Controls

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Controls are accessed by the Settings menu (found under Game Options or the Main Menu) and is split between two sub-menus depending on input: "Keyboard and Mouse" and "Controller".

Gameplay Controls[edit | edit source]

The game's default controls are listed below.

Movement[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Forward W XboxOne Left Stick.png
Left Analog Stick
  • Moves the Player forward. Hold for continuous movement.
  • Allows the Player to climb up ladders.
  • Pushes the Capstan forward, to raise the Anchor.
Backward S
  • Moves the Player backward. Hold for continuous movement.
  • Allows the Player to climb down ladders.
  • Lowers Sails while interacting with the Sail Length.
  • Pulls the Capstan backward, to delay the raising of the Anchor.
Left A
  • Moves the Player to the left. Hold for continuous movement.
  • Steers the ship to the left (port) while interacting with the ship's Wheel.
  • Adjusts Sails to the left while interacting with the Sail Angle.
Right D
  • Moves the Player to the right. Hold for continuous movement.
  • Steers the ship to the right (starboard) while interacting with the ship's Wheel.
  • Adjusts sails to the right while interacting with the Sail's Angle.
Jump Space Bar 360 A.png Makes the Player jump.
Sprint ⇧ Left Shift XboxOne Left Stick.png
Left Analog Stick (button)
Makes the Player run.
Walk Ctrl XboxOne Left Stick.png
Left Analog Stick (lightly)
Makes the Player walk slowly.

Interaction[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Primary Interact F 360 X.png
Secondary Interact R
Disengage 360 B.png
Stow/Drop X Stows equipment away, Drops items held in hand.
Text Chat T Opens text chat box.
Pirate Wheel of Emotions Z XboxOne Down.png Opens radial to perform emotes.
Push To Talk Alt Unbound Activates microphone for voice chat.

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Primary Use Keyboard White Mouse Left.png 360 RT.png Use held item (Ex.: Attack using held weapon, eat food, drink from tankard, play equipped instrument, etc.)
Secondary Use Keyboard White Mouse Right.png 360 LT.png Cutlass Block, offer items to other Players, raise Tankard or Lantern.
Item Radial Q 360 LB.png Opens radial menu to select equipment, food, and quests.
Pirate Chat E 360 RB.png Opens radial to select preset text phrases. Categories range from alerts, strategic, and contextual specific to an item or ship interaction.
Quest Radial Unbound Unbound Quick access to view quest maps, riddles, etc.
Stow/Drop X 360 B.png Stows equipment away, Drops items held in hand.
Cycle Weapons Keyboard White Mouse Middle.png 360 Y.png Cycles between weapons.
Weapon 1 1 Unbound Directly selects weapon equipped in slot 1.
Weapon 2 2 Unbound Directly selects weapon equipped in slot 2.

Harpoon[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Fire/Retract Harpoon Keyboard White Mouse Left.png 360 RT.png
Reel in Harpoon Keyboard White Mouse Right.png 360 LT.png
Harpoon Reeling Lock R 360 X.png

Quest Book[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Previous Quest Book Page Q XboxOne Left.png
Next Quest Book page E XboxOne Right.png

Rowboat[edit | edit source]

Action Mouse & Keyboard Xbox Controller Notes
Left Oar Stroke A 360 A.png
Right Oar Stroke D 360 RT.png
Left Oar Brake Q 360 LB.png
Right Oar Brake E 360 RB.png
Sit in Rowboat F 360 X.png
Open Rowboat Chest R 360 Y.png

History[edit | edit source]