A fire/campfire is one of the first things one needs to construct. It can be used to cook, will keep the player warm. Fire is also required along with a bed to be used for sleeping.
A campfire must be added with wood to use and it will stop working if exposed to rain without a roof. Active campfires create smoke if it’s kept inside a building. Proper ventilation like a hole, chimney, etc. is required for indoor fire camp.
How to Build a Campfire
Building a campfire in Valheim is very easy. You need to collect 5 x Stone and 2 x Wood and equip yourself with a hammer.
To craft a hammer you need to collect 3 x Wood and 2 x Stone. Here is the step-by-step guide to craft a hammer. Click
Once you craft/equip with a hammer, right-click (Mouse-2) to open the build menu. Go to the “Misc” tab and select a campfire using the left mouse button. Place the campfire on some flat surfaces like Ground, Flat Stone, etc. by clicking the left mouse button.
Note: Unequipped the hammer if you don’t want to place multiple campfires.
How To Make Indoor Campfire To Sleep
To build your campfire inside your house you need to remove a floor tile using a hammer and build the fire camp on the ground/dirt directly.
In case the house is built on pillars above the ground and the distance between ground and bed is too much, you can raise the ground using a HOE to keep the house warm in such situation.