MapleStory2 Beginner Skills

MapleStory2 all jobs active skills uses SP (Skill Points) which is similar to MP (Magic Points aka Mana). The max capacity for SP is 100 and it cannot be increased in anyways such as Leveling Up or Passive Skills. The quickest method to replenish SP it is to use certain job skills or let it recharge by itself every second but its a little slow. Action skills aka Movement skills in MapleStory 2 uses EP (Energy Points). The EP is represented with the white bar below the HP/SP. Characters have a max capacity of 120 EP and it cannot be increased in any way. It recovers over time much faster than SP but there are not many skills which recover it.

There are 5 types of crystals used to upgrade skills in MapleStory2:

  • Crystal Fragments: Used for all skills. Purchase at any potion shop for 1000 mesos each.
  • Red Crystals: Used for Active skills. Acquired from bosses
  • Blue Crystals: used for Passive skills. Acquired from bosses
  • Green Crystals: used for Action skills. Acquired from bosses
  • Chaos Crystals: used for all skills. Acquired from bosses

Beginner/Common Skills

HammeringHammering (Active)
Acquired at Level 2 | Property: Physical | Max Level: 5
Strike down up to 5 enemies in front of you with the weapon in your right hand, dealing 25% damage. If your attack hits, recover 7 SP.
LevelDescription
1Deals 25% Damage, Recovers 7 SP800
2Deals 27% damage, Recovers 7 SP4050
3Deals 29% damage, Recovers 8 SP45150
4Deals 31% damage, Recovers 8 SP55183
5Deals 35% damage, Recovers 10 SP
Power StrikePower Strike (Active)
Acquired at Level 2 | Property: Physical | Max Level: 5
Consumes 10 SP to swing the weapon in your right hand, hitting up to 8 enemies 2m in front of you, dealing 60% damage. By pressing the key repeatedly, you can quickly attack again for a total of 3 hits. The first two attacks will do the same damage and the third attack will hit up to 8 enemies 2.5m in front of you dealing 90% damage while knocking them back up to 1.5m. You can use the arrow keys to move up to 0.6m while performing the third attack.
LevelDescription
1Deals 60% damage. 3rd hit deals 90% damage.800
2Deals 66% damage. 3rd hit deals 99% damage.4050
3Deals 72% damage. 3rd hit deals 108% damage.45150
4Deals 78% damage. 3rd hit deals 117% damage.55183
5Deals 90% damage. 3rd hit deals 135% damage.
Snail ThrowSnail Throw (Active)
Acquired at Level 6 | Property: Physical | Max Level: 5
Consumes 10 SP to throw a snail shell at the nearest enemy 7.5m in front of you, dealing 60% damage. The shell will then break, hitting up to 3 enemies in a 2m radius dealing an additional 30% damage.
LevelDescription
1Deals 60% damage at 7.5m, Splash 30% damage at 3 enemies.800
2Deals 67% damage at 8.0m, Splash 33% damage at 3 enemies.4050
3Deals 74% damage at 8.5m, Splash 36% damage at 4 enemies.45150
4Deals 81% damage at 9.0m, Splash 39% damage at 4 enemies.55183
5Deals 95% damage at 10.0m, Splash 45% damage at 5 enemies.
HeadbuttHeadbutt (Active)
Acquired at Level 8 | Property: Physical | Max Level: 5 | Cooldown: 8 seconds
Consumes 10 SP to hit up to 3 enemies 1.5m in front of you dealing 80% damage. If your attack hits, there is a 100% chance to stun enemies for 1.5 seconds.
LevelDescription
1Deals 80% damage at 3 enemies.800
2Deals 88% damage at 3 enemies.4050
3Deals 96% damage at 4 enemies.45150
4Deals 104% damage at 4 enemies.55183
5Deals 120% damage at 5 enemies.
Rock ClimbRock Climb (Action)
Acquired at Level 5 | Max Level: 1
Hang on to a wall. By holding the key down, you can continue to hang on, consuming 20 EP per second. You can use the arrow keys to move while hanging on.
LevelDescription
1Hang on wall consuming 20 EP/sec.
Flying BalloonsFlying Balloons (Action)
Acquired at Level 20 | Max Level: 5
Hold on to some balloons and take off into the sky, moving at 2m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 20 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 2m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move up at 2.0m/sec800
2Move up at 2.2m/sec4050
3Move up at 2.4m/sec45150
4Move up at 2.6m/sec55183
5Move up at 3.0m/sec
Quick SwimQuick Swim (Action)
Acquired at Level 38 | Max Level: 1
Improve your swimming skills to move faster in the water. While holding the skill key down, consume 20 EP per second to swim faster.
LevelDescription
1Hang on wall consuming 20 EP/sec.
Life RecoveryLife Recovery (Action)
Acquired at Level 28 | Max Level: 5 | Cooldown: 240 seconds
By focusing your mind, instantly recover 15% HP and SP and 20 EP.
LevelDescription
1Recover 15% HP, 15% SP and 20 EP800
2Recover 18% HP, 18% SP and 20 EP4050
3Recover 21% HP, 21% SP and 40 EP45150
4Recover 24% HP, 24% SP and 40 EP55183
5Recover 30% HP, 30% SP and 60 EP
Pet EaglePet Eagle (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Pet Eagle (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Hold on to a well trained eagle and take off into the sky at 1m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 40 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 4.5m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move at 4.50m/sec800
2Move at 4.68m/sec4050
3Move at 4.86m/sec45150
4Move at 5.04m/sec55183
5Move at 5.40m/sec
Heaven's GuideHeaven’s Guide (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Heaven’s Guide (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Take the guidance of a holy angel and take off into the sky at 3.5m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 40 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 0.5m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move up at 3.50m/sec800
2Move up at 3.64m/sec4050
3Move up at 3.78m/sec45150
4Move up at 3.92m/sec55183
5Move up at 4.20m/sec
Incandescent LightbulbIncandescent Lightbulb (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Incandescent Lightbulb (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Hold on to a flickering incandescent lightbulb and take off into the sky at 1.75m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 20 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 2.2m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move up at 1.75m/sec800
2Move up at 1.82m/sec4050
3Move up at 1.89m/sec45150
4Move up at 1.96m/sec55183
5Move up at 2.10m/sec
UFO CatcherUFO Catcher (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: UFO Catcher (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
By being captured by aliens in a UFO, take off into the sky at 1.8m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 40 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 4m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move at 4.00m/sec800
2Move at 4.16m/sec4050
3Move at 4.32m/sec45150
4Move at 4.48m/sec55183
5Move at 4.80m/sec
Booster MissileBooster Missile (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Booster Missile (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Hold on to a missile with huge momentum and take off into the sky at 3m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 60 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 2m per second with 350 acceleration. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move 2m/sec at 350 acceleration800
2Move 2m/sec at 364 acceleration4050
3Move 2m/sec at 378 acceleration45150
4Move 2m/sec at 392 acceleration55183
5Move 2m/sec at 420 acceleration
Titan RocketBooster Missile (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Titan Rocket (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Hold on to a huge rocket and take off into the sky at 1m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 40 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 1m per second with 200 acceleration. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move 1m/sec at 200 acceleration800
2Move 1m/sec at 208 acceleration4050
3Move 1m/sec at 216 acceleration45150
4Move 1m/sec at 224 acceleration55183
5Move 1m/sec at 240 acceleration
Paper AirplanePaper Airplane (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Paper Airplane (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Ride a well folded paper airplane in the sky and slowly descend. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 40 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 5.5m per second. This skill can only be used while jumping or floating. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move at 5.50m/sec.800
2Move at 5.72m/sec.4050
3Move at 5.94m/sec.45150
4Move at 6.16m/sec.55183
5Move at 6.60m/sec.
DroneDrone (Action)
Acquired through the Action Book: Drone (Merit Market) | Max Level: 5
Ride an advanced drone and take off into the sky at 1m per second. By holding the key down, you can continue to fly, consuming 20 EP per second. You can press the arrow keys to move in a certain direction at 2.5m per second. This skill cannot be used indoors.
LevelDescription
1Move at 2.5m/sec800
2Move at 2.6m/sec4050
3Move at 2.7m/sec45150
4Move at 2.8m/sec55183
5Move at 3.0m/sec

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