Tip of the day

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The tip of the day is shown to a pirate on the home page when he or she logs in. The tip is selected randomly on each login.

Known tips


  • Welcome aboard! Click one of the missions to get yer feet wet! They're the best way to start, and may earn ye booty!

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  • Ask first. Agree that yer trading or dueling before ye click yer friend. Just showing up with yer hand out's impolite.
  • Being Captain takes experience. Join a crew first, and rise to Officer. Knowing how to run pillages will make ye a much better Captain.
  • Bid Tickets are tickets to buy goods at island markets. Ye have to be an officer or manager to deliver the goods.
  • Booty! The best way to earn it is to take pillaging jobs from the "pillaging" tab. Also, click 'Help Wanted' in shoppes fer a land wage.
  • Clothing Care: Buy a wardrobe fer yer home! Keep yer unused clothes in it to spare 'em the wear and tear of pirate life!
  • Crew Shares: Be sure to check a crew's payout setup in their Crew Info. Some crews pay jobbers a higher cut than others!
  • Don't be a jackanapes! Treat yer fellow pirate with respect. If someone's misbehaving, type /complain to report the guttersnipe.
  • Don't beg! Ye play fun games to earn yer money here. Ye'll make much more at the puzzles than ye will annoying people.
  • Don't give out yer info. We won't ever need yer password. Anybody asking for it is a thief. Report them with /complain.
  • Everything ye ever wanted to know about Puzzle Pirates can be found at the YPPedia. Including a list of all these tips!
  • Fair Barter: Only check ready when what you want is in the box. If it's not in the box, you won't get it.
  • Fruity Forage: At uncolonized islands, be sure to forage fer some fruit to sell on yer return! Just click the hold to forage.
  • Make yer labor count! If ye have a shoppe job, click yer 'Info' button in the 'Ye' panel to see if they're using yer work!
  • Monkeys, Parrots and Octopi! Familiars can be won in in special contests. Click the 'Events' tab to see any upcoming contests!
  • Official Intervention: To petition the Ocean Masters (moderators) fer help, click the 'Help' button in the 'Ye' panel.
  • Paint yer house! Buy a paintbrush at the apothecary and click it in yer house. Ye'll buy the paint straight from the store.
  • Pillaging! Even if yer crew's not on ye can always job temporarily with another. Check the 'Pillaging' tab to see who's at sea!
  • There be no place like home. And ye can always get there from anywhere by clicking the 'To home' button on the 'Ye' tab.
  • X marks the spot! Click the island map in the upper right corner. Ye can click to get to any building on the island from there.