Custom Mobiles
UO EVO Events
Custom Buildings
evo-drags uo-evolution-memorial-day-auction cast1 cast3 secret-keep
UOE Facebook

We have a patch full of custom graphics and content you have never seen on any other custom UO shard! We have added new content every Friday for 5 years! ...

View on Facebook

May Events

May 5th - Cinco De Mayo
May 8th - Mother's Day Weekend
May 13th - Friday the 13th Weekend
May 15th - UOE Grand Auction
May 20th - House Drops
May 21st - Armageddon Day + House Drops
May 22th - House Drops
May 30th - Memorial Day

View on Facebook

The UO Evolution monthly Grand Auction will be on Sunday April 17th at noon cst, meet at britain bank at 11:30am for a screenshot and then go to the auction hall at noon! ...

View on Facebook
Vote for UO EVO!
Player Nationality
Flag Counter
Funny Evolution

UO Evolution – Custom Free Shard

UO Evolution Ultima Online Free Shard
#1 Custom RunUO UO Shard Emulator

UO Evolution wants to thank all the players and community for celebrating St Patrick’s Day with us!

UO Evolution St Patricks Day

“UO Evolution had 544 players online on for the UO Evolution St Patrick’s Day Celebration!”

“Highlight video of the UO Evolution – Triple Champ Spawn Event! by Expo”

UO Evolution is the best custom Ultima Online, RunUO emulator, free shard and is ranked #1 by the community in the custom free shard category! We are also top rated on 30 Ultima Online top lists

UO Evolution is a unique shard that develops it’s own exclusive content, along with including the best aspects of the original AOS, SE, ML and SA expansions. The shard has been online over 5 years, 10,000+ accounts and an average of 500+ players online, peaking around 600+ during prime time events

We are on an ultrafast new dedicated private server. Our ping times are the fastest in the top 10 freeshard lists!

You can also view our online stats here

If you enjoy a challenging environment, strong community reviews and active staff/developers then this is the UO shard for you!


Port: 2593

Having trouble connecting? Try following the simple steps listed on our How to Connect Page

NOTE to new players

Please make sure you take the time to download our Custom Patch – Without it you won’t be able to see our custom graphics package!


3 houses per account. Custom Housing options, own a house on a mountain top, house on the water or a house in the stars of Malas!

5 player characters per account. Only one character is needed due to the unlimited skill cap, but role playing the other characters is encouraged.

300 Stat Cap, 350 Stat Cap with stat cap increase deeds that you receive from champions and events.

No Skill Cap (Max ALL skills on all characters)

Original OSI Maps, All Facets and Dungeons Fully Spawned including Tokuno, Ter Mur, Underworld and Stygian Abyss

Exclusive Tokuno Content – The New Black Belt System and Tokuno Expansion content was added for the 4th Anniversary!

Unique Artwork, Graphics, buildings, GUI, and Mobiles not seen on any other shard…over 100 custom castles, cathedrals, buildings and dungeons to explore!

New Graphics/Monsters/Items, Several Facets are completely custom with new adventures and quests

Customized Areas including Auction House, Vendor Mall, Library, Training Area, Quest Hall and Artifact Museum

Hundreds of Ultima Online quests!

New UO Crafting Systems

Enhanced Crafting systems including Runic Crafting, Enhancing, Sockets/Augments, Item Leveling

–Dozens of New Resources–

5 Ore Types
7 Log Types
7 Leather Types
Magic Cloth
Craftable Levelable Weapons
Craftable Furniture [Elven & Gargoyle]
Craftable Deco Items


Custom Animal Taming
Unique Animal Breeding
Evolution Dragons
Golem Crafting System
Socket/Augment System
Tomb Raider System
Custom Treasure Maps
Puzzle Box “Mastermind”
Wine Crafting
Wood Crafting
Rug Crafting
Wax Crafting
Aquarium Crafting
BOD Expansions and Rewards

—Daily UO Staff Hosted Events—

UO Evolution Event Calendar
UO Evolution Event Forum
Helpful Friendly UO Community
Experienced, Mature and Dedicated Staff
WIKI with all the custom shard information
Role Playing Encouraged (Good vs Evil)
Players are encouraged to run events
Themed events on every holiday, with gift bags
Challenging Gameplay from novice to expert
Monthly Auctions

auction christmas

Looking for more information? We are always coming out with new and exciting content and shard updates, visit our forums for more information!

You can “like” us on Facebook for current information and events

You can follow our Development team, UO Evolution adds new content every Friday and posts the updates on our Developer Logs on the Wiki


UO Evolution [DEDICATED SERVER] Ultima Online Freeshard
Logon server: Port 2593

UO Evolution [ML/SE/SA] USA shard with the most custom content anywhere! No skill caps, 350 Stat Cap, Fast gains, New Champs, Hundreds of custom monsters/Items, 150+Quests, Custom crafting, New Spell system, Animal Breeding, Bioengineering, Evolution Dragons, Experienced Staff, Friendly Community, All Facets fully spawned with OSI and custom content including Ter Mur, Underworld, and Stygian Abyss


UO Evolution Server – Online
Votes: 10121

Current players: 510
Average players: 425
Maximum players: 611

Current response time: 31ms
Avg response time: 61ms
Uptime: 98.98%
Page Views 491,302
Staff Online – 3

Ranked #1 Custom Free Shard

491,302 Views Since December 2010-2016

How to play Ultima?
Learn how to play UO
UO Stratics
UO Guide
UO Central
Original UO Guides

How To Play on UO Evolution Free Shard
New Player Guide
UOE Rules
UOE Commands
UOE Wiki
Upcoming Events
  1. Daily Town Invasions

    March 1 @ 12:00 PM - June 30 @ 7:00 PM
  2. Daily Champion Spawn Events

    March 1 @ 12:00 PM - June 30 @ 7:00 PM
  • Re: Sash of Sin bug.
    After talking with Kane on TeamSpeak the other day, I realised that this may not be a bug as the max stage increased from 10 to 12 when it levelled to stage 2.Rewards at higher stages are supposed to be larger than the ones received at the lower stage...
  • Re: Trait System
    I find this system to be awesome and love tinkering with my pets and seeing how they turn out.
  • Re: Trait System
    Hey Kane, I've got a question for you...It seems like you are putting a ton of effort into this trait system (much appreciated by the way). Is this a precursor to something larger going on behind the scenes? I was thinking about this today: Pet breedi...
  • Re: Shard Update May 2, 2016
    Quote from: Leighton on Yesterday at 06:22:10 AMi never have seen a shard with such an active staff...great work kane.swiftwhere ya been swift
  • Re: Shard Update May 2, 2016
    i never have seen a shard with such an active staff...great work kane.swift
  • Legend of the Evolution Dragon!
    Legend of the Evolution Dragon “Tonight we dawn our armour, sharpen our blades, and dust of our spell books. This Dragon has been terrorizing this kingdom for long enough!” – screams the king on his throne. His audience of warriors cheered. “No longer will we live in fear, no longer will we starve. For you, […]
  • UO Evolution – 5th Anniversary
    UO Evolution – 5th Anniversary in January! It has been a long journey…I can’t believe we are celebrating 5 glorious years! As many of you know we are about to celebrate our 5th year online on the weekend of January 15th-17th. We will have a big reunion with all of our old players. Everyone is […]
  • How to Play Ultima Online – UO Evolution
    The Begining of Ultima online As far as online games go, Ultima Online is considered the granddaddy of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs). Back in 1997, before the days of voice chat, in the dark age of dial up, Ultima Online (UO) was paving the way for a whole new genre of entertainment, bringing […]
  • Pirate Month on UO Evolution!
    Pirate Month on UO Evolution! We will be adding some new pirate content next month for “Talk Like A Pirate Day”! We have fun with this every year. Instead of just one day, we have extended the fun to all month! We will be doing a pirate theme all of the month of September “Talk […]
  • The Return of the Shadowlords! – UO Evolution!
    The Blackrock Dungeon Reopens! New monsters, new items and the return of the Shadowlords! New events and RP storylines will be added weekly to the adventures, so watch the forums and in-game announcements. Update: The Shadowlords were no Match for the brave citizens of UO Evolution! They were driven back, deep into the Blackrock Mines […]