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Collinwood01
11-18-2011, 04:17 PM
Does anyone know of the best area and sequence to find the Templar Tax Collector? I need to know so I can get my last story mode trophy.

bestscreenname
11-18-2011, 09:14 PM
Seems to be pretty random. I have no clue what triggers him but I always run into him after just walking around checking stuff out for awhile.

Collinwood01
11-19-2011, 01:08 AM
Ive been walking around for hours and cant find this guy. I have everything done but the treasures and this tax evasion trophy. I dont want to start MP until I get all the story mode stuff done. I might just have to give up. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/disagree.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

Kamil Black Fox
11-19-2011, 01:45 AM
I just stood in one area for a few moments and he popped up. I didn't even know it was him.

Collinwood01
11-19-2011, 11:01 AM
I tried for over 5 hours on sequence 4, 5 and the end. I was finishing up the guild challenges and just standing around sometimes hoping he would pop up but he never did. I gave up and started MP.

StarDreamer99
11-20-2011, 03:05 PM
I noticed him a few times during the game, not realizing that there was an achievement for killing him. I didn't even know he was a tax collector. I thought he was a thief or a courier. Once he surprised me by popping up literally inches from my face while I was running along the rooftops. Instinctively http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif, I assassinated him with my hidden blade and the achievement unlocked to my surprise/delight. My only advice is to stick mainly on the rooftops. It's a lot easier to spot him up there than on the crowded streets.

Collinwood01
11-20-2011, 10:01 PM
Thank you Dreamer. Ive been hangin around markets and such figurin he would show up but I still havent seen him. My son started his own game and finished it and he never saw the tax collector once. Crazy

Kytr
11-21-2011, 12:06 PM
They appear to show up at random, but they are very rare compared to the Borgia couriors from AC2 and ACB. I am currently in sequence 7 and have only seen about a half dozen to this point.

Collinwood01
11-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Im just gonna start over. Im tired of waiting. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif Its the last trophy I need, then I can concentrate on my challenges.

SleezeRocker
11-21-2011, 09:10 PM
This is theo nly torphy I need to get a platinum..but I can't find the dam bastardo -_-.

I want to get the platinum so I can move on to Zelda but...I can't knowing I only need ONE to get a platinum http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Collinwood01
11-22-2011, 06:47 AM
Okay, I finally got it! Heres what I did...I started a new file and flew through the story. When I got to sequence 4 and after the memory where Ezio dresses up as a minstrel, I left the palace grounds and stuck to the roofs and I finally got the tax collector on the southeast side of the Hagia Sofia while I was headed toward the arsenal. Hope that helps whoever is looking to get that trophy out of the way.

SleezeRocker
11-22-2011, 09:33 AM
I will give that a go Collin!

Yeah I want to get that Platinum so I can move on to my other games http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

goclo822
11-23-2011, 02:16 AM
What is the achievement you get for doing this? Cause I think I have a tax collector achievement completed but for some reason I have no idea how I got it.

Collinwood01
11-23-2011, 04:25 AM
The trophy you get on the PS3 is the Tax Evasion trophy. Because it was the last trophy I needed, I also got the Conqueror trophy when I got the Tax Evasion trophy.

SleezeRocker
11-23-2011, 06:26 AM
Originally posted by Collinwood01:
The trophy you get on the PS3 is the Tax Evasion trophy. Because it was the last trophy I needed, I also got the Conqueror trophy when I got the Tax Evasion trophy.

I got platinum trophy yesterday,
Not to be a jack-a or anything but..not by your means http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Collinwood01
11-23-2011, 02:31 PM
How did you get it Sleeze? Maybe itll help someone else if you let us know.

SleezeRocker
11-25-2011, 10:30 AM
Originally posted by Collinwood01:
How did you get it Sleeze? Maybe itll help someone else if you let us know.

What I did was:
Camp out near a bank (be far enough for the bank to be on the edge of the mini-map) and wait to get a Revenue Deposit.

Once you see the pop up "You received a revenue of $$$$ Akce", start running around in circles for maybe a min (or more depends) and eventually a courrier will spawn (DO NOT PICK UP $$ FROM THE BANK). So i gave him serious hell and got my Tax Evade trophy and platinum http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Krayus Korianis
11-25-2011, 10:34 AM
I just got this this morning... God I hate the Tax Collector. Ubisoft need to make them appear way more often.

I got it by camping near a bank, seriously for like about 80 minutes.

I don't like that stupid NPC.

Dresmond
05-06-2012, 08:05 AM
Hey I had trouble finding the tax collector...however ..wenever I was in the arsenal destrict inside the walls I saw him once but I was to far from the exit n he got away.. second time again same place I saw him again but I got him.. u have to put ur eyes on that radar otherwise u will miss it stay close to the exit cause I don't know if there's a way to climb the walls..sorry I can't give u a time but I read they normaly show up after u get money deposit in the bank..then again it's a matter of luck :) hope this helps

wigster2012
05-12-2012, 09:30 PM
This is the only one i'm still stuck on. I can never see the guy, i've waited near a bank for ages and nothing, run around for hours and nothing. This guy is really beginning to annoy me!!

RenaudV
05-18-2012, 12:17 PM
Hope this helps: during my playthrough, tax collectors only appeared in districts under templar influence

Ferrith
05-27-2012, 02:07 AM
If I recall correctly there is a small bank near Aghia Sophia, and this is where I literally stumped on that guy. It was pure luck: Ezio was being hunted by some guards, the guy appeared out of the thin air, got assassinated and then Ezio took up the roofs. Accidentally lucky, that's all I am to say.