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The Stadium: MMA Night was the second field mission undertaken by Desmond Miles from the Grand Temple, in 2012.[2]

Description

Shaun Hastings located another power source for the Grand Temple in Brazil, to which Desmond set off to find it.

Dialogue

After a long trip from the Grand Temple, Desmond took the metro rail to the stadium in Brazil.

  • Desmond: You there, Rebecca?
  • Rebecca: Bad reception. Can you hear me?
  • Desmond: Well, glad to see that's working. Guess I'll try you back when I'm topside.

Desmond made his way through the underground network to the stadium entrance, where a fight match between Guilherme Venancio and challenger Luis Otavio Duris was advertised.

  • Desmond: You copy now?
  • Rebecca: Loud and clear.
  • Desmond: What's the plan?
  • Rebecca: According to our intel, the power source is being worn as a bracelet by some tycoon's trophy wife. We're working on pinpointing her location, but she's most likely inside a VIP booth on the stadium's upper level. I'll update you when I know more.
  • Desmond: Now to find a ticket.
  • Rebecca: We don't have time to play nice, steal someone else's.
  • Desmond: Bit of a dick move, don't you think?
  • Rebecca: Well, I guess you could try and sneak past security instead...

Desmond decided to exit to a garden outside the stadium, where he noticed two unusual security men patrolling.

Desmond hiding from Abstergo agents

  • Desmond: That doesn't look like normal security...
  • Rebecca: Because it isn't. Those are Abstergo agents. Cross is probably here too. You need to be careful.

Desmond made his way back into the stadium undetected, where Rebecca began talking to him again.

  • Rebecca: Your target's definitely in the VIP area. The entrance is at the end of this concourse. Careful, Desmond... Security is looking for you. Try and stay blended with the crowd. Move too fast and you'll attract their attention. We can't have you getting arrested.

While working his way back into the stadium, Abstergo guards actively searched for Desmond.

  • Abstergo agent: Have you seen this man? Contact security immediately if you do.
    We're looking for this man. If you see anything suspicious, report it immediately.

Desmond headed towards the entrance to the VIP area, and remained undetected by patrolling guards by blending with civilians and using Eagle Vision to track the security guards' movements. However, he came upon a checkpoint at the entrance to the VIP area.

  • Desmond: Great. They've set up a checkpoint...
  • Rebecca: Stick close to the crowd and you should be okay... Or look for a way around it.
    There's gotta be a way to slip past them... A side room, maybe? Hallway? Something?

As Desmond approached the checkpoint, a civilian noticed him and went to inform the guards.

  • Civilian: Security! Security!
  • Abstergo agent: What is it? Are you sure? Think hard. It's important.
  • Civilian: He's here! He's here! That man from the posters!
  • Abstergo agent: Show me.
  • Civilian: I can't... He... He disappeared. But he couldn't have gone far. I just saw him.

Desmond went through the toilets in order to pass the checkpoint.

  • Desmond: Seriously, what is the deal with stadiums and piss troughs. It's disgusting. And who thought they were a good idea?
  • Rebecca: Troughs are time and cost-efficient.
  • Desmond: I don't even see a stall in here. What if I had to take a dump?
  • Shaun: Yeah. Please, just mute the microphone if you do.

Desmond left the toilets and continued towards the VIP area.

  • Desmond: Looks like I'm close... Shit. Another checkpoint.
  • Rebecca: You're gonna have to find another way around. Security's too tight here.

As Desmond approached the second checkpoint, an angry worker approached the guards.

  • Worker: If you don't let me through I'm going to lose my job!
  • Abstergo agent: We need to verify your identity.
  • Worker: What? I've worked here for fifteen years and I've never seen anything like this! Who are you people?
  • Abstergo agent: I suggest you lower your voice.
  • Worker: Fine! Do your stupid check!
    These pieces of shit - they spend 20 minutes simulating anal sex and walk off with millions. I break my back working 80 hour weeks and I'm lucky to make 100 reals. And now I have to stand here and get insulted by some thug wearing a suit...

Desmond followed the angry worker around the back of the stadium, and into an alley, until he came across a dispute between two men.

  • Man 1: Look - It just sort of happened... We didn't mean for it to. It just... did. I'm sorry.
  • Man 2: You're sorry? She's my sister, man! My fucking little sister!
  • Man 1: We're in love. Okay. There. I said it. We're in love and we've BEEN in love for a long time.
  • Man 2: You're supposed to be my best friend and here you are banging my sister behind my back!
  • Man 1: You should be happy for us. I'll take good care of her. You'll see.
  • Man 2: Go visit the bitch that gave birth to you!

Leaving the two men to their dispute, Desmond reentered the stadium and arrived at the VIP area.

  • Rebecca: Almost there, Desmond. She's just on the other side of the stadium.
  • Desmond: Other side?!

By blending and hiding, Desmond reached a VIP booth.

  • Rebecca: Use the catwalks to get across.

Desmond ran along the catwalks above the stadium to reach the other side.

  • Rebecca: You're really close now. The power source should be in one of the rooms up here.

Desmond entered another VIP booth and walked down a corridor until he reached a booth with a shattered window and dead bodies on the floor. As he approached, he heard gunshots and saw a bloodstained woman collapsing onto the floor. Daniel Cross started to shoot at him from inside the booth, then fled out of the room and down the corridor, past terrified civilians.

Desmond going after Cross

  • Daniel: Jesus Christ! Stop screaming!
    Shut up! Shut up!
  • Rebecca: Hurry Desmond. If he gets away with the artifact, we're screwed. You can't let that happen.

Desmond pursued Cross through the stadium, past many security guards and checkpoints, but lost sight of Cross.

  • Rebecca: The garden, Desmond. Head for the garden!
    Cross is probably looking for a way out of here. Hurry up and find him before he escapes!

Desmond caught up to Daniel in the garden outside the stadium and managed to overhear a phone conversation between Cross and Warren Vidic.

  • Daniel: I fucked up, Warren... I fucked up... Ran out of bullets! Can you believe that shit? Out of fucking bullets! He almost had me... Jesus. What do you mean, calm down? I am calm. I'm fine. I AM A-O-FUCKING-KAY! Sorry. Sorry. Got a little, uh... You know. I'm on edge man. Always on edge. Losing my goddamn mind... Of course I have it. Wonder what it does... Why do you think they're after these? Right. Good idea. Soon as I get back. Just a few hours inside. It'll help. It always helps... Alright. I'll wait here for evac.
  • Rebecca: What's wrong with him?
  • Daniel: ...I need to kill that bastard...
    ...get out of my head Kenya...
    ...she keeps saying they can stop it and then this happens...
    Have to find a way to keep it under control...
    ...goddamn Assassins...

Desmond managed to subdue Cross and take the power source, but not before two more guards noticed him.

  • Guard: There he is!
  • Rebecca: Better move! Okay, head for the metro. I'll hold the train for you.

Desmond fought and sprinted back to the metro, leaping onto a train just before the doors closed.

Outcome

Desmond defeated Daniel Cross for a second time, and escaped the stadium with the second power source.

Trivia

  • Strangely, the two men arguing over one of them being in a relationship with the other's sister would glow red in Eagle Vision.

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References

Assassin's Creed III memories
Main memories
Sequence 1
Refresher Course - A Deadly Performance - Journey to the New World
Sequence 2
Welcome to Boston - Johnson's Errand - The Surgeon - The Soldier - Infiltrating Southgate
Sequence 3
Unconvinced - Execution is Everything - The Braddock Expedition
Sequence 4
Hide and Seek - Feathers and Trees - Hunting Lessons - Something to Remember
Sequence 5
A Boorish Man - A Trip to Boston - Boston's Most Wanted - Lying Low - Stop the Presses - The Lost Son's Return - River Rescue - Training Begins - The Hard Way
Sequence 6
On Johnson's Trail - The Angry Chef - The Tea Party - Hostile Negotiations
Sequence 7
The Midnight Ride - Lexington and Concord - Conflict Looms - Battle of Bunker Hill
Sequence 8
Something on the Side - Bridewell Prison - Public Execution
Sequence 9
Missing Supplies - Father and Son - The Foam and the Flames - A Bitter End
Sequence 10
Alternate Methods - Broken Trust - Battle of Monmouth
Sequence 11
Battle of the Chesapeake - Lee's Last Stand
Sequence 12
Laid to Rest - Chasing Lee
Epilogue
Davenport Homestead - Kanatahséton - Evacuation Day
Liberation missions
Gangs of Boston - Martial Law - Hoarding Provisions - Protect the Clinic - In the Wolf's Lair
Frontiersman missions
Boy Who Cried Wolf - Finding the Sasquatch - The Haunted Lighthouse - The Headless Horseman - Monster of the Sea - Unidentified Flying Object
Hunting Society
The Man-Eater - Feline Feet - The Patriarch - The Pack Leader - Acute Cat - The Elk Bachelor
Boston Brawlers
The Boston Brawlers - Peter Bunyon - The Sailor - The Smuggler - The Stinger - The Ropebeater - The Merchant - The Tournament
Naval missions
The Chase - The Rescue - French Involvement - Biddle's Hideout
Naval locations
Fort Wolcott - Dead Chest's Treasure - The Ghost Ship - The Mad Doctor's Castle - Oak Island - The Ruins at Cerros
Privateer contracts
Henderson in Distress - Paving the Way - Dread of Night - Troubled Waters - Raiding the Prospector - One of a Kind - Blistering Dawn - A Call for Help - Search for the Somerset - The Sea Wolves - A Midnight Engagement - The Giant and the Storm - Sinking a Secret - The Ghost War, Act 1 - The Ghost War, Act 2
Homestead
Achilles
Manor Mysteries, Part 1 - Manor Mysteries, Part 2 - Legacy - Achilles' Painting
Big Dave
Deserter - The Proper Tools - An Eye for Trouble - The Comeback
Godfrey & Terry
Burglar on the Homestead - The Fight - Bowls Beginner
Lance
The Whittler's Weapons - Tools of the Trade - Thousand-Pound Idea
Warren & Prudence
Abused - Prudence's Primrose - Happy Expectations - Pig Herder
Norris
The Brawler - Norris Goes Courting - Norris Tries Again - Raw Materials
Lyle White
Happy Expectations - Get Me a Doctor! - Slander - Wait Times
Ellen
Cutting Ties - Silk Errand - The Final Straw
Myriam
Silent Hunter - White Trophy - Fool Me Once...
Daily Life
Encyclopedia of the Common Man - Room at the Inn - Finding His Flock - The Wedding
Field missions
Modern Tower - The Stadium: MMA Night - Return to Abstergo
Benedict Arnold missions
Traitor in Our Midst - Showing Traitors the Way - A Spy Among Us - Battle of West Point
The Tyranny of King Washington
The Infamy
Awaken - Warn the Village - Sky World Journey - One-Man Wolf Pack - Path of Revenge - Justice Served
The Betrayal
Prison Break - Sky World Journey - Dive Bomb - Consequences - Return to Sender - Man of Mettle - Pieces in Motion - Aquila Unchained - Escape to New York
The Redemption
Dark Waters - Sky World Journey - The Parting of the Blue Sea - Feeding the Masses - One Step at a Time - The Signal - Halls of Injustice - Inevitable Confrontation
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