Total War Warhammer Hotkeys / Keyboard Shortcuts Guide to Micro-Manage Things

By   /   Jun 4, 2016
Total War Warhammer Tips

In games like Total War Warhammer, it is rather easy to mess things up when there are multiple things happening on the screen at the same time.

Since the game is as forgiving as it can get, you need to keep the possibilities of messing things up to a minimum. Speaking of countering it, there are a few handful keyboard shortcuts/hotkeys that can save you precious seconds in the heat of the battle.

For more help on Total War: Warhammer, read out our The Vampires Faction Guide, Greenskins Faction Guide, and The Empire Faction Guide.

Total War Warhammer Hotkeys / Keyboard Shortcuts Guide

Our Total War Warhammer Hotkeys / Keyboard Shortcuts guide provides you with all the keyboard shortcuts/hotkeys that you can utilize to micro-manage things in the heart of the battle.

Universal Controls

  • Toggle Sound Effects – Alt + X
  • Toggle Music – Alt + M
  • Select All – Ctrl + A
  • Select Next – Period
  • Select Previous – Comma
  • Current Selection and Order Cancel – Backspace
  • Standard Ping – Ctrl + F5
  • Chat Panel On – Y
  • Chat Panel Off – Esc

Camera Controls

  • Move Forward Fast – Numberpad 8
  • Rotate Up – V/+
  • Rotate Down – C/-
  • Camera Up – X/*
  • Camera Down – Z or /
  • Accelerate – Page Up
  • Decelerate – Page Down
  • Rotate Left – Q/Num 4
  • Rotate Right – E/Num 6
  • Scroll Left – A/Num 1
  • Scroll Right – D/Num 3
  • Step Forward – W/Num 5
  • Step back – S/Num 2
  • Increase Camera Rotation – Shift + Page Up
  • Decrease Camera Rotation – Shift + Page Down
  • Intelligent Zoom – N
  • Third-person Camera – Insert
  • Toggle Unit Camera – Delete
  • Show Tactical Map – Tab

Campaign Map

  • Show Selected Overview – 1
  • Show Garrison – 2
  • Show Unit Recruitment – 3
  • Show Hero Recruitment – 4
  • Show Diplomacy – 5
  • Show Faction – 6
  • Show Finance Panel – 7
  • Show Technologies – 8
  • Show Objectives – 9
  • Show Book of Grudges – 0
  • End Turn Enter/Num Enter
  • Toggle Move Speed – Space
  • Disband Current Selection – Ctrl + P
  • Create/Select unit group 4 – Ctrl + 4/4
  • Create/Select unit group 5 – Ctrl + 5/5
  • Create/Select unit group 6 – Ctrl + 6/6
  • Create/Select unit group 7 – Ctrl + 7/7
  • Create/Select unit group 8 – Ctrl + 8/8
  • Create/Select unit group 9 – Ctrl + 9/9
  • About Face – J
  • Increase Unit/Group Width – Ctrl + Up
  • Reduce Unit/Group Width – Ctrl + Down
  • Step Unit/Group Backwards – Down
  • Step Unit/Group Forwards – Up
  • Rotate Unit/Group – Left Ctrl + Left
  • Rotate Unit/Group – Right Ctrl + Right
  • Strafe unit left – Left
  • Strafe unit right – Right

Selection Controls

  • Select All Artillery Units – Ctrl + B
  • Select All Melee and Infantry Units – Ctrl + I
  • Select All Cavalry Units – Ctrl + C
  • Select All Missile and Infantry Units – Ctrl + M
  • Deselect all – Enter
  • Pan to Lord – Home

Game/UI Controls

  • Cycle Battle Speed – T
  • Show Unit Orders – Space
  • Toggle Unit Information – I
  • Toggle UI visibility – K
  • Toggle UI (with Borders) – Alt + K
  • Toggle Pause – P

Unit/Group Control

  • Group/Ungroup Units – G
  • Toggle Locked Group – Ctrl + G
  • Toggle Melee Mode – F
  • Toggle Unit Speed – R
  • Pan to unit – End
  • Special Ability Slot 1 – Alt + 1
  • Special Ability Slot 2 – Alt + 2
  • Special Ability Slot 3 – Alt + 3
  • Special Ability Slot 4 – Alt + 4
  • Special Ability Slot 5 – Alt + 5
  • Special Ability Slot 6 – Alt + 6
  • Create/Select unit group 10 – Ctrl + 0/0
  • Create/Select unit group 1 – Ctrl + 1/1
  • Create/Select unit group 2 – Ctrl + 2/2
  • Create/Select unit group 3 – Ctrl + 3/3

This is all we on Total War: Warhammer Keyboard Shortcuts/Hotkeys guide. If you found anything missing or confusing, do let us know in the comments section below!

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