In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Fight Alongside Origins' Protagonist In Naval Combat
Greece, meet Egypt.
Ubisoft has announced that Bayek, the primary protagonist for Assassin's Creed Origins, is now available as a Legendary lieutenant for Assassin's Creed Odyssey. He's available as a Ubisoft Club reward and costs 40 Units.
In Odyssey, lieutenants can be assigned to sail with Kassandra/Alexios on their ship, the Adrestia. Assigned lieutenants provide certain perks for naval combat, talk to the Adrestia's crew when the ship is docked, and join Kassandra/Alexios when boarding enemy vessels. The strength of a lieutenant's perks and the amount of damage they can do in combat is determined by their rarity. Legendary is the strongest level, followed by Epic, Rare, and then Common.
Lieutenants can also serve another purpose. In Odyssey's skill tree--under the Stealth branch--there's an ability called "Call to Arms." Equipping and using this skill allows Kassandra/Alexios to summon one of their lieutenants while on land. At its weakest level, this skill will cause summoned lieutenants to distract enemies so Kassandra/Alexios remain undetected. At its strongest, summoned lieutenants will kill enemies.
Bayek isn't the first protagonist from a previous Assassin's Creed game to be an Odyssey lieutenant. Evie, one of the protagonists from Assassin's Creed Syndicate, is also available as a Ubisoft Club reward. She too is a Legendary lieutenant, and she increases javelin damage by 9%, fire javelin damage by 15%, and--when the Adrestia has low health--all damage by 18%. She uses a spear in combat. If you upgrade the Adrestia, you can assign multiple lieutenants and sail with both Evie and Bayek.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey is available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
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