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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Enhance Valve protocol support

When querying the server via valve protocol user names are blank ```python from valve.source.a2s import ServerQuerier addr = ("IP.Ad.dr.ess", port) with ...
Suggested by: ibigpapa (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration

Blocked from Swamp Crypt

I have a swamp key. Went to a friend’s world to a swamp crypt I’ve been in before, but it keeps saying blocked. I tossed the key and picked it back up, I logged out ...
Suggested by: Moon (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Image freezing while game still running

Here's the original bug on steam hub : Basically, the game's image freezes ...
Suggested by: Reaven (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

Ability to reposition HUD (for ultrawide monitors)

When you play on an ultrawide monitor the minimap and other hud elements are on the far edges. It would be really nice to be able to move them closer to the center of ...
Suggested by: Rob (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Sept Comments: 0
Under consideration

Game constantly disconnects when trying to play with a friend

So I have come upon a very strange issue, where whenever I try to join my brothers server it would connect me to him, but the entire world would be missing everything ...
Suggested by: Orange (14 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Jan Comments: 5
Under consideration

Terrain Reset issue - Fps Drops

So me and my friends have been leveling a large area to build on, but cleared quite alot of land and it's cuasing huge FPS drops. Everytime we reload game or move ...
Suggested by: ForceModified (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 22 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration

Tamed one or two star wolves causes them to run away

I think one or two star wolves when tamed still act as if they are wild. They won't attack you but they will run away from you and only eat at night. They also ...
Suggested by: MarleyTheMoose (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Jan, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Consistantly Crashes While Sailing

While sailing between islands the game will crash. If I island hop and don't spend a lot of time on the water the game won't crash. I can also go anywhere on land ...
Suggested by: Sloth644 (12 May, '21) Upvoted: 11 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Smelter not filling with ore

Our smelter was empty 0/10 ore, but full on charcoal. I attempted to load in coal, admittedly spam clicking E, and ended up eating my whole stack of copper in the ...
Suggested by: Mikayl (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Feb Comments: 2
Under consideration

Multiple controllers interfere

I have pedals, throttle and joystick connected to my PC. When I start Valheim, the axis on the throttle and pedals interfere, as if I was pressing the arrow buttons ...
Suggested by: filthymanc (09 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '22 Comments: 8
Under consideration

Fix pigs getting out of pen

Pigs randomly leave my pig pen with no damage done to the pen itself. the walls are still intact but i'll find my pen empty with my pigs wandering around. then i have ...
Suggested by: czernobog (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 Nov, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Lost all loot

Um, my friend died like usual when you are low on health trying to fight the goblins, and when he went to get back his stuff it was all gone out of nowhere.
Suggested by: Brian (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Jul, '21 Comments: 9
Under consideration

Deathsquito destroys tombstone

Just as title says, I saw my friend get killed by a Deathsquito before my very eyes as he teabagged a Fuling Berserker when we killed it and I died shortly after. ...
Suggested by: Ursii (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 01 May, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Makes beehives more useful

I know that this is a bug list primarily but I had a suggestion. Bees pollinate flowers that make them grow (circle of life stuff), what if that was brought into ...
Suggested by: Brandon (21 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Not a bug

Building Bug - Not Aligning

Hi! I've been having this issue ever since the new patch came out a few days ago, but the building isn't working for me properly, for example - Nothing is aligning, ...
Suggested by: KJ (25 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 21 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration

Z-axis combat broken for melee - affects monsters and players - exploitable

If there is a difference in z-axis height for melee combat, players and npcs cannot strike one another, despite the animations clearly showing the weapon going ...
Suggested by: Derek Tester (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration

Possible memory leak

We rent a linux server with 3gb of ram, the server usually sits at around 2.5-2.6gb of usage but has been steadily inclining over the last week or so to the point ...
Suggested by: Kev (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Make Lox a Beast of Burden with a craftable item

Loxes (Loxae? No idea what the plural form should be) are a perfect fit for being beasts of burden, I mean, even Haldor uses it like that! I think a craftable "chest" ...
Suggested by: Dylson syn Dyli (12 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 16 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Not a bug

Longboats flipping upside down for no reason

Sometimes when I teleport to our base the longboat out on the water flips out. Last time it flipped on its back end and thankfully landed right side up, but 3 times ...
Suggested by: Peanut (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 May, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Items on the ground are exacerbating desync and server lag issues.

Example, a massive pile of coal takes several minutes of standing on top of to even begin to pick up part of the pile. Likewise with Monster sieges, when all the ...
Suggested by: Nastro (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 01 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

"Join IP" should also accept a hostname

The new join by IP option is great, though I'd love to be able to type in a hostname (e.g. so that my friends and I don't have to ping ...
Suggested by: texelot (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 May, '21 Comments: 3

world missing trees and structures

I loaded a world me and my friend had worked for a while on. But when I loaded it today all of the worlds structures and my structures were gone. There are no trees, ...
Suggested by: SuperSeismic (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

Game seems to be causing a BSOD

So it would appear that since the last update the game is causing a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) on my PC. Before the last update i played the game for about 6hrs and ...
Suggested by: JDUB (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 27 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Fix Server 'not responding' in Steam server list, also not shown in in-game list.

2456, 2457, and 2457 are all properly forwarded, I made sure of this by running another service on those 3 ports and checking the connection from an external ...
Suggested by: Mlth (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Lost Ship at sea after server disconnect

Follows that this is the same issue as logging out at sea, however, as this is a separate incident it needs reporting. Considering what I've seen of the game the ...
Suggested by: Erik Ragnarson (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration

Player Disconnection on Dedicated server after garbage collection server build 6394774

After Garbage collection runs for server memory, all player connections dropped as of server build 6394774 Unloading 0 unused Assets to reduce memory usage. ...
Suggested by: Snuck (24 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

Blood Magic leveling doesn't work correctly with allies

When casting the protection spell from the staff of protection you are supposed to gain experience whenever the bubble breaks. However when used with allies in the ...
Suggested by: Alex Daniel (18 Jan) Upvoted: 30 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration

French Translation problem

Hello, My friends any I are french native speakers and we noticed that there is some issues with the translation. Exemple : Blunt is now translated in "Tranchant" ...
Suggested by: Edelsia (09 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Optimization for xbox one

On Xbox one the game studders really badly I've tried everything I can to try and see if anything can fix it on my end but nothing has worked. I've seen other people ...
Suggested by: TaskForceRage23 (16 Mar) Upvoted: 22 Sept Comments: 5
Under consideration

Make Pathen and Paved Road strictly texture changes

Getting terrain to align with structures or provide a cart-friendly surface often involves extensive work with Smooth Terrain and Raise Terrain, but Pathen and Paved ...
Suggested by: WardenWolf (27 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 27 May Comments: 1
Not a bug

Pings should last forever or be able to be customized

When I ping, it goes away in about 10 seconds which is a little annoying as I often lose my bearings when out exploring. I also like to use the ping to tell my ...
Suggested by: Aaron (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Game crashing at startup Valheim - Unity 2019.4.16f1_e05b6e02d63e Valheim - Unity 2019.4.20f1_6dd1

Game crashing at startup Valheim - Unity 2019.4.16f1_e05b6e02d63e Valheim - Unity 2019.4.20f1_6dd1c08eedfa RTX 2070 i5-9600KF 16gb RAM
Suggested by: Zoom (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 19 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Rotate Vertically

Use Shift or CTRL + Scroll to rotate vertically (so you can decide the angles of beams, logs and roofing).
Suggested by: Thijs (09 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 22 Sept Comments: 1
Not a bug

Enable Surround Sound / 5.1 / 7.1

Please activate / enable this basic requirement of/for any 3D shooter game since before 2000[1]. Even just experimental 3D sound support would be great. Unity ...
Suggested by: Nosfolormil (16 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 05 Aug Comments: 3
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Chest bug

Trying to open some of the chest in my house and I cannot access them. It is random which chest are not opening. - Fix was both of us leaving the area
Suggested by: Chaptermaster12 (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Map text is extremely tiny on 4K monitor

I've been playing Valheim on my laptop, which has a 4K monitor and I can barely read the map text for the markers I put on the map. Increasing the GUI does not ...
Suggested by: David F (02 May, '21) Upvoted: 30 Mar Comments: 3
Under consideration

11/10 Scrap iron in the smelting furnace

When melting my iron, I somehow managed to throw 11 out of 10 irons into the furnace! Must have had a strong hand or something haha :P
Suggested by: Nemanja Dumitraskovic (14 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration

World not loading in?

Honestly idk where or how to discribe this bug. for all i know it's commonly knowen. it was a case of out of no where while my friends and i started mass digging in ...
Suggested by: Liliums (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

BUG: When cart is destroyed all contained loot also destroyed

As above materials for cart drop, but contained loot is destroyed - loot should drop when cart is destroyed.
Suggested by: Meklon (14 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Minimap & Map

Would be nice to have your mini map show a small direction in a corner with a compass, as well as having the ability to pin icons on your map. Similar to the way the ...
Suggested by: Ted (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 29 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Steam workshop support

Add steam workshop support so people can play the game more how they want. Don't get me wrong I have been loving this game, but with steam workshop it could make this ...
Suggested by: Littlesalado (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Boards disapear at random

3 times I have trapped 2 boars in a pen, no spaces and 2 different pens. NO way to get out and I would come back to the base to see food on the ground but boars gone.
Suggested by: VenHaus (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Burial chamber blocked from entry

Our server was attempting to enter burial chambers that have been unlocked with a key, but several people were blocked from entering while others were able to enter. ...
Suggested by: MH (13 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Permanently blocked from entering Crypt

My partner (host) and I both tried to enter a crypt at the same time and it gave me the blocked message and kicked me back to the over world. Since then I have not ...
Suggested by: Joe (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Can't craft item when all inventory slots are occupied but with space within those slots

Example: I have all slots occupied on my inventory, one of which is 4/20 sausages. I want to craft 4 more sausages but it wont let me unless I release 1 slot of my ...
Suggested by: Franz (27 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 02 Sept Comments: 3
Known issue Not a bug

Bug/Exploit: Item duplication on loss of connectivity

When connected to a server, a player is able to disconnect their internet and simultaneously take items from a chest. Once the player rejoins the server, the items ...
Suggested by: Frog (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jun, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Draugr archer spawns inside stone

Next to spawn points (stonehenge looking site) draugr usually spawns inside a big stone and shoots arrows out of it in swamp. The stone can not be destroyed nor the ...
Suggested by: Kazemester (29 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 03 Jan, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Items don't automatically re-equip after swimming

Not sure if bug or feature, but whatever items were equipped before swimming don't get automatically re-equipped after. I understand automatically un-equipping items ...
Suggested by: Gunthar (31 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Not a bug

Feedback Button not showing

When pressing Esc to access the menu, the normal menu (settings, logout, quit, close menu) are showing as usual, but the feedback button on the bottom right is missing.
Suggested by: Jens Dinkel (17 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 11 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Guck falls into the tree.

When gathering guck, sometimes it falls into the tree and can't be collected. Turning the camera just right and can see it inside the tree.
Suggested by: MyuFoxy (15 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration