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Assassin’s Creed 3 Encyclopedia of the Common Man Scanning Actions Guide

Like every Assassin’s Creed installment, Assassin’s Creed 3 comes with series of side-missions that will help you reach your ultimate objective.

Encyclopedia of a Common Man is one such side mission. During Sixth sequence, you will be assigned a side quest (Encyclopedia of the Common Man) by your acquaintance Achilles in the Homestead.

The objective of the side quest is to fill in the encyclopedia entries by scanning the actions of your workers and artisans.

It’s not only about monitoring as you also need to hire them. Once you have hired these Artisans, you can scan them doing following activities / actions:

For more help on Assassin’s Creed 3, read our Almanac Pages, Peg leg Trinkets and Treasure Locations.

Encyclopedia of the Common Man Side Quest Scanning Actions

Blacksmith Actions

  • Hammering metal
  • Sharpening an axe
  • Fixing a wagon’s wheel
  • Nailing on horseshoes

Doctor Actions

  • He will be tending to the garden’s herbs behind his house
  • Playing the Bowls game
  • Reading on a tree stump

Farmer Actions

  • Pouring grain
  • Plowing field
  • Milking cow
  • Cutting wheat

Huntress Actions

  • Maintaining the musket
  • Firing the musket at game
  • Cooking food on a spit

Innkeeper Actions

  • Cutting meat
  • Whipping the bull
  • Turning meat on a spit
  • Pitching hay
  • Watching animals while they grind wheat

Lumberer Actions

  • Chopping wood
  • Use of the saw
  • Transferring wood to the wagon

Miner Actions

  • Mining with the pick-axe
  • Panning for gold
  • Lighting the mine lantern

Tailor Actions

  • Hovering around the chair
  • Taking measurements
  • Sewing
  • Clothes Washing

Woodworker Actions

  • Checking the fence
  • Rubbing the chair with a paper
  • Rubbing the Wood with a paper
  • Filling in a log book