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MapleStory Adele Skill Build Guide

June 18, 2024

Adele is the blade-wielding warrior job introduced in MapleStory Rise Update and is one of the most popular classes available. The character is part of the High-Flora class, starting in the artistic city of Ristonia. One of the main features of Adele is the ability to control flying swords as you fight mobs, making it one of the best mobbers in the game. This skill guide will take a look at all the job advancements, including fifth job nodes and hyper skills.

Adele Overview

Adele starts off in the city of Ristonia, known as the city of art. Adele also introduces a new weapon type called the Bladecaster. The character can be created either Male or Female. This MapleStory class has it's own storyline for player's to follow and it's recommended to complete it so that you unlock all aspects of Maple World and the special Recalling Greatness buff (+10% Critical Damage, +10% Attack Power).

Adele was released in GMS Patch V.214 Rise: Promise Of The Guardian.

Check our our MapleStory Training Guide to help find the fastest maps to level up your characters.

  • Weapon: Bladecaster
  • Job: Warrior
  • Class: High-Flora
  • Shared Cash Shop Inventory: Illium, Adele, Ark
  • Legion Block: +Strength (10/20/40/80/100)
  • Link Skill: Noble Fire (+4% Boss Damage, +2-8% damage per party member)
  • Primary Stat: Strength
  • Inner Ability: 20% Boss Damage

Class Rating

Adele Bossing

Adele is a decent job to play if you're interested in taking down the end-game bosses. She has many fifth job skills which deal lots of damage and can be a great DPSer. She has several i-frame moves that can be activated and a 30-second final damage buff that needs to be maintained during battle for maximum damage output.

Adele Mobbing

One of the better classes at mobbing. Adele's Ceave attack skill has a wide-range hitbox, allowing you to attack multiple platforms in small maps. Adele also has flying swords that damage mobs as you move around the map. She has very good mobility too.

Adele First Job Skill Build

You can max all skills in first job, so don't worry too much about distribution of skill points. You gain 3 SP per level.

  • Blade Of Will (+1), Magic Dispatch (+1), Jaunt (+1)
  • Jaunt (+3)
  • Blade Of Will (MAX)
  • Magic Dispatch (MAX)
  • Jaunt (MAX)
  • Martial Discipline (MAX)

In first job, you want to make sure your mobility and main attacking skill are maxed early on. Jaunt at level 4 is a decent double-jump, but if you have enough damage you can max it out. Blade Of Will is your main attacking skill, with Magic Dispatch decent for mobbing with a 6 second-cooldown.

Skill Description & Overview

Icon Skill Description Type
Blade Of Will Blade Of Will Creates a sword of magic that slashes in front of you. Main Attack Skill
Magic Dispatch Magic Dispatch Creates a magical shard that hunts down an enemy. Cooldown Attack Skill
Jaunt Jaunt Leap once more while in the air. Can move upwards while pressing the up key at the same time. Double Jump Skill
High Rise High Rise Steel your mind to project magic, suspending you in the air for a short amount of time and allowing you to use aerial skills. use the skill in the air or press the up key twice in a row to activate. Effect canceled when you use it again or use another movement skill. Float in air for 2 seconds
Martial Discipline Martial Discipline Reinforces the foundation of the warrior. Passive buff skill.

Adele Second Job Skill Build

You can max all skills in second job, so don't worry too much about distribution of skill points.

  • Skewering (+1), Aether Forge (+1), Aetherial Arms (+1)
  • Bladecaster Control (+5)
  • Weave Infusion (+6)
  • Skewering (MAX)
  • Aether Forge (MAX)
  • Resonance Rush (MAX)
  • Bladecaster Control (MAX)
  • Aetherial Arms (MAX)
  • Elite Training (MAX)
  • Impale (MAX)
  • Will To Live (MAX)

Skewering becomes your new main attack skill. You'll also be introduced to two toggle skills (once you turn them on, they remain on until you log off or manually turn them off). Aether Forge creates a wide-area of attack with multiple swords hitting mobs and Aetherial Arms will periodically trigger Magical Dispatch for you automatically. You'll also get a decent buff called Resonance Rush; it can be stacked 3 times and requires maintaining whilst training. You need to use Resonance Rush to hit Aether Crystals and Mobs at the same time. It gives you +15% final damage for 30 seconds if you can maintain it.

Skill Description & Overview

Icon Skill Description Type
Skewering Skewering Creates multiple longswords that strike to the front. Main Attack Skill
Aether Forge Aether Forge Creates a number of aether swords around your body using all available ether.
The creaed aether swords attack nearby enemies on their own and are unaffected by attack reflection. Can be toggled.
Toggle Skill
Impale Impale Creates an aether sword that can be launched in directions depending on the directional key pressed.The sword vanishes at the limit of its range, leaving an aether crystal that replaces any existing crystal, regardless of creation cooldown.Can chain with Resonance Rush, but will not create an aether crystal if chained. Secondary Attack Skill
Reasonance Rush Resonance Rush Creates a large aether sword that resonates with a nearby aether crystal, causing you to rush towards the crystal. This can be used in directions depending on the directional key pressed. Can only be used when an aether crystal is in range, or if chained from Impale. If chained from Impale, the sword conjures faster and it follows in the direction of Impale Rush Skill + Buff Skill
Aetherial Arms Aetherial Arms Automatically creates shards when attacking.Can be toggled On/Off with the skill key. Toggle Skill
Weave Infusion Weave Infusion Uses MP to increase the attack speed of your Bladecaster by 2 levels for a short time Attack Speed Skill
Bladecaster Control Bladecaster Control Increases Bladecaster Mastery and Attack Power. Passive Damage Buff
Will To Live Will To Live Learn the necessary qualities for survival. Passive Heal Buff
Elite Training Elite Training Train your Strength to become ever more powerful. Passive Damage Buff

Adele Third Job Skill Build

You can max all skills in third job, so don't worry too much about distribution of skill points.

  • Eviscerate (+1), Hunting Decree (+1), Ascent (+1),
  • Eviscerate (MAX)
  • Ascent (MAX)
  • Hunting Degree (MAX)
  • Reign Of Destruction (MAX)
  • Noble Summons (MAX)
  • Tolerance (MAX)
  • True Nobility (MAX)
  • Feather Float (MAX)

Eviscerate becomes your main attacking skill in thrid job. Hunting Decree allows you to summon swords generate by the aether you acquire. These swords fly around the map attacking mobs. Ascent is a good damage boost, so best to max this early too.

Skill Description & Overview

Icon Skill Description Type
Eviscerate Eviscerate Conjures 2 longswords that slash in a cross. Main Attack Skill
Hunting Decree Hunting Decree Issues a command to aether swords created with Aether Forge to pursue the enemy. Can only be used when there are aether swords present. The command only works on nearby swords, and if you are separated the swords will return to attack. Unaffected by attack reflection. Pursues enemies only when Adele is in combat. Summon Flying Swords skill
Noble Summons Noble Summons Issues an order to aether swords affected by Hunting Decree to return. The aether swords return in a straight line to where the skill was used, striking enemies along their path. Can only be used when there is at least one aether sword pursuing an enemy by Hunting Decree. During Noble Summons, the aether sword's duration does not decrease, and a small amount of aether is generated by enemies struck. Unaffected by attack reflection. Not affected by effects which reset cooldowns. Secondary Attack Skill
Reign Of Destruction Reign Of Destruction Summons countless swords across a large area. Unaffected by attack reflection. 7 Second Damage Over Time Area Skill
True Nobility True Nobility Summon up your noble spirit to sacrifice for your allies. Within the spirit field you create, you receive some of the damage dealt to party members (including yourself), and form a shield in proportion to it. Not affected by effects which increase buff durations or Buff Freezer. Immediately canceled if you use it again. Reduce Damage Skill
Feather Float Feather Float Float back like a feather and remain aloft for a short time. Teleport Skill
Ascent Ascent Grow ever more powerful in the quest to improve yourself. Passive Damage Buff
Tolerance Tolerance Develop a tolerance to various and sundry dangers. Passive Defense Buff

Adele Fourth Job Skill Build

You can max all skills in fourth job, so don't worry too much about distribution of skill points.

  • Cleave (+1), Bladecaster Expertise(+1), Ruination (+1)
  • Strive (+1)
  • Cleave (MAX)
  • Bladecaster Expertise (MAX)
  • Ruinaion (MAX)
  • Strive (MAX)
  • Perfection (MAX)
  • Hero of the Flora (MAX)
  • Plummet (MAX)
  • Grave Proclamation (MAX)
  • Aether Bloom (MAX)
  • Aether Guard (MAX)
  • Floran Hero's Will (MAX)

Fourth Job allows you to gain your main attacking skill Cleave. It has a really good hit-box range for attacking multiple platforms. Fourth job brings many passive damage buffs that you'll want to max out. You get the Plummet skill, which is great for vertical maps. Aether Guard can act as an iframe skill if you time it right. Grave Proclamation increases the damage you deal by 20% to single target enemies, making it great for bosses.

Skill Description & Overview

Icon Skill Description Type
Cleave Cleave Creates a massive sword to cut enemies ahead of you. Main Attack Skill
Aether Bloom Aether Bloom Releases a bloom of magic from each Hunting Decree sword. Can only be used while at least one aether sword is under Hunting Decree. The duration of the aether sword doesn't elapse during Aether Bloom, and the aether swords that return with Noble Summons cannot bloom. Unaffected by attack reflection, and isn't affected by effects which reset cooldowns. Secondary Attack Skill
Grave Proclamation Grave Proclamation Mark enemies for annihilation with a cursed sword, making them a prime target for your aether swords. If the skill is used again while it's on cooldown or another enemy is marked, the first mark vanishes. Grave Proclamation prioritizes enemies with the highest Max HP within range, and isn't affected by effects which reset cooldowns. Single Target Attack + Damage Buff
Aether Guard Aether Guard Shields you with spinning aether swords to block the enemy attacks and reduce damage. Not affected by effects which reset cooldowns.When Aether Guard is cast, you don't suffer debilitating status conditions. If you are attacked as soon as it's cast, the attack is completely blocked and you will gain temporary invincibility. Invincibility isn't affected by buff duration increases. Iframe / damage reduction skill
Plummet Plummet Wrap your body in potent magic and dive upon your foes. Verticle Attack Skill
Hero Of The Flora Hero Of The Flora Temporarily increases the stats of all party members. Does not stack with Maple Warrior, Call of Cygnus, Nova Warrior, Hero of the Flora, President's Orders, Anima Warrior, or Rhinne's Protection. Damage Buff
Flora Hero's Will Floran Hero's Will Hones your resolve to ignore certain abnormal status effects. Immune to Abnormal Status for 3 sec after use. Debuff Skill
Bladecaster Expertise Bladecaster Expertise Increases Bladecaster Mastery and Attack Power Passive Damage Buff
Perfection Perfection Perfects your technique through rigorous training. Passive Damage Buff
Ruination Ruination Master a powerful attack that blows past enemy defenses. Passive Damage Buff
Strive Strive Reach the level of a master through constant battle. Passive Damage Buff

Adele Hyper Skill Build

Adele's Hyper skills become available at level 140. As you level up towards level 200, you'll gain more Hyper Stat Points. You won't be able to max all these skills, however if you make a mistake, you can reset your Hyper Skills later on for a meso cost. You'll want to max the following:

  • Trigger - Reinforce
  • Trigger - Guardbreak
  • Trigger - Boss Rush
  • Reign Of Destruction - Persist
  • Aether Guard - Persist
  • Blade Torrent
  • Divine Wrath
  • Shardbreaker

Optionally, you may wish to use True Nobility - Shield Reinforce.

Adele Fifth Job Skill Build

Upon reaching level 200, you will now have access to the V Matrix, which acts as your new fifth job skills. Each class gets their own skills to use, along with boosting nodes to increase the damage of existing skills. To obtain new skills, you open up items called Nodestones, which drop from every mob in Arcane River. You have limited number of slots in your V Matrix, so you want to obtain perfect nodes for maximise your character's damage.

Adele nodes should include:

  • Infinity Blade
  • Legacy Restoration
  • Ruin
  • Storm
  • Trinode: Cleave, Hunting Decree, Aether Forge and Noble Summons
  • Trinode: Reign Of Destruction, Magic Dispatch and Aether Bloom

All 5th Job classes should try to also obtain these:

  • Decent Holy Symbol
  • Decent Sharp Eyes
  • Decent Speed Infusion
  • Weapon Aura
  • Erda Nova

Skill Description & Overview

Icon Skill Description Type
Infinity Blade Infinity Blade Creates a space filled with countless aether swords. The command only works on nearby swords, and if you are separated the swords will return to attack.
Aether Swords created from Infinity Blade are only affected by Grave Proclamation and not Noble Summons or Aether Bloom.
Burst Attack Skill + Iframe on cast
Legacy Restoration Legacy Restoration Temporarily restores the lost magical conduit and the enchanted wings of the past.
Legacy Restoration is unaffected by attack reflection and using the skill will again will immediately end the skill.
Damage Buff Skill + Heal Party
Ruin Ruin Summons the ancient sword of destruction to cause a massive collapse. Cooldown Attack Skill
Storm Storm All Aether Swords commanded by Hunting Decree sweep around you in a wild current. With the Hunting Decree, make the Aether Swords that are tracking down the enemy disappear, and move the number of Aether Swords proportionate to that around your body. Cooldown Attack Skill


26/11/2020 - Added Adele's 5th Job Skill Storm from the Awake update.

22/07/2020 - First Version Live.


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Hey, thnx for the skillbuild but in 4th job you didn’t mentioned perfection. Keep up the good work????
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Oops! Fixed!
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Hi, any suggestions for Hexa stats?
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