Helpful Console Commands Subnautica

Console commands are a way to talk to the game engine of Subnautica by entering instructions that will then be carried out.

Console Commands can do anything from changing your player model, disabling hunger and thirst, or modifying the environment around you with resources and tools.

Console Commands can even change gameplay mechanics such as how fast time passes in-game, whether creatures spawn randomly on planets, etc.

Press the ~ key to open up the console

To open the console, press the ~ key. You can also find it on your keyboard by pressing the `(the key right above TAB) and then typing “console” without quotes.

Type help to see a full list of commands

If you’re not sure what command to use, just type “help” into the console and it will bring up a full list of commands that are available to you.

List of Console Commands:

  • ? – This command brings up a help message that displays all of the console commands available to you on the active server.
  • dumpbackgroundtexture – When applied, this command takes a screenshot and saves it into your game directory as background_texture.png
  • getskyboxtexture – When applied, this command takes a screenshot and saves it into your game directory as skybox_texture.png
  • setplayerpos – This command is used to teleport the player to a specific location in the world. The format for this command is “setplayerpos x y z”, where x is the horizontal position, y is the vertical position, and z is the depth.
  • setfog – This command is used to change the fog settings in the game. The format for this command is “setfog startDist endDist fogColor”, where startDist is the starting distance from the player, endDist is the ending distance from the player, and fogColor is the color of the fog.
  • renderdistance – This command is used to change the rendering distance of the game. The format for this command is “renderdistance farPlane nearPlane”, where farPlane is the starting distance and nearPlane is the ending distance from player.
  • listplayerids – When applied, this console command will list all player IDs and which players they represent.
  • teleport – This command is used to teleport the player to a specific location in the world. The format for this command is “teleport playername x y z”, where x is the horizontal position, y is the vertical position, and z is the depth.
  • travel – This command will allow you to travel to another location. The format for this command is “travel playername x y z”, where x is the horizontal position, y is the vertical position, and z is the depth.
  • settime – This command is used to change the current time of the day. The format for this command is “settime hour minute”, where hour is a number between 1 and 24, and minute is a number between 0 and 59.
  • refilloxygen – This console command is used to add 15 oxygen to your tank. The format for this command is “refilloxygen”, without quotes.
  • spawnentity – This console command will spawn an entity of a specific type at the location of your crosshairs, and facing in a specific direction.

How to use console commands subnautica?

To use console commands in Subnautica, you will need to open up the console by pressing ~ or by pressing ` and typing “console”.

Once the console is open, you can enter a command by typing it into the space provided. After you type your command, press enter to make sure that the command has been entered correctly.

If the command has been entered correctly, it should appear in red text on your screen.

Conclusion

Console Commands are a great way to modify gameplay mechanics, change the environment around you with resources and tools, or even teleport.

The console commands we’ve provided should help you get started thinking about how you can use them in your own Subnautica experience.

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