Stellaris add_ship Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

add_ship Command

Console command

This command can be used to spawn a fleet of the specified ship.

add_ship [Ship ID]


The name of the ship you wish to activate.


Here are examples of how to use add_ship.

add_ship NAME_Seeker
This command will add an 'Alien corvette.'
add_ship NAME_Scholarium_Arctrellis
This command will add an 'Arctrellis science ship.'
add_ship NAME_Annihilator
This command will add a 'Vehement cruiser.'
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Quick Overview

The add_ship command in Stellaris is used to create a single ship fleet.

The [ship_id] part of the command is where you input the specific name of the ship design you want to create.

In-Depth Description

The add_ship command in Stellaris is a console command that allows you to create a fleet with one particular type of ship.

You can choose the type by replacing ship ID with the actual name of the ship design you want.

If you press the tab key while typing the command, a list of ship names will be revealed. This can give you a wide range of possibilities considering the ship types available in the game.

This console command can be particularly helpful when you quickly need a certain type of ship in your fleet without having to wait for it to be constructed.

This could be the case when you're suddenly attacked and need more firepower, or want to explore a specific star system but lack the necessary ship type.

Another advantage is that you can create a ship with a design that's not available in your current technology range, giving you an edge over your opponents.

You should use this command when the situation calls for a ship type that isn't available or would take too much time to manually build.

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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