God of War PS4 (GoW 4)

Kratos Character Information

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God of War PS4 - Kratos Character
Kratos is one of the major characters in God of War 2018, a former God of War in the Greek pantheon of gods, and the main playable character. Read on to learn about his story, his abilities, and his role in-game!

Kratos Character Information

Kratos
God of War PS4 - Kratos Character Information
Category Main Character
Voice Actor Christopher Judge

Main Protagonist

The titular God of War, Kratos is a Greek God that serves as the series' main character. He is a demigod, one of the many sons of the god Zeus before besting the God of War Ares. He would take up his mantle and would, in the end, bring about the end of Olympus and its pantheon of gods before coming to the shores of Midgard.

Kratos Story Role

As a chapter closes in Kratos' life with the destruction of Olympus and its gods, he finds himself on the shores of a new land with a new focus in his life. As he ventures out from the safety of his home to fulfill the last request of his wife, he must defend his son from the many dangers their quest comes across.

Spreading His Wife's Ashes

Kratos returns in God of War PS4 as the main playable character throughout the story. He and his son Atreus venture out on a quest throughout the realms to spread his wife's ashes atop the highest peak across all the known realms.

A Father to Loki

Since leaving the destroyed lands of Sparta, Kratos comes upon the shores of Midgard, ultimately meeting his wife. They bear a child called Atreus, whom Kratos struggles to form a bond and relationship with throughout the game after his wife's death. Together, they come across many challenges and hurdles as they quest through the realms on a mission to spread his dead wife's ashes atop the highest peak.

Upon their quest's conclusion, the true name of Atreus – the name his mother wanted for him – is discovered to be Loki.

Overcoming the Gods

Throughout their journey, a mysterious god known as Baldur interrupts them at every turn. An Aesir, Baldur is one of the many gods and sons of the Aesir God Odin, whose efforts to save his godhood from ending lay waste to many of the realms.

Kratos and Atreus battle against the gods that try to hinder their progress, ultimately managing to end Baldur's life at the cost of Freya's friendship, who served as their aid in their quest towards spreading Kratos' wife's ashes.

Kratos Skills and Abilities

Skills

List of Skills

Runic Attacks

Leviathan Axe
Blades of Chaos
Name Type Max Stats
Hel's Touch Area DAMAGE: 2/5
FROST: 0/5
STUN: 3/5
Charge of the White Bear Melee DAMAGE: 2/5
FROST: 2/5
STUN: 2/5
Njord's Tempest Melee DAMAGE: 4/5
FROST: 3/5
STUN: 0/5
Breath of Thamur Area DAMAGE: 5/5
FROST: 1/5
STUN: 0/5
Ivaldi's Anvil Area DAMAGE: 3/5
FROST: 5/5
STUN: 0/5
Thiazi's Talon Line DAMAGE: 4/5
FROST: 4/5
STUN: 0/5
Strike of the Utgard Line DAMAGE: 3/5
FROST: 3/5
STUN: 0/5
Wrath of the Frost Ancient Aimed DAMAGE: 4/5
FROST: 5/5
STUN: 0/5
Leviathan's Wake Aimed DAMAGE: 4/5
FROST: 2/5
STUN: 3/5
Tyr's Revenge Aimed DAMAGE: 5/5
FROST: 0/5
STUN: 0/5
Fury of the Ice Troll Area DAMAGE: 3/5
FROST: 3/5
STUN: 1/5
The River of Knives Line DAMAGE: 4/5
FROST: 3/5
STUN: 3/5
Mists of Helheim Area DAMAGE: 3/5
FROST: 4/5
STUN: 0/5
Frost Giant's Frenzy Area DAMAGE: 5/5
FROST: 0/5
STUN: 2/5
Blessings of the Frost Melee DAMAGE: 5/5
FROST: 3/5
STUN: 0/5
Name Type Max Stats
Rage of the Titans Melee DAMAGE: 5/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: 2/5
Wrath of Artemis Melee DAMAGE: 2/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: 5/5
Cyclone of Chaos Area DAMAGE: 3/5
BURN: 0/5
STUN: 2/5
Spartan Charge Melee DAMAGE: 4/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: 4/5
Rampage of the Furies Melee DAMAGE: 5/5
BURN: 3/5
STUN: 1/5
Tartarus Rage Area DAMAGE: 3/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: 4/5
Hyperion Slam Melee DAMAGE: 4/5
BURN: 4/5
STUN: 0/5
Hyperion Grapple Aimed DAMAGE: 4/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: 4/5
Nemean Crush Area DAMAGE: 3/5
BURN: 5/5
STUN: 2/5
Icarus Storm Melee DAMAGE: 4/5
BURN: 1/5
STUN: 4/5
Blast of Hephaestus Line DAMAGE: 3/5
BURN: 5/5
STUN: 3/5
Gift of Apollo Melee DAMAGE: 4/5
BURN: 2/5
STUN: -/5

All Runic Attacks

Kratos Weapons

Leviathan Axe

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Leviathan Axe

A gift from his new wife, the Leviathan Axe is a versatile weapon capable of slaying monsters and enemies that make use of fire as their strength. As a weapon that can be thrown, recovered, and used in one attack combo, the axe's true worth comes with its ability to freeze objects and enemies in place, allowing you to maneuver yourself into a much more advantageous position.

How to Get the Leviathan Axe

Blades of Chaos

Blades of Chaos.png
Blades of Chaos

The weapon Kratos originally favored, capable of slaying monsters and enemies that use the cold as their strength. Enemies can be dragged closer to you or set ablaze using the blades – all while the chains set on the weapon allow it to be used as a weapon with great range.

How to Get the Blades of Chaos

Guardian Shield

Guardian Shield.png
Guardian Shield

An unbreakable shield that provides safety to its users. Using the shield allows you to make use of your fists as well – allowing you to brawl with your enemies, stunning them quickly and leading them to vulnerable states that lead to life-ending attacks.

How to Get the Guardian Shield

God of War Related Guides

List of All Characters

List of All Characters

Main Characters
Kratos.pngKratos Atreus.pngAtreus
Friends
Brok.pngBrok Sindri.pngSindri
Mimir.pngMimir Freya.pngFreya
Enemies
Baldur.pngBaldur

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