If you’ve been making the most of Sea of Thieves Season 8, chances are you’ve already made some decent progress on your faction of choice. If you’ve been wearing Captain Flameheart’s Servants of the Flame colors, you may have met the prerequisites for accessing the Reaper’s Bones faction’s secret hideout. It’s not necessarily easy to find though, so here’s what you need to know.
Where to find the Reaper’s Lair faction hideout in Sea of Thieves
There are a few criteria you’ll need to meet before you’ll be allowed to descend into the depths of the secret lair of the Servants of the Flame. First of all, you will need to reach a reputation rank of 75 with The Reaper’s Bones, which can be found in the I12 square of The Reaper’s Hideout on the map. Make a mental note of the location of The Reaper’s Hideout, because this is also where the secret hideout is located.
In addition to increasing your reputation with The Reaper’s Bones, you’ll also need to reach loyalty level 100 with the Servants of the Flame. This can be done by accumulating faction treasures and sinking Fortune Guardian ships, with higher rewards available if you manage to sustain a streak and become a Faction Champion.
Once you reach rank 75 with The Reaper’s Bones and level 100 Allegiance with Servants of the Flame, you will learn a new shanty called “Who Shall Not Be Returning”. Return to The Reaper’s Hideout and play your new shanty while standing on the elevator in the shop, and you’ll be able to descend to the faction’s secret hideout, Reaper’s Lair. Down here, you will be able to undergo the Flame Ritual to obtain the Skeleton Curse. Note that doing this will result in you not being able to equip all of your regular cosmetics, so you’ll need to visit Bonesmith for new loot.