April 16, 2021 Admiral General Aladeen

Useful Keybinds & Commands in Rust

Quick introduction

First, you need to bring down your console.

  • Press F1 while in Rust to open the console
  • Decide what key(s) you want to bind the command(s) to
  • Copy-paste the command from below and press Enter


Most popular keybinds for Rust.

Press Q to auto-run, press Shift + W to cancel

bind q forward;sprint

Press Z to permanently crouch and auto-attack, press Left Click + Control to cancel

bind z attack;duck

Hold Z to crouch and auto-attack (only while pressed)

bind z +attack;+duck

Press C to permanently crouch, press Control to cancel

bind c duck

Press 0 to auto-swim, press Space + Shift + W to cancel

bind 0 forward;sprint;jump

Bind Light Toggle to Aim

bind mouse1 +lighttoggle;+attack2

This will bind the button to toggle your light or laser attachment to your aim button, meaning that when you aim down sights your laser or flashlight will turn on. Extremely useful for night time PVP.

For modded servers, this can be useful

bind "chat.say "/command""

Example: bind g “chat.say “/home 1″”

Jump higher

physics.steps 60

Client commands in Rust

Most commonly used commands in Rust.

Command Description
censornudity 0 Show nudity
censornudity 1 Censor nudity
combatlog Show last 30 damage events (attacker, target, weapon, ammo, area, distance, old_hp, new_hp)
combatlog 100 Show last 100 damage events (attacker, target, weapon, ammo, area, distance, old_hp, new_hp)
disconnect Disconnect from server
fps.limit (number) Set FPS limit
fps.limit -1 Remove FPS limit
grass.displace true Enable grass displacement (flattens grass when stepped on)
grass.displace false Disable grass displacement
kill Kill your character
music.info Display music info (current song, intensity, next song)
ping Show ping
perf 1 Display FPS
perf 2 Display FPS and latency
perf 3 Display FPS, latency and RAM usage
perf 4 Display FPS, latency, RAM usage and garbage collection
perf 5 Display FPS, latency, RAM usage, garbage collection and ping
perf 6 Display FPS, latency, RAM usage, garbage collection, ping and tasks
quit Quit the game
streamermode 1 Enable streamer mode
streamermode 0 Disable streamer mode

How do I unbind?

To remove default Rust controls, press ESC, select Options and then choose Controls.

To remove a custom keybind, press F1 and type bind <key> ” “

Example: bind q ” “

Want to do more commands?

Visit our guide to setting up an own Rust Dedicated Server and use check out Rust Server Admin Commands.

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