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How to Get the Berserker Armor Set

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Matt Chard

One of the best armors in God of War Ragnarok is the Berserker Armor. Obtained by defeating three specific Berserker Gravestones with one of them being only available in post-game. The Berserker armor offers a wide range of attributes, and the perk will raise your attack at the cost of your defense whenever a Relic attack is used.

The Berserker Armor in all of its glory.

How to Find the Berserker Armor

Before you’re able to start crafting the armor set, you’ll need to be able to activate the Berserker Gravestones. For this, you’ll need the key-item Hilt of Skofnung which you’ll acquire during the story mission “The Word of Fate”. Once you have the hilt, you’ll be able to activate the gravestone to fight one of the Berserker bosses. There are 10 gravestones, and three of them will give you the option to craft the Berserker Armor. The three you need to defeat are:

  • The Barrens, Alfheim - This will have you face off against Svipdagr the Cold, and the Sisters of Illska. This is probably the toughest Berserker fight other than the King. Completing this gravestone will unlock the Berserker Cuirass.

  • Lake of Nine, Midgard - This will have you battle Fraekni the Zealous. Completing this gravestone will unlock the Berserker Waist Guard.

  • Mist Fields, Niflheim - This will have you face Skjothendi the Unerring. You can only gain access to this gravestone after finishing the main story as it’s in a part of Niflheim that you can’t reach until then. Completing this gravestone will unlock the Berserker Gauntlets.

Berserker Armor Upgrade Materials

After defeating the above Berserker’s, head to any Blacksmith workstation to find the Berserker Set ready to be crafted. Here is what you need to craft the whole armor set:

Berserker Cuirass

Level 8

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 5 25,000
Tempered Remnants 10

Level 9

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Purified Crystalline 40 35,000
Smouldering Embers 2

Berserker Gauntlets

Level 6

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 1 10,000

Level 7

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 2 13,500

Level 8

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 3 16,500
Tempered Remnants 5

Level 9

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Purified Crystalline 20
Tempered Remnants 5

Berserker Waist Guard

Level 6

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 1 10,000

Level 7

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 2 13,500

Level 8

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Asgardian Ingot 3 16,500
Tempered Remnants 5

Level 9

Materials Quantity Hacksilver
Sparkling Crystal 10 25,000
Purified Crystalline 20

(1 of 2) You can get Tempered Remnants by defeating Berserkers.

You can get Tempered Remnants by defeating Berserkers. (left), Crystalline Shards are used in a lot of end-game armor. (right)

Where to get Berserker Armor Materials

As you can see above, you’ll need quite a few materials in order to craft, and max out the Dragon Scaled Armor Set. If you’re wondering where you can get your hands on these materials, check the list below.

How to Get Asgardian Ingots

Mainly found in the late-game area coffers, and treasure chests. The best way to get this rare resource is by using the Wishing Well in The Crater region in Vanaheim. Break the amber-colored ore around The Crater, and when you have a few, head to the Wishing Well, and toss them in it to get the ingots as well as other materials, and Hacksilver.

How to Get Tempered Remnants

You can get Tempered Remnants as a reward from defeating the Berserker’s in the Berserker Gravestones. They’ll normally drop around 2-5 when defeated.

How to Get Sparkling Crystals

Similar to a lot of the rarer resources. The best way to get these are by using the Wishing Well in The Crater region in Vanaheim. Break the amber-colored ore around The Crater, and when you have a few, head to the Wishing Well, and toss them in it to get the ingots as well as other materials, and Hacksilver.

How to Get Purified Crystalline

These are a relatively easy resource to get your hands on. You get them by trading crystal fragments which are scattered throughout The Crater region to the Wishing Well. This can be reached from either The Jungle or The Sinkholes. Trading these fragments can net you some nice loot including, Hacksilver, Purified Crystalline, and other various goodies. The more you trade, the more you’ll get.

How to Get Smouldering Embers

The only place to get these rare resources is from the Muspelheim Trials in The Crucible. Thankfully, these can be repeated to your heart’s content, so you can find the one you find the easiest, and repeat that specific trial.

Best way to Get Hacksilver

A lot of The Crater Favors will yield a lot of Hacksilver, and if that isn’t enough, you can trade yellow crystal fragments to the Wishing Well for even more.

You can reach the Wishing Well from either The Jungle or The Sinkholes as the area loops around.

What are the Berserker Armor Set Stats and Perks

Here is a list of the stats of the Berserker Armor at base level, and fully upgraded. Use this list to decide if you want to go through the trouble of obtaining, and upgrading this armor set.

Berserker Armor Stats

Armor Minimum Attributes Maximum Attributes
Berserker Cuirass (Chest) Strength: + 36 Defense: + 14 Runic + 22 Vitality: + 22 Cooldown: + 22 Luck: + 22 Strength: + 68 Defense: + 27 Runic + 41 Vitality: + 41 Cooldown: + 41 Luck: + 41
Berserker Gauntlets (Wrist) Strength: + 41 Runic + 11 Vitality: + 11 Cooldown: + 11 Luck: + 11 Strength: + 77 Runic + 21 Vitality: + 21 Cooldown: + 21 Luck: + 21
Berserker Waist Guard (Waist) Defense: + 41 Runic + 11 Vitality: + 11 Cooldown: + 11 Luck: + 11 Defense: + 77 Runic + 21 Vitality: + 21 Cooldown: + 21 Luck: + 21
Total Strength: + 77 Defense: + 55 Runic + 44 Vitality: + 44 Cooldown: + 44 Luck: + 44 Strength: + 145 Defense: + 104 Runic + 83 Vitality: + 83 Cooldown: + 83 Luck: + 83

Berserker Armor Perks

Perk Description
Soulless Warrior Using a Relic massively increases the damage of Kratos’ Melee Attacks, but also the damage received, for a duration.
Soulless Assault Low LUCK chance for successful hits to cause a Soul Explosion, dealing damage and restoring some Cooldown of the Relic.
Soulless Rebuke Taking damage, Blocking, and Parrying all have a Moderate LUCK chance to cause Soul Explosion, dealing damage and restoring some Cooldown of the Relic.

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  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Fighting, Hack-n-slash
  • Guide Release
    5 November 2022
  • Last Updated
    9 January 2023
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God of War Ragnarök is an action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio released on November 9th, 2022. Follow Kratos, and his teenage son Atreus as they journey through the Nine Realms to prevent Ragnarök from occurring. As you progress through the story, you’ll uncover many secrets left by the Giants regarding the impending doom that awaits them.

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