How To Get Giptumadr’s Armor In God of War Ragnarok

Learn how to get Giptumadr's Armor and how it's overall stats are distributed for players!

God of War Ragnarok has a staggering 30+ armor sets [including all characters] to choose from, which are all accessed through completing main story quests, favors, or side quests that are not available to players from the get-go.

Key Takeaways

To obtain the Giptumadr’s Armor in God of War Ragnarok, follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Ninth Main Mission: You can acquire the Giptumadr’s Armor after completing the ninth main mission in the game called “World of Fate.”
  2. Visit Brok and Sindri: Once you’ve finished the “World of Fate” mission, head to Brok and Sindri, the game’s blacksmiths, to have them craft the armor for you.
  3. Crafting Costs: Crafting all three pieces of the Giptumadr’s Armor (Breastplate, Waistguard, and Gauntlets) will require a total of 20,500 Hacksilver.

Here are the unique abilities and attributes of each piece of the Giptumadr’s Armor:

  • Breastplate: This piece has a special ability that grants a chance to restore your Runic attack’s cooldown by 70 percent. The effectiveness of this ability depends on your Luck stat.
  • Waistguard and Gauntlets: Both the Waistguard and Gauntlets have the potential to drop health stones or rage stones, depending on your Luck stat.

These unique abilities and the overall high Luck stats of the Giptumadr’s Armor make it a valuable choice for players looking to enhance their character’s combat capabilities and survivability.

Note: Expect Spoilers Ahead if you haven’t progressed through the game.

How To Get Giptumadr’s Armor Set Pieces

God of War Ragnarok Sindri's Shop
Sindri’s Shop (Image Credits Exputer)

In order to know how to get God of War Ragnarök Giptumadr’s Armor set, players will be able to get it once they are pretty familiar with the entire storyline. Because GOWR has 10+ main story missions, players will need to complete the ninth main mission. 

God of War Ragnarok Hacksilver
Hacksilver (Image Credits Exputer)

After they’ve done the quest, you will be able to able to head over to Sindri and Brok’s workshop, from where you will be able to interact with them, and they will be able to help further you craft the armor set using hack silver. If you want a more detailed walkthrough on how to get it, you can refer to the below. 

Giptumadr’s Armor 

God of War Ragnarok Giptumadr's Armor
Giptumadr’s Armor (Image Credits Exputer)
Armor Piece NameStrengthDefenseRunicLuckPerks / Buffs
Giptumadr's Breastplate32.'s Refresh
Giptumadr's Gauntlets43.'s Bounty I
Giptumadr's Waist Guard0.'s Bounty I

With each complete armor set having 3 pieces, with the chest armor, wrist as well as waist armor, the Giptumadr’s Set is not unique to it. The set itself offers players a solid amount of strength, as well as luck distribution. 

As its description tells the player, “an armor so beautiful that whoever wears it becomes instantly more likable and lucky”, is true, considering the way that it allows players to gain extra luck. 

Giptumadr’s Breastplate 

God of War Ragnarok Breastplate
Breastplate (Image Credits Exputer)
LevelsStatsCrafted / Upgraded / Purchased
Level 5
  • Strength: 32
  • Defense: 36
  • Runic: 11
  • Luck: 36
Crafted: Need 8,500 hacksilver
Level 6
  • Strength: 35
  • Defense: 44
  • Runic: 13
  • Luck: 40
Upgraded: Need 15,000 hacksilver and 2 Asgardian ingot
Level 7
  • Strength: 42
  • Defense: 52
  • Runic: 16
  • Luck: 47
Upgraded: Need 20,000 hacksilver and 4 Asgardian Ingot.
Level 8
  • Strength: 48
  • Defense: 60
  • Runic: 18
  • Luck: 54
Upgraded: Need 25,000 hacksilver, 5 Asgardian ingot, and 20 bonded leather
Level 9
  • Strength: 54
  • Defense: 68
  • Runic: 20
  • Luck: 61
Upgraded: Need 35,000 hacksilver, 40 bonded leather, and 2 Smouldering Embers.

With the Giptumadr’s Breastplate in hand, players will be able to adorn it on their chest and protect themselves from any kinds of incoming attacks that are aimed at the chest. 

The breastplate itself will provide a total of 54 strengths, alongside being able also to provide the player with 68 defenses, 20 RNC as well as 61 Luck. 

The piece itself offers something known as Fortune’s Refresh to players, which essentially grants players the ability an increased luck chance whenever they are using a runic attack or relic, which will allow them to regain 70% of their cooldown, making it all the easier to take out enemies. 

Giptumadr’s Gauntlets 

God of War Ragnarok Gauntlets
Gauntlets (Image Credits Exputer)
LevelsStatsCrafted / Upgraded / Purchased
Level 5
  • Strength: 43
  • Runic: 7
  • Luck: 23
Crafted: Need 6,000 hacksilver
Level 6
  • Strength: 50
  • Runic: 8
  • Luck: 25
Upgraded: Need 10,000 hacksilver and 1 Asgardian Ingot
Level 7
  • Strength: 59
  • Runic: 10
  • Luck: 29
Upgraded: Need 13,500 hacksilver and 2 Asgardian Ingot
Level 8
  • Strength: 68
  • Runic: 11
  • Luck: 34
Upgraded: Need 16,500 hacksilver, 3 Asgardian ingot, and 10 bonded leather.
Level 9
  • Strength: 77
  • Runic: 13
  • Luck: 38
Upgraded: Need 25,000 hacksilver, 20 Bonded Leather, and 5 Tempered Remnants.

Next up, we have Giptumadr’s Gauntlets, which provide the player with even more strength, with it being 77, as well as a total of 13 runic, which is on the lower end, as well as a total luck of 38. 

The gauntlets offer a Fortune’s Bounty II, which essentially allows players to launch an attack against enemies by using their runic attacks or their relics, and it will give them a luck chance whereby it might drop a healthstone or a ragestone. 

Healthstone will be able to assist players with health regeneration. 

Waist Guard 

God of War Ragnarok Waist Guard
Waist Guard (Image Credits Exputer)
LevelsStatsCrafted / Upgraded / Purchased
Level 5
  • Defense: 43
  • Runic: 7
  • Luck: 23
Crafted: Need 6,000 hacksilver
Level 6
  • Defense: 50
  • Runic: 8
  • Luck: 25
Upgraded: Need 10,000 hacksilver and 1 Asgardian Ingot
Level 7
  • Defense: 59
  • Runic: 10
  • Luck: 29
Upgraded: Need 13,500 hacksilver and 2 Asgardian Ingot
Level 8
  • Defense: 68
  • Runic: 11
  • Luck: 34
Upgraded: Need 16,500 hacksilver, 3 Asgardian ingot, and 10 bonded leather.
Level 9
  • Defense: 77
  • Runic: 13
  • Luck: 38
Upgraded: Need 25,000 hacksilver, 20 Bonded Leather, and 10 sparkling crystal..

For the last piece, we have the Giptumadr’s Waist Guard, which, as the name suggests, will protect the players’ waist from all kinds of incoming attacks. The waist guard will provide players with a defense of 77, a runic of 13, as well as luck of 38. 

The waist guard will also have the same fortune’s bounty II perk. 

Giptumadr’s Armor Walkthrough In GOW Ragnarok

God of War Ragnarok Missions
Missions (Image Credits Exputer)

Major warning, considering the armor is acquired in the ninth main story mission, players will need to play through the first 9 chapters, which we will cover right now. 

Surviving Fimbulwinter 

In the “Surviving Fimbulwinter” quest in God of War Ragnarok, you’ll encounter several objectives and events. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to do:

  1. Head Back Home: Start by heading back home from where you first began the game. You’ll be using a sled with Kratos on it, so follow the prompts to navigate through the snowy path.
  2. Track Atreus: After reaching a certain point, you’ll be prompted to track Atreus. Turn left and find a campfire. Head to the upper wildwoods while following this trail.
  3. Fight Bjorn: Along the way, you’ll encounter Bjorn, and you’ll need to engage in a battle with him.
  4. Return Home with Atreus: After defeating Bjorn, go back home with Atreus and interact with the bed in your home.
  5. Confront Thor: Thor will make an appearance, and you’ll have to engage in a battle against him.
  6. Follow Atreus: After the battle with Thor, follow Atreus further into the fortress.
  7. Encounter the Huntress: During your journey, you’ll encounter the huntress.
  8. Return Home: After these events, go back home.
  9. Follow Sindri: Finally, follow Sindri to continue with the second questline.

The Quest For Tyr

In the quest “Quest for Tyr” in God of War Ragnarok, here are the main steps you’ll follow:

  1. Get to Nidavellir and freeze the geysers with your Leviathan Axe.
  2. Explore Nidavellir.
  3. Make your way to Durlin’s Office.
  4. Exit Durlin’s Office to the port.
  5. Go to the mine through the minecart beyond the mountain.
  6. Reach the front of the broken train.
  7. Defeat the Dreki boss.
  8. Fix the broken train.
  9. Take the train to the mines.
  10. Search for Tyr.
  11. Pursue Tyr.
  12. Exit the mines with Tyr.
  13. Escape through the Mystic Gateway.

Old Friends 

As for the thor questline, the Old Friends will be quite on the easier end, which will have you enter the mystic gateway, after which you will need to interact with Jormungandr, where you will need to get rid of a few soundstones.

From there, go back to the mystic gateway and then interact with Freya. 

Groa’s Secret 

In the quest “Groa’s Secret” in God of War Ragnarok, here are the main steps you’ll follow:

  1. Go to Groa’s shrine.
  2. Head over to the temple.
  3. Bring down the light well.
  4. Defeat the boss named Alva.
  5. Bring down the light well again to complete the quest.
  6. Head to the Mystic Gateway.

The Lost Sanctuary 

In the fifth quest, known as “The Lost Sanctuary” in God of War Ragnarok, here are the main steps you’ll undertake:

  1. Explore Ironwood with Angrboda.
  2. Meet Angrboda at the shrine.
  3. Assist Angrboda with the giants.
  4. Follow Angrboda through the canyon.
  5. Return to Jalla and investigate the hidden passageway.
  6. Eliminate the Wretches in the sinkhole.
  7. Return to the surface and journey home through the marshes.
  8. Free a wolf from Gryla’s clutches and defeat Gryla.
  9. Return to Angrboda’s Home and explore the treehouse.

The Reckoning 

In the sixth quest of God of War Ragnarok, here are the key steps you’ll follow:

  1. Meet Brok at the Mystic Gateway.
  2. Locate the source of Freya’s Curse and eliminate it.
  3. Interact with Freyr and continue searching for the binding curse’s source.
  4. Defeat the Forest Ancient.
  5. Reach a watchtower and cross a valley.
  6. Find a way to cross the broken bridge.
  7. Encounter and defeat two bosses, Fiske and Nidhogg.
  8. Return to Freyr’s camp to retrieve Mimir.
  9. Proceed to the next quest in the game.

The Runaway 

As for the 7th questline, The Running requires players to find shelter, after which they will need to investigate Freya’s abandoned house and then light a fire for Chaurli. With that, they will need to follow Odin’s Raven, and then climb the wall, and follow Heimdall, as well as go ahead and meet Odin. 

Into The Fire 

Next up, players will need to search for the Mask Fragment with the assistance of Thor, after which you will need to investigate Surtr’s Shrine. After that, you will need to resume your search for the mask fragment and then go back to Atreus’ Quarters. 

Word of Fate 

For the 9th quest, players will need to make their way over to Midgard, from where they will need to find the wolves at the kennel, open the gate and then follow the wolves to Norns and track it. 

Find the norns at the Well of Urd and then get rid of the Frost Phantom, and then leave the norns. 

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