Among the 30 odd runes in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 50% are for armor while others are for weapons. The armor runes give you special bonuses and buffs in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this quick guide, there is everything you need to know about the best armor runes in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Best Armor Runes

There are 13 armor runes in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Each rune comes with its own unique buffs and bonuses. Below is a list of all armor runes in AC Valhalla as well as the best armor runes you can find in the game.

Armor Runes  Effects 
Minor Rune of Protection  n/a 
Minor Bulwark Rune  +2.0 Heavy Resistance 
Minor Rune of Life  +11.0 Health 
Minor Safeguard Rune  +1.5 Range Resistance 
Minor Rune of Rain  +1.0 Fire Damage Resistance 
Minor Warrior Rune  +1.0 Melee Damage 
Minor Aegis Rune  +1.4 Elite Resistance 
Shadow Rune  +1.5 Stealth Damage 
Minor Water Rune  +1.0 Fire Build-up Resistance 
Rune of Life  +14.9 Health 
Minor Evasion Rune  +1.0 Evasion 
Minor Antidote Rune  +1.0 Poison Damage Resistance 
Minor Shell Rune  +3 Armor 

Best Armor Runes

In total there are 13 armor runes in the game but only a handful are the best ones. Still, what’s best for you depends on your playstyle, we can only offer recommendations based on our own experience. In our opinion, the best armor runes are Rune of Life, Minor Antidote Rune, Minor Shell Rune, Minor Bulwark Rune, and Minor Aegis Rune.

And that’s is all you need to know about the best armor runes in AC Valhalla. If you need more helpful content check out the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Wiki where you can find guides like Reindeer Antler locations, how to beat Dag, Raising Iron quest walkthrough, How to Beat Ivarr, and much more.