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Assassin's Creed Odyssey

3 days ago

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey guide: how to fight, which gameplay mode to choose, exploring Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greek world in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is honestly a colossally sized place. Set during the conflict between Athens and Sparta, there are a fair few returning features, such as sailing, but it also retains a fair few of the the big changes that were brought with Assassin's Creed Origins. There's plenty of new features as well, like romancing NPCs and dialogue choices. In this…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey choices: how to get the best ending

Assassin's Creed Odyssey introduces choice as a major tipping point, with each one having a huge impact on how things progress. Some choices will merely affect the outcome of the quest, but some permanently affect the world itself, as well as which ending you will get when it's all over. This guide will go through the importance of making choices, and which choices are important for…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey inventory: how to get legendary armour, the best weapons

Keeping on top of your inventory in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is the difference between being an unstoppable killing machine and being swatted away like a pesky bee. Initially you'll be focused on simply getting better stuff, but eventually you'll start picking up the much coveted legendary weapons and legendary armour. In this guide, we will explain how the inventory works and how to get the legendary armour…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey side quests: how to complete side quests

It's no real secret that Assassin's Creed Odyssey has a huge map and is full of things to do. You could ignore the side quests completely, but there are some valuable rewards that can be obtained from pitching in; helping your fellow humans, even if they are hiding part of the truth. This guide will take you through each of the side quests in the game…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey orichalcum: how to get this valuable resource

Perhaps the rarest of all the resources in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is Orichalcum ore. It's a special mineral that can only be redeemed at certain shops like the one in the territory of Phokis. As it's rather hard to come by, being only found in certain quests by the bulletin boards in settlements or found in very remote locations, it can be a bit tricky to accumulate…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey romance: how to seduce NPCs

The art of seduction in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is significantly easier than that of real life. This is largely thanks to the Ancient Greeks's obsession with pleasing the gods with their fornication. It also helps that Alexios and Kassandra are just utterly charming people who say the right thing at the right time. None of these tips would work in real life. Several millennia have passed since…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey engravings: the best engravings, solving the Ainigmata Ostraka

Engravings are earned in multiple ways. They're obtained either with level ups, or by completing quests. However, the best ones being reserved for finding the locations described in the Ainigmata Ostraka, found in certain locations in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Having decent equipment is one thing, but with an extra bit of investment, you can effectively upgrade your equipment further with little effort. This guide will go other…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey mercenaries: how to kill mercenaries, removing bounties explained

Some may find the bounty hunters in the newer Assassin's Creed games a bit of a hindrance. They normally turn up in the most inopportune moments, such as in the middle of a quest or looting a particular location. If left unchecked, they'll ruin everything. In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, these mercenaries can prove to be more than just a nuisance, depending on how much trouble you…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey map: how big is the map, deciphering the legend icons

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is a massive game, no doubt about that. In fact, you can't zoom out all the way to see just how big it really is. Encompassing Ancient Greece into a game is no small feat, so when you first visit the map on the pause screen, you may feel overwhelmed. I know I did when I first looked at it. But for those…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey editions: what each edition contains

Like a lot of Ubisoft games recently, Assassin's Creed Odyssey has a lot of versions available to buy, perhaps too many editions. Most will probably just opt for the standard edition and be done with it. However, for those curious enough about each and every edition, the following guide will go over what each version contains, including the physical versions of the game and the contents…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey skills: how to unlock the best abilities

Sometimes, even your best efforts in keeping hidden will be for nought in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. You will therefore need to defend yourself in either melee or ranged combat. Assigning the right skills can make this all a heck of a lot easier, with new skills able to be purchased each time you level up. These are all skills that a mercenary could use in their…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey cultists: hunting the Cult of Kosmos, revealing their identities

Hunting down the Cult of Kosmos soon becomes the main focus of Assassin's Creed Odyssey. They're a band of nasty people whose goal is world domination through chaotic means. Their methods for doing so are by sowing the seeds of chaos; prolonging the Peloponnesian war and the suffering of the masses in the process. Assassinating them all soon becomes a primary focus in their odyssey. So…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey money: how to make lots of money quickly

Money makes the Ancient Greek world go around, able to be used for just about anything in Assassin's Creed Odyssey: buying engravings, buying new weapons, hiring mercenaries, and paying for upgrades to the ship. It even helps when you find yourself in hot water thanks to a few nefarious deeds you got caught doing, as you can pay hefty bounties to keep the mercenaries at bay.…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey conquest: how to start a skirmish, taking over territory

Set in the Peloponnesian war, Assassin's Creed Odyssey depicts the fierce fighting between Athens and Sparta was fierce and bloody. Due to plotting and scheming on both sides, many lives were lost. This war is simulated by having each region assign a leader in place to keep the peace. Should it deteriorate, a skirmish will begin and you must choose whether to side with the Athenians or the Spartans.…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey arena: how to become the champion

Ancient Greeks were no stranger to blood sports in some places and while holding them in an arena would be something normally associated with Romans, it's no far stretch to include it in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. In the region of Pephka, there is a dedicated arena where would-be champions duke it out with waves of combatants to defeat in order to come out on top. This…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Xenia treasure hunts: where to find the five items

At some point in your adventure in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, you'll encounter a fine specimen of a woman named Xenia. She's a big muscly lass who's particularly fond of you as time goes on. She'll initially ask you for money for information either Alexios or Kassandra needs, but if you saved her brother in one of the game's many side quests, you'll be able to…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Daughters of Artemis: where to find the legendary beasts, how to kill them

Greek mythology is full of tales of great feats by great heroes that were revered by both the Ancient Greeks, the Romans, and even remembered in more modern times. Their labours and the hunts of beasts by any of the Greek heroes were tests from Artemis - goddess of hunting, wild animals, and the wilderness. Assassin's Creed Odyssey gives you the opportunity to embark on your own…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey The Blind King: where to find the five monuments for the Prince of Persia

Though it may have been part of some of the more expensive versions of Assassin's Creed Odyssey that are available, the quest-line that The Blind King takes you through is one ofexploration. It allows you to find monuments of the past in the form of statues, temples, and certain famous locations. It also is accessed really early on in the game, provided you're not a particularly…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Atlantis: getting into Atlantis, how to kill the legendary monsters

After finding a very important person in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, you are told of a place you need to visit. Tucked away and hidden from plain sight, there's one other big thing that is just waiting to be discovered: Atlantis. Yes, that Atlantis. You can actually explore the fabled lost city and it is quite a striking place full of technology from the ancient civilisation. Accessing…

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The subtle differences between Kassandra and Alexios in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

The argument raged for millennia. Titans clashed on an appropriately dramatic field, with internet armies raging between their massive feet. “Will you choose to play as Alexios or Kassandra?” my local grocer cried, eyes wild with suspicion. "They’re both the same!" screamed a man set aflame. “Yeah, I’m picking Kassandra,” said literally everyone else. However, after playing through the three-hour opening of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey…

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