How To Get Smoldering Embers In God Of War Ragnarok

Smoldering Ember is a rare resource that you will need to upgrade some of the most powerful equipment in God...

Smoldering Ember is a rare resource that you will need to upgrade some of the most powerful equipment in God of War Ragnarok. They are used to upgrade equipment, such as armor pieces and weapons. They are rare and not easy to earn, as you can only get them as a reward after completing some of the most difficult challenges in Muspelheim.

Completing six difficult trials will unlock those challenges that reward Smoldering Ember as a reward. This guide covers all the details you need to know about the Smoldering Ember in GoW Ragnarok.

How to get Smoldering Embers in God of War: Ragnarok

To get Smoldering Embers, you must travel to Muspelheim, home of fire giants and a realm filled with fire and brimstone. You will need both halves of Muspelheim Seeds to reach Muspelheim.

Furthermore, you will need the Draupnir Spear, so make sure you have that before heading out for Smoldering Embers. You will not be able to complete some of the challenges below if you do not have the spear.

Once you are in the Muspelheim realm, make your way to the Crucible arena and complete the first six trials (challenges) below.

  • Trial 1: Weapon Mastery
  • Trial 2: Flawless
  • Trial 3: Ring Out
  • Trial 4: Feed the Rift
  • Trial 5: Population Control
  • Trial 6: King of the Hill

Once you have completed all six trials, new challenges are unlocked that are much harder than previous ones. Completing these new Final Challenges will award Smoldering Ember and other related resources such as Blazing Ember, Glowing Ember, etc. Knowing the Muspelheim Crucible Final Challenges will also help in completing these challenges.

You will get 20x Smoldering Embers for getting the bronze rating in the challenge. Similarly, if you get a silver or gold rating, you will get 35x and 50x Smoldering Embers respectively. After getting the Smoldering Embers, you can use them to upgrade your God of War Ragnarok gear.

However, completing these challenges takes a lot of work. So if you are having difficulty completing them, you can lower the difficulty settings as there are no trophies for God of War Ragnarok that are tied to difficulty so you can easily complete the challenges on easy mode.

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