Archive | May 4, 2013

Pirates De Mayo Game Code Giveaway – Sunday!

pinataEnter For Your Chance To Win!

We’re giving away another set of game codes to some lucky Pirates!! If you know your Pirate legend and lore; you’ll be able to answer all our contest questions.

Enter for your chance to win a Cool Ranch Gobbler Piñata housing item and 2,500 crowns! We’re giving away  limited time game codes from One-Eyed Jack to celebrate this special Cool Ranch Pirates De Mayo festival!

There are a couple of restrictions with these codes:

  • ALL of these codes expire at the end of June 2013. You must use the code by then or you’ll lose your chance for a limited edition Piñata.
  • Only one code can be redeemed per account.
    • This means if you win a code here, and another code from one of the other fansites, you’ll only be able to use one of those codes per account.
    • Should you win two codes, but only have one account, you can give the 2nd code away to a family member with their own account, to a friend or forfeit the code and allow it to expire. No substitutions or recompense will be provided by A Pirate’s Portal, or Pirate101.

We’ll randomly pick winners from the correct answers to our trivia question.

  1. Send us an email to:
  2. If you copy/paste our email, include in the subject line: 2013.PirateDeMayo
  3. Include your name (First name only)
  4. Your in game pirate name. Ie: Captain Victoria Bristol
  5. And the answer to our question!

If you are under the age of 13, remember to get your parents/guardians permission.

Our Sunday Contest Day will begin at 6:30 pm eastern Saturday 05/04 – and will close at 6pm Sunday 05/05!

Sunday’s Pirate De Mayo Trivia Question

When you first create your pirate, Boochbeard asks what crime you committed to end up in the brig.
If you picked Treason, you fall into this Pirate Class, that excels at inspiring their crew.
What is the Pirate Class?

We’ll choose 6 random winners with the correct answer.
you’re able to receive email back from our email address –
We don’t want your winning notice to get lost in your spam folder!

We’ll email the winners by 9pm each day. We’ll also post the day’s winner (first name only) with their Pirate’s name, here on the Portal. And if you send us a picture of your pirate with your special gift, we’ll post that on the winner’s announcement page too!

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© 2013 A Pirates Portal; Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. All Rights Reserved.

Congratulations To Saturday’s Pirate de Mayo Winners!


Learn About Merriweather Clark

Thanks to One-Eyed Jack for the Pirate De Mayo game codes! And to all the Pirate101 fans who entered our latest Give Away Trivia Contest.

I hope all our winners will send us a picture of their Pirates with their new Cool Ranch Gobbler Piñata housing item and maybe some shots of what they purchased with their free 2,500 crowns! We would love to share them here on the Portal and help you celebrate!

Our Saturday Contest Day began at 6:30 pm eastern Friday 05/03 – and closed at 6pm Saturday 05/04!

Saturday’s Pirate De Mayo Trivia Question

Merriweather Clark in Cool Ranch, is based on what historical figures and what are they famous for?

Lewis & Clark
Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark, who are known for
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States, departing from St. Louis on the Mississippi River making their way westward through the continental divide to the Pacific coast..

We randomly selected 6 correct answers for tonight’s drawing.

Congratulations Captains!!
We’ve sent you an email with your game code and instructions for how to redeem the code online. If you don’t receive the email or have problems, please let us know.

Saturday’s Winners
Captain Jasmine Radcliffe
Captain Bristly Kevin Chamberlain
Captn Kevin Chamberlin

Captain Nimble Galen Wright
Captain Bold Seamus Percy
Captain Clever Kestrel Bowman
Captain Noble Emily Ovingham

We received 11 emails today. All of those provided the correct answer! Yeah! Each of us picked a random number from 1 to 11. We counted through the emails as they were received and those were our winners. We picked the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th and 10th emails.

© Springwolfs Hanko

© 2013 A Pirates Portal; Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. All Rights Reserved.

Companion Promotion – RatBeard

ratbeardThe Buccaneer Rat Companion

As your Pirate works through the Gunn’s Gold quest in the Skull Island Skyway, you’ll be trying to catch Ratbeard who will become a member of your crew at the end of the quest.

You can visit our Companion Guide to find a list of all the companions available to each Pirate class within the game. Or return to our Epic Promotion guides for Pirate101 Companions.

When you first meet Ratbeard he is a Rat Officer. You can learn much more about his abilities and skills from Pirate101 Central.

As you level up your companions they will occasionally reach epic promotion opportunities. Ratbeards’s first epic promotion occurs when he is promoted to Level 10. This one of the easier promotions to accomplish.

After you applied training points and he reaches this level, he’ll tell you he needs to speak with you. Let’s go to a nearby Tavern so you can talk.

In the Tavern he’ll tell you


This quest will require you to have access to Flotsam and Scrimshaw.

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Tavern Locations

tavernsMeet Up With Your Crew

From time to time you’ll be asked to meet up with your crew in the nearest Tavern.

Inside each tavern you’ll find a barkeep, a training tome salesman, several patrons who will have quests for you to complete through out the game, and a cellar.

The cellar is where you’ll find time to meet with your crew and have a chat.

It’s helpful to know which worlds have taverns and what they’re names are. Continue reading