Ragnarok Online: Thief Platinum Skills Quest Guide

Updated on July 17, 2017
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Ragnarok Online Thief Platinum Skills Quest Guide
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Going on a big adventure in Rune Midgard as a thief? Planning on stealing from monsters and quickly eliminating them to save the world? Want to become the nimblest thief in Ragnarok Online? Well, you'll be needing all the help you can get.

If you're a thief, then you need to learn all the skills available as fast as you can. Platinum skills are no exception! They are quite simple and not that strong, but they sure are helpful and useful in the long run. There are four platinum skills available for the thief class, namely: Throw Stone, Pick Stone, Sprinkle Sand, and Back Sliding.

This guide will help you learn all of them. Read on and pave the way to becoming a quick and nimble thief in Ragnarok Online.

Thief Platinum Skills

Skills
Throw Stone
Pick Stone
Sprinkle Sand
Back Sliding

1. Throw Stone

Requirement: Your Job Level as a Thief should be 15 or above. Note that this does not apply once you become an Assassin or Rogue.

Quest Instructions:

1. Talk to Alcouskou who is inside the Morroc Pyramids (coordinates: moc_prydb1 154,128). He is in the room across the Thief Guild room. The entrance to the Morroc Pyramids is located at the farthest northwest side of the Morroc Ruin.

2. When the conversation prompts an option menu, choose the “Throw Stone” option.

3. Alcouskou will require you to provide the following items:

  • Garlet x2
  • Scell x2

4. After collecting the needed items and giving them to Alcouskou, he will teach you the platinum skill—Throw Stone!

Skill Description: Throw Stone is a long-ranged offensive skill that always deals 50 damage points and ignores the target’s flee. It also has a 3% chance of causing the stun effect on the target. Note that this skill requires the item “Stone” before it can be used.

2. Pick Stone

Requirement: Your Job Level as a Thief should be 20 or above. Note that this does not apply once you become an Assassin or Rogue.

Quest Instructions:

1. Talk to Alcouskou who is inside the Morroc Pyramids (coordinates: moc_prydb1 154,128). He is in the room across the Thief Guild room. The entrance to the Morroc Pyramids is located at the farthest northwest side of the Morroc Ruin.

2. When the conversation prompts an option menu, choose the “Pick Stone” option.

3. Alcouskou will require you to provide the following items:

  • Bear’s Footskin x1
  • Spawn x1
  • Zargon x1

4. After collecting the needed items and giving them to Alcouskou, he will teach you the platinum skill—Pick Stone!

Skill Description: Pick Stone is an active skill that literally lets you pick stones from anywhere. The stone can then be used in conjunction with another thief platinum skill “Throw Stone.” Note that this skill will not work if your weight is 50% or more.

3. Sprinkle Sand

Requirement: Your Job Level as a Thief should be 25 or above. Note that this does not apply once you become an Assassin or Rogue.

Quest Instructions:

1. Talk to Alcouskou who is inside the Morroc Pyramids (coordinates: moc_prydb1 154,128). He is in the room across the Thief Guild room. The entrance to the Morroc Pyramids is located at the farthest northwest side of the Morroc Ruin.

2. When the conversation prompts an option menu, choose the “Sprinkle Sand” option.

3. Alcouskou will require you to provide the following items:

  • Leather Bag of Infinity x1
  • Fine Grit x5

4. The “Leather Bag of Infinity” can be obtained from the Bag Seller in the southwest area of Payon. He is situated between multiple wooden poles.

5. The Bag Seller will require you to provide the following items:

  • Cactus Needle x1
  • Cobweb x1
  • Earthworm Peeling x1

6. Give the required items to the Bag Seller and obtain a “Leather Bag of Infinity.”

7. After collecting the needed items and giving them to Alcouskou, he will teach you the platinum skill—Sprinkle Sand!

Skill Description: Sprinkle Sand is an offensive skill that deals 130% ATK Earth property damage. It also has a 20% chance of causing the blind effect on the target. Note that even if this skill doesn’t have a cast time and a cool down, it cannot be spammed.

4. Back Sliding

Requirement: Your Job Level as a Thief should be 35 or above. Note that this does not apply once you become an Assassin or Rogue.

Quest Instructions:

1. Talk to Alcouskou who is inside the Morroc Pyramids (coordinates: moc_prydb1 154,128). He is in the room across the Thief Guild room. The entrance to the Morroc Pyramids is located at the farthest northwest side of the Morroc Ruin.

2. When the conversation prompts an option menu, choose the “Back Sliding” option.

3. Alcouskou will require you to provide the following items:

  • Grasshopper’s Leg x20

3. After collecting the needed items and giving them to Alcouskou, he will teach you the platinum skill—Back Sliding!

Skill Description: Back Sliding is an active skill that enables you to instantly move 5 cells backwards. The movement direction is always opposite of your facing direction. Note that this skill is disabled in GvG maps, Battleground maps, and War of Emperium TE castles.

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