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Rebindable Controls[]

These controls can be rebound in the options menu (as of 0.7, these controls CANNOT be rebound with any reliability. This results in many players having conflicting controls that are still bound to vehicles/planes with different functions, unable to do anything but remove the binds)

Action Key Notes
Move forward W
Move backward S
Move right D
Move left A
Jump / Climb SPACE BAR If you are close enough to a ledge, railing, or other obstacle, you will climb instead.
Crouch / Dive in C Pressing the button again makes the character stand up.
Prone X Pressing the button again makes the character stand up.
Increase pace Mouse Wheel Up Pace ranges from level 1 to 3, with 1 being walk, 2 being jog, and 3 being run.
Decrease pace Mouse Wheel Down
Lean left Q Changes viewpoint over the left shoulder in third person mode.
Lean right E Changes viewpoint over the right shoulder in third person mode.
Action Key Notes
Punch / Kick Left Mouse Button Aiming below waist level performs a kick. Holding the button down will allow you to throw most items.
Block Right Mouse Button Block if in combat mode. Otherwise activates focus mode.
Previous target Q Cycle through previous and next targets if in automatic or semi-automatic target selection mode.
Next target E
Toggle target selection mode H Available modes are manual, semi-automatic, and automatic. Manual disables locking onto targets. Automatic automatically locks on to the nearest enemy, and semi-automatic always keeps the current target.
Action Key Notes
Fire Left Mouse Button
Aim down the sights Right Mouse Button Tapping aims down the sights, holding the button down activates focus mode.
Reload R Reloads a magazine or inserts ammunition into the weapon manually if a magazine is not avaiable.
Hold breath Ctrl Steadies aim when aiming down the sights.
Toggle weapon firing mode Middle mouse button Only supported on some weapons.
Action Key Notes
Combat Mode V
Character menu Tab ↹ Holding the button down opens the actions menu, which includes pooping, peeing, vomiting, medical options, and other actions.
Interact F Allows opening of doors, picking up items, and other context actions.
Toggle map M
Toggle event scoreboard F1 Only works when in an event.
Toggle nightvision N Requires equipment that supports it.
Free look Left Alt Allows you to rotate the camera most of the way around your character independent of movement direction.
Push to talk B
Chat T
Quick Access
Action Key Notes
Quick access 1 1 Does not change the key for switching between the Inventory, Crafting, Metabolism and Event tabs.
Quick access 2 2
Quick access 3 3
Quick access 4 4
Quick access 5 5
Quick access 6 6
Quick access 7 7
Quick access 8 8
Quick access 9 9
Quick access 0 0

Unlisted Controls[]

These controls are not listed in the options menu. They can be changed manually in %LOCALAPPDATA%\SCUM\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\Input.ini.

Action Key Notes
Toggle auto run ⇧ Shift + W Automatically runs forward. Press any movement key to cancel.
Adjust crouching stance up Ctrl + Mouse wheel up
Adjust crouching stance down Ctrl + Mouse wheel down
Toggle weapon firing mode ⇧ Shift + Left mouse button Not every weapon.
Toggle weapon flashlight ⇧ Shift + E Toggle the flashlight if attached.
Cancel throw ⇧ Shift + Right mouse button
Calculate range Ctrl (Tap) Works when aiming down the ACOG and higher tier scopes.
Adjust zeroing up ⇧ Shift + Mouse wheel up Works with a weapon with sights in combat mode or when aiming down the sights.
Adjust zeroing down ⇧ Shift + Mouse wheel down
Adjust windage right ⇧ Shift + Alt + Mouse wheel up Works when aiming down the ACOG and higher tier scopes.
Adjust windage left ⇧ Shift + Alt + Mouse wheel down
Toggle HUD NUM -
Switch perspective ↵ Enter
Select item in inventory Left mouse button You can craft items in the Inventory tab by selecting all the items required for a recipe and opening the context menu.
Item context menu Right mouse button
Move item Left mouse button (double-click)
Switch to the Inventory tab 1 Switches tabs in the Character menu.
Switch to the Crafting tab 2
Switch to the Metabolism tab 3
Switch to the Squad tab 4
Switch to the Events tab 5
Radio volume up LShift + J When in car
Radio volume down LControl + J When in car
Change radio channel LAlt + J When in car.

Radio volume will reset to max when changing channel.

Shoot from inside car Left mouse button When in car, equip a weapon and press left mouse button.

Only pistols can be fired from the driver seat. Any weapon and be fired from passanger seats.

Enter inventory when in car LShift + C

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Default binds:

[Scope Calculate Range] = Tap CTRL

[Adjust Scope Brightness] = ALT + Mouse wheel

[change zoom scope] = Mouse wheel

[radio volume up/down] = CTRL + J increase SHIFT + J decrease

[Crouch/Stand Stance Inbetween] = CTRL + MOUSE WHEEL

[Switch Scope to Iron Sights] = CTRL + RMB

[Auto Walk ON/OFF] = SHIFT + W

[Scope Zeroing] = SHIFT + MOUSE WHEEL

[Set Scope Windage]= SHIFT + ALT + MOUSE WHEEL

[Throw Cancel] = SHIFT + RMB

[Toggle weapon firing mode] = SHIFT + LMB

[Check Fire Mode] = SHIFT + Hold RMB

[Switch Fire Mode] = SHIFT + LMB

[Check Ammo] = SHIFT + R (Right click the weapon choose check ammo)


[Hold Your Breath] = HOLD CTRL

[short throw] = SHIFT + G

[long throw] = Hold G

[cook a grenade] = Hold G

[Weapon Jammed] = Press R to go into weapon inspection mode

[HUD ON/OFF] --> Keypad -

[Weapon Flashlight] = shift+E

[Scope Zoom] = hold RMB + Mouse Wheel

Added from updates:[]

  • Update 07-23-20
    • CHECK AMMO: press SHIFT+R and your character will take out the magazine, check how many bullets are left and show it in your quickbar.
    • Check fire mode: SHIFT+RMB. Keep holding to stay in the animation. (Known issue: If you let go of shift first instead of RMB you will be stuck in the animation until you press SHIFT+RMB again)
    • Switch fire mode: SHIFT+LMB
    • Switch to/from iron sight: CTRL+RMB.
    • Adjust scope UI Brightness: hold down ALT and SCROLL WHEEL
    • Weapon Attack with Bayonet: MMB when Bayonet is on gun
    • Weapon Bash with Bayonet equipped: SHIFT+MMB
  • Update 12-21-20
    • ALT+J: Change Radio Station
  • Update 02-05-21
    • By holding "F" on a container with liquid, you have 2 options
      • Check: get a notification telling you which liquid is in the container.
      • Spill: spill its contents on the ground, allowing you to fill it with a different liquid.
  • Update 03-02-21
    • Added an option to map ADS hold/toggle.
    • Remapped scope zoom to mousewheel due to feature above.
  • Update 03-31-21
    • Added rebindable hotkeys for weapon malfunctions
  • Update 05-26-21
    • The controls for the Music Player are as follows:
      • J - (Play / Pause)
      • CTRL + J - (Turn on / Turn off)
      • ALT + J - (Switch bettwen radio / music player)
      • U (Shuffle) - (It can be enabled on the radio also but doesn't have any effect on it)
      • O - (Loop) (It can be enabled on the radio also but doesn't have any effect on it)
      • K - (Music player Previous song / Radio previous radio station)
      • L - (Music player Next song / Radio next radio station)
      • PAGE UP - (Turn up the volume)
      • PAGE DOWN - (Turn down the volume)
  • Update 09-10-21
    • The default keys for switching keys are F1, F2, F3 and so on depending on the number of seats available. Keep in mind you can switch yo seats you can physically access, so you can't just hop out to the back of the pickup mid drive from the inside.
      • Note that you will have to rebind the event scoreboard from F1 in order to be able to switch to the driver seat.

See also[]

Change History[]

Update 09-10-21 Added controls for switching seats
Update 05-26-21 Added hotkeys for the music player
Update 03-31-21 Added rebindable hotkeys for weapon malfunctions

Added mouse raw input support.

Update 03-02-21 Added an option to map ADS hold/toggle.

Remapped scope zoom to mousewheel due to feature above.

Update 02-05-21 Added Check and Spill commands to liquid containers
Update 12-21-20 Added change radio command
Update 07-23-20 Added Check Ammo command

Added Check Fire Mode command

Added Switch Fire Mode command

Added Switch to/from iron sight

Added adjust scope UI Brightness

Added weapon Attack with Bayonet

Added weapon Bash with Bayonet equipped