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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Pick up arrows

Please add the ability to pick up shot arrows, and speaks and anything else that makes sense. Not being able to pick up arrows that you have shot which hit the ground ...
Suggested by: Brian Little (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 3
Not a bug

My Deathpoint and All My Items Got Deleted

My friends and I were fighting the elder and I died from Him and right after that the server stopped responding and crashed. When we relogged it went back to the old ...
Suggested by: Pingu (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Sept Comments: 164
Continous development

Make game installable on M1 Mac

Steam install button is greyed out on my M1 Mac. Should run fine via Rosetta?
Suggested by: James (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 16 Sept Comments: 14
Under consideration

Underground tunnels

Being able to mine mines underground without having the top geometry coming down. Allows for bases to be built underground and secret entrances to exist.
Suggested by: Olivier Candel (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 0
Not planned

First Person View

The first-person view is a must in this game. Especially when you're indoors, without it it's extremely hard to move around inside. Among other things, the defense ...
Suggested by: f1ames0ff (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 1
Not planned

2 second freeze every auto-save

Just like the title says, every time the game auto saves, it locks up. I tried looking online and asking in discord.. found nothing and nobody responded ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Suggested by: Jonathan (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 Apr Comments: 4
Under consideration

Map sharing between players

Make a craftable item (like a map or a pinboard) where players can place their maps and other players can read them
Suggested by: TheRealMihi (23 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 50

Steam Workshop

I would like to see mod support added to the game for the benefit of the players and the devs. Adding mod support with greatly increase replayability and give the ...
Suggested by: Brian Little (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 04 Sept Comments: 5
Under consideration

Arrow Type should be visibile under the Bow you use ingame.

It would be great, if you could add a little symbol of the arrow type or similar under the Bow ingame, so you know the Type equipped, without checking inventory.
Suggested by: about:blank (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 25 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration

Silver veins/Iron nodes in mountain and swamp are too low to harvest.

The wishbone allows you to discover underground locations of silver and iron in their respective areas in the game as well as treasure. The issue however is that most ...
Suggested by: Home (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration

loot VS deep water

underwater loot is not available.
Suggested by: Andrey (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 2
Under consideration

Cap on Mining Depth

Trying to dig a canal through some land and noticed there appears to be a maximum Mining Depth related to the original height of the land. Removing this limitation ...
Suggested by: Alex (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sept Comments: 2
Not a bug

Bronze bar recipe 3 -> 1

Mixing 2x copper and 1x tin ought to yield 3x bronze bars.
Suggested by: Quazil (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 17 Sept Comments: 4
Under consideration

Dedicated server stopped connecting after patch 0.147.3

As per the title- I run a dedicated server through nodecraft, worked fine till the patch. Post-patch, I can't discover it in the steam browser, and can't connect to ...
Suggested by: Ben Clark (02 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 18 Sept, '22 Comments: 20
Continous development

Single Player (Profiles) bringing in resources to Multiplayer Servers

I have players using cheats in Single Player who spawn/gather hard to get items/resources, then join the server and "deposit" it.. this defeats the purpose of ...
Suggested by: Simon (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sept Comments: 24
Under consideration

Blob and Oozer are missing names

Blob is now showing as [enemy_blob] and oozer is showing as [enemy_blobelite] after the latest patch for me
Suggested by: Craynon (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 11 Jun, '22 Comments: 35

Too Slow Planting

The change to the Cultivator that delayed its use was much too severe. Planting crops was already a chore, now it's even more punishing. Remove the delay when ...
Suggested by: Strigoi (29 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 28 Apr Comments: 22

Durability of tools isn't showing in the inventory but it does in the hotbar

Durability of tools isn't showing in the inventory but it does in the hotbar. It happend after the last update 0.145.6
Suggested by: Haxedus (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 4
Under consideration

Boars teleporting through boar pen

Seems like boars are able to glitch through the pen walls.
Suggested by: professor apple (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 25 Jul Comments: 6
Under consideration

Multithreading on (dedicated) server

Server lags and syncs out a bunch when alot of players are near eachother in a building dense area. Add enemies to that and you are kind of dead. Adding ...
Suggested by: liket (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Sept Comments: 4
Under consideration

Spear hit zone

When wielding a spear with high ground advantage, I find hitting greylings or necks that are at a lower elevation impossible as the spear only seems to connect when ...
Suggested by: Grant (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sept Comments: 3
Under consideration

Increase max data per second transfer

Currently it is limited to 64 kB/s which for the game designed like this is too low. People are reporting much better performances with higher bandwith. Currently, ...
Suggested by: Jörgen (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 04 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration

Make the Visible On Map checkbox persist

At the moment, the setting for your visibility on the map does not persist. It would be good if this could do so, maybe on a world by world basis. We keep running ...
Suggested by: falo (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 12 Sept, '21 Comments: 5

Client password is being ignored from steam Launch Options

If you use the steam "Launch Options" to launch a remote world ( +connect 1.1.1:29400 +password "SuperSecretPassword" ) the password is ignored and you will have to ...
Suggested by: Riareth (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration

Wolf Taming issues (disappearing)

I have been trying to tame a 1 or 2 star wolf. I have been successful but I've ran the wolf back, and at some point in time the wolf either disappears or runs off ...
Suggested by: Mathieu Graham (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Jun Comments: 7

Stone structure randomly missing pieces

We have a stone building where pieces of it are randomly disappearing. Stone floors, and wall pieces which are set as blue and not red.
Suggested by: MarleyTheMoose (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Feb Comments: 28
Under consideration

Allow DNS name when connecting over IP

Would be great to accept valid DNS name when connecting to a server. Will help communities to organize their servers around their community domain
Suggested by: Val (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 Comments: 14

Raise Ground should not go through walls

I tried building a cellar into the ground by excavating it with a pickaxe. While the build worked quite nicely, I am now left with an awkward gap in between the walls ...
Suggested by: theRealHeadset (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 25 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration

Game Fully Crashes Entire PC

It's very erratic as to how it happens- I could be playing for 15 minutes or for an hour, and then the game fully freezes everything, and I mean everything, on my pc. ...
Suggested by: Ji (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 07 Jun Comments: 30
Under consideration

Fix the Tombstones randomly vanishing

Basically, I just died in the plains biome, and my friend told me "Your tombstone just disappeared". I got back to the place of my death, with the icon still on my ...
Suggested by: Smashy (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 May, '21 Comments: 29

Bug: Draugr spawned inside a rock

A draugr archer spanwed inside a rock/small boulder in the swamp. He was able to shoot arrows at me through the rock. You can see his hand and the top of his bow in ...
Suggested by: Fang (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 25 Jun Comments: 5
Under consideration

Armor Display or way to display armor standing and/or mounted

Armor Display or way to display armor standing and/or mounted
Suggested by: Mortis (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 30 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Stop cheat items being brough into non cheat servers

Hi, Started running a dedicated server, kids came in with cheat items and ruined the progression experience by dropping stuff on other people. Any chance of adding a ...
Suggested by: Fodz (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 4
Under consideration

Better Smelter

instead of adding 1x coal & 1x ore at a time introduce a bigger (later game) smelter that has and inventory box to work from, effectively a chest that players can ...
Suggested by: Tom Howard (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration

Overheating PC

Do not why, by when I run the game, my pc turns into jet engine. Goot water cooling on CPU. RTX 2070 Super 32 GB ram i7-9700F
Suggested by: Ssilent (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 Mar Comments: 14
Under consideration

Make the connection to optional for dedicated servers

Currently the dedicated server program will not start if it cannot connect to Can this please be made optional so we can run dedicated servers ...
Suggested by: Amelia (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 16 Jan, '22 Comments: 5

autorun steering

I would like to be able to "steer" while autorun is active. Otherwise, it is way too easy to run into trees, rocks, bushes, giant trolls, etc. Without it, it's ...
Suggested by: KermitRubes (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Serpent trophy randomly dissappears

The Trophy Just Randomly Disappears out of my inventory
Suggested by: Omni_Sensei (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 Sept, '21 Comments: 10
Under consideration

Shower of "Too Hard" messages when mining silver

don't know what caused this but kinda annoying to have my screen filled with "too hard" text whenever a piece of a silver vein breaks... obviously it's not too hard ...
Suggested by: Veikka Paakkunainen (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 06 Oct, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Dedicated server cpu usage high on linux

When a dedicated server is installed on linux, the cpu usage is very high. With no players connected on my server I see a static 110-120% cpu usage (out of 400%)
Suggested by: Steven (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sept Comments: 16
Under consideration

No sound

I have no sound at all. Updated windows. Went on system it says my audio is up to date MSI gaming laptop 16gb i7 Nvidia and intel
Suggested by: Adam Nicholson (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

Game Contrast / Game Too Dark

I find myself wanting a contrast slider. Game seems too dark. When I am playing with friends I constantly need a torch whereas they do not.
Suggested by: steve (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Sept Comments: 19
Under consideration

Half Square Thatched Roof block

Hello, Please implement a new block the same as the "half floor Block" but thatched for roofs, this tiny sqaure roof tile will add a massive amount of redesign ...
Suggested by: Tom Howard (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Color Blind Support

I've been playing Valheim with my friends a lot since steam release, but one of them is really struggling. He is Blue-Green color blind, and rocks, troll hides, ...
Suggested by: Caleb (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 22
Continous development

wishbone bugged

Wishbone shows silver > dig up area > no silver at all > relog / leave area and come back > wishbone doesnt work anymore. some mountains dont have any silver at all
Suggested by: Cruti (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 20 Aug Comments: 2
Under consideration

Lower storm frequency

Don't get wrong I love the weather effects but storms are occurring almost every other day, it kind of diminishes the experience of storms when they happen so often
Suggested by: York (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 2
Under consideration

Pickaxe is raising the ground instead of lowering it

While trying to terraform a ravine I encountered an issue where I cannot lower the ground any further as the pickaxe is doing the opposite of what it is supposed to. ...
Suggested by: Aron Feller (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Sept, '22 Comments: 8
Under consideration

AI targeting structures when able to attack the player (post 0.155.7)

Fulings were walking around my player character without attacking and pathing to workbenches and carts. The fulings attacked the structures before attacking players.
Suggested by: Talrich (24 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 26 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Continous development

Add options for the admins (to reduce the lag, protect against griefers)

I rentet a dedicated server. Right now the only options I get are: white listing and black listing players. The 2 ptions we really need: - Set the despawn ...
Suggested by: DesTut (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration

My game doesn't render the ground

I have a 9800gt and my game doesn't render the ground/water, I have no problem with grass but the ground is all black while playing, Its not unplayable but I wonder ...
Suggested by: Yutta (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 27 Aug Comments: 12
Under consideration