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Type Pirate
Stats Health: 130

Crew: 15

Location Rattsey (the Nuncio tile)

Empty tile

Rat-Barges are a frequently visible near Nuncio


Has a single forward attack, doing light damage (Deck Salvo 03: Range 140, Base Hull Damage 12, Arc 200, WarmUp 10s). Does 50% more damage than Pirate Frigates and Crack Pirate Steam-Pinnaces. Also has 2 small repair items, with a 10% chance to use them. See below for all details.


You've destroyed/defeated a Rat-Barge[]

The ship is yours! What will you do with her?

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Loot and scuttle her

She's a vile old vessel, and these zees aren't safe. Take what you can and move on.

Lean pickings

These pinnaces don't sail far from their hidden harbours, but here's something at the back of the hold -

Send her home with a prize crew

Two zailors should be enough for a skeleton crew, and she's fast enough to avoid most trouble.

    SS crewsmall.png Crew ≥ 3

    SS cardfansmall.png Luck challenge (80% to win)

Failed event If you defeated her crew but the hull remains intact, this option is available. You will gain 300 Echoes and 4 Crew on your return to London.
Into the darkness

Your prize is never seen again. Perhaps a heptycheer devours your crew. Perhaps they devour each other. Perhaps they betray you and sail it to the Iron Republic, where laws cannot follow.

Successful event
Awaiting your pleasure

When you next return to London, return to your Lodgings to claim your prize money...

Raw Game Data[]

  • "BehaviourName": "aggressive",
  • "DormantBehaviour": "Wandering",
  • "AwareBehaviour": "HuntingPlus",
  • "BeastieCharacteristicsName" : "GenericShip",
  • "MovementSpeed" : 14,
  • "RotationSpeed" : 0.2,
  • "CombatAttackNames": ["DeckSalvo03"],
  • "CombatItems": [
    • "Name" : "RepairShipBeastieSmall",
    • "Quantity": 2,
    • "UseChance": 10