Assassin’s Creed Odyssey abilities – all Alexios and Kassandra’s skills explained

Assassins Creed Odyssey leap of faith

What are the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey abilities? Here we have listed all the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey skills Alexios and Kassandra can wield.

As you take on your role as a mercenary caught between the two sides of the Peloponnesian War, Athens and Sparta, your Assassin’s Creed Odyssey abilities are going to come in handy once you starting inevitably making enemies.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey might not have had the year off Origins enjoyed, but that doesn’t mean we’re don’t get to benefit from an overhaul the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey abilities with which to turn the tide of battle in any way we see fit.

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Whether you want to tame wolves or perform a Leap of Faith anywhere without dying, the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey skills system is very different this time. You’re still gaining ability points by leveling up with which to spend on new skills focused on combat, close swordplay, and stealth – that’s Hunter, Warrior, and Assassin – you will be unlocking a set number of skills that map to your face buttons (if you’re playing on a pad) and selecting the ones that fit your desired playstyle. Below you’ll find all the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey abilities at your disposal.

Assassin’s Creed abilities: Hunter

Assassin's Creed Odyssey abilities

Devastating shot – Unleash a blood-thirsty arrow that deals 150% Hunter damage. Effectiveness of Fire and Poison Arrows increases by 150%.

Multi Shot – Target up to 4 enemies at the same time and shoot an arrow that deals 150% Hunter damage to each target.

Rain of Destruction – Rain down a volley of arrows in an area of 3 meters, dealing 250% Hunter damage.

Beast Master – Tame knocked out wolves. Only one wild animal can be tamed at a time.

Arrow Master – Be a master of Paralyzing Arrows to knock out targets instead of killing them. Craft arrows in the Inventory Menu.

Archery Master – Increase Hunter damage by 15%. No longer consume Normal Arrows when using Hunter Abilities.

Overpower Bow Strike – Shoot a powerful, charged arrow that deals 800% Hunter damage and explodes on impact. Uses 2 Adrenalin segments.

Upgrade – Increase Hunter damage by 20% and Headshot damage by 25%. No longer consume Normal Arrows when using Hunter Abilities. If an Adrenaline segment is partially drained, it will refill outside of combat.

Ghost Arrows of Artemis – Shoot a ghostly arrow that can slip through shields, enemies, and even walls. Deals 175% Hunter damage.

Predator Shot – Zoom to shoot an arrow that deals 230% Hunter damage and travels 25% farther. Hold RT to gain control of the arrow in the air.

Spread Shot – Shoot a spread of 3 arrows at the same time that each deal 100% Hunter damage.

Upgrade – Shoot a spread of 5 arrows at the same time that each deal 100% Hunter damage. Special Arrows can be used.

Sixth Sense – When seen by enemies, time slows for up to 5 seconds. Aimed arrows lock on to the target’s torso and deal 150% Hunter damage.

Warrior abilities

Assassin's Creed Odyssey abilities

Charged Heavy Attack – Focus inner strength to unleash a powerful attack that deals 100% Warrior damage, knocks back, and breaks guard.

Upgrade – Focus inner strength to unleash a powerful attack that deals 150% Warrior damage, knocks back, and breaks guard.

Spartan Kick – A legendary kick that knocks a target back and deals 190% Warrior damage. The target won’t be killed, and can be recruited afterward.

Upgrade – A legendary kick that knocks a target back and deals 200% Warrior damage. The target won’t be killed, and can be recruited afterward.. The kick is so powerful that multiple targets can be hit by the shockwave.

Bull Rush – Quickly rush through enemies, knock them down and deal 180% Warrior damage.

Second Wind – Live to fight on, refilling 25% of Max Health.

Upgrade – Live to fight on, refilling 35% of max Health.

Weapons Master – Keep those weapons clean and sharp. Increase Warrior damage by 10%.

Shield Breaker – Break all shields, Stun the target and deal 160% Warrior damage.

Upgrade – Break all shields, Stun the target and deal 180% Warrior damage. The shield explodes into fragments that damage surrounding enemies.

Flaming Attacks – Conjure the fires of Hephaistos. Melee weapons and Normal Arrows inflict Fire damage for 15 seconds. When their Fire Meter is full, enemies start Burning. Burning inflicts damage over time.

Gear Master – Taking great care of your great pays off. Increase Armor by 10%.

Ring of Chaos – A sudden shocking blast Stuns surrounding enemies within 3 meters and deals 110% Warrior damage.

Overpower Attacks – Massively powerful attacks that vary depending on weapon type. Requires 2 full Adrenaline segments.

Fire Mastery – You candle fire like a pyromancer. Fire buildup is increased by 10%.

Battlecry of Ares – In a fit of godly rage, all attacks inflict 20% more damage for 10 seconds. During this time, all enemy attacks are non-lethal.

Assassin abilities

Assassin's Creed Odyssey abilities

Shadow of Nyx – While out of conflict, become as invisible as a shadow. Moving will cause exposure. Adrenalin is consumed quickly over time.

Stealth Master – Become a silent killer. Noise from movement and Assassination is reduced.

Slow Time – Move faster than Hermes, as time is slowed down for 5 seconds.

Hero Strike – Single strike attack unleashing the full power of the Spear of Leonidas. Inflicts 60% Assassin damage.

Critical Assassination – Launch a stealth attack with deadly precision, dealing 150% Assassin damage. Must be in range and out of conflict to perform it.

Rush Assassination – Launch the Spear of Leonidas at a distant enemy to deal 100% Assassin damage up close. Can be chained 1 time.

Upgrade – Launch the Spear of Leonidas at a distant enemy to deal 110% Assassin damage up close. Can be chained 2 times.

Poison Mastery – Your knowledge of venoms is undeniable. Poison buildup is increased by 10%.

Vanish – With a burst of bright light, Stun nearby targets for 6 seconds. Attacking them will break Stun.

Call to Arms – Summon a lieutenant to distract enemies for at least 20 seconds.

Revelation – Summon Athena’s sight to reveal all secrets, including chests and hidden passages in a radius of 15 metres. All nearby enemies are tagged.

Upgrade – Summon Athena’s sight to reveal all secrets, including chests and hidden passages in a radius of 20 metres. All nearby enemies are tagged.

Venomous Attacks – Melee weapons and Normal Arrows inflict Poison damage for 15 seconds. When their Poison Meter is full, enemies become intoxicated. Intoxication inflicts damage over time and weakens the damage and armour of the enemy.

Shadow Assassin – Assassination and Knock Out damage are increased by 15%. Automatically loot the enemy after the assassination.

Upgrade – Assassination and Knock Out damage are increased by 15%. Automatically loot the enemy after the assassination. CRIT damage is increased by 25%.

Baseline abilities

Assassin's Creed Odyssey abilities

Summon Phobos– Call Phobos to your side and let him catch up to you while running to auto-mount. While riding, hold LB to stand up and press A to leap from Phobos.

Meditation (hold [square in square button] to Meditate)– Rest and move time forward.

Eyes of Ikaros– Use Ikaros to tag enemies of locate targets. Ikaros’s accuracy increases by synchronising Viewpoints.

Upgrade– Use Ikaros to tag enemies and view their path or locate targets. Ikaros harasses targets during combat. Ikaros’s accuracy increases by synchronising Viewpoints.

Assassination– Using the Spear of Leonidas, deal Assassination damage to an unaware target, either killing or heavily damaging them.

Leap of Faith– Falling does cause damage, but is not fatal.

Upgrade– Falling does not cause damage.

Whistle– Whistling attracts the attention of nearby enemies

Knockout and Recruiting– Incapacitate and then recruit enemies to join the crew of the Adrestia. Visit the Ship Menu to assign them, gain their benefits, and make them available for the Distract Ability

Defensive Maneuvers– Just before an attack hits, parry, dodge, or roll out of danger. Perfectly timed dodges briefly slow time.

Man at Arms– Equip a second weapon from the Inventory Menu and swap between them at any time.

Upgrade– Equip a second weapon from the Inventory Menu and swap between them at any time. Unlock an additional melee Ability Wheel for Warrior and Assassin Abilities.