The Shifty Scribe is a side quest in Assassin’s Creed Origins in Alexandria.
Your task is to find and rescue Aristo, a philosopher who was wrongly jailed.
Here’s a walkthrough of The Shifty Scribe in AC Origins.
Recommended level for this side quest: Level 11
Summary of The Shifty Scribe
1. Find and rescue Aristo
2. Bring Aristo to the port
Find and rescue Aristo
The first objective is to look for Aristo and rescue him. His location is shown in the map below.
As you get within the range, use Senu to pinpoint the exact location of Aristo.
You will find him inside a cage, moved around by guards. To free him, get rid of the guards around him.
After killing the guards, open the cage and carry Aristo.
You need to bring him to the port.
Bring Aristo to the port
You can place Aristo on the back of your camel. Ride all the way to the port.
The port’s location is shown in the map below.
As you get there, you will see his wife waiting on the boat. Carry him and place him on the boat, and your job is done.
The quest completes here.
Reward: 750 XP