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ACU Bec de corbin doré

Golden bec de corbin

The golden bec de corbin was a gilded though inferior variant of the bec de corbin utilized by the Parisian Brotherhood of Assassins.


As a bec de corbin, the golden bec de corbin was a combination of a hammerhead, hooked "beak", and spike mounted atop a long pole. Typical becs de corbin are functionally war picks, not war hammers, as the chief form of attack was designed to be dealt through the beak, which could shred through enemy armor. Even so, the golden bec de corbin was based on the type employed by the French Assassins which featured a leaf-shaped spike so broad and prominent that the weapon was in some respects more of a spear.[1]

As its name describes, it was merely a bec de corbin with its blade ornately decorated with gold. Complementing this, the upper section of the pole was painted with a rich red. Nevertheless, its elegance came at the price of practicality, as the weapon was overall weaker and afforded less protection than the basic bec de corbin.[1]


The golden bec de corbin, alongside regular becs de corbin, were part of the arsenal of the Parisian Brotherhood of Assassins during the French Revolution.[1]

Weapon statistics

Level Damage Parry Speed Range Cost Modifiers Availability
* * 2 1 3 4 N/A Additional damage: +25% Unlocked via Uplay


  • The golden bec de corbin features in Assassin's Creed: Unity where it can only be unlocked as a Uplay reward.
  • Although a more exquisite and rarer variant of the normal bec de corbin, the golden bec de corbin has inferior stats, with lower values in Damage and Parry.
  • The golden bec de corbin shares the model of the bec de corbin which is not a proper bec de corbin as in reality these were war picks. Instead, It is based on a halberd-spontoon from the late 16th century or early 17th century which is on display at the Morges military museum under the accession number of 107.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Assassin's Creed: Unity
  2. Hallebarde-esponton 107. Wikimedia Commons. Accessed 22 April 2019.
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