Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Tilting The Balance Walkthrough

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

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Tilting The Balance Locations

Templebrough Fort

The quest starts in Sigurd and Ubba's camp outside Templebrough Fort if they completed The Walls of Templebrough quest last.


The quest starts in Ledecestre if they completed the Rumors of Ledecestre quest last.

Tilting The Balance Walkthrough

No. Objectives Guide
1 Regroup in Tamworth Regroup with Sigurd and the brothers at Tamwroth Fortress.
2 Confront Lady Aethelswith Sigurd and the brothers are located just outside a pigsty with Lady Aethelswith inside along with her servants.
Enter the pigsty and convince Lady Aethelswith to reveal King Burgred's hideout.
TIP: Dialogue options during the cutscene will always end in the same result.
3 Find and explore King Burgred's hideout It is revealed that King Burgred is hiding inside the Offchurch, a crypt in southern Ledecestrescire.
You can fight or sneak your way into the Offchurch to find King Burgred.
Click here to see our stealth guide into the Offchurch!
4 Kidnap King Burgred and regroup with the brothers Enter King Burgred's room to trigger a cutscene.
The cutscene culminates in a fight against King Burgred.
Tie him up and take him to the Venonis bridge where Sigurd and the brothers are waiting for you.
Escape the crypt by unbarring the door just outside King Burgred's room.
You can stow King Burgred on a horse.
5 Take King Burgred to Tamworth Ride with the others to Tamworth Fortress.
King Burgred's soldiers will attempt to stop you along the way.
The quest ends once you arrive inside Tamworth Fortress.
WARNING: Be mindful of arrows flying your way as they can easily knock you off your horse.

Tilting The Balance: Stealth Guide

This method requires the Advanced Assassination Skill to pull off correctly.
Start at the western riverbank and make your way to the south of the Offchurch.
Always be mindful of soldiers around the area.
Climb the scaffolding at the back of the Offchurch and make position yourself above the entrance of the crypt.
A Skirmisher and a regular guard are 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.
Descend further into the crypt. You can drop the body after the first flight of stairs.
A guard is stationed inside the room after the second set of stairs. Deal with him and move on.
Follow the tunnel and turn right.
A guard may be stationed at the end of the pathway.
Deal with him and move on to the next room.
Be mindful of the oil jar near the breakable wall where the guard tends to be.
Assassinating him close to it may cause the oil jar to explode.
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 within range.

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