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"This guide is quite simply exceptional. To have synthesized Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag into this single volume is one remarkable achievement. It is the result of a resolute collaboration between Piggyback and the Ubisoft development teams, an association initiated by the release of Assassin’s Creed II. Everything you need is in here: the settings, the intrigue, the missions and an in-depth explanation of all game systems, beautifully laid out with tons of concept art. Having read this, I believe you will know as much about the game as we do, if not more."
― Jean Guesdon, Creative Director of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag: Official Game Guide is an 320 paged book, which was released alongside Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on October 29, 2013.

It tells mostly everything about Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, 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.


From the same team that brought you the highly acclaimed guides to Assassin’s Creed III, Revelations, Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed II.

100% complete

Main and side missions, optional challenges, land, sea and underwater exploration – all streamlined for 100% completion.

All secrets

All unlockables, all bonuses, all collectible items, all hidden destinations and underwater ship wrecks, all lost treasure, all Achievements and all Trophies… you won’t miss a thing.

Revolutionary Walkthrough

An at-a-glance walkthrough covers every step of Edward Kenway’s adventure supported by detailed, annotated screenshots and maps.


Statistics, diagrams and expert analysis provide a comprehensive understanding of all game systems and features such as naval combat and navigation, Jackdaw ship upgrades and hunting.

Story Analysis

Includes a series retrospective and breakdown of all major plot events and mysteries.

Multiplayer Section

Packed with a wealth of insights, advanced tips and hi-res maps.

Free Map Poster

covering all locations of the entire game area.



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