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How to Install Mods on tModLoader

Terraria is a great game, but after some playtime, you may want new features added! If you're looking to expand your Terraria experience and add new content, you should try installing mods. GGServers offers tModLoader servers, which are a variation of Terraria that can load mods.

❓What is tModLoader ❓

TModLoader is a free tool that lets you install mods on your Terraria client and server. With tModLoader, when players join, they will be prompted directly to install the mods your server is running without the need to manually add them. You can also use the in-game browser to directly install mods.

Here you can find more information about tModLoader on their official page.

🕹️ How to Install tModLoader and Mods on Your Client 🕹️

To be able to join your server, you will have to set tModLoader up on your machine, as explained below:

Start Steam, go to the Store section and search for tModLoader.

Find tModLoader, then click on Install now.

NOTE ⚠: Keep in mind that you will need a purchased version of Terraria to use tModLoader.

Install Now

Start tModLoader through Steam, then click on Workshop in the main menu.


Click on Download Mods.

Download Mods

Search for the mods you want, then click on the download button for each of them.

Click on Manage Mods, then on Enable All.

Manage Mods

Enable All

Wait for the mods to load, and then you can start your new Terraria adventure! You've just installed mods on your client.

🔌 How to Install Mods on Your Server 🔌

Now that you've set up the mods on your machine, all that is left is to install them on your server as shown below:

Go to the Steam Workshop page for tModLoader mods here.

Find the mod you want and note its ID, which can be found at the end of the link.

Mod ID

Log in to your AMP panel here, click on your tModLoader instance, then click on Manage.


Click on Configuration, then on SteamCMD and Updates.

SteamCMD and Updates

Find the Steam workshop items section and click on Add.

Steam Workshop Items

Fill in the mod ID that you want to add, then click OK.

Add Mod

Go back, click on Status, then on Update. After the server gets updated, the mods will be downloaded as well, so you can start it now by hitting Start.

NOTE ⚠: You can check the AMP console for the status of the update.

NOTE ⚠: You can use the /modlist command in your console to see the full list of mods your server is running.


You've successfully installed mods on your server!

If you find any issues, contact us on live chat or via the ticket system.

❕ Useful Links ❕

- How to Access Your Terraria Server and Control Panel
- How To Open a Support Ticket
- How to Reset Your Billing Area password

Updated on: 09/20/2023

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