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For the character, see Black Mage.

Black Mage (KR:검은마법사 romaja: Geomeunmabeopsa) 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

3rd: Labyrinth

  • 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

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Trivia

  • In KMS, the director of that time is Wonki Kang (강원기, Gang(Kang) Won-gi) (2015 ~).
  • 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!

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Availability of MapleStory: Black Mage
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References

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)

Mainly based on Korean MapleStory timeline and title

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