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Octopath Traveler 2 Foreign Assassin – how to hire the character

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Octopath Traveler 2 has several secrets hidden in its expansive map. You will be able to unlock these as you explore and progress through the game. In this guide, we will take you through how to hire the character Octopath Traveler 2 foreign assassin.

The Octopath Traveler 2 foreign assassin is one of the many NPC characters that can be hired to fight with you in the Square Enix turn-based JRPG game. But you’ll first have to find the character and talk to them.

Below, you’ll find all the information you need on where to go and what to do to get the character into your party.

How to hire the foreign assassin in Octopath Traveler 2

You’ll need to travel to the Merry Hills location in Crestlands at night time, as the foreign assassin will not be available to fight during the day. Go past the stalls and down the ladder. When you come across the NPC, you will get a prompt on whether you want to fight the foreign assassin. Select Yes to proceed. 

The foreign assassin will call you a fool, and the battle will start. You need to beat the enemies and clear the battle in order to make it through. 

Once you have defeated the foreign assassin, he will admit that you have formidable strength. He will agree to support your team. Now, you will be able to summon a foreign assassin when using Hired Help.

Now that you have the character on your team, you can summon him anytime by using the Merchant’s Hired Help command. For the foreign assassin, it will cost you 50,000 leaves. It is worth it, as they will use a powerful dagger attack on all foes, as well as restore HP and SP to all allies. 

That’s all you need to know on how to get the foreign assassin in Octopath Traveler 2. If you’re interested in more guides, find out how to complete the quest will research for money and how to beat for whom the clock tower tolls.