How to Solve the Mysteries of Gullnamar in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

The all-new Mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla has created a frenzy amongst fans. This new addition came as a result of The Dawn of Ragnarok expansion that has introduced new mysteries, wealth and artifacts.

We will tell you how you can find and solve the mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla.

AC Valhalla: Mysteries of Gullnamar

The Mysteries of Gullnamar are a set of side-quests in AC Valhalla that are marked on the map by a blue icon. These icons are only visible when you synchronize the viewpoint in the game. As you approach the mystery, it will reveal the exact type of side quest it is.

AC Valhalla: Mysteries of Gullnamar
Mysteries of Gullnamar

There are four types of mystery in the Gullnamar region of Svartalfheim: Mythical Memory, World Event, Dwarf in Distress, and a Dwarven Tribute Altar.

AC Valhalla: Solving Mysteries of Gullnamar

You can solve the seven Mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla separately.

I. Har Smida Mythical Memory

The city of Uldar is located near the center of Gullnamar. Here, you will find the only Mythical Memory in Gullnamar. Start by heading to its southern side and at some distance, you will find some guards who must be killed.

How to quickly solve Mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla
Har Smida Mythical Memory

From this place go to the entrance on the right side of the lava and keep following the path. This path will bifurcate at some distance and you must take the right-hand path. You will find yourself in the room with the Mythical Mystery.

In the end, you must interact with the anvil with golden threads strewn over to finish this mystery.

II. Hyrrokin’s Gift World Event

At the south of Uldar you will find a campsite on the hill where a bear will attack a Dwarf called Frodri. You have to kill the bear and help Frodri who will then join you in disposing of a cursed ring given to him by a Jotun witch, Hyrrokin.

Hyrrokin’s Gift World Event
Hyrrokin’s Gift World Event

As the story unfolds Frodri will eat poison mushrooms and you must feed him some ration to continue the quest. You must defeat a snake on your way and slowly, you will reach a crack in the mountain with lava flowing below.

Just travel a little more and congratulations, the second mystery is finished!

III. Auga Dwarven Tribute Altar Mystery

After this, you must follow the southern road that leads out of Uldar. Here you will find a pond with a Dwarven Tribute Altar standing in the middle who needs five regular Pollock to complete. If successful, you will get a Skill Point.

How to quickly solve Mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla
Auga Dwarven Tribute Altar Mystery

You can find the regular Pollock at the closest bank of the Vindkleif River and complete the third Gullnamar mystery.

IV. Dwarf in Distress Colburn Mystery

You will now see that the Muspel guards have imprisoned a Dwarf towards the Southeast of the Hvergelmir Mylna. This dwarf is Colburn and you must help him by killing the guards. He will then give you intel about soldiers gathering at Black Beach and reward you if you meet him back.

Dwarf in Distress Colburn Mystery
Dwarf in Distress Colburn Mystery

You can find Colburn again next to the fire near the blacksmith in the Grenhellir Shelter. He will give you 10 Titanium, 100 Leather and a Great Shell Rune that will grant you an armor when equipped.

V. Carpe Diem World Event Mystery

In Southern Gullnámar to the east of the Sudr Mylna, you will see a house situated by the road. You can claim two things here: a Mystery and a Platinum Ingot. If you go behind the house you will see a Dwarven lady called Liv, who is mourning her dead husband.

How to quickly solve Mysteries of Gullnamar in AC Valhalla
Carpe Diem World Event Mystery

You will require the Instant Horde upgrade for the Power of Rebirth to complete this mystery and it costs 5 Silica and 20 Living Spark at the Blacksmith. Once you get this power, use it to revive the dead Dwarf, Bo, and wait. You have to revive him thrice to uncover the truth behind this mystery.

You can refill your Hugr at the Yggdrasil Shrine, which is on the south-east side of the house. After Bo is revived, Liv will walk away and stand near the house. You must talk to her to get the key to the house to finish the mystery.

VI. Gullhild Dwarven Tribute Altar Mystery

Gullhild Dwarven Tribute Altar Mystery
Gullhild Dwarven Tribute Altar Mystery

This mystery is located on the western side of the region near the Vangrinn border and north of the Sudr Mylna. You have to appease a tribute here which is five Hare Feet. You can hunt five hares in the forest that the Altar faces. Once done, you will have your mystery solved.

VII. Dwarf in Distress Ylva Mystery

You will find the second Dwarf in Distress north from the Gullhild Altar, near the borders of Vangrinn and Svaladal. You must help a lady named Ylva in fending off a pack of wolves by killing them. However, you must be careful as one of them will be a Jotun in disguise.

Dwarf in Distress Ylva Mystery
Dwarf in Distress Ylva Mystery

After you are done, talk to Ylva who will tell you the location of a Suttungr Outrider nearby in Vangrinn. You will also get 10 Titanium, 100 Iron Ore and a Silver Ring if you find her later in the Grenhellir Shelter.

Kudos to completing all the seven Mysteries of Gullnamar and getting a step closer to completing Svartalfheim’s new region!

Verdict

Mysteries of Gullnamar is an interesting part of AC Valhalla. As the name suggests, this side-quest is filled with mysteries and promises to give you the best vibes possible. Solving each of the seven mysteries gives you another level of satisfaction and pumps you to go for the next one. I believe this new element in the game is what we all needed and now I am more excited for future updates.

About AC Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the twelfth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft in 2020. The game is an action role-playing video game set in 872–878 AD. It is based on a fictional story during the Viking expansions into the British Isles. Players get to play Eivor Varinsdottir, a Viking raider fighting for peace and order among the Assassin Brotherhood.

The modern-day portion of the story is set in the 21st century. It portrays Layla Hassan, an Assassin who relives Eivor’s memories to find a way to save the Earth from destruction. The game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Stadia, and PlayStation 5.

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