‘God of War: Ragnarok’ will boost Kratos’ abilities with unique shields

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Boy! get my shield!

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Kratos will have some new tools at his disposal when he returns God of War: Ragnarok, with a variety of shields to use that can affect the skill of the god-slayer.

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While Kratos could use protector shield in 2018 God of warhandjob Ragnarok YouTuber. This was confirmed by director Eric Williams in an interview with John Ford That the sequel will “have different shields, and they will have different defensive options and abilities.”

“The reason we’re doing this is because we want to open up really expressive options for the way you build your Kratos, tools and loadouts and things like that,” Williams said. “All the way down to defense, so that you can play a little differently and the enemy knows how to respond, forcing you into different situations where you need to use different things “


While Williams doesn’t give any details on what the different shields will do, hopefully they open up of Ragnarok More competition than its predecessor. Although it’s probably best not to expect an exclusively stealth player build for the notoriously violent Kratos.

God of War: Ragnarok. credit: Santa Monica Studio

Williams also gave some story hints in the direction for Kratos’ son, Atreus, after his true identity was revealed in the last game.

“He has a double duty to deal with, he’s got [to be] His father’s son, his mother’s son,” Williams said. “Unfortunately, he can’t ask his mother questions, and his father can’t answer those questions, and it becomes a very difficult thing.”

Atreus’s growth will also affect Kratos’ relationship with him, affecting the “Dad of War” own growth and emotional journey.

“As a parent, you want to do nothing but explain things to your kids, and help them and teach and grow. When you don’t have answers, you feel helpless. These are problems that Kratos can’t beat,” Williams explains. “You can’t beat the answers and the questions, they have to wrestle with them and try to find a way out. […] This is difficult for him and actually makes him even bigger. “


Previously, Cory Barlog – Director of 2018 God of war – explained by Ragnarok Rather than expanding to a trilogy, the series’ excursion into Norse mythology would tie in after only two games.

God of War: Ragnarok Currently in development by Santa Monica Studios, and will be released on PS4 and PS5 in 2022.

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