Looking for how to change the difficulty in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla? You'll be able to select your preferred difficulty when starting a new game of Santa Monica Studio's new roguelike mode, but it's not obvious how to change it at a later date. On this page, as part of our God of War Ragnarok guide, we're going to explain how to change the difficulty.

How Do You Change the Difficulty in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla?

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To change the difficulty in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla at any time, press the Options button and select Settings > Gameplay > Difficulty. You can choose from the following options:

  • Will: Lowest difficulty.
  • Resolve: Recommended starting difficulty. +10% increased rewards.
  • Courage: Increased difficulty. +20% increased rewards.
  • Prowess: Greatly increased difficulty. +30% increased rewards.
  • Mastery: Highest difficulty. +40% increased rewards.
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What Does Changing the Difficulty in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla Do?

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Increasing the difficulty in God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla changes the difficulty of combat encounters. It also adds a rewards multiplier, with those playing on higher difficulties earning much larger denominations of currencies like Mastery Seals and Spirit Seals. There are also some additional scenes and content you can unlock by playing on the hardest difficulty.


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