How to Farm Ancient Bark

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

Ancient Bark Basic Information

Name Ancient Bark ImageAncient Bark
Item Type Material
Weight 2
Description An ancient and sturdy material.
Max Capacity 50
Item Spawn Code ElderBark

How to Get Ancient Bark

Obtained from Ancient Trees

Chop Ancient Trees

Ancient Bark can be obtained by chopping down ancient trees in the Swamp biome. Take note that not all ancient trees can be chopped down, only the smaller ones. You will know an ancient tree is choppable if it shows damage numbers when hit by a Axe.

Sunken Crypt Chests

You can also find some Ancient Bark in the Sunken Crypts. There is a chance that you can find Ancient Bark in the chests found in the dungeon!

Can Be Spawned with Console Command

If you don't mind using cheats to obtain it, Ancient Bark 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 ElderBark command to create the item.

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How to Use Ancient Bark

Craftable Weapons

Item Name Crafting Station Type Materials Needed
Battleaxe Forge (Lv. 2) Ancient Bark x30
Iron x35
Leather Scraps x4
Draugr Fang Forge (Lv. 2) Ancient Bark x10
Deer Hide x2
Guck x10
Silver x20
Frostner Forge (Lv. 3) Ancient Bark x10
Silver x30
Ymir Flesh x5
Iron Sledge Forge (Lv. 2) Ancient Bark x10
Iron x30
Ymir Flesh x4
Ancient Bark Spear Forge (Lv. 3) Ancient Bark x10
Iron x10
Troll Hide x4
Fang Spear Forge (Lv. 3) Ancient Bark x10
Leather Scraps x2
Silver x2
Wolf Fang x4

Used to Construct Buildings

Building Name Required Crafting Station Materials Needed
Bonfire N/A Ancient Bark x5
Core Wood x5
Fine Wood x5
Surtling Core x1
Longship Workbench Ancient Bark x40
Deer Hide x10
Fine Wood x40
Iron Nails x100

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