If you're on your th save file, you may be looking for some Skyrim console commands to skip past the peskier parts of your Tamriel adventures.
You know Bleak Falls Barrow like the back of your hand. But have you made yourself a giant and fought against actual giants? Have you flown through the air from Riften to Solitude just to take in the sights? Have you spawned in one hundred wheels of cheese? You can do all that, and more practical things, with the help of Skyrim console commands.
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This list of Skyrim's many, many console commands can help you line up the perfect screenshots, level your character to test out a new combat build you'd been planning, and instantly unlock doors if you've run out of lockpicks and just do not want to go find more. Sometimes a good thief bends the rules, right? Want to see what Skyrim console codes can do? We used them along with some mods to turn our Skyrim character into Santa Claus and deliver presents to every NPC in the game.
Read about it in A Very Skyrim Christmas. For Skyrim freeze time ways to change, improve, and break Skyrim, try our list of Skyrim Special Edition modsbest Skyrim mods the originaland mods for playing Skyrim as another character. You can turn on more than one in a row, so you can become invincible, fly, and teleport all at the same time. Be warned, some of these console commands may cause glitches, problems, or crashesso it's definitely worth saving your game first.
You don't want to make some change and get stuck with it. Many of these console commands require specifying an NPC or item or place with a reference .
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If you're specifying an item or NPC in front of you, click on them while you've brought up the console to get their code immediately. Otherwise, here's a quick cheat sheet of reference s where you can find those codes. Toggle commands for Skyrim turn various game features off or on.
You can turn off the UI for taking great screenshots or turn off detection from NPCs to make yourself the perfect thief. Skyrim player cheats can set different values for your Dragonborn. You can change your level, your face, your carry weight, and a bunch of other things. Targeted Skyrim commands will have an effect on an NPC or item that you select.
They're perfect for unlocking chests, instakilling enemies, and bringing them back to life again. Skyrim quest commands can help you get around bugged issues in quests by automatically getting yourself to the Skyrim freeze time quest state or just let you cheat by moving directly to your next objective.
These are all of the odds and ends of Skyrim console commands.
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See comments. No clipping lets you walk through walls, ceilings, and mountains like some sort of ghost. Use the code again to return to normal. Toggles all in-game menus, perfect if you want to take some screenshots to convince elderly relatives that Skyrim is where you went on your holidays.
Note that this also hides the console commands menu, meaning you'll have to type it again without being able to see the console. Not Team Fortress Classic, but toggle flycam, essentially leaving your body and sailing through the air.
Great for screenshots. Follow it with a 1 to pause. Turns combat AI on or off, turning dragons into placid beasts who act like you aren't there.
A bit like cats. This one lets you behave like a little rapscallion, as it turns naughty business detection stealing, murdering, doing a poo in the woods, etc.
You'll still get caught if you try pickpocketing, though. Every single spell and shout in Skyrim is now yours! Including a bunch of test ones leftover from the de stage that will clog your spellbook. Bring up the character creation menu to adjust the way your character looks. If you a;ter your race this will reset your level and skills, but any other change is safe. Where "skill" is the skill you want to modify, and is the amount you want to modify it by. Skills are input via their in-game names without spaces, apart from Archery which is "Marksman", and Speech, which is known as "Speechcraft".
Every single item in Skyrim has a code. You'll find them in our list of Skyrim item codes. Skyrim freeze time your dreams of owning 47 cabbage potato soups can come true. Adjust your wanted level with this handy command. Setting it to zero resets removes your wanted level completely. Tired of getting tired? Up your carryweight and you'll be able to transport more goodies.
Toggling god mode tgm also lets you carry as much as you like. Use this to spawn NPCs and monsters at your location.
This is the command we used to crank out a horde of dragons around Whiterun. Note that this command spawns new creatures, rather than moving old ones, so if you use it on an NPC, you'll clone them.
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Use this to move yourself next to an NPC, useful for Kharjo, the nomadic Khajit, who can be hard to find as he follows the caravans around Skyrim. Select two NPCs and set the relationship between them, the values range from 4 lover to -4 archnemesis. Use it to make NPCs fight or do other er Changes the size of the player or NPC. You start out at Skyrim freeze time one, which is normal sized, while zero is small. It goes all the way up to an absurdly huge ten. Forces the player to drop items, even usually undroppable quest items. Try just 'drop' to drop absolutely everything you're carrying.
Can't find that vital key? Lockpicking skill too low? Open the console, click on the door or chest you want to unlock, and type "unlock" into the console. If only this worked in real life. For the opposite effect, you can set chests, doors or NPCs? Look at the thing you want to kill, open the console, click on the target, and type this command.
They'll fall over in a very dead manner. Target the thing you want to bring back to life, and they'll get up in a very alive manner. Follow it with a 1 to resurrect them with all items intact.
Target a character and type this and you'll get all their items—including their clothes. Note: does not work in real life. Click on an NPC and use this command to add them to a faction. It's not just about Stormcloaks and Imperials though. Using C84D will add a character to the follower faction, giving them the necessary dialogue to you, while will add them to the 'potential spouse' faction, allowing you to marry them.
This won't work on NPCs with unique voices however, so you won't be able to wed Esbern or General Tullius any time soon. Also known as the 'I have no mouth and I must scream' command.
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Disable banishes the selected NPC to some sort of weird coding limbo. They become invisible, have no collisions and AI won't interact with them, but they're still technically there. Undoes the effects of the Disable command. Disabling and then Enabling your follower will reset them to your current level, which is a handy way of making sure they stay useful in a fight.
It might be fun putting on god mode and becoming immortal, but don't you get a little lonely knowing that one day all the other characters you love will die? I know I do.