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Monster spawn cheat for Half-Life


Monster spawn

Did you know that you can spawn monsters? Now you do!

-give monster_x

Replace x with any of the following:
The following ones are only for Opposing force:

Note 1: The impulse 106 command will help a lot about figuring out what an enemy is called.
Note 2: If you try to spawn a Non Playable Character (NPC) in an area where they do not already excist the game will freeze, like spawning a gargantua in the tram ride in the beginning of the game or if you try to spawn a scientist while fighting nihilanth.
However: There IS a way to get around it. By spawning NPC's at an area where they already excist you can spawn it right in front of a loading checkpoint and walk through it. In 8 out of 10 times, the NPC will be transferred to the next loading area too. This way, I was able to bring a headcrab all the way back to the beginning of the sector C area (where the game starts) even before the huge catastrophe.

Hope you appreciate my work in writing all of this. Bye!

Added by: Creepglitch Sep 30th 2006, ID#9668



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38 comments, latest first.
Jul 14th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Like i said read note 2
ID #584559
Jul 5th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I spawn a npc and it brings me to the title screen HELP!!! ):
ID #580225
Jun 18th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I think you mean ent_create x and not give_monster...
ID #571844
Jun 12th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
it not work
ID #569147
Apr 25th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
how ton get weapons for monsters
ID #547636
Apr 4th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Why do I always get firefly's around my spawned NPC?
ID #537736
Apr 3rd 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
i done give monster on each monster it did not work
ID #537325
Jan 5th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
i tried give monster_barney but instead nihilanth help :(
ID #496800
Nov 17th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
You forgot monster_scientist_dead, monster_hevsuit_dead, monster_barney_dead, and monster_hgrunt_dead. They are corpses for the scientist, a person wearing a hev suit with a helmet, the security guard, and the military grunts.
I recommend using half life:source or half life deathmatch:source for npcs since it's easier.
ID #472892
Oct 2nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Npcs! ori monster?
ID #453934
Sep 14th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Why did it not work?
ID #447879
Aug 22nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
the notarget is noone can hit you guest
ID #439618
Jul 31st 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
did you put sv_cheats 1?
ID #428397
Jul 28th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
wanna male assasin and female assasin? here for typing!

female assasin : give monster_human_assassin
male assasin : give monster_male_assassin
ID #426922
Jul 28th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
@guest ID #272241 remember what the note 2 said
ID #426921
Jul 24th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
wait a second there is information in note 2 so listen up carefully
ID #424271
Jul 23rd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Human grunt is really hasn't weapon when it's spawn so i need help for the grunt weapon
ID #423600
Jul 23rd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
In half life source and Half life 2 anyway work to spawn in any place
ID #423598
Jul 23rd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
You can't spawned the monster that not in place like gargantua in Anomalous Materials
ID #423595
Jul 18th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Some NPC's can't be respawned. So the hl close saying error on console, example: Host_Error: PF_precache_sound_I: 'weapons/saw_fire2.wav' Precache can only be done in spawn function.

:( sorry
ID #420932
Jul 2nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
u type sv_cheats 1 and than when a loading part shows it works than and why does my game crash when i use give monster commands it always exits out of the game why and it says it only a spawn funtion it
ID #410764
Jun 24th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
unknown command -give
ID #405665
Jun 20th 2014 SemiQuartz Avatar SemiQuartz
How do I give weapons to the Allied Grunts?[color=red][/color]
ID #403460
Jun 14th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
is this cheat is on lan game?
ID #399727
May 22nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
How do I give the Human grunts guns?
ID #386714
Feb 23rd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
First you need to tybe sv_cheats 1 and restart it
second that you can do any cheat you want
for example impulse 101 to give you gun
ID #358124
Feb 22nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Can I not spawn a turret?
ID #357654
Sep 19th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
ID #310213
Aug 15th 2013 Alfaraz Avatar Alfaraz
if he say you must restart to spawn grunt-o-matic
go to console and restart

however you can spawn grunt-o-matic

In half life source you can spawn every level
ID #305019
Aug 5th 2013 Alfaraz Avatar Alfaraz
It's only spawn enemies on the level only if you spawning the different model such as scientist
You'll get back to title screen, if you spawn the same npc such as monster_human_grunt_ally (for op4 only)
It's can't get back to title screen it's spawned not working for a different level for model
In Half-Life Source You can spawn any monster such as gargantua and houndeye
ID #302874
Jul 25th 2013 Alfaraz Avatar Alfaraz
i try spawn gargantua in opposing force but works in half life map
ID #300278
Jul 25th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I try but why just like this???
Host_Error: PF_precache_sound_I: 'weapons/saw_fire2.wav' Precache can only be done in spawn function
ID #300090
Jul 18th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
if you are having trouble turning on sv cheats, here is how to turn sv cheats on,after you type in sv_cheats 1 in the console you must type in restart. You will spawn without weapons, so to give yourself weapons type in the console impulse 101, i reccomend only using sv cheats in the beginning of the game, so that your weapons are not messed up
ID #298313
Apr 10th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I tried spawning gargantua by typing give monster_gargantua then i go back to the menu screen!
Pls help...
ID #272241
Feb 27th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
[color=red][size=12][/size] [/color] i type give monster but it not work why maibe it is a problem ?
ID #259169
Oct 3rd 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
okay i type sv_cheats 1 and did -give monster scientist and it said give item name
ID #191246
Aug 25th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
wow thank you men but the male assasin and human assasin won't work
ID #179851
Nov 14th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
in half life 1
when i type sv_cheats then i type notarget i am not invisibel for enemy (its not work) nad noclip - god its not work why ???
ID #87455
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