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  MAPLESTORY’S NEO: LIGHT'S WRATH UPDATE UNVEILS NEW BOSS SEREN AND HOTEL ARCUS QUESTLINE
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07/22/2021
 


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LOS ANGELES – July 22, 2021 – MapleStory, the iconic free-to-play global MMORPG from Nexon, has launched Neo: Light’s Wrath, Part Two of the massive summer content update that offers all new desert area, Hotel Arcus, offering new quests available to players level 270 and above. The Neo: Light’s Wrath update also adds the new Boss Seren and continues the Neo Castle, Tera Burning and Burning World Events. 

Hidden secrets of the ancient gods will be unveiled in the Hotel Arcus desert area which has opened for players who have reached Level 270 and have completed the 5th job advancement along with the “[Cernium (After)] Defensive Tactics” quest. Following clues from the ancient gods will reveal the mysteries of the Hotel Arcus, offering a series of quests that will reward players with the Sacred Symbol: Arcus upon completion. After all Hotel Arcus quests are completed players can perform daily quests for Archelon in the Hotel Arcus Saloon that will reward Sacred Symbol: Arcus.
 

With the battle at Cernium at its end, Seren has emerged as god incarnate, wielding the power of the ancient gods. Players level 265 who have completed the 5th job advancement along with the “[Cernium (After)] Defensive Tactics” quest are able to test their strength against the powerful new boss Seren by entering a special portal in the Cernium Royal Palace Main Hall. By defeating Seren, players have the chance to earn Mitra’s Nodestone and Mitra’s Rage Emblem, part of the Pitched Boss Set. Mitra’s Nodestone unlocks the Solar Crest skill when used and Mitra’s Rage Emblem provides +40 primary stat/secondary stat for your class and +5 Attack/Magic Attack. Mitra’s Rage is tradable until equipped and can be equipped at level 200.
 

The Neo: Light’s Wrath Update continues the Neo Castle and Tera Burning and Burning World Events: 
 

Neo Castle Event: Neo Castle is an area shrouded in mystery and was formed when Maple World and Grandis World combined, creating a space to enjoy a series of new events and mini-games including new ways to earn NEO currency with the following features and shops available: 
 

  • Neo Stone Shop: Players can exchange Neo Stones for a variety of items that can be used to enhance equipment and boost character growth
  • Neo Gem Shop: Neo Gems are earned by playing one of the many new mini-games, and can be used to buy special cosmetic items
  • Neo Core Shop: Neo Cores can be collected by defeating bosses and can be used to purchase a variety of enhancement items
  • Neo Meso Shop: The Meso shop is stocked full of useful items and cosmetic items that can be purchased using Mesos
 

Burning World and Tera Burning Plus: Burning World and Tera Burning Plus events continue to support speedy player growth, allowing players to create and designate burning characters who will gain 1+2 levels each time they level up, to Lv. 150 and Lv. 200 respectively, receive additional level-up rewards, and earn the 17-Star Unique Absolab weapon if your Tera Burning Plus character reaches Lv. 220. Burning World Leap will begin August 25 and characters Lv. 150 and above will be able to leap to any non-Reboot world in their region.
 

To learn more about MapleStory, please visit http://maplestory.nexon.net
 

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About MapleStory https://maplestory.nexon.net

MapleStory is one of the largest and most active free-to-play, side-scrolling MMORPGs with over 13 million registered players from its Global services alone out of a total seven MapleStory services around the world. First released in North America in May 2005, the game continues to grow and evolve alongside its passionate community since launching over 16 years ago. There have been over 274 million characters created to date, which would make MapleStory the 4th highest populated country in the world.

 

About Nexon America Inc. https://www.nexon.com/

Founded in 2005, Nexon America Inc. delivers outstanding free-to-play online game expertise and live game support, taking the strengths of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) and applying them for uniquely western audiences. Nexon America has consistently sustained iconic franchises such as MapleStory and Mabinogi for more than a decade, which have gone on to break records and captivate players. With new projects on the horizon, Nexon America maintains the pioneering and innovative spirit of its parent company, employing its player-first approach, while designing the best possible gameplay experiences for the western market.

 

Media Contact Information

Brian Klotz

Nexon America

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