God Of War Ragnarok: How To Get All Dust Of Realms

Learn how to get Dust of Realms as it is used to upgrade Shields to their maximum levels.

As the Dust of Realms is a rare and valuable item, there aren’t that many locations from where you can get it. There are limited locations from where you can get it. And these locations aren’t easy at all. You’ll have to fight hard mini-bosses to get some Dust of Realms. So, here is how you can get the Dust of Realms in God of War Ragnarok.

Method 1: Born From Fire Side Quest

  • Defeat a special Draugr called “The Hateful” in various locations throughout the game.
  • After defeating “The Hateful,” close the associated Draugr Hole.
    Draugr Hole in God of War Ragnarok rewards with dust of realms.
    Clear the Draugr Holes to get Dust of Realms as a reward. [Image Credit: eXputer]
  • You’ll receive Dust of Realms as a reward for each closure.
    rewards of the draugr holes.
    You’ll get a different quantity of Dust of Realms as a reward for clearing the Draugr Holes. [Image Credit: eXputer]

Draugr Hole Locations and Rewards:

  1. The Watchtower Draugr Hole – Svartalfheim: Get 5 Dust of Realms.
  2. The Applecore Draugr Hole – Svartalfheim: Obtain 15 Dust of Realms.
  3. Abandoned Village Draugr Hole – Vanaheim: Receive 25 Dust of Realms.
  4. The Plains Draugr Hole – Vanaheim: Complete the “Return Of The River” favor quest first. Then, get 40 Dust of Realms.
  5. The Barrens Draugr Hole – Alfheim: Defeat the Hateful and acquire 60 Dust of Realms.
  6. Lake of Nine Draugr Hole – Midgard: Find it in the Lake of Nine region. Finish the quest to get 100 Dust of Realms.

Method 2: Yggdrasil Rifts

Yggdrasil Rifts in the game.
Yggdrasil Rifts are another source of rewards in the game. [Image Credit: eXputer]
  • Locate and interact with Yggdrasil Rifts throughout the game.
  • Engage in challenging battles against unique enemies.
  • Defeat the foes and interact with the Rift to close it.
  • You’ll receive Dust of Realms along with other rewards.

There are a total of 15 Yggdrasil Rifts in the game, each offering Dust of Realms as a reward. These Rifts provide valuable rewards and should not be overlooked, even though they present formidable challenges.

Please note that the amount of Dust of Realms you obtain from each Yggdrasil Rift may vary, so your rewards may differ depending on your progress and luck.

Yggdrasil rifts dust of realms reward in God of war ragnarok.
The Yggdrasil Rift rewards you with tons of Dust of Realms. [Image Credit: eXputer]
Key Takeaways
  • Dust of All Realms upgrades Kratos’ shields and creates attachments.
  • Obtain it by completing Hel Tears or Draugr Holes, which involve facing tough foes.
  • There are 6 Draugr Holes: 2 in Svartfalheim and Vanaheim, 1 in Alfheim and Midgard each.
  • Find 15 Yggdrasil Rifts in various realms: 7 in Svartfalheim, 4 in Vanaheim, 1 in Alfheim, and 3 in Midgard.
  • Clearing these options is necessary for max-level shields, but Dust of All Realms is generously provided.

What Is Dust of Realms

God of War Ragnarok lets you create different items in the game. As usual, to craft these items, you’d need some raw materials. As there are tons of items that you can craft in the game, so are tons of raw materials to craft them.

Dust of Realms in the game.
Dust of Realms description.

Dust of Realms is one of these raw materials that you can use to craft different items in the game. It is a rare resource, so that you won’t find it at many places in the game.

Crafting Uses

Dust of Realms is a crafting resource. Using it, you can upgrade tons of items in the game. It will make those items much stronger for you to use, giving you an edge over opponents or bosses in the game. The Dust of Realms is used to upgrade Shields in the game. So, here are all the items that require Dust of Realms as a raw crafting material.

Shield Upgrades

To reach the highest levels of shield upgrades in the game, Dust of Realms is essential. Here’s the breakdown for level 8 and level 9 shield upgrades:

Level 8 Upgrade Requirements (for all shields):

  • 15,000 Hacksilver
  • 6x Luminous Alloy
  • 25x Dust of Realms

Level 9 Upgrade Requirements (for all shields):

  • 20,000 Hacksilver
  • 3x Blazing Embers
  • 50x Dust of Realms

These upgrades significantly enhance your shields, making them more powerful and providing you with a significant advantage in battles.

shield upgrades
Shields Level 8 and 9 upgrades require Dust of Realms. [Image Credit: eXputer]

Shield Attachments Upgrades

Upgrading your shield attachments, known as Ronds, is crucial as they enhance not only the shield’s strength but also its visual appearance. Just like shields, Dust of Realms is vital for upgrading Ronds to their highest levels. Here are the details for Rond upgrades:

Level 8 Rond Upgrade Requirements (for most Ronds):

  • 10,000 Hacksilver
  • 3x Luminous Alloy
  • 15x Dust of Realms

Level 9 Rond Upgrade Requirements (vary for some Ronds):

  1. For Rond of Volition, Aggravation, Expedition, Restoration, Deflection, and Rond of the Nine Realms:
    • 14,000 Hacksilver
    • 20x Fortified Remnants
    • 30x Dust of Realms
  2. For Rond of Affliction, Purification, and Rond of Disruption:

Upgrading your Ronds to higher levels enhances your shield’s capabilities and changes its appearance. Dust of Realms is a key component in achieving these advanced Rond levels, along with additional resources specific to each Rond type.

Shield attachments upgrades.
The Shield Attachments or Ronds also require Dust of Realms for the upgrade. [Image Credit: eXputer]

Final Words

The Dust of Realms is a rare and hard-to-find material if you don’t know where you’re supposed to look. Its rarity is much understood by the usage of the Dust of Realms. It is useful to upgrade Shields to their maximum level. Not only that, you’ll find that it is used in upgrading Shield Attachments or Ronds to their max level too.

Now, we know that the Dust of Realms is hard to get in God of War Ragnarok. But, if you look at specific locations to find it, then it becomes a lot easier. These locations are the Draugr Hold and the Yggdrasil Rifts. These are scattered all over the nine realms in the God of War Ragnarok. Once you have acquired enough Dust of Realms, you’ll be to level up the Shields and their attachments fully.

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