This page is a walkthrough for The Man Behind The Man Quest in the game Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Read on to learn more about the quest objectives, stealth routes, notables, and more!
List of Contents
|Previous Quest||Next Quest|
|Puppets and Prisoners||A Bloody Welcome|
The quest starts in the Dane camp immediately after the final cutscene of the Puppets and Prisoners quest.
|1||Enlarge Release the naval chain||- Travel north towards Rouecistre Blockade and release its naval chain.
- Players can either initiate a raid to storm the blockade or sneak inside.
Click here to see our stealth guide into Rouecistre Blockade!
|2||Enlarge Regroup with your allies||- Head northeast from Rouecistre Blockade. Basim and Geadric's men are camped along the coast.
- Players will have the ability to immediately begin the assault on Roucestre Fortress or not during the cutscene with Basim and Geadric.
|3||Enlarge Breach the gate||- The assault begins with a simple gate breach using a ram.
- Players can manually operate the ram or let the NPCs deal with the gate instead.
TIP: There are oil jars beside the defensive fortifications of the outer wall. Igniting them with arrows or torches will destroy springalds or burning oil cauldrons directly beside them.
|4||Enlarge Destroy the burning oil cauldrons||Clear a path for the ram by destroying the burning oil cauldrons stationed around the outer courtyard.
TIP: Players can ignite the oil jars beside the burning oil cauldrons with torches
|5||Enlarge Shoot the Links to lower the Drawbridge||- Shoot the two links suspending the drawbridge with arrows.
- Players will have angles on either side of the drawbridge to shoot from.
|6||Enlarge Breach the gate||- Breach the inner gate directly behind the Drawbridge.
- It is recommended that players operate the ram manually to make breach the gate as fast as possible.
WARNING: Two burning oil cauldrons will be dousing the immediate area in oil and fire at regular intervals. Time your ram charges accordingly.
|7||Enlarge Find and capture Tedmund||- Tedmund will be at the roof of the tower.
- Players must climb the tower in order to get to Tedmund.
- A boss fight ensues after reaching the roof.
Click here to see boss fight strategies for Tedmund!
|8||Enlarge Follow Basim||- Basim will have Tedmund on his horse.
- Follow him to the front of Rouecistre Fortress and confront Cynebert.
|9||Enlarge Speak to Geadric||- Players must speak to Geadric after the cutscene.
- The quest completes after speaking to Geadric.
|Enlarge||- Start by climbing the western wall of Rouecistre Blockade.
- Guards will be stationed along the wall. Be mindful of their position at all times.
|Enlarge||Climb the tower and position yourself on the overhanging wood located in its front.|
|Enlarge||Enter the tower by shooting the breakable wall with an arrow.|
|Enlarge||Proceed to the lower level of the tower.|
|Enlarge||- Shoot the barred door's weakpoint side through the frame with an arrow.
- Return to the highest floor of the tower afterward.
|Enlarge||- Climb down and enter the unbarred door on the other side of the tower.
- Be mindful of guards during this step.
|Enlarge||The naval chain's links are located in the basement.|
|Assassin's Creed Valhalla Prologue|
|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|
|A New Home||The Alliance Map||To Serve The Light|
|The Thousand Eyes||Viking For Hire||A Brief History of The Hidden Ones|
|Uninvited Guests||Mane and Tail||Carrying The Torch|
|Taken For Granted||A Little Problem||The Huntress|
|Have You Seen This Man?||The Baker's Plaint||Man of Mystery|
|A Rivalry for the Ages||A Wise Friend||In Dreams|
|Going Deeper||Bound To Fate||A Brewing Storm|
|Of All That Has Passed||Blame and Sail||Reap What Was Sown|
|The Road to Valhalla||In a Strange Land||Breaking The Order|
|The Poor Fellow-Soldier||The Forge and The Flame|
|The Sons of Ragnar||Bartering||Rumors of Ledecestre|
|The Walls of Templebrough||Tilting The Balance||Heavy Is The Head|
|The Great Scattered Army||Orphans of The Fens||Glory Regained|
|Razing Earnningstone||Unholy Father||Storming Ravensburg|
|The Stench of Treachery||An Island of Eels|
|Walls and Shadows||Firing The Arrow||Bleeding The Leech|
|Smashing The Compass|
|East Anglia Quests|
|Kingmaker||The Measure of a Norseman||A Triumphant Return|
|Raising Iron||A Fury from the Sea||Wedding Horns|
|Brewing Rebellion||Pilgrimage to St. Albanes||Chipping Away|
|Blood From a Stone||Fiery Ambush||Ringing Cyne Belle|
|The Saga Stone|
|War Weary||The Supply Line||Ransacking Wenlocan|
|Bloody Path to Peace||King Killer|
|The Abbot's Gambit||Puppets and Prisoners||The Man Behind The Man|
|A Bloody Welcome|
|Reaver of the South||Arrive Unexpected||Let Them Eat Ashes|
|Scorched Earth||Severing The Lines||Storming The Walls|
|An Uncommon Proposition||Old Wounds||Childhood Sweetheart|
|Taken||Twists and Turns|
|A Noble Escort||Homecoming||In the Absence of an Ealdorman|
|Salve for a Fresh Wound||The Thegn of Lincoln||Where the Stone Falls|
|A Sword-Shower in Anecastre|
|The Welcoming Party||Burning The Firebrand||Pricking The Needle|
|Closing The Vault|
|War in the North||Honor Has Two Edges||Road To Hamartia|
|This Son of Jorvik||Honor's Hubris||Of Blood and Bonds|
|The First Night of Samhain||Clues and Riddles||The Stolen King|
|A Love Betrayed||The Gutted Lamb||The Burning of the Wicker Man|
|Old Friends||On Borrowed Time||Rowdy Raiders|
|Adorning the Adorned||Of Blood and Gods||Under the Skin|
|Farewells and Legacies|
|The Reeve of Wincestre||Choking The Gallows||Plucking The Quill|
|Impaling The Seax|
|Where Legends Are Born||A Brother's Keeper|
|Kingdom's End||Holy Day|
|View Above All||Well-Traveled||Defensive Measures|
|Extended Family||Forging a Bond||A Feline's Footfall|
|Taking Root||The Big Finish||Binding Fate|
|Mistress of The Iron Wood||The Lost Cauldron||A Gift From The Past|
|A Feast to Remember||The Price of Wisdom|
|The Hunting Grounds||Hunter of Beasts||Hunter's Repast|
|The Way of The Berserker (DLC)|
|The Mysterious Berserker||The Ritual of The Berserker||The Vengeance of The Berserker|
|The Legend of Beowulf|
|A Fiend out of Hell||Prey in the High Hall||Ever As Fate Must|
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