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Mission Mission Sea.png Sea Mission
This mission involves instanced ship combat (including blockade running, or rescue and recovery operations).
Outnumbered and Outgunned
Nation: Britain-Crest.png France-Crest.png Spain-Crest.png
Career: Naval Officer
Location: Britain-Crest.png St. John's
France-Crest.png Port de Paix
Spain-Crest.png Santo Domingo
Level: This mission becomes available at character level 40. 40 This mission becomes available at character level 40.
NPC: Navy Trainer
Britain-Crest.png Whitworth
France-Crest.png Leopold Simiot
Spain-Crest.png Arturo la Cruce
Rewards: Dubloons icon.png 3575 Doubloons
1000 Experience
Captain's Flintlock
Title: Captain
Commendation for Honor: 10
Final Defense (skill)
Choice of:

Officer's Relentless Kickers
Officer's Stoic Jackboots
Officer's Dexterous Footwear

Britain-Crest.png British Navy: Gain 250 points
France-Crest.png French Navy: Gain 250 points
Spain-Crest.png Spanish Navy: Gain 250 points

Diversionary Tactics


'Yard Armor

Information based on version Current game version is

Sounds like the French are stirred up like a nest of hornets, Captain. Rear Admiral Whitworth is even more worked up, if you can believe it, and I'll bet you can. Your orders are to report to him immediately, answer the contrary, your peril, the King, etc.

{The flavor text and targeted opposing Nation will be based upon the Nation you belong to}.

Mission Notes

Report to the Rear Admiral in the designated port for your Nation, which is where the next part of the mission will take place.

You will enter your captain's quarters and discuss your strategy with naval officers that were previously under your command. You have three options, but the one that is quickest by far (if you have a level-appropriate ship) is the last one.

If you pick your own suggestion in the dialogue, you spawn broadside-to-broadside with six heavier ships - usually "Oliphant" Indiamans. Your fleet is made out of "Defiant" variants - Sleeks and Heavies. Funnily enough, you're not actually outnumbered - it's a straight up 6v6 fight.

If you're captaining a "Gallant" Naval Frigate (like you should be at this level) you can just sail right into the enemy, put your toggles on, and start focusing the ships down one at a time. It is not a challenge.

Mission Objectives

  • Defeat 6 French ships