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MapleStory Unlimited Cygnus Revamp

The reawakened Cygnus, without the help of Shinsoo

Cygnus Returns (KR:시그너스 리턴즈) (or Cygnus Awakening in GMS) is a five-part update following Unlimited featuring a complete overhaul for the Cygnus Knights.

Part 1: Thunder Breaker

  • Thunder Breaker receives a complete overhaul. Their job advancement quests are similar to the rest of the classes, and they receive Hyper Skills with their level cap raised to 250.
  • The level cap for all classes except the outdated Cygnus Knights is increased from 200 to 250.
  • Experience for several monsters and party quests have been readjusted.
  • All party quest's maximum daily entrance limit has been decreased from 10 to 5.
  • Chaos bosses for Root Abyss are added.
  • The meso cap is increased to 9,999,999,999.

Part 2: Wind Archer

  • Wind Archer receives a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • New Area: Twilight of Perion

Part 3: Dawn Warrior

  • Dawn Warrior receives a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • New Areas: Crimsonheart Castle and Colossus
  • Henesys receives a makeover.
  • Easy Mode Zakum is now available for challenge.
  • Root Abyss bosses now reset every Thursday instead of daily.
  • Cash Shop is revamped

Part 4: Blaze Wizard

  • Blaze Wizard receives a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.

Part 5: Night Walker

  • Night Walker receives a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • Mushroom Castle is revamped, with a new storyline, new monsters, and new rewards. It is now at levels 60 and above.



  • Cygnus Returns content is split into two — the first three parts were released in 2013, while the last two parts were only released in 2014.

Availability of Cygnus Returns
Korea Japan China Global SEA Taiwan
Available Available Available Available[1] Available[2] Available


  1. The first 3 parts of the update are released altogether, along with a new User Interface (UI).
  2. Root Abyss is included in this update.
Major Updates

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


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


MapleStory Tempest Tempest (July) MapleStory Unlimited Unlimited (December)


MapleStory Mark of Honor Mark of Honor (July)


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


MapleStory Season2 Season 2 (April) MapleStory Spark Spark (July) MapleStory Gentleman Gentleman (August)


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


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


MapleStory V V (June) MapleStory Beyond Beyond (December)


Nova Logo Nova (June) ARK Logo ARK (December)


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


Glory Logo Glory (June) RISE Logo RISE (December)


Awake Logo Awake (June)

Mainly based on Korean MapleStory timeline and title

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