Posted on November 15, 2010, Ben Richardson Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Followers’ and Templar Lairs
Hidden throughout the immense gameworld of Assassin’s Creed are a variety of secret locations that will test your platforming and puzzle-solving skills as you attempt to access them. There are trophies and achievements associated with their discovery, but a lot of the fun lies in the satisfaction you’ll feel after completing the challenge of tracking down the secret locations, and the side-quest style content that lies hidden within.
Follower’s Lair 1: Wolves Among the Dead - Available from the start of Sequence 3. Entrance located in the southwestern part of the Antico District, on the city wall, next to Piramide Cestia. For Full Synch, complete the memory within eight minutes.
Follower’s Lair 2: Thrown to the Wolves – Available from the start of Sequence 3. Entrance located in the Antico District, at ground level, inside the Colosseum. For Full Synch, complete the memory without losing more than three health squares. Partial damage counts towards the overall total.
Templar Lair 1: Shopaholic – Only available as a pre-order bonus, or with specific editions of the game. Entrance is through a Templar door on the north side of the Mercati di Traiano. For full snych, don’t kill anyone besides your intended target.
Follower’s Lair 3: The Sixth Day - Available from the start of Sequence 6. Entrance is inside the enclosed courtyard at the Palazzo Laterano. For Full Synch, don’t lose more than one health square.
Follower’s Lair 4: Leader of the Pack – Available during Sequence 7. You’ll need to renovate the Broken Aqueducts so that water flows into the Terme di Diocleziano, then swim to the entrance. Once there, get through without losing more than ten health squares for Full Synch. Smoke Bombs and Throwing Knives will be your ally.
Tempar Lair 2: Liquid Gold – Only available as a pre-order bonus, or with specific editions of the game. The entrance lies in the Campagna district, near the fork in the aqueduct by Mercenary HQ. For Full Synch, don’t kill more than two mine workers.
Follower’s Lair 5: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Available from the start of Sequence 8. The entrance is on the north side of the steps that lead up to the entrance of the Basilica San Pietro in the Vaticano district. For Full Synch, complete the memory within eight minutes.
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