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Old 12-07-20, 03:48 PM
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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

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Donít think I can overstate how much I dislike the ration/healing situation in this game.
Only 10 hours in, and this has honestly not been an issue for me at all.

Also, (while I started the game after the previous patch), I haven't had a single technical issue, be it a crash/blue screen, bad saves, AI issues, etc. (playing on standard PS4).
Old 12-07-20, 03:50 PM
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The rations also become much less an issue when you upgrade your pouch to hold more.
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Iím 40 hrs in and still canít hold more than three rations. Canít find the fabric (?) that I need to upgrade. So that, and the fact that it feels like I have to go too far out of my way to refill my rations, are my biggest issues.

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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Seriously the rations / lack of healing is just an annoyance to me. How does it improve gameplay in any way over the last two iterations of the series? It just doesn't.
If they wanted to include that as an option, okay fine. But as it's implemented, it just makes the game less enjoyable to me. And the bird is SO lame now.
The fighting is actually better, so it bums me out that so many of the other changes are for the worse.
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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Originally Posted by Decker View Post
Seriously the rations / lack of healing is just an annoyance to me. How does it improve gameplay in any way over the last two iterations of the series? It just doesn't.
If they wanted to include that as an option, okay fine. But as it's implemented, it just makes the game less enjoyable to me. And the bird is SO lame now.
The fighting is actually better, so it bums me out that so many of the other changes are for the worse.
100% agree. I find myself preferring to go back & finish all Odyssey DLC and play Origins rather than this. I try, but I just don't really like it.
Old 12-07-20, 07:06 PM
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FYI, for those curious about the Ďlet the animus decideí gender option, it apparently makes you female for the main part of the game and male for the trips to Asgard. I viewed the first Asgard section as playing as a different character entirely and didnít even think about the fact that the game had done something different than if Iíd just picked female.
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I agree with the criticsms of the game. I almost never use the eagle unless its a last option for scouting a location. Its just totally useless now. They could have used a skill tree for the bird that you build up, but no. They just made it totally useless now. Stupid decision.

The fighting is fun, but i think i still prefer Odyssey. In that game i could be taking on 3 hunters, a whole platoon of soldiers and even groups of citizens (after i accidrntly kill one) at the same time. I had great fun seeing just how much i could take on at once and hold my own. This game you have fights with maybe 4 at most. Even during raids you only ever have a few enemies take you on at once. Not several (or more) at once.

The stickiness of the character to surfaces and ledges has really been a massive step back. Its as bad as it was in the old games. Origins and Odyssey made great steps in eliminating this. Its highly frustrating and takes away from the experience.
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Old 12-08-20, 08:44 AM
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I never use the bird... and that's a shame. Spotting was a great feature but having him attack and distract a guard was a great strategy.
Old 12-08-20, 08:56 AM
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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

I'm about 40 hours in and am enjoying the game as I did with the previous games.

The rations/healing part has only been an issue when I needed to heal and there were no rations around... didn't the previous games automatically heal you once you were out of danger?

I thought the meditation option would heal, but no, it only serves to pass time.

As for the bird, not as useful as the eagle in previous games, but I still use it to survey.
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Still cannot use the Wolf Ability...even after second upgrade...and I put something in the Player Support in Official Valhalla Forum but sadly a lot also had/have the same issue and no reply....

I got to try and use the Duel Spears...I'm at Level 200 and in a area of Level 160 and it pretty much took care of everyone including the Big Dudes with Shields and Banners...no-one even got close so I'll probably level up the one spear which is a Bronze and the other is already Gold. I put Speed Runes on them and yea, they're fast and reach....

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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

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Still cannot use the Wolf Ability...even after second upgrade...and I put something in the Player Support in Official Valhalla Forum but sadly a lot also had/have the same issue and no reply....

I got to try and use the Duel Spears...I'm at Level 200 and in a area of Level 160 and it pretty much took care of everyone including the Big Dudes with Shields and Banners...no-one even got close so I'll probably level up the one spear which is a Bronze and the other is already Gold. I put Speed Runes on them and yea, they're fast and reach....
Someone asked me about this a couple of days ago and i had not used that Ability. I tried it and it worked fine for me, but i have read a lot are having issues with it. You're not missing out on much to be honest.

Good move with the spears. They rule in this game.
Old 12-09-20, 02:21 PM
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I still haven't strayed from the axe you start with and the Raven gear.

I guess you could say it's a complaint about the game. As long as you level your gear up, there's no need to hunt out other pieces or weapons.
Old 12-10-20, 06:25 AM
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Someone asked me about this a couple of days ago and i had not used that Ability. I tried it and it worked fine for me, but i have read a lot are having issues with it. You're not missing out on much to be honest.

Good move with the spears. They rule in this game.

That was me who asked...had you in friends list I think from Ghost Recon Wildlands......what about the Dual Heavy Axes?....I found another yesterday...A Great Dane....that even with no upgrades the damage is already 102. Yea the speed is around 28-30 versus Speers at 50. But after adding a Speed Rune to the Spears, the Light Damage Attack is as fast or faster than Two Small Axes...it's usually three quick Light Attacks followed by a Heavy and it's a done deal. But curious as to using the Dual 2HD Axes....

Had two more Blue Screens....and once again either in the middle of a Cut Scene or this case, was at the end of a Castle Siege, about to go in a door for the final and without warning, slow down, lag, stuttering or anything...BAM, Blue Screen Error. So far that's around 12 Blue Screens all in the same instance...Cut Scene or at a vital time of a key part of an Alliance Mission....

I haven't upgraded the Hunter Tent yet but hit Level 5 of 6 on Settlement Standing....are the Legendary Animals a set Level or they related to the area/map they are in? Last one I tried I was at Level 160 I think and got wrecked. I've got about (5) marked on the map but for now avoiding them.
Old 12-10-20, 08:54 AM
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I finally hit my first bug last night. Thereís a mystery in Lunden where an npc has loaded himself into a corner of his warehouse. Youíre supposed to move jars and barriers around to clear a path for him to get out. Unfortunately, I didnít talk to him before messing around in there and broke a couple of the jars. Now itís glitched out where the barriers are all on top of jars, nothing can be moved and the npc wonít do anything after I talk to him, even though thereís a semi-path out. I tried breaking all the jars to get the barriers back into place, fast traveled away and came back. The barriers had reset on top of the jars, so it seems to just be broken. I guess 100%ing everything is now out of the question. Hopefully it gets fixed in a patch.
Old 12-10-20, 11:18 AM
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That was me who asked...had you in friends list I think from Ghost Recon Wildlands......what about the Dual Heavy Axes?....I found another yesterday...A Great Dane....that even with no upgrades the damage is already 102. Yea the speed is around 28-30 versus Speers at 50. But after adding a Speed Rune to the Spears, the Light Damage Attack is as fast or faster than Two Small Axes...it's usually three quick Light Attacks followed by a Heavy and it's a done deal. But curious as to using the Dual 2HD Axes....

Had two more Blue Screens....and once again either in the middle of a Cut Scene or this case, was at the end of a Castle Siege, about to go in a door for the final and without warning, slow down, lag, stuttering or anything...BAM, Blue Screen Error. So far that's around 12 Blue Screens all in the same instance...Cut Scene or at a vital time of a key part of an Alliance Mission....

I haven't upgraded the Hunter Tent yet but hit Level 5 of 6 on Settlement Standing....are the Legendary Animals a set Level or they related to the area/map they are in? Last one I tried I was at Level 160 I think and got wrecked. I've got about (5) marked on the map but for now avoiding them.

Sorry mate. I thought it might have been you but wasnt sure. I have a number of friends on my PS list, but hardly any that i play with on a regular basis. I think i played with you more than just about anyone. Hard to match schedules with people. So when a message appears its rare and not always clear to remember who it is. Wish we had a decent game with Breakpoint so we could have gone through that together. Lets hope for Wildlands 2 on next/current gen.

I have not tried too many combos of weapons, and i should try it. I found the Odin Spear the other day and thats slow but has a longer reach than anything else i have found in the game. Enemies cant touch you with this thing. They just cant get close enough.

As for Legendary creatures, i think their level is not based on area, just set for each creature. The last one i took down was the huge stone like Bear in Jottenheim, which at level 400 i think is the strongest. Once you get to that level its not so much tough as time consuming to get their energy down. The large wolf at the end of Asgard was the same, but i dont think its level was as high, but took some hitting to get it down. And i left most of these until the very end. Ssme with the Witches. Got my ass kicked easy earlier on, so stepped away to build myself up before taking them on.

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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

So I guess your character's story doesn't end with the end of the base $60 game, as they mystery of (spoiler during animus section after first leaving Norway)
Spoiler:
your character's remains turning up in North America
won't be resolved until later DLC.
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So I guess your character's story doesn't end with the end of the base $60 game, as they mystery of (spoiler during animus section after first leaving Norway)
Spoiler:
your character's remains turning up in North America

won't be resolved until later DLC.

Yeah i expect so. Maybe they could do a sequel during the Civil War. I would say a cowboy game, but after RDR2 i doubt they will go there. Shame as it could be cool. Have they ever touched on that era before?
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I'd like to see something with the Mayans or South American history.
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I'd love to see something during the zenith of the Aztecs with a fully constructed Tenochtitlan.
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I can get onboard with those ideas. Still many scenarios for future games. Hell a futuristic AC could be good at some point.
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I'd love to see something during the zenith of the Aztecs with a fully constructed Tenochtitlan.

I would say Old Japan but Ghost of Tsushima beat them to it...and in a solid way. In fact, no doubt Ghost 2 will be coming based off how they left the game off which will be interesting....probably a scenario with Shogun vs Mongols vs You in the middle
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
So I guess your character's story doesn't end with the end of the base $60 game, as they mystery of (spoiler during animus section after first leaving Norway)
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your character's remains turning up in North America

won't be resolved until later DLC.

Thinking about this again and future DLC may not necessarily be the case as one of the lands that opens up during this game is the area you indicated. I played through it and its not large map/area and feels almost like a last second decison to include it, going as far as saying it feels almost out of place.
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Re: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Anybody solve one of the Animus glitches yet?

It alludes to, IMO, the next AC might be
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in the future


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Anybody solve one of the Animus glitches yet?

It alludes to, IMO, the next AC might be
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in the future



I have gone through them all and saw the end video it plays after the final one is complete. Didnt get the feeling it was setting up a future setting, but to be honest i wasnt paying too much attention.
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