Crusader Kings II (CK2) Commands & Cheat December 2022

CK2 cheats or Console Commands and Cheats can be very helpful while playing the Crusader Kings II video game. With the help of the cheats, you can avoid performing things more quickly in the game.

What is Crusader Kings 2?

The Crusader Kings II is a grand strategy video game that was designed and developed according to the middle ages. The CK2 is developed by Paradox Development Studio and introduced to the world on Feb.12, 2021.

Moreover, the gameplay of the CK2 is based on the middle ages where you need to maintain and control your dynasty from 1066 to 1452.

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In the game as a player, you use different strategies for assignations, wars, marriages and other things the main goal of the player is to get success in his dynasty.

There are lots of cheats and game console commands for Crusader Kings II that you can use to avoid the extra hassle in the video game. Here we have listed all the CK2 cheats and commands that you can use on your device while playing the game.

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Below given are all the commands and cheats that you can use on Crusader Kings II. All the cheats are up to date with the latest version of the PC, Mac. In case you’ve any issue related to any command that does not work for you. Feel free to tell us.

Crusader Kings II Console Commands and Cheats

NameSyntax Explained
add_artifactadd_artifact [artifact id] [character id]By using this command you can add the artifact with the defined artifact ID to the named character. In case if you don’t define a character ID (only the artifact), the artifact is appended to your character.
add_diplomacyadd_diplomacy [character id] [amount]
This command will add the defined volume of diplomacy to the character with a detailed ID. Define a negative number to remove diplomacy. Designate your own character’s ID to add/remove diplomacy to your own character.
get_all_artifactsget_all_artifacts [character id]Use this command to Add all artifacts to the character
add_intrigue
add_intrigue [character id] [amount]
With the help of this command, you can add the designated volume of intrigue to the character with the specified ID.
add_learning
add_learning [character id] [amount]
The command allows you to add the defined amount of learning to your character with the marked Character ID
add_martial
add_martial [character id] [amount]
The command helps you to add the specified volume of martial to your character with a certain ID
add_trait
add_trait [trait id] [character id]
With this command, you can add the trait with the particularized ID to the character. In case if you did not mark the ID then the trait will be added to your Character.
remove_trait remove_trait [trait id] [character id]Dismisses an artifact to the character
add_stewardship
add_stewardship [character id] [amount]
The command offers you to add the defined volume of stewardship to the character in the game with the particular ID. If you’ve used the ID the stewardship will be added to your character.
add_offmap_currencyadd_offmap_currency [offmap power id] [amount]Presents the player currency with the set offmap power
ageage [character id] [years]
The command allows you to change the age of the character with certain years in the game.
add_modifier
add_modifier [modifier id] [character id] [duration]
The command helps you to add a modifier to the character to the defined amount.
add_loveradd_lover [character id] [character id]With the help of this command, you can make two characters love each other in the game
add_friendadd_friend [character id] [character id]
The command allows you to make certain characters friends in the CK2
add_rivaladd_rival [character id] [character id]
The commands help to make two particular characters rivals.
banishbanish [character id]
With this command, you can easily banish the character with the particular ID
capitalcapital [province id]The command allows you to change the Capital of the kingdom with a certain ID
cashcash [amount]
You can use this command to add a certain amount of cash to your character in the game
coalition coalition [character id] [character id]The first specified character will form a coalition against the other specified character. If the two characters are already in a coalition, the alliance will be broken.
clr_moved_capital
clr_moved_capital [character id]
The command can be used to remove the “moved capital flag” that the character obtains after moving his capital
claimclaim [title id] [character id]Use this command to claim the title with the defined ID.
council_positions
council_positions [character id / title id]
The command allows you to check the AI Score of each council position for the defined character.
cultureculture [character id] [culture id]
Use this CSK cheats to sets a character’s culture to the culture defined.
clr_focusclr_focus [character id]You can easily clear the focus of the character using this command
chairinfocharinfoYou can enable or disable the (toggles) which show debug information is shown in the tooltip of the character.
clr_flagset_flag [flag name]The command is used to clear the particular flag.
character_statscharacter_statsThis command allows you to collect the statistics of a particular character in the game.
Cuckoocuckoo [character id] [character id]With this command you can impregnate another character, however, the father will be unknown.
clearclearYou can use this command to clear all the messages in the console.
destroy_artifact
destroy_artifact [artifact id] [character id]The command can be used to remove the artifact with the particular ID from the certain character ID.
decadencedecadence [level]You can use this command to set your kingdom’s decadence.
diedieUse this command to let your character die the natural death in the game.
decision
decision [decision id] [character id]The command can be used to make a certain character execute the decision with the specified ID.
debug_modedebug_modeYou can enable /disable debug information in the game throughout this command.
discover_plotsdiscover_plotsThe command lets you enable or disable the automatic plot discovery in the game.
dynasty_statsdynasty_statsUse the command for the collection of statistics about dynasties in CK2.
destroy_settlementdestroy_settlement [settlement id]The command can be used to destroy the settlement with a certain character ID.
enforce_peaceenforce_peaceYou can use this command to enable the enforce peace mechanic in your realm in the game.
enable_ambitionenable_ambition [character id]With this command, you can cancel the existing ambition of the character with a specified ID and can easily set up new ambitions
eventeventUse this command to run the event in the game for a certain character ID.
eventinfoeventinfoThe command will display all the currently running events in the game. It may also crash the game
fullscreenfullscreenUse the command to run the game in fullscreen mode or disable it.
favor_getfavor_get [character id]You can use this command to get favour to your character from the character in the game.
favor_grantfavor_grant [character id]The command allows you to grant favour to a certain character in the game.
get_all_artifactsget_all_artifacts [character id]This command allows your character to obtain all the artifacts in the game.
give_birthgive_birth [character id]A command can be used to enable the character to give birth.
gfx_culturegfx_culture [character id] [culture id] The ethnicity like GFX culture of the particularized character can be set up using this command
give_titlegive_title [title id] [character id]
Grant the title to the character with a certain character ID.
game_speed
game_speed [speed]
Set up the speed that the time goes by at the CK2 game ( 0 to 4) where zero is the slowest.
get_offmap_holderget_offmap_holder [offmap power id]Use this command to print the name and character ID of the character in the control of the certain off-map folder in the game.
guiboundsguiboundsThe helps you to enable/disable the GUI bounds of the menu
hellohello [character id / title screen id]Use this command to open the character screen for a certain character in the game.
helphelp  [command name]To find out all the console commands use this command. It will display all the console commands.
kill [character id]kill [character id]You can use this command to kill the character with a certain ID.
kill_offmap_ruler
kill_offmap_ruler [offmap power id]This command allows you to kill the ruler for certain off-map power.
liege_enforce_peace
liege_enforce_peace
Enable enforce peace mechanic in your character liege’s realm
max_tech
max_tech [province id]Command will help to progress all technology to its maximum level in the game
movemove [character id] [character id]
This command can move the first character to the court of the second character
manpowermanpower [amount]
Use this command to add a certain amount of nomadic manpower to your kingdom 
marry_anyonemarry_anyoneThis command enables/disables the ability to marry anyone in the game.
morehumans
morehumans [amount]
Use this command to add certain numbers of humans to your kingdom.
murdermurder [character id] [character id]
With help of this command, you can kill a particular character in the game.
neg_opinion
neg_opinion [character id] [character id]
Use the command to adds a negative opinion from the first specified character towards another character
nikenamenickname [nickname id] [character id]This command can be used to Nickname a certain character in the game.
neg_diploneg_diploUse this command to send diplomatic messages to other kingdoms.
nextsongnextsongSkips the upcoming song in the game’s soundtrack
noainoaienables/disables with AI
numcoasnumcoasTo check the number of coats of arms that have been used in the game.
prestigeprestige [amount]Use to add a certain amount of prestige to your character.
pietypiety [amount]Add a certain amount of Piety to the character.
plots_knownplots_knownThis command will enable/disables all plots in the game.
pollinatepollinate [character id] [character id]With help of this command, you can make a character impregnate different characters of the game.
print_player_eventsprint_player_eventsUse this command to check and print all event in the file named player_events.csv
religionreligion [character id] [religion id]You can change the Religion of the character in the game using this command.
remove_modifier
remove_modifier [modifier id] [character id]Use this command to remove the modifier.
real_fathersreal_fathersYou can easily enable or disable of true father will show in the family tree in the game by using the command.
recalc_councilrecalc_councilRe-check all the positions of all the members of the council.
remove_rivalremove_rival [character id] [character id]Use this command to remove rivalry between two characters in the game.
refresh_portraitsrefresh_portraitsWith help of this command, you can easily refresh portraits of all characters in the game.
reloadreload [file name]The command reloads a certain file.
reloadeventsreloadeventsUse this reloads all events in the events database.
reloadfx
reloadfx [map / postfx / fx file name]You can use this command to reload the certain graphics shader.
reloadgovernmentflavorreloadgovernmentflavorGovernment flavour database.
reloadinterfacereloadinterfaceReloads the game’s interface.
reloadlocreloadlocUse this command to reloads the game’s language
reloadpositionsreloadpositionsReloads the council position database.
reloadtexturereloadtexture [texture file name]Reloads the specified texture in the game using this command.
scorescore [amount]You can use this command to adds a certain amount of score to the character.
secret_religionsecret_religion [character id] [religion id]Use this command to secret the religion of a certain character in the game.
set_government
set_government [government type id] [character id]With help of this command, you can change the government type of the character.
set_society_grandmaster
set_society_grandmaster [character id]Use this command set to the grandmaster of your current society to the character with a certain ID.
show_all_societiesshow_all_societiesenables/disables the showing of all societies in the society view.
set_offmap_policy
set_offmap_policy [offmap power id] [policy id]You can use this command to set off the map policy in the game without having a hassle.
set_flagset_flag [flag name]Use this command to set up the flag in the game
succ
succ [succession type id]
You can use this command to switch the succession type of your kingdom.
spawnactor
spawnactor [actor name] [province id] [animation] [title id] Spawns an actor in a specified province
titleownertitleowner [title id] [character id]You can use this command to print the current holder of the title in the game
versionversionCheck the current version of the game.
wipe_achievementswipe_achievementsUse this command to clear all the CK2 achievements without having a hassle.
CK2 console commands

How To Use The Commands in Crusader Kings II?

To use the CK2 console commands you need a console on your device. In case you don’t how to open the console to type the cheats or commands then follow these step-by-step instructions.

Firstly, Press the (grave) key on your device keyboard.

grave key on keyboard

After this, send the commands by typing them into the console and hit Enter button.

That is all you need to follow these two steps to use the CK2 cheats while playing the game. In case you won’t able to use the console for using the cheats in CK2. Then try to different keys such as.

  • § 
  • SHIFT + 1 
  • SHIFT + 3 
  • ALTGR + 4 
  • ALT + 2 + 1
  • ALT + 1 (numpad) + 2 (numpad)

Hopefully, this short article helped you to know some of the best CK2 console commands that you can use in the Crusader Kings 2 game. For more similar articles don’t forget to check out our Crusader Kings II guides.

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