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Gunsmiths are merchants that sell a variety of firearms and explosives (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, Cuba, Bilgewater, Ile D'Etable De Porc and Isla De La Avaricia. They are identified by the pistol sign shingle 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.

Caribbean Gunsmiths

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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 and Bilgewater.

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Bart Barrelbreaker
Jacinto de Algora
Davy Turnbull
Deaf Gunny
Padres Del Fuego
Barrelbreaker Gunshop De Algora Gunshop Turnbull's Weaponry Deaf Gunny's Weapons
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Erasmus Grimsditch
Padres Del Fuego
Powder-Burnt Pete
Las Pulgas on Padres Del Fuego
Ewan McCraken
Port Royal
Edgar Shipcrash
Port Royal
Grimsditch Gunsmithing Powder-Burnt Pete's Weaponry McCraken's Weaponry Edgar Shipcrash Weaponry
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Alexander Thayer
Daniel Vallance
Gunpowder Stan
Isla De La Avaricia
Gunpowder Sam
Ile d'Etable de Porc
Thayer's Weapon Shop Daniel Vallance Weaponry Isla De La Avaricia Ile D'Etable De Porc

Items for Sale

Each gunsmith offers a variety of weapons, with the more basic firearms being found on Port Royal, Tortuga and Cuba and the better crafted items available on Padres Del Fuego and Bilgewater. 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.

Icon Type Description Cost (Rounds)
Lead.png Lead Shot Basic Lead Pellets Unlimited Free
Venom.png Venom Shot Coated with snake venom. 3g (25)
Iron.png Bane Shot Cursed bullets. 5g (25)
Hex.png Hex Eater Shot Disrupts Voodoo Power. 6g (25)
Silver.png Silver Shot Useful against Undead, not the living. 7g (25)
Steel.png Steel Shot Strongest. Good against the living. Not so against Undead. 8g (25)

Ammo Pouches

AmmoPouch.png Description Cost Skill Req.
Small Pouch Holds up to 125 bullets of each type. 300g Gun 5
Medium Pouch Holds up to 150 bullets of each type. 1,200g Gun 10
Large Pouch Hold up to 175 bullets of each type. 3,600g Gun 17


Icon Type Description Cost (Per) Skill Req.
Grenade throw.png Standard Bomb Crude ceramic grenade 0 (~) 1
Grenade flameburst.png Stink Pot Ceramic pot filled with noxious gas and foul-smelling junk. 4g (10) 2
Grenade explosion.png Fire Bomb Flammable bomb that sets fire to it's surroundings. 10g (25) 8
Grenade smokecloud.png Smoke Bomb Bomb filled with quick-burning tar and rags. Creates blinding smoke. 5g (5) 12
Grenade siege.png Siege Charge Extra large and extra heavy iron grenade that packs a wallop. 7g (5) 20

Grenade Sacks

AmmoSack.png Additional Grenades Cost Skill Req.
Small Sack 25 Explosive, 10 Stinkpot / Fire, 5 Smoke / Siege 1,000g 5
Medium Sack 50 Explosive, 20 Stinkpot / Fire, 10 Smoke / Siege 4,000g 10
Large Sack 70 Explosive, 30 Stinkpot / Fire, 15 Smoke / Siege 12,000g 17


All pirates can fire Round Shot and Grappling Hook 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.

Icon Type Description Cost (Per) Skill Req.
Cannon round shot.png Round Shot The basic medium-ranged shot. Infinite ammo. 0 (~) 1
Cannon chain shot.png Chain Shot Two iron balls connected by a chain. Designed to tear down of sails and masts. 2g (25) 2
Cannon grape shot.png Grape Shot A canister of shot that fires in a spread; effective at short-range against ship hull and sails. Slightly more effective than round shot. It also slows down ship repair in Ship PvP 2g (25) 4
Cannon firebrand.png Grape Shot A flaming medium-range round capable of lighting ships on fire. 7g (25) 8
Cannon thunderbolt.png Thunderbolt A highly charged, long-range cannonball that causes a lightning bolt to strike where it lands. 15g (25) 12
Cannon explosive.png Explosive A mighty exploding cannonball. Highly volatile and extremely heavy, limited range. 15g (1) 17
Cannon fury.png Fury A medium-range white-bluish spectral fireball. 20g (25) 20
GrappleHookSkill.png Grappling Hook Used for boarding flagships. 0 (~) 1

Cannonball Barrels

Special ammunition always seems in short supply. Gunsmiths are happy to help, by supplying these additional containers.

Barrel.png Description Cost Skill Req.
Small Barrel Max. 125 of each type / 6 Explosive 500g 5
Medium Barrel Max. 150 of each type / 9 Explosive 2,000g 10
Large Barrel Max. 175 of each type / 12 Explosive 8,000g 17

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