Stellaris activate_ascension_perk Console Command

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activate_ascension_perk Command

Console command

This command allows you to immediately activate a specific Ascension Perk by typing the name of the perk after the command.

activate_ascension_perk [Ascension Perk ID]


The name of the ascension perk you wish to activate.


Here are examples of how to use activate_ascension_perk.

activate_ascension_perk ap_enigmatic_engineering
This command actives the 'Enigmatic Engineering' ascension perk.
activate_ascension_perk ap_galactic_wonders_utopia
This command actives the 'Galactic Wonders' ascension perk.
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Quick Overview

This command in Stellaris activates a specific Ascension Perk within your empire.

Ascension Perks are a kind of optional upgrade for your empire, which can provide a wide range of benefits, including technological advancements, biological improvements, and more.

You'll need to type the ID of the specific perk you wish to activate.

In-Depth Description

This command is used to immediately activate a specified ascension perk rather than progressing through conventional gameplay to achieve it.

Ascension Perks are significant upgrades for your empire in the mid-to-endgame that normally require a substantial amount of time, research, and resources to obtain.

They can give your empire various advantages like advanced technologies, new capabilities, or profound boosts to your empire's power.

The command is as follows: activate_ascension_perk [ascension perk id]

For example, if you want to activate the 'Arcology Project' perk, you would type: activate_ascension_perk ap_arcology_project

You would use this command when you want to explore the impacts of different ascension perks, test out strategies, or expedite gameplay.

How to Open the Command Console

In Stellaris, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .

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