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Merchant Alliance is one of the Trading Companies in Sea of Thieves. They reside on jetties in Outposts as shopkeepers and provide players with voyages that will require players to find and capture animals, collect crates of supplies, or transport cargo. All of these items will need to be delivered to specific location by a specified time. By earning reputation and increasing rank with the Alliance, players can unlock special items as well. 

Motto

"Trading Trust For Greater Prosperity."  

Description

Besides animals, other known goods that the Merchant Alliance seek are different crates such as: Fine Sugar, Exotic Silks, Rare Teas and Exquisite Spices. The Merchant Alliance often also ask for crates to be filled by the player such as: Cannonball Crates, Banana Crates and Plank Crates as well as Gunpowder Barrels

Items to be Sold

Goods

Animals

Cargo

  • Crate of Luxurious Cloth
  • Crate of Plants
  • Crate of Rum

Other

Ranks

Promotion (Title) Rank Requirement Price (Gold)
Merchant Sailor 5 100
Merchant Mariner 10 200
Merchant Cadet 15300
Merchant Bosun 20400
Merchant Officer 25 500
Merchant Lieutenant 30 600
Merchant Commander 35 700
Merchant Captain 40 800
Merchant Admiral 45 900
Master Merchant 50 1000

Commendations

There are 90 total commendations for the Merchant Alliance. Consisting of 18 titles with 5 grades each.

  • Merchant Voyager
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Complete 50 Merchant Alliance voyages.
    • Grade IV: Complete 100 Merchant Alliance voyages.
    • Grade V: Complete 250 Merchant Alliance voyages.
  • Gilded Merchant
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III:
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V: Earn 150,000 gold with the Merchant Alliance.
  • Sailor of the Merchant Alliance
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Sail 200 nautical miles on Merchant Alliance business.
    • Grade IV: Sail 500 nautical miles on Merchant Alliance business.
    • Grade V: Sail 1,000 nautical miles on Merchant Alliance business.
  • Merchant Adventurer
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Purchase 50 Merchant Alliance voyages.
    • Grade IV: Purchase 100 Merchant Alliance voyages.
    • Grade V: Purchase 250 Merchant Alliance voyages.
  • Merchant Forager
    • Grade I: Deliver 1 Banana Crate on schedule.
    • Grade II: Deliver 5 Banana Crates on schedule.
    • Grade III: Deliver 10 Banana Crates on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 25 Banana Crates on schedule.
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant Shipwright
    • Grade I: Deliver 1 Wood Crate on schedule.
    • Grade II: Deliver 5 Wood Crates on schedule.
    • Grade III: Deliver 10 Wood Crates on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 25 Wood Crates on schedule.
    • Grade V:
  • Cast Iron Merchant
    • Grade I: Deliver 1 Cannonball Crate on schedule.
    • Grade II: Deliver 5 Cannonball Crates on schedule.
    • Grade III: Deliver 10 Cannonball Crates on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 25 Cannonball Crates on schedule.
    • Grade V:
  • Black Powder Merchant
    • Grade I: Deliver 1 Gunpowder Keg on schedule.
    • Grade II: Deliver 5 Gunpowder Kegs on schedule.
    • Grade III: Deliver 10 Gunpowder Kegs on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 25 Gunpowder Kegs on schedule.
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant of the Dawn Caller
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Chickens on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 100 Chickens on schedule.
    • Grade V: Deliver 200 Chickens on schedule.
  • Merchant of the Wild Hog
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Pigs on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 100 Pigs on schedule.
    • Grade V: Deliver 200 Pigs on schedule.
  • Merchant of the Serpents Scale
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Snakes on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 100 Snakes on schedule.
    • Grade V: Deliver 200 Snakes on schedule.
  • Merchant of the Grand Fauna
    • Grade I:
    • Grade II:
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Golden Animals on schedule.
    • Grade IV: Deliver 100 Golden Animals on schedule.
    • Grade V: Deliver 200 Golden Animals on schedule.
  • Merchant of the Silken Trade
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Luxurious Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Luxurious Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Luxurious Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant of the Flora Trade
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant Rum Runner
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant of the Forsaken Silk
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Luxurious Devil's Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Luxurious Devil's Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Luxurious Devil's Cloth on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant of the Forsaken Flora
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Devil's Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Devil's Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Devil's Plants on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:
  • Merchant of the Forsaken Rum
    • Grade I: Deliver 5 Crates of Devil's Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade II: Deliver 20 Crates of Devil's Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade III: Deliver 50 Crates of Devil's Rum on time and in perfect condition
    • Grade IV:
    • Grade V:

Creature Quests

  • Snake: Can be captured with a Snake Basket. Can also be charmed with music. Venomous (can spit at players causing slow damage).
  • Chicken: There are currently 4 different types of chickens. They are passive animals and can be captured with Chicken Coops.
  • Pig: Another passive animal that requires food (bananas) in order for survival. They can be captured with a Pig Crate.

NPCs

Items

Voyages

(These were offered by Senior Trader Meg as initiation voyages in the final beta. Unknown if they are persistent on all outposts.)

  • A Pressing Plea From The Pitiful Mr. Wilson
  • A Fancied Appeal From The Pitiful Mrs. Oberg
  • A Polite Contract From The Pitiful Mrs. Tarrant