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ACII | Messer Sandman achievement in Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection

ACII | Messer Sandman

Stun 4 guards at once by throwing sand in their face.

ACII | Messer Sandman0
02 November 2020 - 4 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle Player

How to unlock the ACII | Messer Sandman achievement

  • Zasta 360GameTVZasta 360GameTV152,869
    16 Nov 2016 17 Nov 2016 20 Nov 2016
    86 5 4
    You do not have to learn this skill after you obtain your assassins outfit you know this skill. Run into 2-4 groups of enemies for a lot of enemies which chasing you. Target an enemy with cn_LT then hold cn_X when unarmed and release. If you hit 4 enemies with the sand the achievement unlocks.


    If you want you can practice the skill by the combat master in Monteriggioni under special moves.

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    SaintedKarmafor a better chance of hitting 4 enemies with this method
    I lead the combat down a narrow alley by engaging the combat then back away towards the alley while staying in combat i just keep blocking as they can't do much but follow me down the narrow path
    i got 6 guys doing it like this
    btw tuscany is where i did this there are plenty of narrow streets
    Posted by SaintedKarma on 28 Dec 16 at 03:40
    Warboy925I just got this so easy in a main mission, "The Cowl Does Not Make The Monk", it is where you unlock the smoke bombs............I just avoided locating and killing Stefano da Bagnone and just aggro'ed the monks, dropped a smoke bomb, threw sand and got 6 monks easy!!!!
    Posted by Warboy925 on 07 Mar 17 at 23:18
    TheOnlyMattoi just walked up to 4 guys who were standing infront of a door. plus 1 for letting me know i didnt need to learn this move.
    Posted by TheOnlyMatto on 25 Aug 18 at 01:28
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  • oHey BroskioHey Broski108,648
    10 Dec 2016 22 Jan 2017
    15 4 0
    Here is my take on how to get the achievement super easy. I included how to unlock the skill and an easy way to line up the enemies, thanks for the watch!

  • SpilnerSpilner848,828
    12 Feb 2017 30 Jan 2017
    9 4 0
    Note: Before you can use the ability to throw sand, you must first train at the Combat Trainer in Monteriggioni. Press cn_Y to speak to the trainer and select - Special Moves - Unarmed Combat

    The throw sand ability is free to learn so remember to return to the Villa and learn at as soon as you can.

    To throw sand target an enemy with cn_LT then press and hold cn_X whilst you are unarmed (Ezio will crouch down and gather sand in a sweeping motion, once complete release Square to throw the sand.

    This can be quite hard to get enough enemies hit with your sand so you'll want to get a big group of guards on you before trying, for example get one group on you and block (cn_RT) and move around to gather more. Any populated city will work though I found Venice to be good for this.

    You can throw sand as many times as you need without running out or hurting guards so if you don't get 4 on your first attempt just keep trying. If you need to you could throw down a smoke bomb to avoid the guards hitting you.

    Heres a video by PowerPyx
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