Tilting The Balance Walkthrough | Assassin's Creed Valhalla

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This page is a walkthrough for the Quest: Tilting The Balance in Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Read on to learn more about the quest objectives, stealth routes, notables, and more!

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Rumors of Ledecestre
The Walls of Templebrough
Heavy Is The Head

Starting Location

Tilting The Balance starts in two locations depending on which quest you did last.

Outside Templebrough Fort

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Players start at Sigurd and Ubba's camp outside Templebrough Fort if they completed Rumors of Ledecestre first before completing The Walls of Templebrough.


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Players start at Ledecestre if they completed The Walls of Tempelbrough first before completing Rumors of Ledecestre.

Quest Walkthrough

No. Objectives Guide
1 Tilting The Balance - Regroup in Tamworth.pngEnlarge Regroup in Tamworth Regroup with Sigurd and the brothers back at Tamwroth Fortress.
2 Tilting The Balance - Confront Lady Aethelswith.pngEnlarge Confront Lady Aethelswith - Players will see Sigurd and the brothers outside the pig barn with Lady Aethelswith inside along with her servants.
- Enter the barn and convince Lady Aethelswith to reveal King Burgred's hideout.
TIP: Dialogue options during the cutscene will always end in the same result.
3 Tilting The Balance - Find and explore King BurgredEnlarge Find and explore King Burgred's hideout - It is revealed that King Burgred is hiding inside a crypt in southern Ledecestrescire.
- Players can fight or sneak their way into the Offchurch to find King Burgred.
Click here to see our stealth guide for the Offchurch!
4 Tilting The Balance - Kidnap King Burgred and regroup with the brothers.pngEnlarge Kidnap King Burgred and regroup with the brothers - Entering King Burgred's room will trigger a cutscene. Players will then be forced to fight King Burgred until he yields.
- Tie him up and take him to the Venonis bridge where Sigurd and the brothers are waiting for you.
- Players can escape the crypt by unbarring the door just outside King Burgred's room.
- Horses will be present outside, allowing players to easily travel to Venonis Bridge with King Burgred.
5 Tilting The Balance - Bring King Burgred to Tamworth.pngEnlarge Take King Burgred to Tamworth - Ride with the others to Tamworth.
- King Burgred's soldiers will attempt to stop you along the way.
TIP: Be mindful of arrows flying your way as they can easily knock you off your horse.

Sneaking into the Offchurch

This method requires the Advanced Assassination Skill to pull off correctly.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 1.pngEnlarge - Start near the western riverbank and make your way to the south of the Offchurch.
- Soldiers will be patrolling the area so be wary of their positions.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 2.pngEnlarge Climb the scaffolding at the back of the Offchurch and make position yourself above the entrance of the crypt.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 3.pngEnlarge - A Skirmisher and a regular guard will be stationed in front of the crypt's entrance.
- Wait for the regular guard to go on patrol.
- Initiate an advanced assassination on the Skirmisher once he is alone.
- Quickly bring the body down with you into the crypt to avoid alerting the entire area.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 4.pngEnlarge - Descend further into the crypt. Players can drop the body after the first set of stairs.
- A guard will be present in the room after the second set of stairs. Deal with him and move on.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 5.pngEnlarge Turn right at the lowest level of the crypt.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 6.pngEnlarge - A guard will be present at the end of the right pathway.
- Deal with him and move on to the next room.
WARNING: Be mindful of the oil jar near the breakable wall where the guard tends to be. Assassinating him close to it may cause it to explode.
Tilting The Balance - Stealth route part 7.pngEnlarge - King Burgred's room is guarded by a Skirmisher.
- Slowly creep towards the middle pillar and whistle to lure the skirmisher closer.
-Perform an advanced assassination once he is close enough.

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Honor Bound A Seer's Solace Family Matters
The Prodigal Prince Rude Awakening A Cruel Destiny
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Unwelcome Settling Down The Alliance Map
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To Serve The Light The Thousand Eyes Uninvited Guests
Mane and Tail A Wise Friend In Dreams
Going Deeper Bound To Fate
The Kingmaker's Saga
The Sons of Ragnar Bartering Rumors of Ledecestre
The Walls of Templebrough Tilting The Balance Heavy Is The Head
The Song of Soma
The Great Scattered Army Orphans of The Fens Glory Regained
Razing Earnningstone Unholy Father Storming Ravensburg
The Stench of Treachery An Island of Eels
The City of War
Walls and Shadows Firing The Arrow Bleeding The Leech
Smashing The Compass
The Tale of Thegn Oswald
Kingmaker The Measure of a Norseman A Triumphant Return
Raising Iron A Fury from the Sea Wedding Horns
The Fate of The High One
View Above All Well-Traveled Defensive Measures
Extended Family Forging a Bond A Feline's Footfall
Taking Root The Big Finish Binding Fate
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The Saga of The Snows
Mistress of The Iron Wood The Lost Cauldron A Gift From The Past
A Feast to Remember The Price of Wisdom
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Blood From a Stone Fiery Ambush Ringing Cyne Belle
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Bloody Path to Peace King Killer
The Instrument of The Ancients
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A Bloody Welcome

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