Stellaris build_pops Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

build_pops Command

Console command

This command adds the specified amount of robot population to the celestial body that you currently have selected (the empire must have the technology to support robot populations).

build_pops [Amount]


The amount of robot population you wish to add to the selected celestial body.


Here are examples of how to use build_pops.

build_pops 5
This command will add 5 robot population to the selected celestial body.
build_pops 10
This command will add 10 robot population to the selected celestial body.
build_pops 25
This command will add 25 robot population to the selected celestial body.
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Quick Overview

The build_pops Stellaris command allows you to add a specific amount of robot population units to a planet or celestial body of your choice in the game.

The command, however, requires that the selected planet has at least one robot assembly point.

This command is useful when you want to quickly increase the robot population on a certain planet without waiting for the normal growth process.

In-Depth Description

The build_pops command in Stellaris is used to add a specific amount of robot populations to the selected celestial body in your empire.

This command can be particularly useful in boosting the performance of your empire's economy, scientific research or military power.

In Stellaris, pops represent individual population units in your empire.

Each of these units can be put towards a specific task in your empire, such as working in the energy sector, food production, materials, scientific research, or even serving as soldiers in your empire's military.

Robotic pops are a special type of population which can be employed in any job where biological pops can also be used.

However, they are also capable of taking on jobs which biological pops cannot, making them a highly versatile workforce.

Adding robot pops can be helpful when you need to fill in labor gaps in your empire. If you're lacking in manpower for various tasks, you can effectively use this command to generate the needed workforce.

However, to use this command, you must already have at least one robot assembly point in the selected celestial body. This is the place where the robots are created or assembled.

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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