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New Pirates click here. Pirates level 10+ click here, n' Pirates level 20+ here.

 

Commands for All Levels

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Requests
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Be sure and check out the Tips page to learn how to play more effectively.

 

Commands:

All commands start with !Pirates <Command > (without the < > characters). Example: !Pirates Duel CaptainBarbossa

About <pirate> - Shows information like affliation, spouses, job, and age for yeself or another pirate.

Achievement <pirate> - See the achievements ye or another have gotten since ye have been onboard.

Age <pirate> - Shows ye how young a pirate be.

Awake - Lists the players that be considered active

Bio <pirate> – Displays biography information for yeself or another pirate.

Bounty <pirate> - Ye can set up to 2 bounties fer pirates who ye want revenge on. Bounties can be collected by starting and winnin' a duel with a scallywagger who has a bounty on their head.

Bounties - Displays the bounty list. Bounties can only be claimed by pirates on ye own ship.

Bot - Shows if there be a duel bot. Bot is used to duel against so ye can get more doubloons! The bot will change level every 10 minutes and after it has been dueled.

Brig – Lists the current pirates in the brig. Pirates who are in the brig do not earn any doubloons and cannot make any !pirate commands.

Brig <pirate> - Shows why the pirate specified is in the brig.

Captain - Shows who the Cap'n is if ye not be the Cap'n, otherwise lists commands available to the Cap'n. The Cap'n be the richest pirate onboard. Captain commands n' tips can be seen here.

Change Nickname - Only fer level 1 landlubbers to change the nickname they initially get when joinin' the crew.

Charver <pirate> - Ye get a bit lonely onboard. Get some duelin' power n' maybe some doubloons! Ye can charver pirates from other ships wit' !Pirates Charver <pirate> <ship>1

Cheat - Know some cheat codes? Cheats can be entered by messaging the bot: /msg <bot> !Pirates Cheat <code> Cheats can only be used once per round.

Cheat Index Cheat Effects
001 100% chance of a critical hit on ye next pirate duel
002 +100 stamina and you cannot be dueled
003 Gain +10 stamina
004 Get a load of doubloons
005 Enable the debug mode
006 Get a special sword
007 Gain +5 power fer ye next duel
008 Get a special nickname
009 Immediately duel the Captain
010 Gain +2 stamina, +1 sword power, +1 gun power fer the next duel
011 Weapons receive a customized color
012 Gain a level instantly
013 Start a custom personal quest
014 Gives new custom weapons
015 Gives ye a special gun
016 Gives ye a special colored item
017 Gives ye a special colored nickname
018 Gives ye a special nickname
019 Grants ye a random completed skill that ye 'ave not learned yet
020 Reduces the points needed to learn a skill by half

 

Cheats <pirate> - Lets ye see how many times a pirate has tried to cheat and what cheats they have used.

Chest <pirate> - Lets ye view the items ye 'ave stored that ye 'ave caught, made, stolen, etc. Ye can also use this command on another pirate to get an idea of what they may 'ave stashed away. Ye newest items be in the top o' ye chest (!Pirates Chest or !Pirates Chest 1). View all the items in ye chest wit' !Pirates Chest All

Crew - List o' commands available to the crew to make the ship fast or to repair it.

Davey Jones <pirate> - Solitics the help of Davey Jones fer when ye about to duel. If ye be lucky, Davey Jones will take some duelin' power, stamina, or both from ye opponent.

Dig - Ye can find buried treasure or other pirates' stashes. Good luck matey!

Discard - Used to get rid o' an item ye no longer need in ye chest.

Disease - Lists ye dieases. If a disease reaches 100%, ye duelin' power will be reduced by 1 per disease. Read more here.

Dive - Lets you dive while on a voyage to find treasure under the waves. The Cap'n must have set sail (!Pirates Captain Sail) fer ye to be able to dive.

Duel <pirate> - Starts a duel with another pirate. The winner be determined by calculating pirates' power (!Pirates Power) along with a degree of randomness. It be best if ye have weapons. Buy some in the store. Ye can duel a pirate from another ship if ye own ship and another ship be moored at the same port wit' !Pirates Duel <pirate> <ship>1

Donate <faction> - Helps ye increase ye favorability with a faction. Check ye reputation with a faction with the !Pirates Relations <faction> trigger. Note: It may take several donations to change your rep from Hostile to Neutral to Friendly. Attacking a faction's ships decreases ye rep.

Faction <pirate> - Displays a pirate's faction. Click here to see the bonuses each faction receives.

Fish - Lets ye fish if ye not busy doing other work. Sometimes ye find some good items worth lots of doubloons or times ye hook the wrong things...

Games – Lists the games that be available to play. It be a good way to earn some extra cash by cheatin' against other pirates.

Gift - Lets ye gift a pirate that joined the crew within the past three days if ye be at least 3 levels or higher than them.

Hate - The Cap'n make a move ye disliked? Show how ye feel wit' !Pirates Hate which decreases their favor by 1%.

Heal - Are ye hurt after bein' dueled n' losin'? Ye can get back in the fight by gettin' healed by the doc for a nominal fee or ye can wait out the trauma n' ye will recover over time.

Homeport <pirate> - Shows the pirates homeport n' the last time they 'ave visited.

Info - Lists pirate information like level, rank, rank, game difficulty, n' most vicious (based on duel wins). Shows weapons and if onboard or in port. Check a pirate that be a crewmember of another ship wit' !Pirates Info <pirate> <ship>

Invest - List any investments ye may 'ave n' lets ye invest in businesses fer doubloons. Read more here or wit' !Pirates Invest Help

Level <number> - Lists the pirates that are onboard and within two levels of the level ye want (if specified). If ye ship n' another ship be moored at the same port, pirates from the other ship will be included in this list.

Lockpick <pirate> - Attempts to steal an item 'n doubloons from a pirate's chest. Be sure n' see what their chest's value be wit' !Pirates Chest <pirate>.

Lottery - Displays the last lottery's information. Lottery drawing will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8pm EST. If not enough pirates, all previously purchased tickets will be carried over to the next drawing. There will be a winner at least once a week if the mininum amount of pirates playing the lottery (currently set to 3). Purchase tickets in the store wit' !Pirates Store Lottery. View ye tickets wit' !Pirates Lottery Tickets.

Love - The Cap'n make a move ye liked? Show ye appreaciation wit' !Pirates Love which increases their favor by 1%.

Maps - Shows ye the maps that be deciphered that be in ye inventory or the ship's.

Market - Ye must be moored to use a port's market. Here ye can buy special items n' sell items from ye chest.

Mercy - Keeps other pirates (n' the Cap'n) from duelin', trollin', lockpickin', stealin', charverin', or send davey jones ye way fer 12hrs. Can only be used 3x per round n' !Pirate commands cannot be used fer 12hrs.

Mutiny - Starts a mutiny against the current Captain. Other pirates will be needed to vote n' to be successful be based on how many crew be onboard. If mutiny is successful, whoever started the mutiny will be Cap'n until they lose a duel or an hour has passed, whichever is sooner. See more here.

News -  Lets ye know what the latest scuttlebutt is onboard.

Options – Lets ye set some personal options such as setting an away nickname, highlights, personal messages, personal message types, and reminder messages.

Party - Starts up to 5 mass events for pirates to have some fun. Games are also free - meaning ye do not have to buy any bribes while the party is going on.

Ports <1,2,3, or 4> OR <faction> OR <port> OR Today OR Status OR Unclaimed OR <port> to <port>- Lists ports by 'page' when specifying a number or by faction. Can be used to view what faction controls the port n' the time it will take to sail based on ye current location on the map. This be used by the Cap'n or crew to choose where to sail.

Power <pirate> - Shows how strong ye be or another pirate be. Power is determined by yer level, weapons' levels, n' duelin' power bonuses. Check a pirate that be a crewmember of another ship wit' !Pirates Power <pirate> <ship>

Quests <pirate> -  Shows if ye be on a quest and what quests you have done today.

Quests List - Lists the personal quests available to begin. The types of quest are: bounty, item, treasure, monster, thief. The type of quest can be taken by other pirates, but will be regenerated every hour.

Quests Details <type> - Shows the information for the personal quest such as cost, reward, etc.

Quests Start <type> - Starts the personal quest type that ye specify.

Quests Work - Removes up to 3 hours off of your current personal quest, but it comes with a price...

Quests Group - Quest with other pirates to earn extra doubloons. Group quests vary in the mininum number of pirates required. Group quests be measured in pirate hours: the more pirates that join in the group quest, the faster they will be completed. All commands for group quests be entered with !Pirates Quests Group <command>. Commands: List, Details, Start, and Join. To start a group quest, use the Start command and there will be a 5 minute period for other pirates to join with Join.

Ranks – Lists the pirate ranks.

Referral – Lets new pirates specify who got em to join the crew. Referred crew members and the pirate who referred them earn a bonus for every 5 levels the new crew member makes.

Relations - Shows what your relations for all the factions. Faction standings will be based on the list here, but may change depending on if ye attack faction ships (when Cap'n) or if ye donate.

Request - Lets ye make a request for the Cap'n. Ye can request another pirate be punished, sail to another port, n' more.

Rest - Recovers ye stamina at double the normal rate every 10 minutes. If ye use any !Pirate commands, ye will stop restin'.

Retire - Lets ye quit being a pirate.

Revenge - Revenge be based on how many times the same pirate has performed the followin' commands on ye durin' that day: charver, duel, davey jones, rob, troll. If that pirate has reached a certain threshhold of commands on ye, ye will be notified that ye can get revenge. When ye get revenge on a pirate, limits and cooldowns of the aformentioned commands will be disabled for 1 minute. If ye perform one of the commands on the pirate, the ability to get vengenance on them will be reduced. Use !Pirates Revenge <pirate> to specify who to get revenge on and !Pirates Revenge to see a list o' pirates eligible for ye.

Rusty - Shows the 10 triggers ye 'aven't used the longest. May be less than 10 listed if ye 'ave used less than 10 triggers since ye started playin'. Triggers that 'aven't been used in more than two days will earn ye an extra bonus the next time ye use it.

Sabotage1 - Ye can sabotage another pirate ship that be moored at the same port as ye ship wit' this command. Ye 'ave a chance to damage the other ship or steal doubloons.

Ship List - Lists the other pirate ships (pirate game instnaces from other IRC networks)

Ship Pirates – Lists the pirates who be onboard. See another ship's crewmembers wit' !Pirates Ship Pirates <ship>

Ship Ports – Lists the the ports the ship controls. The ship wit' the most claimed ports earns a bonus fer the crew. See another ship's claimed ports wit' !Pirates Ship Ports <ship name>

Ship Stats - Shows some of the ship's stats. See another ship's stats wit' !Pirates Ship Stats <ship name>

Ship Status - Lists how many pirates are enlisted with the crew and how many be aboard. See another ship's status wit' !Pirates Ship Status <ship>

Ship Tasks - The crew has some work to do before the ship gets underway! View the list wit' !Pirates Ship Tasks n' perform each task by typin' !Pirates <command>. Example: !Pirates Restock. Ship tasks do not take effect until the Cap'n reaches level 10 and thar be 10 pirates onboard the ship. The Cap'n can employ the native workforce to get the work completed wit' !Pirates Captain Employ

Skills - Lists the skills ye can learn and the skill commands.

Skills Learn - Shows ye how to progress in a skill ye have started or progresses ye in that skill.

Skills List <pirate> - Shows what skill ye or another pirate 'ave and/or be learnin'.

Skills Start - Lets ye start learnin' a skill.

Skills Status - Shows ye progress in the skill ye be learnin'.

Skills Quit - Lets ye quit learnin' a skill.

Sponsor <pirate> - This can be used to advance a new pirate by two levels n' eanrs the sponsor a bonus.

Stamina <pirate> - Lets ye know how tired ye are. Ye normally have +5 stamina. Stamina be used fer performin' actions such as fish, rob, duel.  If ye are out of stamina ye can't duel someone, but they can duel ye. Ye can recover stamina with rum which can be purchased in the store. Check a pirate that be a crewmember of another ship wit' !Pirates Stamina <pirate> <ship>

Stats <pirate> - Shows some personal stats.

Steal <pirate> - Ye be a pirate right? Well then ye need to start actin' like one by duelin' and stealin' from other pirates. Ye can steal from pirates from other ships with !Pirates Steal <pirate> <ship>1

Status <pirate> - Lets ye know if onboard, healthy or hurt, stamina amount, age, level, rank, and how rich. Check a pirate that be a crewmember of another ship wit' !Pirates Status <pirate> <ship>

Store – This be the Ship's Store where ye can buy weapons, new nicknames, spouses, customized weapons, and more. Ye can sell and repair weapons here as well. See a list of items wit' !Pirates Store

Time - Shows the current time onboard the ship n' whether it be day or night.

Today <pirate> - Shows how much doubloons has been made or lost today and how much until next level.

Top <1,2,3, etc> – Lists the richest pirates. If ye list a number after the command it will show ye the next 'page' of top pirates. Example: !Pirates Top 2 will display the 6th thru 10th richest pirates.

Top Duel – Lists the pirates with the most wins in dueling.

Troll <pirate> - Trolls another pirate which has a chance to remove the doubloons, stamina, or even levels. The luck skill can better ye odds of a successful troll.

Vouchers - Displays ye active vouchers.

Weapons <pirate> - Shows what weapons ye have and their durability. Weapon levels match yer level unless ye find a rare or unique weapon. Weapons have a base durability of 20. Customize ye weapon to increase it's durability. Each customization is worth 10 more durability and repairs ye weapon. Weapons will incur an upkeep fee once ye level up. It be best to sell weapons before ye level up to avoid this fee. Check a pirate that be a crewmember of another ship wit' !Pirates Weapons <pirate> <ship>

Wench - When ye are moored in a port, gives ye another way to restore stamina. It is cheaper than buying rum (unless rum is on sale !Pirates Store Sales), but ye have a chance of also earnin' a stamina n' power boost or a chance for a loss of stamina.

Yesterday <pirate> - Shows how much doubloons has been made or lost in the previous day.

 

 1 - Ships be defined as game instances that resides on different IRC networks. These ships must be moored at the same port as ye own ship.

 

 

Item Quality:

The higher the quality the more ye can sell it fer in a market.

Item Quality (in order of worth)
Poor
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Epic
Legendary

 

Ranks:

Below is a list of ranks. Once a pirate reaches level 30, the game ends its round n' everyone is reset to a lower level.

The first 9 levels have commands available to them to help gain doubloons:
pirates level 1-4 can do !Pirates Swab, !Pirates Carry, !Pirates Clean, !Pirates Rig, and !Pirates Lookout commands.
pirates 5-9 can do !Pirates Steer, !Pirates Fix, !Pirates Cook, and !Pirates Repair.

Level
Rank
  Level
Rank
1
Swabbie
  16
Master Gunner
2
Powder Monkey
  17
Boatswain
3
Cabin Boy
  18
Senior Boatswain
4
Rigger
  19
Sailing Master
5
Able Bodied Sailor
  20
Quarter Master
6
Senior Able Bodied Sailor
  21
Lieutenant
7
Striker
  22
Lieutenant Commander
8
Mess Cook
  23
Commander
9
Cook
  24
Captain
10
Carpenter
  25
Commodore
11
Master Carpenter
  26
Rear Admiral
12
3rd Mate
  27
Vice Admiral
13
2nd Mate
  28
Admiral
14
1st Mate
  29
Fleet Admiral
15
Gunner
  30
Pirate King!

 

Treasure Maps:

See the list of ye own maps n' ship maps wit' !Pirates Maps
You can find where treasure is hidden with !Pirates Search for player or ship treasure maps.

Player treasure maps reward players wit' doubloons n' may require ye to visit more then one port if ye not readin' the map correctly.

Ship treasure maps result in a reward o' rare weapons, vouchers, blackpowder, rum, doubloons, n' more fer the crew that is onboard.
They will either be at a cell/grid such as H3 (see the grid on the map) or at a port. Hints will be given fer the crew to determine where the treasure is located.
If the treasure has not been found after 3 days, the hint will then say what the location is. In addition, the treasure will be reduced.

Difficulties:

The game's difficulty will increase fer pirates who have won a round.

Rounds Won Diffculty Changes
1 Callous -5% doubloons for all events where doubloons are earned. Cap'n favor reduced by 20. 1
2 Impervious -10% doubloons, restarts at level 1, no round bonus in duels, -1 power. Cap'n favor reduced by 40. 1
3 Expert -15% doubloons, restarts at level 1, no round bonus in duels, -3 power. Cap'n favor reduced by 60. 1
4 Master -20% doubloons, restarts at level 1, no round bonus in duels, -5 power. Cap'n favor reduced by 80. 1
5 Impossible! -25% doubloons, restarts at level 1, no round bonus in duels, -7 power. Cap'n favor reduced by 100. 1
6+ Inconceivable! Rounds won * -5% doubloons , restarts at level 1, no round bonus in duels, -(rounds won * 2) power. Cap'n favor reduced by 20 * rounds won. 1
 1 - Added or updated June 2017

 

 

 

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