God of War: All Jotnar Shrine Locations
God of War has quite a few collectibles, and Jotnar Shrines are just one of them. If you're looking for more story-related content, these altars will tell you about the giants that once inhabited Midgard.
With 11 locations spread around the map, God of War's Jotnar shrines aren't as hard to find as the game's Ravens, for example, but they are hidden away in sometimes hard-to-reach places. If you're having trouble finding them all, this GoW guide will show how to find all 11 locations in no time.
Jump to a specific location here:
- Wildwoods (Skoll & Hait)
- River Pass (Hrungnir)
- Veithurgard (Skadi)
- Mountain (Ymir)
- Shores of the Nine (Jormungandr)
- Alfheim (Groa)
- Lookout Tower (Thrym)
- Tyr's Temple (Bergelmir)
- Thamur's Corpse (Thamur)
- Konunsgard (Starkadr)
- Muspelheim (Surtr)
God of War Jotnar Shrines
Wildwoods Skoll and Hati Shrine Location
After solving the first puzzle — where you lift the chain and then freeze the gears with your ax — head left. Atreus will yell that the deer went in the other direction. Climb up the chain, then go up the stairs and smash the wall to find the Sköll and Hati shrine.
The River Pass Hrungnir Location
In the section with the Nornir chest and the two-part bridge (found by climbing down the chain after jumping down the ledge), head to the left and jump up a ledge. Keep to the left along the corridor and you should find the Hrungnir shrine.
Veithurgard Skadi Location
In the area with the bare-bones wooden structures, head up the stone steps to where the dragon is located and hang a left. Keep going left so that you cross underneath two bridges, and then head right, up some stone steps.
Keep following the path until you jump across to a stone bridge and see a big, sealed temple door. Break the seals, and just inside you should see the Skadi shrine.
Path to the Mountain Ymir Location
After throwing open the big double doors and climbing down a wood ladder, cross the bridge and hang a left. Break through the wall with your ax to find the Ymir shrine.
Shores of Nine/Cliffs of the Raven Jörmungandr Location
Traveling across the Lake of Nine bridge, head through the giant black doors (with the glowing purple runes up above) and take a left. Jump over the broken stones to find the Jörmungandr shrine location.
Alfheim Groa Location
Directly in front of the Temple of Light, go down the right-hand stone path to easily find the Groa shrine sitting at the bottom of the stairs.
Lookout Tower Thrym Location
When you land your boat and have to climb up several sets of stone cliffs, eventually you will zip line down a rope with your ax. The Thrym shrine is right after you land and before you continue down the path.
Tyr's Temple Bergelmir Location
Inside Tyr's Temple, you will have to shift a metal control on the ground to take the elevator down to a lower level. When you reach the bottom, turn around to find the Bergelmir shrine directly behind you.
Thamur's Corpse Location
At the north end of the Lake of the Nine area, you can use the magic chisel to open a double-door hidden chamber. Just inside those doors, you will find the Thamur shrine location.
Konunsgard Starkadr Location
You will need to have the Hail to the King dwarven favor to find the Starkadr shrine. After using the favor to enter the Konunsgard stronghold, go up the stairs and take a right to find it.
Muspelheim Surtr Shrine Location
After collecting the four ciphers to gain access to Muspelheim, just to the left of the mystic gateway stands the final Surtr shrine to complete this quest.
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And those are all of the Jotnar Shrine locations in God of War. Reading the final altar unlocks The Truth trophy/achievement. For more tips and tricks, check out our other God of War guides over here.