Another fun and relaxing session in Black Desert Online. I spent some time placing the last of the furniture I own into my house in Hiedel. I wanted to end the evening asleep in the bed to see if there’s a rest bonus of some sort.
I really like the area for the house I picked. At the end of a session, it does feel like going home, as I saunter my horse through the town. I enjoy the convenience of having the Market vendor just around the corner. And I can empty trash out of my bags at one of the nearby NPCs.
Much to my shock, I hit level 24 last night. I wasn’t watching my level. I don’t know how or if you can see the level of the mobs in this game. I rode around opening up the map of the area and found that the marshy spot I’d recorded video in before seemed to have the best concentration of mobs. Having decided on my combos and rotations I wanted to spend some time killing mobs consecutively to start committing more to muscle memory.
I was out there undisturbed and doing my thing when one ding happened. I was all like “oh, cool” and kept going. I wandered up and down the lake exploring and killing packs of mobs. I leveled again and noticed I could purchase new spells. Although I had enough for the the tanking ball that lasts 15 seconds, I stuck to my plan and acquired level 2 in a primary spell instead.
I still had leftover skill points that I was going to keep until I noticed that one of the new spells was merely a right click combo after casting the primary spell, one I did use often. *shrug* I decided to get it and oh my am I glad. Meteor Shower is an opening move or second if you have a AOE freeze. Enhanced Lightening is a finisher and oh what a finisher it is! It electrocutes everything a short distance in front of me. What survives is stunned. But mostly everything dies after that move.
Along the way to level 24 I figured out how to replenish my lantern, dry the stack of fish I collected from killing in the marsh and only connect the nodes which are meaningful to you at the time. That’s it for me in BDO for the week. I have a class tonight. The rest of the week’s free time is reserved for Casual Citizen. I prefer working on that in the latter part of the week because my day’s are less stressful at work, which means I have more energy and am less drained at the end of the day. Here’s hoping that whatever you’re playing is blissfully entertaining.