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What to expect in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey January’s Update

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What to expect in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey January’s Update

Available on January 10th this patch update will bring  Episode 2 of Legacy of the First Blade, new Lost Tales of Greece, and player’s request enemy  scaling options.

The Legacy of the First Blade – Episode 2: Shadow Heritage

Shadow Heritage will be available on January 15th. To start Episode 2 players will have to complete the first episode, Hunted, complete the Naxos questline in Chapter 7 of the main story, and be at least level 28.

Shadow Heritage continues the story arc from the first episode, Hunted, in the second installment you get to investigate a blockade initiated by the Order of the Ancients around the port city in Achaia. Players will discover a group of stranded citizens whose lives are being threatened by a fierce naval commander, the Tempest, who is in charge of the blockade.

Steal the Tempest’s top secret weapon, help the citizens escape, and destroy the blockade once and for all…with your ship! An epic maritime battle awaits you at the Aegean Sea.

Check the January update video here:

Ubisoft Club Reward– Aya

Aya from Assassin’s Creed Origins will be joining the ranks of your Adrestia as Legacy Lieutenant, keep an eye on the Ubisoft Club social pages later this month to ensure you don’t miss the arrival of the Egyptian Assassin.

New Items
With Dionysos’ Character Pack you’ll become the most stylish misthios, dressed to impress for any occasion. The Dionysos Character pack contains a gear set, mount, and a legendary dagger.

Later this month you’ll be able to get your hands on the Athena Pack. Like Phidias’s grand statue of Athena, this pack really impresses a crowd.

Title Updates

  • New Mercenary Tiers:
    Many of you already proved yourself victorious over dozens of Mercenaries and successfully claimed the prize for fighting your way to the top. Are you ready to defend your title? Good! Two more tiers have been added to the Mercenary Ladder, which will reward you with new benefits worthy of a demigod…if you can conquer them!
  • Hephaistos’s Workshop:
    With the next Title Update, we’ll be adding an all-new vendor to the game. You can expect the following services from him:

    • Learn – View all existing engravings, and purchase more engravings with Drachmae.
    • Upgrade – You can upgrade your gear to Engravings Tier 6 and 7.
    • Engrave – As you would expect from any blacksmith, you can also engrave gear at Hephaistos’s Workshop.

Enemy Scaling

One of the most community-requested features since launch is coming this month. With the next update you will be able to adapt enemy scaling settings to your preferences.

As soon as the update hits on January 10, visit the options menu and find the Level Scaling setting. From there you’ll be able to customize how drastically the enemies will scale to your level.

Heavy – All enemies remain at your level.
Normal – No change in the difficulty settings.
Light – Content is around two levels below your level.
Very Light – Content is around four levels below your level.
Please bear in mind that this option won’t be available in Nightmare Difficulty Mode in order to maintain that mode’s challenging nature.

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