(In-game) 1. Everyday Event During the event period of 18th Nov to 17th Dec 2009, an ice cube will be given to player when they login to MapleStory. The ice cube can be traded for a Maha’s Charm when you stayed in-game after one hour. With the Maha’s Charm in hand, Cassandra will give you a very simple question about Aran. With the correct answer provided to Cassandra, she will then provide you with either 1. Aran’s Ice Box, 2. Lirin’s Ice Box or 3.Aran Paper Box.
So what do you do when you receive one of the prizes from Cassandra?
If you received Aran Paper Box, double click on the box to receive random in-game items from the lucky box.
If you received Aran’s Ice Box or Lirin’s Ice Box, keep it in your inventory and there will a draw every week that will be giving out mystery prizes to the lucky draw winners.
There will 10 winners for each week to win away our mystery prizes.
Since the event is running for a total of 4 weeks, total of 40 physical items will be given away free!! Keep your lucky draw ticket (Aran’s Ice Box or Lirin’s Ice Box) today!
2. Aran Level 50 GO GO Event (From 18th Nov to 31st May 2010) Be rewarded with your hardwork! Once you reach level 50 with your Aran character, Lirin will reward you with Lirin’s ring.
* All stats +3, Att +3, Magic +3, HP +3 and Mp +3
3. Master of Combo (From 18th Nov to 2nd Dec 2009) Are you training hard for your combos? As a token of appreciation to all the dedicated players, we would like to reward you with your hardwork and determination.
Medal of Combo Expert: Achiever of at least 50 combos, STR, DEX, INT, LUK +1, Acc +2
Medal of Combo Master: Achiever of at least 200 combos, STR, DEX, INT, LUK +2, Acc +3
Medal of Combo King: Achiever of at least 500 combos, STR, DEX, INT, LUK +3, Acc +5, HP +50
[Title & Medal Window Available] Are you a vivid lover of all the titles and medals and wish to acquire as many titles & medals as you can?
Then this Tile & Medal window is specially designed for you! With this Title & Medal window, you will be able to preview all your existing titles & medals and many others you have yet to acquire.
Let’s make this your collection book for all your titles and medals!
Sections available: Basic, Job, Normal, Challenge and Event.
Simple guide on the Title & Medal Window
1. Allocate the Title Button on your key configuration according to your preference. 2. Press the assigned key to open the Title & Medal window. 3. You will be able to view all titles available, all new addition of title(s), in progress and achieved titles in this window.
[New Medals Up For Grabs!] 1. Medal of Beginner Explorer (Level 8) 2. Medal of Jr. Explorer (Level 30) 3. Medal of Veteran Explorer (Level 70) 4. Medal of Master Explorer (Level 120) 5. Medal of I’ve been the Best (Level 20) 6. Beginner Explorer (Level 15) 7. Sleepywood Explorer (Level 40) 8. Medal of Lake Ludas Explorer (Level 40) 9. Medal of Undersea Medal (Level 40) 10. Medal of Victoria Explorer (Level 50) 11. Medal of El Nath Explore (Level 50) 12. Medal of Mu Lung Explorer (Level 50) 13. Medal of Nihal Desert Explorer (Level 70) 14. Medal of Minar Forest Explorer (Level 70) 15. Medal of Ossyria Explorer (Level 70) 16. Medal of Maple Explorer (Level 70)
[EXP distribution formula for Party Revised!] New distribution formula will be implemented in Version 0.86 to prevent leeching of EXP among party members in MapleStory.
[Additional character slot provided for all existing account FREE!] Looking forward to start an Aran character and at the same time fretting over which existing character slot to delete to make way for the resurrected Hero? Now your problem is solved! Addition character slot will be provided in Version 0.86 patch to existing game accounts with maximum character slots.
So, don’t worry and create a new Aran character to take part in all our specially planned for you events in Maple without deleting any of your existing character.
[Maximum character slot expanded by 3] Prior to Version 0.86 patch, the maximum character slot for each registered Game Account ID is capped at 12. With Version 0.86 patch, the maximum character slot for each registered Game Account ID will be capped at 15.
[New skills for Adventurer Characters] Great news for all adventurer characters! New additional skills will have 150% damage on monsters. Are you asking what the skills are?
1. Skill Name: Weakening the Stump (Quest Name: Stump’s Weakness) 2. Skill Name: Weakening the Slime (Quest Name: Slime’s Weakness) 3. Skill Name: Weakening the Pig (Quest Name: Pig’s Weakness) [Existing skills for Adventurer Characters Revised!] Several skills effect of Adventurers’ skill has been revised to match the distinctive requirement of the different levels.
Each skill effect will be different by Level 10, 15, 20 and 25. Let’s take a look at the list of skills that will be revised accordingly.
[Improved stats for Beginners’ Items] Hoping to have higher damage when you were a beginner in MapleStory? Now your wish has come true! After the v0.86 patch, all beginners’ weapons will have improved stats to provide you for the competitive world. Train hard and you will be able to upgrade your armors and weapons in no time! 1. Beginner Warrior’s sword 2. Beginner Thief’s short sword 3. Beginner Magician’s wand 4. Beginner Bowman’s bow 5. Beginner Thief Wrist Guard 6. Beginner Pirate’s Knuckle 7. Beginner Pirate’s Gun [Boss Balrog Channels Revised!] 1. For Easy Balrog Expedition Squad (from level 50 – 70, maximum 6 users), you have to select all other channels except channel 4 and channel 9 for the Quest. 2. For Normal Balrog Expedition Squad (from level 71 and above, maximum 6 users), you have to select channel 4 and channel 9 for the Quest. [New Training Center & Quest for Beginner Adventurers]
(Training Center) 1. Training Center for Beginner Warrior 2. Training Center for Beginner Magician 3. Training Center for Beginner Thief 4. Training Center for Beginner Bowman 5. Training Center for Beginner Pirate
(Quests) 1. Regaining Confidence 2. Using Power Strike (Depending on your Class) 3. Using Magic Claw (Depending on your Class) 4. Using Arrow Blow (Depending on your Class) 5. Using Double Stab (Depending on your Class) 6. Using Straight (Depending on your Class) 7. Using Lucky Seven (Depending on your Class) 8. Using Double Fire (Depending on your Class)
2. Exclusive Sale of 3X EXP Coupon Event (18th Nov 2009 to 6th Jan 2010)
Yes, you are seeing correctly! This newly invented Coupon is finally on sale in our Cash Shop so you can now fully concentrate on training your character. This Coupon will only be on sale for a limited time only, grab it fast before it’s gone!
Want to know how you can play around with your Cash Shop EXP Coupon?
- There will be 3X EXP coupons and 2X EXP coupons on sale. – Furthermore, we have our School Break 2X EXP Event coming too.
Here is what you need to know.
2X EXP Event + 2X EXP Coupon = 4X EXP 2X EXP Event + 2X EXP Coupon + 3X EXP Coupon = 4X EXP[Take Note!] 2X EXP Event + 3X EXP Coupon = 4X EXP [Take Note!] (3X EXP Coupon will function as 2X EXP Coupon only during 2X EXP Event) 2X EXP Event + 3X EXP Coupon + Holy Symbol+ Family EXP Buff = 2X EXP Event + 2X EXP Coupon Event + Holy Symbol [Take Note!] (2X EXP Event will not be stackable with Family EXP Buff)
3.Top Aran Class Event (From 18th Nov to 9th Dec 2009) Besides having the chance to participate in our ‘Win a Trip to Korea’, we are organizing another in-game event for avid heroes to participate.
With the official launch of Aran on 18th Nov 2009, the challenge of the Top Aran Class Character in each server will begin.
The Top Resurrected Hero, Aran will be selected based on the Level and EXP achieved on 9th Dec 2009 2359hrs (+8 GMT).
In the event that there are several characters with the same highest level, the chosen winner will be the hero who achieved the highest level at the fastest time.
There will only be 1 winner per world, and what exactly is the prize for this event?
* 1 x Reverse Diesra * 1 × 10% Miracle Scroll for Pole Arm for ATT
[Cash Item – Return of Angel Bug Fixed] Item can be used to perform the stimulated skill effect while using skills except for Somersault Kick, Octopus and Triple Attack.
[Cash Item – Pendant Slot Expansion Coupon Bug Fixed] After implementation of Version 0.86 patch, expired pendant(s) will not be shown on the Character Equipment window.
[New Hair Style and New Face Release!] Finally, new hair style and new face for both genders! Makeover time has come and being a good helper, I will give you more tips as to where to get the newly released hair style and face! For Her:
Awakening of the Hero that uses pole arm in the battle against the Black Wizard: Aran
After centuries of being trapped in the ice under the curse of the Black Wizard, Aran the legendary Hero has finally woken up.
He has lost all memories from the past and his abilities. Awaiting his awakening at his side is a girl named Lirin. Lirin is the last member of the clan that believed in the resurrection of the Aran.
Day by day, with the help of Lirin and other member of the clan, Aran is slowly regaining his memories and beginning to adjust to this civilization.
With adequate training, the hero will be able to regain all his abilities and power that have laid dormant for the past centuries.
[Map] To prevent Aran from getting lost from his regular training in the woods, Lirin and her friends have provided Aran with a map of Rien.
To travel from Rien to Victoria Island and other parts of the land, visit the Penguin Port. There are various arrows to show you the way to the harbor, just follow the arrow and you will arrive at the Penguin Port in no time.
Speak to Puro and pay a travelling fee of few hundred mesos and off you go to Victoria Island.
From there, approach the NPCs of Victoria Island to travel to other parts of the world in MapleStory~
[NPC] Recovery of Aran’s abilities and memories would not be successful if not for the help from Lirin, Maha, Tru, and the penguins that are residing in Rien.
Lirin A Girl That Awaits Aran
Maha The Spirit of the Polearm used by Aran
Tru The Info Merchant in Lith Harbor, and Aran’s Supporter
The Penguins Penguins that reside in Rien
[Quests] Upon creating an Aran class character in MapleSEA, you will automatically take on the role of a member of the Aran clan. As a recently awoken hero, you will be aided by Lilin and various in-game characters as you relearn the skills that lie dormant in you.
As a legend, you will first assist Helena to find the lost kid before travelling to your destined land.
Soon, you realize that you are destined to follow the path according to the quests as planned.
A brief introduction of the Quests to all our rising heroes in Rien:
1. Aran Tutorial Quests
* Please Find the Kid * The Return of the Her * The Weapon That Disappeared * Vanished Skills * A Gift For the Hero * Lirin’s Story * Basic Training 1 * Basic Training 2 * Basic Training 3 * Physical Fitness Test
2. Aran 1st job advancement
* The Five Heroes * A Hero That Uses Pole Arm
3. Aran 2nd job advancement
* In Search of Its Rightful Owner * Mirror of Desire * In Search of the Best Weapon
4. Aran 3rd job advancement
* Weapon Never Leaves Owner Alone * Get That Thief! * Making the Red Jade * Friendship with Yeti
5. Aran 4th job advancement
* Weapon Starts a Fight * Slowing Down the Pole Arm
6. Aran Level 200 advancement
* Weapon Soothes the Owner
7. Aran Monster Riding
* Puni’s Request * Formula for Wolf Cub * Kenta’s Vitamins for Wolf Cubs * Wolf Cub Named Ruho * Wolf Mount * The Lost Wolf * The Lost Saddle * Wolf Cub in Puberty * Nanuke’s Advice * Kenta’s Teen Wolf Vitamins * Scadur’s Advice * Cynical Wolf * A Visit from the Wolf Herd * Wolf Test * A Wolf’s Heart * Ingredients for Life Water for Wolf * The Rage of the Head of Wolves * Reacquiring Life Water for Wolves * Evolving Wolf
8. Aran Story Quests
* New Beginning * Keep Training! 1 * Keep Training! 2 * Keep Training! 3 * One Step At a Time * To Victoria Island * Role of an Informant * Teo’s Information * Gathering Up Info * Checking Out the Orange Mushroom * Monster War? * Cynical Orange Mushroom * 1st Gig Completed * 2nd Informant Gig * Green Mushrooms and many more…
[Skills] 1. First Job Skills
Pole Arm Combo: Enables the visibility of combo counts. After every 10 combo counts, your stats will increase by a certain amount up to a maximum of ten times. This buff disappears when you lose your combo count. Requires 10 SP in Double Swing. Note: You can obtain this skill after completing a special quest at Level 13.
Double Attack: Press the attack key twice to attack up to 12 surrounding monsters two times.
Combat Step: Press the arrow keys twice to move to a far distance at fast speed. Requires 5 SP in Double Swing.
Polearm Booster: By using HP and MP, the attack speed of the polearm temporarily increases. Can only be used when having a polearm equipped. Requires 5 SP in Combat Step. Note: You can obtain this skill after completing a special quest at Level 22.
Polearm Mastery: Increases the mastery as well as accuracy. Only applied with a polearm equipped. Requires 3 SP in Triple Swing. Note: You can obtain this skill after completing a special quest at Level 31.
Triple Attack: Press the attack key three times to attack up to 12 surrounding monsters thrice. Requires 20 SP in Double Swing.
Pole Arm Push: Push monsters in front of you. You have to use Triple Swing first before using this skill. Requires 20 SP in Triple Swing.
Combo Drain: For a certain amount of time, you will absorb some HP of the damage dealt to the monster. Requires 1 SP in Combo Ability.
Combo Smash: Throw a polearm that penetrates a certain amount of monsters in the direction you are facing. Requires 1 SP in Combo Ability.
Body Pressure: For a short period of time, you can attack monsters with your own body. The attacked monster has a small probability to get stunned for 5 seconds.
3. Third Job Skills
Full Swing: Increases the damage of Double Swing and Triple Swing. Requires 20 SP in Triple Swing.
Critical Combo: Allows you to perform a critical attack with a certain success rate. For every 10 combos, your critical damage and the chance of a critical attack goes up from a default of 100% damage and 10% chance of performing a critical attack. Requires 10 SP in Combo Ability.
Pole Arm Toss: Toss up to 12 monsters in the air. If you attack monsters in the air, they will receive additional damage. You have to use Triple Swing first before using this skill. Requires 20 SP in Triple Swing.
Fenrir Phantom: The soul of the wolf is summoned and merged into the sword to attack monsters twice in a wide range. Requires 10 SP in Combo Smash.
Snow Charge: Adds an ice element to the polearm for a short period of time. The monster’s speed will decrease after being attacked.
Smart Knock-back: Lower the damage required to knockback a monster.
* Whirlwind: Push monsters away to the left and right side with a powerful wind.
4. Fourth Job Skills
Maple Warrior: Increase all players’ stats within a party by certain percentage.
Aggression: Increases the polearm mastery as well as weapon attack. Requires 20 SP in Polearm Mastery.
Over Swing: Increases the damage of Double Swing and Triple Swing to the extreme. Requires 20 SP in Full Swing.
High Class Defense: Permanently increases the weapon defense of one’s armor.
Pole Arm Finale: Swing your polearm widely to deliver a fierce attack to a maximum of 12 monsters. You have to use Triple Swing first before using this skill. Requires 20 SP in Triple Swing.
Tempest: Freezes the surrounding monsters. If a monster is frozen using this skill it will die instantly upon attack. If used against a boss monster, it deals four consecutive hits of powerful damage. Requires 10 SP in Combo Peril.
EZ Shield: Grants a buff that makes party members to receive less damage for a limited time. Requires 10 SP in Combo Drain.
Freezing Posture: Infusing the weight of a frozen glacier, prevent you from being pushed back by a monster’s attack.
Aran skill preview available in Aran skill window Aran characters who have yet to obtain particular Aran skill are able to preview the upcoming new skills in the Aran skill window.
[Equipment & Weapon] Aran class shares the same Equipment and Weapon as Warrior.