Fallout 3 Console Commands and Cheats


While playing the game, press ~ to display the console window. Then, type one of the following codes and press [Enter] to activate the corresponding cheat function:

To use a cheat code in Fallout 3, bring up the console by pressing the tilde key (~) and type the code at the prompt.

Fallout 3 is an action role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks in 2008. Set in a post-nuclear Washington D.C., it tells the story of a nameless inhabitant of Vault 101 (the player) who ventures above ground in search of their missing father. Taking on the dangers of the Capital Wasteland won't be easier, however, so here's a list of cheat codes to help you out.


Console Commands
Code Effect
activate Activates the last door you clicked on in the console that is locked but needed to be opened from another place. (doors that unlock doesn't work on)
addspecialpoints [#] add # special points
advlevel Advance one level
agerace [#] Ages the targeted character with 1, and de-ages them with -1
player.agerace [#] Ages yourself with 1, and de-ages you with -1
tmm [1] All mapmarkers
SetPCCanUsePowerArmor [1] Allows player to wear Brotherhood of Steel armor without the training prerequisite.
tsb [number] Allows you to add blood to your screen. Higher numbers make more blood spots. 0 = none.
fov [1-180] Allows you to change your field of view (by angle)
player.placeatme Allows you to spawn any NPC next to you.
set timescale to [#] Alters the speed in which the in-game time passes.
Player.AddItem [2937e 500] Ammo for Instant-Kill Magnum
Kill Automatically kill the target you selected in Console Mode
player.modScale [1 or -1] Become a giant! 1 = giant ; -1 =normal
coc [Cell ID] Center on cell. Teleports you to the cell you specify.
ShowNameMenu Change your name for free, no court fees!
setgs fJumpHeightMin [#] Changes how high your player will jump. Replace the # with the desired height. (default = 64)
player.setlevel [#] changes leve to #, doesn't affect anything else.
player.setav speedmult [###] Changes only the player's speed. Replace ### with a value over 100 (which is normal speed) to move faster.
setgs fMoveRunMult [#] Changes run speed. Replace the # with the desired speed. (default = 4)
setscale [#] Changes size of any targeted object/NPC. Replace # with a number between -10 and 10. Default size is 1.
modpca (s.p.e.c.i.a.l) [#] changes the chosen stat by adding the given number. e.g. lmodpca luck 3 would take your 5 luck to 8.
SexChange changes the sex of the player character or anyone you click on in console
cam Closes all open menus
CompleteAllObjectives / CompleteQuest Complete quest objectives
player.ForceAV [amount] Directly set your skill values.
disableallmines Disables all mines allowing you to pick them up, without them blowing up.
tcai Disables enemy AI, enemies stand still and do not fire back.
getXPfornextlevel displays xp needed for next level
setessential 6a772 1 Dogmeat is marked Essential (Unkillable)
SetPCYoung Everyone wants to be a kid again!
player.srm Free repair up to your repair level
GetAVInfo [Actor Value] Gets info on the selected targers value (such as getavinfo luck)
addachievement [xx] Gives achievement with the number you put in(1-53) ex. addachievement 23
Setownership Gives player ownership of selected item
tgm God Mode
EquipItem [item_id] if the item_id exists in the selected target's inventory, it will be equipped
UnEquipItem [item_id] if the item_id exists in the selected target's inventory, it will be unequipped
CloseAllMenus Just in case...
Killall Kills everyone in the area, if you are outside it kills everything outside.
load [name] Loads a saved game.
SetGS fVATSDistanceFactor 0.0001 Makes V.A.T.S incredibly perfect when it comes to aiming.
Player.MatchFaceGeometry [#] Matches the geometry of another NPCs face
player.modav skill [#] Modifies player's desired skill. (player.modav luck 10)
EnablePlayerControls Move around during "locked" cinematics
movetoqt Moves the player to the current quest marker
player.moveto [#] Moves you to the specified NPC.
SetGS fPickPocketActorSkillMult 100 Multiplies Pick pocket skill by 100
tcl No clipping mode
showracemenu open the character creation screen
showbarbermenu Open the haircut menu.
showplasticsurgeonmenu Open the plastic surgery menu.
save fred [1] Opens a text file with all objects (items, npcs, props) and their corresponding ID Form codes (unique for every savegame)
player.modav actionpoints [#] Permanently modifies players max action points.
player.modav health [#] Permanently modifies players max hp
player.modav carryweight [#] Permanently modifies players max weight.
pcb Purge cell buffer, which frees up memory if you have lots of cells loaded, increasing performance.
QQQ Quits the game fast with no promps
Removeallitems Remove all the Weapons and Cloths from Selected NPC (inc kids!)
player.removeitem <ObjectID> [XXX] Removes "XXX" number of items from your inventory of type. Useful for removing quest flagged items
player.additem 0000000F [XXX] Replace "XXX" with the amount of caps(money) you want.
rewardxp [xxx] Replace xxx with the number of experience points to receive
ResetQuest Resets a quest... assuming you would want to do such a thing?
Player.SetWeaponHealthPerc [100] Restores equiped weapon to 100%
GetQuestCompleted/GetQC [QuestID] Returns 1 if the quest with QuestID has been completed and 0 if it hasn't
resurrect revives dead target
rewardKarma [#] reward # karma points to player
exit vats roll credits/end gameplay
save [name] Saves your game with a custom save name.
Player.AddItem 50f92 1,100 Secret Weapon: Instant-Kill Magnum
Resethealth Select player, or NPC and acts as a full heal
PRID [name] Selects an object. Useful for selecting yourself in first person view (use 'PRID player").
SetPos [X] set selected targets x coordinate (you can also use Y and Z with this function; click an object while in the console to select it)
player.setav meleedamage [##] Set the melee damage inflicted by your character. (Note, other variables will affect your final damage output.) (Insert desired damage in place of ##)
setspecialpoints []# set the number of special points to #
player.setav critchance [##] Set the percent chance to score a critical hit when inflicting damage. (Note, input desired percentage in place of ## [0-100])
player.setav fireresist [##] Set the percentage of fire damage absorbed by your player. (Note, input desired percentage in place of ## [0-100])
player.setav damageresist [##] Set the percentage of physical (Gunshot or melee) damage absorbed by your player. (Note, input desired percentage in place of ## [0-100])
player.setav poisonresist [##] Set the percentage of poison damage absorbed by your player. (Note, input desired percentage in place of ## [0-100])
player.setav radresist [##] Set the percentage of radiation absorbed by your player. (Note, input desired percentage in place of ## [0-100])
player.setav unarmeddamage [##] Set the unarmed damage inflicted by your character. (Other variables will affect your final damage output.) (Insert desired damage in place of ##)
SetBarterGold [amount] Sets how much an NPC has to trade with
player.setav <SKILL> [#] Sets skill level to #. Max 100. this sets all skill bonuses but those from gear, tag skills, or attributes.
SetGS fLockSkillBase [100] Sets the base force for lock breaking to 100% so that you can open any lock by forcing it.
setgs iMaxCharacterLevel [###] Sets the maximum level that your character can reach through experience gain. Replace the ### with the desired maximum level.
setactorfullname "Firstname Lastname" (Use the quotes if the name has spaces) Sets the name of the selected NPC. Use "player.setactorfull name" to change your character's name. Last name (and any further spaces) optional.
SetEssential <ID> [1] Sets the NPC as essential.
player.setav <S.P.E.C.I.A.L.> [#] Sets the typed attribute to the number provided. (1-10)
showinventory shows all items and their id's, of the selected target, in the console (click an object while in the console to select it)
setgs fmovesneakmult [*] Speed up SNEAK MODE * = speed times this number
"startquest <quest ID>" eg startquest 00014ea3 which starts "Trouble on the Homefront" Starts a quest, useful if you want to reset
SetGS fPickPocketMaxChance [100] This code breaks the hard-coded 85% pick pocket success chance
TG Toggle on/off grass.
TT Toggle on/off trees.
TWF toggle wirefram mode on/off
tai Toggles AI processing on/off. Freezes the AI
tfc toggles free camera mode (useful for character screenshots)
tm turns off/on the HUD (useful for character screenshots)
unlock Unlocks any selected physical lock (doors, chests, etc) and terminals.
Disable Use this code to delete a character without having to kill or harm them (Perfect for those pesky kids!)
GetPos [X] view selected targets x coordinate (you can also use Y and Z with this function; click an object while in the console to select it)
tmg View some polygons and boxes of collisions.
coc megatoncommonhouse Warp Back
coc testqaitems Warp to Room with All Items
MoveToQuestTarget/movetoqt [optional: questID] Warp to your quest' target location