The Great Desert is regarded as the place where it all began. It is widely believed that the Primordial Black Rock first fell in the Great Desert.
Rumors about the Black Spirit and other tales originated here. Explore a desert full of temples shrouded in mystery, ancient giants that tower over the desert, and treasures buried in the sand.
Embark on a journey to the Great Desert in Valencia!
You can claim a variey of precious treasures at the Black Rock Shrine or equip runes after the Black Spirit awakens to his true form. Adventurers can take part in all this and more in the Great Desert!
Great Desert Sandstorm
A powerful sandstorm will pass through the Great Desert on the first day of every month. This will reset all Desert Exploration Logs and change the locations of the temples.
Great Desert Knowledge
You can increase your knowledge of the people, locations, monsters (ecology), and information (academics) in the Great Desert.
You can also obtain stats such as AP, DP, and Worker Dexterity when attaining new knowledge.
In addition, you can gain extra rewards when your total knowledge level increases, such as an increase to your maximum Stamina.
Great Desert Collection
As you travel through the Great Desert, you can excavate and obtain various goods by following the Black Spirit’s guidance.
Appraise the excavated goods and exchange them for valuable loot or runes. These items can also be registered for collection.
You can register excavated goods to your Collection to receive rewards that’ll help in your adventures, including AP, DP, and other benefits that’ll help your character!
Check out the items and currency that’s common in the Great Desert in the list below!
Purified Water is a necessity in order to travel and explore in the Great Desert.
You can obtain Purified Water for free every day at 00:00, which will increase your exploration time in the desert by 40 minutes upon use.
If you don’t have enough Purified Water, you will become exhausted, which will limit the actions you can perform.
To recover from exhaustion, use additional Purified Water, go to an Oasis, or set up a Tent.
You will experience reduced movement speed when traveling in the desert.
You can, however, ride a Camel to move around quickly and reach distant locations with ease.
Talk to the NPC Narses and accept his quest in order to obtain a Camel.
Pitch a tent to rest before traveling again. Purified Water will not be consumed when you are in your tent.
The tent will be active for 10 minutes. You can set up a tent again after the 60-minute cooldown time.
You’ll be able to purchase potions and appraise goods at your tent when you use an Advanced Desert Tent.
Edana’s Coins are commonly used in the Great Desert. The coins can be obtained by defeating monsters in the Great Desert, exploring Temples, and through other means.
You can use Edana’s Coins to make offerings at the Black Rock Shrine.
Elephants can travel much more quickly in the Great Desert and possess a unique skill.
Defeat monsters in the Great Desert to obtain Broken Trumpets. These will allow you take part in a quest to obtain a Royal Elephant.
The Black Spirit’s compass will become active if there is a nearby area you can excavate.
Excavating will consume Stamina, and you’ll obtain Excavation EXP and items only found in the Great Desert.
There are various types of temples filled with goods and connected to the history of the Ancients. Follow the rays of light in the desert to find these temples.
Great Temples will be accessible after you complete 5 quests in the Desert Exploration Log.
There are 5 levels of temples. Except for level 1 temples, you’ll need to accept and complete special hidden quests in order to enter temples that are levels 2-5.
The hidden quest objective will change when the sandstorm passes though the desert on the first day of every month.
- Temple of Serrett: Protect the artifact from becoming contaminated by defeating the enemies that are trying to take the shrine artifact.
- Temple of Shayla: Avoid the traps set up by the Gahaz Bandits to find the room filled with treasures. Find the room to fulfill the requirement and obtain the reward.
- Temple of Ohm: Forage, mine, or log within the given time to find food for the Kurebas. Use the food to lure the Kurebas and defeat them.
- Temple of Tukar: Defeat Tukar Laytenn, the guardian of the temple, to obtain rewards.
- Temple of Luinass: Team up with your Family to defeat Deligatus, the Judge of the Ruins.
- Great Temple of Serrett: Defend the artifact from getting contaminated by defeating stronger enemies and Doel Fruco.
- Great Temple of Tukar: Defeat the greatly empowered Tukar Laytenn.
- Great Temple of Luinass: Team up with your Family to defeat Puturum, the Guardian of the Ruins.
The Ancient Guardian Laytenn’s location will be marked on the Great Desert Map when it appears.
Adventurers that participated in defeating Laytenn will receive rewards based on the damage they inflicted on it.
Black Rock Shrine
Edana’s Coins, which are obtained from exploring temples or discovering excavated goods, can be used to make offerings at the Black Rock Shrine.
Tap on the icon next to the mini-map to go to head to the Black Rock Shrine when it appears.
You can give offerings to the Black Rock Shrine to obtain various rewards such as Boss Stamps, Ancient Tablets, and Chaos Crystals.
Black Rock Altar
You’ll be able to make offerings at Black Rock Altars after you defeat the enemies surrounding them.
Making an offering will consume 5 Stamina. You’ll be able to obtain various goods such as Edana’s Coins and Temple Entry Passes.
Fast Travel from one location to another using the Broken Altar
Concerned that you don’t have enough Purified Water or enough time to travel in the Great Desert?
Then try using the Broken Altars! The [Broken Altar] is similar to the [Altar of Memory].
Activate the Broken Altar at each location in the Great Desert to enable fast travel between the locations!
Improve Your Excavation Skill with Desert Camouflage
Equipping a Desert Camouflage Outfit will grant 50% more Excavation EXP and reduce Stamina consumption for excavations by 20%.
In addition, you will receive more rewards from excavations when you equip the Desert Camouflage Outfit!
Appraise the goods that were buried in the sand to get rare items including Black Spirit’s Runes.
Resting in the Desert with Tent
Set up a tent if you are in an area where Purified Water is used.
The tent will be active for 10 minutes. Purified Water will not be used during that period.