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This a developing Walkthrough and Progression guide on Valheim! Read on to learn what we know so far and how to progress through the game!

Part 1: The Meadows and Eikthyr

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The Meadows and Eikthyr Progression Guide

Key Objectives

Step Key Objectives
1 Activate Eikthyr's Vegvisir in the spawning circle
2 Gather Wood and Stone to Craft Basic Tools
3 Build a Base
4 Gather Flint
5 Craft Flint Gear
6 Hunt Boar for Leather Scraps
7 Craft a Crude Bow and Wood Arrows
8 Collect Deer Hides and Trophies
9 Craft Leather Armor
10 Summon and Defeat Eikthyr

Defeating Eikthyr rewards you with Hard Antlers, which are used to craft your very first Pickaxe! This new tool is vital for completing Part Two of this Walkthrough and Progression Guide.

Side Objectives

Priority Side Objectives
★★★ Gather Raspberries and Mushrooms
★★★ Upgrade your Leather Armor
★★★ Defend your Base against Raids
★★ Hunt Necks for their Tails
Build Beehives in your base

Part 2: The Black Forest and The Elder

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The Black Forest and The Elder Progression Guide

Key Objectives

Step Key Objectives
1 Craft an Antler Pickaxe
2 Gather Surtling Cores from Burial Chambers
3 Build a Charcoal Kiln and Smelter in your Base
4 Mine Copper and Tin Ores
5 Build a Forge in your Base
6 Craft Bronze Tools, Weapons, and Armor
7 Gather Fine and Core Wood
8 Upgrade your Workbench and Forge to Upgrade your Equipment
9 Summon and Defeat The Elder

Defeating The Elder will reward you and your allies with a Swamp Key. The number of dropped keys correspond to the number of players in the server, ensuring that no one leaves empty handed!

Use this key to unlock the Sunken Crypts in Part Three of this Walkthrough & Progression Guide and get your first taste of Iron!

Side Objectives

Priority Side Objectives
★★★ Gather three Ancient Seeds
★★★ Gather Thistle, Blueberries, and Yellow Mushrooms
★★★ Upgrade your Bronze Armor & Weapons
★★★ Keep an eye out for The Trader
★★★ Look for one of The Elder's Vegvisirs
★★★ Stock up on Fire Arrows
★★★ Defend your Base against Raids
★★ Build a Cart
★★ Build a Karve
★★ Craft a Stagbreaker
★★ Fortify your Base

Part 3: The Swamp and Bonemass

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The Swamp and Bonemass Progression Guide

Key Objectives

Step Key Objectives
1 Build a Cauldron and Fermenter in your Base
2 Stock up on Poison Resistance Mead
3 Look for and explore the Swamp Biome
4 Gather Scrap Iron and Withered Bones from Sunken Crypts
5 Craft Iron Tools, Weapons, and Armor
5 Summon and Defeat Bonemass

Defeating Bonemass rewards you and your allies with the Wishbone. Similar to the Elder's Swamp Key, The number of Wishbones dropped correspond to the number of players within the server, making sure that no one leaves the fight empty handed.

Use the Wishbone to uncover hidden treasures across the realm of Valheim. This item is also used to detect Silver Deposits in Mountain biomes, making it an essential tool for Part Four of this Walkthrough & Progression guide!

Side Objectives

Priority Side Objectives
★★★ Build a Karve or Longship (if you haven't already)
★★★ Stock up on Sausages
★★★ Build Beehives in your Base (if you haven't already)
★★★ Look out for one of Bonemass' Vegvisirs
★★★ Upgrade your Iron Armor & Weapons
★★★ Defend your Base against Raids
★★ Stock up on Minor or Medium Healing Mead
★★ Craft an Iron Sledge
★★ Build a Stonecutter in your Base
Craft Frost Arrows

Part 4: The Mountain and Moder

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The Mountain and Moder Progression Guide

Key Objectives

Step Key Objectives
1 Stock up on Frost Resistance Mead
2 Search for Silver Ore in the mountains
3 Craft the Wolf Armor pieces and Drake Helmet
4 Search the mountains for three Dragon Eggs
5 Summon and Defeat Moder

Defeating Moder rewards you and your allies with Dragon Tears. This crafting item is used to build the Artisan Table, an essential crafting station used as a requirement for the Spinning Wheel.

The Spinning Wheel enables players to refine Flax into Linen Threads, a crucial crafting material for Part Five of this Walkthrough & Progression Guide

Side Objectives

Priority Side Objectives
★★★ Stock up on Arrows
★★★ Look for one of Moder's vegvisirs
★★★ Hunt Drakes for their Freeze Glands and Trophies
★★★ Craft and upgrade a Draugr Fang
★★★ Upgrade your Wolf Armor and Drake Helmet
★★★ Defend your Base against Raids
★★ Gather Obsidian from the mountains

Part 5: The Plains and Yagluth

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The Plains and Yagluth Progression Guide

Key Objectives

Step Key Objectives
1 Build an Artisan Table and Spinning Wheel in your base
3 Gather Flax and Barley from Fuling Villages
3 Craft Padded Armor
4 Gather five Fuling Totems from Fuling Villages and Fuling Berserkers
5 Stock up on Fire Resistance Barley Wine
6 Summon and Defeat Yagluth

Yagluth is the currently the fifth and final boss of Valheim. Defeating Yagluth essentially means you've beaten the game in its current state!

This particular boss drops Yagluth Things, peculiar placeholder items with no known use.

Side Objectives

Priority Side Objectives
★★★ Gather Black Metal Scraps from Fulings, Fuling Shamans, and Fuling Berserkers
★★★ Craft Endgame weapons such as Blackmetal Weapons, Frostner, and Porcupine
★★★ Gather Cloudberries
★★★ Look for one of Yagluth's Vegvisirs
★★★ Upgrade your Padded Armor & Weapons
★★★ Defend your Base against Raids
★★ Stock up on Frost and Silver Arrows
★★ Stock up on Medium Healing and Stamina Mead
★★ Build a Windmill in your Base

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