Sea of Thieves Order's Skeleton Hunt

The Order’s Skeleton Crew Hunt quests are fairly straightforward, as all you need to do is slap down and vote and away you go! Check out this guide for the type of Skeletons you will encounter. 

The Hunt Begins

The notes put into your quest inventory will tell you the exact island you need to sail to in order to find the crew, and it’s MOSTLY all smooth sailing from there. One thing to keep in mind is that the more skeleton on an island, the better. If you’re just starting out in the Order, you’ll probably get a lot of maps that you lead to ONE skeleton, instead of at least 2-4. 

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    In that case, you’ll end up working extra hard for your skulls, so here you have a choice: 

    • Just tough it out and kill em all
    • get a higher Order of Souls level buddy to get better quests

    The higher the level you are in the order, the more quests you’ll possibly receive, and the greater chance of getting a better amount of skeleton crew members on each island. If you’re just starting out and you want to play solo, you’ll just have to grind up the slow way.

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    Types of Skeletons

    The other thing to take into consideration is the enemy variety. These aren’t always going to be your lame generic skeletons that are easy to kill without some sort of catch (well… SOMETIMES it can be). You need to know that there are 3 main skeleton classes that require a bit more effort to kill, simply because they have mechanics to them.

    Shadow Skeletons:
    If it’s daytime out, don’t worry about these guys because light is their weakness. If it’s DARK, however, you’ll need to use your lantern to get them out of their shadow form.

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      Golden Skeletons:
      These are definitely the most annoying. They’re ALWAYS tough as metal, so you can’t sword combo them, and they take a lot of damage, BUT, their weakness is water. Two buckets of water will slow them down for a bit so you can attack them better OR you can just lead them to water and they’ll walk right in.

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        Seaweed Skeletons:
        These are exactly the OPPOSITE of what to do with Golden Skeletons. You want to keep these guys out of the water because it makes them stronger. However, they’re not hard as metal so you can slash combo away freely.

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        Each Captain will drop a random skull when killed, which you can read more about along with their value here!

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