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Can you use the Animus to access memories of another person you are not descended from?

From what I recall, Animus works in the following way. X has an ancestor, Y. X and Y share genetic material. X can access Y's memory through the Animus simulation. In Assassin's Creed Valhalla, near ...
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How did Reda survive for over 9 centuries without apparently aging?

Reda met Bayek of Siwa in 48 BCE. He met the viking Eivor sometime in the 9th century, and did not appear to have aged a day. How did he do this?
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Was "Assassin's Creed" based on the 1907 book "Lord of the World"?

Was Assassin's Creed based on the 1907 book Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson in any way? It's like Assassin's Creed but the opposite where the Freemasons won instead and shows how the ...
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In Assassin’s Creed how can Eagle Vision be passed through the family?

How can the Assassin’s Creed sense, Eagle Vision be given to an Assassin’s child in Assassin’s Creed when the majority of Assassins in Assassin’s Creed are male and the females that the Assassin males ...
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Where did the idea of genetic memory originate? [duplicate]

Recently I started re-watching (/playing in the background whilst I work) the Sci-Fi series Andromeda. In the first series I come to an episode with a familiar sounding premise. The heroes arrive on ...
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Why does Cesare Borgia keep saying he can not die at the hands of man?

Everytime Cesare Borgia faces his death such as in a fight or after his father tried to poison him (not sure if it was successful) he always says that he can not die at the hands on man Is this just ...
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How did humanity survive the first cataclysm?

Starting from Assassin's Creed 2, Minerva, Jupiter and Juno tell Desmond and his team about the first cataclysm that caused their kind (the roman deities) to go extinct. However, humankind was also ...
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Why is the Animus's translation so quirky?

I have not been fortunate enough to play the original Assassins Creed, only Assassins Creed II and up, so I'm hoping this is answered in the original game somewhere. In the so-called Ezio trilogy (...
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How are the assassins from the first three games related to Desmond?

I want to know how the assassins from the first three games are related to Desmond. I've tried to find it on the Assassin's Creed Wiki without success.
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What are the Animus death scenes, in-universe?

I'm a big fan of abstract storytelling, so I've always enjoyed the Animus death animations in the Assassin's Creed series, where a major assassination target has a few moments to sum up their life and ...
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How does the Animus know which ancestor's memories it should reproduce?

I'm a little bit confused. In Assassin's Creed 3 for example, you have to find the key, and therefore you need to relive Haytham's and Connor's memories, because those are the exact memories which ...
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How exactly does the Animus work?

In the Assassin's Creed series of games, protagonist Desmond enters a machine called the Animus, letting him view the lives of his Assassin ancestors. But how, exactly, is Desmond interacting with ...
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If Haytham was a Templar, then why does he have the marking of the Creed on his hand armor?

In the Assassin's Creed 3 video game, Connor's father Haytham Kenway, was a Templar until the end. However, we see that his hand armor bears the mark of the Assassin Brotherhood/Creed. Why would a ...
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Were the Assassins from the Assassin's Creed series actual historical figures?

Were the Assassins from the Assassin's Creed series actual historical figures? I do not know the game series, although I've talked about briefly with a friend who insists that the series is reasonably ...
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What happened to Lucy after the end of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood?

I have this question on the Assassin's Creed story plot. I want to know what happened to Lucy after Desmond stabbed her at the end of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood? Presumably she died but what was ...
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In Assassin's Creed: Embers, who talked to Ezio before the end?

Even though the character appears in the credits as "Young Man", he talks knowingly to Ezio, takes his hand, tells him "Courage, Ezio". So he clearly knew who he was talking to. He's the only unnamed ...
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Where did the "Memories transferred through DNA" idea used in Assassin's Creed come from?

In the Assassin's Creed series, one of the major plot devices involves using a machine to explore the memories of the main character's ancestors. The theory behind it is that your DNA stores all the ...
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