How to Change the Difficulty of Your 7 Days to Die Server

Most customisation of your 7 Days to Die Server will be done through its 7daystodie.properties file, including changing the difficulty. There are 5 difficulty levels, as explained below with their differences.

Level Skill Description % Damage done by Zombie % Damage done by Player
(0) Scavenger Easiest Easiest setting, intended for absolute beginners 50 150
(1) Adventurer Easy More challenging than the easiest level 75 125
(2) Nomad Normal Designed for players with FPS game experience 100 100
(3) Warrior Hard More challenging than normal mode 150 75
(4) Survivalist Harder Even more challenging! 200 50
(5) Insane Hardest The hardest difficulty level! 250 25
  1. Login to your Control Panel, and Stop your server.
  2. Navigate to Files > FTP File Access, and log in using your Multicraft password.
    Navigating to FTP File Access
  3. Locate 7daystodie.properties then click on the corresponding Edit button on the right.
    7daystodie.properties file
  4. Set the value of the Game Difficulty property to your desired difficulty, referring to the number in the first column of the table above.
    GameDifficulty property name
  5. Click Save at the top of the page, and then Restart your server to apply the changes.
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Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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