Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is the sixth installment in Ubisoft's epic war between the Assassin's Guild and the Templar Order. Set in the Caribbean sea circa 1700 AD, the tale follows the life of Edward Kenway, Caribbean "Privateer" extraordinaire and grandfather to AC3's Connor.

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AC: Black Flag multiplayer functional?

I have recently seen this game on sale and I'm wondering - is the multiplayer part still available? By available I mean: servers are still working it is possible to find (or make) a game within an ...
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Unexpected FPS drops (Sometimes)

I've recently run into a very annoying problem in Assassin's Creed Black Flag. I am playing this game on my laptop which have the following specs: Intel Core i7 4510U @ 3.1 GHz (At turbo boost) 8 GB ...
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Can you beat the game with minimal upgrades to the ship?

I'm currently trying to get through the main story of the game as fast as possible and at one point I was suggested by the game to upgrade my ship before attempting a mission. I still successfully ...
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Unlocking Pistol Swords in Asassion's Creed IV: Black Flag

I know I need to complete the Assasination Contracts to unlock the pistol swords, but do I have to complete them perfectly? I noticed some of these missions have additional rewards for "stay our of ...
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Assassin's creed 4 connors robes

I lately played assassin's creed 4 and was rewarded with Altair and Ezio's robes but i have only played assassin's creed 3 and assassin's creed 2 so i was wondering if i could play assassin's creed ...
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Ubisoft server problem in every AC game

I've searched for a solution to this problem for days, all together. I can't seem to get it fixed. Since AC4:Black Flag the game is saying the Ubisoft Server are offline. Every time. It's a little ...
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NPC's getting stuck in the ground?

I keep finding that many NPC's are getting stuck in the floor, this is particularly bothersome for assassination targets and guards, who start shooting me and I can't even touch them, any fixes?
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How do you use Rope Darts on PC?

I just got curious on what the Rope Darts are (in Assassin's Creed 3, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, and in Assassin's Creed: Rogue). I don't know how to use them though. I want to know how to I can ...
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How can I change what version of ACIV my companion app with sync with?

I used to have ACIV on pc. My XB1 came wih it, so now I play on that. My companion app still shows my pc save though. Does anyone know how to switch to another save, on a different console? Edit: ...
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Question about ending of Assassins Creed 4: Black Flag

This is the first Assassins Creed game I have played. Obviously the question includes spoilers: Question:
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how to aim and shoot with pistol in assassin creed 4

I am playing assassin creed 4 but I don't know how to aim and shoot with pistol please tell me keys to use pistol properly I have triedmany keys but I am unable to use it
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Assassin's Creed IV - Black Flag - is there any counter of our death in statistics?

Can we check in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag game how many times we suffered death in some statistics or something like that? Or no?
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Can we retry assassination missions?

In Black Flag, there are assassination missions (marked with a skull on the map). Those missions come with a constraint which increase the reward. Is it possible to repeat those missions to try and ...
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Does turning off blood affect gameplay?

In Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, does turning off blood disable any moves or any finishers? Or is it strictly the blood effect and you can still perform every move?
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Animal Types in Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry

When hunting there are a variety of animals to hunt and kill. However I just found I could hunt whales. Is there anything else I'm missing? I know there is: Rabbits Lizards Hammerhead Shark Great ...
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Exploring ship wrecks in Assassin's Creed Black Flag

When exploring ship wrecks you are attacked sometimes by sharks and eels. Is there any way to avoid these creatures? Is there a weapon that you can use that I'm just not seeing? It seems that they ...
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Hunting in Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry

In Assassin's Creed Black Flag: Freedom Cry there is an area where you can sell animal goods. I know you can go out and harpoon sea life but how do you kill animals on land? How do you loot them? I'm ...
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How can I get my crew to stop cheering?

My crew has been cheering for 4 hours non stop and I don't know how to fix it. It all started when I was doing the siege of Charles-Towne. How can I get them to stop?
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Re-view two maps from Old Cove

During the Old cove mission, you see two maps: one of the Mayan stones locations and one of some sort of Assassin camps. Since the information from neither of these has transferred itself onto my ...
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How can you recover Assassins Creed progress?

I've lost save files of AC:Black Flag when re-installing Windows. Anyway to recover them?
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What actually unlocked the Previous Assassin's outfits

In my game when I went into the outfits I found I had the previous Assassin's outfits in with the rest. I assumed this was because I had played the previous games (didn't complete Assassin's Creed 3) ...
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AC Black Flag: how to show all items with overlay?

Is there any way to show all map items inside the visual with overlays? I was once able to do it but I don't rember anymore the hotkey I used for PC.
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ps3 saved data between users

I played assassins creed:black flag on my friends ps3 on his user but then he said I could create a new user for me to use. I copied the save data from his user to mine and then accidently deleted it ...
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No Iron and Metal?

I've been playing Assassin's Creed IV and I am very low on Metal and Iron, and I need to defeat the forts on the South end of the map which are extremely hard. So I want to get better Hull Armor but I'...
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Man'o'War Battles

In Assassin's Creed IV, I find Man-o-War's kind of useful as they have a lot of Loot on them. But the problem is I can't defeat them, because they are too strong and have a LOT of health. I even found ...
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In Assassin creed how do we know we're not in combat already in avoid combat secondary objective?

Sometimes I finish a memory. No body saw me. Some yellow blip happen but that's it. I never pull out my sword. I finish the memory but I do not know if my secondary objective is fulfilled or not. ...
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Where can I find White Whales?

In Assassin's Creed 4 offline, where can I find White Whales? I need the money from the skin to upgrade the Jackdaw to elite.
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Level of Jackdaw

I've played Assassin's Creed IV : Black Flag for a while, But I can't find any way to know level of Jackdaw? Can any one please tell where I can find level of Jackdaw?
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What counts towards your 'fear' rating in AC:BF?

While playing Black Flag, I have noticed that a Uplay notification occasionally appears, usually when I have finished a mission commenting 'You are the x most feared pirate' How is this ...
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What is the maximum wanted level in Assassin's Creed 4?

I've been playing Assassin's Creed 4 : Black Flag for a while now and the thought just hit me, what is the highest wanted level on the game? I'm aware that when you raid a ship your wanted level goes ...
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Any difference between knocking out people and killing them?

If I knock out people will they eventually get up or does it not make any difference.
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After playing Assassin's Creed 4, how do I know I've gotten all the chests?

Looks like I got all the chests in the game. How can I make sure? I got all the Animus Fragments already. I also got the Templar Armor and Mayan Armor.
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Any perks to getting 100% on Assassins Creed 4?

I was just wondering if there is anything like a special item or upgrade you get for 100% the game, haven't finished the game fully yet so no spoilers please!
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How to decide later when a ship is captured but the dock is full?

I captured a man of war. Usually there are 3 options when the dock is full: Scrap ship Decide later Scrap a ship from a fleet I want to decide later. I have cheap frigates I can scrap but they are ...
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In assasin creed 4 can we fast travel within cities?

For example, rather than running from places to places, I saw many fast travel icons on the map. Can I fast travel there? I know I can fast travel to save sailing time. What about if I am not sailing?...
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What do you do to board a gun boat once you are too powerful?

Just ramming them means they sink. The swiffle cannon makes them sink too. A Scooners/Brigs will be instantly red after one ramming which is convenient. But the gunboat is too weak. I like boarding ...
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Is the Mayan/Templar Armour just cosmetic?

Unlike in Assassin's Creed 2, your health increases when you craft items and all the outfits you can obtain seem to be just cosmetic. Since the Mayan/Templar Armour are equipped from the same menu as ...
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Saving and progress

Even though the game continuously reports it's saving my progress, it is gone when I exit the game. Currently, I'm exploring the first town, Havana. Yesterday I did the first sequence, but when I ...
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How did my dad lose the Blowpipe and Hidden Blade?

My dad has been complaining about how he has lost the blowpipe for all the darts he keeps looting from bodies saying he had it in one mission then he lost it and has never been able to buy a new one ...
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Why every time I accept an assassin contract, a bird leaves the cage?

In Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, every time I accept an assassin contract, a bird (pigeon I think) leaves the cage. Is there something to it, or is it just random?
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0xc00007b error when launching Assassin's Creed: Black Flag?

I used to play games easily on my laptop, I bought a new laptop (a Lenovo E540) and I installed Windows 8.1, which is the same operating system as I had on the old one, and I ran through all of the ...
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Why won't my PS4 give me my trophy?

I was playing Assassins Creed 4 when PSN logged me off but I kept playing and defeated all the legendary ships which is supposed to give you a trophy and I got no trophy. So I signed back in but still ...
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How to achieve 100% Database Sync?

I have gotten most everything in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag. 100% progress. Bought all of the ship upgrades, ship appearances, guns, swords, art, outfits, and house upgrades. I completed all of ...
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Do I need a U-Play account to get 100% completion in AC4?

Do I need a U-Play account to get 100% completion in AC4? 100% of everything achievements/trophies, memory sequences, boat stuff, just anything to complete the game
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Is the fleet only available by playing online?

When I tried to access my fleet in the Captain's quarters I was prompted to sign into xboxlive (I have no internet access on my Xbox so this isn't possible for me). When I'm taking over hostile ships ...
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What does rating a memory sequence do? [duplicate]

At the end of a memory sequence you have the option to rate it. What is the purpose of this. Is it used in-game by Abstergo in some way, or does it get sent to Ubisoft for them to use however they ...
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What are the maximum levels for the different ship types?

For example, I know that only a level 50 Man of War has 75 cargo space. But what about the other ships? What is the max level (displayed when you use the spyglass) to achieve the maximum stats in ...
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Social Events (White Whales, Royal Convoys, Social Chests) Locating

This is somewhat related to this post. I have yet to find a single white whale, royal convoy, or social chest in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. I've played for about 70 hours (all of it while online)...
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What events reset the wanted level in Assassin's Creed IV?

I was harvesting some resources to upgrade the Jackdaw and building up my wanted level on the high seas the other night. I know I can lower this by bribing the proper NPC on shore or boarding a ship ...
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How do I start the Freedom Cry DLC?

I have downloaded and installed the DLC Freedom Cry but how can I play it? Is there a location?