Poison is far more dangerous in Valheim than in other games. Poisons usually last 20 seconds and can easily kill well-geared adventurers. Whenever adventuring in the Swamp or Sunken Crypts, make sure to eat plenty of food and stay above ~80hp.
You can protect yourself from poison by consuming a Poison Resistance Mead, which is all but required to fight Bonemass and highly recommended for trips to the swamp biome.
|Condition Effect||Variable DPS, depending on monster and armor|
|Condition Duration||~18 – 20s (on average)|
Dealing With Poison
It can be very dangerous to get poisoned, even with lots of health. Most poisons last 20 seconds or more and can deal over 3 damage per hit. There are only two ways to deal with poison:
- Consume Poison Resistance Mead.
- Consume Minor or Medium Healing Mead after getting poisoned.
Here’s what it looks like getting poisoned:
There are a few items that players can wield to apply poison to their enemies in Valheim. Poison is not as effective against monsters as it is against players and no monsters in the game are weak to poison.
Items that Apply Poison