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A detailed list of Stellaris console commands

Stellaris is a 4X grand video game with strategy factors. It was developed and proclaimed by Paradox Interactive. Stellaris’ gameplay relates to space exploration, diplomacy, managing an empire, and space warfare with other civilizations. It was launched worldwide for OS X, Windows, and Linux on May 9, 2016.

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In the gameplay, players control of a species in the early stages of interstellar space navigation, after the invention of faster-than-light spaceship technology. Based on several factors such as the ethics of the civilization and the player’s preferences, the ultimate target of the empire is able to range from galactic conquest, technological supremacy, and hoarding of resources, to the peaceful existence or absolute elimination of all sentient life. The player guides ships, including construction, science, and military vessels. Combat includes space and ground combat and it focuses more on the bigger factors like preparation and strategy. There are also diplomatic choices such as alliances and trades with other races.

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After a brief introduction about the game, now we move to the main part of it – Stellaris console commands.

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Stellaris console commands

Stellaris console commands for PCs:

  • help– See a series of provided Stellaris console commands
  • Cash [amount]– Add [amount] cash
  • Engineering [amount]– Add [amount] engineering points
  • Minerals [amount]– Add [amount] minerals
  • Influence [amount]– Add [amount] influence
  • Physics 50000– Add physics
  • Society [amount]– Add [amount] society
  • add_trait_species– Add trait (for example: add_trait_species human intelligent)
  • Instant_Build– Open instant build
  • research_technologies– Unlock all technologies
  • Resource [resource] [amount]– Add [amount] of specific [resource]
  • Skills [amount]– Add [amount] of skills to the leader
  • invincible– Invincibility turns on
  • Damage [amount]– Pick up ship suffering [amount] damage
  • Crash– Crashes the game
  • Ftl– Activate/deactivate infinite Ftl
  • Contact– Activate/deactivate all contact
  • [Selected Planet] populate– Fills entire free slots on the chosen planet with pop
  • Survey– Survey all planets
  • Techuptade– Restart tech tree
  • overnight– Prepare for the overnight session

Stellaris commands on Windows, Mac, and Linux (Several Stellaris console commands):

Stellaris console commands – Name Stellaris console commands – Syntax Stellaris console commands -Description
3dstats 3dstats This command will toggle (on or off) the 3DStats feature. When it is enabled, your FPS and render time will appear on your screen.
achievement_status achievement_status This command will print the current achievement situation for you to the console.
activate_all_traditions activate_all_traditions This command immediately activates perks for you.
activate_ascension_perk activate_ascension_perk [ascension perk id] This command runs the specified rising perk.
activate_tradition activate_tradition [tradition id] This command runs the specified tradition.
add_anomaly add_anomaly [anomaly category] This command provides an anomaly category for the planet selected in-game by you.
add_ethic_pop add_ethic_pop [population id] [ethic id] This command provides the specified ethic to the specific population.
add_opinion add_opinion [source id] [target id] [opinion amount] This command can be added or removed (remove by negative number) idea from one empire to another.
add_pops add_pops [species id] [planet id] This command populates a whole planet with all the specific species.
add_ship add_ship [ship name] This command is used to spawn a fleet of the specific ship.
add_trait_leader add_trait_leader [leader id] [trait id] This command adds the particular trait to the head with the specific ID. Use ‘debugtooltip’ to look for leader IDs.
add_trait_species add_trait_species [species id] [trait id] This command adds the specific trait to the species with the unique ID.
advanced_galaxy advanced_galaxy This command helps every default empire get fleets, colonies, and technologies (mimics the 2400 game).
ai ai This command turns on or off AI.
ai_anomalies ai_anomalies This command turns on or off AI-only anomalies for human empires.
alienfx alienfx If you face an alien case, this command will attempt to conjugate with AlienFX (changing computer lights).
ambient_object ambient_object [object id] This command is used to spawn an ambient object with a specific ID.
attackallfleets attackallfleets This command leads all fleets to be under your control.
audio.playeffect audio.playeffect [effect name] This command is used to play a specific soundtrack.
audio.setactivegroup audio.setactivegroup [group name] This command permits you to set an active audio set.
berserk_ai berserk_ai This command sets all AI aggression to 10 (make them become extremely aggressive).
blend_post_effect blend_post_effect [setting] [time] [mode] This command is used to blend into a new post effect with the specific type, mode, and transition duration.
borders borders This command helps you calculate your map borders, then prints them to your console.
cash cash [amount] This command adds the specific amount of energy to your own energy credits amount.
casusbelli casusbelli [casus belli id] [empire id] This command initiates the Casus Belli with the specific ID.
check_save check_save This command will check whether the saving is still working. It makes 2 save files and check if they are similar – if not, it means a problem occurs with your saving feature.
clear_debug_lines clear_debug_lines This command discharges any ‘debug lines from your screen.
clear_debug_strings clear_debug_strings This command deletes any debug strings.
collision collision This command turns on or off the collision box’s display in the game.
colonize colonize [population id] This command will colonize the planet you already have chosen with the ID’s population.
communications communications [empire id] If conducted with an argument (an empire ID), this will turn on or off the communication with the specific empire. If not, this will turn on/off communications with all game empires.
contact contact This command provides contact to all empires available in the game.
control control [planet id] This command permits you to immediately occupy the planet with the specific ID.
copy_pop copy_pop [population id] This command will mimic the population with the specific ID to your selected planet.
crash crash It will crash your game if you enter it to the console.
create_navy create_navy [percentage] This command will make a naval fleet with approximately 100% of your naval capacity.
create_megastructure create_megastructure [megastructure id] This command will make a megastructure with the specific ID.
damage damage This command leads the ship you already have selected to take damage.
debug_achievements debug_achievements This command will remove all achievements you gained.
debug_achievements_clear debug_achievements_clear This command is used to debug achievements. It may clear all your achievements you have gained.
nomen nomen This will make all empires (AI-controlled) to disagree to any proposals or deals.
yesmen yesmen This will make all empires (AI-controlled) to agree to any deals or proposals..
debuglines debuglines This command turns on or off debug lines.
debugtexture debugtexture [texture name] [transparency] [alpha channel] This command is used to debug textures (check argument information for any helps).
debugtooltip debugtooltip This command will turn on/off debug tooltips, which show things like planet IDs, population IDs, etc. when you hover over things in your gameplay.
democratic_election democratic_election This command will begin the upcoming democratic vote.
deposits deposits This command will print deposit statistics to the console.
effect effect This command carries out the specific effect script.
election election This command will start the upcoming ruler vote.
engineering engineering [amount] This command provides you with the specific amount of engineering points. Give a negative value to delete engineering points.
error error This command will print errors to the game console and log.
event event [event id] [empire id] This command begins an event with the specific ID in the specific empire.
eventscopes eventscopes This command will print the scope trees of the event in the console window.
eventstats eventstats This command will print data about events running to the console window.
factions.showallfactions factions.showallfactions This command will print all factions in the game with statistics for each of them.
factions.showattraction factions.showattraction This command will print all factions with attraction levels.
factions.spawnall factions.spawnall This command will not run until the game has 10 years old. When being executed, this command will spawn entire factions to the game.
fast_forward fast_forward [days] This command skips forward the specific number of game days.
filewatcher filewatcher This command turn on/off filewatcher.
finish_research finish_research This command immediately finishes all processing research.
finish_special_projects finish_special_projects This command immediately finishes all unique processing projects.
food food [amount] This command gives the specific amount of food to you. Type a negative value to remove it.
force_integrate force_integrate [empire id] This command makes the empire with the specific ID to engage in your empire.
free_government free_government This command turns on/off the time limit not to let you change governments too soon after another.
free_policies free_policies This command turns on/off your ability to change policy without restrictions.
ftl ftl This command turns on/off faster than light travel.
fullscreen fullscreen This command turns on/off fullscreen mode.
game_over game_over [victory type] This command ends the game with domination (0), federation (1), or conquest (2).
gfxculture gfxculture [culture id] This command is used to exchange your empire’s culture outlook.
goto goto [x] [y] This command moves your camera to X and Y coordinates.
grow_pops grow_pops [growth rate] This command will increase the growth rate of the planet’s population you currently have chosen in-game.
guibounds guibounds This command will show bounds around GUI elements on your screen.
hdr hdr This command turns on/off the graphics for high-dynamic-range rendering.
help help [command] If this command carries out with no arguments, this will provide a list of all Stellaris console commands. If there are arguments, this command will print helps relating to specific commands.
hsv hsv This command switches HSV to RGB.
human_ai human_ai This command turn on/off AI for humans.
influence influence [amount] This command will credit you with a specific amount of points.
info info This command turn on/off debug information.
instant_build instant_build This command makes all building (including ships, stations, upgrades, etc.) to be completed immediately without time-consuming. This command effect may be applied to everything in the game, so you should pause your game before using it.
intel intel [low / high] This command changes the intel level of your discovered space (0 for low, 1 for high).
invincible invincible This command hinds all of your ships (invincible) to avoid damage.
kill_country kill_country [empire id] This command destroys your current empire if no ID is given, so that you must the ID of a empire to kill it.
kill_leader kill_leader [leader id] This command kills the commander with the specific ID.
kill_pop kill_pop [population id] This command kills the population with the specific ID.
kill_ruler kill_ruler [population] This command kills the ruler with the specific ID.
lockcamera lockcamera This command turns on/off the locking of the camera. If the camera is locked, it will not run from its position until being unlocked.


TweakerGUI Command:

Command Description Parameters Example
draw.asteroids On/off rendering of asteroid belts. None tweakergui draw.asteroids
draw.background On/off rendering of the background space texture. None tweakergui draw.background
draw.borders On/off rendering of border colors and icons. None tweakergui draw.borders On/off rendering of the galaxy center glow. None tweakergui
draw.clusters On/off rendering of white circles in the galaxy map. None tweakergui draw.clusters
draw.combatdebuglines On/off rendering of lines during combat showing ship’s targets. A line also shows ship’s place before fighting. None tweakergui draw.combatdebuglines
draw.dust On/off rendering of the galaxy dust. None tweakergui draw.dust
draw.greenscreen On/off rendering a green screen behind the background. Turning of the background will give you a greenscreened game using for videos. Use line draw.navigationarrows and.systemlines. None tweakergui draw.greenscreen
draw.hyperlanes On/off rendering of hyperlanes. None tweakergui draw.hyperlanes
draw.names On/off rendering of empire and nebula names on the map. None tweakergui draw.names
draw.navigationarrows On/off rendering of the arrows and names towards neighbors of the system. None tweakergui draw.navigationarrows
draw.nebula On/off rendering of nebulas on the map. None tweakergui draw.nebula
draw.neighbors On/off rendering of cyan and yellow lines in the starmap. Cyan lines are made from a system to its nearby systems. Yellow lines classified the map into cells, each beloning to a system. None tweakergui draw.neighbors
draw.objects On/off rendering of ships, stars, stations, planets, and arrows towards nearby systems. None tweakergui draw.objects

Removed commands:

Command Description Parameter  
audio.compressor REMOVED None  
audio.debug REMOVED None  
bombardeffecttest REMOVED None  
borders.tooltip REMOVED None  
borders.updatewheneverpossible REMOVED None  
borders.usemesh REMOVED None  
camera.searchforcombat REMOVED None  
combat.allowcollisionstrafe REMOVED None  
combat.collision REMOVED None  
console_history REMOVED [None  
createstratdata REMOVED None  
shield.contantsize REMOVED None  
shield.entity REMOVED None  
shield.spam REMOVED None  
ships.merge REMOVED None  
ships.nlips REMOVED None  
simulatedlag REMOVED None  
ti REMOVED None  
ti_paint REMOVED None  
topbarresourcesperframe REMOVED None  
update.animations REMOVED None  
update.particles REMOVED None  

List of resources:

Resources ID for tiles ID for deposits Description
Minerals minerals d_mineral_deposit minerals
Food food   food
Physics Research physics_research d_physics_deposit physics_research
Society Research society_research d_society_deposit society_research
Engineering Research engineering_research d_engineering_deposit engineering_research
Influence influence   influence
Unity unity   unity
Strategic resources      
Terraforming Gases sr_terraform_gases d_terraforming_gas_deposit_1 The cost of terraforming: -25%
Terraforming Liquids sr_terraform_liquids d_terraforming_fluid_deposit_1 The cost of terraforming: -25%
Garanthium Ore sr_garanthium d_garanthium_deposit_1 Ship health: +10%
Lythuric Gas sr_lythuric d_lythuric_deposit_1 Increase the capacity of the engine thrust
Engos Vapor sr_engos d_engos_deposit_1 Adaptability +5%
Teldar Crystals sr_teldar d_teldar_deposit_1 Kinetic weapon damage: +15%
Aldar Crystals sr_aldar d_aldar_deposit_1 Explosive weapon damage: +20%
Pitharan Dust sr_pitharan d_pitharan_deposit_1 Food production: +10%
Orillium Ore sr_orillium d_orillium_deposit_1 Explosive weapon damage: +15%
Satramene Gas sr_satramene d_satramene_deposit_1 Attractiveness of guidelines: +10%
Neutronium Ore sr_neutronium d_neutronium_deposit_1 Armor: +20%
Zro sr_zro d_zro_deposit_1 bonus to superluminal speed, radius of sensors, decrease the cost of seeing the cover
Dark Matter sr_dark_matter d_dark_matter_deposit_1 Physical research: +20%
Yurantic Crystals sr_yurantic d_yurantic_deposit_1 Energy weapon damage: +15%
Living Metal sr_living_metal d_living_metal_deposit bonus armor, and monthly recovery of ships hull
Distant Stars DLC resources    
Available only with the Distant StarsDLC enabled.
Gray Dust sr_distar_nanodust d_nanodust_deposit +15% terraformation speed, -15% terraformation cost
Gray Crystals sr_distar_nanocrystal d_nanocrystal_deposit Weapon damage +10%
Gray Scales sr_distar_nanoscale d_nanoscale_deposit Food production +20%
Gray Actuator sr_distar_nanoactuator d_nanoactuator_deposit Research speed +10%
Enclave resources     available through commerce with the trader enclaves
Riggan Spice sr_riggan   Happiness: +5%
XuraGel sr_xuran   Adaptability +5%
Muutagan Crystals sr_muutagan   Attractiveness of guidelines: +10%
Local resources     available on planet tiles
Alien Pets sr_alien_pets N/A Allows you to build an alien zoo
Betharian Stone sr_betharian N/A You can build a batarian power plant (10+ energy production)

List of ship design:

Name Ship  
Starfang alien destroyer  
Persistent alien huge destroyer  
Sword alien cruiser  
Divine Glory cultist battleship  
Protector nomad destroyer  
Nomad Cruiser nomad cruiser  
Cloud Entity void cloud  
Corsair pirate destroyer  
Black Earl pirate cruiser  
Pirate Galleon Old Guard  
Ancient Mining Drone mining drone miner  
Ancient Combat Drone mining drone corvette  
Ancient Destroyer mining drone destroyer  
Great Space Organism space amoeba  
DS47 lighting space probe  
Sentry sensor station  
Vigil sentinel station  
Origo Ore crystal prism