Outflank the (Zee-Beast)

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From: Approaching the (Zee-Beast Location)

Drive it from its course; harry it across the great wide zee.

Unlocked with In Pursuit of a Zee-Beast 2

Challenge information

Narrow, Zeefaring 3 (50% base)

  • 0 - high-risk (20%)
  • 1 - high-risk (30%)
  • 2 - tough (40%)
  • 3 - very chancy (50%)
  • 4 - chancy (60%)
  • 5 - modest (70%)
  • 6 - very modest (80%)
  • 7 - low-risk (90%)
  • 8 and above - straightforward (100%)

Difficulty is logistic with Elusiveness of your Quarry: .
Exact difficulty values are given in the table below:

Elusiveness of your Quarry0–1718–2829–3435–3940–4243–4546–4849–5152–5455–5758–6061–6566–7172–82≥83


Against the tide

Description summary:
The description varies based on the type of Zee-beast you are pursuing.

Plated SealThe Plated Seal is armoured, but your ship is iron. The zee roils as you collide, forcing the seal to turn […], desperately racing ahead of the vicious undertow beneath your hull. The seal is faster, but you are gaining, and it is further from home now.
Angler CrabThe […] Angler Crab would dent your hull, if not put a hole in it. Caution is your watchword, therefore, as you speed your ship down the channel, sucking water beneath it. The crab […] is forced to turn aside […] it is tiring from the detour.
Ravenous LifebergThe Lifeberg could plough through your ship, running you aground on its fleshy slopes […] You are forced to coordinate […] to bombard the beast […] One ship does not gauge the distance correctly and is pulled into the lifeberg's inexorable undertow […]
Feral CrocodileThe crocodile is large, threatening, and overfed, but it is not as gigantic as some zee-beasts. It will take precision and speed to manoeuvre around such a wily animal.
Lorn-FlukeThe Fluke is nothing but spines and an eye. (This is not true. The Fluke is the fury of a smoke-banked world, the Fluke is death-in-amber, the Fluke is speaking lost desires across the air with a voice of ancient lightning.) So it follows […]

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Keep on!

Smoke belches from your boilers; pistons thunder in the deep. […] But the beast is cunning: […] it goes under. You keep both hands on the wheel, frantically forcing your ship onwards, before the thing can surface beneath you.

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