Cutter dock
Max crew 12
Max swabbies 4
Mass (kilograms) 40,500
Volume (liters) 60,750
Navigation 1
Rigging/Sailing 5
Carpentry 3
Bilging 2
Gunnery 2
Battle Nav
Move tokens per turn 4
Cannon size small
Cannons aboard 8
Cannon shots per move 1 per side
Max Damage: (SF) / (Sink)
Small cannon balls 7.5 / 12.5
Medium cannon balls 5 / 8.333
Large cannon balls 3.75 / 6.25
Influence diameter 2
Min crew 4
Swabbie Ship Transport
Max swabbies 7
Cost per league 35 PoE
Construction Costs
Doubloons 30
Basic labor 250
Skilled labor 100
Expert labor 0
Iron 100
Sail cloth 150
Wood 150

A cutter is a type of ship.

Other classes Edit

In addition to the basic cutter, two other classes of cutter exist:

Rooms and furnishings Edit

A cutter has three scenes: The main deck, the main hold, and the crow's nest.

Total paint required for a cutter: 154 units

Crow's Nest
Cutter Crow's Nest
Floor plan
  • Paint:
    • Railing: 2 units
  • Special items:
    • This deck has no special items.
  • Props:
    • This deck has no props.
Main Deck
Cutter Main Deck
Floor plan
  • Barrel
  • Powder bag (x2)
  • Small cannonballs
  • Upright rum barrel


Main Hold
Cutter Main Hold
Floor plan
  • Barrel
  • Barrel o'rocks
  • Barrel o'sugarcane
  • Crate
  • Crate o'hemp
  • Crate o'limes (x2)
  • Pyramid of barrels (x2)
  • Small cannonballs
  • Tap
  • Upright rum barrel

Historical notes Edit

Older models (exact date unknown but some time before January 19, 2006) of the cutter have a fully-functional drinking game aboard. The game is located in the main hold, and is in the shape of a barrel. The barrel cannot be moved or destroyed.

The cutter was originally called a large sloop, with what is now called a sloop being referred to as a small sloop. The names were changed in late beta testing.

The cargo hatch at the aft of the boat was not present until February 2004, and did not function until two subsequent patches.

When a pirate working the gunning stations could chose to work on two, four, or six guns at a time, the cutter only had six guns to load. When the guns were fixed to four-gun boards as part of Beta release 2003-11-22, the large sloop was given two extra guns, bringing her armament up to eight cannons. However, no additional duty stations were added. (There wasn't any need, really, as you never fill all the gunning stations before all the guns are allocated.) As a result, to this day a cutter captain has eight guns at his disposal but only six on deck. Beware the phantom guns.

During much of beta, a large sloop could be soloed quite easily, as one swabbie was sufficient for carpentry and no water leaked into the bilge unless the vessel was damaged. Adjustments to these mechanics subsequently made it more challenging, until Release 2010-06-29, when the number of swabbies on cutter was raised to four, again making it much easier to solo.

As of Release 2007-05-24, the hold size of cutters was increased from a mass of 27,000 kilograms and a volume of 40,500 liters, making it an even better trading ship.

External links Edit

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Sloop (Alice, Ancient, Bardic, Casino, Chocolate, Cupid, Cursed, Emerald, Frost, Gingerbread, Gold, Gunpowder, Harvest, Hunter,
Inferno, Lagoon, Midas, Phantom, Rogue, Roister, Serpent, Skelly, Smuggler, Steam, Tiburon, Valkyrie, Vampire, Verdant)
Cutter (Harvest, Verdant) | Dhow (Rogue) | Fanchuan (Dragon) | Longship (Frost) | Baghlah | Merchant brig | Junk (Fortune)
War brig (Cupid, Gingerbread, Gold, Haunted, Imperial, Inferno, Rogue, Smuggler) | Merchant galleon | Xebec (Wondrous)
War frigate (Atlantean, Casino, Gold, Imperial, Phantom, Rogue) | Grand frigate (Midas, Rogue)
See also: Shipyard | Shipwrightery | Pillaging | Limited edition ship | Ships requiring designs for construction

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