Vali the Oath Guard in God of War Ragnarok is one of the optional bosses you may face while rescuing Birgir from the red dragon as part of the “For Vanaheim!” Favor. He’ll be tough to deal with at some point due to his wide area of attacks, but don’t fret. This guide will teach players some tips and tricks on how to beat Vali the Oath Guard, listing along the rewards you can get during your playthrough.
Where to Find Vali the Oath Guard in God of War Ragnarok?
Vali the Oath Guard can be found during the favor known as For Vanaheim.
As you track the favor, players must travel to the realm called The Plains in Vanahein, where a red chest is near the entrance of the boss battle with the red dragon, The Crimson Dread.
How to Defeat Vali the Oath Guard in God of War Ragnarok?
Vali the Oath Guard will have a variety of skills and abilities that are really frustrating to conquer. As such, below is a list of pointers to remember when facing him:
Vali has a long health bar and is a tough Traveller to face.
He wields a huge two-handed sword and is very slow when swinging it. This part can be used to Kratos’ advantage as it can be parried in succession for large damage.
Be wary of his downward slam attack as it is unblockable and deals a ton of damage.
Also, note that whenever he raises the skull above his head, aim at it using the axe or spear and it will prevent Vali to perform magical outburst attacks
Watch out for Shadows for it will defend and fight alongside Vali. Kill them first otherwise they will start firing projectiles against you depleting your health constantly.
Vali the Oath Guard Boss Fight Rewards
Kratos XP – 3073
Atreaus XP – 586
Folkvangr Whetstone – 1
Bonded Leather – 5
Hacksilver – 202
Lore Scroll [The Path of Lies]
That’s how to beat Vali The Oath Guard in God of War Ragnarok. We hope this article was informative. For more on God of War Ragnarok content, we have more articles for you to check out.