Opening Ports for Grim Dawn using Your Router

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December 16, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Grim Dawn is an Action, Hack & Slash, Role-Playing, and Adventure game published by Crate Entertainment released in 2016.


Ports Required for Grim Dawn

The incoming ports for Grim Dawn are as follows:

Grim Dawn - PC

  • TCP: 27016, 42805, 42852-42872
  • UDP: 27016, 42805, 42852-42872

Grim Dawn - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27016, 27036, 42805, 42852-42872
  • UDP: 27015-27016, 27031-27036, 42805, 42852-42872

Grim Dawn - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

We have guides that are custom tailored for Grim Dawn that will show you the ports.

Grim Dawn offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Grim Dawn

When you are playing Grim Dawn you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and intermittently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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