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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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
Continous development

My entire world is gone!

30+ hours with a ton of different people. Our entire world is gone. All structures. All trees. All Rocks. Etc. All our builds. I'm distraught. My friends are going to ...
Suggested by: Jack (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 03 Apr Comments: 5
Under consideration

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
Under consideration

Fix Performance drops

Suggested by: e (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Crash on Startup

Hi devs I have downloaded the game yesterday to try it out, however, I am unable to get further than the Valheim logo on startup. The game force closes and no ...
Suggested by: Joel Turner (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 12 Feb, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration

Boar Breeding

So, I get a few boar together in a pen, feed them,. they become tame and I have piglets. However at somepoint they will glitch out of their pen and I'll find them ...
Suggested by: Barry (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Moder location stones not working

All the moder location stones are not working in my seeds and having to sail the entire map and search every mountain for the altar is a huge progression stopper
Suggested by: Math (14 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sept, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Server settings

Please allow us to change server settings such as day/night cycle resource quantity, gather rates, ect ect I'm sure there are my more settings players would like to ...
Suggested by: Brian Little (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sept, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Campfire goes out/restarts randomly?

I've got a nice, well-built house, proper roof, full walls but my campfire that I have setup to warm my bed randomly goes out even when full of wood (10/10). ...
Suggested by: Roadgrill (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration

Popup chat on new message

It would be nice if the chat would open up when someone posts something. Maybe open it for 5-10 seconds and then hide it again. It's very easy to miss messages ...
Suggested by: StingerTopGun (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 10 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Easier way to flip cart

Please add a better way to flip a cat that is upside down. Right now you all you can do is try to run into it to flip it right side up.
Suggested by: Tallgus (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 02 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

High temperatures on GPU/High GPU usage

Title. I have an undervolted and underclocked GTX1060 (6GB) and it reaches 80°C pretty quickly, with everything on low, vsync on, and my pc in general is clean ...
Suggested by: KhalMika (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration

Autosaves Cause Large Lag Spikes

Every time my world autosaves it causes a massive lag spike. I've nearly died several times as the spike lasts over a second. Not great for when you're fighting things.
Suggested by: mcspacecash (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 01 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

Random FPS Drops

Hello, I am running a Ryzen 7 3750H and an RTX 2060 on a gaming laptop. The game runs great for about three minutes then the FPS will randomly drop to 2FPS for ...
Suggested by: BurgerJack (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 04 Jun, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Internet Disconnect when playing after the Last Update

Hello, After the last Update from yesterday, now i become "mini disconnects" when im playing. My Internet connections cuts off for 2,3 seconds and then comes back. ...
Suggested by: Georg (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Jan Comments: 2
Under consideration

Can only connect through IP address

My friend is hosting a server and we usually connect to it through domain name instead of his server's IP address. In Valheim, we can only use the IP address.
Suggested by: RightShift (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

Calm down the forever howling tame wolfes pretty please! or sell us earplugs :-)

All wolfs howl constantly in the game. No problem for wild ones, but if you have a wolf-taming pen in your village it really grates on your nerves, and also - as ...
Suggested by: zoolkhan (22 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 28 Jul, '22 Comments: 1
Not a bug

Raise the data per second limit

There have been reports that modifying the assembly_valheim.dll file to increase m_dataPerSec has resolved some of the issues caused by the server limiting the ...
Suggested by: Ssjsin (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Cliff Texture on Flat Ground

Since the Mistlands update anytime I level ground on an already existing "levelled ground" boundary (where levelled ground and grass meet) the texture is replaced by ...
Suggested by: CJ (12 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 1
Known issue

Crossplay patch prevents dedicated linux servers from starting

The latest patch adds crossplay to the game, but prevents my dedicated linux server from starting. Many other users are having the same issue. ...
Suggested by: Ryan Bernard (30 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 08 Jul Comments: 2
Under consideration

Dungeons with "RandomRotation" have different seeds on different playthroughs

Dungeons with random rotation (Such as burial chamber) will have different dungeon layouts EVEN ON THE SAME WORLD SEED. That is to say, the dungeon layout is ...
Suggested by: wd40bomber7 (23 Aug) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 2
Not a bug

BUG: (10) Black Forest vendors meant to spawn, but only one ever does.

There is a bug where (10) Black Forest vendors are generated in the world, but only the first one ever spawns in the world. This can be confirmed by viewing the world ...
Suggested by: InterrobangTF2 (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Not a bug

My Seed Has No Moder

According to - my seed has no Moder in it. I appear to not be the only one with this problem according to my discussion with the creator. I ...
Suggested by: Alex Lieberman (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 0

Paint job on shields reset to wood when removed from display.

Only recently has this happened. I was able to move them around just fine and they would keep their paint. I went to move them yesterday and when they popped off the ...
Suggested by: Enolracmada (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Framerate decreasing the longer game is played (Regardless of area, all on session affected)

Framerate decreasing the longer game is played (Regardless of area, all on session affected) As above. Adjusted some of the fixes as per other posts and ...
Suggested by: Tom (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 12 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Admin Command To Remove All Items on Ground

Admin Command To Remove All Items on Ground. A lot of stuff builds up, or is on bottom of ocean. Would be nice to clean it all up.
Suggested by: joe (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Boars and piggy

Being able to move/pickup boars or piggies. I understand that the game is supposed to have difficulties built in, but to not even be able to pick up a piggy to move ...
Suggested by: Alex (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Missing the merchant

The merchant/trader went missing from his camp and has never respawned. His camp and doggo are still there.
Suggested by: Ed (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

PLEASE don't nerf the Deathsquito!!

Hell if you hit the plains with anything less than Iron tech you get what you deserve. Those little buggers will end you!
Suggested by: Scorpius (29 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 16 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Not a bug

Bow is too strong agains bosses and big creatures. Such fights are too easy.

Bow is too powerful weapon right now, especially against bosses. Need to lower its power or add some countermeasures (pierce\fire resistances, antiranged mechanics, ...
Suggested by: Ironshell (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Oct, '21 Comments: 0

Bug: Game crashes at a specific part of the swamp

Playing the game on a dedicated G Portal server with friends. At a certain spot in the swamp we settled the game will crash on walking in there. We've rebooted the ...
Suggested by: Xenoun (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 May, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration

Creature: Neck should gain a buff when wet

I think the Neck receive a debuff when wet like the other creatures. This mob is a water type one. It should be beneficial to be in the water and therefor gain a buff ...
Suggested by: Tennis (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sept, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Scaling options for HUD and especially minimap

On my ultrawide 3440x1440 the minimap is very tiny in the top right corner - would be nice to scale it up by a factor of 2x (like PUGB does vor example). or like ...
Suggested by: suit1337 (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 01 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Bug - Parry range attacks

I was being attacked by one stonedwarf. It was out of melee range. It threw a rock at me. I hit the button to block with my shield. The rock was blocked, and ...
Suggested by: Macdallan (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration

Black texture

The floor of my game is black, as if there is a line below it is completely black. I believe it is a texture problem. (My hardware is an intel graphics)
Suggested by: João henrique (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Jun Comments: 2
Under consideration

Boats can sometimes appear upside down when returning to their location

I have multiple boats so I leave some back at my base, when returning usually they spawn and its fine but on my most recent return one of the boats spawned upside ...
Suggested by: vMagrathv (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Feb Comments: 2
Under consideration

Deep North "Blizzard" causes huge FPS drop.

When the very dark blizzard happened while in the Deep North region, the frames fell below 10 FPS (playing on someone else's server as well). I thought maybe it was a ...
Suggested by: Malice (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration

Idea: Craftable Gliders

I would like to suggest adding the ability to create Gliders, which would allow you to jump off high terrain and traverse the surrounding area (Breath of the Wild style).
Suggested by: John Shannock (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Progress not saving or even loosing stuff

- when i save by F5 > Save, it does nothing to the savegame, when i logout or back in, its not it, instead last autosave. - sometimes when i logout, exit game, later ...
Suggested by: Shaw (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

Deconstructing items

After some time swimming around I was not able to deconstruct Karve. I was using a hammer and had a workbench right next to it. I also noticed this once with one ...
Suggested by: Chaos (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Dedicated Server does not save world on SIGTERM

Currently, dedicated server process (at least on linux) just terminates immediately when sent a SIGTERM. It only saves and shuts down cleanly on SIGINT (i.e. ctrl+c ...
Suggested by: Alex (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration

Random Invincible Enemy Spawn

While funny, it can be a little annoying. A single random enemy (skeleton, greyling, mosquito, boar, etc...) will randomly appear and whoever I think is the host will ...
Suggested by: iSyNN (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jan, '22 Comments: 8
Continous development

Dedicated server buildings wiped after update

Awesome. Game. Please keep it up. After today's steam update, I restored the start_headless_server.bat with my old server invocation, and started the server back ...
Suggested by: Ben Clark (11 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Mar, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Tamed wolves attacking walls even without a good path to it

The tamed wolves will hear or see through the walls and when that happens they will attack the walls or doors and destroy them. We have a moat around our entire ...
Suggested by: MarleyTheMoose (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Moder pathing

When fighting moder she first fought us but then just stood on a cliff completely still and made the fight extremely easy, so maybe something in her pathing isnt ...
Suggested by: Jens Eriksson Hedkvist (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Jun, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration

Axe not reaching tree stumps.

This is quite a hassle to go through everytime I have cleared a field with hundred of planted trees. Personally I don't think this was intended and think it ...
Suggested by: Torild Trög (12 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 16 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Not a bug

My game stop working after update v0.148.6

Describe as much as you can how you launch the game, and what happens. Which is your Processor, Graphical cards, RAM memory? Have you any mods installed? If so, ...
Suggested by: Smiffe (24 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '21 Comments: 20
Under consideration

tombstone still disappearing

I just lost 35 hours of progress as my tombstone disappeared...after your apparent bugfix
Suggested by: Saurenath (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 17 Sept Comments: 6
Under consideration

Game becomes very slow after few minutes of walking over the island

After changing few areas on the island FPS drop do 3-15 from 60 and becomes unplayable. This is happening on Linux with both Vulkan and OpenGL. System: Linux ...
Suggested by: Mladen (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 02 Apr, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Option to rebind ping location on map

My middle mouse button is broken so it's annoying that I can't ping on the map.
Suggested by: Tom (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration