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KMST ver. 1.2.029 – New Boss Damien!

February 18, 2016 Leave a comment Go to comments

Damien (4)

A new test server patch has been released, with the new boss Damien! Along with that comes a new area for users level 190 and higher.

Corrupted World Tree

A new area called the Corrupted World Tree has been added.

  • Characters level 190 and higher can enter.
  • The Corrupted World Tree area is set after the end of the Heroes of Maple blockbuster’s Final Act.
  • Characters level 190 and higher can accept the quest [Corrupted World Tree] to be moved to the area.
  • You can also access the Corrupted World Tree through a portal in Sleepywood’s Humid Swamp map.

New maps have been added.

  • Abandoned Camp
  • Road to the Bottom of the Trunk
  • Lower Left Trunk
  • Lower Trunk Crossroads
  • Lower Right Trunk
  • Middle Left Trunk 1
  • Middle Left Trunk 2
  • Middle Left Trunk 3
  • Middle Trunk Crossroads
  • Middle Right Trunk 1
  • Middle Right Trunk 2
  • Middle Right Trunk 3
  • *** Left Trunk 1
  • *** Left Trunk 2
  • Road to the Top of the Trunk
  • *** Right Trunk 1
  • *** Right Trunk 2
  • Upper Left Trunk
  • Upper Trunk Crossroads
  • Upper Right Trunk
  • Road to the World Tree Summit

New monsters have been added.

  • Infected Sap (Lv. 210)
  • Tainted Sap (Lv. 212)
  • Corrupt Demon Soldier (Lv. 218)
  • Corrupt Demon Enhanced Soldier (Lv. 220)
  • Corrupt Demon Axe Soldier (Lv. 220)
  • Corrupt Demon Enhanced Axe Soldier (Lv. 222)
  • Corrupt Demon Shield Soldier (Lv. 226)
  • Corrupt Demon Enhanced Shield Soldier (Lv. 228)
  • Corrupt Demon Wolf Rider (Lv. 228)
  • Corrupt Demon Enhanced Wolf Rider (Lv. 230)
  • Corrupt Demon Eagle Rider (Lv. 230)

New quests have been added.

  • [Corrupted World Tree] Those Who have Left and Those Remaining
  • [Daily] Lower Corrupted World Tree Purification
  • [Daily] Middle Corrupted World Tree Purification
  • [Daily] Upper Corrupted World Tree Purification

Soul Stone Exchange

Through daily quests and by defeating Damien, you can collect Soul Stones. You can trade these in to Quartermaster Saccharo to get Stigma Coins.

He will give you 1 Stigma Coin for 30 Faint Stigma’s Soul Stones and 1 Stigma Coin for 1 Twisted Stigma’s Soul Stone.

Stigma Coin Shop

You can spend Stigma Coins at the shop maintained by the Supply Soldier Salio. You can buy the items below:

  • Absolabs Lucky Item Scroll [5 Stigma Coins]
  • Absolabs weapons [5 Stigma Coins]
  • Absolabs hat [2 Stigma Coins]
  • Absolabs suit [2 Stigma Coins]
  • Absolabs shoulder [2 Stigma Coins]

Damien

The new boss Damien has been added. Damien has a Normal mode and Hard mode.

  • You can challenge him through the Corrupted World Tree area or by using the Boss Matching system.
  • In the test server, requirements to enter have been decreased. Characters level 140 or higher can enter, in a party of 1 to 6 people. In the official server, daily entrance limits and weekly clear limits will be added.

Here’s some screenshots of me fighting Damien. I think he has two other phases after this.

Here’s a short video of some of the attacks he has in his first phase.

Thanks to 스페랑카 on Naver for the animations below!

PHASE 1

Damien’s first phase has ??? HP with 300% PDR. Throughout the fight, his sword will fly across the map, hitting you. It can also lock on to your position and fly straight towards it.

He has three 1HKO attacks: the sword will stick itself into the ground and pulse every few seconds, the smoke markers on the ground that explode after a few seconds, and the fireballs he shoots downwards.

He has one special attack, one that looks like Demon Avenger’s Bloody Imprison. If it hits you, you have to complete a DDR-type minigame where you have to enter all the arrow keys correctly or else you will be binded for a short period of time (during which you cannot move, attack, or use any potions).

World Tree's Altar

In the top right of the screen, you’ll see a UI with 7 crystals, it is used for the Stigma curse. It says “Next stigma will be created in: XX seconds”. Every 30 seconds, a stigma will appear and you’ll see a number above yourself (1/7). If it reaches 7, you will instantly die and Damien will become stronger.

But you’ll also notice that sometimes, the World Tree’s Altar appears. If you stand on top of it and use the Offering’s Stigma skill without getting hit for a short period of time, you can remove all Stigma stacks on yourself.

PHASE 2

Damien’s second phase has 120,000,000,000 HP with 300% PDR. I haven’t actually fought this yet but it looks super cool!

PHASE 3 (?)

Damien (Phase 3)

There’s one more Damien mob in the data, it has 210,000,000 HP with 1000% PDR (which is nuts). So I think this one is just maybe a final death animation or maybe you have to do something specific to kill him in this form.

Game Related

The following monsters will now spawn more frequently.

  • Manon (Manon’s Forest)
  • Griffey (Griffey’s Forest)
  • Dodo (Road to Memories 5)
  • Lilynouch (Road to Regret 5)
  • Lyka (Road to Oblivion 5)

 

When you input an item which has no more upgrade slots available into the Enhancement UI, you will now be taken automatically to the Star Force Enhancement tab (instead of the Scroll Trace tab).

Flying Green

The following monsters will now spawn in Mechanical Grave.

  • Flying Red
  • Flying Blue
  • Flying Yellow
  • Flying Green

New items have been added to various sellers.

  • Cross Hunter Secret Hideout
    • Antique Root Belt (Lv. 150) [500 Cross Coins]
  • Helisium Downtown Black Market
    • Antique Root Gloves (Lv. 150) [30 Yggdrasil Rune Stones/2 Chaos Yggdrasil Rune Stones]
    • Mastery Book 20 [4 Yggdrasil Rune Stones]
    • Mastery Book 30 [6 Yggdrasil Rune Stones]
  • Root Abyss Giant Root
    • Antique Root Boots (Lv. 150) [150 Shadow Merchant Coins/3 Magnus Coins]
    • Mastery Book 20
    • Mastery Book 30

The Antique Root items are new level 150 equipment, but they do not have any set effects.

  • Antique Root Belt (7 all stats, 100 HP and MP, 3 slots, tradeable until equipped)
  • Antique Root Gloves (12 all stats, 300 HP, 3 attack and magic attack, 6 slots, tradeable until equipped)
  • Antique Root Boots (12 all stats, 1 attack and magic attack, 5 speed, 6 slots, tradeable until equipped)
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  1. tylerliberman
    February 18, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Interesting updates.

    • Anonymous
      February 20, 2016 at 4:40 am

      I wish Damien was a new job T_T

      • Anonymous
        March 29, 2016 at 10:57 pm

        But isn’t a Damien basically a DA though?

        • Anonymous
          March 29, 2016 at 10:58 pm

          isn’t Damien*

  2. Raven
    February 18, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    First

  3. Anonymous
    February 18, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    j

  4. Anonymous
    February 18, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Neato 😮

  5. Anonymous
    February 18, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    Damien look like a demon job

    • Anonymous
      February 18, 2016 at 10:20 pm

      He’s Demon’s brother.

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:08 pm

      Well he is a demon, and Demon’s brother 😉

  6. Neospector
    February 18, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    How hard is Damien? Around Lotus-level? More? Less?

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:07 pm

      Added some of his HP values and more information about him!

      • Neospector
        February 18, 2016 at 11:31 pm

        “??? HP” Yikes. Is it like the Balrog fight where you need to deal a certain amount of damage and then survive for X amount of time? Or maybe Nexon is just screwing with us.

        Looks frigging awesome, though.

        • Max
          February 19, 2016 at 12:29 am

          Yeah his first phase doesn’t have an HP value in the data lol.

        • Anonymous
          February 19, 2016 at 6:32 am

          He is AT LEAST as strong as Lotus. But you seriously should watch some bossfights to understand how hard he is.

          • Neospector
            February 19, 2016 at 10:53 am

            I’ve seen some of the boss fights, and most of his difficulty comes from having to dodge attacks. HP-wise he’s stronger than HMag, but no where near Lotus-levels. So I’m just trying to get a handle on what people would do to prepare to fight him. So far, best options include having a bishop or multiple bishops, having an AOE character, and a character with targeting abilities, probably mechanic since they can set portals.

  7. Xenomata
    February 18, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    Ancient Root seems related to Zakum.

  8. Anonymous
    February 18, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    So, those mobs from Lotus spawn in the training maps now, huh? Weakened versions I presume.

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:07 pm

      Yep they’re weak

  9. acitro593
    February 18, 2016 at 10:29 pm

    Could you explain the Damin boss fight, like the darkened gems in the top center and the skill at the bottom? Also, what happens if you play the area with a Demon or Hero character?

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:07 pm

      Added more information 🙂
      Not sure but probably nothing, right now there’s no storyline added.

      • acitro593
        February 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

        Sure, fighting your long lost brother doesn’t change anything Xp

  10. Anonymous
    February 18, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    Nothing new about Heroes of Maple?
    And damn that Damien picture looks badass.

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:08 pm

      Nope, they’re doing the same thing as the other patches where the Heroes of Maple stuff doesn’t get added into the test servers, only the official servers. Act 4 (the Final Act) should be released in the next patch.

      • Anonymous
        February 19, 2016 at 9:32 pm

        Is there any extractions?

  11. pixelc4t
    February 18, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    What damage skin is that in your video where you do Damien Normal?

    • Max
      February 18, 2016 at 11:29 pm

      Black Heaven

      • pixelc4t
        February 18, 2016 at 11:40 pm

        Thanks lol

    • pixelc4t
      February 18, 2016 at 11:40 pm

      Nevermind, that’s the Black Heaven damage skin.

  12. Anonymous
    February 19, 2016 at 12:51 am

    Is there a new high level training area replacement to deck 1 or maze 5?

  13. February 19, 2016 at 12:52 am

    Is there a better training area in the new maps than deck 1? or maze 5

  14. Anonymous
    February 19, 2016 at 1:39 am

    A stupidly difficult boss, this concept is just dumb. There’s a limit to how difficult you can make a boss in a 2D game without losing player base to more interactive MMORPGs.

    Of course, Nexon would just introduce some new system that break existing damage limits at a cost of more NX soon…

  15. Anonymous
    February 19, 2016 at 3:41 am

    Spoiler alert :v
    The Corrupted World Tree is the spoiler lol
    Seems that the heroes did not got in time to save the World Tree

    • LWZ
      February 24, 2016 at 1:42 am

      Or maybe it will be like Black Heaven; Suu is dead in the Blockbuster but it is still the boss in the Mechanical Graveyard. The same principle (like for instance Damien died,but he appear as a boss), can be applied to this as well. Or maybe they just want to add end game arena.

  16. Anonymous
    February 19, 2016 at 3:43 am

    and oh lol, suddenly a lv190+ map in victoria island

    • XDGale
      February 21, 2016 at 3:56 pm

      *lv35 character stumbles into corrupted world tree* “WHAT THE FU-“

  17. Marcus
    February 19, 2016 at 5:38 am

    Max, just a heads up, the seller info for Antique equipment was swapped wrongly. The gloves is sold in Root Abyss, and the boots are sold in Helisium Downtown Black Market.

    And gosh, this boss sure looks awesome, and impossible to solo haha

    • Anonymous I/L mage
      February 19, 2016 at 8:57 am

      Forget impossible to solo, It looks impossible for so many classes to just play against! Max was playing as a Bowmaster, and he had a hard time avoiding hits AND Hitting the boss at all. The bosses hit box is tiny, and it moves too often to attack! Close up characters like Phantom, BaM, and Dual blade don’t have a chance! Even other bossers like Demon slayer, Kaiser, Mercedes, and Fire/Poison barely have time to get a hit in.

      It’s no wonder they revamped Aran and Evan. Just try to imagine hitting that guy with old Aran. You can’t. Even lotus has some type of functional aspects to make it work, like warp panels, but this boss is in the air too! Give me Hawk-Beast tamer for this fellow for how many times this boss jumps in the air. They better let us have the soaring skill for this!(I’m Joking, but still, the mere concept of that small hit box jumping about while sh#t is flying is absurd.) Even Gollux takes damage if you hit his minions!(But you can’t kill gollux that way)

      This ain’t a boss from maplestory, its a space shooter!

      • Marcus
        February 19, 2016 at 10:54 am

        Haha I know right. I can already imagined the old Aran doing this. It will be like, urgh, urgh, urgh, miss, urgh, wtf, urgh, dead Aran

        But for Damien attacking pattern wise, it seems to be the most unique to me now, with him flying here and there and a homing sword, that is 1HKO at the end… and I can’t believe we only get 10 lives. Probably will get more during the official server release though, since really, even Maggie gets 20 lives, and with this even more gimmicky boss with just 10 lives is probably not enough

  18. Maple2ForTheWest
    February 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Why do NPCs always have the best cool looking mounts?

  19. der
    February 19, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Well damn

  20. Anonymous
    February 19, 2016 at 11:06 am

    Damien is soo much more stronger than his brother XD

  21. The Lurking Waiter
    February 19, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    I’m curious to see what the storyline will have with this…will Damien die? Will he turn good? See next time on: The Orange Mushroom Show.

  22. Anonymous
    February 20, 2016 at 3:49 am

    I THINK EVAN IS GOOD AGAINST THIS SINCE U CAN PUT DRAGON AT THERE WHILE DODGE SKILL..IMAGINE DRAGN BREATH AND EARTH FUSION…PROBABLY CAN HIT TILL TOP?

  23. Anonymous
    February 20, 2016 at 3:51 am

    MYBE EVAN IS GOOD AGAINST THIS BOSS…OMG

  24. Anonymous
    February 20, 2016 at 4:41 am

    Max, are the antique root items superior items?

    • Max
      February 20, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Nope.

  25. Anonymous
    February 20, 2016 at 10:31 am

    What’s going to happen to Root Abyss (the map) now that there’s basically a new version of it?

    • Anonymous
      February 20, 2016 at 10:57 am

      Hopefully its incorporated into the Gate of the Future area, since we already know that the World tree in the future was caught by the Black Mage or something along those lines.

    • Max
      February 20, 2016 at 12:55 pm

      What do you mean a new version?

  26. pepe
    February 20, 2016 at 11:26 am

    Thanks a lot for sharing.

    I am an player from CMS and I really enjoy this blog for these new information…actually yesterday I’ve watched a video about Aran solo the new boss(and he failed)…and I felt that the delay between the 1st 2nd and 3rd hit of BEYONDER had increased a lot,and so SMASH SWING did.One of my friend said he can not find any changes about the delay of these skills from skill.wz, then he told me the data from wz shows some changes about beyonder,but he doesn’t know what those mean…

    So I came here and tried to find out the truth, unfortunately I saw nothing about job balancing……do you know what happened to these skills?

    Again,thanks a lot for sharing.And please forgive my poor English,I try to,but I really don’t know how to express what I want to say in English more politely

    • Max
      February 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm

      Sorry I’m not sure about delay stuff, especially since Southperry has stopped doing extractions 😦

      • Anonymous
        February 20, 2016 at 10:50 pm

        oh…thanks anyway

  27. Knite
    February 21, 2016 at 2:30 am

    Well, at least there’ll be an “easier” way to get absolab equipment starting from this patch.

  28. IDRWONIU
    February 22, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    The next boss I want to see is Frued, as a level 220 boss.
    It doesn’t make too much sense for the plot-line for him to be evil, but then again the empress, chief knights, first job instructors, and several others all have evil forms, so whatever.

    • Daniel
      February 22, 2016 at 10:40 pm

      Yea, a lot of people said that they should have created two factions a long time ago… a good and evil character faction. Obviously, the bad guys would fight good bosses. It would be an interesting story-line.

    • Anonymous
      February 23, 2016 at 1:41 pm

      damien is the final black mage commander. i’m sure it’s black mage up next

      • The Lurking Waiter
        February 23, 2016 at 6:11 pm

        Considering Ark is still considered at large, and Hilla…and I want a Good/Evil Mechanic in Maple…would play.

  29. Cyan
    February 22, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    1000% pdr lmao Is he even beatable right now? Last I heard, not even HLotus/Suu was beatable at the current moment. This is like HMag all over again

    • Anonymous
      February 23, 2016 at 1:42 pm

      dual blade can use asura to attack damien’s final phase.

      • Cyan
        February 27, 2016 at 9:18 am

        Is the dps on it good? I thought asura was slow and had cooldown? Then again, I don’t really pay attention to db updates so I have no idea what it’s remotely like these days. Still, if it’s beatable, that’s something.

  30. Anonymous
    February 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    Anyone get the feel that ever since Magnus; bosses have been more obstacle courses with HP%-1HKO attacks than actual boss fights? Like as in dodge all of these projectiles being ping-ponged across the stage and maybe we’ll give you permission to hit the boss.

    • Anonymous
      February 23, 2016 at 6:08 pm

      This, basically. Why even bother with defensive skills anymore when almost every single boss just ignores them anyway? I main I/L and don’t even bother using Magic Guard or Decent Hyper Body when I boss anymore, since nearly all their attacks either ignore it and just take out a set percentage, or just one shot you outright.

      • The Lurking Waiter
        February 23, 2016 at 6:13 pm

        I remember when Bosses hit non % damage, and didn’t ignore all defense and have crazy high Defense…those were the days. #WhenisMaple2

        • Anonymous
          February 24, 2016 at 12:08 am

          Just to clarify, I dont HATE these new bosses because of their gimmicks but at least make them legitimately challenging in a way where one can only blame themselves for dying rather than because the boss used his super-duper-1H-KO attack that covers the whole screen because I didn’t reach the safe zone thats a whole 5 pixels wide. Oh and death counters, really? Like the dudemeister can kill you in 1 hit and I have 5-ish revives to finish the fight? I don’t like hashtags but imma create one anyways #totallyfair.

          • EvanAndMir
            February 24, 2016 at 4:32 am

            You guys have CLEARLY never played a Superboss in a Kingdom Hearts game on a high difficulty.
            The only thing keeping you alive for more than a single attack is Second Chance or Once More, and if you get comboed by an attack with 2+ finishers, say goodbye to Sora.
            And then there are people who do level one runs without those skills and just dodge everything like a boss…

          • Anonymous
            February 24, 2016 at 4:16 pm

            Umm you do realize that you’re trying to compare the mechanics of a 3-dimensional arpg game to the likes of a 2d side-scrolling MMO right?

          • Cyan
            February 27, 2016 at 9:16 am

            KH2FM+ bosses even on hardest difficulty aren’t nearly as bad, because at least within the game you have everything there to beat it w/ some grinding. In Maple, the only way you’re getting that is by paying real cash. And even then, I agree w/ the guy who just pointed out that comparing the mechanics isn’t exactly correct. Yes, the difficulty might seem “similar” but in KH, you don’t have to have levels to even get anywhere in the game vs Maple where you have to be 170/175/190 to enter some of the recent hardest bosses and dodging is done on a 2d plane with platformer mechanics added into the mmorpg aspect. Telling people “WELL THIS IS WORSE OMG YOU’RE SUCH BABIES” when you’re so far offtopic is almost laughable. It’s like going up to someone who says “Oh hey I just beat Cygnus on my Mihile” and going “yeah well I can pull off a 360 noscope flawlessly against every enemy in Black Ops 3! You’re nowhere close to me in talent OR difficulty!”

  31. February 24, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    I hope I can take this boss down…I am glad to see new places to reach 250 at…The Haven gets laggy in some areas but more places the better.

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