Ho Young, a member of the Anima race in Grandis, is a thief who learned special magic from the Celestial World. Ho Young accidentally unlocked the seal of Docheol that left Grandis in a state of chaos! Taking on the responsibility of his mistake, he left the boring Celestial World behind to explore the many civilizations in the outside world.
Ho Young Overview
EQUIPMENT TYPE: Thief
PRIMARY WEAPON: Buchae
SECONDARY WEAPON: Buchae Tassel
PRIMARY STAT: Luck (LUK)
LINK SKILL: Confidence
MAPLE UNION EFFECT: LUK +10/20/40/80/100
BEST INNER ABILITY: Attack +30, Boss Damage +20%
JOB SKILLS: I → II → III → IV → Hyper Skills → V
Ho Young Pros and Cons
- Excellent mobility to allow him to clear map quickly.
- Heavily relies on refilling and using gauge.
- Skill rotations is kinda complex to master.
- Squishy compared to other classes.
MapleStory Ho Young Videos
MapleStory Ho Young Skills by KyoWantsCute
Anima Thief (Beginner)
Ignore a portion of enemy’s defense and inflict more damage against enemies that have full HP.
Level 2: Enemy DEF Ignored: +10%, Damage: +14% against enemies with 100% HP
Return to Cheong-woon
Return to Cheong-woon Valley.
Level 1: Returns you to Cheong-woon Valley. Cooldown: 600 sec
Hides your Anima ears, tail, and stripes to conceal where you’re from. Use the skill again to restore these features.
Level 1: Hides your ear, tail, and face stripes. Cooldown: 10 sec
Increases the Attack Power and Magic ATT of all nearby characters.
Level 1: MP Cost: 30, Attack Power and Magic ATT: +4%, Duration: 40 min, Cooldown: 2 hours
Harness your natural affinity as an Anima to increase the duration of your summons.
Level 1: Minion Duration +10%
As Taotie devours more spirits, his power grows… and so does yours.
Level 10: Attack Power: +10%, Final Damage: +10%
Hoyoung Skills (I)
Successful hits with Heaven, Earth, and Humanity skills charge your Talisman Energy. You can use Talisman Energy to use Talisman skills. You can have a maximum of 100 Talisman Energy. Right-click to toggle the Talisman Energy fully charge visual effect.
Level 1: *Skill details below*
– Successful hits with your Heaven, Earth, and Humanity skills charge your Talisman Energy.
– With every successful hit, grants a combo stage for that attribute and Talisman Energy charge (stage 1: 10, stage 2: 15, and stage 3: 20).
– The combo stage resets after reaching stage 3.
Humanity: As-You-Will Fan [Humanity Skill]
Swings a massive fan. Enemies hit directly by the fan take greater damage.
Level 20: MP Cost: 16, Max Enemies Hit: 5, Damage: 70%, Number of Attacks: 5 times, Against Enemies Struck by Fan: Final Damage +5%
Talisman: Evil-Sealing Gourd [Talisman Skill]
Summons a gourd that swallows enemies. Press the skill key a second time to launch any enemies in the gourd. Cannot swallow boss monsters, stationary monsters, or enemies 11+ levels higher than you. If you swallow enemies and do not launch them for a certain time, they will be launched automatically.
Level 1: Talisman Energy Cost: 100, Max Enemies Swallowed: 4. Launch swallowed enemies by pressing the skill key again. Attacks up to 6 enemies that are absorbed or within range of the launch attack for 155% damage 6 times. Damage divided by the number of enemies being attacked (excluding 50% of Damage). Boss Damage: +20%.
Level 20: Talisman Energy Cost: 100, Max Enemies Swallowed: 4. Launch swallowed enemies by pressing the skill key again. Attacks up to 6 enemies that are absorbed or within range of the launch attack for 250% damage 6 times. Damage divided by the number of enemies being attacked (excluding 50% of Damage). Boss Damage: +20%.
Leap with such grace that you could balance on a single blade of grass. Use while midair to jump. Can be used twice before touching the ground again. The jump distance and height increase with the skill level.
Level 1: MP Cost: 13, allows you to jump a greater distance
Level 5: MP Cost: 5, allows you to jump a greater distance
You faced a great trial and gained the power to summon the Nimbus Cloud. Hold down the skill key while airborne to summon the Nimbus Cloud. You can also hold the jump and up arrow key together. While on the Nimbus Cloud, use the arrow keys to fly. Right-click to lock command.
Level 1: MP Cost: 10. Temporarily gain the power to fly.
Harnesses mind-over-matter to make your body light and swift.
Level 1: Speed: +2, Max Speed: +2
Level 10: Speed: +20, Max Speed: +20
Shrouding Mist [Passive]
Protects you from enemy attacks as though you were enshrouded in mist.
Level 1: Avoidability +7%
Level 9: Avoidability +15%
Hoyoung Skills (II)
Ground-Shattering Wave [Earth Skill]
Kicks the ground to unleash a shockwave along the surface. Can only be used while on the ground. After casting, press the forward arrow key and the skill key again to link into Ground-Shattering Wave (True), charging forward. If you do not do this, it will link into Ground-Shattering Wave (Clone) instead.
Level 1: MP Cost: 30, Damage: 61%, Number of Attacks: 4, Max Enemies Hit: 6
Level 20: MP Cost: 40, Damage: 80%, Number of Attacks: 4, Max Enemies Hit: 6