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kMS ver. 1.2.247 – Zakum Update & Hunting Changes!

ver. 1.2.247 World Selection

In the newest patch, Zakum has been updated to use the skeleton animation system! In addition, various hunting changes and bug fixes have been implemented.

Oh yeah, for those of you who have been awaiting the Aran and Evan update (for the past couple of years), we finally have a date!!

Zakum: The Newborn

Zakum’s battle pattern has been renewed.

  • Zakum now uses the skeleton animation system, giving it a more diverse battle pattern.
  • Zakum’s 8 arms’ patterns have been updated as well, and will change based on the phase Zakum is currently in.
  • Zakum now uses the Death Count system (5 deaths allowed) and has a potion cooldown.
  • You can enter through the Door to Zakum in El Nath or use the Boss shortcut.

Chaos Zakum has been changed.

  • You can now clear Chaos Zakum 2 times per week. This is no longer shared with Easy/Normal Zakum, which have a combined clear limit of 2 times per day.
  • Chaos Zakum’s difficulty has been increased.
  • Chaos Zakum now uses the Death Count system (5 deaths allowed) and has a potion cooldown.
  • New equipment rewards have been added.
    • Enraged Zakum's Helmet Enraged Zakum’s Helmet (45 all stats, 400 HP and MP, 2 attack and magic attack, 11 slots, level 150, untradeable upon equipping, can be traded with the Platinum Karma Scissors)
    • Enraged Zakum's Belt Enraged Zakum’s Belt (18 all stats, 150 HP and MP, 1 attack and magic attack, 3 slots, level 150, untradeable upon equipping)
    • Enraged Zakum's Cape Enraged Zakum’s Cape (12 all stats, 1 attack and magic attack, 10 speed and 5 jump, 7 slots, level 150, untradeable upon equipping, can be traded with the Platinum Karma Scissors)

Zakum's Altar

Both Normal and Chaos Zakum have a similar moveset. I’m not too sure how it works but it seems you can hit both Zakum’s body and its arms to deal damage. While the arms are still alive, they can do one of two things:

  • The arms will slam down onto the ground where there is a small effect, if you get hit you’ll instantly die.
  • The three platforms on each side will spawn and the bottom floor will be set on fire, dealing constant damage. The arms will slam together creating a laser on the platform level that has an indicator. If you get hit, you’ll instantly die.

After you defeat the first phase, Zakum will crumble and start using new attacks.

  • Zakum will dig into the ground and come back up in a different place (like Vellum).
  • Rocks will fall from the ceiling, if they hit you you’ll be caught in a web that slows you and blocks any movement skills.
  • Zakum will summon a large green cube that you must be under before he casts his attack or else you’ll instantly die.
  • Zakum will cast super defense/magic defense, causing your attacks to deal 1 damage.

Field Hunting Reorganization

Bounty Hunter Brothers Polo and Prito

PoloPrito

While hunting monsters, there is a chance that a Bounty Hunter portal will be created. When you enter the portal, you’ll encounter the Bounty Hunter Brothers, Polo and Prito, and you will randomly join them on one of the following adventures:

Polo

Bounty HuntBounty Hunt (Stage 5)

  • Bounty Hunt: help Polo hunt the 5 waves of incoming monsters

Defend the RampartDefend the Rampart (Wave 5)

  • Rampart Defense: defend the two floors of the rampart from 5 waves of incoming monsters

Prito

Eagle Hunting

  • Eagle Hunt: hunt various flying eagles by using the mouse click while avoiding the Kiyos

Dragon Egg Theft

  • Dragon’s Egg Theft: climb up 5 stages using portals and find the Dragon Egg at the top

If you participate in Polo’s content, you’ll receive a lot of experience (from hunting the monsters) as a reward. If you participate in Prito’s content, you’ll receive experience and items based on your performance as a reward.

Bounty Hunter's Portal

You can enter 20 Bounty Hunter portals per day, and the limit is reset every day at midnight.

New items from Polo and Prito have been added.

  • Polo’s Friend (medal) [15 all stats, 5 attack and magic attack, 1000 HP and MP]
  • Prito’s Friend (medal) [10 all stats, 3 attack and magic attack, 500 HP and MP]
  • Basic Hunter’s Bag (use)
  • Intermediate Hunter’s Bag (use)
  • Advanced Hunter’s Bag (use)
  • Superior Hunter’s Bag (use)
  • Basic Hunter Medal of Honor (use)
  • Intermediate Hunter Medal of Honor (use)
  • Advanced Hunter Medal of Honor (use)

Rune Reorganization

Rune of Decay Rune of Destruction

The Rune of Decay has been deleted. The Rune of Destruction will now instantly kill nearby enemies when it is activated.

Rune of GrowthRune of Transcendence Rune of Bombardment

Three new Runes have been added.

  • Rune of Growth: the map’s summoned monster limit will be increased by 3x for 1 minute (this effect will disappear if you change maps)
  • Rune of Transcendence: all skills with cooldowns greater than 5 seconds will have their cooldowns reduced to 5 seconds for 1 minute (this effect will disappear if you change maps)
  • Rune of Bombardment: ride a flying ship with powerful attacks for 1 minute

Here’s a video of the new Runes, and the change to the Rune of Destruction.

Fairy Bros’ Daily Gift

Fairy Bros' Daily Gift

The fairy brothers Wave and Wonky have gifts for you every day!

  • You can receive up to 28 gifts per month.
  • You must be level 13 or higher (Zeros must complete Chapter 2) to receive the gift. You must click the Content notifier on the left side of your screen and click the gift icon to receive your daily gift.
  • You can receive one gift per day per Maple ID.
  • If you are logged in to a Premium PC Room, you can also receive the next day’s gift. However, you can still only receive 28 gifts per month.
  • Each month, the Daily Gifts will be changed.

As you can see, there are some very nice gifts, like 2x Experience Coupons, Mileage, Character Slot Coupons, Inventory Slot Coupons, and even Red and Black Cubes! All you have to do is log in and claim them~

Game Related

Aran Character Creation Evan Character Creation

Due to their upcoming reorganization, Aran and Evan character creation has been restricted. This does not affect existing Aran or Evan characters.

The reorganization will be coming on November 12! Hope we see it in the test world soon, it’s been so long since Nexon said they were working on it, it better not be a let-down haha.

Star Planet Central Plaza

Star Planet has received some updates.

  • You can now skip the tutorial when you enter Star Planet for the first time. If you would like to view the tutorial again, you can access it through the Star Planet help quests.
  • Many of the guidance quests have been incorporated into the Star Planet quest system.
  • When moving from the lobby to the main entrance, you can now automatically board the Star Limousine.
  • When moving from Star Arena (1st floor) to Star Arena Street, you can now automatically board the Star Limousine.
  • The Star Limousine has new possible destinations.
  • In West Avenue, East Avenue, and Star Planet Luxury Hall, when you enter them the map’s guide will be played once.
  • When you enter the waiting room, a guide for Experience Coupons will be played.
  • Daily challenge quests will now be automatically completed.

Absolabs Equipment Shop

In Haven’s shop, the cost of Absolabs equipment has been reduced.

Reboot World

In Reboot World, boss monsters will now drop equipment specific to your job.

Evan (M)

Evan, Phantom, Mercedes, Luminous, EunWol, and Resistance’s level 35 and lower quests now use the navigation system to make them a bit easier to complete. In addition, some difficult quests’ completion requirements have been changed so they are easier.

Mind and Body Training Center Entrance Charm

In Mu Lung Dojo, the cost of the Mind and Body Training Center Charm (12 Hours) has been reduced.

Skill Related

The following items have been changed and corrected.

All Jobs

  • An error where you could not use another skill immediately after using Double Jump or Triple Jump has been fixed.
  • Aura type skills will now turn on/off more smoothly.
  • An error where summons would disappear when sent to Von Bon’s inner world has been fixed.
  • Lie detectors can now activate on users who are not in the combat state but have installed skills or summons active on the battlefield.

Dark Knight

  • An error where Reincarnation would sometimes look like it could activate even though the conditions were not met has been fixed.

Archmage (F/P)

  • An error where Fervent Drain‘s final damage boost effect affected your damage range has been fixed.

Shadower

  • An error where Dark Sight would go on cooldown after Advanced Dark Sight triggered it has been fixed.

Dual Blade

  • An error where Dark Sight would go on cooldown after Advanced Dark Sight triggered it has been fixed.

Cannon Shooter

  • Cannon Jump can now only be used up to 2 times while in the air.

Wind Breaker

  • Spiral Vortex‘s cast delay has been decreased.

Mikhail

  • An error where if you took a certain number of hits while Soul Link was active, the client would crash has been fixed.

Mercedes

  • An error where if Ignis Roar was used by your pet as a pet skill while using Ishtar’s Ring would cause it to stop has been fixed.

Phantom

  • An error where resetting your cooldowns while Tempest of Cards was on cooldown would allow you to use it an unlimited number of times without a cooldown has been fixed.

EunWol

  • An error where resetting your cooldowns while Summon Soul Tent was on cooldown would allow you to use it an unlimited number of times without a cooldown has been fixed.

Demon Avenger

  • An error where Conversion Star Force would not affect the Star Force enhancements from your extra pendant slot has been fixed.

Battle Mage

  • An error where Dark Lightning‘s marks would not be properly activated if you used Dark Lightning or Blow skills quickly in a short period of time has been fixed.
  • The ability to use Teleport while using skills has been made more smooth.

Wild Hunter

  • An error where your Jaguar would disappear if you changed channels and used a Jaguar skill has been fixed.
  • An error where Jaguar skills would sometimes not stack Another Bite after their cooldowns were reset has been fixed.

Mechanic

  • An error where Homing Missiles would not be fired during Massive Fire SPLASH-F has been fixed.
  • An error where if you were in Metal Armor: Human and used War Machine: Titan then switched to Metal Armor: Tank, War Machine: TItan’s effect would not disappear has been fixed.
  • An error where summon duration increasing passives would cause robots’ explosions to crash the client has been fixed.

Kaiser

  • An error where the ‘Command Skill Practice’ quest could not be completed has been fixed.
  • Errors with Final Figuration and Final Trans‘ transformation effects have been fixed.
  • An error where you could not attack after levelling up while being transformed has been fixed.

Angelic Buster

  • An error where certain attacks would knock you back while using Soul Resonance has been fixed.

Zero

  • An error where projectiles and shockwaves would not activate or activate late has been fixed.

Kinesis

  • An error where Psychic Grab could not be used in some floors of The SEED has been fixed.
  • An error where Psychic Walk could be used up to 3 times in the air has been fixed.

Events

Murmur Dungeon Season 3

Season 3 of the Murmur Dungeon event has begun and will run until November 11!

Dungeon Entrance Times

The event is open to all characters level 75 or higher, and you can participate 10 times per day. On the weekends, you can pay 200 Maple Points to increase your limit by 1, up to 5 times.

1:1 Mode is open at all times but Party Mode (2:2) is only open from 6pm~12am on weekdays and 2pm~9pm on weekends.

I won’t explain how it works because I think you guys all know this event already, enter his dungeon and collect 3 Soul Pieces before your opponent to win, etc.

Murmur Dungeon Master Challenge Points

This time, there is the Murmur Dungeon Master Challenge! As you play, you’ll collect points based on your performance. When you win, you’ll gain points (collect 3/2/1 Soul Pieces, win in the Special Mode) but when you lose, you’ll lose points as well (your opponent collected 3/2/1 Soul Pieces, won in the Special Mode).

Dungeon Master Ranks and Rewards

When you collect a certain number of points, your Dungeon Master Rank will increase and you’ll receive prizes!

  • Level C (5,000 points): 300 Scroll Traces
  • Level B (20,000 points): 500 Mileage
  • Level A (40,000 points): 4 Slot Inventory Expansion Coupon
  • Level S (70,000 points): 10 Murmur Soul Fragments, 500 Mileage
  • Master (100,000 points): Eternal Flame of Reincarnation, 4 Slot Inventory Expansion Coupon, 1000 Mileage

Murmur Souls

Also, as you play, you’ll collect Murmur Souls. You get 50 if you win and 10 if you lose in 1:1 Mode, and 100 if you win and 20 if you lose in Party Mode.

Murmur Soul RewardsThe Murmur Souls can be traded in to either Murmur or the Nine-tailed Fox for prizes!

Murmur:

  • Necromancer Murmur Chair (12,000 Murmur Souls)
  • Murmur Damage Skin (7,000 Murmur Souls)
  • Murmur’s Soul Fragment (500 Murmur Souls)
  • Special Soul Enchanter (1,000 Murmur Souls)
  • Honor (300 Murmur Souls)
  • Personality trait increase (Charisma, Insight, Will) (1,000 Murmur Souls)

Gumiho:

  • Charming Nine-tailed Fox Chair (12,000 Murmur Souls)
  • Nine-tailed Fox Damage Skin (7,000 Murmur Souls)
  • Personality trait increase (Craft, Empathy, Charm) (1,000 Murmur Souls)

Assalamu Alaykum Zakum Let's Go Zakum

The Assalamu Alaykum Zakum Let’s Go Zakum event has begun and will run until November 11, to celebrate Zakum’s update!

Zakum's Special Lucky Ticket

Whenever you defeat Zakum, you’ll receive a Zakum’s Special Lucky Ticket which you can open for various prizes.

  • 500~100,000 Maple Points
  • Zakum’s Arm (Cash weapon, untradeable)
  • 10 or 20 Power Elixirs
  • 20 Elixirs
  • 10 All Cures

If you are lucky enough to receive Maple Points, they will be taken from a shared pool of 100 million Maple Points! You can see the remaining Maple Points on the board in various towns and the Door to Zakum map. When all 100 million points are gone, the event will end.

Petite Zakum Pet

In addition, if you can defeat Zakum (Easy, Normal, or Chaos) 50 times during the event, you’ll receive the Petite Zakum pet! It lasts for 90 days and comes with its own equipment and pet food.

Coordi Item 50% Sale

Finally, from today until October 29, all items in the Cash Shop under the ‘Coordi’ category will be 50% off! The Coordi category contains all the clothes, weapon covers, and effects as well.

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  1. Ash
    October 14, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    K00L

  2. Anonymous
    October 14, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    lol noobs

    • Anonymous
      October 17, 2015 at 8:37 pm

      Says the one talking

      • Anonymous
        March 8, 2016 at 7:59 pm

        Savage.

  3. Anonymous
    October 14, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    thanks max.

    • Max
      October 15, 2015 at 12:09 am

      No problem 🙂

  4. majesticviet
    October 14, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    EVAN HYPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    • k0lanib
      October 16, 2015 at 7:19 am

      YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  5. Anonymous
    October 14, 2015 at 10:26 pm

    D:

  6. Anonymous
    October 14, 2015 at 11:04 pm

    Oh! The double Jump thing IS what I expected! Awesome.

    This is something that was bothering me since before big bang, lol.

    Anyways, thanks for your work, Max!

    • Max
      October 15, 2015 at 12:10 am

      My pleasure!

  7. Corn
    October 14, 2015 at 11:06 pm

    Nexon is revamping arans? Looks like I won’t have to blow up nexon headquarters.

    • Field
      October 15, 2015 at 6:32 am

      LOL. Same. But we don’t want another 911…
      TBH, I actually wanted Evan revamp a bit more than Aran but we’ll see how it goes.

  8. Anonymous
    October 14, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    They’re already down like 3m on luna 3 hours after patch, no way the event will last 25 days. RIP my chances at pipsqueak zakum.

    Also zakum normal is LAUGHABLY easy now. 8 seconds on my level 145 kinesis.

    • Anonymous
      October 14, 2015 at 11:49 pm

      Ooh that was my mistake, didn’t read ingame. The pipsqueak zakum event lasts until the 11th of november. Same as most of the other events. Silly me, disregard.

      • Max
        October 15, 2015 at 12:09 am

        Yeah the Zakum pet is independent of the Lucky Ticket event 🙂

        • Anonymous
          October 15, 2015 at 6:33 am

          Is the pet revive-able?

          • Max
            October 15, 2015 at 10:34 am

            Yep

  9. lindi
    October 15, 2015 at 12:54 am

    Tell me again when was the last time Xenon gets revamp?

    • Anonymous
      October 15, 2015 at 7:27 am

      Literaly every other patch.

  10. Anonymous
    October 15, 2015 at 1:15 am

    Hey max do you know if Czak follows the weekly reset time (thursday midnight) as cra and ‘easy’ cygnus and other week-lockout bosses? I would assume he does, but it can’t hurt to ask.

    • Max
      October 15, 2015 at 3:18 pm

      The patch notes don’t specify but it probably is the same.

  11. Anonymous
    October 15, 2015 at 1:26 am

    Max do you happen to know the requirements to get polo/prito’s medals? I would assume it’s just something like “complete 100 of the tasks each brother provides” but I can’t find it in my medal UI, nor does talking to them through the portal guide give any insight.

    • Max
      October 15, 2015 at 3:20 pm

      I’m not sure… if I can find out I’ll let you know!

  12. keyan22
    October 15, 2015 at 2:02 am

    Finally Evan and Aran get their revamp

  13. October 15, 2015 at 4:41 am

    This Reboot sounds better and better each time….That big rock golem should not be moving around like that…This is crazy

  14. October 15, 2015 at 8:45 am

    did you ever beat chaos zak, or know anyone that did?

    • acitro593
      October 15, 2015 at 8:48 am

      also, could you detail the new movesets of zak and czak?

    • Max
      October 15, 2015 at 3:20 pm

      Spadow has a video up on his channel of someone beating it 🙂
      Sure, I’ll add it in to my post.

  15. pixelc4t
    October 15, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    Omg I can’t wait for the Evan and Aran revamp!

  16. keyan22
    October 15, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Happy for Evan, Aran and Zakum revamp

  17. Anonymous
    October 15, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    So they chose aran to be a girl now?…I bet that the revamps will suck and ruin their original concepts

    • Anonymous
      October 15, 2015 at 6:05 pm

      Aran had been female for a while now.

      Anyways I have a hole and a coffin ready, very little faith in their idea of a revamp.

  18. Ahri
    October 15, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    Ahri xD

  19. Xenomata
    October 16, 2015 at 12:57 am

    Did… they ever put Reborn Zakum in the Test Server? Or was the Test Server content (from a previous post) all that was in the server up until the moment the patch was released, ergo Reborn Zakum was only recently released to the public without any player testing done beforehand.

    • Max
      October 16, 2015 at 1:32 am

      Yep it was released straight to the official servers, I guess they tested it internally.

  20. Anonymous
    October 16, 2015 at 7:06 am

    The sudden move of Zakum made me laughed so hard.
    Zakum, howdafuq did you move that fast

    anyway HYPE for Evan & Aran revamp 8DD
    though I hope they can revamp the other 3 together so that all 6 heroes have the same illustration style.

  21. Anonymous I/L mage
    October 16, 2015 at 8:40 am

    Ok, so from the KSMT, we also now have a Revamped Zakum, with much better attacks(HE FREAKIN JUMPS?!) but with terrible drops now being that the Chaos Zakum Helm is gone and replaced with a terrible cape, belt and a new version of the helm that has 45 all stats but loses the 10%hp/mp(and it doesn’t drop the poison weapons from what it looks like, or maybe Max had bad luck?) The equips have no set effect, are not superior Items, and have no secondary effect like ‘damage to bosses’ or pdr for that matter. Way to make the pay2win gap slightly bigger. The old hat was better for Xenons and Avengers, and this new hat is nowhere near as good…
    On the plus side, Aran and Evan are getting a revamp. Yay… I guess. still wish they would fix other things(I/L mage in general, at least Evan and Aran’s skill work, and are not purely there to look pretty) but hey, it’s something. The new skeletal system would be great with Evan as it would fix the massive delay off his earlier skills, but Aran? I hope they don’t give him combo based skills, ones that are based on the ‘killing monsters combo exp’ effect. The only way I can see them actually pulling it off was if they made it so that your power would be permanently adjusted even if you lose the combo, kinda like that skill that Kinesis got.

    • Max
      October 16, 2015 at 7:49 pm

      Yeah it still drops the Poisonic weapons.

    • October 18, 2015 at 7:31 pm

      Demon Avengers and Xenons are freakishly powerful on their own (and if they have powerful equips, they are monsters*). As for the new Zakum equips, Nexon can later decide to add set stats like they’ve done in the past, we just have to be patient.

      *NOTE:When we take into account cap damage dps, yeah, the DA is awful (I think…?).

  22. Anonymous
    October 16, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    HELL YEAH
    ARAN AND EVAN REVAMP HERE WE COME
    It had better not blow and turn out to be revamps to exisiting skills, I expect a full rework out of Nexon.

  23. Anonymous
    October 17, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    When did Nexon exactly announced a revamp for Aran and Evan?

  24. October 18, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    And I’m still wondering whether 5th Job will arrive or not, since the RED update in 2013 :S

  25. October 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    does the new helmets works same as CRA hats?(like chaos vellum hat) that can be part of any set? or its just useless hat with bit better stats than chaos?

    • Max
      October 19, 2015 at 6:50 pm

      It’s not a Lucky item like CRA hats. Only the belt is part of a set (the boss accessory set).

  26. Anonymous
    October 20, 2015 at 11:55 pm

    I still don’t get why they think giving every boss OHKOs (and other attacks that ignore all defensive skills) is a good idea.

    • FateOfPandas
      November 29, 2015 at 2:21 am

      I think its because they dont want you to hold down a button and beat a boss, but instead have dodge and avoid things, what i s
      don’t get is potion cooldowns, overall they arent bad but don’t make zakum reduce you to 1 hp before i can power elixir that’s dumb and overpowered

      • Anonymous
        April 20, 2016 at 6:21 pm

        He doesn’t seem to 1/1 you anymore, he can just OHKO you the second you respawn. And because he’s a boss, all your defensive/invincibility skills to protect against that are completely useless. Why even have those skills at all?

  27. Anonymous
    February 24, 2016 at 11:04 pm

    jeez, that Zakum looks hard

  28. May 19, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Max, its 1 hour not 12 hour for the Dojo Charm :S

  29. Anonymous
    July 19, 2016 at 4:55 am

    Any idea how to get Polo’s and Prito Medal?

    • Max
      July 19, 2016 at 10:43 am

      You get them randomly from the Pouches 🙂

  1. January 1, 2016 at 5:41 pm

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