Curse of Maraqua

Previous Neopets Plots: Curse of Maraqua


March 15, 2005 - June 10, 2005

Summary

This whole plot is based around Garin, a pirate and captain of the Black Pawkeet. Garin and his crew lived a carefree life of sailing, plundering, and other pirate like activities until one day they decided to rob a wedding. This did not go over well with Captain Scarblade, master of Neopia's five seas, who then decides to seek revenge on the Black Pawkeet and its crew. When Captain Scarblade and his ship The Revenge, catch up with the Black Pawkeet, a fight breaks loose and Garin gets knocked out and falls into the depths of the ocean.

Meanwhile, in the depths of the sea, Isca, a Maraquan Aisha, had been having visions of disasters in her sleep that always seemed to come true. King Kelpbeard, the ruler of Maraqua, believed that Isca was not just having visions of the disasters, but causing them too and so he exiled her and sent her out of Maraqua. Isca then had a vision and seeing that Garin was in trouble, decided to go to the surface of the sea, breaking the Maraquan law not to "mingle with the surface folk" to save him. She then takes Garin down to Maraqua and shows him the magnificent city.

After Garin has returned to the surface from Maraqua, Isca has another vision, this time of Garin's friend Jacques who was captured and taken prisoner by the three witch sisters of the sea, otherwise known as The Drenched when the Black Pawkeet was attacked. She rushes back to the surface to find Garin and tell him what has happened. Together, they swim down to the caves occupied by The Drenched and save Jacques. After this, Garin and Jacques promise Isca that they will help her defend Maraqua against new dangers that she sees in her visions.

Back on the Revenge, Captain Scarblade has been planning his final revenge on The Black Pawkeet and the city of Maraqua and has finally set his plan in action, starting to invade Maraqua. Now, it was up to players to either join the Maraquan Army or the Pirate Crew and fight for their side. You could either take the part of a Maraquan/Pirate Warrior or a Maraquan/Pirate Supporter. The warriors were for Battledome geared people and involved battling increasingly hard waves of opponents (listed below) while the supporters were for non Battledome geared people and involved playing games and collecting items to trade in for points.

Battledome

The Maraquan Battledome opponents were only available to be fought by Pirate warriors and the Pirate opponents were only available to be fought by Maraquan opponents.

Trophies

After all the waves of enemies had been fought and the bosses beaten, it was time to collect your trophies and prizes. Below is a list of all the trophies you could receive and the number of points you needed to receive it.

Maraquan Supporter Maraquan Warrior
Trophy Points Needed Trophy Points Needed
Servitor 1-4 Commoner 1 - 4
Follower 5-9 Initiate 5 - 9
Soldier 10 - 24
Assistant 10-24 Defender 25 - 49
Legionnaire 50 - 99
Helper 25 - 49
Supplier 50 - 99
Preserver 100 - 299
Vigilante 300 - 499
Contributor 100 - 149
Reinforcer 150 - 299
Myrmidon 500 - 999
Centurion 1000 - 1499
Ally 300 - 400
Partian 401 - 552
Strategist 1500 - 2499
Kelpguard 2500 - 3999
Disciple 553 - 649
Advocate 650 - 1000
Vindicator 4000 - 4999
Waverider 5000 - 6499
Commander of the Tides 6500+

Pirate Supporter Pirate Warrior
Trophy Points Needed Trophy Points Needed
Urchin 1 - 4 Landlubber 1 - 4
Pickpocket 5 - 9 Bilge Rat 5 - 9
Swabby 10 - 24
Thief 10 - 24 Sailor 25 - 49
Sea Dog 50 - 99
Plunderer 25 - 49
Grog Runner 50 - 99
Cannoneer 100 - 299
Navigator 300 - 499
Taskmaster 100 - 149
Brigand 150 - 299
Cutthroat 500 - 999
Swashbuckler 1000 - 1499
Raider 300 - 400
Smuggler 401 - 552
Mariner 1500 - 2499
Buccaneer 2500 - 3999
Pillager 553 - 649
Quartermaster 650 - 999
Marauder 1000+
First Mate 4000 - 4999
Captain 5000 - 6499

Prizes

In addition to the trophies that you receive automatically, you can also trade in your points for various prizes. The warrior prizes are more geared towards Battledome items and the supporter prizes are more geared towards other items, such as Petpets. They are listed below. Also, the Maraquan layout was available to everyone who participated, check out our guide for more info on it.

Maraquan Supporter
Maraquan Warrior
Pirate Supporter

Maraquan Layout
1 point

Blorbis

435 points
Pirate Warrior

Maraquan Layout
1 point

Ring of Revenge

1675 points

Avatars

There were four avatars released after the war ended. You could receive one depending on whether you were a Supporter or Warrior and which side you were on.


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Written by Ian
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