Ubisoft Lists Historical Figures Featured in Assassin's Creed Unity

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Ubisoft mentioned notable historic figures that will be featured in Assassin's Creed Unity.

Taking place in the French Revolution, figures like Maximilien Robespierre have been mentioned in trailers. But, in a recent blog post, Ubisoft gave us a look at whom Arno will be interacting with.

Five people were listed: Dr. Gullotin, Marquis de Sade, Madame Tussaud, Antoine Lavoisier, and Eugene Francois Vidocq.

Dr. Gullotin is named after the favored form of execution during the French Revolution--the guillotine.

"The guillotine's name came from Dr. Joseph Ignace- Gullotin," Ubisoft stated on their blog, who proposed its use as a less painful method of execution."

Marquis de Sade, from whom we get the word "sadism," will be portrayed in the game as "incredibly intelligent and charismatic." This is in contrast with how you would think of him, as his fantasies were often depraved.

Madame Tussaud, known for making wax sculptures, will interact with Arno "a few times" during the game. She made Louis XVI and Robespierre's--both of whom were executed during the French Revolution--death masks.

Antoine Lavoisier, the "father of modern chemistry," will need Arno's help in Unity. Captured, he will need the skilled assassin to recover plans for his secret weapon, the "poison bomb."

Finally, Eugene Francois Vidocq--the eventual French police officer--will need Arno's help. A jailed criminal in Unity, Francois Vidocq needs Arno to help redeem his name so he can become a positive influence on a society cast into turmoil.

Assassin's Creed Unity launches on Novemeber 11 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For more information about the title, go here.