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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Contract 12 - Papers, Please

By
Claire Farnworth

After beginning the contract, we’ll first need to go and find the ship that we need to destroy. If you look at your map, you’ll see that there is a large, green investigation zone to the northwest of our current location. Sail over here and pull out your spyglass to identify the target ship (I found it at coordinates: 430,340).

This ship is a man o’ war that has been heavily upgraded. It has lots of armour and high-level weapons equipped – mortar, heavy shot, chase cannons which will all cause a great deal of damage.

Fortunately for us, it is a pretty slow vessel so if you are able to keep your distance (try to stay just at the max range for your broadside shots) and circle it for a little while whilst avoiding the mortar fire and delivering mortars and broadsides to it from range you should be able to damage it without too much trouble.

With a heavily upgraded Jackdaw, this ship should pose you no trouble.

Once the target vessel has been damaged sufficiently to have it incapacitated, approach it and sink it to complete the mission.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Ubisoft
  • Platforms
    PC, Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox One
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Stealth
  • Guide Release
    26 November 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Claire Farnworth

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The year is 1715. Pirates rule the Caribbean and have established their own lawless Republic where corruption, greediness, and cruelty are commonplace. Among these outlaws is a brash young captain named Edward Kenway. His fight for glory has earned him the respect of legends like Blackbeard, but also drawn him into the ancient war between Assassins and Templars, a war that may destroy everything the pirates have built. Welcome to the Golden Age of Piracy.

Inside this guide:

  • Every story mission (and how to get FULL Synch for each one!).
  • Every single side quest covered (Legendary Ships, Contracts etc).
  • All hidden treasure maps and treasures located.
  • Every miscellaneous mission is detailed.
  • Hunting/Harpooning/Crafting - it’s all in here.
  • All Templar Hunts
  • Trophy/achievement guide.
  • “Freedom Cry” and Playstation-exclusive “Aveline” DLCs covered in full.

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