Updates

11 Jan 2017

Afterlands Events Notes [Part 1] (v164)


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Here's a list of events available in this patch during January 2017!

Click on the respective section titles below to view detailed information!

1. Afterlands Experience Boost Event

Duration: After Patch Update - 24th January 2359hrs (GMT +8)

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All Quest EXP earned from completing Afterland related quests are increased 1.5x!. If you have not checked out the Patch Notes content, you can do so by clicking here

2. Maple World Records

Duration: After Patch Update - 31st January 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 33+
How to Start: Click on the image icon and accept the quest, '[World Records] Looking for World Record Winners!'

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Event Summary:
Do you fancy yourself to be among the best in your Maple World? Then why not prove it by taking part in the Maple World Records event!

There are plenty of records to be broken within the month, so why not try and see if you've got what it takes to beat 'em all! Here are some clues to help you out:

??? - slay the most monsters
??? - achieve the most damage
??? - slay the most monsters, with just your normal attacks
??? - slay the most monsters, with just one blow
??? - how long can you last while your hp is below 10%?
??? - feeling like a noob for constantly dying? now there's a record for it!
??? - its easy to achieve level 1 to 200 nowadays, but how much further can you push past 200 within record time?
??? - how much pain can you sustain on your character?
??? - how long can you remain seated on a chair?
??? - how long can you remain seated on a mount?
??? - dig, dig, dig, dig, dig!
??? - for people who have had a hair-raising experience
??? - how can you face the problem if the problem is your face?
??? - for people who don't trust in their healers
??? - make your damage numbers pretty!
??? - just how many mounts have you collected?
??? - only button mashers apply here
??? - otherwise, why not let your pet do it
??? - this is the most legit time to throw away all your V Coins
??? - why chat when you can just weather your expressions
??? - are you even 200 to be able to do this?
??? - ka-ching!

Event Rewards:
There's plenty of items to be won from breaking records, all of which you can view via the image icon and then selecting the option "[World Records] Maple World Records Book"

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Obtaining a Personal Record
When selecting "Receive Record Reward", you will obtain:
• 30x World Records Elixir
• 100x Spell Trace
• 1x 2X EXP Coupon (30min)

Obtaining Multiple Personal Records
For owning multiple records, an extra option will be available, each of which will reward you with:

5 Personal Records - WR Committee Gift Box No. 5, consisting of:
• 3x Fruits of Labor Weather Buff (+30WA/MA and 2x EXP map effect for 15mins)
• 60x World Records Elixir
• 300x Spell Trace
• 2x EXP Coupon Double Exchange (30 days, 30min)
• 2x Drop Rate Coupon Double Exchange (30 days, 1hr)
• 1x Storm Growth Potion (1 free level < 200!)

10 Personal Records - WR Committee Gift Box No. 10, consisting of:
• 5x Fruits of Labor Weather Buff
• 100x World Records Elixir
• 500x Spell Trace
• 2x EXP Coupon Double Exchange (30 days, 30min)
• 2x Drop Rate Coupon Double Exchange (30 days, 1hr)
• 1x Storm Growth Potion (30 days)
• 1x Fairy's Pendant (30 days)

15 Personal Records - WR Committee Gift Box No. 15, consisting of:
• 7x Fruits of Labor Weather Buff
• 200x World Records Elixir
• 1000x Spell Trace
• 2x EXP Coupon Triple Exchange (30 days, 30min)
• 2x Drop Rate Coupon Triple Exchange (30 days, 1hr)
• 1x Storm Growth Potion (30 days)
• 100x All Cure Potion
• 1x Select Tab 8 Slot Coupon

All 22 Personal Records - WR Committee Gift Box Gold, consisting of:
• 10x Fruits of Labor Weather Buff
• 400x World Records Elixir
• 2000x Spell Trace
• 2x EXP Coupon Quintuple Exchange (30 days, 30min)
• 2x Drop Rate Coupon Quintuple Exchange (30 days, 1hr)
• 1x Storm Growth Potion (30 days)
• 200x All Cure Potion
• 1x Ring of Clan
• 1x "Multitalented" Medal

World Record Category
Upon successfully taking the option "Apply for World record", you will obtain:
WR Committee Gift Box Platinum, consisting of:
• 10x World's Greatest Generosity Weather Buff (+30WA/MA and 2x EXP map effect for 15mins, can stack with other Weather Buffs)
• 500x World Records Elixir
• 3000x Spell Trace
• 2x EXP Coupon Quintuple Exchange (30 days, 30min)
• 2x Drop Rate Coupon Quintuple Exchange (30 days, 1hr)
• Storm Growth Potion Triple Exchange Coupon (30 days)
• 300x All Cure Potion
• 1x Title for the respective category

Winner of each World Record Category - WR Committee Gift Box Grand Royal, consisting of:
• 1x 100,000 Maple Point Exchange Coupon
• 1x Greatest Achiever Medal
• 1x Greatest Achiever Chair
• 30x World's Greatest Generosity Weather Buff
• 2000x World Records Elixir
• 5000x Spell Trace
• Storm Growth Potion Quintuple Exchange Coupon (30 days)
• Perfect Carving Stamp Triple Exchange Coupon
• Epic Potential Scroll 100% Triple Exchange Coupon
• Special Additional Carving Stamp
• Special Additional Potential Scroll 100%
• Incredible Chaos Scroll of Goodness 60% Quintuple Exchange Coupon
• 300x All Cure Potion

Note: The final reward for achieving the World Record will only be credited in during a Server Check after the event ends.


3. V Thank You Event

Duration: After Patch Update - 31st January 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 33+
How to Start: Select the image icon and accept the quest, "[V] Maple Story V Thank-you Gift Event"

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Event Summary:
You will receive a With V Royal Gift Box, from which you can obtain the following rewards:

• 5x 3X EXP Coupon
• 1x V Thank you Royal Hair Coupon
• 1x Trendy Royal Cosmetics Coupon
• 1x Hair Color Coupon (VIP)
• 1x Skin Care Coupon Exchange Ticket
• 4x Select Tab 8 Slot Coupon
• 2x Safety Charm Coupon
• 1x World Map Teleport Coupon
• 1x Flame of V Chair
• 100x V Coin
• 10x Mysterious Jewel Box

Note:
• You can claim the Gift Box only on one character per account
• The V Royal Gift Box can be traded within inter-account


4. New Year's Event

Duration: 18th January, 0000hrs - 7th February 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 33+
How to Start: Refer to the Event Summary for details on how to join each mini-game event

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Event Summary:

Rice Cake Soup Coin Shop

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In one last effort NPC Pinkmong has decided to help open a Coin Shop! Many items can be exchanged for Rice Cake Soup Coins, obtained from participating in events! There are also New Year's related mini-game events to help you out!

Note: You have a total of 3 mini-game attempts each day, so make use of them wisely!

Mini-Game Event - New Year's Bingo
Available between 7am til 10pm, at each hour an invitation will appear above the character's head. Clicking on the invitation and accepting it will send you to the game lobby.

A maximum of 100 players can take part in the Bingo (there is a minimum number of players required to be able to start the event), so may not get the chance to participate if the event is overcrowded.

Mini-Game Event - New Year's OX Quiz
How knowledgable are you when it comes to Maple, or even things outside of Maple? Take part in the OX Quiz to find out!
Just remember, each correct answer progresses you to the next question, which a wrong answer will get your eliminated!

Event - New Year's Greetings

During the event period, you will see a family ranking tag to the left of your character's name. The family ranking tag is based on the number of years the account has been created:
Ancestor - At least 9 years
Elder - 7~8 years
Dad/Mom - 5~6 years, depending on account gender
Uncle/Aunt - 3~4 years, depending on account gender
The Baby - Up to 2 years

To exchange greetings, right-click on a character and select the option "New Year Greetings". The other character will receive a notification pop-up of the invite, after which a UI will then appear upon accepting.

The requester must send a greeting first before the receiver can accept it. Family points will be awarded as follows:
• Different Family Ranking - 100 Family Points
• Same Family Ranking - 50 Family Points
• Accepting Greeting - 20 Family Points

Note: While there is no limit to receiving greetings, you can only give greetings for a maximum of 10 times a day. You cannot repeatedly give greetings to different characters within the same Maple ID.

Event Rewards:

New Year's Bingo
• 1st Rank - 30 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• 2nd ~ 5th Rank - 20 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• 6th ~ 10th Rank - 10 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• 11th ~ 30th Rank - 6 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• Bonus - additional10 Rice Cake Soup Coins per Bingo line
• Participation - additional 3 Rice Cake Coup Coins

Note: To be able to obtain the reward for participation, players must have fully completed a mini-game session and exit as accordingly

New Year's OX Quiz
• At least 1 Correct Answer - 4 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 3 Correct Answers - 5 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 5 Correct Answers - 6 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 7 Correct Answers - 8 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 9 Correct Answers - 10 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 11 Correct Answers - 12 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 13 Correct Answers - 14 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 15 Correct Answers - 16 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 17 Correct Answers - 18 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• At least 19 Correct Answers - 20 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• Participation - additional 5 Rice Cake Coup Coins

Note: To be able to obtain the reward for participation, players must have fully completed a mini-game session and exit as accordingly

New Year's Greetings

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• 1000 Family Points - 10 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• 1200 Family Points - 10 Rice Cake Soup Coins
• Accumulated 10000 Family Points - Moon Bunny Damage Skin


5. Chinese New Year Fireworks Event

Duration: 25th January, 0000hrs - 31st January 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 33+
How to Start: Click on the image icon and accept the quest, '[Chinese New Year] Chinese New Year Fireworks'OR speak with NPC Fireworker in the Event Map (accessed via the Dimensional Mirror)

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Event Summary:
Help the NPC Fireworker create fireworks for this festive season!

• There are 2 parts to creating a firework (maximum 10 times a day):
   - Mysterious Flame Sphere, which can be obtained from the NPC Fireworker via the quest "[Chinese New Year] Making the Chinese New Year Fireworks", by holding on to a Red Crystal for 20 minutes
   - Fireworks Mold, which drops from Adventure Island Firecracker mobs, found around Maple World (you can check the spawn points via the World Map)
• Create a firework through the NPC Fireworker's option ("How do I make fireworks?" -> "I would like to make fireworks.")

Event Rewards:
• You will receive one of three fireworks box - Fireworks Box, Flower Fireworks Box, Good Luck Fireworks Box
• Rice Cake Soup Coins and many other assortment of item rewards can be obtained from these boxes:
   » Recovery Items
   » Personality Trait Items
   » Lunar New Year Fireworks Chair
   » Consumable Buffs


6. Bad Omen Purification Event

Duration: 25th January, 0000hrs - 7th February 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 33+
How to Start: Click on the image icon and accept the quest, "[Bad Omen Purification Event] Purifying Bad Omens to Prepare for the New Year 2017!"

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Event Summary:
You will receive a Purification Jar, which can only be placed in a normal hunting field. To assist with the purification, you will need to place Bad Omens into the jar, obtained from monsters within your level range.

Only 100 Bad Omens can be filled into the Jar per day. Rewards will be given out after cleansing a set number of Bad Omens, all of which can be obtained through quests from the image icon.

If you happen to lose the Jar in your Use Inventory, you can claim it back from NPC Xingyuan via the quest "[Bad Omen Purification Event] Replace the Lost Bad Omen Purifying Jar" via the image icon.

Event Rewards:
'[Bad Omen Purification] Purified 300 Bad Omens!' - 1x Chaos Scroll 60% (7 Days), 50 Rice Cake Soup Coin
'[Bad Omen Purification] Purified 500 Bad Omens!' - 2x Chaos Scroll 60% (7 Days), 100 Rice Cake Soup Coin
'[Bad Omen Purification] Purified 1000 Bad Omens!' - Lucky 2017 Gift Box (to be opened after 8th February 2017)


7. Dong Dong Chiang Event

Duration: 25th January, 0000hrs - 7th February 2359hrs (GMT +8)
Requirement: Level 10+
How to Start: Accept the Red Envelope Icon Above Character's Head At Set Timings

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Event Summary:
A Red envelop icon will appear on top of your character at every 15th and 45th minute. Accept the invitation and you will be moved to a lobby waiting area to prepare to enter the battlegrounds with other players

Defeat the 2 DongDongChiang monsters in the battleground before the time is up. Upon completion, you will be moved to the reward room by clicking on the NPC located at the top middle part of the map.

Obtainable Rewards:
   » Recovery Items
   » Personality Trait Items
   » Assorted Potions
   » Consumable Buffs
   » Assorted Equipment