Shrouded Spoils Update - 1.4.0 Patch Summary

The next major update, Shrouded Spoils, is here!

The Shrouded Spoils update includes additions to existing content and quality of life improvements. There are many new items and commendations to earn.

Update summary

View the official release notes here.

Shrouded Spoils commendations and time-limited items

  • Earn commendations for a wide variety of activities. The commendations will stay forever.
  • There are up to 355 Doubloons to earn from Shrouded Spoils commendations.
  • The Wailing Barnacle ship set is bought with doubloons and is time-limited.

Wailing Barnacle Ship

Ship customization

  • New ship cosmetic items: customize your ship's wheel, cannons and capstan (anchor).
  • New ship sets/items include: Kraken, Ocean Crawler, Bone Crusher, Admiral, Sea Dog, and Sovereign. You buy them from the shipwright at various outposts.

Visit our Items page to see the new items

Admiral Cannons

New Kraken and Megalodon encounters

  • Krakens and Megalodons now drop loot!
  • There are four different Megalodons with new models. One of them, the Shrouded Ghost, is rare to find.
  • The Kraken has new attacks and will be harder to defeat
  • The Kraken will now attack Sloops. Watch out!

New Skeleton Forts

  • Six more skeleton forts have been activated.
  • Skeleton Forts may reward you with Bone Dust, an item sold to the Merchant Alliance.
  • Skeleton Forts may reward you with a Stronghold Gunpowder Keg. This is four times more more explosive than normal, and sells for a lot of gold.

Stronghold Loot

Roaming Skeleton Ships

  • Skeleton Ships will now roam the sea (as well as being a raid underneath the Skeleton Ship Cloud).
  • You can now encounter Skeleton Sloops!

Skeleton Sloop


You can now encounter Fog in the game. Take extra care as you can't see very far at sea.


Pirate Legends

  • New items - capstan, wheel and cannons can now be bought in the hideout. You can also buy a compass, lantern, tankard, shovel, spyglass, and pocket watch.
  • Pirate Legend commendations - a variety of new commendations for Pirate Legends and Athena voyages.

General gameplay

  • The Devil's Roar has been rebalanced. Volcanoes will erupt less often, and rocks will hit your ship less often. This should mean you don't have to spend as long waiting and can take more risks.
  • New Bilge Rat commendations screen. Commendations are grouped by event, and it's easier to see what you haven't completed.
  • Mermaid Statues can be found underwater again and they now drop loot when destroyed.
  • Many achievements have been rebalanced and are now easier to complete. Players who completed these achievements prior to this change will receive a unique reward in a few weeks.
  • Gunpowder Kegs will now damage the Kraken.
  • It is easier to push and dock/undock rowboats.

Notable bugfixes and improvements

  • Various Kraken fixes.
  • Various server migration fixes.
  • Various Skeleton Ship fixes.

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