Stellaris annex Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

annex Command

Console command

This command takes control of all worlds and starbases of the specified empire ID.

annex [Empire ID]


Empire ID
The empire ID of the empire you want to annex.


Here are examples of how to use annex.

annex 5
This command will annex the empire with the ID 5.
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Quick Overview

The annex command in Stellaris allows the player to fully take over a specified target, gaining control of all of their worlds and starbases.

This command can be used to easily assert dominance over an opponent without having to go through common game mechanics such as war or diplomacy.

In-Depth Description

The annex command in Stellaris is a useful console command for swiftly gaining control of another empire's assets.

Once executed, it causes the player to acquire direct control over all planets and starbases that belong to a specific empire.

Typically, you use the annex console command followed by the tag of the empire you wish to acquire.

For example, Annex 5 would mean you are taking over the empire with the id 5.

This command is really helpful say if you really want to end a war that's been dragging on for too long.

Instead of struggling with capturing each individual planet or starbase, you can just annex the entire empire and move on to the next political or military objective in your grand strategy.

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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