CK2 Commands
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Console Commands

Welcome to CK2 console commands!

To use console commands, you need to open the console. You can open the console by typing the ~ or ` key. This is usually below the Esc key and to the left to the 1 key.

Disclaimer: Because commands can sometimes make unexpected changes to your game, it is recommended that you save your game before using any commands.
Console Command
add_artifact add_artifact Adds an artifact to the given character
get_all_artifacts get_all_artifacts Give all artifacts to target character, or the player's character if no target is specified
destroy_artifact destroy_artifact Removes an artifact from the given character, destroying it
add_diplomacy add_diplomacy Modifies the base of a character's diplomacy attribute
add_intrigue add_intrigue Modifies the base of a character's intrigue attribute
add_learning add_learning Modifies the base of a character's learning attribute
add_martial add_martial Modifies the base of a character's martial attribute
add_stewardship add_stewardship Modifies the base of a character's stewardship attribute
add_offmap_currency add_offmap_currency Gives the player currency with the specified offmap power. For example, to add grace with China: add_offmap_currency offmap_china 5000
add_trait add_trait Adds a trait to the character. Opposites traits are checked. Trait names are all lower case. If no character ID is inputted, the trait will be given to the character you are currently playing instead. The same thing also proves true with the remove_trait command.
remove_trait remove_trait Removes a trait from the character
add_modifier add_modifier Adds a modifier to a character
remove_modifier remove_modifier Removes a modifier from a character
age age Modifies a character's age
banish banish Banishes a character
capital capital Moves player capital to province
clr_moved_capital clr_moved_capital Clears the moved capital-flag of a character. Argument does not work, confirmation needed.
cash (wealth) cash (wealth) Adds gold (default 5000)
claim claim Gives a claim to yourself or another character
coalition coalition starts/joins/leaves a coalition against
council_positions council_positions Shows the ai scores of each council position
clr_focus clr_focus Clears the focus of a character
culture culture Sets a character's culture
decadence decadence Sets the Decadence of the player's Dynasty
decision decision Executes a decision
die die Die a natural death
enforce_peace enforce_peace Triggers the enforce peace mechanic in the player's realm. Council must be empowered, other requirements are waived. seems to be ignored, confirmation needed.
liege_enforce_peace liege_enforce_peace Triggers the enforce peace mechanic in the player's liege's realm. Council must be empowered, other requirements are waived. seems to be ignored, confirmation needed.
enable_ambition enable_ambition Allows a character to pick a new ambition
event event Executes an event for yourself or for another character or province.
testevent testevent Tests an event without triggering it
favor_get favor_get Get a favor from character
favor_grant favor_grant Grant a favor to a character
gfx_culture gfx_culture Sets a character's gfx culture based on default graphical_culture of a culture. Ex: gfx_culture 10 norse
give_birth give_birth Forces a pregnant character to instantly give birth.
give_title give_title Gives a title to a character
infamy infamy Sets the infamy of the player
imprison imprison Imprisons a character by another character
join_society join_society Join a society. Valid society names are: monastic_order_benedictine, monastic_order_dominican, monastic_order_orthodox, monastic_order_nestorian, monastic_order_monophysite, monastic_order_hindu, monastic_order_buddhist, monastic_order_jain, hermetics, the_assassins, the_satanists, the_trollcrafters, the_cult_of_kali, the_cold_ones, the_plaguebringers, and secret_religious_society_.
leave_society leave_society Leave a society
kill kill Kills a character
kill_yourself kill_yourself Kills your character. Does not work ("Not today QA!"). Use die instead.
move move Moves a character to a character's court
neg_opinion neg_opinion Adds a negative opinion between two characters
nickname nickname Gives a character or the player a nickname
piety piety Adds piety to the player (default 5000)
play play Switches to play a character (WARNING: This deletes and resets the chronicle of your current character each time you switch.)
prestige prestige Adds prestige to the player (default 5000)
run run Executes script commands from a text file. The file must be in the Documents/Paradox Interactive/Crusader Kings 2/ folder (as appropriate for your OS). Commands will be executed in the scope of the player's character.
score score Adds score to the player (default 5000)
techpoints techpoints Adds 1000 technology points of each type to the player
max_tech max_tech Maxes out tech in all provinces, or in specified province
recalc_succ recalc_succ Recalculate the succession for a character or the player
religion religion Sets a character's religion or player if character not supplied
secret_religion secret_religion Sets a character's secret religion.
set_government set_government Changes government to specified type (accepted inputs are merchant_republic_government, nomadic_government, feudal_government, theocracy_government, tribal_government, republic_government, muslim_government, theocratic_feudal_government, chinese_imperial_government, confucian_bureaucracy)
titleowner titleowner Reports or sets the holder of a title. Does not include tribal capital holdings.
validate_government validate_government Validates government of a character
validate_laws validate_laws Validates the laws of a characters primary holding
validate_lieges validate_lieges Validates the liege of a title
set_char_flag set_char_flag Sets a flag for a character
clr_char_flag clr_char_flag Clears a flag from a character
set_society_grandmaster set_society_grandmaster Sets the grandmaster of the society you're in to the given character
show_all_societies show_all_societies Shows all societies in list of society view
society_rank_up society_rank_up Ranks player up in society (default 1)
society_rank_down society_rank_down Ranks player down in society (default 1)
society_currency society_currency Adds society currency to the player (default 5000)
quickbuild quickbuild Player's constructions are finished immediately
usurp usurp Sets a title to be usurped by a character
vassalize vassalize Sets a character as your vassal.
activate_artifacts activate_artifacts All artifacts are always active regardless of activation triggers.
allow_laws allow_laws Toggles the ability to change laws freely
real_fathers real_fathers Shows the true fathers in the family tree
charinfo charinfo Adds debugging information to character, title and event tooltips. Reveals your spouse's other lovers
de_jure_counties de_jure_counties Shows de jure counties map mode
discover_plots discover_plots Toggles auto plot discovery
fow fow Turns off fog of war in a province or in general
game_speed game_speed Sets the game speed, from 0 to 4
game_paused game_paused Toggles/sets the game paused state, argument must be lowercase
get_offmap_holder get_offmap_holder Displays the name and character id of the current holder of an offmap power
set_offmap_status set_offmap_status Sets the status of the specified offmap power (e.g. china_stable, china_unrest...)
set_offmap_policy set_offmap_policy Sets the policy of the specified offmap power (e.g. china_open, china_isolationist, china_expansionist)
kill_offmap_ruler kill_offmap_ruler Kills the ruler specified offmap power
kill_offmap_dynasty kill_offmap_dynasty Kills the ruler specified offmap power, and generates a new one of a different dynasty
manpower manpower Adds nomadic manpower to a nomad player character (default 5000)
population population Adds nomadic population to a nomad player character (default 5000)
marry_anyone marry_anyone Toggles the ability to marry anyone
morehumans morehumans Adds more humans
neg_diplo neg_diplo Toggles the ability to send diplomatic messages that will be refused
nextsong nextsong Changes the currently playing soundtrack
outbreak outbreak Starts specified disease outbreak in a random province. Black Death may only start in Kundina and Jiuquan
plots_known plots_known Toggles all plots to always be known
recalc_council recalc_council Will recalc the council positions of each council member
set_flag set_flag Sets a global flag
clr_flag clr_flag Clears a global flag
set_prov_flag set_prov_flag Sets a flag for a province
clr_prov_flag clr_prov_flag Clears a flag from a province
validate_cultural_names validate_cultural_names Validates cultural title names
spawn_disease spawn_disease Spawn specified disease in chosen province. Black Death will start in either Kundina or Jiuquan
character_stats character_stats Displays various game statistics, such as number of characters, plots, and fertility.
dynasty_stats dynasty_stats Displays various dynasty statistics, including the number of unique dynasties and how many historical dynasties have died off.
destroy_settlement destroy_settlement Destroys a settlement
murder murder One character attempts to murder another
pollinate pollinate Impregnates a character by another character
cuckoo cuckoo Impregnates a character by another character, father unknown
revolt revolt Starts a Revolt in a province
succ succ Changes the succession type (WARNING: Dangerous). Valid values: feudal_elective, primogeniture, gavelkind, seniority, tanistry, turkish_succession, merchant_republic_government, tribal_government, nomadic_government, chinese_imperial_government, confucian_bureaucracy
add_lover add_lover Makes a character the lover of another character
add_friend add_friend Makes the character your friend
remove_friend remove_friend Removes the character as your friend
add_rival add_rival Makes a character your rival
remove_rival remove_rival Removes the character as your rival
flip_mapmodes flip_mapmodes Cycles to the next map mode each day
province_religion (prov_rel) province_religion (prov_rel) Sets a province's religion
clear clear Clears the console
debug_ai debug_ai Displays AI strategy for a character (empty ID to turn off)
debug_aistrength debug_aistrength Prints some AI Strength data
debug_assert debug_assert Toggles asserts on/off
debug_bloom debug_bloom Toggles Bloom on/off
debug_borders debug_borders Toggles Borders on/off
debug_crash debug_crash Force game to crash
debug_citysprawl debug_citysprawl Toggles Citysprawl on/off
debug_dumpevents debug_dumpevents Dump Event data to game log
debug_events debug_events Start Counting events
debug_hires debug_hires Toggles Terrain Hires mode on/off
debug_info debug_info Toggles Debug info
debug_lines debug_lines Toggles Debuglines
debug_lockcamera debug_lockcamera Toggles Camera locked on/off
debug_name debug_name Generates names for provinces
debug_nogui debug_nogui Toggles GUI on/off
debug_nomen debug_nomen Toggles Nomen
debug_nomouse debug_nomouse Toggles mouse scrollwheel on/off
debug_postfx debug_postfx Toggles PostFX on/off
debug_rivers debug_rivers Toggles Rivers on/off
debug_sky debug_sky Toggles Sky on/off
debug_smooth debug_smooth Toggle framesmoothing
debug_terrain debug_terrain Toggles Terrain on/off
debug_textures debug_textures Writes Texture info to application debug log
debug_ti debug_ti Toggles Terra Incognita on/off
debug_tooltip debug_tooltip Toggles Tooltips on/off
debug_trees debug_trees Toggles Trees on/off
debug_triggerassert debug_triggerassert Force game to throw an assert
debug_volume debug_volume Modifies music volume
debug_water debug_water Toggles Water on/off
debug_wireframe debug_wireframe Toggles forced wireframe on/off
debug_yesmen debug_yesmen Toggles Yesmen
debug_zoom debug_zoom Zooms in the game
eventinfo eventinfo Prints the number of running events (adds debug info to character status info)
guibounds (gui) guibounds (gui) Toggles GUI bounds debug
fullscreen fullscreen Toggles fullscreen
hello hello Opens the character screen or title screen
help help Print out all console commands or a specific command description
helplog helplog Print out all console commands to game.log
noai noai Toggles AI
numcoas numcoas Prints the number of used coat of arms
observe observe Switches to observer mode, by playing no character at all, and no longer shows messages or pauses the game. Ctrl+clicking a character takes partial control, pausing only on succession and call-to-arms.
print_player_events print_player_events Print all player events to player_events.csv in game folder
print_ai_events print_ai_events Print all ai events to ai_events.csv in game folder
refresh_portraits refresh_portraits Sets all character portraits to be refreshed asap
reload reload Reloads the gui or lua file
reloadevents reloadevents Reloads the event database
reloadfx reloadfx Reloads the shader
reloadgovernmentflavor reloadgovernmentflavor Reloads the government flavor
reloadinterface reloadinterface Reloads the entire interface
reloadloc reloadloc Reloads the localisation
reloadpositions reloadpositions Reloads the council position database
reloadtexture reloadtexture Reloads the specified texture
spawnactor spawnactor OPTIONAL Spawns an actor with an optional animation and tabard title
version version Print out current version of the game
window window Opens or closes the specified window
wipe_achievements wipe_achievements Wipe out all CK2 Steam achievements. WARNING: CANNOT BE UNDONE!
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