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In Brotherhood the fight missions for Mercenaries have a very short time limit on them. What do you need to do in order to win the fight in less the 10 seconds? I been trying and trying and can't seem to be able to do any significant damage within 10 seconds.

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I've found that keep pressing your attack and kick buttons alternating them every so often allows you to do combo moves. I was able to do this for all five fights.

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Found a really great way: taunt them and then counter. Most of the time you will get a 1-hit-kill.

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update: do this to the one for 3 on all but the guy on the farthest to the left. also on 4 count 3 over from right to left and do all but that guy then just beat him up like normal –  GZEsickness Dec 26 '10 at 7:33

How I beat this challenge: equip your throwing stars (or dagger), and hold down the attack button for a few seconds. Ezio will crouch. Release the attack button and Ezio will whirl 5 knives at enemies. If there are at least 5 enemies within reach, they should get hit and die and you'll get the completion message. Done within 1 second!

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Even easier if you throw a smoke bomb beforehand. Watch 'em fall like flies! –  Jagd Aug 27 '12 at 22:02

Honestly, this part is extremely frustrating as your best bet for beating them in the alloted time is hoping that the game decides you are going to do a quick finisher combo instead of whacking all the health off an enemy one chunk at a time. I found just mashing punch and countering only when necessary to work the best and was able to complete all the challenges pretty quickly.

Most of it is just about luck I found.

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Wait for the Mercenary to come to you, then continue to hit the attack button.I used this method, winning lots of money.

Hope this work

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All guards are killed instantly with combo kills ("kill streaks") and counter kills.

To get this achievement, first find 5 enemies. With the exception of Papal Guards, you may have to lure a group together. You can initiate a fight by tackling someone.

After you have the guards, remember every kind of guard will be counter-killed with the Hidden Blade(s), including the Seekers. After counter-killing one, you can use the killstreak to instantly kill the next guard, and the guard after that, until you reach 5 enemies killed.

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Just use your arrow storm, if you have enough assassins (hold L2) that will kill them all ememies instantly.

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Wrong part of the game. –  Edward Black Jun 4 '11 at 19:49

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