If you are looking for the strongest weapons in the game, this Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Legendary Weapons Guide is the right place for you. We have tracked down and compiled a list of all the Legendary Weapons found in the game.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Legendary Weapons
Legendary Weapons are the highest ranked weapons in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, with unique shapes and incomparable strength.
These Legendary Weapons are so strong that some NPCs worship them in cults. You will have to hunt down Cultists to drop these weapons.
Although some Legendaries are guaranteed drops from our guide, the vast majority of them drop randomly so while we give you the location of where we found them, it is likely they will be different for you.
Let us know in the comment section where the Legendary weapons were for you, so we can make a more accurate guide. Without further ado, let us begin:
Swords are one-handed weapons in Assassin’s Creed series. Swords have been present in the game for use since the first Assassin’s Creed. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey makes more swords available to the players with different grades of weapons.
Legendary Swords are the strongest Swords in the game and have unmatched speed and damage. These include (but not limited to) :
Nikolaos’ Sword is a Legendary Sword found in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
It can be unlocked by progressing through the story. You will receive it after completing the fourth story quest The Wolf Hunt. You can either kill The Wolf or spare him, but he’ll still drop the sword. This weapon has a unique engraving where you will get +20% extra damage on your Sparta Kick ability.
Prometheus Sika can be obtained as a random drop after killing any Mercenary. It is a good DPS weapon and can be upgraded from the Blacksmith for more damage.
This weapon has a unique engraving allowing you to get +15% extra fire damage and build up.
Pandora, the first woman, was bestowed with many gifts. One of the gifts was a Kopis Pandora’s Kopis is one of the strongest Legendary Weapons and it can be dropped after you slay The Nemean Lion and return this pelt.
The Nemean Lion is a ferocious beast. You can accept the quest to slay it by visiting the Temple of Artemis. Talking to Daphne will trigger this quest.
The Nemean Lion can be found in Argolis, towards the Sinkholes of Herakles. This particular weapon has an engraving which will increase your tamed beasts damage by +100% and health by +50%.
Xiphos of Peleus
Xiphos of Peleus is an extremely strong weapon that you can use. This weapon can be found in one of the chests in the Artemisia Fort of Highlands of Asklepiades, on the southern Sporades Island on Kos.
Xiphos of Peleus will give a unique engraving that allows you to get +20% damage when you’re using the Rush Assassination ability.
Xiphos of Dionysos
This weapon can be obtained by killing Pausanias in the game. When you defeat Pausanias, you will be prompted to talk to him. You can only kill him during the quest line in the main story.
Fun Fact: Xiphos means a Short Two-Sided Sword in Greek.
Talking to him will trigger the classic Assassin’s Creed assassination clip, without the Abstergo lights. After this cutscene, you will have this Legendary Weapon in your inventory. Xiphos of Dionysos has a unique engraving giving you +20% damage when using Hero Strike ability.
This weapon can be obtained by killing the cultist The Hydra. This weapon gives a unique engraving where you get a chance to stun enemies on every melee attack. Use it to your advantage.
Sword of Damokles
The story of Damocles is told to many leaders, to warn the people in positions of power that they will be faced by the imminent and ever-present peril. Sword of Damokles can be found by killing and looting the cultist Deimos.
Sword of Damokles has a unique engraving where you will get +10% adrenaline gain all the time while this weapon is equipped.
Harpe of Perseus
The legendary killer of Medusa, Perseus’s legendary sword: Harpe of Perseus can also be found in this game.
You can find this game by looting Medusa in the Petrified Temple on Lesbos. This weapon has a very unique and useful engraving where all your abilities will have a –25% cooldown duration.
This heavy sword comes with Assassin Damage Boost, +25% Damager after dodge and +3% Adrenaline per hit. You can get it in the gear pack called Pegasos which can be purchased for 1500 Helix Credits.
Drinker of Light
It is a very good weapon for Assassination abilities and will give you +12% poison damage, +11% Assassin damage and +50% Elemental buildup. This sword can be bought from Helix Store for 250 Helix.
Heavy Blunts are the heaviest weapons in the game. These weapons boast a massive damage per hit but with their excruciatingly slow attack speed, these are not the preferred weapons.
In any case, if you are a Heavy Blunt user, we have compiled a list of Legendary Heavy Blunts that will definitely steal your attention.
Hammer of Jason
Hammer of Jason is a Legendary Heavy Blunt in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. This weapon of mass destruction is a strange weapon because the history of Jason is carved on the hammer itself. Weird, right?
You can find this weapon inside a chest at the Palace of Agamemnon in the areas of Argolis. Do note that the area is heavily fortified so you will have a tough time trying to find the chest. This Hammer has a unique engraving giving +20% damage with the warrior ability Shield Breaker.
Mallet of Everlasting Flame
This unique weapon has the ability to do fire damage with all its attacks. This weapon can be found by killing and looting the mercenary called The Smoldering. There is a random chance of finding this mercenary though.
This unique mace can be found by killing the cultist and the mercenary Exekias the Legend. He is particularly strong so be sure to have good health before you can defeat this enemy. Typhon’s Mace has a unique engraving where you get +20% damage with every charged heavy attack ability.
This mace is a Legendary Heavy Blunt with a much higher damage than Hammer of Jason. You can find this Mace in the Temple of Demeter and Kore in Arkadia. For further location, it is directly below the ‘a’ in Arcadi’a’ name.
The temple is heavily guarded so be sure to be careful before proceeding. Good luck with this weapon of ultimate destruction.
Herakles’ Mace possesses a unique engraving where you can do +40% damage with bows when you are above a target. A perfect accessory for a hunter.
Hammer of Horns
This dagger will give you warrior boost, elemental damage and heavy blunt. One thing that you need to be aware of is -30% Elemental Resistance of the dagger. For this reason, do not use it on the enemies with fire arrows and fire weapons. You can buy this dagger from Helix Store for 250 Helix.
The Greek Hello
This dagger will boost all your CRIT and damage abilities, but one thing is that it will give you -15% health when you equip it. This dagger can be purchased from the Helix Store for 250 Helix.
This heavy blunt will boost all your warrior abilities which is good but it will also give you -30% elemental resistance which basically means that do not use it against enemies with fire weapons, you will be able to buy it from Helix Store for 250 Helix.
Spears have been revamped in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Spears are now able to thrust and plunge into enemies which should be their original purpose.
In the previous game, spears were used for CC and that was not a very accurate representation of the spears.
Since then, with this release, the game has improved the mechanics for weapon-type massively. The game uses the strengths of spears pretty well. You will definitely have a grand time playing with spears.
This scythe is as light as feather but as fast as Griffin’s talons. This weapon of instant death can be found as a random drop from Mercenaries.
You need to kill the Mercenary before they drop a weapon for your use. You get +20% extra damage on the Spread Shot ability when you have this Scythe equipped.
Poseidon, the god of the sea, has a signature weapon AKA his Trident. Poseidon’s Trident is one of the strongest Legendary Weapons in the game and it gives the user the ability to breathe underwater when equipped! Thanks, Poseidon.
Poseidon’s Trident can be obtained by looting his crates on the island that harbors Poseidon’s Temple, south of Chios. You may need to defeat the beasts here before proceeding. With power comes responsibility.
Falx of Olympos
Falx of Olympos is a Legendary Weapon in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. This weapon has many DPS for a spear.
Falx of Olympos can be obtained in a chest at the Palace of Amphitrite, north of the Island of Anaphi. You also get an engraving here – +100% damage but your health will be capped at 25%. High risk, high gain.
Athena is the goddess of war, and she’s super strong. You can find her spear in this game.
You can obtain this spear by completing the quest The Final Battle or Nemesis. It is a quest drop. Athena’s Spear has a unique engraving befitting its name where you get +25% damage and health when you’re doing conquest battles.
Hermes was the god of shepherds, land travel, and literature. In other mythologies, he was a trickster, deceiving gods and people. This game follows the trickster god’s mythology. You can find Hermes’ spear after you do the quest Let my Patients Go. It is a quest drop.
Hermes’ Kerukeion is a very nasty weapon and its special engraving will give you extra +15% poison damage and buildup with every attack.
Staff of Hermes Trismegistus
This legendary staff was wielded by Hermes Trismegistus, Pythagoras and Pythogoras’ legendary son Misthios. It is an immortal staff that can grant its wielder immortality.
Staff of Hermes Trismegistus can be received as a quest drop after you complete the quest ‘Ancient Revelations’.
A befitting engraving, you get a low chance to gain 30% health when hit.
Hades, the ruler of the dead, has a signature weapon, his Bident. This Bident is one of the strongest spears in the game and because of the name its carrier, it has significant importance.
You can find this spear in a chest at Mount Ithome Fort, west of Messenia’s Coast. Prepare before venturing to this area. You get +20% damage on the Ring of Chaos ability when you have this weapon equipped.
We all know the Greek hero Achilles. He was a hero of the Trojan War, who killed the Trojan hero Hector outside the gates of Troy with his spear.
Although he was killed because of an arrow in the heel, (hence Achilles’ heels) he was one of the strongest heroes to ever have lived in Greek Mythology.
You can find his legendary spear in a chest at the Olynthos Fortress in Makedonia. Achilles Spear has the ability to bless you with +20% damage on Multi-Shot bow ability when you equip it.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has improved the Bows mechanics a lot, compared to its previous iterations.
In Odyssey, you can finally craft your own arrows. There is multiple types of arrows and you need a different type of material to craft them. Good thing is that you do not need to go anywhere to make these arrows.
You can make them by going to the Crafting Menu in the Pause Menu. We have listed all the Legendary Bows in the game. Be sure to follow up in a week or two, when we will have listed more of these bows.
Artemis was one of the most respectable deities in Ancient Greek. She was one of the first female identities to be given so much respect. She was a hunter god who carried a bow and arrows.
Her bow is available for use in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and we have finally located where you can find this bow.
Artemis’ Bow can be obtained by killing the first Legendary Creature after you accept the quest Daughters of Artemis from Daphnae.
We recommend this bow when you are starting out the game. It becomes one of the strongest bows when upgraded through the Blacksmith.
Apparently, Achilles used to wield a bow too. It is said in the lore that it can launch deadly attacks when shot from great heights. Achilles’ Bow is one of the strongest Bows in the game and has a very high DPS.
This bow can be acquired as a random drop from Mercenaries. You need to kill the Mercenary before they potentially drop a weapon for your use.
Eros is also known by his other name, the Cupid. In most adaptations of the Cupid, the Cupid carries a bow that can launch love arrows. Anyone touched by this love arrow will instantly fall in love with the next person they see.
Eros’ Bow can be acquired in a chest in Andania Mine in Messenia. Sadly, the love arrows do not work in Odyssey. It would have been hilarious to see NPCs running after you in affection when you shot them.
Herakles’ Bow is perhaps the strongest bow in the game, with unparalleled DPS and speed. Herakles’ Bow can be found in a chest at the Koinyra Fortress on Thasos Island of the Hephaistos Islands.
You can find this Fanged bow in a legendary cave in the Cave of Mount Zas, in the region of Naxos.
All arrows shot with this Bow will become poisonous. A marvelous weapon!
Hades, the god of the underworld, possessed a bow that could fire arrows to make its targets suffer in endless fire.
You can find Hades’ Bow by killing the mercenary ‘of the Ashen Wake’ and then looting him. As in the lore, all arrows shot with this Bow will become fire arrows.
A very legendary bow, Paris’ Bow can be found by killing and looting the cultist Kleon the Everyman. Paris’ Bow has a unique engraving where you get +20% damage with your Ghost Arrows of Artemis ability.
This bow will give you +9% bow damage when you shoot distant targets and will also give you +11% hunter damage and -15% on armor. It can be bough from Helix Store for 250 Helix.
Staffs have been introduced in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and they have some great tricks hidden in the gameplay. Simple attacks with staff are precise and fast, while heavy attacks can be used to hit enemies from afar.
Using a heavy attack after parrying will hit all nearby enemies so it’s a good weapon for crowd control. We have listed the best staff in the game, that is legendary graded and listed it in this guide.
Rod of Asklepios
You can find this staff, or rod, by killing the cultist ‘Iokaste the Seer’ and then looting him. This rod has a unique attack modifier where you all your CRIT chance will convert into the damage, hence nullifying any chance to CRIT. It is a good weapon if the gods of RNG don’t like you.
This one is a staff with fire called Olympian Staff, it will give you +12% fire damage, +11% Warrior Damage and +50% Elemental Buildup along with other boosted warrior abilities. This one can also be easily bought from Helix Store for 250 Helix.
Heavy Bladed weapons are heavy weapons that hit faster than Heavy Blunt weapons. They offer a good balance between speed and strength, without sacrificing sizes. They are good at killing crowd of enemies with their heavy and charged heavy attacks.
Elysian Axe is a very powerful axe capable of dealing huge damage to a single enemy or crowd of enemies. It can be found by killing the cultist ‘Polemion the Wise’ and then looting him. Elysian Axe also provides +20% damage when using the Rain of Destruction ability.
Minotaurs are usually depicted using heavy axes and this game adapts that myth.
You can find the Minotaur’s Labrys by killing the Minotaur at the Knossos Palace in Messara and then looting it.
Your cost of using adrenaline for Overpower ability will decrease by -1 when using this Labrys.
Polyphemos Cyclops Bludgeon
Cyclops uses a Bludgeon when you first meet and kill him to save your first mate and cap’n. Polyphemos Cyclops Bludgeon can be found by killing Cyclops and looting him at the Cave of the Forgotten Isle in Phokis. This special weapon is a good starter weapon as it gives +25% damage on elites and bosses.
In this section of the guide, you will learn about some of the best Legendary Weapons, perks they provide, using them effectively, and the process of unlocking them.
The Fanged Bow
This type of bow is special as it lethal plus it is available in the early part of the game, therefore, a big headache for the enemies, the cool thing is that this bow can fire a poisonous shot as well along with conventional bows that can be found in caves.
This type of bow is a little hard to find as you’ll have to level up, but once you’ll get your hands on it, enemies won’t dare to come close, unlike the above bow this doesn’t fire poisonous rounds rather ones on fire.
Therefore, you can burn adversaries from a distance.
Dagger of Kronus
Many as consider this weapon while using it, you not only get a 15% bonus but also, 40% health recovery. A weapon is handy at close quarter battles.
Mallet of Everlasting Flame
This is a special weapon, therefore hard to unlock, you will have to defeat the mercenary called The Smoldering. This weapon inflicts fire damage. It means after you hit an enemy, it will keep on dealing damage for a while.
Hammer of Jason
This is a comparatively large weapon can be found in a chest located in a fort named Mycenae fort, use it with the Shield break perk to inflict 20 % extra damage.
This weapon inflicts poisonous damage. However, it is not easy to find, as you will have to engage a high-rank mercenary named The Weave. Although the fight will be tough. However, once you conquer this weapon you could do wonders.
This is a very useful weapon as provides you with many perks, one of which is that the adrenaline cost of overpowering attacks gets decreased significantly.
On the other hand, it also inflicts 20% more critical damage. This weapon comes in the heavy weapon category and if you want to unlock it, you will have to complete the mission called Minotaur quests.
Polyphemus Cyclops Bludgeon
Like previous weapons, you will have to work hard in order to unlock this weapon.
Start by visiting the Kythera Island. There you can perform the mission called God Among Men, after completing which you’ll have to go to a cave located near Forgotten Isle where you’ll have to attempt the second mission called Olympus mission.
You will receive this weapon soon after you complete these two missions. The good thing about this weapon is that if you target elite bosses or enemies, you will inflict 25% more damage along with 15% extra assassination damage.