What Makes Black Desert Online So Playable?

Black Desert Online, sandbox-oriented MMORPG developed by Pearl Abyss, is an excellent game to be playing, thanks to the unique experiences it helps to create, high-quality and detailed graphics, brilliant combat, and complex gameplay.  


The theme of the game revolves around Black Stones that have corrupted the minds of people in ancient civilizations and currently lie in the desert between two main civilizations that are at war with each other. This theme, however, recedes to the background in light of the exciting adventures and wealth of knowledge that the game offers, as well as the plethora of skills that it helps to develop. The game is so playable for a number of reasons. Let’s take a look at exactly what these reasons are.

Details that are layered

Black Desert Online offers players a chance to experience complex gameplay with layered details. The details aren’t just when it comes to combat – everything about the game has layered details – right from cooking a meal to riding a mount. The complexity of the game keeps you engaged all the way. 

Exciting combat

The combat of the game sets it apart from the rest. It’s fast-paced and action-oriented, so that you get the most out of your adventure. There are mounted attacks, with combat skills like dodging, blocking, aiming, attacking, and some combat maneuvers that will set your experience apart. You’ll find it easy to heal yourself and recharge your character in Black Desert Online. You can even indulge in guild war-fares after joining a particular guild and participating in Node Wars or the Conquest Wars on a weekly basis. By winning a Node or a Castle, you get to lay claim to it for a week and collect taxes from it for your guild. 

Complex gameplay

There’s a variety of gameplay features such as crafting, mounted combat, player housing, and group PvP battles. There’s a lot that you can be doing even when you’re not engaged in battle. Hone your skills at crafting, cooking, alchemy, mounting, farming, worker management, and other systems. While farming, you’ll have to take into consideration fertilizer, weather, birds, and water levels. You can collect incentives from gathering activities. With worker management, you’ll have to make hiring, assigning, promoting, training, and firing decisions.  

You get access to 1661 titles on the completion of goals related to life skills, combat, quests, and other tasks undertaken. You also get rewards or access to events for just attending by logging in. You will also receive loyalties just for logging into the game every day. There’s a system for keeping pets too that’s exciting and adorable.  

Key combo challenges

There are several key combos in the game with varying levels of difficulty, but they’re a fun way to perfect your skills. If you’re a gamer, you’ll enjoy the key combo challenges posed by Black Desert Online because they demand a balance of timing and hand-eye coordination along with memory for the right key press sequences. Conventional quick slots may give you an easier fight, but why choose that route when you get to have fun with the key combo challenges? The game also offers resourceful Action Combo Guides for you to work on improving your skills.    

Beautiful graphics

Three years spent by Pearl Abyss to create this game clearly shows in the stunning graphics of the game. Every detail of the game has been crafted with an artist’s eye, and the result is evident in the graphics of the game. The beauty of the graphics can’t be captured in the form of a screenshot. The elaborate details and textures that go into every graphics displayed in the game can sometimes put the gameplay out of your mind, just because you’re lost in the graphics.

Ocean adventures

You can craft yourself a boat and sail to the Great Ocean if you want to seek out ocean monsters and bosses, or just explore the waters. You can even set out on an ocean adventure to trade or undertake quests if you desire.

Character customization

You have an immense amount of freedom to create your own character using a variety of tools. There are multiple character classes you can choose from, each class specializing in a different set of skills that you can choose from. The various character classes that you can choose from are:

  1. Guardian
  2. Shai
  3. Archer
  4. Lahn
  5. Kunoichi
  6. Witch
  7. Wizard
  8. Valkyrie
  9. Maewha
  10. Musa
  11. Ninja
  12. Tamer
  13. Berserker
  14. Ranger
  15. Sorceress
  16. Warrior
  17. Mystic
  18. Striker

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