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.
*We don't guarantee that bugs at the top of the list will be solved first (but we promise we will try to prioritize them).
*This is a bug report list, not a feature suggestion list.
*The ONLY place to report these things with the public test version is on discord or steam in the correct channels / threads.
*If you have or have had any mods installed. We cannot guarantee that we can fix your bug. We have no idea what all different kinds of mods does to your game files and/or any other files on your computer.
Removing the mosquito sounds from swamps.
You can hear the mosquitos on swamps which normalny are found on plains. Could be a different sound not suggesting these mutated beasts.
Suggested by: Paula (09 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 19 Jan • Comments: 0
Taming meter over head
Getting close to the animals to see how tamed they are causes them to get frightened and seems to make taming longer, also wolves are dangerous when you try to get ...
Suggested by: MarleyTheMoose (11 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Mar • Comments: 0
Drake trophy drop rate
It's too low, people already ask if it's normal or bugged. Over 100 kills for 1 trophy, whole day wasted on farming just for helmet which is from wolf set (not an ...
Suggested by: Rezev (25 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 17 Apr, '22 • Comments: 7
Suggestion: Make no teleporting with ore/ingots optional
I made this giant base with 10 friends in our own private server, and not being able to move ore/ingots through portals is just... annoying. It's not a good way to ...
Suggested by: Bodil (10 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 2
Bug - This game is too good
Thanks for this game. Your work gives me and my family a lot of joy. Bug list: - It takes too much time - It needs to be cheap for the awesome content - The game ...
Suggested by: email@example.com (23 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 23 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
Very frequently on my server (2-3 players) our boats tend to disappear while they're resting just outside of our settlement. We've tried building docks, making sure ...
Suggested by: DCryptID (13 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 19 Dec, '22 • Comments: 6
Morning Fog Ruins Indoor Visibility
The only reason I'm making this suggestion is because you've done a fantastic job of implementing weather and smoke in this game. The morning fog looks great and the ...
Suggested by: Peter (16 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Feb • Comments: 0
Spear hit box needs tweaking.
Anytime a mob is just slightly lower than you or right next to you it won’t register hits. The highest culprits are short animals like Necks. Makes spear frustrating ...
Suggested by: Mike (15 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Dec, '22 • Comments: 2
All base structures disappeared after steam update
Steam appeared to do a quick update, and I logged into my previously fine local seed. I can see that my spawn is still set to where my bed was, but nothing is in the ...
Suggested by: evolevolevol (10 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 • Comments: 29
Map does not reflect terrain changes
We have built a canal, cleared many forests and have built large structures. However the map shows the original layout from when we first started. Is there anyway to ...
Suggested by: Michelle (04 May, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Mar • Comments: 1
Portal weather transfer bug
Imagine you have portal A and portal B. Portal A is in your home biome, e.g. Black Forest, portal B is in Mountain. It is currently raining in Black Forest, but your ...
Suggested by: focusonmyself (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Kiln and smelter not registering items inserted but disappear from my inventory.
I've seen at times when trying to add wood to the kiln and ore to the smelter it wont register that I have added them, but it does decrease my bag inventory for wood ...
Suggested by: Derek M (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 02 Mar • Comments: 0
Raise Ground should stop at walls
I excavated a cellar with a pickaxe. I wanted to raise the ground outside to the previous level, but everytime I try it also raises the ground indoors. I am now left ...
Suggested by: theRealHeadset (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Jan • Comments: 0
Some chests randomly cannot be opened; fixed by re-logging
Happened a few hours in to a play session, I could not open some of the chests in our storage room. World is multiplayer using Steam servers.
Suggested by: Smoko (19 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Feb • Comments: 0
We loot a lot of item that we don't really want or store. Considering add a cycle of life of item (recycle to get something) should encourage people to don't throw ...
Suggested by: Goudot (11 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
Floor used as roof is not classed as shelter
When using the wood floor to finish off a roof segment for a flat finish it is not counted as shelter, even when next to roof pieces.
Suggested by: Ryan (16 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Dec, '22 • Comments: 3
Not a bug
People can destroy wards, what is the point of a ward if it can be destroyed? People can see wards because of the glow.. We need massive fixes because our base is ...
Suggested by: edit (10 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 • Comments: 12
Chair Comfort Bonus Broken [Major Bug]
Comfort buffs from chairs/stools/benches are broken. It is known that their buffs do not stack, you'll only receive a bonus from one piece of furniture of a type. ...
Suggested by: SuperNova754 (13 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Dec, '21 • Comments: 1
Items fly when being dropped or harvested
Sometimes, when dropping an item or harvesting an item (in my case carrot seeds or food from the cooking station), the item floats either directly upwards into the ...
Suggested by: recrudesce (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Valheim will not save graphic settings
I need to set my graphic settings everytime i enter Valheim! The game dosen't save the settings!
Suggested by: Michelle Klæstrup (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 5
Still says "you feel cold" when your literally on fire
Its just a small little thing, but I find it rather silly that it works that way.
Suggested by: FalseKing (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 • Comments: 1
[BUG] Trees are resistant to Iron Axe
As the title says, using Iron Axe to chop down trees and cut logs produces gray damage numbers, as if Iron Axe was not intended for chopping trees.
Suggested by: Psojed (13 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Feb • Comments: 3
Hanging decorations, when updated, the item was changed to lv.1 from the lv.4 item, I was sad.
Hanging decorations, when updated, the item was changed to lv.1 from the lv.4 item, I was sad. and the color of the shield has changed. What should i do ?
Suggested by: Narungson Suwannachot (25 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 • Comments: 2
Entire server gone. Need to be fixed fast.
I logged into my server today, and I can't see anything but grass. My buildings, all the trees I cut, npc etc. are gone. 20+ hours progress gone sadly. Asked a ...
Suggested by: niklas jensen (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 07 Jul, '21 • Comments: 16
When using the cauldron if your inventory is full but has a stackable item you want to cook more of
My inventory was full but one of the items was 1/10 I was crafting the same item so I thought it would automatically stack. But the game forces you to clear a spot ...
Suggested by: Yasin Mekki (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb • Comments: 2
Crashing in specific area
Game has been crashing every time I enter a specific plains area in my world. When I load back in, I am left at a random state, sometimes losing both equipment ...
Suggested by: Speet (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 16 Nov, '21 • Comments: 4
Crops Keep Disappearing
I plant a crop like carrots and after a day or so most if not all just dissappear. I built walls around it entirely and still happens. I built roofs as well and still ...
Suggested by: Yup (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar • Comments: 12
Boats randomly capsizing (flipping upside down)
On February 9th we had an issue where our boat capsized while far away from our house and lost the nails because they sunk to the bottom of the ocean and couldn't ...
Suggested by: Kieran Mac (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Feb • Comments: 1
Portal transport metal exploit
You can transport metal through a portal by following these steps: -Placine the Metal in a Chest nearby -Go into the Portal and start the animation -Add the Metal ...
Suggested by: Gundarr (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Dec, '21 • Comments: 4
Sacrificial Stones Disappearing - With and Without Heads
Multiple Sacrificial Stones are missing along with the ones heads have been hung on. Completed boss 2 & 3 stones and heads are gone. Stone for boss 5 is missing ...
Suggested by: DeeJay (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 07 Feb • Comments: 14
Game is freezing, not responding
I walk around my house for a bit and it freezes up and the application stops responding. i've tried: reinstalling the game, moving it to a different SSD, ...
Suggested by: Joux (10 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jan • Comments: 12
Unity.dll crash problem
after maybe 10-15 minutes of gameplay the game will crash with no warning. still able to load back up but problem persists system specs are i5 9300 nvidia gtx ...
Suggested by: HeWhoFlows (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 09 Mar, '22 • Comments: 6
Wrong portal target directly after renaming
When changing the name of a portal, it takes a few seconds for the game to register it. When I go through the portal in that time, the portal will lead to the old ...
Suggested by: theRealHeadset (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jan • Comments: 0
Water breaks when extending terrain over it
After extending a lengthy land-bridge between two islands, a piece of the ocean broke and disconnected from the rest of the world.
Suggested by: Kelly (15 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 08 Sept, '22 • Comments: 7
Bug: Auto-save microstutter
Hi, Every time the game saves automatically, a microstutter happens, disturbing gameplay. Thank you for this amazing game!
Suggested by: Eluvian (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 1
Please fix low fps
Suggested by: Mr I have massive fps lag please fix it (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Unable to connect, also distrupts other network applications
I'm facing an issue where trying to play Valheim online doesn't only result in disconnects from server before passsword prompt but it disrupts all other network ...
Suggested by: looz (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 14
Controller is not mapped correctly.
Not sure if this necessarily counts as a bug but for some reason, when playing with controller, the Attack button, RT, is switched with LT, for block. The indicator ...
Suggested by: Sebastian Visconti (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Mar • Comments: 10
Me and my friend were mining whole day iron scraps in swamps, when we got home, we tried to put that iron scraps in smelter but it didn´t went in. My friend suggested ...
Suggested by: Rikko2 (25 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 • Comments: 2
Vaulting and climbing!
I suggest adding these mechanics to the game, it would be nice :D
Suggested by: KhalMika (19 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Jun, '22 • Comments: 1
Loud rustling noise in Meadows
Every ~15-30 seconds in the Meadows, there's an extremely loud brushing/rustling/crackling noise that sounds like something moving quickly through the brush. I ...
Suggested by: Kaels (04 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 0
Enemies spawn in rocks, or start flying, loot floats in air before dropping, raid event issue
after having the server up for a few days we noticed some of the mobs where spawning within giant rocks, in black forest, and greydwarfs would start running into the ...
Suggested by: Eric (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Jan, '22 • Comments: 2
Smelter coal and ore
so people are saying that the copper ore to coal ratio is 1 ore to 2 coal. however when you put 2 coal into the smelter for the 1 ore, it does not give you the ingot. ...
Suggested by: DrakonSK (09 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Dec, '22 • Comments: 2
Player Tombstone Missing
Played a game with friends in co-op mode and I died. When I returned to collect my gear, my tombstone was gone. The other players then noticed my tombstone flash up ...
Suggested by: Lussuria (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Oct, '22 • Comments: 7
POSSIBLE CAUSE of random world corruption issue during dedicated server world save.
After much testing, many lost hours of progress and setting up incremental backups to minimise losses, I have been able to replicate and (so far) prevent the random ...
Suggested by: Seph (16 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Nov, '22 • Comments: 1
Add console command for Saving and autosave before closing dedicated server down
When hosting a dedicated server, if the server goes down there is usually an unpleasant rollback. Because players saves are local this leads to missing crafting ...
Suggested by: Jason (19 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jan • Comments: 8
When building near the ocean and your build / raised ground is clearly blocking the water, the water seeps through everything and floods through during a storm.
Suggested by: Japanties (24 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 2
Charcoal Kiln Invincibility Bug
eats wood but doesn't give wood back cannot destroy
Suggested by: ayekaden (13 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Mar • Comments: 1
Fishing not possible for joined players
In Multiplayer Sessions, it occurs that Players who aren't the Host of the playsession aren't able to fish properly. You are able to use the fishing rod with bait, ...
Suggested by: Darkii (09 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 • Comments: 10
Vegvisir not Working
Found a Vegvisir for the Boss Moder but If you Press "E" nothing Happens.
Suggested by: LimTang (10 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Apr, '21 • Comments: 10