We are a oldies running the server, keeping gameplay mature.

New Beginning


Spawning in a pirate shipwreck off the coast untouched mainland; will you build a village on a nearby island or build an empire on the mainland? Minecraft Clients 1.8 can connect!

Connect & Play


Leave spawn shipwreck and start building, No Whitelist, No Signup, No giant spawn protection, No pay to win features. Vanilla Minecraft with a Pirate Theme.
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Ships & Cannons


Build your own custom Ship and sail the oceans, equip it with working cannons to sink rivals! You will need the first rank promotion of Cadet to pilot & steal ships using a Golden Hoe.

Protecting Builds


Players can protect their builds or plots of land easily on PirateCraft, no commands needed, just a golden shovel! More Claim blocks are awarded for game-play. Read further about GriefPrevention on our information page.

Automatic Ranking


Auto-Rank up the Command hierarchy to gain features, commands, warps, sethomes, kits and more permissions! Ranking is based on game-play statistics, Check out Rank features and how to obtain a promotion. Use /ar check in-game to monitor promotion progress.

Statistics Tracking


Game-play Statistics are tracked live! PVP, Travel, Deaths, Builders, Mining, Gametime and much more are available in game with /stats and on our website, we use this data to auto-rank players.

Forward Thinking


PirateCraft puts the community first, Ideas from our members are what drives improvements, Join our forum discussions to have your own input and connect to our Teamspeak 3 server to communicate with players and staff.

Donator Ranks


Donators inherit all upgradable ranks, they have their own VIP permissions, features, commands, warps, sethomes and custom kits, All Donator packages are 50% off at present!

Swashbuckler Season

Avast, me hearties! I hope you have all been enjoying the spooky Halloween event over at /warp halloween. The flood gates opened on October 31st …

Donator Rank Updates

Ahoy ye scurvy dogs! There’s been a small change & upgrade to the donator ranks Commander and Captain. Lets start off with the bad news …

Summer Grog

Summer has reached the PirateCraft lands, that means only one thing, Time to brew up some grog from the fresh produce! Let me introduce the …

Officer Rank Update #2

New Commodores (Moderators) Everyday we get new wonderful players jump aboard the PirateCraft ship, as most of you are aware we like to keep a …

Ships: Better builds

Ahoy, ye landlubbers! This week’s blog post will focus on how to build ships, because who doesn’t want a ship on a pirate server? There …

Forts and defences: Better builds

Ahoy thar! This week’s blog post be about forts, and how you can build (and improve) them! According to, a fort is “A strong …

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  • About Us

    Piratecraft is a pirate themed minecraft server run by Pirates! Yarr! You can play right now IP: