7 Days to Die console commands give players complete access to specific events and actions in the game that are available only to developers. Players can use it to improve their hosted 7 Days to Die server and control the players in it. Keep reading our guide as we explain how to use 7 Days To Die console commands on PC while sharing the complete list of available commands.

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How To Use 7 Days To Die Console Commands On PC

To use any of the below-mentioned 7 Days To Die console commands. You must press the following key on your keyboard to open the console:

  • US and EU region keyboards: Press F1 to open the console. [You can also use the ” key on US keyboards and @ on EU keyboards to open the console] 
  • Scandinavian keyboards: Press Ö/Ø/F2 to open the console.
  • Spanish keyboards: Press Ñ to open the console. 

Once the console is opened, you must copy any of the commands from the table below, set the required attributes, and run. 

Console CommandOutcome
help <command>Prints help text for supported commands.
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 remove <name / entity id / steam id>Used to remove a player from the admin list. Type “lpi” to find an ID.
ai pathgridTBD – added in A19.2 b3
ai pathlines (was: ai path)TBD – renamed in A19.2 b3
aiddebugToggles 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 listPrint 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”.
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
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.
chunkcacheShows all loaded chunks in the cache.
clearClears 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 remove <command>Used to remove a command from the command permission list.
cp listDisplay a list of current command permissions. “1000” is the lowest (Guest or normal player) while “0” is the highest (Host or Admin).
creativemenuEnables 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).
debuffplayer <name / entity id / steam id> <buff name>Remove a buff from the targeted player.
debugmenu [on/off]Toggles Debug Mode on or off. This allows God mode (G key), the debug menu (ESC), and other unique functionality.
enablescope <on/off>Toggle debug scope.
exhaustedMakes the player exhausted.
exportcurrentconfigsExports 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. 
exportitemiconsExports all item icons to the 7 Days To Die\ItemIcons folder. Extremely useful for wiki editing!
getgameprefPrints a list of current game preferences to the console (airdrop frequency, daylight length, etc).
getgamestatPrints a list of current game stats to the console (land claim size, difficulty, etc)
gettimePrints current number of days and time.
gfx af <0 or 1>Sets the anisotropic filtering to off(0) or on(1, default).
gfx dtiSet distant terrain instancing (A19.2 b3)
gfx dtpixSet distant terrain pixel error (A19.2 b3)
givequestGive 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.
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
giveselfxp <amount>Increase your experience by <amount>.
kick <name / entity id / steam id> [reason]Kicks a player from the game. Type “lpi” to find an ID. [reason] is optional.
kickall [reason]Kicks all players from the game. [reason] is optional.
killallKills all players and entities.
lightsToggles display of an outline around all light-emitting objects (candles, campfires, etc)
listentsLists all entities currently in game (zombies, players, animals).
listlandclaimLists all active Land Claim Blocks with player name, world ID, SteamID, LCB’s current health state, and coordinates.
listplayeridsLists all players and their IDs.
listplayersLists all players with IDs, positions, health, stats, IP address, etc.
listthreadsLists all threads.
loggamestate <message> [true/false]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.
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.
memPrints memory information and calls garbage collector.
memclPrints memory information on client and calls garbage collector.
pplistPrints Persistent Player data.
removequestRemoves a quest. Quest names can be found in 7 Days To Die\Data\Config\quests.xml.
repairchunkdensity <x> <z> [fix]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.
saveworldManually saves the world.
say <message>Sends a server message to all connected clients.
setgamepref <preference name> <value>Sets a gamepref. Preference names can be viewed with the “gg” command (getgamepref).
setgamestat <stat name> <value>Sets a gamestat. Stat names can be viewed with the “ggs” command (getgamestat).
settempunit <c or f>Sets the temperature unit to Celsius (c) or Fahrenheit (f, default).
settime day
settime night
settime <time>
settime <day> <hour> <minute>
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.

WARNING!!! Using this command runs a high risk of breaking everything timer related on your save game.
showalbedoToggles display of albedo in gBuffer.
showchunkdataShows some data of the current chunk.
showcloudsArtist command to show one layer of clouds.
shownexthordetimeDisplays the wandering horde time.
shownormalsToggles display of normal maps in gBuffer.
showspecularToggles display of specular values in gBuffer.
shutdownShuts the game down.
sounddebugToggles SoundManager debug output.
spawnairdropSpawns an air drop.
spawnentity <playerID> <entityID>“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.
spawnscoutsSpawns 1 Screamer in the distance and makes it navigate towards the location where the command was used.
spawnscreenDisplays spawn screen.
spawnsupplycrateSpawns a supply crate above the player.
spawnwhSpawns 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.
starveMakes the player hungry.
staticmapSwitches the Navazgane map between static and dynamic
switchviewSwitches the player view between 1st person and 3rd person views. This can also be done in Debug Mode by hitting F5.
systeminfoPrint 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>
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.
teleportplayer <name / player id / steam id> <E / W> <y> <N / S>
teleportplayer <player id> <player id>
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.
thirstyMakes the player thirsty.
traderareaIf 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.
versionPrint the version of the game and loaded mods.
waterControl water settings. Type “help water” for more info.
weatherControl 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 listPrints a list of all whitelisted players.
Table Via Fandom; Remixed by Hritwik

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That is it. That concludes our guide on how to use 7 Days to Die console commands on PC.

7 Days to Die is a first-person survival horror game currently available on PlayStation, Xbox, PC, macOS, Linux, and Xbox Cloud Gaming platforms.

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