50 of each resource added to your inventory after using the command "admincheat giveresources" in ARK: Survival Evolved

This page will list all of the admin console commands/cheats in ARK: Survival Evolved


  • Press TAB to open the console
  • Type in the command and parameter from the table below
  • These only work in single player or in servers where you are an admin
  • In single player mode you can omit the "admincheat" from the command.
  • NEW ARK Console Commands now work on Xbox! You can input them from pause menu.

List of Console Commands[edit]

admincheat playerascend2 immediately beta status admincheat playerascend1 immediately gamma status
Command Effect Example Notes
enablecheats <password> Enable server admin commands for current player enablecheats myadminpassword You must know the ServerAdminPassword to use this command.
SetCheatPlayer true/false Enable cheat menu SetCheatPlayer true Pops a cheat menu on the screen
ShowMyAdminManager Shows server menu admin ShowMyAdminManager Must be server administrator to use.
admincheat god Enable Godmode admincheat god Player is invulnerable to damage. Can still drown. Type command again to disable god mode.
admincheat infinitestats All stats get infinite. admincheat infinitestats This cheat command gives Infinite endurance, infinite food, infinite ammo, water. Torpor is kept at zero. Also prevents death from drowning. Type in command again to disable this mode.
admincheat banplayer <player> Ban a player from the server admincheat banplayer Leroy This command adds the player name to the banlist.
admincheat KickPlayer <steamid> Disconnects a player from the server admincheat KickPlayer John034 Player will be able to re-connect unless you ban him with "admincheat ban"
admincheat unbanplayer <player> unban a player from the server admincheat unbanplayer Leroy This command removes the player name from the banlist.
stat fps Shows current fps stat fps This command can be used even if you are not an admin
admincheat forcetame Tames dinosaur admincheat forcetame Will tame dino/creature under player's crosshairs. See here for a list of creatures that can be tamed. Using this command will also enable you to ride the creature without a Saddle.
admincheat addexperience <amount> 0 <sharetribe> Adds experience admincheat addexperience 2000 0 0 The <sharetribe> variable enable you to share the experience with the tribe. Use "0" to add just to yourself and "1" to share with tribe..
admincheat giveresources Adds 50 of each resource to your inventory admincheat giveresources This console command might cause you to become encumbered.
admincheat GiveToMe Gives you ownership of any dino or structure you are targeting. admincheat GiveToMe Does not cause the dino to be tamed.
admincheat teleport Teleports the player in the direction you are facing admincheat teleport You will move in the direction you were facing until blocked by terrain or collided with some object.
admincheat settimeofday <hour>:<minute>[:<second>] Set the time admincheat settimeofday 11:25:00 24-hour format.
admincheat ListPlayers Gives a list of all players connected to the server admincheat ListPlayers This command shows the SteamIDs
cheat enablespectator Enters spectator mode cheat enablespectator Use "cheat stopspectating" to disable spectator mode.
admincheat fly Enables you to fly freely around the world without gravity. admincheat fly Use "admincheat fly" to go back to normal movement mode again.
admincheat ghost Enables you to pass through objects and terrain as if you were a ghost. admincheat ghost Use "admincheat fly" to go back to normal movement mode again.
admincheat walk Enables normal movement mode admincheat walk This console command undos the effects of the "fly" and "ghost" cheats.
admincheat SetMessageOfTheDay <message> Sets the server's MOTD admincheat SetMessageOfTheDay Welcome to my server The Message of the Day is displayed when a player joins the server.
admincheat DestroyAll <type> Destroys all creatures or objects of chosen type admincheat DestroyAll Mammoth_Character_BP_C This command destroys both tamed and wild creatures.
admincheat destroyallenemies Destroys ALL dinos and enemies on server. admincheat destroyallenemies This command will also destoy tamed animals.
admincheat DestroyMyTarget Destroys target/object you are looking at admincheat DestroyMyTarget Only one object will be destroyed each time you use this.
admincheat GiveItemNum <item_id> <quantity> <quality> <engram> Give current player an item or engram admincheat GiveItemNum 4 1 1 true Setting the "Engram" variable to "true" gives you just the blueprint. or set it to "false" to get the item itself.
admincheat giveitemtoplayer <PlayerID> <ItemName> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False> Give specified player an item or engram giveitemtoplayer 399414114 "ItemName" 1 0 false gives <PlayerID> a primitive simple pistol. Setting the "Engram" variable to "true" gives you just the blueprint. or set it to "false" to get the item itself.
<PlayerIDs> can be found using ShowMyAdminManager.
admincheat giveitemnumtoplayer <PlayerID> <ItemID> <QTY> <Quality> <True/False> Give specified player an item or engram giveitemnumtoplayer 399414114 1 1 0 false gives <PlayerID> a primitive simple pistol. Setting the "Engram" variable to "true" gives you just the blueprint. or set it to "false" to get the item itself.
A list of <ItemIDs> can be found in List/Ark_Item_List.pdf. <PlayerIDs> can be found using ShowMyAdminManager.
admincheat giveengrams Unlocks ALL the engrams. admincheat giveengrams This command has been known to crash the server.
togglegun Whether to display the equipped weapon or not togglegun type again to toggle on or off.
admincheat HurtMe <damage> Inflicts damage to your character admincheat HurtMe 100 Can use to suicide.
admincheat slomo <factor> Set how fast time goes admincheat slomo 2 factor can be from 0.0 to 5.5 - 0.0 pauses the game, 0.5 makes game go half as fast, 2.0 will make game go twice as fast, etc.
admincheat summon <type> Spawn a creature of the chosen type in front of player. admincheat summon Megalodon_Character_BP_C Creature level will be random.
admincheat AllowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <player> Lets a player connect without any checks. admincheat AllowPlayerToJoinNoCheck Leroy This command adds the specified player to server's whitelist.
admincheat DisallowPlayerToJoinNoCheck <player> Player subject to ban list check. admincheat DisallowPlayerToJoinNoCheck Leroy This command removes the specified player to server's whitelist.
admincheat Broadcast <message> Broadcasts a message to everyone who is connected to the server. admincheat Broadcast Warning Alpha T-Rex on the loose This message is broadcasted instantly and is different from the MOTD which only shows when a player joins the server.
admincheat EnemyInvisible <true/false> Sets yourself to invisible admincheat EnemyInvisible true Enemies will ignore you, even if you attack them.
admincheat DamageTarget <damage> Damages the creature or object in your crosshair's admincheat DamageTarget 200 Can cause devastating damage to map.
admincheat ExecSetSleeping <true/false> Puts player to sleep admincheat ExecSetSleeping true use false to wake up
admincheat PlayersOnly Only players can move or perform actions. Dinos and creatures cannot move. admincheat PlayersOnly Type in command again to toggle off.
admincheat saveworld Forces server to save current game state. admincheat saveworld Can also be used locally.
admincheat SetPlayerPos <x> <y> <z> Sets coordinates admincheat SetPlayerPos 467 -32246 0 You will be teleported to the specified coordinates
admincheat ToggleInfiniteAmmo Unlimited ammo for all your weapons. admincheat ToggleInfiniteAmmo Type again to toggle off.
admincheat ClearPlayerInventory <PlayerID> <bClearInventory> <bClearSlotItems> <bClearEquippedItems> Clears a player's inventory ClearPlayerInventory PlayerID 0 0 0. 0=False, 1=True. PlayerID is the Player's in-game UE4 ID
admincheat SetTargetDinoColor <0-5> <0-42> Sets color of targeted dino. admincheat SetTargetDinoColor 1 42 Type "printcolors" into the console for help with color numbers.
The "printcolors" command does not work on single player.
admincheat destroywilddinos Destroys all wild (untamed) creatures. destroywilddinos Use to force repopulation of the ARK.
admincheat destroystructures Destroys all structures destroystructures
admincheat setbabyage <agevalue> Sets the age of your baby dinos. setbabyage 1 agevalue is .x where x = % maturity
Also see: Breeding Dinos.|

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