Instant construction guide HOI4

Another great cheat that you can use almost daily basis is the instant construction cheat, also known as instant build. In today’s article, I will show you how to use this cheat correctly as it affects AI.

How does the instant construction cheat work?

This cheat works in an enable/disable style, so you have to type it into the command line before you can get the benefits. Don’t forget, that you have to turn off the cheat when you are done.


After you see instant constructions ENABLED, you must close the command land and then each construction command will be executed as soon as you enter it. Tasks that are in the queue will not be executed immediately. I therefore recommend cancelling and re-entering them.

If you see this, then the instant construction is working correctly

If you plan using this command often, then you can use just ic. This can speed up the process of enabling and disabling.

The bad news I have for you is that this command doesn’t work for: factory conversion, railroad construction and supply hub construction. So it is still a good idea to have some civilian factories that you can use to build these buildings. In this case, they and the repairs are not allowed.

Instant construction vs AI

Use it carefully, because this cheat also works on the base of AI. If you forget to enable it, the AI can work instantly as you do. From one side it may be beneficial for you (you can build instantly). However, the AI will also construct immediately, which should lead to problems because of the AI strength. Because of this, you must use instantconstruction just in paused game! This way, the AI shouldn’t have a chance to use it and only you can get the advantage.

When to use the instantconstruction cheat?

Instant build cheat is good in the early phases of the game when you need to boost your production.

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