I think that maybe all the Giants weren't on board with leaving Midgard and maybe they started fighting amongst themselves starting a civil war between the Giants. Tyr made it very hard for anyone to find their way there, eluding even the Aesir gods. Description. Ad Nauseam - Please refrain from posting topics that have been vigorously discussed before. Or posting anything related to GOW really. Or at least, allows for us to travel to view other myths/pantheons in the god of war universe, [–]Tinseltopia 34 points35 points36 points 1 year ago (6 children). This subreddit is dedicated to discussion of the games and sharing news about them. Laufey's nickname was Nal - possibly meaning needle - because she was known to be small and slender when compared to other jotunn.Â. God Of War: 10 Things Fans Didn’t Realize Happened Between 3 & The PS4 Game. For God of War on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "What happened to the giants? In the Gigantes war against the Olympians there was one Gigante who did not fight, his name was Damasan. Oh, and when we first meet Sindri, he talks about Atreus Mother and claims she came to them „in the beginning“. Throughout, the game presents the truth as being elusive and multifaceted; particularly Mimir's telling of the giants' stories and Odin's deception for cruel ends. They was brought back to Jotunheim for her burial rites. Yes, THAT Loki. Thank you! It represents 3 legs, working together, always in forward motion. Here's how the sickness fits in the story's timeline: Furthermore, I think this is the TRUE sickness that makes Atreus sick. This is the realm that the giants fled to, escaping Odin’s wrath. He was the patron of the storm giants and the cloud giants. That stairway of light also deposited them directly where they needed to go and sent them past the murals they were meant to see. And that those who put their faith and trust in Him would be blessed and saved. There’s hades where the heroic, neutral, and evil humans all end up, in their own various sections, and the Palace of the lord Hades is also on that level. This is also the true nature of the sickness affecting Atreus throughout the game and is what killed Faye before the start of the game. They'll wake and that'll start Ragnarok. [–]doglywolf 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (0 children). REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 5919 on r2-app-026654840bd31c627 at 2020-12-02 22:18:51.800590+00:00 running a42a821 country code: US. I assume that way Thor found a way to come to Jotunheim (maybe disguised as his „dead mother“). He was said to be the king of the giants and wanted to rape Hera during the war but was prevented by Zeus who had struck him with thunderbolt. It's not as depressing and sad like OPs theory, [–]billynomates4real 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]Hexadezimala 17 points18 points19 points 1 year ago (2 children). Othea, a lesser demigoddess who was the wife of Annam All-Father and mother to the races of giants and giant-kin. Faye meets Kratos and they have Atreus. [–]HEADLESSZOMB13 22 points23 points24 points 1 year ago (1 child). Is it simply Atreus hearing Kratos' final words? Also, it's believed to represent 3 Celtic worlds: Spiritual, Present (Ours), Celestial. The giants flee to Jotunheim and seal it away with Tyr's help, but Faye stays behind. A Titan himself, Zeus can take any appearance – ie a giant or an animal. Jötunheim was found and named by Bergelmir and his wife, the only Jötnar survivors of Odin's slaughter of their forefather, Ymir. Claiming credit for another artist's work will result in your post being removed and could lead to a ban. Power / Intellect / Love. The Gigantomachy was probably the most important battle that happened in Greek mythology. 2. The gods initially struggled against the giants, with Zeus even becoming afraid of the enemies. Bottom Left - Japanese 'Mitsudomoe' (associated with Hachiman, God of War and Archery). I find it unlikely they were both lying or wrong. [–]primetime_time[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]MythicFrost 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]Sirliftalot35 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). So this future where the giants die can possibly be averted by something different happening, such as Kratos not dying. "A land of desert with many gods" you hear Mimir tell Atreus when viewing all the treasures scattered around. They fled back to johunheim closing off the bifrost link between Midgard and their Homeworld. Odin gets the last laugh as the virus later kills the giants in Jotunheim after they build those monuments to record what happened to them. Maybe Freya would have ulterior motives, but Mimir too? I want more trilogies! Well actually that tells us the opposite, time moves slower in Jotunheim than Midgard. I've been a God of War player since the very first game. Kratos shows the gods are good and Atreus is the champion for the giants. [–]primetime_time[S] 13 points14 points15 points 1 year ago (0 children). Their are motives both hidden and clear that are well thought out - so many games have such garbage story telling . Very cool theory! They asked Enoch to speak on their behalf to God. If you're done with the game, then.. it's on the Jotnar shrine center piece that Mimir uses his 'sight' on to see the way to Jotunheim. This is brought up frequently through the form of his stories. The giants could only be killed by a god and a hero working together. I’m pretty sure that Freya and Mimir also both said that was the cause. There must be a lot of trauma for Kratos and kids when it comes to the fate of his previous child. Submissions of this nature will be removed. I think due to the nature of time going faster in Jotunheim, as shown when Fimbulwinter comes, it accelerates the sickness, killing the giants first. Replayed and finished it again last week. Porphyrion - a giant who started a war against Olympians. Additionally it's odd Faye marked the trees which were glowing. And Frye is not as massive as the giant thamur. I guess it was Thor. It's also worth to note, the 'Triskele' is, and has been, used by many cultures, including before the Celts. The idea of being a “good god” is a significant theme in GOD OF WAR. ), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), Time travel and dimension travel ruins stories and allows the writers to write with no consequences, [–]Alberel 17 points18 points19 points 1 year ago (0 children). The boy’s real name is Loki. Turns out, there’s only ever been one true leader of the Valkyries, and I bet you can guess who that is -. It seems that this symbol is associated with them, as far as I could tell. It was God who conquered the 4-King coalition for Abraham and delivered them for defeat. [–]primetime_time[S] 44 points45 points46 points 1 year ago (14 children). The ashes were also glowing. Atreus’ mother was of the race of giants. The Scriptures indicate that the giants of Genesis 6:4 died out. No, he doesn't show any symptoms after being cured by Freya. Why did I just list off every giant killed by the gods alone? But yes, according most of Mimir's stories while boating and the 11 shrines, Odin was always present and directly or indirectly succeeded in killing the Jötnar, [–]TheAntagoniser79 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago (0 children). When you have time travel and alternate universes, you can write up any story. Only 1 in 10 of your posts / comments here should link to your own content. [–]Joebranflakes 116 points117 points118 points 1 year ago (21 children). Hindu mythology is introducing giants of all kinds. Hilton. Be Excellent to Each Other - Follow Reddiquette guidelines - don't be a garbage person. She still guarded Midgard, spending her days living with Kratos and mothering Atreus. Unfortunately, we don't have answers for this.Â. [–]joshawaddell 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago* (3 children). I would be really interested in one that ultimately does NOT result in Kratos dying. God of War 2: Faye Deserves More Attention. I think him just knowing that he is not an mortal in general is what caused it.... . Evidence can be seen when Atreus lands himself in a coma when he attempts to activate Rage of Sparta to save Kratos from Modi. It had been since 2018 when I last played this masterpiece. Connect, support, comment or contact the author here However, I don't think they ever said that Fay was Bergelmir's wife. Faye meets Kratos and they have Atreus. He also finally allows Atreus to carry Faye’s ashes up the final stretch of the mountain, showing just how far these two characters have come. Unless the symptoms of this disease include violent blood spatter and holes in the skull it seems pretty clear the giants in Jotunheim met their end in combat, not to illness. It is primarily for this battle that the Giants are known, and its importance to Greek culture is attested by the frequent depiction of the Gigantomachy in Greek art. Art and craft submissions MUST always cite sources. edit: not symbols of war (looking more into this). Self-promotion should follow Reddit's Guidelines. For God of War on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "About the giants *spoilers*". God personally waged war against the Nephilim proving He was Creator of all the world. And that those who put their faith and trust in Him would be blessed and saved. *spoilers*". Promoting dodgy scam sites or soliciting for free codes may also result in a ban. We even saw him project his paternal feelings to Pandora in God of War 3. Why those specific trees? Freya is the daughter of Njord her mothers name was never mentioned. That would be even worse than Odin killing them, in a way. In ancient times, the giants rose from Tartarus to fight and destroy the gods. Frequently recurring memes will be removed even if they have not been submitted in that timeframe. ), Hrungnir's epic battle with Thor/ Hrungnir was a simpleton that got tricked, drunk then killed. You're literally climbing the world tree at that point. The giants were blessed that they could only be killed by a mortal and an immortal working together. [–]julianom7 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]AegonTheAuntFooker 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). [–]M-1807-01-YHL 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). Perhaps once Kratos told him the truth, and that they're both (part) Gods, he then knew he wasn't (purely) a mortal, and could stop hating ALL Gods as a rule. It was a fight between the Giants or Gigantes, sons of Gaea and Uranus, and the Olympian gods who were trying to overthrow the old religion and establish themselves as the new rulers of the cosmos.. After it tears off the roof of the cabin, Kratos goes outside to confront a hooded stranger surrounded by crackling lightning. Odin creates a magical sickness/curse and releases it in Midgard to infect the giants. There is the possibility that Atreus was an accident, but based on the ending events of God of War 4, the kid may have been Faye’s plan all along since she met Kratos. But she did come from the realm of Jotunheim, as we find out at the end of God of War. Life / Death / Rebirth. There's also references to Celtic and Japanese mythology in Helheim. Interesting. It's not just a stairway made of light either. [–]zer0_f0rgotten 17 points18 points19 points 1 year ago (0 children). After the Giants left Thors Mother (a Giantess) died. Possible Triskele Meanings - A tale of forward motion to reach understanding. My theory is that they did not go to Jotunheim in the present, but they went in the far distant future. I think he was healed and survives because of Freya's Vanir magic and because he is only part giant. And used Tyr eyes as a bifrost crystal thing?. God did help Caleb send away those giants and take over the mountain. Back to the great war as their army of titans start to fall, so did their gate keeper There’s still one last secret in God of War, and that comes after you’ve defeated the 8 Valkyries as well as what you assume was the Valkyrie Queen. Posts containing spoilers should be marked as such using the option in the links below your post. Atreus sees past the illusion b/c he's part giant. Sadly, Atreus must have spent years trying to get Kratos to have a real relationship with him, only for Kratos to be… The Book of Giants –which by the way is incomplete—offers a different perspective about the Nephilim. Odin removed the center piece from the actual shrine and had it in his Helheim hidden chamber. Post content relevant to God of War and the God of War Universe. The controls were so tight and made you feel so powerful, you understood why the gods would fear a mere mortal like Kratos. Finally, the Giants, divine bastards, were the masters of death and destruction. After Atreus leaves the temple, Kratos watches as a curtain blows back, revealing that the mural also shows the future.Â, Ok Kratos alone sees this final, hidden pane, which is open to a bit of interpretation. I think this theory also really proves how much of a disgusting monster Odin is. Hell, Mimir said the same thing on the boat ride IIRC, that the struggle was killing him. Stronmaus, greater god of sun, sky, weather, seas, and joy. Kratos dying isn't new, and it hasn't stopped him before. This would be a continued theme in the wars against the giant-infested nations. Freya had many mortal, god and elf lovers she was even sought after by the frost giants. Definitely room for time travel in there. Since these giants were simply a natural, genetic variation of human beings, they died along with the rest of the earth's population.