Hearts of Iron 4 is a strategy game based on World War II. All you have to do in the game is pick up a nation and enter the arena of the battlefield. But, the real trouble starts when other nations have more resources and manpower than you, and you feel that it is impossible to win against those warlords. Well, nothing is impossible. There are different cheats and console commands that you can use to make your position stronger in the game. There are different types of cheats available; for instance, there are cheats for resources that will increase your resources to a significant extent. With the help of Technology console commands, you will be able to yield the latest technology in the form of deadly weapons.
How to Use Cheats and Console Commands
It’s very easy to use cheats and console commands, all you have to do is open the console, and then you can enter a specific code there. To open the console, press ALT + 2 + 1.
Debug Console Commands
All of your statistics and achievements will be deleted by this command.
The camera keeps on moving in the game; you can turn the fixing of the camera on or off by this command.
The Graphical User Interface can be turned on or off by using this command.
Tooltips can be turned on or off by using this command.
If you don’t want to see the sky, turn it off by using this command.
Even the rivers can be turned on or off in the game; use this command.
Use this command to turn the trees on or off.
The limits of borders can be turned on or off by using this command.
You can turn the water on or off.
You can turn the terrain on or off with the help of this command.
The frame smoothing can be turned on or off by using this command.
All your assets can be turned on or off.
You can start diplomatic actions by using this command.
You can start different events or you can count them by this command.
IDs of different events can be displayed by this command.
All the tactics and tooltips can be made clear or hidden by using this command.
Technology Console Commands
- goto_state (State ID)
If you want to center the given view on the state, use this command.
- goto_province (Province ID)
If you want to center the given view on a specific province, use this command.
- deltat (speed factor)
You can change the animation speed by specifying a value.
- massconquer (massc)
All the massive conquest tools can be opened by this command.
- testtool (test)
All the testing tools can be opened by this command.
If you want to edit the particles, use this command.
Nudge tool will be opened if you use this command.
If you want to log out of the game, you can use this command.
Pause banner is disturbing sometimes, especially when you want to take some screenshots. You can enable or disable it by using this command.
As the music is being played in the game, you can forward to the next song by using this command.
A newly saved file of the game will be created.
If you want to zoom-in or zoom-out of the game, use this command.
Full-screen mode can be enabled or disabled using this command.
If you want to display the current version, you can use this command.
The current time can be displayed by using this command.
See your IP address by using the following command.
Resources Console Commands
- instant construction (ic)
This command will activate instant construction.
- xp (amount of EP)
This command is helpful is earning the player experience points. It can be in army, navy or in air-force.
- more humans (humans)
If you run this command, more people will be added to the game.
- pp (fuhrer_mana, political_power) (amount of political power)
Using this command, you can add the political power. In the second bracket, you are supposed to enter the amount how much political power you want.
- manpower (amount)
For adding manpower in the game, use this command.
- add_opinion (country code)
For adding the opinion of any specific country, use this command, and the opinion will be added.
- add_interest (country code)
In the game, sometimes you will find a country of a particular interest. To add that particular country to your interest list, you can use this command. For this purpose, you must also know the code of the country first.
- add_core (Province ID)
This cheat will specify a province first, and then the province will be added to the core.
- remove_core (Province ID)
To remove any province from the core, you can use this command. For this command and the upper one, you also need to know the code of the province.
- remove_interest (country code)
The country that you added to your interest previously, you can also remove it by using the following command.
- research (Research Course ID or “all”)
Technology plays a vital role in the game and can contribute a bit in your victory or defeat. However, if you want improved technology, you can use this command. A particular area of technology will be researched and will be added to the game.
There are different icons for different technologies in the game; if you click on a particular icon, that technology will be researched.
- reload supply (relsup)
All your weapons that you are using currently will be reloaded.
- threat (amount of threat)
If you want to see the threat level of any player, or if you want to increase the threat level, you can use this command.
Other Console Commands
There is this distinct feature of Artificial Intelligence in the game. You can turn this feature on or off by using this command.
AI for human countries can be turned on or off by the help of this command.
The AI can also invade other countries. If you want to turn on or off the automatic invasion, you can use this command.
AI can be accepted diplomatically either automatically or manually. If you want to turn this feature on or off, you can use this command.
- fow(debug_fow) (province-ID Optional)
Fog is one important aspect of the game. You can turn the fog on or off by using this command.
The normal values and collisions can be turned on or off by the help of this command.
When you are looking on the map, if the names are disturbing you, you can turn them off. In a similar manner, you can also turn on the names if you need to understand different places.
Foreign fronts are a useful way of showing which territory belongs to which country. You can either show them or hide them by using this command.
There are different trade routes throughout the game, and if you want to show or hide these trade routes, you can use this command.
There are different map icons all around the map; you can either show or hide these icons by the help of this command.
All the valid events will be retrieved.
All the wars you have played will be given maximum points, even though when you were defeated in some of the wars.
By using this single command you can destroy all the armies and navies of different countries.
If you have applied some commands in the game, and you do not know how to reverse the changes, use this command and all the commands will be deleted.
No matter what the rules are, all the diplomatic actions will be allowed using this command.
You lose all of your lands and observe only as a passive observer.
- teleport(tp) (province-ID)
If you want to teleport the selected armies or ships, you can use this command.
- spawn (subunit-Typ) (province-ID) (Menge)
A particular unit will be spawned in a province.
- moveunit (units-ID) (Provinz-ID)
A particular unit will be sent to the desired place.
- annex (Country code of the destination country)
Annexation will be recognized first, and then you can annex a particular country.
- whitepeace(wp) (country codes)
You can enforce the white peace in a specified country.
- setcontroller (country codes) (Province-ID)
A chancellor of a particular country will be appointed.
- setowner (country codes) (Federal State-ID)
You can set the owner of a particular state by this command.
- reloadweather (Random placement)
You can generate the random weather conditions with the help of this command.
Simulation of weather can be turned on or off.
- testevent (event-ID) (Character-ID)
An event can be tested without first triggering it.
- event (Event-ID) (Country code of the destination country)
Any specified event can be executed.
If you want to invade by the help of fleets, the fleets will be prepared immediately.
- tag (country codes)
The symbol can be changed to a different country.
Nuclear weapons can be used directly without any testing conditions.