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  Halloween Events are Coming to Black Desert Online
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10/14/2021
 


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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — Oct. 14, 2021 — Pearl Abyss announced today more information about this year’s Black Desert Halloween events which will start October 14 on PC and October 15 on Console and will last up until the scheduled maintenance on November 10. This year Black Desert’s development team opted for a distinct Steampunk visual style and has prepared many tricks and treats that will both frighten and rejoice adventurers around the world.


Mad Scientist Marni has built a Spooky Playground for Halloween, specially designed to send shivers up one’s spine, that includes a House of Horrors containing a chilling quest where adventurers will need to find the teddy bear of a weeping child. In their search, they will encounter ghosts and traverse other obstacles hidden in the darkness. Adventurers will need to pilot a Mischievous Jack to be able to interact with chests that contain the teddy bear. Completing the quest will reward players with special dice which are used for the mini-game Ancient Black Spirit Adventure.


Furthermore, Marni’s Spooky Playground is filled with minigames and events that will grant event items and rewards for those who can successfully complete its many challenges. Content includes:
 
  • This year, a new array of Halloween-themed activities will be available including a Red Light, Green Light minigame, where adventurers need to play a thrilling version of the popular children's game. 
  • Near NPC Marcellin two robot-esque creatures named MOD Oog Mk IV and Mk V are fighting and adventurers can try to predict the winner and earn rewards.
  • Marni has quests leading adventurers to his hidden gifts and event dice, the latter of which can be used in a special Halloween-themed “Ancient Black Spirit Adventure” board game that can be played from Black Desert’s menu which can grant players even more rewards. 
  • Adventurers can explore Marni's Spooky Playground and be rewarded with a Wizard Gosphy pet!
  • Halloween brings new attendance rewards that will help adventurers on their spooky adventures. The rewards include 100 Cron Stones, Halloween Cosplay Box, and Marni’s Fuel Box.

To celebrate Halloween, Pearl Abyss is treating the community with a free DLC package valued at over 35. The Halloween treat can be downloaded from Steam and the official Black Desert  website. This special package includes among others [Event] Treasurable Memories Classic Box, Combat & Skill EXP 300% Scroll (60 min) x5, and Advice of Valks (+60). For Black Desert Console players, the Special Gift Pack which includes the same costume and other useful items is still free to get on PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store. Don’t miss out on the chance to own these valuable items.


For more information on each of the Halloween events and a detailed list of rewards, please visit the official Black Desert PC and/or Console website.


About Black Desert Franchise
The Black Desert franchise is Pearl Abyss' open-world action MMORPG franchise with cutting-edge visuals and skill-based combat redefining the genre. With the most developed character customization system of any game currently on the market, users can break out of the norm and make unique characters who truly represent themselves. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore will excite both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs. Pearl Abyss is currently servicing the Black Desert IP, which has gained 40 million players across the world on PC, mobile, and console.  


About Pearl Abyss  
Established in 2010, Pearl Abyss is a leading developer in the game industry with its renowned MMORPG franchise Black Desert. Pearl Abyss services the Black Desert franchise across all platforms and its action-packed PvP Shadow Arena on Early Access on Steam. All of Pearl Abyss’ games are built on the company’s proprietary engine and are renowned for cutting-edge graphics. Pearl Abyss is currently developing Crimson Desert, DokeV, and PLAN 8 using its next-generation game engine and is poised to grow its overseas market. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at: www.pearlabyss.com