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.

censornudity 0Show nudity
censornudity 1Censor nudity
combatlogShow last 30 damage events (attacker, target, weapon, ammo, area, distance, old_hp, new_hp)
combatlog 100Show last 100 damage events (attacker, target, weapon, ammo, area, distance, old_hp, new_hp)
disconnectDisconnect from server
fps.limit (number)Set FPS limit
fps.limit -1Remove FPS limit
grass.displace trueEnable grass displacement (flattens grass when stepped on)
grass.displace falseDisable grass displacement
killKill your character
music.infoDisplay music info (current song, intensity, next song)
pingShow ping
perf 1Display FPS
perf 2Display FPS and latency
perf 3Display FPS, latency and RAM usage
perf 4Display FPS, latency, RAM usage and garbage collection
perf 5Display FPS, latency, RAM usage, garbage collection and ping
perf 6Display FPS, latency, RAM usage, garbage collection, ping and tasks
quitQuit the game
streamermode 1Enable streamer mode
streamermode 0Disable 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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