Skill Guide Blade and Soul Revolution

Hello friends, this Blade and Soul Revolution skill guide for the new players. Skills are used to attack your enemies or block incoming enemy attacks. Use different skills to bring down your opponents!
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Skills

1. Skills Menu

1) Access from the main screen by tapping [Menu] → [Skills] → [Skills].

2) Skills require equipped weapons to be used.
   They become available for use after completing the skills tutorial. 

3) You can use more various skills based on stances.


4) There are chained skills and sealed skills that only unlock in certain conditions.

5) Use a Skill Reset Ticket to reset passives.

  – Skill Reset Tickets can be purchased using Blue or Black Crystals. Access them by going to [Shop] – [Convenience] – [Other].

2. Skill Level

1) Skills can be leveled up using Essence of Skills and Silver.


2) Leveling up a skill will increase its effects.


3) How to Level Up Skills
 ① Select the skill you want to learn.


 ② You can preview the next level’s effects before you level up.


 ③ The required number of Essences of Skills and Silver will be displayed on-screen.

 ④ Tap the “Level Up” button to increase the level. 

3. Checking Skill Variants

1) Variants and Skill Attributes
 ① Some skills get different attributes based on the variant.


 ② Change the variants to change your play style. 

2) Checking Variants
 ① You can see all the variants in the Skills menu by selecting View Variants.


 ② Tap the skill to change or learn its variants. 

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

Passives Skills

Passives are always in effect and don’t have to be activated separately!

Make sure to check them out if you want to increase your characters’ stats.

1. Passives Menu

1) Access from the main screen by tapping [Menu] → [Skills] → [Passives].

2) Learning Passives

 ① New passives are available upon reaching specified character levels.

  – The passives menu unlocks at Lv. 20.

  – Specific passives can be learned upon reaching Levels 50, 100, 150, and 200.

 ② Essences of Passivity and Silver are required to learn passives. 

3) How to Activate Passives

 – Passives do not have separate prerequisites and are activated immediately upon being learned.

2. Passive Level

1) Essences of Passivity and Silver can be used to level them up.

2) Leveling up a passive will increase its effects.

3) How to Increase Passive Level

 ① Select a passive to level up.

 ② You can preview the next level’s effects before you level up.

 ③ The required number of Essences of Passivity and Silver will be displayed on-screen.

 ④ Tap the “Level Up” button to increase level. 

4) How to Reset Passives

 – Use a Passive Reset Ticket to reset passives.

 – Passive Reset Tickets can be purchased using Blue or Black Crystals. Access them by going to [Shop] – [Convenience] – [Other].

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

Utility Skills

Utility Skills are special skills that can be used offensively, to escape danger, or even to save party members.

An icon will activate in the center of the screen for a utility skill when all requirements of use have been met.

1. Utility Skill Menu

1) Tap the [Menu] from the main screen → [Skills] → [Utility Skill] to access utility skills.

2) Certain utility skills require equipped weapons to be used.

   They become available for use after completing the skills tutorial.

3) Utility skills also differ based on class and other requirements.

 – Tap a utility skill to see what’s required for use.

4) Unlike normal skills, utility skills can only be used when certain requirements are fulfilled.

 – An icon will appear on-screen whenever utility skills are triggered.

 – Tap the icon to use the skill.

   The skill icon will only be active for a certain period of time and will disappear if not used. 

2. Utility Skill Levels

1) There are two types of utility skills, where one is already at MAX level when learned,

   and the other that can be leveled up after you learn them.

 ① Escape and remover skills are MAX level once learned. 

 ② Attack type utility skills can be leveled up using Essence of Skills and Silver.

2) How to Level Up Utility Skills

 – Leveling up a utility skill will increase its effects.

 ① Select the utility skill to level up.

 ② You can preview the next level’s effects before you level up.

 ③ Tap “Level Up” to increase the skill’s level.

    Skill Points and Silver are required to do so.

 ④ The necessary points and Silver required to level up the skill will be displayed above the Level Up button. 

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

Auto-Skill

Choose the order of skills used when using Auto-Battle.

Personalize your combat style even when you’re fighting automatically!

1. Using Auto-Skill

1) Auto-Skill uses skills automatically when using Auto-Battle.

2) Auto-Battle has 2 modes: Auto-Battle and Manual Battle.
 ① Tap on Auto-Battle mode to use skills automatically.


 ② Skills must be activated manually in Manual Mode.


3) Auto-Skill can be used after learning a skill.


4) Auto-Skill has slots that can be personalized, and the desired Auto-Skill can be set for various situations.

2. Editing Auto-Skill

1) Access Auto-Skill by navigating to [Main Screen] → [Menu] → [Skills] → [Auto-Skill].

2) Auto-Skill uses skills in the assigned order.
 ① Skills that are used as combos can be set to Auto-Skill after the required skill has been assigned.

 ② If there are no skills that can be used during Auto-Battle, a basic attack will occur.


 ③ If the delay is too long between Combo Skills after the first skill, the subsequent skills may not be assigned. 

3) Skills Incompatible With Auto-Skill

 ① Basic attack, Utility Skills, and Defense Skills (Block, Stone Shield, Counter, Frost Leap, etc.) may not be assigned to Auto-Skill.


 ② Skills that require a previous skill to be used can be used in Auto-Skill.
    ex) Force Master’s Phantom Grip: Assign Heatwave first, then assign Phantom Grip.

4) How to Edit Auto-Skill
 ① Three types of Auto-Skills can be edited: Basic Stance, Ultimate Stance, and Special Stance (Grab, Grapple, and Phantom Grip, respectively).  

 ② Tap Edit to view the available skills for that stance. 

 ③ The skills are set in the order they are assigned from the list of skills.
  – You can set Combo Skills in order starting from the first skill.
  – Assignable skills are marked with an arrow.
  – Skills shown with a yellow exclamation mark may not activate

    depending on the activation time and Auto-Skill circumstances.
    ex) Force Master’s Dual Dragons (Ultimate Skill) requires Focus.
        If the character doesn’t have the required Focus, Auto-Skill won’t activate the skill. 

 ④ Unselected skills that are grayed out while editing can’t be assigned to the ordered slots.

  ex) Force Master’s Heatwave must be selected to assign Phantom Grip.
  ex) After choosing Force Master’s Heatwave, selecting a skill other than Phantom Grip won’t allow Phantom Grip to be assigned. 

 ⑤ Tap Empty to revert the current order back to its initial state.


 ⑥ Tap Reset to revert to the initial settings.  

 ⑦ Tap View Current Order to view the original settings.


 ⑧ Tap Save to finish editing the Auto-Skill order.

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

Variants / Secret Techniques

Variants change skill attributes and can be learned via Secret Techniques.

1. Variants 

1) Variants

 ① Each skill has a variant. Change to another variant of the skill to use a different attribute.

 ② The first variant can be learned upon reaching a set level.

     The second variant can be learned through Secret Techniques. 

 ③ Learned variants can be changed at any time.

  – Different skills can have more or fewer variants than others.

  – Skills can have no variants, or as many as 3. 

2) Learning Variants

 ① Tap the [Menu] from the main screen → [Skills] → select the skill you’d like to learn a variant from the [Skills] menu. 

 ② Tap Use Variant in the skill description to bring up a list of possible variants for that particular skill.

  – The button will be grayed out for skills that do not have variants. 


 ③ Tap a variant from the list to check its attributes.

 ④ Learn a variant by first reaching the level at which it unlocks, then tap “Learn Variant.”

  – Requirement to Learn Variant #1: Reach a specific skill level

  – Requirement to Learn Variant #2 and Beyond: Secret Technique for the corresponding Variant

3) Changing Variants

 ① You may switch between learned Variants by going to the list. 

 ② Variants can be set in skill slots.
  – Different variants of skills can be registered to different skill slots.


4) Importance of Variants

 ① Skill attributes can be changed to Attack or Defense types, based on Variant settings.

 ② Use Variants to change skill attributes to provide more buffs to party members,

    or set them to be offensive Attack types.

2. Secret Techniques

1) Secret Techniques are required to learn Variant #2 and beyond.

2) How to Obtain Secret Techniques

 ① Completion Rewards for Main/Side Quests

  – Secret Techniques can be obtained as completion rewards for certain quests.

 ② Dungeon Rewards

  – Obtain them by defeating unique monsters in dungeons.

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

Hongmoon Arts

Learn Hongmoon Arts and train up your character!


​1. Hongmoon Arts
1) What are Hongmoon Arts?

 ① Hongmoon Arts is content where you can increase character stats. It’s available once your character level reaches 100.

 ② Hongmoon Arts increases character stats permanently.

 ③ Hongmoon Arts has an attack type and a defense type based on the stats they increase.

2) Types of Hongmoon Arts

 ① Hongmoon Arts has volume 1 and volume 2. Volume 1 is available at level 100, and volume 2 is available at Hongmoon level 1.

 ② Volume 1 has 5 chapters, and volume 2 has 11 chapters. You need to the previous chapters to proceed with the next one.

 ③ Each chapter of volume 1 can be unlocked by increasing character level by 20.

 ④ Chapters 1-2 of volume 2 can be unlocked by increasing character level by 5.

     Chapter 3-11 of volume 2 can be unlocked by increasing character level by 1.

2. How to Use the Hongmoon Arts
​1) Access from the main screen by tapping [Menu] → [SKills] → [Hongmoon Arts]

2) Select between volumes 1 and 2.

3) Check the available stat list. It can be unlocked in order one-by-one.

4) Required character level must be met to acquire Hongmoon Arts.

   Each stat needs different types of energy: Hongmoon Energy, Blue Energy, and Red Energy.

 – Increase stat levels to acquire more stat value.

♠ Max level is based on stat level!

5) Reach the max level to unlock the next stat.

6) Get the last stat in a chapter to unlock the next chapter.

♠ If you get the last stat in a chapter, you can move to the next chapter even if you didn’t acquire all the stats!

7) The stat increase value is the same for all chapters.

   Choose your own path between mastering all stats or skipping the middle part and moving onto the next chapter.

8) Tap the Stats Acquired at the bottom right of the screen to see the total stats acquired.

3. Required Energy Types
1) Stats require different types of energy.

2) Required Energy Types

StatsRequired Energy
Attack PowerHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
PiercingHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
AccuracyHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
Critical HitHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
PvP Additional AttackHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
PvP Additional PiercingHongmoon Energy / Red Energy
HPHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
DefenseHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
BlockHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
Crit DefenseHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
PvP Additional DefenseHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
Attack ReductionHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
Safeguard ChiHongmoon Energy / Blue Energy
Additional Attack Power from ProtectionHongmoon Energy / Red Energy

3) How to Obtain Energy

 ① Use Hongmoon Energy, Red Energy, and Blue Energy items to get energy.

 ② There are Normal, Greater, and Super Energy items, each of which provides 20, 100, and 500 energy.


 ③ Energy items are obtainable by hunting monsters from the Training Ground.

 ④ Energy items can be purchased from an Exchange Merchant at Yehara’s Mirage and Zaiwei South District.

※ This guide is accurate as of the test version of the game and may be subject to change.

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