Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spiritual Defense: How To Find And Lit All Firepits

by Vlad
March 21, 2021

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spiritual Defense is another Ostara Festival quest you can play during the Easter celebration prepared for us by Ubisoft, but unlike Twirling Targets, this is a one-time-only mission; meaning that you can’t repeat it once you’re done finding all firepits.

Yes, firepits. That is what you have to find for the AC Valhalla Spiritual Defense quest, and although this mission is not as bugged as Let’s Get Festive, a lot of players reported various glitches related to it.

From firepits not appearing on their maps to not being able to interact with them, the Ostara Festival Spiritual Defense quest is far from being bug-free.

Hence, below we will go over all Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Firepits locations, and I will tell you where to find them and how to light them up.

All Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Firepits Locations

In order to make this guide as useful as possible, it’s worth knowing how to start the Spiritual Defense quest and what you have to do.

Furthermore, for each AC Valhalla firepit, you have to find, there will be two screenshots.

Those on the left side show you the on-map locations of all firepits, while those on the right side show you the actual in-game firepits you need to light.

Obviously, I have added a series of hints to help you find them faster.

So first, let’s see how to start the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spiritual Defense Ostara Festival quest.

How to Start Spiritual Defense

To trigger the Spiritual Defense mission, first, you’ll have to find Alvis or the quest giver.

If you open your map, you should be able to spot him next to a small lake northeast of Ravensthorpe.

Head to the icon’s location, and look for a stone like the one pictured below.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spiritual Defense Quest
Interact with the stone during the night

Now, depending on when you arrive there, the game may prompt you to wait for nightfall, so a bit of meditation is required if the sun is still up.

Press and hold down on your D-Pad and select Meditate to fast-forward the time if you can’t interact with the stone by the lake.

If you’re playing this during nighttime, simply interact with the said stone, and you’ll trigger a cutscene introducing Ake.

Without going into details on who Ake is, the idea behind this quest is simple. You have to find and lit 8 firepits, then return to him.

So let’s do just that.

Firepit Location 1 – Behind Ake

The first firepit location doesn’t need an on-map screenshot because it’s quite easy to find.

In fact, Ake shows it to you during the cutscene. As you can see in my screenshot, it’s just behind our fat quest-giver.

Get to the stone in the lake and interact with the firepit to light it up. You can also use a torch if you want, but usually, these firepits are set on fire simply by interacting with them.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Firepits Locations
Check the stone in the middle of the lake behind Ake

Firepit Location 2 – Close To The Graveyard

The second firepit is a bit difficult to find because the game doesn’t mark its location.

If this happens to you, use the screenshot below, which shows my character standing close to the graveyard northwest of Ravensthorpe.

The firepit is found close to a rather large tree which is impossible to miss.

Firepit Location 3 – By The Docks

The next firepit you have to find is close to the docks or west of them.

As you can see in my screenshot, you’ll find it near the path leading toward Eivor’s longhouse on a small hill.

Firepit Location 4 – Along Nene River

Moving on, we have another AC Valhalla firepit southeast of the docks.

This is also a bit tricky to find, especially because Synin seems to suffer from some sort of blindness.

Regardless, you’ll find it on the southeastern shore of the Nene River, and you can actually see the docks in the second screenshot below.

Firepit Location 5 – In The Southeastern Woods

From your previous location, move northeast, and you’ll find the fifth firepit.

It is located in the woods, on top of a hill overseeing the village.

To locate it faster, use the icon on my map below.

Firepit Location 6 – North From The Stables

North of your stables, you can find the sixth Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Spiritual Defense firepit.

As you can see in my second screenshot, it’s located by a wooden bridge, and you can also see Eivor’s stables in the distance.

Firepit Location 7 – On Top Of The Waterfall

Also north of your settlement is the seventh firepit you have to lit.

Simply look for it on top of the waterfall overseeing Ravensthorpe.

Firepit Location 8 – Across Nene River

And finally, we have the last firepit location, which is by far the hardest to find because, again, Synin is partially blind.

To find it, you’ll have to cross the Nene River and head to the hill south of your village.

The location is well known because it’s basically the same hill where Eivor learns the Leap of Faith.

How To Finish Spiritual Defense Quest

Good, so now that you found all firepits around Ravensthorpe, it’s time to return to Ake, who has one last task for you.

The next part is pretty straightforward. Simply follow Ake to a hill nearby, and you’ll have to interact with a totem.

Again, this event can only be completed during the night, so meditate if needed.

Once you interact with the totem, you’ll trigger a small fighting sequence against some sort of ghosts. Defeat them, then the quest ends.

Ake returns to his daily duties, and you’ll receive 140 Festival Coins you can spend at Norvid’s Shop.

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