After the canyons you will come across Sindri who will ask you to go and inspect a cave in the desert of God of War Ragnarok: a strange noise comes from it and the beast could be the cause of the huge sandstorm in the area. Take your sled and go inspect the famous cave indicated on your compass.
Many dark elves hang around, be sure to prepare yourself well before going into battle. This time the puzzles will be linked to the mechanics of God of War 2018 , with the membranes of elven substances to explode with a single throw to make them disappear. After a new battle arena, climb up using the blade grips and then take the rope that will allow you to cross the chasm. On the other side, a chest of the norns will fall straight into your beak, but be careful, you won't be able to activate it right away, but remember to open the gate next to it. Retracing your steps, swing the ax on the moonstone from quite a distance in order to tear off the membranes that are blocking the passage, then progress from hook to hook until you reach a passage on the right which will also lead you to the last bell. from the chest mentioned below.
Big big fight then against a swarm of particularly tough dark elves, especially if you play hard or in God of War. Then sneak into the hole filled with glowing crystals for a new little puzzle that involves bouncing surfaces. Start by turning the golden debris below, as usual by swinging your ax at the explosive jars. Same principle a little lower but in a more complex chouille. Start with the 3 membranes in the center thanks to the moonstone, jump the small precipice then turn around to reach the explosive jar and turn the golden debris. Retrace your steps to take the left path and this time aim to make 2 ricochets on the stones and thus turn a new group of membranes. Then climb opposite and turn the device with the moonstone to make a double ricochet again to remove the remaining membranes. beware of the nightmares that will jump out at you.
Release of the first Hafgufa
You are finally alongside the creature, which you will have to free with a few more ax throws. To have the good point of view, explode the jar on your left, jump on the small platform and look opposite to explode the membranes of the bottom thanks to a new ricochet. For the second group, it's above that it happens, place yourself just on the right to have access to the bouncing surface. Once the jellyfish is released, you will still have to open the way for it. Simply continue on your way until you come across a legendary chest for free as a reward, then return to the scorched wasteland. The place where to release the jellyfish is indicated directly on your compass, go there and eradicate the last vines which hold it back to stop the sandstorm of this first part of the desert.
The god of thunder and his famous hammer Mjöllnir is the second boss of this new God of War, with a very intense fight. Here's a written strategy guide with tips and tricks for defeating him on maximum difficulty, as well as a video of the fight in this mode.