God of War – The Best Armor in the Game

God of War – The Best Armor in the Game

What’s God of War’s most powerful armor? And how do you gain access to it? God of War’s finest armor isn’t easy to obtain; however, if you’ve completed Kratos, the latest campaign, and are looking to tidy off the content that was left after; then you’ll need to acquire the finest gear available in the game – especially before trying to defeat the Valkyries. With this God of War guide, we’ll discuss the most effective armor and the steps to gain access to it.

The best armor for Kratos and Atreus.

Before NG+:

For Kratos:

The best armor in GOW before NG+ is the Valkyrie Set, an epic armor set. This armor grant increases strength, defense, runic, vitality, and cooldown.

Full upgraded armor with no enchantments

Skills:

  • Warrior’s Unstoppable Aura has a low perk activation chance, preventing interruptions by enemy attacks on any successful hit. Available when wearing the Cuirass of the Valkyrie.
  • Refreshing Light has a low perk activation chance, and it instantly refreshes all Runic Attack cooldowns on any successful Runic Attack kill. Available when wearing the Gauntlets of the Valkyrie.
  • Arcane Runic has a high perk activation chance and grants a Blessing of RUNIC when using a Runic Attack. Available when wearing the Waist Guard of the Valkyrie.

So how do you get it?

  • The Cuirass of the Valkyrie is acquired by defeating Hildr in Niflheim.
  • The Gauntlets of the Valkyrie are obtained by defeating Gondul in Muspelheim.
  • The Waist Guard of the Valkyrie is acquired by defeating Olrun in Alfheim.

For Boy:

Legendary Runic Vestment (The best for me):

Significantly increases Atreus’s recovery speed from enemy attacks.

Effects:

  • Healthstone Assist Atreus will sometimes find Healthstones when Kratos is injured
  • Healthstone Enhancement Increases Healthstone potency
  • Runic Attunement After using a Runic Summon, arrows will deal additional Status damage for 8 seconds

So how do you get it?

  • Crafted from Brok or Sindri
  • Crafting Cost: 60000 Hacksilver, 1 Hardened Svartalfheim Steel

Where can I get the Hardened Svartalfheim Steel?

After NG+:

For Kratos:

The best armor in GOW is the Zeus Armor, a perfect set of armor only available in God of War’s New Game Plus. Each piece has three enchantment sockets.

Full upgraded armor with enchantments

Skill:

  • Glass Ballista: Massively increases the damage of Kratos’s standard attack but also intensifies the damage he receives. Both effects grow significantly as more pieces of the Zeus armor set are worn.

So how do you get it?

  • The Cuirass of Zeus is acquired by defeating Sigrun in Midgard.
  • The Gauntlets of Zeus are obtained by defeating Gondul in Muspelheim.
  • The War Belt of Zeus is acquired by defeating Hildr in Niflheim.

For Boy:

For the master of all disciplines. Massively increases Atreus’s melee damage and recovery speed and decreases arrow recharge time.

Effects:

  • Legendary Fighter Has all Perks of the Legendary Fighter Tunic armor.
  • Legendary Runic Has all the Perks of the Legendary Runic Vestment armor.
  • Legendary Sharpshooter Has all the Perks of the Legendary Sharpshooter Garb armor.

So how do you get it?

  • Crafted from Brok or Sindri.
  • Crafting Cost: 136500 Hacksilver, 24 Skap Slag

How to get Skap Slag?

There are a few ways players can get Skap Slag:

  • Open red caskets
  • Reach milestones in the story
  • Close Realm Tears
  • Complete Trials in Muspelheim

For many players, the easiest way to collect Skap Slag will be to progress through the story, unlocking caskets.

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