How to Kill Seeker Soldiers in Valheim

Learn how to defeat these pesky insects.

by Michelle Cornelia

Valheim is an open-world survival game that has taken the gaming world by storm. While the game is full of interesting and exciting adventures, it also comes with challenges. One of those challenges is figuring out how to kill the Seeker Soldiers, aggressive insect-like creatures that are scattered throughout the Mistlands and Infested Mines. This guide will provide you with the tips and tricks you need to take down these pesky enemies and survive in Valheim.

How to Kill Seeker Soldiers in Valheim

The first step to killing Seeker Soldiers in Valheim is ensuring you have the right gear. You’ll need a good set of armor and a weapon that deals a lot of damage. Due to their elemental vulnerability, the best weapons for taking down Seeker Soldiers are the Frost Staff, Mistwalker, and Frostner. Once you’re equipped, you’ll be ready to take on the challenge.

When encountering a Seeker Soldier, you’ll want to ensure that you’re hitting their weak spot. Although they deal a lot of damage and are pretty tanky, they have a weak spot on their abdomen. Therefore, keep your distance and circle around them while you look for an opening to strike. Once you get close enough, use your weapon to hit them on their weak spot. You’ll want to keep doing this until you deplete all of their HP. 

It’s important to note that Seeker Soldiers are formidable enemies, and they will take multiple hits to take down. If they’re too close, they may be able to hit you before you can land a successful strike. To avoid this, use your shield to block their attacks and then hit them back.

Finally, you can use a few tricks to make killing Seeker Soldiers in Valheim easier. If you’re playing in a group, have one of your allies distract the Seeker Soldier while you attack from behind. You can also use a bow to hit them from a distance or use traps to immobilize them.

Killing Seeker Soldiers in Valheim can be a challenge, but with the right gear and strategy, you’ll be able to take them down quickly and efficiently. Make sure you have the right equipment and use the tips and tricks outlined above to make your battles with these enemies easier. Good luck, and enjoy your adventures in Valheim!

Valheim is available on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

- This article was updated on January 27th, 2023