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The Heron

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Jarrod Garripoli

The Heron skill tree focuses on long range takedowns and mobility, such as how fast you move and a number of different takedown skills.

Name Description
Cook Grenades Hold R2/RB to cook a grenade, and let go to throw. Don’t let it explode in your hand!
Death From Above Press the jump button to jump onto an enemy below and kill him. x5 XP per kill.
Deep Breath Stay underwater longer before needing to surface for air.
Death From Below Press the right analog stick in to kill an enemy above on a climbable ledge. x5 XP per kill. Requires 2 Standard Takedown Kills.
Breath Control Click the left analog stick in to steady the crosshair 4x longer when looking through a scope.
Marathon Man Sprint faster with the sprint button indefinitely. Requires you to collect 5 Relics.
Gunslinger Takedown Steal an enemy’s pistol and use it to kill nearby enemies. x5 XP per pistol kill. **Requires 10 Handgun Kills.**
Dual Death From Above Press the jump button to jump onto two enemies below and kill them. x7.5 XP per kill. **Requires one Death From Above Takedown kill.**
Dual Death From Below Click the right analog stick in to kill two enemies above on a climbable ledge. x7.5 XP per kill. **Requires one Death From Below Takedown kill.**

Death From Above (left) and Death From Below (right) are two important skills to have from The Heron skill tree.

Name Description
Steady Aim Hit the sprint button to steady the crosshair 2x longer when looking through a scope.
Hip Shooter Improved hip-fire accuracy when using pistols, SMGs, and shotguns.
Syringe Potency Crafted syringe effects will last 25% longer.
Aimed Reload Press the reload button to quickly reload any pistol or sniper rifle while using the aiming button.
Line Gunner Shoot with one-handed weapons while using ziplines.
Soft Landing Reduce damage taken from falls by 25%.
Enhanced Syringe Potency Crafted syringe effects will last 50% longer.
Long Gun Expert Improved hip-fire accuracy when using assault rifles, sniper rifles, and LMGs.
Cool Gunner Allows a mounted gun to be fired longer before it overheats. **Requires 10 Mounted Kills.**

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Ubisoft
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, XB 360
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, FPS
  • Guide Release
    9 September 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli

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Beyond the limits of civilization lies an island, a lawless place ruled by piracy and human misery, where your only escapes are drugs or the muzzle of a gun. This is where you find yourself, trapped in a place that’s forgotten right from wrong… that lives by the principles of violence. Discover the island’s bloody secrets and take the fight to the enemy; improvise and use your environment to survive; beware the beauty and mystery of this unexplored paradise, and live to outwit its roster of ruthless, desperate characters. You’ll need more than luck to survive.

Inside this guide you will find:

  • A detailed guide to all of the story missions, as well as the optional and co-op ones
  • Locations of all the side missions, like Path of the Hunter, Wanted Dead and Trials of the Rakyat
  • A description and location for every single collectible in the game, including all 120 Relics
  • How to get every single Achievement/Trophy in the game

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