Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Guide – Best Tips and Tricks

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In 2020, Ubisoft Montreal releases Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, an action role-playing game based on the Assassin’s Creed franchise. The game is Assassin’s Creed’s twelfth major installment, and it follows up last year’s Odyssey. Set primarily in 872–878 AD during the Viking expansion into the British Isles, the game narrates a fictional story. During the game, gamers control a Viking raider named Eivor Varinsdottir, who becomes embroiled in the centuries-old conflict between the Templar Order and the Assassin Brotherhood. Both orders seek peace, but the Templars are in the business of control.

Valhalla has a standard framework with major plot objectives and optional side quests. While previous Assassin’s Creed games’ main storylines typically moved linearly through the game world, Valhalla has the player frequently returning to the main settlement. There are also the areas previously visited by the Vikings, as they learn information about new areas of England through reconnaissance or through contacts. For a better gaming experience, follow our Assassin’s Creed Valhalla guide.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Guide: Upgrades And Enhancements

In the long term, checking the inventory screen for prospective improvements can help Eivor a lot. Players may potentially cling to several of the same armor parts for lengthy periods of time because of Ubisoft’s more simplified armor and gear system. As a result, it’s a good idea to stay on top of upgrades and go near to maxing out each piece of equipment. Iron ore, Titanium, and Leather may all be found in little boxes and around the environment. Pay special attention to cloaks, body armor, and helmets.

Make sure to return to the settlement on occasion and speak with the blacksmith. He’ll sell gear Enhancements, which increase each piece’s potential use. Players will need Carbon, Nickel, and Tungsten Ingots. Eivor may be further strengthened by upgrading his armor to the Flawless or Mythical levels, which allow for significantly better stats and additional Rune slots.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Guide: Playstyle

Once you’re healthy and have enough ammo, match your weapons and armor to your playstyle to avoid squandering stat bonuses. This is not adequately explained in the game, but it is crucial. Examine the skill tree to see whether the Raven (Stealth), Wolf (Ranged), or Bear (Heavy) schools appeal to you, and then see if you have the appropriate armor and weaponry.

There are ‘Way of The X’ nodes in each skill tree that provide bonuses only if you’re wearing things that fit your playstyle. Armour, on the other hand, is sold in sets, with special advantages if all five pieces from the same school are worn together.

Raid as soon as possible

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Image credit: Ubisoft)

You’ll set up camp and begin the main questline as soon as you arrive in England, committing to areas and resolving their power conflicts. However, before you get into the heart of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, it’s worth raiding as much as possible to get the materials you’ll need to unlock key colony structures.

Constructing the game reveals some of its most fun elements, such as Reda’s contracts, Legendary Animals, and the Order of the Ancients. Depending on your location, you should see several raids available to you, most of which may seem difficult at first. Nevertheless, you should be able to manage them effectively if your Power level is in the early 100s. 

If you want to succeed in your raid, make sure you open up all supply boxes in the camp or monastic building first, then blow the horn, force the doors open, and steal the loot before you can get away. After that, you can go home and finish up your settlement early.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Guide: Flyting challenges

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Guide
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Image credit: Ubisoft)

Early in the game, you’ll be exposed to Viking rap fights, known as Flyting, which boosts your charisma and occasionally opens new dialogue options. These are not to be missed. Without giving anything away, there are multiple times in which these additional speech options can offer up alternative paths through the tale that may be quite useful—or help alleviate situations in which cherished characters are in danger.

Flyting is simple even if you aren’t a poet. Simply ensure that your response rhymes with and expresses the same idea as your opponent’s stanza. If they’re insulting you, it’s best to switch topics than to turn the insult back on them.

Dodge or Parry in tough situations

It’s impossible to escape taking some damage, especially in one-on-one boss encounters. One way to deal with this is to upgrade rations. Simply keep eating after each strike, and the adversary should be whittled down before the snacks run out.

Managing the stamina mechanic is usually the difficulty here. Because it is so easy to hang on to one button, players become trapped in blocking. The downside is that this swiftly depletes stamina and only absorbs a small portion of the damage. It is preferable to dodge if at all feasible, as this reduces the amount of damage taken. Instead, players can parry, which costs very little stamina.

You can change the difficulty for a better experience

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Guide
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Image credit: Ubisoft)

You can have a great time exploring England, but if you turn off some of the bells and whistles you won’t get as lost. When the exploration difficulty is turned up, you’ll have a harder time finding items and less help will be provided (like showing the distance to items). Though it may sound aggravating, it makes Valhalla a much more entertaining and immersive experience. 

Now, you will not feel compelled to cross items off of a list, you can wander around at your own pace. Finding treasure and sniffing around mysterious ruins in the world will feel more satisfying and exciting because it is densely packed with things.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Guide: Bird

Synin isn’t as crucial to the storyline and characters as the birds have been in other Assassin’s Creed games, but he is probably more so. He’s hovering overhead, just like in the past games, preparing to scout ahead and designate targets.

Players may have knowledge of the whereabouts of every relic and prize, but knowing where they are is only half the struggle. The majority of them are locked up, buried, or imprisoned. Synin, thankfully, can see keys, underground tunnels, and other valuables long before Eivor needs to look for them in the thick of a battle.

Ezio and his lightweight armor

Ezio and his lightweight armor
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Image credit: Ubisoft)

Ezio is the franchise’s most popular assassin, and fans still want to learn more about him. More than once in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, his name is mentioned. His successful approach, however, includes more than just his appealing demeanor.

Even though Ubisoft has added heavier alternatives to the game, Ezio’s light armor is still the best option. Large armor numbers may entice players, but weight increases stamina loss and slows Eivor. Eivor is stunned by a single blow in any armor, and foes may stun-lock him in a Mortal Kombat chain of combinations. It’s important to keep your gear minimal and work on your ability to evade strikes entirely.

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