Looking for how to change Kratos' appearance in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla? Giving Santa Monica Studio's skin-headed antihero a new look is a large part of the franchise's appeal, and there are lots of cosmetic options to unlock in the title's roguelike mode. On this page, as part of our God of War Ragnarok guide, we're going to explain how to change Kratos' appearance.

How Do You Change Kratos' Appearance in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla?

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Each time you attempt a run of God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla, you'll start on a beach named The Shore. Follow the path forwards and you'll see a Valkyrie immediately on your left, standing next to a glowing pillar. Interact with this pillar to change Kratos' appearance.

Does Kratos' Armour Affect His Abilities in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla?

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No, unlike the main campaign, Kratos' armour is purely cosmetic in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla. This means you can mix and match looks as much as you like, but you won't gain any performance improvements or buffs as a consequence.

How Do You Unlock New Armour in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla?

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There's a lot of armour and cosmetics to unlock in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla. Some can be unlocked by opening chests; others can be unlocked by completing Mastery challenges. Many can also be purchased from the Tablet of Reflection, using Mastery Seals and Crests. If you scroll down the list of cosmetics, there'll usually be a hint explaining the conditions you need to fulfil to unlock the item.


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