This page is a walkthrough for The Cost of Betrayal Quest in the game Assassin's Creed Valhalla (AC Valhalla). Read on to learn more about the quest objectives, stealth routes, notables, and more!
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You must have the Wrath of the Druids DLC to gain access to this quest.
|A Scourging of Snakes|
The quest starts in Dublin immediately after the A Scourging of Snakes quest.
|1||Travel to Durrow||Head west towards Durrow and enter its church to initiate a cutscene.|
|2||Talk to Ciara||Ciara's house is located at the end of the street before the Church to the left. Enter her home to start another cutscene.|
|3||Follow Flann to Tara||Ride with Flann to Tara. A third cutscene will play out as soon as you both arrive there.|
|4||Kill the Soldiers||Eliminate all of the soldiers under Ciara's control.|
|5||Defeat Flann||Ciara manages to control Flann after a brief cutscene. This results in a boss fight against Flann himself.
Click here to see our boss guide against Flann Sinna!
|6||Fight Ciara||Ciara will separate from the Lia Fail after we wrest Flann from her control. Another boss fight will ensue after the cutscene.
Click here to see our boss guide against Ciara!
|7||Decide Ciara's Fate||Choose to either kill or spare after the boss fight. A series of cutscenes will play out once you have decided, marking the end of the Wrath of the Druids story arc!
This decision can slightly affect the ending of the Wrath of the Druids story arc. Click here to know the consequences of these decisions!
|WARNING: This section contains spoilers. Read on if you do NOT mind spoilers.|
This particular decision only determines Ciara's immediate fate after her boss fight and some minor dialogue during the final moments of the Amber Sun quest.
The Wrath of the Druids story arc's ending is unaffected by this decision so this ultimately boils down to whether you want Ciara to live after the story arc or not.
Ciara realizes the error of her ways and that her deeds made her similar to the Children of Danu. With this in mind, she asks Eivor to grant her a swift death — To which Eivor agrees to do.
Flann Sinna comes to his senses shortly after. He strikes the Lia Fail with his great sword, causing the stone to disappear from Tara. While both of them lament Ciara's death, Eivor tells Flann that this is what she wanted in the end.
The story arc ends in Gortknaw, where Eivor, Sichfrith, and Flann reflect on recent events and bid their goodbyes to one another.
Eivor convinces Ciara to make the Lia Fail disappear from the world, preventing its power from falling into the wrong hands forever.
Flann Sinna tries to make amends with Ciara as soon as he regains consciousness. She forgives Flann but has ultimately decided to walk away from her role as the Bard of All Ireland. She leaves the two without mentioning her plans or destination going forward.
Similar to killing her, the story arc ends in Gortknaw, where Eivor, Sichfrith, and Flann bid their goodbyes to one another after reflecting on recent events.
|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 (DLC)|
|A Fiend out of Hell||Prey in the High Hall||Ever As Fate Must|
|Wrath of the Druids (DLC)|
|Irish Trade||Irish Adventure||Blood Bond|
|Snaring Thorstein||Rathdown Build Up||Flann Over Ireland|
|A Show of Character||War Efforts||Gathering Strength|
|Foothold in Connacht||Potion of Blood||Into the Fog|
|The Northern Reach||Courting the Kings||The Mask of Diplomacy|
|The Wages of War||A Scourging of Snakes||The Cost of Betrayal|
|Dublin's Reach||An Eye for an Eye||Children of Danu|
|A Challenge From the Gods||The Cryptic Tutelage of Hildiran|
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