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Flames of Anguish

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This page will detail the Flames of Anguish Runic Attack for the Blades of Chaos in God of War Ragnarok, including how to obtain it and its stats.

Flames of Anguish is the first Light Runic Attack for the Blades of Chaos

Where to Find the Flames of Anguish Runic Attack in GoWR

The Flames of Anguish is the first Runic Attack you will find for the Blades of Chaos. You’ll obtain this Runic Attack during the main quest, The Quest for Tyr. You will face a boss called Dreki at some point, do defeat it to obtain this Runic Attack, among other loot. Note that if you forget to pick it up, then it will be sent to the chest at any blacksmith station.

How to Use the Flames of Anguish

In order to use Flames of Anguish, you will need to equip it to the Blades of Chaos’ Light Runic Attack slot, then hold L1 and press R1 while in the game to unleash it.

As the in-game description says, the Flames of Anguish is a quick uppercut and can launch nearby enemies. This allows you to continue juggling them in the air, making it a good starting Runic Attack for the Blades. Flames of Anguish is great for inflicting the Burn status, especially once it is fully upgraded. It does have a fairly long God of War: Ragnarok ScreenshotCOOLDOWN of 93 seconds, although you can lower this by increasing your own God of War: Ragnarok ScreenshotCOOLDOWN stat. Also, as with any Runic Attacks, increasing your God of War: Ragnarok ScreenshotRUNIC stat will cause it to deal more damage.

Rank Upgrade Cost Damage Burn Stun Misc
1 God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot1 God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot2 A quick uppercut that creates a fiery geyser, launching nearby enemies.
2 1,750 XP God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot2 God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot3 Increases the number of eruptions, inflicting more damage and Burn status.
3 6,750 God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot3 God of War: Ragnarok Screenshot5 Further increases the number of eruptions, greatly increasing Burn status.
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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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