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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

B - Recruiting Maroons

Claire Farnworth

This mission is essentially a whole bunch of those pirate rescue mini-missions that you may have seen and attempted scattered across the main cities during your travels.

To complete these tasks; you need to approach each group of captives (marked as blue circles on the minimap) without being spotted, deal with the guards at these locations and then interact with the prisoners to free them. As a bonus, Anto will come along for the ride, so be sure to stay in close proximity to him or you risk desynchronisation.

The first captive is being held at gunpoint in a fenced compound. As you approach, follow the fence around to the right and climb the small building here. From the top perform an air assassination on the two guards with guns on the captive below. Free the captive and leave the compound.

The second captive you come across will be walking down the street with a five guard escort. Run up and sprint assassinate two guards from behind with a double assassination and then finish off the survivors. Finally free the prisoner.

Try and double assassinate as many enemies as you can to make things easier.

The final captive, like the first is in a fenced off restricted zone. Approach from the south and climb onto the hut to the right of the guarded entrance. From here, air assassinate the guard with the prisoner on the inside of the compound and then free the prisoner to end the mission.

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  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, XB 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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