Admin commands in ARK

All available commands in ARK to best manage your server and bring variety to the dinosaur world.

Written on Aug 31, 2021

Become admin

In order to use the following commands you must have admin rights on your ARK server.

Admin Commands PC

enablecheats <password>Logs you in as admin
requestspectator <password>Anyone with the password can spectate
cheat enablespectatorDestroys your character and puts you into spectator mode
stopspectatingstops the spectator mode
setcheatplayer true/falseEnables/disables the cheat menu
cheat AllowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <Steam64ID>Whitelists the entered Steam ID
cheat DisallowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <Steam64ID>Removes the Steam ID from the whitelist
cheat SetMessageOfTheDay <message>Sets a daily message that players see when someone enters the server
cheat broadcast <message>Sends a message to all players on the server
cheat ServerChatToPlayer <PlayerName>Sends a private message to the specified player
cheat ServerChatTo <Steam64ID>Sends a private message to the player with the specified Steam ID
cheat godActivates <godmode>, you can only die by drowning
cheat flyActivates flying
cheat walkDeactivates flying, which makes you walk again
cheat teleportTeleports you to the coordinates 'X Y Z'
cheat teleporttoplayer <id>Teleports you to the player; the 9-digit ID of the player can be found with the command <showmyadminmanager>
cheat slomo 5Changes the game speed (slomo 1 = normal speed)
cheat playersonlyFreezes everything except the players (also crafting)
cheat ghostMakes you walk through walls and objects
cheat forceplayertojointribe <id> <tribeid>Forces a player to join the given tribe (you can find out the 9-digit ID of the player by using the command <showmyadminmanager>)
cheat giveexptoplayer <id> <amount> <tribeshared> <preventsharing>Gives a selected player XP
cheat addexperience <x> <y> <z>Gives you XP, if 'z' is changed to '1' it also applies to the tribe
cheat giveresourcesGives you 50 of all resources
cheat infinitestatsGives you infinite hunger, audauer and ammo
cheat listplayersShows a list of all players on the server with their SteamID (you can find out the 9-digit ID of the players with the command <showmyadminmanager>)
cheat kickplayer <Steam64ID>Kicks the selected person from the server (you can find out the 9-digit ID of the player by using the command 'showmyadminmanager')
banplayer <Steam64ID>Bans the selected person from the server (the 9-digit ID of the player can be found out by the command <showmyadminmanager>)
unbanplayer <Steam64ID>Unban the selected person
cheat destroyallenemiesDestroys all enemies, eventually they respawn. Also applies to tamed dinos
cheat hurtme <amount>Does the selected damage itself
togglegunToggles the visibility of your currently selected weapon/tool
cheat settimeofday <timestring>Changes the time of day (e.g. cheat settimeofday 12:00)
cheat setplayerpos <x> <y> <z>Teleport you to the specified location
cheat saveworldSaves the current state on the world
cheat quitLeaves the current world, should be used after saving to close safely
cheat execsetsleeping true/falsePuts your character to sleep or wakes him up
cheat enemyinvisible true/falseMakes all creatures ignore you even if you attack them
cheat destroyall <classname>Kills all objects/dinosaurs of the selected class
cheat killplayer <id>Kill the selected player
cheat summon <classname>Creates specific dinosaurs/objects in your location
cheat giveitemnum <ItemID> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False>Gives you a selected item
cheat givetomePuts any dinos/objects you are looking at into your possession
stat fpsShows your current fps, can be used by anyone
stat unitShows your GPU and CPU stats, can be used by everyone
pausePauses the server (local only)

##Admin Commands PS4

EnableCheats <Password>Enables the admin setting for the player
SetCheatPlayer true/falseEnables cheat commands for the player, dinosaurs and the world
AddExperience <HowMuch>Adds the specified number of experience points to the player
Broadcast <MessageText>Sends a message to all players on the server
ChangeSize <SizeMult>Changes the size of the current player. However, the speed does not change. To return to normal size set it back to 1
ClearPlayerInventory <PlayerID> <ClearInventory> <ClearSlotItems> <ClearEquippedItems>Deletes the inventory, equipment and slots of the specified player.
ClearTutorialsResets all tutorials on the client.
DebugStructuresDisplays important information on structures reflecting the structure's class name and entity ID.
DestroyAll <type>Destroys all creatures of the specified type.
DestroyMyTargetDestroys immediately the creature or structure in the player's crosshairs, without leaving a corpse.
DestroyStructuresDestroys all structures owned by all players on the map.
DestroyWildDinosDestroys all creatures on the map that are not tamed. This is useful for spawning newly appeared creatures.
DoExitShuts down the server as fast as possible.
DoRestartLevelTriggers an internal map restart.
DoTameTames the selected creature.
EnemyInvisible true/falseAll creatures on the map ignore you even if you attack them.
ExecSetSleeping true/falseMakes the player fall asleep or wake up immediately.
FlyMakes your character fly.
ForceTameInstantly tames the dino you are targeting.
GetChatReturns the last chat that the other players see as well.
GhostActivates a "ghost mode" that lets you fly through objects and terrain
GiveAllStructureGives the player ownership of all structures and the ones connected to them.
GiveColors <Quantity>Gives you a certain amount of each colorant in the game.
GiveEngramsUnlocks all engrams for the character in the game.
GiveExpToPlayer <PlayerID> <HowMuch>Gives the specified player the selected amount of experience points.
GiveItem <BlueprintPath>Adds the selected item or blueprint to the player inventory.
GiveItemNum <ItemID>Adds the selected item from the ID list to the player.
GiveResourcesAdds 50 units of each resource to the inventory.
GiveToMeChanges the owner of the selected structure/dino.
GMBuffGives the player the Commands God, InfiniteStats, EnemyInvisible true, and a lot of experience.
GodMakes the player immortal and he can't take any more damage.
HurtMe <Amount>Damages you by the given value.
InfiniteStatsGives the player character infinite food, water, stamina, carrying capacity and keeps Torpor at zero. To disable the command, repeat it.
KillKills or destroys the targeted creature/structure.
KillPlayer <PlayerID>Kills the selected player.
LeaveMeAloneCombines the selected commands God, InfiniteStats and EnemyInvisible true.
ListPlayersLists all connected players.
MakeTribeAdminMakes you an admin in the tribe
MakeTribeFounderMakes you the founder of the tribe.
OpenMap <MapName>Loads the map specified by the name.
PlayersOnlyStops all movement and crafting. Players are not affected. To disable the command, simply repeat it.
SaveWorldSaves the server and the game world to the current state.
ServerChat <MessageText>Sends a message to all connected players.
ServerChatToPlayer <PlayerName> <MessageText>Sends a direct message to the player, which is specified by the player's name.
SetAdminIconHides the admin icon in the chat when a player has cheats enabled.
SetBabyAge <AgeValue>Sets the age of the baby dino (0.01 - 1)
SetGodMode <Enable>Enables or disables the God Mode
SetMessageOfTheDay <Message>Sets the "message of the day" that will be shown to players when they connect
SetPlayerPos <x> <y> <z>Teleports you immediately to the given position.
SetTimeOfDay <hour>:<minute>:<second>Sets the playtime of the world to the specified time.
SuicideKills you in the game.
Summon <type>Spawns the selected dino at you.
TeleportPlayerNameToMe <PlayerName>Teleports a player to you, which you can specify by name.
TeleportToPlayer <PlayerID>Teleports you to the player you can specify by name.
ToggleInfiniteAmmoGives the player unlimited ammo.
WalkDisables flying, which makes you walk again.
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Studio Wildcard


Aug 29, 2017


Adventure, Survival


Xbox One, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4

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