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.
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 longCOOLDOWN of 93 seconds, although you can lower this by increasing your own COOLDOWN stat. Also, as with any Runic Attacks, increasing your RUNIC stat will cause it to deal more damage.
|1||–||1||2||–||A quick uppercut that creates a fiery geyser, launching nearby enemies.|
|2||1,750 XP||2||3||–||Increases the number of eruptions, inflicting more damage and Burn status.|
|3||6,750||3||5||–||Further increases the number of eruptions, greatly increasing Burn status.|