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All the controls used in the game.

Image of a keyboard detailing the controls layout.


  • WASD: Movement
  • 1/2/3: Equip Primary/Secondary/Tertiary weapon
  • 4/5/6/7/8/9/0: Emotes
  • RMB: Aim / Look around
  • LMB: Use held item / Fire weapon (must be aiming to fire)
  • R: Reload
  • F: Switch fire mode / attach bayonet (if applicable)
  • E: Interact
  • Shift + E: Interact Context Menu (i.e. when there's multiple possible interaction)
  • Tab: Inventory
  • LMB on item in Inventory: Equip Item
  • Spacebar: Climb / Vault
  • Shift: Sprint
  • C: Crouch
  • X: Prone
  • Q: Mount (Enter Vehicle/Structure)
  • Shift + Q: Seat Selection Menu (to select the seat you want to get in or to check which seats are occupied/free).
  • H: Callout menu
  • V: Pick up/Drop/Submit Large Item
  • Shift + V: Force Drop Large Item
  • P: Take Screenshot
  • F1: Open player list menu
  • Escape: Exit / Menu
  • Alt + LMB on a soldier: Player contextual menu (commend, report, private message, etc)
  • Hold LMB: Cook a grenade


  • Hold MMB + mouse movement: Rotate camera
  • ,: Rotate camera right
  • .: Rotate camera left
  • Ctrl: View Roofs
  • Page Up/Page Down: Spectate next/previous player (when dead and spectating).


  • F8: Toggle HUD (cycle between Full HUD, player names only, screenshot mode)
  • J: Transmit Radio Backpack coordinates (Rocket Launch Site).
  • I: Toggle Alerts (show/hide the alerts in the top left corner)

Getting Unstuck[]

If your soldier or vehicle is completely stuck, type !unstuck in the chat and do not move for 2 minutes. You only get 8 uses of this command per war.

Voice Chat[]

  • T: Local Voice Chat
  • G: Squad Voice Chat
  • U: Enable/Disable Voice Chat

Text Chat[]

  • Enter: open chat / Send Chat Message
  • Tab: switch chat channel
  • Backspace: Reply to private message
  • RMB on player name: Player contextual menu (report, private message, etc)
  • Ctrl + ↑/↓: Scroll through previously sent messages

Send a private message[]

Type /p PlayerNameHere Text Here. Use ↑/↓ after typing the first few letters of the name to autocomplete.

Inventory Management[]

  • LMB: Equip Item / Transfer Item
  • Shift + LMB: transfer an entire stack
  • Ctrl + LMB: split a stack into 2 halves
  • Alt + LMB: drop item
  • RMB on item: open contextual menu.


  • WASD: Movement
  • Spacebar: Use handbrake
  • Q: Enter/Exit vehicle
  • Shift + Q: Seat Selection Menu
  • Z: Switch seat
  • Ctrl + 1/2/3/4: Switch to specific seat
  • LMB: Use horn (if applicable)
  • Shift: Use boost (if applicable)
  • E as driver: Interact (e.g. open a Gate, Drawbridge, or the menu of a Base)
  • E when in seat with a hatch: toggle hatch (if applicable)
  • F: Toggle mode (if applicable) (e.g. toggle ramp / toggle cargo hold / deploy Landing Ship)
  • L: Lock vehicle



  • Mouse Scroll Wheel: Adjust range


When using a Hammer, Shovel, Construction Vehicle, or Large Material.

  • B: Build menu
  • F: Toggle Upgrade mode
  • LMB: Select / Place blueprint.
  • hold RMB + mouse movement: Rotate blueprint
  • hold Shift: Deactivate blueprint auto-snapping
  • Mouse Scroll Wheel on building option icon: change direction
  • RMB on upgrade option icon: Remove upgrade


  • M: Open Map
  • N: Open Secure Map (for streamers)
  • LMB + mouse movement: Move the map around
  • Mouse Scroll Wheel: Zoom in/out
  • spacebar: Centers the map on your current position.
  • RMB: Place/remove your map post.
  • Ctrl+LMB: Copy map coordinates into chat
  • Tab: cycle through Public and Reserve Storages when your mouse is on a Storage Depot or Seaport.


  • There's an unofficial way to auto-run when on foot or in a vehicle. Open the text chat, press Ctrl + W then close the text chat. Press W to cancel.