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Coordinator's Touch: Star Force (KR:조율자의 손길: 스타포스 romaja: Joyuljaui Songil: Seutaposeu) is a MapleStory update following You & I which adds the Star Force Enhancement system, Starstruck locations, Star Planet and several in-game changes.

Part 1: Star Force

Star Force Enhancement System

  • The enhancement system is reorganised.
    • An alternative to Enhancement Scroll's is introduced, and the system uses mesos.
    • When enhancing an equipment, it may be upgraded by a star, remain at the same level, lose a level or destroyed.
    • If the equipment is destroyed, an Equipment Trace is provided and scroll and potential enhancements can be transferred to the same type of equipment.

Starstruck Areas

Maple Rewards System

  • A new system called the Maple Rewards System (Mileage System in MapleSEA) is introduced.
  • Players can now spend time in-game collecting Mileage and exchange them for items from the Mileage Shop in the Cash Shop.

Other Changes

  • Several jobs are reorganized.
  • The Evolution System and the Lion King's Castle are revamped.
  • New equipment sets for level 120 (Eclectic armors, Briser weapons), 130 (Muspell armors, Jaihin weapons), and 140(Pensalir armors, Utgard weapons) are added.
    • Zakum and Hilla will drop new level 110 and 120 weapons/armor respectively.
  • Other functions are improved, including the Maple Guide, the Blacklist, bosses and elite monsters.
  • SP Multi Windows is added to allow players to add in multiple skill points at once.
  • The SP distribution has been updated.
    • Players will now be able to max out their 4th job skills by level 140.
    • The amount of SP gained after 4th job have been updated in conjunction with the distribution changes.
      • Evan and Zero are excluded to the changes.
  • The level up animation has been updated to show the players if they have gained twice the SP or if they have unlocked a new Hyper Skills.

Part 2: Shining Star

  • A new cross world area, Star Planet is added.
  • Players can play a variety of mini-games such as Star Monsteropoly or Star Game of Yut to earn Star Points that improve their Star Grade.
  • Players can earn Star Points to become a Shining Star!
    • This is done so by becoming a Top 5 of any of the Star Planet game ranking leaderboards or if players are in the Top 100 of the Star Planet rankings.
  • Star Grade is used to attain certain benefits for the player while they are in the Star Planet.
    • Star Grade can be increased by earning Star Points from the mini-games.

Part 3: Black Heaven

Notes

  • Global Maplestory released only part 1 and 2 under the name "Shining Star". Black Heaven was released 2 patches after Shining Star (and came after Maplestory X Attack on Titan patch) as a seperate update.
  • GMS implemented significant changes in the Star Force system, related to the maximum amount of Star Force for each item. The differences are listed here:
KMS/GMS differences
GMS KMS
Lv. 95 or lower: 5 stars (Superior equipment: 3) Lv. 95 or lower: 5 stars (Superior equipment: 3)
Lv. 95 ~ 109: 8 stars (Superior equipment: 5) Lv. 95 ~ 109: 8 stars (Superior equipment: 5)
Lv. 110 ~ 119: 10 stars (Superior equipment: 8) Lv. 110 ~ 119: 10 stars (Superior equipment: 8)
Lv. 120 ~ 129: 15 stars (Superior equipment: 10) Lv. 120 ~ 129: 12 stars (Superior equipment: 10)
Lv. 130 ~ 139: 20 stars (Superior equipment: 12) Lv. 130 ~ 139: 15 stars (Superior equipment: 12)
Lv. 140 and higher: 25 stars (Superior equipment: 15) Lv. 140 and higher: 15 stars (Superior equipment: 15)
  • Those changes were reverted during ARK: Monad patch to match KMS' max Star Force limits.

Gallery

Trivia

The Coordinator means former KMS Director, Sunyoung Hwang (황선영, Hwang Seon-yeong) (LinkedIn, Wikipedia (Korean), Namuwiki (Korean)) (2014 ~ 2015). Source

Availability of Coordinator's Touch: Star Force
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Major Updates
Year
Title
2010

MapleStory Big Bang.png Big Bang (July) MapleStory Chaos.png Chaos (December)

2011

MapleStory Jump!.png Jump! (March) MapleStory Legends.png Legends (July) MapleStory Advance of the Union.png Advance of the Union (October) MapleStory Justice.png Justice (December)

2012

MapleStory Tempest.png Tempest (July) MapleStory Unlimited.png Unlimited (December)

Exclusive

MapleStory Mark of Honor.png Mark of Honor (July)

2013

MapleStory Cygnus Returns.png Cygnus Returns (January) MapleStory RED.png RED (July) MapleStory FLY.png FLY (September) MapleStory You & I.png You & I (December)

Exclusive

MapleStory Season2.png Season 2 (April) MapleStory Spark.png Spark (July) MapleStory Gentleman.jpeg Gentleman (August)

2014

MapleStory Star Force.png Coordinator's Touch: Star Force (July) Maple Ice & Burn.png Maple Ice & Burn (December)

2015

MapleStory GiSeungJeon12.png Giseungjeon12 (February) MapleStory Reboot.png Reboot (June) MapleStory Heroes of Maple.png Heroes of Maple (November)

2016

MapleStory V.png V (June) MapleStory Beyond.png Beyond (December)

2017

Nova Logo.png Nova (June) ARK Logo.png ARK (December)

2018

Black Mage Logo.png Black Mage (June) Adventure Logo.png Adventure (December)

2019

Glory Logo.png Glory (June) RISE Logo.png RISE (December)

2020

Awake Logo.png Awake (June) NEO Logo.png NEO (December)

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