Skyrim Cheat Codes and How to Enter Them
The following cheat codes are available for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC systems.
To enter a cheat code for Skyrim you must first press the tilde key: ( ~ )
The tilde key is located above the TAB key on most standard QWERTY keyboards.
(If you are using an international keyboard please see here for help.)
Next, type in one of the following codes and press ENTER or RETURN to activate it. In Skyrim, many of the cheat codes also use cheat code modifiers, or variables, sometimes called tokens. These are represented within the codes between brackets. In such cases we have taken the time to explain how to use the code and provide links to all available code variations, just click the code type link indicated next to the 'master code' within the list below.
FYI: If this is your first time using cheat codes in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim it is recommended that you read the linked support materials for additional information that may make the process easier. Similar to our coverage of TeS IV: Oblivion the content is continuously updated as new techniques are discovered.
(This code list is being actively edited to provide additional informational links and clarity.)
Add Item Code (This code will add an item to your inventory with one to two enchantments of your choice. Magnitude based on enchanting skill, 100=100%).
Cheat code: player.enchantobject [object ID] [MGEF ID #1] [MGEF ID #2]
Addition codes: See more specific Skyrim item codes here (links being generated).
Add levels to your skills.
Cheat code: AdvancePCSkill [skillname] #
See more specific skill codes here:
Add perk (ie Light fingers is 00018E6A).
Cheat code: player.addperk ########
See more specific perk codes here:
Adds dragon's souls to your pool, allowing you to improve your shouts..
Cheat code: Player.modav Dragonsouls #
Adjust field of view (insert fov value as x ).
Cheat code: fov x
Advances the targeted skill by # amount.
Cheat code: advskill #
Note replace skill with skill name and number sign with point value you want increased.
Cheat code: psb
Change scale of player; 1 is normal.
Cheat code: player.setscale #
Changes ownership of target so you can safely take without stealing.
Select target first.
Cheat code: Setownership
Changes your gender.
Cheat code: SexChange
Complete all Quest Stages.
Cheat code: caqs
Duplicate items (click container\NPC and copy the RefID).
Cheat code: duplicateallitems
Fast travel to location, e.g. coc Rivertown.
Cheat code: COC
Cheat code: tfc
Give player item (i.e. gold is 0000000f, lockpicks are 0000000a).
Cheat code: player.additem [ItemNumber] #
See more item codes here:
Gives the ID for the companion or NPC.
Cheat code: help "NPC Name" 4
Cheat code: TGM
Increase Burden by #.
Cheat code: player.modav burden #
Increase your Level.
Cheat code: AdvancePCLevel
increases movement speed where X is a percentage multiplier (eg. player.setav speedmult 250).
Cheat code: player.setav speedmult X
(Kills the currently selected enemy, click on the enemy before entering this code.)
Cheat code: Kill
Kill All Enemies
(Kills all enemies or hostile non player characters in your immediate surroundings).
Cheat code: killall
List All Commands
(This code will generate a list of all available commands within the console.
Cheat code: help
Quit Skyrim Immediately
(Using this code will immediately stop the game, useful if stuck. Better yet, while playing the game at work. If you're in school pay attention most of the time!)
Cheat code: qqq
Removes all items of selected NPC.
Cheat code: removeallitems
Reset NPC to original inventory..
Cheat code: resetinventory
Restores targetted NPC's HP to Full.
Cheat code: resethealth
Restores the player's HP to Full.
Cheat code: player.resethealth
Resurrects targeted dead.
Cheat code: Resurrect
Search by the keyword, the number is what mode to search by. Modes are listed by help every time you use it..
Cheat code: help keyword #
Set Carry Weight.
Cheat code: player.modav carryweight #
Set character's fame..
Cheat code: setpcfame
Set character's infamy..
Cheat code: setpcinfamy
Cheat code: player.setav Fatigue #
Cheat code: player.setav Health #
Set crime gold.
Set it high if you want to fight, set it at 0 if you want to be free.
Cheat code: player.setcrimegold X
Cheat code: player.setav Magicka #
Set Player Level.
Cheat code: player.setlevel #
Sets skill to # level without leveling character..
Cheat code: player.setav *skillname* #
Sets the NPC corresponding to the ID essential.
Cheat code: setessential 1
Sets the refractive value of the target.
0.0= normal, 0.000001= invisible,1.0 = full refraction.
Cheat code: STR #
Show Race Menu.
Cheat code: showracemenu
Show/hide all map markers 1=show 0=hide.
Cheat code: tmm 1/0
Spawns an NPC at your location. (Replace X with NPC ID).
Cheat code: player.placeatme X
Starts All Quests, *NOT RECOMMENDED!*.
Cheat code: saq
Teleport - teleports you to quest target.
Cheat code: movetoqt
Testing Hall COC Testing Hall
This brings you to the testing hall with all items in the game. Be careful as opening enchanted armor and weapons cabinets may cause your game to crash.
Cheat code: coc qasmoke
Enable Player Controls
(Use this code to enable play controls during the game's cinematics, sometimes glitchy).
Cheat code: enableplayercontrols
Toggle AI Detection
(You can steal all you want and no one will see you, doesn't work with pickpocketing).
Cheat code: TDetect
Toggle Artificial Intelligence
(freezes npc, they can't walk, move, or anything).
Cheat code: TAI (See toggle combat code TCAI below for an alternate solution.)
Toggle Collision Detection
(This turns off collisions within the game).
Cheat code: tcl
Toggle Combat Artificial Intelligence
(This is the same as TAI code above, limited to the NPC's ability to combat).
Cheat code: TCAI
Toggle Fog of War
(Turns FOW on/off).
Cheat code: tfow
Cheat code: TG
Toggle HUD Menus
(Turns the Heads Up Display menus on/off).
Cheat code: tm
Unlocks anything that may be locked by typing unlock then clicking the chest or door you want unlocked then press enter.
Cheat code: unlock
Will increase the level of a skill by one.
Cheat code: Player.IncPCS [Skill Name]
You can lock chests and door, or people by targeting them and typing "lock" followed by the level of difficulty you wish to set it at.
Cheat code: lock X
Main code list source: Bethesda Softworks
Submitted by VGSRATEGIES visitor 'MinotaurDemon666' on December 18th, 2011.
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