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Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journals locations | Where to find the Coral Fortress

Finding all the Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journals is essential if you want to get all the new Dark Brethren commendations.

While you won’t get a reward beyond some sweet lore, you will get a nice new figurehead for finishing every commendation. Our Dark Brethren journals location guide is here to make the process easier.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Coral Fortress location

Before you can find the first Dark Brethren journals, you need to start the Tall Tale. You can do that at any outpost and by reading the Dark Brethren book at The Castaway’s campsite.

Once the scene between the Castaway and Jack Sparrow ends, your next task is finding Coral Fortress. It’s not the easiest of tasks since the Coral Fortress location isn’t on your map.

It’s right off the northern edge, between the I and J columns. Head there, find the heart-shaped door. Jack opens said door, and you can go inside.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journal 1

The first journal is in the room after the door. You’ll see some wreckage with mushrooms growing out of it. Swim forward, and the first journal is next to some vines. Use your lantern if you’re having a tough time spotting it.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journal 2

The second journal is in the underwater tunnel that takes you out of the room with the wreckage. You’ll see an oddly shaped rocky bit in between the glowing blue plants and the pink flowers. Examine it, and you’ll find the journal.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journal 3

The room at the end of the tunnel has a geyser that launches you to the next level. Turn right once you land, and you’ll see a moving wooden arm and a ledge with glowing pink plants. Hop onto the arm, then jump to the ledge. Turn left, and you’ll see the journal nestled amongst the foliage.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journal 4

The fourth journal is pretty easy to find. Once Jack Sparrow sneaks you into Davy Jones’ ship, head below decks in the corridor with some rugs and a few tables. The table on the left has the fourth journal.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren Journal 5

The next one is fairly simple too. You’ll get into a scrap with some Sea Crawlers after leaving Jones’ ship. Once you’ve finished, dive down. Three cages are floating near the seafloor, and the one nearest you has the fifth journal.

Sea of Thieves Dark Brethren journal 6

The last of the Dark Brethren journals takes a bit of prep work to get. After grabbing journal 5, shoot the ropes holding broken ship pieces down. Go to the surface, and use the pieces as platforms to make it to land. You’ll find the last journal under a platform.

Whether you're a new pirate or a grizzled sea veteran, we've got plenty of Sea of Thieves guides to help you on your journey. Meanwhile, check out our Sunken Pearl journal locations guide and how to complete the Siren Spire puzzle.

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