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This is a guide to repairing tools in Valheim. Read more to find out where you can repair tools, gear, and buildings and how much it costs!

How To Repair Tools and Gear

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To repair tools and gears, you need to go to a crafting station and selecting the Repair button, the hammer icon to the left of the crafting window. It doesn't cost anything, so use it as often as possible.

How to Determine When You Need Repairs

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There are white bars underneath repairable tools akin to health bars. If they get depleted, you will be unable to use that weapon or tool, so make sure to repair often and keep your item durability high!

Where to Repair Tools and Gear


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You can repair items in your workbench. Take note you can only repair items you made in your inventory or the workbench here, so higher level metal objects need to be repaired in the forge.

To learn more about how to build the workbench, read our article down below!
How to Build and Upgrade the Workbench


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You can only repair metal items in the forge, so most of what you make in the forge is repairable there.

To learn more about the forge and how to build it, check out our guide down below!
How to Build and Upgrade the Forge

How to Repair Buildings and Structures

Use your Hammer

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If your building and structures have been damage by wheather or enemies, you can easily repair them back to max health. You will have to equip to your hammer and right-click to open your build menu. You will see a hammer icon on the first tile, select it. Now you can repair your building and other structures by left-clicking on them!

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