Thor is the first big boss fight in God of War Ragnarök, and he lives up to his reputation as a formidable foe.
There are three phases to this Thor in Midgard boss fight, and we have the best strategy and tips on how to beat Thor in God of War Ragnarök during each phase below.
For more help with your initial journey through the Realms, check out our pages on how long to beat Ragnarök, Nornir Chest locations and solutions, and Muspelheim Seed locations.
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Thor’s boss fight in Phase 1 in God of War Ragnarök
Phase 1 of the Thor boss fight in God of War Ragnarök takes place in a long area with many small columns, and the first thing you need to do is activate Kratos’s Wrath by clicking L3 + R3 together, then hit Thor as much as you can. can.
For the rest of the fight, you must either dodge the roll when the red circle appears on Thor, and block and parry when Thor rushes towards Kratos with a three-hit combo, or dodge and move away from the three hits.
Thor will also raise his arms and then behind him to generate a powerful clap that deals close range damage. When you see him raise his arms, block with your shield or back away.
As for damaging the thunder god, you should stay back and throw your ax at him, or use melee attacks if you are more confident with your dodging and parrying skills.
Don’t forget that you can build up frost on your ax before attacking to deal additional damage. It’s a good idea to do this several times if you throw the axe, as you’ll have more time to do it than when you hit Thor up close.
The first phase of the Thor boss fight will end when he has one health bar left and you use R3.
Thor’s boss fight in Phase 2 in God of War Ragnarök
At the beginning of Phase 2 of the Thor boss fight in God of War Ragnarök, you should use the same strategy as before and activate Rage when you can and avoid his powerful clap, three-hit attack, and unblockable move by dodging, but this time. you can throw columns at it.
That said, we wouldn’t prioritize launching a pillar, as Thor can catch you off guard when you run towards one. We recommend just throwing one when you encounter it while dodging and Thor is close enough to take damage.
Thor will eventually begin firing lightning in a line at Kratos and attack with his lightning-charged hammer. For lightning lines, he dodges to the opposite side of them. The electrically charged hammer’s attacks cannot be dodged, so you must block or parry them, and you must attack Thor right after blocking this sequence, as this is when he is most vulnerable.
Dodge lines of lightning, block or parry charged hammer attacks.
During the fight, Thor will knock out Kratos and you’ll see the reset screen… but he’ll bring you right back. He uses the same strategies after this until he reduces it to one and a half bars of health, when a cutscene will play out and Phase 3 will begin.
Ragnarök is finally here and we have pages on Nornir Chest locations and solutions, Raven locations and rewards, Muspelheim Seed locations, and Thor and Alva boss fight strategies to help you on your journey through the nine. Kingdoms. If you want to know how long Kratos’ epic adventure will last, we also have a page on how long to beat and the duration of the Platinum Trophy.
Thor’s boss fight in Phase 3 in God of War Ragnarök
Thor performs the same attacks in the final phase of his fight as before, but also adds circles of lightning to his moveset. Make sure you are not standing in the red circles when they appear to avoid these rays.
Other than this, be sure to follow the same strategy as before, dodging when a red ring appears around Thor and when he fires a line of lightning, blocking when he begins his three-hit sequence with his electrically charged hammer, and activating Rage. whenever I can.
When you get it down to a single health bar, press the R3 prompt to finish the Thor boss fight in God of War Ragnarök and continue the story.
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