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    Abyss, a huge crack and unknown territory, has been found throughout Maple World! Who is brave enough to venture into the deepest part of the Abyss to fight Abyss Manon? Only true adventurers dare go in but it is a dangerous place and you cannot go alone. You’ll need your strongest team to go in and fight to gain access to the power of the Abyss. Become the best expedition captain that will lead your team to victory!

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    Abyssal Expedition


    Event Duration:

    • PST (UTC -8): Tuesday, December 19, 2023 4:00 PM - Tuesday, February 6, 2024 3:59 PM
    • CET (UTC +1): Wednesday, December 20, 2023 1:00 AM - Wednesday, February 7, 2024 12:59 AM
    • AEDT (UTC +11): Wednesday, December 20, 2023 11:00 AM - Wednesday, February 7, 2024 10:59 AM

    Event Details:

    • A large crack appeared in Minar Forest and mutated monsters are causing damage to the forest and nearby towns! Become Maple Expedition Captain to command a crew and explore the mysteries of the Abyss!
    • Requirements: Lv. 101 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2).
    • Accept the ‘[Abyssal Expedition] Request to Join the Maple Expedition’ quest from the Abyssal Expedition icon within the star event notifier on the left side of the screen.
    • Upon accepting the quest, you will automatically be moved to the Maple Expedition Abyssal Entrance map.
    • Afterwards, accept the ‘[Abyssal Expedition] Investigate the Crevasse in Minar Forest’ quest from the Abyssal Expedition icon within the star event notifier or by talking to Pascal. You will then be appointed as the Expedition Captain.
    • As you explore the Abyss, you can obtain Reputation that can be used as a currency to level up Command Rank, hire mercenaries, and more!
      • You can claim the acquired Reputation by talking to Pascal.
    • Abyssal Expedition can be completed per character.

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    Mercenaries


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    • How to Recruit Mercenaries and Set Up Expedition Crew
      • Accept the ‘[Abyssal Expedition] Expedition Captain's First Mission: Recruit Mercenary’ quest by talking to Norman.
      • Joss and Nami will be the first mercenaries you recruit.
      • Your command rank determines which mercenaries you are available to recruit.
        • There are a total of 5 Mercenary Ranks:
          • Basic: Hiring Cost: 400 Reputation
          • Intermediate: Hiring Cost: 800 Reputation
          • Advanced: Hiring Cost: 1,200 Reputation
          • Superior: Hiring Cost: 1,600 Reputation
          • Special: Hiring Cost: 2,000 Reputation
        • You can talk to Norman to recruit more mercenaries that match your command rank.
      • In order to assign the recruited mercenaries, open the Expedition Management UI by clicking the ‘Expedition Management’ button on the bottom right of the screen.
    • How to Level Up Mercenaries
      • Each mercenary can level up to max Lv. 10.
        • The level-up of each mercenary is based on the Abyss exploration time. Here is the amount of time the mercenary needs to explore the Abyss before they can level up:
          • Lv. 2: 30 minutes
          • Lv. 3: 60 minutes
          • Lv. 4: 120 minutes
          • Lv. 5: 200 minutes
          • Lv. 6: 300 minutes
          • Lv. 7: 400 minutes
          • Lv. 8: 500 minutes
          • Lv. 9: 650 minutes
          • Lv. 10: 800 minutes
        • The amount of time you can explore the Abyss depends on your Command Rank.
      • You can see the EXP and level of the mercenaries via the Expedition UI while exploring the Abyss and Expedition Management UI.
      • The slots to equip new skills are unlocked when mercenaries reach Lv. 5 and Lv. 10.
        • Certain skills can only be equipped on mercenaries with specific jobs.
        • Unique skills cannot be unequipped.
      • The mercenaries can equip weapons, hats, and outfit items to increase their stats.
        • You can access the Abyss Expedition equipment inventory in the Abyss UI.
        • You can obtain equipment items from the following sources:
          • Purchasing from Doddy or Vanessa at Expedition Headquarters using Reputation
          • Completing missions while exploring the Abyss
          • Defeating Abyss boss on each floor
          • Claiming Expedition Support Box from completing daily Expedition
      • Mercenaries have various relationships with each other and their relationship effect will provide additional stats:
        • Family: EXP +10% when entering the Abyss together
        • Ally: Speed +5 when entering the Abyss together
        • Couple: Attack Speed +1 when both are recruited
        • Rival: Attack Power +30 when entering the Abyss together
        • Grudge: Attack Power -15 when entering the Abyss together
        • Teacher-Student: Attack Power +15 when both are recruited

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    Command Rank

    • There are a total of 11 Command Ranks:
      • Available starting December 20 at 12:00 AM UTC:
        • Beginner
          • Perks: Available Mercenary: 1, Mercenary Rank: Basic, Auto Hunting Time: 2 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 1-3 Floor
        • Junior
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 10, Cost: 100 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 2, Mercenary Rank: Basic, Auto Hunting Time: 3 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 2-2 Floor
        • Senior I
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 20, Cost: 500 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 3, Mercenary Rank: Basic, Auto Hunting Time: 4 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 2-4 Floor
        • Senior II
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 35, Cost: 1,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 3, Mercenary Rank: Intermediate, Auto Hunting Time: 5 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 3-2 Floor
        • Senior III
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 50, Cost: 1,500 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 3, Mercenary Rank: Intermediate, Auto Hunting Time: 6 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 3-4 Floor
      • Available starting January 3 at 12:00 AM UTC:
        • Veteran I
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 70, Cost: 2,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 4, Mercenary Rank: Advanced, Auto Hunting Time: 7 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 4-2 Floor
        • Veteran II
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 90, Cost: 2,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 4, Mercenary Rank: Advanced, Auto Hunting Time: 8 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 4-3 Floor
        • Veteran III
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 115, Cost: 2,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 4, Mercenary Rank: Superior, Auto Hunting Time: 9 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 4-4 Floor
      • Available starting January 17 at 12:00 AM UTC:
        • Master I
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 140, Cost: 3,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 5, Mercenary Rank: Superior, Auto Hunting Time: 10 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 5-2 Floor
        • Master II
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 170, Cost: 3,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 5, Mercenary Rank: Special, Auto Hunting Time: 11 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 5-3 Floor
        • Master III
          • Rank Up Requirements: Expedition Level: 200, Cost: 3,000 Reputation
          • Perks: Available Mercenaries: 5, Mercenary Rank: Special, Auto Hunting Time: 12 hours, Abyss Entry: Up to 5-4 Floor
      • Note: Expedition Level is calculated by the sum of crew members’ levels
    • Once you meet the requirements, you can talk to Pascal to level up your Command Rank using Reputation.
      • You can level up Command Rank once a day.
    • You will be able to explore deeper into the Abyss as you level up your Command Rank and Expedition Level:
      • Abyssal Entrance: Base Camp: Available for Beginner
      • Abyssal Entrance: Hairy Creature's Den 1: Available for Beginner
      • Abyssal Entrance: Hairy Creature's Den 2: Available for Beginner, Expedition Lv. 3
      • Abyssal Entrance: Hairy Creature's Den 3: Available for Beginner, Expedition Lv. 6
      • Abyssal Entrance: Hairy Creature's Den 4: Available for Junior, Expedition Lv. 10
      • Quiet Trails: Base Camp: Available for Junior, Expedition Lv. 13
      • Quiet Trails:Hairy Creature's Hideout 1: Available for Junior, Expedition Lv. 13
      • Quiet Trails:Hairy Creature's Hideout 2: Available for Junior, Expedition Lv. 16
      • Quiet Trails:Hairy Creature's Hideout 3: Available for Senior I, Expedition Lv. 20
      • Quiet Trails:Hairy Creature's Hideout 4: Available for Senior I, Expedition Lv. 25
      • Abyssal Valley: Base Camp: Available for Senior II, Expedition Lv. 30
      • Valley of Abyss: Steep Cliff 1: Available for Senior II, Expedition Lv. 30
      • Valley of Abyss: Steep Cliff 2: Available for Senior II, Expedition Lv. 35
      • Valley of Abyss: Steep Cliff 3: Available for Senior III, Expedition Lv. 50
      • Valley of Abyss: Steep Cliff 4: Available for Senior III, Expedition Lv. 55
      • Abyssal Cliff: Base Camp: Available for Veteran I, Expedition Lv. 70
      • Cliff of Abyss: Primal Minar 1: Available for Veteran I, Expedition Lv. 70
      • Cliff of Abyss: Primal Minar 2: Available for Veteran I, Expedition Lv. 80
      • Cliff of Abyss: Primal Minar 3: Available for Veteran II, Expedition Lv. 90
      • Cliff of Abyss: Primal Minar 4: Available for Veteran III, Expedition Lv. 100
      • End of the Abyss: Base Camp: Available for Master I, Expedition Lv. 140
      • End of Abyss: Abyssal Minar Forest 1: Available for Master I, Expedition Lv. 140
      • End of Abyss: Abyssal Minar Forest 2: Available for Master I, Expedition Lv. 150
      • End of Abyss: Abyssal Minar Forest 3: Available for Master II, Expedition Lv. 170
      • End of Abyss: Abyssal Minar Forest 4: Available for Master III, Expedition Lv. 200
      • End of the Abyss: Abyssal Entrance: Available for Master III, Expedition Lv. 220
    • You will also receive exclusive Command Skills when you level up to Junior and Veteran I.
      • Junior Rank
        • To Your Position!: All members instantly move to the location set on the map. Cooldown: 60 seconds.
        • Assemble: All members instantly move to player’s location and create a protective shield. Cooldown: 60 seconds.
        • Aim: All members attack monster designated by the player. Cooldown: 30 seconds.
      • Veteran I Rank
        • Roar: All members gain Attack Power +10, Speed +10, Attack Speed +2. EXP earned +10% for 30 minutes. Cooldown: 1,800 seconds.

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    Abyss

    • How to Enter the Abyss
      • Once you’ve set your Expedition crew, enter the portal by the lift on the left side of the Maple Expedition Abyssal Entrance map to explore the Abyss.
      • When entering the portal, you can select from the floors you have access to based on your Command Rank and Expedition Level.
      • Base Camp for each area has portals for hunting map and Abyss Boss Lair.
        • Hunting maps: White portal on the map where you can explore deeper within the Abyss.
          • When you enter the hunting map, your Expedition crew will automatically hunt the monsters. The automated hunting time is based on your Command Rank.
            • The mercenaries must have a weapon equipped to begin hunting.
            • Your Expedition crew members cannot be changed while hunting. However, you can still change their equipment and skills.
          • You can earn Reputation as you hunt and it can be claimed by talking to Pascal.
          • Once the auto hunting time ends, you will be moved back to the Expedition Headquarters.
            • Auto hunting time resets every day at 12:00 AM UTC.
          • Note: Mercenaries level up based on the time spent in the hunting maps
        • Abyss Boss Lair: Red portal on the map where you can challenge the Abyss Boss.
          • You are given 10 minutes to defeat the boss and if you fail, you are exited from the map.
          • If you leave midway or fail to defeat the boss, you can enter again after 5 minutes.
          • The 4 hour cooldown will be applied upon leaving the boss battle after the given 10 minutes.
          • When you defeat the boss, you can obtain Abyss Boss Rewards. For more reward details, please see the “Abyssal Expedition Rewards” section below.
            • The boss will appear again after 4 hours since it was last defeated.
          • Abyss boss can be defeated up to 3 times per day.
          • Upon defeating the boss, talk to Pascal at the Abyssal Expedition Headquarters map to receive the reward.
    • Missions
      • Daily Missions
        • Click the Bulletin Board at the Expedition Headquarters map to accept the daily mission.
        • You can receive 3 random daily missions per day. The type of daily mission quests you can receive is based on your Expedition Level.
          • Daily mission cannot be changed.
        • Complete the daily missions and talk to Pascal to receive Daily Mission Rewards based on the mission you received.
      • Expedition Mission
        • Once you have spent more than one hour in the Abyss hunting map, Pascal will give you Expedition Rewards proportional to the Expedition time once per day.
        • Expedition time will reset every day at 12:00 AM UTC.
      • Expedition Achievement Missions
        • Talk to Pascal to accept the achievement quests.
        • You can complete the following quest requirements to receive special Abyss Expedition Achievement Rewards:
          • Abyssal Entrance Expedition Achievement
            • Complete the ‘[Abyssal Expedition] Base Camp Introduction’ quest
            • Defeat Abyss Master Birk once
            • Reach Junior Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 13
          • Quiet Trails Expedition Achievement
            • Complete Abyssal Entrance Expedition Achievement
            • Defeat Abyss Dark Master Birk once
            • Reach Senior II Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 30
          • Valley of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Complete Quiet Trails Expedition Achievement
            • Defeat Abyss Master Harp once
            • Reach Veteran I Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 70
          • Cliff of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Complete Valley of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Defeat Abyss Dark Master Harp once
            • Reach Master I Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 140
          • End of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Complete Cliff of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Defeat Abyss Master Hoblin once
            • Reach Master III Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 200
          • Ancient Manon's Forest
            • Complete End of Abyss Expedition Achievement
            • Defeat Abyss Manon once
            • Reach Master III Rank
            • Reach Expedition Lv. 220
        • Achievement Quest Rewards can be claimed once per world.

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    Rewards

    • EXP
      • The EXP obtained from mercenaries in the hunting maps will be instantly granted to you. The EXP earned is shown on the Abyssal Expedition status UI while in the hunting maps.
      • The deeper you venture into the Abyss, the more EXP you will receive.
    • Daily Mission Rewards
      • Expedition Support Box (Basic - Special): Untradeable, expires February 6 at 11:59 PM UTC.
        • Open to receive equipment and skill Expedition crew can use.
        • You will receive higher quality equipment and skill when you open higher rank boxes.
    • Expedition Rewards
      • Expedition Support Box (Basic - Special): Untradeable, expires February 6 at 11:59 PM UTC.
        • Open to receive equipment and skill Expedition crew can use.
        • You will receive higher quality equipment and skill when you open higher rank boxes.
      • You will receive Expedition Rewards proportional to the Expedition time.
        • 1 Hour: Expedition Support Box (Basic) (x2)
        • 2 Hours: Expedition Support Box (Basic) (x4)
        • 3 Hours: Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x2)
        • 4 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x2)
          • Expedition Support Box (Basic) (x2)
        • 5 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x2)
          • Expedition Support Box (Basic) (x4)
        • 6 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x4)
          • Expedition Support Box (Basic) (x4)
        • 7 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Advanced) (x2)
          • Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x4)
        • 8 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Advanced) (x4)
          • Expedition Support Box (Intermediate) (x4)
        • 9 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Superior) (x2)
          • Expedition Support Box (Advanced) (x4)
        • 10 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Superior) (x4)
          • Expedition Support Box (Advanced) (x4)
        • 11 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Special) (x2)
          • Expedition Support Box (Superior) (x4)
        • 12 Hours:
          • Expedition Support Box (Special) (x4)
          • Expedition Support Box (Superior) (x4)
    • Abyss Boss Rewards
      • Old Supply Box (Basic - Final) (x6): Untradeable, expires February 6 at 11:59 PM UTC.
        • Open to receive equipment and skill Expedition crew can use.
        • You will receive higher quality equipment and skill when you open higher rank boxes.
      • You also have a chance to receive 1 or 2 additional Old Supply Box upon defeating the boss.
    • Abyss Expedition Achievement Rewards
      • Complete Quiet Trails Expedition Achievement
        • Maple Expedition Growth Potion I (x4): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration. Character must be at least Lv. 200 to use the potion. Grants a level when used between Lv. 200 and Lv. 209, or a large amount of EXP when used at Lv. 210 or above.
        • Nodestone (x30): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration.
      • Complete Valley of Abyss Expedition Achievement
        • Maple Expedition Growth Potion II (x2): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration. Character must be at least Lv. 200 to use the potion. Grants a level when used between Lv. 200 and Lv. 219, or a large amount of EXP when used at Lv. 220 or above.
        • Symbol Selector Coupon (x10): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration. Use to select between Arcane Selector Coupon (x4) or Sacred Symbol Selector: Tradeable within account, 7-day duration.
      • Complete Cliff of Abyss Expedition Achievement
        • Maple Expedition Growth Potion III: Tradeable within account, 7-day duration. Character must be at least Lv. 200 to use the potion. Grants a level when used between Lv. 200 and Lv. 229, or a large amount of EXP when used at Lv. 230 or above.
        • Karma Powerful Rebirth Flame (x5): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration.
      • Complete End of Abyss Expedition Achievement
        • Maple Expedition Growth Potion IV: Tradeable within account, 7-day duration. Character must be at least Lv. 200 to use the potion. Grants a level when used between Lv. 200 and Lv. 239, or a large amount of EXP when used at Lv. 240 or above.
        • Experience Nodestone (x3): Tradeable within account, 7-day duration.
      • Complete Ancient Manon's Forest
        • Abyssal Expedition (Minar Forest): Legion Block. Permanent. Grants the following stats:
          • Lv. 60: Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +7
          • Lv. 100: Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +14
          • Lv. 140: Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +21
          • Lv. 200: Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +28
          • Lv. 250: Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +35
          • Legion Block obtained from Abyssal Expedition does not count towards the number of members assigned even if it’s placed in the Legion UI.
          • You can place up to two Legion Blocks that you receive from events in the Legion UI.
          • ATTENTION: While characters in Burning World can participate in Abyssal Expedition, please be aware that the event Legion Block CANNOT be transferred during the Burning World Leap event.
        • Permanent Abyss Harp Mount Coupon: Tradeable within account, 7-day duration.

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    Shops

    • Use your accumulated Reputation to purchase items from the shops!
    • Vanessa and Doddy’s shops can be found in the Abyss Temporary Headquarters map.
    • Vanessa’s Shop
      • Slash Blast: 50 Reputation
      • Energy Bolt: 50 Reputation
      • Arrow Blow: 50 Reputation
      • Double Stab: 50 Reputation
      • Double Shot: 50 Reputation
      • Available after January 3 at 12:00 AM UTC:
        • Dark Impale: 300 Reputation
        • Explosion: 300 Reputation
        • Shining Ray: 300 Reputation
        • Speed Mirage: 300 Reputation
        • Bolt Burst: 300 Reputation
        • Snipe: 300 Reputation
        • Shuriken Challenge: 300 Reputation
        • Quad Star: 300 Reputation
        • Blackboot Bill: 300 Reputation
        • Brain Scrambler: 300 Reputation
    • Doddy’s Shop
      • Silver Ladle: 30 Reputation
      • Yellow Raincoat: 30 Reputation
      • Brown Bamboo Hat: 30 Reputation
      • Chicken Smackaroo: 50 Reputation
      • Blue Kitty Hoodie: 60 Reputation
      • Old Wisconsin: 70 Reputation
      • Sky Blue Starry Bandana: 70 Reputation
      • Royal Marine Flag: 90 Reputation
      • Frozen Tuna: 100 Reputation
      • Heart Wand: 100 Reputation
      • Maple Bow: 100 Reputation
      • Plastic Bottle: 100 Reputation
      • The Negotiator: 100 Reputation
      • Recycled Box: 100 Reputation
      • Available after January 3 at 12:00 AM UTC:
        • AbsoLab Weapon Box: 3,000 Reputation

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