Stellaris help Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

help Command


This command provides help or documentation for other game commands.

help [Command]


The name of the command you wish to view help for.


Here are examples of how to use help.

help energy
Executing the above command will print help for the energy cheat.
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Quick Overview

This command is used in Stellaris to display information about a specific command, it helps you understand what a particular command does.

When you type help followed by the name of the command, the game will provide a description of the command, how to use it, and potential effects it will have in the game.

If no command follows help, it will provide a list or documentation of all the available commands in the game.

In-Depth Description

The help command in Stellaris is quick guide command.

When you type help followed by a command into the console, Stellaris will bring up a brief summary or explanation of what the command does.

It doesn't execute the command, but rather provides you with information about it. This might include a description of the command's function or effects, parameters it takes, and possibly some examples of how to use it.

You should use this command when you're not sure what a console command does or if you need a refresher on its specifics, such as the type of arguments it accepts.

This can be particularly helpful in a game like Stellaris, where there are many various console commands with diverse functions. It's essentially akin to looking up a command in a manual or glossary, while you're in the midst of playing the game.

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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