How to start God of War: Ragnarok Valhalla DLC

How to start God of War: Ragnarok Valhalla DLC
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Written by 

Dave McAdam


15th Dec 2023 13:01

Curious how to start the new God of War: Ragnarok Valhalla DLC mode? This surprise addition to God of War: Ragnarok is a bigger chunk of the game than many were expecting, with plenty of story surrounding this rogue-like mode.

If you want to know how to start Valhalla, and if there are any prerequisites to the game, here is everything you need to know to get going.

How to start the Valhalla DLC

Starting Valhalla is really simple. When you launch the game, there will be a Valhalla option highlighted on the main menu. Select the mode and you will launch straight into it. There are a couple of things to keep in mind before you do, however.

First of all, Valhalla takes place after the events of the main game. If you have not played God of War Ragnarok all the way through, you will encounter some major spoilers from the get-go in Valhalla. The game will warn you of this, so be sure you finish the story before starting Valhalla.

Other than spoilers, there is nothing stopping you from starting Valhalla whenever you wish. The mode does not carry over any progress from the main game, your stats, armour and upgrades are separate. You start from scratch regardless, so feel free to jump into Valhalla whenever you like.

That is it for our guide on how to start the Valhalla mode. For more, head to our God of War: Ragnarok homepage where we have handy Valhalla guides like how to save your progress, how to unlock a new look, and how to unlock a new Spartan Rage ability (spoilers in those last two, be warned!).

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