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How to fix Valheim Console Cheat commands not working

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Occasionally, users will be frustrated using cheat or console commands in Valheim. In short, sometimes errors can arise, such as spawn is not valid in the current context. In these cases, users must look into why their cheat commands are not working in Valheim.

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Why are my cheats not working in Valheim?

If your cheats are not working in Valheim, commands are most likely not activated in your game. When cheats and console commands are not activated, players will see a response stating x command or spawn is not valid in the current context. This response indicates cheats are not activated, so you must activate them to get cheats working in Valheim. Here's how to fix cheats not working in Valheim below:

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How to fix Cheats not working in Valheim

Commands in Valheim won't work until users activate them, so here's how to activate and unlock cheat commands in Valheim:

  • How to activate commands - To activate commands in Valheim, users must first add -console to the launch options for the game on Steam. Players can add -console to their launch options by following the steps below:
    • Step one - Right-click Valheim in your Steam library 
    • Step two - Select the Properties option in the list of options that will appear in a small tab.
    • Step three - Add -console to the Launch options tab inside Valheim's Steam properties menu. 

After falling the steps listed above, load into Valheim and press F1 to open the console. Next, type both devcommands followed by debugmode into the console to activate cheat commands. You can do this step in-game or at the main menu, but we recommend doing it in-game. Once cheat commands are activated, you can type any command or cheat in the game, and it should work if done correctly. We recommend double-checking command requirements, parameters, and spelling to make sure everything works as it should. 

For more on Valheim, we at Pro Game Guides have you covered since its launch with guides like Does Bonemass have a weakness in Valheim? – Boss Weakness Guide and How to download and install Valheim HD Texture Pack.


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