Best Armor Sets in God of War Ragnarok: Armor Tier List

Kratos slays in more ways than one

There is no shortage of enemies that want to put an end to Kratos’ millennium-long career as God of War, so armor becomes all-important. Fortunately, God of War: Ragnarok offers dozens of ways to find armor, be it through side quests, crafting, or defeating certain enemies. But what armor sets are actually worth going out of your way for?

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Best Armor Sets in God of War Ragnarok

God of War Ragnarok elevates armor in a whole new way, providing not only damage resistance but buffs and perks. Below is a tier list structured around armors that have reached level 9, with consideration taken for utility and the perks they provide. This tier list is better suited to mid-to-late game. Early to mid game, most armor sets are viable, and it all depends on your play style.

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For The God of War Kratos Himself:

S-tierSteinbjorn Armor Set, Guiding Light Armor Set, Raven Tear Armor Set
A-tierRadiance Armor Set, Surtr’s Scorched Armor Set, Dragon Scaled Armor, Vidar’s Pauldron of Might Armor Set
B-tierFallen Star Armor Set, Undying Pyre Armor Set, Mani’s Armor of Wisdom Set, Fate Breaker Armor Set, Lunda’s Lost Armor Set, Giptumadr’s Armor Set, Armor of Enlightenment Set, Spiritual Armor Set
C-tierSol’s Armor of Courage Set, Nidavellier’s Armor Set
DogwaterFortified Husk Armor Set, Survival Armor Set,

Atreus armor, on the other hand, only offers cosmetic benefits. But that’s not going to stop me from rating the boy’s drip.

S-tierBrother’s Brand Vestment
A-tierAesir Uniform
B-tierRisen Snow Tunic, Survival Garb
C-tierDarkdale Attire, Jotnar’s Champion Garb

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A Staff Writer at Prima Games since 2022, Daphne Fama spends an inordinate amount playing games of all stripes but has a soft spot for horror, FPS, and RPGs. When she’s not gaming, she’s an author and member of the Horror Writers Association with a debut novel coming out in 2025. In a previous life, she was an attorney but found she preferred fiction to contracts and forms