Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Cumberland Bay is a secondary location featuring even more collectibles that can be retrieved to get 100% synchronization at the end of the game.
Cumberland Bay also serves as an outpost for your enemies, meaning that you should expect to encounter multiple soldiers on the island.
Additionally, on Cumberland Bay you will find another treasure map that will allow you to find a buried chest. Inside the chest are 3.000 Reales and a new upgrade plan for Edward’s ship.
The following guide refers to the Cumberland Bay area in Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, and offers useful tips on how to find all collectibles and the buried chest using the treasure map in Cumberland Bay.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Cumberland Bay Collectibles Guide
Total number of collectibles: 7
Animus Fragments: 2
Other activities: N/A
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Cumberland Bay Chests Locations
For the first chest in Cumberland Bay you need to get close to the rowboat in the central area.
Assassinate al guards nearby, and then look for the chest near the campfire. Inside you will find 180 Reales and a porcelain charger (15 Reales).
To find the second chest, travel to the location marked on the map above, and look for it inside a small cave, behind some vines.
The chest can be retrieved by walking around the vines and climbing a small hill. Inside the chest you will find 2 sleep darts and 274 Reales.
Similar to the previous one, the third chest is also near the large rocks you will see in the center of the the island.
Look for it inside a small cave that can be accessed by climbing a hill on the ground.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Cumberland Bay Animus Fragments Locations
Animus Fragment 1
The first Animus Fragment in Cumberland Bay is under the viewpoint located on the north-western coast.
After you synchronize the viewpoint on the island, perform a Leap of Faith in the ocean, while aiming for the collectible.
Animus Fragment 2
The second AC4 Animus Fragment is in a tree on the south-eastern beach. To get it, climb the rocks and then jump in the tree.
Continue to ascend using one branch after another, until you reach the collectible.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Cumberland Bay Secrets Locations
Secret 1: Letter
One of the secrets in Cumberland Bay is a letter (Another Fryghtfull Reverie) which can be retrieved by opening the bottle located on the smaller island in the south.
The bottle is located close to the water, where the grass ends.
Secret 2: Cadaver
The cadaver you will find in Cumberland Bay is located on the south-eastern beach, on a log.
The cadaver carries another treasure map that will lead you to Pinos Isle. When you arrive on Pinos Isle, locate the viewpoint on top of the Mayan Temple to the north. Descend the temple and place Edward in front of it.
Next, turn right and you will see a large log, above a dirt road. O
n the right side of the said road is a large tree, and close to it is a patch of dirt which marks the location of the buried chest. Loot it to retrieve the Aquila’s Wheel Plan and 3000 Reales.