God of War Ragnarok Guide – All Resources and Where to Find Them

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Resources in God of War: Ragnarok are an essential part of the game that you must gather in order to upgrade all your equipment and increase Kratos’ all-inclusive combat power. Read on, and this guide will break down all the resources you can get in-game and where to find them.

God of War Ragnarok Resources List

You can upgrade your weapons and armor with any of the resources in God of War: Ragnarok, which include but are not limited to the following:

Currency

  • Hacksilver – Scraps of silver with many uses, providing value in trade and in any crafting recipe.
  • Divine Ashes – Fallen Ash from Surtr’s eternal fire, found in Muspelheim. Can be used to craft and upgrade various equipment.

Resources

  • Whispering Slab – A large stone slab that emits whispers from the souls trapped within. Used to upgrade high-level equipment.
    • Legendary chests
  • Bonded Leather – Unbreakable bonds in life lead to an equally strong bond in death.
    • The Huntress
  • Crystalline Shard – Shards from the crystals found in the Vanaheim valley crater. Of no value in its current state. If it can be purified, it may prove useful.
  • Crystalline Fragment – A larger piece of the crystals found in the Vanaheim valley crater. Of no value in its current state. If it can be purified, it may be useful.
  • Purified Crystalline – A crystal that has been cleansed by the waters of the Crater’s well. Can be used to elevate various equipment to their strongest form.

Shield Upgrade Resources

  • Slag Deposits – An unrefined material that can be used in the forging of love level shields. Found in coffins and chests found off the beaten path.
    • Base tier upgrade resource
    • Underwater resources
  • Honed Metal – A refined metal useful in the forging of mid-tier shields. Found in coffins and chests off the beaten path.
    • Mid-tier upgrade resource
  • Luminous Alloy – A rare material sought after for its durability and lustrous glow. Can be used to forge the finest Shields in all of the nine realms. Found in coffins and chests off the beaten path.
    • High-tier upgrade resource
  • Shining Crystal – A crystal that has been cleansed by the waters of the Crater’s well. Can be used to elevate Shields to their strongest form.
    • Pinnacle upgrade resource
  • Fortified Remnants – Broken Einherjar shields that have fallen from Asgard. Can be used to upgrade Shields.
    • Pinnacle upgrade resource
  • Blazing Embers – A resource used to upgrade Shields that can be found in Muspelheim’s Crucible.
    • Pinnacle upgrade resource

Weapon Attachment Upgrade Resources

  • Rawhide – Untanned but durable hide that can be used to craft lower-level weapon attachments. Found in coffins and chests off the beaten path.
    • Base tier upgrade resource
    • Hanging Pots
  • Stonewood – Wood fabled to be as hard as stone. A capable blacksmith can work this material into a mid-tier weapon attachment.
    • Mid-tier upgrade material
  • Petrified Bone – A nearly unbreakable bone that can be used by a skilled blacksmith to forge the finest weapon attachments in the nine realms. Found in coffins and chests off the beaten path.
    • High-tier upgrade material
  • Glowing Embers – A resource used to upgrade Attachments that can be found in Muspelheim’s Crucible.
    • Pinnacle upgrade material

Archer/Relic Upgrade Resources

  • Beast Scraps – A part of a small monster that can be used to craft accessories for archers or upgrade ancient relics.
    • Base tier upgrade resource
    • Grim
  • Beast Bone – A part of a large monster that can be used to craft accessories for archers or upgrade ancient relics.
    • Mid-tier upgrade resource
    • Grim

Armor Upgrade Resources

  • Forged Iron – Iron worked into form suitable for crafting lower-tier armor. Found in coffins and chests.
    • Base tier upgrade resource
  • Dwarven Steel – High-quality steel that a capable blacksmith can use to forge mid-tier armor. Found in coffins and chests.
    • Mid-tier upgrade resource
  • Asgardian Ingot – The highest quality steel in the nine realms. Can be used to forge the finest armor. Found in coffins and chests.
    • High-tier upgrade resource
  • Tempered Remnants – Chunks of Einherjar armor that have fallen from Asgard. Can be used to upgrade armor.
    • High-tier upgrade resource
  • Smoldering Embers – A resource used to upgrade Armor that can be found in Muspelheim’s Crucible.
    • Pinnacle upgrade resource
  • Sparkling Crystal – A crystal that has been cleansed by the waters of the Crater’s well. Can be used to elevate Armor to its strongest form.
    • Pinnacle upgrade resource

Weapon Upgrades

  • Chaos Spark – Fleeting remnants of a Chaos Flame. Collect 6 to restore it to its true form.
  • Frozen Spark – Fleeting remnants of a Frozen Flame. Collect 6 to restore it to its true form.
  • Gale Spark – Fleeting remnants of a Gale Flame. Collect 6 to restore it to its true form.
  • Folvangr Whetstone – A whetstone capable of sharpening the finest blades in the nine realms.
  • Ydalir Timber – A timber that is both sturdy, yet pliable. Used to upgrade the Bow.
    • Picked up most often when playing as Atreus.
  • Jewel of Yggdrasil – A piece of the broken Amulet of Yggdrasil. It can be sued to allow the Amulet to hold additional Enchantments.
    • Most of the jewels can be found in chests scattered throughout the realms.
  • Frozen Flame – An impossible material that houses the rage of fire and the temper of ice.
  • Gale Flame – An astonishing material that captures an eternal flame in swirling mystical winds.
  • Chaos Flame – A small flame that has no source, but burns in all directions. Generated through mighty battles. Used to upgrade the Blades of Chaos.

Unique Resources

  • Shattered Rune – Shards that course with Runic energy, once capable of moving the land itself.
    • Hanging Pots
    • Ormr
  • Nidavellir Ore – Raw ore mined from the rigs in the Bay of Bounty in Svartalfheim. Used to craft Niovellir’s Finest Armor.
    • In Service of Asgard Favor. Shutting down the Rigs.
  • Sovereign Coals – Coals from the Draugr hole that refuse to fade.
    • Earned from closing Draugr holes
  • Dust of Realms – A formless substance found inside Realm Tears – unnatural branches between Realms.
    • Earned from closing Draugr holes
  • Skirnir’s Gambanteinn – Broken magic wand of Freyr’s deceased personal messenger. He sought refuge behind a great door in Alfheim’s Desert, but instead found his unexpected end.
  • Meal of Comfort – A delicious creation that warms the body and soul. Permanently increases all stats by 5.
  • Nar’s Cup – Cup containing a drop of blood from a great sacrifice. Wulvers in the jungles of Vanaheim find the scent of this blood to be irresistible.
  • Svefnthorn – Thorn from a deadly plant used in Seior magic. Responsible for corruption observed in the cliffs of Svartalfheim’s Bay of Bounty.
  • Crackle of Bilskirnir – Object imbued with dormant thunder and lightning. Guarded jealously by the Kol Raiders of Midgard.
    • First found during the Animal Instincts Favor as you are going through the Raider camps.
  • Dragon Claw – The sharp claw form a fallen dragon, drake or dreki. Can be used to craft Dragon Scaled Armor.
  • Dragon Tooth – The tooth of a fallen dragon, drake, or dreki. Can be used to craft Dragon Scaled Armor.
  • Lindwyrm Scles – Glistening scales from captured Lindwyrm. Collected while doing the Lost Lindwyrms Favor.
  • Essence of Hel – Distorted energy from Helheim that has coalesced into a frozen mass. Harvested by closing Hel-Tears. Use to craft and upgrade a powerful Axe Attachment.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Luck – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. LUCK permanently increased by 2.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Cooldown – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. COOLDOWN permanently increased by 2.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Runic Power – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. RUNIC permanently increased by 2.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Defense – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. DEFENSE permanently increased by 2.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Vitality – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. VITALITY permanently increased by 2.
  • Yggdrasil’s Dew of Strength – A drink from the dew of the World Tree brings lasting benefits. STRENGTH permanently increased by 2.

Hero Upgrades

  • Iounn Apples – Increases Maximum Health.
    • There are 5 upgrade tiers for the entire game. Requirements to upgrade to the next level increase incrementally.
  • Horn of Blood Mead – Increases Maximum Rage.
    • There are 5 upgrade tiers for the entire game. Requirements to upgrade to the next level increase incrementally.

Key Items

  • Jotunheim Fruit – A fruit native to Jotunheim. It doesn’t taste very good, but the animals like it.
  • Yggdrasil Leaves – A bag of Yggdrasil leaves given to Kratos by Ratatoskr. They are said to be the favored snack of the Stags of the Season.
  • Lindwyrm Trap – A trap provided by Ratatoskr to capture Lindwyrms. Search the world for Realm Tears to find Nidhogg’s children and return them to Ratatoskr.
  • Consul’s Journal – A magically sealed journal found the in the Elven Forbidden sanctum.
  • Simple Resurrection Stone – A magical stone that revives one from death with a small amount of Health.
  • Superior Resurrection Stone – A magical stone that revives one from death with a large amount of Health.
  • Berserker’s Resurrection Stone – A magical stone that revives one from death with FULL RAGE and a small amount of Health.
  • Alfheim’s Barrens Key Half – A half of a to unlock a door somewhere in the Forbidden Sands.
    • Acquirable after reactivating Fryer’s monument and then collecting them from points in the sand where the light touches.
  • Watchtower Key – A key to the watchtower in Svartalfheim’s Bay of Bounty. Used to start the Weight of Chains Favor.
  • Hammer of the Revolution – A ceremonial hammer with no practical use. A symbol of the Dwarven resistance to Asgard’s rule.
    • Acquired as part of the Spirit of Rebellion Favor.
  • Lunda’s Broken Bracers – A once-grand piece of armor, now unusable. Maybe it can be restored. It bears the brand of the Dwarf, Lunda.
  • Lunda’s Broken Belt – A once-grand piece of armor, now usable. Maybe it can be restored. It bears the brand of the Dwarf, Lunda.
  • Lunda’s Broken Cuirass – A once-grand piece of armor, now unusable. Maybe it can be restored. It bears the brand of the Dwarf, Lunda.
    • The armor pieces are considered a reward for the Mysterious Orb Favor. The fixing of the armor parts, at least.
  • Mysterious Orb – An orb requested by Lunda. It is lightweight and does not appear to be fragile.
    • Acquired at the end of the Mysterious Orb Favor.
  • Fjoturlund Vault Key Half – A half of a Fjorturlund Vault key that hides secrets from Sigrun’s past.
    • Collected as part of the Sigrun’s Curse Favor.
  • Inert Hilt of Skofnung – The sword hilt of King Hrolf Kraki, Skofnung is useless in its current state. Mimir warned it one contained great power. Perhaps there is a way to restore that power once again.
    • Plays a significant part in the Fit for a King Favor.

And that’s it for all the resources found in God of War Ragnarok. Happy hunting. For more God of War content, feel free to visit our other God of War Ragnarok guides and articles here.

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