Sea of Thieves – Beginners Tips and Tricks

Hey, this is your friend here Captain Akuma to help you on “Sea of Thieves”. If you’ve just started playing and are looking for a guide to help you get started and make the most out of your pirate adventures, here are some tips.

Tips and Trick for Newbies

  1. Understand the Basics
  • Learn the controls for sailing, combat, and interacting with objects.
  • Get familiar with the basic mechanics like raising and lowering sails, steering the ship, and firing cannons.
  1. Sailing Tips
  • Always check the wind direction. Sailing with the wind is faster.
  • Adjust your sails to catch the wind efficiently.
  • Keep an eye on the map table and compass to navigate effectively.
  1. Quests and Voyages
  • Start with simple voyages to get a hang of the game.
  • Purchase voyages from the different trading companies at outposts.
  • Higher-level voyages offer better rewards but are also more challenging.
  1. Pirate Alliances
  • Form alliances with other crews to share rewards and complete larger challenges.
  • Use the speaking trumpet to communicate with other crews at a distance.
  1. Combat Tips
  • Learn to use your sword, pistol, and blunderbuss effectively.
  • Use the environment for cover during battles.
  • Keep an eye out for explosive barrels that can be used strategically.
  1. Skeleton Forts and Strongholds
  • These are high-value locations with tough enemies and great rewards.
  • Keep an eye out for the skull-shaped clouds in the sky to find active Skeleton Forts.
  1. Krakens and Megalodons
  • These mythical creatures roam the seas. Be prepared for epic battles.
  • Krakens are tentacle monsters, while Megalodons are massive sharks.
  1. Treasure Chests
  • Chests come in various types with different values.
  • Be cautious as some chests might be cursed or trapped.
  1. Customization and Upgrades
  • Spend your gold on upgrading your ship, weapons, and appearance.
  • Visit the shipwright, equipment shop, and clothing shop at outposts.
  1. Pirate Code and Interaction
  • Follow the “Pirate Code.” Be honorable in victory and defeat.
  • Use the in-game emotes and voice chat to interact with other players.
  1. Dying and Respawning
  • If you die, you’ll be sent to the Ferry of the Damned. Wait for the door to open to respawn.
  • Your ship will have a mermaid you can interact with to respawn on the ship.
  1. Useful Tools
  • Keep an eye out for rowboats on islands for additional storage.
  • Use the spyglass to spot distant ships and landmarks.
  1. Stay Aware of the Environment
  • Pay attention to the changing weather, as storms can affect your ship.
  • Keep an eye on the horizon for other ships and potential threats.
  1. Community and Events
  • Join the official Sea of Thieves community for updates and events.
  • Participate in special in-game events for unique rewards.
  • Remember, the heart of “Sea of Thieves” is the unpredictable nature of encounters with other players. Embrace the pirate’s life, and enjoy the adventure on the high seas!
Jan Bonkoski
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A lifelong gamer Jan Bakowski, also known as Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. He lives in Poland (Wrocław). His passion for games began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Proud owner of Steam Deck, which has become his primary gaming platform. He’s been making guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job.

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