Valheim September 16 Patch Notes (Hearth and Home 0.202.14)
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Valheim September 16 Patch Notes (Hearth and Home 0.202.14)

Learn what's new in the Valheim Hearth & Home update with the September 16 patch notes.
Valheim September 16 Patch Notes Hearth and Home

Gamers have been patiently waiting for the first major Valheim update. Luckily the wait is over! Valheim Hearth & Home Update 1 is finally here, and it comes with tons of great new additions. This Valheim September 16 Hearth and Home patch is rich in content so let’s look at the complete list of patch notes below. 

Some exciting updates in Valheim include a brand new Crystal battleaxe, a Bone Tower Shield, a Butcher Knife, and a Thunder stone. The Lox are a little less useless now. With some accessories, players can now ride them. The developers have added a cartography table that records your adventure through the world. For all you builders, there is tons of new furniture as well as new darkwood building pieces. There are over ten new food items and new cooking stations to make them on. That’s all just scraping the surface. There are tons more in the Hearth and Home patch. Read on below for all the details.

Valheim September 16 Patch Notes (Hearth and Home 0.202.14)

Here are the complete patch notes for the Valheim September 16 Hearth and Home update:

General improvements

  • Weapons rebalanced (All weapons have been rebalanced to be more viable as main weapon and also have more unique playstyles)
  • Blocking system overhauled (Current maximum hp now greatly affects your ability to block attacks, stagger bar gui added)
  • Naming tamed creatures
  • Gamepad sensitivity settings
  • Auto-pickup toggle button added
  • Graphics settings (Active point lights & Active point light shadows)
  • Tamed creatures affected by friendly fire setting (i.e you can’t hurt a tamed creature unless you enable friendly fire or use the new Butcher knife item)
  • Various other improvements and bugfixes


  • Food rebalance (Most food items now give mainly stamina or mainly health to make food choices more interesting)
  • Food GUI overhauled to work better with the rebalanced food
  • Over 10 new things to eat (Actually 12)



  • New weapons: Crystal battleaxe, Silver knife
  • New shields: Bone tower shield, Iron buckler
  • Butcher knife (Special weapon for butchering tamed animals)
  • Thunder stone (Sold by trader)
  • Lox accessory


  • New Darkwood building pieces like shingle roofs, beams, decorations and more
  • New types of furniture, including but not limited to a mighty stone throne and a steamy viking hot tub
  • Crystal walls
  • New types of stacks to show off your treasure and resources
  • Cauldron improvements: Spice rack, Butcher’s table, Pots and pans
  • Cartography table (For sharing map-data with other players)
  • Oven added (For baking bread and pie)
  • Obliterator added (Items be gone)
  • Iron cooking station (Required to cook some types of meat)

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The new update comes in at a modest 175MB payload—roughly 18% of the total game size. Needless to say, it won’t take long to update. So boot up Steam and update to Valheim Hearth and Home 0.202.14 today!

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