Class Properties

Class GroupHeroes
Job GroupArcher
Primary StatDEX
Secondary StatSTR
Legion Bonus
Reduces skill cooldowns
(+2/3/4/5/6% [max. -5 sec])
Primary Weapon
Dual Bowguns
Secondary Weapon
Magic Arrow
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All Actives

Active Buffs:Skill Dual Bowguns Boost, Skill Water Shield, Skill Ancient Warding, Skill Maple Warrior
Summons:Skill Elemental Knights(192 - 120s cd), Skill Guided Arrow(60s cd)
Buffs with Cooldowns:Skill Elvish Blessing(90s cd), Skill Heroic Memories (Mercedes)(120s cd), Skill Spirit of Elluel(150s cd), Skill Royal Knights(150s cd)
Common V Buffs:Skill Freud(240s cd), Skill Maple World Goddess(180s cd), Skill Vicious Shot(120s cd)
iFrames:Skill Freud(240s cd)

Link Skill

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Base Stats (From Skills)

Crit Rate: [Skill Sharp Aim +40%] [Skill Spirit Surge +15%]
Crit Damage: [Skill Dual Bowguns Expert +10%] [Skill Defense Break +20%]
Attack: [Skill Ancient Warding +30%]
Damage: [Skill Potential Power +20%] [Skill Spirit Surge +30%] [Skill Unicorn Spike +30% from debuff]
Final Damage: [Skill Defense Break +20%] [Skill Ignis Roar +15% & up to +20%]
Boss Damage: [Skill Defense Break +20%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): 3
Ignore DEF: [Skill Defense Break +25%] [Skill Spikes Royale +30% from debuff]
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Water Shield 25]
EXP Rate (From Monsters): [Skill Elven Blessing up to +20%]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill Spirit Jump -> Skill Potential Power -> Skill Sharp Aim -> Skill Swift Dual Shot
2nd Job:Skill Physical Training -> Skill Dual Bowguns Mastery -> Skill Dual Bowguns Boost -> Skill Spirit Surge -> Skill Final Attack -> Skill Parting Shot -> Skill Rising Rush -> Skill Piercing Storm
3rd Job:Skill Aerial Barrage -> Skill Elemental Knights -> Skill Water Shield -> Skill Ignis Roar -> Skill Unicorn Spike -> Skill Leap Tornado -> Skill Stunning Strikes -> Skill Gust Dive
4th Job:Skill Staggering Strikes -> Skill Defense Break -> Skill Dual Bowguns Expert -> Skill Advanced Final Attack -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Ancient Warding -> Skill Spikes Royale -> Skill Rolling Moonsault -> Skill Ishtar -> Skill Lightning Edge -> Skill Hero
  • 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 Ishtar Skill Ishtar Skill Ishtar Ishtar's Ring - Reinforce, Guardbreak and Boss Rush
  • Skill Spikes Royale - Armorbreak Skill Spikes Royale - Temper Link Spikes Royale - Guardbreak and Temper Link
    • Can be changed if you don't train with Skill Leap Tornado
  • Use Skill Water Shield - Reinforce Water Shield - Reinforce if you have trouble with survivability while training between Lv. 160 - 200
Recommended Skills for Boost Nodes
  • Bossing: Skill Ishtar Skill Stunning Strikes Skill Elemental Knights
  • Training Skill Leap Tornado Skill Lightning Edge Skill Rising Rush
  • Both: Skill Wrath of Enlil Skill Unicorn Spike Skill Spikes Royale
All Possible Skills Obtainable for Boost Nodes
Skill Swift Dual Shot Skill Rising Rush Skill Stunning Strikes Skill Leap Tornado Skill Unicorn Spike Skill Elemental Knights Skill Ishtar Skill Spikes Royale Skill Lightning Edge Skill Wrath of Enlil
Recommended Inner Ability
  • Attack Speed +1
  • Crit Rate +20%
  • Boss Damage +10%

Ignis Roar

A majority of Mercedes' attacks can be linked together which reduces the delay between skills. In 2nd Job, you gain an attack Rising Rush that is used to combo with another skill for a follow up attack

Below is all the skills that combo with Rising Rush:

  • Skill Parting Shot Parting Shot (2nd Job)
  • Skill Aerial Barrage Aerial Barrage (3rd Job)
  • Skill Rolling Moonsault Rolling Moonsault (4th Job) - Can be used without Rising Rush

In 3rd Job, you gain a passive Ignis Roar where whenever you link/combo an attack, you gain a stacking %Final Damage buff


Skill Icons: MapleWiki
Skill Animations: Ikasuu
Inner Ability: Maple Central
5th Job Skills Animations: KyoWantsCute