Kjotve the Cruel is the first boss that you will have to face in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, for someone who is twice your size defeating Kjotve can be a bit tricky but it can be done easily if you just follow the steps that we’ve written down below to beat Kjotve in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
How To Beat Kjotve the Cruel In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Eivor has personal reasons to kill Kjotve the Cruel in the game and this battle sets the tone of the rest of the game. You’re thrown in the deep end without much gear and weapons and to defeat him you will need to understand his attack pattern and then take him down.
You will need to start off by creating distance between you and Kjotve and when you have some space, attack him quickly with your arrows and take as much of his health as possible.
From that moment on, all you have to do is dodge his attacks and then counter with a few of your own, be careful as Kjotve’s attacks are immensely powerful and will deal a lot of damage to you. To replenish your health, check the bushes around you and eat the berries for quick heal.
What you should keep in mind that is you have pace and agility on your side, so use it and make sure that you keep your attention fixed on Kjotve the Cruel all the time. The lesser enemies will be taken care of immediately and you only have to worry about having to beat Kjotve the Cruel.
Kjotve’s attacks can be intercepted, if you see a yellow glow just before his attack, you will be able to block and or parry those attacks. If you see a red glow, it means that those attacks are cannot be blocked and you will need to dodge and roll out of the way.
Continue on attacking him and once his health gets to half, a cutscene will appear and post that Kjotve will throw you to another area. Follow the same tactic here and you will be able to best Kjotve the Cruel once and for all.
This is all there is to know about how to beat Kjotve the Cruel in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.