Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Orlog | God Favors Locations

By James Billcliffe
10 November 2020 16:08 GMT

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes a lot of pages out of The Witcher 3’s RPG storybook – and one of the best of them is Orlog. A dice game with new opponents found in just about every corner of medieval England, Orlog is Valhalla’s version of Gwent – deceptively tactical, with a highly collectible element.

The object of Orlog is to deplete your opponent’s life points to 0 while protecting your own.

Like Flyting, Orlog is one of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s more sedate distractions.

Where Gwent lets you build a deck of particular cards, Orlog is more open to chance. You roll multi-sided dice to score attack and defence points, while building up god power at the same time.

This god power can be then used to activate God Favor powers – which you can collect more of throughout Valhalla’s world – to give you the edge in the game. The God Favor powers can do things like deal direct damage to your opponent’s life points, or replenish your own.

Attack and defense points are split into two types: melee and ranged. For melee, the die shows an axe and a helmet. For ranged, it shows an arrow and a shield.

This means to deal a point of melee damage, you need to roll an axe. To block that point of melee damage, your opponent would then need to roll a helmet.

And vice versa, if you were to roll an arrow – which deals a point of ranged damage – your opponent needs to roll a shield to block that damage.

Sometimes, when you roll the dice, certain symbols will be surrounded by a golden boarder. This means that symbol also contributes a point to your god power. Once you have enough points in your god power pool, you can use your God Favor power.

There are usually three levels of God Favor power, each costing more than the other. The more you spend on your Favor power, the stronger your effect will be. For instance, if your Favor power deals direct damage to your opponent, then the more you spend on the power, the more damage it’ll do.

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The final symbol you can see on your Orlog dice is an outstretched hand. This symbol steals one point of god power from your opponent’s pool, and adds it to your pool.

If your opponent tries to activate their God Favor power before your hand symbol has resolved itself, then you can steal the power they need to activate their ability, stopping them from using it during their turn. This can also happen to you, so don’t be too hasty to rely on your Favors.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Orlog God Favor locations

You get more God Favors from completing games across the map, here’s where you can find them, as well as what they do.

We’ll continue to add more as we find them!

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Orlog God Favors
God Favor Name:God Favor Effect:God Favor Cost:God Favor Location:
Thor's StrikeDeal 2, 5, 8 damage to opponent4, 8, 12 powerStarting Favor
Vidar’s MightRemove 2, 4, 6 helmet(s) from opponent2, 4, 6 powerNorse Man in Fornburg
Idun’s RegenerationHeal yourself for 2, 4, 6 damage4, 7, 10 powerNorse Woman in Stavanger, northwest of Fornburg in Norway
Baldr’s InvulnerabilityAdd 1, 2, 3 shields or helmets per 1 rolled3, 6, 9 powerNorse Man at the Ragnarsson War Camp outside Tamworth Fortress
Ullr’s AimIgnore opponents' 2, 3, 6 ranged block diceAdd 2, 3, 4 power insteadBarracks in your Settlement - challenge any player
Heimdall's WatchHeal 1, 2, 3 health for each4, 7, 10 powerGrantebridge (Grantebridgescire)
Brunhild's FuryMultiple melee attack by 1.5, 2, 36, 10, 18 powerNorthwic (East Anglia)
Freyr's GiftAdd 2, 3, 4 to the majority of die faces4, 6, 8 powerLunden
Hel's GripHeal for 1, 2, 3 damage6, 12, 18 powerOxenefordscire
Skadi's HuntAdd 1, 2, 3 extra ranged damage6, 10, 14 powerQuatford (Sciropescire)
Skuld's ClaimArrow dice destroy opponent's God Favor -2, -3, -44, 6, 8 powerColcestre (Essexe)
Frigg's SightForce opponent to reroll 2, 3, 4 dice 2, 3, 4 powerFlotsam (Cent)
Loki's TrickBan 1, 2, 3 of your opponent's dice3, 6, 9 powerJorvik
Freyja's PlentyRoll an additional 1, 2, 3 dice2, 4, 6 powerDonecacstre (Eurvicscire)
Mimir's WisdomGain additional 1, 2, 3 God Favor per damage dealt to you3, 5, 7 powerPicheringa (Eurvicscire)
Bragi's VerveGain 2, 3, 4 God Favor when rolling steal dice4, 8, 12 powerLincolnscire
Odin's SacrificeGain 3, 4, 5 health6, 8, 10 powerCrawleah (Suthsexe)
Var's BondGain 1, 2, 3 health for each God Favor spent by your opponent10, 14, 18 powerWincestre
Thrymr's TheftReduce opponent's God Favor skill by -1, -2, -33, 6, 9 powerGlowecestre (Glowecestrescire)

For more help on your Viking adventure, here’s our run-down of the best skills in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.

Or if it’s destruction you’re after, you can read about the best weapons for the early-game, here.

For a change of pace from Orlog, we have guides on how to beat some of the early optional bosses too, like Erik Loyalskull the Lost Drengr, and the Elk of Bloody Peaks Legendary Animal.

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