Troll Locations, Drops, and How to Beat | Valheim

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Trolls are one of the enemies found in the game Valheim. Learn where to find Trolls, spoils dropped by Trolls, as well as strategy for defeating Trolls and more.

Troll General Info

Troll
Valheim Troll.png
Behavior Hostile
Tameable? No
Enemy Spawn Code Troll

Troll Locations

Biomes(s)

Biome Boss
Description
Black Forest BiomeBlack Forest Boss: The Elder
Dark woods that host a variety of aggressive monsters such as Greydwarves, Skeletons, and Trolls.

Dungeon(s)

Dungeon How to Access
Valheim - Troll CaveTroll Cave Look for large cave entrances with bonepiles located in front.

Raid(s)

Raid Spawn Conditions
Valheim - TrollTroll Raids Available once you defeat The Elder at least once.

Enemy Spawn

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

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

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Troll Drops

The Troll creature can drop the following materials. Higher level enemies will typically drop higher quantities of each item.

Item Qty. Drop Rate
Troll Hide Icon Troll Hide Level 1: 5
Level 2: 10
Level 3: 20
Level 1: 100%
Level 2: 100%
Level 3: 100%
Troll Trophy Icon Troll Trophy Level 1: 1
Level 2: 1
Level 3: 1
Level 1: ~50%
Level 2: ~50%
Level 3: ~50%
Coins Icon Coins Level 1: 20-29
Level 2: 40-58
Level 3: 80-116
Level 1: 100%
Level 2: 100%
Level 3: 100%

Useful for Farming Wood and Ore

A Stone Golem's attacks can easily break the materials around the Meadows and the Black Forest Biome. You can use this to your advantage by baiting and evading its attacks and making them hit the trees or the ore deposits.

When using this method of farming, you will be able to get Core Wood, Fine Wood, Copper Ore, and Tin Ore before you even defeat the first boss.

How to Beat Trolls

Parry Its Attacks

The best way to beat a Troll is to parry its attacks and attack them back during the opening made by your parry. This method is not easily done because you will need at least a Bronze Shield in order to parry the Troll's attacks.

Timed Dodges

Another great method in beating a troll is to time your dodges before the Troll's attacks hit you. If you are able to time your dodges right, you will be invincible when the Troll's attacks land.

While doing this, you can attack the Troll in between their own attacks since they take a long time to start their next attack.

Related Guides

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List of Enemies (Monsters)

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Blob Deathsquito Drake
Draugr Draugr (Archer) Draugr Elite
Fenring Fuling Fuling (Archer)
Fuling Berserker Fuling Shaman Ghost
Greydwarf Greydwarf Brute Greydwarf Shaman
Greyling Leech Leviathan
Neck Oozer Rancid Remains
Seagull Serpent Skeleton
Stone Golem Surtling Troll
Wraith

Animals

Boar Crow Deer
Lox Piggy Wolf
Wolf Cub

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