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It has been proposed that this page be merged with Mentor, under the article: Mentor. Discussion to this effect can be held on the former article's talk page.

This article is about the Assassin rank. You may be looking for the equivalent rank in the Templar Order.

The position of Assassin leader was given to any member of the Assassin Brotherhood who had received leadership over an Assassin branch or, during the 20th century, the entire Order.[1]

Before the 20th century, contact between countries was difficult and almost non-existent, resulting in the various branches of Assassins each having their own leader rather than being united under a single individual. On some occasions, these Assassin leaders were given the honorific of Mentor, having proven they were wise enough, and after they had trained a high number of Assassin apprentices.[1]

During the 20th century, when contact between countries was stable and common, the Assassin Brotherhood was united under a single leader, who was from then on known as the Mentor only.[1]

Known Assassin leaders

Leaders who are known to also have attained the rank of Mentor are marked with an asterisk. (*)

British Brotherhood

Chinese Brotherhood

Colonial Brotherhood / American Brotherhood

Egyptian Brotherhood

Italian Brotherhood

Japanese Brotherhood

Levantine Brotherhood

Ottoman Brotherhood

Parisian Brotherhood

Russian Brotherhood

Saint-Dominigue Brotherhood

Spanish Brotherhood

West Indies Brotherhood / Caribbean Brotherhood

Other branches



  • During the Den Defense in Assassin's Creed: Revelations, there is a special type of Assassin unit that generates morale and unlocks rooftops for other Assassins to make their stand on. Although this type of unit is called "Assassin Leader", it should not be confused with its counterpart in the official Assassin's Creed role, as it is merely a designation of the unit's role in the battle.


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