GOW Ragnarok: How To Get Darkdale Armor [Step-By-Step]

A guide on how to get the deluxe edition item set of Darkdale armor kit in GOW ragnarok. Easy to follow steps with instructions.

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GOW Ragnarok: How To Get Darkdale Armor

My guide below contains step-by-step and straightforward steps to obtain the Darkdale armor kit in God of War Ragnarok. Although, players who have pre-ordered and bought the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game on their Playstations are the only ones eligible to get this armor set as a reward. This armor kit is one of the most powerful armor in the early game.

Additionally, it provides unique stats and skills after equipping, giving players an edge to progress faster in their game journey and also providing them with a tremendous jump start ahead of players who are playing the Standard Edition of the game. Without consuming more time, let’s dive into the guide.

Key Takeaways

  • To unlock the Darkdale armor, players must first purchase the CD or Digital Deluxe Edition of GOW Ragnarok for $80.
  • Players can unlock this armor in Brok’s merchant shop in the Realms Between Realms.
  • Darkdale armor set contains items for your chest, waist, and wrist armor and attachments for Blades Of Chaos and Leviathan Axe.

Steps To Unlock The Darkdale Armor Set

  1. Purchase the Deluxe Edition of the game for $80 on the PlayStation Store (available for both PS4 and PS5).
  2. Play at least 2 hours in-game and complete the “Surviving Thimble Winter” chapter, the first chapter of the game.
  3. Meet up with Brok and Sindri at their new home base in the Realm Between Realms.
  4. Visit Brok’s merchant shop and upgrade either Atreus’ or Kratos’ current gear.
  5. Exit Brok’s armory (press X on your controller).
  6. Brok will mention you left some items behind and placed them in a lost items chest.
  7. Open the chest on the right side to retrieve your lost items, including the Darkdale armor set.
  8. Check pop-up notifications on the right side of your screen for other pre-ordered bonuses, like the Risen Snow and five items of the Darkdale armor kit.
  9. Access your inventory by pressing the Touchpad on your controller.
  10. Equip the Grip of Darkdale for your Leviathan Axe in the weapons section.
  11. For the Blades of Chaos, repeat the previous step and equip the Darkdale Handles.
  12. To equip the remaining Darkdale items, press R2 to switch to the armor section.
  13. Press X on your controller for your chest, waist, and wrist armor to equip the Darkdale Plackart, Arm Guards, and Waist Guard.
  14. Use the O button to switch between armor pieces and equip them individually.

    Kratos Darkdale Armor Set Features

    • Bonus stats like an overall increase in Strength, Luck, Runic, and Defense.
    • It improves your Spartan Rage gain rate, making it more effective and efficient.
    • You unlock new abilities; Deadly Awakening and Deadly Flames.

    Atreus Darkdale Outfit

    For Atreus, you can only equip the darkdale armor outfit. Press R1 on your controller to switch to the gears section of Atreus, and then go under the armor section again and select the Darkdale Attire for him.

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    Kratos and Atreus geared up with the darkdale armor kit

    Now you have finally unlocked and equipped the entire Darkdale armor set and outfit for both characters.


    To sum it up, I end my guide here to unlock the complete darkdale armor kit and attire, which will help you improve your early gameplay and character looks significantly.

    This armor set will also keep you ahead of other players, enhance your character’s looks, and give you many advantages during heavy-duty combat. Do let us know in the comments if you can unlock this armor set with our above methods.

    If you made it this far, you could also check out our latest GOW guide on the last boss in God Of War Ragnarok.

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