Install tModLoader Mods

  1. Login to your server FTP.
  2. On FileZilla, click on Server in the menu and then make sure Force Showing Hidden Files is checked.
  3. Start the server once so the .local directory is created.
  4. On the remote site, navigate inside the .local/share/Terraria/ModLoader/Mods directory.
  5. Find the mods on your PC by looking in this folder: C:\Users\UserName\Documents\My Games\Terraria\ModLoader\Mods or if you're playing tModLoader (before 1.4), the main menu should contain a Mods link and then a button to open your mods folder.
  6. Drag all of the mods from that location on your computer to your server's Mods directory. (See note about 1.4 below.)


tModLoader 1.4

To find the mods to upload, you'll need to load up the game, click on the Workshop button, and then on Open Mods Folders. Once you've done so, you'll see Steam workshop folders. Inside of those folders, you'll find the actual .tmod files you'll need to upload. Only upload the latest .tmod file and not the entire set of folders.


Example Mod Location for tModLoader 1.4

Loading the mods on the server

  1. Once you finished loading the mods on your server you'll want to start up your server to bring up the mod menu in console.
  1. m to go into the menu then e to enable of your mods. r Will return you to the world menu for you to continue to load your server like normal.