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God of War Muspelheim Cipher Locations - How to Unlock the Muspelheim Realm

This God of War walkthrough and guide includes collectible locations, weapons, armor, secrets, Valkyries and more.

Guide by Hirun Cryer, Tom Orry, .

The Muspelheim Cipher Pieces are scattered all throughout the God of War map, and you’ll have to track them all down if you want to successfully use them to travel to the new realm of Muspelheim from the Bifrost. In this God of War Muspelheim guide, we’ll be walking you through all the Muspelheim Cipher Piece locations spread over the course of the entire game, so Kratos and Atreus can unlock a brand new realm to explore.

If you needed help with anything else to do with God of War, including a full story primer guide for all the story details you might have missed from any of the previous six God of War games, as well as a full combat guide for everything you need to kill Draugr and trolls alike, head over to our God of War walkthrough hub.

God of War Muspelheim Cipher Locations

Here we've got all the God of War Muspelheim Cipher Piece Locations for you. Follow our guide and you'll have them all without having to do too much hard work - as we've done it for you.

God of War Muspelheim Cipher Piece Location 1

The very first Muspelheim Cipher Piece in God of War can be found just after you encounter the Wyrm enemies for the very first time, on your journey up to the base of the mountain. Once you’re through the doors on the opposite end of the bridge from Tyr’s Temple, turn right, and use your Leviathan Axe to freeze the brazier spewing toxic gas ahead of you.

After this, you’ll jump off a ledge, and be attacked by another Wyrm. Defeated the enemy, freeze the brazier ahead of you, and open the chest in the area to recover the first Muspelheim Cipher Piece.

God of War Muspelheim Cipher Piece Location 2

The second Muspelheim Cipher Piece in God of War can be located once Kratos and Atreus have successfully travelled to Alfheim, as part of the main story of the game. All you have to do to uncover this elusive item is to fight through the very first dark elves you encounter.

After the combat skirmish, you’ll need to throw the Leviathan Axe to smash through two tendons blocking your path, and then immediately turn right, where you can find a rather elite looking chest. Use Atreus’ knife to open up the chest, and you can obtain the second Muspelheim Cipher Piece.

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God of War Muspelheim Cipher Piece Location 3

The next Muspelheim Cipher Piece can be found in the chest just off The Summit area, as soon as you’ve kicked off the ‘New Destination’ quest in God of War. Simply head off the Summit area on the only path available to you, and you can find a chest on the left of the path, which Atreus can once again unlock with his dagger. You can now claim the third Muspelheim Cipher Piece, bringing you one step closer to unlocking the realm of Muspelheim.

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God of War Muspelheim Cipher Piece Location 4

For the fourth and final Muspelheim Cipher Piece, you need to head past the statue of Thor on the Lake of Nine, and into the secret entrance to the Witch’s Cave, all this taking place just after you’ve descended down from The Summit with Mimir.

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Once you’ve used the elevator and defeated the two Revenants that spawn in the cave, turn right and head into a new area, but then turn right again, coming to an area on top of a small waterfall with a chest. Open the chest to retrieve the final Muspelheim Cipher Piece.

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Unlock the Muspelheim Realm in God of War

As soon as all four Muspelheim Cipher Pieces have been retrieved by Kratos and Atreus, you’re clear to use the Bifrost in Tyr’s Temple to transport yourself to the new, mysterious realm of Muspelheim, and all the challenges that await the pair within.

These might be all the locations for the Muspelheim Cipher Pieces, but head over to our God of War Niflheim Cipher Pieces guide for all the locations of the second type of cipher in the game. We've also got guides to find all Idunn Apples and Horns of Blood Mead.

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  • Avatar for delanothomas08 #1 delanothomas08 6 months ago
    I think the stranger is loki since he mentions his brother and that odin sent him
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  • Avatar for thanidrain37 #2 thanidrain37 5 months ago
    Thanks for the help with the walk through, I only used it when I was in a pinch. Since this is my first time playing the GOW franchise, I hope get everything in the game.
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  • Avatar for Daraix #3 Daraix 5 months ago
    When fighting Matturg Helson aka Bridge Keeper
    The last part where is says
    (The final thing you need to be wary of when taking on the Bridge Keeper is the minions that he can summon onto the battlefield, all of which you’ve previously fought on your journey through Helheim so far. We’d recommend taking these minions out as soon as possible, as they can be a nuisance if you instead turn your back on them and focus purely on the Bridge Keeper instead.)

    Does not work on (Give Me God Of War) he well continue to summon as soon as you kill the minions maybe on a lower difficulty you can kill the them fast enough but not on Give me god of war. When he summon them ignore them and run to him and light attack him to get him to start teleporting his attack well hit the minions and kill them in one or two hits and when his last attack aim and press R2 to do heavy attack two or three time then doge back but keep a eye on themEdited April 2018 by Daraix
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  • Avatar for davidbenavent31 #4 davidbenavent31 5 months ago
    Surprise, surprise, the valkyries are mostly in Chambers of Odin! Maybe you could actually SHOW us where they are instead of saying vague areas as though that'll help any?
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  • Avatar for BeefTestosterone #5 BeefTestosterone 5 months ago
    @davidbenavent31 The game marks every Valkyrie location on your map after you complete the main story.
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  • Avatar for lakdidiamine49 #7 lakdidiamine49 4 months ago
    I have a problem !! The first blades dont move so i can pass bay them !! I dont know why
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  • Avatar for derekeamgnisalb80 #9 derekeamgnisalb80 3 months ago
    I'm stuck and cannot unlock nor free this damn dragon.. I beat the original story and all the valkyries except the queen.. I wanna free reginn but when I hit the area he is in.. hes draped over this mountain
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