Stellaris casusbelli Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

casusbelli Command


This command initiates the Casus Belli with the specified ID against the specified empire.

casusbelli [Casus Belli ID] [Empire ID]


The ID of the Casus Belli you wish to apply
Empire ID
The ID of the empire you wish to apply the specified Casus Belli to.


Here are examples of how to use casusbelli.

casusbelli colossus 4
This command will start the Casus Belli 'Colossus' against the empire with an ID of 4.
casusbelli cb_purification 4
This command will start the Casus Belli 'Purification' against the empire with an ID of 4.
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Quick Overview

The casusbelli command in Stellaris allows you to add a justification for war, known as a Casus Belli, against a specific target empire.

This means that you can declare war on that empire without any diplomatic repercussions since you have a justified cause as per the game's mechanics.

The Casus Belli system in Stellaris works to ensure that conflicts between empires aren't initiated without reasonable cause.

You'd need to provide the appropriate ID for the target empire when using this command.

In-Depth Description

The casusbelli command in Stellaris is one that adds a Casus Belli against a specific enemy or target empire.

Casus Belli is a Latin term that means cause for war. In terms of Stellaris gameplay, a Casus Belli is a specific reason that your empire can declare war against another empire.

Once you've added a Casus Belli against a specific empire, you are then able to initiate a war against them without any diplomatic penalties that you would normally incur for unjust wars.

This command can be especially useful and strategic when you are planning to expand your empire's territory and resources.

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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