MapleStory Unlimited Cygnus Revamp

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  • The level cap for all classes except the outdated Cygnus Knights is increased from 200 to 250.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
Korea Japan China Taiwan Global SEA
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Update Patches
*Based on Korean MapleStory timeline and title

MapleStory Big Bang Big Bang (July) MapleStory Chaos Chaos (December)


MapleStory Jump! Jump! (March) MapleStory Legends Legends (July) MapleStory Advance of the Union Advance of the Union (October) MapleStory Justice Justice (December)


MapleStory Tempest Tempest (July) MapleStory Unlimited Unlimited (December)


MapleStory Mark of Honor Mark of Honor (July)


MapleStory Cygnus Returns Cygnus Returns (January) MapleStory RED RED (July) MapleStory FLY FLY (September) MapleStory You & I You & I (December)


MapleStory Season2 Season 2 (April) MapleStory Spark Spark (July)


MapleStory Star Force Coordinator's Touch: Star Force (July) Maple Ice & Burn Maple Ice & Burn (December)


MapleStory GiSeungJeon12 Giseungjeon12 (February) MapleStory Reboot Reboot (June) MapleStory Heroes of Maple Heroes of Maple (November)


MapleStory V V (June) MapleStory Beyond Beyond (December)


Nova Logo Nova (June)

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