How to Farm Obsidian | Valheim

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

Obsidian Basic Information

Name Obsidian ImageObsidian
Item Type Material
Weight 2
Description Dark volcanic glass.
Max Capacity 50
Item Spawn Code Obsidian

How to Get Obsidian

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Obsidian is mined from Obsidian deposits found in Mountain biomes. These particular deposits require an Iron Pickaxe to break.
How to Craft the Iron Pickaxe and Stats

Can Be Spawned with Console Command

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

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

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How to Use Obsidian

Craftable Weapons

Item Name Crafting Station Type Materials Needed
Frost Arrow Workbench (Lv. 4) Feathers x2
Freeze Gland x1
Obsidian x4
Wood x8
Obsidian Arrow Workbench (Lv. 3) Feathers x2
Obsidian x4
Wood x8
Poison Arrow Workbench (Lv. 3) Feathers x2
Obsidian x4
Ooze x2
Wood x8

Used to Construct Buildings

Building Name Required Crafting Station Materials Needed
Tool Shelf Forge Fine Wood x10
Iron x4
Obsidian x4

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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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