MapleStory Cygnus Returns
Cygnus Returns

Cygnus Awakening (GMS,EMS)

Parts: 5
Initial release: 2013/2014
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The reawakened Cygnus, without the help of Shinsoo

Cygnus Returns (KR:시그너스기사단 리턴즈 romanja: Sigeuneoseu Gisadan Liteonjeu lit. Cygnus Knights Returns) is a five-part update following Unlimited, and the main subject for this update is a complete overhaul for the Cygnus Knights. It was updated for Thunder Breakers, Wind Archers and Dawn Warriors in 2013 and Blaze Wizards and Night Walkers in 2014.

Part 1: Thunder Breaker

  • Thunder Breakers receive a complete overhaul. Their job advancement quests are similar to the rest of the classes, and they receive Hyper Skills with their level cap raised to 250.
  • The level cap for all classes except the outdated Cygnus Knights is increased from 200 to 250.
  • Experience for several monsters and party quests have been readjusted.
  • All party quest's maximum daily entrance limit has been decreased from 10 to 5.
  • Chaos bosses for Root Abyss are added.
  • The meso cap is increased to 9,999,999,999.

Part 2: Wind Archer

  • Wind Archers receive a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • New Area: Twilight of Perion

Part 3: Dawn Warrior

  • Dawn Warriors receive a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • New Areas: Crimsonheart Castle and Colossus
  • Henesys receives a makeover.
  • Easy Mode Zakum is now available for challenge.
  • Root Abyss bosses now reset every Thursday instead of daily.
  • Cash Shop is revamped

Part 4: Blaze Wizard

  • Blaze Wizards receive a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.

Part 5: Night Walker

  • Night Walkers receive a complete overhaul, and their level cap is increased to 250.
  • Mushroom Castle is revamped, with a new storyline, new monsters, and new rewards. It is now for levels 60 and above.



  • Cygnus Returns content was split into two - the first covering revamps in the first three parts in 2013, while the second covering revamps to the last two parts only occured in 2014.
  • MapleSEA included Root Abyss in this update.
  • GMS had the first 3 parts of the update altogether, along with the new UI.
Availability of Cygnus Returns
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Update Patches
MapleStory Big Bang Big Bang (Jul 2010) MapleStory Chaos Chaos (Dec 2010) MapleStory Jump! Jump! (Mar 2011) MapleStory Legends Legends (Jul 2011)
MapleStory Advance of the Union Advance of the Union (Oct 2011) MapleStory Justice Justice (Dec 2011) MapleStory Tempest Tempest (Jul 2012) MapleStory Unlimited Unlimited (Dec 2012)
MapleStory Cygnus Returns Cygnus Returns (Jan 2013) MapleStory RED RED (Jul 2013) MapleStory FLY FLY (Sep 2013) MapleStory You & I You & I (Dec 2013)
MapleStory Coordinator's Touch Coordinator's Touch (Jul 2014) Maple Ice & Burn Maple Ice & Burn (Dec 2014) MapleStory GiSeungJeon12 Giseungjeon12 (Feb 2015)
MapleStory Reboot Reboot (Jun 2015) MapleStory Heroes of Maple Heroes of Maple (Nov 2015) MapleStory V V (Jun 2016) MapleStory Beyond Beyond (Dec 2016)
Nova Logo Nova (Jun 2017)

Others: MapleStory Mark of Honor Mark of Honor (Jul 2012) MapleStory Season2 Season 2 (Apr 2013) MapleStory Spark Spark (Jul 2013)

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