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God Of War Ragnarok Knights And How To Beat Them

In the God of War Ragnarok game, there are playable characters littered over the franchise. However, one set of non-playable characters that pack a punch is the knights. A boss fight with knights can be nerve-racking, and in the course of this article, we intend to simplify things. We will be covering the knights in GoW and also how to beat them.


How To Beat The Armored Knight (Travelers)

Armored Knights also known as Travelers are a set of warriors that dress like Knights. They are one of the hard-to-beat bosses in the GoW franchise. Worth noting is that Travelers come in three types, namely; Traveler, Traveler Champion, and Hel Traveler.

They come with brute strength, massive weaponry, and thick armor. Travelers otherwise known as Armored Knights within GoW gaming community carry giant swords. It is hard to beat a Traveler because their shields and armor cannot be broken easily unless Kratos uses the Blades of Chaos to strike repeatedly.

First off, it is important to note that in the game, you will meet two types of Traveler Boss once.

You will come in contact with the classic version of the Traveler and which is a little bit faster than the Traveler Champion. The best way to beat the armored knight is by targeting the back, which is open for strikes. In God of War Ragnarok, your first encounter with the Traveler will be at Midgard during the Word of Fate Quest. This fight with the armored knight will not last for long as the Freya will be with you in the battle.

Most of the attacks of the Boss are sweeping blows with their giant sword. It is important to note that it is possible to block and parry all the attacks except for the one that ends with a combo. To avoid this combo, simply sidestep or roll with Kratos.


Interesting Facts About Travelers In God Of War Ragnarok

Here are interesting facts about Travelers in GoW:

  • These warriors are equivalent to Armored Cyclops, Centaur General, and Hades Juggernaut from the previous games.
  • They wear very heavy armor and are tough for Kratos to beat.
  • The styling of their armor in God of War Ragnarok makes them look like knights and foreigners from Western Europe.
  • The armor of a Traveler is very much similar to the armor of a Medieval Knight.
  • Whenever you use Kratos to defeat them, you will wind up with the traveler’s armor shard and traveler’s grisly trophy.
  • The Knights practice Asgardian magic and originate from Asgard.
  • Their shield has an inscription written “ᚢᚾᛒᚱᛖᚨᚲᚨᛒᛚᛖ”, meaning unbreakable.
  • Because of the huge size and height of Travelers, they usually tower over their enemies, Kratos inclusive.

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In the God of War Ragnarok game, the only knights you will come in contact with are the Travelers. They are worshippers that follow “The Path”. The Path is a warrior code that promises glorious fortune and enlightenment according to the game plot. Little do they know that “The Path” is nothing but a trick by Odin to cause warriors to find a way into the home of the Giants. A boss fight with a Traveler in GoW should never be taken lightly.


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