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It's been awhile since a questing adventure! Today I'm with my musketeer, Smiling Kristen Dromond, defeating Gortez! This is a big moment in little pirate lives so I hope you find it interesting!
First, I faced Ordaz! Just solely me and my skeletal dragon pet!
I personally thought this was an awesome screenshot -- what about you?
Then, I collected some spider eggs and found myself in this crystal cave. It's our parents! This is one of my favorite favorite places in Pirate101! But why why whyy did their voices fade! (As you can tell, I am very passionate for this scene).
But, no time to get all sobby and flustered! We're at Gortez's temple! And this place is totally real. No playing here.
The fight was long, but not hard. Before I knew it, I was collecting treasure chests.
I am not going to go into all the details of how I won, but I mainly used strategies from Boss Spotlights: Gortez on the sidebar (under Farming/Quest Guides) if you are looking for something along those lines.
Yar Ratbeard! ;)
Ooh! I know what this means! *drumroll*
Yar I've got a new crewmate!
By the way, yes my health was on 2 when I finished the battle... whoopsies? ;P
Romba and Romba?! :D XD
On the way back to the docks, I found I had a few side quests here, so I stopped by and did some quick destroying of some treants. Hey nature lovers, they're dead anyway. Plus, Romba isn't scared of staring them down.
Quickly, I sailed to go speak to the royal highness(es).
Romba's running! I always feel like he's going to attack someone with that stick or whatever its called lol.
I believe she has lost her memory...
You think Major?! I certainly have... governor mistress (as I prefer to call her) does not have any time to deal with me, apparently.
Woot! Look like I just graduated from the Skull Island Skyways!
I'll stop the post here, but this is just a pic I wanted to show so you could see a glimpse of Monquista again! I can't wait! Ah!
See all of you soon!
This month's Rogue's Gallery features one of my very favorite companions: Egg Shen! He's been with me since day 1 (literally) and has never let me down! You can read about his background history on the newsletter here. Everything that is described sounds just like my old friend!
~ Darling Brit
I am deeply sorry about the absence! I've known for the past month that I haven't posted on here in a while and I truly regret that! I had to take a break and dedicate more of my time to school work. I've been over blogging at Dragongem Den lately due to the updates, so I decided I had to take a break from one or the other. To be honest, Wizard101 is way easier to blog about because of the constant updates. I wish P101 had the same... then I'd be totally more active. It takes so much time to find something to write about, write it, and etc. You guys understand this and I am thankful for that. Surprisingly, I didn't lose too many viewers whereas if I left this long on DD my fansite would be dead haha. I guess that's something I shouldn't laugh about because I really care that all of you are viewing and even through tough times, you still haven't left. So if you've been here checking every so often, I could never repay you back! Well, I sorta can ;)
To make up for the lost time, I'm going to plan a schedule for posting and some updates. I kind of do this on DD but it's not near as focused as this, and it hasn't been published on the site. Sorry for referring back to it Dragongem Den so much! I just know gamers looks at it WAY more often and many of you found PA through it. So yeah... how 'bout we actually get to it? ;P
These posts are randomly! There will be at least 1 a week (maybe 2) but not all of these are posted every week!
Monday - Misc Monday (updates and just other random stuff)
Tuesday - N/A (no posts)
Wednesday - N/A (no posts)
Thursday - N/A (no posts)
Friday - Fun Friday (just misc fun things like house decorating or parties)
Saturday - Story Saturday (analysis posts and/or stories of companions and my own experiences)
Sunday - Sailing Sunday (questing or other sailing activities)
If you have questions, you are welcome to comment!
Otherwise, I'll see you in the spiral! (gotta get to homework!)
~ Darling Brit
The term "Easter Eggs" in Pirate101 refers to the references that are made. Some of our favorite characters are actually built off of real people!
You can easily find these references by searching the message boards which I already began doing for you here. I really enjoyed sailing through posts and reading all the cool real things P101 is based on, and bet you matey will too ;D
What are some other references you know of? Feel free to comment or write it on one of the not locked topics on the forum! :D
A post is coming your way, so lookout! ;D
~ Darling Brit
Over the past month, I have been questing greatly on my swashbuckler and have not yet shared any of their experiences on my blog! So, welcome aboard Genevieve Yardsley, a cool swash ready to sail the Spiral :D
Please read the adventures I am having, and being reminded of some amazing parts of the Cool Ranch storyline, including Magnificent Seven!!
First, I had to defeat some banditoad ships, which was pretty easy and simple. I got boarded, but it went very fast after that.
Fan was doing amazing, and I can't believe I got this snapshot! The background, the swords, the intensity, WOW! She is always reliable ;)
Sarah Steele was great too! :D
And so was I! I like this picture a lot too :)
Ok... so here's where the Magnificent Seven come in.
If you can't remember way long back in our adventures, the Magnificent Seven were a group of heroes to Tumbleweed. They fought and brought down many great foes! But, after a while, they seperated, and in order to save Tumbleweed I brought all (but one) of them back! And, they agreed, so here we are battling side by side!
Go Wild Bill!!
After that short fight, we went back to Tumbleweed and confronted Timmy. Some things that seem impossible can be done! ;)
I found that out in the next few moments while talking with the team...
Woah! Such an honor! :D I can't believe it! Thanks guys! :D :D
Yes. He should know that his badge gets to be worn again :)
Uh oh! o:
Got it, Ratbeard ;D
They were basically asking to be bombed, how could I resist? :)
That fight was real easy, and then I went on to chase someone... ;)
Come back here Bronco! My pennyfarthing is faster than you think! :D
I do think so! :D I will! :D
And so do I! Wow, I really flipped! XD
Also, can you spot my little ostrich, staring straight ahead and haven't even realized I've flipped in the air yet? lol XD
Go Bat Masterson!
After this screenshot, we went on to the Buck Bronco battle, and beat it easy :D
I hate to go too :( The Magnificent Seven & Tumbleweed is awesome :D Hate to leave it :(
No! It can't be! There is no such thing as the Magnificent Six, it will always be Magnificent Seven! *questioning life*
I agree, Duck. :P XD
Yes, before then :( Bye, everyone *sigh*
Wait what? I was told "happy trails" and now I'm told "I'll take a ship with you." Confused...
And there it came! I recruited Buffalo Bill onto the team! Fascinating! He came into my 4th slot on my companion's page, which I consider pretty good! He's the back-up, or my best musket if I ever need one to win ;)
Story short, I was sent to the ghost land of Fort McMurtry. Not my taste. Cool skyways, but fighting dead guys is... just not what I want to do after saying goodbye to the seven.
But, I fought anyway. I was really working my cartwheels and flips! I didn't mind having the dead guys board my ship -- they soon found out my ship was weak, but my fighting moves weren't ;)
And there I stopped, pirates! I plan to do a bunch more questing soon, but until then, happy sailing (or trails, as Buffalo Bill says ;))
~Genevieve Yardsley ;D
Start sailing the skyways because it's Pack-a-Palooza! Now to February 5th, save on your favorite packs!
Also use the promo code "freebiepack2017" to get a free mystery pack for your pirate!
This giveaway ends February 5th, 2017, at 11:59pm US Central Time. Limit one redemption per account!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
PS: Check out my Wizard101 Pack-a-Palooza post here!
I got an excitin' topic today: Side Quest Companions! Did you know there are several companions rewarded by side quests?! I certainly didn't until a bit of research! I found hopefully all (if I am missing any please comment below) the companions each school can get for side quests all across the spiral! This is certainly a boredom buster for max pirates! Can't wait to find me some free companions! You never know, they might be tough enough to make it into your squad!
Every class is open to getting these below companions. Good luck! :)
(Name is Random) Chicken Ranger
Corporal Sanders (Chicken Soldier)
(Name is Random) Water Mole Slingman
Lost Ranger (Skeletal Cowboy)
(Name is Random) Mustang Rowdy
Monterey Jack (Chicken Bandit)
Location Acquired: Chicken Ranger, Castillo Sapo, Santa Pollo Skyway
Side Quest: "Bust Them Out"
(Name is Random) Eagle Mercenary
Location Acquired: Eaglamemnon, Illios
Side Quest: "Hello Walls"
Location Acquired: Dan Drake, Tumbleweed
Side Quest: "The Legend of Burly's Gold"
(Name is Random) Crazy Monquistan
Tricky Vinny (Frog Pirate)
Location Acquired: Gold Mine, Skull Island
Side Quest: "The Gold Human"
Location Acquired: Jonah Town, Skull Island
Side Quest: "The Great Infestation"
(Name is Random) Crab Hermit
(Name is Random) Toreador Novillero
Location Acquired: Valencia
Side Quest: "Saving What Remains"
Location Acquired: Santa Pollo, Cool Ranch
Side Quest: "Curses"
(Random Name) Weasel Gambler
(Random Name) Yakooza
Storm Sky (Black Storm Raider)
Location Acquired: Arroyo Grande Crystal Cave, Arroyo Grande, Cool Ranch
Side Quest: "A Warrior's Honor"
Samocles (Eagle Gladiator)
Location Acquired: Pixelles, Nova Aquila, Aquila
Side Quest: "Hungry Hungry Gladiators"/"Arena Training"/"It's A Trap!"/"Kitty!"
Lefty (Crane Rifleman)
Location Acquired: Adam Jolly, Arroyo Grande
Side Quest: "Save Those Jolly Ranchers!"
Location Acquired: Pancho Cuchillo, Santa Pollo
Side Quest: "Hunter Hunting"
Location Acquired: Crokagator Dundee, Tavern in the Sewers, Marleybone
Side Quest: "Crokagator Dundee"/"Crok Solid
Hope that helps! I will be looking up more information and fill in most of the "location acquired" this week!
Have a great day! See you around the Spiral!
~ Darling Brittany Neels :D
I've been quite depressed by the lack of support in the Pirate101 community. A few days ago I replied to this forum by a pirate in hopes of a new world (like me). Fellow marauders of the message boards answered too, some who are positive and hopeful, and some who are doubtful.
Many say "I don't expect anything at all to happen in 2017" and "Knowing Kingsisle, we most likely won't even get side content." We all know that 2012 and 2013 were great, booming years for P101 and 2014 and 2015 were set backs, but Valencia Part 2, Dreadnaught, and the new pack lightened it back up for the game. Not many of us expected a new world, nor update, but it came. You just never know. We waited a long, long time, and lost many, many players, but these updates drew pack pirates. And then after completion, those who only enjoy P101 for questing left, but us who have faith in the game are sticking around. You will find only thosse who truly make Pirate101 a part of their lives will stick until the next update, whenever that will be (I know it will be soon).
So please stay positive! Help KI out! That's the best way to do it!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
(new post coming soon!)
Us pirates like to decorate, but the only place most of us know for housing is the Bazaar. Well, there are many more places where you can get amazing furniture you often don't see in the Bazaar! Enjoy exploring what these vendors hold!
To get here, follow the windlane about half way to Jonah Town, then put your eyes on the little island sitting in the center of the windlane. Safe sailing, there are lots of cutthroat ships around!
Black Market (Housing Tentacle)
To get to the Black Market, go to the Skull Island Bazaar, and take the door to your right!
Find directions to Bison Village here
And there you have it! Complete guide to all the (current) housing vendors! Hope to see you decorating in the Spiral!!
~ Darling Brittany Neels :D
Already, I bet we can all agree P101 is a great game, but it could use some improvements. Here are some of the things imo are most needed in Pirate101 for 2017: (note: I posted this on the P101 forum too here)
1. New packs - Pirate101 gained the new Ashes of the Armada Pack, but looking at Wizard101: it gained 6 new packs in 2016! Wizard101 is more popular than Pirate101, but I'm sure Pirates could deserve more attention with a few new packs. It is a bit sad to me when I scroll through the updates of both games the entire year, to find Wizard101 is gaining double, maybe close to triple, of what P101 is gaining. So, here are a few of my pack ideas:
- Naval Force Pack (Marleybone theme)- contains dog companions (redcoats), marleybone housing, navy dog pet (dog like the Marleybone navy dogs, wearing redcoat uniform), redcoat boots, hat, outfit, gun weapon like a royal navy dog's
- Adventurer's Fortune Pack (Monquista theme) - contains monkey companions, a monkey pet, monquista housing, monquista clothes, and the chance to get an Monquistador Adventurer Ship
- Song of the Unicorn Pack (Valencia theme, but not with armada, has unicorns instead) - unicorn fencer companions, poetic unicorn pet, unicorn wear, a unicorn type sword, unicorn-related housing (example, a chair or table with unicorn horn legs) and a chance to get Unicorn Skies Ship
I also am thinking of a Mooshu pack with yum furniture, and like in the Captain Gunn Puppet Show, yum pudding, yum cake, etc but I don't know what companions, pets, and outfits it would have. I thought maybe of a Captain Gunn companion, but I am not so sure about it yet. ;)
PS: KI, if you are going to add more worlds (I sure hope) you should do a pack or bundle related to them :) And, we need a holiday pack desperately!!
2. New Bundles - This very much goes with packs. My pack ideas could be a bundle idea too. Wizard101 received a few bundles this past year (I haven't counted) while Pirate101 in the past year has received 1.. 2... 3... none?! That has to be changed. Me, and a lot of other pirates, would totally buy a new bundle or pack if it came out. I would definitely buy crowns or the bundle in the store.
3. Some glitches still need to be fixed - I don't expect KI to have time to fix all the glitches, but at least most or some of them need attention. Some of them may only be happening to a few pirates, but a few pirates still matter! I often find glitches while I am on my ship; it will just instantly freeze. I have posted about it before, and KI did give some useful tips, but this glitching make the game not as enjoyable. W101 has bugs but not many. Bugs are one thing P101 triples W101 in...
4. More new worlds! Valencia pt 2 is a great start, and I would love for book 15 to continue. There are some very possible worlds we could be going too. I wish we could have all of them!
- Darkmoor (home of Vadima)
- El Dorado (it's the land of gold and where to find our parents... the whole reason we started, right?)
- And more
I am not going very in depth as for there are a lot of posts about predictions and backgrounds on these worlds elsewhere, but they are worlds I am eager to see in the future! (you can view my post on new world predictions here)
5. Companions as drops - A mentioned idea all over the forums, and something that pirates could use. I don't know who could drop them, what companions could be dropped, or where, but I thought it would be neat if KI made a boss similar to W101's Loremaster, who drops spells, but this P101 "Loremaster" could drop companions.
That's about it ;) Hope you enjoyed reading some of my ideas. I can't wait for a brand new time of amazing memories irl and on P101! Happy piratin :D
~ Darling Brittany Neels/Allison Dragongem
Thought you'd like to see this little hint in the hole pointed out by Decius Duelmaster, "and 1 more thing you will find about later." Maybe a new update coming soon? Hoping so :D
Happy 12 days!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
(aka Allison Dragongem)
Sorry for the temporary absence, have had a rough sale through the skyway of life this month ;) Hopefully some of you have been checking up daily on my 12 days of the spiral post on my W101 blog. If not, I'd advise you to view it here :) Anyway, I've been a bit infested with yuletide jealousy over Wizard101's things for the 12 days... P101 deserves a new pack, just like W101. Here's a little chart to explain me hearty feelings so far through the 12 days:
Wizard101- Krampus holiday duel
Pirate101- Free permanent pony
Wizard101 - Snowboard mounts
Pirate101 - Holiday pets
Wizard101- Housing items
Pirate101 - Housing items
Wizard101 - Contest
Pirate101 - Same Contest
Wizard101 - Bundle Sale
Pirate101 - Bundle Sale
Wizard101 - New Pack
Pirate101 - Ponies :/
Wizard101 - Crowns sale
Pirate101 - Crowns sale
Wizard101 - Free pack
Pirate101 - Free pack
Well, that's just one single pirate's feelings. Won't make a difference though x sighs x.
all of you join in!
Make these pleas for KI, give Pirate101 what they need! A new duel! A new holiday pack! A new bundle!
Time for me to get sailin. Hope this has given you a little insight of Christmas :) More posts are on the way, don't miss them!
See you at the tavern for some yum!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
P.S: If you want an even bigger insight of Christmas, view this very fun forum where every day, Anecorbie adds another line to her 12 days of the spiral song! Such a treat :D
Yer mate might have been goin' a little crazy at ye forums lately. Every day I'm "yarring" a couple of ye posts! ;) Today, while not even aiming to find it, I think I've caught a hint to an "upcoming update" from El Kaboing on the forums, our fellow sound manager at KI! Whatever it is, it is probably something quite extraordinary!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
aka Allison Dragongem
Yer own Brittany Neels just here to give a little shout out to the Pirate101 Forum, which is a great place with bunches of ideas, advice, and more from your very own players! ;)
You can read anything on the forums for free, but to comment you have to make an account which requires a W101 or P101 account & active membership on either one (not both).
Here are some new forums or other forums I thought were interesting. You may see I wrote on a few :) My username refers to Wizard101, it is Mythali126
Class Specialties Outside Battle
Least Favorite Companion
New Companion Ideas
Message Board Remembrance
Sailing from Home
To view the most recent forums, go here
Have a great one sailing the skyways! Look for more exciting posts!
~ Darling Brittany Neels
Yesterday, my witchdoctor finished Monquista and is now beginning Cool Ranch, at what seems like a low level, level 17. I am not sure if that is low or not lol but I'm questing anyway and trying to do as much as I can solo :D I admit, I did have trouble, okay quite a bit of trouble, but I made it through with my companions! :D They are like Bonnie Anne's trusty thunderbuss, reliable at times! ;)
Now, let's leap into the tradewinds, what do you say? ;D
**NOTE THAT THERE ARE COOL RANCH STORYLINE SPOILERS!
But anyway, I traveled ALL the way to Cool Ranch, which according to my arrow is 14,869 something miles, steps, I don't know away but I do know it's a while! XD I was like okay then XD Bonnie said "It's a long way, but we can do it!" Yeah we can do it Bonnie Anne, but it will take a longggg time :P Once at good ol' Cooper's Roost, Deputy Fowler confronted me at the docks. Howdy stranger too, deputy! :P
He told me to go to Jane Canary, which of who I know well, since she's one of my privateer's (Brittany's) crew members! Many of us know where we will find her at near the end of this world ;) (I love Cool Ranch's last parts of its storyline :D)
Jane redirected me to Merriweather Clark, who is Christopher Clark's son. His house is right below. Easier than I thought!
After lots of redirecting and redirecting, I ended up at the Bison Burial Grounds, where I went to rescue Nurse Quinn. Honestly, I thought this cave was going to be a piece of cake. Once again, Brittany/Tasha (Tasha's my witchdoctor that I'm questing on in this post) is wrong O:
Jackalopes are super cute, but I'm not going to stay here and die :P It does make it a little harder though to choose your spells, doesn't it? I only used one super attack which was on my character, and it fizzled anyway lol
P.S: Haha! Whisper's face just cracks me up! It looks like the face we all used to make when we were kids and tasted something funny :P :P Sometimes, we still do that face! lol XD
After the fight, I went over to talk to Mrs. Quinn.
I told Lightning Eyes about my quest, and then he told me I had to go to his leader. There I once again learned....
Seven Storms told me afterwards about "Claw Foot."
Then off to the Hidden Valley Ranch I went!
See you in the tradewinds, or Cooper's Roost Skyway!
~ (in this post) Tasha Yellowfish, my witchdoctor :)
Bonnie Anne's back story is one of the most interesting yet, and it's a mystery, too! In August 2013 (which seems ages ago :P ) in the monthly newsletter, KI featured her story on their Rogue's Gallery series. Here is the quoted text below:
Helpful, loyal, and kind are all words used to describe Bonnie Anne, who is a good friend to the pirates of Skull Island, but she also has an interesting past. Born Annie Fox, this bright-eyed Musketeer hails from Albion Skyway in Marleybone. Once a Radical fighter for Albion’s home rule, Bonnie Anne lost heart as the Troubles became more vicious and the vision of the Radicals was corrupted into endless vendetta. Annie cut ties with her family and was smuggled out of Marleybone to Skull Island by persons unknown. When asked about her trip or the details of her past, she refuses to talk about it.
Bonnie Anne arrived in Skull Island with only the clothes on her back, a strange sea chest by her side, and a rusty Thunderbuss over her shoulder. Captain Avery was quick to give her a job as a scout and marksman. Her mysterious sea chest was never seen again, but her trusty Thunderbuss has served her well against the constant threat of Troggy natives.
Some things to remember:
- We met Anne in our beginning journeys in Skull Island. She asked us to fend off the troggies, and after we did a good job defeating a few, she asked to be on our crew.
- Her thunderbuss is the big gun she has that she carries over her shoulder. It seems that she considers it as her "trusty thunderbuss" because it has never failed her in the troubles she has had.
- Bonnie to me is a motivational speaker, like she encourages others and states her opinion no matter what others say. And, she speaks against others opinion. It's stated "the vision of the Radicals was corrupted into endless vendetta" and she "lost heart." She probably lost the heart to fight and didn't feel it anymore after the change of the Marleybonians opinions.
From that, we already know most about Bonnie Anne's (or Annie Fox's) history! Is more to be told? Comment below!
Today I had a major day of Dreadnaught! It was actually my first time doing it and was really fun! I won a lot of good loot! The Dreadnaught seems to have a quicker spawn, though not as quick as we wanted, but still a good pace! I learned a lot of tips and had my boat get on yellow health a thousand times, but I'm still proud of my experience! Here's some fast and easy tips that are small, but help greatly in your quest of destroying Dreadnaught! :D
If you have not yet read the Dreadnaught update notes, check it out here!
And now if your ready to leap through the tradewinds, let's begin!
Tips for Escorts & Scouts
Tip 1: Attack the Same Target!
Tip 2: Be on the Lookout for Escorts & Scouts Everywhere!
Tip 1: Use Your Ship Powers Wisely!
Don't click each power the moment they show up. Only use your heal when it is needed, which would be yellow or below or almost yellow. Fire your attacks when you are close enough and make sure to use them when they pop up. Use your boosting power, which would be something such as +12% ship accuracy when you are about to use an attack spell. Know what all your spells do and when is good to use them!
Happy leapin' through the tradewinds!
~ Brittany Neels
While Wizard101 is boiling with Mirage sneak peaks, I thought I might as well come here to do a bit of chatting ;) I thought about some crazy, yet cool things that make Brittany Neels one of o' kind and decided to sum it up into a post! Enjoy my wacky adventures while leaping through the tradewinds! :D
1. The Spelling of "Brittany"
2. That I am Truly a Life in Wizard101 and Pirate101
3. Brittany Neels was not my first character
Alrighty there! I'm Brittany Neels, a blogger for W101 and P101! I love writing for this community, and I hope ye find my site interesting as I praise P101 for more players! It's a great game, ye know! ;)
View my W101 blog (Dragongem Den) here
A Day Of Dreadnaught
Cool Ranch Questing Adventures
Life Of A Pirate
Praise For The Game
Somewhere In The Spiral
Melee Musketeers Pt 1
Summer Buccaneer 1v1
Summer 2016 Witchdoctor
So You Want to Be a Champion? Part 1
Strategies: Aggro, Mid-Range, & Control
May 2016 Class Powers
Power Spotlight: Time Warp
Critical Hits Walkthrough
Soloing Kane Walkthrough
My Dreadnaught Tips
Boss Spotlight - Cadmus
Boss Spotlight - Gortez
Boss Spotlight - Hydra
The Labyrinth Spotlight
Defeating the Duck
Farming Friar Sand
Level 45-50 Gear Farming
Mooo Manchu Drops Guide
Ashes of the Armada Pack Weapon Overview
Level 45-50 Gear Farming
Moo Manchu Drops Guide
Class Gear Guide
Lucky Jack Russell
Nausica (from a bundle)
Hoodoo Cornelius (bundle)
Pet Training Like a Pro
Guide to Dropped Pets
How to Get a White-Tailed Jackalope
How to Get a Celestial Dragon
How to Get an Imperial Lion
Update Overviews & Guides
How to Survive Smuggler's Arena Series
Witchdoctor Quest Walkthrough
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Swashbuckler Quest Walkthrough
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How to Prepare for Marleybone
5 Tips on How to Talk Like a Pirate
Guide to Mysterious Trainers
Guide to Treasure Chest Locations