Stellaris effect shift_ethic = Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

effect shift_ethic = Command

Console command

This command shifts the player's empire's ethics to the specified ethic ID.

effect shift_ethic = [Ethic ID]


The ID of the ethic you wish to shift to.


Here are examples of how to use effect shift_ethic =.

effect shift_ethic = ethic_authoritarian
This command will shift your empire's ethic to 'Authoritarian.'
effect shift_ethic = ethic_egalitarian
This command will shift your empire's ethic to 'Egalitarian.'
effect shift_ethic = ethic_spiritualist
This command will shift your empire's ethic to 'Spiritualist.'
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Quick Overview

The command effect shift_ethic = is used to change the ethical alignment of the player's empire in Stellaris.

You need to follow this command with the identity (id) of the ethic you want your empire to adopt. Different ethics have different identities.

For example, using this command could shift your empire's ethics from pacifist to militarist or from xenophile to xenophobe, depending on the ethic id you specify.

This command allows you to change your game strategy by shifting your empire's ethics stance.

In-Depth Description

The effect shift_ethic is a console command used in the game Stellaris. When entering this command, along with the specified ethic id, it allows users to shift the ethical alignment of their player empire in the game.

In Stellaris, ethics play a major role as they determine an empire's behavior and policy setting, which shapes the civilization's culture, government style, and attitude towards other empires.

To use the command, type in effect shift_ethic = followed by the ethic id. For example, effect shift_ethic = ethic_militarist if you want your empire to adopt a militaristic approach.

This command is useful if you're not satisfied with your empire's current ethics alignment, or if you want to experience different gameplay or challenge.

A change of ethics can lead to numerous benefits such as better relations with other empires sharing similar ethics, new policy options, and other bonuses related to the chosen ethics.

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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