How To Get Dragon Scaled Armor In God Of War Ragnarok

Getting your hands on the Dragon Scaled Armor is necessary if you want a well balanced armor set; however, you will need to collect materials and play a side quest

In God of War, Kratos is sent to kill Ares by the Greek gods only to find out he is the servant of Ares himself. As much as the game is about killing dragons and other creatures, it is also about defending. So, to protect yourself better and fight more efficiently, you will need the Dragon Scaled armor in God of War Ragnarok.

Key Takeaways
  • Dragon Scaled Armor is a well-balanced armor set that provides you equal buff in strength and defense.
  • To get it, you must complete the Scent of Survival first so you can unlock The Crater.
  • You will need to kill Dragons, Drekis, and Drakes to get the materials required for the armor.
  • Unlocking the Dragon Scaled Breastplate will require 14,000 Hacksilver, 1 Dragon Claw, and 2 Dragon Tooth.
  • There is a Breastplate, bracers, and girdle in the armor set, and you should try to upgrade them to use their full potential.

Before I begin, here is a quick look at the stats of the Dragon Scaled Armor:

Armor Piece NameStrengthDefensePerks
Dragon Scaled Breastplate62.062.0Dragon's Fury
Dragon Scaled Bracers60.017.0Dragon's Rebuke I
Dragon Scaled Girdle17.060.0Dragon's Rebuke I

The Dragon Scaled Armor

God of War Ragnarok: Dragon Scaled Armor
The Dragon Scaled Armor [Image Credit: eXputer]
To optimize your combat experience and unlock achievements in God of War Ragnarok, consider pursuing the Dragon Scaled armor. This armor strikes a balance between offense and defense, making it ideal for players who prefer versatility.

  • Notably, the Dragon Scaled armor is essential for achieving the Dragon Slayer trophy, adding to its value.
  • Crafting this unique armor is a challenging task, as its creation requires materials obtained from defeating dragons, drakes, and drekis.

Initiate the crafting process in Vanaheim after completing the optional first dragon hunt in The Crater. The rarity and uniqueness of the armor underscore the need to actively engage and defeat these formidable creatures to gather the necessary materials.

Items Required For Dragon Scaled Armor

Materials Required for the Armor
Materials Required For the Dragon Scaled Armor [Image Credit: eXputer]
To craft the Dragon Scaled Armor in God of War Ragnarok, you’ll need the following materials:

  1. Hacksilver (a substantial amount).
  2. Dragon Claws (obtained by killing Dreki, drakes, or dragons).
  3. Dragon Tooth (also acquired from Dreki, drakes, or dragons).

Here’s where you can find these materials:

  1. Hacksilver: You can acquire Hacksilver from various sources in the game, including defeating enemies, looting chests, and completing quests. It’s a common currency in the game.
  2. Dragon Claws: You can obtain Dragon Claws by defeating Dreki, drakes, or dragons. Dreki can be found near the Forbidden Sands, while dragons are located south of The Crater. Killing a dragon can yield Dragon Claws.
  3. Dragon Tooth: Dragon Teeth can also be obtained from Dreki, drakes, or dragons. For instance, you can find a Drake near the Cliffside Ruins, which may drop Dragon Teeth when defeated.

Gather these materials through dragon encounters and exploration, and once you have enough, you’ll be able to craft the Dragon Scaled Armor.

How To Get The Dragon Scaled Armor

To craft the Dragon Scaled Armor in God of War Ragnarok, follow these steps:

  1. Unlock the Vanheim Realm: Ensure that the Vanheim realm is unlocked in the game.
  2. Complete the Scent of Survival Side Quest: Start the “Scent of Survival” side quest, which will eventually lead you to The Crater area.
  3. Collect the Beast Bone: While in The Crater area, find a chest on your left and open it to obtain the Beast Bone.
  4. Gather Required Materials: Make sure you have gathered enough Hacksilver, Dragon Claws, and Dragon Teeth from defeating Dreki, drakes, or dragons in the game.
  5. Visit the Crafting Menu: Go to the crafting menu in the game (usually accessed through a blacksmith) and locate the Dragon Scaled Armor.
  6. Craft the Armor: Craft the Dragon Scaled Armor using the collected materials, including the Beast Bone, Hacksilver, Dragon Claws, and Dragon Teeth.

Following these steps will allow you to craft the Dragon Scaled Armor and enhance Kratos’s abilities in God of War Ragnarok.

Dragon Scaled Armor Crafting

Crafting the Dragon Scaled Armor in God of War Ragnarok
Crafting The Dragon Scaled Armor [Image Credit: eXputer]
To craft and upgrade the Dragon Scaled Armor, follow these steps:

  1. Unlock the Vanheim Realm: Ensure that the Vanheim realm is unlocked in the game.
  2. Complete the Scent of Survival Side Quest: Start the “Scent of Survival” side quest, which will eventually lead you to The Crater area.
  3. Collect the Beast Bone: While in The Crater area, find a chest on your left and open it to obtain the Beast Bone.
  4. Gather Required Materials: Make sure you have gathered enough Hacksilver, Dragon Claws, and Dragon Teeth from defeating Dreki, drakes, or dragons in the game.
  5. Visit the Crafting Menu: Go to the crafting menu in the game (usually accessed through a blacksmith) and locate the Dragon Scaled Armor.
  6. Craft the Armor: Craft the Dragon Scaled Armor using the collected materials, including the Beast Bone, Hacksilver, Dragon Claws, and Dragon Teeth.
  7. Upgrade the Armor (Optional): If you have enough resources, you can upgrade each piece of the Dragon Scaled Armor set to higher levels. This will require specific materials and Hacksilver for each level of upgrade.

Here are the requirements for crafting and upgrading each piece of the Dragon Scaled Armor set:

Dragon Scaled Breastplate (Chest Armor)

  • Cost: 14,000 Hacksilver
  • Materials: 1 Dragon Claw, 2 Dragon Teeth

Dragon Scaled Bracers (Arm Armor)

  • Cost: 10,000 Hacksilver
  • Materials: 10 Dragon Tooth

Dragon Scaled Girdle (Waist Armor)

  • Cost: 10,000 Hacksilver
  • Materials: 10 Dragon Tooth

For each piece of armor, you can upgrade it to level 7, level 8, and level 9, further enhancing their stats.

These upgrades will significantly improve your Kratos’s abilities and make the Dragon Scaled Armor a formidable set in God of War Ragnarok.

Final Words

All in all, the Dragon Scaled Armor is one of the best armor that you can have in God of War Ragnarok. However, you will not be able to get it early in the game. Once you complete the Scent of Survival side quest and unlock the armor, make sure you upgrade the breastplate, bracers, and girdle to maximize its potential.

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