Stellaris ambient_object Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

ambient_object Command


This command spawns an ambient object with the specified ID.

ambient_object [Object ID]


Object ID
The ID of the ambient object you wish to spawn.


Here are examples of how to use ambient_object.

ambient_object turbulent_nebula_2
This command spawns the 'Turbulent Nebula' ambient object.
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Quick Overview

The ambient_object command in Stellaris is used to spawn a background object in the game, such as a nebula, a black hole, or a different kind of star.

The specified type refers to the particular kind of object you want to generate in the game.

In-Depth Description

The command ambient_object allows you to spawn a specific type of ambient object in your game.

Ambient objects might include, for example, celestial bodies like planets, stars, asteroids, nebulae, black holes, or other things usually found in the galaxy.

If you want to use this command, you need to specify the type of the ambient object. For instance, ambient_object [object_id] will spawn the requested object.

This could be useful if you want to add more aesthetic features or variety to your game, or if you'd like to experiment with different types of celestial objects.

It could also be used as a world-building tool in a creative sense; for example, if you want to recreate a specific star system or celestial environment for storytelling or role-playing purposes within your run.

However, be vigilant that this command may not guarantee the spawned object to have any resources or be habitable - as these factors are determined by other game systems.

Be sure to use this command only if the adding of these elements doesn't interfere with the balance of your game, alter how you or others enjoy the engagement, or disrupt mechanics in unintended ways (for instance, creating impassable barriers or visual clutter).

It's also worth noting that commands like this can sometimes lead to unforeseen effects or bugs, especially since Stellaris is a complex game with many interdependent systems, so it should be used with caution.

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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