This page is a walkthrough for the Impaling The Seax Quest in the game Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Read on to learn more about the quest objectives, stealth routes, notables, and more!
|Plucking The Quill|
The quest starts in Wincestre immediately after the Plucking The Quill quest.
|1||Enlarge Report to Goodwin||Head to Shieldmaker's Yard and speak to Goodwin to initiate a cutscene
Dialogue options during the cutscene are inconsequential to the overall story.
|2||Enlarge Investigate the funeral||Head to Saint Peter's Church.
Fill up the progress bar by inspecting Bishop Ealhferth's body and speaking with those attending his funeral.
Dialogue options during your conversation with Harriet are inconsequential to the story.
Speak to Harriet once the bar fills up to about 70%
You can just confront Harriet directly if you have level four charisma or higher.
|3||Enlarge Defeat the guards||Eliminate the guards after the cutscene with Harriet.|
|4||Enlarge Speak to the Bishop's sister||Speak to Harriet again to initiate another cutscene.|
|5||Enlarge Find and assassinate The Seax||All of the Witan Hall's doors are barred.
Enter the Witan Hall via the open window on its western side.
|6||Enlarge Kill The Seax||
Bannerets are present inside the Witan Hall during Aelfred's speech.
One of the is Ealhferth in disguise.
You can jump down immediately and interrupt Aelfred's speech to initiate the boss fight against the Seax or stay in the rafters and wait for Ealhferth to reveal himself.
Harriet will show up and initiate a cutscene after killing Ealhferth.
Both dialogue options during your conversation with Harriet lead to the same result.
Click here to see boss fight strategies for Ealhferth!
|7||Enlarge Find The Order's temple||Find the Temple of Mithras underneath the Bishop's Residence.
TIP: Use Odin's Sight and Raven's-Eye View to determine the entrance's exact location.
|8||Enlarge Search the temple||Fill up the progress bar by analyzing clues inside the Temple of Mithras
Use Odin's Sight to highlight objects of interest.
The second clue is accessed via a breakable wall behind a moveable shelf located in the other end of the hall.
|9||Enlarge Speak with Aelfred||Enter The Old Minster to initiate a cutscene.|
|10||Enlarge Escape the Cathedral||Leave Wincestre to finish the quest. This marks the end of The City of Greed story arc.
WARNING: Wincestre becomes a restricted area during this phase of the quest. Guards will attack on sight.
|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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