GOW Ragnarok: How To Get Darkdale Armor

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

Our 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

  • First, you have to buy the Deluxe Edition of the game, which costs $80 on both PS4 and PS5 at the PlayStation store.
  • Play at least 2 hours in-game and complete the surviving thimble winter chapter, which is the game’s first chapter.
  • Then, you will be able to meet up with two characters, Brok and Sindri, at their new home base in the Realm Between Realms.
  • Enter Brok’s merchant shop, where you must upgrade Atreus’ or Krato’s current gear. This step is necessary.
  • After upgrading your gear, exit Brok’s armory by pressing X on your controller.
  • Brok will then speak a line to you saying that you left some items behind and tossed them into a chest full of lost items.
  • Open the chest on the right side to Brok. You will retrieve all the lost items from your big combats, including the darkdale armor set.
  • Pop-up notifications on the right side of your screen will show other pre-ordered bonuses, like the Risen Snow with the five items of the darkdale armor kit and attire added to your inventory.
  • Press the Touchpad on your game controller and then press X on your Leviathan Axe in the weapons section. Go to the attachment sections and find the Grip Of Darkdale for your Leviathan Axe; equip that.
  • For Blades of Chaos, repeat the same step above; instead, you will find the Darkdale Handles for your blades.
  • Next, to equip the remaining Darkdale items, press R2 to switch to the armor section.
  • Repeat the above two steps by pressing X on your controller for your chest, waist, and wrist armor, selecting and equipping the Darkdale Plackart, Arm Guards, and Waist Guard.
  • Press O to go back and forth between the armor pieces to equip them separately.

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, we end our 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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