Assassin's Creed Valhalla Armor Sets

Where do you find different armor sets in Assassin's Creed Valhalla? In this Assassin's Creed Valhalla Guide, we're going to list all of the armor sets that we've found throughout the game — including both expansions and armor sets added through free content updates — topped off with screenshots of each complete set, alongside location details.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Armor Sets

Armor plays a major role in Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Not only does it tend to look cool, it also provides various stat boosts and can significantly bolster your favourite style of play.

Each armor set is made up of five pieces:

  • Cloak
  • Helmet
  • Torso
  • Gauntlets
  • Greaves

These five pieces are usually scattered across the land (most are split across a couple of regions) but it's well worth hunting them all down. That's because if you have all five pieces of an armor set equipped, you unlock additional bonuses depending on the set.

Some sets augment your damage, while others make a stealthy approach even deadlier. Generally speaking, you'll probably want to equip a full armor set in order to unlock both perks. But sometimes, the set's first perk will make it worthwhile, and only requires two out of five pieces to be equipped. This means that it's possible to mix and match armor sets to create your own style of play.

Combining the right armor with the right skills and abilities can make you a Viking warrior to be feared. For much more information on skills, including our own ratings for each skill that you can unlock, check out our in-depth guide: Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Best Skills.

And, in order to upgrade your armor, you'll need to collect Carbon, Nickel, and Tungsten (Gold) Ingots. For more information on how upgrading works and where to find ingots, take a look at the following guide: Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Where to Find Nickel Ingots, Gold Tungsten Ingots.

In this guide, we'll also be giving each armor set a rating. While no armor set is completely useless in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, some are undeniably better than others because of their perks.

- An armor set that's severely lacking in usefulness.
- An okay armor set in specific situations, or an armor set that's outclassed by others.
- A decent armor set that has its uses.
- A very good armor set that can really bolster your style of play.
- One of the best armor sets in the game. Essential, or close to it.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Armor Locations

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Below, you'll find a list of all the armor sets that we've discovered so far. Alongside the Raven Armor Set, there are seven main armor sets to get your hands on — not including DLC.

Please keep in mind that some of these armor sets may be considered spoilers.

Hidden Ones' Armor Set

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The Hidden Ones armor set is designed to enhance a stealthy style of play. It's one of the most difficult armor sets to track down, as the pieces are scattered far and wide, in regions of various power levels.

Perks:

  • Increase Assassination Damage when crouched and undetected for 10 seconds
  • Additional increase to Headshot Damage

Usefulness: The Hidden Ones' armor set is good if you're a stealthy player, and that's about it. The additional assassination damage should be enough to kill just about any enemy from the shadows, but Valhalla often forces you into situations where stealth isn't very effective. As such, the overall usefulness of this armor set is debateable.

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Hidden Ones' Gloves

Location: Ratae Bureau in Ledecestrescire (Suggested Power 20).

Look for either an underground passage or a hanging net of rubble. For the former, simply follow the tunnels underground. For the latter, shoot the rubble down and descend through the hole into the Bureau.

Hidden Ones' Mask

Location: Londinium Bureau in Lunden (Suggested Power 90).

This one's tricky. First of all, find the large circular structure made of wood outside the walls of Lunden. The Bureau is inside, but you can't climb up and into it. Instead, look up to the sky to see a tree that hangs out from the very top of the city wall. Climb up there and dive off into the wooden structure. Once inside, don't get out of the water. Look for a breakable wooden wall under the water, and follow the tunnel. Finally, shoot the explosive jar through the metal fencing to destroy the rubble, and the chest is yours.

Hidden Ones' Hood

Location: Camulodunum Bureau in Essexe (Suggested Power 160).

Another very tricky chest to reach. For starters, locate the staircase on the Southern outskirts of the city. You'll need to blow up some rubble to get in, so search for nearby oil jars beyond the large tree and next to a small stream. Take one, and climb up the large tree. Throw the jar from the ledge onto the rubble.

Pass into the tunnels and you'll come to a flooded corridor with a barred door at the end of it. Dive underwater, and come up on the other side of the Northern wall. Follow the path and you'll find another barred door. Turn left and climb up the wall. You'll emerge on a ledge that hangs over the flooded corridor. Jump over to the opposite platform using the horizontal pole attached to the ceiling.

You'll find a locked door that requires a key. Dive into the nearby water and collect the key from the bottom. Swim back up and unlock the door. This room is a dead end, but you can shoot one of the barred doors open through the metal fencing. Leave the room and climb back up to the platform that overlooks the flooded corridor. Jump back over to the other side and go through the door that was previously barred.

You'll finally find yourself on the other end of the flooded corridor, and the chest is yours.

Hidden Ones' Robes

Location: Eboracum Bureau in Jorvik (Suggested Power 190).

To find the entrance to this bureau, look for a graveyard in Jorvik's South-East corner. You should find a breakable wooden floor in the centre of the graveyard. Shoot it and dive down into the depths. Follow the tunnel until you come to a large, open room with water and suspended platforms.

Make your way to the right side of the room and follow the path. You'll arrive in the bureau's main room. Climb the bookshelf to the left and collect the key. Use it to open the nearby door to the chest.

Hidden Ones' Leggings

Location: Temple of Ceres Bureau in Glowecestrescire (Suggested Power 220).

Head straight into the temple's main entrance and break the objects to your right to find a hole that you can slide through. You'll find a room of green gas, which will slowly poison you if you stay in it. Stand back and throw a torch into the gas to ignite it, allowing for safe passage. Be warned, though: the gas comes back after a short amount of time.

Do the same in the next larger room, before locating the breakable wooden floor. You'll drop into a partially flooded chamber with yet more gas. Exit the chamber on the other side of the room after burning through the gas, and notice the oil jar on the floor. First, throw your torch to ignite the gas on the staircase. Then go back and collect the jar to blow up the rubble wall that seals the bureau's main room.

The chest is yours, and you've (hopefully) completed the Hidden Ones' armor set.

Huntsman Armor Set

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The Huntsman armor set is built to enhance your ranged combat abilities. It's an armor set that can be found early in the game, as its pieces are scattered across low level regions.

Perks:

  • Increase Ranged Damage when hitting enemies further than 20m away
  • Additional increase to Speed

Usefulness: A solid set of armor if you prefer to attack from range. Armed with a hunter or predator bow, it's easy to get the damage bonus without losing much accuracy. Given that it can be found early on, it's not a bad set to play around with.

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Huntsman Cloak

Location: Templebrough Fort in Ledecestrescire (Suggested Power 20).

Head to the fort's northernmost building, which sits on an island out in the river. Shoot down the construction rock to reach the chest below.

Huntsman Helm

Location: Tonnastadir in Ledecestrescire (Suggested Power 20).

A heavily guarded door leads down into a hideout under the fort. You'll need a key to open it, which the commander in the fort's longhouse should have. The chest is in the deepest room.

Huntsman Vambraces

Location: In a cave near Besuncen Tor in Grantebridgescire (Suggested Power 20).

Look behind the waterfall opposite the tower to the Northwest of Besuncen Tor. You'll find a flooded tunnel that you can swim through. You'll emerge in a cave with a chest.

Huntsman Breeches

Location: Soham Hideout in Grantebridgescire (Suggested Power 20).

Search the biggest hut in the middle of the camp.

Huntsman Armor

Location: Ravensburg in Grantebridgescire (Suggested Power 20).

Search one of the larger huts inside the fort.

Magister's Armor Set

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The Magister armor set is for players who like to go about their business at night. It promotes an aggressive style of play when the moon hangs in the sky. It can be found relatively early on in the game.

Perks:

  • Increase Melee Damage at night
  • Additional increase to Ranged Damage

Usefulness: Obviously the Magister's Armor set is very specialised since its perks only activate at night. The perks themselves are straightforward, and you can have Eivor meditate until it's night in order to take constant advantage of the set. But ultimately, you can find better perks on other armor sets that don't require such management.

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Magister's Cloak

Location: Serpent's Landing in East Anglia (Suggested Power 55).

Search the island's camp for a locked chest and key. The chest itself is behind a breakable wooden wall.

Magister's Mask

Location: King's Bury in East Anglia (Suggested Power 55).

Find the chest in the monastery's main building.

Magister's Vambraces

Location: Buckingham in Oxenefordscire (Suggested Power 90).

Find the key to the church and head inside. In the entrance hall, look up to see a ladder that can be shot down. Climb up there to find the chest.

Magister's Robes

Location: Leah Villa Garrison in Oxenefordscire (Suggested Power 90).

The only way to get to the chest is through a rubble wall, which needs to be blown apart with an oil jar. You can find oil jars in the small building behind. To get in there, you'll need to move a wooden shelf on the roof. Hop inside, smash the lock on the inside of the door, grab a jar, and take it to the rubble.

Magister's Trousers

Location: Oxenfeforda in Oxenefordscire (Suggested Power 90).

The chest is in the town's tower to the north. The only way in is through a stain glass window on the side of the building, which you'll need to shoot out. Once you're inside, look up to find a breakable wooden floor. Climb up through it, and then peek through the gap above the shelf and shoot down the chandelier. Once that's down, you can move the wooden shelf and access the chest.

Brigandine Armor Set

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The Brigandine armor set is built for close combat. It's found about midway through the game.

Perks:

  • Increase Armor when surrounded by more than 2 enemies
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage

Usefulness: The Brigandine Armor set is very straightforward and reasonably effective. Most combat encounters in Assassin's Creed Valhalla involve multiple opponents, and this set can help you tank through quite a bit of damage. However, more advanced players who don't get hit as often probably don't need the armor increase, and are better off going with a more aggressive set.

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Brigandine Cloak

Location: Quatford in Sciropescire (Suggested Power 130).

The chest is under the town's longhouse. To get inside, look for a rubble-sealed cave entrance near the river shore. Blow up the rubble with the nearby oil cart, and then follow the tunnels inside.

Brigandine Helm

Location: Wenlocan Outpost in Sciropescire (Suggested Power 130).

Check the cave in the back of the camp. Move the boulder aside to find the chest.

Brigandine Gauntlets

Location: Beamasfield in Cent (Suggested Power 130).

The chest is easily accessible in one of the town's larger homes, but you'll need two keys to open it. One can be found in a hut that has an open window at the front. The second is surrounded by guards who patrol a camp on the outskirts of town.

Brigandine Trousers

Location: Dover Fortress in Cent (Suggested Power 130).

Find the staircase icon near the edge of the fortress and head down into the dock area. You'll find some rubble flooring down there, along with an oil jar that's on the way out to the beach. Blow up the rubble, break the wooden wall, and the chest is yours.

Brigandine Armor

Location: Canterbury Cathedral in Cent (Suggested Power 130).

Look for the locked door on the second floor of the cathedral. Follow the walkway to the opposite side of the hall and shoot the lock through the fencing. Follow the corridor down to the room with the chest. Shoot the chandelier down to break the rubble floor.

Galloglach Armor Set

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The Galloglach armor set is meant for brawling at close range. It's found about midway through the game.

Perks:

  • Increases Melee Resistance when hitting enemies with finishers
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage

Usefulness: The Galloglach armor set is a very solid option for aggressive styles of play. Against multiple enemies, or a boss that has a lot of health, you can easily activate the perks by finishing your weapon combos. Easy to use and quite effective.

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Galloglach Armor

Location: Spalding Bandit Lair in Lincolnscire (Suggested Power 160).

The chest is found in a locked hut near the centre of the camp. The only way to get in is to search underneath the hut for a ladder that leads up inside.

Galloglach Bracers



Location: Lincoln in Lincolnscire (Suggested Power 160).

A building near the centre of town houses this chest. It's quite heavily guarded, but there are no locked doors or puzzles to contend with. Once you're inside, the chest is all yours.

Galloglach Trousers

Location: Bolingbroc Castle in Lincolnscire (Suggested Power 160).

The chest is inside the building in the castle's second courtyard. It's heavily guarded.

Galloglach Cape

Location: Brentwood Outpost in Essexe (Suggested Power 160).

The chest is heavily guarded and requires a nearby key to access.

Galloglach Helm

Location: Halstead Outpost in Essexe (Suggested Power 160).

There are two ways to this chest. Either blow the rubble wall open with a nearby oil jar, or climb above the room that it's in and look for a metal grate on the floor. You can shoot the door's lock through the grate.

Mentor's Armor Set

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The Mentor's armor set is built for speed and aggression. It's found in several of the game's later regions, some of which are very high level.

Perks:

  • Increases Attack after Critical Hits
  • Additional Increase to Speed

Usefulness: The Mentor's Armor set is a great choice for aggressive play styles. Its perks promote quick attacks, and its low weight means that your stamina won't be drained after just a few dodges. Ensure that you're landing as many critical hits as possible with the right runes slotted into your weapons, and this is a very effective set.

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Mentor's Robes

Location: Guildford in Susthexe (Suggested Power 160).

Found in the town's church. Climb towards the top of the tower and shoot down the construction material so that you can head inside. From there, shoot out the wooden floor, break the lock on the door, and then move the wooden shelf to find the chest.

Mentor's Vambrace

Location: Anderitum Hideout in Susthexe (Suggested Power 160).

First, you'll need the key to the underground tunnels from a nearby elite enemy. Once you're down there, you'll find a rubble wall in the direction of the chest. There's an oil jar in the room that you just came from — use that to blow the rubble apart. From there, simply follow the tunnel.

Mentor's Mask

Location: Sherwood Hideout in Snotinghamscire (Suggested Power 250).

The chest is located in the hideout's only hut.

Mentor's Cloak

Location: Loch Clunbre Hideout in Snotinghamscire (Suggested Power 250).

The chest can be found in one of the camp's central huts. A nearby elite enemy will have the key needed to unlock it.

Mentor's Trousers

Location: Wincestre Garrison in Wincestre (Suggested Power 250).

This is a heavily guarded location, but you'll need to find time to angle an arrow shot through a window opposite the barred door in order to get inside the room with the chest.

Thegn's Armor Set

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The Thegn's armor set is built for big damage through critical hits. It's found in the later parts of the game, in very high level areas.

Perks:

  • Increase Critical Chance when parrying
  • Additional Increase to Critical Damage

Usefulness: If you're good at parrying attacks, the Thegn's Armor set is a fantastic choice. The critical chance increase is nice enough, but the critical damage increase can be huge, letting you deal a number of crushing blows in quick succession, if you're lucky.

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Thegn's Bracers

Location: Stenwege Camp in Eurvicscire (Suggested Power 190).

In order to claim this chest, you'll need to fight (or assassinate) your way through a large bandit camp. Tough elite level enemies have the keys you'll need to progress. In the last part of the camp, you'll find the chest nestled inside of a hut.

Thegn's Heavy Tunic

Location: Temple of Brigantia in Eurvicscire (Suggested Power 190).

There's a diving spot to the Southeast of these ruins, to the Northern side of the small island. In this spot, you should find the entrance to a long underwater tunnel. The chest is about halfway through, but you'll need to be quick in order to continue following the tunnel back to the surface without drowning.

Thegn's Breeches

Location: Aelfwood in Glowecestrescire (Suggested Power 220).

This is a twisting and turning location, but once you find an enemy who has a key, you should be right near the chest. Open the locked door that's close by and it's yours.

Thegn's Great Helm

Location: The Old Minster in Wincestre (Suggested Power 250).

The chest can found in a secluded room only accessible by shooting out the stain glass window at the front of it. You'll then need to track down three keys in order to open it. Fortunately, they're all located in the same church, and they're easy to get to once you've highlighted them using Odin's Vision. The only one that you may not pick up on is hidden in near the top of the building's tallest tower, right underneath the synchronisation point. Break the boxes in front of iron fencing and you'll be able to slip through to the key. Once you have all three, head back to the chest.

Thegn's Cloak

Location: Bishop's Residence in Wincestre (Suggested Power 250).

Enter the residence from the ground floor, and then climb to upstairs using the metal fencing in the centre of the main hall. Once you're up there, find the breakable wooden wall and smash through. Then, move the shelf to the side so that you can shoot the lock off the barred door through the gap. Head to that same door, open it, and you'll find the chest.

Thor's Armor Set

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Thor's armor set is built for aggression, battering your enemies with stun damage. You won't be able to complete the full armor set until the end of the game.

Perks:

  • Increase Speed when stunning an enemy
  • Additional increase to Stun

Usefulness: It looks super cool, but Thor's Armor set isn't all that impressive in actual combat. The perks themselves aren't bad, but the need to stun an enemy in order to activate them is very limiting — particularly when you're one-on-one with a boss.

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Thor's Gauntles

Location: The witch's lair South of Britannia's Watch in East Anglia (Suggested Power for fighting the witch: 250).

Defeat this witch to claim her dagger (a quest item) and Thor's Gauntlets.

Thor's Breeches

Location: The witch's lair North of Isle of Ely Monastery in Grantebridgescire (Suggested Power for fighting the witch: 250).

Defeat this witch to claim her dagger (a quest item) and Thor's Breeches.

Thor's Battle Plate

Location: The witch's lair West of the Forward Camp in East Anglia (Suggested Power for fighting the witch: 250).

Defeat this witch to claim her dagger (a quest item) and Thor's Battle Plate.

Thor's Helmet

Location: The tomb South of the Yare River and East of King's Bury in East Anglia (Suggested Power 20).

You can locate this treasure chest long before actually being able to reach it. It's deep within an underground tomb, and you'll need all three witch daggers to get down there. Once you have them, look for the staircase icon nearby (it's North of the armor marker). Go down into the tunnels and follow them until you come to a large, earthen statue.

With all three daggers in your possession, you can slot them into the statue to reveal a room even deeper underground. Here you'll find the chest that contains Thor's Helmet.

Thor's Cape

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Location: Thor's Cape is given to you as a quest reward (Suggested Power 350).

Thor's Cape is the most time consuming piece of armor in the entire game. To acquire it, you have to find and kill every member of The Order of the Ancients — all 45 of them. You can't complete this task until the end of the main story.

Once every single one of them is dead, return to The Hidden Ones' Bureau in your settlement and turn in all of the medallions. Only when every medallion has been delivered will you be rewarded with Thor's Cape, completing Thor's armor set.

Arenhare'ko:wa Armor Set (Vinland Armor Set)

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Perks:

  • Slowly regenerate Health when below 50%
  • Additional increase to Ranged Damage

Usefulness: The Vinland Armor set has two pretty good perks — the health regeneration is unique — but its usefulness is limited since you can't take it with you back to England (more information on that below). Still, it's a decent set while it lasts.

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Location: Vinland (Suggested Power 190).

The Arenhare'ko:wa Armor set, also known as the Vinland Armor set, can only be obtained in Vinland. Vinland is a location that opens up to you later on in the game, and all pieces of the armor set can be bought from any of the merchants dotted around the map.

However, these merchants do not accept silver. Instead, you'll have to trade iron ore, leather, and ingots. You can find these resources throughout Vinland, with ingots specifically showing up in enemy camps. Clearing all enemy camps in Vinland and opening every camp chest should give you enough resources for all of the armor pieces.

Note: The Vinland Armor set is removed from your inventory when you leave Vinland. In other words, it cannot be worn in England or Norway. You can, however, use the Vinland Armor design when changing your armor's appearance at the blacksmith.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids All Armor Sets and Where to Find Them

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids is the game's first expansion, released on the 13th May, 2021. It includes a range of new (and exotic) armor sets.

Below, we've catalogued every new piece of armor in Wrath of the Druids as well as where you can find them.

Druidic Armor Set

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The Druidic Armor Set is built to keep Eivor alive in combat, while providing an additional attack boost. Its pieces can be found all around Ireland.

Perks:

  • Some Health is restored after 3 hits on the same enemy
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage and Poison Build-Up Resistance

Usefulness: The Druidic Armor set is great. Landing just three hits on one enemy is easy (especially with a fast weapon, like daggers, bearded axes, or one handed swords), and the health regeneration is quite generous. The melee damage increase is just the icing on the cake of what can be a very tanky armor set.

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Druidic Armor

Location: Boyne Tombs in Meath.

You visit this tomb during the main story. The chest is in a room that's hard to miss as you go deeper underground.

Druidic Breeches

Location: Kesh Corann in Connacht.

The chest can be found in the deepest part of the druid's lair. You'll need to enter the lair from the top entrance by destroying the rubble. Then climb down the ladder, and squeeze through the gap in the wall.

Druidic Cloak

Location: Doon Fort in Ulster.

The chest is easy to see, inside the main stone circle.

Druidic Bracers

Location: Donegal in Ulster.

The chest is in a large house near the centre of town. To get inside, you'll need to head around the back of the building, jumping over the wooden beams. Use them to climb up the building's exterior and through the window on the left.

Druidic Helmet

Location: Movilla Abbey in Ulster.

The chest is in a locked room at the side of the main church. Shoot the lock through the metal grating from the outside of the building.

Celtic Armor Set

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The Celtic Armor Set is designed to make Eivor more dangerous as you take damage. Its pieces can be found all around Ireland.

Perks:

  • Increase Attack when taking damage
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage and Melee Resistance

Usefulness: Obviously, taking damage is something that you want to avoid, but sometimes, even the most skilled players will take a hit here and there. As such, the Celtic Armor set isn't too bad. Its perks are straightforward and effective, and generate a noticeable boost in damage output. Just be mindful of taking too many blows to the head.

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Celtic Bracers

Location: Inchroe bandit camp in Meath.

Inside one of the houses, smash the jars to reveal a wall you can crawl under.

Celtic Breeches

Location: Cashelore in Connacht.

There are two wooden shelves in the second stronghold. Push the smaller shelf forward into the entrance, then move the larger shelf sideways so that you can enter. The chest is inside.

Celtic Armor

Location: Rathcroghan in Connacht.

The chest is in the heavily guarded hut at the top of the town. The nearby chieftain has the door key.

Celtic Helmet

Location: Aileach in Ulster.

The chest is down near the prisoner cells, in a locked room. To shoot the lock off the door, you'll need to go above ground and into a tent that's directly above the chest. You'll be able to shoot the lock through the metal grating on the ground.

Celtic Cloak

Location: Inch Lough Neagh in Ulster.

The chest is inside a tent, within the port's most heavily guarded camp (closest to the water).

Iberian Armor Set

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The Iberian Armor Set is built to bolster very mobile fighting styles, providing stat boosts after dodging. It's one of Azar's imported armor sets, and must traded for at her shop in Dublin.

Perks:

  • Increase Attack after a dodge
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage and Evasion

Usefulness: The Iberian Armor set is a great option if you're skilled at dodging. Dodging can exhaust your stamina very quickly if you're not careful, but with the right timing, you can make full use of this set's attack boosting perks. A top armor set for agile fighters.

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Iberian Armor

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store.

You need 20 Clothing.

Iberian Bracers

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store.

You need 10 Clothing and 20 Texts.

Iberian Helmet

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store

You need 30 Clothing.

Iberian Breeches

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store.

You need 10 Clothing and 30 Texts.

Iberian Cloak

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store.

You need 15 Clothing, 15 Texts, and 20 Delicacies.

Egyptian Armor Set

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The Egyptian Armor Set is designed to empower Eivor during the day. It's one of Azar's imported armor sets, and must be traded for at her shop in Dublin.

Perks:

  • Increase Attack during the day
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage and Fire Build-Up Resistance

Usefulness: The Egyptian Armor set is essentially an inverted version of the Magister's Armor set — but its attack boost is bigger. It's actually a decent set, but again, the activation is a pain, and when you're fighting through a cave, you can't tell what time of day it is.

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Egyptian Armor

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2.

You need 25 Texts.

Egyptian Bracers

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2.

You need 60 Clothing and 30 Texts.

Egyptian Helmet

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2.

You need 80 Clothing and 25 Texts.

Egyptian Breeches

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2.

You need 40 Clothing, 30 Texts, and 10 Delicacies.

Egyptian Cloak

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2.

You need 30 Texts and 30 Luxuries.

Rus' Armor Set

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Rus' Armor Set is designed to help Eivor deal with large groups of enemies. It's one of Azar's imported armor sets, and must be traded for at her shop in Dublin.

Perks:

  • Increase Attack when surrounded by 3 or more enemies
  • Additional increase to Melee Resistance and Armor

Usefulness: The Rus' Armor set has solid perks, but the activation is asking quite a lot. While you will often have to fight against three or more enemies at once, the perks won't work once you're down to the last couple of opponents. Situational at best.

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Rus' Armor

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 3.

You need 30 Delicacies.

Rus' Bracers

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 3.

You need 80 Texts and 30 Delicacies.

Rus' Helmet

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 3.

You need 60 Clothing, 60 Texts, and 20 Delicacies.

Rus' Breeches

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 3.

You need 100 Clothing and 40 Delicacies.

Rus' Cloak

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 3.

You need 30 Delicacies and 40 Luxuries.

Byzantine Greek Armor Set

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The Byzantine Greek Armor Set is built to empower Eivor after scoring critical hits. It's one of Azar's imported armor sets, and must be traded for at her shop in Dublin.

Perks:

  • Increase Armor after a Critical Hit
  • Additional increase to Melee Damage and Health

Usefulness: The Byzantine Greek Armor may not have the most exciting perks, but this is a rock solid set that's easy to make use of. With every critical hit, you'll get a boost to both attack and defence — and with a fast weapon, you can keep those critical hits coming. Add some critical-boosting runes to the mix, and it's hard to fault this set.

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Byzantine Greek Armor

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

You need 30 Luxuries.

Byzantine Greek Armor

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

You need 140 Clothing and 20 Luxuries.

Byzantine Greek Helmet

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

You need 150 Clothing, 120 Texts, and 20 Luxuries.

Byzantine Greek Breeches

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

You need 90 Texts, 50 Delicacies, and 25 Luxuries.

Byzantine Greek Cloak

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Location: A trade reward at Azar's trading store, once you reach Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

You need 100 Delicacies and 30 Luxuries.

Dublin Champion Armor Set

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The Dublin Champion Armor Set is built to greatly bolster Eivor's ranged and stealth capabilities. Pieces of the set are scattered all across Ireland, and require you to complete certain tasks in order to collect them.

Perks:

  • Increase to Ranged Damage and Stealth Damage
  • Additional increase to Ranged Damage and Stealth Damage

Usefulness: It doesn't get much more straightforward than this. The Dublin Champion Armor set provides a flat boost to both ranged damage and stealth damage — and that's it. The boosts themselves are noticeable, making Eivor even more deadly when not engaged in direct combat. Not the ideal set when you're surrounded by enemies, but the simple, effective perks are still hard to ignore.

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Dublin Champion Bracers

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Location: Reach Dublin Reputation Rank 2 by completing Azar's trade requests.

Dublin Champion Breeches

Location: Downpatrick Head in Connacht.

Defeat the Viking warrior who lives on top of the tall island.

Dublin Champion Cloak

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Location: A reward for reaching Dublin Reputation Rank 4.

Dublin Champion Helmet

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Location: A reward for reaching Dublin Reputation Rank 5.

Dublin Champion Armor

Location: Giant's Causeway in Ulster.

Defeat the Viking warrior who fights near the sea to claim this armor.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris All Armor Sets and Where to Find Them

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris is the game's second expansion, released on the 12th August, 2021. It includes two new armor sets.

We've listed these armor sets below, with information on their perks and where to find them.

Paladin Armor Set

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The Paladin armor set is built for melee combat. Its pieces are scattered all across the Francia map.

Perks:

  • Melee attacks consume more stamina and deal more damage
  • Additional adrenaline charge bonus. Shield blocks consume less stamina

Usefulness: The Paladin armor set is quite possibly the most effective armor set in Assassin's Creed Valhalla. The increase to melee attack damage is sizeable, making a noticeable difference to even the weakest damage-per-hit weapons, like daggers or one-handed swords. By contrast, the increased stamina consumption is barely worth mentioning — a measly five per cent increase for what is a relatively huge damage buff. Not to mention the fact that light melee attacks refill your stamina anyway.

But the real reason to wear this armor set is the additional adrenaline charge. Wearing this, you'll build up adrenaline extremely quickly — as long as you're not taking repeated blows to the head. More adrenaline means more ability usage, transforming Eivor into a wrecking ball of invulnerable attacks.

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Paladin Helm

Location: Pruvinis in Melunois (Suggested Power 200)

The key to this chest is on one of the guards. Once you have it, look for ladder that leads underneath the camp, located near the tent that has swords scattered around it. Climb down the ladder, and use the oil jar to blow up the nearby wall rubble. From there, shoot the oil jars through the metal bars in order to break the lock on the door, and open the way to the chest.

Paladin Hood

Location: Lisieux in Evresin (Suggested Power 200)

It takes two keys to get to this chest. The first can be stolen from one of the monks within the church. The second is found in the church's tower, which can be accessed by climbing a ladder near the entrance, and then shooting down another latter to reach the top floor. Once you have both keys, leave the church and head to the small building beside it. Unlock the door, and you'll find the chest underground.

Paladin Pants

Location: Medanta in Melunois (Suggested Power 200)

The chest is inside the camp's biggest tent, and takes one key to unlock it. A bandit leader holds the key, and he can typically be found down near the water.

Paladin Bracers

Location: La Greve in Paris (Suggested Power 200)

This chest is behind a locked door on the first floor of the house. To find the key, enter the house either through the front door (which requires fighting some guards) or climb through a small window around the side of the building. Head upstairs and shoot the lock through the metal grating, then go through the door to the balcony outside. Hop around to the side of the building and through the door that you just shot the lock from. Grab the key, head back around, and unlock the door to the room with the chest.

Paladin Chainmail

Location: Defender's Rest in Paris (Suggested Power 200)

This chest is located in the main building of the camp, but you'll need a key to open it. The key is down in the dungeons, which can be accessed via a ladder in the lowest part of building. Smash through a breakable wooden door to reach the ladder, and head down. Here, you'll have to fight your way through a number of guards, so be prepared.

Rats are also an issue in the dungeon. They're trapped in their holes by wooden boxes, but these boxes can be broken while you fight the guards, so caution is advised. Once you're safe, you can find the key in the room at the back of the dungeon.

To actually get inside the building where the chest is located, locate a small window on the side that you can climb through.

Reaper's Armor Set

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The Reaper's armor set is built for stealthy styles of play. Its pieces are offered as Rebel Mission rewards, and can be bought with silver deniers.

Perks

  • Restore some health after a successful assassination
  • Time slows for longer when spotted by an enemy

Usefulness: The Reaper's armor set is arguably the best stealth-based set in the game, and it's all because of that second perk. The slowdown lasts a lot longer when you're wearing this set, giving you ample time to go for a headshot with your bow, or close in for an assassination.

That said, stealth can still be awkward in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and it's not always a viable style of play depending on the current objective. As such, this set's usefulness is ultimately situational, but it is effective if you're sticking to the shadows.

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Reaper's Pants

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Location: A reward that can be bought from Pierre or one of his rebel allies. It costs 400 silver deniers.

Silver deniers are a unique currency gained from completing rebel missions.

Reaper's Helm

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Location: A reward that can be bought from Pierre or one of his rebel allies. It costs 450 silver deniers, and only becomes available once you reach Infamy Rank 2.

Silver deniers are a unique currency gained from completing rebel missions.

Reaper's Cloak

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Location: A reward that can be bought from Pierre or one of his rebel allies. It costs 450 silver deniers, and only becomes available once you reach Infamy Rank 2.

Silver deniers are a unique currency gained from completing rebel missions.

Reaper's Bracers

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Location: A reward for increasing your Infamy to Rank 3. Gained automatically once you reach the rank.

Your Infamy level increases every time you complete a rebel mission.

Reaper's Torso

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Location: A reward that can be bought from Pierre or one of his rebel allies. It costs 750 silver deniers, and only becomes available once you reach Infamy Rank 4.

Silver deniers are a unique currency gained from completing rebel missions.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla All Armor Sets Added in Content Updates

Beyond the main game, a number of additional armor sets have been added to Assassin's Creed Valhalla through free content updates. You can find information on these armor sets below.

Modraniht Ceremonial Armor Set

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The Modraniht Ceremonial armor set is only available during the Yule Festival seasonal event (beginning 17th December 2020 until 7th January 2021). It's built for making the most of stun damage.

Perks:

  • Increase Attack after a Stun Finisher Kill
  • Additional increase to Stun

Usefulness: The perks aren't so bad, but the fact that they're only activated upon a full stun finisher makes this armor set situational at best. If you're up against loads of enemies, there's maybe a usefulness here if you're wielding a heavy weapon — but that's about it.

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Modraniht Ceremonial Cape

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Location: Ravensthorpe during the Yule Festival seasonal event.

You can buy this armor piece from Norvid for 60 Yule Tokens. You're awarded Yule Tokens for doing well in the various Yule Festival activities that take place around the settlement.

The fastest way to get Yule Tokens is to do well in the Twirling Targets archery competition. You can repeat this activity as many times as you want, with each competition lasting roughly two minutes. Getting a score of over 1000 points nets you 30 Yule Tokens. A score of over 1400 nets you 40 Yule Tokens.

Modraniht Ceremonial Robe

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Location: Ravensthorpe during the Yule Festival seasonal event.

You can buy this armor piece from Norvid for 60 Yule Tokens. You're awarded Yule Tokens for doing well in the various Yule Festival activities that take place around the settlement.

Modraniht Ceremonial Headress

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Location: Ravensthorpe during the Yule Festival seasonal event.

You can buy this armor piece from Norvid for 60 Yule Tokens. You're awarded Yule Tokens for doing well in the various Yule Festival activities that take place around the settlement.

Mordraniht Ceremonial Bracers

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Location: Ravensthorpe during the Yule Festival seasonal event.

You can buy this armor piece from Norvid for 60 Yule Tokens. You're awarded Yule Tokens for doing well in the various Yule Festival activities that take place around the settlement.

Modraniht Ceremonial Trousers

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Location: Ravensthorpe during the Yule Festival seasonal event.

You can buy this armor piece from Norvid for 60 Yule Tokens. You're awarded Yule Tokens for doing well in the various Yule Festival activities that take place around the settlement.

Saint George's Armor Set

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The Saint George's armor set can be obtained through the River Raids activity, which was added to Assassin's Creed Valhalla through a free update (patch 1.012 on PS5 and PS4). It's built for offensive combat, with a rather unique trait.

For much more information on River Raids and how they work, check out the following guide:

Perks

  • Increase Attack after impaling an enemy
  • Additional increase to Speed

Usefulness: The perks on Saint George's Armor set only work with weapons that have specific impaling attacks: great swords and spears. But if you enjoy using those weapon types, then this is a great set. A boost to both damage and speed after landing an impaling blow is generous, especially if you can weave those into your combos as often as possible. Specialised, but effective.

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Saint George's Cape

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Location: River Raids, random map, random military encampment.

There are three River Raid maps to explore: River Exe, River Severn, and River Dee. The pieces of Saint George's armor set are scattered across these three maps, in randomised locations.

All armor pieces are found in big treasure chests, specifically inside of large military encampments. Raiding every encampment is the only way to get every piece of Saint George's armor set, including this cape.

Saint George's Armor

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Location: River Raids, random map, random military encampment.

During a River Raid, open a large chest in a military encampment to be in with a chance of finding Saint George's Armor.

Saint George's Great Helm

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Location: River Raids, random map, random military encampment.

During a River Raid, open a large chest in a military encampment to be in with a chance of finding Saint George's Great Helm.

Saint George's Bracers

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Location: River Raids, random map, random military encampment.

During a River Raid, open a large chest in a military encampment to be in with a chance of finding Saint George's Bracers.

Saint George's Trousers

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Location: River Raids, random map, random military encampment.

During a River Raid, open a large chest in a military encampment to be in with a chance of finding Saint George's Trousers.

Wayland's Armor Set

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The Wayland Armor set was added to Assassin's Creed Valhalla as part of a free content update (patch 1.022 on PS5 and PS4). It can be obtained through completing River Raids and collecting Foreign Supplies.

The Wayland Armor is bridges the gap between two styles of play: stealth and melee combat.

Perks:

  • Add some of your Assassination Damage to your Melee Damage when equipped
  • Additional increase to Assassination Damage when equipped

Usefulness: As mentioned earlier in this guide, stealth isn't always viable in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, but the flat damage boost that the Wayland's Armor set provides is arguably worth it. If you just want an extra chunk of melee attack power, it's a good set.

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Wayland's Disguise

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Location: You can buy this armor piece from Vagn (the River Raid chief in your settlement) for 450 foreign supplies. You can find foreign supplies during River Raids, inside of treasure chests.

Wayland's Torso

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Location: You can buy this armor piece from Vagn (the River Raid chief in your settlement) for 450 foreign supplies. You can find foreign supplies during River Raids, inside of treasure chests.

Wayland's Helmet

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Location: You can buy this armor piece from Vagn (the River Raid chief in your settlement) for 450 foreign supplies. You can find foreign supplies during River Raids, inside of treasure chests.

Wayland's Bracers

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Location: You can buy this armor piece from Vagn (the River Raid chief in your settlement) for 450 foreign supplies. You can find foreign supplies during River Raids, inside of treasure chests.

Wayland's Pants

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Location: You can buy this armor piece from Vagn (the River Raid chief in your settlement) for 450 foreign supplies. You can find foreign supplies during River Raids, inside of treasure chests.


What's your favourite armor set in Assassin's Creed Valhalla? Show off your best gear in the comments section below, and don't forget to check out our full Assassin's Creed Valhalla guide for more help with the game.