List of Best MapleStory Training Spots
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V8 : GMS v.179 – MapleStory V 5th Job (2016-12-15)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V7 : GMS v.170 – Ursus (2016-01-06)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V6 : GMS v.161 – Black Heaven: Final Chapter (2015-04-20)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V5 : GMS v.150 – Rising Heroes (2014-06-17)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V4 : GMS v.149 – Legacy of Nine (2014-05-12)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V3 : GMS v.143 – RED (2013-12-04)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V2 : GMS v.137 – Unleashed (2013-06-19)
MapleStory Training Spots Guide V1 : GMS v.123 – Tempest (2012-11-28)
MapleStory Tempest Best Training Spots for Level 1-200 and for Power Leveling from Level 1 to 120 in 3 days. Recommended for all jobs Warrior, Bowman, Magician, Thief, Pirate in Adventurer, Resistance, Cygnus Knights and Legendary Hero. Copy the monster name and paste into MapleStory Monster Finder to locate the specific map location. The guide below works with MapleStory Tempest Update 2011-2013. The monsters in Unleashed Unlimited Patch has been nerfed and some has increased in level.
LEVEL : SUGGESTIONS (LOCATION)
1-10 : Any monsters / MapleStory Storyline Quest / Maple Island Quest
10-30 : Wanted Green, Horny, Blue, Zombie Mushroom Quests (Henesys)
10-15 : Blue Mushroom
15-17 : New Leaf City Mayor Quest (NLC)
10-18 : Blue Ribbon Pig (Nautilus) and Get main +12 stat item
17-30 : Rotting Skeleton (Haunted House: Chimney Possessed by the Skeletons)
18-39 : Complete Job Instructor Quest to obtain a special hat! See NOTE1*
18-30 : Rotting Skeletons (Haunted Mansion)
20-69 : Ludibrium Party Quest – Dimensional Crack
25-30 : Flaming Mixed Golem / Mixed Golem (Golem’s Temple: Golem’s Castle Ruins)
28-30 : Mushmom, Zombie Mushmom, Blue Mushmom
30-35 : Mushroom Kingdom Quests.
35-50 : Mushroom Castle Bosses (3 colors).
30-35 : Cherry Bubble Tea (Kerning Square: 1st Floor 2nd Floor Area A/D)
30-40 : Royal Guard Pepe (Mushroom Castle: Castle Wall 6)
30-40 : Kid Mannequin (Kerning Square: 5th Floor 6th Floor Area A)
40-45 : CDs (Kerning Square: 7th Floor 8th Floor Area A)
40-50 : White Fang (El Nath: Ice Valley II)
45-60 : Bloctopus (Ludibrium: Eos Tower 33rd-34th Floor)
45-65 : Dead Scarecrows (Haunted House: Chimney Possessed by the Scarecrow)
45-55 : Trucker (Singapore: Suburban Area 2)
50-60 : Chryse Quest + Chryse Maps (Accessed via Orbis)
55-60 : Toy Trojans (Ludibrium: Sky/Cloud Terrace 5)
55-65 : Zeta Gray (Omega Sector: Kulan Field II)
60-65 : Samiho (Korean Folk Town: Fox Ridge) *Train here if 1 HIT KO*
60-65 : Ghost Ship Party Quest (GSPQ)
60-65 : Lv.62 Krip + Lv. 64 Mask Fish (The Seaweed Tower)
65-70 : Omega Sector Quests
60-67 : Robos and Master Robos (Ludibrium: Toy Factory
71-85 : Magatia Party Quest – Romeo and Juliet PQ
70-75 : Lv.73 Mateon (Boswell Field II)
75-80 : Cube Slime (Zenumist Research Institute: Lab – Unit 101)
75-80 : Sand Rat (Sunset Road: Sahel 1)
75-80 : Scorpion (Sunset Road: Sahel 2)
78-83 : Wooden Target Dummy (Mu Lung: Practice Field: Advanced Level)
80-85 : Lv.85 Grizzly (Wild Bear Area 1)
80-85 : Iron Mutae (Alcadno Research Institute: Lab – Area B-3)
80-85 : Reinforced Mutae (Alcadno Research Institute: Lab – Area A-3)
80-90 : Vikerola (Malaysia: Fantasy Theme Park 3)
83-98 : Mr. Anchor (Singapore: Ghost Ship 6)
85-95 : Roid (Hidden Street: Critical Error)
67-90 : Twisted Jesters (Haunted House: Chimney Possessed by the Clown)
90-110 : Gallopera (Malaysia: Entrance to the Spooky World)
95-100 : Sage Cat (Mu Lung: Goblin Forest 2)
95-105 : Homonculus (Zenumist Research Institute: Lab – 203)
95-100 : Soul Teddy (Ludibrium Mini Dungeon Spatial Distortion)
95-100 : Lv.98 Homunculus (Lab – Unit 202)
90-100 : Slimy + Selkie Jr. (Singapore: Mysterious Path 3 aka MP3)
90-100 : Slimy (Singapore: Ghost Ship 2 OR 3)
90-120 : Alien Miner (Masteria NLC Town Center Alien Base Corridor)
100-110 : Bone Fish + Goby (Aqua Road Deep Sea Gorge 1)
100-110 : Ore Muncher (Edelstein Gelimer Research Lab: Deep Shaft)
100-112 : Risell Squid (Aquar Road Dangerous Sea Gorge 2)
100-112 : Captains and Krus (Mini Dungeon: Pillage of Treasure Island)
110-112 : Lv.110 Ghost Pirate (Ludibrium: Warped Path of Time <3>)
110-112 : Lv.112 Death Teddy (Ludibrium: Forgotten Path of Time <3>)
112-116 : Dual Ghost Pirate (Hidden Street: Unbalanced Time)
115-120 : Lv.118 Red/Blue/Black Kentaurus (The Round Table of Kentaurus)
116-118 : Master Death Teddy (Hidden Street: Lost Time)
118-130 : Crocky the Gatekeeper (Lion King’s Castle: Under the Castle Walls 1)
120-125 : Lv.124 Grim Phantom Watch (Forbidden Time)
125-130 : Lv.127 Blue Dragon Turtle (Entrance to Dragon Forest)
130-135 : Lv.125 Papulatus (Origin of Clocktower)
135-140 : Lv.136 Green Cornian (The Burning Forest)
130-140 : Reindeer (Lion King’s Castle: Under the Castle Walls 2)
140-145 : Lv.142 Dark Cornian (The Forest That Disappeared)
140-150 : Blood Reindeer (Lion King’s Castle: Under the Castle Walls 3)
145-150 : Lv.145 Jr. Newtie + Lv.150 Nest Golem (Destroyed Dragon Nest)
145-150 : Lv.136 Eye of Time + Lv.148 Chief Memory Guardian (Memory Lane 5)
150-155 : Lv.147 Skelogon + Lv.153 Skelosaurus (The Dragon Nest Left Behind)
150-160 : Bearwolf (Lion King’s Castle: Under the Castle Walls 4)
155-160 : Lv.136 Eye of Time + Lv.157 Chief Qualm Guardian (Road of Regrets 4)
160-200 : Castle Golem (Lion King’s Castle: Tall Castle Walls 1)
160-165 : Lv.136 Eye of Time + Lv.162 Oblivion Monk Trainee (Road to Oblivion 2)
165-170 : Lv.168 Mutant Ribbon Pig (Dreamy Forest Trail)
170-175 : Lv.172 Official Knight C (Knight District 2)
175-180 : Lv.177 Advanced Knight A (Knights’ Chamber 1)
180-185 : Lv.184 Advanced Knight E (Knights’ Chamber 5)
185-200 : Lv.170 Official Knight B (Second Drill Hall)
1-10 : Maple Quest
10-20 : Blue Ribbon Pigs + Yellow Starfish + Angry Starfish
20-30 : Flaming Mixed Golems (Red) + Mixed Golem + Dark Stone Golem
30-35 : Mushroom Castle
30-45 : CD
35-50 : Trucker
40-50 : White Fang
45-60 : Dead Scarecrow
50-55 : Toy Trojan
50-60 : Robo
55-65 : Zeta Gray
60-75 : Sand Rat + Scorpion
60-85 : Twisted Jester
75-80 : Iron Mutae
80-90 : Roid
80-110 : MP3
95-120 : Kru + Captain
115+ : Ghost Pirate + Dual Ghost Pirate + Spirit Viking.
115+ : Lion King Castle (LHC – Lion Heart Castle)
165+ : Stronghold [See NOTE2]
NOTE1: Job Instructor Special Hat Quest
This quest is only available for GMS (Global MapleStory) players. You will need to be at least level 18 and under level 40 to complete this quest! Talk to your respective Job Instructor. Below is a list of classes with their respective job instructors with location.
Job/Class – Job Instructor (Location) – Hat Rewarded
Warrior – Dances with Balorg (Perion) – Andras Hat
Bowman – Athena Pierce (Bowman Instructional School) – Amdusias Hat
Magician – Grendel the Really Old (Magic Library) – Marbas Hat
Thief – Dark Lord (Thieves’ Hideout) – Valefor Hat
Pirate – Kyrin (Kyrin’s Training Room, Navigation Room) – Crocell Hat
NOTE2: Entering Stronghold
There are 3 ways to enter stronghold, either completing Stronghold Quest at Level 165 or Empress Quest at Level 170 or ask a high level Bishop to open a path from nearby town to the map via Mystic Door. Only then you will be able to enter that map! The monsters there are very powerful, can kill most warriors in 3 hits since those mobs are practically mini bosses who are immune to skill effects such as Seal, Stun and Freeze. If you try to enter by yourself via Future Ereve without completing quest or Mystic Door, you will be greeted by a message “Security is too tight” preventing you from accessing the map.
Party Quests Training
Party Quests (PQ in short) is another method of leveling up where 2 or more players cooperate to complete a quest. This alternative is much more fun compared to grinding endless hours on the same monster since completing each party quest stage will reward you with a sum of experience and drops which could be either potions, equipment (weapon / armor) or valuable ore (jewel / mineral). Access to any one of these party quest map through Dimensional Mirror aka Multi-Functional Portal. This portal is located in every city and it has a purple door frame topped with a crystal golden crown. Each party quests have its own specific level restrictions and requires 2 or more party members to complete the quest.
Ludibrium Party Quest – Dimensional Crack
The objective of this Ludibrium PQ is to fix up the dimensional cracks and save Ludibrium from approaching danger. Visit Ludibrium: EOS Tower 101st Floor or enter map via Dimensional Mirror Portal amd talk to Red Sign after assembling your crew. Alishar will be the boss who you will face. It can seal skills (prevent you from activating skills) and inflict darkness (reduces party member’s accuracy). Therefore, stock up on All-Cure Potions to counter this effect. Having a Cleric in your party will be an advantage so they can provide healing support while the attackers can focus on attacking.
Level Requirement: 20-69
Party Members: 3-6
Time Limit: 20 minutes.
Stages: 5 Stages + 1 Boss Stage
Rewards: ??? EXP + 33 Willpower + 20 Insight + Broken Glass (Talk to Red Sign upon completing this PQ 35 times to obtain it)
Magatia Party Quest – Romeo and Juliet PQ
The goal of this party quest is to rescue Romeo or Juliet. Therefore there are 2 versions of this quest where Juliet version is located in “Magatia: Alcadno Society” lab and Romeo version is located in “Magatia: Zenumist Society” lab. If you go for Juliet version, your objective will be to protect Romeo from Frankenoid (the boss) and vice versa. After defeating the boss in either version, the couple reappears united in the boss room. To start this party quest, assemble your party members and head to either Zenumist or Alcadno Society in Magatia. Enter a hidden door and have the party leader talk to either Juliet or Romeo respectively.
Level Requirement: 71-85
Party Members: 4 (1 Mage Max Teleport + 1 Thief Max Haste or 120% Jump)
Time Limit: 45 minutes.
Stages: 6 Stages + 1 Boss Stage
Rewards: 100K EXP + Random Scroll + Stone of Alcado OR Zenumist.
Monster Park Guide
Monster Park is a party zone training area where players can earn additional EXP (experience points) if they train with 2 or more party members. Every party member gains +50% Party EXP from each defeated monster. To enter Monster Park, talk to NPC Monster Park Shuttle which can be found in every town. The level requirement to enter is above level 13. There are a total of 17 dungeons divided by 3 gates. Each gate allows certain character level range to enter. Dungeon consists of 6 stages with 20 minutes time limit.
Monster Park Dungeon Gateways
Gate 1 (Level 13 ~ 69)
Golem’s Temple (Lv. 20 ~ 30)
Kerning Square (Lv. 45 ~ 55)
Witch Snowfield (Lv. 50 ~ 60)
Silent Sea (Lv. 55 ~ 65)
Temple of Darkness (Lv. 60 ~ 70)
Gate 2 (Level 70 ~ 119)
Black Mountain Hill (Lv. 70 ~ 80)
Gray’s Hideout (Lv. 75 ~ 85)
Auto Security Area (Lv. 85 ~ 95)
Mossy Tree Forest (Lv. 95 ~ 105)
Sky Forest Training Center (Lv. 100 ~ 110)
Forbidden Time (Lv. 110 ~ 120)
Gate 3 (Above level 120)
Ruined City (Lv. 120 ~ 130)
Dead Tree Forest (Lv. 125 ~ 135)
Watchman’s Tower (Lv. 130 ~ 140)
Dragon Nest (Lv. 140 ~ 150)
Temple of Oblivion (Lv. 150 ~ 165)
Knight Stronghold (Lv. 165 ~ 175)
Monster Park Ticket System
There are 3 types of tickets to be use to enter one of the 3 gates. You can purchase up to 5 Monster Park tickets per day from NPC Mary or trade stripe pieces looted from monsters defeated outside of Monster Park.
1. Zebra Stripe Ticket (Gate 1) : 50,000 meso OR trade 10 Zebra Stripe Pieces.
2. Leopard Stripe Ticket (Gate 2) : 100,000 meso OR trade 10 Leopard Stripe Pieces.
3. Tiger Stripe Ticket (Gate 3) : 200,000 meso OR trade 10 Tiger Stripe Pieces.
Monster Park Dungeon Notes
1. You can enter dungeon solo or a party of max 6 players (all must have tickets)
2. Kill all monsters in the area to unlock next stage.
3. For every kill, there will be +50% Party EXP per party member.
4. Monsters residing in dungeons above level 55 are auto-aggressive (attack players)
5. All monsters have a chance to drop Monster Park Commemorative Coins, Equipment with 100% Hidden Potential. Spiegelmann’s Herb Pouch and Spiegelmann’s Mineral Pouch.
6. When 1 party member loots a coin, every party member receives the same amount. Therefore, there is no need to rush for the coins.
Monster Park Quests
Talk to NPC Spiegelmann to obtain 2 quests, both are repeatable everyday.
Quest 1 : Clear a dungeon of your level.
Quest 2 : Collect an Old Envelope dropped by the monster inside the dungeons.
Monster Park Exchange Coins for Rewards
Each Spiegelmann quests rewards 5 Monster Park Commemorative Coins upon completion. The envelope can be collected more than once from monsters and later traded for a sum of coins depending on the photo contained within it. The pictures show that Speigalmann built Zakum (10 coins), Horntail was his pet (20 coins), and Van leon was his friend (30 coins)
Talk to Laku (NPC Merchant) to trade coins for special time-limited equipment. Even though the items have an expiry date, they can increase personality trait EXP and Charm (fastest way to get Level 30 Charm) without purchasing any Cash Shop items. Laku also sells potions, so you can stockpile your potions in Monster Park before entering the dungeon.
Estimated Leveling Hour
1-30 = 15 levels / hour (2 hours)
30-50 = 4 levels / hour (5 hours)
50-70 = 2 levels / hour (10 hours)
70-100 = 1.5 levels / hour (20 hours)
100-120 = 1 level / hour (20 hours)
Total Hours: 60 (4 days) *Includes Travel/Re-potion Time*
Increase MapleStory EXP Rate
Having the best spots to train with high exp rewarding monsters isn’t enough!
Boosting your exp rate using methods listed below makes leveling a blink of an eye.
1) Invite Priest into party for Holy Symbol buff (+50% EXP)
2) Wear EXP Boosting Equipment.
3) Purchase EXP Cards from Cash Shop.
4) Play during EXP Event Hours (Hot Time).
5) Train at Lion Heart Castle for Bonus EXP! (Required level 110+)
6) Apply link skills that provides EXP (example: Mercedes Link Skill +10% EXP)
List of EXP Equipment
1) Welcome Back Ring (+80% EXP)
2) Pendant of the Spirit (+200% EXP)
3) Crusader’s Zeal Ring (+100% EXP)
EXP Related FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions regarding bonus EXP multiplier!
What EXP (experience boosting) items that stack?
2x EXP Cash Shop Card
2x EXP Event (Hot Time)
1.8x EXP Welcome Back Ring
1.5x EXP Legends Never Give Up! buff OR 1.3x EXP Coin Shop buff
1.5x EXP Holy Symbol
1.3x EXP Spirit of Pendant OR Crusader Zeal Ring
How to calculate EXP Stack Multiplier?
2X EXP Event (Hot Time) –> 2 x 1 = 2
2X EXP Card Type 3 –> 2 x 2 = 4
1.5X EXP Legends Never Give Up! –> 4 x 1.5 = 6
1.5X EXP coupon (Stacks with 2X EXP Card) –> 6 x 1.5 = 9
1.3X Legends EXP Coupon (Does not stack with 1.5X Legend Never Give Up)
Final: 9X EXP
Assuming you are training on Scarecrows, each giving 220 EXP per kill, 220 EXP multiplied by 9 EXP Rate results in 1980 total EXP per kill! In other words, you are basically leveling 9 times faster than your usual training without EXP boost.
If apply EXP Boosting Skills:
1.5X Holy Symbol (Magician – Priest Skill) –> 9 x 1.5 = 13.5 (Assuming party in 2 or more)
1.1X Mercedes Link Skill –> 13.5X x 1.1 = 14.85
Mini Dungeon with Timer
Below is a list of mini dungeons with a time limit of 2 hours. These places are great to train in without getting spotted nor ksed (kill stealed) since no one can enter your map! The monsters stats below are based on GMS v1.30 Kanna Patch. For other MapleStory version, the monster remains the same but the stats might differ.
The Pig Beach (Lv.10 Ribbon Pig 125HP 17XP)
Victoria Island – Nautilus Harbor – Wave Beach
Warm Shade (Lv.18 Zombie Mushroom 325HP 32XP)
Victoria Island – Henesys – Singing Mushroom Forest – Ghost Mushroom Forest
One-Eyed Lizard (Lv.22 Cold Eyes 435HP 39XP)
Victoria Island – Ellinia – North Forest – Young Tree Forest
Golem’s Castle Ruins (Lv.24 Mixed Golem 495HP 50XP)
Victoria Island – Henesys – Golem’s Temple – Golem’s Temple 4
Blue Drake Cave (Dark Drake Lv.47 2640HP 119XP)
Victoria Island – Sleepywood – Drake Cave – Cave Exit
Drummer Bunny’s Lair (Lv.58 Drumming Bunny 4900HP 179XP)
Ossyria / Ludus Lake – Ludibrium – Eos Tower 70th Floor
Longest Ride on ByeBye Station
(Lv.68 Jester Scarlion 9000HP 307XP + Lv.72 Froscola 12000HP 388XP)
World Tour / South East Asia – Kampung Village – Fantasy Theme Park 3
Burning Hills (Lv.73 Cactus 13000HP 361XP)
Ossyria / Nihal Desert – Ariant – Cactus Desert 1
Warning! Alien Sightings Area (Lv.77 Barnard Gray 19000HP 497XP)
Ossyria / Ludus Lake – Omega Sector – Hidden Street –
Hill of Sandstorms (Lv.81 Scorpion 27000HP 650XP)
Ossyria / Nihal Desert – Magatia – Magatia
Remaining Memories of the Ship (Selkie Jr., Slimy)
World Tour / South East Asia – Boat Quay Town – Boat Quay Town
Newt Secured Zone (Jr. Newtie, Jr. Newtie)
Ossyria / Minar Forest – Leafre – Leafre
Pillage of Treasure Island (Lv.105 Captain 75000HP 1495XP)
Ossyria / Mu Lung Garden – Herb Town – Red-Nose Pirate Den 2
Long Kiss Duku Good Night (Lv.115 Duku 95000HP 1797XP)
World Tour / South East Asia – CBD – Destroyed Park II
The Round Table of Kentaurus (Lv.118 Kentaurus 101000HP 1884XP)
Ossyria / Minar Forest – Leafre – Leafre
Way to Temple of Time (NONE, 15 min)
Ossyria / Minar Forest – Leafre – Station
Temple of Time Entrance (NONE, 15 min)
Ossyria / Temple of Time – Three Doors – Leafre in Flames 6