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You have 30 minutes to assist Chaperix in completing the quests of the Goblins and Moblins of his village and prepare him to fight the boss that resides in the final chamber. (If Maze Rune 101 is set, you will only have 25 or 26 minutes to complete the maze.)

The basic objectives of the maze are as follows:

  • Talk to Sonchostiq for an introduction to the maze and a hint to what the boss will be (see below).
  • You and your party members can start the mini-quests with the other Moblins at this point.
  • Talk to Chaperix, who will start following you around.
  • Talk to Bouncebix at the top of the stairs (with Chaperix following you), who will tell you that he has lost the key to the final chamber and needs you to get Tempatriq to make a new one.
  • Talk to Tempatriq who will ask you to find a Bronze Ingot and a Silver Beastcoin, which he will use to create a new key.
  • Obtain the necessary items by completing at least one of the mini-quests in the village.
  • Return to Bouncebix (with Chaperix in tow) to have him open the gate to the final chamber.
  • Enter the final chamber with Chaperix and watch as he attempts to defeat the boss or bosses (you will be unable to assist).
  • Talk to Sonchostiq to complete the maze. (The Hoardbox will appear next to him.)

About Chaperix

Chaperix will start the maze as a level 1 All-Rounder with approximately 35 HP, but will rapidly level as you fight monsters in the maze. However, you will need to watch Chaperix closely, as Chaperix is aggressive and will attack monsters on his own and can use Area of Effect attacks that may put him in danger. Chaperix must be alive to complete the maze, so it is essential that he is kept safe, especially at lower levels where he is very vulnerable.

Monsters in the maze are not aggressive, but will link with monsters in their family. All monsters in the maze check as "Impossible to Gauge" and are immune to Charm.

Chaperix only needs to be close to where the battle is taking place to gain experienceExclamation; he does not need to be the one doing the attacking. Note, however, that he appears to gain experience more rapidly by attacking alone or with minimal assistance.Exclamation Chaperix's maximum range for experience gain is much smaller than the standard range; it appears to be the about the same size or a little larger than his aggression range.Exclamation

Chaperix will assist you when you draw your weapon, but only if he is not already fighting something else. You can use this behavior to send him to attack crates or monsters up to 25' away, while you attack a nearby cluster that would otherwise have linked and overwhelmed Chaperix.

Some quests can be advanced/completed without Chaperix following you, but others require Chaperix to be present. If another player has control of Chaperix, you can talk to him and select "Come with me!" to gain control of him.

Chaperix will automatically store any beastcoins, medicines, and "Gobbie Surprises" you obtain in the maze, even if he is not present when the items are obtained (thus, a party can multi-task without the items going to waste):

  • Gobbie Surprises are used as ammunition for many of Chaperix's special attacks (Bomb Toss, SmokebombExclamation, Paralysis ShowerExclamation, Crispy CandleExclamation, and FrypanExclamation). Once he uses all the Gobbie Surprises, he will be unable to use these abilities.
  • Medicines are used by Chaperix in the normal fashion, though it appears that this behavior is very rare - Chaperix will often die before using any medicines to heal himself.
  • Beastcoins are used to purchase additional items for Chaperix to use and to pay Tempatriq for his services.

Note that Chaperix will not "save" his level, job, or inventory between maze attempts - he will always start as a level 1 All-Rounder with no inventory.

Quests

There are three different sets of mini-quests, each given by a different Moblin (Fetchafox, Slayalox, and Smashlix). Each Moblin has three quests for you, in increasing difficulty - after completing a quest, speak to the Moblin again to get the next one. These quests can be done in any order; it is not necessary to complete one quest line before starting on another. (If Maze Rune 102 is set, two additional quests are added, with Vendastox and Switchlox.)

After starting a mini-quest, examine the Well of Passage behind the Moblin to enter a new section of the maze where you will undertake the quest. You can return to the village by examining the Ladder of Passage that appears where you enter the new section of the maze. The Ladder of Passage will move each time a new quest with that Moblin is started, but the movement is predictable; it will not randomize between maze attempts. As such, it may help to mark the ladders' locations on your map. Wide Scan can also be used to locate the ladders.

By completing the quests in the village, you will obtain beastcoins, which are stored with Chaperix (and can be accessed by anyone in the maze), and temporary items, which will go into the inventory of the person that obtains them (and can only be accessed by that person). These items are used to upgrade Chaperix and to make the key to the final chamber. In order to make the key or upgrade Chaperix, the person with the appropriate temporary items must have control over Chaperix and must be the one to talk to the Moblin (to gain control of Chaperix, talk to him and select "Come with me!").

Fetchafox

Fetchafox will ask you to find an item in the maze, while various monsters will get in your way. The item is obtained by examining a shining ??? on the ground somewhere in the maze; it does not drop off the monsters. Each quest takes place in the same cave system and the monsters inside do not change or respawn. Unlike most ???s, the shining ???s in this maze can be located with Wide Scan.

The requested items are temporary items, so the player who obtains them is the one who needs to return them to Fetchafox. If the item is returned without Chaperix, the player with control of him will need to speak to Fetchafox to complete the quest.Exclamation

First request: Goblin Cup Temporary - On the far south path.

Second request: Goblin Die Temporary - On the main path, near the center of the map.

Third request: Goblin Mess Tin Temporary - In the room to the north-west.

Slayalox

Slayalox will ask you to kill a certain number of certain monsters. Kill the required amount and return to him for your reward.

Each maze will spawn only the type of monster requested by Slayalox, but not all monsters inside will qualify for completion. For example, killing the Fodder or Picayune Beetles will not count towards a Dinky Beetle requirement in the second quest. However, if you wish to level Chaperix, you can continue to fight monsters in the area after the requested monsters have been defeated; the additional monsters will only despawn when the quest is completed (by talking to Slayalox). Any monsters that are claimed will not despawn when the quest is completed.

This quest can be completed by any player, even if they did not help kill the monsters, and does not require Chaperix to be present.

First request: 3 Fodder Worms

Second request: 5 Dinky Beetles

Third requests: 10 Dinky Spiders

Smashlix

Smashlix will ask you to destroy groups of Reinforced Crates. The crates leave behind ???s that can be examined for additional items.

The Reinforced Crates have very high Magic Defense and Magic Damage Reduction. Red Mage's Enspell II deals 0 damage, and Chaperix's Ancient Magic II spells often land for 100-200 damage. Bomb Toss, on the other hand, will destroy any crate in one hit, with the possibility of destroying several if they are within the Area of Effect.

This quest can be completed by any player, even if they did not help break the boxes, and does not require Chaperix to be present.

First request: 3 Reinforced Crates

Second request: 5 Reinforced Crates

Third request: 8 Reinforced Crates

Additional Quests

When Maze Rune 102 is set, Vendastox's shop will be unavailable after Chaperix reaches level 10, and Switchlox will offer additional training to Chaperix after he reaches level 15Exclamation.

Seek a Lost Order

If you talk to Vendastox when Chaperix is least level 10, she will tell you she has lost an important work order. The work order can be found while doing Fetchafox's quests, in the same room as the Goblin Mess Tin quest. An additional shining ??? will be in the room, which will spawn a scorpion called Mesetetef upon examination (the scorpion will spawn a good distance away from the ???, so you will not have to worry about Chaperix attacking it immediately).

When the monster is defeated, it will leave the work order in the form of a shining ???. Pick it up and return it to Vendastox.

  • Reward: Unlocks the shop, and, as a bonus, each purchase will yield more items.

Ultimate Technique

Once Chaperix is level 15Exclamation and has changed to an advanced job, Switchlox will give a new mini-quest: Defeat a strong foe and she'll teach Chaperix the ultimate technique for his job.

The monster does not need to be defeated by Chaperix, but he will need to be present to complete the quest.

Walloper:

Barrager:

  • Defeat Alicanto, a roc, in Fetchafox's maze section.
  • Reward: Chaperix seems to gain a constant Triple Attack effect and greatly increased potency on physical attacks.

Spellslinger:

Obtaining the Key

Once you have the items requested by Tempatriq, talk to him until he gives Chaperix the key. This will allow you to enter the final fight and complete the maze. You can continue to upgrade Chaperix after completing this quest; it merely allows Bouncebix to grant you access to the fight.

Upgrading Chaperix

It is possible to upgrade Chaperix by giving him a specialized job type, upgrading his weapon, provisioning him with items, and leveling him.

Switchlox

After Chaperix obtains level 5, you can speak with Switchlox on the stairs to change his job. She will ask you to bring her various items (obtained from Smashlix's first quest) depending on the job you wish to change him to.

The required items are temporary items, so the player that obtained them will need to take control of Chaperix to complete the upgrade.

  • Has enhanced evasion.
  • Primarily uses Bomb Toss.

Tempatriq

Once Chaperix has reached level 10 or above, Tempatriq will offer to craft Chaperix a new weapon. Simply obtain the items he requests and he will give Chaperix his new weapon (you may have to talk to Tempatriq several times). Each job requires its own upgrades - upgrading the weapon of one job will not automatically upgrade the other jobs' weapons. As such, it is recommended to switch jobs before upgrading weapons.

Like with the job upgrade, the player who obtained any of the required temporary items will need to take control of Chaperix to complete the upgrade.

Upgrade 1: (Level 10)

Upgrade 2: (Level 20)

Revitalizer

If Chaperix has a Revitalizer, he will be able to use a special ability during the final battle, depending on his current job:

  • All-Rounder: Meikyo Shisui - Chaperix presumably gains 300% TP, but will not always use special attacks after using this ability.
  • Walloper: Raging Blitz - Increases damage and signifigantly increases attack speed (similar to Hundred Fists speed).
  • Barrager: Bomb Blitz - Bomb Toss will do three to four times more damage. (Make sure you stocked plenty of Gobbie Surprises.)
  • Spellslinger: Elemental Blitz - Six elementals will be summoned to aid Chaperix (each element except Light and Dark). Each elemental will casts their corresponding Ancient Magic II spell (regardless of the level of Chaperix), then die. If the target dies before a spell lands, the elemental will not die, but cannot immediately cast again (similar to Summoner spirits).

Vendastox

Vendastox will sell items for Chaperix to use, in exchange for beastcoins. Chaperix does not need to be present to purchase items.

Item Price Effect
Potion 1 Silver Beastcoin Increases max HP.Exclamation
Hi-Potion 2 Silver Beastcoins Increases max HP.Exclamation
X-Potion 1 Mythril Beastcoin Increases max HP.Exclamation
Elixir 2 Mythril Beastcoins Used to restore a moderate amount of HP and MP.Exclamation
Hi-Elixir 1 Gold Beastcoin Used to restore a large amount of HP and MP.
Remedy 1 Mythril Beastcoin Used to cure status ailments (such as Poison from a Spider's Acid Spray).
Gobbie Surprise (x2) 3 Beastcoins Needed to use most special attacks.

Completing the Maze

At the beginning of the maze, Sonchostiq will give you a clue to the type of boss that Chaperix must defeat. This information is extremely important in deciding how you will outfit Chaperix, as each of his specialized jobs has an edge against each of the scenarios. Each scenario is listed below, with the most effective job(s) marked in bold.

  • All-Rounder - Chaperix will attempt to buff while the Behemoth pounds on him, so a lot of time will be wasted on interrupted spells. However, it's still possible to win with a little luck (a fully-upgraded Chaperix will do a lot better).
  • Walloper - Chaperix will do loads of melee damage, but takes quite a punch as well. Healing items are helpful, especially if he gets stunned by Thunderbolt.
  • Barrager - Bomb Toss under the effect of Bomb Blitz will do damage on par to Walloper, but will need plenty of "Gobbie Surprises". Make sure he has at least 8-10. Chaperix seems to evade more as well.
  • Spellslinger - Chaperix will take quite a beating, but if he lives to use the Revitalizer the elementalals will kill it instantly.
  • If Sonchostiq mentions "caves below chock full o' riches beyond yer wild'st dreams", the battle will be against waves of Possessed Daggers, Possessed Longswords, and Possessed Claymores, which all possess relatively low HP but can easily overwhelm Chaperix. Each wave spawns 1 minute apart, and first wave will appear 1 minute after entering. Chaperix will also randomly walk around, sometimes wasting 30 seconds looking for enemies in the wrong place. Plan accordingly and enter with at least 4-5 minutes left on the clock.
  • All-Rounder - Similar to the Spellslinger, Chaperix will waste a lot of time casting white magic, and will likely be killed very quickly as the enemies pile up.
  • Walloper - Chaperix will unload a lot of damage on the weapons, often defeating them in a single combat round. Frypan can kill an entire wave in one blow.
  • Barrager - Bomb Toss will hit all weapons at the same time, making it a very effective way of dealing with them. Unfortunately, weapons can escape detection if Chaperix uses Bomb Toss on the nearest monster and no other enemies are close enough to him.
  • Spellslinger - Not advised, as Chaperix will attempt to nuke each weapon with a single target nuke which takes too long. The second wave will often spawn before the first wave is clear, overwhelming Chaperix and defeating him.
  • All-Rounder - Chaperix will primarily buff himself and melee. Not as effective as a Spellslinger setup, but still seems to work reasonably well.
  • Walloper - Not terribly effective, but abilities like Crispy Candle and Frypan will pull the monsters' attention away from Findaflok, as well as dealing moderate damage.
  • Barrager - After using a Revitalizer, Chaperix can kill all of the slimes in about 10 seconds.
  • Spellslinger - Allows him to heal and support Findaflok, as well as having access to elemental magic which will be highly effective against the Glibbers.

The difficulty of each fight depends on Chaperix's level (1-20, 21-40, 41-60). The Guardian Behemoth will be stronger and will have more HP, more waves (1,2,3) of Animated Weapons will need to be defeated, or more Glibbers (3,4,5) will spawn.

Once you're ready to fight the boss, and have the new key, speak with Bouncebix and he'll open the tunnel behind him for you. Once you enter, you can no longer assist Chaperix in any way!

Rewards

Rewards include marbles, a randomly augmented belt, and, occasionally, Maze Runes.

If the host has any Cave Conservation Points, a Lockbox will appear after opening the Hoardbox. It can only be opened by the host, and anything inside the chest goes directly to their inventory, instead of the treasure pool. It will contain extra marbles, an extra belt, and possibly extra runes.

Marbles

The base reward for this maze is 25 Moblin Marbles. The following runes will affect the number of marbles that are awarded:

Rune Marbles
Maze Rune 017 "Supreme Might" +4
Maze Rune 018 "Might" +2
Maze Rune 100 "Trial by Velocity" +0~10
Maze Rune 101 "Trial by Budget" +2
Maze Rune 102 "Trial by Numbers" +2
Maze Rune 103 "Amnesiac's Trial" +3
Maze Rune 104 "Trial by Silence" +3Exclamation
Rune Marbles
Maze Rune 019 "Weakness" -2Exclamation
Maze Rune 020 "Peon" -4
Maze Rune 099 "Replenishment Contract" -3
Maze Rune 108 "Conditioning Contract" -Qmark
Maze Rune 114 "Walloper" -3
Maze Rune 115 "Barrager" -3Exclamation
Maze Rune 116 "Spellslinger" -3Exclamation

Belts

The augments on the belt seem to be related to Chaperix's job, while the type of belt is related to Chaperix's level:

Runes

Rune Effect
Maze Rune 011 "Dragon" Dragon-type foes will be lured into the maze.
Maze Rune 012 "Elemental" Elemental-type foes will be lured into the maze.
Maze Rune 020 "Peon" Monsters far less formidable than the client will be lured into the maze.
Maze Rune 038 "Conspicuous Behavior" Enemies will behave in unexpected ways.
Maze Rune 039 "Altered Aggression" Enemies' offensive abilities will be affected in unpredictable ways.
Maze Rune 040 "Altered Defense" Enemies' defensive abilities will be affected in unpredictable ways.
Maze Rune 041 "Divine Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast divine magic.
Maze Rune 042 "Healing Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast healing magic.
Maze Rune 043 "Enhancing Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast enhancing magic.
Maze Rune 044 "Enfeebling Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast enfeebling magic.
Maze Rune 045 "Elemental Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast elemental magic.
Maze Rune 046 "Dark Magic" Enemies will be imbued with the ability to cast dark magic.
Maze Rune 081 "Fleetfoot" Foes in the maze will move more swiftly.
Maze Rune 096 "Sure Synthesis" Synthesis will be conducted with increased precision.
Maze Rune 114 "Walloper" Your Goblin apprentice will demonstrate an aptitude for pounding his foes.
Maze Rune 115 "Barrager" Your Goblin apprentice will demonstrate an aptitude for hurling explosives at your foes.
Maze Rune 116 "Spellslinger" Your Goblin apprentice will demonstrate an aptitude for the mystical arts.
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