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MapleStory: Ascension

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    v.101 - Ascension Skill Updates Warrior

    v.101 – Ascension Skill Updates


    Warrior
    Explorer Warrior – 1st job
    - Power Strike: Damage has been increased.
    - Slash Blast: Damage has been increased.


    Fighter/Crusader/Hero
    - Power Guard skill has been changed to Power Reflection.
    - Power Reflection: [New Skill – 2nd job] Partially absorb the enemy's attack and reflect it back at the attacker with amplified damage. Damage Reflection effect is also applied to ranged attacks.
    - Enhanced Basics: Removed. The SP that was already used in the increased Basics will automatically be applied to Physical Training.
    - Physical Training: [New skill – 2nd job] Permanently increases STR and DEX by up to 30.
    - Ground Smash: Maximum enemy targets and damage have been increased.
    - Improving HP Recovery skill has been changed to Self-Recovery.
    - Self-Recovery: [New skill – 3rd job] Upon mastering the skill, 80 HP and 40 MP are automatically recovered every 4 seconds. The effects are applied even while fighting.
    - Panic: Cooldown applied, but maximum enemy targets and damage have been increased. Only 2 Combo Counts are used upon usage. Panic's Darkness effect now also applies to boss monsters. Attack range has been increased.
    - Coma: Damage has been increased and only 1 Combo Count is used upon usage. Coma's Knock Back effect does not wear off during its duration. Attack range has been increased.
    - Brandish: At Skill Lv. 1, it can hit up to 3 enemies.
    - Monster Magnet: Damage has been increased. As the skill level goes up, the maximum number of enemies it can hit increases. Different icons will be shown for different notifications.
    - Rush: Rush distance has been increased.
    - Intrepid Slash: Different effects will be shown based on the type of weapon equipped.
    - Achilles: Has been removed. SPs that were assigned to Achilles will automatically be assigned to Advanced Final Attack.
    - Advanced Final Attack: [New skill – 4th job] Significantly increases Final Attack's success rate and damage. Also increases Weapon Attack and Accuracy.


    Page/White Knight/Paladin
    - Power Guard: Damage reflection amount has been increased. Also, change has been made to apply the damage reflection effect to range attacks.
    - Enhanced Basics: Removed. The SP that was already used in the increased Basics will automatically be applied to Physical Training.
    - Physical Training: [New skill – 2nd job] Permanently increases STR and DEX by up to 30.
    - Ground Smash: Maximum enemy targets and damage have been increased.
    - Fire Charge: Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Ice Charge: Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Lightning Charge: Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Charged Blow: Damage has been significantly increased. No matter the skill level, maximum number of enemies it can hit has been fixed to 4. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - HP Recovery: Recovery amount and cooldown have been decreased.
    - Achilles: Damage decrease amount has been increased.
    - Rush: Rush distance has been increased.
    - Blast: Damage has been increased.
    - Heaven's Hammer: Graphical effect and action have been changed.
    - Advanced Charge: Damage has been significantly increased.
    - Divine Shield: Can now guard all attacks properly and 1.5 seconds of invincibility time is provided when guard effect is triggered.


    Spearman/Dragon Knight/Dark Knight
    - Enhanced Basics: Removed. The SP that was already used in the increased Basics will automatically be applied to Physical Training.
    - Physical Training: [New skill – 2nd job] Permanently increases STR and DEX by up to 30.
    - Ground Smash: Maximum enemy targets and damage have been increased.
    - Elemental Resistance: Amount of resistance has been increased.
    - Sacrifice: Amount of HP consumed when using the skill has been decreased significantly.
    - Dragon Roar: Amount of HP consumed when using the skill has been decreased significantly. Skill usage requirements have been eased.
    - Dragon Buster: Damage has been increased.
    - Dragon Wisdom: Dragon Wisdom's effects now apply to all skills.
    - Dragon Blood: Removed. The SPs that were assigned to Dragon Blood will automatically be assigned to Dragon Strength.
    - Dragon Strength: [New skill – 3rd job] Significantly increases STR stat for a set time. Upon mastering the skill, you can increase the STR by 60.
    - Monster Magnet: Damage has been increased. As skill level goes up, maximum number of enemies it can hit increases.
    - Achilles: Removed. SPs that were assigned to Achilles will automatically be assigned to Dark Impale.
    - Dark Impale: [New skill – 4th job] Rapidly attacks multiple enemies and ignores their defense at a set value.
    - Berserk: When Berserk's effects take place, damage and movement speed also increase. Dragon Buster attack count increase has been removed.
    - Hex of the Beholder: A portion of Beholder's counterattack damage is now absorbed as Dark Knight's HP.


    Dawn Warrior
    - Power Strike: Damage has been increased.
    - Slash Blast: Damage has been increased.
    - Soul Blade: Maximum number of enemies it can hit has been set to 5. Attack range has been increased.
    - Improving HP Recovery skill has been changed to Self-Recovery.
    - Self-Recovery: [New skill – 3rd job] Upon mastering the skill, 80 HP and 40 MP are automatically recovered every 4 seconds. The effects are applied even while fighting.
    - Panic: Cooldown applied, but maximum enemy targets and damage have been increased. Only 2 Combo Counts are used upon usage. Panic's Darkness effect now also applies to boss monsters. Attack range has been increased.
    - Coma: Damage has been increased and only 1 Combo Count is used upon usage. Coma's Knock Back effect does not wear off during its duration. Attack range has been increased.
    - Brandish: Starting Skill Lv. 1, it can hit up to 3 enemies.
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Skill Updates Magician

    Magician
    Explorer Magician Explorer – 1st job
    - Energy Bolt: Damage has been increased.
    - Magic Claw: Max number of targets has been increased.


    Fire/Poison
    - High Wisdom : [New skill – 2nd job] Raises your INT permanently up to 40.
    - Fire Arrow: Damage and range have been increased.
    - Poison Breath: Max number of targets has been increased to 6. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Slow: Master Level has been decreased from 20 to 10.
    - Element Amplification : MP consumption has been increased. The amount that damage is increased has been decreased.
    - Partial Resistance: Removed.
    - Magic Composition: Removed.
    - Burning Magic: [New skill – 3rd job] Increases the duration of damage over time attack. Also increases your damage when attacking enemies under damage over time, stun, freeze, darkness, or paralysis.
    - Fire Demon: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Range and damage over time duration have been increased. The function that removed a target's fire defense has been removed.
    - Mana Reflection: Removed.
    - Mist Eruption: [New skill – 4th job] Passive effect: Increases Poison Mist’s damage over time. Active effects: Deals damage to enemies by exploding Poison Mists that you have set up (cannot detonate Poison Mists set up by others). Does increased damage to enemies that have been hit by damage over time effects multiple times. Ignores a percentage of enemies’ defense.
    - Arcane Aim: [New skill – 4th job] Ignores a monster's defense by 20%. When attacking an enemy continuously, the final damage can be increased to maximum of 40% more.
    - Big Bang: Max number of targets has been raised to 10. A damage over time effect has been added. The color of its graphical effect has been changed to red.
    - Infinity: Power Stance effect has been added through the duration of the buff.
    - Ifrit: Attack range has been increased. A permanent elemental resistance effect has been added; the amount of resistance can go up to 40%.
    - Paralyze: Changed to 3 consecutive attacks. The max target number and damage over time duration have been increased. The damage penalty applied when attacking several enemies has been deleted. The graphical effect has been changed.
    - Master Magic: The buff duration has been increased. The effect can be turned on and off.


    Ice/Lightning
    - High Wisdom: [New skill – 2nd job] Raises your INT permanently up to 40.
    - Thunder Bolt: Range and damage have been increased.
    - Cold Beam: Changed to 3 consecutive attacks, and damage has been increased.
    - Slow: Master Level has been decreased from 20 to 10.
    - Storm Magic: [New skill – 3rd job] Has a chance to instantly kill enemies whose HP is 30% or below. Also increases your damage when attacking enemies under damage over time, stun, freeze, darkness, or paralysis.
    - Element Amplification : MP consumption has been increased. The amount that damage is increased has been decreased.
    - Partial Resistance: Removed.
    - Magic Composition: Removed.
    - Ice Demon: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Range and damage over time duration have been increased. The function that removed a target's ice defense has been removed.
    - Glacier Chain: [New skill – 4th job] Damages enemies and draws to in front of you. Has a Freeze effect and does damage over time. Ignores some of enemies’ defense.
    - Arcane Aim: [New skill – 4th job] Ignores a monster's defense by 20%. When attacking an enemy continuously, the final damage can be increased to maximum of 40% more.
    - Mana Reflection: Removed.
    - Big Bang: Max number of targets has been raised to 10. A Freeze effect has been added. The color of its graphical effect has been changed to blue.
    - Infinity: Power Stance effect has been added through the duration of the buff.
    - Elquines: Attack range has been increased. A permanent elemental resistance effect has been added; the amount of resistance can go up to 40%.
    - Chain Lightning: Changed to 4 consecutive attacks. A Stun effect has been added. Range and Max number of targets have been increased. The damage penalty applied to attacks to multiple enemies has been removed. The lightning bolt’s graphic has been widened.
    - Master Magic: The buff duration has been increased. The effect can be turned on and off.


    Cleric/Priest/Bishop
    - High Wisdom : [New skill – 2nd job] Raises your INT permanently up to 40.
    - Holy Arrow: Range, max number of targets, and damage has been increased.
    - Heal : Damage has been increased. Master Level has been reduced from 30 to 20.
    - Invincible: The amount of both physical and magic damage reduction has be lowered.
    - Magic Booster: [New skill – 3rd job] Functions the same as Spell Booster for Mages, temporarily increasing the speed of magic attacks.
    - Holy Magic Shell: [New skill – 3rd job] Puts a magic shield on an ally to absorbs damage up to 10 lasts for a duration. Instantly restores 100% HP.
    - Elemental Resistance : Removed.
    - Summon Dragon : Removed.
    - Doom: Magic Rocks are no longer needed to use the skill. Success rate has been increased. Master Level has been reduced from 20 to 10. A cooldown time has been added.
    - Holy Symbol: Modified so that even if using the buff alone, the maximum effect will be applied. Range and duration a have been increased. MP consumption has been increased.
    - Shining Ray: Changed to 3 consecutive hit skill. Casting speed has been increased.
    - Holy Focus: Modified so that its Critical Rate bonus applies to all attacks in addition to Heal. It also now increases Magic Mastery. The amount the Critical Tate is increased has been decreased slightly.
    - Holy Shield: Removed.
    - Mana Reflection: Removed.
    - Advanced Blessing: [New Skill – 4th job] Significantly raises party members’ ATT, Magic ATT, Weapon DEF, Magic DEF, Accuracy, Avoidability, Max HP, and Max MP for a set time and decreases MP usage by a percentage. Can be
    - stacked with other buff skills, excluding Bless. Required Skill: Bless Lv.15
    - Arcane Aim : [New skill – 4th job] Ignores a monster's defense by 20%. When attacking an enemy continuously, the final damage can be increased to maximum of 40% more.
    - Big Bang: Max number of targets has been raised to 10. An increased critical rate has been added.
    - Infinity: Power Stance effect has been added through the duration of the buff.
    - Bahamut: Attack Range has been increased. Upon learning the skill, your resistance to all abnormal status effects will permanently increase, up to 40%.
    - Angel Ray: Max number of targets and range have been increased. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Resurrection: Cooldown period has been reduced (10 minutes at Master Level).
    - Master Magic: The buff duration has been increased. The effect can be turned on and off.


    Blaze Wizard
    - Magic Claw: Max number of targets has been increased.
    - Fire Pillar: Damage and range have been increased.
    - Magic Critical: [New Skill – 3rd job] Permanently increases the Critical Rate and minimum Critical damage.
    - Element Amplification : The amount that MP consumption is increased has been reduced.
    - Fire Strike: Changed to 3 consecutive hits. Damage and range have been increased.
    - Elemental Resistance: Removed
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Skill Updates Bowman

    Bowman
    Explorer Bowman – 1st job
    - Archery Mastery: [New skill] Increases attack range, Accuracy, Avoidability, movement speed, and maximum movement speed.
    - Arrow Blow: Damage has been increased (220% at Lv.15). Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15.
    - Double Shot: Damage has been increased (155% at Lv.15). Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15.
    - Focus: Removed.
    - The Eye of Amazon: Removed.


    Hunter/Ranger/Bow Master
    - Double Jump: [New skill – 2nd job] Allows you to jump a second time while in the air after jumping.
    - Physical Training: [New skill – 2nd job] Permanently increases STR and DEX by up to 30.
    - Enhanced Basics: Removed.
    - Power Knock-Back: Removed.
    - Silver Hawk: Moved from 3rd job to 2nd job. Summoning Rock is no longer consumed upon usage.
    - Drain Arrow: [New skill – 3rd job] Fires an arrow that can absorb the opponent's HP.
    - Mortal Blow: Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15. When the Instant Kill effect takes place, a portion of HP and MP are now recovered.
    - Puppet: Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15. When the Puppet is summoned, monsters now always attack the puppet first.
    - Inferno: Damage and damage over time have been increased. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Arrow Rain: Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20. Attack speed and range have been increased. Changed into a 3-hit attack skill.
    - Phoenix: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20.
    - Strafe: Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20.
    - Evasion Boost: All attacks used within 1 second after dodging will be critical hits.
    - Concentrate: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Cooldown time has been removed.
    - Thrust: Removed.
    - Spirit Link: Phoenix: [New skill – 4th job] When the Phoenix is summoned, increases Total Damage, Max HP, DEF, Magic DEF, and all elemental resistance. Required Skill: Lv.20
    - Illusion Step: [New skill – 4th job] Significantly increases Avoidability and DEX for a duration. Required Skill: Concentrate Lv.5
    - Ultimate Inferno: [New skill – 4th job] Increases Inferno’s damage and damage over time. Required Skill: Inferno Lv.20
    - Advanced Final Attack: [New skill – 4th job] Significantly increases Final Attack's success rate and damage. Also increases Weapon Attack and Accuracy.
    - Elite Puppet: [New skill – 4th job] Summons an Elite Puppet that can attack and can absorb received damage. Required Skill: Puppet Lv.15
    - Hurricane: You can now use potions while using Hurricane.
    - Marksmanship: Amount of defense ignored has been increased. Max HP increase has been changed into Accuracy increase.
    - Dragon's Breath: Removed.
    - Hamstring: Removed.
    - Vengeance: Removed.


    Crossbowman/Sniper/Marksman
    - Double Jump: [New skill – 2nd job] Allows you to jump a second time while in the air after jumping.
    - Physical Training: [New skill – 2nd job] Permanently increases STR and DEX by up to 30.
    - Golden Eagle: Moved from 3rd job to 2nd job. Summoning Rock is no longer consumed upon usage.
    - Enhanced Basics: Removed.
    - Power Knock-Back: Removed.
    - Iron Arrow: The damage penalty that was applied when striking mulitiple monsters has been removed.
    - Concentrate: [New skill – 3rd job] Increases Attack Power and decreases MP consumption amount for a set time.
    - Frostprey: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20.
    - Dragon's Breath: Moved from 4th job to 3rd job. Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20.
    - Mortal Blow: Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15. When the Instant Kill effect takes place, a portion of HP and MP are now recovered.
    - Puppet: Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15. When the Puppet is summoned, monsters now always attack the puppet first.
    - Ice Shot: Damage has been increased. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Arrow Eruption: Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20. Attack speed and range have been increased. It has changed into a 3-hit attack skill.
    - Strafe: Master Level has been lowered from 30 to 20.
    - Evasion Boost: All attacks used within 1 second after dodging will be critical hits.
    - Thrust: Removed.
    - Spirit Link: Freezer: [New skill – 4th job] When Freezer is summoned, increases Total Damage, Max HP, Max MP, DEF, Magic DEF, and all elemental resistance. Required Skill: Frostprey Lv.20
    - Illusion Step: [New skill – 4th job] Significantly increases Avoidability and DEX for a duration. Required Skill: Concentrate Lv.5
    - Elite Puppet: [New skill – 4th job] Summons an Elite Puppet that can attack and can absorb received damage. Required Skill: Puppet Lv.15
    - Ultimate Strafe: Damage has been increased.
    - Snipe: Ignores a percentage of a monster's defense. Grants a bonus Critical chance. Graphical effect has been changed.
    - Piercing Arrow: Damage and range have been increased. Post-attack delay has been significantly decreased.
    - Marksmanship: Amount of defense ignored has been increased. Max HP increase has been changed into Accuracy increase.
    - Hamstring: Removed.
    - Vengeance: Removed.


    Wind Archer
    - Archery Mastery: [New skill – 1st job] Increases attack range, Accuracy, Avoidability, movement speed, and maximum movement speed.
    - Double Shot: Damage has been increased (155% at Master Level). Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15.
    - Focus: Removed.
    - Double Jump: [New skill – 2nd job] Allows you to jump a second time while in the air after jumping.
    - Storm Break: Removed.
    - Thrust: Removed.
    - Storm Spike: [New skill – 2nd job] Fires an arrow that can pierce through multiple enemies. Max enemies hit at Master Level: 6
    - Strafe: Moved from 3rd job to 2nd job. Master level has been lowered from 25 to 20.
    - Wind Walk: Master level has been lowered from 20 to 10.
    - Concentrate: [New skill – 3rd job] Increases Attack Power and decreases MP consumption amount for a set time.
    - Evasion Boost: [New skill – 3rd job] Permanently increases your chance to dodge enemy attacks. All attacks used within 1 second after dodging will be critical hits.
    - Puppet: Master Level has been lowered from 20 to 15. When the Puppet is summoned, monsters now always attack the puppet first.
    - Arrow Rain: Attack speed and range have been increased. Changed into a 3-hit attack
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Skill Updates evan

    Evan
    - Magic Missile: (1st growth) Damage has been increased.
    - Magic Shield: (5th growth) Duration and Cooldown time have been increased.
    - Dragon Spark: (7th growth) Damage has been increased.
    - Dragon Fury: (8th growth) Minimum MP restriction to activate has been reduced. The amount that Magic ATT is increased has been raised.
    - Phantom Imprint: (8th growth) The amount of bonus damage done to enemies while under the effects of this skill has been increased.
    - Illusion: (9th growth) Ignores up to 15% of an enemy’s defense.
    - Blaze: (10th growth) Ignores up to 20% of an enemy’s defense. Effective range that extra damage can be inflicted on nearby monsters has been increased.
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Skill Updates others

    - Hero's Will: Can remove almost all abnormal status effects. You can now use Hero's Will even when under the Seal status effect.
    - Oz's Flame Gear: Duration has been changed from 15 seconds to 40 seconds.
    - Eckhart's Vampire: The issue of abnormally low damage being done has been fixed.
    - Ninja Ambush: The issue of Attack power not being applied on the skill properly has been fixed.
    - Flashbang: Damage and Accuracy have been decreased. Duration and Cooldown have been modified.
    - Perfect Armor: Modified so that the guard effect is activated even in ranged attacks.
    - Knock-back skills such as Dragon's Breath have been changed so that they can now knock-back party play monsters.
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Update Notes

    New Content
    Monster Park
    - Requirement: Lv.13 or higher
    - Monster Park is a new party play area.
    - Party play areas give bonus experience when defeating enemies in parties of 2-6.
    - Monster Park features stronger versions of existing enemies.
    - You must form a party of at least one to enter the dungeons.
    - The party leader must choose which dungeon to enter.
    - You can go to Monster Park through the Monster Park Shuttle NPC in most towns.
    - There are three sets of dungeons. Which one you can enter is based on your level:
    Lv.13-69 - Beginner Dungeons - requires Zebra Stripe Ticket
    Lv.70-119 - Intermediate Dungeons - requires Leopard Stripe Ticket
    Lv.120+ - Advanced Dungeons - requires Tiger Stripe Ticket
    - Each set has individual dungeons divided by the level of the enemies in them.
    - A ticket is used up when you enter a dungeon.
    - You can purchase up to three tickets per day from NPC Mary, and you can exchange 20 ticket pieces for full tickets with her as well.
    - Ticket pieces can be collected from monster drops throughout most of Maple World.
    - Enemies in Monster Park have a higher drop rate for items and Potential equipment than enemies outside of Monster Park.
    - Enemies in the Monster Park drop Commemorative Coins that can be used to purchase new Spiegelmann related items.
    - 2 new Monster Park-only boss monsters have been added:
    Metal Golem
    Crimson Rock
    - 4 NPCs have been added to Spiegelmann's Monster Park:
    Spiegelmann
    Laku (Merchant)
    Mary (Ticket Exchanger)
    Monster Park Shuttle (Transportation NPC)
    - New Items:
    Spiegelmann's Herb Pouch: Dropped by a boss in Monster Park. Gives random herbs for crafting.
    Spiegelmann's Mineral Pouch: Dropped by a boss in Monster Park. Gives random ores for crafting.
    - 4 new untradeable items that can be purchased from Laku with Spiegelmann’s Commemorative Coins:
    Spiegelmann’s Mustache (Face Accessory): 50 coins. Weapon/Magic ATT: +5, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, 5 upgrade slots unhammered, 5 day time limit
    Spiegelmann’s Autograph (Pocket Item): 100 coins. STR/DEX/INT/LUK + 3, Weapon/Magic ATT +2, 7 day time limit
    Spiegelmanns’s Hot-Air Balloon 7-Day Coupon: 70 coins. This mount skill can be used by all jobs., 7 day time limit after use
    Spiegelmann’s Badge Chest: Contains an unknown badge. Double-click it in you Use item inventory to get a badge you can equip. Spiegelmann's Badges can have various stats.
    Permanent Quests - Big Fun in the Monster Park: Eliminate the dungeon boss based on your level: Lv.13-69, Lv.70-119, or Lv.120+. Reward: Monster Park Commemorative Coin.
    - Who is Spieglemann?!?: You can access the mission by finding the Old Picture item after double-clicking the the Old Envelope, which can be found while hunting in Monster Park. Reward: Monster Park Commemorative Coin.
    - Spiegelmann and Horntail?: You can access the mission by finding the Memories with Horntail item after double-clicking the Old Envelope, which can be found while hunting in Monster Park. Reward: Monster Park Commemorative Coin.
    - Spiegelmann's Connections?: You can access the mission by finding the Memories with Zakum item after double-clicking the Old Envelope, which can be found while hunting in Monster Park. Reward: Monster Park Commemorative Coin.
    - Spiegelmann's Request: You can complete this by taking Old Envelope, which can be found while hunting in Monster Park, to Spiegelmann. Reward: Monster Park Commemorative Coin.


    New Party Quests
    The Ice Knight’s Curse - Requirement: Lv.30+
    - Defend the Iceman while traveling through the snowy forest, then defeat the Ice Knight to lift the curse him.
    - Rewards:
    Ice Knight's Chain Crampons (Lv.30 Shoes) : 10 Cold Ice Fragments. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, Weapon/Magic DEF +20, Speed +5, Battle Mode ATT +2, 5 upgrade slots unhammered
    Ice Knight's Earrings (Lv.45 Earrings): 20 Cold Ice Fragments. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, Weapon/Magic DEF +25, ACC/AVOID +10, Battle Mode ATT +1, 5 upgrade slots unhammered
    Kenta in Danger - Requirement: Lv.120+
    - Help save Kenta from the monsters of the deep sea.
    - Rewards:
    Kenta's Goggles (Lv.80): 100 Pianus Scales. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +5, Max HP +100, Weapon/Magic DEF +60, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Various Pet Equip Scrolls: 10 Pianus Scales
    Escape - Requirement: Lv.120+
    - Jenn from the Red Lion King’s Castle is looking for adventurers who can rescue people from the Hidden Tower’s Aerial Prison.
    - Eliminate guards, evade obstacles, escape maze, and defeat Prison Guard Ani.
    - Rewards:
    Marx Von Leon War Belt (Lv.120 Belt): 50 Prison Guard Keys. STR/DEX +7, Max HP +150, Max MP +50, Weapon ATT +2, Weapon DEF +150, Magic DEF +30, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Alma Von Leon War Belt (Lv.120 Belt): 50 Prison Guard Keys. INT/LUK +7, Max HP +50, Max MP +150, Magic ATT +2, Weapon DEF +30, Magic DEF +150, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Fox Von Leon War Belt (Lv.120 Belt): 50 Prison Guard Keys. STR/DEX +7, Max HP +100, Max MP +100, Weapon ATT +2, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Nox Von Leon War Belt (Lv.120 Belt): 50 Prison Guard Keys. DEX/LUK +7, Max HP +100, Max MP +100, Weapon ATT +2, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Cora Von Leon War Belt (Lv.120 Belt): 50 Prison Guard Keys. STR/DEX +7, Max HP +100, Max MP +100, Weapon ATT +2, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, 3 upgrade slots unhammered


    Airplane Mount Skills
    - You will be able to learn airplane mount skills by talking to Instructor Irvin, selecting "I would like to rent an airplane" option, and paying mesos.
    - Airplane mount skills can be used like other mount skills.
    - Airplanes available for purchase: Wooden Airplane (1 day) - 10,000 mesos Wooden Airplane (7 day) - 50,000 mesos Red Airplane (1 day) - 30,000 mesos Red Airplane (7 day) - 150,000 mesos
    Traveling between regions by using an Airplane - You will be able to use your own Airplane mount skill to move between regions without waiting for the Airship to arrive. Talk to an NPC used to board an airship.
    - You will be able to select between the Wooden Airplane and the Red Airplane if you have learned both skills.
    - You will not have to wait for the airship to depart when you use your Airplane mount skill to move between regions, and Red Airplanes will arrive 2 minutes earlier than the airship would have.
    Sky High - Requirement: Lv.13 or higher
    - Accept the quest from the Maple Admin. It will appear in your light bulb notifications.
    - Go see Instructor Irvin at a ship station or airport (Victoria Island, Ereve, Orbis, Ludibrium, Ariant, Mu Lung, Edelstein, and Leafre).
    - You will receive a Wooden Airplane 3-Day Coupon upon completing the quest.
    - You will be able to use the Wooden Airplane for three days after using the coupon.


    Treasure Monsters
    - Treasure Monsters will occasionally spawn in normal maps.
    - Treasure Monsters have the same appearance and stats as regular monsters, but they have a unique name tag that's easily recognizable.
    - Better-than-average rewards will drop when Treasure Mobs are slain.
    - All Treasure Monsters can drop valuable items such as advanced scrolls and Trait items.
    - Treasure Monsters below Lv. 120 drop Spiegelmann's Monster Park Entry Tickets at 100% chance.
    - Treasure Monsters Lv. 120 or above drop Mystery Mastery Book at 100% chance.


    Event List
    - A new Event Info menu has been created to show you all the events that are currently taking place in MapleStory.
    - You can see which events are active, how long they run, and what rewards they will give.
    - Select Menu then Event at the bottom of the screen to open the Event List.
    - The shortcut key for the Event Info menu is set to the V key by default.
    - Events will be listed on more than one row in the menu if there are more than four rewards to display.
    - Hover over the rewards displayed to see a description of them.
    - The One-Stop Event Info quest can be accepted starting at Lv.13. This quest explains the Event List.
     
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    v.101 - Ascension Update Notes events

    New Events

    SP Reset Scroll Giveaway
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - During the Event Period, when characters of a main job class being rebalanced log in, 1 SP Reset Scroll will be given. Using this scroll will return all used 1st job and higher SP to you to be assigned again.
    - Who the item is provided to: Explorer Warrior/Magician/Bowman, Cygnus Knight Dawn Warrior/Blaze Wizard/Wind Archer
    - The item will be placed in the USE tab of your item inventory. If there is no empty space in that tab, it will be given after you make a slot available and log out then in again with that character.
    - The SP Reset Scroll expires after one week.


    Elite Warrior/Magician/Bowman Blessing
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - Special mastery books will be issued to 3rd and 4th job Explorer Warriors, Magicians, and Bowmen.
    - You will receive a light bulb notification if you meet the requirement.
    - You can choose one of five 100% Mastery Books specific to your job (these expire after 30 days), or you can choose a Mystery Mastery Book (no expiration).
    - A 100% Mastery books will raise its respective skill's Master Level to 30 if the skill's Current Level is 5+.



    Warrior/Magician/Bowman 1st Job Advancement Event
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - When an Explorer Warrior/Bowman/Magician makes the 1st Job advancement during the event period, the quest begins automatically.
    - You will receive one Lv. 10 equipment Box, 1 Lv. 20 Equipment Box, 1 Lv. 25 Equipment Box, and 1 ring.
    - When the equipment box is double-clicked, 1 hat, 1 gender-specific top, bottom, or overall, 1 pair of shoes, 1 pair of gloves (each random) are given based on the box's level.


    Warrior/Magician/Bowman 2nd-4th Job Advancement Event
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - When an Explorer Warrior/Bowman/Magician makes the 1st Job advancement during the event period, the quest begins automatically, and you will be able to receive a job-specific weapon scroll and a 1.5x EXP buff item.


    Warrior/Magician/Bowman Level Up Event
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - Requirement: Explorer Warrior/Magician/Bowman, Lv.120-195, 4th job
    - Whenever a character that meets the requirements gains 5 levels, a job-specific weapon scroll and an EXP buff item can be received.
    - The quest is received through a light bulb notification.
    - The quest is repeatable.
    - Reward: The same as the Warrior/Magician/Bowman 2nd-4th Job Advancement Event


    Explorer's Gratias Ring
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - Newly created Explorers can accept the quest through a light bulb notification.
    - During the event period, if a new Explorer character is created and reaches Lv.70 (any job), an Explorer's Gratias Ring can be received.
    - An Explorer's Gratias Ring can be moved once through storage to another character in the same world on the same account.
    - It becomes untradeable after it has been transfered once through storage.
    - Stats: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Weapon/Magic ATT +3, ACC/AVOID +20, Critical Rate +5%


    Monster Park Event Quests
    - 09.28.2011 - 10.26.2011
    - Requirement: Lv.20 or higher
    - Monster Park Invitation: A light bulb notification pops up once a day. When you accept the quest, you receive one entry ticket.
    - Monster Mash: The quest becomes available through Spiegelmann after you receive one entry ticket from the Monster Park Invitation quest.
    - Parameters and Reward: When you clear Monster Park 10 times, you receive Spiegelmann's Mustache: Weapon/Magic ATT: +5, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, 5 upgrade slots unhammered, 5 day time limit, untradeable.


    Knights of Virtue
    - 09.28.2011 – 10.19.2011
    - Requirement: Lv. 15 or higher
    - Click on the purple stone on the left side of the screen to read about and accept the quests.
    - By accepting and auto-completing The Tale of the Knights of Virtue story quest from Cassandra, you receive a Stone of Virtue (Etc tab) and a Virtue's Apprentice title (Set-up tab).
    - Accept the Best of the Knights of Virtue quest to receive a Chivalry Log to track your attendance (Etc tab).
    - Characters of Lv. 50-70 who accept the Knights of Virtue quest will receive a special teleport rock.
    - For some hunting grounds, when specific conditions are met, the event buff skill can be activated.
    - Your attendance is marked by you activating the buff once a day. The final reward is given on the 10th day.
    - Hunting in an area recommended for your level will fill up the gauge, and when gauge is full, a specfic buff can be activated for a set duration.
    - When the character enters the map area for the skill gauge, a message saying that gauge can be filled is displayed.
    - You can check recommended area for your level by selecting Stone of Virtue Field Info after clicking on the purple stone on the left side of the screen.
    - Attendance rewards:
    Knights of Virtue 3rd Day Participation: Pendant of the Spirit (2 day): Boosts EXP when equipped. The longer you wear it, the greater the effect becomes. 1 hr: 10% additional EXP, 2 hr: 20% additional EXP, 2 hr+: 30% additional EXP
    Knights of Virtue 4th Day Participation: Power Elixir: A legendary potion. Restores all HP and MP.
    Knights of Virtue 5th Day Participation: Pendant of the Spirit (5 day): Boosts EXP when equipped. The longer you wear it, the greater the effect becomes. 1 hr: 10% additional EXP, 2 hr: 20% additional EXP, 2 hr+: 30% additional EXP
    Knights of Virtue 6th Day Participation: Secret Recipe: A mysterious recipe. It could be a recipe for any of the Professions you have learned. If you have not learned a Profession, a random recipe will appear.
    Knights of Virtue 7th Day Participation: Nightmare Mount 10-Day Coupon: A 10-day Nightmare mount coupon. Double-click on it to use the Nightmare riding skill for 10 days. Virtue's Successor: A title obtained by participating in the Knights of Virtue event for 7 days. Click on it to turn it ON/OFF.
    Knights of Virtue 8th Day Participation: Advanced Equip Enhancement Scroll: Enhances fully upgraded equipment. The item is destroyed upon failure. [Enhancement Success Rate] 1 success: 100%, 2 successes: 90%, 3 successes: 80%, 4 successes: 70%, 5 successes: 60%, 6 successes: 50%, 7 successes: 40%, 8 successes: 30%, 9 successes: 20%, 10+ successes: 10%
    Knights of Virtue 9th Day Participation: Special Potential Scroll: Provides potential for regular equipment items without deducting from the available upgrade count. It can only be used on items that are not Unidentified, Rare, Epic, or Unique. Success Rate: 100%.
    Knights of Virtue 10th Day Participation: Knights of Virtue Earrings: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200, Magic DEF +80, ACC/AVOID +100, Speed/Jump +7; can be scrolled; Untradeable Virtue's Savior: A title obtained by participating in the Knights of Virtue event for 10 days. Click on it to turn it ON/OFF.

    Eliminate Eregos - Requirement: Lv.15 or higher
    - The boss monster for the Knights of Virtue will randomly appear in an map that is recommended for your level by the Stone of Virtue.
    - You will receive an Evil Spirit Box by defeating the boss.
    - You will receive random rewards from a list when you open the box, when can include regular scrolls, Potential scrolls, Equip Enhancement scrolls, Chaos Scrolls, or potions.
    - The boss will appear between 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM – 3:00 AM Eastern).


    Evolving Belt
    - 10.05.2011 – 11.01.2011
    - Requirement: Lv.13 or higher
    - Accept Gold Richie's The Latest Tech quest from your event notifications on the left side of the screen and receive Marble That Evolves Into A Belt After 30 Minutes.
    - Wait 30 minutes without logging out or disconnecting to obtain an Evolving Belt [Lvl 1].
    - Complete the quest by going to Gold Richie to receive the Dr. Kim's Advice quest.
    - Hold on to the Mysterious Gem that you received from accepting Dr. Kim's quest for 1 hour to obtain an Evolving Belt Upgrade Capsule.
    - You must repeat this quest for seven days during the even period in order to obtain the permanent Evolving Belt [Final].
    - Rewards:
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 1]: Max HP/MP +25, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 2]: Weapon/Magic DEF +8, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 3]: Max HP/MP +25, ACC/AVOID +2, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 4]: Max HP/MP +100, Weapon/Magic DEF +10, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 5]: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Lvl 6]: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, time limited
    Evolving Belt [Final]: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, 3 upgrade slots unhammered


    Random Beauty Coupon
    - 10.05.2011 – 10.25.2011
    - Most monsters have a chance to drop Special Beauty Coupons.
    - Double-clicking one of the coupons will change your hairstyle, hair color, face, and skin color randomly.
    - Each coupon can only be used once.
    - The coupons expire.


    Beating the Heat
    - 10.12.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - Requirement: Lv.13 or higher
    - Accept the quest from NPC Gaga, who is in most towns.
    - Collect Sliced Fruit, Shredded Ice, and Sweet Syrup from monster drops and bring them to Gaga to receive a Special Fruit Sundae.
    - Each time the quest is completed, EXP based on your level is rewarded.
    - If one Special Fruit Sundae is made during a day, it counts as an attendance for that day (you can create more than one each day, but attendance counts only once per day).
    - Gaga will give you a stamp and a reward all 8 days of the event.
    - You can check your attendance by double-clicking the Secret Heat-Beating Recipe in the Etc tab of your item inventory.
    - Rewards:
    Sundae Festival Day 1: Very Special Sundae: Restores 2000 MP. (Untradeable)
    Sundae Festival Day 2: Watermelon Popsicle: Jump +10 (face accessory, time limited, tradeable)
    Sundae Festival Day 3: Power Elixir x100: A legendary potion. Restores all HP and MP.
    Sundae Festival Day 4: Melon Popsicle: Speed +10 (face accessory, time limited, tradeable)
    Sundae Festival Day 5: Advanced Equip Enhancement Scroll: Enhances fully upgraded equipment. The item is destroyed upon failure.
    Sundae Festival Day 6: Chocolate Popsicle: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3 (face accessory, time limited, tradeable)
    Sundae Festival Day 7: Ice Crystal Face Paint: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +5, Weapon/Magic DEF +10, ACC/AVOID +30 (face accessory, time limited, untradeable)
    Sundae Festival Day 8: Strawberry Popsicle: Weapon/Magic ATT +5 (face accessory, time limited, tradeable)
     
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    Ascension Update Notes Changes/Updates

    Changes/Updates


    Skills
    - Numerous skill of the following jobs have been updated, added, or removed.
    - Explorer Warrior: Swordman, Fighter/Crusader/Hero, Page/White Knight/Paladin, Spearman/Dragon Knight/Dark Knight
    - Explorer Magician: Magician, Fire/ Poison branch (2nd-4th job), Ice/Lightning branch (2nd-4th job), Cleric/Priest, Bishop
    - Explorer Bowman: Hunter/Ranger/Bow Master, Crossbowman/Sniper/Marksman
    - Cygnus Knight: Dawn Warrior/Blaze Wizard/Wind Archer
    - Several skills have also been changed which affect other jobs.
    - Click here to read the details.


    UI
    Skill Inventory - Mount skills have been moved from the first tab in your skill inventory to a Mount tab in your Character Info menu.
    - The Mount tab in the Character Info menu is divided into Mount Skill and Tamed Mob.
    - Guild Skill and Mount buttons have been added to the bottom of the skill inventory menu for quick access.
    - Upon clicking Guild Skill, the Guild Skill tab on the Guild window will be opened.
    - Upon clicking Mount, the Mount tab on the Character Info window will be opened.
    Minimap - NPCs now have distinct icons depending on their function.
    - Storage Keeper, Merchants, and event NPCs will each be displayed in different colored or shaped icons.
    - Different colored icons will be displayed depending on whether the quest fits your level or not.
    - If an NPC does not have a quest that fits your level, the available quest icon will be shown in gray.
    - When moving your mouse over NPC minimap icons, the NPCs' name and their functions will be displayed.
    - A system has been added where the size of the minimap in towns and certain maps will automatically be maximized.
    Notifications - Quest notifications that appeared above your character's head have moved to the left side of the screen.
    - Different icons will be shown for different notifications.
    - Quests and events now have different icons (a light bulb and a star, respectively).
    - Other independent categories now have their own unique icon.
    Medals - The Medal menu has been revamped and most medals can now be reissued.
    - Certain Medals may not be reissued.
    - You must pay a fee to have a Medal reissued. Depending on how many times the Medal was reissued, the fee will differ.
    Party Search - Party matching system has been revamped.
    - Party member search function has been fixed.
    - Party search function has been added.
    World Map - Lion King's Castle: A world map has been added.
    - Gate to the Future: A world map has been added.
    AP/SP notifications - If there are unused AP/SP after leveling-up, a notification will be displayed at the bottom of the screen.
    - You can click on the notification to open the status window or skill window.
    - As long as there are available AP/SP, the notification will remain.
    - However, SP notification will stop being shown starting Lv. 70.
    Item Pot notifications - If the status of the Item Pot creature changes, two types of notifications will be displayed at the left of the screen.
    - If the Item Pot creature is sick, hungry, dry, or has woken up from sleep, a red exclamation point will be displayed.
    - If the Item Pot creature is fully grown and can provide a reward, a shiny notification will be shown.
    - Clicking on the notification at the left of the screen automatically opens up the Item Pot window.
    Other - EXP gauge image has been modified.


    Party Quests
    - A recommended level system has been added to PQs. With this addition, the level requirement for the following nine PQs have been modified.
    Moon Bunny's Rice Cake: Lv.20-69 recommended
    First Time Together: Lv.20-69 recommended
    Dimensional Crack: Lv.20-69 recommended
    Forest of Poison Haze: Lv.70-119 recommended
    Remnant of the Goddess: Lv.70-119 recommended
    Romeo and Juliet: Lv.70-119 recommended
    Lord Pirate: Lv.70-119 recommended
    Resurrection of the Hoblin King: Lv.120+ recommended
    Dragon Rider: Lv.120+ recommended

    - The progression methods of the listed PQs have been revamped.
    - A system has been added where the party members' average level determines the non-boss monsters' stats and EXP (however, it will not exceed the PQ's maximum recommended level).
    - A system has been added where the amount of EXP received upon clearing the PQ is based on the average level of the party members (however, a party member whose level is lower than the average party level by 20 or more will not obtain all of the Clear EXP).
    - PQ rewards have been revamped overall, most involving turning in a number of items that can be collected during the PQ.
    - Several new PQ reward items have been added. All items are untradeable.
    - All PQ reward items are set as potential items by default.

    - Moon Bunny
    Rice Cake Topper (Lv.25 Hat): 100 Moon Buny's Rice Cakes. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, Max HP +50, Weapon DEF: +25, 7 upgrade slots unhammered.

    - First Time Together
    Soft Jelly Shoes (Lv.40 Shoes): 15 Smooshy Liquids. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, Weapon DEF +20, Magic DEF +10, Speed +5, 5 upgrade slots unhammered

    - Forest of Poison Haze
    Brilliant Altair Earrings (Lv.85 Earrings): 40 Altaire Fragments: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +5, Max MP +250, Magic DEF +90, Speed +5, 5 upgrade slots unhammered

    - Remnant of the Goddess
    Minerva’s Bracelet (Lv.75 Gloves): 30 Feathers of Goddess and 1 Goddess Wristband. Weapon/Magic ATT +1, Weapon/Magic DEF +35, ACC +120, 5 upgrade slots unhammered
    Minerva’s Shoes (Lv. 75 Gloves): 20 Feathers of Goddess and 1 Goddess Shoes. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Weapon/Magic DEF +45, Speed/Jump +5, 5 upgrade slots unhammered
    Minerva Goddess Set: 2 set effect: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +5, Weapon/Magic ATT +4

    - Lord Pirate
    Lord Pirate Hat (Lv.60 & Lv.70): Removed
    Lord Pirate Hat (Lv.80): Renamed as Average Lord Pirate Hat. 100 Lord Pirate Hat Fragments
    Lord Pirate Hat (Lv.90): Renamed as Acceptable Lord Pirate Hat. 200 Lord Pirate Hat Fragments, 1 Average Lord Pirate Hat
    Fashionable Lord Pirate Hat (Lv. 100 Hat): 1000 Lord Pirate Hat Fragments, 1 Acceptable Lord Pirate Hat. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +12, Max HP/MP +200, Weapon/Magic DEF +100, Speed +8, Jump +5, 7 upgrade slots unhammered

    - Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo's Pendant (Lv.85 Necklace): 20 Zenumist Marbles. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +6, Weapon/Magic DEF +85, ACC/AVOID +30, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Juliet's Pendant (Lv.85 Necklace): 20 Alcadno Marbles. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +6, Weapon/Magic DEF +85, ACC/AVOID +30, 3 upgrade slots unhammered
    Symbol of Eternal Love (Lv.85 Necklace): 1 Romeo's Pendant and 1 Juliet's Pendant. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +9, Weapon/Magic ATT +1, Weapon/Magic DEF +120, ACC/AVOID +60 Speed +10, Jump +5, 3 upgrade slots unhammered

    - Resurrection of the Hoblin King
    Rex's Perfect Green Earrings (Lv.125 Earrings): 50 Hobb Warrior Marks, 1 Rex's Green Earrings. INT/LUK +8, Max HP +10%, Weapon/Magic ATT+1, Weapon/Magic DEF: +100, 6 upgrade slots unhammered.
    Rex's Perfect Red Earrings (Lv.125 Earrings): 50 Hobb Warrior Marks, 1 Rex's Red Earrings. STR/DEX +8, Max HP +10%, Weapon/Magic ATT+1, Weapon/Magic DEF: +100, 6 upgrade slots unhammered.
    Rex's Perfect Blue Earrings (Lv.125 Earrings): 50 Hobb Warrior Marks, 1 Rex's Blue Earrings. DEX/LUK +8, Max HP +10%, Weapon/Magic ATT+1, Weapon/Magic DEF: +100, 6 upgrade slots unhammered.
    Rex's Hyena (mount): 300 Hobb Warrior Marks
    All Rex’s Perfect Earrings are Durability items. Tablets and Chaos/Clean Slate Scrolls can be used on them.

    Forest of Poison Haze - The levels of the boss monster have been increased.
    - Mossy Snail: 76 -> 96
    Tree Rod: 78 -> 98
    Stone Bug: 80 -> 100
    Mossy Mushroom: 82 -> 102
    Primitive Boar: 84 -> 104

    - The topography of several maps in has been altered:
    Altaire Camp
    Mossy Tree Forest Entrance
    Western Region of Mossy Tree Forest 1
    Western Region of Mossy Tree Forest 2
    Mossy Tree Forest Trail
    Boulder Mountain Entrance
    Southern Region of Mossy Tree Forest 1
    Southern Region of Mossy Tree Forest 2
    Mushroom Hill Entrance
    Eastern Region of Mossy Tree Forest


    Neo City
    - You can now enter all Neo City areas even when not in a party.
    - Neo City quests have been revamped.
    - The Wanderer's Whereabouts 1, The Wanderer's Whereabouts 2, and Nex the Time Guard quests cannot be done anymore.
    - Other quests can be done normally as before.
    - The following areas can now only be entered when the relevant quests are in progress:
    Midnight Harbor Pier
    Bombed City Center Square
    Ruined City Land Mark
    Dangerous Tower Penthouse
    Air Battleship Stern

    - Levels of many Neo City monsters have been decreased.
    Red Slime: 105 -> 101
    Silver Slime: 106 -> 102
    Gold Slime: 107 -> 103
    Overlord A: 108 -> 105
    Overlord B: 110 -> 107
    Robby: 112 -> 110
    Iruvata: 114 -> 112
    Afterlord: 117 -> 113
    Prototype Lord: 119 -> 114
    Maverick Type A: 121 -> 115
    Maverick Type S: 123 -> 116
    Maverick Type D: 124 -> 118

    - Some of Neo City's landscapes have been changed.
    Average Town Entrance
    Average Town Playground
    Average Town Outskirt
    Midnight Harbor Entrance
    Midnight Harbor Loading Dock
    Midnight Harbor Warehouse
    Bombed City Center Retail District
    Bombed City Center Overpass
    Bombed City Center Shopping District
    Ruined City Intersection
    Ruined City Center
    Ruined City Construction Site
    Dangerous Tower Lobby
    Dangerous Tower Ventilator
    Dangerous Tower Emergency Exit


    Gate to the Future
    - Some of Gate to the Future's topography has changed.
    Tino Forest
    Tiru Forest
    Tiguru Forest
    Henesys Ruins Market
    Henesys Ruins Park
    Hill North of Henesys Ruins
    Suspicious Hill
    Dreamy Forest Trail
    Dark Spore Hill
    Creepy Humming Forest Trail
    Knight District 1
    Knight District 2
    Knight District 3
    Armory 1
    Armory 2
    Knight District 4
    Knights' Chamber 1
    Knights' Chamber


    Wedding Revamp
    - Numerous modifications have been made to weddings and the town of Amoria.
    Map - The town of Amoria has been redesigned. It is now smaller and is easier to get around.
    - The wedding hall is a new map. It resembles the wedding hall in Mushroom Castle.
    - The photo map has been changed to a map with a fountain and is decorated to look like the new wedding hall.
    Procedure - Purchase an engagement ring from Moony in Amoria.
    - Moony still offers the similar types of rings as before: Moon Stone, Shining Star, Gold Heart, Silver Wing.
    - The rings only cost mesos now. The requirements of collecting and turning in certain items have been removed.
    - Engagement rings can be sold back to Moony before you finalize your engagement.
    - Double-click the engagement ring and enter another player's name to propose to that player.
    - Form a party with your fiance.
    - Purchase the wedding coupon of your choice from the Cash Shop.
    - Make a reservation with the appropriate wedding coordinator. At this point, you can make a gift wish list.
    - Wedding invitations appear in the Etc section of your inventory. Double-click them to choose someone to send one to.
    - For Cathedral weddings, the bride-to-be must then talk to High Priest John. The bride-to-be must then talk to Gary and Shatima to say lines of commitment . The bride-to be then must talk to High Priest John again.
    - Depending on the type of wedding you're getting, talk to the wedding assistant or chapel staff and pay a fee to enter the wedding hall.
    - Invited guests can talk to the wedding assistant to enter the wedding, or they can double-click the invitation in the Etc tab of their item inventory.
    - Invited guests arrive in a map where they can gift items ot the bride and groom, buy bridesmaids' dresses or groomsmen's suits, or enter or leave the wedding.
    - Talk to the assistant in the wedding hall to begin the wedding ceremony.
    - When you are ready, speak to the photo specialist.
    - After the timer ends in the photo map, the wedding process will end, unless you had a premium wedding. Parties in premium wedding go to a special hunting map.
    - Married players can exchange their engagement rings for their wedding rings through Jacob.
    - Married players can pay a meso fee to Moony in order to get an annullment.
    Commitment Ceremonies - Couples who have been married at least 30 days can have a commitment ceremony, after which they receive items.
    - There are two types of commitment ceremonies: 30 day and 100 day.
    - A Commitment Ceremony Ticket from the Cash Shop is needed to complete these ceremonies.
    30 Day Commitment - Requirements: Married character with spouse, character who has been married for 30 days, character who hasn't filed for divorce
    - A letter from NPC Ames the Wise will be sent along with a silver heart-shape effect when 30 days pass after marriage.
    - When you click on the letter, it notifies you that 30 days have passed since the marriage, and you are eligible to participate in the 30 Day Commitment Ceremony with your spouse. After accepting, you should visit Ames the Wise in Amoria.
    - You need to purchase a Commitment Ceremony Coupon (sold in the Cash Shop), form a party with your spouse, and make a Commitment Ceremony reservation through NPC Victoria.
    - After the reservation is made, you will be moved to a room when you talk to Assistant Nicole.
    - Your wedding ring will change to a 30 Day Wedding Ring, and you will receive other items after the bride & groom sign all of the love commitments that are in the commitment room. The reward is given when you exchange rings from Jacob after the commitment ceremony.
    - An NPC will warn you that the Commitment Ceremony Ticket reward will not be given if they divorce after making the Commitment Ceremony reservation. Reward: 30 Day Commitment Wedding Ring, 30 Day Love Chair (M, F), Heart Return Stones
    100 Day Commitment - Requirements: Married character with spouse, character who has been married for 100 days, character who hasn't filed for divorce, person who entered the 30 day commitment
    - A letter from NPC Ames the Wise will be sent along with a golden heart-shape effect when 100 days pass after marriage.
    - It progresses the same as the 30 day Commitment Ceremony.
    - Your wedding ring will change into a Promised Wedding Ring and you will receive other items when you exchange rings from Jacob after the commitment ceremony.
    - Reward: Love Rain (weather effect), Promised Wedding Ring, &ldr;333 effect, Couple T-shirt (Cash Item), Heart Return Stones

    New/Changed Cash Items - Small Wedding Coupon
    Have a small, intimate wedding in the Chapel with this ticket.
    Both bride and groom can invite 5 guests each.
    When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 1 Carat Wedding Ring.

    - Grand Wedding Coupon
    Have a grand wedding in the Cathedral with this ticket.
    Both bride and groom can invite 15 guests each.
    When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 2 Carat Wedding Ring.

    - Premium Wedding Coupon
    Have a royal wedding in the Cathedral with this ticket.
    Both bride and groom can invite 30 guests each.
    When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 3 Carat Wedding Ring and can enjoy a premium hunting map.

    - Commitment Ceremony Ticket
    A ticket necessary to celebrate 30 days and 100 days commitment ceremonies.


    Other
    - To prevent illicit actions using macro programs, when hunting monsters that have much lower levels, EXP obtained, mesos obtained and reward drop rates have been decreased.
    - This system does not apply to the following monsters:
    All monsters Lv. 150 or higher
    Quest / event monsters
    Boss monsters, Master Monster
    Party-play-only monsters (Some of the monsters in Ellin Forest, Neo City, Lion King's Castle, Gate to the Future, and all monsters in Monster Park)
    Monsters that need to be applied with different features
    - The EXP penalty that took place uniformly upon death has been changed. The penalty received now depends on the character's level.
    - The level requirement for entering Chryse and the quests therein have been changed from Lv. 55 - 70 to Lv. 50 -> 70.
    - In the Mu Lung: Practice Field: Beginner map, you can now hang on a flagpole to rest.
    - NPC Dr. Pepper in Omega Sector's Silo now sells Pet Food and Revitalizer.
    - The Dimensional Mirror NPC's appearance has been changed.
     
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    Ascension Update Notes Gachapon Update

    Gachapon Update

    - 09.28.2011 – 10.26.2011
    - Gachapon Jackpot: Super Stormcaster Gloves: Weapon/Magic ATT +12, Weapon DEF +12, Magic DEF +5, 1 upgrade slot unhammered
    - Chair King: Obtain the It's a Hoot! Chair and speak to Dalair to obtain a Chair King medal.
    - Evolving Belt Special Upgrade Item: This item adds Potential to your Evolving Belt. Available during the Evolving Belt event: 10.05.2011 – 11.01.2011.
    - Timeless weapons and armor are currently available from the Mushroom Shrine Gachapon.
    - Reverse weapons and armor are currently available from the New Leaf City Gachapon.
    - Other items added to all Gachapon locations:
    - Spiegelmann’s Hot Air Balloon mount coupons: 15-day and 1-year versions. This mount skill can be used by all jobs.
    - Lucky Day Scroll: Increases success chance of next scroll use by 10% (cannot be used with potential or enhancement scrolls).
    - 3 Star Enhancement Scroll: Grants 3 enhancements on upgraded equipment. More successful upgrades increase the chance of a good enhancement. The item is destroyed upon failure. Success Rate: 80%
    - 4 Star Enhancement Scroll: Grants 4 enhancements on upgraded equipment. More successful upgrades increase the chance of a good enhancement. The item is destroyed upon failure. Success Rate: 60%
    - Protection Scroll: Using this on a piece of equipment protects it from being destroyed by a failed scroll one tiem. Protection disappears after a successful scroll use and it cannot be used on items that have been successfully enhanced 8 or more times. Functions the same as a Shielding Ward.
     
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    Ascension Update Notes Cash Shop Update

    Cash Shop Update

    - Kenta's Magic Rope 30 day – 1,800 NX
    - Kenta's Magic Rope 60 day – 3,000 NX
    - Drag and drop it on a mount skill with an expiration to extend the expiration by the number of days shown on the item. Cannot extend beyond 365 days from the current date.
    - In the New section of the Event tab.


    - Ascension Ready Package - 49,990 NX (reg. 77,750 NX)
    - contains:
    Remote Gachapon Ticket (15)
    Miracle Cube (15)
    Pam's Song
    Royal Face Coupon
    Royal Hair Coupon
    The Owl of Minerva (15)
    AP Reset (5)
    - In the Event section of the Event tab.


    - Full Ascension Package - 99,990 NX (reg. 129,300 NX)
    - contains:
    Remote Gachapon Ticket (20)
    Miracle Cube (20)
    Super Megaphone (13)
    Shielding Ward
    Premium Miracle Cube (3)
    Pam's Song (3)
    AP Reset (10)
    - In the Event section of the Event tab.


    - Hourglass 7 Days - 700 NX
    - Hourglass 20 Days - 1,900 NX
    - Hourglass 50 Days - 4,500 NX
    - Hourglass 99 Days - 8,000 NX
    - Drag and drop it on an equipped item with an expiration to extend the expiration by the number of days shown on the item. Cannot be used on Cash Items and cannot extend beyond 365 days from the current date.
    - In the New section of the Event tab.


    - New Wedding Tickets and Commitment Ceremony Ticket
    - In the New section of the Event tab.
    - Small Wedding Coupon - 12,500 NX
    Have a small, intimate wedding in the Chapel with this ticket. Both bride and groom can invite 5 guest each. When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 1 Carat Wedding Ring.
    - Grand Wedding Coupon - 20,000 NX
    Have a grand wedding in the Cathedral with this ticket. Both bride and groom can invite 15 guest each. When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 2 Carat Wedding Ring.
    - Premium Wedding Coupon - 25,000 NX
    Have a royal wedding in the Cathedral with this ticket. Both bride and groom can invite 30 guest each. When the ceremony is complete, you will receive a 3 Carat Wedding Ring and can enjoy a premium hunting map.
    - Commitment Ceremony Ticket - 2,000 NX
    A ticket necessary to celebrate 30 days and 100 days commitment ceremony.


    - Permanent Decorative Equipment
    - In the New section of the Event tab.
    - Double-click the special hair coupons to use them.
    Starling Suit - 7,200 NX
    Starling Shoes - 3,800 NX
    Starling Package - 9,000 NX: Contains: Starling Suit, Starling Shoes, Starling Hair Coupon
    Crow Suit - 7,200 NX
    Crow Shoes - 3,800 NX
    Crow Package - 9,000 NX: Contains: Crow Suit, Crow Shoes, Crow Hair Coupon


    - 90-day Decorative Equipment
    Rising Star Baggy Digs – 3,700 NX: Equip tab, Overall section
    Pink Snow Flower Wear (Female) – 3,500 NX: Equip tab, Overall section
    Blue Snowdrop Cunning Hat – 2,000 NX: Equip tab, Hat section
    Pink Snowdrop Cunning Hat – 2,000 NX: Equip tab, Hat section
     
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    Ascension Update Notes Known Issues

    Known Issues
    temporary issues
    - The portal leading inside Crimsonwood Keep has been removed while some issues with the Crimsonwood Keep party quest are looked at.
    - Potential stats are incorrect will be fixed later.
    - duping

    more issues will be added when nexon release new bug/glitched
     
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    v.101 Ascension Update - 09.28.2011

    Dear Maplers,

    We will be performing a scheduled server maintenance beginning on September 28, 2011 to update MapleStory to v.101 - Ascension. The maintenance will last approximately ten hours. During this period, all game servers will be unavailable in all worlds.

    Thank you for your patience, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

    -Time-
    Pacific: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Eastern: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    -What-
    The following will be unavailable:
    All MapleStory game servers

    -Game Update-
    - v.101 - Ascension will be released. The update notes will be coming soon!
    - Cash Shop update: Kenta's Magic Rope, Ascension Packages, Hourglasses, new Wedding Coupons and Commitment Ceremony Ticket, Crow and Starling packages
    - Gachapon update: new Gachapon Jackpot, new Chair King, new scrolls, new mount, Timeless and Reverse equipment

    - The Maple Team -
     

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