God of War Ragnarok – All Favors Guide, How To Unlock Them, Rewards And More

A complete guide to all the side quests in the game.

Posted By | On 07th, Dec. 2022

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God of War Ragnarok is not only a great game but an experience of a lifetime. In addition to the main quests, the game offers over three dozen Favors (Side Quests), thereby allowing you ample opportunity to explore such an exquisite world.

However, most players are simply in it for the main story and want to get over the side quests as soon as possible. If you’re such an individual, then you’ve come to the right place. This guide chronologically lists all of the side quests and separates them by region. So if you’re a completionist, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s begin!

Svartalfheim

1. In Service of Asgard

Requirement:

  • Access to Svartalfheim

Objective:

  • Shut down Althjof’s Rig
  • Shut down Radsvinn’s Rig
  • Shut down Modvitnir’s Rig

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Nidavellir Ore

Steps:

Modvitnir’s Rig:

  1. Talk to the dwarf bard Raeb in Nidavellir to start the Service of Asgard.
  2. While exiting Nidavellir the favor starts during the boat ride when Mimir starts talking about it.
  3. Head west once you reach Bay of Bounty to close Modvitnir’s Rig.
  4. Climb the platform.
  5. Use the Axe to rotate the crane.
  6. Defeat the Bergsra Mother and shut down the Rig.

Radvinn’s Rig:

  1. Go to the middle of the Bay of Bounty.
  2. Defeat the Grims and Draugrs and before destroying Radvinn’s Rig.

Althjof’s Rig:

  1. Go northwest of the Bay of Bounty.
  2. Climb up using the chains and use the elevator (level 3) to swing over.
  3. Go left and swing across to the other side.
  4. Use Blades to clear the blockage, defeat the Draugrs, climb up and keep heading left.
  5. Return to the lift and adjust the grapple point to level 2.
  6. Climb up and cross over to the other side.
  7. Defeat the Grims and Draugrs and before destroying Althjof’s Rig.

2. The Weight of Chains

Requirement:

  • Access to Svartalfheim

Objective:

  • Locate the key hidden on the island
  • Bring back the key to the watchtower
  • Return to the creature
  • Free Lyngbakr
  • Use the boat to Lyngbakr’s eye

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Atreus XP
  • Making Amends

Steps:

Locating the key

  1. Arrive in the middle of Bay of Bounty at Lyngbakr Island.
  2. Destroy the rocks followed by the Wretch Nest.
  3. Crawl past the wall, destroy another nest.
  4. Use the elevator to ascend.
  5. Jump down to break the floor.
  6. Before opening the chest containing the key, defeat the Bergsra Mother.

Return to the Watchtower

  1. The Watchtower is towards the south.
  2. Climb the wall, open the door with the key and use the gong.

Head back to the creature

  1. Return north to Lyngbakr island.

Free Lyngbakr

  1. Climb up the chains and defeat the Draugrs. Then break/cut the bindings and then throw your ax to cut off the chains.
  2. Return to the last area, jump to the other side and climb the wall to the right. Once again, jump using the hook and head left until you find the second post. Destroy it and cut off the chain.
  3. Destroy the Wretch Nest, pick up the explosives and throw it at the golden debris below.
  4. Take the boat around the island and climb up the wall towards the north side. Head left after defeating the enemies, cut the post and break the third binding.

Lyngbakr’s Eye

  1. Destroy the blockage/gate and use the boat to row over to the Lyngbakr’s eye.

3. Spirit of Rebellion

Requirement:

  • Draupnir Spear (reward for completing Forging Destiny)

Objective:

  • Retrieve the Hammer
  • Return to Durlin

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Freya XP
  • Mountain Splitter
  • 30 Whispering Slab
  • Rebel Leader

Steps:

  1. Trigger the quest by talking Durlin on Nidavellir Beach after completing the Forging Destiny main quest.

Retrieve the Hammer:

  1. Go to Dragon Beach in Bay of Bounty.
  2. Use the golden chain to climb the wooden ridge on the left.
  3. Jump to the large wooden bridge and go left.
  4. Use the rune slate to move the big hammer.
  5. Now open the chest that’s behind the big hammer.

Return to Durlin

  1. Return to the tavern in Nidvellir to speak to Durlin and finish the quest.

4. The Lost Treasure

Requirement:

  • Draupnir Spear (reward for completing Forging Destiny)

Objective:

  • Locate the treasure hidden in Alberich Hollow
  • Locate the Spirit’s son
  • Locate the treasure hidden in Alberich Island
  • Return to the Father Spirit

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Freya XP
  • Svefnthorn
  • Alberich’s Treasure (5000 Hacksilver and Jewel of Yggdrasil)

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest line by talking to the Elder Wayfarer Spirit on Dragon Beach.

Locate the treasure hidden in Alberich Hollow:

  1. Leap over the big wooden bridge and go left.
  2. Head left once again until you reach a cave.
  3. Blast the Golden core with an explosive projectile.
  4. Head deeper into the cave and defeat Ormstunga, a Wicked Grim in a boss fight.
  5. Use an explosive projectile to destroy the golden ore towards the left and head into the Yggdrasil Rift.
  6. Continue along the path until you find the Legendary Chest containing the treasure.

Locate the Spirit’s Son

  1. Go north of Alberich Island.
  2. Climb up the ledge using the Spear and talk to the Wayfarer Spirit.

Locate the treasure hidden in Alberich Island

  1. Proceed down the path.
  2. Use the Spear to destroy a rock down at the water wheel.
  3. Leap across the platform to a Yggdrasil rift and go right for the Treasure Map.
  4. Climb the ledge and destroy the rock. Pull the chains up all the way and use the ax to freeze it.
  5. Return to the middle platform, and destroy the glowing rock near the frozen cog revealing the geyser that powers the elevator.
  6. Kill the wretches, climb to the top for the Legendary Chest and complete the Favor.

Return to the Father Spirit

  1. Return to Dragon Island.
  2. Speak to the Elder Wayfarer Spirit.

5. A Viking’s Funeral

Requirement:

  • Complete the Main Story

Objective:

  • Attend the Funeral
  • Attend the party at the Sverd Sands

Rewards:

  • Funeral for a Friend

Steps:

  1. Visit any shop location and talk to Lunda. 

Attend the Funeral

  1. After the conversation, go over to Raeb’s Tavern in Nidavellir and talk with Brok.

Attend the party at the Sverd Sands

  1. Go to Sverd Sands through the pulley bridge in Aurvangar Wetlands.
  2. Talk to Brok again to finish the Viking’s Funeral quest.

Vanaheim

1. Cure for the Dead

Requirement:

  • Access to River Delta.

Objective:

  • Find the items the spirits are searching for
  • Return to the spirit

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Freya XP
  • Svartalfheim’s Fortune Amulet Enchantment
  • 13 Whispering Slabs

Steps:

  1. Head over to Pilgrim’s Landing and talk to the ghost Mari to initiate the quest.

Find the items

  1. Climb the ledge and burn the bramble with the Runic Arrows. Finally cut the chains to lower the bridge.
  2. The first item is directly across the bridge.
  3. Kill all the enemies and collect the second item from within the water.
  4. Release the hanging candelabra by breaking the chains and move it to the right.
  5. Finally swing it to the left to burn the bramble and lower the bridge.
  6. Open the Legendary Chest for the third item.

Return to the spirit:

  1. Return and speak to Mari to complete the quest.

2. Garden for the Dead

Requirement:

  • Access to River Delta.

Objective:

  • Destroy the poison totems
  • Return to Astrid

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Freya XP
  • 13 Whispering Slabs
  • Svartalfheim’s Safety Amulet Enchantment 

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by visiting the Noatun’s Garden and talking to Astrid. 

Destroy the poison totems

  1. Find the three poison totems on the island and destroy them with fire vessels.
  2. To destroy the north totem, aim the fire vessel at the back of the rock.
  3. To destroy the central totem, aim at the hole in the structure.
  4. To destroy the last totem, cut the chain holding the fire vessel by climbing the nearby building.

Return to the Spirit

  1. Return to Astrid to finish the quest.

3. Conscience for the Dead

Requirement:

  • Access to River Delta.

Objective:

  • Slay the Seidr Fanatics
  • Converse with the Spirit

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Freya XP
  • 13 Whispering Slabs
  • Svartalfheim’s Honour Amulet Enchantment 

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by visiting the Cliffside Ruins and talking to Gunhild.
  2. The path is blocked at night. So interact with the Celestial Altar at the Mystic Gateway Freyr’s Camp and switch to daytime.

Slay the Seidr Fanatics

  1. After dealing with the enemies, leap over the platform. Use your chaos blade flames combined with Freya’s runic arrows to disintegrate the vines and lower the chain.
  2. Climb up the chain and open the passage through the river by carving the rune in the sand.
  3. Head into the cave (The Veiled Passage) at the base of the Falls. There should be a Nornir chest on the right once you reach the location.
  4. Keep moving forward until the end of the river.
  5. Take the door to the left and destroy the poisonous plants close to the red chest.
  6. Move forward and kill the Seidr Fanatics on your way.

Converse with Gunhild

  1. At the end of the path, climb down the chain which leads back to Cliffside Ruins.
  2. Don’t forget to get the Lore Marker, Legendary Chest and finally, an Odin’s Raven on top of the river.
  3. Lower the bridge and speak to Gunhild.

4. The Mysterious Orb

Requirement:

  • Becomes available after returning to Freyr’s Camp at the end of Main Quest/Story Mission 6: The Reckoning.

Objective:

  • Find the Orb
  • Bring back the Orb to Lunda

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Freya XP
  • New Friends
  • Lunda’s Lost Armor Set (after finding the broken pieces) 

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by visiting Freyr’s Camp and talking to dwarf Lunda.

Find the Orb

  1. Reach Noatun’s Garden by going through the River Delta.
  2. Locate Lunda’s Broken Cuirass by opening the Chisel door.
  3. Relocate to Cliffside Ruins by continuing rowing south.
  4. Kill the enemies. Climb up and head to the side room. You can find Lunda’s Broken Belt after clearing the plants.
  5. Leap across the platforms and lower the chain by combining chaos blades with Freya’s runic arrows.
  6. Climb up and carve the rune to open a passage through the river.
  7. Head into the Veiled Passage by rowing down to the the Falls.
  8. The Orb is right next to the beach. You can return to the Lunda to finish the quest, or you can search the area for the rest of the pieces of the Armor.

Return the Orb to Lunda

  1. Use the chains at the end of the tunnel to return to the Cliffside ruins.
  2. Now return to the place where you found the first piece of the armor and zipline back to Lunda.

5. Freya’s Missing Peace

Requirement:

  • Access to River Delta.

Objective:

  • Get to the entrance of Freya’s wedding shrine
  • Survey the Shrine
  • Leave the Shrine

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • Steel Harmony
  • Mardoll
  • Regl Vanir Garments
  • It was a Good Day 

Steps:

  1. Sail down to Freya’s Camp and move past Mystic Gateway to initiate the quest.

Get to the entrance of Freya’s wedding shrine

  1. Reach the Cliffside Ruins.
  2. Kill the enemies and lower the chain by removing the brambles. Open the passage to the river by carving the rune.
  3. Get to the beach at the Falls.
  4. Climb the walls after killing all the enemies and you’ll find a lore marker.
  5. Climb a second wall and kill an Odin’s Raven and open the Nornir Chest.
  6. Light the three braziers, one above the waterfall, one to the right and one to the left.
  7. Interact with the rock to continue.

Survey the shrine

  1. Enter the shrine and defeat the Soul Eater in a boss fight.
  2. Head right after defeating the boss and you’ll find a lore marker on the wall and treasure marker in the corner.
  3. Go to the middle of the bridge and cut the chain. Then use an arrow to burn the brambles and destroy the second chain.
  4. Kill the Nightmare followed by the Cursed Gulons.
  5. Move forward and burn the bramble on the right for a Legendary Chest.
  6. Speak with Freya on the balcony to get the first belonging. Follow her to the next rune.
  7. Return to the middle and kill everything. Approach the gate to the right of the entrance and use your arrows and blades to light the torches.
  8. Go inside and continue upstairs by burning the branches. Only kill the healing enemy and ask Freya for the second belonging.
  9. Return to the middle and cross the bridge for the lore scroll.
  10. Go through the door for the final belonging.

Leave the Shrine

  1. Leave the shrine after killing the Wulvers. Next fight off the Drekis that’ll attack you when you attempt to board the boat.
  2. Interact with the boat once they are dead to finish the quest.

Vanaheim – The Jungle

1. Return of the River

Requirement:

  • Unlock The Crater

Objective:

  • Climb the dam
  • Flood The Crater

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Gain access to blocked regions in the The Crater 

Steps:

  1. Approach The Jungle in Vanaheim to initiate the quest.

Climb the dam

  1. Move towards the dam and kill the Gulong blocking your way.
  2. To ascend the lift at the end of the path, you’ll have to burn the shrubs.
  3. Kill the Gulons and Seidr at the top and open a path to the other side using the spear.
  4. Watching the Dreki ravaging the wildlife at the top triggers the Favor “What Lies Below”.

Flood The Crater

  1. Burn the bushes and proceed to the Seidr and Nokken.
  2. Raise the gates using the crank. Return to the gap to witness the river flowing once again and to finish the side quest.

2. What Lies Below

Requirement:

  • Unlock The Crater

Objective:

  • Find a path to the Dreki
  • Kill the Dreki

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • 375 Atreus XP

Steps:

  1. Trigger the quest by simply witnessing the Dreki.

Find a path to the Dreki

  1. Return to the crank.
  2. Use the spear to create a path.
  3. Climb up the chain and kill the Dreki to finish the side quest.

3. Trail of the Dead

Requirement:

  • Flood the Crater

Objective:

  • Reach the feeding ground of the Dragon
  • Kill the Dragon

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Atreus XP
  • 2x Dragon Claw

Steps:

  1. Trigger the quest by spotting the Dragon in the Jungle in Vanaheim.

Reach the feeding grounds of the Dragon 

  1. Travel down the river and skip the first shore to the right.
  2. Cross the small tunnel and dock.
  3. You’ll face two ogres and the dragon will take the second one away.
  4. Cross the bridge until you’re able to board the boat.
  5. Visit the shore you skipped and defeat the Wulvers.
  6. Hit the three totems. One is next to a Nornir Chest, the second one is on the wall of the Celestial structure and the final one is behind the shrub next to the wall.
  7. Climb to the next area and keep going.

Kill the dragon

  1. Climb up to trigger the encounter with The Corpse Eater and kill it to complete the side quest.

4. Path of Destruction

Requirement:

  • Flood the Crater

Objective:

  • Follow the footprints
  • Lure the drake
  • Slay the drake

Rewards:

  • 4500 Kratos XP
  • 1125 Atreus XP
  • Dragon Claw
  • Dragon Tooth

Steps:

  1. Trigger the quest by traveling to the gap with the large footprints.

Follow the footprints

  1. Simply drop into the hole in the middle of the region.

Lure the drake

  1. Raise the walls with your ax.
  2. Raise the wall and freeze it before opening the gate.
  3. Lure the Gulons from the outside.
  4. Lure the drake by pulling the chain and raising the Gulons into the creature’s lair.

Slay the Slag Horn

  1. Follow the path around to the left to reach the drake’s lair and defeat it to complete the quest.

5. Casualty of War: The Stein

Objective:

  • Locate the second half of the mead stein

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Kinetic Resilience Amulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by picking up the first half of a mead stein once you enter the dam in Vanaheim.

Locate the other half of mead stein

  1. The second half is located inside a Dreki’s layer in The Plains. You’ll have to kill the Dreki, which is also counted as a part of the In the Dread of the Night Favor.
  2. Kill the Dreki to finish the quest.

6. Casualty of the War: The Toy

Requirement:

  • Flood the Crater

Objective:

  • Locate the second half of the the toy

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Fossilized Keepsake Amulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by picking up the first half of the toy on a shore in the Jungle.

Find the other half of the toy

  1. You can find the second half of the toy right next to the bride, where the two Ogres fought. Locate the toy to finish the quest.

Vanaheim – The Sinkholes

Quaking Hollow

Requirement:

  • Access to The Crater

Objective:

  • Locate the source of the tremors

Rewards:

  • 4500 Kratos XP
  • 1125 Atreus XP
  • Dragon Claw
  • Regenerating Essence Amulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by hearing the tremors in the Sinkholes in Vanaheim.

Finding the source of the tremors

  1. Go to the Sinkholes and open the gate close to the dragon.
  2. Move forward, kill the enemies and burn the shrubs so that you can swing across.
  3. After crawling through the gap, you’ll discover that a drake named Cag jaw is causing the tremons.
  4. Kill the drake to finish the quest.

2. The Burning Skies

Requirement:

  • Access to the Crater

Objective:

  • Find a path to the dragon’s lair
  • Defeat the dragon

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Atreus XP
  • Dragon Claw

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by encountering the dragon in The Sinkholes and destroying the two pillars.

Find a path to the Dragon’s Lair

  1. Complete the Return of the River favor to get the water flowing.
  2. Ride the boat to the Mystic Gate.
  3. Row the boat at the beginning point of the quest. Dock it as the Celestial Altar, open the gate and get back to the boat.
  4. Get to the next beach via the boat, open the gate there and move forward.

Kill the Ash Tyrant

  1. Kill the Draugrs and hit the weak spots of the rock with your spear. Avoid the dragon’s fire.
  2. Bait the dragon’s fire by going over to the ledge. Climb up to discover another weak spot and use your spear to break it.
  3. Climb up once the wall has crumbled to trigger a surprise partial boss encounter, The Untamed Fury. She runs away after taking a few hits.
  4. Climb again to face the Ash Tyrant in a real boss fight. Defeat it to finish the quest.

3. Casualty of War: The Hourglass

Requirement:

  • Flood the Crater

Objective:

  • Find the second half of the hourglass

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Attuned Runic Gem Amulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by picking up the first half of the hourglass in The Sinkholes.

Find the second half of the hourglass

  1. Keep traveling along the path of the Ash Tyrant dragon and to do so you’ll need access to the river.
  2. The quest ends once you find the second half of the hourglass.

Vanaheim – The Plains

1. In the Dead of the Night

Requirement:

  • Flood the Crater

Objective:

  • Find the Dreki
  • Kill the Dreki

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • 375 Atreus XP
  • Dragon Tooth

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by landing at the Dreki’s layer in The Plains. 

Find the Dreki

  1. Return to the location and drop into the spot to battle the Dreki. Kill it to complete the quest.

2. In Plain Sight

Requirement:

  • Access to the Crater

Objective:

  • Uncover further evidence of Soul Eater activity
  • Kill the Soul Eater

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Atreus XP
  • Eir’s Armament Amulet Enhancement
  • Hunter’s Brand

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by visiting The Plains and interacting with an animal corpse.

Uncover further evidence of Soul Eater activity

  1. Go north, and you’ll find another corpse by the next rock.

Kill the Soul Eater

  1. Keep heading north and you’ll uncover another corpse across the water.
  2. Attack the rocks covered in runes to awaken the Soul Eater and start the fight. Kill it to finish the quest.

3. Nocturnal Predator

Requirement:

  • Access to the Crater

Objective:

  • Get the wisps
  • Return to the Sigil plate

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 750 Atreus XP
  • Gale Flame
  • Hunter’s Brand

Steps:

  1. Capture one of the three Wisps at night in The Plains to initiate the quest.

Get the Wisps

  1. The three wisps will be feeding on the animals around the central region of The Plains. Capture all of them.

Return to Sigil plate

  1. Get to the Sigil plate in the middle of The Plains and defeat the Flame Phantom to finish the side quest.

4. Casualty of War – The Brooch

Requirement:

  • Access to the Crater

Objective:

  • Locate the second half of the brooch

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Crest of Desperate heroics Amulet Enchantment

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by finding the first half of the brooch in The Plains.

Locate the second half of the brooch

  1. The brooch is located towards the south of the Easters Plains Celestia Altar. Cross the gap and pick it up.
  2. However, before you pick up, you’ll have to defeat Egil the Oath Guard in a battle.
  3. Once he’s defeated, pick up the brooch to finish the mission.

5. Casualty of War – The Scroll

Requirement:

  • Access to the Crater

Objective:

  • Find the second half of the scroll

Rewards:

  • 500 Kratos XP
  • 125 Atreus XP
  • Stunning Fang AMulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Trigger the quest by picking up the first half of the scroll located in a cave in The Plains. 

Finding the second half of the scroll

  1. Enter the cave and aim south towards a rock you can throw your spear at.
  2. After throwing the spear, re enter the cave and climb up the wall near the Celestial Altar. Peer over the edge and you’ll see a third spot on the rock you can throw your spear into.
  3. Finally, smash the rocks and enter the cave to collect the second half of the scroll and end the quest.

Alfheim

1. Secret of the Sands

Requirement:

  • Access to the Canyon

Objective:

  • Reach the pained creature
  • Follow the creature underground
  • Destroy the bindings of Hafgufa
  • Open the hive cage on the surface

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • 375 Atreus XP
  • Clears the storm in the Barrens

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by talking to Sindri in The Canyon. You can also automatically trigger the quest by entering The Barrens.

Reach the pained creature

  1. Ride into The Barrens by boarding the Guon sled near Sindri.
  2. Once you reach your destination, descend into a cave in the east. 

Follow the creature underground

  1. Keep moving through the underground and destroy hive matter with the purple crystal as you progress.
  2. Kill off the Dark Elves and climb up the wall. Once there, you can destroy mre hive matter. You can go down and discover lore on the wall
  3. Climb up again and move across the zipline. Drop down near the Nornir Chest and open up another gate. Now clear the hive matter and climb back up again and grapple as you did before.
  4. You should be now on the other side of the shortcut. Enter the cave and kill off the incoming Dark Elves. Crawl through until you come across some ores. Blow them up as well as the nearby hive matter.
  5. Climb up and rotate the lantern with an ax and clear the rest of the hive matter. Defeat the rest of the Nightmares before ascending the wall.

Destroy the bindings of Hafgufa

  1. After arriving at Hafgufa you’ll have to destroy several ore deposits and hive matter.

Open the hive cage

  1. Move forward to ascend through a hole.
  2. You’ll need to destroy the hive in order to climb out and get ride the Gulon sled. Go northwest towards the hive cage. Destroy it to free the Hafgufa, get rid of the storm and finish the quest.

2. Song of the Sands

Requirement:

  • Access to The Forbidden Sands

Objective:

  • Locate the Hafgufa cave entrance
  • Reach the Hafgufa
  • Destroy the Hafgufa’s bindings
  • Open the hive cage

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • 375 Atreus XP
  • Clears the storm in The Forbidden Sands

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by reaching The Forbidden Sands in Alfheim.

Locate the Hafgufa cave entrance

  1. Climb down the north cave. 

Reach of Hafgufa

  1. Destroy the sound stone and grapple towards the right.
  2. Keep grappling until you reach a dense hive matter cluster.
  3. Keep continuing after destroying the wretch nest. Kill off the Grims before reading the Rune on the wall.
  4. Keep descending and clear the dense hive cluster to continue moving forward.
  5. Kill off the Light Elves and Grims before climbing the wall. You can also destroy the dense hive matter on the opposite side to find a Legendary Chest.
  6. Enter the next area and clear the hive matter below before heading to Hafgufa.

Destroy the Hafgufa’s bindings

  1. Break the hive matter before crossing the gap, leap over and clear another cluster with the ax.
  2. Return to the previous spot to clear a cluster of hive matter before coming back and clearing the third set of hive matter.

Open the hive cage

  1. Enter the new passage and kill the Bergsra. Grab the Artifact and open the Legendary Chest.
  2. Climb up and destroy the hive matter above.
  3. Finish the quest by destroying the hive cage and traveling to the surface.

3. The Elven Sanctum

Requirement:

  • Becomes available when returning to Freyr’s Camp in Story Mission 6 – The Reckoning

Objective:

  • Explore Alfheim’s Elven sanctum
  • Discover clues on Elven history
  • Leave the Sanctum

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Atreus XP

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by conversing with the elves Byggvir and Beyla in Freyr’s Camp.

Explore Alfheim’s Elven sanctum

  1. Heat to The Barrens and open the gate using the rune lock.
  2. Enter The Forbidden Sands and head towards the Elven Sanctum in the northeast.
  3. Climb up to connect an artifact and enter the Sanctum.

Discover clues on Elven history

  1. Enter the library to look at the Lore Marker, Lost Pages and Scroll lying on the table.
  2. Climb to the left for another Lore Marker.
  3. Climb further up to the right for a Treasure Map and a Legendary Chest.
  4. Finally, take the book from the plinth.

Leave the Sanctum

  1. A boss fight will start with The Maven as soon as you attempt to leave.
  2. Leave the Sanctum after defeating the boss to complete the mission.

4. Freyr’s Gift

Requirement:

  • Access to Forbidden Sands

Objective:

  • Investigate the monument to Freyr
  • Investigate Freyr’s Gift

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Atreus XP
  • Invoke the Storm

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by approaching the stature of Freyr lying to the northwest of The Forbidden Sands.

Investigate the monument to Freyr

  1. Destroy the hive matter and move towards the ramp on the right.
  2. Head down to destroy the hive matter behind it.
  3. Pick up the light crystal, carry it up the ramp and place it in the slot.
  4. Remove the crystal under the left light bridge to break the dense hive matter.
  5. Replace the crystal and go under the light bridge that you previously crossed to enter the area for the first time. Take the crystal and place it in the other slot.

Investigate Freyr’s Gift

  1. Collect Freyr’s Gift by heading down to read the Lore Marker and finish the quest.

5. The Desert Door

Requirement:

  • Complete the Freyr’s Gift side quest.

Objective:

  • Collect the Keys from the Desert
  • Open the Desert Door
  • Kill Gravel Belly

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Atreus XP
  • Skirnir’s Gambanteinn
  • Amulet Enhancement

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by collecting the first two keys within the Forbidden Sands in Alfheim.

Collect the Keys from the Desert

  1. Look for the crystal outcrops housing the key parts spread around the desert.

Open Desert Door

  1. Move north towards the Desert Door and prepare yourself for a boss fight upon opening it.

Kill Gravel Belly

  1. Kill the Drake Gravel Belly and collect your spoils to complete the Favor.

Niflheim

1. The Eyes of Odin

Requirement:

  • Access to all of the Realms

Objective:

  • Kill Odin’s Ravens
  • Travel to Niflheim
  • Open the ravens’ gifts
  • Kill the Raven Keeper

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Atreus XP

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by killing the first Odin’s Raven.

Kill all of Odin’s Ravens

  1. Kill all 48 of Odin’s Ravens. They are spread all across the different realms.

Travel to Niflheim

  1. Once Niflheim opens up, travel there to collect your rewards.

Open Ravens’ gifts

  1. There will be six Legendary Chests at the base of The Raven Tree.
  • Legendary Chest 1: 6 Ravens required for Girdle of Raven Tears as a reward.
  • Legendary Chest 2: 12 Ravens required for Bracers of Raven Tears as a reward.
  • Legendary Chest 3: 18 Ravens required for Cuirass of Raven Tears as a reward.
  • Legendary Chest 4: 28 Ravens required for Breath of Thamur as a reward.
  • Legendary Chest 5: 38 Ravens required for Meteoric Slam as a reward.
  • Legendary Chest 6: 48 Ravens required for The Finger of Ruin as a reward.

Defeat the Raven Keeper

  1. The Raven Keeper appears once you’ve opened all the chests.
  2. Go to the open area next to the shop to fight the Raven Keeper and finish the side quest.

2. The Broken Prison

Requirement:

  • Complete the Main Story

Objective:

  • Search the prison

Rewards:

  • 3000 Kratos XP
  • 1000 Freya XP

Steps:

  1. Initiate the Broken Prison quest by crossing the new bridge at The Raven Tree. 

Search the Prison

  1. Enter the prison with the Einherjar. Use the spear to climb down.
  2. Descend to the lower floor by pulling the chain.
  3. Enter the broken room so that you can grapple up to another locked room containing a Nornir Chest.
  4. Break the seal to open the gate to the main area, where you’ll find a second seal. It’s inside a prison housing a Dark Elf.
  5. Pull the chain to this floor.
  6. Lower both bars to get onto the floor below. After dealing with the Einherjar, you can find the Nornir Chest in the middle of the room. Open the gate to start a dialogue.
  7. Ascend once you’re done to finish the quest. You can also collect the Relic and Legendary chest on your way up.

Muspelheim

1. The Crucible & The Final Challenge

There are 15 Muspelheim Trials and you need to do all of them to complete the The Crucible and The Final Challenge side quests.

Step 1 – Find the two Muspelheim Seeds

  1. First Seeed – Located in a Legendary Chest at Modvitnir’s Rig in Svartalfheim.
  2. Second Seed – Located in Alberish Hollow.
  3. Alternate location (third spawn) – There is a Legendary Chest in the burning Cliffs in Muspelheim that contains a third seed. But the seed won’t spawn if you’ve already collected two from the previous chests.
  4. Alternate location (third spawn) – Can be found in Freyr’s Camp in Vanaheim.

Step 2 – Travel to The Muspelheim Crucible

  1. Use the Mystic Gateway to travel to Muspelheim.
  2. Complete 6 Crucible Challenges to open the Nornir Chest.

Step 3 – Complete the initial 6 Crucilbe Trials

  1. The area has three swords, each requiring 2 challenges. Each of the challenges rewards two Legendary Chests. The first chest gives a piece of the Undying Pyres Armor Set while the second one gives Divine Ashes.
  • Trial 1 – Weapon Mastery – Kill 16 enemies within 180 seconds.
  • Trial 2 – Flawless – Defeat 15 enemies without taking damage.
  • Trial 3 – Ring Out Challenge – Defeat 21 enemies with high health regeneration.
  • Trial 4 – Feed the Rift – Kill enemies and throw the orbs dropped by them into the rift. There are two waves. The 60 second wave requires 6 points to win, and the 150 second wave requires 15 points to win.
  • Trial 5 – Population Control – Kill the Bergsra without letting the enemy count go above 4.
  • Trial 6 – King of the Hill – Keep enemies out of the ring for 3 waves. There are three waves. The first wave has one ring that you’ll have to guard for 35 seconds. The second has two rings for 60 seconds, and the third wave has three rings for 90 seconds.

Step 4 – Finish the rest of the 9 Trials 

  • Trial 7 – Rampage – You’ll have 150 seconds to kill at least 20 enemies.
  • Trial 8 – Health Steal – Your health drains constantly, but you heal when attacking. Kill 22 enemies to complete the trial.
  • Trial 9 – Endurance Challenge – Kill 99 enemies without dying.
  • Trial 10 – Kill Fuse – You start out with 30 seconds on the clock and killing enemies gives you more time. You’ll have to kill 22 enemies in total.
  • Trial 11 – Boss Rush Challenge – Kill 5 elite enemies.
  • Trial 12 – Shield Breaker Challenge – Kill normal enemies before you can attack the elite enemies.
  • Trial 13 – Phantom Challenge – Kill the Flame Phantom.
  • Trial 14 – Ring of Fire Challenge – Remain in the circle and kill 15 enemies.
  • Trial 15 – Onslaught Challenge – Survive 300 seconds against an endless horde of enemies.

2. Defend your Valor

Requirement:

  • Completed the main story

Objective:

  • Defeat The Valkyrie Queen

Rewards:

  • 4000 Kratos XP
  • 4000 Freya XP
  • The Queen’s Roar, The Queen’s Armour, Rond of Obliteration, The True Queen

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by going to The Crucible in Muspelheim. You’ll only have to defeat her to complete the side quest.

Midgard

1. Animal Instincts

Requirement:

  • Access to Lake Nine

Objective:

  • Eliminate the Kol Raider Camps
  • Return to the Wolves

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 250 Freya XP
  • Crackle of Bilskirnir, Token of Elemental Evasion AMulet Enhancement, Besticle

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by clearing any one of the four Kol Raider Camps in Midgard.

Eliminate the Kol Raider Camps

  1. The four Kol Raider Camps in the region are as follows: Raider Fort (west), Raider Keep (south), Raider Hideout (east), Raider Stronghold (central).
  2. The Raider Hideout has a Legendary Chest, Odin’s Raven, and a Nornir Chest.
  3. After clearing the Stronghold, you’ll have to face the Chieftain, Olaf Nautson.
  4. Return to the wolves once you’ve killed the Chieftain to finish the quest.

2. Sigrun’s Curse

Requirement:

  • Access to Lake Nine

Objective:

  • Look for clues from Sigrun’s past
  • Open the treasure door
  • Discover the secrets of Sigrun’s treasury

Rewards:

  • 1500 Kratos XP
  • 375 Freya XP

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by arriving at The Derelict Outpost.

Look for clues from Sigrun’s past

  1. Use the crane to get to the outpost. Kill the wisps and before using another crane to move to the next area.
  2. Raise the crane using the chain pull. Cross over and kill the enemies and shoot down the sound stone.
  3. Enter the newly opened crevice until you come across another crane. Rotate it after lowering and use it to cross.
  4. Keep climbing until you find the first half of the Fjoturlund Vault Key.
  5. Head towards the Oarsmen.
  6. Enter and kill off the Hel-Raiders.
  7. Climb up to face the Stalker. After defeating it, climb across and pull the hanging chain to release the staircase.
  8. Head down and you’ll find an Artefact under the stairs.
  9. Keep moving until you find the second half of the Fjoturlund Vault Key and return to the start.

Open the treasure door

  1. Move towards The Lost Treasury.
  2. Kill the Hel-Raiders and solve the puzzle.
  3. Climb up Tyr’s Shield by pulling it to the right. Release the pillar by destroying the ore, and move forward. Light up the brazier on the wall, before dropping down and pulling the shield to the left.
  4. There is a second brazier to the right of the shield. Light it up and climb up once again. Go around the pillar, and block the shield by pulling the pillar to the left.
  5. Move down and position the shield to make the gate accessible.
  6. After you’ve entered, let Freya in by cutting the chains. Finally, burn the shrubs to open the treasury.

Discover the secrets of Sigrun’s treasury

  1. Defeat the Traveller Champion before reading the Lore Marker.
  2. Climb the chain and turn around before smashing into the ground to find a piece of the Lost Pages. Now leave the cave.

3. Guiding Light

Requirement:

  • Access to Lake Nine

Objective:

  • Investigate the wreckage of Tyr’s statue

Rewards:

  • 750 Kratos XP
  • 200 Freya XP
  • Guiding Light Armor Set

Steps:

  1. To begin the quest, go to one of the four wreckage and read the Rune Read.

Investigate the wreckage (locations)

  • Tyr’s Helmet – Grants Breastplate of Guiding Light
  • Tyr’s Right Bracer – Grants Waist Guard of Guiding Light
  • Tyr’s Left Bracer – Gauntlets of Guiding Light
  • Tyr’s Spear – Jotunheim’s Essence

Collect everything to complete the side quest.

4. Across the Realms

Requirement:

  • Access to Lake Nine

Objective:

  • Locate the Nordic Gourd
  • Locate the Prongfruit
  • Locate the Bantam Melon
  • Locate the Elven Cap
  • Return to Lake of Nine’s campsite

Rewards:

  • 1000 Kratos XP
  • 350 Freya XP
  • Meal of Comfort

Steps:

  1. Start by collecting the recipe book at The Ternal Campfire in Midgard.

Locate the Nordic Gourd (Midgard)

  1. The ingredient is in front of the painted heart that’s on the ledge leading up to The Ternal Campfire.

Locate the Prongfruit (Svartalfheim)

  1. Next to a Nornir Chest just outside The Forge in Svartalfheim.

Locate the Bantam Melon (Vanaheim)

  1. Located towards the north of the Mystic Gateway at The Sinkholes.

Find the Elven Cap (Alfheim)

  1. Located towards the west of The Forbidden Sands.

Return to Lake of Nine

  1. Return to the campsite, interact with the pot, and listen to Mimir’s story to complete the quest.

World Favors (All Realms)

1. Born from Fire

Requirement:

  • Access to All Realms

Objective:

  • Close the Draugr holes

Rewards:

  • 4500 Kratos XP
  • 1125 Atreus XP
  • 6 Chaos Spark
  • Sovereign Coals

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by closing the first Draugr hole at the Watchtower in Svartalfheim.

Close the Draugr holes

  1. Defeat the Draugr boss, The Hateful at each of the locations. Defeat all six of them to complete the side quest.

2. Fir for a King

Requirement:

  • Access to All Realms

Objective:

  • Defeat the Berserker Souls
  • Return to the grave where you found Skofnung
  • Defeat King Hrolf

Rewards:

  • 15000 Kratos XP
  • 3750 Freya XP
  • Berserker Armor Set
  • Attachments of the Nine Realms
  • Hilt of Skofnung
  • Gale Flame
  • Asgard Amulet Enhancements
  • Frozen Flame
  • Grave Mistake

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by interacting with the first Berserker Gravestone.

Defeat the Berserker Souls

  1. Find the Berserker Gravestone in every Realm and initiate the boss battle by hitting it with the Hilt.

Return to the grave where you found Skofnung

  1. Return to the King’s Grave in Midgard after defeating all 12 Berserkers.

Defeat King Hrolf

  1. Kill King Hrolf to finish the side quest.

3. Hel to Pay

Requirement:

  • Access to All Realms

Objective:

  • Close the Hel-Tears

Rewards:

  • 4500 Kratos XP
  • 1125 Atreus XP
  • 6 Frozen Spark
  • Essence of Hel

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest during Story Mission 12 by closing the Hel-Tear.

Close the Hel-Tears

  1. Close all six Hel-Tears to complete the side quest.

4. Nine Realms in Bloom

Requirement:

  • Access to All Realms

Objective:

  • Collect flowers in all nine realms

Rewards:

  • 750 Kratos XP
  • 750 Freya XP
  • The Florist

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by collecting the first flower.

Collect all flowers in the nine realms

  • Ashpetal (Muspelheim)
  • Starblush (Vanaheim)
  • Dawnbloom (Alfheim)
  • Soulblossom (Helheim)
  • Dreamshade (Niflheim)
  • Frostfinger (Niflheim)
  • Sparkthorn (Svartalfheim)
  • Ironbell (Jotunheim)
  • Mirkwood (Midgard)

Complete the Favor by collecting all of the flowers.

5. The Last Remnants

Requirement:

  • Access to All Realms

Objective:

  • Make the wreckage of Asgard safe

Rewards:

  • 10000 Kratos XP
  • 2500 Freya XP
  • Remnants of Asgard

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by completing the main story

Make the wreckage of Asgard safe

  1. Each of the wreckage sites is guarded by Einherjar. Defeat them to complete the side quest.
  • Vanaheim – Located on a shore to the north of Freyr’s Camp.
  • Vanaheim – The location where you fought the two Drekkis.
  • Svartalfheim – Past Dragon Beach at the entrance to Alberich Hollow.
  • Svartalfheim – Towards the northwest on an island at the location of one of the Nornir Chests.
  • Svartalfheim – Ziplining up towards the Jarnsmida Pitmines Mystic Gateway.
  • Muspelheim – Near the entrance to Surtr’s Forge.
  • Midgard – On the cliffside near the Well of Urd.
  • Midgard – Towards Tyr’s Temple on the bridge.
  • Alfheim – In the path between the Temple of Light and the Mystic Gateways at The Strond.
  • Alfheim – Towards the east of the Barrens. There is a boss fight with Stinnr and Sterkr. Defeat the boss to complete the side quest.

 6. The Lost Lindwyrms

Requirement:

  • Finish Story Mission 9

Objective:

  • Retrieve the trap
  • Capture the Lindwyrms
  • Return the Lindwyrms
  • Speak to Ratatoskr

Rewards:

  • 4500 Kratos XP
  • 1125 Freya XP
  • 6 Gale Spark
  • Lindwyrm Scales
  • Rightful Place

Steps:

  1. Initiate the quest by talking to Ratatoskr at Sindri’s House.

Retrieve the trap

  1. Get the trap from Ratatoskr.

Capture the Lindwyrms

  1. The Lindwyrms can be found in Yggdrasil Rifts throughout Vanaheim and Svartalfheim.
  • The Plains, Vanaheim – The place where you fought the Crimson Dragon.
  • The Plains, Vanaheim – Eastern Plains near the Celestial Altar.
  • The Forge, Svartalfheim – On the ledge where you first learn to use the Spear for traveling.
  • Alberich Hollow, Svartalfheim – On the ledge after the Ormstunga boss fight.
  • Alberich Hollow, Svartalfheim – Between the two islands on the platform.
  • The Applecore, Svartalfheim – Use the spear to climb near the Applecore Mystic Gate.

 


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