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The term, hotkey, applies to any of the keys on the keyboard that have been assigned by Clicker Heroes to do a certain task when or while pressed. At the moment, the game counts 16 hotkeys, but that number can grow in the future.
Types of Hotkeys
Clicker Heroes counts 9 hotkeys used for the activation of Skills, assigned with the number 1 to 9 in the order in which they are unlocked.
For strategies on the order to press the numbers, see Skills.
There are also 5 hotkeys used for changing the purchase quantity of hero and ancient levels. This allows you to buy a lot of levels at once, which becomes essential when you're entering later stages of the game.
|Hotkey||Purchase Quantity Heroes Tab||Purchase Quantity Ancients Tab||Priority|
|Shift||×10||10 × base quantity||3rd|
|Z||×25||1000 × base quantity||4th|
|Ctrl||×100||100 × base quantity||2nd|
|Q||×10000||10000 × base quantity||5th|
|V||-||[user specified number]||1st|
The priority describes the order in which they'll take effect when multiple keys are pressed simultaneously. In addition, you can toggle between these modifiers in ascending order using the 'T' hotkey.
Also, while Shift, Z and/or Ctrl are pressed, a Minimize/Maximize button for Heroes and Ancients will appear. The disband button for Mercenaries will only appear while Ctrl is pressed.
A few hotkeys in the game can be used while in the Gilded Heroes tab of the game, to make regilding Heroes easier.
|Ctrl||Autoconfirms a de-gild.|
|Shift||Gives the selected hero a random Gild from another hero.|
|Q||Moves all Gilds not currently on that hero to the selected hero.|
Assign/remove Auto Clicker
There is currently three hotkeys that interacts with Auto Clicker, and the hotkeys are 'Q', 'C', and 'Shift'. While 'Q' is pressed, if you click on the button at the right of your screen, the game will automatically remove all active Auto Clickers, if you have any. This is especially useful for hybrid players, who will want to switch their Auto Clicker at least once per ascension from leveling their main hero(es) to clicking on the monster. When 'C' is pressed, if you click on a place where an Auto Clicker, it will place an Auto Clicker there. This is useful for players when they want to put an Auto Clicker on their main hero(es) quickly. When you are dragging an Auto Clicker, and you hold "Shift' while placing it on the monster, it will put all remaining Auto Clickers. This is useful for hybrid players, who will want to put all Auto Clickers on the monster at the same time.
There is currently only 1 hotkey in the other section. This is the hotkey used for changing between Farm Mode (staying at a single zone, and killing monsters on that zone only to gain Gold) and Progression Mode (progressing through the zones until meeting a boss unbeatable within the time given), unlocked after beating level 100: A
Purpose before update
Purpose after update
|1.0e11||T||Allows you to toggle between purchase modifiers.||Pressing another hotkey will supersede the toggle but won't override it.|
|1.0e11||Q||Allows you to buy 9999 Hero levels at once.||Allows you to buy 10000 Hero levels at once.|
|1.0e9||Shift||Allows you to buy 10 Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also allows you to put all remaining Auto Clickers on the monster in a single click.|
|1.0e9||C||-||Allows you to put an Auto Clicker on a button with a single click.|
|1.0e5||Q||Allows you to buy MAX Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also allows you to remove all assigned Auto Clickers with a single click.|
|1.0||V||-||Allows you to type the exact value of Ancient levels you want.|
|0.26a||T||Allows you to toggle between purchase modifiers. It will reset after changing your tab.||The modifer is now retained on each tab.|
|0.26||T||Allows you to toggle between purchase modifiers.||The purchase modifier will reset after changing tabs.|
|0.25a||Q||Allows you to buy MAX Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also moves all gilds to the selected hero.|
|0.25a||T||-||Allows you to toggle between purchase modifiers.|
|0.22||Ctrl,Shift, Z||Allows you to buy a certain number of Hero/Ancient levels at once, and will make a Minimize/Maximize button appear.||The Minimize/Maximize button is now available for Ancients too.|
|0.20a||Ctrl, Shift, Z||Allows you to buy a certain number of Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also makes a Minimize/Maximize button appear.|
|0.20||Q||Allows you to buy 9999 Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Allows you to buy MAX Hero/Ancient levels at once.|
|0.17||Shift||Alows you to buy 10 Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also moves a gild to the selected hero while in the Gilds tab.|
|0.14||Ctrl||Allows you to buy 100 Hero/Ancient levels at once.||Also quick de-gilds a hero while in the Gilds tab.|
|0.13||Shift, Ctrl||Allows you to buy 10/100 Hero levels at once.||Also allows you to buy 10/100 Ancient levels at once.|
|0.13||Z||-||Allows you to buy 25 Hero levels/1000 Ancient levels at once.|
|0.12||A||-||Will change your mode between Farm and Progression Mode.|
|0.06||Ctrl||-||Allows you to buy 100 Hero levels at once.|
|0.05||Shift||-||Allows you to buy 10 Hero levels at once.|
|0.04||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9||-||Activates its corresponding skill, if unlocked and not on cooldown.|