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Mercenary Voyages
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Type Voyages
Location Bilge Rats
Embark on Mercenary Voyages - riches await those who remain loyal to the coin!

Mercenary Voyages or Bilge Rat Voyages are special time-limited Voyages that can be bought from the Bilge Rats at any Tavern in Sea of Thieves. Mercenary Voyages usually provide an introduction to the current theme of the Monthly Content Update with Voyages made out of mixed maps and tasks. Most sets of Mercenary Voyages come with time-limited Commendations or Events and unlockable Cosmetics and Titles.

The Mercenary Voyage of the Rum Runner[]

The first Mercenary Voyages. This one was available between February 6th - March 6th, 2019

The Voyage[]

The Commendation[]

  • Loyal to the Coin → Track down the stashes of the Rum Runner in your maiden Mercenary Voyage! | +50 Doubloon.png

Reaper's Run of Wanderers Refuge[]

The second set of Mercenary Voyages, available between March 6th - March 20th, 2019

Voyages[]

Commendations + Titles[]

Reaper's Run of Shipwreck Bay[]

The third set of Mercenary Voyages, available between March 20th - April 30th, 2019

Voyages[]

Commendations + Titles[]

Black Powder Stashes[]

Released after the Anniversary Update as the fourth set of Mercenary Voyages, available between July 17th - August 14th, 2019.

Voyages[]

Commendations + Titles[]

Dark Relics[]

The fifth set of Mercenary Voyages, centered around Dark Relics. Available between August 14th - September 11th, 2019.

Dark Relic Voyages[]

Commendations[]

  • Ancient Darkness → Complete a 'Dark Relic Voyage to The Anicent Isles' voyage (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • Dark Wilderness → Complete a 'Dark Relic Voyage to The Wilds' voyage (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • Darkening Shores → Complete a 'Dark Relic Voyage to The Shores of Plenty' voyage (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • The Devil's Darkness → As a Pirate Legend, complete 'Athena's Dark Relic Voyage to The Devil's Roar' (time-limited). +10 Doubloon.png
  • Seeking Stolen Power → Complete a Dark Relic Voyage from each of the main three regions (time-limited). +50 Doubloon.png
  • Evil Eye Blinded → Sell an Evil Eye to the Order of Souls (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • In the Right Hands → Sell a Mutinous Effigy to The Order of Souls (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • May Contain Evil → Sell a Black Coffer to The Order of Souls (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • Dark Dealings → Sell a Hexing Skull to The Order of Souls (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • Curse Averted → Sell a Bewitching Doll to The Order of Souls (time-limited). +5 Doubloon.png
  • A Dark Collection → Sell one of each type of Dark Relic to the Order of Souls (time-limited). +50 Doubloon.png
  • Disrupting the Darkness → Sell 5 Ritual Skulls for the Order of Souls. +5 Doubloon.png
  • The Ritual is Broken → Sell 10 Ritual Skulls for the Order of Souls. +10 Doubloon.png
  • Dark Magics Dispelled → Sell five Ritual Skulls to the Mysterious Stranger. +5 Doubloon.png
  • Relics Returned → Sell any 10 Dark Relics to The Order of Souls. +15 Doubloon.png
  • Cursed Cargo → Sell a Reaper's Chest to Duke. +10 Doubloon.png
  • Reaping Rewards → Sell 3 Reaper's Chests to Duke. +25 Doubloon.png
  • Risking It All → Sell 5 Reaper's Chests to Duke. +50 Doubloon.png

Titles[]

Title Requirement
Death Defier Sell 5 Reaper's Chests to Duke (Risking It All Commendation).
Relic Hunter Complete a Dark Relic Voyage from each of the main three regions (Seeking Stolen Power Commendation).
Relic Collector Sell one of each type of Dark Relic to the Order of Souls (A Dark Collection Commendation).

Smuggler’s Fortune[]

The sixth set of Mercenary Voyages, centered around Rag & Bone Crates. Available from September 11th, 2019 - October 16th, 2019.

Reaper’s Grave Voyages[]

The Smuggler's Fortune Content Update features new Mercenary Voyages that can be purchased from Duke at any Tavern:

Persistent Commendations[]

Time-Limited Commendations[]

  • Grave Digger → Complete a 'Reaper's Grave' Voyage. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Money For Old Bones → Complete 3 'Reaper's Grave' Voyages. (time-limited) +10 Doubloon.png
  • Wild Dash → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to The Wild Treasures Store. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Three Paces Race → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to The Three Paces East Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Chasing the North Star → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to The North Star Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Stephen's Spoils Sprint → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to Stephen's Spoils Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Plenty of Speed → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to The Spoils of Plenty Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Fast and Finest → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to The Finest Trading Post. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Bazaar Boost → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to Brian's Bazaar Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Racing Traders → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate on time to Roaring Traders Seapost. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Lost and Scoundrel → Find and speak to Stitcher Jim. (time-limited) +5 Doubloon.png
  • Merchant of Death → Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate to all eight Seaposts on time. +25 Doubloon.png

Titles[]

The following are all the Titles available during the Smuggler's Fortune Event

Title Requirement
Bone Haul Bearer Deliver 50 Rag and Bone Crates to their respective Seaposts. (Bone Haul Bearer Commendation).
Bone Haul Bandit Deliver 10 stolen Rag and Bone Crates to their respective Seaposts. (Bone Haul Bandit Commendation).
Merchant of Death Deliver a Rag and Bone Crate to all eight Seaposts on time. (Merchant of Death Commendation).


Fort of the Damned[]

Released aside the Fort of the Damned (Content Update), these Mercenary Voyages are centered around the Fort of the Damned and the story surrounding it. Available between October 16th - November 20th, 2019.

Skull Seeker Voyages[]

Main article: Skull Seeker Voyages

New time-limited Mercenary Voyages to help players acquire Ritual Skulls to activate the Fort of the Damned:

Commendations[]

Title[]

  • Skull Keeper - Complete a Skull Seeker Voyage in each of the main regions. (Ritual Skulls Retrieved from Across the Sea of Thieves commendation); (time-limited).

Ashen Treasures Voyages[]

Released aside The Seabound Soul (Content Update) and Ashen Treasures Bilge Rat Adventures at November 2019, These Mercenary Voyages focused on providing players with a way to find Ashen Keys and Ashen Chests. The Voyages were available between November 20 - December 11, 2019.

Ashen Key and Chest Voyages[]

Commendations[]

Title[]

  • Ashen Seeker - Earn Duke Departed, Ashen Chest Seeker and all Ashen Key Seeker Commendations. (time-limited)

Festival of Giving[]

The 2019 December Festival of Giving Content Update introduced Gifts and improved Skeleton Forts with new Skeleton Lords hoarding and defending stashes of these Gifts. With these additions, the Bilge Rats introduced the Gift Seeker Voyages to help crews find these new Skeleton Lords and their hoarded Gifts.

Gift Seeker Voyages[]

Main article: Mercenary Voyages

New time-limited Mercenary Voyages to help players acquire Generous Gifts and Humble Gifts:

Commendations[]

Titles[]

  • Seeker of Reaper’s Tribute - Complete a Gift Seeker Voyage in each of the three main regions. | (time-limited)
  • Giver of Gifts - Complete all Humble, Generous, Bounteous and Charitable Giving Commendations. | (time-limited)

Calendar of Giving Voyages[]

The Festival of Giving update also introduced a 12-day Advent Calendar called Calendar of Giving, which unlocks an unique Mercenary Voyage to each Player each day:

Crews of Rage[]

The 2020 February Crews of Rage (Content Update) introduced Chests of Rage with an improved Molten Sands Fortress Skeleton Fort Encounter. With these additions, the Bilge Rats introduced the Bounty of Rage Mercenary Voyages to help crews find Chests of Rage.

Raging Bounty Voyages[]

  • Bounty of Raging Shores - Retrieve a Chest of Rage from The Devil's Roar, then hunt skeletons in The Shores of Plenty.
  • Bounty of Raging Wilds - Retrieve a Chest of Rage from The Devil's Roar, then hunt skeletons in The Shores of Plenty.
  • Bounty of Raging Ancients - Retrieve a Chest of Rage from The Devil's Roar, then hunt skeletons in The Shores of Plenty.
  • Legendary Bounty of Rage - Retrieve a Chest of Rage from The Devil's Roar, then hunt down skeletons across the seas.

Crews of Rage Mercenary Commendations[]

Athena's Run[]

The 2020 March Heart of Fire (Content Update) introduced the permanent Athena’s Run of Thieves’ Haven Mercenary Voyage for Pirate Legends. The Voyage introduced new Athena's Treasure to turn in to the Mysterious Stranger in Taverns for Athena's Fortune Reputation and Gold.

Athena's Run Voyage[]

Athena's Run Commendations[]

Athena's Run Titles[]

  • Legends of Thieves' Haven - Unlocked 'Ruling with Legends at Thieves' Haven' commendation.

Haunted Shores[]

The 2020 July Haunted Shores Content Update introduced a single time-limited Mercenary Voyage, mirroring a Ghost Ship Voyage that offers an exclusive chance to take on two Ghost Captain Ships. Unlike other Mercenary Voyages, this Voyage was considered an Order of Souls Voyage in-game, counting completions and miles for any related Order of Souls Commendations.

Vaults of the Ancients[]

The 2020 September Vaults of the Ancients Content Update introduced a single time-limited Mercenary Voyage, mirroring the Wayfinder Voyage offered by the Gold Hoarders, but with an equal chance of any tier of Vault Key regardless of player rank. Unlike other Mercenary Voyages, this Voyage was considered an Gold Hoarders Voyage in-game, counting completions and miles for any related Gold Hoarders Commendations.

Fate of the Damned[]

The 2020 October Fate of the Damned Content Update introduced Mercenary Voyages that are not strictly tied to the Commendations group, but are rather related to an in-game Event. The Fate of the Damned Voyages were released weekly throughout the Content Update and were time-limited for the duration of the Content Update.