Where to find the three torches to unlock the Nornir chest in The Abandoned Village in God of War Ragnarök

Abandoned treasure means it's all yours.

God of War Ragnarök expands upon much of its predecessor but carries over many familiar features. This includes chests sealed shut with runic magic. To open these locked Nornir chests, you need to complete various puzzles. The locked Nornir chest in The Abandoned Village is no exception, which may leave you wondering how to open the Nornir chest in Vanaheim's The Abandoned Village in God of War Ragnarök.

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You must light three torches in The Abandoned Village in God of War Ragnarök to open the Nornir Chest. Some of these require using the bucket of flame attached to the crane. Here is how to light all three torches in The Abandoned Village to open the Nornir Chest in God of War Ragnarök.

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To use the crane and flame it holds:

  1. Clear any brambles in the area with the Blades of Chaos.
  2. Use the Leviathan Axe to spin the crane until the bucket is close to the torch.
  3. Strike the bucket with the Blades of Chaos and move the left stick to swing the bucket at the torch. This will light it.

Torch #1

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This torch is located directly in front of the chest. Simply face the chest, turn around, and use the Blades of Chaos to ignite the torch.

Related: How to defeat Gryla in God of War Ragnarok

Torch #2

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The second torch is found beside the crane on one of the rocky hills. Align the crane so the bucket is near the torch, then use your Blades of Chaos to swing the bucket into the torch. It will glow blue when you successfully light it.

Torch #3

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Similar to the second torch, the third torch is located on the opposite side of the crane. Repeat the steps for torch #2 to light the final torch.

How to open the Nornir Chest in The Abandoned Village in God of War Ragnarök

With all three torches ignited, return to the Nornir Chest, which will be glowing gold. Open it to collect your rewards. This chest contains Horn of Blood Mead, increasing your Rage after collecting enough.

For more information on God of War, check out Should Atreus have killed Gryla in God of War Ragnarok and How to defeat the Forest Ancient in God of War Ragnarok on Pro Game Guides.

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