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Valheim – What to Put in the Fermenter

Valheim - Fermenter Poison Resistance Mead

If you’re wondering what to put in the Fermenter to make some potions, we’ve got a guide for you. If you already know how to make a Fermenter, skip to the headline down below. If you don’t know how, you’ll need to have gotten both Fine Wood and Bronze to unlock the recipe.

What to Put in the Fermenter
Fermenter Too Exposed Message
Every Mead Recipe in Valheim

What to Put in the Fermenter

Once your Fermenter is all set up, you’ll need to make a mead base from a Cauldron. Then, you can place the mead base into a Fermenter to make a mead that provides resistance, extra regen, or health, for example. After putting a mead inside the Fermenter, you’ll need to wait two in-game days before it’s ready. Once it is, you’ll get six consumable meads after interacting with it. Every mead recipe is listed below alongside what it does.

Fermenter Too Exposed Message

The Fermenter follows similar rules to how crafting stations need enough shelter around them and a roof. If you don’t give it enough shelter, you’ll wind up with the “Fermenter Too Exposed” message. Make sure it has a floor, some walls around it, and a Thatch Roof above it. Otherwise, you won’t be able to make any mead recipes until that Fermenter Too Exposed message goes away.

Every Mead Recipe in Valheim

Valheim - Every Fermenter Mead Recipe

Frost Resistance 10-minute resistance against frost. Useful for the Mountains. 10 Honey, 5 Thistle, 2 Bloodbags, 1 Greydwarf Eye
Minor Healing Heals 50 health over time. 10 Honey, 5 Blueberries, 10 Raspberries, 1 Dandelion
Medium Healing Heals 75 health over time. 10 Honey, 4 Bloodbags, 10 Raspberries, 1 Dandelion
Poison Resistance 10-minute resistance against poison. Useful against the boss, Bonemass. 10 Honey, 5 Thistle, 1 Neck Tail, 10 Coal
Minor Stamina Regenerates 80 stamina quickly. 2-minute cooldown before useable again. 10 Honey, 10 Raspberries, 10 Yellow Mushrooms
Medium Stamina Regenerates 160 stamina quickly. 2-minute cooldown before useable again. 10 Honey, 10 Cloudberries, 10 Yellow Mushrooms
Tasty Mead Lowers health regen amount by 50% and increases stamina regen by 300% for 10 seconds. 10 Honey, 10 Raspberries, 5 Blueberries
Barley Wine 10-minute resistance against fire. Useful for the final Valheim boss, Yagluth. 10 Barley, 10 Cloudberries

If you have any questions regarding the Fermenter or how to get an ingredient for a mead base, feel free to ask in the comments. Otherwise, be sure to check out some of the other Valheim guides we have in our guide hub here. Other useful guides that may be of interest to you are listed below too.