Overview[edit | edit source]
A Crow's Nest is the topmost platform on the mast of a sail. In order to access it, a grappling hook may be used, or you will need to install Rope Ladders to the platforms below it and finally up to it and then climb onto its platform.
Dictionary definition: crow's nest noun : a partly enclosed platform high on a ship's mast for use as a lookout
Usage[edit | edit source]
Aside from the obvious scouting advantage of being up high, the game also provides an increased sight-range bonus when standing in the crow's nest. There is an indicator of this subtly added to your distance-to-shore indicator, as you can see below:
While the icon displays the spyglass the game gives your pathfinder increased sight range for at least finding flotsam, although there may be other undiscovered bonuses as well.