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Valheim: How To Build & Upgrade A Forge To Level 6

Here's a quick guide on how to upgrade a forge to a higher level in Valheim.

Valheim has just released and it has already become Steam’s best-selling weekly title. Those who have started playing this survival game must know the importance of having lethal or advanced weapons. For the unversed, weapons and furniture in Valheim can’t be crafted without a crafting tool, Forge.

In this guide, we will breakdown each and everything about Forge, including what Forge is, how to create it, and upgrade it to level 6 in Valheim.

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Valheim: How To Build A Forge

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Each and every item in Valheim are connected to each other. If you want to build a forge, you should have a Copper and some other items in your inventory as well. Once you obtained all the required materials, you should find an enclosed area to build a forge.

Here are all ingredients that you would need to build a forge in Valheim:

  • Ingredient:
  • Stone x 4
  • Coal x 4
  • Wood x 10
  • Copper x 6

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Once you have acquired all the above-mentioned objects and gotten under a roof, here’s what you will need to do:

  • Select Hammer from your inventory
  • Press ‘F’ to switch to the Crafting tab
  • Press Q/E to switch to forge
  • Press LMB to place everything down.

You can’t only build a forge in Valheim but also upgrade it to a higher level. Similar to Workbench, you can also upgrade the forge to level to create advanced or lethal weapons to defeat bosses in the game. If you don’t know how to upgrade a forge in Valheim then keep reading this guide.

Valheim: How To Upgrade A Forge

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Upgrading the Forge in Valheim is not very complicated. To upgrade a forge, you will need to build an anvil first. For the unversed, anvil recipes is unlocked when you made Bronze in Valheim. For the uninitiated, you can make Bronze by combining Copper Ore and Tin with the help of the same forge.

Here are all ingredients that you will need to build an anvil:

  • Wood
  • Bronze
  • Workbench nearby

The process of building a forge and anvil is quite similar. After selecting the hammer from your inventory, you simply need to put everything near the forge. When you do so, the forge will automatically be upgraded to the next level.

Currently, there are only six different buildings that can be placed near the Forge to increase the level. Currently, players can upgrade their Forge to level 6.

Here are all of six different building items:

  • Forge Cooler: 25 Fine Wood, 10 Copper
  • Anvils: 5 Wood, 20 Bronze; crafted at the Workbench
  • Smith’s Anvil: 20 Iron, 5 Wood
  • Forge Toolrack: 15 Iron, 10 Wood
  • Forge Bellows: 5 Wood, 5 Deer Hide, 4 Chain
  • Grinding Wheel: 25 Wood, 1 Sharpening Stone

You can’t directly unlock the recipe to craft the above-mentioned building items. They need you to have the following resources to get unlocked.

  • Forge Cooler: Copper and Fine Wood
  • Anvils: Bronze (crafted)
  • Smith’s Anvil: Iron
  • Forge Toolrack: Iron
  • Forge Bellows: Iron and Chain
  • Grinding Wheel: Stone Cutter and Sharpening Stone (crafted)

That’s everything you need to know about how to make or upgrade a forge in Valheim. While you are here, ensure reading about how to put trophies on the wall and how to get stone easily in Valheim. For more details do not forget to visit our Valheim Wiki Guide for cheats, boss fights, rare resource locations, etc.