Swords Skill Effects and How to Level Up | Valheim

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This is a page about the Swords skill in Valheim. Read on to learn the skill's effects and how to level it up.

Swords Effects

Increases the damage when attacking enemies with a sword.

Associated Weapons

Weapon Stats
Blackmetal Sword ImageBlackmetal Sword ・Slash: 95
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Bronze Sword ImageBronze Sword ・Slash: 35
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Cheat Sword ImageCheat Sword ・Slash: 10000
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Iron Sword ImageIron Sword ・Slash: 55
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Dyrnwyn ImageDyrnwyn ・Slash: 55
・Fire: 30
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Silver Sword ImageSilver Sword ・Slash: 75
・Spirit: 30
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 40
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%

How to Level Up Swords

You gain experience every time you deal damage with swords.

Check out our skill leveling guide for tips and tricks to grind your skills to the max level!
Skill Leveling Guide

Should You Level Up Swords?

Leveling Up Swords is Recommended

Swords are one of the best weapons you can use in Valheim. Leveling up the sword skill is recommended for you to deal as much damage as you can with swords.

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