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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 |



 _________
| Credits |
|_________|


NIS for the game.
zyzegettysberg for the weapon mastery levels.
lostiming for noting I got the order of the sword skills wrong.


 _________
| Contact |
|_________|


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strategies, advices and general hints. Once I have enough new elements to add
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