Updates

19 Sep 2017

Zest and Zeal Event Notes (v170)




Dear Maplers,

Get ready to show your Zeal for MapleSEA with the many events lined up this Autumn! (Just kidding, it’s forever Summer, just a Summer with a breeze!) Current event notes only depict part of the events happening this month, so stay cool and keep your eyes peeled for even more events coming your way!

Table of Contents


1. Maple World Club!
2. Sunday Maple Benefits
3. Moon Bunny Thanksgiving Challenge
4. Thanksgiving Coin Shop
5. Absolute Palate
6. Abundant Fall Benefits
7. Maple Rainbow Challenge



MAPLE WORLD CLUB!


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Ever felt bored and lonely in Maple? Join a Maple Club! The critters from God of Control have each set up their very own Maple Club showcasing their own strength. Join clubs and gain benefits by obtaining Closeness points!

Duration: 20 September 2017 (After Maintenance) – 26 September 2017, 2359hrs
Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)
How to Start: Accept the quest [Event] Now Recruiting! Join Clubs! from the Star Icon on the left of the screen.

Event Mechanics


  • Select between 3 clubs and obtain closeness points by completing club activities!
  • Each activity will award closeness points with the club, and you can unlock skills at certain closeness points!
  • Maximum closeness points is 8000 points.

  • One-two Punch Cat oversees the Occult Club!
  •    - Complete the Occult Club Activity to increase closeness points.
       - Occult Club Activity: Find and kill 2 invisible ghosts.
       - Occult Club benefits:
        → Skill Level 1 (2000 points): Ignore Monster Defense & Boss Damage increased by 10%
        → Skill Level 2 (5000 points): Ignore Monster Defense & Boss Damage increased by 15%
        → Skill Level 3 (8000 points): Ignore Monster Defense & Boss Damage increased by 20%

  • Iron Rabbit oversees the Muscle Club!
  •    - Complete the Muscle Club Activity to increase closeness points.
       - Muscle Club Activity: Kill 1 Elite Monster OR 500 Level Range Monsters.
       - Muscle Club benefits:
        → Skill Level 1 (2000 points): Attack/Magic Attack & Speed/Jump increased by 10
        → Skill Level 2 (5000 points): Attack/Magic Attack & Speed/Jump increased by 20
        → Skill Level 3 (8000 points): Attack/Magic Attack & Speed/Jump increased by 30

  • Ursun oversees the Runescope Club!
  •    - Complete the Runescope Club Activity to increase closeness points.
       - Runescope Club Activity: Activate 3 Runes.
       - Runescope Club benefits:
        → Skill Level 1 (2000 points): Rune EXP buff duration increased by 100%
        → Skill Level 2 (5000 points): Rune EXP buff duration increased by 100% and Rune EXP buff bonus increased by 50%
        → Skill Level 3 (8000 points): Rune EXP buff duration increased by 100% and Rune EXP buff bonus increased by 100%

    Association Activity Rewards


  • Obtain additional rewards by completing Association quests that the Head Chief of Club Association, Lightning, issues!
  • Accept the Association Activity and complete all 3 club activities for a bonus reward from Lightning.
  • Association Activities are released daily, but you can still start and complete the Association Activities that have previously started.

  • 1st Association Activity – Available from 20th September
  •    - Special Medal of Honor

  • 2nd Association Activity – Available from 21st September
  •    - 2x EXP Coupon (1 hour)

  • 3rd Association Activity – Available from 22nd September
  •    - Suspicious Cube x20

  • 4th Association Activity – Available from 23rd September
  •    - Clean Slate Scroll 10%

  • 5th Association Activity – Available from 24th September
  •    - Core Gemstone x 5

  • 6th Association Activity – Available from 25th September
  •    - Purple Cube x2

  • 7th Association Activity – Available from 26th September
  •    - Storm Growth Potion
       - One of the following medals:
        → Rune Historian
        → Club Trainer
        → Ghost Investigator

    Note: Level Range Monsters for hunting monsters refer to monsters between -20 and +20 of your character’s level with no exceptions for monsters above a certain level.


    SUNDAY MAPLE BENEFITS!


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    Enjoy various special benefits on selected Sundays during this patch!

    Please take note that Sunday Maple Benefits starts at 0000hrs and ends at 2359hrs.

    First Sunday: 24 September 2017


  • 30% discount on Spell Trace upgrade cost
  • 2x Sudden Mission clear count available
  • 2x EXP for clearing Sudden Missions

  • Second Sunday: 1 October 2017


  • 100% Success Rate when enhancing on 5 / 10 / 15 Stars with Star Force
  • 2x EXP buff from runes
  • 2x EXP buff duration from runes

  • Third Sunday: 15 October 2017


  • 100% Success Rate when enhancing on 5 / 10 / 15 Stars with Star Force
  • 2x Vanishing Journey Symbol reward
  • 2x Chew Chew Island Symbol Reward
  • 2x Lacheln Coin Reward and Daily Limit
  • 1.5 EXP from Polo and Frito portals

  • Fourth Sunday: 22 October 2017


  • 50% Off Inner Ability Reset Honor Point Cost
  • Burning Fields last longer
  • Burning Fields max stage increased to 15

  • Fifth Sunday: 29 October 2017


  • Free 4 pieces of 2x EXP (30mins) coupons
  • Burning Fields last longer
  • Additional combo kill orb every 99 combo

  • Sixth Sunday: 5 November 2017


  • 30% discount on Spell Trace upgrade cost
  • 5x higher chance of exchanging 10 Soul Shards for an Augmented Soul
  • 2 Elite Monsters are summoned instead of 1



  • MOON BUNNY THANKSGIVING CHALLENGE


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    Help Daddy Moon Bunny retrieve his thanksgiving food which was stolen by monsters, and he will reward you greatly with Persimmon Coins.

    Duration: 27 September 2017 (After Maintenance) – 17 October 2017, 2359hrs
    Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)
    How to Start: Accept the quest, [Thanksgiving] Moon Bunnies’ Dinner Mission, from the Star Notifier > Thanksgiving event icon.

    Event Mechanics


  • Bring 50 2++ Beef Set to Daddy Moon Bunny to receive Persimmon coins!
  •    - 1st Completion: Persimmon Coin x 5
       - 2nd Completion: Persimmon Coin x 10
       - 3rd Completion: Persimmon Coin x 15
       - 4th Completion: Persimmon Coin x 20
       - 5th Completion: Persimmon Coin x 50

  • Bring 100 Sweet Apple/Pear No. 5 to Daddy Moon Bunny to receive EXP Coupons
  •    - 1st to 4th Completion: 2x EXP Coupon x1 (15 min)
       - 5th Completion: 2x EXP Coupon x1 (30 min)

  • Bring 10 Honest Rice to Daddy Moon Bunny to receive Mesos!
  •    - 1st Completion: 1000x Field Meso drops based on level
       - 2nd Completion: 2000x Field Meso drops based on level
       - 3rd Completion: 3000x Field Meso drops based on level
       - 4th Completion: 4000x Field Meso drops based on level
       - 5th Completion: 5000x Field Meso drops based on level

    2++ Beef Set, Sweet Apple/Pear No.5 and Honest Rice can be obtained from level range monsters.

    Note: Level Range Monsters for item drops refer to monsters between -10 and +20 of your character’s level, and if you’re above level 150, any monsters above level 150 will count.


    THANKSGIVING COIN SHOP


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    Duration: 27 September 2017 (After Maintenance) – 17 October 2017, 2359hrs
    Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)
    How to Start: Accept the quest from the Star Icon on the left of the screen

    Not sure where to spent the coins Daddy Moon Bunny gave you? Spend them at the Thanksgiving Coin Shop that Mommy Moon Bunny opened! She can be found at Henesys, or in the Event Map. Find her with Persimmon Coins to purchase scrolls, mounts, chairs, damage skins and more!

    You can also trade in previous V coins at a 5:1 ratio for more persimmon coins!

    Here’s a sneak peek of the goods that Mommy Moon Bunny has brought in:

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    ABSOLUTE PALATE


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    Born a natural chef? Always thought you could do better than contestants on TV on a cooking show? Here is your chance to prove yourself! Prove your Legendary Cooking skills to Gordon Romsay Freeman and attain the very best Chef Rank out there!

    Duration: 27 September 2017 (After Maintenance) – 17 October 2017, 2359hrs
    Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)
    How to Start: Accept the quest from the Star icon > Absolute Palate icon on the left of the screen

    Event Mechanics


  • Challenge to be the best chef in Maple World under the guidance of Gordon Romsay Freeman, a world-class chef!
  • Gordon Romsay Freeman and the Utensil Shop can be located at the following maps:
  •    - Henesys
       - Ellinia
       - Perion
       - Kerning City
       - Lith Harbor
       - Ereve
       - Rien
       - Orbis
       - El Nath
       - Ludibrium
       - Korean Folk Town
       - Aquarium
       - Leafre
       - Mu Lung
       - Ariant
       - Magatia
       - Edelstein
       - Haven
       - Pantheon
       - Nameless Village
       - Chew Chew Village
       - Lacheln Downtown
       - Spirit Tree
       - Momijigaoka
  • Gather ingredients from Level Range Monsters and cook them!
  • Depending on the quality of the food you have made, Gordon Romsay Freeman would award you a number of stars.
  • Make better food to increase your Chef Ranking and become the most Legendary Chef in Maple World!
  • There are 11 tiers of foods in total, and you can cook cuisine from all around the world.
  • The higher the tier of food you challenge, the more difficult and more varied its recipes will be.
  • Level Range Monsters will drop ingredient boxes depending on the tier of food you are currently challenging.
  • The ingredient boxes will contain ingredients that you can use to make different foods.
  • The challenge is to decide which ingredients and how much of each ingredient to cook for the perfect dish!
  • Take note that you can only cook certain tiers of food if you are of a certain Chef Ranking.

  • Absolute Palate Rewards


  • Obtain Absolute Palate coins from Level Range Monsters during the event or by cooking up a storm!
  • Visit the Utensil Shop to spend your hard-earned coins for various event exclusive rewards!
  •    - Absolute Palate Chair
       - Cuisine Hats
       - And much more!

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    Respective Tiers’ Ingredient Boxes can be obtained from level range monsters.

    Note: Level Range Monsters for item drops refer to monsters between -10 and +20 of your character’s level, and if you’re above level 150, any monsters above level 150 will count.


    ABUNDANT FALL BENEFITS


    Enjoy the Thanksgiving season this fall with special gifts and benefits!

    Please take note that Saturday Fall Benefits starts at 0000hrs and ends at 2359hrs.

    2017 Thanksgiving Box


    Duration: 3 October 2017 0000hrs – 6 October 2017, 2359hrs
    Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)

    Upon logging in, the 2017 Thanksgiving Gift Box will be credited to your inventory automatically, and it can be transferred within the account.

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    Note: If your inventory is full, you will receive a prompt on the right of your screen. Please empty 1 USE slot before logging into the game again.

    First Saturday Fall: 30 September 2017


  • 7 free entries to Monster Park
  • 2 times more Thanksgiving Event Persimmon Coins


  • Second Saturday Fall: 7 October 2017


  • 30% off Thanksgiving Coin Store
  • 2 times more Thanksgiving Event Persimmon Coins


  • Third Saturday Fall: 14 October 2017


  • 50% Off Inner Ability Reset Honor Point Cost
  • 2 times more Thanksgiving Event Persimmon Coins



  • MAPLE RAINBOW CHALLENGE


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    How has your journey in MapleStory been like? Bored of events that require you to do things you don’t like for rewards that you don’t like? Cassandra is here to change that and spice up your Maple journey with a few challenges! Pick a mission of your choice and complete it during the event period to obtain gifts of your choice!

    Duration: 11 October 2017 1000hrs – 17 October 2017, 2359hrs
    Requirement: Level 33+ (Zero classes must complete Story Chapter 2)
    How to Start: Accept the quest [Event] Challenge! Maple Rainbow! from the Star icon on the left of the screen

    Event Mechanics


  • Select the mission you would like to take on from the quest [Event] Challenge! Maple Rainbow!
  • Up to 7 challenges can be done daily, with the limit doubled to 14 on weekends!
  • You can choose from 7 different missions:
  •    - Challenge! Monster Hunt!: Defeat 500 Level Range Monsters*
       - Challenge! Master of Patience!: Hold the Locked Rainbow Box for 20 minutes
       - Challenge! Help Ribbon Pig Find Its Home!: Using the clue in Ribbon Pig Necklace, help ribbon pig find its home
       - Challenge! Grow Orange Mushroom!: Grow Orange Mushroom using Rainbow dew from Level Range Monsters**
       - Challenge! Elite Monsters!: Defeat 3 Elite Monsters
       - Challenge! For the Guild!: Obtain 500 Guild Contributions
       - Challenge! Mine and Gather!: Gather materials from veins and herbs 50 times
  • Upon completing a mission, you can choose the gift that you want from the following list:
  •    - 50 Mileage
       - Rainbow Power Buff (30 ATT/MATT, 15% Critical Rate for 15 minutes)
       - Loot Fountain (Increases item drop rate by 30% for 20 minutes)
       - Fatigue Recovery Potion (Recovers profession skill fatigue by 70)
       - Enhanced Rainbow Buff (20% Boss Damage, 20% Ignore Monster Def for 15 minutes)
       - Meso Drop x2 Coupon (15 minutes)
       - 2x EXP Coupon (15 minutes)

    Rewards


  • Master Navigator
  •    - Help the Ribbon Pig find its home 10 times, and you will receive a special Maple Navigation title!
  • Challenge! Maple Rainbow!
  •    - Accept the quest [Event] Challenge! Title – Rainbow at the End of the Challenge from the Star Icon, and obtain an exclusive title - Challenge! Maple Rainbow! after completing Rainbow Challenges 35 times!

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    Do what you want to do, and obtain rewards that you want!

    * Note: Level Range Monsters for hunting monsters refer to monsters between -20 and +20 of your character’s level with no exceptions for monsters above a certain level.

    **Note: Level Range Monsters for item drops refer to monsters between -10 and +20 of your character’s level, and if you’re above level 150, any monsters above level 150 will count.