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  The Great Ocean Boss Vell is Coming to Black Desert SEA
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Seoul, South Korea - February 20, 2019 - Vell, a terrifying new Ocean Boss known as the Heart of the Ocean, will spawn the seas of Margoria north of Lema Island in the Black Desert world once every Sunday at 4 PM (GMT+7), starting today. Vell can deal some heavy damage with its mouth of a crocodile and many deadly tentacles. Adventurers also have to navigate their way around and escape the whirlpool that surrounds Vell as the Ocean Boss emerges, along with jutting rocks that will severely restrict the movement of Adventurers’ ships. However, Adventurers can use cannons and matchlocks to defeat Vell for a chance to get exclusive boss drops.

Along with Vell, two events are coming to Black Desert SEA from February 20 to March 6. During this event period, Adventurers can gather shipbuilding materials and complete quests to obtain everything they need to take on Vell. Those that defeat Vell will receive an Enhancement Help Kit I and a chance to pick up other loot such as Vell’s Concentrated Magic and 1,000G Gold Bars. Six lucky Adventurers that defeat Vell will be chosen at random to receive either a Da-Dum-Da-Dum Diving Suit Set Box or a Splat Fisher's Clothes Set.

Also during this time, Adventurers can take part in daily event quests for a chance to increase their Sailing and Contribution EXP, get exclusive in-game items and learn the basics of shipbuilding.

In addition, Black Desert SEA will now give away additional in-game rewards from 6 PM to 12 AM (GMT+7) every Monday to help Adventurers battle the Monday blues. Find more information about all the events and content updates here.

Finally, Adventurers can take on D-Day missions in Shadow Arena: Battle Royale, 7 days ahead of its official launch on February 27. Missions will be available every day of the countdown to the official launch. Successfully completing one mission will lead to a Golden Dagger reward and completing 10 or more missions will lead to a Fine Accessory Box II. Find more information here.

About Black Desert

Black Desert is an open world action MMORPG with cutting-edge visuals and skill-based combat that redefines the way we see the genre. Black Desert has the most fully developed character customization system of any game that is currently on the market. This feature allows users to break out of the norm and make unique characters that truly represent each and every player. Its intuitive controls, beautifully designed world and extensive lore will excite both newcomers and veterans of MMO games and action RPGs in general. The game has been successfully launched in over 150 countries, is available in 12 languages and has over 10 million registered users. The mobile and console versions are scheduled to launch globally in 2018 and beyond.

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