all valheim cheats and console commands

Many cheats featured in Valheim include commands that can turn your character into a literal god that can’t be damaged. Other cheats include various commands that can make your character do things such as fly, enter ghost mode and turn on creative mode on and off. But activating cheats will take a little work if you want to use them. Luckily our guide will go over how to use cheats in Valheim.

How to use Valheim Cheats and Console Commands

To use cheats or console commands in Valheim, you must first activate them by adding -console to the launch options of Valheim on Steam. Start by right-clicking on your copy of Valheim inside your Steam Library. When right-clicking on Valheim, select properties from the drop-down menu to reveal the Properties menu for Valheim. If done correctly, you should see a menu box like the one shown in our image below. Inside this menu add -console to Launch Options at the bottom of the Properties tab.

all valheim cheats and console commands

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After adding the correct Launch option, load back into Valheim, and enter both devcommands and debugmode into the console. You can enter both commands by hitting F5 and entering the commands into the input box. Doing so will activate Creative mode sot hat you can use any of the cheat commands listed below in Valheim:

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All Valheim Cheats Commands

  • god – Activates god mode
  • ghost – Activates ghost mode; enemies will not attack you with this on.
  • debugmode – Turns creative mode on and off
  • pos – Posts the player’s current position via cords in the console
  • goto (x,z) – Teleports the player to the entered coordinates
  • killall – Makes the bad things go away (kills all enemies)
  • tame – Makes all the bad things into good things (tames all nearby creatures, including enemies)  
  • exploremap – Reveals the entire map for the lazy Viking explorer (this means you) 
  • resetmap – Resets the entire world map 
  • location – Sets your current location as your spawn (don’t use it in the swamp or plains, you will thank me later) 
  • stop event – Stops an event
  • event (name) – Type this in if you want to start a named event.
    • army_eikthyr
    • army_goblin
    • army_theelder
    • wolves
    • skeletons
    • army_bonemass
    • army_moder
    • blobs
    • foresttrolls
    • surtlings
  • ffsmooth (0-1) – Sets smoothing to be like that of the freefly camera.
  • setkey (name) – Sets a brand new global key.
  • resetkeys (name) – Resets a specified key.
  • listkeys – Lists all your global keys.
  • env (env) – Activates debug environment mode.
  • resetenv – Resets the debug environment command.
  • randomevent – Type this in to start a random event ( Do you feel lucky?) 
  • raiseskill (skill name) (amount) – Give yourself a much-needed skill boost with this command; just type the name of the skill, then the amount you want to set it to after raiseskill.
  • resetskill (skill) – Resets the much-needed skill boost you gave yourself; Just type the name of the skill you boosted, and it will default back to zero. 
  • resetcharacter – Wipes all of your character’s stats and character data. 
  • dpsdebug – Toggles dpsdebug either on or off
  • players (nr) – Adjusts the current player difficulty scale; setting it to zero will reset it completely. 
  • removedrops – Removes all items dropped on the ground nearby; very useful for destroying unneeded items, but make sure to do it away from your base. 
  • freefly – Toggles the freefly photomode drone on and off.
  • heal – Heals you for full health.
  • puke – Resets your health/hunger.
  • hair – Removes your hair.
  • beard – Removes your beard.
  • model (0-1) – Changes your character model from female to male.
  • wind angle (0-360) (intensity 0-1) –  Sets the wind angle and the intensity of it; type wind angle and then a number after it and then 0 or 1.
  • resetwind – Resets the wind to default
  • tod (0-1) – Changes the time of day; type zero and 1 for midnight and 0.5 for noon. 
  • tod -1 – Resets the time of day to default mode. 
  • skiptime (seconds) – Typing this will skip the current time forward, changing the current day number and the time of day.
  • sleep – Typing this will skip forward by one day as if you are sleeping in a bed. 

all valheim cheats and console commands

All Valheim Admin Server Commands

The following are all server commands the host can type. These will work with or without cheat mode being activated. 

  • banned – Posts a list in the console of all currently banned players from the server
  • unban (name,ip,userid) – Unbans a player from the server; type their character name, then their ip and then userid after unban.
  • ban (name,ip,userid) – Bans a player from the server; type their character name, then their ip and then userid after ban.
  • kick (name,ip,userid) – Kicks a player from the server; type their character name, then their ip and then userid after kick.
  • help – Posts a list of all admin commands in the console.
  • save – Forces a world save (saves the game)
  • ping – Pings the server and prints the delay in the console. 
  • info – Posts system memory and render threading in console.
  • lodbias (0-5) – Sets draw distance for all players; post lodbias 0 if you want to see the current setting.

All Creative Mode Commands in Valhein

Once creative mode is activated in Valheim, you can use the following commands by hitting a required key on your keyboard.

  • No Resource cost mode -Pressing B will allow you to build things without it costing any precious resources.
  • Kill Enemies – Pressing K will kill all enemies in the area.
  • Fly Mode – Press Z to toggle fly mode.

How to spawn items in Valheim

If you want to spawn items in Valheim, you can do so by typing imacheater in the console and then follow by spawn (itemName) (Amount) or (Level). If you want to spawn an item, you need to type Amber 20 for example. If you want to spawn an entity or monster, you will need to type Boar followed by the level you want it to be. That said, you can spawn many items and entities, so check out the helpful guide steam user Sonata made for the entire spawn list.

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