GiveExplorerNote Console Command

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GiveExplorerNote Command

cheat GiveExplorerNote

This command will unlock the note of the specified note index. You must be standing next to an "Explorer Note" to unlock notes that are not "Creature Dossier."


The syntax for this command is as follows:

Note Index
Type: Number

The index of the note you wish to unlock.

In-Depth Description

The GiveExplorerNote command in Ark: Survival Evolved is used by the player to instantly unlock specific Explorer Notes without necessarily having to find them in the game.

Syntax or the command to be used is cheat GiveExplorerNote [Note Index Number], where the index number refers to the specific Explorer Note that you wish to unlock. For instance, entering cheat GiveExplorerNote 1 will unlock the first Explorer Note.

Explorer notes are small scraps of information found scattered around the world in the game, often providing a small insight into the background of the Ark and its creatures. These notes are written by previous human denizens of the Ark from across the ages, surviving in some form. Each Note offers a small XP boost upon first time read.

This command can be beneficial for those who want to gather all the game lore without having to explore each section of the game. Moreover, it can be particularly useful to newcomers who want to understand the game’s storyline better.


Below is information about the GiveExplorerNote console command.

Console compatible
Version added279.224
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Quick Overview

The GiveExplorerNote command iis used to unlock a specific Explorer Note for the player.

You would need to provide the Explorer Note's index number as part of the command to specify which one you want to unlock.

This will add the Explorer Note directly into your character's inventory.

Command Builder

Adjust the settings below to automatically generate a command. Once you have the inputs you want, click the copy button and paste it into the console in Starfield.
cheat GiveExplorerNote
Note Index


cheat GiveExplorerNote 17

The command will unlock the note with the index 17.