Today we explain how did Kratos get to Midgard. Greek mythology has historically been the main focus of the God of War series, but Norse traditions have taken center stage in the most recent entry. Kratos brought about the end of the world in God of War 3 in the form of a massive deluge, but the events leading up to God of War 4 remain largely unknown to players (also confusingly called God of War).
There is no doubt that the world has not truly come to an end, and enough time has passed for Kratos to build a new existence for himself.
How did Kratos get to Midgard in God of War Ragnarok?
The God of War series’ creative director, Cory Barlog, has emphasized in a series of hour-long interviews that while all gods reside on the same plane, they are each subject to their own borders and territories inside that plane and that each pantheon of gods has varied degrees of power. This implies that there is some degree of mobility for mortals among the domains of the pantheon.
Kratos should have easily survived the flood and been able to migrate after surviving conflicts with both mortals and gods. Kratos traveled to the realm of Midgard after the deluge at the conclusion of God of War 3. A boat, a common mode of transportation in God of War 4, is one of the most obvious ways to bring Kratos to Midgard.
Kratos is introduced to Norse mythology in God of War
The last God of War dramatically changed the recognizable setting fans had cherished for the first three volumes of the series by delving extensively into Norse mythology from the very beginning. In God of War 3, there are no significant signs of the flood’s damage, indicating that a significant amount of time has passed.
At the beginning of the tale, Faye, Kratos’ second wife, has died, leaving Kratos to care for their son Atreus alone. They travel to the highest peak in the Nine Realms to spread Faye’s ashes, which is the main plot of the game. The players and the characters learn about the numerous mysteries of Norse mythology along the way.
These discoveries provide information on what occurred between God of War 3 and God of War 4, including possible routes Kratos may have taken to reach Midgard.
The in-game location Tyr’s Bridge gives players their first clue as to how Kratos arrived in Midgard during the events of the God of War video games. The building had been totally underwater for at least 150 years, according to Freya. It is obvious that at least 150 years have passed because the bridge is now open for players to use as a route through Alfheim.
In Tyr’s Vault, players can also discover a vase with Kratos’ image. The vase’s existence suggests that either Kratos’ mythology has been around long enough to be passed down through pantheons and myths, or that Kratos has been in Midgard long enough to create another well-known legend.
Kratos, Atreus, and Mimir travel over a lot of water in God of War 4’s universe, which is one of its key elements. It makes sense that the flood that was introduced at the end of GoW3 had an affect on all the pantheons since the boat serves as the main mode of transit across numerous regions in the game.
Fortunately, it appears that the deluge found a method to more effectively connect the various realms of different pantheons, as evidenced by the connections between the Nine Realms and Kratos’ existence inside them. A carving depicting Tyr moving between the realms is found by Kratos and Atreus. The carving’s corners are covered in symbols from different mythology, making it look like a map.
The Greek letter Omega is recognized by Kratos, providing evidence of the physical connection between the various pantheons. After God of War: Ragnarök, this gives God of War the chance to delve into various civilizations, mythologies, and tales.
Kratos’ resiliency has been demonstrated by the God of War series if anything. He has repeatedly engaged in hard battles with gods and always come out on top. The alleged “end of the world” signaled by God of War 3’s conclusion simply served to further link the pantheons’ regions through the use of water. Players will soon be able to discover out how humanity will be affected by this new “end of the world” now that Kratos has reached Ragnarök in Norse mythology.