When the game is on the main menu, press Shift + Alt + A. This will enable cheat mode. The first code can be entered on the main menu screen and the rest are entered in the game.
Effect Code 100 popularity and 1,000 more gold Alt + X Debug Mode No graphics ALT + D Press to build without supplies Alt + K Unlocks all levels Alt + C
Archers fire farther
During a seige such as "Kill the Rat" or some such, if you set your archers at a spot where they aren't under attack and somewhat near the wall, have them fire at something such as a wall, gate, or tower. Immediately after, click on an enemy or building to fire upon (somewhat close to the area you targeted) and if done correctly, your archers should fire upon the new target. This is useful to make your men fire farther and keep them out of harms way.
Contributed By: Ike.
Clean Burnt Land
Simply use the "Undig Moat" and use it on the burnt land to make it good as new. Note that it only works on flat lowlands.
Uncover enemy killing pits
You will need engineers for this. Select an engineer and select a seige weapon to build. Move the tent around where you think a pit might be; when you move the tent over a pit it will appear as a red square.
Unlimited Trebuchet Ammunition
Click 'Launch Cow' and select your target (Wall/Building). The moment you click on the target, click 'Stop'. Your Catapult/Trebuchet will fire a rock! Just note that you need to have cows in store for this cheat to work!
Contributed By: RisenPhoenix.
While in a game, go in the options menu and change your name to one starting with ''Megalord'' (without the quotes). The next time you enter the game, the usual ''Greetings sire'' will be replaced with a weird voice saying ''Greetings Megalord''
Contributed By: Da Jabberwock.
"Merry Christmas, my liege"
Change the date settings of your computer to Christmas (Dec. 25). Then run Stronghold. Instead of "Greetings, sire. Your stronghold awaits you", you'll hear "Merry Christmas, my liege."
10 more days until Christmas
During the month of December and before the official start of Christmas, your advisor will say, "Only 10 more shopping days until Christmas." at the main menu when you start the game.
Contributed By: Taski897.
Stronghold 2 Cheats
Get honor more quickly from feasts
When there is a feast in your castle click the keep. You will see a button that says "return to keep;" clicking this button will immediately end the feast and give you your FULL honor for that feast.
When you have a stable and horses, click on your king and get him to the ground. (it will not work if he is in a tower or on a wall) then click on his "get on the horse" icon. once the horse gets near him, click that icon multiple times. the horse will get to him and he will get on the horse and it will walk away, but he will still be on it. (the horse will still take minimum damage in battle but it will be about 1/10 as much)
Contributed By: john1044404.
Unlimitted men in towers
When the game is paused, direct small groups of men at a time to go into the tower. There will be no limit to the number of men you can get in the tower while paused.
April's Fool Greeting
You'll get a special April's Fool day greeting at the menu screen on April 1.
Contributed By: 3viliv3.
Change greeting voice
Enter your lords name as "Megalord" (without quotes); and when you start the game, instead of the regular greeting, it will say "greetings Megalord"
Fourth of July Easter Egg
On the Fourth of July, instead of the normal greeting, the guy says "Happy Fourth of July, my Lord"
Contributed By: tchiseen.
Happy New Year
If you play this game on New Year's Day, the peasant will say, "Happy New Year, My Lord."
Contributed By: Dragovian1.
Late Nights Easter Egg
If you are playing stronghold in the wee hours of the morning the game will say "Its very late sire, shouldn't you be sleeping?"
Contributed By: Infinicorps.
Lord Seth Easter Egg
Enter "Lord Seth" as your lord's name, and you will hear Greetings Lord Seth at the into screen.
Contributed By: Lucavix.
Enter your lords name as "Yoshi" (without quotes); and when you start the game, instead of the regular greeting, it will say "greetings Lord Yoshi"
Stronghold: Crusader Cheats
Infinite archers in a tower.
If your tower is full, you can just walk the archers to the other side of the tower, and when they're passing through it hit stop to make them stay in the tower.
Contributed By: barneyonfire.
Secret Pause Actions
Open up the Market Trade or Barracks/Mercenary Post, then press "P" to pause the game. You can purchase units or buy/sell items while the game is paused.
Contributed By: bullet sword.
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