MapleStory villain Black Mage finally enters the game today

Nexon has finally introduced MapleStory’s long-awaited villain, the Black Mage, to the game. The introduction of the Black Mage marks the final chapter in the war for MapleStory.

The addition of the Black Mage will see two new Tenebris areas, a fight with  Commander Verus Hilla and a battle with the Black Mage himself.

Accessing this high-end content isn’t for the faint of heart, as you’ll need to have achieved some serious levelling and progress be able to get in.

MapleStory Black Mage

Players level 200 and over, who’ve managed to complete the fifth job advancement will gain access to Labyrinth of Suffering, Tenebris’ second area.

At the conclusion of the quest within Labyrinth of Suffering, players will face off with Commander Verus Hilla, one of the Black Mage’s most trusted soldiers.  Nexon has also advised that;

Tenebris’ final area, is also available as players must help the Tenebris expedition escape dangerous situations inside to complete the Journey of Destiny.

With the introduction of the Black Mage, every class will receive a 5th job skill to help in the fight. When enough ‘Determination’ has been earned to power up the Spark of Determination, the Black Mage Boss battle will become available. 

The Black Mage’s HP is a pool, shared across all worlds and MapleStory players will need to work together to defeat him.

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Finally, three new defence missions have been added along with the Black Mage content;

  • Defense Mission: Flame Bird Support -Players can learn the Flame Bird’s Summon skill by talking to Helena. While the Flame Bird is summoned, defeated monsters will drop Flame Bird’s Determination

  • Defense Mission: Twilight Defense – This mission involves 2-4 characters joining forces to defeat enemies using cannons and protect the castle walls

  • Defense Mission: Battle at Sea – Players must defeat enemies within the time limit with ships and crew members

Win with MapleStory

To celebrate the release of the Black Mage content, we have 10 Pet Training Master Pet Packages codes to giveaway.

These codes give access to;

  • Mini Yeti (90-day duration)
    Adopt this smart little Mini Yeti, and you’ll have a companion for three whole months! Feed your pet to improve your relationship and unlock special commands. This little pet has some skills! As you explore Maple World, it will help you by picking up items and mesos you find.
  • Prince Pepe (Permanent duration)
    You can dress up, and your pet can too! Equip this item on your Mini Yeti pet, and it will look like Prince Pepe is staying close and riding along.
  • Pet Name Tag (90-day duration)
    Use this item to give your Mini Yeti pet a special name of its own! Call its name before making an order, and your pet will respond much better to your command. Once a pet is named, the name is permanent.
  • Pet Snack (90-day duration)
    One pet is nice, but soon you will want to give it a friend. When you have more than one pet, they can be hard to control! Use the Pet Snack to learn how to handle multiple pets at once. This item is needed to complete the Trainer’s Command quest by Trainer Bartos in Henesys Pet Park. Auto HP Potion Skill (90-day duration)
    Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to automatically heal you using HP potions when you’re hurting.
  • Auto Move Skill (90-day duration)
    Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to move automatically to pick up more items and mesos around you.
  • Auto Buff Skill (90-day duration)
    Teach this skill to your pet, and it will be able to use one chosen buff skill on you automatically.

To be in the running for a code, enter below.

Win a MapleStory Pet Training Master Pet Package

We also have MapleStory 2 Explorer’s Packages to giveaway here.

MapleStory is available free on PC via Steam and the Nexon launcher. 

You can learn more about MapleStory here; Twitch Facebook / Twitter / YouTube / Website

Leo Stevenson
Leo Stevenson
I've been playing games for the past 27 years and have been writing for almost as long. Combining two passions in the way I'm able is a true privilege. PowerUp! is a labour of love and one I am so excited to share.

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