Europa Universalis IV

Introduction:

Europa Universalis 4 is a Grand Strategy video game, with Paradox Development Studio as the developer. Within the series of Europa Universalis, Europa Universalis 4 is the fourth instalment. After the success of Europa Universalis 3, which received excellent reviews by both the critics and the players, Europa Universalis 4 sure follows the footstep of its predecessor with huge commercial success. Ever since Europa Universalis 4 marks its first appearance in the market, the game has sold millions of copies across the globe.

The game takes the players' minds to a wiser level with the ability to manipulate a nation from the Late Middle Ages (the 1440s) through the Early modern period (1820 anno Domini). A wide range of history facts appears in the game and allows the player to invest in it. Even more, the game encourages the players to activate their minds by making up the most useful strategies.

How to open the console?

Europa Universalis 4 will expand your gaming experience if you know how to mod it with an amazing console command system.

Opening the game console in Europa Universalis 4 is simple, but not everyone knows how to do it! The hotkey that helps you to open the console based on your keyboard layout, but you can look up and try these most common buttons:

  • Press the ` or ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT +2 +1

If none of the above work, go to the options menu in EU4 and check the controls/keyboard settings to find the console key.

To use the console, type command into the text box and hit ENTER key.

EU4 Console Commands List

Name Effect Example/Comment
age age [game age] Change the age of the game to Age of Exploration, Age of Reformation, Age of Absolutism or Age of Revolution. DLC: Mandate of Heaven.
age_heir age_heir [age] [country tag] Changes the age of the heir of your current country. If you specify a country tag, the age of the heir of that country will be changed.
add_backer add_backer [province id] Makes the province with the specified ID become a backer of the current issue that is running in parliament. DLC: Common Sense.
add_baseunrest add_baseunrest [province id] [amount] Makes the province with the specified ID become a backer of the current issue that is running in parliament.
add_cardinal add_cardinal Adds one cardinal to your current nation (provided it is catholic).
add_cb add_cb [casus belli id] [country tag] [country tag] Adds the specified Casus Belli against the country with the specified tag. Specify a second country tag to send the Casus Belli from that country, rather than from the country you are currently playing as.
add_claim add_claim [province id] [country tag] Claims the province with the specified ID for either your current country.
add_colonist add_colonist [country tag] Adds a colonist to the country with the specified country tag.
add_consort add_consort [country tag] [country tag] Adds a consort to your current country. Specify a country tag: added to that country. Specify a second country tag: will be of that nationality. DLC: Rights of Man
add_core add_core [province id] [country tag] Makes the province with the specified ID a core of the country it belongs to.
add_devastation add_devastation [province id] [devastation amount] Adds the specified amount of devastation to the specified province.
add_diplo add_diplo [country tag] Adds a diplomatic enroute to the country with the specified tag.
add_faction add_faction [faction name] Adds the faction with the specified name to the country you are currently playing as.
add_heir add_heir [country tag] Adds a heir to your country. If a heir already exists, this command will replace the heir with a new heir.
add_idea_group add_idea_group [idea group key] [country tag] Adds the specified idea group to your country, or the specified country tag.
add_interest add_interest [country tag] Adds a country (specified by a country tag) to your interest.
add_issue add_issue [issue id] Adds an issue, specified by its id/key, to parliament. DLC: Common Sense
add_liberty_desire add_liberty_desire [amount] [country tag] Add or remove liberty desire from a country, specified by its country tag.
add_local_autonomy add_local_autonomy [province id] [amount] Adds a specified amount of local autonomy to the province with the specified ID.
add_loyalty add_loyalty [estate id] [amount] Adds loyalty to the estate with the specified ID. Specify a negative number to remove loyalty. DLC: The Cossacks.
add_missionary add_missionary [country tag] Adds a missionary to the country with the specified country tag.
add_natives add_natives [province id] [amount] Adds natives to the province with the specified ID. The amount added is equal to the number specified multiplied by 100.
add_opinion add_opinion [source country tag] [target country tag] Improves a country's opinion of another country by 100.
add_pa add_pa [country tag] Adds 10% patriarch authority to the country with the specified tag.
add_permanent_claim add_permanent_claim [province id] [country tag] Make a permanent claim of a province for the specified country. A permanent claim does not expire.
add_pi add_pi [country tag] Add 100 Papal Influence to the country with the specified tag.
add_prosperity add_prosperity [province id] [progress %] Make a province progress further towards prosperity. Specify a negative number to decrease a province's prosperity progress.
add_reformlevel add_reformlevel [amount] Add to the reform level of the Holy Roman Empire.
add_republican_tradition add_republican_tradition [amount] [country tag] Add the specified amount of Republican Tradition to the country with the specified country tag.
add_trait add_trait [trait id] Adds the specified trait to the ruler of the country you are currently playing as. DLC: Rights of Man
adm adm [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of administrative power to the county with the specified tag. Specify a negative amount to remove administrative power.
admiral admiral [fire] [shock] [maneuver] [siege] [country tag] This command creates an admiral with the specified shock, fire, maneuver and siege rating. If a country tag is specified, the newly created admiral will be added to that country, if not, the admiral will be added to the country you are playing as.
ai_minister ai_minister [army / diplomacy / trade] Toggle AI for the specified minister.
ai ai [country tag] Toggle (enable and disable) AI for either all nations, or a specified country.
aiinvalid aiinvalid Print a list of invalid AI command counts.
aiview aiview Enable and disable (toggle) the visibility of verbose AI information.
annex annex [country tag] [country tag] Annex the country with the specified tag for either your own country or a specified country.
army_tradition army_tradition [amount] [country tag] Add the specified amount of army tradition to a specified country tag.
army_professionalism army_professionalism [amount] [country tag] Add the specified amount of army professionalism to a specified country tag.
authority authority [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of authority to either your own country or the country with the specified tag. DLC: El Dorado
autosave autosave Save the game.
balance balance Print information about balances to the game.log file (not the console).
bearhaslanded bearhaslanded [province id] Spawns Jan Mayen in the specified province.
canals canals Debug canals within the map. DLC: Wealth of Nations
cash cash [amount] [country tag] Add or remove money (ducats) from your country's (or a specified country's) treasury. Negative numbers will remove money.
change_religion change_religion [country tag / province id] [religion id] Change the religion of either a country or province, specified by a country tag or province ID. See argument information for religion IDs.
church_power church_power [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of church power to the specified country tag. DLC: Common Sense
clear clear Clear the console - meaning all messages previously sent to you will be hidden (they are not cleared console log files, just the in-game console).
clr_consort_flag clr_consort_flag [country tag] [flag id] Clears a consort flag. DLC: Rights of Man
clr_flag clr_flag [flag id] Clears a global flag.
clr_prov_flag clr_prov_flag [flag id] [province id] Clears a province flag.
collision collision Enables and disables (toggles) the collision box debug information being drawn on the screen. This is useful for debugging issues with collisions.
colonize colonize [province id] Colonizes the specified province for your current country. The colonized province will become a core with the province's original characteristics.
combat_dice combat_dice [number] Set the number the combat dice will roll to. 'Combat_dice 3' would mean the combat dice would always land on 3. Use the command 'combat_dice -1' to restore normal functionality (random).
combatsound combatsound [frequency] change the frequency of the random sounds emitted from the combat view.
control control [province id] [country tag] Sets the controller of a specified province to the specified country tag.
corrupt corrupt [corruption value] [country tag] Change the corruption of a specified country to the specified amount. Note that this does not add the specified amount of corruption to a country - it sets the corruption to the number entered.
country_modifier country_modifier [country tag] [modifier id] Print the value of the specified modifier for the target country.
create_march create_march [country tag] [country tag] Makes the specified country the march of the second specified country.
culture culture [province id] Changes your country's primary culture to the culture of the specified province ID.
date date [yyyy.mm.dd] Changes the date of the game to the date specified.
debug_info debug_info Enables and disables (toggles) the visibility of debug information.
debug_mode debug_mode Enables debug tooltips meaning country tags, province IDs and border distances will be shown to you when you hover over locations in the game.
debug_nogui debug_nogui Toggle the visibility of the game's GUI - with this option in game things like menus and toolbars will be hidden.
debug_reload_areas debug_reload_areas Reload all areas on the map - useful for debugging and fixing bugs.
debug_reload_regions debug_reload_regions Reload all regions on the map - useful for debugging and fixing bugs.
declare_war declare_war [country tag] [country tag] [call allies] Makes two specified nations (countries) declare war on each other - no casus belli is required.
delete_wars delete_wars [country tag] End all wars the specified country is engaged in. Will only end wars the country is the aggressor or defender in, not wars they are assisting in.
kill kill [country tag] Kill the ruler of the specified country.
dip dip [amount] [country tag] Add or remove diplomatic power from a nation.
diplocount diplocount Prints diplomatic action debug information and statistics to the game.log file.
diplomacy_info diplomacy_info Prints information about diplomatic relations to the game console.
disaster disaster [disaster id] Start the disaster with the specified ID within the country you are currently playing as. To start a distaster within another country, switch to it using the tag command.
discover discover [country tag] [country tag] Discover the capital of the specified country for a specified country.
doom doom [amount] [country tag] Adds a specified amount of doom to a country (of the Nahuatl religion). Specify a negative number to remove doom. DLC: El Dorado
economy economy This is a debug command. Cause debug information about the economy to be printed to the game.log file.
embrace embrace [province id] [institution id] Embrace a specified institution within a specified province. If you do not specify an institution, all institutions within the province will be embraced.
epicfail epicfail [country tag] All spies belonging to the specified country fail.
event event [event id] [country tag] [option id] Run the event with the specified ID. If a country tag is specified, it will be executed within that country.
exhaust exhaust [amount] [country tag] Add or remove war exhaustion from a specified country.
fast_diplo fast_diplo Removes the wait time required for a enroute diplomats to be appointed (ignores the date check).
favors favors [country tag] [amount] Adds favor for the country you are currently playing as from the specified country. DLC: The Cossacks
fervor fervor [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of fervor to the country with the specified country tag. DLC: Wealth of Nations
form_union form_union [country tag] [country tag] Forms a union between the two specified countries.
fow fow [province id] Enables and disables fog of war (FoW). If a province ID is specified, it will be toggled in that province, if not, it will be toggled in all provinces.
frenzy frenzy Enables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy_off' to disable.
frenzy_off frenzy_off Aisables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy' to enable.
fullscreen fullscreen Enables and disables (toggles) fullscreen mode for the game.
gamespeed gamespeed [speed] Change the speed the game runs at. 5 is fastest, 0 is stopped (paused).
god god Enables and disables (toggles) god mode.
golden_age golden_age [country tag] Starts a golden age within the country of the specified country tag. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
harmonization harmonization [progress] [country tag] Change a Confucian country's progress towards harmonization. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
harmony harmony [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of harmony to the specified Confucian country. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
help help [command] If executed without a command as an argument, a list of all commands will be printed to the console. If executed with a command as an argument, help for that command will be printed to console.
exhaust exhaust [amount] [country tag] Add or remove war exhaustion from a specified country.
fast_diplo fast_diplo Removes the wait time required for a enroute diplomats to be appointed (ignores the date check).
favors favors [country tag] [amount] Adds favor for the country you are currently playing as from the specified country. DLC: The Cossacks
fervor fervor [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of fervor to the country with the specified country tag. DLC: Wealth of Nations
form_union form_union [country tag] [country tag] Forms a union between the two specified countries.
fow fow [province id] Enables and disables fog of war (FoW). If a province ID is specified, it will be toggled in that province, if not, it will be toggled in all provinces.
frenzy frenzy Enables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy_off' to disable.
frenzy_off frenzy_off Aisables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy' to enable.
fullscreen fullscreen Enables and disables (toggles) fullscreen mode for the game.
gamespeed gamespeed [speed] Change the speed the game runs at. 5 is fastest, 0 is stopped (paused).
god god Enables and disables (toggles) god mode.
golden_age golden_age [country tag] Starts a golden age within the country of the specified country tag. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
harmonization harmonization [progress] [country tag] Change a Confucian country's progress towards harmonization. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
harmony harmony [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of harmony to the specified Confucian country. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
help help [command] If executed without a command as an argument, a list of all commands will be printed to the console. If executed with a command as an argument, help for that command will be printed to console.
helphelp helphelp Prints the joke response 'No help for you' to the console.
helplog helplog Prints a list of all console commands to the game.log file.
horde_unity horde_unity [amount] [country tag] Set the unity of a country's horde to a specified value. DLC: The Cossacks
ideadump ideadump Prints a list of all countries and their general ideas to the game.log file.
imperial_authority imperial_authority [amount] [country tag] Increase or decrease the imperial authority of a specified country's emperor.
infinite_combat infinite_combat Enables infinite combat mode (unknown).
inflation inflation [amount] [country tag] Increase or decrease inflation within a specified country.
integrate integrate [country tag] [country tag] Starts the integration process of one country into another. If the two specified countries are already integrating, this command will instantly complete the integration process.
karma karma [amount] [country tag] Adds and removes karma from a specified Buddhist country. DLC: Common Sense
kill_cardinal kill_cardinal [country tag] Kills the first cardinal (in the cardinal list) of the specified country.
kill_consort kill_consort [country tag] Kills the consort of the specified country. DLC: Rights of Man
kill_heir kill_heir [country tag] Kills the heir of the specified country.
kill_leader kill_leader Kills a random leader (from any country in the game).
leader leader [fire] [shock] [maneuver] [siege] [country tag] Creates a general (military leader) with the specified fire, shock, maneuver and siege characteristics for the specified country.
leak leak Test for memory leaks. May crash the game.
leak_gpu leak_gpu [chunk byte #] [chunk number] Test for GPU memory leaks. May crash the game.
legitimacy legitimacy [amount] [country tag] Change the legitimacy of the specified country's leader.
low_memory low_memory Make the game attempt to reduce the amount of RAM (memory) it is using.
lucky lucky [country tag] Enables and disables a specified country's lucky nation status. If no country tag is specified, the nation you are playing as will be affected.
mandate mandate [amount] Adds the specified amount of mandate to the country you are currently playing as.
manpower manpower [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of manpower to the specified country tag. The amount of man power is 1000x the number entered.
map_random map_random [seed] Generate/randomize a new part of the map. See argument information for more help.
map_vertextextures map_vertextextures Enables and disables (toggles) the visibility of vertex textures in the game map.
mapmode mapmode [map mode #] Change the mode of the game map to the specified map mode.
memory memory Console the amount of memory (RAM) the game is currently using.
mil mil [amount] [country tag] Add and remove military power to/from a specified country.
humans humans [number] Adds the specified amount of humans to your current country.
msg msg Enables and disables the pop up that shows whenever you receive a message.
native_uprising native_uprising [province id] Starts a native uprising within the province with the specified ID.
navy_tradition navy_tradition [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of navy tradition to the country with the specified country tag.
nextsong nextsong Changes the song currently being played (in-game music) to the next song queued in the playlist.
nolimit_missions nolimit_missions Removes the limitation that restricts amount of major missions you can choose from.
nopausetext nopausetext Shows and hides (toggles) the pause banner in the game's GUI.
nudge nudge shows the nudge tool.
observe observe Enables observe mode. AI will make full control of the game and you will no longer control a country.
oos oos Causes the game client to go out of sync (OOS). Used for debug/development purposes, not recommended for players.
own own [province id] [country tag] Changes the owner of a specified province to the specified country. If no country tag is specified, the country you are currently playing as will become the owner of the specified province.
own_core own_core [province id] [country tag] Changes the owner of the specified province and also makes it a core of the country with the specified country tag.
piety piety [amount] [country tag] Adds and removes piety from countries of the Muslim religion.
pirate pirate [province id] Starts a pirate within the province with the specified ID.
poll poll Polls valid events.
population population [province id] [amount] Adds the specified amount of population to the province with the specified provice ID. Only works for provinces that are a part of a colony.
power power [stability key / idea group key / tech key] [country tag] Adds an idea group to the country with the specified country tag.
powerpoints powerpoints [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount to all 'power points'. Power points are powers like administrative power, military power, diplomatic power, etc for a country.
powerspend powerspend Prints out statistics attaining to power spending for all countries.
prestige prestige [amount] [country tag] Increase or decrease a specified country's prestige.
prices prices Print price information to the game.log file.
print_flags print_flags Print a list of global flags to the console.
print_prov_flags print_prov_flags [province id] Print a list of flags for the province with the specified ID to the console.
printsynchstuff printsynchstuff Prints the game's 'random count' and the seed of the map.
protectorate protectorate [country tag] [country tag] Makes one country protectorate another. A protectorate is a country that is protected and controlled by another.
province_modifier province_modifier [province id] Shows the modifier values (boosts, etc) for the specified province ID.
reform reform [province id] Start a reformation within the province with the specified province ID.
refreshknowledgecount refreshknowledgecount Refresh the values on the performance calculator (this command is untested by EU4Cheats, so may not work as intended).
reinitchat reinitchat Re-initiates the chat (reloads the chat).
reload reload [file name] Reloads the specified file. If you've made changes to a lua or GUi file, this command can reload the file and apply the changes without you needing to restart your game.
reload_canals reload_canals Reloads the canals bitmaps.
reload_heightmap reload_heightmap Reloads the game's heightmaps.
reload_lakes reload_lakes Reloads all lakes existing across the game.
reload_map reload_map Reloads the map.
reload_provincemap reload_provincemap Reloads the province map.
reload_straits reload_straits Reloads all strait vertex buffers.
reload_treemap reload_treemap Reloads the game's tree map.
reloadfx reloadfx [map / .fx file] Reloads the game shaders. You can optionally specify either a mapname, postfx or filename (ending in .fx).
reloadinterface reloadinterface Reloads the GUI (HUD elements) of the game.
reloadloc reloadloc Reloads the game's language files (localisation files located in the 'localisation/' folder).
reloadtexture reloadtexture [texture file] Reloads the texture with the specified name.
reloadtradewinds reloadtradewinds Reloads the game's trade winds.
remove_cb remove_cb [casus belli id] [country tag] [country tag] Removes a casus belli (specified by its ID and the two country tags involved).
remove_claim remove_claim [province id] [country tag] Removes a claim a specified country has made on a province.
remove_core remove_core [province id] [country tag] Makes the specified province no longer a core of the country it belongs to.
remove_defender_faith remove_defender_faith If your country has a Defender of the Faith for its religion, this command will remove the title.
remove_interest remove_interest [country tag] Removes a country from your country's interest.
remove_march remove_march [country tag] [country tag] Makes a country no longer a march of another country.
remove_rival remove_rival [country tag] Makes the specified country no longer a rival of your current country.
remove_trait remove_trait [trait id] Removes the specified trait from the ruler of the country you are currently playing as. DLC: Rights of Man
rendertype rendertype Prints the current backend being used for graphical rendering.
reset_economy reset_economy Resets the economy statistics (not the economy itself) that are shown when the economy console command is executed.
reset_god reset_god Resets the personal deity of your current country. DLC: Wealth of Nations
reset_migrate reset_migrate Ends the cooldown that limits how fast you can migrate. DLC: Conquest of Paradise
reset_mission_cancel reset_mission_cancel [country tag] Ends the cooldown that limits how soon a country can start another mission after cancelling a previous mission.
reset_powerspend reset_powerspend Resets the statistics that show in the 'powerspend' command.
revolt revolt [province id] Starts a revolt within the province with the specified ID.
revolution_target revolution_target [country tag] Makes the specified country the game's 'revolution target'. Note that there can only be one target of a revolution at any given time in EU4.
rgb rgb [amount] Prints a specified amount of random RGB (color) values to the game.log file.
run run [file name] Runs a list of commands in a specified file. The file should be located in the game's root directory (the main folder for the game, where EU4.exe is located).
russian russian [amount] Adds the specified amount of government ability points to your current country. DLC: Third Rome
sailors sailors [amount] [country tag] Adds the specified amount of sailors to the specified country.
savegame savegame Saves the game.
score score Score information will be printed to the game.log file.
selflearningai selflearningai Enables and disables the games self-learning AI (artificial intelligence).
set_consort_flag set_consort_flag [country tag] [flag] Sets the specified consort flag for the specified country tag. Use clr_consort_flag to remove. DLC: Rights of Man
set_flag set_flag [flag] Sets the specified global flag. Use clr_flag to remove.
set_leader_trait set_leader_trait [trait id] Set your country's military leader's trait to the trait with the specified trait ID.
setmissionaryprogress setmissionaryprogress [province id] [progress] Advance the progress of a missionary within a specified province.
set_prov_flag set_prov_flag [flag id] [province id] Sets the specified flag for the province with the specified ID.
setmissionaryprogress setmissionaryprogress [province id] [progress] Advance the progress of a missionary within a specified province.
setrandomcount setrandomcount [count] If executed without any arguments (just 'SetRandomCount'), will set the random count to 0. If a number is provided as an argument, the random count will be set to this.
show_ideas show_ideas [country tag] Print a list of the ideas (with information) for the specified country tag to the game.log file.
siege siege [province id] Instantly win the current siege in the specified province.
smoothframelog smoothframelog Enables and disables smooth frame logging.
spawn spawn [province id] [unit id] Spawns the unit with the specified ID within the province with the specified ID.
spawnactor spawnactor [actor / mesh name] [province id] [animation] Spawns an actor with the specified name and within the specified province.
splendor splendor Gives your current nation 1000 splendor. There is no way to specify another country tag/amount - use the tag command to switch to another country and use this command to add splendor to another country. DLC: Mandate of Heaven
spritelevel spritelevel [level] Sets your country's sprite level.
spynetwork spynetwork [country tag] [amount] Adds spy network points to the specified country tag.
stability stability [amount] [country tag] Add the specified amount of stability to the specified country tag.
state state [province id] Toggles the state/territory status for a specified province. If the specified province is a territory, it will be made into a state - if it is a state, it will be made into a territory.
stats stats Prints statistics to the game.log file.
surrender surrender Make your current country surrender.
tag tag [country tag] Make you play as the specified country tag. The country you were playing as before will be controlled by AI.
tech tech [amount] Adds the specified amount of levels in all technology types (for your current country).
test_achievement test_achievement [achievement id] Tests the specified achievement.
testevent testevent [event id] [character id] Tests a specified event (and character).
testmission testmission [mission] Tests a specified mission.
texture_usage texture_usage Prints information about the game's texture usage to the console.
ti ti Toggles terrain incognita. Terrain ingcognita is the hiding of unknown (i.e. unexplored) parts of the map.
time time Prints the current time to the console.
timer timer Prints collected data for the 'timer_start' command.
timer_reset timer_reset Reset the debug timer (after it has been started with the 'timer_start' command).
timer_restart timer_restart Restarts the debug timer. Use 'timer' to see results/data collected.
timer_start timer_start Starts the debug timer, use 'timer' to see results/data collected.
timer_stop timer_stop Stops the debug timer from collecting data.
touch_test touch_test Test touch/collisions.
trust trust [country tag] [amount] Adds the specified amount of trust (from your current country) to the specified country tag.
update_loc update_loc [language tag] Updates the localisation file for the specified language tag (e.g. 'English').
validateevents validateevents Validate all events (and won't trigger them).
vassalize vassalize [country tag] [country tag] Make the specified country tag a vassal of the second country tag.
version version Prints the version of Europa Universalis IV your game is running.
victorycard victorycard Enable victory cards in singleplayer mode.
window window [open / close] [window name] Open (or close if already open) the specified window.
winwars winwars Set the warscore of all wars your country is currently engaged in to 100%.
yesman yesman Toggle yesman mode. In yesman mode, the AI of all countries will instantly accept any proposal/offer you may (regardless of circumstances, etc).

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age [game age]

Change the age of the game to Age of Exploration, Age of Reformation, Age of Absolutism or Age of Revolution.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven.

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age_heir [age] [country tag]

Changes the age of the heir of your current country.

If you specify a country tag, the age of the heir of that country will be changed.

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add_backer [province id]

Makes the province with the specified ID become a backer of the current issue that is running in parliament.

DLC: Common Sense.

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add_baseunrest [province id] [amount]

Makes the province with the specified ID become a backer of the current issue that is running in parliament.

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add_cardinal

Adds one cardinal to your current nation (provided it is catholic).

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add_cb [casus belli id] [country tag] [country tag]

Adds the specified Casus Belli against the country with the specified tag.

Specify a second country tag to send the Casus Belli from that country, rather than from the country you are currently playing as.

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add_claim [province id] [country tag]

Claims the province with the specified ID for either your current country.

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add_colonist [country tag]

Adds a colonist to the country with the specified country tag.

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add_consort [country tag] [country tag]

Adds a consort to your current country.

Specify a country tag: added to that country. Specify a second country tag: will be of that nationality. DLC: Rights of Man

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add_core [province id] [country tag]

Makes the province with the specified ID a core of the country it belongs to.

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add_devastation [province id] [devastation amount]

Adds the specified amount of devastation to the specified province.

add_diplo Copy

add_diplo [country tag]

Adds a diplomatic enroute to the country with the specified tag.

add_faction Copy

add_faction [faction name]

Adds the faction with the specified name to the country you are currently playing as.

add_heir Copy

add_heir [country tag]

Adds a heir to your country.

If a heir already exists, this command will replace the heir with a new heir.

add_idea_group Copy

add_idea_group [idea group key] [country tag]

Adds the specified idea group to your country, or the specified country tag.

add_interest Copy

add_interest [country tag]

Adds a country (specified by a country tag) to your interest.

add_issue Copy

add_issue [issue id]

Adds an issue, specified by its id/key, to parliament.

DLC: Common Sense

add_liberty_desire Copy

add_liberty_desire [amount] [country tag]

Add or remove liberty desire from a country, specified by its country tag.

add_local_autonomy Copy

add_local_autonomy [province id] [amount]

Adds a specified amount of local autonomy to the province with the specified ID.

add_loyalty Copy

add_loyalty [estate id] [amount]

Adds loyalty to the estate with the specified ID.

Specify a negative number to remove loyalty. DLC: The Cossacks.

add_missionary Copy

add_missionary [country tag]

Adds a missionary to the country with the specified country tag.

add_natives Copy

add_natives [province id] [amount]

Adds natives to the province with the specified ID.

The amount added is equal to the number specified multiplied by 100.

add_opinion Copy

add_opinion [source country tag] [target country tag]

Improves a country's opinion of another country by 100.

add_pa Copy

add_pa [country tag]

Adds 10% patriarch authority to the country with the specified tag.

add_permanent_claim Copy

add_permanent_claim [province id] [country tag]

Make a permanent claim of a province for the specified country. A permanent claim does not expire.

add_pi Copy

add_pi [country tag]

Add 100 Papal Influence to the country with the specified tag.

add_prosperity Copy

add_prosperity [province id] [progress %]

Make a province progress further towards prosperity.

Specify a negative number to decrease a province's prosperity progress.

add_reformlevel Copy

add_reformlevel [amount]

Add to the reform level of the Holy Roman Empire.

add_republican_tradition Copy

add_republican_tradition [amount] [country tag]

Add the specified amount of Republican Tradition to the country with the specified country tag.

add_trait Copy

add_trait [trait id]

Adds the specified trait to the ruler of the country you are currently playing as.

DLC: Rights of Man

adm Copy

adm [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of administrative power to the county with the specified tag.

Specify a negative amount to remove administrative power.

admiral Copy

admiral [fire] [shock] [maneuver] [siege] [country tag]

This command creates an admiral with the specified shock, fire, maneuver and siege rating.

If a country tag is specified, the newly created admiral will be added to that country, if not, the admiral will be added to the country you are playing as.

ai_minister Copy

ai_minister [army / diplomacy / trade]

Toggle AI for the specified minister.

ai Copy

ai [country tag]

Toggle (enable and disable) AI for either all nations, or a specified country.

aiinvalid Copy

aiinvalid

Print a list of invalid AI command counts.

aiview Copy

aiview

Enable and disable (toggle) the visibility of verbose AI information.

annex Copy

annex [country tag] [country tag]

Annex the country with the specified tag for either your own country or a specified country.

army_tradition Copy

army_tradition [amount] [country tag]

Add the specified amount of army tradition to a specified country tag.

army_professionalism Copy

army_professionalism [amount] [country tag]

Add the specified amount of army professionalism to a specified country tag.

authority Copy

authority [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of authority to either your own country or the country with the specified tag.

DLC: El Dorado

autosave Copy

autosave

Save the game.

balance Copy

balance

Print information about balances to the game.log file (not the console).

bearhaslanded Copy

bearhaslanded [province id]

Spawns Jan Mayen in the specified province.

canals Copy

canals

Debug canals within the map.

DLC: Wealth of Nations

cash Copy

cash [amount] [country tag]

Add or remove money (ducats) from your country's (or a specified country's) treasury. Negative numbers will remove money.

change_religion Copy

change_religion [country tag / province id] [religion id]

Change the religion of either a country or province, specified by a country tag or province ID. See argument information for religion IDs.

church_power Copy

church_power [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of church power to the specified country tag.

DLC: Common Sense

clear Copy

clear

Clear the console - meaning all messages previously sent to you will be hidden (they are not cleared console log files, just the in-game console).

clr_consort_flag Copy

clr_consort_flag [country tag] [flag id]

Clears a consort flag.

DLC: Rights of Man

clr_flag Copy

clr_flag [flag id]

Clears a global flag.

clr_prov_flag Copy

clr_prov_flag [flag id] [province id]

Clears a province flag.

collision Copy

collision

Enables and disables (toggles) the collision box debug information being drawn on the screen.

This is useful for debugging issues with collisions.

colonize Copy

colonize [province id]

Colonizes the specified province for your current country.

The colonized province will become a core with the province's original characteristics.

combat_dice Copy

combat_dice [number]

Set the number the combat dice will roll to.

'Combat_dice 3' would mean the combat dice would always land on 3. Use the command 'combat_dice -1' to restore normal functionality (random).

combatsound Copy

combatsound [frequency]

change the frequency of the random sounds emitted from the combat view.

control Copy

control [province id] [country tag]

Sets the controller of a specified province to the specified country tag.

corrupt Copy

corrupt [corruption value] [country tag]

Change the corruption of a specified country to the specified amount. Note that this does not add the specified amount of corruption to a country - it sets the corruption to the number entered.

country_modifier Copy

country_modifier [country tag] [modifier id]

Print the value of the specified modifier for the target country.

create_march Copy

create_march [country tag] [country tag]

Makes the specified country the march of the second specified country.

culture Copy

culture [province id]

Changes your country's primary culture to the culture of the specified province ID.

date Copy

date [yyyy.mm.dd]

Changes the date of the game to the date specified.

debug_info Copy

debug_info

Enables and disables (toggles) the visibility of debug information.

debug_mode Copy

debug_mode

Enables debug tooltips meaning country tags, province IDs and border distances will be shown to you when you hover over locations in the game.

debug_nogui Copy

debug_nogui

Toggle the visibility of the game's GUI - with this option in game things like menus and toolbars will be hidden.

debug_reload_areas Copy

debug_reload_areas

Reload all areas on the map - useful for debugging and fixing bugs.

debug_reload_regions Copy

debug_reload_regions

Reload all regions on the map - useful for debugging and fixing bugs.

declare_war Copy

declare_war [country tag] [country tag] [call allies]

Makes two specified nations (countries) declare war on each other - no casus belli is required.

delete_wars Copy

delete_wars [country tag]

End all wars the specified country is engaged in.

Will only end wars the country is the aggressor or defender in, not wars they are assisting in.

kill Copy

kill [country tag]

Kill the ruler of the specified country.

dip Copy

dip [amount] [country tag]

Add or remove diplomatic power from a nation.

diplocount Copy

diplocount

Prints diplomatic action debug information and statistics to the game.log file.

diplomacy_info Copy

diplomacy_info

Prints information about diplomatic relations to the game console.

disaster Copy

disaster [disaster id]

Start the disaster with the specified ID within the country you are currently playing as. To start a distaster within another country, switch to it using the tag command.

discover Copy

discover [country tag] [country tag]

Discover the capital of the specified country for a specified country.

doom Copy

doom [amount] [country tag]

Adds a specified amount of doom to a country (of the Nahuatl religion). Specify a negative number to remove doom.

DLC: El Dorado

economy Copy

economy

This is a debug command. Cause debug information about the economy to be printed to the game.log file.

embrace Copy

embrace [province id] [institution id]

Embrace a specified institution within a specified province.

If you do not specify an institution, all institutions within the province will be embraced.

epicfail Copy

epicfail [country tag]

All spies belonging to the specified country fail.

event Copy

event [event id] [country tag] [option id]

Run the event with the specified ID. If a country tag is specified, it will be executed within that country.

exhaust Copy

exhaust [amount] [country tag]

Add or remove war exhaustion from a specified country.

fast_diplo Copy

fast_diplo

Removes the wait time required for a enroute diplomats to be appointed (ignores the date check).

favors Copy

favors [country tag] [amount]

Adds favor for the country you are currently playing as from the specified country.

DLC: The Cossacks

fervor Copy

fervor [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of fervor to the country with the specified country tag.

DLC: Wealth of Nations

form_union Copy

form_union [country tag] [country tag]

Forms a union between the two specified countries.

fow Copy

fow [province id]

Enables and disables fog of war (FoW).

If a province ID is specified, it will be toggled in that province, if not, it will be toggled in all provinces.

frenzy Copy

frenzy

Enables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy_off' to disable.

frenzy_off Copy

frenzy_off

Aisables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy' to enable.

fullscreen Copy

fullscreen

Enables and disables (toggles) fullscreen mode for the game.

gamespeed Copy

gamespeed [speed]

Change the speed the game runs at. 5 is fastest, 0 is stopped (paused).

god Copy

god

Enables and disables (toggles) god mode.

golden_age Copy

golden_age [country tag]

Starts a golden age within the country of the specified country tag.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

harmonization Copy

harmonization [progress] [country tag]

Change a Confucian country's progress towards harmonization.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

harmony Copy

harmony [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of harmony to the specified Confucian country.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

help Copy

help [command]

If executed without a command as an argument, a list of all commands will be printed to the console.

If executed with a command as an argument, help for that command will be printed to console.

exhaust Copy

exhaust [amount] [country tag]

Add or remove war exhaustion from a specified country.

fast_diplo Copy

fast_diplo

Removes the wait time required for a enroute diplomats to be appointed (ignores the date check).

favors Copy

favors [country tag] [amount]

Adds favor for the country you are currently playing as from the specified country.

DLC: The Cossacks

fervor Copy

fervor [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of fervor to the country with the specified country tag.

DLC: Wealth of Nations

form_union Copy

form_union [country tag] [country tag]

Forms a union between the two specified countries.

fow Copy

fow [province id]

Enables and disables fog of war (FoW). If a province ID is specified, it will be toggled in that province, if not, it will be toggled in all provinces.

frenzy Copy

frenzy

Enables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy_off' to disable.

frenzy_off Copy

frenzy_off

Aisables Great Power Frenzy. Use the command 'frenzy' to enable.

fullscreen Copy

fullscreen

Enables and disables (toggles) fullscreen mode for the game.

gamespeed Copy

gamespeed [speed]

Change the speed the game runs at. 5 is fastest, 0 is stopped (paused).

god Copy

god

Enables and disables (toggles) god mode.

golden_age Copy

golden_age [country tag]

Starts a golden age within the country of the specified country tag.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

harmonization Copy

harmonization [progress] [country tag]

Change a Confucian country's progress towards harmonization.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

harmony Copy

harmony [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of harmony to the specified Confucian country.

DLC: Mandate of Heaven

help Copy

help [command]

If executed without a command as an argument, a list of all commands will be printed to the console. If executed with a command as an argument, help for that command will be printed to console.

helphelp Copy

helphelp

Prints the joke response 'No help for you' to the console.

helplog Copy

helplog

Prints a list of all console commands to the game.log file.

horde_unity Copy

horde_unity [amount] [country tag]

Set the unity of a country's horde to a specified value.

DLC: The Cossacks

ideadump Copy

ideadump

Prints a list of all countries and their general ideas to the game.log file.

imperial_authority Copy

imperial_authority [amount] [country tag]

Increase or decrease the imperial authority of a specified country's emperor.

infinite_combat Copy

infinite_combat

Enables infinite combat mode (unknown).

inflation Copy

inflation [amount] [country tag]

Increase or decrease inflation within a specified country.

integrate Copy

integrate [country tag] [country tag]

Starts the integration process of one country into another. If the two specified countries are already integrating, this command will instantly complete the integration process.

karma Copy

karma [amount] [country tag]

Adds and removes karma from a specified Buddhist country.

DLC: Common Sense

kill_cardinal Copy

kill_cardinal [country tag]

Kills the first cardinal (in the cardinal list) of the specified country.

kill_consort Copy

kill_consort [country tag]

Kills the consort of the specified country.

DLC: Rights of Man

kill_heir Copy

kill_heir [country tag]

Kills the heir of the specified country.

kill_leader Copy

kill_leader

Kills a random leader (from any country in the game).

leader Copy

leader [fire] [shock] [maneuver] [siege] [country tag]

Creates a general (military leader) with the specified fire, shock, maneuver and siege characteristics for the specified country.

leak Copy

leak

Test for memory leaks. May crash the game.

leak_gpu Copy

leak_gpu [chunk byte #] [chunk number]

Test for GPU memory leaks. May crash the game.

legitimacy Copy

legitimacy [amount] [country tag]

Change the legitimacy of the specified country's leader.

low_memory Copy

low_memory

Make the game attempt to reduce the amount of RAM (memory) it is using.

lucky Copy

lucky [country tag]

Enables and disables a specified country's lucky nation status. If no country tag is specified, the nation you are playing as will be affected.

mandate Copy

mandate [amount]

Adds the specified amount of mandate to the country you are currently playing as.

manpower Copy

manpower [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of manpower to the specified country tag. The amount of man power is 1000x the number entered.

map_random Copy

map_random [seed]

Generate/randomize a new part of the map. See argument information for more help.

map_vertextextures Copy

map_vertextextures

Enables and disables (toggles) the visibility of vertex textures in the game map.

mapmode Copy

mapmode [map mode #]

Change the mode of the game map to the specified map mode.

memory Copy

memory

Console the amount of memory (RAM) the game is currently using.

mil Copy

mil [amount] [country tag]

Add and remove military power to/from a specified country.

humans Copy

humans [number]

Adds the specified amount of humans to your current country.

msg Copy

msg

Enables and disables the pop up that shows whenever you receive a message.

native_uprising Copy

native_uprising [province id]

Starts a native uprising within the province with the specified ID.

navy_tradition Copy

navy_tradition [amount] [country tag]

Adds the specified amount of navy tradition to the country with the specified country tag.

nextsong Copy

nextsong

Changes the song currently being played (in-game music) to the next song queued in the playlist.

nolimit_missions Copy

nolimit_missions

Removes the limitation that restricts amount of major missions you can choose from.

nopausetext Copy

nopausetext

Shows and hides (toggles) the pause banner in the game's GUI.

nudge Copy

nudge

shows the nudge tool.

observe Copy

observe

Enables observe mode.

AI will make full control of the game and you will no longer control a country.

oos Copy

oos

Causes the game client to go out of sync (OOS). Used for debug/development purposes, not recommended for players.

own Copy

own [province id] [country tag]

Changes the owner of a specified province to the specified country.

If no country tag is specified, the