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    Item Skill FAQ by BlackLotus

    Version: 0.3 | Updated: 08/22/05 | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

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    |                                Makai Kingdom                                |
    |                               Item Skills FAQ.                              |
    |                                by Blacklotus                                |
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     _________
    | History |
    |_________|
    
    
    v0.3: corrected the sword skill list.
    v0.2: reformatted
    v0.1: First release, all the weapons skills are listed, as well as when know,
    the additional effects.
    
    Mastery refers to the weapon mastery level required to unlock the skill.
    
     _____________
    | Item Skills |
    |_____________|
    
    
    Topiary:
     Rock, Flower, Grass (all kinds)
     Trees (all kinds) 
    
    Store bought weapon classes:
     Knife
     Sword
     Katana
     Axe
     Hammer (Morningstar)
     Nunchaku
     Spear
     Rapier
     Rifle
     Flamethrower
     Gatling
     Bazooka
     Wrench
     Shovel
     Drill
     Makai Book (Book)
     UFO
    
    Reward/dungeon only weapon classes:
     Beam Saber
     Frying Pan
     Mallet (Hammer)
     Syringe
     Fishing Pole
     Cannon
     Remote
     Time Bomb
     Staff
     Fan
     Magnet
     Drum
     Pie
     Balloon
     Box
    
    Armors:
     Chest armor (all kinds)
     All the others
    
    Other items
    
    
    =======================
     Rocks, Flowers, Grass
    =======================
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Strike               |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
    
    
    
    =======
     Trees
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
    Wood Strike           |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
    
    
    
    =======
     Knife 
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Sniper Edge          |       0 |                0 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Trick Blade          |       6 |                1 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Aero Striker         |      14 |                2 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Illusion Hunt        |      24 |                4 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Raging Fangs         |      42 |                6 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Fire Storm           |      60 |                8 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Outlaw               |      78 |               11 |  ATK |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Showtime             |      90 |               15 |  ATK |          Poison
    
    
    
    =======
     Sword
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Slash                |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Berserker            |      12 |                1 |  ATK |             AoE
                          |         |                  |      |
     Tornado Slash        |      32 |                2 |  ATK |             AoE
                          |         |                  |      |
     Moon Slash           |      32 |                3 |  ATK |             AoE
                          |         |                  |      |
     Ice Slash            |      40 |                4 |  ATK |        AoE, Ice
                          |         |                  |      |
     Fire Slash           |      64 |                6 |  ATK |       AoE, Fire
                          |         |                  |      |
     Darkness Falls       |      96 |                8 |  ATK |             AoE
                          |         |                  |      |
     Zodiac               |     160 |               11 |  ATK |             AoE
                          |         |                  |      |
     Seven Sins           |     300 |               15 |  ATK |             AoE
    
    
    
    ========
     Katana
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Silver Flash         |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     The Shadow           |      16 |                2 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Storm Blade          |      42 |                7 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Rolling Thunder      |      90 |               12 |  ATK |
    
    
    
    =====
     Axe
    =====
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Skull Crush          |       0 |                0 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Spin Break           |      11 |                1 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hell Crush           |      32 |                2 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Axe Driver           |      53 |                4 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Le Rock              |      74 |                6 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Gelato Slicer        |      95 |                9 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Cross Slash          |     116 |               12 |  ATK |        DEF Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Meteor Axe           |     137 |               15 |  ATK |        DEF Down
    
    
    
    ========
     Hammer
    ========
    
    Note: these are in fact the morningstar weapons, the US version names them
    "Hammer".
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hammer Attack        |       0 |                0 |  ATK |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Miracle Shot         |      18 |                2 |  ATK |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Deadly Rave          |      92 |                7 |  ATK |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Gaia Dance           |     184 |               12 |  ATK |   Anti-building
    
    Anti-building: 1.5x damage against facilities.
    
    
    ==========
     Nunchaku
    ==========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dragon Strike        |       0 |                0 |  ATK |         Amnesia
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dragon Blow          |      25 |                2 |  ATK |         Amnesia
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dragon Fury          |      75 |                6 |  ATK |         Amnesia
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dragon Rage          |     125 |               10 |  ATK |         Amnesia
    
    
    
    =======
     Spear
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Multi Ray            |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Sonic Charge         |      15 |                1 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dark Lance           |      35 |                2 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Sky High             |      40 |                4 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Bolt         |      48 |                6 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Star Light           |      64 |                8 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Chronicles           |      96 |               11 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Moon Darkness        |     160 |               15 |  ATK |
    
    
    
    ========
     Rapier
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Striker              |       0 |                0 |  ATK |           Sleep
                          |         |                  |      |
     Ring Arrow           |      12 |                2 |  ATK |           Sleep
                          |         |                  |      |
     Rising Stab          |      40 |                4 |  ATK |           Sleep
                          |         |                  |      |
     Aquarius             |      96 |                8 |  ATK |      Ice, Sleep
                          |         |                  |      |
     Heaven Ray           |     160 |               12 |  ATK |     Fire, Sleep
    
    
    
    =======
     Rifle
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Shot                 |       0 |                0 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Charge Bullet        |      16 |                2 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Psychic Blast        |      48 |                6 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Go To Hell           |      94 |               10 |  TEC |            Fire
    
    
    
    ==============
     Flamethrower
    ==============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Fire Breath          |       0 |                0 |  TEC |            Fire
                          |         |                  |      |
     Sub-Zero             |      24 |                2 |  TEC |             Ice
                          |         |                  |      |
     Volcanic Fury        |      72 |                7 |  TEC |            Fire
                          |         |                  |      |
     Poseidon             |     108 |               12 |  TEC |             Ice
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hephaestos           |     244 |               18 |  TEC |            Fire
    
    
    
    =========
     Gatling
    =========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Gatling              |       0 |                0 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Bloody Rain          |      35 |                2 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Crazy Killer         |     125 |                8 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Carnage              |     250 |               14 |  TEC |
    
    
    
    =========
     Bazooka
    =========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Grenade              |       0 |                0 |  TEC |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Shadow Blast         |      18 |                2 |  TEC |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Explosion            |      54 |                7 |  TEC |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Space Travel         |     128 |               12 |  TEC |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Astro Flare          |     242 |               18 |  TEC |       Anti-Mech
    
    Anti-Mech: 1.5x damage against mech units.
    
    
    ========
     Wrench
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Wrench Attack        |       0 |                0 |  TEC |   Poison, Paral
                          |         |                  |      |
     Tech Bash            |      15 |                1 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Wrench Spiral        |      45 |                4 |  TEC |   Poison, Paral
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hyper Wrench         |      75 |                8 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Omega Stungun        |     125 |               12 |  TEC |   Poison, Paral
    
    
    
    ========
     Shovel
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dig                  |       0 |                0 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dig More             |      24 |                2 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hopping              |      52 |                7 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Found Water          |      90 |               12 |  TEC |   Anti-building
    
    Anti-building: 1.5x damage against facilities.
    
    
    =======
     Drill
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Drill Attack         |       0 |                0 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Drill Break          |      20 |                2 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Drill Combo          |      60 |                7 |  TEC |   Anti-building
                          |         |                  |      |
     Drill Sonata         |      95 |               12 |  TEC |   Anti-building
    
    Anti-building: 1.5x damage against facilities.
    
    
    ============
     Makai Book
    ============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Book Shock           |       0 |                0 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Flare Sphere         |      11 |                1 |  INT |            Fire
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Cage         |      32 |                3 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hurricane X          |      53 |                5 |  INT |            Wind
                          |         |                  |      |
     Chrono Saber         |      74 |                7 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Volcanic Blast       |      95 |                9 |  INT |            Fire
                          |         |                  |      |
     Soul Chiller         |     116 |               10 |  INT |             Ice
                          |         |                  |      |
     Aqua Nova            |     137 |               15 |  INT |
    
    
    
    =====
     UFO
    =====
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Crane Catcher        |       0 |                0 |  TEC |      Steal Item
                          |         |                  |      |
     Abduction            |       0 |                0 |  TEC |    Steal Points
                          |         |                  |      |
     Probe                |       0 |                0 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Venus Attacks        |       0 |                0 |  TEC |       Steal Key
    
    
    
    ============
     Beam Saber
    ============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Beam Slash           |       0 |                0 |  ATK |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Twin Saber           |      18 |                2 |  ATK |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Angel Wing           |      72 |                7 |  ATK |       Anti-Mech
                          |         |                  |      |
     Omega Force          |     108 |               12 |  ATK |       Anti-Mech
    
    Anti-Mech: 1.5x damage against mech units.
    
    
    ============
     Frying Pan
    ============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Chef Attack          |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Saute                |      15 |                2 |  ATK |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Chef's Heart         |      45 |                7 |  RES |            Heal
    
    
    
    ========
     Mallet
    ========
    
    Note: these are the hammers, the US version names them "Mallet".
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hammer Attack        |       0 |                0 |  ATK |         Lv Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hammer Dance         |      18 |                2 |  ATK |         Lv Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Flying Hammer        |      36 |                7 |  ATK |         Lv Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Whacka Mole          |      54 |               12 |  ATK |         Lv Down
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hammer Impact        |      90 |               18 |  ATK |         Lv Down
    
    
    
    =========
     Syringe
    =========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Medic                |       0 |                0 |  RES |            Heal
                          |         |                  |      |
     Hell Needle          |      19 |                2 |  RES |        HP Drain
                          |         |                  |      |
     Poison Attack        |      55 |                7 |  RES |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Crazy Shot           |     119 |               12 |  RES |        HP Drain
    
    
    
    ==============
     Fishing Pole
    ==============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thwack               |       0 |                0 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     World Class          |      16 |                2 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Marlin Strike        |      58 |                7 |  TEC |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Space Chasing        |     124 |               12 |  TEC |
    
    
    
    ========
     Cannon
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Makai Cannon         |       0 |                0 |  TEC |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Mist Attack          |      30 |                2 |  TEC |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Nightmare            |      80 |                7 |  TEC |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Super Nova           |     144 |               12 |  TEC |          Poison
                          |         |                  |      |
     Emergency            |     285 |               18 |  TEC |          Poison
    
    
    
    ========
     Remote
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Microwave            |       0 |                0 |  TEC |         Amnesia
                          |         |                  |      |
     Sodom's Sorrow       |     180 |               10 |  TEC |         Amnesia
    
    
    
    ===========
     Time Bomb
    ===========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Bomb Attack          |       0 |                0 |  TEC |          Gamble
                          |         |                  |      |
     Time Limit           |      18 |                2 |  TEC |          Gamble
                          |         |                  |      |
     Risk Attack          |      42 |                7 |  TEC |          Gamble
                          |         |                  |      |
     Lightspeed           |      78 |               12 |  TEC |          Gamble
                          |         |                  |      |
     Suicide Rush         |     162 |               18 |  TEC |          Gamble
    
    
    
    =======
     Staff
    =======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Beauty Strike        |       0 |                0 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Lovely Heart         |      31 |                2 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Heart Breaker        |     105 |                7 |  INT |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Angel Heart          |     210 |               12 |  INT |
    
    
    
    =====
     Fan
    =====
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Wind Fan             |       0 |                0 |  TEC |            Wind
                          |         |                  |      |
     Flying Wind          |      18 |                2 |  TEC |            Wind
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dark Cyclone         |      62 |                7 |  TEC |            Wind
                          |         |                  |      |
     Nature's Fury        |     148 |               15 |  TEC |            Wind
    
    
    
    ========
     Magnet
    ========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Magnet Attack        |       0 |                0 |  INT |            Daze
                          |         |                  |      |
     North&South          |      15 |                2 |  INT |            Daze
                          |         |                  |      |
     Magnet Field         |      45 |                7 |  INT |            Daze
                          |         |                  |      |
     Magnet Force         |     115 |               12 |  INT |            Daze
                          |         |                  |      |
     Gravity Blast        |     160 |               18 |  INT |            Daze
    
    
    
    ======
     Drum
    ======
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Drum         |       0 |                0 |  INT |       Paralysis
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Beat         |      40 |                2 |  INT |       Paralysis
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Ring         |     100 |                7 |  INT |       Paralysis
                          |         |                  |      |
     Thunder Dance        |     160 |               12 |  INT |       Paralysis
    
    
    
    =====
     Pie
    =====
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Toss                 |       0 |                0 |  RES |
                          |         |                  |      |
     Holy Pie             |      40 |                3 |  RES |
    
    
    
    =========
     Balloon
    =========
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Balloon Attack       |       0 |                0 |   SP |              OB
                          |         |                  |      |
     Balloon Doll         |      90 |                1 |   SP |              OB
                          |         |                  |      |
     Balloon Wave         |     240 |                3 |   SP |              OB
                          |         |                  |      |
     Dogfight             |     360 |                5 |   SP |              OB
    
    OB: the user of this skill ends up out of bounds and cannot be used during the
    rest of the battle.
    
    
    =====
     Box
    =====
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Lunch Time           |       0 |                0 |  BOX |       Mana +20%
                          |         |                  |      |
     Mimic Blade          |      18 |                2 |  BOX |  AoE, Mana +30%
                          |         |                  |      |
     Pandora Force        |      78 |                7 |  BOX |  AoE, Mana +40%
    
    
    
    =============
     Chest Armor
    =============
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Armor Press          |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
    
    
    
    ===========================
     Other Armor & Other Items
    ===========================
    
    
     Skill Name           | SP Cost | Mastery required | Stat | Additional Info
    +---------------------+---------+------------------+------+-----------------+
                          |         |                  |      |
     Strike               |       0 |                0 |  ATK |
    
    
    
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    |_________|
    
    
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    zyzegettysberg for the weapon mastery levels.
    lostiming for noting I got the order of the sword skills wrong.
    
    
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