Beginners Guide

This is a long video but it is the best beginner guide I have found to date.

Useful websites

The sites below are useful during gameplay, whether it is finding a recipe, npc, or map information, it can most likely be found below.

A complete guide to everything in Black Desert.

Everything you need about life skills to NPCs, even skill calculators!

A map website that will come in more useful the further you progress.

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Life Skills

Below are guides to each life skill found in BDO.

Gathering

Collection of everything from meat to wood.

Cooking

Food... AND BEER!

Hunting

Hunt creatures, even whales!

Fishing

Exactly what you think, good afk money maker.

Alchemy

Potions and stuff.

Farming

Rent a plot and grow things.

Sailing

How to build your boat and get started.

Processing

Smelting, grinding, chopping, etc

Training

This skill is for training mounts.

Trading

Trade between locations.