Assassin's Creed Valhalla Adds New Abilities If You Disconnect From The Internet

New abilities in Assassin's Creed Valhalla aren't game-changing additions, but they're certainly handy upgrades to Eivor's arsenal.


Assassin's Creed Valhalla players spotted several new abilities within the game's Bear, Raven, and Wolf skill trees a few weeks ago, which then quickly disappeared. The first node allowed for players to "let the fates guide your path" and automatically allocate skill points into any empty slots.

The other nodes revealed new abilities that players could acquire: The Raven tree added the Assassin Carry ability, a skill that lets you automatically pick up a body after performing an assassination.

The Bear tree added Fight Ready, which guarantees a full adrenaline slot at the start of a fight and the Wolf tree's new Arrow looter skill increases your chances of finding extra arrow ammo on the bodies of dead enemy archers. None of these new abilities were mentioned in the December update patch notes, and some players reported seeing them for an instant before they vanished.

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Those abilities can be viewed on console though, provided that you disconnect your device from the Internet. When asked about their existence by Kotaku, Ubisoft said that the skills are "not ready for release yet," and recommended that players stick to online play if possible to "prevent any issues with gameplay."

While Assassin Creed Valhalla's Yuletide Festival will conclude on January 7, more content is still on the way. Two expansions will take Eivor to new locations, as Wrath of the Druids will see the Viking warrior explore a more mystical side of Ireland when it arrives in the Spring season. The Siege of Paris will put an Assassin's Creed spin on the second Viking siege of the French city that was under the control of Charles the Fat at the time, and is currently scheduled for a Summer release.

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