Walkthrough by Zey-shomi
Special thanks to: Slanted Fish, Super Thunder, Vicyorus
First when you arrive on Skullduggery Island, you’ll see that the fort is all destroyed.
You need to go right till you go this small hill, then press go right. You’ll see this girl and she’ll say she wants someone to get her coin. You then go under the hill and press go left. When you get there, you find the Doubloon coin. The location is indicated by this red circle in the picture:
Then next thing you do is go to the shop and press “Use” on the doubloon to get a Bag of Feed for chickens. Then you go right until you see this shelf with a Broken Mirror on top. Click on it and she’ll say you can have it for free. After that you exit then go left until you see this guy with chickens. You press “Use” on the Feed and he’ll give you a Chicken for a reward.
Then you go right and up the hill and go even more right till you see a guy with bugs destroying his crops. You press “Use” on the Chicken and he’ll reward you with a Blue Candle.
Then you go even more right till you see a bunch of rocks. Jump on the rocks till you reach the top and go right to find the mansion. Go in the mansion and go right to talk to the governor. He’ll give you a message that has some part that will only be able to be read under the blue candle.
Click “Use” on the blue candle and he’ll show you the rest of the message. Then you exit and go back to the first part of Fort Ridley. Enter the General Store and take the broken mirror on one of the shelves to add it to your inventory. The shopkeeper will let you keep it, and you can exit the store.
Back outside, you’ll see a building with a soldier holding a musket. Climb up the building to find the telescope.
Press “Use” on the broken mirror and you’ll have to keep looking through the telescope till you see a small raft. (Hint – Scroll the telescope all the way left.)
Press the mirror icon in the bottom left corner when you see the raft and you’ll shine a signal. Then he’ll respond back and a message will say he’s approaching. He comes back and he gives you his raft. There will be 2 guys on there for your crew. (But sometimes on some people that they will disappear). Then you have to find the map pieces.
To find the Map piece here, you talk to this one guy who says it’s on 312 Hanging Fern Way. You go right till you find hanging ferns. Remember… 3-1-2 which is in the order of which you hit.
- 3rd fern
- 1st fern
- 2nd fern
When you hit them in this order, a map piece will fall. Grab it. You will need to assemble the rest of your Skullduggery Archipelago Map by finding all the map pieces on various islands in this archipelago.
To find this Map piece, you need to talk to the parrot. He’ll tell you to jump in the sea and then come find him. Jump in the ocean and then go on top of the second building (not including the tower). He will be on this window. Then he’ll tell you to clog the vent and see where he went. You then go to the building to the right with the vent. Stand on it to clog it, and then go right and jump in the last palm tree where the bird is in.
Then he’ll tell you to go to the tower, and you’ll find a friend. There will be a pirate and he’ll award you the map piece if you bring back the parrot. To find the parrot, you need a Cracker, which is in the cafe on the top left corner (location indicated by the red circle in this picture):
When you’re outside, press “Use” on the cracker and the parrot will fly to you. Then click on the pirate and he’ll give you the Map piece.
You need to light the lamps in a specific order to get the Map piece. You need to light the first, second, and fourth lamps.
Count the lamps and then do this. Light the fourth lamp first, which is right next to the gate. Then you need to light up second lamp, which is on the first building. And then the first lamp which is the first lamp you see when you come there first. If you light them up in this order, the map piece will come out of the gate the fourth lamp is next to.
To get this one, you need to go to the very top of the place. Then you need to jump on this post where a Cannon Starter Kit is. You will also need to find an explosive barrel somewhere in the middle of the place. Push the explosive all the way down under the golden tooth of the skull.
Then you need to click on the cannon a little left of the big skull.
When it hits the explosive, the gold tooth will fall out and then there will be a map piece sticking out.
In the water, step on the first dragon head. You will get the Mallet. Bang the gong with the mallet. Then move the man with the fishing pole to where the fish jump. When he gets a fish, he will give you a map piece.
You will need to gather doubloons (1 million or a little less) to buy the Phoenix Warbird at the Dragon Cove. It is recommended that you upgrade to the next best ship as soon as you have enough doubloons, because it will hold more cargo and move faster. Note that you will need patience, as it will take quite a while to gather all those doubloons.
You will also need doubloons to assemble your crew. It’s best to get all four crew mates (you can find people asking prices to be hired on every island except Golden Harbor) to beat the many enemies that will come.
The best way to gain a lot of doubloons is to go from island to island in a clockwise direction, buying as much of the cheapest item as you can, then selling it all on the next island where it becomes most expensive and buying max of the cheapest again. Also, remember to collect salvages from the waters. If some other ship begins shooting at you, it’s best to run away rather than get beat. Don’t buy the crew members until the end.
- Parrot Port – Buy: Grain, Sell: Medicine
- Pirate Outpost – Buy: Spice, Sell: Grain
- Dragon Cove – Buy: Silk, Sell: Spice
- Bouffant Bay – Buy: Medicine, Sell: Silk
- Sell your salvages at the next island you dock at to clear more space for the suggested item you need to buy. Buy the max amount you can because you will profit at your next stop.
- Don’t stop to buy/sell anything at Golden Harbor; it’s not as profitable.
- When you go to the Pirate Outpost to sell the grain, steer your ship carefully and near Fort Ridley, in case you have to dock, because that area is filled with pirates. Try to avoid Skullduggery Island as well, since there are more dangers in that area, and only go there when it’s time.
- If you don’t mind risking your ship’s health, you can attack the sea monsters and other ships to earn extra doubloons and cargo when you defeat them. Otherwise, avoid them.
- You can get a loan at the Golden Harbor bank if you’re in a hurry for some doubloons, but keep in mind that you can’t take out any more loans until you’ve paid it back. Also, you won’t be allowed to buy a new ship if you don’t pay your loans.
Battling the Boss
After you have assembled your crew and purchased the Phoenix Warbird from Dragon Cove, go to Skullduggery Island, which will show up when you have gotten all five map pieces.
Captain Crawfish’s ship will appear near Skullduggery Island. Keep trying to hit it with your cannons and don’t let him get out of your sight because he will keep healing.
The End is Near
If he only has a little health left and you have a lot, run your ship into his. It drains health from you and him very quickly, so only do this when he has a tiny bit of health and you have a lot. He will die quickly. Once you defeat him, you go back to the Governor and talk to him. He’ll give you a map to the treasure and a Bone Shovel.
Taking the Treasure
When you go back to Skullduggery, you dock on it and you have to go 6 paces East (right) of the flag you see. Then you use your bone shovel and then you dig up the treasure. After that Captain Crawfish appears again, but his ship falls apart because of your crew. Then you leave and get credits and the medallion.
Congrats! You’re a true hero! You’ve rid Skullduggery Island of all forms of… er… skullduggery.
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