All Tools in Skull & Bones and how to get them

You won't get far without these handy tools!

It's crucial to have all the Tools of the trade in Skull and Bones to harvest essential materials and loot everything. Some are given to you at the start of the game, like the Crowbar, but you'll need to craft others. Here's how!

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How to get every Tool in Skull and Bones

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Almost all of the Tools (besides the first few like the Spyglass I, Crowbar I, and Hunting Spear I) can be crafted at any Carpenter around the map. However, you must meet the Infamy requirement and have the materials to craft it. Here's a look at all of them:


ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Pickaxe INoneTorn Sail x2
Broken Plank x1
20 Silver
Pickaxe IIRover IFine Jute x2
Acacia Plank x2
Pickaxe I
250 Silver
Pickaxe IIIFreebooter IFine Sisal x2
Lime x2
Pickaxe II
500 Silver
Pickaxe IVBuccaneer IFine Hemp x2
Mopane Plank x2
Lime x1
Pickaxe III
630 Silver
Pickaxe VCorsair I--

Use: Harvesting ores and deposits


ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Saw INoneMetal Salvage x1
Torn Sail x2
20 Silver
Saw IIRover ICast Iron Ingot x2
Fine Jute x2
Saw I
250 Silver
Saw IIIFreebooter IBronze Ingot x2
Casting Sand x2
Saw II
500 Silver
Saw IVBuccaneer ICobalt Ingot x2
Fine Hemp x2
Casting Sand x1
630 Silver
Saw VCorsair I--

Use: Harvesting wood


ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Sickle INoneScavenged Wood x1
Rusty Nail x1
20 Silver
Sickle IIRover IAcacia Plank x2
Cast Iron Ingot x2
Sickle I
250 Silver
Sickle IIIFreebooter ITeak Plank x2
Lime x2
Sickle II
500 Silver
Sickle IVBuccaneer IMopane Plank x2
Cobalt Ingot x2
Lime x1
Sickle III
630 Silver
Sickle VCorsair I--

Use: Harvesting fiber from plants

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ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Spyglass INoneBeginning Quest RewardsNone
Spyglass IIFreebooter 1Bronze Ingot x2
Iroko Plank x2
Spyglass I
400 Silver
Spyglass IIIMarauder I--

Use: For detecting locations and points of interest


ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Crowbar INoneBeginning Quest RewardsNone
Crowbar IIRover ICast Iron Ingot x1
Fine Jute x1
Crowbar I
250 Silver
Crowbar IIIFreebooter INickel Ingot x2
Casting Sand x2
Crowbar II
500 Silver
Crowbar IVBuccaneer ICobalt Ingot x2
Fine Hemp x2
Casting Sand x1
Crowbar III
630 Silver
Crowbar VCorsair I--

Use: For looting and scavenging shipwrecks

Hunting Spears

ToolInfamy RequirementRecipeCost
Hunting Spear INoneBeginning Quest RewardsNone
Hunting Spear IIScoundrel IAcacia Plank x1
Hunting Spear x1
110 Silver
Hunting Spear IIIFreebooter IIroko Plank x2
Bronze Ingot x2
Hunting Spear II
430 Silver
Hunting Spear IVMarauder IMopane Plank x2
Cobalt Ingot x2
Lime x1
Hunting Spear III
1,510 Silver
Hunting Spear VCutthroat I--

Use: For fighting animals and sharks

These are all the tools in Skull and Bones. All of them require building a certain amount of Infamy before you can unlock the crafting recipe, after that, you'll need to gather all the ingredients.

How to gain Infamy in Skull and Bones

Infamy is how you level up in Skull and Bones, and going through the ranks is essential to unlocking new crafting recipes and items. These are all the ranks in order:

  • Outcast
  • Scoundrel
  • Rover
  • Freebooter
  • Buccaneer
  • Brigand
  • Marauder
  • Corsair
  • Cutthroat
  • Kingpin

To gain Infamy, you can complete several different activities: fighting, quests, and exploration. Most quests will reward you with Infamy for completing them, and you can pick up some naturally just by traveling around to each quest location. However, I found the best way to earn some fast is just by sailing around and shooting any shark, ship, or enemy I can see.

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