Stellaris create_megastructure Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

create_megastructure Command

Console command

This command will create the megastructure with the specified ID.

create_megastructure [Megastructure ID]


The ID of the megastructure you wish to create.


Here are examples of how to use create_megastructure.

create_megastructure crisis_sphere_0
This command will create the Aetherophasic Engine Frame megastructure.
create_megastructure gateway_0
This command will create the Gateway Site megastructure.
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Quick Overview

The create_megastructure command in Stellaris is used to instantly construct a megastructure in the current system where your cursor is focused in the game.

The type of megastructure to be created depends on the ID that is input after the command.

In-Depth Description

The create_megastructure command in Stellaris is used to instantly create a megastructure in your current system without spending any resources or waiting for the normal construction time.

Megastructures can be thought of as massive structures with significant effects, capable of switching the tide of game progress.

Examples of megastructures include the Dyson Sphere, which can generate massive amounts of energy, and the Ring World, which provides habitats for your population.

Using the command, you just need to type create_megastructure [megastructure id] into the console.

Pressing tab while the console is open will automatically populate a list the IDs that you can use with this command.

For example, if you want to create a Dyson Sphere, you can type create_megastructure dyson_sphere_restored. And a Dyson Sphere will appear in the system you're currently viewing.

It can be advantageous in situations where you need a strategic advantage quickly or if you want to compensate for resource deficits, or for sheer convenience if you're not particularly interested in waiting out construction periods.

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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