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v.86 Update Notes

Views 172063   Date 6/15/2010

v.86 Return of the Explorers Update Notes

 

New Content

-          Quests

o   Cassandra’s weapon rental. Talk to Cassandra when you reach level 20 to rent some sweet weapons for your character’s class. Anyone can participate in this limited time offer. Weapons last 7 days.

o   You Are the Hero of Maplestory: For characters that reach level 10 and completed their first job training they will receive a gift from Cassandra. Subsequent milestone levels of 20, 30, 40, and 50 your Explorer character will be eligible for a quest that reward an additional gift. So get out there and level up!

o   Attracting Tourists to the Golden Temple:  A Golden Temple is said to exist follow this quest to discover where it is. Minimum level to participate is 15.

o   Recycled Golden Ticket. This once a day quest will allow players to gather old piece of Golden Temple Invitations and mush it into a usable Golden Temple Invitation that allows them limited time access inside the Golden Temple. Minimum level to participate is 15.

o   Vicious Monkey that Defiles the Area:  A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 15 and 20.

o   What the Mother Monkey Has Stolen: A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 21 and 26.

o   White Fur Baby Monkey Making a Mess of the Garden: A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 27 and 33.

o   What the White Fur Mommy Monkey Took : A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 34 and 42.

o   Blue Goblin's Crown: A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 43 and 53.

o   Red Goblin's Threat: A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters between levels 54 and 65.

o   Immoral! Strong Stone Goblin:  A new quest found in the Golden Temple. Open to characters level 66 and higher.

o   Eliminating Ravana. Do you have what it takes to defeat this demi-god and loot the riches? Open to characters level 50 and higher.

o   Professor Foxwit’s New Research Results: A maker skill that allows players to create some fantastic gear. Must be at level 50 to qualify.

 

-          New Events

o   Return of the Explorers: Level an Explorer between 6/16/10 and 7/13/10 and you’ll receive some great items for reaching milestone levels. <Click here for more info>

o   Explorer’s Box Event. Mobs throughout Maple World drop Explorer’s boxes, inside you’ll find a chance to win in game items and offline prizes, so start hunting right now! Event runs from 6/16/10 to 7/13/10. <Click here for more info>

o   Cassandra’s Weapon Rental: Talk to Cassandra and she’ll rent you some used weapons at a low low price. Just be glad she doesn’t rent underwear. <Click here for more info>

o   Help A Snipe: Help a snipe and get rewarded. Warm up those fingers because here are some jump quests! <Click here for more info>

o   Guide an Evan: Be in a party with an Evan character and receive bonus EXP. It’s simple as that! Event runs from 6/16/10 to 7/13/10 <Click here for more info>

 

-          New Item

o   Android Set: Player can create this using the maker skill. Be at least level 50 and talk to Professor Foxwit to get started!

 

Android Set Stats:



Android Set Bonuses:



 

-          Golden Temple

o   A brand new piece of content for characters of all level ranges.

o   New quests (See above)

o   New Rewards!

o   EXP bonus for those adventurers with the skill to make it through to the end.

o   A brand new boss, Ravana, are you ready for some mouth watering loot.

 

New Cash Shop Items

- You know you have soccer fever and the only cure is more soccer gear! There are some fantastic packages to complement the release of Golden Temple. All these items are available in the Cash Shop, so don’t miss out!

 



 

New Features

-          Friend Finder

o   Now you can find Maplers of similar interest and geographical location by using the Friend Finder feature. Simply fill out the short questionnaire and soon you’re on your way to finding new friends in MapleStory!

 

<Click here for more info on Friend Finder>

 

Class Changes

-          Magician

o   Fire Arrow:  Now attacks multiple targets depending on skill level.

o   Thunder Bolt:  Range for this skill has increased.

o   Elemental Amplification:  The magic attack has increased for higher skill levels.

o   Explosion:  Damage has increased and the casting time was reduced depending on skill level.

o   Meteor Shower:  Damage has increased, while MP cost was reduced.

o   Fire Demon:  Damage has increased for each skill level.

o   Paralyze:  Damage has increased for each skill level.

o   Blizzard:  Damage has increased for each skill level.

o   Ice Demon: Damage was increased for each skill level.

o   Chain Lightning: Damage has increased for each skill level.

 

-          Pirate

o   Certain abilities can now shoot from close range.

o   Double shot: The range has been increased and damage has increased per skill level.

o   Recoil Shot: The delay between uses has been decreased.

o   Flamethrower: The range of this ability has been increased and damage has increased per skill level.

o   Energy Charge: The chance of activating Power stance has been increased.

o   Energy Blast: The range of this ability has been increased. There is now a chance to stun the target per skill level.

o   Ice Splitter: The range of this ability has increased. Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Rapid Fire: The range has been increased and damage has been increased per skill level.

o   Battleship: The battleship now has more health.

o   Elemental Boost: Damage has increased and the freeze duration has increased.

o   Demolition: The range of the attack has increased.

o   Dragon Strike: Player should now experience less delay between attacks.

 

-          Warrior

o   Threaten: Now reduces the enemies’ ATT and DEF by a percentage instead of a set duration. Decreases the enemies’ accuracy, while a success rate was added based on skill level.

o   Flame Charge: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Fire Charge: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Thunder Charge: This ability can now overlap with other elemental attributes such as Fire, Ice, and Holy.

o   Lightning Charge: This ability can now overlap with other elemental attributes such as Fire, Ice and Holy.

o   Charged Blow: The range of this ability has been increased and the duration of the stun effect has increased based on skill level.

o   Blast: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Holy Charge: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Divine Charge: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Hex of the Beholder: Beholder’s buffs will not overwrite buffs of equal level. Beholder’s buff will however overwrite lesser buffs.

 

-          Bowman

o   Arrow Bomb: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Iron Arrow: Damage has increased per skill level.

o   Inferno: Damage has increased and a Damage Over Time component was added.

o   Strafe: Chance to freeze has increased based on skill level. Frozen targets have a fixed percentage chance to be killed instantly.

o   Piercing Arrow: Charge time for piercing arrow has decreased by 10 percent.

o   Snipe: Cooldown time for this ability has decreased per skill level.

 

-          Thief

o   Endure: HP and MP recovery has increased per skill level.

o   Steal: Damage has increased per skill level. Can attack multiple enemies and a chance to stun has been added.

o   Band of Thieves: Damage has increased per skill level and the poison damage duration has increased.

o   Assaulter: Damage has increased per skill level and range has increased.

o   Meso Guard: The amount of Mesos consumed has decreased to 60 percent. The duration of the effect has increased per skill level to a maximum of 180 seconds.

o   Venomous Stab: The chance to apply poison has increased and the duration of the poison damage has increased per skill level.

o   Boomerang Stab: The delay between attacks has decreased.

 

Bug Fixes

-  Players should now be able to summon monsters in the Ludibrium PQ

-   World Tour Guide Spinel in Ellinia should now stand in front of the counter.

-   Evan characters should now be able to have multiple pets out.

-   Beginner Thief’s First Training Session should now properly say 20 slimes in the quest log.

-   Energy Charge triggered effect should now have the correct description.

-   The Bandit Skill Steal should now have the correct chance in the description.

-   Fixed the typo in serveral skill descriptions.

-   Several of the starter quests on Maple Island had their texts adjusted.

-   Boomerang Stab should now adapt to different types of terrains.

 

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