AC Mirage: a new journey through the beginning

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A new beginning is the second mission of Assassin’s Creed Mirage, taking place two months after the final scenes of The Master Thief of Anbar and teaching players the basic combat mechanics of the game. Inspired by the Valhalla villain, players can watch Basim Ibn Ishaq’s training in Alamut, offering insight into his journey as a new recruit to the Hidden Ones.

Read on as we progress through the events of the “A New Beginning” mission in Assassin’s Creed Mirage and share some tips needed to complete each objective along the way.

A journey through a new beginning

The mission begins with Basim quickly rising above the water as he imagines the Jinni he often faces in his nightmare. Once you gain control of your character, swim back to shore and you will find yourself on the outskirts of Alamut. Now, simply follow the quest marker pointing northeast so Basim can train with Roshan again.

You will trigger a short cutscene when you arrive at the location, showing Roshan becomes Basim’s mentor and telling him to get dressed for his next task.

Practice the “Leap of Faith”

As Basim practiced, start by climbing the wall in front of you using the wooden handholds. Follow the path to the left until you reach a platform where there is an NPC sitting on the ledge.

From the top, walk along the plank to your left with the purpose of take the leap of faith. To do this, move forward and then hold (TO on Xbox | x in PS | Space on PC) and Basim will jump off the board and eventually land on a haystack below.

After that, Roshan will evaluate your performance and guide you through the history and meaning of the Leap of Faith as you follow her to camp.

find fuladh

Once you reach the camp, you will be tasked with finding Fuladh, but the quest marker will not automatically display. To complete this objective, explore the area and Ask NPCs with dialogue icons for the location of Fuladh.. You will eventually be informed that you have been seen talking to Ahmad near his office. She simply follows the quest marker that will appear later to find Fuladh and witness a short cutscene.

Gather leather strips for Rebekah

After your conversation with Fuladh, you will be tasked with searching leather strips for Rebekah. Following the quest marker will take you to the warehouse. Once you enter, turn to your right and picks up the leather strip from the table next to a folded cloth. Doing so will trigger a short cutscene showing Basim eavesdropping on two assassins as they pass by.

Now, follow the updated quest marker to Rebekah’s workshop, where she is making weapons, and hand in the leather strips. You will then receive your first weapons in the game, the Alamut Dagger and Sword Initiateand unlock the throwing knife tool characteristic.

Go to training camp

On the way to the training ground, an optional tutorial is available for those who want to polish their knife throwing skills before moving on to the main objective. Talk to the NPC with orange dialogue.and he will teach you the controls on how to equip and use a throwing knife.

To get to the training ground, cross the log near the waterfalls and then climb the rock wall using the wooden handholds going to the left. When you reach the elevator, use it by pressing (A on Xbox, X on PC, Space on PC) to reach higher ground. After this, continue placing platforms on the linear path to your left and you will eventually reach the training ground. Walk ahead to trigger a cutscene.

Training with Roshan

Training with Roshan introduces players to the basic combat mechanics of fighting enemies. She will teach you five basic moves while holding a weapon and you will have to execute them correctly to advance the objectives.

  • Lock on to your target opponent (R.S. on Xbox | R3 in PS)
  • Perform light attacks 3 times (R.B. on Xbox | R1 in PS)
  • Perform heavy attacks 3 times (Keep RB on Xbox | Hold R1 in PS)
  • Stops Roshan’s attack 3 times. This replenishes stamina and provides the opportunity to attack. (pound on Xbox | L1 in PS)
  • Timely dodge Roshan’s attacks 3 times. When Roshan turns red, this is your queue to press dodge. (x on Xbox | Square in PS)

After learning all the basics, you will need train with Roshan. This time, combine all the moves you learned from her. The goal is to not get hit and deplete Roshan’s life bar as quickly as possible. Make sure you dodge correctly while keeping your stamina in check by parrying. Mix up every move and balance everything until you trigger a cutscene where Roshan evaluates your skills and gives Basim key tips on becoming a full-fledged assassin.

Join Nur for Camp Patrol

After the long scene, you will volunteer to accompany and patrol the fortress with Nur. Since it’s dark, take out your flashlight in the tools menu by pressing (RT on Xbox, R2 in PS), then selecting Torch. He will take you to camp while he coordinates patrol routes with another Hidden One.

Then, follow the quest marker, which opens a path to the nearby guard post. Once you reach the location, this will trigger a cutscene showing Nur’s Eagle flying around the outskirts after seeing something.

Kill the mercenaries of Baghdad

Following the scene, go down using the zipline and continue along the path in front of you, keep it low and silently follow Nur. You will then see two enemies searching the ground for something.

Climb down from the rocks to the area of ​​tall grass below you. When you reach the grass, crouch to avoid detection and sneak up on the enemy to your left. Once the message appears, quickly take it out and Nur will send the other enemy to the right.

Follow the river path to find another group of enemies. Stand in the tall grass on the right and make a whistle to attract the first enemy to the front. Take it out as soon as the message appears.

Then, go a little further and crouch on the rock with tall grass where two enemies are standing guard. From here, take out your throwing knife, target the torch-carrying enemy ahead, and kill him. Immediately after, jump on the enemy below you to knock him out, and Nur will do the same.

This leaves two more enemies to deal with. Finish the battle with a sequence of light or heavy attacks while dodging to regain energy and dodging effectively when they attack. Once you have killed all the mercenaries, a long cutscene will follow and you will automatically Complete the mission “A New Beginning” in Assassin’s Creed Mirage. after.

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