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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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Abstergo challenge: Disarm and kill 3 agile guards with their own weapon [duplicate]

I saw someone's post, asking about this challenge and because I don't have enough reputation to answer, I'm posting it as separated question (I know this isn't appropriate way to answer it but you saw ...
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How can I view the list of collectibles and side activites in the current location?

When hovering over fast travel regions, the game displays for each available collectible type and side activity how many are already completed and how many are available: However I cannot seem to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 Assassins Creed 4?

I am playing Assassins Creed 4 on PC but I don't know how to aim and shoot with the pistol. What keys do I press to use the pistol?
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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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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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