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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s first expansion Wrath of the Druids is launching tomorrow

The story of this expansion starts as Eivor is summoned to Ireland by their long-lost cousin Barid.
The story of this expansion starts as Eivor is summoned to Ireland by their long-lost cousin Barid. (Ubisoft)

The first expansion of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Wrath of the Druids, is launching tomorrow and here’s what you need to know about it.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s first major expansion, the Wrath of the Druids, is launching globally tomorrow across platforms. This expansion takes players into Eivor’s new adventures through Ireland to unlock the mysteries of an ancient druidic cult - the Children of Danu. You will be playing to help Gaelic kings unify Ireland.

The story of this expansion starts as Eivor is summoned to Ireland by their long-lost cousin Barid. They are drafted by the high king of Ireland, Flann Sinna, to embark on a perilous journey and unite the warring factions. The adventures take you through Celtic Ireland giving players a whole new region to explore including three provinces in the city of Dublin The expansion also features famous historical landmarks such as the Giant’s Causeway, Tara Hill, Black Pig’s Dyke, Ben Bulben, and more.

You must accomplish the royal demands from the Gaelic Kings to gather resources, claim and conquer the Ring Forts of Ireland, form alliances to dominate the trade routes to build Dublin’s wealth and establish it as the primary seat of commerce, trade rare resources and exotic rewards with overseas nations to make Dublin a thriving city, master a brand new type of weapon, which is the Sickle (a fast and deadly blade that can be dual-wielded), battle and defeat new powerful enemies including the Children of Danu, Drengrs (Irish factions), and new mythical creatures. 

You also get to discover new gear and weapons which brings in more customisation options for Eivor’s longship, horse, raven, tattoos, hair, and settlement decorations. And there are new abilities and skills like the Viking Salute, the Smoke Bomb Arrow, the Irish Hound Summoning, and the Sickle Combo.

You can play this new expansion even if you have not completed the story arc of the main game. The War of the Druids will be accessible for players once they have reached England and completed one of the first narrative arcs – either Grantebridgescire or Ledecestrescire, which both unlock just after they arrive from Norway. There also no mandatory power level to play Wrath of the Druids.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is available on Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, the Epic Games Store, and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC, as well as on Stadia, Amazon Luna, and Ubisoft’s subscription service, Ubisoft+. The Wrath of the Druids expansion can be purchased as a standalone for 24.99 Euros. Players can also access the expansion through the Season Pass, available now for 39.99 Euros or as part of the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Gold, Ultimate, and Collector Editions.

We’ll let you know the prices for India as soon as we find out.

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