SetTimeOfDay Command

cheat SetTimeOfDay <Hour:Minute[:Second]>

This command sets the time of the day in the current game world.

Argument Information

The syntax for this Ark admin command is as follows:

Hour:Minute[:Second] Type: Text The time, given as hours:minutes and optionally hours:minutes:seconds, e.g. 13:15:00 for 1:15PM.

Command Information

Find below information relating to the SetTimeOfDay command in Ark.

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cheat SetTimeOfDay <Hour:Minute[:Second]>


  • cheat SetTimeOfDay 14:30

    This command sets the map's time to 2:30PM.

  • cheat SetTimeOfDay 14:30:10

    This command sets the map's time to 10 seconds past 2:30PM.

  • cheat SetTimeOfDay 09:15

    The above admin command sets the time to 9:15AM.