MapleStory Thief Skill Build Guide

MapleStory Thief Night Lord MapleStory Thief can advanced as a Shadower or Night Lord. This specific job route is determined when you reach Level 30. RED has finally added Dual Blade into Adventurer/Explorer class. Thieves are a part of Explorers, they are short-medium range characters mostly using daggers, claws and throwing stars. They are the fastest short range attackers in the game, dealing weak yet many attacks on a foe. They use their natural quickness and agility to navigate the area, trying to gain the upper hand. Generally, Thieves have the highest avoidability and second highest accuracy in MapleStory.

Thief Overview

CLASS: Adventurer/Explorer
SECONDARY WEAPON: *This is determined in 2nd Job*
MAPLE UNION EFFECT: *This is determined in 2nd-job*
BEST INNER ABILITY: *This is determined in 2nd-job*

Thief Beginner Skills

Please refer to Explorer Beginner/Novice Skill Build Guide for more details as it is shared among Warrior, Archer, Magician, Thief and Pirate.

Rogue – Thief 1st Job Skills

Lucky Seven
Throws 2 throwing stars based on LUK, regardless of Claw Mastery.
Level 1: MP Cost: 8, Damage: 114%
Level 20: MP Cost: 14, Damage: 190%

Double Stab
Quickly stabs an enemy twice.
Level 1: MP Cost: 8, Damage: 89%
Level 20: MP Cost: 14, Damage: 165%

Flash Jump
Use while in the middle of a jump to jump twice in a row. The jump distance increases as the skill level increases.
Level 1: MP Cost: 38, jumps further.
Level 5: MP Cost: 22, jumps further.

Temporarily increases Movement Speed and Jump for all party members. Increases maximum Movement Speed permanently.
Level 1: MP Cost: 10, Duration: 20 sec, Speed: +4, Jump: +2. Passive Effects – Max Movement Speed: +2
Level 10: MP Cost: 20, Duration: 200 sec, Speed: +40, Jump: +20. Passive Effects – Max Movement Speed: +20

Nimble Body
Through training of secret arts, Luck is permanently increased.
Level 1: Permanently increases LUK by 2
Level 10: Permanently increases LUK by 20

Dark Sight
Allows you to hide in shadow for a short time. While Dark Sight is activated you cannot attack or be attacked, but you can use the Flash Jump skill. Press the skill key again to deactivate Dark Sight.
Level 1: MP Cost: 23, Duration: 20 sec.
Level 10: MP Cost: 5, Duration: 200 sec.

Thief Skill Build Guide (Assassin + Bandit): Everything maxed except Double Stab.
1. Lucky Seven (1)
2. Flash Jump (MAX)
3. Haste (MAX)
4. Lucky Seven (MAX)
5. Nimble Body (MAX)
6. Dark Sight (MAX)
7. Double Stab (10/20)

Additional Information

Thief Related Guides

MapleStory Thief Skill Build Guide V1

Thief Changelog

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32 thoughts on “MapleStory Thief Skill Build Guide

  1. Ayumilove Post author

    @Lyghtsparroh: Assassin 1st job skill “Keen Eyes” have been removed. So I guess Assassin is not able to throw further?

  2. Lyghtsparroh

    Hey I was wondering.. what happened to keen eyes? I made a sin but I hate his range, one of the best things about thieves was they could hit across screen..