Stitcher Jim Smuggler's Fortune

Stitcher Jim Resurfaces in the Sea of Thieves

UPDATE: With the release of the Fort of the Damned, Stitcher Jim has now moved to another island. You can read all about him and the Masked Stranger here as we track his whereabouts.

Who invited this guy back to the party? Oh, apparently Duke…

The infamous backstabber of the Sea of Thieves has made a reappearance with the release of the Smuggler’s Fortune update and is looking to get in good with Duke. He has offered to help Duke deal with the excess of Rag and Bone crates that Duke has accumulated while buying up all the Reaper’s Chests in the sea.

Though working for Duke, Stitcher Jim is keeping his distance as he oversees the crate dispersal operation.

As such, there are certain commendations in this Mercenary Voyage for which you must find Stitcher Jim.

Where is Stitcher Jim?

You can find Stitcher Jim on the West side of the Uncharted Island located at I-12 on the map. Aye, that little beacon looks like it’s lost at sea. That’s what happens on these uncharted isles. Quite a place for the likes of Stitcher Jim to hide. 

Uncharted Island I12

To get a better idea of where this is in relation to your current whereabouts, you can view the Uncharted Marker on the interactive map: the Uncharted Island at I-12.

Once you’ve got your heading, sail on over to to the Uncharted Island and speak to Stitcher Jim. Talking to him will unlock the Lost and Scoundrel commendation and grant you 5 easy doubloons.

Stitcher Jim

Through talking with Stitcher Jim, you will discover that he was saved from the Devil’s Roar by his “beloved.” Who is this beloved you ask? He doesn’t really want to say—nor does she. Though, you can certainly try to talk to her.

Aye, “try” is the operative word there, isn’t it? There is a Masked Stranger on the East side of the Uncharted Island, but she is not very talkative. She seems to be playing it close to the vest.

Masked Stranger

She does have another means of expressing herself. She seems to really enjoy drawing and has left 5 sketches for us to find. Finding all 5 will unlock the Sketchy Stranger commendation and more doubloons.

Where are the Masked Stranger’s 5 Sketches?

The order listed below is completely arbitrary. You can find these sketches in any order you’d like. If you’re over by Stitcher Jim when you start your search, you might want to begin with “Sketch #5.” If you begin your search by the Masked Stranger, start with “Sketch #1.”

Sketch #1

If you’ve just spoken to the Masked Stranger, this is likely your nearest sketch. This sketch is just to the right of the Masked Stranger. Walk on over and inspect it.

Sketch #2 and Sketch #3

These two a right next to each other. They are just above the Masked Stranger in the wood scaffolding. Walk up the ramp to inspect each.

Sketch #4

The fourth sketch is just under the scaffolding ramp you walked up to get to the previous two sketches. You know what to do: find it; inspect it.

Sketch #5

The fifth and final sketch is back over at Stitcher Jim. It’s just to the North of Jim, lying on the ground.

What’s Next for Stitcher Jim?

So what will Stitcher Jim do after he has helped Duke? Will Duke employ Stitcher Jim as part of the Bilge Rats for good? What is he doing with this masked “beloved”? Wait, who’s Stitcher Jim?

These are all fantastic questions. With everything packed into this Smuggler’s Fortune update, we wanted to ensure that we got the basics out for you pirates first. However, expect more about Stitcher Jim and his beloved soon.

What else is in this Smuggler’s Fortune update?

Ah, yes, me hearty! We thought you might ask. We’ve got in-depth articles on for every big feature in the Smuggler’s Fortune. Take a little look…

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Here you’ll find everything you need to know and more, including average sailing times, sample voyage routes, and tips to help you maximize your profits.

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A skeleton springs to life with the unmistakable sound of clinking clanking coins! What is this new being? What is it carrying? What does it all mean? All great questions, me hearties, but not questions you want to be answering when face-to-face with an Ancient Skeleton.

No, you’ll want to make the most of this opportunity to earn Sea of Thieves’ new premium currency: Ancient Coin! Here you can find the answers you seek before that fateful moment comes:

Ancient Skeletons—New Treasure from a New Foe…
Rare Thief Article: The Pirate Emporium
There’s a curious new shop above the Order of Souls with exotic new offerings from beyond the Shroud.

What is this shop? What items can you buy? How long will these items remain stocked on these shelves? What is this premium currency, Ancient Coin? How do I get it? All fantastic questions, me hearties! Allow us to introduce you to “The Pirate Emporium.”

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Rare Thief Article: Pets—All You Need to Know
Since pirates first awoke in these taverns, we have eagerly anticipated this moment: Pirate Pets have arrived in the Sea of Thieves!

With so much to celebrate, we could not keep our furry and feathered friends caged in the general Pirate Emporium article. Plus, we will surely be adding even more to this article as we get to know our newest little crewmates.

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Rare Thief Article: In Store on the Shores
Ways and means cloaked in mystery, the Pirate Emporium is a bit cagey about their curation. Offerings may seem to disappear just as quickly as they appear—unless you keep a weather eye. Well, we’ve got our spyglass trained for you.

This article marks the inauguration of a new series in which we will publish each and every Pirate Emporium update. We’ll introduce the newest offerings, let you know which items might not be stocked for long, and keep you up to date on any and all Pirate Emporium news.

In Store on the Shores! Sept. 9th – Oct. 11th 2019
Rare Thief Article: Duke's Black Market
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Here you’ll learn a bit of backstory, how Duke plans to operate the Black Market, the categories of items you might find, which currencies Duke will accept, how long these offerings last, how you can keep up with Duke’s inventory, and more!

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Rare Thief Article: What is Duke Selling?
Unpredictable as it is whimsical, Duke’s Black Market offerings change every single month! Blink, and you might miss an enviable item for your pirate collection. Never fear!

This article kicks off a series we will be publishing for each and every Black Market update. We’ll introduce Duke’s newest offerings—making sure you don’t miss out before the items drift away:

What is Duke Selling Sept. 11th – Oct. 9th 2019

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