Adding Plugins To Your Valheim Server Using BepInEx
This guide will walk you through how to add plugins to your Valheim server using the BepInEx framework.
Deploy a BepInEx server from your Dashboard or Install BepInEx in the One Click Installer using the Merge option in your server Panel.
You're now ready to add plugins to your server. It's that simple! No need to configure any startup scripts. Here at Nodecraft we've done that bit for you.
Upload your Plugins
Locate the File Manager tab in your Panel and find the
/BepInEx/plugins directory. This is where you will be uploading your plugin
Thankfully, Valheim is very easy to mod using BepInEx, as most plugins are simply
.dll files you'll upload into this directory.
It's very important to read and follow any instructions each plugin author provides, as some plugins have extra files that are needed to be uploaded as well. If you ever run into any issues or have questions on where to find certain directories, please reach out to us in Support!
Let's use Valheim Plus as an example. We will need to download the version that is compatible with Linux, as that is the OS that our servers use.
When you download this plugin from Nexus Mods, you'll get a lot of extra files and folders that aren't needed to upload to your Nodecraft server. Most of these files are BepInEx files that you already have installed on the server and are unnecessary to upload again.
The only file you'll need to upload to the server is the
Upload it to the
Your server is all set to start up and be joinable with your new plugin(s)!
Where to find plugins
Here are a couple (not all) popular modding sites where you can find plugins: