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. If you are looking for these weapons in the game, this AC Odyssey Legendary Weapons Guide is the right place for you.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey makes more swords available to the players with different grades of weapons. Amongst these, Legendary Swords are the strongest in the game and have unmatched speed and damage. These include (but are not limited to):
Location: Complete “The Wolf Hunt” story quest. You either kill the wolf or spare him, he drops the sword.
Ability/Perks: The weapon will get +20% extra damage on your Sparta Kick ability.
Location: You can get the sword from a mercenary with the title “The Spark” in their name. In some instances. This will happen randomly and doesn’t have a set spawn point. It is one of the best legendary DPS weapons in AC Odyssey and can be upgraded from the Blacksmith for more damage.
Ability/Perks: This weapon allows you to get +15% extra fire damage and build-up.
Location: Pandora owns this powerful sword, and you need to take this by slaying the Nemean Lion and returning its pelt to the daughters of Artemis. The Nemean Lion can be found in Argolis, towards the Sinkholes of Herakles.
Ability/Perks: This sword increases your tamed beast’s damage by +100% and health by +50%.
Xiphos of Peleus
Location: This sword can be found either in one of the chests in Artemisia Fort of Highlands of Asklepiades or at Sporades Island on Kos.
Ability/Perks: This sword allows you to get +20% damage when using the Rush Assassination ability.
Xiphos of Dionysos
Location: This sword can be obtained only after defeating Pausanias during the quest line in the main story
Ability/Perks: This sword gives around +20% damage when the Hero Strike ability is used.
Location: You can get the sword after defeating The Hydra (cultist).
Ability/Perks: When the attacks from this sword are merged with melee attacks, it stuns the enemies.
Sword of Damokles
Location: This is one of the legendary weapons you’ll have to wait to get in AC Odyssey. This sword can be found by slaying the cultist Deimos, the eagle bearer’s sibling. Depending on how you played and what ending you got, you can convince them to surrender and make amends. In either case, you’ll get the sword. You have to finish the main story.
Ability/Perks: This sword will give you +10% adrenaline gain every time the weapon is equipped.
Harpe of Perseus
Location: You can get this sword by killing Medusa in the Petrified Temple (Lesbos).
Ability/Perks: This sword gives a -25% cooldown duration.
Location: You can get this sword from the Pegasos gear pack, which can be purchased for 1500 Helix from the Ubisoft store. This is one of the legendary weapons you can get at any time in AC Odyssey. But you’ll have to buy it.
Ability/Perks: This sword allows you to get +25% damage per damage and +3% adrenalin per hit.
Drinker of Light
Location: This sword can be purchased from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: This sword allows you to get +12% poison damage, +11% assassin damage, and +50% elemental build-up.
Legendary Heavy Blunts
Heavy Blunts are weapons that boast massive damage per hit, but these are not the preferred weapons with their excruciatingly slow attack speed. Here is a list of Legendary Heavy Blunts that will steal your attention.
Hammer of Jason
Location: This unique heavy blunt is a weapon of mass destruction and can be found in a chest in the Palace of Agamemnon at Argolis.
Ability/Perks: The hammer will give you +20% damage with the Shield Breaker ability.
Mallet of Everlasting Flame
Location: Get hold of this weapon by killing a mercenary called “The Smoldering.” This is one of the best legendary weapons that lets you do extra damage to your enemies in AC Odyssey.
Ability/Perks: The weapon adds fire damage to its attacks.
Location: Kill the mercenary Exekias the Legend, to get your hands on Typhon’s Mace. This mercenary will spawn randomly. You can speed up the process by taking out cult soldiers in an area and raising your bounty. Once you cross a certain threshold, they will hire a mercenary to take you out.
Ability/Perks: The mace gives over +20% damage to charged heavy attacks ability.
Location: Now, this is another mace but with a higher damage rate than the Hammar of Jason. You can get Herakles’ Mace from the Temple of Demeter and Kore in Arkadia.
Ability/Perks: This mace gives over +40% damage with bows when you are above a target.
Hammer of Horns
Location: Get this weapon from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: This dagger increases warrior boost and elemental damage but has -30% elemental resistance, so it is not suitable to fight against enemies with fire arrows or attacks.
The Greek Hello
Location: Purchase the dagger from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: This dagger increases CRIT and damage ability but reduces health to -15% when you equip it.
Location: Get this heavy blunt from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: Though this blunt will increase the warrior’s abilities but will reduce elemental resistance to 30%.
Spears are piercing weapons able to thrust and plunge into enemies. This section lists some of the legendary spears that have unique perks that add up to strengthen the player.
Location: This scythe is light as a feather and as fast as Griffin’s talons. Get it from the random drop from Mercenaries. Look out for a mercenary with “The Patricidal” in their name. usually they will have this
Ability/Perks: Gives over +20% damage with Spread Shot ability.
Location: This is the most powerful trident in the entire game that can be found in one of the loot crates in Poseidon’s Temple, the south of Chios.
Ability/Perks: This trident gives you the ability to breathe underwater.
Falx of Olympos
Location: This legendary spear can be found in one of the chests in the Palace of Amphitrite, north of Anaphi.
Ability/Perks: Get +100% damage, but health will be capped at 25%.
Location: Get the legendary spear of the goddess of war, Athena, by completing “The Final Battle” or “Nemesis” quest.
Ability/Perks: Get +25% damage and health in conquest battles.
Location: Complete the “Let my Patients Go” side quest to get Hermes’ Kerukeion.
Ability/Perks: Hermes’ Kerukeion gives +15% extra poison damage and build-up with every attack.
The Staff of Hermes Trismegistus
Location: Get your hands on this legendary immortal staff after completing the Atlantis quest “Ancient Revelation.”
Ability/Perks: It gives you a low chance of gaining 30% health when hit.
Location: Get your hands on the signature weapon of Hades, the strongest spear in the game, from a chest in west of Messenia’s coast at Mount Ithome Fort.
Ability/Perks: Secure +20% damage for Ring of Chaos.
Location: Achilles spear can be found in a chest at Olynthos Fortress in Makedonia.
Ability/Perks: This spear gives +20% damage on multi-shot bow ability.
You can have a thrilling weapon in your arsenal with improved bows and customized arrows. This section contains all the Legendary Bows in the game.
Location: Get the powerful bow of Artemis by slaying the Kalydonian Boar and return the pelt to the Daughters of Artemis, Daphnae.
Ability/Perks: Though the abilities cannot be stated in the beginning but it is recommended to upgrade the bow throughout the game as it is one of the strongest weapons.
Location: Get this deadly bow from random drops from mercenaries. Look out for the mercenary “The Marksman” as they usually have this.
Ability/Perks: Launches deadly attacks when shot from heights and has high DPS.
Location: Also known as the Cupid bow, this weapon can be obtained from a chest in Andania Mine in Messenia.
Ability/Perks: Anyone who is a target of this arrow will fall in love with the next person they see. But this does not work in the Odyssey.
Location: This is one of the strongest bows in the game and can be found in a chest at Koinyra Fortress on Thasos Island of Hephaistos Island.
Ability/Perks: This bow has unparalleled DPS and speed.
Location: Get this bow from the Cave of Mount Zas, in the Naxos region.
Ability/Perks: Shoots poisonous arrows.
Location: To get your hands on this bow, slay the mercenary “Ashen Wake.”
Ability/Perks: Shoots fire arrows.
Location: Kill the cultist Kleon the Everyman to get your hands on this legendary bow.
Ability/Perks: Gives +20% damage with ghost arrows of Artemis ability.
Location: This bow can be purchased from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: This bow gives +9% damage when shot at a distant target, +11% hunter damage, and -15% on armor.
Staves 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. The best staff in the game are listed below.
Rod of Asklepios
Location: This legendary staff can be acquired after killing the cultist “Lokaste the Seer.”
Ability/Perks: Get a unique attack modifier with coverts CRIT chance into damage.
Location: It can be purchased from the store for 250 Helix.
Ability/Perks: This staff gives over +12% fire damage, +11% warrior damage, and +50% elemental build-up.
Legendary Heavy Blade
Heavy-bladed weapons hit faster than heavy-blunt weapons and offer a good balance between speed and strength without sacrificing size. They are good at killing a crowd of enemies with their heavy and charged attacks.
Location: This is the most powerful axe in the game, which can be found by slaying the cultist “Polemion the Wise.”
Ability/Perks: This axe gives +20% damage while using the Rain of Destruction ability.
Location: Get your hands on Minotaur’s Labrys by killing the Minotaur at Knossos Palace in Messara.
Ability/Perks: Decreases the cost of adrenaline by -1 for the Overpower ability.
Polyphemos Cyclops Bludgeon
Location: Slay the Cyclops in the Forgotten Isle in Phokis to get this weapon.
Ability/Perks: It increases damage by 25% on elites and bosses.
Best Legendary Weapons
Let’s list some of the best legendary weapons, their attributes, and their use.
|Why use it?
|The Fanged Bow
|Poisons all the arrows in your arsenal as used in the bow
|Shoots lethal arrows
|Keep your distance while shooting the enemies, making them suffer in endless fire.
|Shoots fire arrows
|Dagger of Kronus
|Useful for close-quarter battles
|Increases attacks from behind
|Mallet of Everlasting Flame
|Converts all regular attacks into flame damage
|Inflicts Fire Damage
|Hammer of Jason
|Ideal for eliminating shield-based enemies
|Takes away enemy defenses and targets them
|Converts all regular attacks into lethal damage
|Inflicts poison damage
|This heavy blade has a deadly grab attack and heavy melee damage
|Adrenaline cost decreased with increased critical hit
|Polyphemus Cyclops Bludgeon
|This is one of the most powerful weapons that can take down elite and bosses.
|Major DPS boost