How to upgrade the Jackdaw quickly in Assassin's Creed 4

How to upgrade your Jackdaw quickly

There’s many upgrades you can do to your sea-faring vessel, the Jackdaw. Some are worth it, some aren’t. There’s also good ways to do it and horribly wasteful ways that you can spend time on. Join us as we tell you the best ways to go about getting your ship up to snuff to take on the best of the boats on the high seas and how to be the Beast of the East...or at least the Best of the West, anyways.

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Jeff McAllister is a freelance journalist who has contributed to GamesRadar+ over the years. You'll typically find his byline associated with deep-dive guides that are designed to help you scoop up collectibles and find hidden treasures in some of the biggest action and RPG games out there. Be sure to give Jeff a thanks in the comments while you're completing all of those tricky Achievements and Trophies.