Private Thorpe Johnson is a member of the Black Guard, part of the East India Trading Company and mercenary for hire to Lord Cutler Beckett. He is also a GM-played character, that has appeared at several role-playing events such as The Black Guard Cometh. Recently he appeared along with fellow Private Stuart Worthington for the Talk Like a Pirate Day event, where they asked the Marceline guild on how to talk like a pirate. It was hinted that they were actually sent by Captain Ellison Shaw to get info on pirates.
- Private Johnson has an Old Body Type. Players can no longer create a pirate with this body.
Thorpe is only a Level 15 character with a Level 6 Sword skill, but he is a crack shot (Pistol Level 20). He also has a Cannon and Sailing level 1 and commands a Light Sloop called the Headhunter Forager.