Valheim Weapons Guide: Best Weapons, How to Craft

Valheim best weapons and crafting recipes

Valheim weapons are in short supply but the ones that are available are pretty decent. Each weapon has its own unique stats, pros and cons. Some are effective against bosses like the Bonemass while others are best used against the Elder. In this guide, I will explain everything you need to know about Valheim weapons, their crafting recipes, and the crafting materials required.

Valheim Weapons and How to Craft Them

Most of the weapons you come across in Valheim are melee but there are a handful of ranged weapons as well. You will need a workbench to craft weapons in Valheim. Below is a list of available weapons, their stats, and crafting recipes in Valheim. In case we missed something, let us know in the comments section.

Weapons  Stats  How to Craft
Abyssal Harpoon 
  • Pierce: 10 
  • Durability: 50 
  • Block Power: 10 
  • Parry Bonus: 2x 
  • Movement Speed: -5% 
  • Fine Wood x2 
  • Chiten x30 
  • Leather Scraps x 3 
Abyssal Razor 
  • Pierce: 12 
  • Slash: 12 
  • Durability: 100 
  • Block Power: 10 
  • Parry Bonus: 4x 
  • Parry Force: 10 
  • Knockback: 10 
  • Backstab: 10x 
  • Fine Wood x4 
  • Chiten x20 
  • Leather Scraps x 2 
Bronze sword 
  • Slash: 25 
  • Chop: 5 
  • Block: 75% / Max 20 dmg 
  • Wood x2 
  • Copper x15 
  • Tin x 4 
Flint knife 
  • Slash: 4 
  • Pierce: 4 
  • Block: 50% / Max 20 dmg 
  • Wood x 2 
  • Flint x 4 
Copper knife  n/a  n/a 
Iron longsword 
  • Slash: 30 
  • Chop: 5 
  • Block: 75% / Max 20 dmg 
  • Wood x 2 
  • Iron x 25 
Wood torch 
  • Blunt: 3 
  • Fire: 3 
  • Block: 50% / Max 15 dmg 
  • Wood x 1 
  • Resin x 1 
Throwing spear 
  • Pierce: 15 
  • Block: 50% / Max 15 dmg 
  • Wood x 5 
  • Flint x 4 
Wood shortbow 
  • Block: 50% 
  • Damage: Max 15 hp 
  • Wood x6 
  • Hide x4 

Best Weapons in Valheim

This topic is extremely subjective because the best weapons depend on the type of enemy you are facing. As I explained in the first paragraph, some weapons are effective against the Elder while others are best against Bonemass including blunt melee weapons.

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