NARAKA: BLADEPOINT Update – Mar 21st, 2024

Dear players,

The servers of NARAKA: BLADEPOINT will be suspended for maintenance from March 20th, 2024 at 23:00 (UTC) to March 21st, 2024 at 03:00 (UTC). We suggest you log out in advance and enter the game again after the maintenance.

The details for this update are as follows:


Brand New Content

I. Showdown Season 1.5: Turmoil

1. New Hero: Wuchen

He arrives with all-new skills and ultimates unlike those in the Survival modes!

Wade into battle and cut down your foes to forge a path leading ever onward!

2. New Boss: Korvine

The last of Mt. Tian Psylith's bloodline, a new boss roams the Autumn Plains of Morus Isle…

3. Brand New Souljades and Potentials

We've added plenty of new Souljades! Use [Burn] and [Soaked] effects to vaporize and vanquish your enemies.

We've reworked Potential and remade all core Potential effects! Try out all-new strategies in the upcoming season!

4. New Item: Flux Shard

An imbuement item that can be used to change a specific Attribute of Showdown Souljade into another random rare Attribute.

To get this item, you must complete the Nightscream level of the new stage, reach Showdown Paragon in Yama's Abyss, or purchase a Showdown Pass.

5. Season Settlements

Chasm Season will end on March 21, 2024 at 00:00 (UTC)

(1) Season Rewards:

Rank Requirement


<Showdown Bronze>

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Bronze]

<Showdown Silver> (Stage 5)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Silver]

<Showdown Gold> (Stage 10)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Gold]

<Showdown Platinum> (Stage 15)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Platinum]

<Showdown Solar> (Stage 20)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Solar], [Regular Treasure Choice Gift]*2, [Showdown Seal]*10

<Showdown Empyrean> (Stage 25)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Empyrean], [Regular Treasure Choice Gift]*3, [Showdown Seal]*20, Hero Badge [Chasm·Showdown Empyrean]

<Showdown Astral> (Stage 30)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Astral], [Regular Treasure Choice Gift]*5, [Showdown Seal]*30, Hero Badge [Chasm·Showdown Astral]

<Showdown Paragon> (40)

Avatar [Chasm·Showdown Paragon], [Regular Treasure Choice Gift]*10, [Showdown Seal]*40, Hero Badge [Chasm·Showdown Paragon]

In the new Showdown Season, the [Regular Treasure Choice Gift] will be upgraded to [Peerless Treasure Choice Gift] (includes Brocade Treasure).

(2) Showdown Leaderboard Rewards

Players will be rewarded with an Avatar that corresponds to the highest rank that they held on the leaderboards at any point during this Showdown Chasm Season (recorded either at weekly settlement or at season settlement). Additionally, the top 3 players on each leaderboard will receive an exclusive Hero Badge.

(3) Progress Reset:

Chasm Season Rank

New Season Starting Floor

<Showdown Bronze>

Stage 1

<Showdown Silver> - <Showdown Platinum>

Stage 5

<Showdown Solar> - <Showdown Empyrean>

Stage 10

<Showdown Astral>

Stage 15

<Showdown Paragon>

Stage 20

Dev Note: In the first Showdown Season, we introduced the new mode "Yama's Abyss", where Sense Level had no negative impact, completely new Anima Ring gameplay, seeking to let everybody enjoy a purer combat experience. After a full season has come and gone, we are carrying out wide-ranging optimizations of many parts of Yama's Abyss, as well as upgrading the season rewards. We welcome everyone to try out Yama's Abyss and hope that you all continue to provide such valuable feedback.


II. Brand New Showdown Season: Turmoil

Season Duration: Mar 21, 2024 00:00 (UTC) - Aug 29, 2024 00:00 (UTC)

Showdown Pass Updates:

This season's pass is worth more than 80,000 Gold!
This season's pass brings an extensive selection of impressive rewards, such as a breathtaking Weapon Skin, captivating Martial Skill cosmetics, a special Turmoil Souljade Gift, and the extraordinary [Flux Shard]. The Advanced Showdown Pass is now 400 Gold cheaper.

The Glory Showdown Pass unlocks 20 levels and exclusive items.

Please note that you can only select either the Advanced or Glory Showdown Pass.


III. Limited-time Event: Egg Hunt

Event Duration: Mar 20, 2024 20:00 (UTC) - Apr 1, 2024 20:00 (UTC)

Redeem the rewards before: Apr 4, 2024 at 20:00 (UTC)

Event Rules:

1. Gain Easter Eggs by completing quests during the event.

2. Interact with the Easter NARAKA Ball within Fairyland Penglai during the event, to transform into a NARAKA Bunny Ball, and smash into players! You'll both have a chance to receive Easter Eggs and Soulbloom Easter Eggs!

3. Easter Eggs can be exchanged for exclusive event rewards. Spend Soulbloom Easter Eggs to activate the Easter Bunny at the Fairyland Penglai Seraphic Quartet, and receive loads of rewards!



Event Duration: Mar 20, 2024 20:00 (UTC) - Apr 10, 2024 20:00 (UTC)

Follow Wuchen's story in the official comic, NARAKA: BLADEPOINT SAGA, by tapping the link in the Event Center! You'll even receive an exclusive avatar!



V. Limited-time Event: Plume of Chaos

Event Duration: Mar 20, 2024 20:00 (UTC) - Apr 3, 2024 20:00 (UTC)

Redeem the rewards before: Apr 10, 2024 at 20:00 (UTC)

Event Rules: 1. Gain Hun Dun Feathers by completing quests during the event. Hun Dun Feathers can be redeemed for great event rewards. 2. Complete each day's Daily Quests to receive bonus rewards.


VI. Fairyland Penglai Brand-new Gameplay: Gold Hunt

Location: Fairyland Penglai, Wind's Abode.
Roll around in NARAKA Ball form, leap high, and smash into players for points. Complete weekly challenges for more rewards.


Hero Adjustments

I. Tarka Ji

Optimized the attack performance of casting Ultimates in the air.


In-game Adjustments

I. Feature Optimizations

Improved the scout effects of items like the Scout Bell and Mystic Might by adding a new ability to mark the nearest 3 enemies with yellow icons, making it easier for players to quickly locate enemy positions.


II. Heroes Assemble Adjustments

Reduced the Max Health of all enemies in Operatic Flames, the first stage of the Heroes Assemble.


III. Immortal War Adjustments

1. Increased the number of Realm of Yang in the first round of the Immortal War (both solo and Trios modes) from 2 to 3.

2. Added another round of automatically triggered Banebreath.


IV. Controller Adjustments

1. Added a new combination key for [2nd-stage Ultimate]. Players can use this key to trigger subsequent stages for certain heroes like Shayol Wei and Akos Hu after activating their [Ultimates].

2. Players can configure the [2nd-stage Ultimate] key in [ESC] - [Controls] - [Controller] - [Remap].


Out-game Adjustments

I. Fairyland Penglai

1. NARAKA Ball has returned!

2. When you enter the vicinity of the Songbird Arena, Pantheon, or the plaza area in front of Pantheon, the NARAKA Ball form will automatically deactivate.

3. Adjusted the collision mechanism with other players when using the NARAKA Ball form.


II. New Visual Display and Interactive Mode on the Home Page

1. The Home page is now divided into two major sections: [The Herald's Trial] and [Showdown].

Each section has its own unique visual display.

Added the [Preparation] feature: In [The Herald's Trial], it is for equipping Talent Glyphs and Skills/Ultimates; In [Showdown], it is for heroes and Souljade cultivation, Potential, and the Showdown Shop.

Adjusted the [Select Mode] and [RANK] panels. They now display only relevant gameplay and content specific to their sections.


III. Match History

1. Added match history for the Showdown mode.


IV. Justice Chamber

1. Can take over the position of the Leader of the Justice Chamber now.

Co-Leaders may apply to become the Leader once the current Leader has been offline for 14 days. Members may apply to become the Leader once both the current Leader and Co-Leader have been offline for 14 days. Once a new Leader is appointed, the former Leader will lose their position and become a member again.

2. Newly added the Justice Chamber Tag

The chamber Leader can choose the suitable tags in [Edit the Justice Chamber].


V. Hero Voice

Change the ultimate-casting voice line of enemy Akos Hu to the previous one.


VI. Collection Feature Optimizations

After the upgrade, you can freely use the cosmetic from the previous level.


VII. Others

1. Adjusted the initial level required to unlock [The Bloodbath] to 9.

2. Adjusted the initial level required to unlock the [BOT Mode - Medium] to 10 and to unlock the [BOT Mode - Hard] to 20.

3. The [RANK] feature is now unlocked by default.


Showdown Adjustments

I. Mechanism Adjustments

1. [Burn] and [Soaked] effects inflicted on enemies by different players now operate independently. Additionally, [Burn] or [Soaked] effects from different sources can stack on the same enemy.

For example: (1) Player A and Player B each use the Souljade [Cloudscorch] to attack the same enemy. This enemy will have a total of 2 stacks of [Burn] from the two players.

(2) Player A uses the Souljade [Cloudscorch] and the Souljade [Ember] to attack an enemy. This enemy has 1 stack of [Burn] from each respective Souljade.

2. The Hydroflare effects triggered by players using [Burn] and [Soaked] now operate separately.

Example: The [Hydroflare] effect will only activate when [Burn] and [Soaked] from Player A come into contact. [Burn] caused by Player B cannot work with [Soaked] from Player A to create the [Hydroflare] effect.

3. You can now see icons representing [Burn] and [Soaked] effects from you displayed next to the Boss's Health Bar.


II. Combat Adjustments

1. Increased the startup frames of Omnius·Beast's Dragon's Coil.

2. Optimized visual display of Omnius·Umbra Scorch, Omnius·Umbra Rock, Matron of Yushan·Umbra, and Omnius·Umbra Aureate.


III. Souljade Adjustments

1. Some Souljades are temporarily unavailable. They will be obtainable through other means in future versions. Players who already own these Souljades will not be affected and can continue to develop them. Below is the list of Souljades affected:

[Tracking Arrow], [Dealer Phantom], [Advanced Heal Crossbow], [Wave Roll], [Blue Moon], [Splitter], [Stamina Strike], [Dual Ring], [Venom Tip], [Scarlet Guanyin], and [Bounce Shell].

2. Optimized the overview of the following Souljades: [Thunderproof], [Condensed Qi], [Thunderpull], and [Tundra Might]. Optimized the detailed description of the Souljade effects of [Sub-Zero Seal] and [Desperation Shield].

3. [Burn] and [Fire Arrows]

Increased the burning multiplier per second from 0.3 to 0.4.

4. [Gunpowder]

Increased the burning multiplier per second from 0.25 to 0.4.


IV. Hero Adjustments

1. Advanced the dodge timing for all heroes' Defuse Martial Skills.

2. Valda Cui

(1) Increased the Damage Multiplier of individual water bombs from [Water Trap: Showdown] from 0.3 to 0.4, with Aegis-break ability increased from 450 to 600.

(2) Increased the Aegis-break ability of the Horizontal Strike water spear from [Rising Tide: Showdown] from 350 to 1225, with the Damage Multiplier of the water spear's direct hit + explosion increased from 2.0+0.25 to 0.25+2.0.

(3) Adjusted the Attack reduction applied by [Soaked] from 10% to 5%.


V. Enigma Domain Adjustments

1. During the temporary closure of the Enigma Peak in the Chasm Season, players can still claim rewards. Please stay tuned for further notice about the new season's Enigma Peak.

2. Added new map: Celestra

3. In the Enigma Domain, the Matron of Yushan has been replaced by Omnius·Aureate, the Fiery Monster has been replaced by Iron Taifeng, and the Frostbite Omens have been replaced by the Thunder Omens.


VI. Yama's Abyss Adjustments

1. Added Korvine to the Yama's Abyss, and some of the bosses on certain stages have been adjusted.

2. Introduced Sense Level to Yama's Abyss. Players below the recommended level will not be affected, but those above it will.

3. Adjusted the fixed Omens appeared on Stage 26 and above.

4. Adjusted the rules for distributing Enhancements during the preparation phase. Now, it is fixed to choose 1 Elemental Essence and 1 Rare Anima Ring, with an option of selecting up to 1 from a maximum of 5 Anima Rings. If at least one boss was defeated in the previous Yama's Abyss stage, 1 Anima Ring can be upgraded to an Epic Ring.

5. The Souljade [Copper Ward] can be obtained from loots once again.

6. Optimized the descriptions of the effects of the following Anima Rings: [Might·Robust], [Armor Conversion], [Might·High Roller], and [Wealth Confluence].

7. The effect of the Anima Ring [Mighty Counter·Gale Blast] has been changed. After a successful Counter, trigger an Astral Gust, dealing damage equal to that of a Counterstrike Combo to nearby enemies. Has a 0.5 sec cooldown. The damage multiplier of the Astral Gust at Lv.1 has been increased from 2.5 to 5.6, and at Lv.2 and Lv.3, the damage coefficients are 1.7 and 2.5 times that of Lv.1, respectively.

8. [Yin-Yang]-type Anima Rings will no longer appear in this Showdown Season.

9. The Anima Ring [Backup Armor], [Dampen·Discharge], [Dampen·Resistance], [Dampen·Resilience], and [Frostbite Fortitude] will no longer be available this season.


VII. Feature Adjustments

1. Upgrade Hero Changes

The cadence of content and the leveling speed had been adjusted. Martial Skills, Aegis-break and Defuse will now unlock earlier than before, and we've raised the leveling speed.

2. Increase the maximum Sense Level cap for Souljades dropped in all stages

This means that it is possible to get a max Sense Level Souljade as a stage drop. When the Sense Level of a stage drop is higher than the global drop level, the drop's level will be set to that of the global drop level.

We will also display the Souljade's original enhancement level cap. Both of these levels will continue increase slightly with each game update.


Feature Adjustments

I. Client Optimizations

1. Direct3D 12 has been updated and now uses FSR3, adding frame insertion functionality, thus greatly improving effects and framerate.

2. Added an asynchronous instantiation feature, which optimizes the amount of time used to load scenery resources, improving overall performance and reducing fluctuations.

3. Adjusted how numbers are generated in combat, reducing fluctuations in the heat of battle.


II. PlayStation Optimizations

Reduced the loading cost of character facial animations for a more stable frame rate.


III. Xbox Optimizations

1. Increased the efficiency of GraphicsJob and improved render rate.

2. Optimized skeletal animation rendering processes, and improved the character render rate.


Bug Fixes

I. Showdown-related Bugs

1. Fixed the problem where Hammer Evil-Ent failed to bounce back the Sword Energy after Countering.

2. Optimized the height of the locking position when locking on the Matron of Yushan.

3. Fixed the issue where the Omens [Divine Strikes] could potentially produce double Thundershock.


II. Other Bugs

Fixed the Hairstyle [Torrent] display effect for Valda Cui in the hairstyle interface to make it closer to its appearance in battles.


Store Updates

I. New Pack

1. Newly added Shayol Wei exclusive Pack [Polar Night Pack], including Legendary outfit [Justice·Polar Night], Legendary Hairstyle [Justice·Aurora], Legendary Accessory [Justice·Immaculate], Legendary Pose [Dauntless]. Standard price: 5,700 Gold; Now: 2,880 Gold. Single items are discounted, and you get even more discounts when you purchase a Pack.


II. New Discounts

1. Soul Land Crossover Cosmetics are currently available with a discount. [Soul Land·Xiao Wu], [Soul Land·Conqueror] and others are discounted at the same rate as when they were initially added.

2. Wuchen Legendary Outfit [Jinsha Site·Dream of Shu]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

3. Valda Cui Legendary Outfit [Tsunami]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

4. Feria Shen Legendary Outfit [Martial Infinity·Wing Chun]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,500 Gold.

5. Viper Ning Legendary Outfit [Journey of Blades·Spider Demoness]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

6. Zai Legendary Outfit [Martial Infinity·Baji]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,500 Gold.

7. Feria Shen Epic Outfit [Division Robes·Festive Color]. Standard price: 600 Gold; Now: 240 Gold.

8. Hadi Epic Outfit [Brocade Shirt·Festive Color]. Standard price: 600 Gold; Now: 240 Gold.

9. Takeda Nobutada Legendary Outfit [Autumn Hunt]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

10. Wuchen Legendary Outfit [Divine Crane]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

11. Katana Legendary Skin [Soulbloom Gem]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold; Now: 1,000 Gold.

12. Greatsword Legendary Skin [Onmyoji Arena·Coral Blade]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold; Now: 1,300 Gold.

13. Longsword Legendary Skin [Winter's Savor]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold; Now: 1,000 Gold.

14. Dagger Legendary Skin [Blossom Branch]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold; Now: 1,000 Gold.

15. Dual Blades Legendary Skin [Gourmet's Feast]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold; Now: 1,250 Gold.

16. Grappling Hook Legendary Skin [Poetic Rhymes·Lion Dance]. Standard price: 3,600 Gold; Now: 2,400 Gold.

17. Grappling Hook Legendary Skin [Flying Squirrel]. Standard price: 4,200 Gold; Now: 3,000 Gold.

18. Matari Legendary Accessory [Rabbit Ears]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold; Now: 900 Gold.

19. Matari Legendary Accessory [Rabbit Tail]. Standard price: 900 Gold; Now: 650 Gold.

20. Justina Gu Legendary Accessory [Winter Hare]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold; Now: 800 Gold.

21. Feria Shen Legendary Accessory [2674·Heart Tail]. Standard price: 900 Gold; Now: 650 Gold.

22. Kurumi Legendary Accessory [Kitsune Ears]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold; Now: 1000 Gold.

23. Kurumi Legendary Accessory [Fox Tail]. Standard price: 900 Gold; Now: 750 Gold.

24. Yueshan Legendary Accessory [Journey of Blades·Divine Seal]. (Equipping it will change the appearance of his Ultimate [General's Call].) Standard price: 5,800 Gold; Now: 3,350 Gold.

25. Feria Shen Legendary Accessory [2674·GiantKitty]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold; Now: 900 Gold.

26. Feria Shen Legendary Accessory [2674·Mech Prototype]. Standard price: 5,200 Gold; Now: 3,350 Gold.

27. Feria Shen Legendary Accessory [2674·Midnight Prototype]. Standard price: 1,000 Gold; Now: 660 Gold.

28. Legendary Mark of Victory [Feline's Call]. Standard price: 2,000 Gold; Now: 1,200 Gold.

29. Epic Kill Announcement [Meow Meow]. Standard price: 300 Gold; Now: 200 Gold

30. Epic Kill Announcement [Mighty Physique]. Standard price: 300 Gold; Now: 180 Gold.


III. Featured Items return for limited-time

1. Wuchen Legendary Outfit [Bamboo Poet]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold.

2. Kurumi Legendary Outfit [Ame no Uzume]. Standard price: 1,800 Gold.

3. Spear Legendary Skin [Snow Night·Faint Light]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold.

4. Greatsword Legendary Skin [Monarch's Roar]. Standard price: 1,500 Gold.

5. Legendary Grappling Hook Skin [Glacial Chain] with a price of 1,200 Gold.

6. Valda Cui Legendary Hairstyle [Torrent]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold.

7. Viper Ning Legendary Hairstyle [Misty] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

8. Wuchen Legendary Hairstyle [Nine Ridges] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

9. Valda Cui Legendary Hairstyle [Great Oceans] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

10. Kurumi Legendary Hairstyle [Moonlight Aroma] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

11. Justina Gu Legendary Hairstyle [Icy Locks] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

12. Takeda Nobutada Legendary Hairstyle [Yama Style] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

13. Valda Cui Legendary Hairstyle [Soft Waves]. Standard price: 1,200 Gold.

14. Valda Cui Legendary Hairstyle [Tranquility] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

15. Matari Legendary Hairstyle [Dawn Hawk] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

16. Feria Shen Legendary Hairstyle [Lark] with a standard price of 1,200 Gold.

17. Wuchen Legendary Hairstyle [Melody of Bamboo] with a price of 1,200 Gold