This page is a walkthrough for the Of Blood and Bonds Quest in Assassin's Creed Valhalla (AC Valhalla). Read on to learn more about the quest objectives, stealth routes, notables, and more!
List of Contents
|Previous Quest||Next Quest|
|Honor's Hubris||Lost Glory|
The quest starts in Magnis Fortress immediately after the final cutscene of the Honor's Hubris quest.
|1||Enlarge Return to the Royal Hall||Head to the Royal Hall of Jorvik.|
|2||Enlarge Witness Halfdan's coronation||Halfdan and Faravid are located on the northern wall outside of the Royal Hall.
Speak to Halfdan inside the Royal Hall to initiate the coronation.
Dialogue options during the cutscene will determine the ending of The Sayings of Halfdan story arc.
The "You are insane, Halfdan." option will result in Faravid's exile and a strained relationship between you and Halfdan.
The "Stand down or fight me, Faravid." option will result in a boss fight.
The Sayings of Halfdan story arc ends once you have dealt with the consequences of your dialogue choice.
Click here to see boss fight strategies for Faravid!
This is one of the most controversial topics in Assassin's Creed Valhalla simply because The Sayings of Halfdan's endings did not give a clear-cut answer of whether Faravid was a traitor or not—leaving players to speculate Faravid's true allegiance for themselves.
Our take on the topic is that Faravid did not intentionally try to poison Halfdan.
His actions and dialogue during the endings suggest this. At first, Faravid is appalled at the accusation and pleads his innocence to us. He ultimately comes around and accepts his fate—whether it be death or exile.
This may be due to Faravid's realization that even though he is not a traitor, the lead cups that he gifted to Halfdan throughout the years may have, in fact, resulted in the latter's descent into madness.
The same realization eventually transformed Faravid's anger into remorse—further explaining his actions and dialogue before his death or exile.
|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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