Paladin

Class Properties

Class GroupExplorers
Job GroupWarrior
Primary StatSTR
Secondary StatDEX
Legion Bonus
Grants flat STR
(+10/20/40/80/100)
Primary Weapon
One-Handed Sword
Two-Handed Sword
One-Handed Blunt Weapon
Two-Handed Blunt Weapon
Secondary Weapon
Rosary
Shield
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All Actives

Active Buffs:Skill Parashock Guard(Toggle) Skill Combat Orders Skill Divine Blessing Skill Maple Warrior
Summons:None
Buffs with Cooldowns:Skill Epic Adventure (Warrior)(120s cd) Skill Sacrosanctity(300s cd) Skill Divine Echo(120s cd)
Common V Buffs:Skill Weapon Aura(180s cd) Skill Maple World Goddess(180s cd) Skill Blitz Shield(15s cd) Skill Impenetrable Skin(240s cd)
Binds:Skill Smite Shield(120s cd)
iFrames:Skill Sacrosanctity(300s cd)

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Special thanks to Rorik and the Paladin Discord for their help in making this overview!

Base Stats (From Skills)

Crit Rate: [Skill High Paladin +40%]
Crit Damage: [Skill High Paladin +15% & +6% / +5% depending on weapon equipped]
Damage: [Skill Greater Vessel of Light up to 25%]
Final Damage: [Skill Divine Blessing +20%] [Skill High Paladin +40%]
Knockback Resistance: [Skill Warrior Mastery +40%] [Skill Knockback Resistance +60%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): [1H] 2, [2H] 3
Ignore DEF: [Skill Noble Demand +50% from debuff] [Skill High Paladin +10% when 1-hand / 2-hand blunt weapon is equipped
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Greater Vessel of Light up to 10] [Skill Shield Mastery +40 when shield/rosary is equipped]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill War Leap -> Skill Iron Body -> Skill Warrior Mastery -> Skill Slash Blast -> Skill Upward Charge
2nd Job:Skill Weapon Mastery -> Skill Physical Training -> Skill Agile Arms -> Skill Divine Swing -> Skill Knockback Resistance -> Skill Final Attack -> Skill Close Combat
3rd Job:Skill Divine Shield -> Skill Achilles -> Skill Shield Mastery -> Skill Parashock Guard -> Skill HP Recovery -> Skill Combat Orders -> Skill Divine Charge -> Skill Rush -> Skill Noble Demand
4th Job:Skill Greater Vessel of Light -> Skill High Paladin -> Skill Divine Blessing -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Divine Judgment -> Skill Divine Mark -> Skill Heaven's Hammer -> Skill Blast -> Skill Magic Crash -> Skill Guardian -> 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 Blast - Reinforce Skill Blast - Extra Strike Blast - Reinforce and Extra Strike
  • Skill Heaven Heaven's Hammer - Cooldown Cutter
  • Skill Divine Charge - Reinforce Skill Divine Charge - Extra Strike Divine Charge - Reinforce and Extra Strike
Replace Divine Charge if you can 1-shot:
  • Skill Heaven's Hammer - Reinforce Skill Heaven's Hammer - Extra Strike Heaven's Hammer - Reinforce and Extra Strike
Recommended Skills for Boost Nodes
Primary Trio
Skill Blast Skill Divine Judgment Skill Divine Charge
Secondary Trio
Skill Heaven's Hammer Skill Final Attack [Skill Rush or Skill Smite Shield]
  • 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 Final Attack Skill Divine Swing Skill Close Combat Skill Divine Charge Skill Rush Skill Divine Judgment Skill Blast Skill Heaven's Hammer Skill Smite Shield
Recommended Inner Ability
  • Attack Speed +1 (for 2-H) / Boss Damage 20% (for 1-H)
  • Crit Rate +20%
  • Damage to Debuffed +8% (for both) or +10% Boss Damage (for 2-H)

How to create a Paladin

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 'Warrior' when prompted

Continue with the story until Lv. 30 as a Warrior and talk to Dances with Balrog to accept a quest called 'The 3 Ways of the Warrior'. Complete the quest by choosing the option Page and you will be on the path to a Paladin. Page is the 2nd job of Paladin

Vessel of Light

In 2nd Job, you unlock the passive, Skill Vessel of Light Vessel of Light, that provides a stacking buff each time a 'Holy Power' skill is used

Below are a list of all 'Holy Power' skills:

  • Skill Divine Swing Divine Swing (2nd Job)
  • Skill Divine Swing Divine Charge (3rd Job)
  • Skill Divine Mark Divine Mark (4th Job)
  • Skill Blast Blast (4th Job)

Credits

Skill Icons: MapleWiki
Skill Animations: Ikasuu
Hyper Passive Build: Dianette
Boost Nodes Build + Inner Ability: Maple Central
5th Job Skills Animation: KyoWantsCute