Stellaris communications Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

communications Command

Console command

This command established communications with all empires.

communications [Empire ID]


Empire ID
Optional (if left blank, this command will be applied to all empires). The ID of the empire you wish to toggle communications with.


Here are examples of how to use communications.

The above command will toggle communications on or off with all empires.
communications 15
If enabled, this command will disable communications with the empire of ID 15. If disabled, this command will enable communications with the empire of ID 15.
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Quick Overview

The communications command in Stellaris is used to automatically establish connections with all other empires present in the game.

This allows for direct interaction and diplomacy without the need for first making contact through exploration or other means.

In-Depth Description

The communications command in Stellaris is used to instantly establish communication with all the empires in the game.

Normally in Stellaris, communication with another empire is established over time with first contact protocols, during which you learn about their species, government, etc.

Once these protocols are completed, you can engage in diplomatic relations or conflicts.

However, by using the communications command, you bypass this process and immediately gain insight into every empire's location and government type.

This can save significant amounts of time and allow you to plan your strategy more effectively.

You can use this command to instantly find potential allies or identify threats. Be aware though, that using this command also instantaneously unveils your location and information to all the other empires which might alter their stance towards you in return, possibly negatively.

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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