Enjoy Ragnarok Online like the very first day! Join Now

Welcome to OriginsRO!

OriginsRO is a low rates (5x/5x/5x/3x) Ragnarok Online server, with pre-Renewal mechanics and official-like gameplay. What makes us unique among private servers, other than the lack of a donation system (and related unbalanced custom items) and game-breaking custom NPCs, is our episode-based release schedule. Just like official servers did, we'll be adding features and content little by little, so that players will be able to enjoy the true origins of Ragnarok Online.

To make sure you won't get bored, we offer some fancy little features that official servers lack, such as a larger amount of hair and cloth colors as well as hairstyles, hand-picked to make sure they all fit well within the RO world, and an unique Hometown-based skin color system.

We also offer some convenience features, such as grouping all of your game accounts within your Master Account (read: forum account), so that you won't have to remember several usernames and passwords when you log in to the game, but just one (or none, if you wish to save your login data on your computer, our launcher offers that), and all of your characters will be able to access the same Master Storage to share items.

Are you new here? Read more about OriginsRO, or join us in-game!


OriginsRO Episode 0.3

Episode 0.3

Hello Players!

After three months of intense development from the initial Open Beta release, we're now ready to announce the first, big, content update for OriginsRO!

Some Press Releases from the Kafra Headquarters:


Following the new trade laws promulgated by King Tristram III, the Rune-Midgarts Kingdom has stipulated trade (and travel) agreements with the nearby Schwarzwald Republic. As such it is now possible to visit their capital city, Juno, floating in the skies north of Aldebaran.
To ensure the safety of our citizens, the Kafra Corp. will provide teleportation service from and to Juno, as the walking path from Aldebaran is still not completely safe (but adventurers may decide to walk, if they're brave enough! Scouts say there's an unexplored cave full of magma you can visit along the route.)


As Christmas approaches, the Kafra Corporation, in collaboration with the Toy Factory in Lutie, is proud to announce the possibility to visit a far away snowy town, where you can feel the Christmas atmosphere all year long.
To sign up for the trip, please visit Aldebaran, where none-less-than Santa Claus (who volunteered to be our testimonial for this event) will teleport you, for free, to the snowy Lutie land. Depending on the event outcome, the teleportation service will remain active indefinitely, even past the Christmas Holidays. In Lutie, it's always Christmas.

Additionally, and only during the Christmas Holidays, special events will take place. To learn more, please find Santa Claus in all major Rune-Midgarts towns, Louise Kim in Lutie or Carolling in Prontera.

Continue Reading...

Open Beta Testing has begun!

Open Beta

Hello Players!

After week upon week of development and all-nighters we are finally ready to begin the Open Beta phase! We are very pleased with what we have achieved so far and we hope you will all enjoy the new and unique features oRO has to offer. Visit the homepage and the Control Panel to get your client and game accounts ready.

Continue Reading...

Closed Beta is now over!

The Closed Beta stage is finally over. I'd like to thank everyone who participated and reported bugs and issues. Without your help we'd never have reached this point.

As I'm writing, the Closed Beta server is going offline, and it will soon be replaced by the Open Beta server.

Continue Reading...

OriginsRO Closed Beta

Development is going forward, and we're happy to announce the Private Alpha is now over, and we're starting a Closed Beta right away!

If you want to join, or just want to look around, feel free to. You can find all the info (or ask us your questions) in our forums.

OriginsRO Private Alpha

A lot of things were done in the past months, and now we're about ready to accept staff applications for the private alpha stage, to help with the tons of things that are still in need to be done before launching the server. As of now, we still don't have a roadmap or an expected launch date, but we'll come up with one someday soon! If you want to get involved with the server's development, please see the Help Wanted page. We're waiting for you!

Here's some info about our plans for this server:

Continue Reading...