Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Major Update Brings River Raids, New Abilities, and Skills

AC: Valhalla TU 1.1.2
AC: Valhalla TU 1.1.2 Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla's highly anticipated River Raids game mode is finally here, delivered by Title Update 1.1.2 across all platforms. The patch is quite big in size: around 10 to 20 GB depending on the platform. The specific storage space requirement is mentioned in the list below.

River Raids is a new replayable mode that lets players explore England. The mode comes with new loot, rewards, and challenges. It’s free for every player, and it doesn’t matter if you have the expansion pack or not.

The update also introduced three new abilities, namely, the Berserker Trap, Battle Cry, and Shoulder Bash. You can read their description and uses below. A total of six new skills are added to the game as well.

Size of the update

  • Xbox Series X|S: 19.53 GB
  • Xbox One: 15.27 GB
  • PlayStation 5: 11.18 GB
  • PlayStation 4: 10.23 GB
  • PC: 18.04 GB



We added in-game support for River Raids.

  • Prepare your Jomsviking crew for this new highly replayable mode that will take you to unexplored regions of England, which is full of raiding opportunities. New loot, rewards, and challenges await the Raven Clan!
  • The River Raids Mode is part of the Yule Season content. It is free for all Assassin’s Creed Valhalla players, and it is accessible in-game after downloading Title Update 1.1.2.


  • Berserker Trap: This attaches a trap to your arrow, spreading hallucinatory powder. Any nearby movement causes the trap to trigger. Surprise clueless passersby!
  • Battle Cry: In a fit of rage, Eivor lets out a blood-curdling scream, gaining strength and causing nearby enemies to stumble backward in fear, interrupting their attacks.
  • Shoulder Bash: Eivor performs a shoulder bash that pushes back enemies and destroys objects.


  • Assassin Carry: Automatically carry a body after a successful assassination.
  • Assassin Slide: Slide into enemies and knock them off balance while sprinting.
  • Power Stroke: Trigger a speed boost on the longship at the cost of stamina.
  • Arrow Looter: Eivor has a greater chance of looting arrows from archers.
  • Fight Ready: Always start a fight with an adrenaline-filled slot.
  • Long Ship Brace: When you are in command of the longship, the crew will raise their shield with you.

As usual, the update brought several bug fixes and minor improvements too. You can read about them in detail from the official site.

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