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  • The Buzzard's Bounty

    They say not even the privateers of Rahadoum could keep the wily Captain Rorenet from hiding his plunder—no mean feat after those privateers sank the Blue Buzzard near Tempest Cay. Divers never found the Buzzard’s booty, but legends tell that the giant …

  • Fisherman's Folly

    Taproom tales never seem quite sure, but Chiminnie Ebbs either loved a mermaid or hated mermen so much that he saved for 20 years to have a wizard craft him a suit of armor that would allow him to walk beneath the waves. Ebbs walked into the waters of …

  • Shipwreck in a Bottle

    Poxy “Peg” Pearls always had a vicious sense of humor, and most who met her called her a witch, a bitch, or worse. Aside from bringing cabin boys to tears, she had a talent for crafting not just ships in bottles, but shipwrecks. Eventually, she was run …

  • The Lost Messenger

    Although he started as a Taldan jeweler, Liat Murks eventually made a name for himself among the crew of the Deprived, who claimed the scrawny man could fix anything. By night he endlessly tinkered, eventually creating a shiny silver toucan of springs and …

  • Fellhope Fish Skull

    Some call it morbid art, some say it's a dormant locathah demilich, and some think it’s just ugly as sin. Regardless, the tales surrounding the Fellhope Fish Skull say that the merfolk who traded it for a box of candles couldn’t swim away fast enough. …

  • The Oasis of Calm Winds

    No one ever found out what Captain Dastpar "Yellow Eyes" Tintarge did, but he counted the days until he could return to his homeland of Rahadoum. When he abandoned the crew of the Desert Sky late one night, he left his first mate his well-used hourglass, …

  • Ol' Captain Mutiny

    Soon after Jol Blassey, first mate of the Ravage Dawn, was caught rousing a mutiny, the captain mounted her flayed corpse upon the bowsprit, creating a new figurehead the officers laughingly called Ol’ Captain Mutiny. Over the next year, though, nearly …

  • Snare of the Island Eater

    The kuru tribes of the Cannibal Isles tell of Gargolavo, the Shark That Ate Islands. In their tales, after the shark swallowed an entire tribe, a priest of the seas managed to capture the monster in a shark egg, from which it could not escape so long as …

  • Crowley's Crab

    Millicent Crowley made a fortune as a pearl diver, pulling up some of the finest pearls found in this part of the world. She saved her wealth and commissioned the creation of a device that would allow her to harvest even more, plucking entire beds from …

  • Missing Fisherman

    Old Jephram claimed he had the catch of the year when he hauled in his nets and found the “three-eyed tentacle shark,” but his penchant for tall tales caused his story to fall on deaf ears. When some of the others came around to check on him a few days …

  • Tentacle Bands

    What strange magician would make arcane items for an octopus? It’s unclear, but both grindylows and cecaelias constantly search the Fever Sea for these lost bracelets. They’re rumored not only to increase the wearer’s strength, but also to transform the …

  • Lasting Breath

    Maekros Promi built this exquisite diving bell to aid him in his dangerous but profitable salvage operation throughout the Shackles, and everything was fine until the day he picked the wrong wreck and a sea hag cursed the device, saying she would only …

  • Teroro and Ina

    Captain Malago first found this carved cup near of the outer isles of the Shackles, and he's been looking for its mate ever since. These paired cups represent two figures from ancient kuru tales; one who gave life, and another who took it away. As such, …

  • Skeletal Cutlass

    Gregsly One-Arm found this strange cutlass in a tidepool on a remote island. As the tale goes, the blade belonged to a pirate captain who, when pressed to surrender, said his attacker would have to pry it from his dead fingers. The curse worked, and his …

  • Liecaller

    Ever fearful of leaked secrets, Captain Marissa Gabrelle commissioned this amulet to ensure no one would ever be able to use magic to speak with her corpse upon her death. The sea witch who made it claimed that after wearing the device for a year, Marissa …

  • Mister Ripples

    Mascot of the _Briney Blade_, this grotesque mummified trophy steers the ship away from storms and barely submerged rocks. Some of the crew says it talks to the captain; others claim it sings during the night. No one knows where Captain Crenshaw got the …

  • Captain Bellbrey's Mustache

    A ruthless and underhanded pirate, Captain Bellbrey led a ship of press-ganged sailors in a campaign of terror, until one day the crew rose up in mutiny against their oppressor. To shame the rotten captain even more, they flayed off his mustache and …

  • The Vigil Condemned

    Always more a thief than a true pirate, a man known as the Urchin built this candle to aid his burglary. Crafted from the rendered fat of a hanged criminal, the mummified hand that committed the crime, and a braided lock of his hair for a wick, this …

  • The Writhing Effigy

    Last stolen from a supposed shrine to Gozreh, this statuette possesses a much darker past. In truth, this effigy is intended to show reverence to Dagon, the Shadow in the Sea, and was created by his skum followers. Known by other names in other lands, …

  • Oracular Spyglass

    Rumored to be crafted from the preserved eye of an ancient cyclops, this spyglass has the ability not only to see greater distances, but also to see what was and what will be. This treasure has changed hands dozens of times in the last few centuries, and …

  • Crystal Dodo

    Considered a lucky treasure, this crudely carved statue gains value each time it is stolen or sold. Some captains claim that as long as this prize was on their vessels, the ships were never successfully boarded, but seeing how its current owner stole the …

  • The Skeleton Ball Gown

    On the new moon of Neth, wealthy citizens of Port Peril hold an elaborate festival in which they dress up in their best finery and disguise themselves as skeletons. Chosen each year, the Skeleton Queen is bequeathed an expensive glamered ball gown and the …

  • The Howling Urn

    Grinning Jalad, a strange vanara pirate known for his jokes as much as for his courage, sailed into the Shackles with a hold full of plunder, eager to trade it all for a lost relic called the Howling Urn. He was tight-lipped about why the urn was so …

  • Voidsticks

    Corrupted devices of a divine nature, these sticks are fashioned by shamans of the kur u people living in the dreaded Cannibal Isles, who infuse them with negative energy. Those pierced by such creations become shambling horrors, wandering their islands …