Valheim is an open-world game where you have to survive the extreme weather, build your bases, and fight different bosses. Just like minecraft but with better graphics, this game has some of the best open-world simulations. With multiple craftable items and magic summoning, you can lead the way to be the best explorer in the game.
Valheim Console Commands are the commands which can be sued to add, tweak or replace the hosted game components. As you can host a server in the game, you have the control to use the commands to change/modify the default game settings. Moreover, the commands can be used to check server constants like, list of banned users, destroy all enemies, reset wind direction, and many more.
Table of Contents
What are Valheim Console Commands?
If the player wishes to become the gaming server’s complete owner or increase the gameplay process’s speed while constructing the multiple structures. The console commands can prevent ample time for the players. The player has an option to control all the factors they wish, such as the speed of the wind, quickly increase every stat point, or has an opportunity to kill all the enemies located nearby.
List of all Valheim Console Commands
The following table describes the Server Console Commands and their functions as follows:
|help||The following command is used to list all commands.|
|info||This particular command prints the entire system information.|
|save||The command Forces of saving the world|
|ping||It is used to show the pings in the gameplay.|
|kick [name/ip/userID]||This following command kicks out or removes the player from the gameplay server.|
|ban [name/ip/userID]||The admin inserts the command to ban the player from the gaming server.|
|unban [name/ip/userID]||The command applies this command to unban the player in the game server.|
|banned||By applying this command, it displays the list of all the banned players in the game.|
|lodbias [0-5]||It is the command used to set a draw distance from the server. If the player enters “0” or leaves the number blank, the current draw distance is displayed on the player’s screen.|
|god||The game gets into the admin mode by this command. The player becomes invulnerable, and in one-hit, he kills all the enemies.|
|ghost||The player gets into ghost mode, and all the enemies ignore the player.|
|raiseskill [skill name] [value]||This command raises a particular skill-set by the amount entered by the player.|
|resetskill [skill name]||The entered skill is reset to zero.|
|heal||It heals the character to full health.|
|puke||The following command resets the huger and the stamina of the player in the gameplay.|
|model [0/1]||This command switches the player between a muscular and a feminine body type.|
|beard||The following command shows a permanent reaction, so the player should take care while entering it. This command erases the character’s beard in the gameplay.|
|hair||It removes the hair of the character in the game. The player should remember the above caution.|
|resetcharacter||This code resets the whole character in the game.|
|killall||The command is used to destroy all the enemies.|
|tame||This command tames all the creatures close by the player.|
|dpsdebug||The following toggles the player and displays damage that occurred per second.|
|location||It is applied to set the spawn location in the gameplay.|
|pos||This command shows the player’s position on the screen.|
|goto [X], [Y], [Z]||The player is teleported to the following coordinates by applying this command.|
|event [name]||The command starts the naming event.|
|randomevent||This command starts any random event in the gameplay.|
|stopevent||The command is used to stop the particular event.|
|tod [0-1]||This command sets the time of day. The zero and one both are applied for midnight, 0.5 is used for noon and, to revert to default, the player has to press -1.|
|skiptime [seconds]||The following commands skip the time forward with the entered values in seconds.|
|sleep||This command skips time forward by one day.|
|players [1-10]||By applying this command, the player has the facility to adjust the difficulty level while playing in multiplayer mode with a given number with their co-members. Hit the Zero button to reset.|
|exploremap||This command reveals the entire map in front of the player.|
|resetmap||The following command resets the entire map.|
|removedrops||It will remove all the dropped items in the location.|
|env [environment name]||The command sets the debug environment.|
|resetenv||This command resets the debug environment.|
|wind [angle] [intensity]||In this command, the player has control over the wind angle and the intensity of it.|
|resetwind||The player applies this command to reset the wind angle and its intensity.|
|freefly||This command activates freecam in the gameplay.|
|ffsmooth [0/1]||The player uses this command to set or reset the smooth movement of freecam.|
|listkeys||This command lists all the global keys.|
|setkey [name]||By using this command, a player can set a new global key.|
|resetkeys [name]||This command is applied to reset a named key.|
|spawn [item] [quantity] [level]||The command will spawn a specified item available in the game.|
In the Debug mode of the game the player enters into the creative mode where they can apply all the commands given below:
|Z||Press it to Enter/exit the Flying mode of the game.|
|K||By pressing this key, the player can kill all the enemies.|
|B||The player should press this button to toggle with a free building.|
How to use Valheim Console Commands?
In this game, to enable the admin controls, the Player has to follow some steps, and they are as follows:
- Step 1: The Player has to press the F5 button on their keyboard to get the screen’s console.
- Step 2: Then they have to type “imacheater” (Without quotation marks).
- Step 3: Further in the third step, the Player has to press the Enter button.
- Step 4: If it works successfully, then a message is displayed to the Player on the screen printed as “Cheats:True.”
Thus, these are the simple steps that have to be followed by the players to utilize the admin commands, and then they can start gaining the benefits in the admin benefits in the gameplay.
Explanation of All Valheim Console Commands
So far, there are only 45 console commands released in Valheim. With the comping updates, the developers have promised to add more in-game items and more console commands. Following are the list of all commands in detail –
Lists all the commands in the console window. These commands list contains all the parameters of the commands and what the specific command does. Every programming language contains a command like “help” to get all the information about all the available functions and commands.
Info command prints all the system status in the console. The system status contains the parameters like server IP, server tick rate, list of all connected players, and other useful information.
Save Valheim console commands saves the current world to local storage. All the random parameters and environment variables are also saved in these commands. Every time you load the saved game, you will experience the same surrounding effects.
Ping Valheim console command prints the server latency. In simpler words, it prints the time taken by your computer to communicate with the server in milliseconds. This command is available on all servers. Moreover, it can give you an idea of official server locations for the game.
Kick command allows you to kick a player from your server. This command accepts a parameter that can be used to identify the target play whom you want to kick. You can use the name of the player, IP of the player, or UserID of the player. Using these three different ways, you can kick anyone who is connected to your server unnecessarily.
Ban Valheim console command allows you to ban a player from your server. This command also accepts a parameter to identify the user which you want to ban. You can either use the name of the player, the IP of the player, or the userID of the player. Using these three ways you can permanently ban the player from connecting to your server.
Unban Valheim command helps you to unban a banned player in the game. This command only works if the player is banned before in the game. Similar to banning parameters, you can use the name of the player, IP of the player, or UserID of the player to unban.
Banned Valheim console command helps you to get a list of all banned players in the game. This command is helpful to check how many players you’ve banned from the server and the UserID of each of those players.
lodbias is a Valheim command by which you can configure the render distance for your server. The server loads the surrounding items based on this parameter. For example, lodbias 5 will set the draw distance to the maximum, and lodbias 0 will set it to a minimum. Unfortunately, there are only 0-5 options to choose from.
God is a famous Valheim console command which makes you invincible to all kinds of damages. This command can be used by the players to move around the map without the fear of getting killed. Note that you have to enable cheats before using this command.
Ghost is a Valheim command that increases your speed and you can pass through any object. When this mode is active, the enemies will ignore you and carry on their tasks without any interruption. This mode can be used to spectate a scenario to study it. You have to enable cheats before using this command.
raiseskill [skill name] [value]
raiseskill increases the skill value of the certain ability to the desired value. There is two required parameter to use this command. The first one is the name of the skill and the second one is the value level of skill. So far there are 15 known skills in the game namely, Axes, Blocking, Bows, Clubs, Jump, Knives, Pickaxes, Run, Polearms, Sneak, Spears, Swim, Swords, Unarmed, and Wood Cutting.
resetskill [skill name]
Resetskill changes the skill level of desired skill to 0. Using this command will also reset the stats of abilities associated with certain skills. So far there are only 15 skills on which you can use this command, namely, Axes, Blocking, Bows, Clubs, Jump, Knives, Pickaxes, Run, Polearms, Sneak, Spears, Swim, Swords, Unarmed, and Wood Cutting.
Heal Valheim console command restores all the health of your character. This command can be used to reset your health to full. You need to enable cheats before using this command.
Puke Valheim command resets the hunger status of the player. Moreover, it also resets the character’s health and stamina. This command is only usable after enabling the cheats.
model command changes your character’s masculinity in the game. The second parameter used in the command accepts two values of inputs, namely 0 and 1. Use 0 if you want to change your character to the male gender and use 1 if you want to change your character to the female gender.
beard Valheim console command permanently removes your character’s facial beard. This command can only be used once since you won’t have any beard when using it a second time.
Heard Valheim command permanently removes your character hairs. This command can only be used once since you won’t have any hairs when using it a second time.
resetcharacter is a Valheim console command to reset all the character data to default values. Most of the default values for all the skills are 0. With the help of this command, you can learn how much time does it takes to master every skill.
killall is a powerful console command which kills all the surrounding enemies. This command ensures that there is no living enemy in the server. Although, using this command cannot stop the spawning of random enemies.
tame is a Valheim console command which allows you to tame all the enemies at one click. Taming is a long process that requires love and affection towards animals. By using this command you can skip all the procedures and tame all the enemies directly.
Dpsdebug Valheim command toggles between the damage per second overlay on the screen. Damage per second overlay displays the amount of damage you are doing with your current weapon.
location Valheim Console command sets the spawn location for your player. This command captures the current location of your player and then ensures that your next spawns would be from this location. This command is only active after enabling cheats.
pos Valheim command prints the current position of the player in X, Y, Z coordinates. This command is useful to get a relative position with respect to origin in the game. For the same seed of the game, the players will get the same position coordinated for a certain location.
goto [X], [Y], [Z]
Goto command teleports the player the desired coordinates. This command only works if the x, y, and z coordinates are within the range of the map.
event Command in Valheim can start a specific event any time you desire. Following are the available event names which you can use in the game –
randomevent is a Valheim console command wihch can be used to start a random evernt according to game seed. This command randonly fetches an event from the lis tof all available events. In above section of event command, there is a list of all available events which you can get.
stopevent is a console command which can be used to stop any ongoing event. This command only works if there is an active event going on in the server. If there is no ongoing event, this command will not work.
tod console command sets the time of the day. A parameter is required which sets the current time to that format. Using 0 and 1 sets the time to midnight, whereas, using 0.5 sets the time to noon. You can use this scale to set a time which you need.
skip time Valheim console command skips forward in time. The parameter required is number of seconds needed to skip the time. You cannot use negative number to go back in time.
sleep command calls the skiptime command with 86400 as a paramerter. In short, it skips forwards the time by a day.
players command in Valheim sets the difficulty level for all the palyers. There is a required parameter for this command which takes the number as the input. Where 1 is the lowest difficulty and 10 is the most difficult level. Using 0 as a parameter resets the difficulty level to default.
exploremap Valheim console command opens all the map to your vision and you get all the exploration points. Generally, you have to explore an area in order to make it appear in the map (like Age of Empires game). By using this command, you can explore all the map at once.
resetmap resets the map exploration progess in the game. Using this command will clean all the marks on the map and make it unexplored.
removedrops Valheim command removes all the item drops in the surrounding area. Although, this only removes the drops in viccinity of character, you can assume that it removes the drops all over the map.
env [environment name]
env command sets the desired enironment to the debug environment. Debugging is a way in which you can understant how things work in the game. Many game developers use this setting to reverse engineer through how game works.
resetenv console command resets the debug environment status. This effect applies to environment which have been enabled to debug mode.
wind [angle] [intensity]
wind Valheim console command sets the wind direction to specified angle with desired intensity. Angle can be between 0-360 degrees from the north in clockwise direction. Intensity can be between 0 to 1.
resetwind command resets the wind status. With 0 effect of wind, you can explore different projectile features of the game.
freefly command makes you to fly in the map. This command is similar to ghost mode in any other games.
ffssmooth command handles the smoothness of the freefly command.
listkeys console command prints all the global values of the keys. Keys are server defined strings which randomize the server seed.
setkey command sets the server key to desired key.
resetkey command resets the specified key in the global keys. There are tons of global keys which are used to customize the server.
spawn [item] [quantity] [level]
spawn command spawns the specific item in front of your character. The first parameter accepts the name of the item which you want to spawn. The second parameter accepts the number of items that you want to spawn. The third parameter is the level of items. Currently, there are 854 spawnable items in the game as follows –
|Item List 1||Item List 2||Item List 3||Item List 4|
Valheim has tons of items to tweak within the game. With the increasing popularity of the game, the players would love to use these console commands to study how to game reacts to certain situations. I’m definitely sure with the help of Valheim Console Commands given in the post, you can customize the server as you want!