God of War Trophy Guide & Roadmap (2018)

God of War Trophy Guide & Roadmap (2018)

Sony Santa Monica’s rethinking of God of War is 2018’s highest rated Playstation 4 Title thus far. This GOW Trophy & Guide and Roadmap will help you 100% the PS4 game and get that coveted Platinum trophy!

  • Time to Platinum: 40 hours
  • Platinum Difficulty: 3/10 (if you play on easy)
  • Playthroughs required: 1 (you continue collectibles post-game)
  • Missable Trophies: N/A

Most Efficient way to Platinum

There are no missable trophies on this game – so you can just enjoy your playthrough and clean up collectibles later

  1. Play the story naturally
  2. Spend post game completing and collecting everything using our God of War 100% Collectibles Guide
  3. The flow will go Story > Post-Game > Collect gow-cypher-chest-collectible Language Cyphers to unlock Locations “Musphelheim / Niflheim”

 

God of War PS4 Trophy Guide & Roadmap

Father and Son

Obtain all the Trophies.
Earn all other trophies in God of War [2018]

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Defend your home from The Stranger
Complete the first main quest “The Marked Trees”

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A New Friend

Survive the Witch’s Woods
Complete the second main quest “Path to the Mountain”

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Feels like home

Allow the Light Elves to return home

Complete the fourth main quest “The Light of Alfheim”

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Dragon Slayer

Defeat the Dragon of the Mountain
Complete the fifth main quest “Inside the Mountain”

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Troubling Consequences

Defeat Magni and Modi

Complete the seventh main quest “The Magic Chisel”

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Hello, Old Friend

Retrieve the Blades of Dragon
Complete the ninth main quest “The Sickness”

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Promise Fulfilled

Heal Atreus
 Complete the ninth main quest “The Sickness”

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Round 2

Rescue Atreus
Complete the eleventh main quest “Return to the Summit”

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Past Haunts

Ride the ship out of Helheim
Complete the twelfth main quest “Escape from Helheim”

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Twilight Beckons

Defeat Baldur
Complete the fifteenth main quest “Jötunheim in Reach”

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Last Wish

Spread the ashes

Complete the sixteenth main quest “Mother’s Ashes” which will is the final main story quest. You are now free to roam as you’re officially in “Post-Game”
Note: head back to your Wildwoods’ home to see a hidden ending cutscene.

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Beneath the surface

Explore all the Lake of Nine has to offer
Visit each island of the Lake of Nine until the fog has dispersed from the land.

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Death happened here

Fully explore Veithurgard
Using our GOW Collectibles Guide, gather the following collectibles:
  • 6 Artifacts
  • 6 Lore Markers
  • 1 Legendary Chest
  • 1 Mystic Gate
  • 1 Nornir Chest
  • 3 Odin’s Ravens
  • 1 Shop

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Trilingual

 Learn the Languages of Muspelheim and Nilfheim
Collect 8 Cipher Language Chests. These are not marked on the map or easy to track, so following a guide will be a good way to get them all. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Dwarven Ingenuity

Upgrade a piece of Armor
Head to Brok’s or Sindri’s Shop and upgrade 1 piece of armor. You achieve this by going to the shop with a crafted and equipped armor, then selecting the “upgrade” menu and holding square.

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Nice Moves

Obtain a Runic Attack Gem
Found in the Main Quest “Path to the Mountain”

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Iðunn’s Orchard

Fully upgrade your Health
Collect 9 Idunn Apples inside Nornir Chests. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Quick-tempered

Fully upgrade your rage
Collect 9 Horns of Blood Mead inside Nornir Chests. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Best Dresses

Craft an outfit for Atreus
Head to Brok’s or Sindri’s Shop and craft Atreus an outfit. This is done from the “Atreus Armor” menu on the blacksmith screen, and costs Hacksilver.

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Enchanted

Slot an Enchantment into your Armor

You must add an enchantment into an slot in your armor. To get armor slots, upgrade your low tier armor or craft high tier armor. This is done by visiting the blacksmith and selecting upgrade menu, then pressing square. You can also buy armor with a slot already on it if you have the funds, or get a drop from a boss.

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All will fall

Kill 1000 enemies
This is a natural trophy that will unlock as you progress through the game.

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Dangerous Skies

Free all of the Dragons

Dragons are counted as “Favors” for the game, and a list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide. You must free the following Dragons by finding and destroying the shrines that are near their location:

  • “Fafnir” in the Council of Valkyries Region
  • “Otr” in the Veithurgard Region
  • “Reginn” in the Konunsgard Region

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Like oil and water

Complete all of Brok and Sindri’s Favors
Favors are the Side Quests of God of War, which are rewarding as they let you access areas and increase the inventory of the blacksmiths. Favors unlock as you progress through the story, and a list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide. For this trophy, complete
  • Second Hand Soul favor for Brok
  • Deus Ex Malachite favor for Brok
  • Fafnir’s Hoard favor for Sindri
  • Family Business favor for Sindri
  • Hail to the King favor for both Brok & Sindri

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Curator

Collect all of the Artifacts
Artifacts can be found in many locations, and none of the 45 Artifacts can be missed. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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All father blinded

Kill all of Odin’s Ravens
Odin’s spy ravens are hidden in many locations, but none of the 51 ravens can be missed as they can be found in free-roam. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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The best moves

Fully upgrade a Runic Attack
You obtain runes by defeating enemies, completing quests and looting chests. Once you have a rune, simply use your XP to upgrade it via the Weapons menu (press X on the rune you wish to upgrade)

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Worthy

Fully upgrade the Leviathan Axe
Complete the story and open the chests in the central chamber in Niflheim to get a Chilling Mist of Niflheim. Head to the shop and trade it for the last axe upgrade material

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Why fight it?

Fully upgrade the Blade of Chaos
Complete the story and get a Raging Inferno of Muspelheim located in the Muspelheim Realm. Head to the shop and trade it for the last blade upgrade material.

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Path of the Zealot

Obtain Traveler Armor Set

Craft the full Traveler Armor Set (3 pieces). This requires you to defeat “Travellers” enemies that drop the materials needed for crafting:

  • 8 Traveler’s Armor Shard
  • 30 Traveler’s Grisly Trophy

You will find the enemies as you do the story and favors, so don’t worry about it.

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Primordial

Obtain Ancient armor Set

Craft the full Ancient Armor Set (3 pieces) This requires you to defeat “Ancient” (stone) enemies that drop the materials needed for crafting:

  • 3 Ancient’s Heart
  • 16 Ancient Rubble

You will find the enemies as you do the story and favors, so again don’t worry about farming.

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Unfinished business

Assist all of the wayward spirits
This is a favor quest chain in Midgard. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Treasure hunter

Use treasure maps to find all of the dig spots
This requires you to track all treasure and dig it up. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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The truth

Read all of the Jötnar shrines
Jotnar shrines are special gated locations found around the world. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Fire and brimstone

Complete all of the Trials Muspelheim
Complete all 18 challenges in the trials in all their difficulties. It is best to this once you have finished the game and geared up Kratos.
You will only have access to Muspelheim once you have found enough Cypher Chests. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.

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Darkness and fog

Retrieve all treasure from Workshop’s center chamber
You will only have access to Niflheim after you have found enough Cypher Chests. A list of all their locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide.
Once you access the area, you must farm enemies to obtain 23,500 “Mist Echoes” that you must then use to unlock the five chests in the middle of the labyrinth.

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Chooser of the slain

Defeat the Nine Valkyries

Valkyries are enemies that must be found and challenged to gain access to a special boss. Kill the 8 Valkyries in:

  • Midgard
  • Alfheim
  • Helheim
  • Muspelheim
  • Niflheim

A list of all Valkyrie locations can be found in our GOW Collectibles Guide. Then head to the Council of Valkyries Region in Midgard located north of the Lake of Nine. Place the 8 heads on the thrones to summon the Queen and defeat her for this trophy.

Defeating the Valkyrie Queen is not an easy task, so be sure to come prepared with a powered-up Kratos, and remember you can set the difficulty down if you’re struggling.


If you are enjoying God of War, you may like to check out our God of War Review, or our detailed Walkthrough and Colletibles guides. Alternatively, if you’re trophy hunting, there are more Trophy Guides to browse.

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