How to destroy items in Valheim

At some point, building more chests is not the answer

At some point, you will find yourself with a lot of materials you no longer have a use for in Valheim; it's unavoidable, and luckily, you can do a few things to destroy items in Valheim to fix this problem. 

How to remove useless items in Valheim

In short, to destroy items in Valheim, you have to throw them on the ground away from your base, and they will disappear after about two full game days. You can also press f5 to open the console and then type imacheater to activate cheats, and then removedrops to get rid of any item you threw on the ground instantly. 

Along with using commands, you can also throw whatever item you don't want anymore in the water, as the minute any item drops in the water, you can't pick it up again.

Related: How to recover and back up your game in Valheim

But if you don't want to walk to the nearest water source, selling certain useless items such as amber and rubies to the trader that wanders around in the black forest is also a good option for clearing precious inventory space.  

Also, if you don't know already, you can randomly find the trader in black forest biomes; if you are near him, a bag icon will pop up on the map. However, if you are looking for a button that will simply destroy the item, it doesn't exist, and you will have to go either one of the options we just gave.

For more on Valheim, we at PGG have you covered with an expanding roster of guides like how to make a workbench and how to get the Swamp Key in Valheim. Along with these two awesome guides, check back later and we will have even more guides for Valheim coming out in the weeks and days ahead.

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  1. You cant just sell your useless items to the trader. The trader will exchange a few items with a value in their tooltip for coins but thats it.