'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim' Cheats for PC

Cheats and secrets for 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim' on the PC

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Bethesda Game Studios / Bethesda Softworks

The following cheat codes are available for "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" action role-playing video game on the PC. 

How to Enter the Codes

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.

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. 

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.

'The Elder Scrolls V' Cheat Codes

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]

Add Levels to your Skills

  • Cheat code: AdvancePCSkill [skillname] #

Add perk (ie Light fingers is 00018E6A)

  • Cheat code: player.addperk ########

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.

All Spells

  • 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

Free-flying camera

  • Cheat code: tfc

Give player item (i.e. gold is 0000000f, lockpicks are 0000000a)

  • Cheat code: player.additem [ItemNumber]

Gives the ID for the companion or NPC

  • Cheat code: help "NPC Name" 4

God mode

  • 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

Kill Enemy (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

Set Fatigue

  • Cheat code: player.setav Fatigue #

Set health

  • 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

Set Magicka

  • 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

Toggle Grass

  • Cheat code: TG

Toggle HUD Menus (Turns the Heads Up Display menus on/off)

  • Cheat code: tm

Unlock Anything (Unlocks anything that may be locked by typing unlock then clicking the chest or door you want unlocked then press enter)

  • Cheat code: unlock

Skill Increase (Will increase the level of a skill by one)

  • Cheat code: Player.IncPCS [Skill Name]

Lock Chests/Doors (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 SoftworksEdited, compiled and continuously maintained by Jason Rybka, your guide to Video Game Cheats.