Welcome to the EQEmu Wiki. The information presented on this wiki represents the commitment of countless hours of coding and documentation by a large, passionate, open-source community. The purpose of this wiki is to allow a scalable transfer of knowledge and information regarding this massive project. Please feel free to utilize this resource, and help us to improve it along your journey.

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Getting Started



Server Installation - Linux

A guide for installing EQEmu Server on Linux

Server Installation - Windows

A guide for installing EQEmu Server on Windows

Wiki Quick Reference


Description of Content


A listing of all of the changes made to the EQEmu Server code


Documentation of the use of quest scripts in both Perl and Lua

Database Schema

The blueprint of how the EQEmu database is constructed


Documentation of the Loginserver setup, configuration, CLI and DB Schema

How-To Guides

Explanations of capabilities available to developers and server operators

Logging System

Documentation of the extensive logging capabilities in EQEmu


Utilities and information regarding zone map files


Information regarding mob pathing, factions, scaling and attacks

Reference Lists

Information regarding variables for game mechanics


Documentation of all things relating to spells


Information regarding type variables for game items/objects