Shadow of Mordor List of Controls and Keyboard Commands

There are hotkeys for almost everything you do in Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, and you can drastically improve and speed up your gameplay with key bindings. The following control keys provide shortcuts to many of the most frequently used commands:

Movement

W, A, S, D – Move character
MOUSE – Look around
SPACEBAR– Dodge / Sprint / Climb
E – While climbing hold E to drop down quickly

Actions

Left CTRL – Grab / Interact
V – Wraith World
I – Branded Activate
K – Branded Dispatch
M – Enter / Exit Map
ENTER – Dynamic Menu Shortcut

Combat

Left SHIFT – Stealth
LEFT MOUSE – Strike Kill (in Stealth) / Charge Bow Attack
RIGHT MOUSE – Counter / Brutalize (in Stealth) / Aim Bow
G – Bow Distract / Stealth attack
E – Wraith Stun / Drain / Drop Down
F – Execution
C – Combat Drain
R – Wraith Flash
T – Wraith Burn
Q – Throw Daggers

Mount Controls & Attacks

LEFT MOUSE – Attack (knocks down enemies)
RIGHT MOUSE – Bite (kills knocked-down or unaware enemies, and regains health for your mount)
HOLD RIGHT MOUSE – Ranged Mode
HOLD LEFT SHIFT + Tap LEFT MOUSE – Strike from Above (dismounts)
E – Drain Your mount and regain Elf-shot.
This will damage your mount.
Hold SPACEBAR – Charge through enemies, knocking them down.
LEFT CTRL – Dismount

All Menus

ESC – Enter Pause Menu (from gameplay)
M – Return to gameplay (from menu)
ESC – Return to Previous Menu
W – Move selection Up
S – Move selection Down
A – Move selection Left
D – Move selection Right
SPACEBAR – Confirm Selection
2 – Cycle Page Right

Sauron’s Army

ESC – Enter Sauron’s Army Shortcut (Hold)
X – Mark Target
SPACEBAR – Uruk Details / Intel / Death Treath / Command
Z – View Strengths / Weaknesses
W – Cycle Uruk Up (While Zoomed)
S – Cycle Uruk Down (While Zoomed)
A – Cycle Uruk Left (While Zoomed)
D – Cycle Uruk Right (While Zoomed)

Map

LEFT MOUSE – Move Map (Click and Drag)
LEFT SHIFT – Map Legend
MOUSE WHEEL UP / DOWN – Zoom IN / OUT
SPACEBAR – Set Waypoint
MIDDLE MOUSE – Center Map on Player

Weapons

X – View Weapon Details
Z – View Rune Linked Status Summary

Mission Confirm

ENTER – Confirm Mission Activation
BACKSPACE – Cancel Mission Activation


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7 COMMENTS

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    CryWolf

    i’ve this awkward issue can’t explain it…….. just watch the screenshots
    http://postimg.org/image/g2w5wsx35/
    http://postimg.org/image/fovgen8lt/
    http://postimg.org/image/411ek3jgx/
    it worked nice in the beginning but after that i keep getting this problem
    i reinstall the game completely then the Windows………..same issue
    PLS help i can’t play like that. i’m stuck..

    1. Have you tried the “Restore Defaults” option in the controls menu (third screenshot, lower left corner)?

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        CryWolf

        actually i did……..nothing ever happend

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          Pae

          I faced with this issue as well
          After install the game completing 1 day

          Tried to restore all keys, reset my computer, doesn’t work!

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      Fuat

      It’s ( I ) button called Branded Active

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    Pae

    Change keyboard language to English before run the game!!!

    It works for me ^_^

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    Term

    Hey I can’t seem to remember the ground attack button? I can’t find it anywhere? Is it a combo of things? (Eg shift + m1)

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