Buccaneer

Class Properties

Class GroupExplorers
Job GroupPirate
Primary StatSTR
Secondary StatDEX
Legion Bonus
Grants flat STR
(+10/20/40/80/100)
Primary Weapon
Knuckle
Secondary Weapon
Wrist Band
Skill Preview

All Actives

Active Buffs:Skill Crossbones Skill Speed Infusion Skill Maple Warrior
Toggles:Skill Sea Serpent
Summons & Placables:Skill Pirate's Banner(59 - 30s cd)
Buffs with Cooldowns:Skill Roll of the Dice(180s cd) Skill Stimulating Conversation(180s cd) Skill Serpent Spirit(60s cd) Skill Epic Adventure(120s cd)
Common V Buffs:Skill Overdrive(70 - 64s cd) Skill Maple World Goddess(180s cd) Skill Loaded Dice(180s cd Skill Roll of the Dice)
Binds:None
iFrames:Skill Sommersault Kick(Touch Damage iFrame) Skill Lightning Form(180s cd, during Energy Orb cast) Skill Howling Fist(90s cd)
Damage Reduction (%Max HP):Skill Defensive Stance(-40% | 25% chance)

Link Skill


Special thanks to Subluxe and the members of the Buccaneer Discord for their help in making this overview!

Base Stats (From Skills)

Attack: [Skill Crossbones +30%]
Crit Rate: [Skill Shadow Heart +20%] [Skill Precision Strikes +15% & +20% to bosses] [Skill Groggy Mastery +60% to debuffed]
Crit Damage: [Skill Shadow Heart +5%] [Skill Precision Strikes +10%] [Skill Groggy Mastery +15% to debuffed] [Skill Serpent Spirit up to +15%]
Damage: [Skill Aggressive Stance +25% after proc]
Final Damage: [Skill Typhoon Crush +10%] [Skill Sea Serpent's Rage +20% from debuff]
Boss Damage: [Skill Stimulating Conversation +20%]
Knockback Resistance: [Skill HP Boost +100%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): 2
Ignore DEF: [Skill Typhoon Crush +40%]
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Crossbones 30]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill Pirate Leap -> Skill Bullet Time -> Skill Dash -> Skill Shadow Heart.png -> Skill Sommersault Kick -> Skill Double Shot
2nd Job:Skill Physical Training -> Skill Perseverance -> Skill HP Boost -> Skill Knuckle Mastery -> Skill Agile Knuckles -> Skill Dark Clarity -> Skill Static Thumper -> Skill Sea Serpent
3rd Job:Skill Admiral's Wings -> Skill Precision Strikes -> Skill Groggy Mastery -> Skill Greater Sea Serpent I -> Skill Roll of the Dice -> Skill Turning Kick -> Skill Serpent Scale -> Skill Corkscrew Blow
4th Job:Skill Double Down -> Skill Aggressive Stance -> Skill Defensive Stance -> Skill Greater Sea Serpent II -> Skill Raging Serpent Assault -> Skill Typhoon Crush -> Skill Hook Bomber -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Speed Infusion -> Skill Crossbones -> Skill Nautilus Strike -> Skill Octopunch -> Skill Hero's Will -> Skill Time Leap
  • All 1st to 4th Job skills can be maxed
  • 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 Octopunch - Reinforce Skill Octopunch - Boss Rush Skill Octopunch - Extra Strike Octopunch - Reinforce, Boss Rush, and Extra Strike
  • Skill Hook Bomber - Extra Strike Hook Bomber - Extra Strike
  • Skill Double Down - Enhance Double Down - Enhance
    • Can be replaced with Skill Hook Bomber - Spread Hook Bomber - Spread for training
Recommended Skills for Boost Nodes
Primary Trio
Skill Octopunch Skill Sea Serpent's Rage Skill Nautilus Strike
Secondary Trio
Skill Hook Bomber Skill Sea Serpent Burst Skill Corkscrew Blow
  • 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 Sea Serpent Burst Skill Static Thumper Skill Corkscrew Blow Skill Turning Kick Skill Octopunch Skill Hook Bomber Skill Nautilus Strike Skill Sea Serpent's Rage
Recommended Inner Ability
  • Boss Damage +20%
  • Attack +21
  • Damage to Debuffed +8% or Buff Duration +38%

How to create a Buccaneer

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 'Pirate' when prompted

Continue with the story until Lv. 30 as a Pirate and talk to Kyrin to accept a quest called 'The 2 Types of Pirate'. Complete the quest by choosing the option Brawler and you will be on the path to a Buccaneer. Brawler is the 2nd job of Buccaneer

Fighting, Sea Serpent, and Assault Skills

In 2nd Job, Fighting and Sea Serpent skills are introduced. When using a Fighting skill, Sea Serpent skills will automatically activate. Below is a list of all Fighting skills:

  • Skill Static Thumper Static Thumper - 2nd Job
  • Skill Turning Kick Turning Kick - 3rd Job
  • Skill Hook Bomber Hook Bomber - 4th Job
  • Skill Octopunch Octopunch - 4th Job
    • Can only trigger Skill Sea Serpents Rage and Skill Raging Serpent Assault

Sea Serpent skills can be toggled ON/OFF by using Skill Sea Serpent Sea Serpent. Sea Serpent skills are only activated by using Fighting skills and cannot be used on their own. Below is a list of all Sea Serpent skills:

  • Skill Sea Serpent Burst Sea Serpent Burst - 2nd Job
  • Skill Sea Serpent's Rage Sea Serpent's Rage - 4th Job
    • Only activated by Skill Octopunch

In 3rd Job, Assault skills and Assault Mode are introduced. While in Assault Mode, using a Fighting skill will trigger an Assault skill and end Assault Mode

To enter Assault Mode, a special resource called 'Serpent Scales' is generated by triggering Sea Serpent skills. Upon gaining 5 Serpent Scales, use Skill Serpent Scale Serpent Scale to activate Assault Mode

While in Assault Mode, Sea Serpent skills will not trigger. Assault skills are only activated by Fighting skills and cannot be used on their own

Below is a list of all your Assault skills:

  • Skill Serpent Assault Serpent Assault - 3rd Job
  • Skill Raging Serpent Assault Raging Serpent Assault - 4th Job
    • Only activated by Skill Octopunch

For more information about Buccaneer check out:

Credits

Skill Icons + Animations: Ikasuu
Boost Nodes Build + Inner Ability + Hyper Passive Build: Buccaneer Discord