Age Of Empires Definitive Edition cheats: Every cheat code for the remaster

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Strategy games have had a trait that’s stood the test of time in games, and that’s cheat codes.

There used to be a time where you would bring up the developer console and type in a variation of commands. One memorable cheat was the ‘cow’ command in Diablo II.

However, since Age of Empires has seen some remasters in the last three years alongside a sequel, the cheats have also come back as well.

With that, here’s two lists for the Definitive Edition; one with the essentials, and the other, just in case you want a match like no other.

The Important Codes

Once you are in a match, either press ‘Enter’ or the ‘Chat Icon’ on the top right of the screen. Type in any of the cheats below, press enter, and the cheat should be accepted.

  • WOODSTOCK: Instantly gives you 1000 wood.
  • PEPPERONI PIZZA: Instantly gives you 1000 food.
  • COINAGE: Instantly gives you 1000 gold.
  • QUARRY: Instantly gives you 1000 stone.
  • DIE DIE DIE: Instantly destroy all other players.
  • HOME RUN: Win immediately.
  • REVEAL MAP: Shows you the entire map including resources and trees. You can’t see enemy units with this.
  • HOYOHOYO: A Priest who moves very, very fast with 600 hit points. Create these before researching Mysticism at the Temple to double hit points to 1200.
  • KING ARTHUR: All birds become flying dinosaurs, or dragons if you want to call them that.
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These are the essentials in creating some shortcuts when fighting against an army.

There are trainers and mods but there’s no better satisfaction than typing in a cheat like how many used to in the mid-nineties.

READ MORE: Age of Empires 2 is gaining a ‘Battle Royale’ mode.

Miscellaneous Codes

The following are just useful or random commands that could turn the tide when in battle, or could surprise the opponent, such as turning a Laser Trooper into wearing a space suit.

  • NO FOG: Removes the fog and reveals the position of all units.
  • STEROIDS: Removes the waiting time for creation of units, buildings, or upgrades. Does this for all players.
  • BIGDADDY: Winsett’s Z car that’s very fast and has a deadly attack. Requires a Town Centre.
  • BIG MOMMA: Winsett’s other Z car, similar to the previous one but it’s a white car instead of black. Requires Town Centre.
  • BIG BERTHA: Turns all Stone Throwers and Catapults into Big Bertha, which is stronger.
  • PHOTON MAN: Laser Trooper wearing a space suit. Works best when you have five or six of these, and requires a Town Centre.
  • E=MC2 TROOPER: Creates a Nuke Trooper. Looks like the Laser Trooper, but fires one arrow with massive damage. Slow firing rate with 88 range, can be lethal over a long range. Requires Town Centre.
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Definitive Cheats.
  • POW: Creates a BabyPrez, an infant on a tricycle armed with a deadly weapon. Great at destroying enemy soldiers. Requires Town Centre.
  • HOYOHOYO: A Priest who moves very, very fast with 600 hit points. Create these before researching Mysticism at the Temple to double hit points to 1200.
  • STORMBILLY: Creates a Zug 209 robot that shoots lasers at enemies. Best used in groups of five or more. Requires a Town Centre.
  • DARK RAIN: Turns all your bowmen into Composite Bowmen who turn into trees when they’re not moving. It’s great for stealth attacks.
  • BLACK RIDER: Turns every cavalry archer into Black Rider.
  • FLYING DUTCHMAN: Allows Catapult Trireme and Juggernaut ships to move on land.
  • ICBM: Upgrades the range of Ballista and Helepolis to 100.
  • UPSIDFLINTMOBILE: Chariot archers start moving and firing arrows much faster than normal.
  • MEDUSA: Turns villagers into Medusa, which means they come back from the dead twice.
  • JACK BE NIMBLE: Catapults throw villagers instead of stones.
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We recommend to have an extra save file just to use these, as you may find yourself using the cheats on a campaign that you want to leave alone.

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