Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Heavy Is The Head Walkthrough | How to Beat Leofrith | Spare of Kill Leofrith?

This page is a walkthrough for the Heavy Is The Head Quest 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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Heavy Is The Head Location

The quest begins in Tamworth Fortress immediately after the Tilting The Balance quest.

Heavy Is The Head Walkthrough

No. Objectives Guide
1 Walk with Ivarr Follow Ivarr as he strolls around Tamworth Fortress.
Ivarr will lead you to a table to discuss his strained relationship with his brother.
2 Reach the longhouse You wake up somewhere outside Tamworth Fortress the next day after a series of cutscenes.
Head towards the longhouse to witness the coronation ceremony.
3 Travel to Repton A scout will report that Repton is being sieged by Leofrith and his men.
Travel to Repton and save Ceolbert.
4 Search for Ceolbert in the Island of Waifs Leofrith has taken Ceolbert to the Island of Waifs, an island northwest of Repton.
Leofrith and Ceolbert are at the northwestern shore of the island.
Approach them to trigger a cutscene.
5 Defeat Leofrith Defeat Leofrith to save Ceolbert.
Click here to see boss fight strategies against Leofrith!
Choose to either spare or kill Leofrith after the fight.
6 Bring Ceolbert back to the brothers Escort Ceolbert back to Repton to initiate a cutscene.
Ubba and Ivarr pledge their allegiance to your clan during the cutscene and marks the end of The Kingmaker's Saga story arc.

Heavy Is The Head: How to Beat Leofrith?

  • Leofrith has quick and long-reaching attack combinations. Pay attention to his telegraphs to effectively counter his moves.
  • Leofrith often feigns his attacks. Anticipate this throughout the fight.
  • Leofrith occasionally enters a Parry stance once he flashes blue. Do not strike him during this stance.
  • Leofrith occasionally attempts to block with his left arm's bracer. Strike him with a heavy attack during this stance to knock him off-balance.

Heavy Is The Head: Spare or Kill Leofrith?

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This decision will heavily impact your playthrough of Assassin's Creed Valhalla going forward!

Click the buttons below to know the consequences of each choice:

  • Leofrith will release Ceolbert unharmed and journey to Rome to hunt down King Burgred.
  • Leofrith will inform Eivor that a kill order has been placed on his name by King Burgred.
  • Leofrith will also reveal where this kill order is hidden, unlocking the Hunted epilogue.

  • Zealots will actively hunt down and attack you on sight for the rest of the playthrough.
  • While seemingly terrible at first, opting for this choice may prove beneficial in completing The Order of The Ancients hit list.
  • Zealots on the hunt tend to spawn in the world earlier than usual, making them easier to track down.

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