a screenshot of your character in the spring-themed background (available March 18–April 8 maintenance) added to the world of Black Desert Online. We encourage you to be creative, to show the beauty of spring in the game as much as you can, and most of all, to have fun! 
  • Post on your SNS channels! Post the screenshot on your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and add the hashtag #BDOSpring2020
  • Our staff will pick the 10 screenshots that best show the aesthetics of spring in Black Desert Online and send you spring-themed outfits for your class!
  • Just for participating and posting a screenshot deemed qualifiable by our staff pick on your SNS channel, you will receive a participation prize.


In Detail

If you are entering via Facebook:

   1.    Share your spring-themed screenshot with #BDOSpring2020, your in-game Family Name, the class you want the outfit for if you win, and region (NA or EU) in the caption.

   2.    Your Facebook post must be set to public so we can see your posts.


If you are entering via Twitter:

   1.   Tweet your spring-themed screenshot with #BDOSpring2020, your in-game Family Name, the class you want the outfit for if you win, and region (NA or EU) in the caption.

   2.   Your Twitter profile must be set to public so we can see your tweet.


If you are entering via Instagram:

   1.   Post your spring-themed screenshot with #BDOSpring2020, your in-game Family Name, the class you want the outfit for if you win, and region (NA or EU) in the caption.

   2.   Your Instagram profile must be public so we can see your shared posts.



Top 10 

(NA and EU combined)

All Participants

 (acceptable submissions)

Female Classes: Spring Blossom Outfit Set

Male Classes: Willow Breeze Outfit Set

[Event] Merv's Palette (7 Days)


Tips of Taking Screenshots:

  • Press Ctrl + U key from your keyboard to disable UI on your game screen. 

  • Move camera view with your mouse or with directional arrow keys.

  • If you have a scroll on your mouse, you can zoom in and out using your scroll. You can also press Shift + Up/Down keys to zoom in and out.

  • Tilt your camera with Shift + directional arrow keys.

  • Change the color filters by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Up/Down keys.

  • Change the grain and vignette by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Left/Right keys.

  • Press Prt Sc key to take a screenshot!


Event Notice

  • All submissions will be reviewed and selected as acceptable by our staff. Please note your submission may not be deemed acceptable if it does not show the spring-theme of Black Desert Online, is not an original submission, is a resubmission of a previous submission, etc. Please do not edit the screenshots in any way using external software outside of the game.

  • Please make sure you have included all 4 points in your post on the SNS

    • #BDOSpring2020 hashtag

    • In-game Family Name

    • Region (NA or EU)

    • The class you wish to obtain your Spring Blossom or Willow Breeze Outfit Set for if you make it to the top 10.

      • Please note Spring Blossom or Willow Breeze is unavailable for Guardian, Shai, and Archer classes and you must mention another class to receive your outfit set for.

  • Failure to abide by any of the above rules may result in voiding your eligibility to be selected as a winner.

  • You may submit as many images as you'd like, but only one submission will be counted towards participation prize as well as have the chance to be selected as one of the Top 10 submissions.

  • Top 10 winners will be announced via our official forums on April 8th. 



Event Notice

  • Reward items given out through events can be bound or not depending on the items. Thus, some items cannot be Moved or Restored.

  • Please check the description of the item to confirm if it's Bound or not.

  • Event period and specs. may change with future notice.



  • By posting your screenshot(s) for our "Spring Screenshot Contest" event, you understand and agree that the rights and ownership for the use of the screenshot(s) will automatically belong to Kakao Games Europe B.V. and Kakao Games USA Inc. and that the screenshot(s) can be used at Kakao Games Europe B.V.'s and Kakao Games USA Inc.'s discretion.

  • By participating, you allow Kakao Games to share your submitted image including your in-game Family name on Kakao Games website, forum, and social media channels.