How to Get the Swamp Key | Valheim

This is a guide on how to get the Swamp Key in Valheim. Learn the location of Swamp Key, and how Swamp Keys can be used.

Swamp Key Basic Information

Name Swamp Key
Item Type Key Item
Weight 0.1
Description Partly covered in caked mud, it smells foetid.
Max Capacity 1
Item Spawn Code CryptKey

How to Get the Swamp Key

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The Swamp Key is obtained by slaying The Elder in the Black Forest biome. To know how to spawn and defeat The Elder, check out our guide below!

Boss Guide: How to Summon and Beat The Elder

How to Use the Swamp Key

Opens Up Crpyt Dungeons in the Swamp Biome

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The main purpose of the Swamp Key is to open Crypt dungeons in the Swamp biomes. These dungeons are quite important because this is where Scrap Iron is obtained to craft Iron equipment and tools.

Dungeons Guide: Locations and Types

Swamp Key Does Not Break

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Unlike other consumables, the Swamp Key does not break and can be used indefinitely.

Also if you are in a multiplayer server, only one (1) person needs to bring the Swamp Key and unlock the Crypts!

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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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