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Ship Piracy - How To Pirate Ship & Steal Ships?

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How to steal ships in Starfield. Includes how to start ship piracy walkthrough, how to become a space pirate, recommended ship skills, starship max limit, stealing tips and tricks.

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How To Steal Ships?

Find Ships At Landing Sites

Starfield How To Steal Ships

Planet landing sites are typically the most common locations for discovering ships that are vulnerable for piracy, offering plentiful sources for potential plundering opportunities. These sites serve as the prime hunting grounds for pirates in search of vessels to commandeer and exploit. Nonetheless, you may also explore the planet's surroundings to find random ship landing sites.

Enage In Space Combat To Takeover Ship

Aside from landing sites, there's even more chances to encounter ships that you can take over in space. However, space combat will be inevitable so you have to have skills like Targeting Control Systems to deal damage to specific ship parts and disengage their engine without completely destroying it.

EM Weapon Systems Is Recommended

If you want to get a ship without damaging it too much, then get the EM Weapon Systems skill to shut it down, especially its weapon systems, so you can dock easily and board the ship.

Ship Combat - Space Combat & Battle Spaceships

Kill The Crew Or Leave The Ship

To gain complete control of a ship, you must first eliminate all the ship's crew members, ensuring no resistance remains to assert your authority over the vessel. This ruthless takeover is crucial for establishing your command the ship. However, if you just want to loot its valuables, you have the option to leave without taking full control.

Pilot The Pirated Ship

Starfield How To Steal Ships Pilot The Ship

Once you defeated all of the crew, head over the Pilot Seat and Take Off. The appearance of a notification that says "This is your Home Ship" on the side signifies your successful acquisition of the vessel.

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Ship Piracy Tips

Join The Crimson Fleet

If you're eager to embark on your adventurous journey as a space pirate within the vast universe of Starfield, you might consider joining with the Crimson Fleet. This is made up of independent pirate captains united under a common banner and has earned a formidable reputation for their wide exploits which could serve as an excellent starting point to continue your space piracy in the cosmos.

Crimson Fleet Mission (Quest) List

Get Legendary Items

Starfield How To Steal Ships Get Legendary Items

Stealing ships offers the opportunity to acquire not only rare items but also Legendary equipment which are not easily found elsewhere.

Legendary Armor Reroll For The Mantis Mission

There's A Max Ship Limit

Starfield How To Steal Ships here's A Max Ship Limit

You're limited to owning a maximum of 10 ships, excluding any additional vessels you may acquire through completing quests. This restriction ensures that your armada remains manageable while allowing for the possibility of expanding it through mission accomplishments.

Main Quest (Mission) List

You Can Sell Ships

Starfield How To Steal Ships

You also have the option to sell your ships to Ship Technicians or NPCs such as Lon at The Red Mile Ship Services. Simply select the "let me see what ships you have for sale" option and then pick the ships you wish to put up for sale.

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