Stronghold 2: Steam Edition Keyboard Shortcuts

The various shortcut keys you can use within Stronghold 2

Keyboard Shortcuts

Command
Shortcut
What it does

 

Adjust game speed
+ or – on the numeric keypad
Increases or decreases the game speed.

 

Pause
P
Pauses the game, pressing P again unpauses it.

 

Scroll
S, W, A, D and Cursor keys
Allows you to scroll around he map.

 

Top Down View
Spacebar
Changes the view so that you are looking down at the map from directly above.

 

Zoom
R and F keys or spin mouse wheel forwards or back.
Allows you to zoom in and out.

 

Rotate Map
Q and E keys or hold down middle mouse button and move the mouse.
Rotates the Map.

 

Rotate Buildings
R Key or spin mouse wheel.
Rotates the selected Building.

 

Interface panel showing
Tab
Pressing tab removes or replaces the interface panel from the screen

 

Window mode in map editor
Tab
Pressing tab in the map editor puts the screen into window mode

 

Single Wall
Z
Selects single thickness of stone wall

 

Double Wall
X
Selects double thickness of stone wall

 

Triple Wall
C
Selects triple thickness of stone wall

 

Wooden Wall
V
Selects wooden wall

 

Keep
H
Centres the screen on the keep

 

Barracks
B
1st time – Opens the Barracks panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Barracks.

 

Granary
G
1st time – Opens the Granary panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Granary.

 

Market
M
1st time – Opens the Market panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Market.

 

Mercenary Post
N
1st time – Opens the Mercenary Post panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Mercenary Post.

 

Monastery
O
1st time – Opens the Monastery panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Monastery.

 

Treasury
T
1st time – Opens the Treasury panel

2nd time – Centres the game on the Treasury.

 

Seige Camp
J
Cycles through all your available seige camps

 

Estates
. (period key)
Cycles through all your Estates

 

Lords (cycle)
Shift and L
Cycles through all your Lords

 

Lord (locate)
L
Locates your Lord

 

Take Screenshot
Alt & Q
Takes an in game screen shot (Not working as of patch 1.2)

 

Bookmarking locations
Ctrl & Alt & 0 to 9
You can bookmark up to 9 spots on the map to allow yourself to return to them quickly. Press Ctrl & Alt & the desired number to bookmark your current position.

 

Go to Bookmark
Alt & 0 to 9
Press Alt and the appropriate number to return to that position on the map.

 

Grouping troops
Ctrl & 0 to 9
You can create a group of troops by dragging a section box over the required troops and then pressing Ctrl and the desired number from 0 to 9.

 

Locating grouped troops
0 to 9
Press the appropriate number key to locate and select a group of troops that you have created.

 

Setting up waypoints
Hold down shift and left click
With troops selected hold down the shift key then left click on the map to create waypoints, you may set up to 9 of them.

 

Selecting particular unit types
Left mouse button double click
Double click on a troop to select all units of the same type that are visible on the screen.

Thanks to Amir Takro for his guide, you can also check out the original version from Steam Community. enjoy the game.

Post Author: Robins Chew

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