This post provides a list of 7 days to die console commands. In 7 Days To Die, where survival is crucial, learning the console commands can make all the difference. If you’re new to the game or just looking to up your gameplay, I have got you covered.
The Command Console might sound like something fancy for game developers, but It’s something players like you can use too. It’s a tool that lets you type in special Console Commands to do all sorts of things in the game.
You can use these commands to find out stuff about the game, change how it works, make items appear out of thin air, and even mess around with time (not in real life, just in the game).
Plus, if you’re playing with other people, some commands let you be the boss. You can kick out players who are being mean or causing trouble.
In this post, I will take you through 7 Days To Die console commands, and you will learn the riddles to surviving the zombie catastrophe one command at a time.
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Let’s get started.
|admin add ||Used to add a player to the admin list with the desired permission level. Note that you can use the player's entity ID, player name, or steam ID. Type "lpi" to find an ID. Permission levels can range between 0 (maximum) and 1000 (none). Example: admin add 171 0|
|admin remove ||Used to remove a player from the admin list. Type "lpi" to find an ID. Example: admin remove 171|
|aiddebug||Toggles AIDirector debug output.|
|ai pathgrid||TBD - added in A19.2 b3|
|ai pathlines (was: ai path)||TBD - renamed in A19.2 b3|
|ban add ||Bans a player from the game for a specified duration in the specified duration unit with an optional reason. Duration units are minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years. Type "lpi" to find an ID. Example: ban 171 10 hours griefing|
|ban 282 1 year hacking||Example: ban 282 1 year hacking|
|ban list||Print a list of banned players with their duration, ID, and reason to the console.|
|ban remove ||Remove a ban. Find a list of banned player IDs using "ban list." Example: ban remove 171|
|buff ||Applies a buff to the local player (you). Buff names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\buffs.xml. Example: buff CoffeeStaminaBoost|
|buffplayer ||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. Example: buffplayer 171 CoffeeStaminaBoost|
|chunkcache cc||Shows all loaded chunks in the cache.|
|clear||Clears all output text in the command console.|
|cp add ||Used to add a command to the command permission list with the desired permission level. Use "cp list" to view commands. Example: cp add gettime 0|
|cp remove ||Used to remove a command from the command permission list. Example: 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 ||Display the blood-filled death screen during normal gameplay. This does not hurt or kill the player but it diminishes visibility.|
|debuff ||Remove a buff from the local player (you). Example: debuff buffLegBroken|
|debuffplayer ||Remove a buff from the targeted player. Example: debuffplayer 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 ||Toggle debug scope.|
|exhausted||Makes the player exhausted.|
|exportcurrentconfigs||Exports the currently used configs to %appdata%/7DaystoDie/Saves/
|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). Example: 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. Example: givequest quest_BasicSurvival8|
|giveself ||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. Example: giveself machete|
|giveselfskillxp ||Increase the specified skill by
|giveselfxp ||Increase your experience by
|kick ||Kicks a player from the game. Type "lpi" to find an ID. [reason] is optional. Example: kick 171 bye|
|kickall [reason]||Kicks all players from the game. [reason] is optional. Example: 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 the 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 ||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.
|loglevel ||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. Example: loglevel INF false|
|mem||Prints memory information and calls garbage collector.|
|memcl||Prints memory information on the 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 ||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.
|saveworld sa||Manually saves the world.|
|say ||Sends a server message to all connected clients.|
|setgamepref ||Sets a gamepref. Preference names can be viewed with the "gg" command (getgamepref). Example: sg ZombiesRun 0|
|setgamestat ||Sets a gamestat. Stat names can be viewed with the "ggs" command (getgamestat). Example: sgs LandClaimExpiryTime 10|
|settempunit ||Sets the temperature unit to Celsius (c) or Fahrenheit (f, default).|
|settime day||Sets the current game time to day.|
|settime night||Sets the current game time to night.|
|settime||Sets the current game time to the specified time (in 24h/military format). Example: settime 1300|
|settime ||Sets the current game time to the specified day and time. Example: 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 airdrop.|
|spawnentity ||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 ||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 ||Teleport the local player (you) to a specified location. If using [y] (optional), use -1 to spawn on the ground. Use only
|teleportplayer ||Teleport the target player to the 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). Example: tele 171 -200 77 300|
|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 ||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 ||Toggles weather survival.|
|whitelist add ||Adds a player to the whitelist.|
|whitelist remove ||Removes a player from the white list.|
|whitelist list||Prints a list of all whitelisted players.|
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You can open the Command Console in a couple of ways, depending on your keyboard type.
- If you have a US or EU keyboard, you can press the “F1” key.
- If you’re using a US keyboard, press the “double quotes” key.
- For EU keyboards, hit the “@” key.
- Scandinavian keyboards have their secret key, which is “Ö,” “Ø,” or “F2.”
- And if you’re using a Spanish keyboard, just tap the “Ñ” key.
So, depending on the keyboard you have, pick the right key.
Ken Anucha studied Information Technology at Sikkim Manipal University. He is a gaming and sports enthusiast whose aim is to keep folks in these spheres thoroughly informed and up-to-date.