In order to get an Assassin: Gold
rating, you'll have to complete an entire section without being seen (or alerting enemies) as well as assassinating/killing at least one enemy.
If the Assassin style is your main play style, you'll most likely unlock this achievement around halfway through the game (somewhere in Memory Sequence 5). But if you're looking for a quick way to boost this, you can do so pretty early in Memory Sequence 1
. The following method takes around 5-10 minutes:
The section starts right after you've climbed over the building with the telephone tutorial. Move to the right and run across the train tracks. The objective will change to “Ride the Tram to the Militia Checkpoint”. Climb the ledge to the right. Instead of dropping onto the train, walk further to the right to find a small terrace with two enemies. While the left one is sleeping, the guard on the right is looking left and right. Assassinate him (tap
) while he’s looking to the right. Now go back and climb down the ladder to drop onto the train carriages. The train starts moving shortly. Quickly run to the very front of the train and crouch to avoid being seen by two guards during the train ride. Once the train stops, climb the ladder and walk to the right. Now you’ll get an Assassin: Gold
rating for this section. The advantage of this rather long section is, that it has a checkpoint just before the rating appears.
This means that you simply have to keep restarting the checkpoint, walk to the right, wait for the rating to appear and then restart the checkpoint again.
You can also unlock
in the same section by either taking down the guard (hold
) instead of assassinating him or skipping this area.