Questions tagged [sea-of-thieves]

A 2018 action adventure pirating game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios. It features cross platform play for Microsoft Windows 10 and Xbox One.

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Do world events/loot determine the probability of other world events?

My friends and I have begun to run Athena Emissary quests, as it's our next guild to level up. We grabbed a Voyage that basically lead us back and forth between 2 islands for all 5 quests. Once we had ...
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How long after leaving a game will a Storage Crate despawn?

After our adventures out at sea, my friends and I will pack as much of our supplies as we can into a storage crate, and leave it on the dock of whatever Outpost we end up selling our final haul at. We ...
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Gunpowder Fishing

While playing Sea of Thieves on a random crew, one of the players mentioned that you can use a gunpowder barrel to blow up a school of fish off the islands. Supposedly this will spawn in several fish ...
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Transferring save data for Sea of Thieves from an internal hard-drive to an external hard drive (Xbox One)

I was wondering if it would be possible for me to move the save data from the internal hard-drive onto a hard drive. I have the disk for the game, but i want to move the data to an external hard drive....
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How do I remove tutorial information in Sea of Thieves?

I'm new to Sea of Thieves on Xbox One and on my first session online there were some handy tips telling me next steps that permanently took up a large piece of the HUD at the bottom. Some examples are ...
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How can you effectively sail into a headwind?

Unlike in The Wind Waker, you cannot control the direction of the wind in Sea of Thieves. So if you need to travel into a headwind, you just have to deal with the unfavorable wind direction. What is ...
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Do quest items despawn when the person quits the game?

While playing Sea of Theives, my friends and I saw a sloop on a nearby island, and wanted to go say "hi". He didn't see us approach, he was on the island doing a quest. I jumped on his boat and stole ...
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How does the Megalodon work?

A few questions here How / Why does the Megalodon spawn? I thought it only spawned once you were level 50 in an alliance but I've run into a ton with level 26 being my highest level. How do you ...
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Why'd I get this message in Sea Of Thieves?

I was pulling up to Marauder's Arch to do a Gold Hunter mission when I got this message on my screen. The world is changing, new dangers there be Between boundless sky and treacherous sea ...
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Cannot join friends, windows-key+g does nothing

When a friend invites me to a game, I get a popup on the side of the screen saying "Press ⊞ Win + g to join". However, pressing that does nothing. I tried reinstalling the "XBox Game Bar" app from ...
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Checking Time Played - Sea of Thieves

I've searched the internet for months and haven't been able to find any way to view my Total Hours invested into the game. I'm aware there is a way on XBox but I play on PC so that doesn't concern me....
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How do I stop my radials from softlocking the game?

After the most recent update, I've been having a completely game-breaking issue. Whenever I open the map radial (which I rebound to F), the game softlocks. I can't select a map or close the radial, ...
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How do I reinstall Windows Store games?

The game I'm specifically asking about is Sea of Thieves. After the most recent update, my game softlocks any time I open the map radial (even after restarting the game and restarting my computer). ...
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Can two people play Sea of Thieves simultaneously on PC and Xbox with only one copy of the game?

I own a copy of Sea of Thieves on PC and I am thinking of buying a Xbox One S. I would like to know if its possible to play the game at the same time on both devices without buying another copy? Sea ...
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What do the skull-shaped clouds indicate?

Occasionally while sailing around, there will be a skull-shaped cloud up in the sky. The clouds eyes will light up periodically. Do these skull indicate something like an incoming storm, or are ...
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Are the spoils on a sunken ship truly lost?

When a crew's ship is sunk, are any treasures on it completely lost? or is there ways to retrieve the riches on that boat? For instance, if my boat was sunk right next to an island, could the ...
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Can you throw a teammate in the brig to get them aboard the ship faster?

I'm watching some streamers/youtubers play Sea of Thieves, and I'm wondering something: If a team mate falls off the ship, or is far away on an island; could you vote him into the brig then vote him ...
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How much gold can I receive for each chest/skull/commodity?

In Sea of Thieves, there are different types of chests, skulls, and commodities (pigs, chickens, gun powder barrels). When I sold my Castaway Chest to the Gold Hoarder faction, I received varying ...
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What is the point of the Tankard?

One of the items you can use is a Tankard. It is refillable from bars or from your ship's grog barrel. After consuming the contents of it, you become severely intoxicated, making it hard to even ...
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