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God of War – Inside The Mountain Walkthrough | Defeat Dragon, Jarn Fotr

In this God of War Walkthrough – Inside The Mountain, Kratos and Atreus have to reach Summit to Defeat the Boss Jarn Fotr: Ice Troll & Dragon inside the Dark Caves. This guide shows how to unlock Shock Arrow to destroy Shatter Crystal and solve Cave Shaft puzzles.

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In Chapter 4 The Light of Alfhiem, Kratos, and his son went to Alfhiem to free the light that can be used to clear their path blocked by Black Breath. After returning to Midgard, in Chapter 5 Inside The Mountain Walkthrough you will be traveling through the dark caves fighting more stronger enemies. Before leaving the mountain you will fight with Jarn Fotr an ice troll and then a huge Dragon after some time.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Ascend the Mountain

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

After clearing the Black Breath, go left and climb on the mountaintop from the left end. Once you are up, use the light to clear the black breath. Open the wooden door and you will see a giant statue of Deer head. There is a sand bowl in the center. The left crystal is missing, go in the cave in the left and you will face Draugr (Speed), look on the top and there is one crystal, command the boy to drop it and carry it to the sand bowl area. Command the boy to shoot the crystals, as you remove your axe and place it on the target the boy will shoot the arrows, once both the crystals are activated, pull the lever back.

Traverse the dark caves

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Look on your right, as the beam of light hits the cave wall, there is a crack, it’s a door. Open the door, and then jump down, and go right. Use the arrows to shoot the crystals to light up the path. You will have to live up a heavy rock to pass ahead and there will be a witch ahead. Climb up and kill a few more Draugr (Dual Wielded). Once done killing them look for the crystal torch behind the pillars on the left, keep walking till the end you will see a hole in the wall. Cross through that and you will reach on the back of the statue. Interact with the sign on the back of the statue. There is a door on the left end, once you open there will be few enemies behind it.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Illuminate the crystals and keep moving straight, few more enemies will spawn. After killing them go straight, go straight, and climb up just after you lit up the last crystal. Go up and jump towards your right. Go towards the left, and walk towards the door, rotate the liver on left to open it. This will reveal a new area Heart of the Mountain.

Ascend the Cave Shaft

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

You will be in a mine, go right towards the fire torch. There is a wheel when Atreus tries to rotate it, the chain will fall down and get stuck below rocks. Once you try to open it up there will be enemies coming out from the cave that opened up after the rocked felled down. Clear up the enemies first, and then go near the fallen boulders, lift them up to release the rope below. Once you lift up the boulder, a giant Jarn Fotr will appear in the mine.

Defeat Boss Jarn Fotr: Ice Troll

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

You can use Leviathan Axe to target him, his stomping attack is pretty deadly it releases a vertical wave of force that can throw you in the air. He can also bang the huge column on his shoulder on the ground releasing a powerful shockwave. It is best to stay away from him. To stun the giant, attack the head with the axe he will stop for a while, and then you can go near and attack him constantly. When bangs the huge column on the ground, he will be slowed down for a while, use the window to attack him from behind. Target the legs with a fist if your rage meter is full. The second problems are the smaller Draugr’s that will block your path, clear them first. The giant will drop The River of Knives Heavy Runic Attack.

Find a way to ascend

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

There is a huge movable wooden block in the mine, push it below the area where the claw lands. Then return to the wheel, and move it, the claw will come down. Use the axe to freeze the gears before you leave the wheel. Climb on the wooden block, and recall your axe.

Reach the Summit

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

After a short cutscene, walk straight and you will see fire throwing statues, there will be some second pause when you cross them. There will be more ahead, so you just have to cross when the fire stops for a while. Ahead you will face a rotating pillar with fire throwing statues. There will be few Dragur’s also, use the axe to kill them. You can hide behind pillars and rocks. You will reach a wheel, use that to stop the tower and above that you will get a chest where you will get Plated Pauldrons of Focus, a rare chest armor. Follow the compass marker, it will take you to another mining lift, look for a fire torch. To use the lift, push the two huge stone down kept on the corner of lift. As the lift goes up a few Draugr’s will jump in, clear them and then push against the stones to free up the lift. Once again Draugr’s will jump in, along with an Ogre boss.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Getting surrounded by attacks is tough to tackle, but the Ogre boss is pretty dumb if you lure him he will stomp on enemies around and a clear path for you. The best time to attack is when he bangs his both hand on the ground and stops for a while. To move the life you have to once again push against the wall.

Dragon Boss Fight

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

While going up the lift will be once again attacked and this time it is a Dragon. The beast will block the lift with his left claws, attack it using the axe on his head will not health, keep attacking the claws. Push the lift to attack the dragon who will later dig a hole in the wall and run away dragging the lift with him. Walk ahead and you will see Shatter crystals. Just pick up the crystal and throw them on the World Tree Sap. Ahead there will be more saps, destroy them with crystals, and pass through the cave. Someone will call for help outside, its Sindri who is attacked by the Dragon.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

The boy will try distracting the dragon, go from the left side and climb on the beast. Reach the head and you will see Kratos will jump into the mouth, attack the dragon. Next, there will be a face-off with the dragon, on the left there are crystals, throw it on the dragon which will explode stunning the monster. Once it fells on the ground attack the would near his nose. Use the shield to block wave attacks from the dragon, and attacks his claws. Once he is ready to release electric attack from his mouth take the crystal and throw on the Dragon, it will fell down on the ground and that’s the time you have to attack the wound near the nose.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

The Dragon has a pretty high health bar, so you have to repeat this thing a multiple time. Just try staying near the crystals when the Dragon is ready to attack, otherwise, you have to attack the claws. Continue your attack on the claws and defend yourself with a shield. After hitting the dragon for the third time with the crystal, Aterus will lower the crane on your command. Push the other hand of Crane towards the crystal to kill the Dragon.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Sindri will ask you to bring a dragon tooth and then rub that against Atreus bow. The now is now upgraded to shoot Shock Arrows. Atreus can now use them on Shatter Crystals to destroy nearby World Tree Sap obstacles. There is a crystal around shoot it to open up the cave. Follow the boy. Climb up, and you will spot a Nightmare Parasite that possesses other creatures.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

There is a wheel on the right and tree sap blocking a bucket. Go on the left side and destroy the sap first, rotate the wheel along with the crystal on top to destroy sap on the left. Climb up from the fallen stones, once again crawl through the caves, use the arrows to light up the crystal torch. Your path will be blocked by a few enemies, after dealing with them climb further up and turn right from the tree sap.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

There are Shadow Archers and a Hel-Viken waiting for you. The Hel-Viken is a strong one and has a strong spear in his hand. Stay away from his attacks, and then use the axe to damage him. Once you are done, there is a bridge. To bring it down, take the crystal from the right and throw it on the tree sap below the bridge. Use the arrows to break it and the bridge comes down. Next is the roof part, throw the crystals, and break the roof, cross the bridge, few more enemies will spawn.

Inside The Mountain Walkthrough

Cross the bridge, and walk straight, follow the torch, you have to climb up and you are outside. This reveals the new region The Summit. But the path is not easy, more enemies will spawn ahead. Once you are done killing them you have to climb up and you will hear voices of people talking above. Stay hidden for a while, you will spot the Stranger, who is still not dead.

Reach the tree from the right side of the mountain, you cannot climb directly. This will trigger a cutscene, and Kratos will meet a new character Mimir. He will tell Kratos about the highest peak. Kratos will take Mimir’s head and this is where the fifth chapter Inside The Mountain ends. You can read the next walkthrough on Chapter 6 A New Destination. For more updates and tips on the game, you can also read our God of War PS4 Wiki guide.


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