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A biome is the classification given to the various regions of the world of Valheim. Each biome can be distinguished by its unique aesthetic, as well as the creatures and resources contained within. Additionally, each biome is the domain of one of the Forsaken.

Biome Description
Starting biome of new worlds filled with Birch, Beech, and Oak trees which is inhabited by low level mobs.
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Black Forest
Dark and hostile forest of Fir and Pine trees with more resources, including Core Wood, Tin, and Copper.
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Dangerous, shadowy area with shallow water full of Leeches, Crypts filled with Draugrs, and poisonous Blobs.
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Tall frozen mountains teeming with Wolves and flying Drakes that resist the biome's biting cold.
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Warm sunny area with golden grass and killer bugs. Home to the Fuling clan, Loxes and Deathsquitos.
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Found off the coast in deep waters. Home to Leviathans and Sea Serpents.
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(Not Yet Developed)
A fog-covered land with tall, dark trees and spiderwebs spread across the ground.
Deep North
(Not Yet Developed)
Snow-capped hills with frozen rivers in the far north of Valheim.
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(Not Yet Developed)
Small, fiery islands covering the south of Valheim.


At Valheim's launch in February 2021, five of the planned nine biomes were made available to explore. The other four were accessible, but lacked any meaningful content.


Types MeadowsBlack ForestSwampMountainPlainsOceanMistlandsDeep NorthAshlands