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For the class, see Ark.

ARKis an update following Nova. It will introduce a new Pirate Lef race class, Ark, 5th Job Advancement Improvements, Monster Park Expansion, A New Episode in the Grand Athenaeum, and the 6th Region of the Arcane River.

1st: V CARE

  • Daily Quests Simplifed!
    • Less time shall be spent devoted to daily quests, while receiving the same rewards.
    • The following dailies have been simplified / reduced:
    • V Matrix Points are now given for every level past 200, and can be used to extend V Matrix slots up to 5 levels past the maximum.
    • Arcane Catalyst is added to allow Arcane Symbols to be traded within the world.
    • Elite Bosses + Pollo & Fritto Portals now grant rewards based on the monsters in your current map.
    • Ark Innocence Scroll is added to allow players to reset their equipment's scrolled stats while keeping the Star Force enhancements.
    • New Vanishing Journey Monster Park dungeon is added.
    • Grand Athenaeum Episode 5: The Shadow Alchemist
      • Learn the tale of Zero Alpha back when he was called "Eight", as well as a friend he forgot in Shadowvale.

2nd: ARK

  • New Class: Ark
  • A young boy who became a monster, ARK.




  • In KMS, the director of that time is Wonki Kang (강원기, Gang(Kang) Won-gi) (2015 ~).
  • Global MapleStory will introduce the following things:
    • Bonus stats and Rebirth Flames, replacing Nebulite system
    • Reboot world in Europe region 
    • 25 stars enhancement 
    • LAB server - experimental, temporary server.
  • MapleSEA did not receive the Boss Will in the Ark update.
    • Boss Will was released as part of the 13th Anniversary update.
  • MapleSEA, will release the following things with the Monad Blockbuster Update
    • 25 Stars Enhancement (v178 Update)
    • Flame Stats Update (v178 Update)
  • All Overseas MapleStory Services, with the exception of Thailand will receive the Monad Blockbuster Content. 
Availability of MapleStory: ARK
Korea Japan China Global SEA Taiwan
Available Available Available Available Available Available


Major Updates

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Mainly based on Korean MapleStory timeline and title

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