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Jan 29, 2019

Lunar New Year Events!

The Year of the Pig is officially upon us, so welcome the Lunar New Year with these special MapleStory events!

Gold Richie’s Lunar New Year Party

PST (UTC -8): Tuesday, January 29, 2019 4:00 PM – Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:59 PM
EST (UTC -5): Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:00 PM – Tuesday, February 12
, 2019 6:59 PM
CET (UTC +1): Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:00 AM – Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:59 AM
AEDT (UTC +11): Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:00 AM – Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:59 AM

Gold Richie is having a party to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a variety of fun events! Characters Lv. 61 and above can participate by talking to NPC Yoria in Henesys, Leafre, or Nameless Town, or by selecting the 2019 Lunar New Year event notifier on the left side of the screen and accepting the quest ‘[Lunar New Year] Surprises and Celebration!’

Once you've accepted the quest, talk to NPC Gold Richie and accept the '[Lunar New Year] Gold Richie's Soiree!' quest to move to the Lunar New Year Party map! The quest can also be found in the New Year Event icon in the notifier on the left side of the screen. 

Take part in the following events to earn special rewards including Hong Bao currency, which can be traded in at the Hong Bao shop! Each event will be available during the time frame listed above.

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Party Guest Kidnapping

In the Party Guest Kidnapping event, you'll be teleported to a special dungeon where you must climb a dangerous cliff and avoid falling rocks so you can get to the top and free the Imprisoned Soldiers who have been kidnapped! After you rescue all of the soldiers, you'll face off against the culprit, Nyen. In order to defeat Nyen, the player must engage the boss and cause it to drop Burning Flares, then use those Flares to set off fireworks on Nyen until he's been defeated!

Players can join this quest by accepting the ‘[Lunar New Year] Kidnapped Revelers’ quest from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen. Players can enter 5 times per day by accepting the '[Lunar New Year Mission] Reveler Rescue' quest from NPC Suha or from the Lunar New Year event notifier.

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You can earn the following rewards for defeating Nyen!

  • Nyen Drop Box: Untradeable. Open to receive:
    • Hong Bao (x20): Untradeable
    • One of the following:
      • Power Elixir (x10): Untradeable
      • Spell Trace (x10)
      • 2x EXP Coupon: Untradeable, 3-day duration. Use to receive 2x EXP for 15 minutes.
    • Chance to also receive the following: (1 per character)
      • Nyen’s Hat Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to get Nyen’s Hat.
      • Nyen’s Hat: Untradeable. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +6
      • Nyen Damage Skin: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
      • Dancing Lion Mount (15 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to get Dancing Lion Mount
      • Dancing Lion Mount: DEF: +10, Speed: 170, Jump: 120, 15-day duration.
    • Cumulative Rewards:
      • Completing the Reveler Rescue quest will unlock two additional reward quests:
        • "[Lunar New Year Mission] A Constant Flow of Guests!": Requires the player to rescue 88 party guests. Rewards Hong Bao (x200).
        • "[Lunar New Year Mission] Peaceful Party": Eliminate Vengeful Nyen 8 times. Rewards Hong Bao (x200).

Video Message

Help characters deliver video messages to their hometown in this Video Message event! Start by accepting the quest ‘[Lunar New Year] Lunar New Year Video Message Project’ from NPC Yoria in Lunar New Year Town or from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen. Log in every day and speak to the that day's character to receive a new Video Message mission. After delivering the message to their hometown and watching the cutscene, you can receive a reward by talking to the NPC again.

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Here are the rewards you'll receive:

  • Daily:
    • Hong Bao (x30)
  • Complete 5 Times:
    • Hyper Teleport Rock: Untradeable, 3-day duration.
    • Hong Bao (x50)
  • Complete 10 Times:
    • New Year Message Damage Skin: Untradeable.
    • Hong Bao (x150)
  • Complete 14 Times:
    • Touching Video Message Chair
    • Hong Bao (x300)

Fresh Dumplings

Help yourself to a daily dumpling in the Fresh Dumplings event! To participate, accept the ‘[Lunar New Year] Fresh Dumplings’ quest from NPC Yoria or the star event notifier on the left side of the screen. You'll receive a Hot 'n' Ready Dumpling, which you can then double-click to receive a "Dumpling Power" buff (grants EXP +100% and Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +15 for 15 minutes). If you're playing in non-Reboot worlds, you can also find another character and share a dumpling with them by right-clicking and tapping "Share Dumpling." This will grant you a "Duo Dumpling Power" buff (grants EXP +100% and Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +30 for 30 minutes). Both of these buffs can be received 2x per day. If you really manage to spread the love and share dumplings 10 times, you'll earn Alliance Medals (x50)!

8-Blessing Ring

Gather charms and earn rewards in the 8-Blessing Ring event! This event is available in non-Reboot worlds only. You can accept the quest ‘[Lunar New Year] 8-Blessing Ring Fortune’ from NPC Yoria or from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen to receive an 8-Blessing Ring. Then accept the quest '[Lunar New Year] 8-Blessing Ring Enhancement' and defeat monsters within your level range (20 levels below and 20 levels above) to collect the No-Blessing Charms that they drop. If you collect 88 No-Blessing Charms, you can give them to NPC Yoria to receive an 8-Blessing Charm. You can then use these 8-Blessing Charms to enhance your 8-Blessing Ring to its max bonus stats. This quest can be completed once per day.

The items from this quest grant the following perks:

  • 8-Blessing Ring: Untradeable, permanent. Grants STR/INT/DEX/LUK +6, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +6 (can be enhanced up to STR/INT/DEX/LUK +20, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +20).
  • 8-Blessing Charm: Untradeable, 15-day duration. Grants STR/INT/DEX/LUK +1, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +1. 

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Reclaim Fireworks

During the Lunar New Years events, Fireworks monsters will appear in Henesys, Leafre, and Nameless Town!

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If you hunt these monsters, they have a chance to grant one of the following Lunar New Year Fireworks boxes:

  • Small Fireworks Box
    • Hong Bao (x5): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Power Elixir (x10): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Spell Trace (x10)
    • Premium Hair Wax: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Premium Carrot Juice: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Snake Bone Soup: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Extra-Strength Hand Sanitizer: Permanent, Untradeable
    • 3 Cups of Coffee: Permanent, Untradeable
  • Floral Fireworks Box
    • Hong Bao (x10): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Occult Cube: Permanent, Untradeable.
    • 2x EXP Coupon (15 Min): 7-day duration, Untradeable
    • Power Elixir (x10): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Spell Trace (x10)
    • Premium Hair Wax: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Premium Carrot Juice: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Snake Bone Soup: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Extra-Strength Hand Sanitizer: Permanent, Untradeable
    • 3 Cups of Coffee: Permanent, Untradeable
  • New Year's Blessings Fireworks Box
    • Hong Bao (x15): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Lunar New Year Fireworks Mask: 30-day duration, Untradeable
    • Special Medal of Honor: 7-day duration, Untradeable
    • Occult Cube (x3): Permanent, Untradeable.
    • 2x EXP Coupon (15 min): 7-day duration, Untradeable.
    • Power Elixir (x10): Permanent, Untradeable
    • Spell Trace (x10)
    • Premium Hair Wax: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Premium Carrot Juice: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Snake Bone Soup: Permanent, Untradeable
    • Extra-Strength Hand Sanitizer: Permanent, Untradeable
    • 3 Cups of Coffee: Permanent, Untradeable

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Hong Bao Shop

Here's where you can spend all your Hong Bao earned during the Lunar New Year event! Speak to NPC Yoria in Henesys, Leafre, or Nameless Town to hear about what's new in the Hong Bao Shop, and access the store by speaking to NPC Hong Bao Shop.

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Rewards:

  • New Year Golden Piggy Chat Ring (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 10 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Golden Piggy Label Ring (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 10 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Message Atmospheric Effect Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 10. Costs 30 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Message Megaphone Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 10. Costs 100 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Golden Piggy Damage Skin: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 200 Hong Bao.
  • Floating Golden Piggy Cape Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 250 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Party People Effect Ring Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 250 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year For One Chair: Untradeable. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 200 Hong Bao.
  • New Year’s Feast Chair: Untradeable. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 1,000 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Photo Protagonist Wig (F) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 50 Hong Bao.
  • New Year Photo Protagonist Wig (M) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 50 Hong Bao.
  • Movie Protagonist Wig (F) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 300 Hong Bao.
  • Movie Protagonist Wig (M) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 300 Hong Bao.
  • Forever Young Dress (F) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 450 Hong Bao.
  • Forever Young Outfit (M) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 450 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar Festivities Outfit (F) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 250 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar Festivities Outfit (M) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 250 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar Festivities Headpiece (F) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 100 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar Festivities Hat (M) (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 100 Hong Bao.
  • Lion Outfit (30 Day) Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 200 Hong Bao.
  • 8-Blessing Charm: Available in non-Reboot worlds only. Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 5. Costs 30 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year Basic Boost Potion: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 3. Costs 50 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year Intermediate Boost Potion: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 3. Costs 70 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year Advanced Boost Potion: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 3. Costs 100 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year High Quality Boost Potion: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 2. Costs 140 Hong Bao.
  • Lunar New Year Special Boost Potion: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 200 Hong Bao.
  • 8-Blessing Ring Coupon: Available in Reboot world only. Untradeable, 7-day duration. Limited quantity: 1. Costs 1,300 Hong Bao.

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Daily Gifts

PST (UTC -8): Tuesday, January 29, 2019 4:00 PM – Tuesday, February 5, 2019 3:59 PM
EST (UTC -5): Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:00 PM – Tuesday, February 5
, 2019 6:59 PM
CET (UTC +1): Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:00 AM – Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:59 AM
AEDT (UTC +11): Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:00 AM – Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:59 AM

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by receiving daily gifts! Characters Lv. 33 and up can receive gifts by accepting the quest '[New Year's] Happy New Cheers' from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen. This is will unlock a calendar icon on the event notifier titled "The Daily New Year Gift!" Click the calendar icon to bring up a dialogue and accept the quest. Then hunt 200 monsters within your level range (20 levels below and 20 levels above) to receive the following daily reward:

  • Daily New Year Gift: Untradeable, 1-day duration. Open to receive:
    • 2x EXP Coupon (15 min): Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to receive 2x EXP for 15 minutes.
    • Power Up Buff (15 min): Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to receive Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +30 for 15 minutes.

Each time you complete an additional daily quest, your daily gifts will stack up, so on the second day you'll receive two daily gifts, the third day you'll receive three daily gifts, etc.

At the same time, you can also log in each day to receive a Golden Pig New Year Gift! You can receive these by accepting the quest '[New Year's] Golden Pig Gift' from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen. Then all you have to do is log in to receive a gift! Gift can be claimed once per world.

  • Golden Pig New Year Gift: Transferable within account, 7-day duration. Open to receive:
    • Golden Oink-Oink Beanie Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to get Golden Oink-Oink Beanie hat.
    • New Years Chair: Untradeable. Restores 50 HP/MP every 10 seconds.

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