bot_add Command

bot_add [T / CT] [Difficulty] [Name]

This command adds a bot to your current game. If you specify a team (T or CT), the bot will be added to that team. You can also optionally specify a difficulty and a name (if there is an existing profile).


Arguments are parameters that you add to a command. Find information about this command's arguments below.

T / CTEnter the letter T to add a Terrorist bot or CT to add a Counter-Terrorist bot.
DifficultyThe difficulty the spawned bot should have. Options are:
  • easy
  • normal
  • hard
  • expert
NameOptional - if not specified, the bot will have a random name. The name of the bot you wish to add (this name will show in the scoreboard/kill list/chat). The name must have an existing profile (e.g. Mark, Opie, etc).

Extra Info

Sv_cheats Required? No
Client or Server Command? Server

bot_add Examples

Find below working examples of this command (copy and paste into console).


The vanilla command without any arguments adds a single bot to your team. Wait until the next round if they are dead when they spawn.

bot_add t easy

Adds an easy bot to the T side.

bot_add ct hard

Adds a hard bot to the CT side.

bot_add ct hard Mark

This console command adds a hard bot to the CT side named Mark.