Control the Lionhead logo:
As in the original Black And White you can control the opening logo for Lionhead. When the game begins, you can mess around with Lionhead's physics engine by left clicking on the box that fills up with beads and pulling it away, or up or down or do whatever else desired. Once you are ready to continue with the game, release the box and wait for the screen to change.
Infinite evil points:
Take over a town and remove all food and people. You should get evil points every few minutes now since you are not feeding the town, even though nobody is living in it.
Norseman tossing mini-game:
On the fourth land, near the town you began, there is a path that goes down. Follow the path to find a man in a cave. Pick him up and throw him as far as possible to get tribute. The further you throw him, the more tribure you will get. Set new records to get more tribute. Note: This is not a quest and does not show up anywhere.
It is possible to replenish your platoons with female villagers (if the villager at the top of the hand multi-pickup group is male and you hold down with the action button), while only male villagers will form platoons. This effectively increases your military population. They will appear just like normal villagers while in the platoon, but will have the relevant equipment to the platoon. Note: This has only been tested with Greek melee infantry.
Successfully complete the game to unlock Sandbox mode.
Set building costs:
Use a text editor to edit the "gamebalancebuilding.txt" file in the "\black & white 2\data\balance\" directory. Upon opening the file, you will see something as follows:
//Balance file for Black and White 2 Last Saved,#2005-08-24 22:58:35#,"probinson"
AZTEC_ABODE_A 280 0 3.5 80 6 2 3 2 3 2 10 0 1 1 1.5
150 0.7 0.6 0.5 0 0.4 -0.008
Each category (for example, AZTEC_ABODE_A, JAPANESE_ABODE_A, EGYPTIAN_ABODE_A, etc. until GREEK_MIRACLE_ENHANCER) has 26 numbers separated by a tab. These numbers correspond to the building's characteristics. However the only two numbers you need to be concerned about are the first two, which indicate the Wood (first number) and Ore (second number) requirements to construct that particular building. For example, the "AZTEC_ABODE_A" requires 280 wood and 0 ore. You can then in turn edit all the GREEK buildings' cost requirements to whatever desired by changing the first two numbers that appear in each category.
For example, change the following line:
GREEK_TEMPLE 3000 1500 35 85.7142857142857 20 10 20 0
20 0 55 0 1 1 5 50 0.8 0.5 0.5 0 0.6 0.005
GREEK_TEMPLE 1 1 35 85.7142857142857 20 10 20 0 20 0
55 0 1 1 5 50 0.8 0.5 0.5 0 0.6 0.005
The GREEK_TEMPLE originally cost 3000 Wood and 1500 Ore, will now only needs 1 Wood and 1 Ore after the edit. The following 24 numbers remain unchanged. This has been tested and works on v1.1, and can be applied to current games in progress. You can choose to start legitimately and only make use of this cheat at a later level.
Cast miracles anywhere:
On land 7 (The 2 Japanese Brothers), find the Norseman who will not die you can pick him up anywhere except in your enemy's realm. Place him next to the desired target (armies, walls, creatures), then cast miracles on him. This will kill, destroy, or heal your target but not him. You can use this to heal your creature outside your realm. Note: You must cast the miracles directly on him. as it is difficult to throw them.
Use your fire miracle to set fire to a tree, and then pick it up. If you then hold it over enemy troops, there health will deplete and eventually the squad will die. This works even in the enemy's main city.
Go to your game folder and navigate to \Data\Balance. Find the file PlacementData.xml and open it in Wordpad. Find the third paragraph, which starts <object type="abode" name="greek_abode_c">. Change the line <basevalue impressiveness="0.2" /> to <basevalue impressiveness="20" />. Then open one of your saved games and place several villas. They will make your town massively impressive and you will win the land you are in. This will affect all saved games.
Secret to destroy enemy buildings:
You must buy the fire miracle first. You get a tree and cast the fire miracle on it and it will set on fire, then put it over the enemy's building and it will destroy it quite fast.