7.5

Left 4 Dead 2

Release date: November 17, 2009
Platforms: Mac, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Left 4 Dead 2 Cheats and Console Commands

In this guide, you will find a list of most useful console commands for Left 4 Dead 2 and instructions on how to use them.
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How to activate the console.

As with many Valve games, the console can be activated by going to "Options", then "Keyboard/Mouse" tab, and checking "Allow Developer Console". Once changes are applied, you will be able to open the console by pressing the "~" key.

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List of commands

Most of these commands will require you to allow cheats by inputting "sv_cheats 1" command. You will only be able to use it if you are the host/admin. Enabling cheats will disable achievement progression.

  • sv_cheats 1 – Enables cheats for the current server.
  • noclip – Enables noclip mode, allowing you to fly through walls and move freely around the map.
  • god 1 – Enables god mode, making all survivors in the current game invincible.
  • warp_all_survivors_here – Teleports all survivors in the game to your location (works even if they are hanging on the edge or affected by special infected).
  • director_stop – Prevents infected from spawning (will not affect already spawned infected or scripted infected included in the map design).
  • upgrade_add incendiary_ammo – Upgrades ammo to incendiary.
  • upgrade_add explosive_ammo – Upgrades ammo to explosive.
  • upgrade_add laser_sight – Adds laser sight upgrade.
  • sv_infinite_ammo 1 – Enables infinite ammo.
  • give health – Refills health.
  • give ammo – Refills ammo.
  • director_panic_forever – Enables everlasting a panic event.
  • director_force_panic – Enables a panic event.
  • Ent_Remove – Removes all spawned entities.
  • thirdperson – Enables third person view.
  • thirdpersonshoulder – Enables third person over-the-shoulder view.
  • firstperson – Returns you to first person view.
  • kill – Kills the player.
  • quit – Quits the game instantly.
  • z_health <number> – Sets the health value for the zombies.
  • z_speed <number> – Sets the speed value for the zombies.
  • kick <nickname> – Kicks the specified player.
  • ban <nickname> – Bans the specified player.

Spawn a weapon or a prop

  • give pistol
  • give pistol_magnum
  • give autoshotgun
  • give shotgun_chrome
  • give pumpshotgun
  • give shotgun_spas
  • give smg
  • give smg_silenced
  • give rifle_ak47
  • give rifle
  • give rifle_desert
  • give hunting_rifle
  • give sniper_military
  • give weapon_grenade_launcher
  • give melee
  • give vomitjar
  • give chainsaw
  • give frying_pan
  • give electric_guitar
  • give katana
  • give machete
  • give tonfa
  • give molotov
  • give pipe_bomb
  • give propanetank
  • give gascan
  • give oxygentank
  • give first_aid_kit
  • give defibrillator
  • give adrenaline
  • give pain_pills

Spawn an enemy

  • z_spawn zombie
  • z_spawn spitter
  • z_spawn jockey
  • z_spawn charger
  • z_spawn zombie
  • z_spawn mob
  • z_spawn boomer
  • z_spawn hunter
  • z_spawn witch
  • z_spawn smoker
  • z_spawn tank

De-spawn an enemy

  • kick zombie
  • kick spitter
  • kick jockey
  • kick charger
  • kick zombie
  • kick mob
  • kick boomer
  • kick hunter
  • kick witch
  • kick smoker
  • kick tank

John Davis