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How to Edit Engrams on your ARK Server

To edit an engram in ARK: Survival Evolved, such as to hide it so people cant use it, change the cost, level requirement or removing any pre-requirements, please follow the below steps:

Log in to the control panel and go to your game servers dashboard.

Click Game Services on the left hand side (you may need to expand "Game and Voice Management", then select the server you want to edit.

Click the Config Files button then the Configuration Editor for the Game.ini file. Scroll to the bottom and expand the Other Settings box

Paste the below code in the file, it must be placed on its own separate line:


Go to this page: and find the Engram you want to change.

For example, Electronics. Next to it you will see a "classname" that looks similar this:


Copy the classname and add it to your code you added in step 3 where "INSERTENGRAMNAMEHERE" is, so it looks similar to this:


Make sure there are no spaces between the " and the classname

To edit the engram settings:

To hide the engram; set EngramHidden=True in the code (to not hide it, set to false)
To change the cost of the engram change this bit: EngramPointsCost=9999 to the cost you would like.
To change the level requirement of the engram change this bit: EngramLevelRequirement=0 to the level you want to player to be, to be able to access it.
To remove any pre requirements to be able to access the engram change this bit: RemoveEngramPreReq=False to true.

Repeat step 3 through 6 for each engram you would like to edit. Each engram code must be placed one per line, for example:

Before going to step 8, copy everything in the box! This is to protect you encase it doesn't save as you've timed or other error!

Once finished, click Save and start the server!

If you get an error relating to length, its because this box can only support so many characters. Go back out of the configuration Editor and click the "Text Editor" for the Game.ini file instead. Paste the code at the bottom. Click Save and start. When doing this you'll need to do future edits through the text editor, or remember to re-paste the code at the bottom after edits through the Configuration Editor.

If you would like us to do this for you, we offer an engram setup service! The cost depends on how many engram edits you require. Please contact us by clicking here to submit a ticket to enquire about this.

Updated on: 07/01/2020

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