EU4 tech Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.
tech Command
PlayerDLC: None

This command adds the specified amount of levels in all technology types.

tech [Amount]



The amount of levels to add in all technology types.

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Quick Overview

The tech command in Europa Universalis IV is a cheat console command. When used, it gives the player a full level up in all types of technology. This includes administrative, diplomatic, and military technologies.

It can be used to gain an advantage in the game, skip a long research time, or experiment with different play styles.

In-Depth Description

The tech command in Europa Universalis IV is a cheat or console command that will automatically advance your nation in all technology types.

This includes administrative, diplomatic, and military technology.

This is particularly useful as technology levels play a significant role in the success of your nation.

Here's how it can be beneficial:

  1. Administrative technology: This improves your government's abilities, allowing you to increase your tax income, production efficiency, and can enable new forms of government.

  2. Diplomatic technology: This enhances your nation's ability in diplomacy, improvements in navy morale, trade range, new types of ships etc.

  3. Military technology: This enhances the effectiveness of various units in warfare, like infantry and cavalry, and allows for better forts and military tactics.

You should use this command when you feel your nation is lagging behind in technological advancements compared to neighboring countries, or when you want an immediate advantage in the game.

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 .