Released: Sep 30, 1999
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
In Age of Empires 2, cheats provide a fun and alternate way to experience the game. There are various types of cheats available that can give players an edge, allow them to bypass certain challenges, or simply enhance their gaming experience. One type of cheat is the resource cheat, which grants players unlimited amounts of gold, wood, food, and stone. This cheat can be useful when players want to build large armies quickly or construct massive fortresses without worrying about running out of resources.
The Age of Empires 2 cheats will work on the regular game and Age of Empires 2: HD Edition.
To enter or use any of the Age of Empires 2 cheat codes below, press Enter while playing the game and type one of the cheat codes into the chat window. Make sure you have cheats enabled for your current match or game.
|Cheat Effect||Cheat Code|
|Get 1,000 Food (10,000 in AOE 2 HD)||cheese steak jimmy's|
|Get 1,000 Wood (10,000 in AOE 2 HD)||lumberjack|
|Get 1,000 Gold (10,000 in AOE 2 HD)||robin hood|
|Get 1,000 Stone (10,000 in AOE 2 HD)||rock on|
|Get 100,000 of all resources||ninjaconnor|
|Win instantly||i r winner|
|Instant building construction||ninjaconnor|
|Removes fog of war (map overlay)||polo|
|Kills opponent from specific slot number||torpedo (1-8)|
|Kills all other players in the match||black death|
|Become defeated instantly||wimpywimpywimpy|
|Enable / Disable UI||noui|
|Control nature||natural wonders|
|Taunts are silent||!mute|
|Enables sound for taunts||!nomute|
|Research same tech and stack effects||going above and beyond|
|Spawn Alfred the Alpaca unit||alpaca simulator|
|Spawns a car that shoots bullets||how do you turn this on|
|Spawns a cat riding a shark||catzor|
|Spawns a fast-moving doll||i love the monkey head|
|Spawns a Kamakazi unit||to smithereeens|
|Spawns a monkey with high damage||furious the monkey boy|
|Spawns an astronaut||photon man|
|Spawns penguin units||i don't exist|
|Technologies are free||tech tech one two free|
|Turn all units into Elite Teutonic Knights||put on your capes|
|Turn birds into dogs||woof woof|