Pirate101 is a free to play MMO Pirate adventure game with flying ships, board game combat and far off worlds that's safe for kids and fun for players of all ages! The game allows players to create their own Pirate to sail through the Skyway in hopes of treasure and daring quests.
Pirate101 is family friendly, but challenging enough for players of all ages. We are currently awaiting our exclusive closed Beta. You can sign-up for more information as Pirate101 continues to grow and develop.
Your character have five (5) different classes to choose from:
The Swashbuckler is very much a DPS-centric sort of pirate. You can use swords and daggers in a fight and perform best when fencing it out with your foes. The class has some great abilities that go with it. Everything in the Swashbuckler arsenal maximizes melee combat so it helps to have a ranged style companion with you when adventuring. Different from the bully style Buccaneer (more on him later) the Swashbuckler relies on finesse in a fight to defeat his foes.
The Witchdoctor class is the closest to a mage class in the game. The Pirate wields some spells and voodoo thrown in for fun. They are very much a ranged and support style class to help your crew win the day. The Witchdoctor’s abilities focus around powerful attacks which are great for eliminating groups of foes. The cinematic of the Witch Doctor attacks is great with all kinds of voodoo symbols. When playing a Witch Doctor it would help for you to have a powerful melee crew member as your first rank. This way you can have your crew jump into the fight while you cast your spells from afar.
Master of Muskets (go figure), the Musketeer class is the top ranged damage class in the game. Their focus is damage from afar and can get some great attacks to enhance their fire power. This class is fun if you like standing on the edge of a fight and blowing things up with your gun (which is more of a lightning taser, that allows the musketeer to shock its opponents from afar, and does not use bullets). The Musketeer can do a lot from afar with high powered shots or solid area of effect impacts to take on multiple targets at once.
The Privateer is the closest thing in the game to a healer. Their role is to buff their crews with inspiring shouts and calls. This allows the crew to fight better and work together. They are also good in naval combat and have some skills to help them out in ship fights. The Privateer class is definitely important if you want your group to survive the thick of a scrap with some scallywags.
The Buccaneer is the brawler of the group. Fast and furious they are similar to a tank class in other games. Players who want to stand in the
The classes in Pirate 101 are a great mix of classic archetypes brought into the pirate world. The unique skills each class gets throughout their career work very well in the combat scenarios and are enhanced by the crew. With the board game style combat there are a lot of options. You can also train your companions as they level up as well giving them lots of options when you
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