God Of War Ragnarok: All Crafting Materials & Locations

The complete Guide to all the Crafting Materials in God of War Ragnarok and also how to obtain them.

God of War Ragnarok has a complex crafting system that involves a lot of different items. There is a vast array of crafting materials scattered all over the Nine Realms, and it can be hard to know how to obtain a specific material. These can be acquired through different methods. 

Key Takeaways
  • There are 38 different crafting materials used to upgrade or craft gear in God of War Ragnarok.
  • They can be found in Red, Wooden, and Legendary Chests found throughout the Realms.
  • Additionally, enemies and bosses can also drop materials unique to them, such as the Dragon Tooth.
  • There are also some materials locked specifically behind favor quests, such as the Crackle of Bilskirnir.
  • These materials are imperative for making your gear strong enough to survive against the optional bosses such as Berserkers.

All God Of War Ragnarok Crafting Materials 

Here is a list of all the materials in God of War Ragnarok in alphabetical order:

Crafting MaterialDescription
Asgardian IngotRare material used for
upgrading armor.
Ýdalir TimberCommon material used for
crafting and upgrading armor.
Beast BoneCommon material used for
crafting and upgrading armor.
Beast ScrapsCommon material used for
crafting and upgrading armor.
Blazing EmbersRare material used for
upgrading shields.
Bonded LeatherCommon material used for
upgrading belts and wrap pieces of armor.
Crackle of BilskirnirUnique material used
to craft Hilt of Ridill.
Divine AshesRare material used
for upgrading gear.
Dragon ClawRare material used
for crafting and upgrading dragon-scale armor.
Dragon ToothRare material used for
crafting and upgrading dragon-scale armor.
Dust of RealmsLate-game material used
for upgrading shields.
Dwarven SteelCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Essence of HelRare material used to
craft Healing Harmony grip.
Forged IronCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Fortified RemnantsMaterial used to
upgrade Kratos' shield rounds.
Gleaming CrystalLate-game material
used to upgrade weapon attachments.
Glowing EmbersMaterial used for Chaos Blade
attachments and some armor upgrades.
Hardened RemnantsMaterial used to
upgrade Kratos' Leviathan Axe.
Honed MetalUncommon material
used for crafting and upgrading shields.
Hunter's BrandRare material used
to craft the Hunter Armor set.
Lindwyrm ScalesScales of the
Lindwyrm used for a favor.
Luminous AlloyRare material used for
upgrading high-level armor and weapons.
Nar's CupCrafting material
used in the "Skull of Nar" favor.
Asgardian IngotRare material
used for upgrading armor.
Ýdalir TimberCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading Atreus' gear.
Beast BoneCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Beast ScrapsCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Blazing EmbersRare material used for upgrading shields.
Bonded LeatherCommon material used
for upgrading belts and wrap pieces of armor.
Crackle of BilskirnirUnique material
used to craft Hilt of Ridill.
Divine AshesRare material
used for upgrading gear.
Dragon ClawRare material
used for crafting and upgrading dragon-scale armor.
Dragon ToothRare material
used for crafting and upgrading dragon-scale armor.
Dust of RealmsLate-game material
used for upgrading shields.
Dwarven SteelCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Essence of HelRare material used
to craft Healing Harmony grip.
Forged IronCommon material used
for crafting and upgrading armor.
Fortified RemnantsMaterial used to
upgrade Kratos' shield rounds.
Gleaming CrystalLate-game material used
to upgrade weapon attachments.
Glowing EmbersMaterial used for Chaos Blade
attachments and some armor upgrades.
Hardened RemnantsMaterial used to upgrade Kratos' Leviathan Axe.
Honed MetalUncommon material used
for crafting and upgrading shields.
Hunter's BrandRare material used
to craft the Hunter Armor set.
Luminous AlloyRare material used for
upgrading high-level armor and weapons.
Nar's CupCrafting material used in the "Skull of Nar" favor.
Nidavellir OreMaterial used for
crafting Nidavellir's armor.
Petrified BoneMaterial used for upgrading
Leviathan and Chaos Blades and crafting weapon attachments.
Purified CrystallineLate-game material used
to improve weapon attachments.
RawhideCommon material
used for upgrading and crafting gear.
Shattered RuneCommon material used
for upgrading and crafting gear.
Shining CrystalRare material used for
upgrading armor, axes, blades, and artifacts.
Slag DepositsCommon material used
for crafting low-level shields.
Skirnir's GambanteinnRare material used
to craft powerful relics.
Smoldering EmbersMaterial used
for upgrading weapons.
Sparkling CrystalMaterial obtained by
throwing Crystalline Shards into the Wishing Well.
StonewoodCommon material
used for upgrading and crafting gear.
Sovereign CoalsRare material obtained
by closing Draugr Holes.
SvefnthornMaterial obtained by defeating the
Ormstunga boss in the "Lost Treasure" favor.
Tempered RemnantsMaterial obtained by
defeating bosses at the Wreckage of Asgard.
Whispering SlabMaterial obtained
by completing various favors.
Ýdalir TimberCrafting material used
exclusively for upgrading Atreus' gear.
  1. Asgardian Ingot
    • Rare material for late-game armor upgrades.
    • Obtainable from Red Chests, Valkyries, Muspelheim Trials, and the Wishing Well.
      God Of War Ragnarok All crafting Materials Asgardian Ingot
      God Of War Ragnarok Asgardian Ingot – Image Captured by eXputer
  2. Beast Bones
    • Common resource used for armor crafting and upgrades.
    • Acquired by defeating Beast-class creatures and occasionally from Red or Legendary chests.
  3. Beast Scraps
    • Used for upgrading Kratos’ and Atreus’ gear.
    • Obtained by defeating Beast-class creatures and sometimes found in chests.
  4. Blazing Embers
    • Rare resource for upgrading shields.
    • Obtained by completing Muspelheim Crucible Trials, specifically after the “Health Steal” Challenge.
      Crafting Material Blazing Ember
      God Of War Ragnarok Blazing Ember – Image by eXputer
  5. Bonded Leather
    • Necessary for upgrading belts and wraps.
    • Found by defeating enemies, Mini-Bosses, floating in Svartalfheim’s lake, and in some chests.
  6. Crackle of Bilskirnir
    • Unique crafting material for crafting the Hilt Of Ridill.
    • Acquired by completing the “Animal Instincts” side quest.
  7. Divine Ashes
    • Late-game resource used for gear upgrades.
    • Found in the Muspelheim Realm during the Crucible Trials.
  8. Dragon Claw
    • Rare material for crafting Dragon Scale Armor.
    • Obtained from dragons and drakes in Vanaheim and the Gravel Belly boss in Alfheim.
      Crafting Material Dragon Claw
      God Of War Ragnarok Dragon Claw – Screenshot Grab: eXputer
  9. Dragon Tooth
    • Common crafting material for Dragon Scale Armor.
    • Dropped by Drekis and used for armor crafting and upgrades.
  10. Dust of Realms
    • Needed to upgrade shields.
    • Obtained from closing Draugr holes, discovering Yggdrasil Rifts, and completing the “Born From Fire” favor.
  11. Dwarven Steel
    • Common resource found early in the game.
    • Available from mob drops, red chests, and purchase at the workshop.
  12. Essence Of Hel
    • Rare material used for crafting the Healing Harmony grip.
    • Obtained by closing the Hel Tears scattered throughout the Nine Realms.
  13. Forged Iron
    • Common crafting material for early-game gear.
    • Found in red chests, mob drops, and available for purchase at shops.
      All Crafting Materials God Of War Ragnarok Forged Iron
      God Of War Ragnarok Forged Iron – Screenshot Captured by eXputer
  14. Fortified Remnants
    • Obtained during late-game favors.
    • Used to upgrade Kratos’ Leviathan Axe.
  15. Gleaming Crystal
    • Late-game material for upgrading weapon attachments.
    • Obtained by exchanging Crystalline Shards in the Wishing Well.
  16. Glowing Embers
    • Crafting resource for Chaos Blade Attachments.
    • Rewarded for completing Muspelheim Trials.
  17. Hardened Remnants
    • Found in late-game favors.
    • Used to upgrade Kratos’ Leviathan Axe.
      Crafting Material Hardened Remnants
      God Of War Ragnarok Hardened Remnants – Image Captured by eXputer
  18. Honed Metal
    • Crafting material for shields and gear upgrades.
    • Available for purchase at the shop, found in red chests, and mob drops.
  19. Hunter’s Brand
    • Rare crafting material used to craft the Hunter Armor set.
    • Obtained from defeating bosses in “In Plain Sight” and “Nocturnal Predator” favors, and from “The Untamed Fury.”
  20. Lindwyrm Scales
    • Acquired during the “Lost Lindwyrms” favor.
    • Used for upgrading armor and weapon attachments.
  21. Luminous Alloy
    • Needed for upgrading shields to level 6.
    • Found in red chests, specifically in Muspelheim Trials and “The Last Remnants of Asgard” favor.
  22. Nar’s Cup
    • Crafting material for the Hilt of Tyrfing.
    • Obtained by defeating the Blatonn boss in late-game favor.
  23. Nidavellir Ore
    • Used to craft Nidavellir armor.
    • Rewarded for completing “In Service of Asgard” favor.
  24. Petrified Bone
  25. Purified Crystalline
    • Late-game resource for upgrading weapon attachments.
    • Obtained by exchanging Crystalline Shards in the Wishing Well.
      Crafting Material Purified Crystal
      God Of War Ragnarok Purified Crystal – Image Credit Copyright: eXputer
  26. Rawhide
    • Common crafting material for gear.
    • Found in red chests, mob drops, and available for purchase.
  27. Shattered Rune
    • Common crafting material used for gear.
    • Found in red chests and dropped by enemies.
  28. Shining Crystal
    • Rare material used for various upgrades.
    • Acquired by exchanging Crystalline Shards in the Wishing Well.
  29. Slag Deposits
    • Common crafting material used for early-game shields.
    • Obtained by closing Draugr Holes, floating in Svartalfheim’s lake, and in red chests.
  30. Skirnir’s Gambanteinn
    • Rare crafting material for powerful relics.
    • Obtained by defeating the Gravel Belly boss in the “Desert Door” favor.
      Crafting Material Skirnir’s Gambanteinn
      God Of War Ragnarok Skirnir’s Gambanteinn – [Image credit: eXputer]
  31. Smoldering Embers
    • Crucible Trials reward for upgrading weapons and defeating enemies.
      God of War Ragnarok All Crafting Materials Smoldering Embers
      God Of War Ragnarok Smoldering Embers – Image Captured by us
  32. Sparkling Crystal
    • Obtained by exchanging Crystalline Shards in the Wishing Well.
  33. Stonewood
    • Common crafting material available for purchase, in red chests, and mob drops.
  34. Sovereign Coals
  35. Svefnthorn
  36. Tempered Remnants
    • Found in the wreckage of Asgard after completing the game.
    • Used to upgrade gear.
  37. Whispering Slab
    • Crafting material from favor rewards, used for gear upgrades.
  38. Ýdalir Timber
    • Crafting material for Atreus’ gear.
    • Found in red chests and mob drops while playing as Atreus.

Final Words

Now that you know all the Crafting materials and where to find them, you are ready to set out and acquire what you need. Check out our BEST Armor Sets guide to learn the best armor so you don’t waste your rare resources upgrading other things.  Along with all the materials, we also have a List of all the missions in God of War. Check it out.

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