Imperator Rome: Console Commands & Cheats for Army, Character ID, and many more

Add population & increase war score.

Are you looking for Imperator Rome Console Commands & Cheats? With the game console, you can completely revamp your gameplay. From endless customizations to additional features, the options are endless. You can destroy mercenaries, start a civil war, spawn items, and much more. 

In this article, we’ll tell you all the cheats & console commands for Imperator Rome and as well as how to enable the console in Imperator Rome.

How to Enable Console Commands in Imperator Rome?

In Imperator: Rome, the console is deactivated by default. You’ll need to start the game on Windows to enable the debug mode in the game. To open the console in Imperator Rome, just follow the below steps.

  • Make a shortcut to the game by selecting Create Shortcut.
  • Choose Properties by right-clicking it.
  • Go to the Target field & add “-debug_mode” at the end.
  • Remove the quotation marks.


  • Right-click the game to choose Properties.
  • Go to Launch Options, and add “-debug_mode” at the end.
  • Remove the quotation marks.

Non- Steam

You can also enable Imperator Rome console commands on nonsteam. Just follow the below steps.

  • Type CRTL+SHIFT+P 
  • It will enable a menu to pop up, search for debug mode > Select it > You can open the console without using steam launcher options.


  • Select the Settings button.
  • This will be located next to the Play button at the top of the screen, then open the Manage installation submenu and select Configure.
  • Make sure the Launch parameters Custom executables/arguments box is checked at the bottom of the page in the new window.
  • Copy the “start game” executable.
  • Change the Arguments field to -debug mode.

Imperator Rome Cheats Console Commands

Here is a list of all the imperator Rome console commands that you can use in the game to get an advantage. These console commands include army cheats, debug mode, and much more. So, let’s take a look.

ae [<amount>]Modifies your aggressive expansion. ae -10 would reduce it by 10.
annex [<countrytag>]Annexes the specific country to yours.
army [<cohortcount>][<province>]Adds specific amount of units in selected province.
army_loyalty [<prov> <amount>]Sets army loyalty to specified amount.
cash [<amount>]Adds specified amount of gold. Base is 5000.
centralization [<amount>]Sets centralization to specified amount.
character.age [<id>] [<age>]Sets character age. You can also do the same for prominence, popularity, corruption, etc. But not for loyalty.
character.martial [<id>] [<value change>]Sets character martial, replace with zeal, charisma, or finesse for those. The change in value can be negative as well. “-10, 4, 9” etc.)
civil_war [<countrytag>]Starts a civil war in the specified country.
coat_of_arms [<countrytag>]Prints the script for the country’s coat of arms/flag to logs\games.log. This is the only way to see the script for game-generated flags.
conquer [<provid>]Conquer specified territory.
control [<provid> [<countrytag>]Control specified territory by specified country.
debug_modeShows tags and Ids, equivalent to charinfo in CK2.
debug.achievements.resetallResets all achievements (developer command).
declare_war [<countrytag>] [<countrytag>]Starts war between two countries.
destroy_mercenariesDestroys all mercenaries on the world map, but does not prevent them respawning.
eagerness [<countrytag>]Check AI eagerness for war.
event [eventid][target]Triggers event for specified character/province/country.
exileExiles selected units.
explorerOpens the object explorer debug tool
forcepeace [<countrytag>]Forces AI generated peace offers for specified country.
fowToggles fog of war on/off.
gui_editorOpens the GUI editor
horde [<province>]Spawns a barbarian horde of 100k units in specified province.
instantbuildToggles on/off instant build
instantmoveToggles instant move on and off
instantpopassimilationToggles instant cultural assimilation of all your pops on monthly tick on and off
instantpopclassToggles instant promotion and demotion of all your pops on monthly tick on and off
instantpopreligiousconversionToggles instant religious conversion of all your pops monthly tick on and off
instantsiegeToggles instant sieges on and off
instantwarToggles on/off instant war declaration.
kill [<id>]Kills target character.
legitimacy [<amount>]Modify current ruler legitimacy.
corrupt [<amount>]Modify current corruption to amount. Defaults to 100 corruption
make_child [mother] [father]Spawns a child for the specified parents.
manpower [<amount>]Add specified amount of Manpower, note that the number is taken in thousands so “20” would result in 20,000 manpower.
marry [character][character]Arranges marriage between two characters.
military_experience [<amount>]Modifies your military experience
music.nextChanges current music track.
navy [<shipcount>][<province>]Spawns specified amount of Triremes in province.
observe(ob)Switch to spectator mode.
portrait_editorOpens/closes the portrait editor.
political_influence [<amount>]Modifies your political influence
prestige [<amount>]Modifies your prestige.
revolt [<countrytag>]Starts a revolt in specified country.
settingsOpens the debug settings
setup_editorOpens the province setup editor where you can edit culture, religion, etc. This creates a setup file in documents that overrides base files.
stab [<amount>]Modifies your stability. Default sets it to 100.
tag [<countrytag>]Switch tag to another country. All countries have a numeric tag and an alpha-numeric tag. Either will work.
tech [<amount>]Gives tech levels. Amount is optional, not specifying the amount gives 1 tech level. Does not unlock inventions and may make it impossible to do so. Not advised. Negative value will decrease tech instead
tiToggles terra incognita on/off.
tyranny [<amount>]Modifies your tyranny. Tyranny -10 would reduce it by 10.
tick_day [number of days]Advances time by the specified number of days.
tweak fowOpens the tweaker GUI to enable or disable Fog of War
warexhaustion [<amount>]Modifies your war exhaustion. warexhaustion -10 would reduce it by 10.
yesmenActivates yesmen (AI accepts all diplomatic proposals).

As far as the concern about war score & add population cheats in Imperator Rome. Unfortunately, there aren’t any cheats like this that you can use in the game. However, there are some tips & tricks that you can use in the game to add population, increase war score, and change religion in the game.

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