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Quests are tasks given by NPCs, the Black Spirit or via the guild menu. They are only available if you meet certain requisites and these can range from level or skill requirements to finishing other quests to having enough Amity with an NPC to not automatically hiding/rejecting quest types.

Quest preferences

Black Desert allows you to define preferences for what quest types you like and per default (!) quite a few are disabled. To ensure especially in the beginning that you see all quests and do not lose out on rather essential quests which offer an increase of your inventory space, open the quest menu by hitting [O]. Then make sure "all" is selected. If you deselect certain quest types they will not even be shown to you even if you speak to the NPC!

Some quests can require you to choose which path to go. For example the Black Spirit will ask you sometimes to act against a citizens interest and not fulfill their task as intended.


Quest ongoing

Ongoing quest

Quest finished

Quest objective fullfilled

A yellow framed icon (thumbnail picture of the NPC) above the name of an NPC indicates they have a quest available. A blue framed icon indicates the quest has been accepted but not completed yet. A green framed icon with a red check mark over indicates the quest objective has been fullfilled and the NPC will now provide the reward.

Some quests have multiple objectives and as you complete individual aspects, you will be notified via text in the middle of your screen. The quest marker on the map will be updated accordingly.

Quest Types

There are seven types of quests in Black Desert.

Black Spirit Quest
These are quests linked to progressing your Black Spirit. Some Black Spirit quests ask you to sabotage quests by other NPC. You can decide which path to follow - help other NPC or strengthen your Black Spirit. If you help the NPC you gain Contribution Points. If you help the Black Spirit you gain Combat Points.
Main Story Quest
This quest will reveal more of the main story.
General Quest
This is a basic quest given by any NPC throughout the game.
Explore Quest
These quests send you to find new areas.
Trade Quest
These quests are related to trade goods.
Crafting Quest
This type of quest will require you to produce a specific item.
Repeatable Quest
Quests that can be repeated at set intervals.

Field Boss Scroll Quests[]

Once you reach level 50, the Black Spirit will start giving you daily and weekly quests, that start rewarding boss scrolls.

To get these quests you have to make sure you have all of the important Black Spirit quest line series done.

The type of daily and weekly boss scrolls quests you receive will depend on which region you are in currently: Balenos, Calpheon, Serendia, Mediah, Valencia. To obtain these quests for a specific region, just simply move into the appropriate region and you will be notified by your Black Spirit in the status menu on the bottom right.

Every day you get a Tier 1 (T1) boss scroll quest reward. Every week you get a Tier 2 (T2) boss scroll quest reward.

Quests that reward a field boss scroll:

Tier 1 Daily Boss Scrolls

[Special I] Confronting Bheg (1/D)
[Special I] Possessed Giants (1/D)
Rewards: Altar Imp Captain Summon Scroll (Boss: Dastard Bheg)
[Special I] Confronting the Red Nose (1/D)
[Special] Mediah's Exiled Force (1/D)
Rewards: Imp Captain Summon Scroll (Boss: Red Nose)
[Special I] Confronting Giath (1/D)
[Special I] Stop the Rite (1/D)
Rewards: Goblin Chief Summon Scroll (Boss: Giath)
[Special I] Confronting Moghulis (1/D)
[Special I] Secret Cultist Research(1/D)
Rewards: Moghulis Summon Scroll (Boss: Moghulis)
[Special I] Confronting Agrakhan (1/D)
[Special I] Wicked Atmosphere of the Ruins (1/D)
Rewards: Agrakhan Summon Scroll (Boss: Agrakhan)

Tier 2 Weekly Boss Scrolls

[Special II] Confronting Hexe Mari (1/W)
[Special II] The Terror Revived (1/W)
Rewards: Fearful Witch Summon Scroll (Boss: Hexe Marie)
[Special II] Confronting Dim Tree Spirit (1/W)
[Special II] A Scheme under the Monastery (1/W)
Rewards: Hebetate Tree Spirit Summon Scroll (Boss: Hebetate Tree Spirit)
[Special II] Confronting Muskan (1/W)
[Special II] Kzarka Shrine (1/W)
Rewards: Monastery Leader Summon Scroll (Boss: Muskan)

Field Boss Scroll Loot Dropped Quests[]

Field Boss scrolls have a low chance of dropping from regular mobs in certain areas.

Imp Captain Summon Scroll (Boss: Red Nose) - Cron Castle Site

Monastery Leader Summon Scroll (Boss: Muskan) - Serendia Shrine

Fearful Witch Summon Scroll (Boss: Hexe Marie) - Hexe Sanctuary

Hebetate Tree Spirit Summon Scroll (Boss: Hebetate Tree Spirit) - Faust Forest

Goblin Chief Summon Scroll (Boss: Giath) - Mansha Forest / Catfishman Camp