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"The Children of Danu have perverted their beliefs into a weapon."
―Ciara ingen Medba[src][[ [citation needed] |-[m]]]

The Children of Danu was a medieval Druidic cult that operated in Ireland. The cult worshiped the Irish goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

The Children of Danu acted as a violent resistance movement against the rise of the Norse and Christian faiths in Ireland, which had resulted in the native Druidic faith of Classical Antiquity facing the danger of extinction. Fearing the replacement of their native Druidic faith, the high ranking members within the Children of Danu sought to acquire and use the power of any ancient relics, such Lia Fáil, in hopes to revive their beliefs.[1]

Between 879 and 882,[2] the Children of Danu was eliminated by the Viking shieldmaiden Eivor Varinsdottir of the Raven Clan.[3]


The leader is marked with an asterisk. (*)

High Druids

Former Members

Behind the scenes

The Children of Danu is a faction in introduced in the Wrath of the Druids DLC. According to Associate Narrative Director Hugo Sahuquet, the faction is not part of the Order of the Ancients.[4]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Assassin's Creed: ValhallaWrath of the Druids
  2. Twitter.png Hugo Sahuquet (@HugoShelter) on Twitter "I think the suggested level for Wrath of the Druids is 55. It is meant to be available early, and despite depicting events from 879 to 882, it happens in paralell with the main game."
  3. Assassin's Creed: Valhalla – Wrath of the DruidsChildren of Danu
  4. Twitter.png Hugo Sahuquet (@HugoShelter) on Twitter "@Rajam55539655 @vandammemullet @DarbyMcDevitt The Children of Danu are not part of the OOTA. They are a separate group with a separate objective!"

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