Assassin's Creed Valhalla goes to Norway and England at the time of the Vikings. However, since the two countries can only be reached by water, we already knew by revealing the setting that we would be back on board ships be issued.
So far we do not know everything about the water companions, but we already have you in the following article all known information about the ships summarized.
How are ships used in Valhalla?
Already in the render trailer for Assassin's Creed Valhalla we see the crossing from Norway to England with a Viking ship and a little later the "soft stalking of Eivor" and his crew.
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We have thus already summarized the two main tasks of shipping in Valhalla: Discover / translate and fight. So we focus less on trade routes and the transportation of goods, but more on strategic combat missions and exploring the world.
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How do battles at sea work?
Especially the longships (rowing ships with at least thirteen seats) were used as warships at the time and will also be of use to us in Valhalla. Since Evior cannot control a longboat alone, a crew is at our side.
In his big plus preview of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Dimi already reveals that we have ours Assemble the team using the modular principle can.
With them we will English castles raided
"Any military base you'll find on the rivers of England can be raided."
According to our English colleagues, they will But naval battles are "different" than in Black Flag be. So you are not sitting around in a boat and firing cannonballs at your opponent – that would not be typical of the Vikings. Instead, the boats for seafaring warriors are above all a quick means of transportation or an excellent escape option.
How exactly naval battles will look in detail remains to be seen. Maybe we'll get an answer to this question with the upcoming gameplay reveal on May 7th. In another article we have summarized all information about release, gameplay and more about Assassin's Creed Valhalla.