Skull and Bones how to level up – Get infamy quickly

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Are you wondering how to level up in Skull and Bones? Do you want to gain infamy quickly so you can prove that you are a fearsome pirate? The items you unlock and the missions you have available are determined partially by your infamy level.

If you are looking to raise your level, you might also want to know how to save in Skull and Bones so you don’t lose your data. You might also want to know how to disembark from your ship in Skull and Bones. This guide will show you how to level up in Skull and Bones and rise through the ranks.

What is Infamy in Skull and Bones?

Infamy is the same thing as your player level. This level dictates items that you can get, ships you can purchase, vendors that will speak to you, and more. You may have gained a few levels already thanks to the open beta. Here are all of the infamy levels in Skull and Bones:

  • Outcast
  • Scoundrel
  • Rover
  • Freeboater
  • Buccaneer
  • Marauder
  • Corsair
  • Cutthroat
  • Kingpin

As you rise through the ranks, more of the world will open up to you and your crew.

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How to increase your infamy in Skull and Bones

Infamy points are given to you like experience is given out in other games. completing objectives, exploring the world, defeating enemies in combat, and more will get you experience toward your infamy rank. Enemies in the world consist of predators like sharks, trade ships, and other players. Of course, you will want to wait until you aren’t using spears anymore to take on some ships.

Using your spyglass, you can view other ships on the horizon and see what their infamy level is. You will want to stay clear of ships with a higher rank as they will most likely have better gear than you. One of the best and safest ways to get infamy early on is to harvest resources like Acacia or kill sharks.

Later on, we found that the best way to get infamy is to complete quests and complete tasks for the Helm. While completing tasks for the Helm, you will get infamy and also get Pieces of Eight to spend on Black Market goods.

Always upgrade your gear

Each time you rise in rank, be sure to head back to the blacksmith to see what new gear you an add to your ship. Don’t let yourself get outclassed by enemy ships. You never know what type of firepower they will have.

That is everything you need to know about leveling up. Be sure to also check out how to invite and join friends so you can level up together. You might also want to know everything in the upcoming roadmap for Skull and Bones.

Skull and Bones level up – FAQ

What is the best way to gain infamy early on?

The best way to gain infamy early in the game is by completing missions and farming for resources. This will keep you safe while you gain a few levels.

What gets you experience in Skull and Bones?

Completing missions, collecting resources, and defeating enemies will get you infamy points in Skull and Bones.

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Skull & Bones

  • Release Date: February 16, 2024
    • - 16 February 2024 (PlayStation 5)
    • - 01 January 2018 (Xbox Series S/X, PC)
  • Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Genre(s): Action