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Assassin's Creed: The Essential Guide is a non-fiction guide book to the game series and its spinoffs released on 15 November 2016.

An updated re-release which covered franchise content up to the end of the main-game storyline from Assassin's Creed: Odyssey arrived in the US on 25 February 2020 following an earlier French-language publication on November 21, 2018. The second edition also features a newly added foreword, written by brand content director Aymar Azaïzia.

Description

The covert war between two secret organizations, the Templars order and the Brotherhood of the Assassins, has been raging for millennia. Packed with beautiful images and featuring the latest lore, "Assassin's Creed: the essential guide", explores the major characters, technology, key historical settings, and epic story of this conflict.

Encompassing the entire franchise, Assassin's Creed: the essential guide is both an ideal introduction and the perfect guide to the Assassin's Creed universe, full with facts on:

-The Assassin Brotherhood and the Templar order

-The First Civilisation

-Technology and Weapons

-Historical Settings and Locations

-The Present day storyline[1]

Contents

1st Edition

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • The Assassin Brotherhood
    • The Templar Order
    • The Animus
    • Key Events Overview
  • Chapter 2: The Precursor Civilization
    • Those Who Came Before
    • Known Precursors
    • The Pieces of Eden
    • Precursor Locations
  • Chapter 3: The Assassin Brotherhood
    • The Brotherhood through the Ages
    • The Assassin's Creed
    • Structure
    • Training
    • Iconic Abilities
    • Iconic Weapon: the Hidden Blade
    • Joining the Brotherhood
    • Main Assassins
    • Assassins and Allies
  • Chapter 4: The Templar Order
    • Templar History
    • Structure
    • The Induction Ceremony
    • Main Templars
    • Templars and Allies
  • Chapter 5: Technology and Weapons
    • The Animus
    • Animus Development
    • The Animus Timeline
    • Animus Applications And Programs
    • Amimus Projects
    • Terms and Vocabulary
    • The Hidden Blade
    • Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions
    • Borgia War Machines
    • Other Iconic Weapons and Gear
    • Ships
  • Chapter 6: Locations and Settings
    • Main Historical Periods
  • Chapter 7: Modern Day
    • The Assassin Brotherhood
    • The Templar Order
    • Abstergo Industries
    • The Abstergo Conglomerate
    • Abstergo Industries Projects
    • Main Modern-Day Templars
    • Modern Day-Templars
    • Main Modern Day-Assassins
    • Modern-Day Assassins
    • Other Factions and Unaffiliated Individuals
  • Real-Life Brotherhood

2nd Edition

  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • The Assassin Brotherhood
    • The Templar Order
    • The Animus
    • Key Events Overview
  • Chapter 2: The Precursor Civilization
    • Those Who Came Before
    • Known Precursors
    • The Pieces of Eden
    • Apples of Eden
    • Staves of Eden
    • Precursor Locations
    • Grand Temple
    • Other Temples
  • Chapter 3: Before the Brotherhood
    • The End of the Golden Age
    • Cult of Kosmos
    • Shifting Alliances: Friends and Foes
    • Medjay of Egypt
    • The Hidden Ones
    • The Order of the Ancients
    • Shifting Alliances: Friends and Foes
  • Chapter 4: The Assassin Brotherhood
    • The Brotherhood through the Ages
    • The Assassin's Creed
    • Structure
    • Training
    • Modern Training
    • Iconic Abilities
    • Iconic Weapon: the Hidden Blade
    • Joining the Brotherhood
    • Main Assassins
    • Assassins and Allies
  • Chapter 5: The Templar Order
    • Templar History
    • Structure of the Templar Order
    • The Inner Sanctum Members - 2018
    • The Induction Ceremony
    • Main Templars and Antagonists
    • Templars and Allies
  • Chapter 6: Technology and Weapons
    • The Animus
    • Animus Development
    • The Animus Timeline
    • Animus Applications And Programs
    • Amimus Projects
    • Terms and Vocabulary
    • The Hidden Blade
    • Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions
    • Borgia War Machines
    • Other Iconic Weapons and Gear
    • Ships
  • Chapter 7: Locations and Settings
    • Main Historical Periods
    • Main Time Periods
    • Ancient Greece
    • Ptolemaic Egypt
    • The Levant
    • Renaissance Italy
    • Constantinople
    • Golden Age Of Piracy
    • Seven Years War
    • American Revolutionary War
    • Louisiana Rebellion
    • French Revolution
    • Industrial Revolution
    • Abstergo Facilities
  • Chapter 8: Modern Day
    • The Assassin Brotherhood
    • Alliance
    • Toward the Future
    • The Templar Order
    • Abstergo Industries
    • The Abstergo Conglomerate
    • Abstergo Industries Projects
    • Main Modern Day Templars
    • Modern Day Templars
    • Modern Day Assassins: a Challenging Situation
    • Main Modern Day Assassins
    • Modern Day Assassins
    • Other Factions and Unaffiliated Individuals
  • Real-Life Brotherhood
    • The Assassin’s Creed Community

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