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Mao Kun (War for the Atlas)

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Mao Kun
Shore Map
Map Level: 75
Map Tier: 8
Guild Character: À
Item Quantity: (+100%-+120%)
Monsters deal (175-190)% extra Damage as Lightning
(60-100)% increased Experience gain
Monsters gain an Endurance Charge on Hit
Monsters gain a Power Charge on Hit
The Treasures of the Tides wait
in agony at the End of the World.
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
Mao Kun inventory icon.png
Acquisition
DROP DISABLED
Sell Price
6x Alchemy Shard
Miscellaneous
Item class: Maps

Mao Kun
Map area, Unique Map area
No Waypoint
IdMapWorldsShoreUnique
Act11
Area level75
Area type tagsbeach, swamp
Tagsunique_map, map, area_with_water, coast_boat_area
The Treasures of the Tides

wait in agony

at the End of the World.
Maps loading screen.png

Mao Kun is a unique Shore MapShore MapMap Level: 75
Map Tier: 8
Guild Character: /
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
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Layout

The map is an island inhabited by pirates that revive as undead when the player interacts with the boss (simply named Fairgraves). They then spawn a number of loot containers called Booty Chests, which drop currency and spawn the boss Fairgraves, Never Dying.

Fairgraves will appear a few seconds after opening a Booty Chest. When the first seven booty chests are opened, Fairgraves only uses his basic Spectral Throw with additional projectiles, and will disappear after 10–20 seconds, regardless of whether or not you engage in combat with him (this may be different behavior from previous patches, but it is how it currently works in Version 2.0.0h). Furthermore is the loot from Fairgraves apparitions proportinal to % of life lost, while fighting him. It is possible to open multiple chests next to each other, spawning multiple copies of Fairgraves, but you can simply run away before they even spawn and return to loot the currency later.

When the final eighth Booty Chest is opened, a large pack of ghost pirates are summoned in a circle around the chest and the final Fairgraves boss appears on top of the chest, using all of his abilities, does not disappear over time, and can finally be killed.

Encounter

Boss

Boss: Fairgraves, Never Dying

  • Increased Movement Speed and Attack Speed
  • Resists Elemental Damage and Chaos Damage
  • Uses Spectral ThrowSpectral ThrowAttack, Projectile
    Mana Cost: (7-9)
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Damage Effectiveness: (54%-90%)
    Projectile Speed: 1000
    Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It flies out and then returns to you, in a spinning attack that strikes enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Deals (54-90.5)% of Base DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Spectral Throw skill icon.png
    with three additional projectiles
  • Uses Vaal Spectral ThrowVaal Spectral ThrowVaal, Attack, Projectile
    Souls Per Use: 10 (N) /
    Can Store 3 Use(s)
    Soul Gain Prevention: 6.000 sec
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Damage Effectiveness: (91%-135%)
    Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It spirals out in a spinning attack that strikes enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Deals (91-135.46)% of Base Damage
    Fires 4 additional Projectiles
    Fires 0 Projectiles in a Nova
    Can't be Evaded
    Corrupted
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Vaal Spectral Throw skill icon.png
  • Casts Summon Raging SpiritSummon Raging SpiritSpell, Minion, Duration, Fire
    Mana Cost: (4-12)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 4Summons a short-lived flaming skull that rushes at nearby enemies and attacks them rapidly. Enemies will not directly engage these spirits, and can pass through them.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Minion Movement Speed
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Can summon up to 20 Raging Spirits at a time
    Minions gain 15% less Added Damage
    Minions cannot Taunt Enemies
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Summon Raging Spirit skill icon.png
  • Casts Flesh OfferingFlesh OfferingMinion, Spell, Duration
    Mana Cost: (16-33)
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 12Consumes a corpse, which temporarily empowers your minions with swiftness. The skill consumes other nearby corpses, increasing the duration for each corpse consumed.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Base duration is 3 seconds
    Grants Minions (20-30)% increased Attack Speed
    Grants Minions (20-29)% increased Movement Speed
    Grants Minions (20-30)% increased Cast Speed
    Additional 0.5 seconds Base Duration per extra Corpse consumed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Flesh Offering skill icon.png
  • Casts DesecrateDesecrateSpell, AoE, Duration, Chaos
    Mana Cost: (11-26)
    Can Store 3 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.80 sec
    Requires Level 16Desecrates the ground, summoning corpses and dealing chaos damage to all enemies in the area. The corpses will be chosen from the monsters in the current area and any Spectres that have existed in this instance.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Cast Speed
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Deals (8.2-294) Base Chaos Damage per second
    Creates 5 Corpses
    Creates Corpses up to Level (20-100)
    Maximum of 15 Corpses allowed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Desecrate skill icon.png

Boss video

Items found in this area

ItemLvl.
Abandoned WealthAbandoned Wealth53x Exalted OrbWhen the world burned, the greedy burned with it, while the clever left as paupers.1
The GamblerThe Gambler5Divination Card"I don't believe in karma. If it were real, I would never win."1
The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
1
Lucky DeckLucky Deck910x Stacked DeckWhen the outcome is the same, does it matter if it is fortune or trickery?1
The LandingThe Landing5The Beachhead
Map Tier: 15
Corrupted
Warriors of a distant land, you embark on a journey from which you may not return, but which we will be all the better for.
1

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientIngredient
Notes
General
Notes
7Scholar of the SeasScholar of the Seas7Mao KunI've never come upon a ship I could not command. I have however met sailors that were not willing to be led.Mao KunN/A
8The Encroaching DarknessThe Encroaching Darkness8Map
Corrupted
No matter where your dreams take you, Nightmare follows close behind.
random corrupted unique mapN/A
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
N/Arandom unique item

Supporter attribution

Mao Kun was created by supporter magiceffect. He wanted Tricornes.[citation needed]

Legacy variants

Mao Kun has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Base Item Modifiers
3.1.0 Reef Map
Map Level: 76
Monsters deal (175 to 190)% extra Damage as Lightning
Monsters gain 3 Endurance Charges every 20 seconds
Monsters gain 3 Power Charges every 20 seconds
2.4.0 Reef Map
Map Level: 70
Monsters deal (175 to 190)% extra Damage as Lightning
Monsters gain 3 Endurance Charges every 20 seconds
Monsters gain 3 Power Charges every 20 seconds
2.0.0 Reef Map
Map Level: 68
Monsters deal (175 to 190)% extra Damage as Lightning
Monsters gain 3 Endurance Charges every 20 seconds
Monsters gain 3 Power Charges every 20 seconds

Version history

Version Changes
1.1.5
  • Fixed how the vanishing Fairgraves held his weapons in the Mao Kun unique map.
1.1.2b
  • Fixed issues with players becoming blocked by booty chests in the Mao Kun unique map. These chests no longer block movement after they are opened.
1.1.2
  • Introduced to the game.