Covington Pirate

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Covington Pirates are the bloodthirsty henchmen of Admiral Taidha Covington. This pirate band is made up of all the races of Tyria. They are based mainly in Bloodtide Coast, but their operatives can be found throughout the lands.


Shiverpeak Mountains

Story involvement[edit]

Personal story[edit]

Heart involvement[edit]

Complete heart (map icon).png Help Duidda hassle pirates (37)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help spy on the Crafty Corsairs (49)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help subvert the Bloody Buccaneers (47)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the Priory put ghost pirates to rest (45)

Event involvement[edit]

Event shield (tango icon).png Defend Cascade Bridge from pirate bombers (35)
Event shield (tango icon).png Defend Klement and Fabri from pirate thieves (37)
Event shield (tango icon).png Escort the asuran researchers to Vanjir's Stead (38)
Event shield (tango icon).png Escort the Lionguard caravan to Broken Beacon (45)
Event swords (tango icon).png Free an Order of Whispers agent from pirates (49)
Event shield (tango icon).png Prevent the pirates from stealing supplies from the Priory camp (49)
Event shield (tango icon).png Protect the Priory team as they search for artifacts (48)
Event shield (tango icon).png Protect the workers repairing Cascade Bridge (35)
Event shield (tango icon).png Stop the pirates from stealing treasure (46)
Event swords (tango icon).png Eliminate the cannons at the northern defensive tower (49)
Event flag (tango icon).png Capture Taidha Covington's southern defensive tower (49)
Event shield (tango icon).png Defend the galleon and help it destroy Taidha's gate (50)
Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Kill Admiral Taidha Covington (50)
Red Boss.png [Group Event] Defeat the cobalt head of the great jungle wurm (55)

Combat abilities[edit]

The abilities and skills vary depending on race:

Asura variant[edit]

  • Throws Daggers
  • Dagger Storm Dagger Storm
  • Dagger Fan - Throws 5 projectiles
  • Thrown Dagger

Charr variant[edit]

  • Immobilizes
  • Shoot
  • Net Shot Net Shot - Immobile.png Immobile 3s
  • Blunderbuss Blunderbuss - Causes Bleeding.png1-4 Bleeding 4s and causes increased damage and bleeding in closer distance

Human variant[edit]

  • Fast Attacks
  • Slash
  • Grapeshot - Hits up to 3 times
  • Pistol Whip Pistol Whip - Hits 5 times

Norn variant[edit]

  • Frenzies
  • Mace Smash Mace Smash
    • Redirect Arrow.pngMace Bash Mace Bash
      • Redirect Arrow.pngPulverize Pulverize
  • Drink - Gives Fury.png Fury 5s
  • Throw Booze - AoE attack that causes Burning.png Burning 1s

Sylvari variant[edit]

  • Dirty Fighter
  • Slash (ranger sword skill) Slash (ranger sword skill)
    • Redirect Arrow.pngKick (ranger skill) Kick (ranger skill) - Crippled.png Crippled 3s, Leaps
      • Redirect Arrow.pngPrecision Swipe Precision Swipe - Leaps
  • Impale (warrior sword skill) Impale (warrior sword skill) - causes Torment.png5 Torment 12s applied over 4 seconds
  • Viper Strike - Poisoned.png Poisoned 5s - Flanks and evades


Name Type Rarity Quantity Creature level
Loot Sack.png Sack of Booty Container Basic 1 37-50
Loot Sack.png Bag of Booty Container Basic 1 35, 37
Loot Sack.png Light Bag of Booty Container Basic 1 35
Coarse Leather Strap.png Coarse Leather Strap Trophy, Salvage item Basic 1 37
Ragged Garment.png Ragged Garment Trophy, Salvage item Basic 1 37
Broken Lockpick.png Broken Lockpick Trophy Junk 1-2 37-50