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Opening the item menu brings up your current items.

The following page lists all types of Items available in Sea of Thieves.

Player Items

The following are all the Items that the players have in their Arsenal and Inventory. All of these items can be customised with reskins. A list of all the customization variations can be found on the Cosmetic Sets page.


Main article: Clothing

These are the various articles of Clothing that the Player can wear. Additional customization variants can be bought at the General Clothing Shop. Clothing items can be equipped and switched at the Clothing Chest.

  • Belt - A wearable Belt, covers the waist.
  • Boots - Wearable Boots or wrappings. Boots make a different sound from naked feet.
  • Dress - A more feminine clothing article that can be worn by both sexes. Overrides Jackets and Shirts.
  • Gloves - To not make your hands dirty from those dirty Bilge Rats, wear Gloves!
  • Hat - Every captain needs a hat. Hats cover up most Hairstyles, however, longer hair still retains its form under hats.
  • Jacket - Something to cover your upper body. Open-fronted jackets display the worn Shirt.
  • Shirt - A shirt is optional if you want to show off your battle scars and cool Tattoos, however, hairless pirates may want to cover up their unmanly bodies with something simple.
  • Bottoms - Pants/skirt for covering up (a part of) the legs of a pirate.
  • Underwear - Give your underwear a new look with these dyes.
  • Costumes - Put on a whole-body Costume to follow a set style.

Vanity Items

Main article: Vanity

These are the various Vanity effects you can apply to your Player Pirate. Additional customization variants can be bought at the General Clothing Shop. Vanity items can be equipped and switched at the Vanity Chest.

  • Beard - Every fearsome Pirate needs a fearsome Beard. Both sexes can rock chin-hair in Sea of Thieves.
  • Curses - These are the Cursed effects that embody the Pirate that's been through some strange Tales.
  • Eyepatch - Wear an Eyepatch to cover an empty hole, which once had an eyeball.
  • Hair - Want short hair, long hair, wavy hair, braids, dreadlocks or no hair at all? This game has you covered.
  • Hair Dye - A selection of dyes for your Hair and Beard, if you have any at all. Also dyes the eyebrows!
  • Hook - Want to show your world-weariness? Lost your hand in a battle? No problem!
  • Makeup - To entertain both your feminine side and the battle-paint side, the choice is yours!
  • Peg - Another option to show off your world-weariness. This one replaces a foot with a fashionable Peg.
  • Scars - Only the toughest Pirates who have been through the hardest struggles can sport these Scars.
  • Tattoos - Show everyone your preferred ink paintings. A bare body is recommended!
  • Titles - Earned through gaining favour, Reputation or Commendations when sailing the Sea of Thieves.
  • Emotes - Every player starts out with a handful of Emotes, however, extra Emotes can be purchased via the Pirate Emporium.


Main article: Equipment

These are all the Tools that every player has at hand to take on various challenges on the seas. Additional customization variants can be bought at the Equipment Shop. A player can change the look of any Equipment item at the Equipment Chest.

  • Compass: Used to determine your current direction or to count steps.
  • Bucket: Used to bail water out of a leaking ship, and to catch vomit from drunken pirates, which can be thrown at other players to temporarily block their vision.
  • Lantern: Used as a portable light source. Various tones of Flames can be acquired and spread around the ship with a Lantern!
  • Shovel: Used to dig for various hidden Treasure or Bait for Fishing.
  • Spyglass: Used to see far off in the distance. Head up to a Ship's Crow's Nest to get the best vantage point. The Spyglass glints in the light, giving out a player's position when used.
  • Speaking Trumpet: Used to communicate with players from a distance.
  • Tankard: Used to drink Grog, get drunk and share good times.
  • Pocket Watch: Used to tell the time and date. The Merchant Alliance lives by this Tool.
  • Fishing Rod: Used to catch various Fish.


These are the various Instruments used to perform different shanties either alone or together. The first Instrument to start playing takes the lead role, with every other player supporting the Melody with backing chords or beats. The Lead can be given to another player when the first player stops playing. A player can change the look of any Instrument at the Equipment Chest.

  • Hurdy-Gurdy: A bowed String Instrument, perfect for solos due to its complex sound.
  • Drum: A Percussion Instrument, great for backing up other lead instruments. The melody is whistled by the player Pirate.
  • Concertina: A Reed Instrument, great for both solos and backing chords.
  • Banjo: A String Instrument. Sounds like a six-stringer even when missing a few strings!


Main article: Weapons

These are all the Weapons available for the Player Pirate. A maximum of two Weapons can be carried at one time. Additional Customization Variants can be purchased at the Weaponsmith's Shop. Weapons can be switched out and (cosmetically) customized at the Armoury.

  • Cutlass: A sword with a variety of special maneuvers. It is the only melee weapon.
  • Blunderbuss: A close-range, shotgun-like weapon that fires a cluster of pellets.
  • Eye of Reach: A long-range rifle with a scope that glints when used.
  • Pistol: A mid-range gun with aim-down-sights, but no scope.

Ship Customisation Items

Main article: Ships

Although these items are tied to the Ship, every Crew is inherently tied to their Ship's location and as such, these Customization Variants can be counted as belonging to a Player's Inventory. New ship customization options can be purchased at the Shipwright Shop, where a player can also change the visual appearance of their Ship at the Ship Customization Chest. Flags can be put on and changed atop the Ship's Crow's Nest.

  • Cannons - Used to shoot at opposing Ships or Players. The Ship's Cannons can be customized with various Cosmetic skin variants.
  • Cannon Flare - Used to dye a smoke of the ship cannon muzzle flash when fired.
  • Capstan - Used to raise and lower the Anchor. The Ship's Capstan can be customized with various Cosmetic skin variants.
  • Figurehead - Used to give your Ship some character. Placed in front of the Bowsprit.
  • Flag - Used to announce your Ship's intentions, either Friendly, Neutral or Hostile.
  • Wheel - The Wheel that is used to steer and maneuver the Ship. The Ship's Wheel can be customized with various Cosmetic skin variants.
  • Hull - The Hull Livery, covering the ship's planks from bottom to top. Various tones of paint can be applied to the Ship's Hull.
  • Sails - The Cloth tied to the Masts, used to gain and reduce the Ship's speed. The Sails of a ship can be customized with various Cosmetic skin variants.

Additionally, when the player becomes the Captain of their ship, the following features become customizable.

  • Captain's Table - The Captain's Table, used to vote on starting or cancelling all manner of Voyages.
  • Captain's Drapes - The Drapes located above the Captain's Table, just for decoration.
  • Captain's Bed - The Bed which is found in the captain's cabin, or below deck by the stove on a sloop. Used for taking a nap in order to regenerate health.
  • Captain's Rugs - The Rugs which are found in the captain's cabin, just for decoration.
  • Ship's Crest - The Crest that proudly displays the name of your ship.
  • Captain's Logbook - The Logbook which is located on the Captain's Table. It displays some statistics for your past and current journey.
  • Ship's Banners - The banner which displays at the top of the screen when the ship is approached for the first time or seen through a telescope.
  • Ship's Title - The Ship's title, which is displayed alongside the ship's name when approached for the first time or seen through a telescope.
  • Trinkets - Small trophies and knickknacks which can be used to decorate the ship's interior and walls, just for decoration but can be modified while at sea.
  • The following require it to be a Captained Galleon:
    • Captain's Chair - The Chair behind the Captain's Table, used to sit.
    • Captain's Chandelier - The Chandelier that hangs in the middle of the Captain's Cabin, used as a light source.
    • Captain's Curtains - The Curtains found near the Captain's Table on a sloop, or the Captain's bed on any other vessel.

Pet Items

Pets are mainly available for purchase from the Pirate Emporium for Ancient Coins. All actions related to Pets and their equipment can be performed at the Pet Chest.


Main article: Resources

These are all the Supply items that the Players can carry with them or aboard their Ship. Additional resources can be found inside Barrels. Stock up on these to be prepared to face any dangers that accompany a Pirate's life.

  • Food: Most Food items restore any lost health, with raw or under-cooked Food making the Player sick and Cooked Meat and Fish giving a health regeneration effect to the Player. The different types of Food are Fruit, Fish, Meat and Bait.
  • Cannonball: Fired out of Cannons to sink Ships and damage Players or Enemies. There are various Cursed Cannonballs used to curse Ships or Enemies, along with Chainshot to target specific parts of the Ship.
  • Wooden Plank: Used to repair any of the Ship's sustained damage, be it holes in the Hull or cracks in the Masts.
  • Throwables: Grenade-type items that can be thrown by hand.

Stationary Items

These are all the various Objects that Player characters can Interact with in Sea of Thieves.

Transportable Items

Main article: Treasure

These are the various types of Items that can be hauled and carried around with you. Note that when carrying any of these Items, the Player cannot perform any other major actions. Most of these give off a coloured glint or gleam from afar.

Map Items

These are the various Items that can be accessed via the Map Radial Menu.

  • Quests: Various single Quests acquired from various sources.
  • Skeleton's Orders: Special single Quests that offer high-value rewards.
  • Voyages: Voyages take you on multiple Quests that can be purchased from the Trading Companies. These require to be voted on at the Voyage Table for them to become active. Only one Voyage can be active at one time.
  • Tall Tales: Journals that take you on grand adventures chasing legendary figures and treasures! These have to be voted on at the location of the Tall Tale Journals. Only one Tall Tale can be active at one time.
  • Tall Tale Equipment: These are the various unique Equipment and Map items that Players acquire during Tall Tales. These are only useful for the completion of the current active Tall Tale.
  • Emissary Quests: High value Quests issued by Trading Company Representatives to anyone who has reached Emissary Grade V with their company as an Emissary.


There are various Currencies in use in the Sea of Thieves.

Patch history

  • 2.0 (April 30, 2019)
    • After undocking from a ship-based interactive item, you will now be able to correctly tap the quest radial or item radial to return to the previously wielded item.
  • 1.3.0 (September 27, 2018)
    • Looking up with an item equipped will no longer cause your hand to appear invisible.

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