Welcome Valheim players! Today we will be embarking on a learning journey of all the Valheim tools/equipment. If you’ve been searching for this information then you’re lucky! You’ve made it to the right spot. By the end of this tutorial, you should have knowledge of all the tools/equipment and how you can obtain these items, and don’t forget to use the knowledge you learn today on your own server today with Iceline Hosting! So if you have read this far then stay tuned and enjoy!
Valheim has many different ranges of tools, as it is a very advanced and versatile game. We will be going over each tool and the area of expertise for that specific tool. Such as Logging, Farming, Mining, Etc… So let’s get started!
The Stone Axe is used on softer woods, such as beech, fir, and pine trees, and is generally used for tree-felling. You can craft this from 5 wood and 4 stones. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has Slash damage of 15, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
Following the Stone Axe, we have the Flint Axe. You can access this tool after a workbench has been built. The Flint Axe is also the second woodcutting tool. You can craft the Axe from 4 wood and 6 flints. Just like the Stone Axe The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has Slash damage of 15, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
The Bronze Axe is the third woodcutting tool, following the Flint Axe. This is the first axe that can chop Birch and oak unlike the Flint and Stone Axe. Since there is now an axe that can chop Birch and Oak trees this means you can now gather fine wood. You can craft this Axe with 4 wood, 8 bronze, and 2 leather scraps. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has Slash damage of 35, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
The Iron Axe is the fourth woodcutting tool, the crafting for this Axe is unlocked in the Forge level 2. Which requires 4 wood, 20 iron, and 2 leather scraps. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has Slash damage of 55, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
The Blackmetal Axe is the fifth woodcutting tool, which can be unlocked if the player obtains Black metal bars and linen thread, and can be crafted at a Forge level 4. To craft this you will need 6 Fine wood, 20 Black Metal, and 5 Linen thread. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 20, Parry force is at a 0, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has Slash damage of 95, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 60.
The Cultivator is used to cultivate the land so that it is prepared to plant seeds. To craft this tool you will need 5 core wood and 5 bronze. If the player is on Grass mode the player can then; regrow grass on patches of dirt, regrow lily pads on water, create sand on the shoreline and regrow cattails in certain areas around the shore.
The Hoe can be crafted in the workbench, and the materials for crafting require 5 wood and 2 stones. This tool is used to elevate or level the ground. It also can be used to apply Paved Road ground decor. To level, the ground keeps this in mind When shift-clicking it attaches the hoe to the level of ground you are pointing at. When not shift clicked it defaults the hoe to the level of ground you are standing on.
The Antler Pickaxe is used for mining Stone, Copper, Tin, and Iron. This will be the first mining tool you can use before progressing further in the game. You can craft this from 10 wood pieces and 1 Hard antler. Keep in mind this pickaxe can not be upgraded and is the weakest Axe in the game. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has pierced damage of 18, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
The Bronze Pickaxe is the start of the progression of the Pickaxe. To craft this you will need 3 core wood and 10 bronze. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has pierced damage of 25, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
Here we have the third mining tool, the Iron Pickaxe. In order to mine Silver ore and Obsidian, you will need the Iron Pickaxe. To craft, you will need 3 core wood and 20 iron. The defensive qualities consist of a Block power at a 10, Parry force is at a 20, and Parry bonus is 2X. The offensive side of the Axe has pierced damage of 33, a Backstab of 3X, and a Knockback of 50.
This item is you will need quite often in Valheim, it is called the Workbench. Used to craft, repair items, and it allows the construction of many buildings. In order for a player to be able to craft and repair, Workbenches must be roofed and 70% enclosed. Repairing equipment that was initially crafted using the Workbench does not cost any additional materials. The Workbench is one of the limited structures that do not have prerequisites for their construction beside a Hammer. You will need 10 wood pieces to craft this item.
The Stonecutter is used for building stone structures and crafting items. To build stone floors and walls you need to place a stonecutter near a Workbench. You can craft this from 10 wood pieces, 2 iron, and 4 stone.
Forges are buildable structures found in Valheim, it is an essential structure that lets you create and repair items that have metal components in their recipes. It must be upgraded to reach its full potential. To craft this you will need 4 stone, 4 coal, 10 wood, and 6 copper.
The Spinning Wheel is a bit different than the rest, it becomes available after the player has killed Moder to obtain the materials for an Artisan table. The Wheel converts the Flax into Linen Thread. Each piece of flax takes 30 seconds to convert into Linen thread. It has a capacity of 40 Flax and will drop Linen as it is made automatically. You can craft this from 20 fine wood, 10 iron nails, and 5 leather scraps.
The Campfire can be crafted usinga Hammer, you can find those steps here. The Campfire can only be built on the ground, natural rocks or player placed stone structures. To craft you will need 5 stone and 2 wood.
Here we have the Hearth, which is used to make a bigger fire than the Campfire. The hearth must be built on something strong and sturdy such as a stone floor, the ground, or pillars to support it. You can find how to build a Hearth here. With 1/20 fuel, a Hearth will last for 1 hour and 23 minutes. At maximum capacity, a Hearth should burn for 27 hours and 47 minutes. You can craft the Hearth from 15 Stone.
Next, we have the Cauldron, The Cauldron is used to create mead-based recipes, as well as various food items. Requires a fire source underneath in order to craft with, such as a Campfire or Hearth. You can create this with a Hammer and 10 tin.
Lastly. we have the Cooking Station. The cooking station is used to cook raw meat-type ingredients into their cooked form, or if left too long, into coal. In order to cook the meat, you must have a Hearth or Campfire under it. To craft, it requires 2 pieces of wood. You can find how to build and what you can cook here.
This is the Bed in Valheim. If a player sleeps it skips the game clock to the next morning. The crafting stations will continue to work while the player sleeps. You can only sleep if it is afternoon or night, there are no enemies nearby, the bed is sheltered, there is a fire nearby, and if the player is not wet. The bed can be crafted from 8 wood.
The Dragon Bed is an improved bed. It can be built with a hammer and needs to be built within the range of a workbench. To craft, you will need 40 Fine wood, 7 Deer hide, 4 Wolf pelt, 10 Feathers, 15 Iron nails.
Here we will be going over some examples of the different weapons and the type of damage they produce. Stay tuned!
You can find more information on the specific Melee Weapons here.
- Melee weapons are items that can increase attack damage. Different types of Melee weapons can have different ranges, attack speed, stamina costs per attack, and secondary attacks.
- One-handed clubs: spending more time on one attack for more damage
- Swords: stun the enemy
- Spears: You can throw the spear which gives a deal of damage when it hits and you can also pick up your spear after the attack.
- Polearms: Damage and knockback to nearby enemies.
- Knives: Jump forward and attack.
- Two-handed Axes: Stab, acquires less stamina than normal attacks.
You can find more information bows here.
- Bows are weapons that shoot arrows.
- These arrows are equipped and can be charged while spending stamina to increase range and damage.
- Bows cannot be used when there are no arrows left in inventory.
- So far there are only 4 bows in the game.
You can find more information on the Arrows here.
- Arrows are shot by Bows, but bows cannot be used without arrows.
- There are 10 different arrows.
- 2 different types of arrows Basic arrows and Elemental arrows.
- Elemental arrows deal both pierce damage and an elemental type (fire, frost, poison, etc…)
You can find more information on each shield here.
- Shields can be used alongside other one handed weapons.
- The block power, parry force and parry bonus of the weapons used with shields would be replaced by that of the shield used
- A weapon that is consumed when used.
- There is only one weapon in this category called the Ooze Bomb.
- You can find more information here.
In the Armor section, there are 4 different types of armor, 6 different sets of armor, and 1 individual Piece.
Troll Armor sets
That is definitely quite a bit of material to take in! After reviewing each and every Tool/Equipment that Valheim contains the information has given me a lot of insight on the best items to try and obtain. This material also gave me a better understanding of the game itself not only the equipment. I hope this tutorial helps all of you Valheim players out there, and I will see you all next time!
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