Trade objects were collectible items in Rome during the Renaissance. They could be looted from enemies, taken from chests, stolen from pickpockets and Borgia messengers, or gained by completing certain Contracts with your Assassin recruits.
Known trade objects
|Item||Art||Blacksmiths||Doctors||Tailors||Number required for given shop quest|
|Aconite||460||460||598*||276||1 for Venomous: Fast Poison|
|Ambergris||535||535||321||696*||3 for Trendsetting: Vaticano Treasure Map|
|Buddhist Prayer Beads||445||267||579*||445||2 for Faith: Captain's Sword|
|Cardinal's Purple Dye||530||530||318||689*||5 for Pulling Threads: Large Quiver|
|Elephant Ivory||715*||550||550||330||3 for Exotica: Seusenhofer Pauldrons and Chest Guard|
|Indian Diamond||1,170*||900||540||900||3 for Exotica: Seusenhofer Pauldrons and Chest Guard|
|Jar of Leeches||10||6||13*||10|
|Nutmeg||125||163*||125||75||3 for Venomous: Fast Poison|
|Papaver Silvaticum||490||294||637*||490||1 for Trendsetting: Vaticano Treasure Map|
|Pomander||115||115||69||150*||2 for Trendsetting: Vaticano Treasure Map|
|Shrunken Head||11,000*||440||440||132||2 for Exotica: Seusenhofer Pauldrons and Chest Guard|
|Silk||288||480||480||624*||8 for Pulling Threads: Large Quiver|
|Terracotta Pot||156*||120||120||72||3 for Faith: Captain's Sword|
|Tomatoes||69||150*||115||115||5 for Venomous: Fast Poison|
|Totem||105||64||137*||105||2 for Faith: Captain's Sword|
|Venetian Poison Ring||445||445||579*||267|
|Vlad the Impaler Coins||689*||530||530||318||7 for Blood Money: Spada Lunga|
* - indicates the highest selling price.
- Sometimes known as the queen of poisons, aconite is a highly lethal alkaloid known to cause the symptoms of cardiac arrest.
- A versatile compound used in cosmetics, medical practices, culinary arts and as well as a flame retardant.
- A dull gray substance produced by the digestive system of a sperm whale, at one time was used as a fixative in perfumery.
Buddhist Prayer Beads
- Sometimes called a Buddhist rosary, Buddhist prayer beads are typically used as a tool to count time while meditating using mantras.
Cardinal's Purple Dye
- A pigment popularly used to paint religious figures and important people. Purple was known as a color of Royalty.
- Symbolizing love and sometimes worn as wedding rings, Claddagh rings were thought to have originated in the small coastal village of the same name.
- Harvested from the Coffee tree, these beans are used in the brewing of coffee.
- A malleable metal with the properties of high thermal and electrical conductivity, and easy bending and melting. In the Roman era it was mined chiefly in Cyprus, where copper derives its name.
- The tusks of an elephant are an ornamental material used for sculptures, jewelry and even handles of weapons.
- Gold ingot or gold bar is the form typically given to gold for the purposes of trading or investment.
- A green opaque semi-precious gemstone used for vases, seals and snuff boxes.
- Comprised of aromatic biotic materials, it releases a pleasant smelling smoke when burned. Used in many religious ceremonies for ritual purification and meditation.
- High quality diamonds mined in the rich diamond mines of India. Indian Diamonds were highly sought after by connoisseurs. It is mainly mined in Central and East Coastal India.
Jar of Leeches
- A container full of leeches which were commonly used in the medicinal practice of blood letting. It was usually used in curing skin diseases.
- A bejeweled hood worn by women during the Renaissance.
- A popular spice derived from the seeds of the myristica fragrans tree.
Papaver Silvaticum (Wild Poppy)
- Source plant in the manufacturing of Opium, an addicting drug.
- The flowering vine used in the creation of black pepper, a popular seasoning.
- A fragrant ball made of perfumes used to protect against infection in times of pestilence or simply or simply to mask unpleasant smells. A pomander was typically worn or carried in a vase.
- The slang term for elemental mercury, quicksilver was thought to have healing properties in ancient times. If touched or breathed it can be proven lethal.
- Considered by many cultures as a symbol of good luck, a tradition believed to have come from Celtic roots.
- A red opaque gemstone used for vases, seals and snuff boxes.
- A spice derived from the saffron brocus plant used in cooking, saffron was once believed to contain healing properties.
- A gemstone commonly worn as jewelry coming in many different colors, the most common of which being blue.
- A severed human head which has been specially prepared for use in a ritual or as a trophy, a practice native to the South American Amazonian tribes.
- A supple textile produced from the cocoons of Mulberry Silkworm larvae. It was first discovered in China, and then the cocoons were illegally brought to other countries such as India and later Europe.
- Raw form of the lustrous metal silver, used for jewelry, dinnerware and ornamentation. Also used in minting coins.
- A poisonous crystalline compound used in some forms of medicine to treat various parasitic infections in small doses.
- Translating to "baked earth," terracotta pots are clay based vessels used for carrying liquids, typically ceramic red in color.
- A tasty edible fruit (typically red) originating from South America, the tomato found its way across to Europe after the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
- Totems are believed to represent an entity that watches over a group of people such as a family.
- A luxurious fabric with a soft, luscious feel often worn by the wealthy and the aristocracy during the renaissance.
Venetian Poison Ring
- A ring with a container in its bezel used to hold poison. Often used to slip poison into an enemy's food or drink or for the wearer to commit suicide to avoid capture.
Vlad the Impaler Coins
- Coins issued by the infamous emperor of Wallachia Vlad the Impaler which were widely sought after by collectors.
- A textile typically derived from sheep, used for its warmth and breathability. Because of its low value it was widely traded.