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Description[edit | edit source]

The Command Console is a tool primarily used for game development. However, it can be accessed by the player and used to input various "Console Commands" adding a wider range of functionality to the game. Using the commands the player is able to retrieve game information and statistics in addition, but not limited to altering the game's settings, spawning items and controlling time. Commands are also available which can be used to control guest players when the game is running in multi-player. This allows the host player to kick or even ban other players that are abusive or being disruptive. More command are available at 7DaysToDieCommands.com.

Usage[edit | edit source]

  • There are two different keys that can be used to open the Command Console these are as follows:

Key 1[edit | edit source]

  • press F1 for US and EU keyboards.

Key 2[edit | edit source]

  • press " for US keyboards.
  • press @ for EU keyboards.
  • press Ö/Ø/F2 for Scandinavian keyboards.
  • press Ñ for spanish keyboards.

Console Commands[edit | edit source]

Entering codes[edit | edit source]

  • Some commands are case sensitive; "a" is not the same as "A".
  • Shortcuts can be used in place of the full command. Not all commands have a shortcut.
  • Command arguments presented in [square braces] are optional, however commands using <pointed braces> are not.

Command List[edit | edit source]

Current list taken from Alpha 15. Commands are as listed by typing "help" into the console.

Command Shortcut Description Example
help <command> Prints help text for supported commands. help ban
admin add <name / entity id / steam id> <permission level> Used to add a player to the admin list with the desired permission level. Note that you can use the players entityid, playername, or steam ID. Type "lpi" to find an ID. Permission levels can range between 0 (maximum) and 1000 (none). admin add 171 0
admin remove <name / entity id / steam id> Used to remove a player from the admin list. Type "lpi" to find an ID. admin remove 171
ai pathgrid TBD - added in A19.2 b3
ai pathlines (was: ai path) TBD - renamed in A19.2 b3
aiddebug Toggles AIDirector debug output.
ban add <name / entity id / steam id> <duration> <duration unit> [reason] Bans a player from the game for <duration> in <duration units> with a reason of [reason] (optional). Duration units are minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years. Type "lpi" to find an ID. ban 171 10 hours griefing
ban 282 1 year hacking
ban list Print a list of banned players with their duration, ID, and reason to the console.
ban remove <name / entity id / steam id> Remove a ban. Find a list of banned player IDs using "ban list". ban remove 171
buff <buff name> Applies a buff to the local player (you). Buff names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\buffs.xml buff CoffeeStaminaBoost
buffplayer <name / entity id / steam id> <buff name> Applies a buff to the selected player. Type "lpi" to find an ID. Buff names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\buffs.xml. buffplayer 171 CoffeeStaminaBoost
chunkcache cc Shows all loaded chunks in the cache.
clear Clears all output text in the command console
cp add <command> <level> Used to add a command to the command permission list with the desired permission level. Use "cp list" to view commands. cp add gettime 0
cp remove <command> Used to remove a command from the command permission list. cp remove gettime
cp list Display a list of current command permissions. "1000" is the lowest (Guest or normal player) while "0" is the highest (Host or Admin).
creativemenu cm Enables or disables the Creative Menu
deathscreen <on/off> Display the blood-filled death screen during normal gameplay. This does not hurt or kill the player but it diminishes visibility.
debuff <buff name> Remove a buff from the local player (you). debuff buffLegBroken
debuffplayer <name / entity id / steam id> <buff name> Remove a buff from the targeted player. debuff 171 buffLegBroken
debugmenu [on/off] dm Toggles Debug Mode on or off. This allows God mode (G key), the debug menu (ESC), and other unique functionality.
enablescope <on/off> es Toggle debug scope.
exhausted Makes the player exhausted.
exportcurrentconfigs Exports the currently used configs to %appdata%/7DaystoDie/Saves/<worldname>/<savegamename>/Configs on Windows and .local/share/7DaystoDie/Saves/<worldname>/<savegamename>/Configs on Linux.

Useful for mod development. [1]

exportitemicons Exports all item icons to the 7 Days To Die\ItemIcons folder. Extremely useful for wiki editing!
getgamepref gg Prints a list of current game preferences to the console (airdrop frequency, daylight length, etc).
getgamestat ggs Prints a list of current game stats to the console (land claim size, difficulty, etc)
gettime gt Prints current number of days and time.
gfx af <0 or 1> Sets the anisotropic filtering to off(0) or on(1, default). gfx af 0
gfx dti Set distant terrain instancing (A19.2 b3)
gfx dtpix Set distant terrain pixel error (A19.2 b3)
givequest Give yourself a quest. Quest names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\quests.xml. The example command can be used to skip to the end of the tutorial quests. This is also immensely helpful for modded quests. givequest quest_BasicSurvival8
giveself <item name> [quality level] Drops an item at your feet with maximum (600) quality. Use the optional [quality level] to specify. Item names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\items.xml giveself machete
giveselfskillxp <skill name> <amount> * Increase the specified skill by <amount> of experience. The <skill name> MUST be capitalized and spaced correctly. giveselfskillxp Mining Tools 1000
giveselfxp <amount> Increase your experience by <amount>. giveselfxp 1000
kick <name / entity id / steam id> [reason] Kicks a player from the game. Type "lpi" to find an ID. [reason] is optional. kick 171 bye
kickall [reason] Kicks all players from the game. [reason] is optional. kickall bye
killall Kills all players and entities.
lights Toggles display of an outline around all light-emitting objects (candles, campfires, etc) (screenshot)
listents le Lists all entities currently in game (zombies, players, animals).
listlandclaim llp Lists all active Land Claim Blocks with player name, world ID, SteamID, LCB's current health state, and coordinates.
listplayerids lpi Lists all players and their IDs.
listplayers lp Lists all players with IDs, positions, health, stats, IP address, etc.
listthreads lt Lists all threads.
loggamestate <message> [true/false] lgs Writes information on the current state of the game (memory usage, entities, threads, etc) to the log file at 7 Days To Die\7DaysToDie_Data\output_log.txt. <message> is any string that will be included in the header of the generated log. True = the command should be run on the client. False = the command should be run on the server. "False" is default. loggamestate START
loglevel <loglevel name> <true/false> Telnet/web only. Select which types of log messages are shown on the connection. By default, all log messages are printed on every connection. Log levels: INF, WRN, ERR, EXC, or ALL. loglevel INF false
mem Prints memory information and calls garbage collector.
memcl Prints memory information on client and calls garbage collector.
pplist Prints Persistent Player data.
removequest Removes a quest. Quest names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\quests.xml.
repairchunkdensity <x> <z> [fix] rcd Used to check if the densities of blocks in a chunk match the actual block type. If there is a mismatch it can lead to the chunk rendering incorrectly or not at all, indicated by the error message "Failed setting triangles. Some indices are references out of bounds vertices." It can also fix mismatches within a chunk. <x> and <z> are the coordinates of any block within the chunk to check. Adding "fix" to the end of the command will repair any mismatches. rcd 0 100 fix
saveworld sa Manually saves the world.
say <message> Sends a server message to all connected clients.
setgamepref <preference name> <value> sg Sets a gamepref. Preference names can be viewed with the "gg" command (getgamepref). sg ZombiesRun 0
setgamestat <stat name> <value> sgs Sets a gamestat. Stat names can be viewed with the "ggs" command (getgamestat). sgs LandClaimExpiryTime 10
settempunit <c or f> stu Sets the temperature unit to Celsius (c) or Fahrenheit (f, default).
settime day
settime night
settime <time>
settime <day> <hour> <minute>
st Sets the current game time. <time> is in the 24h/military format (1pm is 1300). [hour] and [minute] are not. You can also set the <day>, which is the number of total days that have passed. Type "help settime" for more info. settime 1300
settime 6 15 0
showalbedo albedo Toggles display of albedo in gBuffer.
showchunkdata sc Shows some data of the current chunk.
showclouds Artist command to show one layer of clouds.
shownexthordetime Displays the wandering horde time.
shownormals norms Toggles display of normal maps in gBuffer.
showspecular spec Toggles display of specular values in gBuffer.
shutdown Shuts the game down.
sounddebug Toggles SoundManager debug output.
spawnairdrop Spawns an air drop.
spawnentity <playerID> <entityID> se "se" by itself prints a list of entity IDs. Type "lpi" to find an ID. You may also use the Entity Spawner (F6) in Debug Mode to spawn an entity.
spawnscouts Spawns 1 Screamer in the distance and makes it navigate towards the location where the command was used.
spawnscreen Displays spawn screen.
spawnsupplycrate Spawns a supply crate above the player.
spawnwh Spawns a wandering horde in the distance; these hordes will move generally towards the player's location when they were spawned (but not GPS at the player). (verified for A19.2 by faatal @TFP)
spectrum <choice> Force a lighting spectrum. Choices are Biome, BloodMoon, Foggy, Rainy, Stormy, Snowy. For the moment, the "biome" choice is bugged and might crash the game.
starve Makes the player hungry.
staticmap Switches the Navazgane map between static and dynamic
switchview sv Switches the player view between 1st person and 3rd person views. This can also be done in Debug Mode by hitting F5.
systeminfo Print info about the current system (CPU, operating system, etc).
teleport <E / W> [y] <N / S>
teleport <E / W> <N / S>
teleport <target player name/steam id/entity id>
teleport offset <inc E / W> <inc y> <inc N / S>
tp Teleport the local player (you) to specified location. If using [y] (optional) use -1 to spawn on the ground. Use only <E / W> and <N / S> to always spawn on the ground. Use "offset" to teleport based on current position (e.g. 3 meters north inside a locked building). Type "help tp" for more info. South and West are negative, (-) before number. tp -200 77 300
tp -200 300
tp 171
tp offset 3 1 0
teleportplayer <name / player id / steam id> <E / W> <y> <N / S>
teleportplayer <player id> <player id>
tele Teleport the target player to specified location. Use y = -1 to spawn on the ground. Use another player's name or ID to teleport one player to another (such as to yourself). Type "lpi" to print a list of player IDs. Type "help tele" for more info.

South and West are negative, (-) before number.

tele 171 -200 77 300
tele 171 365
tele <friend> <self> = friend to you.
thirsty Makes the player thirsty.
traderarea If a player is within a trader area they will be forced out but can reenter unless trader is closed.
updatelighton <name / player id / steam id> Commands for UpdateLightOnAllMaterials and UpdateLightOnPlayers.
version Print the version of the game and loaded mods.
water Control water settings. Type "help water" for more info.
weather Control weather settings. Type "help weather" for more info.
weathersurvival <on / off> Toggles weather survival.
whitelist add <name / player id / steam id> Adds a player to the whitelist.
whitelist remove <name / player id / steam id> Removes a player from the white list.
whitelist list Prints a list of all whitelisted players.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Not applicable to A18

Video Guide[edit | edit source]