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kMSt ver. 1.2.464 & Inkwell’s Secret Diary – Welcome to Monster Life!

Welcome to Monster Life!

Are you curious about monster combinations?
Please ask me anything!

A new patch has been released in Tespia, bringing the last (?) part of the unlimited update, Monster Life! It is very similar to the mobile game MapleStory Village but also brings in game benefits to you~ I think it’s unfinished though, a lot of things say “This is not ready yet”.

In addition, small parts of Root Abyss have been added but it’s not quite accessible yet.

Farm Button

You can access Monster Life by pressing the house button beside the Channel Change button, or by going to System > Farm. Monster Life allows users to decorate their own farm while raising monsters!

Profile and Farm Name

When you first enter, you’ll be asked to name your farm. All characters on your account will share one farm. You can also upload a picture from your computer to be your profile picture!

Clovers and Waru

A farm’s beauty is expressed in clovers. As you increase your farm’s beauty, you will gain special buffs for it.

A new currency called Waru has been added for Monster Life. It can be used for a variety of things, and apparently in the future, can be used to buy things for the real MapleStory game.

Each farm has a level, up to a maximum of 30. As you level up your farm, the maximum number of monsters you can hold will increase, as well as the types of decorations you can buy.

Buildings

Deco

My House

You can buy Buildings or Deco, to change the appearance of your farm. There are also Roads, which you get for free and have an infinite amount of.

Your house cannot be moved, and can only be upgraded at certain levels.

Red Mushroom House

Each building has a unique yield of Waru, storage capacity, and beauty. Every 10 minutes, a building will produce Waru for you to collect. Deco does not give you Waru but greatly increases your farm’s beauty.

Farm Monsters

The biggest part of Monster Life is raising monsters on your farm! Every monster in MapleStory, about 700 species, have been registered in Monster Life. Boss monsters will appear as Miniature Monsters (I wonder how they look haha).

There are 22 categories of monsters, and within each category, 7 ranks. There’s also a special category that you can only get through certain boxes.

My Monsters

Each monster has 30 levels, and can gain experience by being taken care of. A higher level monster will give you more Waru. You can even visit others’ farms and have your monsters play with theirs~

Panda

When a monster joins your farm, it will receive potential (a passive skill), that will affect your in-game characters. Each of the 22 categories has its own potential, and you will receive only the boosts from the highest level of each category. Special category monsters all have unique potential.

A monster’s potential is set right when you acquire it, and will never change. I believe that the potential expires… in Tespia the date is set to 1/1/1900, haha. The thing is… I have no idea how to find out the potential of a monster nor do I see any skills on any of my characters even though I have like 8 monsters.

Anyways, here’s a list of skills that you can get.

  • Max HP increase
  • Max MP increase
  • Attack increase
  • Magic attack increase
  • STR increase
  • DEX increase
  • INT increase
  • LUK increase
  • All stat increase
  • Accuracy increase
  • Avoid increase
  • Jump increase
  • Speed increase
  • Max speed increase
  • Defense increase
  • % damage to boss monsters increase
  • % minimum critical damage increase
  • % critical chance increase
  • % total damage increase
  • % monster’s defense ignore increase
  • % buff duration increase
  • % summon duration increase
  • % item droprate increase
  • % meso droprate increase
  • % experience gained increase
  • % Final Attack damage increase
  • Passive skill level increase
  • % resistance to states and elements increase
  • % damage taken reduction
  • Invincibility time after being attacked increase
  • Chance to guard against damage
  • % experience lost upon death reduction
  • Some damage done to an enemy changed into HP
  • HP and MP recovery over time
  • Chance to recover HP and MP when attacking
  • Chance to instantly kill an enemy
  • Chance to apply <slow> when attacking
  • Chance to apply <poison> when attacking
  • Chance to recover MP when a monster is killed
  • Gain Waru when you level up your Monster Life farm
  • Monster Life’s monsters experience increase
  • Monster Life’s farm experience increase
  • Monster Life’s buildings Waru increase
  • % Monster Life shop discount

Use Items

To get new monsters, you can go to the shop and buy one of the boxes there for a random monster.

Combine Monsters

You can also visit someone else’s farm, and combine monsters! The new monster you receive will be based on the categories of the monsters used as well as their rank. Neither monster gets ‘used up’ per se, so I guess this is sort of like monster mating, haha.

Story Quests

Finally, in Monster Life, you can complete quests. There are both story quests and repeatable daily quests.

Scholar's Study

Inside the Scholars’ Study, you can find four special NPCs. First off is Julian, who will give you medals for certain achievements (this has not been added yet).

There’s the fairy who will give you up to 3 repeatable quests every 6 hours. That guy who looks sort of like Wonky is the merchant, from which you can buy buildings, deco, and monster boxes. Finally the mirror, who takes you to a random person’s farm so you can combine monsters!

Fairy and Guwaru

By the way, for those of you with keen eyes, you’d notice that the mirror looks a lot like Guwaru, haha. I thought it was just a coincidence at first but I looked in the data and found this picture~ It seems Guwaru has something to do with Monster Life?

Here’s a video by Spadow playing with the Monster Life system in game, so you guys can get a better idea of what it is.

Premium Water of Life

Unrelated to Monster Life, about the Premium Water of Life. Sorry guys, my translation was completely off. This Water of Life only lets you skip the quests required to revive a pet, it does not make a pet permanent!

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  1. YOROSWAGG
    January 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    cool

    • staymad
      January 4, 2013 at 4:16 pm

      Hello Farmville

      • Anonymous
        January 4, 2013 at 4:52 pm

        cheating to third denied

        • Gooby
          January 4, 2013 at 9:01 pm

          oinkss mom is a fatass

          • Anonymous
            January 4, 2013 at 10:26 pm

            yeah!!

  2. Yugidude
    January 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    i am complete unsure of how this will turn out

    • Divire
      January 4, 2013 at 6:32 pm

      It will either be something you need to be strong in Maple, thus being a time/money pit; or a complete waste of programming effort.

  3. Pixel
    January 4, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    this game is a piece of crap.

    • Fusion
      January 4, 2013 at 4:16 pm

      amen!

  4. Almighty
    January 4, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    <,<

  5. Metal
    January 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    fuck this !!! sucks farmville !!

  6. ghostwarfare
    January 4, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    Can I use my village from the Mobile game, in the PC Maplestory?

  7. Brayson
    January 4, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Aint nobody got time fo’ dat.

    • Anonymous
      January 6, 2013 at 9:39 pm

      lol

  8. Sagi
    January 4, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Worst idea they ever had.

  9. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    ummmmmmm…………………………… wut….? maplefarm? o_o

  10. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    hiiii

  11. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    I dont mind op classes or ksing ppl, but this? this is an offense for me T.T

  12. January 4, 2013 at 6:31 pm
  13. Looloo
    January 4, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    Finding out that that water of life does not make pets perma made my heart die </3
    But I understand, we all make mistakes sometimes =(

  14. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    what the fucking hell

  15. wtf
    January 4, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    what the fuck is this shit?

  16. Dave Hester
    January 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    too much hate

    • Splatypus
      January 4, 2013 at 10:19 pm

      I wonder why? Maybe because is shitty, unrelated to maplestory, and a blatant rip off of the terrible game “FarmVille”.

      • Hi
        January 5, 2013 at 1:13 am

        Get over it

      • StopHatinBreh
        February 11, 2013 at 7:22 pm

        It does relate to maplestory though.

        “here’s a list of skills that you can get.

        Max HP increase
        Max MP increase
        Attack increase
        Magic attack increase
        STR increase
        DEX increase
        INT increase
        LUK increase
        All stat increase
        Accuracy increase
        Avoid increase
        Jump increase
        Speed increase
        Max speed increase
        Defense increase
        % damage to boss monsters increase
        % minimum critical damage increase
        % critical chance increase
        % total damage increase
        % monster’s defense ignore increase
        % buff duration increase
        % summon duration increase
        % item droprate increase
        % meso droprate increase
        % experience gained increase
        % Final Attack damage increase
        Passive skill level increase
        % resistance to states and elements increase
        % damage taken reduction
        Invincibility time after being attacked increase
        Chance to guard against damage
        % experience lost upon death reduction
        Some damage done to an enemy changed into HP
        HP and MP recovery over time
        Chance to recover HP and MP when attacking
        Chance to instantly kill an enemy
        Chance to apply when attacking
        Chance to apply when attacking
        Chance to recover MP when a monster is killed

  17. loyal reader
    January 4, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    “so I guess this is sort of like monster mating”
    inb4 someone mates a male human mob w/ another male mob -_-
    srs beastiality/homosexuality/incest going on here

  18. Anonymoose
    January 4, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    I’m not particularly drawn to the idea, but I don’t really see what the problem is… It just simply seems like a whimsical little distraction and a slight standoff from the linear repetition the rest of the game encompasses.

    • loyal reader
      January 5, 2013 at 2:31 am

      Well not linear; most in-game elements grow exponentially (damage, meso inflation, hp…). This is more akin to back projection.

      • Anonymoose
        January 5, 2013 at 4:48 am

        “Linear” in the sense that your actions and tasks, as a player, follow a repeated, linear sequence with very little dynamics that offset it. In this context, I am not referring to the formulaic mechanics that govern the game and its variables, but rather what you, as the player, do within the game to progress through it.

        • loyal reader
          January 5, 2013 at 10:13 am

          Well ok assuming that was true, its still not linear; players have been forced to make choices since quite a while ago. Take equipment scrolling; do you chaos scroll first, or potential scroll first? The process affects the result (you might blow up a good equip, or conversely end up with a shitty equip)
          /inb4specialolympics

          • Anonymoose
            January 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm

            “Special Olympics…?” What? I’m sorry if I somehow offended you with my comments, but it seems as though you’re misunderstanding the usage of the word “linear” in this context… Perhaps words, such as “one-dimensional”, “redundant”, “repetitive”, “bland”, or others would fit better? Calling back to my previous comment, the “repeated, linear sequence” I refer to is the game’s overreliance on simple grinding in order to level up, or rather “progress” through the game. Sure, you could do something else, but the singlemost productive way by far is to simply grind. There are dynamics in place that alter, very slightly, the need for it, but it does not take away at the fundamental necessity to simply attack mobs, gain experience or gear to improve the character, rinse and repeat. There’s no real nuance of required tactics when training on regular mobs, and training in general is so very bland because very seldom is a particular need for a different approach to the area actually substantial… It becomes more of a chore to level than a genuine, enjoyable experience as it ought to be, since the crux of the game itself relies on it. I say again, there are dynamics that cause a very slight variance in this, but they hardly provide a substantial enough offset to fix the over-reliance the game has on the fundamental necessity to “grind on a mob, level up, perhaps go to a different mob or improve your gear, level up more”. It is understandable that, as an MMO, grinding is a significant part of character progression, however, because it has the tendency to outright overshadow so many promising attributes, the fact that training maps in general do not substantially change enough to warrant the player to take risks or different approaches, added on top of other particular features that come to mind makes it downright unfortunate.

          • jnns
            January 5, 2013 at 3:52 pm

            Why are u posting such so long comment for a stupid farm game

  19. Tokentaker
    January 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Damn, so much for making any pet permanent.

  20. jess5647
    January 4, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    Poor Guwaru.

  21. Splatypus
    January 4, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    People have been saying this game is going downhill, but now it’s confirmed.

  22. Mr. Cool
    January 4, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    Kinda scary… That mirror looks like it might be carved out of Guwaru’s remains.

  23. Sinnatrue
    January 4, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    you crushed my dream about Premium Water of Life T^T

  24. ThatBlackGuy
    January 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    With any luck this’ll be treated like the new login theme and the party exp being removed from lhc and stay in kms.

  25. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    Wait, what? This new currency is called Waru, as in GuWARU, that Black Mage Commander? O.O

    Now, he definitely has something to do with Monster Life if the currency has something to do whith him…

  26. Anonymous
    January 5, 2013 at 12:07 am

    ………This is so not maplestory

  27. Anonymous
    January 5, 2013 at 12:11 am

    how about……… kart rider in maplestory?? 😀

    • Annoying
      January 8, 2013 at 3:23 am

      How about……… tetris in maplestory?? xD

  28. TimeFromSEA
    January 5, 2013 at 12:15 am

    haha, Guwaru cry >_<"
    so cute x3

  29. celticgaelic
    January 5, 2013 at 1:51 am

    So, how do you get these “waru”(s)?
    Can you like exchange Mesos for them, buy them with nx, or is it its own individual market?

  30. loyal reader
    January 5, 2013 at 2:33 am

    I saw a few gripes above about “no permapet :(”
    JMS had one (1 ticket per ID) and I’m pretty sure KMS had one too

    Also:Guwaru – Gu = Waru 8-o

  31. Vince
    January 5, 2013 at 6:41 am

    Woah~ Black Mage would be glad that Maplers concentrate on maple farming instead of hunting him… LOL… “GOOD JOB”~ KMS~ >.<

  32. Anonpixels
    January 5, 2013 at 10:04 am

    Well, Guwaru was the Transcence of Life, and Monster LIFE…
    …Well, you see.

  33. January 5, 2013 at 11:52 am

    Guwaru was bad, so they decided to turn him into a mirror.

  34. Anonymous
    January 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Still not as bad as Megaman Xover.

    • 32132323213
      January 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm

      truth. Capcom what are you doing :/?

      • Anonymous
        January 5, 2013 at 9:25 pm

        Capcom. Stahp.

        • Annoying
          January 8, 2013 at 3:25 am

          Marvel forever woooo

  35. January 5, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Thats..Thats…Kind of cool…
    Not really into farmvil but its nice that your account can connect thats something cool

    • Kaika
      January 5, 2013 at 6:00 pm

      Yup, this is more for people who get tired of mass grinding or don’t really care about levels I’d guess. This’ll give me something to do other than wait for new stuff.

  36. mithi9
    January 5, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    waiting for root abyss <.<

  37. MIA *death*
    January 5, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    the fuck pig x cow = chiken? how wtf

  38. Emmanuel
    January 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    I thought the picture when you stated it’s used to combine monsters at other people’s homes was like some type of Pokemon battle rip-off…lol.

    Eh, I’m not into farmville, but I guess Maple is growing.

  39. Anonymoose
    January 5, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    jnns :
    Why are u posting such so long comment for a stupid farm game

    The longer comment wasn’t in direct regard to the new patch, it was to clear up a possible misunderstanding with the derelict above me using as much detail as necessary to eliminate any room for further misunderstandings. Disregard it if you wish, as it doesn’t concern you.

  40. psydei
    January 5, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    And i was just watching Harry Potter…

  41. January 6, 2013 at 12:44 am

    Also there is going to be a Cygnus Knights revamp!

    • royalclara
      January 6, 2013 at 8:58 pm

      HEY HONEY SUGAR TOODLE POODLE BEAR. ITS CLARA, ILY <33333

  42. Anonymous
    January 6, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    copying adventure time i see, looking through a cursed mirror into farmworld.

  43. gambitflash
    January 7, 2013 at 7:12 am

    Is it me or is maple becoming way too complex,with all these new systems and stuff.The game feels clunky now.I have been following this game for 3-4 years and within this span I saw excellent additions that I totally loved,but this minigame,bits system (everything after luminous) feels forced.Like they are trying to milk it or something.

    Anyways,you guys may enjoy it.I m staying away from this

    • StopHatinBreh
      February 11, 2013 at 7:26 pm

      Maple is far beyond simple. There is nothing complex about it.

  44. January 7, 2013 at 7:13 am

    Very nice bonus that not easy to find in equipment:
    % damage to boss monsters increase
    % minimum critical damage increase
    % critical chance increase
    % total damage increase
    % monster’s defense ignore increase
    % buff duration increase
    % Final Attack damage increase
    Passive skill level increase
    % resistance to states and elements increase
    % damage taken reduction

    Sure many people will farm this kind of village. It is better to be available on iOS and Android.

  45. Vultwaz
    January 7, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    Nooooooooo Guwaru 😦

  46. xproxied#swag
    January 7, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    max u r da best, plz do wat u do alwayz!!!

  47. Please Adapt Cockroaches
    January 8, 2013 at 3:05 am

    well… not everything is one-of-a-kind or unique if does pardon me i am no good list to it.

  48. Anonymous
    January 16, 2013 at 2:37 am

    looks fucking retarded

  1. January 11, 2013 at 5:09 pm

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