A Fury from the Sea Walkthrough: Kill or Spare Rued? | Assassin's Creed Valhalla

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

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Raising Iron Wedding Horns

Starting Location

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The quest starts in King's Bury after the Raising Iron quest.

Quest Walkthrough

No. Objectives Guide
1 A Fury from the Sea - Travel to the forward camp.pngEnlarge Travel to the forward camp Sail to Finnr's forward camp in the northeast coast of East Anglia.
2 A Fury from the Sea - Speak to Finnr.pngEnlarge Speak to Finnr - Finnr is located on a cliff overlooking the camp.
- Speaking to him will start the assault on Burgh Castle.
3 A Fury from the Sea - Crash into Burgh Castle.pngEnlarge Crash into Burgh Castle The assault starts with Finnr's longship acting as a battering ram for Burgh Castle's sea gate.
TIPS:
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Keep an eye out for volleys of flaming arrows fired from Burgh Castle. Bracing for impact will protect players and the longship from any damage.
- Players can eat rations in the longship if they take damage from the flaming arrows.
4 A Fury from the Sea - break through the gates.pngEnlarge Break through the gates of Brugh Castle Push deeper into Burgh Castle and break through the gates using the battering ram.
TIPS:
- Be mindful of red circles on the ground. Brace for impact or stay away from the battering ram if necessary.
- Players can destroy defensive fortifications (burning oil, ballistae, and archer platforms) along the walls by shooting the oil jars near them.
- Players can disable ballistae along the walls by shooting their weak spots (indicated by a red light).
5 A Fury from the Sea - Defeat Rued.pngEnlarge Defeat Rued - After breaching the final gate, It will be revealed that Rued and Oswald survived their fall from Dunwic.
- Fight your way through and climb the wall to defeat Rued.
Click here to see strategies for the Rued Boss Fight!
6 A Fury from the Sea - Kill or Spare Rued 2.pngEnlarge Spare or Kill Rued - Players will have a choice to either Spare or Kill Rued.
- This is a major decision that will affect the final quest of The Tale of Thegn Oswald story arc.
Click here to see the consequences of killing or sparing Rued!
7 A Fury from the Sea - Speak to Oswald.pngEnlarge Speak to Oswald - Dealing with Rued will mark the end of the assault on Burgh Castle.
- Speak to Oswald to finish the quest.

Rued Boss Fight Strategies

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Facing Rued head-on

  • Eliminate Rued's Rabid Wolf. This will make the fight a lot easier.
  • Rued will occassionally perform a jab with his Great Sword's pommel to throw players off balance. Anticipate this throughout the fight.
  • Be wary of Rued's bolases. He will occassionally throw these to knock players off their feet.
  • Rued can engulf his Great Sword with flame! Players suffering from flame damage can perform a dodge roll to put it out.
  • Rued will occassionally heal when his health is low and players are far away. He is vulnerable during this period so utilize this opening by performing heavy attacks or high-damage dealing abilities.

Stealth attacking Rued

IMPORTANT:
- This method requires the Advanced Assassination skill to pull off properly.
- Performing an Advanced Assassination on Rued will NOT outright kill him.
- Rued will only be in a downed state, essentially bypassing the entire boss fight.
A Fury from the Sea - Rued Sneak attack route part 1.pngEnlarge - Eliminate all enemies in the way.
- Use the lift beside the wall.
A Fury from the Sea - Rued Sneak attack route part 2.pngEnlarge Climb further up and enter the tower.
A Fury from the Sea - Rued Sneak attack route part 3.pngEnlarge Follow the ropes to the be positioned on top of the boss area.
A Fury from the Sea - Rued Sneak attack route part 4.pngEnlarge - Rued will be directly below the rope outside.
- Get in range and perform an Advanced Assassination.
A Fury from the Sea - Rued Sneak attack route part 5.pngEnlarge - Rued will be in a downed state after a successful assassination.
- Finish the fight by eliminating his Rabid Wolf.

Kill or Spare Rued?

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This decision will decide which ending players will get for The Tale of Thegn Oswald story arc. Read on if you do NOT mind spoilers!

Killing Rued (SPOILER)
  • Rued be absent during the Wedding Horns quest.
  • Finnr is guaranteed to join the Raven clan and be a part of your longship crew after the events of the Wedding Horns quest.

Sparing Rued (SPOILER)
  • Rued will crash the wedding celebration by challenging Oswald to a Holmgang during the Wedding Horns quest.
  • Sparing Rued will open an opportunity for Finnr to join the Raven clan be a part of your longship crew during the events of the Wedding Horns quest.

Related Guides

Quest Walkthroughs

Prologue
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Prologue
Battle For The Northern Way
Honor Bound A Seer's Solace Family Matters
The Prodigal Prince Rude Awakening A Cruel Destiny
Birthrights The Seas of Fate The Swan-Road Home
Unwelcome Settling Down The Alliance Map
Ravensthorpe Quests
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
Hunted
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
Cheating Fate
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
The Paladin's Stone
Brewing Rebellion Pilgrimage to St. Albanes Chipping Away
Blood From a Stone Fiery Ambush Ringing Cyne Belle
The Saga Stone
The Book of Dragons
War Weary The Supply Line Ransacking Wenlocan
Bloody Path to Peace King Killer
The Instrument of The Ancients
The Abbot's Gambit Puppets and Prisoners The Man Behind The Man
A Bloody Welcome

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