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Maplestory Best Link Skills Guide: All MapleStory Link Skills List

MapleStory Link Skills is only available in certain jobs. Here is a guide on Maplestory Best Link Skills and All Link Skills List.

MapleStory is a free-to-play, 2D, side-scrolling massively multiplayer online role-playing game. If you have been playing the game for a very long then you must by now have known that having a lot of different characters is better than just maxing one out. And the reason behind this is the benefits of  Link skills and stats. Every character and class has a unique link skill.  Here is a guide on Maplestory Best Link Skills and All Link Skills List.

Maplestory Best Link Skills Guide

Links skills are acquired when a character hits a certain level. Most of them have a maximum level of 2 or 3 and can grant you a ton of bonus stats.

  • Character level 70 – Level 1 Link Skill
  • Character level 120 – Level 2 Link Skill
  • Character level 210 – Level 3 Link Skill

These Link Skills have certain limitations which need to be kept in mind. Before we get started with the list of all link skills and their priority first let’s check out what these said limitations are.

LINK SKILL LIMITATIONS

  • They can only be linked to 1 character at a time.
  • 12 skills can be linked up to a character at a time.
  • You will be able to stack Cygnus’ Blessing up to 5 times on a character for a total of 25% Status Resistance.
  • Characters that have made their first job advancement will be the ones you can use link skills on.
  • You can unlock Link Skill at level one but will only be able to share your link skill upon reaching Level 70.
  • If you accept the Link Skill quest with a Quest Deliverer it will break Tot’s (applicable only for GMS)
  • You won’t be able to link skill to 2 or more characters in the same world.
  • You can’t have 2 or more of the same jobs linking 1 character.
  • You can change the linked character once a day.
  • A character can be linked by one or more classes that have a link skill.

All MapleStory Link Skills List

CLASS LINK SKILL LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 MAX LEVEL
Zero Rhinne Blessing +2% Ignore Defense, -3% Damage Taken +4% Ignore Defense, -6% Damage Taken +6% Ignore Defense, -9% Damage Taken +10% Ignore Defense, -15% Damage Taken
Xenon Hybrid Logic +5% all stats +10% all stats +10% all stats
Shade Close Call +5% Fatal Attack Survival chance +10% Fatal Attack Survival chance +10% Fatal Attack Survival chance
Resistance7 Spirit of Freedom Invincibility for 1 sec upon revival. Invincibility for 2 sec upon revival. Invincibility for 3 sec upon revival. Invincibility for 8 sec upon revival.
Phantom Phantom Instinct +10% Critical Rate +15% Critical Rate +20% Critical Rate +20% Critical Rate
Mihile Knight’s Watch Absorbs up to 3 hits, Damage from Max HP dependant attacks -10%, Damage +15% for 15 seconds. Cooldown 180 sec. Absorbs up to 6 hits, Damage from Max HP dependant attacks -20%, Damage +20% for 30 seconds. Cooldown 180 sec. Absorbs up to 3 hits, Damage from Max HP dependant attacks -30%, Damage +25% for 45 seconds. Cooldown 180 sec. Absorbs up to 3 hits, Damage from Max HP dependant attacks -30%, Damage +25% for 45 seconds. Cooldown 180 sec.
Mercedes Elven Blessing +10% EXP from monsters. Teleport to Elluel, 10 min cooldown. +15% EXP from monsters. Teleport to Elluel, 10 min cooldown. +20% EXP from monsters. Teleport to Elluel, 10 min cooldown. +20% EXP from monsters. Teleport to Elluel, 10 min cooldown.
Luminous Light Wash +10% Ignore Defense +15% Ignore Defense +20% Ignore Defense +20% Ignore Defense
Kinesis Judgment +2% Critical Damage +4% Critical Damage +4% Critical Damage
Kanna Elementalism +5% Damage +10% Damage +10% Damage
Kaiser Iron Will +5% Max HP, +2% Damage per Morph Gauge Stage +10% Max HP, +3% Damage per Morph Gauge Stage +15% Max HP, +4% Damage per Morph Gauge Stage +15% Max HP, +4% Damage per Morph Gauge Stage
Jett Core Aura +0-2 STR, DEX, LUK, INT, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT when Jett is level 30-39. +0-4 STR, DEX, LUK, INT, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT when Jett is level 40-49. +0-6 STR, DEX, LUK, INT, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT when Jett is level 50-59. +5-35 STR, DEX, LUK, INT, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT when Jett is level 120+ and has tier 4 core.
Illium Flow of Battle +1% Damage for 5 sec per 500 pixels moved. 6 stacks maximum for 6% Damage. 1-sec cooldown between stacks. +2% Damage for 5 sec per 500 pixels moved. 6 stacks maximum for 12% Damage. 1-sec cooldown between stacks. +2% Damage for 5 sec per 500 pixels moved. 6 stacks maximum for 12% Damage. 1-sec cooldown between stacks.
Ho Young Self Confidence +5% Ignore Defense, +9% Damage to HP with full HP +10% Ignore Defense, +14% Damage to HP with full HP +10% Ignore Defense, +14% Damage to HP with full HP
Hayato Keen Edge +15 All stats, +10 Weapon & Magic ATT. +25 All stats, +15 Weapon & Magic ATT. +25 All stats, +15 Weapon & Magic ATT.
Explorer – Warrior6 Invincible Belief Restores 20% of Max HP every 1 sec for 3 sec when HP falls below 15%. 410-sec cooldown. Restores 23% of Max HP every 1 sec for 3 sec when HP falls below 15%. 370-sec cooldown. Restores 26% of Max HP every 1 sec for 3 sec when HP falls below 15%. 330-sec cooldown. Restores 35% of Max HP every 1 sec for 3 sec when HP falls below 15%. 210-sec cooldown.
Explorer – Thief5 Cunning Thief +3% Damage for 10 seconds after inflicting an Abnormal Status. 20-sec cooldown. +6% Damage for 10 seconds after inflicting an Abnormal Status. 20-sec cooldown. +9% Damage for 10 seconds after inflicting an Abnormal Status. 20-sec cooldown. +18% Damage for 10 seconds after inflicting an Abnormal Status. 20-sec cooldown.
Explorer – Pirate4 Pirate Blessing +20 STR, +20 DEX, +20 INT, +20 LUK, +350 HP & MP, -5% Damage Taken +30 STR, +30 DEX, +30 INT, +30 LUK, +525 HP & MP, -7% Damage Taken +40 STR, +40 DEX, +40 INT, +40 LUK, +700 HP & MP, -9% Damage Taken +70 STR, +70 DEX, +70 INT, +70 LUK, +1225 HP & MP, -15% Damage Taken
Explorer – Magician3 Empirical Knowledge 15% Chance to inflict curse mark for 10 seconds that increases damage and defense ignored against target by 1%. Stacks up to 3 times. 17% Chance to inflict curse mark for 10 seconds that increases damage and defense ignored against the target by 1%. Stacks up to 3 times. 19% Chance to inflict curse mark for 10 seconds that increases damage and defense ignored against the target by 2%. Stacks up to 3 times. 25% Chance to inflict curse mark for 10 seconds that increases damage and defense ignored against the target by 3%. Stacks up to 3 times.
Explorer – Bowman2 Adventurer Curiosity +3% Critical Rate, +10% Monster Collection Chance +4% Critical Rate, +15% Monster Collection Chance +6% Critical Rate, +20% Monster Collection Chance +10% Critical Rate, +35% Monster Collection Chance
Evan Rune Persistence +30% Rune Buff Duration +50% Rune Buff Duration +70% Rune Buff Duration +70% Rune Buff Duration
Demon Slayer Fury Unleashed +10% Boss Damage +15% Boss Damage +20% Boss Damage +20% Boss Damage
Demon Avenger Wild Rage +5% Damage +10% Damage +15% Damage +15% Damage
Cygnus Knights1 Cygnus Blessing +7 ATT & Magic ATT, +1% Elemental Resistance, +1 Abnormal Status Resistance +9 ATT & Magic ATT, +3% Elemental Resistance, +3 Abnormal Status Resistance +11 ATT & Magic ATT, +4% Elemental Resistance, +4 Abnormal Status Resistance +25 ATT & Magic ATT, +15% Elemental Resistance, +15 Abnormal Status Resistance
Cadena Intensive Insult +3% Damage against monsters lower level than you, +3% Damage against monsters affected by status effects. +6% Damage against monsters lower level than you, +6% Damage against monsters affected by status effects. +6% Damage against monsters lower level than you, +6% Damage against monsters affected by status effects.
Beast Tamer Focus Spirit +4% Boss Damage, +4% Critical Rate, +3% Max HP & MP +7% Boss Damage, +7% Critical Rate, +4% Max HP & MP +10% Boss Damage, +10% Critical Rate, +5% Max HP & MP +10% Boss Damage, +10% Critical Rate, +5% Max HP & MP
Ark Ecstasy +1% Damage after 5 seconds in battle. +1% additional damage every 5 seconds after first stack. Stacks up to 5 times total. +1% Damage after 5 seconds in battle. +2% additional damage every 5 seconds after the first stack. Stacks up to 5 times total. +1% Damage after 5 seconds in battle. +2% additional damage every 5 seconds after the first stack. Stacks up to 5 times total.
Aran Combo Kill Advantage +400% EXP from Combo Kill Orbs +650% EXP from Combo Kill Orbs +900% EXP from Combo Kill Orbs +900% EXP from Combo Kill Orbs
Angelic Buster Terms and Conditions +30% Damage for 10 seconds. 90-sec cooldown. +45% Damage for 10 seconds. 90-sec cooldown. +60% Damage for 10 seconds. 90-sec cooldown. +60% Damage for 10 seconds. 90-sec cooldown.
Adele Noble Fire +2% Boss Damage, +1% Damage per party member for your entire party, including yourself up to 4%. +4% Boss Damage, +2% Damage per party member for your entire party, including yourself up to 8%. +4% Boss Damage, +2% Damage per party member for your entire party, including yourself up to 8%.

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Maplestory Best Link Skills To Prioritize

  • Mercedes (EXP)
  • Aran (Combo Orbs)
  • Evan (Rune Duration)
  • Kanna (Damage)
  • Luminous (Ignore Enemy Defense)
  • Demon Avenger (Damage)
  • Phantom (Critical Rate)

Maplestory Best Link Skills To Use For Bossing

  • Demon Slayer (Boss Damage)
  • Adele (Boss Damage)
  • Beast Tamer (Crit Rate, Boss Damage, HP, MP)
  • Angelic Buster (Increases Damage)
  • Demon Avenger (Damage)
  • Kanna (Damage)
  • Luminous (IED)
  • Ark (Damage Increase in combat)
  • Cadena (Damage Increase on lower level monsters lower level, Damage increase if monsters inflicted with status conditions)
  • Kinesis (Critical Damage)
  • Explorer Mage (Damage and IED)
  • Explorer Thief (Damage when the status is inflicted)

Maplestory Best Link Skills To Use For Training

  • Mercedes (Exp Rate Boost for Training Level 1-2501)
  • Evan (Increases Rune duration)
  • Aran (Combo Kill or EXP gain increased permanently)
  • Illium: (Damage increases when you move around during combat)
  • Kanna: (Damage)
  • Demon Avenger: (Damage)
  • Demon Slayer 1 (Boss Damage)
  • Hayato (All Stat +, Weapon and Magic Attack)
  • Kinesis: (Critical Damage)
  • Xenon (All Stat +)
  • Phantom (Critical Rate)
  • Cadena (More damage against lower-level enemies)
  • Beast Tamer (Boss Damage, Critical Rate only for GMS Players)
  • Ark: (Damage Increase In Battle)

List Of MapleStory Link Skills By Jobs

Mercedes – Elven Blessing

Originated from Mercedes. Boosts EXP gain and gives the ability to teleport to Elluel.  Best skill to gain more experience when training your primary character to Level 200. Also best when you wanna use it to travel back to Victoria Island.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Mercedes) +10% EXP

Teleport – Elluel has a cooldown period of 10 minutes.

2 120  +15% EXP

Teleport – Elluel has a cooldown period of 10 minutes.

3 210 +20% EXP

Teleport – Elluel has a cooldown period of 10 minutes.

Demon Slayer – Fury Unleashed

Skill from Demon Slayer. Increases your inner rage to deal even greater damage to bosses.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Demon Slayer) Increase Damage to Boss by 10%
2 120 Increase Damage to Boss by 15%
3 210 Increase Damage to Boss by 20%

Phantom – Phantom Instinct

Permanently increases Critical Rate – Use high levels of insight to locate enemies’ weaknesses for this.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Phantoms) Critical Rate +10%
2 120 Critical Rate +15%
3 210 Critical Rate +20%

Luminous – Light Wash/Permeate

From Luminous. Ignores a portion of enemy defense. (magic and weapon defense)

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Luminous) Ignore 10% DEF
2 120 Ignore 15% DEF
3 210 Ignore 20% DEF

Angelic Buster – Terms and Conditions

Temporarily boost damage for 10 seconds. Has a cooldown time of 90 seconds.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Angelic Busters) Damage +30%
2 120 Damage +45%
3 210 Damage +60%

Demon Avenger – Wild Rage

Permanently increases damage. Your rage goes wild which increases the damage.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Demon Avengers) Damage +5%
2 120 Damage +10%
3 210 Damage +15%

Xenon – Hybrid Logic

Activates your Hybrid Logic routines to permanently increase all stats.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Xenon) All Stat +5%
2 120 All Stat +10%

Hayato – Keen Edge

Hayato’s blade can cut through anything. Increase overall power.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Hayato) All Stat +15, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT +10
2 120 All Stat +25, Weapon ATT, and Magic ATT +15

Kanna – Elementalism

Deepens your connection to the elements to provide a permanent damage increase.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Kanna) Damage +5%
2 120 Damage +10%

Beast Tamer – Focus Spirit

Focus and increase overall power.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Beast Tamer) Critical Rate +4%, Damage to Boss Monsters +4%, HP and MP +3%
2 120 Critical Rate +7%, Damage to Boss Monsters +7%, HP and MP +4%
3 210 Critical Rate +10%, Damage to Boss Monsters +10%, HP and MP +5%

 Eunwol / Shade – Close Call

Save yourself from an attack that would’ve been fatal.

Skill Level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Eunwol) 5% Survival chance
2 120 10% Survival chance

Kinesis – Judgement

Deals the strongest possible fatal blow using righteous judgment.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Kinesis) Critical Damage +2%
2 120 Critical Damage +4%

Aran – Combo Kill Advantage

Provides additional EXP when absorbing a Combo Kill Orb. Maha blesses your combos.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Aran) Combo Kill Orb EXP +400%
2 120 Combo Kill Orb EXP +650%
3 210 Combo Kill Orb EXP +900%

Evan – Rune Persistence

Increases the duration of all liberated Runes by intensifying their mana.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Evan) Rune Buff Duration +30%
2 120 Rune Buff Duration +50%
3 210 Rune Buff Duration +70%

Cadena – Unfair Advantage, Intensive Insult

Attacking weaker enemies becomes more effective.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Cadena) Damage +3% on monsters lower level than you, Damage +3% on monsters inflicted with any status conditions. (Total: Damage +6% on monsters lower level than you that are inflicted with status conditions)
2 120 Damage +6% on monsters lower level than you, Damage +6% on monsters inflicted with any status conditions. (Total: Damage +12% on monsters lower level than you that are inflicted with status conditions)

Illium – Flow of Battle, Tide Of Battle

Maintains the flow of the battle. Moving a certain distance within a set time frame increases damage.

Skill level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Illium) Damage +1% for 5 seconds for every 500 pixels moved. Maximum: Damage +6%. Cooldown between stacks/refreshes: 1 second
2 120 Damage +2% for 5 seconds for every 500 pixels moved. Maximum: Damage +12%. Cooldown between stacks/refreshes: 1 second

Ark – Ecstasy, Solus

Temporarily increase your damage after a certain period of time during combat.

Skill level Level requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Ark) Damage +1% for attacking at least twice within 5 seconds, stacks up to 5 times. The 1st stack gives additional 1% damage (Maximum: +6% Damage). Cooldown between stacks/refreshes: 5 seconds (1st stack only applies after 5 seconds of the 1st attack made).
2 120 Damage +2% for attacking at least twice within 5 seconds, stacks up to 5 times. The 1st stack gives additional 1% damage (Maximum: +11% Damage). Cooldown between stacks/refreshes: 5 seconds (1st stack only applies after 5 seconds of the 1st attack made).
3 210 Damage +3% for attacking at least twice within 5 seconds, stacks up to 5 times. The 1st stack gives additional 1% damage (Maximum: +16% Damage). Cooldown between stacks/refreshes: 5 seconds (1st stack only applies after 5 seconds of the 1st attack made).

Hoyoung – Self Confidence

Increases DEF ignored and increases damage to monsters with full HP.

Skill Level Level Requirement Effect
1 70 (10 for Hoyoung) Ignore DEF +5% and Damage to monsters with full HP +9%
2 120 Ignore DEF +10% and Damage to monsters with full HP +14%

Adele – Noblesse

Increase damage against boss monsters, and depending on your party size, further increases damage.

Skill Level Level Requirement Stats
1 70 (10 for Adele) Damage to boss monsters +2%, for every party member including yourself (non-party is counted as 1 person party), damage +1% up to +4%
1 120 Damage to boss monsters +4%, for every party member including yourself (non-party is c

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