Check out this A Cruel Destiny (Battle For The Northern Way) main story mission walkthrough guide for Assassin's Creed Valhalla (AC Valhalla). Includes Kjotve The Cruel boss guide.
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Campaign Progression & Walkthrough
A Cruel Destiny - How To Unlock & Rewards
|Mission Type||Main Story Mission|
|Reco. Power Level||10|
※This mission was accomplished by the writer while at power level 10.
In this quest, the player will head to Kjovte's Fortress for a duel but will however ended up raiding the whole fortress.
A Cruel Destiny - How To Unlock
To unlock the A Cruel Destiny, you need to finish the previous quest, Rude Awakening. Without doing so, you will not have access to this quests.
A Cruel Destiny - Rewards
A Cruel Destiny - Walkthrough Guide
A Cruel Destiny - Mission Walkthrough Procedure
|1||Head To Florli and talk to Sigurd.|
|2||Battle and defeat the boss Kjovte the Cruel.|
|3||Climb the ladder and destroy the gate lock from behind.|
|4||Climb the tower to get further the village and unlock the door.|
|5||Head inside the temple.|
|6||Speak to Sigurd.|
1. Head To Florli And Talk To Sigurd - Tips
Sigurd Is At The Top Of The Tower
Sigurd is based on the top of the tower inside Florli. Talk to him to start a cutscene.
2. Defeating Kjovte The Cruel - Tips
When His Eyes Starts Glowing Step Back
Before the boss attack, his eyes will grow red or yellow. Red signifies heavy attacks using with huge damage and yellow signifies fast attacks. Quickly step back or move away from the boss upon seeing this.
The Boss Has Three Phases
The boss has a total of three phases with increasing difficulty each phase. The moves that the boss uses increases for every phase.
3. Destroy The Gate Lock From Behind - Tips
Climb The Ladder Closest To The Entrance
There will be several choices on which ladder to climb. To unlock the gate faster, climb the ladder closest to the right of the entrance.
4. Climb The Tower To Get Further Inside The Village - Tips
The Tower Is At The North-East
From the first entrance you've unlock, head north-east to find the tower connecting to the center of the fortress. Unlock the entrance by destroying the lock from the inside.
Head Inside The Temple - Tips
Temple Is Located In The Middle Of The Fortress
The temple can be found upon unlocking the second door. Head straight to inside it to find Gorm. However, be careful for it is surrounded by mobs.
Kjovte The Cruel - Boss Guide
Phase 1 - No Weapon
During this phase, the boss will not use any weapon and will try to deal damage using his arms.
Kjovte's eyes will glow bright red and will attack you with his arm. Move backwards or to the other direction to dodge and attack right after
Phase 2 - Dual Axe
After dealing a certain amount of damage, the boss will grab its dual axe.
Light Axe Combo
The Boss's eyes will grow yellow and will perform a two-combo axe attack. Step backwards or move the other direction to dodge. After the combo, the boss will be open for counter.
Dual Axe Swipe
The eyes of the boss will glow red and he will perform a huge swing that deals significant amount of damage. To dodge, move away from the boss. It often triggers while you are on a combo. It is advised to focus on dodging.
Phase 3 - Change Location
After dealing more than half of damage, a short cutscene will play signifying the phase 3 of the boss. The boss will have the combo of Phase 2 together with some new attacks.
Dead Body Throw Attack
Right after the end of the cut scene, the boss will throw a dead body towards you. Immediately run sidewards upon the end of the cutscene to dodge.
Dead Body Attack
The boss will grab a dead body and slam it towards you. Since the boss will chase after you, it is difficult to dodge however it does not deal significant damage. To dodge, jump backwards during the last second of the attack.
Campaign Progression & Walkthrough
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