Available on: Xbox 360, PC, PS3

Portal Cheats, Codes & Guides

Portal faqs

Portal Cheats

  • Cheats

    Press ~ to open the console. You may have to add "-console" to the end of the path in the game's shortcut. Next, enter sv_cheats 1.

    change_portalgun_linkage_id # (0, 1, 2, 3) - Changes portal linkage ID.
    ent_create_portal_weight_box - Create a Weighted Storage Cube
    fire_rocket_projectile - Fires a rocket.
    fire_energy_ball - Fires an energy ball.
    sv_portal_placement_never_fail # (1 or 0) - Shoot portals anywhere.
    upgrade_portalgun - Gives a portal gun if you have none. If you have basic portal gun, gives full gun.
    Submitted by None
  • Cheats

    Down, B, A, B, Y, Down, B, A, B, Y - Create box
    Up, Y, Y, X, X, A, A, B, B, Up - Fire energy ball
    Up, Y, Y, B, B, A, A, X, X, Up - Fire rocket projectile
    Y, A, B, A, B, Y, Y, A, Left, Right - Portal placement anywhere:
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Y, Y - Portalgun ID 0
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, X, X - Portalgun ID 1
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, A, A - Portalgun ID 2
    Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, B, B - Portalgun ID 3
    X, B, LB, RB, Left, Right, LB, RB, LT, RT - Upgrade Portalgun
    Submitted by None
  • Codes

    Down, O, X, O, Triangle, Down, O, X, O, Triangle - Create A Cube
    Left, Left, Left, Left, L1, Right, Right, Right, Right, R1 - Unlock All Levels
    Submitted by Zazamazu
  • Cake Recipe

    1 (18.25 oz) package chocolate cake mix
    1 can prepared coconut frosting
    3/4 cups vegetable oil
    4 large eggs
    1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
    3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
    2/3 cups granulated sugar
    3 large eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 cups all purpose flour
    2/3 cups cocoa
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    1/3 cups water
    1 to 2 (6 oz each) vanilla frosting
    Submitted by Aperture Science

Portal Easter Eggs

  • Easter Egg in the Companion Block Level

    In the level in which you have to use the "companion block" (with the hearts on it), one of the walls is sticking out, and behind it is a secret area with writing and posters on the walls. Beneath the photos of people with the block's picture pasted on their heads there is a username and password scribbled on the wall. It reads:

    User: cjohnson
    Pass: tier3

    Go to and type "Login." Then enter the username and password. Once you've done that, you can enter the following commands:

    Submitted by None

Portal Hints

  • Easy Peasy Level Sixy

    Entry location: Level Six
    If you want to beat level six in about twenty seconds, do as follows:First build a portal right in front of the platform that leads to the elevator of the next level. Then, go to your left and walk up the generating stairs. Once at the top,look strait down towards were the stairs were and shoot a portal of the opposite color down the drop and jump in it. When you get to the other side of the portal quickly move forward. Simply walk toward the elevator, Presto Level done.
    Submitted by Bronson Richard
  • Ensare Glitch

    Entry location: test chamber 15 last room
    first, get to the end room of test chamber 15
    then play through how you would by opening the two doors of the machine then shoot a portal at the ground while you are at the top of the lift and then quickly shoot another at the base of the machine.
    hop through and maneuver into the machine.
    if done correctly glados will say,"through no fault of the enrichment center you have managed to get yourself trapped in this room, an escape hatch will open in 3.2.1..."
    Submitted by DCSlol

Portal Unlockables

  • Achievments

    Terminal Velocity - Fall 30,000ft.
    Long Jump - Jump 300ft.
    Fratricide - Do whatever it takes to survive.(Incinerate Companion Cube)
    Partygoer - Make the right party submission position decision.(Start The Escape)
    Heartbreaker - Complete Portal.
    Cupcake - Complete 2 Portal advanced levels.
    Fruitcake - Complete 4 Portal advanced levels.
    Vanilla Crazy Cake - Complete all 6 Portal advanced levels.
    Frindly Fire - Knock over one turret with another turret.
    Lab Rat - Get the fully powered Aperture Portalgun
    Basic Science - Get bronze medals on all of the Portal Challenges.
    Rocket Science - Get silver medals on all of the Portal Challenges.
    Aperture Science - Get Gold medals on all of the Portal Challenges.
    Camera Shy - Detach all 33 security cameras from the walls.(Shoot a portal at them)
    Submitted by Silverlit64

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More Info

Release date: Oct 09 2007 - Xbox 360
Oct 10 2007 - PC
Dec 11 2007 - PS3 (US)
Oct 19 2007 - Xbox 360, PC
Dec 14 2007 - PS3 (UK)
Available Platforms: Xbox 360, PC, PS3
Genre: Puzzle
Published by: EA GAMES
Developed by: Valve
ESRB Rating:
Teen: Blood, Mild Violence
PEGI Rating: