How to make Padded Armor in Valheim

Craft the best armor in the game with this handy guide.

If you want to make the best armor in Valheim, you will need to make a full set of padded armor; here's how and everything you will need.

How to craft Padded Armor in Valheim

To make padded armor, you will need the following resources, along with both a level two forge and an artisan table unlocked and built.

  • Iron 
  • Linen Threads

Once you got the resources listed above, you will be able to padded armor inside a level two forge with the following resources listed below.

How to make a Padded Cuirass in Valheim

Here is everything you will need to make a padded cuirass; once crafted, it will provide you with 26 armor and even more upon being upgraded. 

  • 10 Iron
  • 20 Linen Threads; to get linen, you are going to need to make a spinning wheel and get flax from fuling villages in the plains biome.

How to make Padded Greaves in Valheim

Here is everything you will need to make padded greaves; once crafted, it will provide you with 26 armor and even more upon being upgraded. 

  • 10 Iron
  • 20 Lien Threads

How to make Padded Helmet in Valheim

Here is everything you will need to make a padded helmet; once crafted, it will provide you with 26 armor and even more upon being upgraded. 

  • 10 Iron
  • 15 Lien Threads

Once crafted, a full set of padded armor will provide you a total armor level of 79. That said, you can also boost the armor level of your padded armor set by upgrading all three pieces inside a forge; here's everything you will need by armor piece and level.

Related: How to make Wolf Armor in Valheim

How to upgrade Padded Cuirass to level two

  • Three Iron
  • Level Three Forge

How to upgrade Padded Cuirass to level three

  • Six Iron
  • Level Four Forge

How to upgrade Padded Cuirass to level four

  • Nine Iron
  • Level Five Forge

How to upgrade Padded Helmet to level two

  • Five Iron
  • Level Two Forge

How to upgrade Padded Helmet to level three

  • 10 Iron
  • Level Three Forge

How to upgrade Padded Helmet to level four

  • 15 Iron
  • Level four Forge

How to upgrade Padded Greaves to level two

  • Three Iron
  • Level Three Forge

How to upgrade Padded Greaves to level three

  • Six Iron
  • Level Four Forge

How to upgrade Padded Greaves to level four

  • Nine Iron
  • Level Five Forge

When fully upgraded, your padded armor set will then provide a total armor defense of 96; not bad if you ask me, now you can show those deathsquitos who's boss! 

For more on Valheim, we at PGG have you covered with a huge roster of guides like how to get guck and how to make troll hide armor in Valheim. 

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