Skeleton Captain

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Skeleton Captain
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Type Skeleton
Behaviour Hostile

Skeleton Captains are Boss Skeletons that either appear solo or with waves of underlings during Bounty Quests on Islands. They also appear as the bosses of Skeleton Fortress raids or mini-bosses of certain Tall Tales. They have higher health than regular Skeletons and can appear as any type of Skeleton. Skeleton Captains are distinguished by their clothing and red nameplates.

Mechanics[edit | edit source]

Skeleton Captains appear in various situations. They can spawn as any type of Skeleton: Normal, Shadow Skeleton, Plant Skeleton or Gold Skeleton. Skeleton Captains can spawn without a Weapon, with a Cutlass, Flintlock Pistol or Blunderbuss. Skeleton Captains will generally not spawn with Gunpowder Barrels, although during an Order of Souls Emissary Quest, one Island will always spawn Gunpowder Skeleton Captains.

It takes around 17 Cutlass hits or 6-7 Combos to kill one Regular Captain, Shadow or Plant Skeleton Captain. Gold Skeleton Captains are strong against Cutlass hits, but can be easily taken down with firearms or a single Gunpowder Barrel.

Any Crews sailing as Order of Souls Emissaries will gain Emissary Grade Reputation for killing Skeleton Captains.

Type, Locations, and Rewards[edit | edit source]

Bounty Quest Captains[edit | edit source]

Up to 4 Skeleton Captains can spawn at the same island during a Bounty Quest. These Captains will drop one of the 4 regular Bounty Skulls: Foul Bounty Skull, Disgraced Bounty Skull, Hateful Bounty Skull, Villainous Bounty Skull. Any Skeleton Captains appearing as a part of Bounty Quests in The Devil's Roar will drop one of the Ashen counterparts of these 4 skulls, which are worth nearly twice as much as their original versions. These Skulls can be sold to the Order of Souls for Gold and Reputation. A Bounty Quest Skeleton Captain is usually preceded by waves of regular Skeletons of any type.

Killing Captains found through Bounty Quests count toward:

Killing Skeletons whose names are WITHOUT the "Captain" title are considered Skeleton Crew; killing them count toward:

Skeleton Fort Captains[edit | edit source]

An active Skeleton Fort will spawn a Skeleton Captain as the first boss wave boss, who will drop a Stronghold Skull upon defeat. The Captain is as strong as any other Skeleton Captain and has the same mechanics as any other Captain.

Emergent Skeleton Captains[edit | edit source]

Emergent Skeleton Captains appear alone, roaming alone on the shores of Small or Large Islands. Upon defeat, an Emergent Skeleton Captain will always drop a Villainous Bounty Skull and a Skeleton’s Orders Quest with a small delay. The Quest will provide crews with a Treasure Map or Riddle Map on a nearby Island that rewards crews high-value Treasure.

Ashen Guardians[edit | edit source]

Ashen Guardians are an Ashen Skeleton Captain that protect Ashen Chests. They can spawn as Emergent Skeleton Captains or during a Skeleton Fort's second boss wave. Drops a Villainous Bounty Skull and Ashen Guardian's Notes Quest that leads to an Ashen Chest.

Ashen Key Masters[edit | edit source]

Ashen Key Masters are an Ashen Skeleton Captain that protect Ashen Keys. They can spawn as Emergent Skeleton Captains or during a Skeleton Fort's second boss wave. Drops a Villainous Bounty Skull and an Ashen Key Master's Notes that leads to an Ashen Key.

Tall Tale Skeleton Captains[edit | edit source]

These are the various Skeleton Captains encountered during Tall Tales chapters.

List of Skeleton Captain Names[edit | edit source]

Every Bounty Map or Emergent Skeleton Captain is named.

The following is an alphabetical list of all the documented Skeleton Captain names. These names can appear with or without the "Captain" title.

    1. 5 Paces West
    2. Aarrron Leigh
    3. Adam Bones
    4. Alex Thieves
    5. Amir The Feared
    6. Andrew Foulplay
    7. Andy Blastable
    8. Arrrndria Warren
    9. Aye Aye Rai
    10. Bad Bradford
    11. Bad Deal Lindsey
    12. Bad Luckingham
    13. Bad Omen Davies
    14. Bad Penny Coppens
    15. Bad Tidings Tidmarsh
    16. Bad 'Un Haddon
    17. Bam Bam Wymerz
    18. Battling Catling
    19. Beastly Ben Siddons
    20. Ben The Black
    21. Benjamin Slain
    22. Big Trouble Troughton
    23. Bilge Rat Beanland
    24. Black Artur
    25. Black Sheep Thomas
    26. Black Spot Baker
    27. Blackheart Blake
    28. Bloodkowski
    29. Board em' Bowler
    30. Bosun Bolton
    31. Boombaca
    32. Both Barrels Barrett
    33. Brave Dave Stevens
    34. Brawl Carter
    35. Brawlin' Hall
    36. Breachin McEachern
    37. Bret The Bretrayer
    38. Brigantine Kozin
    39. Brown The Drowner
    40. Buccaneer Bridle
    41. Bucko Betts
    42. Campion The Wonderous
    43. Cannonball Khan
    44. Carousin' Russell
    45. Cast Away Cross
    46. Catarina Nine Tails
    47. Caulkin' Chalk
    48. Chartin' Ballantyne
    49. Cheat Daniels
    50. Choke 'em Coppens
    51. Chris Maiming
    52. Ciardi The Cheat
    53. Commander White
    54. Crazy Crosbie
    55. Crew Quakenbush
    56. Cross Boney Neilly
    57. Daring Nourish
    58. Dark Soul Cole
    59. Darrryl Yarrrdner
    60. David Ahoymond
    61. David Sandybeach
    62. David The Bladesmith
    63. Davide The Greed
    64. Deadly Daley
    65. Death O' Me Timmins
    66. Deeceitful
    67. Devil's Kiss Davies
    68. Devious Deakes
    69. Diamond Geezer Melizza
    70. Dirty Deal Mitchell
    71. Dirty Diggle
    72. Dirty McMurtrie
    73. Dirty Play Derman
    74. Doominguez
    75. Double Crosser Prosser
    76. Double Dealin' Dempsey
    77. Double-Gun Dunn
    78. Doubloons Donaldson
    79. Drunken Duncan
    80. Esther the Blessed
    81. Feared Ford
    82. Fearsome Fisher
    83. Fiendish Field
    84. Filthy Rich Semmens
    85. Fire Bomb Dom
    86. Fire Bomb Thomas
    87. Flash Ashby
    88. Flay J
    89. Flintlock Jocevicius
    90. Foul Deeds Rashed
    91. Frightening Frith
    92. Full O' Sin Quinn
    93. Gilded Giddings
    94. Glenn Deadwards
    95. Glorious Gluyas
    96. Go To Hell Huxell
    97. Gold Grasper
    98. Grabbin' Garner
    99. Grandee Preston
    100. Great Doomfield
    101. Grim Dimi
    102. Grim Jim Spain
    103. Grisly Chisholm
    104. Grog Mayles
    105. Grog Swill Hill
    106. Grog Swillin' Dillon
    107. Guillaume Le Terrible
    108. Gun 'Em Down Dunham
    109. Gunnin' Gulliver
    110. Hannes Shipwrecke
    111. Heave To Hughes
    112. Hellbound Ellis
    113. Hoardin' Agnew
    114. Hole Em' Hollands
    115. Hold Fast Holland
    116. Hook Handy Burt
    117. Hornpipe Holmes
    118. Horrendisett
    119. Horrifying Hunt
    120. Horth Of The North
    121. Huge Hoard Ward
    122. Ill Manners Smith
    123. Ill Will Hinds
    124. Iron Bryan Smyth
    125. Iron Johnson
    126. Jacob Scourgegaard
    127. Jessica Bonebreaker
    128. Jewels Williams
    129. Jolly Prodger
    130. John Traitor
    131. Jorge El Fuerte
    132. Josh The Dosh
    133. Katie O' Nine Tails
    134. Katrine o' Nine Tails
    135. Katie Tyrant
    136. Keelhaul Cartwright
    137. Keelhaul King
    138. Keith Steals Ale
    139. Kill Again Milligan
    140. Kraken Beater Orlowski
    141. Kwoken
    142. Lady Katherine
    143. Lash Me Barnard
    144. Last Dawn Davies
    145. Last Laugh Efraim
    146. Leighvil Loveday
    147. Logun
    148. Long John Bradshaw
    149. Lootin' Lauren
    150. Lootin' Liz Burton
    151. Lootin' Lobacz
    152. Lord Lloyd
    153. Lordly Clark
    154. Lorenzo The Assassina
    155. Lost At Sea Kuczynski
    156. Lucky Lawrence
    157. Lucky Lukasz
    158. Lucky Luke Gracie
    159. Mad Dog McNulty
    160. Mad Man Baran
    161. Mad Miss Tina
    162. Mad Oli
    163. Mahon 'Of War
    164. Maim Me Stirling
    165. Maims Griffiths
    166. Malicious Malham
    167. Mark Grandrews
    168. Maroonin' Masella
    169. Martin Adrift
    170. Matey Marlow
    171. Matt Doom All
    172. Max Picaroon
    173. Mayhem Machacek
    174. McGrath O' Great Wrath
    175. Me Hearty Milne
    176. Meaner T'Sjoen
    177. Meenbeard
    178. Merry Berry
    179. Mighty McFarlane
    180. Mike The Mutinous
    181. Miller The Killer
    182. Mister Cur Johnson
    183. Mitchell Munter Pirate Hunter
    184. Musket Mike
    185. Nastalie Oberg
    186. Ne'er Trust ‘Im Bell
    187. Never Yield Field
    188. Neelke Skull Cracker
    189. 'Nick It' Nicholson
    190. Nightmare Ang
    191. No Deal Atkinson
    192. No Mercier
    193. No Quarter Norris
    194. No Truce Nesbit
    195. Ofri Scar
    196. Okon The Condemned
    197. Orrible Ollive
    198. Parrley
    199. Paul Cunningscam
    200. Peglegory
    201. Peter Deathknell
    202. Pilfering Piasecki
    203. Pinch It Finch
    204. Pistol Proof Palmer
    205. Plunderin' Parkes
    206. Pretty Paulie Collins
    207. Quick Dicken
    208. Raidin' Bower
    209. Raidin Zalewski
    210. Ram 'Em Retnasamy
    211. Rammin' Hamlin
    212. Red Jed
    213. Red Rage Timmins
    214. Rhys O' Eight
    215. Rich Bludgeons
    216. Rickam El Rojo
    217. Rob 'Em Stothard
    218. Robbing Ronowski
    219. Robdog
    220. Rowdy Rodak
    221. Rumi Gillig
    222. Run Yer Thru Stevens
    223. Ryan Scurvyson
    224. Sam Chester Treasure
    225. Scam You All Joyce
    226. Scar Lots De Abreu
    227. Scareface Chase
    228. Scarred Pritchard
    229. Scourge Orton
    230. Sea Legs Lucas
    231. Shady Jones
    232. Shameful Shane Scott
    233. Shan't Tell Porritt
    234. Shantyroinen
    235. Shark Bait Wilson
    236. Shark Bite Wright
    237. Shelley Pressgang
    238. Shifty Shuvojit
    239. Shipwrecks Flynn
    240. Shipwrecky Hewitt
    241. Sink 'em Simkin
    242. Sly Dog Soltani
    243. Sneaky Snookes
    244. So Mean Guidot
    245. Spew Hard Benson
    246. Stealin Styles
    247. Stern Heart Holland
    248. Stowaway Longdin
    249. Stowaway Thomas
    250. Sure Shot Shaw
    251. Tall Tale Mikael
    252. Tha' Damned Park
    253. Tha' Vile Vincent
    254. The Duncan Sailor
    255. The Gent Clement
    256. The Great White
    257. The Greater White
    258. The Man McMahan
    259. The Scourge Oberg
    260. The Wild Grover
    261. Thief O'Keeffe
    262. Thievin' Frost
    263. Thomas Skullvanny
    264. Three Sheets Neate
    265. Tie 'Em Up Tysdal
    266. Tom Picaroon
    267. Tom Thunder
    268. Topdog Topham
    269. Topher Twinsword
    270. Tough Luck
    271. Treachereiss
    272. Treacherous Todd
    273. Tricky Abell
    274. Trigger Happy Tristan
    275. Two-Faced Tuohy
    276. Tyrant Skilton
    277. Typhoonan
    278. Vasil Stormatov
    279. Vicious Vic
    280. Watch Yer Backson
    281. Wheeler the Stealer
    282. Whip 'Em Whapples
    283. Wildfire Wilkins
    284. Wild Man Whittemore
    285. Wily Whelpton
    286. Wily Whaley
    287. Witgold
    288. Wolf Doswell
    289. Wong John Silver
    290. Wrath of Martin
    291. Xander Slashwell
    292. Yo Ho Hentze
    293. Yo-Ho-Hohan
    294. Zoe Banshee
  • Trivia[edit | edit source]

    • Multiple Skeleton Captains can spawn on the same voyage and share the same name.

    Gallery[edit | edit source]