Stellaris research_technology Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

research_technology Command

Console command

This command instantly researched the specified technology.

research_technology [Technology ID]


The technology ID of the technology you wish to instantly research.


Here are examples of how to use research_technology.

research_technology tech_adaptive_bureaucracy
This command will instantly research 'Adaptive Bureaucracy.'
research_technology tech_corvette_hull_2
This command will instantly research 'Advanced Corvette Hulls.'
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Quick Overview

The research_technology command in Stellaris is used to instantly complete the research of a specific technology.

The technology to be researched is specified by putting its unique ID in place of [technology id] in the command.

This allows the player to quickly access specific technological advancements without waiting for the regular research process to complete.

In-Depth Description

The research_technology command in Stellaris is a cheat command that allows you to instantly research a specific technology. You use it by typing research_technology followed by the specific ID of the technology you want to research.

This command bypasses the normal time and resource constraints on technology research. This can provide significant advantages as the technologies provide enhancements to various parts of your civilization, from economy to warfare.

For instance, you can get combat technology upgrades immediately, giving your fleet a significant edge in battles or even potentially turning the tide in your favor. It can also give you immediate access to technology needed for colonization, speeding up your expansion plans.

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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