Controls List - Basic, Naval, Mount, Abilities - AC Odyssey

The Assassin’s Creed Odyssey control scheme isn’t too complicated, aside from a few outlier inputs. However, there are a lot of actions you can perform in AC Odyssey (basic, naval, etc), so the controls can get a little cumbersome, especially when you start introducing the various special abilities you can unlock. So, to help you find your way around all the inputs in the game, at least in the start, here’s our AC Odyssey controls list guide.

AC Odyssey Controls List - Basic, Naval, Mount, Abilities
AC Odyssey Controls List – Basic, Naval, Mount, Abilities

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey PlayStation 4 & Xbox One Control Scheme

The control scheme from Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will likely seem pretty familiar to all those that have played the previous entries, especially AC Origins. However, if you’re a newcomer,it might seem a little daunting. There are some pretty confusing aspects, such as dismounting being Circle, but mounting is Down on the D-Pad. Also, buttons change what they do contextually, but you’re probably well used to that by now. Still, the control list below might end up being a good companion in the first couple of hours. Of course, there are several different control schemes you can choose between; the ones below covers the default setting.

ActionPlayStation 4Xbox One
NavigateLeft StickLeft Stick
Camera ControlRight StickRight Stick
Target LockR3 (Press Right Stick)R3 (Press Right Stick)
Heavy Attack / Arrow ShotR2Right Trigger
Free Aim Bow (Hold)L2Left Trigger
Light AttackR1Right Bumper
ParryL1 + R1Right Bumper + Left Bumper
Parkour Down / CrouchCircleB
Parkour UpXA
Dodge (tap) / Dodge Roll (hold)SquareX
EagleD-Pad UpD-Pad Up
Switch Melee Weapon / Torch (hold)D-Pad RightD-Pad Right
Whiste / Call Mount (hold)D-Pad DownD-Pad Down
Switch Arrow TypeD-Pad LeftD-Pad Left
Meditation (hold) / Map (click)Track PadView Button
Pause MenuOptionsMenu Button
Brace (Hold)L1Left Bumper
Free Aim (Hold)L2Left Trigger
Launch Fire Javelines / Fire Arrows (Free Aim)R1Right Bumper
Launch Javelins / Fire Arrows (Free AimR2Right Trigger
Take Command / Leave Command / BoardingTriangleY
Stow Down (Hold to Reverse)CircleB
Speed Up / Ramming Speed (Hold)XA
Travel SpeedSquareX
Stand on HorseL1Left Bumper
Dismount (Hold)CircleB
Ability Wheel – Melee (Hold)L1Left Bumper
Ability Wheel – Ranged (Hold)L2Left Trigger
Ability 1TriangleY
Ability 2CircleB
Ability 3XA
Ability 4SquareX
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  1. M

    Well written and exactly what I needed.
    Thank you sir.

    1. J

      You’re quite welcome, glad to be of help!

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