Basic knowledge of Crusader Kings II Cheats & Commands and how to use them!
How to open » Command Console
How do you open the console?
open it with the keyboard shortcut 〔 ` 〕 or 〔 § + Shift 〕 if neither of these works, try one more option and that is 〔 Alt + 0167 〕or〔 ~ 〕
if the console does not open for you, try to look at the detailed instructions
on the official CK2 Wiki page : Command Console
You should see a Command Console that looks like this
when you have successfully opened Command Console below you can start typing
”Cheat Commands” which i will explain.
How to write » Cheat Commands
You can find the full list of cheat commands here on this website
the official CK2 Wiki page Cheat Commands
Let’s start with the basics of how to write cheats to the console
example, if you want to add more years in age, write 〔 age ”number” 〕
my character is now 23 years old, if I add another 10 years to him, for example, he will be 33
of course, you can also reduce your age by adding a negative value, as you can see in the picture down here 〔 age -number 〕—> 〔 age -20 〕
How to find » Character ID
How to find character ID?
it’s simple, use command〔 charinfo 〕or if it doesn’t work for you, use〔 debug_mode 〕
when you write one of these commands, you just need to go with your mouse on your character and you will be shown a screen with detials and character ID.
Command : culture〔 character ID 〕〔 culture ID 〕
This command will change your character’s Culture.
All Culture’s ID List you can find on this website CK2 Wiki Culture Commands
How to change Religion ?
Command : religion〔 character ID 〕〔 religion ID 〕
This command will change your character’s Religion.
All Religion’s ID List you can find on this website CK2 Wiki Religion Commands
How to change Ethnic ?
Command : gfxculture〔 gfxculture ID 〕
This command will change your character’s Ethnic.
All Ethnic’s ID List you can find on this website CK2 Wiki Ethnic Commands
! You can use same culture ID on Ethnic – its connected with Culture and Ethnic ID
Cheats & Commands
Command :〔 prestige ”amount” 〕
Command :〔 piety ”amount” 〕
These 3 commands will add prestige money and piety – 3 basic currencies in the game.
Command :〔 add_diplomacy ”character ID” ”amount” 〕
Command :〔 add_martial ”character ID” ”amount” 〕
Command :〔 add_stewardship ”character ID” ”amount” 〕
Command :〔 add_intrigue ”character ID” ”amount” 〕
Command :〔 add_learning ”character ID” ”amount” 〕
These are the important stats of your character that affect the game and how the character works in the Crusader Kings 2 world, diplomacy, martial, stewardship, intrigue and learning.
Command :〔 max_tech 〕
This is the technological progress of your country in crusader kings 2, this command will max out your entire technology tree, I recommend not to use it because it can destroy your country’s infrastructure if you climb too fast, it is useful in the late game.