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!
The flow will go Story > Post-Game > Collect 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 
The Journey Begins
Defend your home from The Stranger
Complete the first main quest “The Marked Trees”
A New Friend
Survive the Witch’s Woods
Complete the second main quest “Path to the Mountain”
Feels like home
Allow the Light Elves to return home
Complete the fourth main quest “The Light of Alfheim”
Defeat the Dragon of the Mountain
Complete the fifth main quest “Inside the Mountain”
Defeat Magni and Modi
Complete the seventh main quest “The Magic Chisel”
Hello, Old Friend
Retrieve the Blades of Dragon
Complete the ninth main quest “The Sickness”
Complete the ninth main quest “The Sickness”
Complete the eleventh main quest “Return to the Summit”
Ride the ship out of Helheim
Complete the twelfth main quest “Escape from Helheim”
Complete the fifteenth main quest “Jötunheim in Reach”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obtain a Runic Attack Gem
Found in the Main Quest “Path to the Mountain”
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.
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.
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.
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.
All will fall
Kill 1000 enemies
This is a natural trophy that will unlock as you progress through the game.
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
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
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.
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.
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)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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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