ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Admin Server Commands
By Ryven and 1 collaborators
This guide contains information about Commandline Arguments for customizing your server as well as Singleplayer and Multiplayer Admin Commands.
How to use the Admin Commands
Logging in as Admin
Press Tab, or whatever you have bound your console key to and type

enablecheats <password>
example = enablecheats pass123

From here you can enter commands.

Whitelisting an Admin
This allows you to use commands without needing to login as Admin.

Create a file in the directory \ShooterGame\Saved\ called AllowedCheaterSteamIDs.txt
It should look like this \ShooterGame\Saved\AllowedCheaterSteamIDs.txt

From here, list on each line the Steam64 ID's you wish to authorize for cheat commands, these users will be able to cheat without logging in as Admin.
Admin Commands
*When using commands in local, simply leave out the word cheat as it is not required

Enables the Admin UI
enablecheats <password>
Logs you in as the administrator
requestspectator <password>
Allows anyone with the password to login as a Spectator
cheat enablespectator
Destroys your character and puts you into Spectator mode (Used for Whitelisted Admins)
Cancels spectating
setcheatplayer true/false
enables/disables the cheat menu
cheat AllowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <Steam64ID>
Whitelists the persons Steam ID
cheat DisallowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <Steam64ID>
Removes the persons whitelist
cheat SetMessageOfTheDay <message>
Sets a message of the day that appears when people join the server
cheat broadcast <message>
Broadcasts a message to everyone on the server, and forces their chat window to open
cheat ServerChatToPlayer <"PlayerName">
Sends a private message to the player associated with that name
cheat ServerChatTo <"Steam64ID">
Sends a private message to the player associated with that ID
cheat god
Enables godmode, you can not die except you can still drown
cheat fly
Allows you to fly
cheat walk
Deactivates flying and allows you to walk again
cheat teleport
Teleports you to coords 0 0 0 (X Y Z)
cheat teleporttoplayer <id>
Teleports to the specificed player, use showmyadminmanager to get the 9 digit number to fill in the <id> field
cheat slomo 5
Changes the speed on the server such as player movement, use slomo 1 to revert to normal speed
cheat playersonly
Freezes absolutely everything except players, this even includes crafting
cheat ghost
Turns on noclip, you are able to walk through walls and objects
cheat forcetame
Instantly tames a dinosaur, you can even ride it without a saddle
cheat forceplayertojointargettribe <id>
Forces the player to join the targeted tribe, get the 9 digit id of the player by looking at the connected players in the showmyadminmanager list.
cheat forceplayertojointribe <id> <tribeid>
Forces the player to join the tribe, use showmyadminmanager for the required information
cheat giveexptoplayer <id> <how much> <tribeshared> <preventsharing>
Gives experience to another player, use showmyadminmanager for the required information. Unable to test currently.
cheat addexperience 1000 0 0
Gives you 1000xp, you can change the value and if you change the second 0 to a 1 it will share the xp among your tribe
cheat giveresources
Gives you 50 of all resources
cheat infinitestats
Gives you infinite hunger, stamina and infinite ammo
cheat listplayers
Shows a list of all players on the server with their SteamID
cheat kickplayer <Steam64ID>
Kicks the person from the server
banplayer <Steam64ID>
Bans the user from the server
unbanplayer <Steam64ID>
Unbans the user from the server
cheat destroyallenemies
Destroys all enemies, they respawn eventually. *WARNING* This includes tamed dinos too.
cheat hurtme <amount>
Deals x amount of damage to yourself
Toggles the visibility of your currently equipped weapon/tool
cheat settimeofday <timestring>
Changes the time of day, for example cheat settimeofday 12:00
cheat setplayerpos 0 0 0
Allows you to teleport to coords coord map[]
cheat saveworld
Saves the current worldstate
cheat quit
Exits the current world, use after saving for a safe shutdown
cheat execsetsleeping true/false
Puts your character to sleep/wakes them up
cheat enemyinvisible true/false
Makes all creatures ignore you even if you attack them
cheat destroyall <classname>
destroys all objects/dinosaurs of a classname, refer to the dinosaur or item lists for specific classnames, also works with structures *WARNING* This includes tamed dinos and all instances of structures
cheat killplayer <id>
Immediately kills the player, get the id for the player by opening showmyadminmanager and looking at the 9 digit number next to their name in the connected players list
cheat summon <classname>
Summons specified object/dinosaur at your location. A list of all dinosaurs can be found in the package below. This command can also be used to summon structures, structures will be rotated depending on the players viewing direction
cheat giveitemnum <ItemID> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>
Gives you an item, the list of items with their ID's can be found here:Item-ID List[] example: giveitemnum 1 1 0 false gives you a primitive simple pistol.
cheat givetome
Makes any structure/dino you are currently looking at yours
stat fps
Shows your fps, usable by anyone. commands do not need to be enabled for this
stat unit
Shows your GPU and CPU stats, usable by anyone. commands do not need to be enabled for this
Pauses the server (LOCAL ONLY)
Admin Commands Pt. 2
cheat MakeTribeAdmin
Allows you to force yourself as an Admin within a tribe
cheat MakeTribeFounder
Allows you to force yourself to be the tribe founder
cheat RemoveTribeAdmin
Allows you to remove admin from the tribe
cheat giveitem <ItemName> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>
Gives you an item of specified <ItemName> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>. Example:giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponGun.PrimalItem_WeaponGun" 1 0 false gives you a primitive simple pistol. A list of <ItemNames> can be found in the below package.
cheat giveitemnumtoplayer <PlayerID> <ItemID> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>
Gives <PlayerID> an item of specified <ItemID> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>. Example:giveitemnumtoplayer 399414114 1 1 0 false gives <PlayerID> a primitive simple pistol. A list of <ItemIDs> can be found in List/Ark_Item_List.pdf. <PlayerIDs> can be found using ShowMyAdminManager.
cheat giveitemtoplayer <PlayerID> <ItemName> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>
Gives <PlayerID> an item of specified <ItemName> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>. Example:giveitemtoplayer 399414114 "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponGun.PrimalItem_WeaponGun" 1 0 false gives <PlayerID> a primitive simple pistol. A list of <ItemNames> can be found in the below package. <PlayerIDs> can be found using ShowMyAdminManager.
cheat ClearPlayerInventory <PlayerID> <bClearInventory> <bClearSlotItems> <bClearEquippedItems>
Allows you to clear inventories of Players by ID, find the <PlayerID> using ShowMyAdminManager. Example:ClearPlayerInventory PlayerID 0 0 0. 0=False, 1=True.
cheat GiveAllStructure
gives every structure that's connected to the current chain to you.
cheat SetTargetPlayerBodyVal int (0-30), float (0-1)
changes a character's body scaling for that region. Example: cheat SetTargetPlayerBodyVal 0 0.
cheat SetTargetPlayerColorVal int (0-2), float (0-1)
changes a character's body color for that region. Example: cheat SetTargetPlayerColorVal 0 0.
cheat destroymytarget
Destroys the object / dinosaur you are looking at.
cheat SetTargetDinoColor <ColorRegion[int32]> <ColorID[int32]>
Sets the dino you target to specified color/s. Example: cheat SetTargetDinoColor 0 0. Use printcolors command to see what colors there are. Alternative:Dino Color Generator Site[]
Shows the colors available to use with Set Color commands.
cheat destroywilddinos
Destroys all Wild Dinos on the map. They respawn.
givecolors <amount>
Will give you every dye in the amount specified.
cheat SpawnDino <blueprintPath> <spawnDistance> <spawn-Y-offset> <Z-offset> <DinoLevel>
Allows you to spawn a Dino at a certain coordinate and at a specified level.
cheat destroytribestructures
Destroys all instances of the structures of the tribe you are currently looking at
cheat destroytribedinos
Destroys all instances of the dinosaurs of the tribe you are currently looking at
cheat destroytribeplayers
Destroys all instances of the players of the tribe you are currently looking at
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I install the Admin Pack?

A: You do not install the Admin Pack, it is just a zip file containing a bunch of pdf files and useful resources from this guide to help you use commands on your server and access the item lists and classnames much easier.

Q: How do I summon a dinosaur of a certain level?

A: You can summon a dinosaur of a certain level using this command:cheat SpawnDino <blueprintPath> <spawnDistance> <spawn-Y-offset> <Z-offset> <DinoLevel> and changing <DinoLevel> to your desired level. Find this command in the table above for a pdf contaning the dino BP list.

Q: How do I limit the commands Admins are able to use?

A: You currently can not, if you want to set other people on your server as an Administrator you either need to trust them with all the commands, or not at all.

Q: How do I disable cheats such as god or infinitestats?

A: Type the same command again to turn them off.

Q: How do I give experience to a dinosaur?

A: You can easily give a dinosaur experience by mounting it and then typing cheat addexperience 1000 0 1 false. You can change the value of 1000 to any xp value you would like.
Just a quick section to thank all of those that have been apart of making this guide possible. Without these guys helping with new commands or finding errors this guide would not of been possible.

Scatman, Jason, Hostiletake0v3r, SpiRe, 4CrazyGreen, POGSARK, Falcon911, Kappa, Jimmon, Gato, RuntheRedRaptor, 98, Toooni, [B&E] Bockle, lou_neuro, Rashaka, WSMFreak>XI<, Dronaven, dinovart, E-leven, Lord Sunder, Amudsen, TsolYankee, Sky Drifter, Clamdigger, Feen, The bad player
Additional: Mods
I have included the below mods in this list as i use them a lot of would share the hours i worked on this with others.

Admin Pack (Version 1.80)
The Admin Pack is essentially all commands from this guide as well as the item lists for structures, items and summon commands for dinosaurs in one easy to use location. Check this section regularly for updates to the Admin Pack. See Changelog.txt for update notes.

Admin Pack (1.80)[] Game Version 285 (9.3mb) - Updated 08/Nov/2018

Disclaimer: Please comment in the comment section to point out any commands, dinosaurs, or items that we may be missing from the latest update.

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DrunkMunki  [author] Jan 2 @ 12:53am 
yeah i plan to update the spawn codes, just havent had much time lately
JDaremo Fireheart Jan 1 @ 11:25pm 
You can also goto this page to get them

Still a great page here, DrunkMunki
DrunkMunki  [author] Jan 1 @ 9:58pm 
@nilou_h yes its in map specific PDF's, for example; Ark_TheIsland_Creature_List.pdf
nilou_h Jan 1 @ 5:44pm 
are there spawn codes for dinos?
Arca Nov 16, 2020 @ 5:31pm 
@Ark Master 51
I would mount the dino, then "cheat infinitestats" on it and repeat to deactivate it again to heal it fully
Lyric Drake 591 Nov 16, 2020 @ 2:35pm 
please, tell me how to heal dinos with cheats. I use enchanced settings and my dino has over 100000 HP but it cant heal it quick
plz tell me
DrunkMunki  [author] Aug 30, 2020 @ 3:14pm 
@Ark Master 51
Open "Ark_TheIsland_Creature_List.pdf"
copy the cheat code... in this example it will be for "Argentavis"

enter console mode and paste:
cheat SpawnDino "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/Dinos/Argentavis/Argent_Character_BP.Argent_Character_BP'" 0 0 0 150

this will spawn a level 150 Wild Argent, use SummonDino instead of SpawnDino to make it tamed
Lyric Drake 591 Aug 30, 2020 @ 8:03am 
can u plz tell me how to properly spawn creatures/items? i copy every possible combo for the ids, but i can never seem to do it right, what am i doing wrong?
WSMFreak>XI< Jun 19, 2020 @ 1:08pm 
BONEHEAD its in the admin pack cheat setadminicon false
Bone Jun 19, 2020 @ 11:51am 
Anyone know how to hide the admin star beside your name?