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How to fish in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Published: 12/Nov/2020 17:30 Updated: 17/Nov/2020 11:18

by James Busby

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If you want to net yourself a bountiful amount of money and increase your survivability, then you’ll want to learn how to fish in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. 

Like all good open-world games, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla features its own fishing mini-game that you can use to scour the deep water depths. You’ll naturally encounter large bodies of water that you can fish in as you sail your way through the frozen Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Of course, catching yourself a tasty fish supper can prove to be a little tricky at first.

Armed only with a piece of rope and tethered bait, you’ll need to wrestle with your prey if you wish to secure the game’s most prized catches. In order to help aid you in your fishing quest, we’ve put together a handy Assassin’s Creed Valhalla fishing guide.

How to fish in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Fishing in Assassin's Creed Valhalla
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Fishing is a little different in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.

Fishing is unlocked in the early stages of the game and you’ll need to master this mechanic if you wish to heal any mortal blows. In order to fish in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, you’ll first need to locate a large body of water. There are various ponds and lakes scattered around the land, so finding one should not prove too difficult. 

Once you’ve located a suitable spot, it’s time to whip out your fishing rope. In order to do this, follow the instruction below:

  1. Bring up the command menu by pressing down on the D-pad.
  2. Aim the fishing rope with the left trigger.
  3. Cast the fishing rope with the right trigger.
  4. When a fish bites, hit the right trigger to hook them on.
  5. Quickly start mashing X/A to reel the fish in.

Certain types of fish put up more resistance than others, so you’ll need to be extra careful when trying to catch rare fish. In some cases, the line will snap if the line takes too much pressure and your prized catch will get away. 

To avoid this, try to ease off mashing X/A every now and again to allow you to adjust the direction of the fishing line. 


If you follow these fishing tips, you’ll be catching plenty of trophy worthy fish in no time. Be sure to check out our other Assassin’s Creed Valhalla guides right here on Dexerto

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How to get the Drengiligr dagger in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Published: 17/Feb/2021 15:56

by James Busby

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The Drengiligr dagger is one of the most lethal daggers in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, so make sure you add it to your weapon collection. 

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is filled with all kinds of legendary weaponry that Eivor can use in their quest for revenge. From Thor’s iconic Hammer to the legendary Excalibur sword, there is seemingly no end to the weapons this battle-hardened Viking can wield. While the majority of players have undoubtedly finished the game’s main campaign, Ubisoft has been steadily releasing new content. 

The latest 1.1.2 title update has given players everything from the River Raids game mode, new unlockable skills, unique abilities, and the usual bugfixes. Alongside these new features is the addition of a new quest, which rewards players with the incredibly powerful Drengiligr Dagger. 

How to get the Drengiligr dagger

Drengiligr dagger
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This dagger is great at getting you out of a tight spot.

In order to wield the deadly Drengiligr Dagger, you’ll first need to complete the Lost Drengiligr of Ragnar Lothbrok quest. This quest is given to all players by default and the new dagger can be accessed after updating Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. 

Simply follow the tips below to add this weapon to your collection. 

  1. Head over to the pit of snakes.
  2. Jump into the pit and defeat the snakes.
  3. Interact with the cage and watch the reconstruction of Ragnar’s death. 
  4. When the clip ends, simply hit the interact button to pick up the dagger.

The Drengiligr dagger deploys a Smoke Bomb whenever Eivor successfully kills an enemy during outnumbered encounters. While this legendary weapon may be rather small, it actually has some pretty decent damage stats, which can be seen below:

  • Atk: 92
  • Stun: 130
  • Wgt: 6
  • Spd: 76
  • Crit-Pre: 104

If you follow this guide, you’ll be able to get your hands on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Drengiligr dagger in no time. Make sure you check out our Assassin’s Creed Valhalla hub for all the latest guides and updates.