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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Suggested by: Smiffe (22 Apr) Upvoted: 25 Apr Comments: 0
Pinned Planned to be fixed

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: yesterday 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: today 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: today Comments: 6
Continous development

Fix low FPS on high end hardware

Suggested by: York (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: today 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: today 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: yesterday 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: yesterday 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: 14 May 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: today 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: 18 May 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

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 (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 May, '23 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: 27 Apr 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: 19 May 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: 03 Apr 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: 18 Mar 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: 13 May 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, '23 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 (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 04 May 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: 08 Oct, '23 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: 04 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration

loot VS deep water

underwater loot is not available.
Suggested by: Andrey (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Apr 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: 01 Feb 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: 06 Dec, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration

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: 15 Apr Comments: 137
Known issue

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: 31 Dec, '23 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: 06 May 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, '23 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, '23 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, '23 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: 03 Oct, '23 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: 17 May 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: 25 Oct, '23 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, '23 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: 31 Dec, '23 Comments: 7

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: 29 Apr Comments: 16

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: 18 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: 12 Jan 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 Dec, '23 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: 24 Apr Comments: 29

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
Known issue