Stellaris techweights Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.

techweights Command


This command displays or adjusts the probability weights for different tech options becoming available.

techweights [Tech Area]


Tech Area
The area of tech you wish to see weights for: 'eng' for Engineering, 'phy' for Physics and 'soc' for Society.


Here are examples of how to use techweights.

techweights phy
This command prints techweights for the physics technology tree.
techweights eng
This command prints techweights for the engineering technology tree.
techweights soc
This command prints techweights for the society technology tree.
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Quick Overview

The Stellaris command techweights is used to display the existing weights of different technologies in the tech tree for the player’s empire.

In this context, weights refer to the probability or likelihood of a certain technology appearing as an option for research in the technology screen. Higher weight means the technology is more likely to appear.

In-Depth Description

The techweights command in Stellaris is used to display the weights of all the technologies currently available in the technology tree of the player.

The 'weight' here refers to probability, essentially showing how likely a particular technology is to appear in the technology research screen.

The output from this command is a detailed breakdown between each category of technology: Physics, Society, and Engineering.

It will also factor in any influencing factors, such as Empire ethics, researched technologies, scientist traits, or even the current year.

This command is beneficial to players who want a deeper understanding of the technology selection process and want to plan their research strategy more effectively.

Understanding the weights may help you decide the future direction of your technology research based on your current situation and overall game strategy.

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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