Gunsmiths are merchants that sell a variety of lethal hardware ( guns, grenades, and cannonballs). They also sell upgraded ammo pouches and ammo barrels.
Visiting a Gunsmith
They can be found on
Port Royal, Tortuga, Padres Del Fuego, Ile D'Etable De Porc and Isla De La Avaricia. They are identified by the pistol sign over their door. Press Shift to Enter.
Once inside, go to the counter and press Shift to interact with the gunsmith.
You can select from the Gun, Grenade or Cannon menu. If you do not possess the skill needed for a certain weapon or ammunition type, it will be grayed out.
Gunsmiths offer the same types of ammunition and accessories, but the types of guns will vary by location. All with carry a variety of basic to more powerful weapons, but the most unique models can be found on Padres Del Fuego.
Items for Sale
Each gunsmith offers a variety of weapons, with the more basic firearms being found on Port Royal and the better crafted items available on Padres Del Fuego. You may want to shop each store to find just the right one for you.
A pirate can always seem to find a pocketful of standard iron pistol balls, but specialized ammunition comes in limited supply.
Type (Rounds Sold)
Cost Per Shot
Venom Shot (25) Coated with snake venom. 3 Skill 2 + Venom Skill
Bane Shot (25) Cursed by Davy Jones himself! Weakens opponents. 5 Skill 6 + Bane Skill
Hex Eater Shot (25) Disrupts Voodoo power, etc. 6 Skill 10 + Hex Eater Skill
Silver Shot (25) Useful against undead. 7 Skill 17 + Silver Skill
Steel Shot (25) Strongest shot. Good against the living 8 Skill 20 + Steel Skill
It can be some time before a pirate can get to a gunsmith and resupply his pistol, so the smiths sell these accessories to carry additional pistol rounds.
Small Pouch Holds up to 125 bullets of each type. 300 Gun 5
Medium Pouch Holds up to 150 bullets of each type. 1200 Gun 10
Large Pouch Hold up to 175 bullets of each type. 3600 Gun 17
Name (# Sold)
Stink Pot (10) A ceramic pot filled with noxious gas and foul smelling gunk. 5 Grenade 2 + Stink Pot Skill
Fire Bomb (10) A flammable bomb that sets fire to its target. 7 Grenade 8 + Fire Bomb Skill
Smoke Cloud (5) A bomb filled with tar and rags. Creates a blinding cloud of smoke. 7 Grenade 12 + Smoke Bomb Skill
Siege Charge (5) A heavy iron grenade that packs a wallop! 10 Grenade 20 + Siege Charge Skill
There never seems to be enough pocket space to carry all the boom-booms a pirate needs, so the smiths sell these durable sacks that can hold a whole lot more explosives.
Small Sack +25 Explosive, +10 Stinkpot / Fire, +5 Smoke / Siege 1000 Grenade 5
Medium Sack +50 Explosive, +20 Stinkpot / Fire, +10 Smoke / Siege 4000 Grenade 10
Large Sack +75 Explosive, +30 Stinkpot / Fire, +15 Smoke / Siege 12000 Grenade 17
All pirates can fire Round Shot ammunition off any ship for free. But, if you want something with more punch or for a specific task, then you need to buy your own.
Chain Shot (25) Two iron balls connected by chain for tearing sails and masts 3 1 + Chain Shot Skill
Grape Shot (25) A canister of metal balls firing in a spread. Deadly to crew and monsters at short range 5 2 + Grape Shot Skill
Firebrand (25) A flaming cannonball capable of setting fire to enemy ships. 12 8 + Firebrand Skill
Thunderbolt (25) A highly charged cannonball that causes a lightning bolt to strike where it lands. 15 15 + Thunderbolt Skill
Explosive (12) A mighty exploding cannonball. Highly volatile and extremely heavy 15 17 + Explosive Skill
Fury (25) An ethereal ghostly fireball. 20 20 + Fury Skill
Special ammunition always seems in short supply. Gunsmiths are happy to help, by supplying these additional containers.
Small Barrel Max. 125 each type/6 Explosive 500 Cannon 5
Medium Barrel Max. 150 each type/9 Explosive 2000 Cannon 10
Large Barrel Max. 175 each type/12 Explosive 8000 Cannon 17
All items (10)