Valheim - best PC settings

A screenshot from Valheim showing a character running through a overgrown field during the day.

A screenshot from Valheim showing a character running through a overgrown field during the day.

Even though Valheim's graphics may be pretty basic it can still be difficult for some systems to run.

If you're looking to play it on Ultra settings you're going to need a beasty pc.

For those of you worried because it's not running the way you think it should, it's okay.

Below you can follow some instructions to level out FPS for smoother gameplay.

Best PC settings for Valheim

There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to graphics in Valheim.

One of the main concerns for most players is their FPS.

If your computer can't keep up there's not much point in playing.

Thanks to GameRevolution we have an idea of some of the best settings for FPS purposes.

Check them out below!

Best settings for FPS

  • Resolution: Native
  • Fullscreen: Enabled
  • Vegetation Quality: Medium
  • Particle Lights: Medium
  • Draw Distance/Level of Detail: Medium
  • Shadow Quality: Low
  • Bloom: Enabled
  • SSAO: Disabled
  • Sun Shafts: Enabled
  • Motion Blur: Disabled
  • Tessellation: Enabled
  • Soft Particles: Disabled
  • Depth of Field (DOF): Disabled
  • Anti-Aliasing: Enabled
  • Chromatic Aberration: Enabled
  • V-Sync: Disabled

Settings to lower for better performance

  • Draw Distance/Level of Detail
  • SSAO
  • Vegetation Quality
  • Particle Lights
  • Resolution (last resort)

Bear in mind that Valheim is in early access.

There are plenty of opportunities for the team to optimise the game further.

So far it seems the only way for better FPS is to play with the above settings.

With your performance now sorted, check out how you can set up a dedicated server and play with your friends in coop! If bosses interest you, there's already four in the game Eikthyr, the Elder, Bonemass and Modor, you'll require plenty of items along the way like the Swamp Key.

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