Age of Empires 2 is one of the oldest and most popular strategy games, which has topped charts since it first launched in 1999, with reprised HD and Definitive edition releasing over the past few years — a testament to the game’s popularity over the decades.
While the game is pretty intense — online or campaigns — if you’ve been playing by the rules for long and just want to have some unconventional fun while playing your favourite strategy games, here is a list of all the cheat codes for Age of Empires 2, which will not only help you get more resources in-game but also unlock special characters that help turn tides in your favour or else just help you win a campaign game that has been irritating you.
How to use cheat codes in AOE 2?
Using cheat codes on Age of Empires is the simplest ever as all you need to do is press Enter on your keyboard and then enter the cheat codes — listed below — in the chatbox and you’re good to go.
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Age of Empire 2 (AOE 2) Cheat Codes list
You can use any of the cheat codes for Age of Empires 2 to get ahead in the game and have some fun when the going gets tough.
|AOE 2 Cheat Codes||Description|
|cheese steak jimmy’s||1000 Food (10,000 Food on some versions)|
|lumberjack||1000 Wood (10,000 Wood on some versions)|
|robin hood||1000 Gold (10,000 Gold on some versions)|
|rock on||1000 Stone (10,000 Stone on some versions)|
|marco||Reveal the entire map; You can toggle this option on/off.|
|polo||Remove the fog of war. You can toggle this option on/off.|
|aegis||construct building, gather resources, train units or research instantly.|
|resign||Resigns you from the current campaign or map and you lose.|
|i r winner||You win the campaign|
|wimpywimpywimpy||Destroy your civilisation|
|black death||Destroy all other players on the map, including allies|
|how do you turn this on||Creates a Cobra Car cheat unit near your Town Center that fires bullets from a distance|
|furious the monkey boy||Creates a Monkey Boy cheat unit that kills units instantly and destroys building within a few strikes|
|alpaca simulator||Creates Alpaca cheat unit in AOE 2 HD edition|
|i don’t exist||Creates a Penguin special cheat unit in AOE 2 HD edition|
|to smithereens||Creates a Saboteur cheat unit that does significantly more damage than typical Saboteur units.|
|i love the monkey head||Creates a cheat unit that runs pretty fast in AOE 2. Creates an Elephant Archer in AOE 2 HD edition.|
|woof woof||All the birds on the map turn into flying dogs. Pretty awesome!|
|natural wonders||Control animals (or Gaia) on the map, instead of the humans.|
|torpedo”X”||Replace “X” with the number of the opponent player you want to kill (1-8)|
|!mute||Mute all the taunts in-game;|
|!nomute||Unmute all taunts in-game.|
|ninjaconnor||1,00,000 of all the four resources — Gold, Stone, Food, Wood. Alternatively, you can also use ninjalui or rowshep instead of ninjaconnor.|
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