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Healing Items and How to Heal

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GoW - Healing Items and How to Heal
This is a guide to healing in God of War (2018) for the PS4. Read on to learn where to obtain healing items and how to restore your health!

How to Heal

Stomp on a Healthstone

GoW - Stomp on a Healthstone
Press the Circle button near a healthstone to stomp on it and restore your Health.

Use a Talisman

GoW - Talisman of Concentrated Vitality
Talismans such as the Talisman of Concentrated Vitality lets you gain a burst of Health when activated.

How to Get the Talisman of Concentrated Vitality

Equip Ivaldi's Armor Set

GoW Ivaldi
Equipping a piece of the Ivaldi's Armor Set activates a Regenerating Essence passive effect. This effect adds a very small amount of constant Health regeneration that can be stacked up to 5 times, making it one of the best armors available in the game.

Obtaining this armor set requires you to finish Ivaldi's Workshop, Ivaldi's Protection, and Ivaldi's Curse Favors.

How to Get the Best Armor Set

Equip Cod of War Fin-Wraps

GoW - Cod of War Fin-Wraps
Equipping the Cod of War Fin-Wraps allows Kratos to gain a burst of Health when stomping on a Ragestone if his Rage Bar is full.

Obtaining this armor piece requires you to complete the game and start New Game Plus.

Use a Resurrection Stone

GoW - Buying a Superior Resurrection Stone
Using a Resurrection Stone, when knocked out, lets you gain a burst of Health. This consumable item is highly useful when facing powerful enemies and bosses.

Equip Enchantments with Health Burst

GoW - Scale of the Mighty
Equipping enchantments such as the Scale of the Mighty adds a burst of Health when Kratos's Health drops to a critical level.

Scale of the Mighty Enchantment Stats and Effects

Equip Atreus with a Runic Vestment

GoW - Atreus with Runic Vestment
The Runic Vestment armor lets Atreus find and throw Healthstones when Kratos is injured. The upgraded versions also increase the Healthstone potency.

How to Get the Basic Runic Vestment

How to Get Healing Items

Dropped by Enemies

GoW - Healthstone and Loot Dropped By Enemy
Enemies sometimes drop Healthstones that you can use during a fight. Bosses also drop them after taking considerable damage.

Summon Ratatoskr

GoW - Bitter Squirrel Runic Summon

The Bitter Squirrel Runic Summon allows Atreus to summon Ratatoskr. The summon digs up healthstones that you can use to restore Health.

Bitter Squirrel Location and Effects

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1 scottover 1 year

Interacting with a mystic gateway will restore your health to full. Not sure if this is impacted by game difficulty, but works on "balanced".


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