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New Pathfinder Class Headlines MapleStory Update After Defeat of the Black Mage

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World-renowned MMORPG MapleStory announced today its
highly anticipated Explorer Bowman class Pathfinder
will be available to players on June 26, with a pre-creation
period starting June 12. In the game’s update following the
conclusion of the Black Mage storyline, players can explore the new
Adventure Island events, take on a new theme dungeon, and level up
faster with new characters via the Tera Burning Project.

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Pathfinder pre-creation will start on June 12 and
will allow players to choose their Pathfinder’s features such as gender,
hair color, and more before rolling out their characters for play on
June 26. From June 12 to July 23, players will also enjoy the Tera
Burning Project
, where one new character per account will gain the
extraordinary ability to gain a total of three levels each time they
level up!

Starting June 12, players can also participate in a number of
engaging events in Adventure Island, including Adventure Bingo,
Maplerunner, Reverse Battle, and more. Through these events, players can
work on their Adventurer Tier and collect Adventure Coins to purchase
new items in the Adventure Coin Shop.

The update also brings massive improvements to gameplay systems to help
players of all levels. These improvements include refining tutorial and
job advancement quests, improving rewards for low level theme dungeons,
increasing meso drops in Reboot worlds, as well as lowering quest
requirements for 5th Job advancement and improving Star Force success
rates and Arcane Symbol improvement costs. Multiple jobs will also be
getting skill revamps in order to improve their abilities as well as
increase consistency across the various jobs. The new theme dungeon,
Secret Forest of Elodin, will also be available for players level 30 to
59 to explore.

Players who visit the Return
to Adventure
event now through June 10 can earn the Adventure
Microsite Gift Box by clicking on the “Get Gifts Now” button on the
page. Those who participate in the Return to Adventure event can also
receive additional gift boxes with tons of new and exclusive prizes on
June 12.

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