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Improved Swimming

Improves the swimming mechanics of Valheim by making them more scalable and less punishing.

Last updated a month ago
Total downloads 1056
Total rating 1 
Categories Mods Client-side
Dependency string projjm-Improved_Swimming-1.1.0
Dependants 1 other mod depends on this mod

This mod requires the following mods to function

denikson-BepInExPack_Valheim-5.4.1001 icon

BepInEx pack for Valheim. Preconfigured and includes unstripped Unity DLLs.

Preferred version: 5.4.1001



  • Swim faster by holding left shift (by default) - Uses more stamina overall.
  • Swim Speed scales with Swimming level.
  • Tweaked stamina drain modifiers to be less punishing at lower levels.
  • Stamina will regen (slowly) when idle in the water - no more being stranded and unable to move.
  • Features above also scale with Swimming level.
  • All values are configurable.


  1. Install BepInEx.
  2. Place ImprovedSwimming.dll into the BepInEx\plugins folder.


To configure this mod, navigate to BepInEx/config and change the values inside projjm.improvedswimming.cfg.
This is the first mod I've created, there aren't any compatibility isses or bugs as of yet, but please let me know if you encounter either.


    - Version 1.1.0 -
        Added config option to disable all features except idle stamina regen.
    - Version 1.0.0 -
        Improved Swimming initial release. No known bugs.

Available versions

Please note that the install buttons only work if you have compatible client software installed, such as the Thunderstore Mod Manager. Otherwise use the zip download links instead.

Upload date Version number Downloads Download link  
2021-5-13 1.1.0 971 Version 1.1.0 Install
2021-5-12 1.0.0 85 Version 1.0.0 Install