Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Update 1.5.0 fixes a wealth of issues for graphics, missions, stealth, and more

Ubisoft announced the full list of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Update 1.5.0 Patch Notes for your viewing pleasure, rolling out tomorrow for PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One. You can read the full list of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Patch Notes


BUG SOLUTIONS & IMPROVEMENTS

STEALTH SOLUTIONS

Addressed:

  • AI response to whistle improved.
  • Players are detected by enemies when using environmental traps.
  • Wild animals detect Eivor regardless of distance/angle and warn nearby NPCs.
  • NPCs that break free from conflict extremely quickly.
  • Reduce enemy detection cones when using a bow.
  • Monks struggling to leave the music stations in the Taken (Kidnap Estrid) quest.

GAMEPLAY

  • added a Saga Difficulty Level: Write your own Viking Saga without worrying about the challenges of stealth and combat.
    • Combat: Enemies deal less damage and don’t scale with players.
    • Stealth: More time to perform actions when detected (kill, shoot, take out, etc.).
  • Added new battle settings.
    • Damage that Eivor takes
    • Eivor Damage Output
    • Ration cure rate
    • Adrenaline regeneration
    • Enemy Health Modifier
  • Added support for more controllers on pcNintendo Switch Pro & stadiums

Addressed:

  • Eivor is randomly teleported in some cases.
  • Headshots are blocked by the NPC’s shield when fired from behind while going undetected.
  • Players can get stuck in any Boss fight if Dive of the Valkyries is used as a final hit while the Night Rogue set is equipped.
  • PC players lose all input after pressing the ; key on their keyboard.
  • Light Fingered ability is not activated when dodging by a lootable body.
  • Can’t beat the Black Shuck Alpha Animal because the ending QTE doesn’t appear.
  • Enemy’s attacks become weaker when the Combat Difficulty value is set to Custom.
  • Can’t use the fishing line.
  • Can’t use rations.
  • Several option changes made in the pause menu were not applied.
  • Hero stats were not updated correctly when equipping the Arenhare’ko:wa gear set.
  • Pretend that the kill ability is not working properly when used on specific terrain or on specific objects.
  • Eivor’s bow disappears when using the Goule Breath.
  • Mouse and keyboard icons remain visible despite adding a controller.
  • Wrath of the Druids: Enemies in Dublin and Meath areas do not scale with Eivor’s Power Level after changing the level scaling options.
  • The Siege of Paris: In some cases, keyboard input is displayed while using a controller.

TOP QUESTS, WORLD EVENTS AND SIDE ACTIVITIES

Addressed:

  • Dag is not present near the longhouse making it impossible to complete A Brewing Storm.
  • Unable to advance the lost prince as the assassination clues do not appear during the training sequence.
  • Unable to collect the Offchurch Key during the Tilting the Balance quest.
  • Can’t kill Gorm in Hunter of Beasts.
  • Missing mission marker in Closing the Vault after following Ljufvina.
  • The Forge and the Flame quest could not be completed because no cutscene would be triggered.
  • Unable to complete Pilgrimage to St. Albania as players are unable to interact with Fulke.
  • Unable to kill the Pict Chief during the Old Friends quest.
  • Can’t go further in Road to Hamartia because Beonton the dog is trapped.
  • Unable to communicate with Ivarr during King Killer.
  • Unable to complete A Feast to Remember after defeating Suttungr.
  • Cannot continue in Abbots Gambit with target Find Fulke and Sigurd
  • Can’t complete This Son of Jorvik because Faravid won’t get on his horse.
  • Old wounds cannot be completed because Rollo is trapped outside his camp.
  • Guards are trapped in the brothel in Old Wounds.
  • Unable to complete King of Shitsby World Event due to NPC spawning outside the church.
  • Deviled Water World Event cannot be completed because NPC is stuck in the river.
  • Haunting of Neist Point and The Drink of the Picts world events cannot be completed if a meditation is performed during the dialogue scene.
  • The NPC does not appear in the camp in the World Event The Twit Saga Part 2.
  • The Siege of Paris: Siegfried does not move in Warlord of Melun.
  • Wrath of the Druids: Barid and Ciara are not going to the coronation for Flann over Ireland.

ASSASSIN’S CREED CROSSOVER STORIES

Addressed:

  • A fateful encounter does not update after completing A Wise Friend and building Valka’s Hut.
  • The temple can be opened by throwing a brazier at the door in What Dream May Come.
  • What To dream The May Come quest will not be updated after exploring the Golden Grotto if the objective is achieved after reaching a conflict situation.
  • After completing What Dreams May Come, enemy villagers can once again be found at the light puzzle in the Cave of Gold.
  • Two of the five Shards remain marked on the map when collected in Counting Sheep.
  • Cassandra’s voice does not match in a segment of the Dialogue Scene in Night and Day.

RIVER RAIDS, JOMSVIKINGS, SARABS

Addressed:

  • Extended loading times at the transition from River Raids to the Ravensthorpe.

MASTERY CHALLENGE

  • Can’t progress in A Challenge From the Gods after the first cutscene.
  • Enemies are not marked when using Odin Sight in Odin Mine Hideout.
  • Goliath NPC can throw the boar outside the arena, making it impossible to complete the Outpost Fight Challenge.
  • NPCs are killed in the Lolingestone bandit camp.

COUNTS OF THE FALLEN

addressed

  • Platforms that descend before the push/pull object is on them.
  • Portable snaps in Eivor’s hands as they are thrown behind the spike wall in Swamp tomb.
  • Several issues where Eivor would get stuck in a free fall animation and/or get out of sync.

MISCELLANEOUS

Addressed:

  • Wrong gameplay options present in Discovery Tour: Viking Age menu.
  • Online service error (0x20100302) when viewing photos on world map.
  • Murder movies still play when photo mode is activated.
  • Horses can photobomb dialogue scenes.
  • Achievements/trophies are not unlocked after playing AC Crossover stories when sharing progress across multiple platforms.

GRAPHICS, ANIMATION AND AUDIO

Addressed:

  • Meteorites not spawned in England.
  • Store items that disappear from inventory or are not visible on Eivor.
  • Smoke bombs do not explode when returned to the enemy with the ability to reverse missiles.
  • Instances of misplaced or floating objects or textures.
  • Plenty of cutting issues.
  • Numerous problems with graphics, texture, animation or lighting.
  • Several issues with missing SFX.
  • Numerous problems with menu narration.

UI/HUD

Addressed:

  • Numerous UI/HUD issues.
  • Added several improvements to the Codex menu.