Subnautica Below Zero is an open-world survival game with a massive environment to explore. Like most online games, players can enable and access the developer console and insert various commands to debug different aspects of the game. Whether you want to teleport to new regions, spawn in an object for size reference, or simply unlock something, there’s probably a command for it. Here’s a complete list of Subnautica Below Zero console commands and a guide on using them.

How to activate the console in Subnautica Below Zero

  1. Press F3 to open the menu.
  2. Press F8 to activate your mouse cursor.
  3. Uncheck “Disable Console.”
  4. Press Enter or ~ to open the console.

To activate the Subnautica Below Zero console commands, PC players can press F3 to open up the console and press F8 for a cursor. Uncheck the box next to the “disable console” option. Then, pressing either the Enter key or ~ opens up the console. From the console, players can type in any of the commands found below.

After entering a command, simply press the Enter key to activate it. You can also press the up and down arrows on your keyboard to sort through previously typed commands.

Subnautica Below Zero Console Commands

Below, we’ve outlined a complete list of Subnautica Below Zero console commands broken out by general, technical, weather, item, and teleporting categories. Depending on what you want to use console commands, you’ll likely want to navigate to a different section to find the appropriate functions.

General Console Commands

item [NAME] [#] Adds a number of a specific item to your inventory (one item by default). Example: “item titanium 2” adds two titanium to your inventory.
spawn [NAME] [#] Spawns a number of objects in front of you (one object by default). Example: “spawn hoopfish 2” adds two hoopfish in front of you.
baseflood [#] Floods all player-made bases (1 means flooded, 0 means not flooded).
Bobthebuilder Enables fast build, unlock all, no cost, fast grow and fast hatch, and adds a Habitat BUilder, Scanner, Survival Knife, and Repair Tool to the player’s inventory
Bubbles Spawns air bubbles around you.
charge [#] Charges batteries in your inventory to a given percent (0 means no charge, 1 means full charge).
Clearinventory Delete your entire inventory.
Cold Toggles the cold effect on a player.
damage [#] Sets universal damage multiplier to a number.
Damagebase Beaches all the Seabases.
dig [#] Removes terrain around a player in a sphere, where the number is the diameter in meters (“dig 100” for max).
ency [NAME] Unlocks a database entry. Example “ency hoopfish” unlocks the hoopfish entry.
Fastbuild Enables quick build of modules with Habitat Builder.
Fastgrow Enables fast growing of all plantable flora when placed in a planter.
Fasthatch Eggs hatch in a few moments when set in Alien Containments.
Fastscan Enables faster scanning when using the scanner.
Fastswim Enables fast swimming mode, giving you a big speed boost while holding the left shift key.
Filterfast Water Filtration machines filter much faster.
Filtersalt Makes all the Water Filtration Machines on the map fabricate salt immediately.
Filterwater Makes all the Water Filtration Machines on the map fabricate Large Filtered Water immediately.
Changes the game mode to whatever you choose.
Freeze Freezes all small fish.
Freezeplayer Freeze the player.
goal [NAME] [NAME] Triggers a story goal, between PDA, Radio, Encyclopedia and Story. Choose the goal, followed by the story name. Example: goal pda helloworld.
goalreset [NAME] Removes a Story Goal, and can be used in the same was as the command above.
Hoverbikevariant1 Changes Snowfoxes to variant 1, giving thme infinite boost and higher jump.
Hoverbikevariant2 Changes Snowfoxes to variant 2, giving thme infinite boost and higher jump.
Hypnosisoff Enables the hypnosis effect (Lily Paddler’s)
Hypnosison Disables the hypnosis effect (Lily Paddler’s)
Icewormhuntmodeoff Disables Ice Worm hunt mode.
Icewormhuntmodeon Enables Ice Worm hunt mode.
Instagib Enables one-hit kills on all creatures.
Invisible Creatures ignore the player, and vehicles do not take hull damage.
Kill Respawns the player inside the drop pod.
Launchrocket Forces launch of the Exchanger Rocket.
Noblueprints Unlocks all the blueprints.
Nobubbles Disables the breath bubbles.
Nocost Makes Fabricators, Habitat Builder, Vehicle Bay, Upgrade Console, and mod Station free to use.
Nodamage Toggle damage on and off.
Noenergy Toggles the power usage for vehicles, tools, and Seabases.
Nohints Toggles game hints on or off.
nopressure Toggles the pressure effects on Seabses and Vehicles.
Nosurvival Disables foot and water requirements on survival and hardcore mode.
ongoal [NAME] Completes a story goal. Example: ongoal all unlocks all the story goals.
Oxygen Gives an unlimited amount of oxygen, but won’t save you if you’re already out of oxygen.
Resetmotormode Goes into swim mode while in an underwater Architect base.
resourcesfor [NAME] Provides resources for craftable items. Example: resourcesfor knife will give a Silicone Rubber and Titanium.
Rotfood Makes all the food in a player’s inventory rot.
Schoolfishrepulsedbyplayer Toggles shoals fleeing from a player.
Seaglide Will automatically spawn a Seaglide infront of you.
Shotgun Enabled/Disables the shotgun mode. In this mode creatures will be killed by being right clicked.
Startexchangerquest Automatically warps you to the Exchanger Rocket.
story [NAME] Move forward in the current story to a designated point. Use “story help” to see the individual commands.
story help [NAME] Get a description of the story provided by [NAME].
supplydrop [NAME] Will start a supply drop of the designated name. Use “supplydropall” to get a full list of names.
Supplydropall Get a list of all of the supply drops.
takedamage [#] Will damage the player. [#] represents the % damage taken with a max health of 100%.
Unfreeze Will unfreeze all of the small fish.
Unfreezeplayer Will unfreeze the player.
unlock [NAME] Will unlock the specified blueprint in [NAME].
Unlockall Gains access to every blueprint.
Unlockallbuildables Gains accesses all the blueprints from the Habitat Builder.
Unlockdoors Will disable all the forcefields within the Architect Bases.

Technical Commands

Toggle camera bobbing on and off
camshake Initiates camera shaking.
collect Initiates a garbage collection script.
debughoverbike Toggles the Snowfox debugging menu, which is only visible while on a Snowfox.
debugmusic Lists the music playing, if any.
debugstartmap Places 1000 black cubes at the starting spot.
entreset Resets all the loaded entities.
farplane [#] Changes viewing distance to a number, with 1000 being default.
fog Toggles the in-game fog on and off.
fps Toggles FPS display on or off.
freecam Allows you to leabe your character and look around. Enter the command again to return.
gamereset Resets the terrain, but could cause problems if used inside a vehicle.
ghost Enables ghost mode, allowing you to free roam.
iceworm Makes all Ice Worms to start the ground-exit animations and then return into the ground.
interpolate Toggles interpolation for player movements.
killvehicle Makes Seatrucks blow up.
limitshadow [#] Limits the shadows to a specific number radius.
listambience Lists ambience files in the game.
listmusic Lists music files in the game.
nobloom Turns off bloom.
noshadows Turns off shadows.
pcannon Makes all items that you can pick up with propulsion cannons have a blue glow, and enables neoenergy command.
printbiome Shows what biome you’re in right now.
rib Toggles running in background for the game.
scene [NAME] Loads a scene based on NAME parameter.
sizeref Spawns a Wasabi One diver, and you can use it as a size reference.
skiptrack Skips the current track.
spikeytraphunt Forces Spike Traps to go into hunting mode.
spikeytraprest Forces Spike Traps to go into resting mode.
target Toggles a target debug.
targetframerate [#] Sets the maximum in-game frame rate.
techtype [NAME] Princes the techtype for a given name, which you can use to get debug spawn commands.
vranim Enables VR animations.
vsync Turns on or off vertical sync.
weathergui Toggles the weather debug GUI.

Weather Console Commands

day Changes time of day to 12 noon.
night Changes time to midnight.
accelweather [#] Accelerates the future weather to a given number.
daynight [#] Sets the time of day, where 0 and 1 are midnight and 0.5 is noon.
daynightspeed [#] Sets the day and night cycle multiplier, where default is 1.
forcenextweather Advances the current weather to the next one.
lightning Toggles lightning on or off.
precipitation Toggles rain on or off.
resetweather Rerolls the next 24 hours of random weather.
skiptime [#] Skips a number of seconds, where one day equals 1200 seconds.
weather Toggles weather .
weathevent [name] Sets the current weather to a given name, either blizzard, calm, clearskies, electricstorm, hailstorm, heavyfog, lightfog, lightsnow, rain, snowstorm, whiteoutblizzard.
wind Toggles the wind.

Item Console Commands

eggs Recieve all of the creature eggs
exosuitarms Recieve all of the Prawn Suit arms
exosuitupgrades Recieve all of the Prawn Suit Upgrades
hatchingtime Provides you with a Lightweight High Capacity Tank, Fins, Rebreather, Ion Cubes x3, Hatching Enzymes and a Seaglide
madloot Provides you with Batteries x3, Titanium x10, Glass x10, a Scanner, a Habitat Builder and a Survivial Knife
niceloot Provides you with Compass, Table Coral Sample, Coral Tube Sample, Copper Ore, Mercury Ore, Silver Ore, Ruby, Magnetite, Nickel Ore, Lithium, Uraninite Crystal, Gold, Salt Deposit, Rebreather, Metal Salvage, Ultra High Capacity Tank, Reinforced Dive Suit, Compass
precursorkeys Provides you with a precursor key of each color
seatruckupgrades Provides all of the Sea Truck upgrades
spawnloot Provides you with a Salt Deposit, Gold, Copper Ore, Quartz, Content Magnesium and Metal Salvage x4
tools Provides you with a Pathfinder Tool, Laser Cutter, Repair Tool, Light Stick, Flare, Survival Knife, Flashlight, Propulsion Cannon, Habitat Builder and an Air Bladder
vehicleupgrades Provides the player with all of the upgrades
Recieves the ability to unlock all of the Jukebox tracks via single dropped Jukebox Disk

Teleport Console Commands

warp [x] [y] [z] Warps you to given coordinates.
batch [x] [y] [z] Warps you to the center of a batch.
chunk [x] [y] [z] Teleports you to a chunk (chunk -400, -400, -400 is the center of Sector Zero)
gotofast [NAME] Similar to the goto command, but teleports there instead.
gotospam [NAME] Spams teleport until the game is excitied or goto stop is executed.
gotostop Stops the gotospam command.
spawnnearby Teleports players half a meter in a random direction.
warpforward [#] Warps the player forward a number of meters, but does not work in vehicles.

The “biome [name]” command can be used to teleport to any particular biome. The full biome list is found below.

  • arcticSpires (Arctic Spires)
  • crystalcave (Crystal Caves)
  • crystalcavefissure (Crystal Caves Fissure)
  • deeplilypads (Deep Lilypads Cave)
  • deeppurple (Deep Purple Vents)
  • deeppurplevents (Deep Purple Vents)
  • deeptwisty (Deep Twisty Bridges)
  • deltaisland (Delta Island)
  • easticeberg (East Arctic)
  • fabricatorcave (Fabricator Caverns)
  • glacialbasin (Glacial Basin)
  • glacialbasindarkcave (Glacial Basin Ice Fissure)
  • glacialbasintrees (Glacial Basin Forest)
  • glacialbasinwatercave (Glacial Basin Underwater Tunnels)
  • GlacialBay (Glacial Bay)
  • introarea (Outpost Zero)
  • introicecave (ice cave leading to Architect Gate Base)
  • kelp (Arctic Kelp Forest)
  • kelpcave (Arctic Kelp Caves)
  • lilypadcrevice (Lilypads Crevice)
  • lilypadisland (Lilypad Islands)
  • lilypads (Lilypad Islands)
  • miningsite (Koppa Mining Site)
  • purplevents (Purple Vents)
  • purpleventscrevice (Purple Vents Crevice)
  • shallowtwistybridges (Shallow Twisty Bridges)
  • sparsearctic (Sparse Arctic)
  • thermalspires (Thermal Spires)
  • thermalspirescave (Thermal Spires Cave)
  • treespires (Tree Spires)
  • twistybridges (Twisty Bridges)
  • westiceberg (West Arctic)

The “goto [name]” command can be used to teleport to any location. Find the full list of locations below:

  • arcticspirescache (Arctic Spires Cache)
  • bigtreespire (Big Tree Spire)
  • crashedship1 (Stern half of the Mercury II)
  • crashedship2 (Bow half of the Mercury II)
  • crashedship3 (Detached thruster of the Mercury II)
  • crystalcastlecache (Crystal Caves Cache)
  • deeppadscache (Deep Lilypads Cave Cache)
  • deltabase (Delta Station)
  • DeltaIslandFirstVisit (Area near the Delta Island dock)
  • deltatower (Communications Tower)
  • easticeberginterior (Moulin in an iceberg in the West Arctic)
  • emergencyCache (Emergency Supply Cache in Arctic Kelp Forest)
  • fabricatorbase (Fabricator Base)
  • FirstEncounterPathCheck (Area leading up to an exit to a cave on Delta Island)
  • FirstEncounterStart (Trigger point for the first encounter with Marguerit Maida)
  • FrozenCreature (Phi Excavation Site)
  • GlacialBasinBunker (Parvan’s Bunker)
  • glacialbasindock (Dock on the Glacial Bay shore)
  • GlacialBasinLandBeacon (Trigger point for revealing the Phi Robotics Landing Pad beacon)
  • glacialconnection (Seabed of the Glacial Connection)
  • HoverbikeBase (Phi Robotics Center)
  • icewormarena2 (Deepest region of the Arctic Spires)
  • icewormdebugarea (Ice Worm debug area)
  • IntroRespawnLocation (Passenger shuttle crash site)
  • KelpTechsite1 (Tech site located between the border of an Arctic Kelp Forest and the Sparse Arctic)
  • margbase (Marguerit Maida’s Base)
  • MargBaseFirstApproach (The workroom in Marguerit Maida’s Base)
  • margGreenhouse (Marguerit’s Greenhouse)
  • miningsite (Koppa Mining Site)
  • outpostomega (Omega Lab)
  • outpostzero (Outpost Zero)
  • precursortechsite1 (Water Analyzer Artifact in an Arctic Kelp Cave)
  • precursortechsite10 (Mineral Distillery Artifact within a Thermal Spires Cave)
  • precursortechsite11 (Ground Sampler Artifact within the dormant caldera in the East Arctic)
  • precursortechsite12 (Satellite Artifact atop an iceberg in the East Arctic)
  • precursortechsite13 (Fish Trap Artifacts within the Lilypads Crevice)
  • precursortechsite14 (Fossil Excavator Artifact in the Deep Purple Vents)
  • precursortechsite15 (Greenhouse Artifact within a cave in the Arctic Spires)
  • precursortechsite2 (Water Analyzer Artifact in the Purple Vents)
  • precursortechsite3 (Obelisk Artifact in the Arctic Kelp Caves)
  • precursortechsite4 (Obelisk Artifact in the Deep Twisty Bridges)
  • precursortechsite5 (Exploration Site Artifact on the Delta Island)
  • precursortechsite6 (Ground Sampler Artifact in the Tree Spires under the southern Ventgarden)
  • precursortechsite7 (Energy Generator Arfifacts in a cave within the Glacial Bay)
  • precursortechsite8 (Monument Artifact in an Arctic Kelp Cave)
  • precursortechsite9′ (Statue Artifact in the Koppa Mining Site)
  • purpleventssalvage (Wreck in the Purple Vents)
  • rocket (Communications Tower)
  • RocketAreaRockCave (Cave on the Delta Island)
  • sanctuary (Sanctuary Zero)
  • shieldbase (Entrance to the Architect Gate Base)
  • shieldbasetop (Location of where the upper floor of the Architect Gate Base used to be)
  • shipwrecksalvage (Location within the Mercury II’s stern mesh)
  • stalkerDebugArea (Snow Stalker debug area)
  • twistybridgesvalleyfloor (near the cave leading to the entrance to Sanctuary Zero)
  • TwistyTechsite1 (Tech site in Twisty Bridges)
  • TwistyTechsite2 (Tech site in Twisty Bridges)
  • TwistyTechsite3 (Tech site in Twisty Bridges)
  • ventgarden (Ventgarden in the southern section of the Tree Spires)
  • westiceberginterior (Moulin in an iceberg in the West Arctic)

Subnautica Below Zero released on May 14 for PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S, and is available on PC via Steam.