How to Build and Connect Portals in Valheim

Valheim Portals

One of the most important elements of Valheim is the Portal. These devices can connect with each other based on a defined tag. And portals must have a workbench nearby to work. In this guide, I will give you all the information you need to build and connect portals in Valheim.

Build and Connect Valheim Portals

To build a Portal in Valheim you first need to get the recipe from Fine Wood. You can find the recipes in the Misc category of the Hammer. The following is the Portal Recipe in Valheim.

  • 2x Surtling Core
  • 20x Fine Wood
  • 10x Greydwarf Eye

To unlock the portal and for that, you need to acquire the Fine Wood as I mentioned above. Once you have the recipe get the ingredients listed above.

How to Connect Portals

Place the portal and interact with it to set a case-sensitive tag. Build the second portal and place it wherever you want, however, both Portals must have the same tag to be connected with each other.

You can then use the portals to teleport yourself or items you want to carry. However, not all items can be teleported and if you have them on you, teleportation will fail. All pres and their smelted counterparts won’t go through the portals in Valheim. The following is the list of items that can’t go through the portals.

  • Dragon Egg
  • Silver
  • Silver Ore
  • Black Metal Scrap
  • Iron Ore
  • Tin Ore
  • Tin
  • Tin
  • Copper Ore
  • Copper
  • Bronze

And that’s all you need to know on how to build and connect portals. If you need more help with the game, check out how to save, how to cook meat, how to beat the elder, how to brew mead.

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