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God Of Battle: Finest Mods Out there



  • Modding breathes new life into God of Battle by providing gameplay tweaks, visible upgrades, and even dad jokes to make the Norse-themed recreation extra gratifying and lighthearted.
  • The Younger Kratos ReSkins mod brings again the looks of Kratos from the unique Greek trilogy, whereas Script Loader and Gameplay Tweaks gives cheat choices and improved digicam management.
  • Different mods embrace disabling DLSS sharpening for higher graphics, recoloring Kratos’ weapons for a recent look, and even altering the design of his defend for many who want a extra aggressive combating fashion.

The Adventures of Kratos and Boy are epic, however are they enjoyable? The daddy-and-son dysfunction and Kratos’ allergy to smiling would possibly make issues just a little too severe or gloomy. Fortunately, PC players know easy methods to lighten issues up and make Norse-flavored deicide extra inviting due to mods. God of Battle is sort of 6 years previous, in spite of everything. Its story has been informed already, and continued in God of Battle: Ragnarök (which has but to achieve the PC as of this writing). The 2018 recreation’s gonna begin displaying its age ultimately.


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God of Battle‘s mod assortment has constructed up quick, with quite a lot of ones that provide quality-of-life upgrades or simply wacky enjoyable. These nice God of Battle mods vary from helpful gameplay/visible upgrades to inside jokes and questionable character beauty adjustments. A few of them would possibly even be sufficient to make Kratos chuckle, a lot to the Boy’s delight.

Up to date January twenty third, 2024, by David Heath: One 12 months have handed, and God of Battle: Ragnarök stays the one GoW recreation that hasn’t reached the PC but. It might flip up this 12 months, or pop up subsequent 12 months. However till one announcement or one other will get declared, PC gamers nonetheless need to make do with just the start of Kratos’ Norse adventures with “the Boy,” his son, Atreus.

It is nonetheless an excellent recreation, however there’s solely so many occasions an individual can play the identical factor again and again till the joys is gone. Fortunately, the modding scene remains to be fairly vigorous, and has offered a number of extra mods for followers to tweak their video games with. Whether or not it is bettering the sunshine shading, restoring Kratos’ traditional look, or changing him with another person completely, these are extra of God of Battle’s finest mods.

18 Younger Kratos ReSkins

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Kratos is just a little worn out and weary within the reboot, so some gamers determined to deliver again a few of his youthful glow. By youthful glow, which means his look again when his hormonal rage and genocidal tendencies had been unchecked. Younger Kratos ReSkins brings again Kratos’ appears to be like from the unique Greek trilogy of video games.

The one beard here’s a goatee and his jawline and musculature are lots sharper and tighter in comparison with his newest dad mannequin. As well as, the modder additionally included some various appears to be like, like his Darkish Odyssey costume from God of Battle 2 and his blue tattoo design from God of Battle 2005‘s prototypes. It additionally contains Common Kratos from GoW2 and Concern Kratos from God of Battle 3.

17 Script Loader And Gameplay Tweaks

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Consider this yet another as a set of mods than a single entry, which is a godsend for PC homeowners preferring much less litter of their file explorers. The Script Loader and Gameplay Tweaks mod additionally has some cheats that gamers can toggle in case they run into probably game-breaking bugs or glitches.

These options are:

  • No-clip.
  • Free-fly digicam.
  • Capacity to skip startup intro motion pictures.
  • Capacity to disable depth of discipline (DOF).
  • Capacity to set a customized discipline of view.
  • Patches to disable Home windows model limitations (e.g. Home windows 7).

Gamers can entry all of those with a easy keypress. The noclip mode and freefly digicam are notably helpful for taking some fairly screenshots and seeing what the builders would possibly’ve hidden in Midgard. Each are straightforward sufficient to regulate, so it should not take gamers lengthy to interrupt these boundaries and see what’s on the market.

16 God Of Dad Jokes

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Apparently, Christopher Choose, aka Kratos’ voice actor in GoW 2018, cracked some mighty fantastic dad jokes that sadly weren’t used within the recreation’s dialogue. So, God of Dad Jokes treatments that shortcoming by wedging in a few of Choose’s unused dad jokes within the cinematic scenes (“I am sorry…” “Hello sorry, I am Dad”).


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A phrase of warning although, this mod will break immersion and alter Kratos’ often dour persona into essentially the most severe cornball. So gamers are beneficial to order this mod till after they’ve completed the sport no less than as soon as. In any other case, there goes the drama. Spoiled as a result of Dad Kratos was much less eager on selecting up some lamb cress (“I am a f*****g God of Battle!”).

15 Disable DLSS Sharpening

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DLSS is a godsend from Nvidia and is arguably extra essential than its flagship tech, Raytracing. It virtually frees the framerate since this downscaling & upscaling tech improves efficiency at the price of a negligible picture high quality discount. It is not with out its shortcomings, nevertheless. Some DLSS implementations embrace picture sharpening, which could be an excessive amount of.

Such is the case in GoW 2018, as a result of in some circumstances and pictures, the overbearing DLSS sharpening could make the sport look cel-shaded with its aggressive outlines. That is why the mod Disable DLSS Sharpening exists, and does what it says within the title: disables the sharpening to make the outlines look higher in full HD. This manner, gamers can get pleasure from easy graphics in addition to framerates.

14 JG’s Leviathan Axe And Blades Of Chaos Recolors

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Uninterested in how Kratos’ default weapons look? Even he wants a change of surroundings and apparel on occasion, so JG’s Leviathan Axe and Blades of Chaos Recolors mod treatments that monotony by letting gamers choose their Leviathan Axe’s colours prefer it’s a lightsaber from Star Wars. The identical additionally goes for the Blades of Chaos.

Gamers shall be stunned at simply how a lot a easy coloration change can clean up the weapon’s look. Gamers can choose practically all the colours of the rainbow for his or her weapons, from a deep pink to a comfortable purple. They’ll wield a literal Golden Axe, or swing a pink set of Blades at any Draugr that wish to make that an issue.

13 Blades of Athena GOW3 Model-Blades of Exile

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Kratos returning dwelling to interrupt out the Blades of Chaos as soon as extra, regardless of his makes an attempt to bury his previous, is without doubt one of the standout moments in GoW 2018. Although some die-hard followers could be questioning how and the place they out of the blue turned up when Athena changed them together with her Blades of Athena on the finish of the 2005 recreation, then turned them into the extra highly effective Blades of Exile in GoW3.


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Even when they are not questioning about that, they could want the weapons provided by the Blades of Athena GOW3 Model-Blades of Exile mod. It redesigns the blades to look extra like those he used again in GoW3. It additionally comes with 8 alternate designs, from a silver shade to a deep pink, although they require upgrading the blades to Degree 5 to entry.

12 Much less Annoying Merchandise Playing cards

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Whereas the sport’s UI is nice, some gamers acquired just a little too annoyed on the merchandise playing cards, as they hung round on the display for much longer than they’d’ve most well-liked. So, Rayjiun made some Much less Annoying Merchandise Playing cards, which helped lots of gamers discover Midgard and loot chests extra easily.

The mod is slightly easy. It makes the merchandise card notification disappear quicker by decreasing the downtime between its look and when gamers can press the skip button. The mod writer was type sufficient to incorporate choices relating to the velocity of the delay, from 2x velocity to 4x velocity, and even Insta-Skip to shut them as quickly as they seem.

11 God Of Battle NG Plus Save File (PS4 Import)

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It is exhausting to keep away from watching story summaries, spoilers, or gameplay movies from GoW 2018 over practically 6 years. Until PC gamers go in fully and deliberately blind to get pleasure from all of the surprises and twists, they could find yourself dashing the sport to get to the large gameplay bits as a substitute of taking within the story and ambiance.

In any case, they’d’ve seen all that from movies and streams on-line. If they need the enjoyment of New Recreation+ with out finishing the sport first, they’ll obtain an imported save from PS4 with a virtually full development by way of the God of Battle NG Plus Save File. It is barely a mod, however it primarily offers gamers totally upgraded gear, weapons, runes, and so on., like a Full Improve Mod would anyway.

10 Invisible Defend

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It is nonetheless odd seeing Kratos with a defend and a extra defensive combating fashion after his extra aggressive heydays in Historical Greece. The one different time he used a defend in fight was by way of the Arms of Sparta in God of Battle: Ghost of Sparta on the PSP, and it took a backseat to the spear’s jabby strikes. That is in all probability why some gamers want Kratos with out the magical, round aegis on his arm.


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The Invisible Defend mod does simply that by deleting Kratos’ defend mannequin and the defend armband that goes with it. He can nonetheless use it in gameplay, in fact. It will simply be invisible, just like the ‘Mime of Battle’ costume’s blades in God of Battle: Chains of Olympus. That is particularly aesthetically pleasing when Kratos will get his good previous Blades of Chaos as gamers will be capable to see these angsty chains extra clearly.

9 Clear Invisible Armor And Wrist Armor

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Along with the defend, some Kratos die-hard followers may also want Kratos together with his previous getup, which is virtually only a loincloth, greaves and a few arm bracers. It is a lot colder in Midgard, so he sort of wants pants and intensive shoulder armor to remain heat (his stints within the mountains in GoW2 and GoW: GoS however. However PC gamers haven’t got to fret about that and return to Kratos’ traditional look.

Clear Invisible Armor And Wrist Armor does away with the fashions of the stated armor and makes Kratos really feel younger once more. This mod makes him topless, exposing these intimidating Spartan pectorals and most of his Spartan tattoos (a tribute to his late brother Deimos, in response to lore). It makes Kratos look extra photogenic, however it does imply it makes maintaining observe of what armor set he is carrying a trickier course of now.

8 Much less Fog And No Fog

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There are occasions within the recreation the place among the atmospheric results can look overdone. Particularly in Alfheim, the place the fog illuminates the place an excessive amount of, and obscures among the surroundings. For a lot of, this may be an annoying impact and people with poor eyesight may use much less dense fog, and even no fog in any respect.

Which is the place Much less Fog and No Fog involves the rescue. It is a fairly easy mod that both reduces the in-game fog or erases it fully, relying on participant desire. One caveat with utilizing this mod is that HDR will not work anymore, which suggests the colours shall be much less vivid or much less correct. That may be a value price paying for some, however it’s one thing to bear in mind both method.

7 Vulkan Launcher

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Whereas GoW 2018 is a well-optimized console port that runs nicely even on five-year-old {hardware}, gamers can truly squeeze out a number of extra frames of efficiency from the sport. For instance, it seems the PC port did not have an official toggle for the Vulkan API, which is extremely advantageous for AMD graphics playing cards.


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A fast tweak and DLL file modification allow that due to the Vulkan Launcher. It is a nifty file that gamers drop within the recreation listing in order that lets the sport run on the Vulkan API. On Nvidia playing cards, the distinction could be negligible, however customers with AMD playing cards have reported that their recreation’s efficiency improved considerably, gaining an additional 10FPS on common.


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GoW 2018′s graphics are nonetheless lovely even years after its launch due to the upgraded PC visuals. Nonetheless, it does make use of some polarizing graphical applied sciences, like Temporal Anti-aliasing (TAA). Whereas it does scale back jagged edges nicely, it does so by blurring all the things. As such, gamers that run the sport at resolutions over 1080p would possibly wish to check out the No TAA No DOF mod.

It removes the TAA operate, thus making the sport’s visuals sharper. Moreover, it additionally removes Depth of Subject (DOF), which simulates how the eyes give attention to objects. It may be toggled on and off with F4, and the HUD could be adjusted with F5. Gamers can work with the mod as linked, however DisablePP has additionally offered a hyperlink to an improved model of the mod by way of Reddit.

5 GOW Regrade

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Talking of the sport’s visuals, there are graphics fans on the market that in all probability discover the sport’s visuals just a little outdated already. It definitely does not evaluate nicely with 2022’s high-end releases, not to mention the upcoming eye bleeders this 12 months.

Fortunately, ReShade presets such because the GOW Regrade are right here to make the sport even prettier than it’s already. GOW Regrade focuses on enhancing the colours, shadows, and tone mapping sharpness. It is not as heavy or as extreme as different ReShade presets. It does simply sufficient to reinforce the sport’s graphics with out going overboard, adjusting its appears to be like in a extra refined method.

4 Odin- Reshade

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If gamers need one thing extra noticeable, they can provide the Odin- Reshade mod a go. It alters the colour, distinction, and sharpening to offer the sport a extra cinematic look, making the inside elements and cavernous sections look way more moody and foreboding, and making particulars nearer to the digicam stick out extra.


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It comes with presets that the participant can tweak, like eradicating the letterbox impact, or shifting the colours and distinction to their liking. Nonetheless, some gamers have seen it have an effect on the FPS as nicely. Anybody used to taking part in video games at 90FPS or extra would see it introduced again all the way down to 60FPS, which is an excessive amount of for some.

3 Skip Ps Intro Video On Startup

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If there’s one mod that could be needed for a much less irritating and smoother GoW 2018 expertise, it is in all probability this one. It is not like PC gamers do not know which platform funded and made the sport doable anyway. Nobody’s going to mistake Kratos for Grasp Chief or Mario. There’s a skip button for it besides, the system loading that video may cause an extended startup.

So, the Skip PlayStation Intro Video On Startup mod makes the sport launch significantly quicker by eradicating the PlayStation intro. The distinction is barely round a number of seconds, however it lets gamers go straight into the menu after clicking the sport icon on the PC. That may matter lots when gamers simply wish to dip again within the recreation with out seeing the identical previous display again and again.

2 Kratos No Eyebrows, No Beard Now New With Useless Eyes

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Ever miss the previous Kratos who shaved his beard in order that his enemies cannot pull on it? That is the way it was again within the classical Greek period, the place he solely had a small goatee. By GoW 2018, he acquired a giant beard that might simply betray Kratos if an enemy grabbed onto it. Not that the Draugr, Darkish Elves or whoever attempt to try this, however it’s a hazard.

Gamers could make him extra combat-ready by shaving it off whereas retaining some manliness by means of a Tom Selleck caterpillar ‘stache. The Kratos No Eyebrows No Beard mod does simply that, whereas additionally taking out his eyebrows and giving him darkish, lifeless eyes. Now Kratos can look much less just like the Ghost of Sparta and extra like Parks and Recreation‘s Ron Swanson.

1 Grand Theft Of Battle

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If Ron Swanson Kratos is not to the gamers’ style, perhaps they’d want him as CJ from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas beating on a Baldur reworked as Large Smoke. Or he could possibly be GTA4‘s Niko Belic combating off GTA: Vice Metropolis‘s Tommy Vercetti. Grand Theft of Battle lets gamers substitute Kratos with CJ, Tommy, Large Smoke or Niko, and Baldur with Tommy or Large Smoke.

The mod makes use of their traditional PS2 fashions, slightly than the abominations from the Definitive Editions, together with Niko’s PS3 mannequin. They stick out subsequent to all the things else within the recreation, however that is all a part of the enjoyable of loopy mods like this. The one concern is that the mod is sort of fiddly, requiring the Exile Armor or Dying Vow set to be geared up, alongside another tweaks. However as soon as it is all so as, CJ & co. would be the ones taking the Boy to Jotunheim.



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