Valheim Bugs and Issues

Please post issues and bugs you encounter in Valheim here. If you see that your issue is already created (there is a Search-function), please upvote it.


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Crossplay Multiplayer Issues

Hello everyone, We are seeing reports of players having connectivity issues, getting disconnected, and simply being unable to connect to some sessions due to the ...
Suggested by: Lumah (03 Oct, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 137
Pinned Known issue

Chests intermittently not opening

When opening chests (both reinforced and default), sometimes the inventory opens, but the chest inventory does not. It seems to affect one person per server more ...
Suggested by: KaerieP (10 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 05 Mar Comments: 16
Pinned Fixed

READ HERE: Xbox world being reset and players walking in air

Hi Xbox players. We have a few issues on Xbox, where the world corruption is the worst. When the world reaches about 50-60Mb in size, the Xbox cannot load it and ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (23 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 27 Mar Comments: 1
Pinned Known issue

Read here: "My dedicated/hosted server broke after patch."

The patch haven't broken your game/server. You need to have the same game version of the client, as you have on the server. Else it will detect a version missmatch ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (23 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 10 Nov, '23 Comments: 98
Pinned Continous development Server

Game crash when auto save every morning XBOX

Whenever it auto saves in the morning, it seems to struggle to save, and as soon as it’s done saving it crashes the game. I know it saves properly as I spawn in the ...
Suggested by: Ben presseau (13 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 11 Apr Comments: 15
Pinned Known issue

Disappearing landscape

I've started establishing an island, had 2 houses, work benches, teleports... Logged in and the whole Island is wiped out. No trees, just the ground and what I had on ...
Suggested by: Vanezsa (29 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 10 Mar Comments: 17
Pinned Known issue

AI Patch causing monsters to avoid players and attack buildings.

Monsters are choosing to attack buildings over players. Fuling went around player and avoided another to attack a nearby building. Placing a workbench caused ...
Suggested by: Speed (24 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 10
Pinned Continous development

Terrain different between Xbox (the console, not pc store) and Steam

Terrain appears to be different between players. Xbox version, Steam and the Gportal dedicated server all running 0.214.2 The terrain on the xbox matches where ...
Suggested by: DavidBarr97 (14 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 31 Jan Comments: 25
Pinned Fixed

Read here: Died but your tombstone is not on server

Hi everyone. This bug comes up alot and it is because your client and the server isn't talking to each other at the moment. Which means the server don't even know ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (16 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 8
Pinned Known issue

Server Resetting Terrain to Default

I've been playing on a dedicated server with a friend, and recently we've run into an issue where any terrain that we've edited gets reverted to its original form ...
Suggested by: Nathan Holtzclaw (23 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 12 Dec, '23 Comments: 5
Pinned Known issue

Map resets on first profile when restarting computer and loading game on second steam profile.

When I play for a while and auto save (and even manually save with f5 console) I can quit the game and load it back up just fine. However when a second steam profile ...
Suggested by: Christian (08 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 27 Jul, '23 Comments: 36
Pinned Continous development

Game Freezes in Same Location for All Players on Local Server

This is a repeatable freeze, and Valheim becomes unresponsive. Seed: MxiGNw3Tsl It happens to all players in the same location, but only if they are in THAT ...
Suggested by: Galdrador (30 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 22 Oct, '23 Comments: 11
Pinned Known issue

Read here: Console commands changes after V0.148.6 and forward

In this version, we changed from imacheater to devcommands to show what they are ment for. They aren't ment to be used by people to "test things" by normal users. ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (23 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 02 Nov, '23 Comments: 30
Pinned Done

AI causing monsters to randomly attack berry bushes, bypass player for structures

Patch 0.155.7 changes monster AI some. Now, indeed, monsters will attack structures. They will run right by a player to do so, ignoring the Viking screaming "Coward, ...
Suggested by: C.L. Ward (25 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 17 May, '23 Comments: 5
Pinned Not a bug

Read here: Banned from server

If you get the message "Banned from server. Try this: When you have a dedicated server, inside the directory of the server, or in C:\Users\ <username ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (22 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '23 Comments: 11
Pinned Continous development Server

Unity Crash trying to launch the game (FIxed)

sorry for this, i found the solution through here after writing it and i don't know how to delete it lol, the solution was to delete the Valheim folder in the in the ...
Suggested by: Insanity (16 Sept, '21) Upvoted: 16 Dec, '23 Comments: 5
Pinned Not a bug

Ocean clipping to the terrain horizon line and trees

When in the sea the ocean is clipping to the shape of the terrain and trees. The waves or effects never raise over the horizon line and sometimes the ocean horizon ...
Suggested by: Katja L (19 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 26 Mar, '23 Comments: 5
Pinned Known issue

Died and tombstone disappeared after connection issue

Playing in two, I was connected to a server, had a brief of connection issue after which I died and my tombstone wasn't there when I restarted the game
Suggested by: Ivan (02 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 04 Mar Comments: 1
Pinned Known issue

Read here: Fix for black screen when launching Valheim.

It's been confirmed now that this works for the users who have the issue. in your player.log file in C:\Users\ <username \AppData\LocalLow\IronGate\Valheim (or ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (27 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 03 Mar Comments: 9
Pinned Done

Queen glitched outside of boss arena after fighting inside.

We finally got to the Queen. Built a workbench and portal outside the door to go and repair items and for if we died etc. We initially tried to pick our way into ...
Suggested by: Dominic (09 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 13
Pinned Planned to be fixed

game inventory filled with glitched items, cant access chests

I was just on a multiplayer server and my inventory suddenly got a bunch of glitched items, i wasn't able to access chest inventory as well, and i cant drop items.
Suggested by: Cici X (06 May, '21) Upvoted: 26 Mar, '23 Comments: 5
Pinned Not a bug

Read here: Known monsters attacking neutral building pieces

Greydwarfs attacking doors in pre-build objects. (no attack on neutral stone buildings) Draugr attacking pre-build villages, houses, (no attack on neutral stone ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (28 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 17 Jan, '23 Comments: 2
Pinned Known issue

Read here: Common issues with Hearth & Home

Since this site only allows for 1000 letters. The complete list was posted on Steam forums since it's open to everyone :) ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (24 Sept, '21) Upvoted: 24 Mar, '23 Comments: 11
Pinned Known issue Gameplay

Add a Happy As-Is Vote for Bug Tracker.

Some of the feature requests are heavily biased towards "Upvotes". It lacks the contrast or oppositional votes. Since some of those suggestions for bugs are actually ...
Suggested by: Vuulfjiir (30 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 02 Jun, '23 Comments: 2
Pinned Known exploit

NVIDIA Drivers Uninstall When Launching Through Vulkan

Every once in a while, I have to reinstall my drivers or scan for hardware changes in Device Manager after launching through Vulkan. I have a Surface Book 2 with a ...
Suggested by: Jorge (12 May, '21) Upvoted: 22 Dec, '21 Comments: 6
Pinned Under consideration

READ HERE : World gone / lost / reset after 0.209.X patch

We are very much aware of the patch we released when we overhauled steam cloud sync and some other saving cause issues for some players. For now, if you have a ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (04 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 09 Jun, '23 Comments: 2
Pinned Fixed

Cultivator problem in mistlands

Hello, I have a problem with using the cultivator in the Mistlands area, namely I am not able to use it in any way, every time I get a message that this area cannot ...
Suggested by: Pawel (01 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 5
Pinned Not a bug

Screen problem

I don't know what happened. I loaded up the game and was messing with settings, when this happened. I accidentally clicked something I wasn't even looking at and ...
Suggested by: William L (11 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 4
Pinned Under consideration

Map Sync issues between solo world and dedicated server, same seed

I run a small dedicated server for friends and family. Recently (July 28), I copied the world files and installed them as a solo (non-server) world. I did a bit of ...
Suggested by: Christine (29 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 24 Mar, '23 Comments: 3
Pinned Under consideration

Sea spray clipping improperly

The sea spray effect is being clipped to areas of the screen where there is an object other than sky. This also affects the world edge where the water is pouring over ...
Suggested by: Sam (23 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 04 Mar Comments: 1
Pinned Known issue

Keep crashing at startup: error mono-2.0-bdwgc.dll, I have tried everything to get the game to work

I have tried everything to get the game to work but cannot. I clicked play and it got this error mono-2.0-bdwgc.dll and crashed. Cannot even get to the login screen. ...
Suggested by: Eric Filloon (08 Sept, '21) Upvoted: 12 Nov, '22 Comments: 3
Pinned Fixed Crash

Update throws disk write error - appmanifest_892970.acf, and game will not launch

Patch 0.156.2 has caused my game to throw a 'Disk write error' (the file noted is 'appmanifest_892970.acf') and will now not launch. I have followed all the Steam ...
Suggested by: Krazarak (04 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 11 Aug, '23 Comments: 3
Pinned Under consideration

Black Box Covering Corner of Screen

As stated - I have a black box in the bottom left of the screen. It's not related to the console or the Steam overlay, and when I played previously (a few days ago) ...
Suggested by: Zachary Fox (11 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 11 Jan, '23 Comments: 1
Pinned Done

re-use boss stone after update

After the Mistlands update I was able to re-use a Bonemass and a Elder runestone to get a 2nd location for each one, but no more than that.
Suggested by: ironmace (07 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 07 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Pinned Known issue

Multiplayer Sync issues

On multiplayer servers, some people suffer of sync issue: unability to interact or fight, sudden death due to a monster far away, teleportation, damages on boats, and ...
Suggested by: Deus (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 234
Continous development

I suggest adding dedicated gear slots (armor, weapon, shield, ammo) and various backpacks.

As the title say, I suggest mainly for dedicated gear slots. But also I think various "backpacks" would be a nice addition. For example the basic backpack that add ...
Suggested by: KhalMika (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 31
Not a bug

Fix Terraforming Heavy FPS Impact

Based on investigation here: It would seem (and can easily be ...
Suggested by: Hummy (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 6
Continous development

Fix low FPS on high end hardware

Suggested by: York (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 90
Continous development

Attacks not registered on slopes

I'm not sure it's a bug, but it is unbelievably frustrating considering how the terrain is almost exclusively hilly. Anytime I attack while higher up on the slope ...
Suggested by: JuicedBoxers (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Mar Comments: 24
Under consideration

Stabilize mass flattening of land.

So to elaborate on what happened to me, I decided to flatten a large area of land in my world to make a nice village in wanting to go with the whole theme of the ...
Suggested by: Syntharia Val'estraa (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Feb Comments: 7
Continous development

Fix the crashing!

Was able to play for 2 hours and then the game would crash the entire pc, no error code or crash log. My system specs are: i9 9900k 16GB ram Geforce gtx 2070
Suggested by: Strawberry (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 20 Mar Comments: 149
Continous development

Boat taking damage at frequent intervals

Summary: Boat takes regular damage (Invariably exactly 10 damage) at irregular intervals, accompanied by a huge splash and crashing sound. Frequency seems to ...
Suggested by: RyuujinZERO (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 23
Under consideration

Bug: Demolishing Items Not Returning All Materials

Since the patch update (10th Feb) we've found that some structures when demolished are not consistently returning all materials. I've had this with a couple of ...
Suggested by: falo (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 Mar Comments: 117

Make it easier to find, join and favourite servers ASAP

I have a dedicated server that I'm not able to find. I think it may be hosted in Germany, and I'm in the UK. Others who are closer are able to find it. However this ...
Suggested by: Joe (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 Mar, '23 Comments: 20
Continous development

Remove dead sign from map when you recover the things of your tumb

Sometimes when I died and I recover my things, the sign continue in the map. Would be wonderful removing this dead signs from the map
Suggested by: Alberto (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jan Comments: 1

Transfer all button doesn't merge items into your inventory

When you transfer all items from a chest it does not merge item stacks with items already in your inventory. For example how ctrl+lmb would work for quick ...
Suggested by: Tallgus (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 11 Oct, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Cannot craft if inventory full

I am trying to craft more arrows, with a stack of 33/100, but the craft button is greyed out despite 3 crafts worth of space.
Suggested by: Ambaire (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Mar Comments: 6
Continous development

Deconstructing items and tools

Similar to when you deconstruct a beehive, you get your materials back, it would be nice to recover materials by deconstructing your old weapons and tools.
Suggested by: Lepus (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '23 Comments: 12
Not a bug

Being able to dig into mountains and make caves

Being able to dig out caverns or at least mine shafts would be amazing (using proper beam support ofcourse). Would be great to have an underground village :)
Suggested by: Fodz (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 16 Jan Comments: 0
Not planned

Can't climb towers because narrow stairs get in the way

In the towers that one finds while exploring and which usually contain a chest at the top, it's impossible to climb to the top because your character gets stuck ...
Suggested by: Eric (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '23 Comments: 12