Valheim: How to collect and use Flints

Players can find flints located across the map of Valheim. Flints can be recognized in Valheim by their smooth and grayish-white appearance. The highest density of flints can be found near the water bodies. These stones also appear to be slightly shiny, making it fairly simple for players to spot. Valheim: How to collect and use Flints

Valheim: How to collect and use Flints

Here are lists of items that require a flint to be crafted:

  • Flint Axe
  • Firehead Arrow
  • Flint Spear
  • Tanning Rack
  • Flint Knife
  • Chopping Block
  • Flint Arrow

Players can also find pieces of harvestable flint lying around other water bodies in Valheim. As well as the best places for players to search for flints in Valheim are across the shoreline of the ocean biome. Flint-based weapons are essential when it comes to taking down Eikthyr, the first boss in Valheim.


They will need to follow a few steps to ensure that the harvested flint has been collected in their inventory. While once a player has managed to find a harvestable piece of flint in Valheim. Following these steps cautiously will allow players to amass plenty of flint in Valheim.

  • Players will be presented with an option to “Pick Up” the piece of flint lying near them. While the default hotkey for picking up the piece of flint is “e.”
  • Players need to ensure that they stick around long enough for the dislodged piece of flint to end up in their inventory. If a player triggers the “Pick Up” option and moves away from the location, then there’s a very high chance of them not being able to collect the flint.
  • Upon triggering the “Pick Up” function, the piece of flint gets dislodged from the ground. While it won’t be collected by the player instantly.

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