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Blade in the Crowd achievement in AC

Blade in the Crowd

Kill one of your main targets like a true assassin.

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How to unlock the Blade in the Crowd achievement

  • Crimson DrifterCrimson Drifter
    15 Nov 2007 05 Aug 2008 12 Dec 2008
    For this achievement you will need to peform an assassination without being seen prior to the act.

    More than likely you will get this on your first assassination of the merchant, as he just walks around to all the stalls. Simply walk up behind him and assassinate him and boom thats it.

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    imaidiot19Pro Tip: You must have your hidden blade equipped, or you don't get the assassinate prompt. (I've heard about an idiot that figured this out after 2 hours of attempting this...lame)
    Posted by imaidiot19 on 14 Jun 20 at 15:32
    Posted by MasterJunior94 on 23 Jun 20 at 06:43
    kdsp00I got this achievement by assassinating the slave trader. I was chasing him through the city, so he definitely was aware of my presence beforehand, and when I was close enough I killed him with the hidden blade and it popped right as the cutscene started playing.
    Posted by kdsp00 on 15 Dec 23 at 12:01
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    26 Apr 2008 07 Mar 2009
    When you are about to do your first assassination just wait for the target to lean over a market stall. While he's doing this just equip the hidden blade and stab him in the back. If done correctly you should get the achievement.
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    SLEWDOGDidn't seem to work...tried about 25 times to stealth but each time he stopped it ....must be a glitch
    Posted by SLEWDOG on 27 Mar 11 at 02:42
  • HonestHeuristicHonestHeuristic
    08 Oct 2009 16 Nov 2009
    This is possible on a couple of the assassinations.
    The first is easiest, blend as soon as the cinematic ends and just stealth assassinate him while he is lecturing one of the merchants.
    It is also possible to do this in the assassination of the doctor, the leader guy in Acre, the merchant king of Damascus and even Sibrand (the boat guy). You have to be pretty skilled but if you are really desperate just take your time and analyze the situation.
    For the doctor for example there are all these drunks breaking your disguise but you can walk around them and wait for the doctor to come to a spot where they aren't walking.
    ALSO very important. Use your memories pause menu. If you have done the investigations you will have the option(in some) to view additional information.THIS SHIT IS USEFUL!!! In the one with the scribe you can deduce his location from these info segments, in the one with the doctor it shows who his patients are and where he is going. Use these.
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