Questions tagged [assassins-creed-4-black-flag]

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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How do you get more harpoons?

I'm out of harpoons and I can't figure out how to get more. Where do I go to get more harpoons?
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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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Do mission ratings in Assassin's Creed IV actually go back to Ubisoft?

At the end of each mission in Assassin's Creed IV, players have the opportunity to rate the mission. Does this feedback actually go back to Ubisoft?
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How do I bring Cockram and Burgess closer together?

In Sequence 9 Memory 2, one of the optional objectives is to double assassinate your targets, Burgess and Cockram. In my many attempts, I have not once seen them closer than a few metres apart, far ...
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How can I destroy the flag without falling to my death?

I'm now at a point where I can fight bigger ships without my ship ending up as bunch of floating scrap, but I'm having some trouble with destroying the flag on those ships. I use the quick elevator ...
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Does Assassin's Creed IV have a windowed or fake-fullscreen mode?

Does AC IV finally have a window or borderless-window/fullscreen-window mode?
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What percentage completion can be achieved without optional mission goals?

If one did everything, but somehow avoided doing all the optional mission objectives: what completion percentage would they have by the end?
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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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Is it possible to hunt crocodiles using blades?

For many animals in the wild, my technique is to climb a tree and air assassinate them as they walk underneath, or hide in a bush and whistle them over to ambush them. However, I don't seem to be able ...
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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 can I change what version of ACIV my companion app syncs 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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How do you make easy money in Assassin's Creed 4?

I want to ask how can I make easy money in Assassin's Creed 4 because the ship upgrade costs too much money and naval combat ships are crazy against powerful.
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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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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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How do I get to nassau without any glitches occurring?

So I have been playing assassins creed black flag. But I have never been able really reach Nassau. I would end up crashing the game or get stuck in a infinite loading screen. I play this on Xbox one ...
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Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag freezes on start

When I start the AC4, at the loading hud freeze and the program stops working. I've similar problem in this steam community thread. What can I do to solve this problem?
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Can AC Black Flag share files with AC Rogue?

I have Assassin's Creed Black Flag installed on my PC, and I'm looking to purchase Rogue. Because they look like they are built on the same engine, I am wondering if they share files to minimise disc ...
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Widescreen letterbox upscale and vertical-only stretch on ACIV

So, I'm trying to play Assassin's Creed IV on my laptop with a widescreen monitor. I set details to lowest and began lowering the resolution untill I got comfortable with the framerate. Unfortunately, ...
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How to effectively fight a gang of brutes in assassins creed 4

One brute is easy to take down but trouble starts when there are 3-4 ganging up on one person (particularly during ship boarding) is there a way I can defeat then easily at this time
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How Do I Finish The Last Mission?

How do I finish the last mission on Assassins Creed Black Flag? I need help on the first part where you have to do something with the two Man O' Wars.
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Is it possible to get the saved game progress from PS4 to PC?

I have been playing Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on my PS4 a lot. I was just going to play through it once and sell it. Didn't expect it to be this good. I've spent over 30 hours on it. I want to ...
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Can we skip naval part in Assassins Creed IV: Black flag

Is it possible to skip the naval components of AC4: Black Flag?
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Where is the “gentleman” to locate in Memory 02 of Freedom Cry?

As the question states. I see no golden target in the green area using Eagle Vision. Have I been looking in the wrong spots?
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Is it possible to miss the ending scene?

I was wondering... I played through AC4 when it came out on the PS3, and I watched every scene. This year I decided to replay it and noticed a new scene which I apparently missed somehow. It'...
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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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Unable to open chest in Assassin's Creed IV

I have looted every chest in AC4 Black Flag. But the last chest at location 688,904 won't open. I walk to the chest, there is a loot option. But when I press the button to loot Edward just kicks the ...
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How much cargo does each type of ship typically carry?

This question is unrelated to Kenway's Fleet, it only focuses on the actual free-roaming world. In Assassin's Creed 4, the player can look at a ship through the spyglass, seeing useful information ...
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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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What is a great strategy for taking down Man o' Wars and Legendary ships in AC4?

In Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag I'm not sure which strategy to use for big ships, I usually go with a massive Mortar attack, but its not that good.
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What does this QR code I found in Abstergo's office mean?

I found a QR code in Abstergo's office, but I don't know what it means. It just decodes to a bunch of numbers: 12491839. What is the QR code for?
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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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How do I get a shark to attack me when diving?

I'm trying to finish up some challenges and one of them is to survive a shark attack 10 times. I somehow managed to get two sharks to attack me but can't really figure out how I did that. They only ...
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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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Where should I aim my chain shot?

Traditionally, chain shot was used to cripple and break the masts of enemy ships, however, I am having a hard time telling if I am doing more damage to a ships movement by aiming at the masts or just ...
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How can I re-enable the weapon wheel?

In Assassin's Creed 4, the weapon wheel is gone by default on the PC. This can create problems when selecting throwing knives, for example. In addition, those who don't have a scroll wheel have ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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What is the best way to handle rogue waves?

While I am battling in the seas of Assassin's Creed 4, occassionally a rogue wave will pound my ship! I take massive damamge and end up losing a few crew members. Can I avoid the massive wave or ...
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What is included in the Season Pass?

Does anyone have a list of the items which are included in the AC4 BF Season Pass? I have bought the Digital Deluxe Edition, on PC from Steam, which already includes, Sacrifice Island Black Island ...
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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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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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How do you take screenshots on Assassin's Creed IV?

So uhm. I've been playing Assassin's Creed IV, and I'm trying to take screenshots... but I haven't been able to. If I press PrintScreen the game freezes for a fraction of a second, but if I alt-tab to ...
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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 ...