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Skull & Bones Controls and Keybinds – PC, Xbox, & PS5

Here's how to start your adventure!

Before hitting the seas and tracking treasure maps, you must know how to navigate your ship and pirate captain. Here's a look at all the controls, whether you're playing on PC, Xbox, or PlayStation!

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All controls in Skull & Bones

The keys or buttons for each action will differ depending on your platform, but they can also be used for multiple actions if you're on your ship versus on land. Here's a rundown on all of them so you can sail like a true pirate lord:

PC Controls for Skull & Bones

Open SailsW
Close SailsS
SteeringA,D
Trim SailsW (Hold)
BraceSpacebar
Fire Weapon (While aiming)M1
Primary Weapon AimM2
Auxiliary Weapon AimQ
Aim Down SightsAlt
Action WheelCtrl
Action Wheel Shortcuts1,2,3,4
External CameraV
Rear CameraB
Quest ObjectiveX
Spyglass (While not aiming)R
Crew Attack (While aiming)R
Crow's NestT
Open MapM
Menu InteractionM1
InteractionF
LogbookTab
Game MenuESC
ChatN
StoreU
CargoI
CaptainO
KnowledgeK
Move (On land)WASD
WalkShift (Hold)

Xbox Controls for Skull & Bones

Open SailsA
Close SailsB
SteeringLS
Trim SailsA (Hold)
BraceRB
Fire Weapon (While aiming)RT
Primary Weapon AimLT
Auxiliary Weapon AimLB
Aim Down Sights (While aiming)RS In
Action WheelX
Quest Objective (While not aiming)RT
Spyglass (While not aiming)RS In
Crew Attack (While aiming)Y
Crow's NestD-Pad Up
Open Map/LogbookSelect
Game MenuMenu
ChatLS In (Hold)
Move (On land)LS

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PlayStation Controls for Skull & Bones

Open SailsX
Close SailsO
SteeringLS
Trim SailsX (Hold)
BraceR1
Fire Weapon (While aiming)R2
Primary Weapon AimL2
Auxiliary Weapon AimL1
Aim Down Sights (While aiming)RS
Action Wheel
Quest Objective (While not aiming)R2
Spyglass (While not aiming)RS In
Crew Attack (While aiming)
Crow's NestD-Pad Up
Open Map/LogbookTouchpad
Game MenuStart
ChatLS In (Hold)
Move (On land)LS

Now that you know the basics of how to play, you can jump in and start using them in action. Check back here whenever you need a refresher!

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