Stellaris add_anomaly Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

add_anomaly Command

Console command

This command adds a specific anomaly to a designated celestial body.

add_anomaly [Anomaly ID]


The ID of the anomaly you wish to add.


Here are examples of how to use add_anomaly.

add_anomaly object_gasgiant_category
This command activates the 'Atmospheric Object' anomaly to the planet you have currently selected.
add_anomaly collision_asteroid_category
This command activates the 'Asteroid Collision' anomaly to the planet you have currently selected.
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Quick Overview

The add_anomaly command in Stellaris is used to add a pre-specified anomaly to your selected celestial object such as a planet, star, or asteroid.

The `[anomaly id]`` part is where you insert the specific ID of the anomaly that you want to add.

Anomalies often provide various events or rewards and can affect the chosen celestial body in different ways based on the specific anomaly added.

In-Depth Description

The add_anomaly command is specifically targeted at adding anomalous findings or peculiarities to desired celestial bodies or star systems within the game.

To understand it better, we need to understand what Anomalies are within Stellaris. They are random events and discoveries that can occur when exploring the galaxy.

They can add an element of surprise and variety to the gameplay and can lead to a variety of outcomes, such as bonuses or penalties to research, resources, reputation, etc.

The add_anomaly command allows players to manually input an anomaly to a specific body immediately, rather than waiting for one to randomly generate.

The correct format to use this command is add_anomaly [anomaly id]. Here, replace [anomaly id] with the ID of the anomaly you want to add to the selected celestial body.

This command is powerful, but it does require a level of knowledge about the diverse array of anomalies within Stellaris.

It can be useful when a player wants to add a specific scenario or challenge to their game for various reasons, such as enhancing their storyline, creating challenges, or fully utilizing particular types of bodies that may be otherwise underused.

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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