Shield Breaker: The first tier of 3 is available at level 5. Some abilities require Spear of Leonidas upgrades and some require the player to achieve a certain level. The open world of Assassin's Creed Odyssey is enormous, encompassing the entire Greek mainland and its vast array of islands that dot the Aegean Sea. Predator Shot 1:This ability is 1 of the 9 available when you acquire your first ability point. Sections 13, 14 and 15 have been inserted into the menu to enable levelling up-all of these missions are optional. Section 22: Lakonia: During the main mission, Where It All Began, say "I don't want to fight you," after the contentious encounter with Deimos. Adrenaline can be rebuilt through successful combat and defensive maneuvers. Activation will remove normal shields and the shield will inflict 150% Warrior damage on your victim. At level 1 it can be chained once. Leveling up can also be done by doing side missions and by pursuing missions at message boards. After the death of King Leonidas, the Cult turned their attention on his bloodline, resulting in the dissolution of the family through an edict of the Oracle. The Cult has no national allegiance and seeks power by stoking anarchy while pursuing the knowledge of an ancient civilization that has ties to the bloodline of King Leonidas. Whistle is used to lure an enemy into a kill zone and is an essential tool of the assassin. The ability must be assigned to the Warrior/Assassin ability wheel and will require the expenditure of 1 segment of adrenaline. You can, for example don gear that gives a percentage bonus for any style of combat on all seven pieces of gear and use an engraving to enhance an ability or increase the damage of a second style. Such a build with inherent assassin and complementary ability bonuses, engraved with hunter damage bonuses can easily yield assassination damage 20X even 30X warrior damage and 10X or more than hunter damage. The player, however, isn't married to any one style. They are siblings and both are equally capable-any distinction is cosmetic. This ability must be assigned to the Warrior/Assassin ability wheel but it won't consume adrenaline. dialogue highlighted in red in the narrative. Meditation allows the player to forward time to night or day. This means that you can't make missions easier by simply levelling up. The assassin uses stealth to deliver devastating blows. Individual abilities are detailed on the ability screen and they fall into three trees-Hunter, Warrior and Assassin. You can also guide the arrow to its target. Following are the required actions and/or dialogue and the sections where the best ending requires the player to make choices. Shadow Assassin 2: This ability is available after the selection of tier 1 and after attaining level 5. For 15 seconds, melee weapons and normal arrows inflict poison damage. This conflict is complicated by the machinations of a secret organization called the Cult of Kosmos. Aimed arrows lock onto the target's torso and deals 150% Hunter damage. Section 4: Megaris: During the main mission, The Wolf of Sparta, you must choose whether or not to kill Nikolaos. This ability must be assigned to the ranged ability wheel and activation uses 1 segment of adrenaline. During the extended dialogue that follows with Deimos, respond with the dialogue highlighted in red in the narrative. Some abilities, like Slow Time and Second Wind, provide common benefits. This discrepancy will widen as you level up, despite any warrior and hunter bonuses added to customizable gear. Sixth Sense: This ability is 1 of the 9 available when you acquire your first ability point. The ability must be assigned to the Warrior/Assassination ability wheel and requires the expenditure of 1 segment of adrenaline. This, in fact, is a good strategy for pursuing conquest battles or for just changing up your style of combat. This is the second passive upgrade to your assassination ability. Summon Phobos enables you to summon a horse with a whistle. Even abilities can be reset for a small stipend. Assassination and Knockout damages are increased by 30%. Choices in this document are geared to achieve the best ending. The ability must be assigned to the Warrior/Assassin ability wheel and requires the expenditure of 1 segment of adrenaline. Second Wind 1: This ability becomes available when you reach level 5. Keep in mind that missions and enemies will level up as you level up. Leap of Faith enables the player to leap from heights without dying. From the outset, Odyssey allows players to choose between one of two siblings, Alexios or Kassandra, and follows their island-hopping journey of discovery. The adrenaline bar is the segmented bar below the health bar. These can be spent to boost your abilities in any of the three ability trees. This is a passive upgrade to your assassination ability and doesn't require assignment to an ability wheel, the use of adrenaline or require a cooldown period. The original base damage dealt by the three styles are not equal and the stated damage of a sword, for example, is only a part of the damage dealt. The Cult is comprised of 44 agents, with seven sages heading seven factions of six. Most abilities assigned to an ability wheel consume one segment of adrenaline with a few more advanced abilities requiring three. Section 17: The Conqueror: After the conquest battle, hold your temper when berated by Stentor. Exploring these tombs is worth the effort and doing so, especially early in the campaign, is highly recommended. The twists and turns of the campaign can lead to many different endings. After the ability is activated, it will require a cooldown period before it is again available. Shadow Assassin 1: This ability is 1 of the 9 available when you acquire your first ability point. You begin the campaign with four segments and gain an additional one each time the Spear of Leonidas is upgraded. Late in the game when you acquire a set of armor like the Pirate Armor, gained by eliminating the Gods of the Aegean Sea, which massively enhances assassin abilities, keep an eye out for gear that continuously upgrades your style and abilities and dismantle or sell extraneous gear to obtain drachmae and/or resources. They are relentless in their pursuit of one sibling while exploiting the other. The cabal known as the Cult of Kosmos was active in Greece prior to the battle at Thermopylae. Donning gear with perks like +10% critical chance while at full health can massively enhance stealthy operations, especially when placed on multiple items. Always synchronize with stations or you'll regret not doing so. This ability must be assigned to the Warrior/Assassin ability wheel and activation uses 1 segment of adrenaline. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY.