MapleStory ‘Black Mage: New Beginnings’ Update Raises the Level Cap and Brings New Events

Nexon revealed the upcoming content update for their MMORPG MapleStory, which will celebrate the Black Mage’s defeat.

Titled Black Mage: New Beginnings, this update will come with a handful of new content for players. First off, the level cap has been increased to 275, something that fans have wanted for a while. Furthermore, players will be able to take part in the Maple Alliance celebration events, which can grant them special titles and gift boxes full of unique rewards.

Also, layers who are level 245 and above are able to relive battles in Tenebris against the Black Mage as well as take part in daily quests found around the region. The update will also bring new quests where players can have a chance to get a weapon box containing Genesis weapons after defeating the Black Mage again.

The developer details the additional events for players:

  • Gold Richie’s Lunar New Year Party – From January 30, players can rescue kidnapped party guests, deliver heartfelt video messages to different characters in Maple World, visit the coin shop and receive special log-in gifts to celebrate the Year of the Pig!

  • Utah’s Farm – From February 6, players can visit Utah’s Cluck, Cluck, Bean Farm and complete various tasks in fun farm mini-games

  • Choco Onslaught Event – From February 13, the Choco Onslaught event is back as chocolatey goodness threatens to take over Maple World once again

  • Dark Lords of Darkness Event – From February 13, players will have a chance to open Shadowy Sculptures, which have a chance of containing Totems

MapleStory Black Mage: New Beginnings launches on January 23, the game is available now free-to-play on PC.

You can check out the trailer and screenshots below:

Author’s take: This game is so adorable, I need more time in the day to play it.

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