God of War Ragnarok New Weapons

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God of War Ragnarok has amassed plenty of deserved praise both before and after its launch. This entry’s release has brought with it multiple new features including improvements to its combat mechanics and gameplay. Additionally, players may already be aware that both the Leviathan Axe and the Blades of Chaos also make a return.

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However, a question that’s often asked by fans is whether Kratos gets to wield a new weapon in the game. With our protagonist seemingly receiving new weapons to use in each installment, will God of War Ragnarok be any different?

Does Kratos get a new weapon in God of War Ragnarok?

The Draupnir Spear is Kratos’ new weapon that you’ll be able to wield and use in the game. Unfortunately, it won’t immediately be accessible as you’ll have to progress past a certain point in the story to use it.

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Though it doesn’t have the hard-hitting attacks of the Leviathan Axe or the reach of the Blades of Chaos, the Draupnir Spear’s length and lightweight design allows you to string together quick strikes. You’ll also be able to throw it, allowing you to hit enemies from afar. Once a spear has been embedded in an opponent, it can also be detonated which doubles the damage you inflict.

The Draupnir Spear may take some getting used to with it being a new weapon and all. But its combination of short- and long-range strikes make it an incredibly flexible weapon that’s useful in multiple instances.

God of War Ragnarok New Weapons FAQ

Do you get new weapons in GoW Ragnarok?

Kratos gets to wield a new weapon in the game called the Draupnir Spear. Its near-weightless design allows it to be thrown and enables you to string attacks together.

What weapons does Kratos use in GoW Ragnarok?

The Leviathan Axe and the Blades of Chaos make a return from the previous game. The Draupnir Spear, a new weapon is also introduced at a certain point in the story.

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