In this article we'll walk you through using admin commands on your Ark: Survival Evolved server. Note that this is not the full list of admin commands. You can find the full list at the Ark Wiki.

When connected to the server via RCON, using any third party tool such as ACCIon RCON tool, or our own Discord bot, you don't need to do enter enablecheats, you can just execute the command. The Discord Bot does use a slightly different syntax, please refer to the article.

To access commands in game

Press TAB to open the command console. Pressing Tab again while it is open to switch to a classic game console style, where it covers the top half of the screen.

Type the command enablecheats YOURADMINPASSWORD

You're now able to execute admin commands on your server. If you have the console in the half screen mode, you can also see the output of the command.

Pressing the UP arrow key will scroll through a list of recently used commands

Here's a list of the most popular admin commands:

Showmyadminmanager - Opens admin manager.
Cheat Addexperience 500 1 1 - Gives you 500 xp. Can change 500 to any number value.
Cheat Fly - Enables you to fly with your character.
Cheat God - You can't die.
Cheat Ghost - Noclip (fly and no collision). (To disable ghost, type cheat walk).
Cheat Walk - Stops you from flying.
setcheatplayer true/false - Enables/disables cheat menu.
Cheat settimeofday TIME - Changes time of day eg. admincheat settimeofday 12:00.
Cheat ToggleInfiniteAmmo - Enables/disables infinite ammo.
`Cheat Teleport `- You are teleported in the way that you are facing.
Cheat saveworld - Saves the current world.
Cheat AllowPlayerToJoinNoCheck STEAM64ID - Whitelists the STEAM64ID.
Cheat DisallowPlayerToJoinNoCheck STEAM64ID - Removes STEAM64ID from Whitelist.
Cheat Broadcast MESSAGE - Broadcasts message to server.
Cheat Slomo 5 - Changes movement speed
Cheat Playersonly - Freezes all dinosaurs and crafting.
Cheat Forcetame - Instantly tame a dinosaur.
Cheat Infinitestats - Gives you infinite hunger, stamina, ammo etc.
BanPlayer STEAMNAME - Bans player from server.
UnBanPlayer STEAMNAME - Unbans player from server.
Cheat DamageTarget AMOUNT - Deal damage to target (aiming at).
Cheat DestroyAllEnemies - Destroys all enemies.
Cheat Hurtme AMOUNT - Hurt yourself.
Cheat setplayerpos 0 0 0 - Allows you to teleport to co-ords.
Cheat quit - Exits and saves server.
Cheat execsetsleeping true/false - Sleep / Wake character.
Cheat Enemyinvisible true/false - Makes all creatures ignore you even if you attack.
Cheat summon CLASSNAME - Summon at your location. Including structures.
cheat giveitemnum ID QUANTITY QUALITY TRUE/FALSE - Gives you the specified item
stat fps - Shows your fps and latency. Usable by anyone.

IMPORTANT: Beware when using admin commands. Some commands like DestroyAllEnemies can destroy everything including things that don't belong to your tribe such other player's structures and dinos.
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