Lost Ark Astray Ship: 5 Best Crews To Sail With

Wondering About The Best Crew for Astray Ship in Lost Ark? Well, Read On To Find Out!

Smilegate Studios’ Lost Ark has taken only a few years to become one of the most played games in the MMORPG genre. In Lost Ark, the player sets out on a long-lasting journey in which they explore new areas using the best ships, plunder treasures, and create their legacy. Since ships are a major part of Lost Ark it’s essential to know the best crews for Astray, Estoque, Nightmare Ghost Ship, and many more. 

Today we will be focusing on Astray Ship. We will give you a clear image of what the best crew is for Astray Ship in Lost Ark. There are many islands in the vast world of Lost Ark. You will embark on multiple journeys to explore Asura Island, Lagoon Island, Cradle of The Sea Fermata, Turtle Island, and many more. 

Knowing the amount of exploration you will be doing it’s immense to have a good ship in your fleet. For that exact purpose, you can consider the Astray ship and its best crew to use in Lost Ark. Before we get into the details of the best crews for Astray Ship, you can quickly have a look at some of the other Lost Ark guides such as the Best Ship Blueprints.

Lost Ark features a lot of build styles to suit each player’s playstyle these include Sharpshooter, Striker, Deadeye, Gunlancer, Paladin, Berserker, and many more! Well now that we’re done with the basics of Lost Ark, let’s get into the details of the Astray ship and the best crews for it!

What Is Astray Ship In Lost Ark?

Lost ark best crews
Astray Ship Lost Ark

Before we learn about the top crews for Astray Ship in Lost Ark, it’s important to know the procedure of unlocking the speedy ship in the game. The Astray Ship has the highest speed and is reasonably resilient to all types of hazardous water in the game this makes it one of the best ships in Lost Ark.

Base Immunity Of The Astray Ship

  • Kelp Forest +9
  • Sandstorm Seas +9
  • Siren Region +9
  • Cold Snap Seas +9
  • Tempest Seas +9
  • Dead Waters +9

Immunity Of Level 10 Astray Ship

  • Kelp Forest +23
  • Sandstorm Seas +22
  • Siren Region +21
  • Cold Snap Seas +22
  • Tempest Seas +18
  • Dead Waters +18

How To Unlock The Astray Ship

Therefore, due to its amazing stats and speed, It will require some grinding to unlock the prized vessel. If you’re someone who’s up for the task read on how to unlock the Astray ship and add the best crew to it. 

To build the Astray Ship in Lost Ark you will need multiple resources and a fee for its construction. 

Items Required To Build The Astray Ship

Here’s a quick bulleted list of things you will need to get in order to build your Astray Ship before you recruit the best crew for it:

  • 10,000 Silver fee for Astray Ship construction
  • Certificate of Piracy
  • Construction Blueprint for the Astray Ship
  • Astray Ship Operation Manual
  • 570 Timber
  • 375 Uncommon Ship Parts

Any average player of Lost Ark would know that gathering these items and resources will require a lot of grinding. However, we guarantee you that your hard work will be worth it once you get the Astray Ship! 

You will be unstoppable once you get the best crew for your Astray Ship.

Best Crews For Astray

In Lost Ark, there are hundreds of different sailors that you can choose from. Each sailor along with other crewmembers adds/deducts your ship’s immunity stats. So it is essential to find out the best crew that fits your Astray Ship to make it reach its optimal levels. 

Luckily for you, we have compiled and sorted out the best crews for Astray Ship, so that you don’t have to spend hours trying to figure out what’s best.

Out of the total 19 sailors to choose from, we have made things easier for you and enlisted the 5 best sailors for Astray Ship in Lost Ark.

  • Blackfang (Relic)
  • Barakas (Relic)
  • Barakas (Legendary)
  • Wilhelm (Legendary)
  • Rosa (Epic)

With these sailors, your Astray Ship will be set optimally. You will have a good blend of resistance against hazardous water and along with that one of the highest speed stats the game can offer! 

Of course, you can make changes to our choice according to your preferences but in our research, this crew is the best for Astray Ship in Lost Ark.

Let’s have an in-depth look into these best crews for Astray Ship in Lost Ark. 

Blackfang (Relic)

Blackfang Sailor
Blackfang Sailor for Astray Ship in Lost Ark

First up in our Lost Ark Best Astray crew we have the Blackfang (Relic). The biggest key point of this crew member is that it adds 2.3 speed knots to your already fast Astray Ship. While making your Astray Ship considerably faster the Blackfang (Relic) will also increase your ship’s Kelp Beds (+11). The Astray Ship’s Sandstorm Seas resistance will also increase by +8.

Stats

  • Kelp Beds +11
  • Sandstorm Seas +8
  • Siren Seas +7
  • Cold Snap Seas -2
  • Tempest Seas -9
  • Dead Water -15
  • Speed Knots +2.3

How To Get Blackfang Relic  

You can find blackfang at the Blackfang’s Den located in Platina Ocean in the southwest and Anikka Island’s south on the map of Lost Ark. You need to go inside her den to get her quest and unlock her. Doing will allow you to appoint her as a sailor as well. The relic can be obtained in  

Barakas (Relic)

Barakas Sailor Lost Ark
Barakas Sailor for Astray Ship in Lost Ark

Next up on the best crew for Astray Ship is the Barakas (Relic). Despite making your ship vulnerable against Kelp Beds, Barakas will help your Astray’s resistance against Siren Seas by adding +21 to its immunity. This is where your ship may get stunned if you wander for too long, Barakas (Relic) further helps with that by adding 1.6 speed knots to your Astray Ship. Furthermore, the sailor will also add +12 to each Cold Snap Seas and Dead Water resistances.

Stats

  • Kelp Beds -16
  • Sandstorm Seas (No change)
  • Siren Seas +21
  • Cold Snap Seas +12
  • Tempest Seas +1
  • Dead Water +12
  • Speed Knots +1.6

How To Get Barakas Relic 

The Barakas Relic can be obtained from Gador. You can get him by completing the Yorn Adventure Tome. Furthermore,  the relic is found in Punika Port and in the Spearfish HuntingGuild Ship. You will need 14,428 Sun Coins to get it. 

Barakas (Legendary)

Barakas Legendary Lost Ark
Barakas Sailor for Astray Ship in Lost Ark

The Legendary variant of Barakas is another recommendation from us when choosing the crew for Astray Ship. Even though it’s not as strong as its superior rarity (Relic) it still adds greatly to your ship. With additional speed knots of +1.3, your Astray Ship will be flying across the Oceans in Lost Ark.

The Astray ship will have a further resistance of +16 against the Siren Seas. Alongside that, the vessel will have an increased resistance against Cold Snap Seas and Dead Waters as well.

Stats

  • Kelp Beds -2
  • Sandstorm Seas -11
  • Siren Seas +16
  • Cold Snap Seas +9
  • Tempest Seas -2
  • Dead Water +9
  • Speed Knots +1.3

How To Get Barakas Legendary  

You can get the Legendary Barakas from Gador at the Stronghold. It’s available for 7870 Raid Seal in the Random Sale. 

Willhelm (Legendary)

Wilhelm sailor Lost Ark
Wilhelm Sailor for Astray Ship in Lost Ark

We have chosen another Legendary sailor known as ‘Wilhelm’. Wilhelm is great for adding more resistance to your Astray Ship. The speed stats saw a major boost with Blackfang and Barakas, so that shouldn’t be the concern anymore.

With Wilhelm on board, your Astray Ship will have an increased resistance of +14 against sandstorm seas, tempest seas, and cold snap seas. That’s not all, the sailor will also add +17 resistance against Dead water.

Stats

  • Kelp Beds -12
  • Sandstorm Seas +14
  • Siren Seas -12
  • Cold Snap Seas +14
  • Tempest Seas +14
  • Dead Water +17
  • Speed Knots +0.3

How To Get The Wilhelm Relic 

You can get it in Punika Port from the Plumbcrab Fishing Guild Ship. It is available for 144,288 Pirate Coin. 

Rosa (Epic)

Rosa sailor Lost Ark
Rosa Sailor for Astray Ship in Lost Ark

Lastly, we have Rosa (Epic), this particular sailor is unique and does not come in any other rarity so be ready to grind a bit to acquire her. Rosa will make a moderate increase of +3 resistance against Kelp Beds and +1 resistance against Sandstorm Seas.

The major contribution Rosa will add to your Astray Ship will be her +16 Dead Water resistance and +9 resistance against Tempest Seas. However, her big slash of -14 resistance against Siren Seas makes her the most expendable sailor in our best crew of Astray Ship in Lost Ark.

Stats

  • Kelp Beds +3
  • Sandstorm Seas +1
  • Siren Seas -14
  • Cold Snap Seas -4
  • Tempest Seas +9
  • Dead Water +16
  • Speed Knots +0.2

How To Get Rosa Epic 

You can acquire Rosa when you visit Atropos Island and interact with Brandy. She is available for 20,040 Purate Coin. 

You can also get her from Kalthertz Island and she will be a part of a random reward between the Released Prisoners Pouch and Gratuitous Reward Chest. 

Even though this will require a lot of game time to unlock the Astray Ship and recruit all the top-tier sailors but once you’re done with it the oceans will not be able to stop your might!

That wraps up our list of the best crew for the Astray Ship in Lost Ark. We promise you that your Lost Ark experience will be greatly enhanced once you try the Astray Ship with the mentioned crew. If speed is a necessity then there’s no better ship than the Astray in Lost Ark.

September 2022: We have now updated the article with how to get each ship. 

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