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Mission Mission Sea.png Mission Avcom.png Mixed Mission
This mission involves both Avcom and Ship combat at various stages.
A Modicum of Intelligence
Nation: Britain-Crest.png France-Crest.png Spain-Crest.png Pirate-Crest.png
Career: All
Location: Bartica
Level: This is a level 15 mission, and becomes available at character level 10. 15 This is a level 15 mission, and becomes available at character level 10.
NPC: Archibald Johnson
Rewards: Dubloons icon.png 1700 Doubloons
255 Experience
Dead Redcoat Signal Book

On The Books: Dead Redcoats

Information based on version Current game version is

Black Flags and Dread Saints, Chapter 1

You are asked to recover Eustache Marlowe, a spy within the Dead Redcoats. Johnson believes Marlowe has valuable information on the Pirate Gangs conspiracy, and could help you locate a Dead Redcoats signal book.

Mission Notes

Once Marlowe trusts you and tells you where to find a signal book, you are interrupted by approaching Dead Redcoats. The Dead Redcoats attack in groups of two or three as you make your way back to the beach. Once you have defeated them, the waiting long boats will bring you back to your ship to continue the mission.

Once you have boarded the corvette and defeated her captain, you may then leave the encounter. You don't have to defeat the Cutter escorts (but feel free to, of course), and you don't have to worry about reaching the Exit point.

"While you boarded the Dead Redcoats flagship, Eustace Marlowe will secure the Dead Redcoats signal book." Speak with Archibald Johnson at the Admiralty Office in Bartica for your reward.

Mission Objective

Rockstone Beach, near Bartica

  • Rendezvous with Eustache Marlowe
    • Escape to Your Ship
    • Marlowe Must Survive
  • Board the Freebooter Flagship
    • 1x 15 'Locust' Corvette
    • 2x 10 'Mediator' Cutter