List of Controls

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List of Valheum Controls

This is a guide to the controls used in Valheim. If you want to know how to move your Vikings as well as how you can make them interact with the vast world, read on!

List of Controls

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This list shows all the default controls set when you start playing Valheim. If you are not comfortable with the default keybinds, you can always change it by going to the Main Menu → Settings → Controls Tab.

Movement Controls

Action Keybind
Attack Left Mouse Button
Secondary Attack Press Mouse Wheel
Block Right Mouse Button
Use E
Forsaken Power F
Hide/Show Weapon R
Jump Space
Run Left Shift
Crouch Left Ctrl
Alternative Placement Left Shift
Forward W
Left A
Backward S
Right D

Other Controls

Control Keybind
Auto-Run Q
Toggle Walk C
Sit X
Inventory Tab
Map M
Zoom Out , or Mouse Scroll Down
Zoom In . or Mouse Scroll Up
Deconstruct Press Mouse Wheel
Build Menu Right Mouse Button
Previous Build Item Q
Next Build Item E

Control Settings

Control Settings
Mouse Sensitivity Slider
Invert Mouse Toggle
Gamepad Enabled Toggle

Mouse Sensitivity

This setting changes how fast your mouse responds to movement. Lower your slider when you think your screen is moving too fast.

Invert Mouse

This setting is for when you using weapons or tools that require aiming, like a bow! Check out this setting and change it to what you prefer!

Gamepad Enabled

Valheim is confirmed to support XBOX 360 gamepads. If you are using such, we recommend toggling this setting to ON!

Valheim Related Guides


Guide for Beginners: How to Get Started

Valheim Tips and Tricks

Beginner Guides
List of Controls Character Creation Guide
How to Emote Cooking Guide: How to Make Food
Comfort Level and Rested Explained Map Guide: How to Mark and Ping Locations
Skill Leveling Guide Best World Map Seeds
Controller Layout and Support How to Build Fire Indoors
Combat Guides
Combat Guide: How to Battle in Valehim How to Parry: Parry Force and Parry Bonus
How to Hunt Deer Bow Tips: How to Aim the Bow
List of Raids: How do Raids Work? All Damage Types and Effects
Best Forsaken Power Weapon Guide: How to Use Each Weapon Type
Crafting Guides
Crafting Guide: How Does Crafting Work? How to Repair your Tools and Gear
How to Build and Upgrade the Workbench How to Build and Upgrade the Forge
Recipe List
Advanced Game Mechanics
How to Use Cheats and Console Commands How to Get Max Comfort
Farming and Resources Guides
Taming Guide: How to Tame Animals Breeding Guide: How to Breed Boar and Animals
How to Plant Seeds and Grow Vegetables Wolf Taming: How to Tame And Breed Wolves
House Building Guide Fishing Guide: How to Fish
Adventuring Guides
Dungeons Guide: Locations and Types How to Sail
Haldor the Trader: Where to Find and What He Sells Buried Treasure: How to Find
How to Get Into Sunken Crypts
Tier Lists
Best Weapon Tier List Best Armor Tier List
Multiplayer Guides
How to Play Multiplayer How to Make a Personal Chest
PVP Guide: How to Turn on Friendly Fire How to Fix Incompatible Version Error
Do Resources Respawn? What Happens When You Die?
How to Split Stacks to Take One Item How to Take the Best Screenshots
Should You Launch With Vulkan? Best Graphics Settings
Best Cheats to Use: How to Cheat Well Do Bosses Despawn? How Bosses Work
Do Items Despawn? How to Throw Away Items Mysterious Figures: The Grim Reaper and Thor
How to Find Maypoles How to Quick Transfer Items
How to Kick Players What's at the Edge of the World?
Does Valheim Have Endgame? Why is my Console Not Working?


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