MapleStory M Thunder Breaker aka Striker Skill Build Guide

MapleStory Striker aka Thunder Breaker Skill Build Guide V2 Thunder Breaker is the shockingly fierce Pirate of the MapleStory Cygnus Knights! If there’s one thing these Pirates love, it’s zapping stuff! Whether they’re punching with their electric knuckles or summoning SHARKS MADE OF LIGHTNING, Thunder Breakers are all about building massive combos to punish their enemies.

Thunder Breaker Overview

CLASS: Cygnus Knight
EQUIPMENT TYPE: Pirate
PRIMARY WEAPON: Knuckle
LINK SKILLS: Max Fever Time (2/4%)
JOB SKILLS: I: Thunder BreakerII: Thunder BreakerIII: Thunder BreakerIV: Thunder BreakerHyper Skills

Thunder Breaker 1st Job Skills (Level 1-29)

Lightning Punch Lightning Punch (Active)
Throw a lightning-infused punch at enemies in front of you. This can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 6, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 3, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 54.6%
Level 10: MP Cost: 40, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 3, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 78%

Flash Flash (Active)
Charge into the enemy and deal a single, powerful blow. This can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 8, Cooldown: 1s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 3, Hit Count: 1, Skill DMG: 109.2%
Level 10: MP Cost: 41, Cooldown: 1s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 3, Hit Count: 1, Skill DMG: 132.6%

Lightning Elemental Lightning Elemental (Buff)
Summon a Thunder Elemental and absorb its strength. If other skills are used with the Lightning Buff, the effect stacks. Cannot be used during auto-battle.
Level 1: MP Cost: 24, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 10 minutes, Activation Chance: 5%, Lightning Stack: 1, Lightning Duration: 30s, PHY ATK Increase: 0.4%
Level 5: MP Cost: 93, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 30 minutes, Activation Chance: 10%, Lightning Stack: 1, Lightning Duration: 30s, PHY ATK Increase: 2%

Maple Tree Festival Maple Tree Festival (Passive)
Receive the blessings of the Maple Tree to activate ability.
– PHY ATK Increase (Physical Attack Increase): 3.5%
– PHY DEF Increase (Physical Defense Increase): 3.5%
– MAG ATK Increase (Magic Attack Increase): 3.5%
– MAG DEF Increase (Magic Defense Increase): 3.5%
– EVD (Evade): 3.5%
– KBK RES (Knockback Resistance): 2
– CRIT Rate (Critical Rate): 4.5%
– CRIT DMG (Critical Damage): 2%
– EXP Increase (Experience Increase): 2%
– SPD Increase (Speed Increase): 3.5%

Electrified Electrified (Passive)
Harness the power of lightning to become more agile. Increases Lightning Buff count and activation chance.
Level 1: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 1%, SPD Increase: 3%, Jump Height: 3%
Level 5: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 5%, SPD Increase: 15%, Jump Height: 15%

Elemental Shift Elemental Shift (Passive)
Double jump to travel a greater distance. Tap the UP button while in the air to jump a second time.
Level 1: Jump Charge Speed: 400
Level 5: Jump Charge Speed: 480

Thunder Breaker 1st Job Skill Build Guide: Everything maxed.
0. Maple Tree Festival (Auto-MAX)
1. Electrified (MAX)
2. Lightning Elemental (MAX)
3. Elemental Shift (MAX)
4. Lightning Punch (MAX)
5. Flash (MAX)

Thunder Breaker 2nd Job Skills (Level 30-59)

Shark Sweep Shark Sweep (Active)
Use the power of the shark to sweep up nearby enemies. This can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 64, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 5, Hit Count: 4, Skill DMG: 46.2%
Level 10: MP Cost: 114, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 5, Hit Count: 4, Skill DMG: 61.6%

Tidal Crash Tidal Crash (Active)
Rush forward like a tidal wave to sweep up nearby monsters. This can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 56, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 5, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 80.8%
Level 10: MP Cost: 100, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 5, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 100.1%

Knuckle Booster Knuckle Booster (Buff)
Spend MP to temporarily increase knuckle ATK SPD.
Level 1: MP Cost: 159, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 10 minutes
Level 1: MP Cost: 193, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 30 minutes

Knuckle Mastery Knuckle Mastery (Passive)
Level 1: PHY ATK Increase: 1%, PHY DMG Increase: 0.3%
Level 5: PHY ATK Increase: 5%, PHY DMG Increase: 1.5%

Gains Gains (Passive)
Thanks to your endless training, increase ACC and PEN.
Level 1: ACC: 0.4%, PEN Rate: 0.4%
Level 5: ACC: 2%, PEN Rate: 2%

Lightning Boost Lightning Boost (Passive)
Take your control over lightning one step further, increasing Lightning Buff count and activation chance.
Level 1: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 1%
Level 5: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 5%

Thunder Breaker 2nd Job Skill Build Guide: Everything maxed.
1. Knuckle Booster (MAX)
2. Knuckle Mastery (MAX)
3. Lightning Boost (MAX)
4. Gains (MAX)
5. Tidal Crash (MAX)
6. Shark Sweep (MAX)

Thunder Breaker 3rd Job Skills (Level 60-99)

Ascension Ascension (Active)
Somersault into the air and deliver a lightning-powered kick to nearby enemies. This can be linked with Thunder.
Level 1: MP Cost: 100, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 5, Skill DMG: 38.6%
Level 10: MP Cost: 154, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 5, Skill DMG: 49.4%

Thunder Thunder (Active)
Charge down at your enemies from mid-air with lightning speed. Can only be used during a jump. Can be linked with all skills, excluding skills used on yourself. This skill must be registered along with Ascension for it to be used during auto-battle.
Level 1: MP Cost: 61, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 4, Skill DMG: 48.6%
Level 10: MP Cost: 97, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 4, Skill DMG: 62.1%

Gale Gale (Active)
Unleash all the power you’ve accumulated in one massive blast. Requires a Lightning Buff count of 2 or more. PHY ATK increases with each additional Lightning Buff. Can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 200, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 3, Skill DMG: 49.5%, PHY DMG Increase: 1.5%
Level 10: MP Cost: 308, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 6, Hit Count: 3, Skill DMG: 63%, PHY DMG Increase: 1.5%

Seawall Seawall (Passive)
Summon a torrent of water that protects you from all attacks.
Level 1: PHY DMG Increase: 0.4%, PHY DMG Decrease: 1.6%, MAG DMG Decrease: 1.6%
Level 5: PHY DMG Increase: 2%, PHY DMG Decrease: 8%, MAG DMG Decrease: 8%

Ironclad Ironclad (Passive)
Summon a suit of resillient armor to increase DEF.
Level 1: KBK RES: 5, PHY DEF Increase: 2%, MAG DEF Increase: 2%, Boss DEF Increase: 0.8%, Player DEF Increase: 0.8%
Level 5: KBK RES: 25, PHY DEF Increase: 10%, MAG DEF Increase: 10%, Boss DEF Increase: 4%, Player DEF Increase: 4%

Link Mastery Link Mastery (Passive)
Gain mastery over linked skills, enabling you to deal greater damage with linked attacks.
Level 1: Additional Skill DMG: 10%
Level 5: Additional Skill DMG: 20%

Lightning Lord Lightning Lord (Passive)
The power of lightning is now under your control . Increases Lightning Buff count and activation chance.
Level 1: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 1%
Level 5: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 5%

Thunder Breaker 3rd Job Skill Build Guide: Everything maxed.
1. Link Mastery (MAX)
2. Lightning Lord (MAX)
3. Seawall (MAX)
4. Ironclad (MAX)
5. Ascension (MAX)
6. Thunder (MAX)
7. Gale (MAX)

Thunder Breaker 4th Job Skills (Level 100-150)

Annihilate Annihilate (Active)
Channel the power of lightning to deliver a devastating attack to the enemy right in front of you. Depending on the number of Lightning Buffs, up to 7 hits can be delivered. This skill does not activate a Lightning Buff. Can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 210, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 43.5%
Level 10: MP Cost: 210, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 2, Skill DMG: 43.5%

Thunderbolt Thunderbolt (Active)
Call down a bolt of lightning on an enemy in front of you. This can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 245, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 7, Skill DMG: 56.9%
Level 10: MP Cost: 245, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 7, Skill DMG: 56.9%

Typhoon Typhoon (Active)
Create a mighty tornado. Requires a Lightning Buff count of 3 or more, and PHY ATK and PHY DMG increase based on the number of buffs used. This skill does not add a Lightning Buff. Can be linked with all skills, excluding thunder skills and skills used on yourself.
Level 1: MP Cost: 330, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 7, Skill DMG: 39.6%, PHY ATK Increase: 3%, PHY DMG Increase: 1.5%
Level 10: MP Cost: 330, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Opponent, ATK Type: PHY, Target Count: 7, Hit Count: 7, Skill DMG: 39.6%, PHY ATK Increase: 3%, PHY DMG Increase: 1.5%

Arc Charger Arc Charger (Buff)
Collect electricity from your surroundings to increase DMG. Every time a Lightning Buff is added, the cooldown time is decreased. Cannot be used during auto-battle.
Level 1: MP Cost: 373, Cooldown: 60s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 300s, Additional DMG: 3%.
Level 5: MP Cost: 456, Cooldown: 60s, Target: Self, Buff Duration: 300s, Additional DMG: 15%.

Speed Infusion Speed Infusion (Buff)
Spend MP to increase ATK against boss monsters and other players for a limited time.
Level 1: MP Cost: 376, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Party, Buff Duration: 10 minutes, Boss ATK Increase: 1.6%, Player ATK Increase: 1.6%
Level 5: MP Cost: 376, Cooldown: 0s, Target: Party, Buff Duration: 30 minutes, Boss ATK Increase: 8%, Player ATK Increase: 8%

Knuckle Expert Knuckle Expert (Passive)
Become an expert at fighting with knuckles, increasing Crit Rate and Crit EVD.
Level 1: Crit Rate: 0.4%, Crit RES: 0.4%
Level 5: Crit Rate: 2%, Crit RES: 2%

Electrify Electrify (Passive)
Supercharge your body with electricity.
Level 1: HP Recovery Increase: 40, MP Recovery Increase: 10, Max HP: 4%, Max MP: 2%
Level 5: HP Recovery Increase: 40, MP Recovery Increase: 10, Max HP: 20%, Max MP: 10%

Thunder God Thunder God (Passive)
Master the power of lightning to increase Lightning Buff count and activation chance. Also increases Crit DMG and Crit DMG RES.
Level 1: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 1%, Crit DMG: 2%, Crit DMG RES: 2%
Level 5: Stack Increase: 1, Additional Activation Chance: 1%, Crit DMG: 10%, Crit DMG RES: 10%

Thunder Breaker 4th Job Skill Build Guide: Everything maxed.
1. Arc Charger (MAX)
2. Electrify (MAX)
3. Knuckle Expert (MAX)
4. Thunder God (MAX)
5. Speed Infusion (MAX)
6. Annihilate (MAX)
7. Thunderbolt (MAX)
8. Typhoon (MAX)

Notice

If you found some of the values in the guide are incorrect, post a comment below with the correct value found in-game or a screenshot if its easier for you rather than typing it out, and I’ll update the guide above! :-)

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3 thoughts on “MapleStory M Thunder Breaker aka Striker Skill Build Guide

  1. Ayumilove Post author

    @Zea: Thanks! I have updated Arc Charge Level 5 details with the info you have provided.

  2. Zea

    Arc Charger Level 5 (Max level)
    Required MP 456
    Cooldown 60s
    Target Self
    Buff Duration 300s
    Additional DMG 15%

  3. Devinn

    is this the order to lvl up your skills? i thought arc charger should be the first or second 4th job skill to lvl up?