Stellaris copy_pop Console Command

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copy_pop Command


This command will copy the population with the specified ID to the planet that you currently have selected.

copy_pop [Population ID]


Population ID
The ID of the population you wish to copy.


Here are examples of how to use copy_pop.

copy_pop 80
This command will copy the population with ID of 80 to the planet that is currently selected in your game.
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Quick Overview

This command in Stellaris allows you to clone or duplicate a specific population unit and place it on a desired planet.

You need to provide the ID of the population unit you want to copy.

In-Depth Description

The copy_pop command in Stellaris allows for the duplication of existing population units, commonly known as 'pops'.

The command accomplishes this by using the unique identification number, or 'id', of a pop.

To implement this command, you would need to first click on a planet. This indicates the planet where the duplicate pop will be placed.

Subsequently, you enter the command copy_pop followed by the id of the pop you wish to duplicate. The game then automatically adds a new pop to the planet selected, identical to the one specified by its id.

By allowing you to control the distribution of different species within your empire, it can be used for careful strategizing.

If a particular population unit has desirable characteristics or traits, it can be duplicated in order to maximize the benefit it provides.

For instance, let's say you have a pop that is particularly adept at science research. If you wanted to boost the scientific output of a planet, you could use the copy_pop command to add more of these efficient researchers to the planet.

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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