How to Tame Animals in Assassin's Creed Origins

A look at how to tame animals and have them fight for you in Assassin’s Creed Origins.

If you recently started playing Assassin’s Creed Origins, you may be wondering how to tame animals. In the game, you have the ability to tame a variety of animals and have them fight for you.

This can help you complete tricky missions, and in general, is a fun skill to learn. After all, who wouldn’t want a hippo battle companion? So, if you’re having a hard time convincing animals to come to your aid, we’ve got you covered.

Below, we’ve put together a guide on how to tame animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins.

How to Tame Animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins

The process of taming animals in Assassin's Creed Origins is easier than you might think.

The first step when it comes to taming animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins is unlocking the “Animal Taming” ability within Bayek’s skill tree. To unlock the Animal Taming ability, you’ll need to complete the following steps:

  • Open your menu
  • Navigate to the Abilities tab
  • Unlock Dawn & Dusk under the Seer section
  • Unlock the Sleep Darts skill
  • Continue unlocking skills along this tree until you’re able to unlock Animal Taming for three points

With the Animal Taming ability unlock, you’ll be able to tame animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins. However, each time you wish to tame an animal, you’ll need to complete a series of steps. For example, the Sleep Darts skill needs to be unlocked before Animal Taming, and it comes in handy during the actual process of taming animals.

To tame animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins you’ll need to have your Sleep Darts equipped to your D-Pad. When you come across an animal you wish to tame, you’ll need to put them to sleep by shooting them with your Sleep Darts. With the animal asleep, approach them and hit either Triangle or Y (depending on your controller) to tame it.

Once the animal has been tamed, it will join you and fight enemies for you. And that’s all there is to it! Simply have your Sleep Darts equipped, shoot them at the animal you wish to tame, then hit Triangle or Y to complete the taming process. Now that you know how to tame animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins, what animal will you tame first? Let us know in the comments below!

By reading through this guide, you should now know how to tame animals in Assassin’s Creed Origins.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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