Family Business Favor Walkthrough | God of War PS4 (GoW 4)

GoW - Family Business Favor Walkthrough
This is a walkthrough for Family Business in God of War (2018) for the PS4. Learn more about the objectives of this side quest and quest rewards.

Family Business Basic Information

How to Unlock Family Business

After completing A New Destination, you have the option to explore the surrounding area.

Head to Sindri's Shop and talk to him to start the favor. Note that you need to complete Fafnir's Hoard first to gain access to this side quest.

Family Business Quest Rewards

3290 XP Legendary Pommel -

Family Business Quest Walkthrough

Head to the Northri Gorge

GoW - Northri Gorge Entrance

1 GoW - Talk to SindriEnlarge
Talk to Sindri to start the favor.
2 GoW - Northri RuinsEnlarge
Head northwest of the Forgotten Caverns and sail through the ruins.
3 GoW - Northri GorgeEnlarge
Head in the Northri Gorge and dock at the beach.
4 GoW - Northri Gorge Entry StoneEnlarge
Use the entry stone on the pedestal to unlock the door.
5 GoW - Northri Gorge PassagewayEnlarge
Return to your boat and head through the passageway.
6 GoW - Northri Stronghold GateEnlarge
Continue sailing across the passageway until you find a dock behind two large gates.

Open the Gate

GoW - Northri Stronghold Open the Gate

7 GoW - Northri Stronghold Reavers and RevenantEnlarge
Dock at the port and jump across the ledge. Defeat the Reavers and the Revenant on the other side.
8 GoW - Family Business Favor Wheel ChainEnlarge
Jump across the ledges leading to the wheel and turn around to find a chain on the wheel. Hit it to open the gate.
9 GoW - Family Business Favor Wheel Chain ReaversEnlarge
Defeat the Reavers that appear from both sides.
10 GoW - Family Business Favor Head through the gate
Return to your boat and head through the gate.

Explore the Stronghold

GoW - Family Business Favor Explore the Stronghold

11 GoW - Family Business Favor Northri Stronghold OgreEnlarge
Dock at the beach and defeat the Ogre and the Reaver nearby. More Reavers will drop down to join the fight.
12 GoW - Family Business Favor Pallet PlatformEnlarge
Look for the hanging platform with a pallet. Hit the chain to use it as a platform leading to the next area.
13 GoW - Family Business Favor World Tree SapEnlarge
Climb up the ledge and head right to find a World Tree Sap. Have Atreus fire a Shock Arrow to reveal the area.
14 GoW - Family Business Favor Scorn PoleEnlarge
Hit the Scorn Pole with your axe and drop down from the ledge.

Destroy the World Tree Sap with a Shock Arrow and loot the chest. Climb up the ledge to return to the previous area.
15 GoW - Family Business Favor Nightmares and WolfEnlarge
Take the opposite path and defeat the Nightmares and the Wolf.
16 GoW - Family Business Favor Left Side LedgeEnlarge
Head left near the cliff and loot the chest containing some Hacksilver and World Serpent Scales.
17 GoW - Family Business Favor Hit the Scratch BoardEnlarge
Head down the path and hit the scratched board with your axe to lower the bridge.

Investigate the Reaver Ship

GoW - Family Business Favor Investigate the Reaver Ship

18 GoW - Family Business Favor Reaver Ship CutsceneEnlarge
Head down the ledge and watch the cutscene.
19 GoW - Family Business Favor Defeat the TravelerEnlarge
Defeat the large Traveler that appears. Use light attacks and Runic Attacks to chip away his armor.

Watch out for the two Reavers that appear on the bridge behind you.
20 GoW - Family Business Favor Traveler LootEnlarge
Defeating the Traveler rewards you with the following loot:
    ・Traveler's Armor Shard
    ・Traveler's Grisly Trophy
    ・Shattered Gauntlet of Ages
21 GoW - Family Business Favor Reaver Ship World Tree SapEnlarge
Destroy the World Tree Sap behind a gate to loot the chest.

Return to Sindri

GoW - Family Business Favor Return to Sindri

22 GoW - Family Business Favor TravelerEnlarge
Head to where the Traveler first appeared and follow the path. Defeat the Nightmares and Reavers that appear.
23 GoW - Family Business Favor Reaver Ship HullEnlarge
Head back near the ship to find a hole on the hull. Inside is a treasure map, a lore location, and a chest containing Hamingja Essence.
24 GoW - Family Business Favor Reaver Ship World Tree SapEnlarge
Destroy the World Tree Sap to create a path for your boat.

Turn left to destroy another sap. Open the gate and head along the path.
25 GoW - Family Business Favor Scroll for Time Heals AllEnlarge
Be sure to pick up the scroll along the way, as it is a quest item for the Time Heals All favor.
26 GoW - Family Business Favor Open the Second GateEnlarge
Open the second gate and return to your boat.
27 GoW - Family Business Favor Sail to the Reaver ShipEnlarge
Head to the gate leading to the Reaver ship. Pick up the Aegir's Gold along the way and dock your boat at the port with the locked gate.
28 GoW - Family Business Favor Open Gate Near Chain
Open the gate near the chain and pick up some Hacksilver next to the two skeletons.
29 GoW - Family Business Favor Ledge Leading to Wodden BarricadeEnlarge
Turn around and climb make your way towards the ledges. Destroy the wooden barricade at the end of the path and open the chest.
30 GoW - Family Business Favor Pull the ChainEnlarge
Head back to the port and pull the chain to open the gate.
31 GoW - Family Business Favor Returning to SindriEnlarge
Return to your boat and follow the path.
32 GoW - Family Business Favor SindriEnlarge
Talk to Sindri to receive a Hraezla Farmadr's Grip and to complete the favor.

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