Black Mage Showdown Launches In MapleStory
MapleStory publisher Nexon has launched the final chapter of the war with the game’s long-awaited villain, the Black Mage which will see players worldwide band together to survive and strive for victory.
Players will be put to the test in the lead up to the final battle across two new areas, The Labyrinth of Suffering and Limina, both full of challenging foes bent on preventing the triumph of good over evil. To assist players, Nexon has bestowed a 5th job skill upon all classes which will aid in the trials ahead. However, only players at level 200 or higher who have also completed the 5th job advancement can enter the Labyrinth of Suffering and continue on their quest, so be sure to meet these requirements before the event closes or risk missing out.
There are also three new Defence Missions now available for MapleStory players to take on in this update:
- Flame Bird Support – Players can learn the Flame Bird’s Summon skill by talking to Helena. While the Flame Bird is summoned, defeated monsters will drop Flame Bird’s Determination
- Twilight Defense – This mission involves 2-4 characters joining forces to defeat enemies using cannons and protect the castle walls
- Battle at Sea – Players must defeat enemies within the time limit with ships and crew members
To help celebrate the launch of the Showdown Against the Black Mage, Player2 have 10 keys for MapleStory Pet Training Master Pet Packages to share with our readers, each of which contains the following items:
- Mini Yeti (90-day duration)
Adopt this smart little Mini Yeti, and you’ll have a companion for three whole months! Feed your pet to improve your relationship and unlock special commands. This little pet has some skills! As you explore Maple World, it will help you by picking up items and mesos you find.
- Prince Pepe (Permanent duration)
You can dress up, and your pet can too! Equip this item on your Mini Yeti pet, and it will look like Prince Pepe is staying close and riding along.
- Pet Name Tag (90-day duration)
Use this item to give your Mini Yeti pet a special name of its own! Call its name before making an order, and your pet will respond much better to your command. Once a pet is named, the name is permanent.
- Pet Snack (90-day duration)
One pet is nice, but soon you will want to give it a friend. When you have more than one pet, they can be hard to control! Use the Pet Snack to learn how to handle multiple pets at once. This item is needed to complete the Trainer’s Command quest by Trainer Bartos in Henesys Pet Park. Auto HP Potion Skill (90-day duration)
Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to automatically heal you using HP potions when you’re hurting.
- Auto Move Skill (90-day duration)
Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to move automatically to pick up more items and mesos around you.
- Auto Buff Skill (90-day duration)
Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to use one chosen buff skill on you automatically.
To be in the running, all you have to do is enter using the form below. These keys are for MapleStory but remember the competition also gets you in the draw to win Explorer Packs from MapleStory 2.
To get a closer look at the contents of the update, check out the video below.
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