Stellaris planet_size Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

planet_size Command

Console command

This command changes the size of the selected planet in the game. size about 78 will cause the celestial body to move backwards.

planet_size [Size]


The size of the celestial body you wish to set. If you go above 78, the celestial body will move backwards.


Here are examples of how to use planet_size.

planet_size 30
This command will change the size of the selected celestial body to 30.
planet_size 50
This command will change the size of the selected celestial body to 50.
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Quick Overview

The Stellaris command planet_size is used to modify the size of the selected celestial body in the game.

It allows you to go above the regular sizes, meaning you can make the planet or star bigger.

However, assigning a value above 78 will result in the celestial body moving backwards.

This command might be useful if you want to change the visual appearance of a planet or experiment with different sizes and their effects.

In-Depth Description

The planet_size command in Stellaris is used to alter the size of a selected planet or celestial body within the game.

Upon entering this command followed by a number, you will change the size of the selected planet to that number.

The size range is not unlimited — anything above 78 can cause the celestial body to move backwards, which can potentially disrupt gameplay.

This command can be quite beneficial as the size of the planet or celestial body can affect a multitude of factors within the game.

Planet size in Stellaris determines the number of Tiles that the planet will have, which in turn determines how many Buildings and Districts it can support. This means you can significantly drive up your planet's potential for energy credits, mineral production, food generation, and scientific research.

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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