Assassin's Creed Odyssey
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How to Use Phobos Effectively

Assassin's Creed Odyssey
How to Use Phobos Effectively

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Check out how to use and command Phobos the Horse to assist you on your journey in Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

What is Phobos?

Hasty Steed Companion

Phobos is a horse companion that you get during your adventure. Phobos will come to you with your command and gives you a speed boost when traveling on land.

Obtainable from Markos during Main Mission

Phobos will be given to you by Markos early on in the game; during first Chapter of Episode 1. You will be given a choice from 3 horses, but they will all be called Phobos regardless.

Check Out Episode 1 Guide

Using Phobos Effectively

Cover Ground Significantly Faster

Phobos will give you a significant speed boost, enabling you to cover ground faster and to outrun your enemies; including Mercenaries.

Weapon Available On Horseback

You will be able to fight even on horseback with your melee and bows. You may use his speed to strike enemies or hunt down animals on the move.

Being Damaged Will Knock You Off

You will lose balance and fall off Phobos if you are damaged while riding on Phobos. Keep moving to avoid damage during combat.

Use "Follow the Road" to Travel to Objectives

You can have Phobos take control and follow down the road or head for mission points automatically. Use this function to travel to your objective quicker.

Phobos Controls

ControlsDescription
Hold D-Pad DownCall Phobos
Left StickControl
Ride
Hold Dismount
Hold L1 + Jump Off
Hold Follow Road

(While Following Road)
(With Quest Activated)
Head to Quest Location

Phobos Skin List

Phobos will have cosmetic skins available on the in-game store or Blacksmiths in local settlements. These skins will be purely cosmetic and will not have any stat boosts.

Skin List

SkinsDescription
Default Skin
Sold in Blacksmith
(Megala)
Sold in In-game Store
Sold in In-game Store
Sold in In-game Store
Sold in In-game Store
Sold in In-game Store
Sold in In-game Store

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