Factorio Console Commands & Cheats

Factorio Console Commands cheats

Last Updated on 14 February, 2021

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – How to open console and all the available cheats, console commands & admin commands

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – Enable Console

Just hit the “/” (slash) or “~” (tilde) key while in-world to open or enable the console. Then you can type:

  • /help: for a list of all the available commands
  • /command or /c: for a list of all the available cheats

Of course we are going to provide you all the cheats, but take in mind that using /command or /c disables the achievements

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – General

You can change red values:

  • Mine Faster: “/c game.player.force.manual_mining_speed_modifier=1000
  • Craft Faster: “/c game.player.force.manual_crafting_speed_modifier=1000
  • Unlock and research all technologies: “/c game.player.force.research_all_technologies()”

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – Inventory

You can change red values:

First enable cheat mode, if you want to disable it, replace true with false

  • Cheat Mode: “/c game.player.force.manual_mining_speed_modifier=true
  • Refill resources: “/c game.player.selected.amount=1000” (hold the cursor over the resource tile of the resource you want to refill
  • Add items: “/c game.player.insert{name=”iron-plate“, count=50}”
  • Increase inventory slots: “/c game.player.force.character_inventory_slots_bonus=300

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – World Manipulation

You can change red values:

  • Reveal the map (radar): “/c local radius=200
    game.player.force.chart(game.player.surface, {{game.player.position.x-radius, game.player.position.y-radius}, {game.player.position.x+radius, game.player.position.y+radius}})”
  • Delete chunks: “/c local surface = game.player.surface;
    local chunk_radius = 25;
    for chunk in surface.get_chunks() do
    if (chunk.x < -chunk_radius or chunk.x > chunk_radius or chunk.y < -chunk_radius or chunk.y > chunk_radius) then
  • Turn off night (eternal day): “/c game.player.surface.always_day=true
  • Game speed: “/c game.speed=1” (from 0.01 to 5)
  • Freeze time: “/c game.player.surface.freeze_daytime=true” (or false)
  • Remove pollution: “/c game.player.surface.clear_pollution()”
  • Add pollution: “/c game.player.surface.pollute(game.player.position, 50000)”
  • Disable friendly fire: “/c game.player.force.friendly_fire = false
  • Delete decoratives: “/c game.player.surface.destroy_decoratives({})”

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – Enemy & Evolution

You can change red values:

  • Set evolution factor: “/c game.forces[“enemy”].evolution_factor=1
  • Kill enemy bitters: “/c game.forces[“enemy”].kill_all_units()”
  • KIll all enemies: “/c local surface=game.player.surface
    for key, entity in pairs(surface.find_entities_filtered({force=”enemy”})) do
  • Enable peaceful mode: “/c game.player.surface.peaceful_mode = true

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – General

You can change red values:

  • God Mode: “/c game.player.character=nil”
  • Teleport: “/c game.player.teleport([x],[y])”
  • Increase player max reach: “/c local reach = 1000
  • game.player.force.character_build_distance_bonus = reach
    game.player.force.character_reach_distance_bonus = reach”

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – Research

You can change red values:

    • Unlock and research all technologies: “/c game.player.force.research_all_technologies()”
    • Research Queue: “/c game.player.force.research_queue_enabled = true
    • Faster Research: “/c game.player.force.laboratory_speed_modifier=3
  • Enable all recipes: “/c for name, recipe in pairs(game.player.force.recipes) do recipe.enabled = true end”

Factorio Console Commands & Cheats – Modding tools

You can change red values:

  • Mod’s data: “/c __rso-mod__ game.player.print(serpent.dump(global))”
  • Write mod list to file: “/c game.write_file(“mods.txt”, serpent.block(game.active_mods))”

Admin Commands


  • /clear: to clear console
  • /color <color>: RGB value, format # # #
  • /evolution: Alien evolution factor
  • /h [command]: List of available commands
  • /permissions: Permissions GUI
  • /screenshot [x resolution] [y resolution] [zoom]
  • /seed: Starting map seed
  • /time: Map age
  • /unlock-shortcut-bar: blueprint, string import, copy & paste, upgrade planner, deconstruction…
  • /unlock-tips: to unlock tips & tricks
  • /version: current game version


  • /admin: to open player management GUI
  • /admins: List of admins
  • /ban <player> <reason>: to ban a player with a reason
  • /bans: List of bans
  • /banlist <add/remove/get/clear> <player>: to add or remove from banlist
  • /demote <player>: Demtes player from admin
  • /ignore <player>: To mute in chat
  • /ignores: List of muted players
  • /kick <player> <reason>: to kick a player with a reason
  • /players: List of in-game players
  • /promote <player>: To admin
  • /purge <player>: Clears his/her messages in chat
  • /server-save: Saves the game
  • /shout <message>: Message for all
  • /unban <player>: to unban a player
  • /unignore <player>: Removes /ignore
  • /whisper OR /w <player> <message>: Private message for a player
  • /whitelist <add/remove/get/clear> [player]: to add or remove from whitelist

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