Civilwar cheat guide HOI4

If you need to change government in country you could start civil war by changing support in ideologies. If you want to change government ideology in another country then you could support these changes with spyes or you could use cili war cheat which will start war in another country with cheat civilwar.

How civilwar cheat works?

Civilwar cheats is simple. They have two variables which allows you setting what to do. First one is [IDEOLOGY] with which you could setup which ideology will start civil war and second is [COUNTRY] with which you must select in which country must civil war start.


Possible ideologies which could start war are the all which are available in game. You must just have correct spelling to perform this command.

  • fascism
  • communism
  • democratic
  • neutrality

Second parameter is about country and waits for country tag. So you could perform these cheats on your AI opponents to make them problems. It is certainly easier to attack a country that is in a civil war than a country that stands on its own.

Some typical usage of cheats could be these…

  • civilwar fascism ENG
  • civilwar democratic GER
  • civilwar democratic SOV
  • civilwar neutrality FRA

… but depends how much alternative plays you want to have in your history.

Civilwar cheat in your own country

If you perform this cheat on your country like civilwar communism (without specific country tag) then in your country start civilwar and you will play as old politics and new rebellion country will be against you.

So if you want play as new rebellion country then you must use tdebug cheat and hover on some province which owns the other part of war. To find out what country tag the new country has. And after that you must tag to new country. In mine case bellow tag DO8 to play as rebels.

When you could see temporary country tag

How win civil war with cheats?

If you want win civil war with cheats I have bad information for you there isn’t cheat which you should use. In history there was winwars but this cheat doesn’t work. But you could win civilwar with other cheats.

You must tag to rebellion country and after that you could disband all army and after that you could tag back to your country and win war with your troops.

Or you could use cheat deleteallunits [country] and if you use country variable properly (as I show above) then you could delete their units without playing as them and after that you could win war with your troops.

Tips to use civilwar cheat

If I could have some tips for you to use civilwar cheats then if you want to use it to your competitor that you’re about to annex. So first start a classic war with the whole country and then after you start attacking start a civil war. This will be better for you than making deals with rebells.

Use this cheat with caution. More funny is starting civil war by diplomacy and intelligence agency because you will be more satisfied from results. Believe me, there’s not much better feel than when you invade a neighboring state and thanks to espionage support, everyone surrenders in advance.

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