Valheim Flint - How to Get Flint & Flint Knife

Flint in Valheim is a valuable crafting material that you can find early in the game and make tools and weapons, such as the Flint Knife. If you’re new to the game, figuring out where to find Flint might be a challenge. You might still be wrapping your head around all the different mechanics, and Flint is just one of a thousand problems you’re trying to fight off. If this is the case with you, then our Valheim Flint – How to Get Flint & Flint Knife guide is the right place to be.

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Valheim Flint – How to Get Flint & Flint Knife

How to Get Flint in Valheim

To get Flint in Valheim, you have to explore near the water in the Meadows biome. Any water can work: rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, the edges of the Ocean biome; wherever there’s water, that’s where to find Flint. You’re looking for little gunmetal mounds that you can just pick up from the ground; it requires no special tools to dig for. Take a look at the screenshots above and below to see what it looks like. You can make a bunch of useful stuff with Flint, by the way, such as:

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  • Flint Axe
  • Flint Spear
  • Firehead Arrow
  • Flint Arrow
  • Chopping Block
  • Tanning Rack
  • Flint Knife
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Flint is usually near water in the Meadows

Valheim Flint Knife

To make a Flint Knife in Valheim, you’re going to need to craft a Workbench first. Once you do that, your next task is to gather the necessary resources. Aside from the Flint, the materials are abundant and easy to get. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 4 Flint
  • 2 Wood
  • 2 Leather Scraps

The Flint Knife is definitely a step up from the earliest weapons that you can get. It’s pretty fast, and weighs only 0.3. It doesn’t do as much damage as, say, the Copper Knife, but still, it’s a valuable tool to have, especially early on. It takes about four hits or so to bring down a Greydwarf, so use that as a gauge.

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