How to Farm Stones | Valheim

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This is a guide to farming Stones in Valheim. Learn how to get Stones quickly, how Stones can be used, and the materials required to craft Stones.

Stone Basic Information

Name Stone
Item Type Material
Weight 2
Description It's a rock.
Max Capacity 50
Item Spawn Code Stone

How to Get Stones

Pick Stones off the Ground

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Stones can be picked from the ground almost anywhere in the Valheim.

Use a Pickaxe

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Things become more efficient once you craft a pickaxe. Look for any rock formations protruding off the ground and hit them with it.

Chipping away at these rock formations will produce stones until they completely disappear.

The Antler Pickaxe, in particular, can be crafted early-on in the game after you defeat the first boss, Eikthyr.

Bait Stone Golems

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Later in the game, you can bait and evade the attacks of the Stone Golem in the Mountains Biome. The Stone Golem is able to destroy the terrain and other rock formations to make farming stone faster.

Reach Bedrock for Unlimited Stone

Stone Farm Quarry

To have an unlimited supply of Stones, dig deep until you hit bedrock. You will know you have reached bedrock when can't dig further anymore.

Continue hitting the ground and it will still produce stones! We suggest creating a mini-base with roof and fire just so you could get both Rested and Sheltered bonus!

Comfort Level and Rested Explained

Dropped by Enemy

Enemy Enemy Lv. Qty. Drop Rate
Greydwarf 1 1 100%
Greydwarf Brute 1 2 100%
Stone Golem 1 ~6 100%

Spawn with Console Command

If you don't mind using cheats to obtain it, Stones can easily be spawned with the console command.

To spawn the item, first turn on cheat codes by typing imacheater in the F5 console, and use the spawn Stone command to create the item.

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How to Use Stones

Craftable Materials

Item Name Crafting Station Type Materials Needed
Sharpening Stone Stonecutter Stone x5

Craftable Weapons

Item Name Crafting Station Type Materials Needed
Stone Axe Workbench (Lv. 1) Stone x4
Wood x5
Hammer Workbench (Lv. 1) Stone x2
Wood x3
Hoe Workbench (Lv. 1) Stone x2
Wood x5

Used to Construct Buildings

Building Name Required Crafting Station Materials Needed
Stonecutter Workbench Iron x2
Stone x4
Wood x10
Forge Workbench Coal x4
Copper x6
Stone x4
Wood x10
Smelter Workbench Stone x20
Surtling Core x5
Blast Furnace Artisan Table Fine Wood x20
Iron x10
Stone x20
Surtling Core x5
Charcoal Kiln Workbench Stone x20
Surtling Core x5
Windmill Artisan Table Iron Nails x30
Stone x20
Wood x30
Campfire N/A Stone x5
Wood x2
Hearth Stonecutter Stone x15
Stone Pile N/A Stone x50

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List of Items and Materials

All Material Items

Ancient Bark Barley Black Metal
Bloodbag Bone Fragments Bronze
Bronze Nails Chitin Coal
Copper Core Wood Deer Hide
Dragon Tear Feathers Fine Wood
Flametal Flax Flint
Freeze Gland Greydwarf Eye Guck
Hard Antler Iron Iron Nails
Leather Scraps Linen Thread Lox Pelt
Needle Obsidian Ooze
Queen Bee Resin Serpent Scale
Sharpening Stone Silver Stone
Surtling Core Tin Troll Hide
Wolf Fang Wolf Pelt Wood
Ymir Flesh Chain

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    • Soap most likely originated from when people cooked food on a spit and the fat dripped on to the white ash in the fire and when combined with water it made a lather. Adding soap could introduce hygiene factors into the game. They could introduce it similar to how the hunger works, like, the better your hygiene, the more health/stamina you can gain. Making soap could consist of cooking meat over the spit, the fat mixing with ash and then mixing it with water could give you soap.

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