There are a plethora of items to discover in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, from Thor's Mjolnir and Armour, to excellent armour sets such as Mentor's or Brigandine sets. If you plan on getting into the thick of things, raiding in the open and smashing down opponents, you probably need the find the best shield in Assassin's Creed Valhalla. In this guide, we will show you how to get the Sarcophagus Shield, which is arguably the best shield you can find in the game.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Sarcophagus Shield stats
First up, we take a look at the stats and explain why the Sarcophagus Shield is arguably the best in Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
In short, it is all about the special ability the Sarcophagus Shield grants those who wield it. The Sarcophagus Shield is a Heavy Shield (at Superior Quality when you pick it up) which falls under the Wolf gear collection.
When you parry with the shield equipped, it has a chance of forming a small ring of fire around your character. This can set enemies ablaze and is absolutely perfect for those who love melee combat. At Superior Quality, the Sarcophagus Shield has a 33% chance to proc and 30-second cooldown on the ability.
The Sarcophagus Shield stats at Mythical are:
- Attack: 123
- Speed: 27
- Block: 161
- Stun: 144
- Weight: 17
- Rune Slots: 3
If we've convinced you with the stats and unique ability that the Sarcophagus Shield is a must-have in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, continue on to the next section to learn how to get it.
Valhalla Sarcophagus Shield: How to get
You won't have to wait until the endgame to find the Sarcophagus Shield in Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
The Sarcophagus Shield location can be found in Sciropescire, a power level 130 area. To be specific, it is located in the Dhustone Quarry POI.
To get the Sarcophagus Shield, you need to head underneath the Dhustone Quarry, sliding through a crack in the wall near the underground entrance.
Use Odin's Sight to locate the chest, and dive into the body of water. Swim underneath the large rocks to get to the other side, and jump onto the platform with the chest. Then, simply loot the chest and the Sarcophagus Shield will be yours.
TagBackTV has a very nice visual guide showing off a powerful combo you can use with the Sarcophagus Shield, and how to find it.
With the best Assassin's Creed Valhalla shield equipped, you should be rather unstoppable in most of your ventures, especially since you can get the shield quite early into the campaign.