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Configuration file

On this page, you can learn about server settings, game balance settings, and other items that can be set with ini files.

Location of configuration file

Configuration file should be located at the following location
Note that the directories will only create once the server has been started.

Copy the default configuration file and use that.

Copy default settings
Copy-Item steamapps\common\PalServer\DefaultPalWorldSettings.ini steamapps\common\PalServer\Pal\Saved\Config\WindowsServer\PalWorldSettings.ini

Edit steamapps\common\PalServer\Pal\Saved\Config\WindowsServer\PalWorldSettings.ini to change settings.

Note that editing DefaultPalWorldSettings.ini will not affect the changes.


The settings for each parameter are as follows.
*Note that there are reserved for future updates and deprecated parameter.

AdminPasswordPassword used to obtain administrative privileges on the server.
AllowConnectPlatformSpecify which platforms are allowed to connect.
Steam or Xbox (Default value is Steam)
BaseCampMaxNumInGuildMax BaseCamp count per guild. Default is 3. (MAX 10)
Larger value will increase system load
BaseCampWorkerMaxNumMax pals per basecamp(MAX 50)
Larger value will increase system load
bEnableInvaderEnemyEnable Invader
bIsUseBackupSaveDataEnable world backup
Disk load will be increase when enabled
bShowPlayerListEnable player list when the press ESC key
BuildObjectDamageRateDamage to Structure Multiplier
BuildObjectDeteriorationDamageRateStructure Deterioration Rate
CollectionDropRateGatherable Items Multiplier
CollectionObjectHpRateGatherable Objects Health Multiplier
CollectionObjectRespawnSpeedRateGatherable Objects Respawn Interval
DayTimeSpeedRateDay time speed
DeathPenaltyDeath Penalty
None : No drops, Item : Drop all items except equipment, ItemAndEquipment : Drop all items, All : Drop all items and all Pals on team
EnemyDropItemRateDropped Items Multiplier
ExpRateEXP rate
GuildPlayerMaxNumMax Player Number of Guilds
LogFormatTypeLog format Text or Json
NightTimeSpeedRateNight time speed
PalAutoHPRegeneRatePal Auto Health Regeneration Rate
PalAutoHpRegeneRateInSleepPal Sleep Health Regeneration Rate (Health Regeneration Rate in Palbox)
PalCaptureRatePal capture rate
PalDamageRateAttackDamage from Pals Multiplier
PalDamageRateDefenseDamage to Pals Multiplier
PalEggDefaultHatchingTimeTime (h) to incubate Massive Egg. Note: Other eggs also require time to incubate.
PalSpawnNumRatePal Appearance Rate *Note: Affects game performance
PalStaminaDecreaceRatePal Stamina Reduction Rate
PalStomachDecreaceRatePal Hunger Depletion Rate
PlayerAutoHPRegeneRatePlayer Auto Health Regeneration Rate
PlayerAutoHpRegeneRateInSleepPlayer Sleep Health Regeneration Rate
PlayerDamageRateAttackDamage from Player Multiplier
PlayerDamageRateDefenseDamage to Player Multiplier
PlayerStaminaDecreaceRatePlayer Stamina Reduction Rate
PlayerStomachDecreaceRatePlayer Hunger Depletion Rate
PublicIPExplicitly specify an external public IP in the community server settings
PublicPortExplicitly specify the external public port in the community server configuration.(This setting does not change the server's listen port.)
RCONEnabledEnable RCON
RCONPortPort Number for RCON
RESTAPIPortListen port for REST API
ServerDescriptionServer description
ServerNameServer name
ServerPasswordPassword required for server login
ServerPlayerMaxNumMaximum number of players that can join the server

About bIsUseBackupSaveData

Create backup directory in save data directory when enabled this parameter.

Backup interval is

  • 5 save data per 30 sec
  • 6 save data per 10 min
  • 12 save data per 1 hour
  • 7 save data per 1 day