[Updated] v.191 – Nova: Winter Bard Patch Notes

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    Immerse yourself in the brand-new story of the ‘Winter Bard’, the fourth episode of the Grand Athenaeum theme dungeon! Lots of Nova events and holiday events are arriving too! All this and more is coming your way as MapleStory Nova continues!

    Grand Athenaeum: Winter Bard


    Requirement: Lv. 100 and above.

    • A new story appears in Grand Athenaeum!
    • Enter Grand Athenaeum through the Dimensional Mirror to experience Maple World's forgotten history.
    • Hundreds of years ago, a hero and his companions laid down their lives for the people of Maple World. Their fates intertwined with those of the six legendary heroes who ultimately brought peace to Maple World.
    • With the addition of Winter Bard, the Grand Athenaeum episodes no longer have to be played in order.
    • Play through Episode 4: Winter Bard and complete it to be rewarded with a new medal commemorating your adventures in the past.

    Rewards:

    • Winter Bard: Medal. Untradeable. Req.Lv: 100. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +4, MaxHP/MaxMP +170, Weapon DEF/Magic DEF +85.
    Bug Fixes


    [Updated December 13]

    • The Bingo event times are changed to be more convenient for players. While previously the times were from 12:00 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC), the times are now 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM (UTC).
    • The issue where players were unable to redeem the tiered reward boxes from the Super Nova event due to having received TakeOver event boxes previously has been fixed. Players should now be able to redeem the Super Nova tiered reward boxes.
    • The Cryojet quest should now be accessible from Alliance worlds.
    • The Black Friday Big Spender event rewards have been distributed. You may pick up your rewards from the gift box notifier on the left-side of the screen.
    • The Permanent Glimmering Raccoon Suit Mount Coupon should no longer disappear if you use it when you already own the mount.
    • The text of several Cadena skills (Summon Daggers, Summon Brick, Summon Shotgun) has been updated to reflect that the skills are no longer only usable while airborne.
    • The Android Shop is now accessible again for Battle-Roids.
    • The Explorer's Cruel Ring item has had some stats restored: MaxHP +180, MaxMP +100, ATT Power +3, Magic ATT +1, Critical Rate +5%, Critical Damage +10%.
    • The Explorer's Critical Ring item has had some stats restored: MaxHP +180, MaxMP +100, ATT Power +3, Magic ATT +1, Critical Rate +10%, Critical Damage +5%.
    Reboot World Meso Drops

    • Meso drops in Reboot world have been increased while hunting monsters within your level range (20 levels below and 20 levels above).
    Illium Pre-Creation


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – December 19 at 11:59 PM

    • From December 13 - December 20 you can create the Illium character class!
    • Doing so will make you eligible for the Illium Boost-Up rewards!
    • You will receive the rewards December 21, 2017 after maintenance and can claim them up until December 27, 2017 at 11:59 PM (UTC).
    • You will get 4 different boxes, each of which has one guaranteed prize and a bunch of other prizes you have a random chance to get.
    • The boxes are all tradeable within the account.

    Rewards:

    • New Maple Leaf Boxes:
      • New Maple Leaf Pet Box
        • Guaranteed Items: Mini Moyo Coupon, Mini Miyo Pet Equipment
        • Random Additional Item:
          • Premium Water of Life x3 Coupon
          • White Duck Pet Coupon
          • Skunk Pet Coupon
          • Fennec Fox Pet Coupon
          • Scurvy Bird Pet Coupon
          • Chunky Raccoon Pet Coupon
          • Shark Tank Pet Coupon
          • Triple Angel Pets Full Package
          • Triple Root Abyss Pets Full Package
          • Permanent Triple Lucid Pets Full Package
      • New Maple Leaf Coin Box
        • Guaranteed Items: Nova Coin (x100), Illium Damage Skin
        • Random Additional Item:
          • Selective Damage Skin Box
          • Nodestones (x100)
          • Ancient Guardian Chair
          • Unique Potential Scroll 100%
          • Sun Chair
          • Lucidroid Coupon
          • Legendary Dominator Pendant
          • Permanent Flame Bird Mount Coupon
          • Magnificent Lucid Soul
          • Lv. 160 Star Force 15 Star Enhancement
          • Legendary Absolab Equipment Full Package
      • New Maple Leaf Beauty Box
        • Guaranteed Items: Royal Hair Coupon, Royal Face Coupon
        • Random Additional Item:
          • VIP Hair Color Coupon + Skin Coupon
          • Vivacious Wavy Hair Coupon (F)
          • Lucid Hair Coupon (M)
          • Lucid Hair Coupon (F)
          • Cool School Trim Coupon (M)
          • School Girl Pigtails Coupon (F)
          • Dragon Master Hair Coupon (M)
          • Side Ponytail Hair Coupon (F)
          • White Mage Hair Coupon (M)
          • Lady Blair Hair Coupon (F)
      • New Maple Leaf Money Box
        • Guaranteed Item: 500 Reward Points
        • Random Additional Item:
          • 3,000 Maple Points
          • 30,000 Maple Points
          • 50,000 Maple Points
          • 1 Million Maple Points
    Mega Burning Project


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – December 26 at 11:59 PM

    Please avoid altering your computer time when participating in this event. Any changes to your computer time clock can cause issues when creating or deleting Burning characters for this event.

    Requirement: This event can only be started by characters created during the event period.

    • After creating a brand-new character during the event period, you have the option to give it the special "Burning" effect.
    • After they reach Lv. 10, every time that character levels up they will gain an additional two levels all the way up to Lv. 150!
    • This event is open to characters in both Reboot and non-Reboot worlds, with the exception of Zero, Cadena, and Illium.
    • You can only choose to make a new character a "Burning" character after its initial creation.
    • Only one "Burning" character can be made. If you delete your "Burning" character, you'll be able to create a new one.
    • Log in with your character and select the quest '[Nova] 1+2 Level Up! Mega Burning Project!' from the star event notifier on the left side of the screen to receive the following special gifts!

    Rewards:

    • Lv. 30 Equipment Box: Untradeable. Can only be opened at Lv. 30. Open to receive a weapon and armor set suitable for your class.
    • Mysterious Cryptic Chest: Untradeable. 7-day duration. Open to receive:
      • Snail: 5-hour Duration. Skills: Meso Magnet, Item Pouch. Cannot be moved to Cash Inventory. Cannot be revived with the Water of Life.
    • Legendary Cryptic Chest: Untradeable. Can only be opened at Lv. 100. Open to receive:
      • Frozen Hat: Untradeable. Req. Lv: 100. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +23 MaxHP/MaxMP +270, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +1, Defense +293. Upgrades available: 10.
      • Frozen Cape: Untradeable. Req. Lv: 100. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +7, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +7, Defense +180, Speed +9, Jump +5. Upgrades available: 7.
      • Frozen Suit: Untradeable. Req. Lv: 100. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +27, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +1, Defense +315. Upgrades available: 10.
      • Frozen Weapon Box: Untradeable. 7-day duration. Open to receive:
        • Frozen Weapon: Untradeable. Req. Lv: 100. Stats will vary based upon your job.
      • Frozen Secondary Weapon Box: Untradeable. 7-day duration. Open to receive:
        • Frozen Secondary Weapon: Untradeable. Req. Lv: 100. Stats will vary based upon your job.
      • Mastery Book 20: Untradeable.
      • Mastery Book 30: Untradeable.
    • Keep on Burning Title Coupon: Untradeable. Can only be used at Lv. 130. Use to receive:
      • Keep on Burning: Title. Untradeable. 14-day duration on stats. Req. Lv: 130. STR/DEX/INT/LUK +10, MaxHP/MaxMP +400, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +10, Boss Damage +10%, Ignore DEF +10%.
    Step Up


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 16 at 11:59 PM

    Requirement: New character created after November 29 game update. Lv. 33 and above.

    • When certain levels are attained on your new character, you’ll unlock informative Step Up Missions that grant you special rewards.
    • In order to move on to the next Step Up Mission, you need to complete your current mission as well as reach the next level requirement.
    • Some of the rewards from the Step Up missions can only be received once per world. If you complete these specific missions on other characters, you'll receive alternate rewards.
    • If you successfully complete the Step Up event, you’ll receive the Maple Specialist Title: STR/DEX/LUK/INT +10 MaxHP: +500, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +5, Monster Def Ignored +10%. Tradeable within account.

    Rewards:

    • Level 33: Hunt 300 monsters within your level range
      • Pearl Maple Armor Set Box: Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 40: Collect a Combo Kill orb
      • Power Elixirs (x300): Untradeable.
    • Level 45: Activate 1 Rune
      • Hyper Teleport Rock: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Level 50: Clear 1 Sudden Mission
      • Safety Charm (x5): Untradeable, 30-day duration.
    • Level 55: Complete the 3rd Job Advancement
      • Lv. 60 Weapon Support Box: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Gives Lv. 60 weapon and Spell Trace (x100) in non-Reboot worlds. Gives Lv. 60 weapon in Reboot world.
    • Level 60: Use up all of an equipment’s upgrade slots in non-Reboot worlds, or acquire 15 Spell Traces in Reboot world
      • Mysterious Meso Pouch (x3): Untradeable.
    • Level 64: Equip a weapon that has been Star Force enhanced 5 or more times
      • EXP x2 Coupon (15 Min.) (x2): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 68: Hunt 3 Elite Monsters
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 72: Defeat Easy Zakum
      • Maple Rewards 500: Untradeable, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 76: Join the Maple Alliance
      • Selective 4 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Excludes Storage.
    • Level 80: Clear Nett’s Pyramid 2 times
      • Occult Cube (x10): Untradeable.
    • Level 84: Reset an equipment’s Potential
      • Perfect Potential Stamp: Untradeable.
    • Level 88: Complete a Pollo, Fritto, or Flame Wolf portal
      • Pollo and Fritto Entry Ticket (x2): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 92: Clear The Silent Crusade <Chapter 1>
      • Spell Trace (x300): Untradeable.
    • Level 96: Complete the 4th Job Advancement
      • Mastery Book 20 (x2): Untradeable. Cygnus characters receive Nova Coin (x10) instead.
    • Level 100: Clear Grand Athenaeum <Chapters 1~3>
      • Pendant of the Spirit: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Level 104: Clear Monster Park 2 times
      • Monster Park REBORN Coupon (x2): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration.
    • Level 108: Hunt 999 monsters located in a Burning Field
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 112: Get Lv. 30 Maple Warrior/Cygnus Knights/Nova’s Warrior/Sengoku Warrior/Presidents Orders
      • Mastery Book 30 (x2): Untradeable. Cygnus characters receive Nova Coin (x10) instead.
    • Level 116: Hunt 1 Elite Boss
      • EXP x2 Coupon (15 Min.) (x2): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 120: Clear the Black Heaven content
      • Selective 4 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Excludes Storage.
    • Level 124: Hunt 999 Star Force monsters
      • Occult Cube (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 128: Equip an item Epic rank or higher
      • Master Craftsman's Cube (x2): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 132: Clear the Transfer Hammer tutorial quest
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 136: Create or join a guild
      • Banner of Plenty Experience Box: Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 140: Clear the Temple of Time
      • Spell Trace (x2,000): Untradeable.
    • Level 143: Clear the Dimensional Invasion 2 times
      • Infinite Revitalizer (x2): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 146: Achieve level 5 in Herbalism or Mining
      • Profession Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 149: Achieve level 5 in Alchemy, Jewel Crafting or Blacksmithing
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 152: Equip a weapon with Star Force 11 or higher
      • Non-Reboot worlds: Chaos Scroll of Goodness 50% (x2): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
      • Reboot world: Mysterious Meso Pouch (x15): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 155: Reset an item’s Potential
      • Wheel of Destiny (x5): Untradeable, 30-day duration.
    • Level 158: Defeat Normal Horntail
      • Maple Rewards 1000: Untradeable, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 161: Achieve 90 Star Force
      • Meister's Cube (x2): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 164: Use 1 Monster Collection Expedition Box
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 167: Clear 3 different party quests
      • Pendant of the Spirit: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Level 170: Clear Future Henesys
      • Selective 8 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Excludes Storage.
    • Level 173: Participate in Kritias Invasion
      • Special Medal of Honor: Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 176: Achieve Inner Ability with Unique rank or higher
      • Miracle Circulator: Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 179: Get to the 10th floor of Mu Lung Dojo
      • EXP x2 Coupon (15 Min.) (x3): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 182: Clear Twilight Perion
      • Selective 8 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Excludes Storage.
    • Level 185: Equip 5 or more items from the Boss Accessory equipment set
      • Epic Potential Scroll 100%: Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 188: Achieve level 10 Charisma and Empathy
      • Nova Coin (x20): Untradeable.
    • Level 190: Complete the Heroes of Maple content
      • Selective 8 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 14-day duration. Excludes Storage.
    • Level 192: Achieve level 10 Insight and Will
      • EXP x2 Coupon (15 Min.) (x3): Untradeable, 14-day duration.
    • Level 194: Achieve level 10 Craft and Charm
      • Trait Boost Potion: Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 196: Equip a Pocket item
      • Nova Coin (x50): Untradeable.
    • Level 198: Complete the 5th Job Advancement
      • Nodestone (x10): Untradeable.
    • Level 200: Clear the Vanishing Journey
      • Non-Reboot worlds: Incredible Chaos Scroll of Goodness 60% (x2): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
      • Reboot world: Mysterious Meso Pouch (x35): Tradeable within account, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 201: Obtain 50 total Arcane Force
      • Nodestone (x10): Untradeable.
    • Level 202: Equip a level 3 Node
      • Nodestone (x10): Untradeable
    • Level 203: Achieve 120 Star Force
      • Non-Reboot worlds: Special Bonus Potential Scroll 100%: Untradeable, 14-day duration. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
      • Reboot world: Mysterious Meso Pouch (x50). This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x10).
    • Level 204: Collect all of the buff items specified in the mission
      • Nova Buff (x10): Untradeable.
    • Level 205: Defeat one Chaos Root Abyss boss
      • Maple Specialist: Title. Tradeable within account. STR/DEX/INT/LUK + 10, MaxHP +500, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +5, Monster DEF Ignored +10%. Tradeable within account. This reward can only be received once per account. After that you will receive Nova Coin (x100).
    Hunter’s Arena


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 16 at 11:59 PM

    Requirement: Lv. 100 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2).

    • Talk to Cassandra to enter the Hunter's Arena waiting map.
    • Talk to her again to enter a hunting ground where up to 10 people can be placed in the same map at the same time, however they will NOT be in a party.
    • If you are in a party and go to Hunter's Arena, the party will be disbanded but each member of the party going in will be on the same map.
    • In Hunter's Arena, you can only see and kill your own monsters and monsters that you summon give 120% additional bonus experience.
    • Pay Cassandra 10 Nova Coins to spawn 500 monsters.
    • Your level determines the daily limit of how many monsters you can summon.
      • Level 100~119: 500 monsters
      • Level 120~139: 1,000 monsters
      • Level 140~159: 1,500 monsters
      • Level 160~179: 2,000 monsters
      • Level 180~199: 2,500 monsters
      • Level 200+: 3,000 monsters
    • If you leave the map or disconnect from the game, the monsters summoned will stay. Talking to Cassandra while the monsters are summoned allows you to change the monster type.
    • You can summon Arcane River monsters if your character has access to the area.
    • Additionally, every 30 minutes, the Hunting Boost will be triggered at the top platform of the Hunter's Arena map for 30 seconds.
    • During this time, the mobs will stop being summoned and a buff zone will be created at the top of the map.
    • Going to the buff zone will enable you to share party buff skills with other users.
    Nova Hot Week 2


    UTC: December 18 at 12:00 AM – December 24 at 11:59 PM

    Requirement: Lv. 33 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2).

    • During the event period, log in and click the gift box icon on the left side of the screen to receive a Gift Box, and then double-click the box in your inventory to open it.
    • The Gift Box can be obtained once in a 24-hour period every day between the hours of 4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST / 1:00 AM CET / 11:00 AM AEDT, and 3:59 PM PST / 6:59 PM EST / 12:59 AM CET / 10:59 AM AEDT.
    • Once you receive the gift box, you can open it anytime before 1:00 AM PST / 4:00 AM EST / 10:00 AM CET / 8:00 PM AEDT of the following day.
    • If you have more than 30 unclaimed gifts, you may not be able to see the Hot Week reward. Please clear any unclaimed gifts and login again to see the Hot Week reward.
    • If you obtain a Gift Box every day from Monday to Saturday, then on Sunday—in addition to Sunday's reward—you can select another gift! You can select one from all of the items that were given out from Monday to Friday. You are not required to have received each day’s Gift Box on the same character in order to be eligible for the extra gift, but it does have to be with characters in the same world (multiple worlds in World Alliances don't count).
    • Reward items for each day's Gift Box are listed below.

    Rewards:

    • Monday, December 18
      • Hyper Teleport Rock Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Tuesday, December 19
      • Special Medal of Honor (x3): Untradeable.
    • Wednesday, December 20
      • 2x EXP Coupon (x3): Untradeable, 7-day duration. Use to receive 2x EXP for 30 minutes.
    • Thursday, December 21
      • Pendant of the Spirit: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Friday, December 22
      • Selective 4 Slot Coupon: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Saturday, December 23
      • Nova Coin (x50): Untradeable
    • Sunday, December 24
      • 1000 Reward Points Token: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
      • And if you received a Gift Box every day this week (with characters in the same world, not world alliance), then you can also select one additional reward from the items given Monday through Saturday!
    Cadena and Illium Level 200 Rewards


    UTC: November 29 12:00 AM – January 9 at 11:59 PM

    • Celebrate the arrival of Cadena and Illium by leveling them all the way to Lv. 200 to get rewards!
    • To be eligible for the final reward, both characters must be created in the same region (both created in Europe, or both created in North America). If you have already reached Lv. 200 with Cadena, you are still eligible for this event. This event can only be completed once per account. You may only receive one set of rewards from this event, depending on which tier you complete (rewards will be based on the highest tier completed).
    • Accounts must be in good standing and may be reviewed for eligibility before the rewards are given out in a future maintenance after the event ends. You will be able to receive your rewards by clicking the gift box icon on the left side of the screen before 12:00 AM on February 1, 2018 (UTC). You may accept the rewards on any character that is Lv. 33 or above (does not have to be the same character that participated in the event).

    Rewards:

    • Tier 1 - Create a Cadena character after 12:00 AM on November 29, 2017 (UTC) and reach Lv. 200 before 12:00 AM on January 10, 2018 (UTC). If you make it, you’ll be rewarded with:
      • Unique 100% Potential Scroll: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Tier 1 - Create an Illium character after 12:00 AM on December 14, 2017 (UTC) and reach Lv. 200 before 12:00 AM on January 10, 2018 (UTC). If you make it, you’ll be rewarded with:
      • Unique 100% Potential Scroll: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
    • Tier 2 – Reach Lv. 200 with both a Cadena and an Illium character before 12:00 AM on January 10, 2018 (UTC). If you make it, you’ll be rewarded with:
      • Unique 100% Potential Scroll: Untradeable, 7-day duration.
      • Jr. Reaper Pet: Permanent.
      • Non-Reboot worlds only: 9th Anniversary Prime Scroll for Accessory: Permanent, Untradeable.
      • Reboot world only: Mysterious Meso Pouch (x10)
      • Nebulite Box (x3): 7-day duration.
    Shining Santa Box


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – December 25 at 11:59 PM

    • Defeat monsters within your level range (20 levels below and 20 levels above), and you have a chance to receive a Shining Santa Box from monster drops.

    Rewards:

    • Open the Shining Santa Box to randomly receive one of the following items:
      • Nova Coins (x1 - x5). You can receive a limit of 10 Nova Coins per day from these boxes.
      • Rudolph's Red Nose: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Req. Lv: 10, STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +2, Upgrades +5.
      • Rudolph's Red Nose Bandage 60%: Untradeable, 7-day duration. Improve stats on Rudolph's Red Nose: STR/DEX/INT/LUK +2, Success Rate 60%.
      • Magic Christmas Stocking: Receive a Gift Filled Christmas Socks item from stocking after placing stocking in the Item Pot and giving it items and equipment from monsters around your level. The Gift Filled Christmas Socks item can only be opened within a certain time period.
      • Lv. 1 Merry Christmas: Gives Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +10 for 30 minutes.
      • Lv. 2 Merry Christmas: Gives Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +15 for 30 minutes.
      • Gingerbread Man Cookie (x10): Untradeable, recovers 3000 HP.
      • Gingerbread Woman Cookie (x10): Untradeable, recovers 3000 MP.
      • Power Elixir (x10)
      • Cold Winter Energy Buff: Gives Weapon ATT/Magic ATT +20 for 30 minutes.
      • Enjoyable Winter Buff: Greatly increase EXP gained from hunting monsters for 30 minutes.
      • Lucky Winter Buff: Greatly increase item drop rate from monsters for 30 minutes.
      • Santa Sled Mount 7-Day Coupon
    Winter Retreat


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 2 at 11:59 PM

    • A new island has been discovered in Maple World!
    • A huge reward awaits the one that can conquer the island...A fierce battle for heroes that want to capture the island begins!
    • Escape the winter weather by enjoying a cool battle on the beach where you throw water bombs at your enemies!
    • By completing the "[Nova] The Secret of the Remote Island" quest, you can move to the Remote Island Outpost. Here, you can talk to Kemdi to enter Remote Island.
    • When you attack and defeat other characters, you’ll gain EXP.
    • You can move to another map by pressing the Move Islands button.
    • You can leave during Winter Retreat by pressing the Exit button.
    • When you die, you can see the play history on the results window.
    • From the results window, you can rejoin the battle and instantly resurrect in the map or exit the game.

    Movement:

    • In Winter Retreat, engage in an fierce open field battle with other characters by throwing droplets of water. You can move, attack, and use skills with the following controls.
    • Move: Use the WASD keys to move.
    • Attack: Use the left mouse click to attack.
    • Skills: Use the right mouse click to activate acquired skills.
    • Basic Movement Skill: Press the Space key to use the Roll skill to instantly move a long distance.
    • You can attack palm trees in the Remote Island to acquire the following items.
      • Experience: When acquired, increases your experience in Winter Retreat.

    Skills:

    You can attack mushroom sand castles in the Remote Island to acquire the following items with varying effects.

    • Red Potion: When acquired, fully recover HP instantly.
    • Deluge: Acquire the Deluge skill.
    • Water Sprinkler: Acquire the Water Sprinkler skill.
    • Whizzing Waterdrops: Acquire the Whizzing Waterdrops skill.
    • Speedwalker: Acquire the Speedwalker skill.
    • Rolling: Acquire the Rolling skill.
    • Unstoppable: Acquire Unstoppable skill.

    Each skill has a certain duration, after which it will disappear.

    • Deluge: After casting, the basic attack’s droplets’ size and attack power are increased.
    • Whizzing Waterdrops: After casting, Increases basic attack and launch/firing speed and attack range for 15 seconds.
    • Water Sprinkler: After casting, For 5 seconds, the basic attack is divided into five and fired. Attack range is decreased.
    • Speedwalker: After casting, your base movement speed will be increased for 20 seconds.
    • Rolling: After casting, your Roll skill can be used up to 5 times with no cooldown.
    • Unstoppable: Become invincible for 10 seconds.

    Rewards:

    • All the experience you acquire inside Winter Retreat will be exchanged into points, which you can trade to Kemdi for various rewards.
      • 2x Experience Coupon (15 minutes): 6000 points per coupon. Can get up to 2 per day.
      • Nova Coins: 300 points per coin. Can get up to 60 coins per day.
      • Mystery Card Pack: 400 points per pack. Can get up to 100 packs per day.
      • Lifeguard Chair: 180,000 points.
      • Island Paradise Chair: 90,000 points.
      • Permanent Banana Boat Mount Coupon: 90,000 points.

    Achievements:

    • In the Maple Achievements’ Event tab, you can complete achievements and receive special rewards from this event.
    • Well Begun is Half Done: Enter the Remote Island. (10 achievement points)
    • You are raving: Defeat a total of 300 people in Winter Retreat. (20 achievement points + 2x Experience Coupon Voucher)
    • Undeniable Greatness: Defeat a total of 500 people in Winter Retreat. (30 achievement points + Nova Coin Box)
    • From Now Until the End: Achieve level 5 or more for 10 days. (40 achievement points + Palm Frond Damage Skin)
    • Clock's Ticking!: Achieve a score of 1,000 points or more in a single game. (20 achievement points + Paradise Prankster title)
    • You're Ready Now: Achieve a score of 5,000 points or more in a single game. (30 achievement points + Nova Coin Box)
    • Game of Crowns: Achieve level 15 in Winter Retreat. (30 achievement points + Tree Label Ring Coupon)
    • Even long distances start with one step: Achieve a total score of 35,000 points or more in Winter Retreat. (30 achievement points)
    • Gotta Warm Up!: Achieve a total score of 100,000 points or more in Winter Retreat. (40 achievement points + Nova Coin Box)
    • Eternal Ice Battle: Achieve a total score of 200,000 points or more in Winter Retreat. (40 achievement points + Nova Coin Box)
    • Put Some Ice on That: Achieve a total score of 250,000 points or more in Winter Retreat. (40 achievement points + Tree Chat Ring Coupon)
    • Winter Retreat: Complete all of the Winter Retreat achievements. (100 achievement points + Winter Retreat Gift Box)
    Winter Photo Card


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 2 at 11:59 PM

    Requirement: Lv. 33 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2).

    • Collect and combine Winter Photo Cards from Maple World to receive a powerful buff and Nova Coins!
    • You can collect Winter Photo Cards with various effects during this event. There are 12 kinds of cards and 4 ranks.
    • Each card has a different effect and the higher the card’s rank, the better the effect.
      • Cygnus Card: Increases boss damage by 5%/10%/15%/20~30%.
      • Neinheart Card: Increases buff duration by 5%/10%/15%/20~30%.
      • Claudine Card: Increases critical rate by 1%/3%/7%/10%~20%.
      • Mihile Card: Increases critical damage by 1%/3%/7%/10%~20%.
      • Oz Card: Increases attack/magic attack by 5/10/15/30~50.
      • Irena Card: Increases damage to regular monsters by 5%/10%/15%/20~30%.
      • Eckhart Card: 5%/10%/15%/20~30% chance to acquire 1 additional Nova Coin from Nova Boxes.
      • Hawkeye Card: 1%/3%/7%/10%~15% chance to acquire 3 guild contribution when hunting regular monsters.
      • Blaster Card: Acquire 10%/30%/50%/70%~100% additional honor from Medals of Honor.
      • Battle Mage Card: Increases all stats by 15/30/45/60~120 and HP/MP by 750/1500/2250/3000~6000.
      • Wild Hunter Card: Increases Monster Collection registration rate by 15%/30%/50%/70%~150%.
      • Checky Card: Acquire 10%/30%/50%/70%~150% additional profession skill mastery.
    • Winter Photo Cards can be obtained from the following items:
      • Mystery Card Pack
        • Acquired when hunting monsters in your level range, used immediately upon looting.
        • Gives cards of any kind and any rank.
      • Magical Card Pack
        • Acquired from the Sunday Maple events on December 17, December 24, and December 31.
        • Gives you an S rank card of your choice.
    • Using the event notification icon you can open your Card Collection. Here, you can equip, trade, and combine your cards.
    • You can equip up to 5 cards at one time. After doing so, you can use the Card Collector’s Token to turn on the effects of those cards. The Token can be used until January 3, 2018.

    Trading:

    You can trade cards of the same kind to receive a B rank card of your choice.

    • Example: You have 20 Eckhart B rank cards but need one more B rank Irena card to fuse (explained below!).
      • You can trade in 20 Eckhart Cards to receive 1 Irena Card.

    Here is a list of what you can trade:

    • 20 B rank cards can be traded for 1 B rank card.
    • 6 A rank cards can be traded for 3 B rank cards.
    • 2 S rank cards can be traded for 5 B rank cards.
    • SS rank cards cannot be traded.

    Fusing:

    You can combine cards of the same kind and rank to receive higher rank cards of the same kind.

    • 10 B rank cards can be combined for an 80% chance to receive 1 A rank card.
    • 5 A rank cards can be combined for a 90% chance to receive 1 S rank card.
    • 2 S rank cards can be combined for a 100% chance to receive 1 SS rank card.
    • If you already own an SS rank card of this kind, its stats will be re-rolled.
    • SS rank cards cannot be combined.

    Every day, based on the number of packs you pick up, you’ll get Nova Coins. You can do repeat the quest 6 times per day for a total of 85 Nova Coins.

    • 50 packs: Nova Coins (x5)
    • 100 packs: Nova Coins (x5)
    • 150 packs: Nova Coins (x10)
    • 200 packs: Nova Coins (x15)
    • 250 packs: Nova Coins (x20)
    • 300 packs: Nova Coins (x30)

    Achievements:

    In the Maple Achievements’ Event tab, you can complete achievements and receive special rewards from this event.

    • Inseparable: Acquire an SS rank Cygnus card and SS rank Neinheart card.
    • Pitch Black: Acquire an SS rank Eckhart Card and SS rank Battle Mage card.
    • Squabble: Acquire an SS rank Neinheart card and SS rank Checky Card
    • Winter Has Come: Acquire an SS rank Oz card and SS rank Blaster card
    • Fire, Wind, Water, Captain Maple: Acquire an SS rank Checky card, SS rank Oz card, and SS rank Irena card
    • Solemn Cuties: Acquire an SS rank Neinheart card, SS rank Mihile Card, and SS rank Checky card
    • Cute Fluffy Animals: Acquire an SS rank Hawkeye card, SS rank Wild Hunter card, and SS rank Checky card
    • Each achievement will give some points, some Nova Coins, as well as a Winter Photo Card Gift Box.
    • The gift box will give you a choice of 1 Card Chair based on the achievement’s requirements.
    • The boxes are tradeable through the account and the chairs are permanent.
    • Since there’s only 7 achievements, you can only get 7 of the chairs.
    2x EXP & Drop Sunday


    December 17

    Requirement: Available for all levels

    • We will be running a 2x EXP & Drop event! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don't miss out on this chance to power through your level-ups!

    Times:

    • Sunday, December 17, 2017
      • PST: 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM & 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
      • EST: 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM & 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM & 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM (December 18)
      • CET: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM & 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM (December 18)
      • AEDT: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM & 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM (December 18) & 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (December 18)
    December Big Spender


    UTC: December 14 at 12:00 AM – December 31 at 11:59 PM

    • Spend your NX in the Cash Shop during the month of December and earn awesome rewards! The more NX you spend, the more rewards you'll receive!
    • Please note that you will only receive one set of rewards depending on which spending tier you place in.
    • The rewards will be given out in a future maintenance, and you will be able to pick them up by clicking the gift box icon on the left side of the game window.
    • Only one character per account can receive the rewards.

    Rewards:

    • Spend 50,000 NX - 69,999 NX and receive:
      • 3,000 Maple Points
      • Damage Skin Random Box (open to receive one damage skin at random)
    • Spend 70,000 NX - 109,999 NX and receive:
      • 3,000 Maple Points
      • Damage Skin Random Box (open to receive one damage skin at random)
      • 1 Tyrant Armor Box (open to receive one Lv.150 Tyrant equip at random; Tyrant Gloves not included)
    • Spend 110,000 NX or more and receive:
      • 3,000 Maple Points
      • Damage Skin Random Box (open to receive one damage skin at random)
      • 1 Tyrant Armor Box (open to receive one Lv.150 Tyrant equip at random; Tyrant Gloves not included)
      • 1 Fafnir Weapon Box (open to receive one Lv.150 Fafnir weapon at random)
    Sunny Sunday Perk


    UTC: December 17 at 12:00 AM – December 17 at 11:59 PM

    • Enjoy various perks on each Sunday during the event period.
    • Week 3 - December 17
      • Receive double the amount of Nova Coins from the Nova Box.
      • 100% success rate when Star Force enhancing equips from 5, 10, or 12 stars.
      • Receive Grade S Winter Photo Card (once per account).
    Winter Bard Opening Event


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 3 at 11:59 PM

    Requirement: Lv. 100 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2).

    • Talk to Thales the Librarian and accept the quest, "[Nova] Play Grand Athenaeum Ep 4 to Get a Gift!" which will require you to complete the newest chapter!
    • Complete this chapter in order to receive Nova Coins (x30) and The Forgotten chair!
    • This quest can only be completed once per world, so make sure you complete with the character you want to give the rewards to!

    Rewards:

    • The Forgotten Chair: Recovers 50 HP and MP every 10 seconds.
    • Nova Coins (x30)
    Beast Tamer Character Creation


    UTC: December 13 (after maintenance) – January 16 at 11:59 PM

    • Beast Tamer will be available for creation for a limited time.

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  2. James

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    Interested in seeing how this is going to play out. I wish they'd tell us a number.