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This article is about the cheat codes in Age of Empires III. For cheat codes in other games of the series, see Cheat code.

Miscellaneous cheat units

All the available cheats in Age of Empires III are listed here. To enter a cheat codes, press "Enter", while in a game to activate the chat box. Then type the following cheat codes to gain the effect listed immediately after the code is entered.

Note that cheat codes are not case sensitive.

In the Definitive Edition, entering any cheat codes will prevent the user from obtaining any achievements or medals in that session. The only exception is the tuck tuck tuck code, which can be used to obtain any achievement or medal (provided the player has a Town Center or any other gather point where home shipments arrive) outside The Art of War section, and has its own achievement for entering it.

Age of Empires III

Code Description
a recent study indicated that 100% of herdables are obese Fattens all the animals on the map, generating more Food from them (also helps opponents).
Give me liberty or give me coin Adds 10,000 coin Icon coin.gif.
Medium Rare Please Adds 10,000 food Icon food.gif.
<censored> Adds 10,000 wood Resources wood.png.
Nova & Orion Gives 10,000 experience points.
X marks the spot Reveals the map for all the players, keeping the fog of war effect.
tuck tuck tuck Spawns The Tommynator monster truck.
ya gotta make do with what ya got Spawns a Mediocre Bombard, a powerful artillery unit that fires Capybara.
sooo good Comical text appears regarding unit and building kills - for example, an Imperial Redcoat who kills a purple Settler will yield a purple text "Imperial Redcoat'ed!" on the screen.
speed always wins Increases build, research, shipment, and gather rates by 100 times for all players. Using the code a second time cancels its effects.
this is too hard Skips to the next scenario in the campaign.
where's that axe? Spawns George Crushington.
o Canada 2005 Spawns a Lazerbear.
don't kick the pitbull Spawns a Learicorn.
we <3 fluffy!1! Spawns Fluffy.
wuv woo vol.2 Spawns a Flying Purple Tapir.
wee ooh wee ooh Spawns a BigAndy monster truck.
red pocket Spawns a Lion Dance Parade at the player's Town Center, gifting them resources

The Asian Dynasties

Code Description
a whole lot of love Adds 10,000 to each of all available resources
ding ding ding Spawns a Monster Ice Cream Truck.
mustard relish and burning oil Spawns a Flaming Hot Dog Cart.
trade plz Adds 10,000 export.

The African Royals

Code Description
devasd Gives 10,000 XP, 10,000 of every resource, fully reveals the map, and increases build, research, shipment, and gather rates by 100 times only for the player. Spawns 3 Gatling Camels with 9001 hit points, speed of 11.25, 99% ranged resist, and 150 (x6) ranged attack that fire lasers similar to those of the Lazerbear. In melee stance, they have 1 attack with ROF of 0.5 and ×100.0 multiplier against every tag.

Knights of the Mediterranean

Code Description
venividivinci Spawns a Leonardo's Tank with increased stats.

Event codes

These cheat codes are only available upon completing challenges during events in the Definitive Edition, and cannot be acquired after the event concludes.

Code Description Event
honey badger don't give a Spawns a Honey Badger "The African Royals" event
the king of all beasts Spawns two Guardian lions "Lunar New Year 2022" event
Granny Nanny Turns all villagers into Dahomey Amazons. "International Women's" event
Release the hounds Turns all units into Wolf Beasts. "Gift of Nature" event


  • The "sooo good" cheat is a reference to the Homestar Runner sub-series "Teen Girl Squad", in which a similar "[noun]'d" occurs whenever one of the girls is killed. In addition, "Sooo good!" is the girls' catchphrase.