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Terraria | Set difficulty to Normal, Expert, Master or Journey

How to set the difficulty to Normal, Expert, Master or Journey

Login to the control panel at

Click Console on the left and then Stop your server if it is started.

If you already have generated a world then you need to delete it. To do this select Files from the navigation on the left, click saves and then Worlds and then delete the world.wld file.
(It may have a slightly different name but will always have the .wld extension in its name)

Go to Panel > Startup

Locate the Difficulty section and enter the number of the difficulty from one of the following options:
0 for Normal
1 for Expert
2 for Master
3 for Journey

Start your server

All done! Your server is now set to the correct difficulty.

Updated on: 08/12/2021

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