Stellaris event Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

event Command

Console command

This command starts the event with the specified ID in the specified empire.

event [Event ID] [Empire ID]


The ID of the event you wish to apply.
Empire ID
Optional - if left blank, this will apply to your current empire. The ID of the empire you wish to apply the event to.


Here are examples of how to use event.

event galcom.2 5
This command starts the event 'A Galactic Community' in the empire with the ID 5.
event distar.13011 0
The command starts the event 'Unknowns Unleashed' in your empire. Your empire ID is always 0.
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Quick Overview

The event command in Stellaris is used to trigger specified events in the game. The [event id] represents a specific in-game event, which will be spontaneously triggered when you use this command.

If you're targeting a world, you select it manually.

However, if you're wanting to trigger an event related to a certain ship, you must include its [target id] after the event id to specify which ship you want the event to be connected to.

In-Depth Description

The event command in Stellaris lets you trigger a specific event by entering its ID after the command in the console.

The event command can be used to test and debug specific events, or to bypass certain conditions or requirements necessary for an event to occur naturally during gameplay.

For example, if you type event crisis.234, you will trigger the Hole in the Void anomaly event.

This command enables you to control or manipulate the narrative progression of your game, either to experiment with different narrative arcs, or to enable a specific event for strategic reasons.

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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