how do you find a courier

#1eboisvert175Posted 11/19/2012 4:13:17 PM
Ive read other post and tried what other people said and so far i had no luck. what is the best way to find a courier?
#2angelogloriosoPosted 11/19/2012 4:17:59 PM
I ran up and down the straight streets in NY and found 3 in about 40 minutes. The frustrating things was that it seemed each time one showed up he lead me into a zone where guards start chasing you too. Made it pretty tough catching him but I pulled it off. Those couriers are fast in this game.

Make sure you are unarmed and push B to tackle him, otherwise you'll have to do it all over again.
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#3JackApostrophePosted 11/19/2012 4:25:29 PM
There's a small chance of one spawning whenever new citizens are spawned, so what you need to do is do something that causes lots of citizens to spawn, such as hanging around crossroads, throwing money on the ground or going to maximum notoriety.

Bear in mind that you have to tackle them with B, not assassinate them with X.

But you can use the rope darts to slow them down, or if you want to chance it you can use a poison dart, but if you do that you need to tackle them quickly before they die.
#4eboisvert175(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 4:36:44 PM
Still no luck but thanks ill keep trying
#5y000012500Posted 11/19/2012 4:45:15 PM
I always had one spawn during/after forts in towns.
#6eboisvert175(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 5:08:33 PM
Can they spawn in frontier
#7Talon5967Posted 11/19/2012 5:29:03 PM
Blind luck. That's what I feel is involved. Last courier I saw was in the middle of the southern New York fort, while I was in the process of capturing it.
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#8eboisvert175(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 5:36:56 PM
Is there a sequence i can replay that have a courier because right now my game is 98% complete
#9angelogloriosoPosted 11/19/2012 5:39:52 PM
Nope, just run around NY. Be patient, a courier will spawn.
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#10eboisvert175(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 6:14:23 PM
Is the time of the day change something for this?