Looking for the best Valheim cheats and console commands? Here’s how to enter them, what they do, as well as all of the different codes you’ll need to take your survival story to the next level.
While the harsh vistas of Valheim’s Norse-inspired world are the perfect place for avid survival hunters, a lot of players simply don’t have time to while away the hours building their settlements.
Here are all of Valheim’s cheats and console commands, as well as how to input them and let your imagination run wild.
- How to enter cheats in Valheim
- All Valheim cheats & codes
- Valheim console commands
In order to start adding cheats to your game, you’ll need to know how to open the command console. Importantly, cheats only work in a single player setting, and cannot be activated on a multiplayer server.
In order to activate cheats in Valheim:
- Ensure that the cheat console is activated on Steam.
- Right-click Valheim, then ‘Properties,’ go to ‘General‘, ‘Launch Options‘ and type ‘-console.’
- Launch Valheim and enter the world you plan to apply cheats on.
- Click ‘F5‘ on your keyboard.
- Type “devcommands” into the box to activate cheats.
- Start adding your cheat codes!
All of Valheim’s known cheats are listed below, sorted into sections for characters, and gameplay codes.
|god||Enables God mode, making you invincible to damage.|
|ghost||Enables Ghost, makes you invisible to enemies.|
|heal||Fully heals your character.|
|puke||Resets hunger, restores default health and stamina.|
|pos||Print your current position.|
|hair||Permanently removes hair.|
|beard||Permanently removes beard.|
|model [0/1]||Switches your character between masculine and feminine bodies.|
|reset character||Resets your character’s data.|
|raise skill [skill] [amount]||Raises a specific skill’s level.|
|reset skill [skill]||Resets a specific skill to 0.|
|freefly||Freefly Photo Mode.|
|goto [x,z]||Teleport to entered coordinates.|
|exploremap||Explore entire map.|
|resetmap||Reset map exploration.|
|tod [0-1]||Sets time of day. Both 0 and 1 will give you midnight, whereas 0.5 gives you noon.|
|tod -1||Resets time of day to default.|
|skiptime [seconds]||Skips forward in time, allowing you to change the day number and time of day.|
|wind [angle 0-360] [intensity 0-1]||Sets wind to a specific angle and intensity.|
|resetwind||Resets wind angle and intensity.|
|sleep||Skips forward one day.|
|removedrops||Remove all item drops in area.|
|players [num]||Sets difficulty scaling based on the number of players (0 = Reset).|
|tame||Tames all nearby tamable animals.|
|killall||Kills all nearby enemies.|
|event [name]||Starts the named event.|
|stopevent||Stops the current event.|
|setkey [name]||Sets a new global key.|
|resetkeys [name]||Resets the specified key.|
|listkeys||Lists all the global keys.|
|env [env]||Sets debug environment.|
|resetenv||Resets the debug environment.|
|dpsdebug||Toggles the damage-per-second debug overlay on/off.|
|debugmode||Turns on Creative Mode:
In order to start spawning items or bosses, you’ll need to use the code spawn [item] [quantity] [level]. Importantly, using these can cause in-game issues, so use them at your own risk.
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If cheats are used to spawn the mysterious little gnome, he will not be able to be removed, meaning his location is no longer randomized. He also floats a little bit above the ground, so there’s that, too.
In addition to the vast array of cheat codes you can add to your Valheim game, there’s a series of console commands that will come in handy for those who want to see if their servers run smoothly.
Valheim’s console commands are:
|help||Lists all commands.|
|info||Prints the system’s information.|
|save||Forces a world save.|
|ping||Shows your ping, or connection stability.|
|kick [name/ip/userID]||Kicks a specific player from the server.|
|ban [name/ip/userID]||Bans a specific player from the server.|
|unban [name/ip/userID]||Unbans a banned player.|
|banned||Shows the current ban list.|
|lodbias [0-5]||Sets draw difference for the server.|
So that’s everything you need to know about Valheim’s cheats and console command codes! Looking to carve your name into history, here’s a list of our Valheim guides to help you out:
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