Imperator Rome Console Commands & Cheat Codes

Imperator Rome

A living world of characters with varying skills and traits that will change over time. They will lead your nation, govern your provinces and command your armies and fleets. We also introduce our new, more human-like character art.

Citizens, freemen, tribesmen and slaves – each population with its own culture and religion. Whether they fill your armies, fill your coffers or fill your colonies, keep an eye on their happiness – your success depends on their satisfaction.

Imperator Rome Console Commands & Cheat Codes
Imperator Rome Console Commands & Cheat Codes

Alexander. Hannibal. Caesar. These great men and dozens like them shaped the destiny of a continent. Mighty kings, clever generals and would-be gods made their mark on the ancient Mediterranean. Around this sea, close knit nations tested their mettle and virtue against each other in fierce combat, their cultural and political legacy now inseparable from what we understand as Western Civilization. But nothing was guaranteed. Can you change the course of history in Imperator: Rome?

Imperator Rome Console Commands & Cheat Codes

Imperator Rome console can be opened by pressing one of the following keyboard hotkeys: (`), (~) or (SHIFT+2). Type a command into the text box and hit ENTER to send it.

This page lists the codes which may be input into the Console Window, a special debugging window which may be accessed on non-ironman games by pressing Shift+2, ALT+2+1, Shift+3,§, ~, ^, °, ², or ` (key varies based on keyboard layout). For the full list of available commands typing “help” in the console. Press the up or down arrow keys to traverse through previously executed commands. Many codes can be turned off by repeating the command, but sometimes reloading the save or exiting the game is necessary.

Note: Since the Pompey Patch (1.1), the in game Console has been disabled by default. To enable it, launch the game using -debug_mode launch command.

To enter a launch command: open Steam > open properties for that game > then there is a button for “SET LAUNCH OPTIONS…” and then enter your command there.

Console Commands

Below you will find list of helpful cheats and commands which will make your experience of Imperator Rome more fun and joyous. Happy cheating!

Command Effect
explorer Opens the object explorer debug tool
gui_editor Opens the GUI editor
setup_editor Opens the province setup editor where you can edit culture, religion, etc.
ae [<amount>] Modifies your aggressive expansion. ae -10 would reduce it by 10.
annex [<countrytag>] Annexes the specific country to yours.
army[<cohortcount>][<province>] Adds specific amount of units in selected province.
army_loyalty [<prov> <amount>] Sets army loyalty to specified amount.
cash [<amount>] Adds specified amount of gold.
centralization [<amount>] Sets centralization to specified amount.
civil_war [<countrytag>] Starts a civil war in the specified country.
conquer [<provid>] Conquer specified province.
control [<provid> [<countrytag>] Control specified province by specified country.
debug_mode Shows tags and Ids, equivalent to charinfo in CK2.
declare_war [<countrytag>] [<countrytag>] Starts war between two countries.
eagerness [<countrytag>] Check AI eagerness for war.
event [eventid][target] Triggers event for specified character/province/country.
exile Exiles selected units.
forcepeace [<countrytag>] Forces AI generated peace offers for specified country.
fow Toggles fog of war on/off.
horde [<province>] Spawns a barbarian horde of 100k units in specified province.
instant_war Toggles on/off instant war declaration.
kill [<id>] Kills target.
legitimacy [<amount>] Modify current ruler legitimacy.
make_child [mother] [father] Spawns a child for the specified parents.
manpower [<amount>] Add specified amount of Manpower.
marry [character][character] Arranges marriage between two characters.
music.next Changes current music track.
navy[<shipcount>][<province>] Spawns specified amount of Triremes in province.
observe(ob) Switch to spectator mode.
portrait_editor Opens/closes the portrait editor.
power [<amount>] Add specified amount to all powers.
prestige [<amount>] Modifies your prestige.
revolt [<countrytag>] Starts a revolt in specified country.
character_age [<id>] [<age>] Sets character age.
stab [<amount>] Modifies your stability.
tag [<countrytag>] Switch tag to another country.
tech [<amount>] Gives tech levels. Amount is optional, not specifying the amount gives 1 tech level.
tyranny [<amount>] Modifies your tyranny. Tyranny -10 would reduce it by 10.
ti Toggles terra incognita on/off.
tick_day [number of days] Advances time by the specified number of days.
warexhaustion [<amount>] Modifies your war exhaustion. warexhaustion -10 would reduce it by 10.
yesmen Activates yesmen (AI accepts all diplomatic proposals).
tweak fow Opens the tweaker GUI to enable or disable Fog of War
debug.achievements.resetall Resets all achievements (developer command).

Note: For the full list of available commands typing “help” in the console. Press the up or down arrow keys to traverse through previously executed commands. Many codes can be turned off by repeating the command, but sometimes reloading the save or exiting the game is necessary.