Some new toys
Bombs (and the art of making them) add a little more variety to your repetoire, both offensively and defensively.
In order to make a Bomb, you combine three ingredients, as casing, an effect, and gunpowder (which determines the radius and strength of the chosen effect).
The following are unlockable ingredients for purchase via the Piri Reis challenge missions, but can also be found in chests, looted from enemies, and bought in finished bomb form from Black Market Vendors around the city.
Tenchu anyone? These Bombs disperse sharp shards of metal, damaging and slowing all who pass through them.
These Bombs afflict all in their radius with a more potent form of the poison used in the darts and blade.
Used to move guards away from their posts, and cause them to get into conflicts with other factions through a loud sound.
These disperse fake coins which quickly attract a crowd.
The most instantaneously dangerous of all the bombs available, Splinter Bombs can be used to wipe out a group of enemies all at once.
Despite the name, they act more like landmines. Place them in choke points and carefully lure guards over them.
Lamb's Blood Bombs will confuse enemies, making them think they've been injured horrifically by the explosive, giving you a chance to attack or escape.
Traditional obscuring smoke bombs, similar to previous Assassin's Creed games.
Skunk Oil will very quickly disperse a crowd away from an area or a marked target.
Resin-coated packages will allow you to stick any kind of Bomb onto a target with a 5 second fuse.