Bishop

Class Properties

Class GroupExplorers
Job GroupMagician
Primary StatINT
Secondary StatLUK
Legion Bonus
Grants flat INT
(+10/20/40/80/100)
Primary Weapon
Wand
Staff
Secondary Weapon
Shield
Magic Book
Skill Preview

All Actives

Active Buffs:Skill Magic Guard(Toggle) Skill Holy Symbol Skill Teleport Mastery(Toggle) Skill Advanced Blessing Skill Maple Warrior Skill Righteously Indignant(Special)
Summons:[ Skill Holy Fountain(60s cd)(B) / Skill Fountain of Vengeance(30s cd)(V) ] Skill Mystic Door Skill Bahamut Skill Holy Water(10s cd)(B) Skill Angel of Balance(120s cd)
Buffs with Cooldowns:Skill Divine Protection(75s cd) Skill Triumph Feather(60s cd)(V) Skill Holy Magic Shell(90s cd) Skill Blood of the Divine(300s - 180s cd)(V) Skill Infinity(180s cd) Skill Heaven's Door(90s cd) Skill Epic Adventure(120s cd) Skill Benediction(180s cd)
Common V Buffs:Skill Mana Overload(59 - 30s cd) Skill Maple World Goddess(180s cd) Skill Ethereal Form(60s cd)
Binds:None
iFrames:Skill Heaven(90s cd, blocks 1 death - 600s cd) Skill Ethereal Form(60s cd)

Link Skill


Special thanks to bel and the members of the Explorer Mage Discord for their help in making this overview!

Base Stats (From Skills)

Crit Rate: [Skill Arcane Overdrive +30%] [Skill Holy Focus +40%] [Skill MP Boost +5% when wand is equipped]
Crit Damage: [Skill Arcane Overdrive +13%]
Damage: [Skill Arcane Aim up to +40%]
Final Damage: [Skill Blessed Ensemble +3% for each party member up to +18%] [Skill Angel Ray up to +10% from debuff] [Skill Bahamut +25% from debuff for holy attacks] [Skill Righteously Indignant +30%]
Knockback Resistance: [Skill Teleport Mastery +40%] [Skill Buff Mastery +60%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): 3
Buff Duration: [Skill Buff Mastery +50%]
Ignore DEF: [Skill Angelic Wrath +44% from debuff] [Skill Arcane Aim +20%] [Skill Righteously Indignant +20%]
Ignore Elemental Resistance: [Skill Righteously Indignant +10%]
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Divine Protection 40]
EXP Rate (From Monsters): [Skill Holy Symbol +50%] [Skill Blessed Ensemble +20% for each Bishop up to +60%]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill Mana Wave -> Skill Teleport -> Skill Magic Guard -> Skill MP Boost -> Skill Magic Armor.png -> Skill Energy Bolt.png
2nd Job:Skill Spell Mastery -> Skill High Wisdom -> Skill Agile Magic -> Skill Invincible -> Skill MP Eater -> Skill Bless -> Skill Heal -> Skill Holy Arrow
3rd Job:Skill Teleport Boost -> Skill Holy Focus -> Skill Arcane Overdrive -> Skill Teleport Mastery -> Skill Holy Symbol -> Skill Holy Fountain -> Skill Mystic Door -> Skill Dispel -> Skill Shining Ray -> Skill Divine Protection -> Skill Holy Magic Shell
4th Job:Skill Buff Mastery -> Skill Advanced Blessing -> Skill Big Bang -> Skill Bahamut -> Skill Arcane Aim -> Skill Holy Water -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Infinity -> Skill Angel Ray -> Skill Genesis -> Skill Resurrection -> Skill Hero's Will
  • Put one SP into each skill first and then max each skill in this order
  • For any skills that have prerequisites, follow them first before following build path
Hyper Skill Passive Build
  • Skill Holy Symbol - Item Drop Holy Symbol - Item Drop
  • Skill Advanced Blessing - Ferocity Skill Advanced Blessing - Boss Rush Advanced Blessing - Ferocity and Boss Rush
  • Skill Holy Magic Shell - Persist Holy Magic Shell - Persist
  • Skill Holy Magic Shell - Enhance Holy Magic Shell - Enhance or Skill Holy Symbol - Experience Holy Symbol - Experience for training
Recommended Skills for Boost Nodes
Primary Trio
Skill Big Bang Skill Angel Ray Skill Bahamut
Secondary Trio
Skill Heaven's Door Skill Genesis Skill Heal
  • Any combination of these skills are good but preferred from same category as you want to max primary first
  • 4 Boost Nodes total are needed to reach Master Level 60 for these skills (with Matrix Points used)
All Possible Skills Obtainable for Boost Nodes
Skill Heal Skill Holy Arrow Skill Shining Ray Skill Big Bang Skill Bahamut Skill Angel Ray Skill Genesis Skill Heaven
Recommended Inner Ability
  • Attack Speed +1
  • Buff Duration +38%
  • Boss Damage +10%

How to create a Bishop

To create one, choose the 'Explorers' option in the Character Creation screen and then continue through the story until you reach the town MapIcon Lith Harbor Lith Harbor where Sugar has a quest called 'The Adventure Begins'. Accept the quest and choose the option 'Magician' when prompted

Continue with the story until Lv. 30 as a Magician and talk to Grendel the Really Old to accept a quest called 'The 3 Arcane Paths'. Complete the quest by choosing the option Cleric and you will be on the path to a Bishop. Cleric is the 2nd job of Bishop

Benevolence and Vengeance

At Lv. 140, you unlock the Hyper Skill, Skill Righteously Indignant Righteously Indignant that allows you to swap between Benevolence skills and Venegeance skills

Benevolence skills provide supportive abilties like party heals and utility while Venegeance skills provide offensive abilities like attacks and self-buffs. Benevolence and Venegeance skills share the same Key Slot and Skill Points (SP)

Below are a list of all Benevolence and Venegeance skills:

  • Skill Heal / Skill Angelic Wrath Heal & Angelic Wrath (2nd Job)
  • Skill Holy Fountain / Skill Fountain of Venegeance Holy Fountain & Fountain of Venegeance (3rd Job)
  • Skill Dispel / Skill Triumph Feather Dispel & Triumph Feather (3rd Job)
  • Skill Holy Water / Skill Blood of the Divine Holy Water & Blood of the Divine (4th Job)

Credits

Skill Icons + Attribute Info: MapleWiki
Skill Animations: Ikasuu
Boost Nodes Build + Inner Ability + Hyper Passive Build: Explorer Mage Discord
Unreliable Memory Probabilties: OrangeMushroom