PVP Guide | How to Turn on Friendly Fire

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PVP Guide and How to Turn on Friendly Fire

This is an article about the PvP aspect of Valheim. To know more about fighting other Vikings, read on!

How to Turn On PvP

To turn on PvP, press Tab and click the sword icons on the upper-right side of the screen.

Just Turns On Friendly Fire

PvP is Turned Off PvP is Turned On

Turning on PvP is basically just turning on friendly fire. Anyone who turns on PvP in the server will be able to receive damage. You will know that PvP is turned on for your character if the sword icons are crossed.

Allows Damage From Other Players

Keep in mind that turning on PvP for yourself only turns it on for your character, not the whole server.

If other players have not turned on their PvP settings yet, you will not be able to damage them but they will be able to damage you! Keep this in mind whenever you hop into unknown servers.

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To check out if there are some available servers to play in or if you want other players to join yours, check out our LFG board!
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