The vampirates Arrrrr Upon Ye!
The ocean's brigands 'ave unearthed somethin' terrible: an ancient vampire curse! They've taken to it rather warmly, so mortal pirates be warned!
'til the end o' Halloween, losin' a puzzle challenge to a brigand or pirate who has been affected by the vampirate curse will force ye to become a hand o' thar horde! Telltale signs o' havin' contracted vampirism include sharp fangs, abnormal eye colors 'n insatiable thirst fer blood. Mwa har har!
But fear nah, fair pirates, as thar be hope! Any vampirates who are bested in battle by a pure-blooded mortal will find themselves cured o' thar affliction, wit' no permanent damage! Civic-minded individuals would do well to challenge any vampires they see on sight to keep tho spreadin' curse at bay.
In true Puzzle Pirate tradition, with the vampirates comes a delicious Halloween competition to help keep this curse at bay! Each pirate has been assigned to a competition crew fer the duration o' the vampirates' incursion. The goal be to defeat as many pirates from opposin' teams as ye can in 1 v. 1 'n crew puzzle challenges. Everyone who participates will be eligible fer a fantastic, one-o'-a-kind trophy at the end o' the event, so be sure to sink yer teeth in afore 'tis too late!
Vampirates aren’t the only thing stalkin’ the shadows. Ye’ll know ye’ve found one of these Sinister Boxes by the strange scratchin’ sound emanatin’ from within. Look closely inside the darkened crate and ye may discover Shadow Parrots, Shadow Dragons, Shadow Yetis, Dark Shadow Unicorns, 'n more waiting to leap out at ye.
From now until 3:00 PM PDT on November 2, 2020 you'll receive a free Sinister Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time you purchase!
For more information about the full contents of the Sinister Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here. Sinister Boxes are only available for a limited time, so act before they disappear into the night!
Dress to Impress
Vampirates don’t just wear any o’ thing; they need to look the part! Lucky for ye, they're willing to share it fer the right price. Check out the Palace Shoppe to get yeurself properly attired for the vampire gala!
The wind is picking up ‘n thar be a chill in the air. Time to sail into fall. As sailin’ days grow shorter, ye start to hear more than just the wind in those trees.
Was that a shadow movin’? Maybe it was just yer imagination? Maybe it’s just a storm brewin’? Just in case, ye best start hordin’ goods fer winter. Sure, ye should stock up on rum n’ shot, but we suggest ye also collect some chocolate confections. Thar can never be too much chocolate!
The Department o' Treasury has created a Gold Box full o’ shadowy items designed to melt in yer mouth. ‘Tis no trick, these here boxes are filled with treats including Chocolate Cream Parrots with Hats, Choco Owls, Choco Penguins, Choco Tigers, Shadow Dread Masks, and Chocolate or Shadow Chromas! Visit the Gold Safe at your island bank to buy gold boxes today!
Find Gold Boxes at yer island bank until October 12th at 3 PM PDT. Get the full list o' goods right here.
Ask any Captain and she’ll tell ye, it’ always pays to have a first mate with a brain. If’n ye can’t find that, how about one that just eats 'em? Own a subscription that runs through October, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Zombie Plushie to give ye a hand.
Ye may have identified the strange moaning and smell that’s moving about yer ship, but that’s not the only thing to fear when skies get dark and green fog rolls in. Earn the October Seal o'Piracy by fightin’ the graveyard in Haunted Seas 3 times.
Our crew of chocolate arrrrtisans are back! They’ve put together a box of assorted chocolates usin’ only the highest quality cocoa confections. Like all boxes of chocolate, ye never know what yer goin’ ta plunder. Indulge in chocolate delights like Double Fudge Octopuses, Chocolate Monkeys, Chocolate Caramel Ponys, Choco-verines, ships, furniture, clothing, chromas, 'n more!
We won’t sugarcoat it, it’s hot out there at sea puttin’ our boxes o’ chocolate at risk. Don’t ye worry mates, we’ve made sure to keep them cool so the treats don’t melt into a puddle. We even distracted the Ocean Masters with wine and rum so they won't be tempted to raid our stockpile.
From now until 3:00 PM PDT on September 14, 2020 you'll receive a free Chocolate Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time you purchase!
Fer more information about the full contents of the 2020 Chocolate Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here. The Chocolate Mystery Boxes are only available for a limited time, so dip into one today!
Sure, after ye win a battle ye get some plunder. But wouldn’t it be great if'n ye had a mate who could crawl aboard their ship and pinch an extra bit o' booty fer ye? Own a subscription that runs through September, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Karkinos Plushie to stow away on yer ship. Just be sure ye keep him away from anyone with a stick of butter lookin’ hungry.
We get it. Bein’ on a ship fer days on end can make a pirate crabby. Take a break on land and earn the September Seal o'Piracy by compleatin’ 4 different crafting sessions.
More fruity delights are headin’ yer way. If ye didn’t get yer fill in July, ye can presently procure plenty of plum perishables. The Department o' Treasury has created a Gold Box that’s ripe fer the pickin’. This box is jam-packed and filled with fruity plumder like Double Plum Monkeys with Tricornes, Plum Owls, Plum Jaguars, and Double Plum Pups!
Let’s face it. Not every pirate is lookin’ to plumge into purple *cough* Cronus *cough*. If this is the case fer ye, rest assured that ye may also find something with a bit of a shine. Ye can collect gold trinkets, furniture, pets, a tan Chameleon, and gold chromas!
Find Gold Boxes at yer island bank until August 17 at 3 PM PDT. Get the full list o' goods right here.
If’n yer like Cronus and unable to remember yer left from right, just be sure ye ram yer foe, not rocks. When all else fails, find a mate who is willin’ to ram 'em fer ye. Own a subscription that runs through August, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Gorgonyx Plushie who can set a collision course.
While yer hidin’ from the heat, ye might as well find yerself a game or two in the inn. Complete 10 parlor games to earn the August Seal o'Piracy!
Help a mate out o' a jam! Aft plumbin' the depths o' oceans far 'n wide, our hold be plumb full o' fruity goodness. Sure, we could let Hera brew up somethin' potent, but then Cronus would jus' consume it all 'n thar'd be naught left fer ye. So we be makin' them available fer ye pirates t' pilfer.
Take a plumge into this month’s box that’s plumb full of fruity goodness. The plum-der includes Summer Night Toucans, Summer Night Parrots, Summer Night Foxes, and Summer Night Pandas.
From now until 3:00 PM PDT on August 3, 2020 you'll receive a free Plum Mystery Box for every $9.99 you spend on doubloons, or every month of subscription time you purchase!
For more information about the full contents of the 2020 Plum Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here. Get'm quick before they begin to prune!
There's nothing better on a summer day than a fine mug of rum while ye smite yer enemies and pillage their goods. Earn the July Seal o'Piracy by compleatin’ 30 sea battles. Battles involving a cutter count triple.
If’n ye have a little trouble completin’ those sea battles, perhaps ye need a helper to pick up a trident fer yer cause? Own a subscription that runs through July, or make a purchase of $9.99 or more this month to receive a Atlantean Dragoon Plushie.
Unexplained summer squalls are blowin' across the seas. Thar be shipwrecks from some several unusual vessels. A whole load o' barrels along with ghost Monkeys, Sea Green Octopus, Sea Green Parrots, 'n more can be found amongst the flotsam. Nah only that, but thar seems t' be somethin' new, somethin' wabbaly, somethin’ that ingested too much rum, that’s wandering amongst the debris; Rumjug Pets.
Just in case ye be tossed o'erboard durin' one o' these storms 'n lose yer rags, ye can prolly cobble together some o' the driftin' items to wear in the form o' a Ruffian Barrel. Just note that we don't suggest ye try usin' it as flotation o'er a waterfall.
For more information about the full contents of the Tempest Box, as well as the official rules, please click here.