Terraria console commands on PC: How to use console commands
All of the various console commands in Terraria can be a challenge to understand, so we’ve gathered every available code and the simple steps on how to use them in this handy guide.
In Terraria players can explore a beautifully realized 2D world, while they build, craft, and interact with friends – but utilizing the game‘s console commands can make things a little easier, especially for those using multiplayer servers.
There are a handful of different options available with console commands that allow players to check and change a variety of aspects relating to their online servers. We’ve provided a full rundown of every console command available in Terraria and what each command lets you do in the game below.
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Console commands are used to access certain features that are within the game’s coding. Players will be able to perform functions such as showing who is currently on the server, as well as being able to easily save, close, or clear the world.
These controls are only available to use on PC. Below, you’ll find every available console command, alongside what action they perform:
|help||Prompts the command list to pop up|
|playing||Shows who is currently on the server|
|clear||Clears the console|
|exit||Closes the sever|
|exit-nosave||Closes the server without saving|
|save||Saves the world|
|kick||Kicks a certain player from the server|
|ban||Bans a certain player from the server|
|password||Shows password for the server/changes password|
|version||Shows the version number|
|time||Displays the current time|
|port||Shows the listening port|
|maxplayers||Shows the max players allowed on the server|
|say||Declares a message to all players on the server|
|motd||Displays the message of the day|
|dawn||Time will be set to 4:30 am|
|noon||Time will be set to 12:00 pm|
|dusk||Time will be set to 7:30 pm|
|settle||Calms all water in the world|
|midnight||Time will be set to 12:00 am|
To utilize the game’s console commands, you’ll first need to make sure that you’re on a Multiplayer server, as the above codes do not work in Single Player. Follow these steps:
- From the main menu, select ‘Multiplayer‘.
- Join your server of choice.
- Once in-game, press the backtick key (`) to bring up the console.
- Enter any of the Terraria commands listed above that you want to input.
- Press Enter, and that’s it!
If the above codes have been entered correctly, the function will now activate for you to use.
There are no commands currently available to use in Terraria on other platforms. If any information regarding this changes, we’ll be sure to update you right here.
So, there you have it — that’s everything you need to know about console commands in Terraria.
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