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Black Stones...
The mysterious Black Stones are a source of power that were known to Ancients and was instrumental in the rise of the Ancient Civilization. However, legend has it that it also corrupted their minds and caused the fall of their great civilization.

The Black Stones are commonly found in the vast desert between the Republic of Calpheon and the Kingdom of Valencia Calpheonians call this area the Black Desert and have declared a war to claim the resources there. Valencians know it as the Red Desert due to all the blood spilled there.

You will uncover the hidden secrets of the Ancient Civilization through the histories of Calpheon and Valencia. You will unravel lost memories and the secrets of your enigmatic guide, the Black Spirit. A journey to seek the truths of the Ancient Civilization and the Black Desert awaits you.

Remastered Cutting-Edge Graphics

An expansive, open world MMORPG made with Pearl Abyss’ proprietary game engine.
With spectacular sceneries, realistic environments, and sophisticated details.
Enter a world created with state-of-the-art graphics and prepare for unforgettable adventures.

Non-Target & Fast-Paced Combat

Experience an innovative combat system unlike any other MMORPG.
The need for quick reactions and precise control will keep you enthralled throughout your entire experience.
Exciting commands/combos will always keep you on your toes.

Large-Scale PVP Wars

Guilds, prepare for battle! Victory is near!
Join formidable guilds as they fight head-to-head on the battlefield.
Be victorious, become lords, and seize control of taxes, resource, and more!

Multitudes of In-Game Activities

Don't feel like fighting? Countless other activities await!
Farming, trading, horse training, fishing, sailing, crafting, cooking…
Get yourself involved, and dive into diverse life skills!

Knowledge-Based Game Content

Knowledge is power!
Stick around, and become an expert of the Black Desert world.
Gain knowledge from combat, exploring, or interacting with NPCs.
Knowledge will influence your gameplay and assist you on your adventures.

Become Your True Self

Experience the insane level of customization.
From height, torso, face, skin texture, to micro-level details, you can break out of the norm!
Create your own unique characters, just like you've always desired, in Black Desert.