Steparu.com has been feeding the hungry wishes of millions of slathering Black Desert fans worldwide with its great closed beta preview articles and videos. In the latest update, the team discusses PvE, questing, the Archer class, a questing mini-game, PvP and a -sweet- looking mount.
Leveling Up - What is the most efficient way?
While Black Desert shines and excels in a lot of other aspects, the questing system was a bit of a let down. I'm not sure if this system was intentional for the first beta, but completing quests wasn't worth the effort in terms of fast leveling and efficiency. I spent most of my time lately leveling up and preparing for the final guild battle scheduled to start later tonight. In short, I grinded from level 18-30 during the last few days. I will probably grind to 31 later today, definitely skipping out on the quests. The only quests worth doing were the ones that gave items such as main story quests. No fancy, event system like GW2 and FFXIV FATES. Mainstory quests are also given at certain levels. For example, I ran out of story quests and had to grind to 24 to get a new chain of quests. I'd also like to say that some quests give skill point and HP/MP potions, but BDO is one of those games where you get a ton of skill points per level. If anything, you can just go back and complete those quests when you're bored of grinding.
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