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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla cosplayer raids new lands as Eivor

Published: 22/Nov/2020 23:07 Updated: 23/Nov/2020 3:11

by Brent Koepp

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A cosplayer made waves on Instagram after sharing her epic real-life take on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla protagonist, Eivor. The artist brought the fierce viking to life with some stunning work.

Assassin’s Creed made its debut in 2007, and has since exploded into an annual franchise. Players around the world became captivated by the series’ recreation of historical periods.

A talented cosplayer tackled the 2020 release, Valhalla, by transforming into its lead protagonist Eivor. Her insanely accurate depiction of the Viking heroine is one of the best things you will see all week.

Screenshot of Assassin's Creed Valhalla protagonist Eivor.
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Eivor is the latest protagonist to lead the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla cosplayer becomes real-life Eivor

Assassin’s Creed’s latest release takes place in Norway where a Viking community called the Raven Clan struggles to keep their independence. Due to a power struggle in their region, they take off on a voyage to find a new home in England.

Cosplayer Maja Felicitas shared her mind-blowing transformation into the game’s lead protagonist, Eivor. Talented photographer ‘eosandy_’ captured the artist posing in the heroine’s iconic brown and red Viking attire.

Maja’s outfit is full of accurate details from the action role-playing title, including the thick fur that lines her neckline, wrists, and boots, as well as her intricately patterned armor. She even faithfully depicted the signature raven tattoo which wraps around her left ear.

 

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As if that wasn’t impressive enough, she also teamed up with her husband Ben ‘Maul Cosplay‘ who portrayed the male version of Eivor. The couple perfectly bring Valhalla’s protagonist to life with their incredible work.

 

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Assassin’s Creed officially made its next-gen debut on the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5. The latest release in the long-running series has players taking on Viking history in Norway and England.

Despite only releasing at the start of November, the title is already a major hit. According to Ubisoft, Valhalla has already had the franchise’s best opening week in sales of all time.

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How to get legendary Excalibur sword in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Published: 24/Nov/2020 11:02

by James Busby

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is home to plenty of iconic weapons from both Norse and English legends, so it was only a matter of time before players discovered the legendary Excalibur sword. 

Eivor is no stranger to wielding some incredibly powerful weapons – in fact, during your Viking adventure, you’ll encounter everything from flaming axes to Thor’s very own hammer. There’s certainly a lot of variety when it comes to choosing the perfect tool to dismember your enemies with.

While the game’s two-handed axes and razor-sharp swords prove lethal in their own right, the very best weapons are often those from legends. 

Of course, obtaining these rare items can be a little tricky, especially when they are safely tucked away in secret locations. Not only does Excalibur look incredibly cool, but it’s also devastatingly powerful. If you wish to add this legendary sword to your arsenal, then follow our guide below. 

How to find Excalibur

Excalibur Assassin's Creed Valhalla
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Excalibur is one of the coolest looking weapons in the game.

In order to wield this mighty sword, you’ll first need to locate all 11 tablets that are scattered across England. The 11 tablets can be found in the following locations:

  • Red Lichen Cavern (Hamtunscire)
  • Cavern of Trials (Cent)
  • Wicean’s Cave (Eurvicscire)
  • Grime’s Graves (East Anglia)
  • Deoraby Spar Cavern (Snotinghamscire)
  • Wocig (Hamtunscire)
  • Old Cellar (Essexe)
  • Santlache Mine (Suthsexe)

Once you’ve solved each cavern’s puzzle and obtained the above tablets, you’ll need to hunt down the following three Zealots:

  • Heike (southwest of Agnitum Tower in Essexe)
  • Woden (roaming around Tonbridge Monastery in Cent)
  • Hrothgar (northeast of the High Rocks in Suthsexe)
Myrddin's Cave location

    Myrddin’s Cave can be found in the following location.

Defeating the above Zealots will reward you with the final three stone tablets. Take your stony collection over to Myrddin’s Cave in Hamtunscire (northeast of Egbert’s Stone). Simply run to the end of the cave and insert each tablet into the stone pillars. 

This will then enable you to pull Excalibur from its resting place and claim the legendary sword as your own. Excalibur has the following stats: 

  • Atk: 123
  • Stun: 133
  • Wgt: 14
  • Spd: 41
  • Crit-Pre: 86

Heavy finishers and critical hits blind all enemies around you, making it a great weapon for those looking to deliver a lot of crowd control and damage. Pair this with any armor set that boosts your crit chance to constantly blind your enemies with flashes of brilliant light. 


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