How To Find Iron And Crafting Weapons Valheim

Valheim is a Survival game that carries a simple RPG genre. We as players can fight with various enemies in this game. Meanwhile, players can also do crafting to make lots of items and building structures. Like RPG games in general, we can also use various weapons that have different stats. To make weapons, we certainly need iron. Here is an easy way to find Iron Ingots in the Valheim game.

Iron is the main element that is usually the main ingredient for various weapons. As we know, Valheim is a game with a Nordic and a Viking theme. To make swords and axes, we need iron. Not only that, but we also have to make these weapons using our own hands. If this is your first time playing this game, we will give you tips on how to find Iron and do the crafting of weapons that have iron-based ingredients.

Obtain Key to Sunken Crypts

To find Iron in the Valheim game, there are indeed many challenges. The first thing you need to do, of course, is creating a Pickaxe first. To get the Pick Ax recipe, you have to beat the first boss in this game. Next, you have to find a key so you can enter a dungeon called Sunken Crypts. This dungeon is quite easy for you to find, the location itself is in an area that has a Swamp Biome.

How To Find Iron And Crafting Weapons Valheim
You can find the key to Sunken Crypts by fighting Elder Boss

The problem is the key that you can only find after defeating the second boss of the Valheim game. This boss has the name Elder Boss. To do Spawning you must defeat Greydwarf brutes, Greydwarf shamans, and destroy Greydwarf nests. After that, you have to look for Burial Chambers in the Black Forest area. And finally, you will use the red rune to find Elder’s altar and destroy 3 Ancient Seeds.

How To Find Iron Valheim’s Sunken Crypts

How To Find Iron And Crafting Weapons Valheim
How To Find Iron In Valheim’s Sunken Crypts

When you have defeated the Elder Boss you finally have the key to enter the Sunken crypts. When you enter, you will have an adventure in the labyrinth area. You can mine the iron using the Pick Ax. Every time you see a mound of black mud that’s where you can take this iron. You can find this mound easily in every corner of the maze. But you must also prepare for enemy attacks in the form of Slime and Drawers.

The bigger the mud mound, the more iron we get. Later we have to process this iron further before we can finally use it as a raw material for weapons.

Crafting Weapons Using Iron and Smelters

After you have enough scrap iron, you must create a building structure called a Smelter. This smelter has the same function as WorkBench except for this time it focuses on steel equipment. The way to make it is quite easy, you only need to find the ingredients in the form of 20 stone, 5 startling cores. After that, you can put it on the outside of the room.

Crafting Weapons Using Iron and Smelters

You also need some Charcoal kiln to make it the main fuel for this thing. Then you can enter the Scrap Iron that you got earlier in this thing. After that, you can wait a few seconds until finally, the Scrap Iron turns into Iron Bars. Finally, you can craft Weapons and Armors using the iron Bars that you have made. What do you think, is it easy enough?

That’s all our tips on how to find Iron and Crafting Weapons in the Valheim game. Hopefully, these tips can be useful for those of you who may be trying this game for the first time. If you are interested, you can play Valheim on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. For those of you PC users, you can enjoy this game directly on the Digital Steam platform at a price of $ 7.57. Don’t forget to visit our review about this Valheim game.

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