How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time 

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is the final installment in the Ezio trilogy and brings his story to a closure. Ezio’s final adventure sends him on a quest to find the keys to Altair’s secret library. Altair’s story is also given closure through a series of flashbacks in the game. 

The game is not very short but it’s shorter than the previous three titles in the franchise. Due to the game not being very long, it wraps up Ezio and Altair’s stories pretty quickly. Although the completion time will differ from player to player as how you choose to approach the game depends on you.  

If you want to complete the main story of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, you’ll require around 12 hours. For completing both the main story and all the side quests you’ll require around 20 hours and a completionist run of the game will take you around 34 hours. 

Difficulty will not be a factor when it comes to determining your playtime as Assassin’s Creed: Revelations does not have any kind of difficulty settings. 

1. How long is the DLC? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
The Lost Archive – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations has tons of cosmetic DLCs but it has only one single-player expansion called The Lost Archive. This expansion focuses on the mysterious pasts of Subject 16 and Lucy Stillman.  

If you want to complete the main story for The Lost Archive, then it’ll take you around 2 hours to complete while a completionist run of the expansion takes around 3 hours.  

2. How many endings does Assassin’s Creed: Revelations have? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio Finds Altair’s Corpse – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations has only one definitive ending which serves as a conclusion to both Altair and Ezio’s story. In the ending, Ezio eventually finds the keys to Altair’s library only to find out that there’s nothing in it except Altair’s corpse.  

Ezio discovers Altair’s Apple of Eden in the library but refuses to take it and instead he drops his gauntlet as a sign of retirement. Desmond then triggers a Nexus Link and meets Jupiter, a person from the first civilisation who built temples underground to save Isus and humanity.  

He entrusts Desmond with the task of saving the world from another disaster. The game ends with Desmond, his father and his friends entering the Grand Temple in New York as instructed by Jupiter. 

3. Does Assassin’s Creed: Revelations have multiplayer? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Multiplayer – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations does have a multiplayer mode although the online services for Revelations multiplayer was shut down last year September. The multiplayer features various characters to play with and multiple maps to play in with your friends.  

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations’ multiplayer features various game modes like Team Objective Matches and Free For All Matches. You also have the option to create your own custom game mode in order to play with your friends. Unfortunately the servers aren’t up anymore. 

4. Is Assassin’s Creed: Revelations hard? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio Commanding Other Assassins – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations doesn’t have any difficulty setting so you have to play at a predetermined difficulty setting. Naturally the game might be a bit challenging for you at the beginning but if you’ve played previous games in the franchise, then you shouldn’t have any problem getting used to the mechanics. 

According to the majority of the players, the game can be pretty challenging at times but isn’t very hard overall. Some players are also of the opinion that some missions are tedious. Overall, it all depends on your experience and how you play with it but the general consensus is that the game isn’t too easy nor too hard. 

5. Can you skip Assassin’s Creed: Revelations? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio Fighting – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

If you’re a fan of Ezio or in general a fan of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, then you can’t skip Assassin’s Creed: Revelations as it is the final part in the Ezio Trilogy and wraps up both Ezio and Altair’s story.  

The story follows an older Ezio as he travels to Constantinople to find five keys needed to unlock a vault that was built by Altair three centuries ago. The game also progresses Desmond’s journey too and the ending is bound to leave you with more questions. 

6. Is Assassin’s Creed: Revelations a main game? 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio Battling Leandros – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is the fourth major installment in the series and a direct sequel to Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood. The game is also the final chapter in the Ezio trilogy and gives closure to both Ezio and Altair’s stories.  

Some players tend to think that this game is a spin-off of sorts but it is very much a main game and cannot be skipped. If you skip this game and directly go to Assassin’s Creed: III, you’ll miss how Ezio’s story ends and how Desmond’s story progresses. 

7. 100% Completion 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio Concept Art – Assassin’s Creed Revelations | Source: Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations has tons of things to do in order to achieve 100% completion. Here’s everything you need to do in order to complete the game in its entirety: 

  1. Complete all Main Missions 
  2. Complete all Secondary Memories: 
    • Recruit Assassins 
    • Master Assassin Missions 
    • Faction HQ Missions 
    • Book Quests 
    • Piri Reis Missions 
  3. Complete Desmond’s Journey 
  4. Collect all Animus Data Fragments 
  5. Collect all Ishak Pasha’s Memoir Pages 
  6. Complete all Guild Challenges: 
    • Assassins Guild 
    • Mercenaries Guild 
    • Romanies Guild 
    • Thieves Guild 
    • Bombs 
  7. Unlock all Trophies 

8. All Main Missions List 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio and Altair – Assassin’s Creed Revelations | Source: Ubisoft

The main missions for Assassin’s Creed: Revelations consist of 9 Sequences and all the Sequences have multiple story missions that you’ll need to complete. Here’s a list of all the main missions in the game: 

Sequence 1 – A Sort of Homecoming 

  • Memory 1 – The Hangman 
  • Memory 2 – A Narrow Escape 
  • Memory 3 – A Journal of Some Kind 
  • Memory 4 – A Hard Ride 
  • Memory 5 – The Wounded Eagle 

Sequence 2 – The Crossroads of the World 

  • Memory 1 – A Warm Welcome 
  • Memory 2 – Upgrade and Explore 
  • Memory 3 – The Hookblade 
  • Memory 4 – The View From Galata 
  • Memory 5 – Advanced Tactics 
  • Memory 6 – On the Defense 
  • Memory 7 – On the Attack 

Sequence 3 – Lost and Found 

  • Memory 1 – The Prisoner 
  • Memory 2 – The Sentinel, Part I 
  • Memory 3 – Guild Contracts 
  • Memory 4 – Bomb Crafting 
  • Memory 5 – A Familiar Face 
  • Memory 6 – The Yerebatan Cistern 
  • Memory 7 – Quid Pro Quo 
  • Memory 8 – The Mentor’s Keeper 
  • Memory 9 – Curse of the Romani 
  • Memory 10 – The Sentinel, Part II 

Sequence 4 – The Uncivil War 

  • Memory 1 – The Prince’s Banquet 
  • Memory 2 – An Uneasy Meeting 
  • Memory 3 – The Fourth Part of the World 
  • Memory 4 – Signs and Symbols, Part I 
  • Memory 5 – Galata Tower 
  • Memory 6 – Mentor’s Wake 

Sequence 5 – Heir to the Empire 

  • Memory 1 – The Janissaries 
  • Memory 2 – The Arsenal Gates 
  • Memory 3 – Arsenal Infiltration 
  • Memory 4 – Portrait of a Lady 
  • Memory 5 – Signs and Symbols, Part II 
  • Memory 6 – The Forum of the Ox 
  • Memory 7 – A New Regime 

Sequence 6 – Fortune’s Disfavor 

  • Memory 1 – Into the Shadows 
  • Memory 2 – Honor, Lost and Won 
  • Memory 3 – Bearer of Mixed Tidings 
  • Memory 4 – A Little Errand 
  • Memory 5 – Signs and Symbols, Part III 
  • Memory 6 – The Maiden’s Tower 
  • Memory 7 – The Mentor’s Return 
  • Memory 8 – Setting Sail 

Sequence 7 – Underworld 

  • Memory 1 – The Hidden City 
  • Memory 2 – The Spy Who Shunned Me 
  • Memory 3 – The Renegade 
  • Memory 4 – Decommissioned 
  • Memory 5 – Last of the Palaiologi 
  • Memory 6 – Escape 
  • Memory 7 – Passing the Torch 

Sequence 8 – The End of an Era 

  • Memory 1 – Discovery 
  • Memory 2 – The Exchange 
  • Memory 3 – End of the Road 

Sequence 9 – Revelations 

  • Memory 1 – Homecoming 
  • Memory 2 – Lost Legacy 
  • Memory 3 – The Message 

9. All Secondary Memories Missions List 

How long does it take to beat AC: Revelations? Main Story & 100% Completion Time
Ezio in Battle – Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Secondary Memories in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations are essentially side quests and they’re divided into multiple smaller missions. Here’s all the missions you need to do: 

I. Master Assassin Missions 

  • The Sentinel, Part I 
  • The Sentinel, Part II 
  • The Deacon, Part I 
  • The Deacon, Part II 
  • The Trickster, Part I 
  • The Trickster, Part II 
  • The Champion, Part I 
  • The Champion, Part II 
  • The Guardian, Part I 
  • The Guardian, Part II 
  • The Vizier, Part I 
  • The Vizier, Part II 
  • The Thespian, Part I 
  • The Thespian, Part II 

II. Faction HQ Missions 

  • Mercenaries Mission – Unfortunate Son 
  • Thieves Mission – Loose Lips 

III. Book Quests [Find all 10 books] 

  • AESOP’S FABLES 
  • MISSION TO CONSTANTINOPLE 
  • ON NATURE 
  • THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO 
  • ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS 
  • THE BOOK OF KINGS 
  • NIBELUNGENLIED 
  • ILIAD 
  • THE CANTERBURY TALES 
  • THE FLUTE GIRL 

IV. Piri Reis Missions 

  • Piri Reis: Datura 
  • Piri Reis: Thunder 
  • Piri Reis: Smoke Screen 
  • Piri Reis: Caltrops 
  • Piri Reis: Smoke Decoy 
  • Piri Reis: Cherry 
  • Piri Reis: Sticky Situations 
  • Piri Reis: Tripwire 
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10. About Assassin’s Creed Revelations

A worthy conclusion to the Ezio Trilogy and the fourth main instalment of the Assassin’s Creed series, Assassin’s Creed Revelations is set amidst the peak of the Ottoman Empire. Ezio heads to Constantinople in search of the truth behind Altair, his ancestor, to get his hands on a potent weapon hidden in the legendary assassin’s fortress, Masyaf.

Published by Ubisoft and developed by its subsidiary, Ubisoft Montreal, this game was among the best games of 2011, second only to Batman Arkham City.