How to beat Bjorn in God of War Ragnarok

Amongst the many huge creatures you’ll battle in God of War: Ragnarok, Bjorn will be one of the first.

Think of it this way, this battle will train you, so you can face other boss-like creatures in GOW: Ragnarok.

But you do need to understand that beating Bjorn could prove to be an undoubtedly tough task.

So in this article by Frondtech, we’ll be guiding you with how you could beat Bjorn in God of War: Ragnarok.

How to beat Bjorn in God of War Ragnarok

How to beat Bjorn in God of War Ragnarok

Bjorn is a bear-like creature in GOW: Ragnarok. That is why it is called the “Bear Boss”. He’ll have a bunch of advances that are, in fairly put terms, unescapable.

You’ve got to avoid the claw-attacks and only attack yourself when you get a window to do so. You won’t have Atreus, additionally, you can only rely on a handful of abilities as it’s still relatively early in the game.

For starters, you’ll want to avoid getting close to this big bear. That’ll make sure that you avoid a bunch of his close-range attacks and some grabs that are unblockable.

While maintaining your distance with Bjorn, he’ll most likely rush at you with his charging-attack. Which’ll trigger a quick-time event that you must complete properly to avoid the attack. This can be crucial as losing a lot of health here could be problematic for you. 

Primarily, the bear will be using his three-claw combo on you. It’s pretty easy to block. Just block out the first two and counterattack the third with heavy stun damage.

If you manage to fill out the stun meter, try to perform a finishing move. This will claim a good percentage of the bear’s health. You can always use your Spartan Rage to end the fight quicker.

Finally, the last thing you’ll have to be on the lookout for will be the wave of energy attack. This is the only ranged attack the bear has.

You’ll get a hint as to when he’s planning to use this attack when the bear stands upright. He’ll start roaring, and you’ll see a red circle around him.

To avoid getting damaged in this situation, just roll over to either of your sides. Also, avoid being closer to walls. This can get you pinned down in some situations.

However, if you step backward while facing this attack, he might miss the physical slam, but the wave of energy can still damage you pretty good.

To make things easier, I have put together a YouTube video showing the fight. Check it out:

That’s everything you need to know about how you can defeat Bjorn in God of War: Ragnarok. Just use your time-windows well, and you’ll move on to the next phase of the story in no time.

If you think this guide has helped, then let us know in the comment section below. And for more God of War Ragnarok Guides, keep an eye on Frondtech.

That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on November 11, 2022

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