Dragon Age 2 (PC) Cheats – Enable Dev Console

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You will need to enable dev console for Dragon Age 2 before you can use any cheat code in game.

How to Enable Dragon Age 2 (PC) Dev Console

Step 1

To enable dev console, open “KeyBindings.ini” file in the “Users\[your name]\Documents\BioWare\Dragon Age 2\Settings” directory. Change the “OpenConsole_0=” line to “OpenConsole_0=Keyboard::Button_`”.

Step 2
Right click on Dragon Age 2 shortcut, and click on “Properties”, and then add the “-enabledeveloperconsole” command line at end of the “Target” field. Make sure you add space before the command line.

Now, while playing Dragon Age 2, press ~ to open the console window. Once Dev Console is open, type any of these cheat codes and press enter for the desired effect.

Note. You will not see what is being typed and may need to press [Backspace] to remove the “`” character if it is present in the console window.

For Steam version of the game, Right-click the “Dragon Age 2″ option, and select “Properties” under the “My Games” Steam tab. In the “General” tab, select “Set Launch Options”, enter “-enabledeveloperconsole” in that field, and accept it.
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.

Cheat Code Effect
runscript pc_immortal Invincibility
runscript addxp [number] Add indicated amount of experience points
runscript addmoney [number] Add indicated amount of copper
runscript healplayer Heal player or party
runscript killallhostiles Kill all enemies in area
runscript zz_deathblow Character animates a random finishing blow based on current weapon
runscript bowlingforferelden Knock back enemies and form a shield around you
runscript cheater All achievements Unlocked

If you face any issue while playing the game, read Errors, Crashes, Freezes, and Fixes for common workarounds.

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    • Atishay

      It shows this error-
      “H:\Games\DA2\Dragon Age 2\bin_ship\DragonAge2.exe”-enabledeveloperconsole’ in the target box is not valid.
      Make sure the path and file name is correct.

    • blueyestim

      anyone know of a weapon upgrade cheat??

      • Annonymous

        Yeah, it’s called a DLC pack.

    • idwan

      hi,can anybody help me to enter cheat da2 for ver 1.00

    • Lozzo

      This doesn’t appear to work with the retail (CD) version 1.00.

      • Dood

        It does work Lozzo but you need to change an xml file as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EkDmVsXWi8 This has a guy show you how to do it and even offers the already edited files.

        • SDgafdsg

          how do u change the target for windows 7, cause i cant select the the target field.

          • gameexpert avin

            u find it in ‘games explorer’ right? – that is the application.