Wood Cutting Skill Effects and How to Level Up | Valheim

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

Wood Cutting Effects

Increases the damage when hitting trees with an axe.

Associated Weapons

Weapon Stats
Battleaxe ImageBattleaxe ・Slash: 75
・Block Power: 20
・Parry Force: 70
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 70
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -20%
Bronze Axe ImageBronze Axe ・Slash: 35
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 50
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Flint Axe ImageFlint Axe ・Slash: 20
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 50
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Iron Axe ImageIron Axe ・Pierce: 33
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 50
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Stone Axe ImageStone Axe ・Slash: 15
・Block Power: 10
・Parry Force: 20
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 50
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Blackmetal Axe ImageBlackmetal Axe ・Slash: 95
・Block Power: 20
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 2x
・Knockback: 60
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%

How to Level Up Wood Cutting

You gain experience every time you deal damage to a tree with an axe.

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 Wood Cutting?

Leveling Up Wood Cutting is Recommended

One of the first things you will be doing in Valheim that you will be doing for the rest of the game is cutting down trees. This makes a high wood cutting skill useful as it will make the task of getting wood much more faster.

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