How to Get Skill Points in Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Turn your Basim into the next level warrior.

By GamesRecon

If you’re into the mystical sands of Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the brand-new release by Ubisoft in the famed Assassin’s Creed saga, you’re in for a ride. Now, forget the old XP grind of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Odyssey, AC Mirage has tossed that old hat and brought in Skill Points. These are your ticket to unlocking the amazing skills that’ll have you slicing, dicing, and free-falling through the intense terrain of AC Mirage.

But there’s something, earning these isn’t as straightforward as you might be used to. Especially if you’re just starting, you might find yourself scratching your head on how to get your hands on these precious skill points to boost your assassin game. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back.

How to Get Skill Points in Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Skills Points Menu Assassin's Creed Mirage

Let’s kick things off with the quest that will pop the lid off the Skill Points jar for you: the Taking Flight quest. Now, this isn’t just your run-of-the-mill starter mission, this is where you’ll witness the rise of Basim from a cunning thieving brat to a real warrior worth his salt among the Hidden Ones. It’s the kind of underdog-to-hero montage that’ll get your blood pumping and fingers twitching on the controller.

It’s a thrilling little journey that sees our hero rising through the ranks, throwing in a mix of slick parkour and blade-dancing that’ll surely light that fire in every assassin’s heart. And as the dust settles and Basim steps into the shoes of a bona fide assassin, the chance of the desired skill points unveils itself to you.

Earning Skill Points

Assassins-in-the-making, now that you’ve gone through the Taking Flight quest, it’s time to about racking up those glorious skills that will turn Basim into some other powerful character. You have four options for obtaining skill points in this game. As we already told you, you cannot expect to get XP by defeating foes; you must finish different tasks to obtain skill points and levels.

Basim looking at the Contracts Board

  1. Main Quests: The main story quests aren’t just about discovering the rich tapestry of suspense and thrill waiting in Mirage. It’s also your bread and butter for earning the skill points. Whether you’re taking down big-shot assassination targets or meddling with the affairs of the middlemen, these tasks are your go-to for a healthy dose of points. And, if you ever find your skill points inventory feeling a bit light, try to complete some missions, and watch those points roll in.
  2. Contracts: Head over to any of the four Hidden Ones Bureaus around Baghdad, and interact with the Contract Board. With that, you’ve got yourself a list of shady deals and deadly assignments. Whether it’s killing targets, swiping precious items, or playing the bodyguard to some NPC, Contracts will have you swimming in skill points in Assassin’s Creed Mirage.
  3. Tales of Baghdad (Side Quests): The Tales of Baghdad; where every alley has a story to tell. These are your bite-sized side mission adventures sprinkled across the districts and the wild yonder of the Wilderness. Dive into these mini-quests, and you’ll find yourself a point or two richer with each tale spun. You will not earn much by finishing these tasks but they’re quick, they’re fun, and they’re a good option to level up the points numbers.
  4. Lost Books: Scour the nooks and crannies of the city for the elusive Lost Books. Each one you obtain not only unveils a piece of ancient wisdom but also tosses a skill point your way. It all kicks off with a side quest called Al-Jahiz’s Lost Books. It’s a lore-rich, point-snatching feast that will quickly fill your amount of Skill Points.

So there you have it, the walkthrough to obtain plenty of skill points in Assassin’s Creed Mirage. Now, with the streets of the Round City beneath your boots and the whispers of ancient legends in your ears, the Mirage is an open scroll, waiting for the tale of your deeds to be inked onto its pages.