- For the character, see Black Mage.
Black Mage is an update following ARK. It introduces the Tenebris Expedtion World Event as a gateway to defeat the Black Mage. It also introduces a 3rd set of class-specific 5th Job Skills.
1st: Gathering of Heroes
- World Event: Tenebris Expedition (Part 1)
- Opening of Maple Alliance Outpost
- Scattering Wishes Event (2 Weeks)
- Alliance Support Event (2 Weeks)
- Tera Burning Event to Level 200
- Level 200-220 EXP Reduction
- Maple Content Guide Revamp
- Hyper Skill Changes
- Vanishing Journey Weekly Quest
- Monster Park: Chu Chu Island Dungeon
- Esfera Daily Quest
- New Resolution: 1280*720
- Beta Test Resolution: 1920*1080
2nd: Prelude to War
- World Event: Tenebris Expedtion (Part II)
- Alliance Rank System
- Alliance Supply Shop
- Alliance Skill System
- Defense Mission: Captive Soldiers (2 Weeks)
- Defense Mission: Sky Helper (2 Weeks)
- 100 Person Defense Mission: Karianne's Attack
- Change of Maple World: Darkness Messenger
- Change of Maple World: Black Chains
- Tenebris Expedition 1st Region: Moonbridge
- World Event: Tenebris Expedition (Part III)
- Alliance Rank: Hero can now be obtained.
- Alliance Skill Update: Legend Tab
- Alliance Supply Shop Update
- Defense Mission: Flame Bird's Help (3 Weeks)
- Defense Mission: Twilight's War (3 Weeks)
- Change of Maple World: Strike
- Change of Maple World: Desire Harrier
- Tenebris Expedition 2nd Region: Labyrinth of Suffering
- 3rd Set of Class-Specific 5th Job Skills
4th: Final Battle
- World Event: Tenebris Expedition (Part IV)
- Alliance Rank: Legend can now be obtained.
- Defense Mission: Light of Purification (Until Black Mage is defeated)
- Defense Mission: Final Naval Warfare (Until Black Mage is defeated)
- Change in Maple World: Aura of Life
- Change in Maple World: Crevice of Darkness
- Tenebris Expedition 3rd Region: Limina
- Tenebris Expedition World Boss: Black Mage
- Quality of Life Updates
5th: New Beginnings
- Character maximum level cap has been increased to Level 275.
- All Tenebris regions explored during the Tenebris Expedition has been converted to official maps.
- Boss: Giant Boss, Gloom
- Boss: Red Witch, Verus Hilla
- Boss: Guard Captain Darknell
- Boss: Black Mage
- Genesis Weapon Questline
- In Latin, "tenebris" is the dative and ablative plural of "tenebra", which means "darkness".
- A limen or a liminal point is the threshold of a physiological or psychological response. A stimulus is perceivable on one side of a limen but not on the other side. It is borrowed from the Latin word "limen" which means "threshold".
- The first patch for MapleSEA was renamed to Alliance to Arms, while the last patch is renamed to Black Mage: Adventures Anew!
Mark of Honor (July)
Black Mage (June) Adventure (December)
Mainly based on Korean MapleStory timeline and title