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Assassin's Creed II: Official Game Guide is the strategy guide for Assassin's Creed II. Written by James Price and Zy Nicholson with a foreword by creative director Patrice Désilets. Published by Piggyback, it was released on 17 November 2009.

It tells mostly everything about Assassin's Creed II, including a walkthrough of all the sequences in the game, along with help with controls, side quests and a detailed analysis of all things inside the game.

Publisher's summary

We have spent thousands of hours exploring Assassin's Creed II's complex game world to create a book that is a must-have for anyone looking for a 100% complete experience. The result is a guide filled with beautiful artwork, tried-and-tested strategies and countless secrets laid bare. Written with exclusive contributions and assistance from the Assassin's Creed II development team, it has been designed for both newcomers and die-hard completionists alike.[1][2]


  • Foreword
  • How to Play
    • Commands
    • Onscreen Display
    • Basic Moves
    • Free Running & Climbing
    • Combat Commands & Techniques
    • Essential Game Concepts
  • Walkthrough
    • User Intructions
    • Map: Florence
    • Present 01
    • Sequence 01
    • Sequence 02
    • Map: Tuscany
    • Sequence 03
    • Sequence 04
    • Sequence 05
    • Map: Romagna
    • Sequence 06
    • Present 02
    • Map: Venice
    • Sequence 07
    • Sequence 08
    • Sequence 09
    • Sequence 10
    • Sequence 11
    • Sequence 14
    • Present 03
  • Reference & Analysis
    • Moves
    • Weapons
    • Equipment
    • Shops
    • Enemies
  • Extras
    • Achievements & Trophies
    • Free Missions
    • Secrets
    • Assassin's Creed: Story Recap
    • Assassin's Creed II: Story Recap


100% complete

Covers all missions and side quests, including those exclusive to the White Edition of the game.[3]

All secrets included

Additional outfits, bonus weapons, achievements & trophies, hidden feather locations, and Glyph puzzles solutions – yes, it’s all in here![3]

Super-Visual Walkthrough

Mandatory actions are covered on the left-hand page while the right-hand page presents in-depth, advanced briefings plus side-quests. With detailed overview maps, the Walkthrough is perfect for both newcomers and die-hard completionists.[3]

Extensive Story Recap

Complete series synopsis, with astounding insights on the most cryptic mysteries of the plot.[3]

Reference & Analysis Chapter

Presents every aspect of the game design focusing on practical, high-level information: discover all of Ezio’s special techniques, guards’ weak spots and behavior patterns, equipment stats, and much, much more…[3]

Collector's Edition

Contains an exclusive 32-page section features stunning Behind-the-Scenes material, not-yet-published revelations from the development team plus a unique Art Gallery, which the regular version lacks.[2]



  1. Assassin's Creed II - The Complete Official Guide. Piggyback. Archived from the original on February 19, 2014. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Assassin's Creed II - The Complete Official Guide - Collector's Edition. Piggyback. Archived from the original on February 19, 2014. Retrieved on June 30, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Amazon favicon.png Assassin's Creed II: The Complete Official Guide on Amazon. (backup link)

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