GMS v.162 – Spring into Summer (2015-05-19)

GMS V.162 – Spring into Summer is live on May 20! As we continue to work towards ensuring a more stable connection for players, we will be moving forward with the v.162 update. In addition to all of the new events highlighted in the patch notes, this update also includes measures that we believe will help bring us closer to stabilizing the connectivity issues. We will continue to monitor and address the on-going connectivity issues prior to and after the update has been completed and keep you apprised of any changes to the situation. Thank you for your continued patience and support.

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A Better Maple

10th Anniversary Event Updates

New Events

That’s not all, Maplers! More upcoming events will be announced soon, so stay tuned! For information about ongoing events, click here.

A Better Maple

2x EXP Coupon Level Limit Removal

  • The level restriction on purchasing 2x EXP coupons has been removed.
  • All characters up to Lv. 249 can now purchase 2x EXP coupons.

Buff Event Notifier

  • A notification will now appear for EXP and Drop rate increase events.
  • Once the event begins, you will see a slide notice for 1 minute.
  • There will also be an EXP and Drop rate icon in the quest notifier menu on the left side of the game window.
  • The notification image will display for 30 seconds every 5 minutes until the time the event ends.

10th Anniversary Event Updates

10th Anniversary Coins

May 20 – May 21

Requirement: Lv. 30 and above

  • Log in any time during the event period, and click the gift box icon on the left side of your game window to receive some extra 10th Anniversary Coins.
  • Limit once per account.
  • You’ll need to log out and log back in to see the gift box icon if you’re already logged in during that time, or if you level up to meet the level restriction.

Rewards:

  • 10th Anniversary Coin (20)

10th Anniversary Coin Shop

May 6 – June 24

  • The per-character purchase limit for regular and prime 9th Anniversary Scrolls has been raised to 5.
  • The following special character-related equips have been added to Windy’s shop at players’ request: Pointy Ear Hat, Pointy Fox Whiskers, Pointy Tail Cape, Aurora Cape (white version).

10th Anniversary Armor Box

May 20 – June 24

  • The 10th Anniversary Armor Box has been added to the drops of most monsters, at players’ request.
  • It will have a low chance to drop from mobs within 10 levels below and 20 levels above your character.

New Events

[Updated 5/28] Pink Zakum

May 20 – June 2

Requirement: Lv. 30 and above

  • The OS4 has created a pink Zakum clone for adventurers to fight to let off stress!
  • You can enter the battle by accepting the quest, which will appear 3 times per day: 6:33 PM, 7:33 PM, and 8:33 PM Pacific.
  • Click the walkie talkie notification above your character’s head to speak to the OS4 and accept the quest and be sent to the waiting room.
  • After a brief moment in the waiting room, players will be divided up into different battle instances.
  • Up to 40 players can enter a Pink Zakum instance.
  • Since you won’t have much time to create a party, special HP, MP, and Speed buffs will be granted automatically to all players in the map.
  • Even though it’s a clone, Pink Zakum was constructed to be much weaker than regular Zakum.
  • There is a 20 minute timer to beat Pink Zakum.
  • You will be able to leave the instance by talking to Researcher H.
  • If you die, you will respawn in a room with a portal and Researcher H. Use the portal to enter the fight again, or talk to Researcher H to be given the option to leave.
  • The OS4 buffs will be removed if you leave the map while Pink Zakum is still alive.
  • The OS4 buffs will remain in effect if you leave the map after defeating Pink Zakum.
  • After the battle is complete you’ll be sent to a debriefing room. Talk to Head Researcher Wynn to claim your prize or admit defeat.
  • Once you leave the event maps, you will be moved to the closest town.

Rewards:

  • Special Teleport Rock (1 time use, expires after 30 minutes)
  • 10th Anniversary Coins (2)
  • Daily Buff Coupon [Updated 5/28] This coupon works correctly now.
  • Power Elixir (1)
  • A gift box that will contain one of the following:
    • Pink Zakum Arms cape cover coupon: 90-day and permanent versions are available
    • Pink Zakum Chair (tradeable)
    • Pink Zakum Helmet: REQ LEV: 30, STR/DEX/INT/LUK + 3, Weapon/Magic DEF +50, ACC/AVOID +20, 10 upgrade slots with no hammers applied, untradeable
    • 10th Anniversary Coin (5)
    • Restorative potions
    • Trait EXP item

Cassandra’s Spring Flower Festival

May 20 – June 2

Requirement: Lv. 10 and above

  • Help Cassandra collect spring items every day by hunting monsters.
  • Cassandra will reward you with one of the following: Azalea, Forsythia, or Clover.
  • Select NPCs of Maple World will trade 3 of each flower for a sticker.
  • Note: There is a known issue with this event where the quest “The Rememberer’s Spring Flower Research 2” from the Lv. 50-89 range cannot be completed.

Rewards:

  • Azalea Sticker: Expires in 1 day, Untradeable, Face Accessory, All Classes, STR +2, DEX +2
  • Forsythia Sticker: Expires in 1 day, Untradeable, Face Accessory, All Classes, DEX +2, LUK +2
  • Clover Sticker: Expires in 1 day, Untradeable, Face Accessory, All Classes, LUK +2, INT +2

3!3!3! Events

Requirement: Lv. 10 and above

  • 3!3!3! Events are three fun activities that are based around the number 3!
  • To start one of the 3 events, you must click on the Event Notifier on the left side of your screen.

[Lucky 3!3!3!] Census Week One Check
May 20 – May 26

  • Help the Maple Administrator take a census of Maple World!
  • The event is split into two parts and each part is based on a week. Week One is May 20 – May 26.
  • Players who accept the same quest 3 times in a week will receive a reward.
  • This quest can be completed once a day.

Rewards:

  • Lovely Flame Badge: One of a kind, untradeable. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, W.ATT/M.ATT +1

[Lucky 3!3!3!] Census Week Two Check
May 27 – June 2

  • Help the Maple Administrator take a census of Maple World!
  • The event is split into two parts and each part is based on a week. Week Two is May 27 – June 2.
  • Players who accept the same quest 3 times in a week will receive a reward.
  • This quest can be completed once a day.

Rewards:

  • Lovely Flame Belt: One of a kind, untradeable. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2

[Lucky 3!3!3!] 300 Down
May 20 – June 2

  • The Maple Admin is up to her eyeballs in paperwork, but still wants you to defeat 300 monsters for her.
  • This quest can be repeated every 10 minutes.
  • You will be given a 3×3 Event Box if you manage to complete this Herculean feat. Each box has a chance to give one of the below rewards:
    • A random scroll for the 3×3 Gloves
    • A random trait consumable
    • Sunrise Dew (10)
    • Melting Cheese(10)
  • If you manage to defeat 300 monsters 3 times, you will get an even better 3×3 Event Gold Box, which has a chance to give:
    • 3×3 Gloves: Untradeable. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, W.ATT/M.ATT +1
    • Equip Enhancement Scroll
    • Chaos Scroll
    • Power Elixir (10)
    • A random scroll for the 3×3 Gloves

[Lucky 3!3!3!] Daily Gifts
May 20 – June 2

  • The Maple Admin is giving you 3 gifts every day for the length of the event. You need at least 3 open slots in your Use inventory to accept the quest.
  • She gives you some:
    • Fresh Strawberry Juice (10): Restores 3000 MP/HP
    • 1.3x EXP Coupon: Buff lasts for 60 minutes. coupon is 1 day duration.
    • Lucky 3!3!3! Event Teleport Rock: The Lucky 3!3!3! Event Teleport Rock will take you to any town, but can only be used once every 30 minutes and disappears after 3 hours.
  • This quest can be completed once a day.

Roses for Cassandra
June 3 – June 9

Requirement: Lv. 33 and above

  • Accept the quest “Roses for Cassandra” from the Star notifier on the left side of the screen.
  • Complete the quest to gain EXP and a consumable item
  • Complete the quest for all 7 days during the event period to get an additional reward.

Rewards:

  • Delicious Chocolate (30): Recovers 2000 MP/HP
  • Complete the quest for all 7 days during the event period to get the following reward:
    • Lovely Flame Shoulder: One of a kind, untradeable. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +5, W.ATT/M.ATT +5, W.DEF/M.DEF +30

The Lovely Flame
June 3 – June 9

  • Accept the quest “The Lovely Flame” from the Star event notifier on the left side of the screen.
  • To complete the quest, you must have the Lovely Flame Badge, Lovely Flame Belt, and Lovely Flame Shoulder.

Rewards:

  • 10th Anniversary Coin (50)

Black Bean Boss

June 3 – June 23

Requirement: Lv. 70 and above

  • For a limited time you can fight Black Bean!
  • Accept the quest “[BlackBean] Little Richie Panic” from the Star event notifier on the left side of the screen.
  • Once you accept, you will be moved to “Gold Beach Resort” where you must talk to NPC Agent Buttons to start the fight.
  • You must be in a party to enter the fight.
  • Daily entry limit for the fight is 5 times.

Rewards:

  • Black Bean Ring: One of a kind. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, W.ATT/M.ATT +1
  • Black Bean Belt: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, W.ATT/M.ATT +2
  • Black Bean Shoulders: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, W.ATT/M.ATT +1
  • Upgrade Scroll for Black Bean Ring: Can only be used on the Black Bean Ring. 80% Success. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, W.ATT/M.ATT +1
  • Upgrade Scroll for Black Bean Belt: Can only be used on the Black Bean Belt. 80% Success. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +1, Max HP/MP +70
  • Upgrade Scroll for Black Bean Shoulders: Can only be used on the Black Bean Shoulders. 80% Success. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, W.ATT/M.ATT +1
  • and more!

World Alliance Medal

June 9 – June 16

Requirements: Lv. 30 or above. Character must have been created in a world that is part of one of the new alliances.

  • If your character was part of a world that is now part of a new World Alliance, you can speak to the Maple Administrator NPC in the event hall to get a free medal.
  • When speaking to the Maple Administrator NPC, select [World Merge Medal Event].
  • You can choose one of the below rewards.

Reward: Choose one of the following medals to receive.

  • Bellocan Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Nova Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Mardia Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Kradia Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Yellonde Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Chaos Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Demethos Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Galicia Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • El Nido Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Zenith Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Arcania Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Khaini Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Mardia Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200
  • Renegades Pride: Medal. One of a kind item, Movement is only possible within the account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, Max HP/MP +200

[Updated 6/2] Special Beauty Coupon Event

June 3 – June 16

  • Special Beauty Coupons drop from monsters within your level range.
  • Use them to randomly alter your hair, face, and skin.
  • This change is permanent.

Check out the event post for more info!

[Updated 6/2] Catch the Wind!

June 3 – June 16

Requirement: Lv. 33 and above

[Catch the Wind] Windrider

  • You can only participate in the event once per account.
  • Accept the quest “[Catch the Wind] Windrider” from the Star event notifier on the left side of the screen.

Rewards:

  • Everyday you complete the quest you will receive a:
    • Maple Windrider: Title, 1 day duration, Untradeable
  • Players who complete the quest 3 times in a week will receive one of the following rewards:
    • Scroll for One-Handed Weapon for ATT 90%: Untradeable, 1 day duration, STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, W.ATT +9
    • Scroll for One-Handed Weapon for Magic ATT 90%: Untradeable, 1 day duration, STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, M.ATT +9
    • Scroll for Two-Handed Weapon for ATT 90%: Untradeable, 1 day duration, STR/DEX/INT/LUK +3, W.ATT +9
    • NOTE: Due to a known issue, Kanna characters will instead of a scroll, receive 2x EXP Coupon (3): 1 day duration, Buff last for 1 hour. During the next game update, all Kanna characters who participate in 3 days or more of ‘[Catch the Wind] Windrider’ will receive a 2 Handed Scroll for Magic 90% that will work for Kanna weapons.

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[Catch the Wind] Cassandra’s Windy Fun

  • Accept the quest “[Catch the Wind] Cassandra’s Windy Fun” from the Star event notifier on the left side of the screen.
  • Hunt monsters within your level range to collect the items and complete the quest.
  • When you complete the quest you can choose between a scroll and a buff. The scroll can only be collected once per day per account.

Rewards:

  • Chaos Scroll 60%: 7 day duration. Untradeable.
  • Cassandra’s Spring Breeze: Buff duration 30 min. M.ATT / W.ATT +20

[Updated 6/2] Summer Kickoff Attendance Event

June 8 – July 7

  • Click the event notifier on the left side of the game window and accept the quest ‘[Attendance] Check in to Win’.
  • Then click the attendance notifier and click “Challenge” in the attendance UI.
  • You can check the participation and progress using the attendance notifier.
  • Hunt 300 monsters within your level range and receive an Attendance Stamp. Some monsters do not apply.
  • Click “Complete” to receive the day’s reward.

Rewards:

  • Day 1: Strawberry Cupcake (40) – Recovers 7000 HP/MP
  • Day 2: 500 Reward Points Token
  • Day 3: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Golden Hammer 50% (1) and Chaos Scroll of Goodness 50% (1)
  • Day 4: Spell Trace (100)
  • Day 5: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Chaos Scroll 60% (1) and 2x EXP Time Ticket (3)
  • Day 6: 10th Anniversary Coin (5)
  • Day 7: Strawberry Cupcake (40) – Recovers 7000 HP/MP
  • Day 8: 500 Reward Points Token
  • Day 9: Special Medal of Honor (2)
  • Day 10: Spell Trace (100)
  • Day 11: 10th Anniversary Coin (5)
  • Day 12: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Innocence Scroll 50% (1) and 2x EXP Time Ticket (5)
  • Day 13: Strawberry Cupcake (40) – Recovers 7000 HP/MP
  • Day 14: Spell Trace (150)
  • Day 15: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Potential Scroll (1) and Equip Tab 8 Slot Coupon (1)
  • Day 16: 1000 Reward Points Token
  • Day 17: Strawberry Cupcake (40) – Recovers 7000 HP/MP
  • Day 18: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Special Bonus Potential Scroll (1) and Round-We-Go Mirror Ball Coupon (1) (30 day duration)
  • Day 19: 10th Anniversary Coin (10)
  • Day 20: Spell Trace (200)
  • Day 21: Cassandra’s Coupon – Contains Epic Potential Scroll 50% (1) and Pink Shooting Star Ring Coupon (1) (30 day duration)
  • Day 22: Spell Trace (250)
  • Day 23: 10th Anniversary Coin (15)
  • Day 24: Spell Trace (300)
  • Day 25: 10th Anniversary Coin (15)
  • Day 26: Spell Trace (450)
  • Day 27: 10th Anniversary Coin (20)
  • Day 28: Spell Trace (550)

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