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It didn't feature that heavily in 2017's Assassin's Creed Odyssey, but naval combat is back with a bang for 2018's Assassin's Creed Odyssey. In this Assassin's Creed Odyssey legendary ship crew guide, we'll be walking you through how to find and identify the best warriors for your ship throughout the entire world.
But if you instead need help with any additional topics concerning the latest entry in the historical franchise, you’ll want to head over to our Assassin’s Creed Odyssey guides hub. It’s on this main page that you can find all the beginner’s tips and tricks you need for getting to grips with the game in the opening hours, as well as a complete list of all the mechanical changes made for this year.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Legendary Ship Crew Guide
Firstly, you’re going to have to know where to look on the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey map in order to maximise your chance of discovering a Legendary crew member. We’d recommend heading to an area of the map that’s as close to your character level as possible, and set your sights on a fort (marked in red on your map).
To recruit someone to your ship crew, you firstly have to stealthily approach them from behind without being seen. Secondly, you have to press the left analog stick to temporarily knock them out, or alternatively, knock them out by attacking them with your bare fists. It can be difficult to knock out an especially strong opponent in just a single sneak attack, especially if you’re purposefully heading to higher level areas to recruit more powerful characters.
Once an enemy has been successfully knocked out, you can recruit them to your ship, by simply approaching them, and selecting the ‘Recruit’ option while they’re down and out. Now, when you next tab over to the ‘Ship’ menu, you’ll find the character available under the ‘Lieutenants’ option, where you can assign any new crew member to an available slot. Remember, to unlock more Lieutenant slots for your ship, you’ll have to upgrade your Hull.
As of right now, heading to powerful enemy forts, and knocking out Captains and other elite fighters is your best chance of obtaining a rare Legendary Lieutenant to your ship. Although, if you’re willing to shell out in the form of Helix Credits, you can recruit other elite crew members for your ship, including Evie Frye, Pegasos, and others.
We’re now all wrapped up with this guide on recruiting Legendary crew members for your ship in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, but there’s plenty more to cover on the massive game. You can head over to our Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Atlantis guide for how to unlock the famed city, or our Assassin’s Creed Odyssey XP guide, for how to level up quickly.
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