Wooden Wall Sign

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Wooden Wall Sign
Wooden Wall Sign.png

A simple wooden wall sign for basic messages, requires attaching to a wall.

Decay time
Stack size
Found in Supply Crate
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 260 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Structures/Wooden/PrimalItemStructure_WoodSign_Wall.PrimalItemStructure_WoodSign_Wall'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
2 EP
Crafting XP
1.6 XP
Crafted in

The Wooden Wall Sign lets players display a short message to other players. Edit the text as many times as needed with the use key (E, Y, Triangle, X).

Line Length appears to be about 30 characters before it automatically enters a new line (unless there are no spaces in which the text then extends off the sign).

The maximum amount of characters on a sign appears to be 160 and 6 lines max to fit on sign any more collides with nails or goes off sign completely.


Wall signs attach directly to the face of walls, but do not snap to any structures. Care must be taken during placement as the texture of the wall behind can protrude through the sign itself.


  • The Wooden Wall Sign is treated as a wooden structure and can not be damaged by hands, stone weapons, or non-explosive ranged attacks.
  • The following aggressive creatures can not damage the Wooden Wall Sign:

Painting and Color Regions

In addition to its preset paint regions, you can doodle on the Wooden Wall Sign by "attacking" it with a  Paintbrush, which will open the "Apply Paint" Menu. Then, click and drag your cursor over the 3D model (like a paintbrush) to draw anything you want. See Painting for more information on doodling.

For more information on Paint Regions and how to use them, please view the Blue Coloring.png Dye,  Paintbrush, or  Spray Painter pages.

Wooden Wall Sign PaintRegion1.jpg

Region 1:

X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 3 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 4 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 5 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 6 is not used
for this Object.

Loading and Saving Custom Images

To load Ark PNT files into a Wooden Wall Sign, the file name must be suffixed with _Sign_Wall_Wood_C.pnt. The resolution is 128x128, and the aspect ratio in-game is 2.5:1. Also see Painting.


Patch  ARK: Survival Evolved Changes
208.0 Fixed issue with wall signs not attaching to platform structures.
321.14 Fixed a bug that caused Billboards & Signs to have a 24 character limit.