EU4 inflation Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.
inflation Command
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This command changes the inflation of a country.

inflation [Amount] [Country Tag]



The amount of inflation.


Optional. The country tag of the target county.


Here are examples of how to use inflation.

inflation 5

The above command would increase inflation in your current country by 5.

inflation 5 ENG

The above command would increase inflation in England by 5.

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Quick Overview

This command, inflation, in Europa Universalis IV allows you to manually adjust the inflation rate of your chosen country.

You'd follow this command with a number representing the desired increase or decrease in your current inflation level. This can have various effects on the economic health and stability of your in-game nation.

In-Depth Description

The inflation command in Europa Universalis IV changes the inflation rate of the player's country.

Inflation in EU4 represents the rate at which the prices of goods are rising, measured as a percentage per year. It increases based on various factors, such as the amount of gold you generate in proportion to your total income, taking loans or utilizing certain events or decisions. Higher inflation levels negatively impact your economy by increasing the cost of goods, recruiting troops, and building structures.

To use this command, you would type inflation followed by the desired inflation value into the console.

For example, if you wanted to set your inflation rate to 2, you would type inflation 2.

This command can be quite useful for managing your economy. If your inflation rate is too high, you can use this command to quickly lower it, preventing negative impacts on your economy. On the other hand, if you feel that your economy is too strong and you want a challenge, you could use this command to increase your inflation rate.

How to Open the Command Console

In EU4, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .