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    CAN'T WAIT FOR BROTHERHOOD!!!
    
    
    Written by: Adam Bergman (serabella)
    Owned by: serabella
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    Hello fellow ACII fans! We are just a a weak away from Brotherhood and
    that's why I wanted to write an achievment guide for this, in my opinion,
    awesome game!
    
    I have played and enjoyed this game ever since the release point. That's about
    a year by now. It's still an awesome game and I think everybody who haven't
    played it should give it a chance.
    
    So now, I want to write something for it. A simple achievment guide which will
    cover all of the obtainable achievments in Assassins Creed 2. I will cover
    in-depth strategys for obtaining the achievments as well as information about
    them. Note that this is not a walkthrough so don't use this guide if you need
    help beating the storyline of this game. There are plenty of good walkthroughs
    here on gamefaqs.
    
    Now, on to the guide!
    
    
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    As said, this is a guide which will help you to achieve the achievments in
    this game. To make it a little easier, I begin by making a list of all the
    obtainable achievments, which follows here...
    
    The Birth of an Assassin
    Arrivederci Abstergo
    Welcome to the Animus 2.0
    The Pain of Betrayal
    Vengeance
    Exit the Son
    Undertaker
    Bloody Sunday
    The Conspirators
    The Unexpected Journey
    Bleeding Effect
    The Merchant of Venice
    The Impenetrable Palazzo
    Masquerade
    Bianca's Man
    The Prophet
    The Vault
    An Old Friend Returns
    Choir Boy
    I Can See Your House From Here
    Prison Escape
    Hallowed Be Thy Name
    Venetian Gladiator
    Tip of the Iceberg
    A Piece of the Puzzle
    Myth Maker
    Art Connoisseur
    Handy Man
    Podesta of Monteriggioni
    Victory Lies in Preparation
    Vitruvian Man
    In Memory of Petruccio
    Show Your Colors
    I Like the View
    High Dive
    Macho Man
    Lightning Strike
    Steal Home
    Mailman
    Assassin For Hire
    Man of the People
    Kelptomaniac
    Perfect Harmony
    Street Cleaner
    Red Light Addict
    Doctor
    Messer Sandman
    No-hitter
    Sweeper
    Fly Swatter
    
    NOW TO THE FUN PART, WHAT THIS GUIDE IS HERE FOR!!
    
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    This is the part of the guide where I list my strategies for getting these
    achievments. If you feel that you have a strategy which works bettern than
    mine, feel free to send it to me and I put it in the guide and credit you.
    
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    The Birth of an Assassin
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    Description: Be reborn as Ezio Auditore Da Firenze
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: Very easy achievment which cannot be missed. At the beginning of the
    firt level, Lucy will tell Desmond to enter the Animus. Some scenes will play
    showing you the birth of Ezio Auditore Da Firenze. Simply follow the commands
    displayed on screen and watch the cutscenes to get the achievment.
    
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    Arrivederci Abstergo
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    Description: Break out of Abstergo
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: Nearly as easy as the first one. This achievment is also one you get
    automatically. Just follow Lucy through the level until you get to the parking
    garage. Defeat everyone her and go to the car. Watch the cutscenes following
    to get this achievment.
    
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    Welcome to the Animus 2.0
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    Description: Enter the Animus 2.0
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: Another insanely easy achievment. Once you come to the room with
    the other people, simply go and press the button by the red chair. This will
    trigger a cutscene as well as unlock this achievment.
    
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    The Pain of Betrayal
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 1
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Last Man Standing", this achievment
    will unlock.
    
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    Vengeance
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 2
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Arrivederci, this achievment will
    unlock.
    
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    Exit the Son
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 3
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "A Change in Plans", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    Bloody Sunday
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 4
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Farewell Francesco", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    Undertaker
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside the catacombs under
    Santa Maria Novella.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Enter the assassin tomb via the way shown. Fight 'til the end of
    the tomb and do as the game says. This is like a story level, actually.
    
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    The Conspirators
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 5
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "With Friends Like These", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    An Unexcepted Journey
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 6
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Tutti A Vordo", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    Bleeding Effect
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    Description: Complete training and reenter the Animus.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: A little pause from Ezio's story. You will come out of the animus
    and play as Desmond for a while. You have to go back to the warehouse and
    disable some security alarms. Look for red dots on the walls, they shall be
    green. Disable everything you see. You will have to climb a lot during this
    level. Once 4 alarms are disabled, jump back into the animus to get this
    achievment.
    
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    The Merchant of Venice
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 7
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Everything Must Go", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    The Impenetrable Palazzo
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 8
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Infrequent Flyer", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
    Note: 'Infrequent Flyer' contains the game's only misable achievment (Fly
    Swatter) See the achievment's section for more info.
    
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    Masquerade
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 9
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Having A Blast", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    Bianca's Man
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 10
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Two Birds, One Blade", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    The Prophet
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 11
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission "Play Along", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    The Vault
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    Description: Complete DNA Sequence 14
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is very easy to get because it's a part of the
    storyline. Once you complete the mission ""In Bocca Al Lupo", this
    achievment will unlock.
    
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    An Old Friend Returns
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    Description: Escape the hideout.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 100G
    
    Strategy: The last story-related achievment. After the last mission, you'll
    be playing as Desmond while the credits roll. Follow Lucy, kill the guards.
    Go towards the van at the end of the level and wait for the credits to end.
    Once the credits are finished, you will get the achievment and add a whopping
    100G to your collection.
    
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    Myth Maker
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    Description: Find the 8 statuettes in Monteriggioni.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 5G
    
    Strategy: For the following achievment, I will make a list and try to explain
    as good as I can where all the statuettes are located.
    
    1) Kinda easy to find. Go to the stairs at the front of Villa Auditore. Make
    a left and you will see the statue stuck to a wall in a building at the far
    left.
    
    2) Venus can be found pretty close to Mars. Head to the south-west corner of
    the villa's ground and look out past the barrier to see this statue stuck on
    a wall. (thanks to KyanVice (at) gmail (dot) com for correcting me :)
    
    3) This statue is also very easy to retrieve. Go up the stairs at the front
    of the  villa but this time, make a right. This statue is in an alcove by
    the big house.
    
    4) This one is also easy to find. You have to go to the center of the town
    where all the shops are. Easy directions:
    Stand by the gunsmith and face the villa.
    Go towards the stairs
    Turn right here and then go down.
    Look to the left here and you might see a garden with a tree and a bench in
    front of it. The statue is behind the tree and is easily visible.
    
    5) This statue is located over the circular window at the top of the curch.
    Simply climb up to the top of the church so you grab the window. From here,
    jump and grab the statue.
    
    6) Located on a rooftop near the entrance to Monteriggioni. At the house
    in front of the doctor's office. Climb up onto the roof to find this statue
    stuck to the wall on the back of the building.
    
    7) This statue is located north-west of the town's entrance. She is stuck to
    the wall over an arch behind the doctor's office. Simply go all the way
    around and pick her up.
    
    8) This is located as long to the west as possible while you enter the town.
    Go to the building to the left near the one you found statue 7. This one is
    stuck to the wall next to a window on a rooftop.
    
    Once you have found all these 8 statuettes, you will receive 8000 florines
    as well as unlock this achievment.
    
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    Vitruvian Man
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    Description: Unlock all 20 pieces of Subject 16's video.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: Find all the glyphs and complete the puzzle for each of them. I
    won't give you strategys for each but here are some links:
    
    Locations: http://www.msxbox-world.com/features/Assassins-Creed-II/index.php
    
    Solutions: http://mycheats.1up.com/view/section/3170852/27934/assassin_s_creed
    _2/xbox_360
    
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    Street Cleaner
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    Description: Hide 5 dead bodies in a Bale of Hay.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment can be gotten easily by just killing random
    civillians. Find a bale of hay somewhere on the streets. They are located
    almost everywhere on the streets. Go to one and stay there. Once a person
    goes here, knock him/her out. Pick up the body by standing by him/her and
    press 'B'. This will make Ezio pick up the knocked out victim. Go to the
    bail of hay and press 'B' once again. Ezio will put the dead/knocked out body
    in the bail of hay. Repeat this 5 times with 5 different bodies to get the
    achievment.
    
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    Fly Swatter
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    Description: Kick a guard while using the Flying Machine.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 5G
    
    Strategy: Please note before trying to get this achievment, this one is
    missable. It can only be gotten while playing the mission where you have to
    use the flying machine to get into the palace. While flying, press the left
    button to lock onto targets (like you usually do). Now it's that simple so you
    just need to fly onto the guard and Ezio will kick him automatically. If you
    miss on this achievment, simply reload your save.
    
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    Messer Sandman
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    Description: Stun 4 guards at once by throwing sand in their face.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: First of all, go to the combat training in Monteriggioni. Choose
    'special moves' and then 'unarmed combat'. This will teach you how to throw
    sand at your enemies. It's a great way to stun them. To throw sand, simply
    press and hold 'X' while being unarmed. This will make Ezio pick up some sand.
    Release the button to make him throw the sand at guards.
    
    Well, enough info about that we will go on with the achievment. To get this
    achievment, you must be chased by at least 4 guards. Find some guards on the
    streets and hit one of them. It will probably make them chase you. Run away
    from them. Face them while charging up a 'throw sand attack' Release the
    button when all of them are in front of you. You will hopefully get the
    achievment.
    
    To make this a little easier, you need smoke bombs. These can be purchased at
    blacksmiths. As before, try to get wanted by hurting some guards. Now when all
    of them are in a group near  you, throw a smoke bomb at them. The guards will
    be stunned for a while, giving you the chance to stun them even more by
    throwing sand in their face.
    
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    Doctor
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    Description: Perform an air assassination on a poisoned NPC.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: You receive the poison knives after completing the mission "A Blade
    With Bite". Try to find some guards walking around on the streets. Once you
    find some, equip your poision blade. Walk up to one of them and attack him.
    Sooner or later, the poisoned guard will start to act a little crazy. Jump
    up onto a building and assassinate him from here before he dies from the
    poison. This is just like a normal air assassination except it's on a poisoned
    guard. So this is an easy 20G.
    
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    No-hitter
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    Description: Kill 10 enemies while remaining in conflict without being hit.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: This achievment can be hard to get if you are a newbie as playing
    Assassins Creed 2 or Assassins Creed at all. That's why I am here. I will list
    some different tactics which I have found out work very well.
    
    1) Probably the easiest way is to go to 'San Marco' district in Venice. There
    are a lot of guards here. What you will need:
    
    Hidden Blade
    Another weapons
    3x Smoke Bombs
    
    Find a troop of guards and attract them. Do whatever it takes to make 10
    guards follow you. The fun will start now. Begin with throwing a Smoke bomb
    into the crowd of enemies. Assassinate as many as possible with your Hidden
    Blade while they are stunned. Be sure to run away so no one hits you. Prepare
    another smoke bomb and throw it in their faces when they are nearby. Kill as
    many as possible while they are stunned. If you don't have the achievment yet,
    thrown another smoke bomb and kill more guards. You might have the achievment
    by now but if not, use a sword or any other weapon to take out some more
    guard. Go for counters since it's a one hit kill.
    
    2) This can be gotten anywhere at any time. I got it during the mission where
    you have to defend the hurt guy (don't remember his name... dooh...) in
    Florence. What you will need:
    
    A weapon
    A bit more of skill than in strategy one
    The skill of countering attacks
    
    As said, make ten guards chase you. Now be ready to counter any incoming
    attacks from any of the guards. If you fail to counter, Ezio will still block
    the incoming attack so don't be afraid of that. This will take some time
    because the guards with the helmets take at least two counters before they can
    be killed. Repeat this with at least ten guards without being hit for this
    achievment to unlock.
    
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    Kleptomaniac
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    Description: Pickpocket 1000 florins.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to pickpocket 1000 florins. It will
    most likely unlock over time. Go around on the streets with the 'A' button
    being held in to steal from everyone you bump into. To make this achievment a
    lot easier, go to a herold and pay him 500 florins, after that pickpocket him.
    You should repeat this 2 times for the achievment to unlock.
    
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    Lightning Strike
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    Description: Sprint for 100 meters.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: Probably the easiest achievment in the game. With all the running
    you do, it's almost impossible to not get this one. Simply hold 'RT' + 'A' to
    sprint. Do this for 100 meters to unlock the achievment.
    
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    Sweeper
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    Description: Sweep 5 guards at once by using a long weapon.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: To learn how to sweap, you will first have to train in long weapons
    technique. You find the trainer in front of the villa in Monteriggioni. Go to
    him and choose 'Long Weapons', this will cost you 10000 florins so be sure to
    save some cash before going to him. Once there, you'll learn how to sweep.
    Sweeping is a useful technique while surrounded by guards. Equip a spear and
    hold the 'X' button to prepare to sweep. Release 'X' to unleash the sweap
    attack.
    
    Like you did when you got "Messer Sandman", try to find some guards on the
    streets, make them attack you by doing something illegal like hitting them or
    steal from them. Once they are after you, Go to a location away from them.
    Do NOT run. Ezio will drop the spear if he runs. Simply charge up a sweep
    attack and release while at least 5 guards are nearby.
    
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    Venetian Gladiator
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside Santa Maria della Visitazione
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to find and complete the assassin tomb
    inside "Santa Maria della Visitazione". I won't write a walkthrough for any
    of the tombs but here are some nice videos.
    
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=venetian+gladiator
    
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    I Can See Your House From Here
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside the Torre Grossa.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to find and complete the assassin tomb
    inside "Torre Grossa". I won't write a walkthrough for any
    of the tombs but here are some nice videos.
    
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=i+can+see+your+house+from+here+
    assassins+creed+2&aq=0
    
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    Hallowed Be Thy Name
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside the Basilica di San Marco.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to find and complete the assassin tomb
    inside "Basilica di San Marco". I won't write a walkthrough for any
    of the tombs but here are some nice videos.
    
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=hallowed+be+thy+name+
    assassins+creed+2&aq=f
    
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    Prison Escape
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside the Rocca di
    Ravaldino fortress.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Strategy:
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to find and complete the assassin tomb
    inside "Rocca di Ravaldino Fortress". I won't write a walkthrough for any
    of the tombs but here are some nice videos.
    
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=prison+escape+
    assassins+creed+2&aq=0
    
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    Choir Boy
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    Description: Discover the Assassin's Tomb inside Santa Maria del Fiore
    (The Duomo).
    Amount of Gamer-score: 20G
    
    Stratgy: This achievment requires you to find and complete the assassin tomb
    inside "Santa Maria del Fiore". I won't write a walkthrough for any
    of the tombs but here are some nice videos.
    
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=assassin+tomb+santa+maria+
    del+fiore&aq=f
    
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    Assassan For Hire
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    Description: Complete your first assassination mission for Lorenzo II
    Magnifico.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: At the beginning of DNA Sequence 5, assassin missions will be
    available, these missions are available in all areas of the game and are
    marked as crosshairs on the radar. Find a marker on the map and get there. Go
    and take the bird in the cage to start the mission, if accepted. These
    missions are never too hard to be completed without a walkthrough. Some of the
    missions require you to use eagle vision to find enemies nearby while some
    requires you to assassinate targets whitout being seen. Whatever you get,
    simply complete the mission to unlock this achievment.
    
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    Macho Man
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    Description: Defend a woman's honor.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment requires you to complete a beat up mission. Beat up
    missions are indicated on the radar as a fist icon. There should be one nere
    Ezio's fathers house. Simply go to the location and talk to the woman. This
    will start the mission. The cheating husband will be indicated on the radar.
    Go and find him then give him what he deserves to unlock this achievment.
    
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    Steal Home
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    Description: Win a race againts thieves.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: Races look like checkered patterns on your minimap. Go find a race
    and talk to the thief there. He will ask you to beat his time. The time limit
    is mostly very easy to beat and the course isn't too hard either. The next
    checkpoint is located on the radar and will guide you through the race 'til
    the finish line. Once you have won the race, this achievment will unlock.
    
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    Show Your Colors
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    Description: Wear the Auditore Cape in each city.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: You must find all the 100 feathers and put them in the chest in
    Maria's room to unlock the Auditore Cape. Once unlocked, go to the costume
    selection screen in the main menu and select the Auditore Cape, press 'X' to
    equip it. Now, you have to visit each city at least once while wearing the
    Auditore Cape for this achievment to unlock.
    
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    Handy Man
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    Description: Upgrade a building in the Stronghold.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: You will be able to start renovate Monteriggioni in the beginning of
    DNA sequence 4. To do this, you have to go to Claudia's room and talk to the
    architect. Upgrading a building may cost you some money but it's worth it, I
    promise. Choose any building which you would like to upgrade and press 'A' to
    do so. Upgrading the bank is a good choice since it will increase your total
    completion more than renovating another building. If you are low on cash, you
    can renovate the tailor which will only cost you 1000 florins. The achievment
    will unlock once the first building is upgraded.
    
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    I Like the View
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    Description: Synchronize 10 View Points.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: Viewpoints are marked as eagles on your map. They are high buildings
    in the world, usually towers. Find a building which is marked with an eagle
    and climb it all the way up, you might find a wooden beam somewhere up here.
    Walk onto it and Ezio will automatically crouch. Press 'Y' to synchronize the
    view point. This will unlock some areas of the map. Do so with 10 different
    view points (there are 66 in total) to unlock the achievment.
    
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    High Dive
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    Description: Perform a Leap of Faith from the Top of Florence's
    Giotto's Campanile
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This building you need to climb up is located  right next to the
    big church in the center of Florence. During the mission when you have to beat
    up your sister's cheating boyfriend, he and the girl will stand right next to
    the building. Climb it all up to the top (it's a loooooong way) find the beam
    at the top and synchronize the view point. Jump down into the bail of hay
    below to get this achievment.
    
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    Mailman
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    Description: Intercept a Borgia courier.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: In most cities, you will sometimes see some freerunners trying to
    run away from you. These are the Boriga Couriers. They are not located on the
    map but can easily be noticed due to the red cape they always wear. You will
    have to tackle or kill him to get this achievment. I recommend to tackle them.
    It makes you famous to kill them.
    
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    Tip of the Iceberg
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    Description: Use your eagle vision to scan a glyph in the environment.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment only requires you to scan a glyph, not beat the
    puzzle it contains so this is very easy to get. Go to Monteriggioni and face
    the front of the villa. You will see a strange white glowing text on the top
    left of the entrance to the villa. Climb up the building and hold 'Y' to enter
    eagle vision. While in eagle vision, simply look at the glyph to scan it.
    Once done, the achievment will unlock.
    
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    A Piece of the Puzzle
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    Description: Unlock a piece of subject 16's video.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: Unlock one piece of Subject 16's video. Pieces may be unlocked after
    beating a puzzle contained in a glyph. You can find solutions and locations
    of glyphs here:
    
    Locations: http://www.msxbox-world.com/features/Assassins-Creed-II/index.php
    
    Solutions: http://mycheats.1up.com/view/section/3170852/27934/assassin_s_creed
    _2/xbox_360
    
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    Art Connoisseur
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    Description: Buy a Painting from Florence and Venice.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is unlocked after you have bought a painting from
    Florence and one from Venice. Simply go to a art store which is marked as a
    brush on the map. Buy one painting from a store in Florence and one painting
    from a store in Venice to unlock this achievment.
    
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    Podestΰ of Monteriggioni
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    Description: Reach 80% of the stronghold's total value.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 30G
    
    Strategy: Most things you do add to the stronghold's value. Here is a list of
    what adds:
    
    • Renovating buildings in the city.
    • Buying paintings.
    • Buying weapons and armor.
    • Finding collectibles like feathers and statuettes.
    
    This is an achievment you will get over time. You migt get it after the story
    has been completed and all (or most) buildings are renovated.
    
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    Perfect Harmony
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    Description: Tint your clothes with those colors: Wetland Ebony and
    Wetland Ivory.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: Go to Romagna/Forli and find a tailor. You can purchase 4 different
    clothes from here but you only need 2 of them for the achievment. First,
    select "Wetland Ebony" it will cost ya 2300 florins but that's a piece of
    cake, isn't it? After that, select the "Wetland Ivory" this will only cost
    you 150 florins. Once you have purchased both colors, this achievment will
    unlock.
    
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    In Memory of Petruccio
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    Description: Collect all the feathers.
    Amount of Gamer-score: This is the only achievment in the game which I had
    trouble with, to be honest I needed a walkthrough for the last ten feathers.
    There are 100 feathers in total and you will have to find all of them and put
    them in the chest in Maria's room to get the achievment.
    
    After you have collected an amount of feathers, you will be rewarded with
    different awards:
    
    • 50 Feathers: Condottiere Warhammer (I don't remember it's name, lol)
    • 100 Feathers: Auditore Cape
    
    Here is a guide for getting all the feathers (what could you do if I wasn't
    here :P)
    
    http://www.msxbox-world.com/features/Assassins-Creed-II/index.php
    
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    Red Light Addict
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    Description: Spend 5000 florins on Courtesans.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment is easy to get but it might take some time. First,
    you have to find 5000 florins. It's easy by doing missions, finding treasures
    and pickpocketing people. Just walk around in towns to find some Courtesans,
    it costs 150 florins to hire courtesans so you have to do it 34 times to
    unlock the achievment. It might take time but it's well worth it.
    
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    Man of the People
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    Description: Toss more than 300 florins on the ground.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment can be gotten easily in the begninng of the game.
    You can throw florins by selecting them from the weapon wheel then press 'X'.
    Ezio will throw away 10 florines for evey time you press the 'X' button so
    you have to repeat this 30 times to unlock the achievment.
    
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    Victory lies in preparation
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    Description: Get all Hidden Blades, Item Pouches and Armor upgrades for Ezio.
    Amount of Gamer-score: 10G
    
    Strategy: This achievment will unlock over time, mostly before you have
    completed the story. You DON'T have to unlock Altair's armor for this
    achievmet. Here is a list:
    
    • Dual Blade
    • Poison Blade
    • Pistol
    • Medicine pouche (Medium)
    • Medicine puche (Large)
    • Knife belt (Medium)
    • Knife Belt (Large)
    • Poison vial (Medium)
    • Poison vial (Large)
    • Leather armor
    • Helmschmied armor
    • Metal armor
    • Missaglias armor
    
    Once you have purchased and received all of these items, the achievment will
    unlock.
    
    
    
    YOU ARE DONE!! ALL THE ACHIEVMENTS ARE NOW UNLOCKED!! CONGRATS!!
    
    
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