Valheim: A new mod adds hundreds of high resolution textures

Valheim: A new mod adds hundreds of high resolution textures


Valheim's playful skills are beyond question, and the over 6 million players who bought it in less than two months attest to this. However, the Iron Gate phenomenon is still in Early Access, so there is still a lot to clean up on the graphics side as well.

The modder "aC0C0NUT", rather than waiting for developer updates, has developed a package containing 255 high resolution (2K) textures, freely downloadable from NexusMods, an absolute reference point for mods. The Coco's Texture Pack weighs 1.2 GB in total and works on a multitude of elements of the scenery and objects, from grass to trees, up to all the equipment for crafting, swords, shields, armor, cloaks and much more. Find a taste of the improvements on the page linked above, from which you can also download, or by taking a look at the images at the bottom of this news, which offer a comparison between the before and after for some elements of the vegetation. What do you think?

The game, remember, can be purchased exclusively on Steam in Early Access at a price of 16.79 euros. A few days ago Valheim received the important patch 0.148.6 which introduced many adjustments and bug fixes.

Valheim modder recreates World of Warcraft’s icy continent Northrend

World of Warcraft is proving to be a popular source of inspiration for Valheim players. We’ve already seen some darn good builds of Stormwind Harbor, Lion’s Pride Inn, and Ironforge, to name a few examples. Now, though, someone has put together an entire continent from WoW, and you can download it for yourself.

Modder DrakonmanTheFox has recreated WoW’s Northrend, stuffing it with added content for the Deep North, Mystlands, and Ashlands biomes. You’ll find that dungeons and items appear outside their usual biomes to make things more suited to the Viking spin on Warcraft. For example, you’ll find dragon eggs and Sunken Crypts inside Mistland, Deep North, Mountains and the Black Forest. It all comes together to give you a pretty cool spin on Valheim you can use for your next adventure if you’re a World of Warcraft fan.

If you’ve been out of the World of Warcraft loop, Northrend is a chilly continent found in the northern parts of Azeroth. It’s the source of the Scourge, but it’s also the home of the Icecrown Citadel, which is the seat of the Lich King. The locale features heavily in the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King expansion, as I’m sure you’ll be surprised to find out.

You can find instructions on how to download the mod for yourself over on Nexus Mods. DrakonmanTheFox suggests playing this one with the Epic Loot mod as they’ve included custom spawns inside the Ashlands and Deep North biomes. Expect Draugr villages, stone fortresses, troll caves, and goblin towers to be packed into Deep North.

If you’re looking to get into Valheim for yourself, our Valheim progression and Valheim building guides will get you off to a good start. If it’s more Valheim mods you’re looking for, though, you can find what your heart desires at that very link.

Image credit: Drakonman The Fox