Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Children of Danu Locations Guide
There are 10 Children of Danu enemies for players to track down as part of the Children of Danu questline in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla‘s Wrath of the Druids DLC. These special enemies drop an item called the Bloody Amber which must be delivery to Deirdre in the Connacht region of Ireland. To help you find and defeat these enemies use our Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Children of Danu locations guide below.
Children of Danu Overview and Information
Before we dive right into the guide we need to touch on a few important points regarding these enemies. The first major point is that they are essentially the DLC’s Order Members. This means you will need to assassinate them like you would members of the Order. The second point to note is that you hunt 5 of the Children of Danu during the DLC’s main story. There are a total of 10 Children of Danu as follows:
- The Wren (Niamh, the Poet)
- The Cursed (Sétnae, Druid of the Mists)
- The Deer (Ruaidrí, he of the Ports)
- The Seed (Bécc Mac Nath-í, he of the Oceans)
- The Oak (Oegan Mac Cartaigh)
- The Spider (Aideen, Merchant of Dublin)
- The Ash (Cummascach)
- The Whisper (Leasleach, Madwoman of the Bogs)
- The Blaze (Conlae, he of the Flames)
- The Mist (Trian, he of the Stone Circles)
Target progress for each of Children of Danu is tracked on the order menu screen. Like other targets you’ve faced up to this point you need to track down clues to find the locations of each Children of Danu. Once you’ve found all available clues the target’s location is marked on your map. The guide below makes it possible to avoid finding all the clues.
The Wren (Nimah, the poet) Clues and Target Locations
The first of the Children of Danu targets you will encounter during the main story is The Wren. The Wren is a small woman that is located in the town called Rathcroghan in the Connacht region of Ireland. She is the small woman walking around in the market. The three clues that lead to her location are:
- Automatically received during the main quest called “Potion of Blood.”
- Is found in an abandoned hut on the beach to the north of Port Auley.
- Next to the ritual stone in the middle of Lough Gara lake.
If you collect all of The Wren clues listed above the location of this target will be marked throught the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen. If not you can head to her location marked on the map above in Rathcroghan and take her out. Eliminate this target to get the Bloody Amber.
The Cursed (Sétnae, Druid of the Mists) Clues and Target Locations
The next story related Children of Danu you encounter is The Cursed. This target must be defeated as part of the main story. There is no way to avoid it. There are four clues for this target you will receive automatically:
- Received from eliminating The Wren.
- Obtained during the Potion of Blood mission automatically.
- After freeing the man from the cave cell in Into the Fog you receive this clue.
- Find the ritual site in Into the Fog.
At the end of the Into the Fog mission you will come face to face with this target. You have to defeat this enemy to advance the main DLC story. The Cursed will drop an Bloody Amber when defeated.
The Deer (Ruaidri, he of the ports) Clues and Target Locations
The Deer is the third story Children of Danu you will need to track down. This enemy is located in the Ulster Region at the named area called Inch Lough Neagh. This is the biggest lake in the area. There is a camp on the northside of the lake where The Deer is located alongside a number of additional enemies. There are three clues to find for this enemy:
- Received from eliminating The Cursed.
- Next to bridge to the south of Trading Post called Armdel in northeast of Ulster region
If you grab both of the clues listed above the location of The Deer will be revealed through the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen. If you don’t want to grab the clues simply go to the location I’ve highlighted on the map above. Killing The Deer gets you an Bloody Amber.
The Seed (Beec mac Nath-i, he of the oceans) Clues and Target Locations
The forth story target is The Seed. The Seed can be found in Dunseverick Fortress in the Ulster region of the map. The fortress is on the northern most tip of the map next to the sea. Like The Deer you will encounter a number of enemies with this target. Look inside the main building for the enemy. The three clues for The Seed’s location are found at the following:
- Automatically acquired during The Wages of War quest.
- Inside Movilla Abbey in Ulster on a bench.
- Received from defeating The Deer.
When you grab the three clues listed above the location of The Seed will be revealed through the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen. If you don’t want to grab the clues simply go to the location I’ve highlighted on the map above. Killing The Seed gets you an Bloody Amber.
The Oak (Eogan mac Cartaigh) Location
The Oak is the final Children final Children of Danu you must kill as part of the DLC’s main story. During the main quest mission called A Scourging of Snakes you encounter The Oak. You will be near the end of the expansion at this point. Reach the church during the quest and you will encounter this enemy inside. The Oak has two clues that come from defeating The Cursed and The Seed earlier in the story.
Defeating the the five targets listed above will complete the main story. After the story is complete you should hunt down the five remaining enemies which are listed below.
The Spider (Aideen, Merchant of Dublin) Clues and Target Locations
The Spider Children of Danu target is a merchant you can find in the town of Dublin. The black haired women likes to hang around to the west of the fast travel point in the center of the town. Look for her next to cooking table that has a number of pots on it. There are three clues to find for this enemy:
- Received upon defeat of The Deer.
- Win the the Drinking mini-game in Dublin against the Drinking Champion.
- On a bench in Skald’s Rest in Dublin.
Once you’ve acquired the clues the location of The Spider can be marked on your map through the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen. Defeat the target to get one Bloody Amber.
The Ash (Cummascach) Clues and Target Locations
The Ash target is located in the Kesh Corann area in the northwest of Connacht. In this area you need to find a cave that The Ash is inside. The cave entrance is on the east side of the hill. Once inside the cave you will run into The Ash who is hiding there. There are three clues to find to reveal this enemy’s location:
- Received upon defeat of The Wren.
- In Ritual site to between Lough Rea and Lough Tuam lakes in the Connacht region.
- In white tent at location called Kiltober in Connacht.
Once you find all of the three clues above you can mark the exact location of The Ash on your map through the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen. This target drops an Bloody Amber when defeated.
The Whisper (Leasleach, madwoman of the bogs) Clues and Target Location
The Whisper is a druid you will find in the Meath region. Unlike the other targets up to this point this enemy doesn’t really have a set location. To find her you need to locate three clues that reveal her location. The three clues are:
- Received automatically from defeating The Spider.
- In enemy camp at location called Boyne Tombs in the northeast of Meath.
- Ritual site to the west of the harbor fast travel point along the Boyne River.
Once you have the three clues listed above go to the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen and mark her location on your map. Go to the location and defeat the enemy to receive a Bloody Amber.
The Blaze (Conlae, he of the flames) Clues and Target Location
Like The Whisper The Blaze also doesn’t really have a fixed location, instead opting to wander around the Clogher burned down village in the Ulster region. To make your life easier finding this enemy grab the three clues to mark him on your map:
- Received automatically from defeat The Ash.
- Gravesite to east of Bally na Gall near waterfall.
- Inside burned house in Clogher village of Ulster.
Once you have all of the clues listed above go to the Order of Members/Children of Danu screen and mark his location on your map. Go to the map marker and take this enemy out. You will get a Bloody Amber for your troubles.
The Mist (Trian, he of the stone circles) Clues and Target Locations
The final target to hunt is The Mist. The Mist in the northwest corner of Ulster on the small island called Doon Fort. The target is walking around the inside of the fort area. There are three total clues to find for The Mist:
- Received automatically from killing The Blaze.
- In the center of the stone circle at Doon Daven in Ulster.
- In beached boat to the northeast of Aileach in Ulster.
Once you have all of the clues listed above you can go to Order of Members/Children of Danu screen and mark his location on your map. Go to Doon Fort and take this enemy out. You will get a Bloody Amber for your troubles.
Defeating the final Children of Danu will complete the Children of Danu mission. You will also unlock the Dawn of the Druids trophy/achievement for collecting all 10 amber shards. After this is complete you will receive a new mission called Amber Sun.
This concludes our Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Children of Danu locations guide. Hopefully you found it helpful in to use while tracking down these 10 assassination targets. If you have any questions or comments drop them in The Pit below.