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A 4x/Grand Strategy space game from Paradox Development. It Combines elements from traditional space 4x with the Grand Strategy of titles like Europa Universalis.

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How do you breed species for eating?

If you go Genetic ascension path, you gain access to fancy traits, including Delicious. So, playing as Devouring swarm, you can do a one-off species change to include this trait to get more food. BUT ...
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Maximum planet sizes in Stellaris [closed]

what is the maximum planet size in stellaris 2.2.2. I have read somewhere that increasing planet_size over 75 will glitch the planet, and I cant find "regular" max size of planets in galaxy...
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How do I stop building synthetic species in a full world?

I'm starting to reach end game and my capital is filled to the brim. I put up the growth discouragament decision to curb the pop growth so people won't go. Problem is, I decided to take the Synthetic ...
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Wars take decades to fight

I have declared a subjugation war against my neighbour empire and I have occupied all of their systems and destroyed their entire fleet, including their civilian ship; yet they still do not give up. ...
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No risk on anomaly, just time consuming?

I just started to play Stellaris and different from the youtube tutorials I saw, the current version (2.2.x) anomalies now have levels (from 1 to 10 in roman numerals so far for me). They are related ...
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Ether Drake Hatchling / Dragonscale Armor with Habitat

According to the wiki page https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/Spaceborne_aliens#Ether_Drake The planet it guarded, Dragon's Hoard, is a very wealthy planet with +30 Energy and Minerals. Putting a ...
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What factors influence the “system category”? e.g. “Empire Bastion”

In Stellaris 2.0, the systems are given a specific category, like "Empire Colony" (base name), "Empire Bastion" (lots of defense platforms? border system?), "Naval Base" (home starbase of a fleet), "...
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Gateways problem

While I am no new player of Stellaris, I am currently playing 2.0 (no new patches) after long time of playing 1.xyz and I have question. Problem is that gateways in case of war should be closed to ...
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AI rebellion - siding with robots - what will happen to traditions?

When in Stellaris you have the AI uprising event, you are given two options: suppress the rebellion or side with the machines. Unfortunately, due to the way I build my empire (usually either with AI ...
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Why can't I resettle these pops?

When trying to resettle a pop to a different planet I get a message saying "Species Rights for Pop does not permit residence on this planet". Core worlds are allowed for all species. What can I do ...
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Stellaris Apocalypse cc problem

I'm having problem using cc of research_all_technologies and research_technology or technologies can't remember. But when I use research_all_technologies only non repeatable researched but not ...
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What's the Stellaris Apocalypse technology tree?

Like in the title said whats the Stellaris Apocalypse technology tree? I have been playing it for half a week now but there is no end to it.
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How can I upgrade a gateway?

I've researched the Gateway tech, but I can't use the existing gateways - neither science ships nor construction ships can do anything with them. It says the gateway must be upgraded before use. How ...
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Do end-game crises destroy guardians?

In my current game, there is the Enigmatic Fortress on the other side of one of my neighbors right along their border with another empire. The Contingency has just spawned and one of their spawn sites ...
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What's the max influence gain in Stellaris per faction per month?

In Stellaris, you can research the tech The Collective Self, which gives "+1 Max influence from factions [per month]." But as much as I struggle and google, I cannot find out what the max is with or ...
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Can't complete the Unbiden crisis - unconquerable planet

During the Unbidden crisis, the initial portal spawned in a system that had one colonised planet. After dealing with the Unbidden fleets and the portal, this planet stays as occupied by Unbidden, why ...
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Do combat computers affect strike craft?

Here's a combat computer: This computer adds some bonuses to fire rate, tracking, and chance to hit on weapons for a defense platform. If I equip my defense platform with strike craft, which as far ...
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Subjugation casus beli

My current situation: My empire is in federation. I've been successfully conquering chunks of Empire A (that is in defensive pact with Empire B) until my enemy has only 2-3 planets left and I've ...
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What do the different colors of my fleets' firepower mean in Stellaris?

In Stellaris, my fleets' firepower amounts are listed under their location in the Outliner window in yellow. I assume this is the default font color for the UI. However, one of my fleet's firepower ...
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Does it make sense to make claims when I not yet intend to declare war?

I am currently surrounded by multiple "friendly" and "cordial" empires who have not yet realized that ultimately their conquest through me is inevitable. But it might still take a few decades until I ...
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Does the fire rate for Bulwark of Harmony work if you're in an offensive war?

Bulwark of Harmony is a defensive tradition. It's in-game text is below: It seems clear that ship build speed only takes effect while in a defensive war. However, it's not really clear if the same ...
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Is it possible to have multiple colonizable planets in your starting system?

I ended up starting new games with a custom race continuously for about 15 minutes and only ever ended up with one colonizable planet (already colonized of course!) that was sized somewhere between 16-...
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How should our glorious civilization incorporate two neighboring fallen empires?

Behold the pure, the glorious, the powerful civilization of the Till Lynesi Star Hunters. We are, without question, the foremost active power in the galaxy in the 23rd century and we will not allow ...
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Stellaris seems to be impossible citizens always go to unrest

Stellaris on steam: My tech and development was always way behind all of the AI ones so i set things to Huge 4-spiral galaxy with only one AI. I did so to learn the dynamics. Well, I can't expand ...
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What conditions must exist to have the disassemble habitat war demand to be available?

So, I tried a little experiment to fix a small problem I inadvertently created which boiled down to declaring war on faction that I established which owned only a single system that I gifted to them. ...
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What is the name of the Technology that generates research from Surveys?

In Stellaris there is a technology that gives you a small research boost whenever you survey a system. I don't remember what the name is and I've searched through the wiki without luck. Can anyone ...
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Is there any reason not to set exorbitant war goals?

It seems to me that when declaring war in Stellaris, there is little reason not to set everything you possibly can as a war goal: even if your actual strategic goals are quite modest, you can just ...
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How do you remove a colonized habitat?

In my capital system, there are 8 planetary bodies, of which I created 7 habitats around and then colonized. Now that the Worm loves us and always has, I now have 6 colonized worlds instead of just ...
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How to help my rival against awakened empire

In my game an alliance of three unfriendly empires is losing a war against awakened empire. Is there anything that I can do to help them last longer and give my alliance preparation time? Will they ...
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How to leave a war in which you are not the main attacker/defender?

I was invited into a war via a defensive pact and we're losing terribly. The problem is, even if the warscore is below -50%, the main defender has not yet sent their peace terms and I'm stuck fighting ...
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Why and how often do AI Empires change their names?

I often see the AI change the names of their Empires over a course of a game but I don't see a change in their ethics[1]. Like from "Interstellar Zaxxoid Alliance" to "Polity of Oxx-Oxx". That begs ...
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How do truces work?

My Empire is rivaling a neighbouring weaker Empire, let's call it Empire A, who has a defensive pact with Empire B, a much larger Empire. I recently had a war against Empire B, which ended in a truce. ...
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Is it possible to heal war allies in Stellaris using my infrastructure?

I've got a lot of allied fleets waiting in my home system to make an offensive push. But some of them are pretty low on hull points and I want to heal them up before we leave. They're orbiting my ...
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Is it possible to transfer ownership of Frontier Outposts in Stellaris using console commands?

And AI settled a really iritating Frontier Outpost in territory I was about to take. I don't want to go to war with them because they outmatch me in fleet strength but I want that system. Is there a ...
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Why would a cruiser in Stellaris fail to upgrade to the proper class how can I fix it?

I asked a question about ship upgrading in Stellaris here and learned that ships will upgrade to the latest design or the latest design with their name. I'm now trying to upgrade ships of one class (...
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Ships keep upgrading to other classes in Stellaris?

I keep having issues when I have additional ships in addition to the "auto-best" ones. Sometimes when I have the fleet upgrade once new techs are unlocked, it seems that they will sometimes switch to ...
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How can I get get a fellow federation member to convert their tributary into a member of our federation in Stellaris?

I recently formed a federation with several other members in my corner of the galaxy. One of the members has a tributary who I have a very good relationship (>100) with (both with the tributary and ...
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How to integrate a pre-FTL and a pre-sapient civilization in the same system into your Stellaris empire?

I have a system within my borders that has both a pre-sapient civilization and a pre-FTL civilization. I'd like to integrate both of them into my empire. I know I can uplift the pre-FTL civ and then ...
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Are synthetic empires at disadvantage at land warfare?

The "Synthetic Dawn" DLC added the ability to play as a robot empire and changed many technologies and traits to match the "Synthetic" theme. Has the same been done to the land warfare? If you look ...
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are there any drawbacks to keeping Synthetics enslaved?

So I've finally have Synthetics and my own civilization is heading towards the Synthetic Evolution *. As a materialistic empire I could give regular AI citizen rights. But why should I bother? Yes, ...
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How does government ethos change work in Stellaris?

In Stellaris government ethos works on four scales: Pacifist-Militarist Authoritarian - Egalitarian Xenophobe - Xenophile Materialist - Spiritualist At any stage empire can have only three ethics or ...
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How to get out Titans that occupy a planet I own?

The project to investigate titanic life on my newly colonized planet went away and the Titans now occupy the planet. However, there is no way with my troop to bombard or attack them because they are ...
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Is there a screen that shows all military and mining stations in Stellaris?

I want to upgrade my military stations and I've checked all the top menu options and configuring the right Outliner screen, but don't see any screen that displays my military stations.
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Is there a way to lower vassal integration cost?

I just received a somewhat large vassal after defeating them in a war with my alliance. Now when I check the subject integration it says it costs 1105 influence but the absolute maximum I can ever ...
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How to connect a Stellaris account with Steam?

This is how I connect my Stellaris account connected with Steam: And I log in with this Stellaris account while playing game: However, I suspect it's isn't correctly, because: I've played Stellaris ...
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Why is Stellaris - Galaxy Edition cheaper than Nova Edition? [closed]

It's obvious that the Galaxy Edition contains more stuff than the Nova Edition. Also, the price of Stellaris: Nova Edition Upgrade Pack is nearly one-third of Stellaris: Galaxy Edition Upgrade. ...
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Where do you set the sector tax rate?

I've looked all over the 'planets and sectors' screen but don't see it anywhere.
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How do I set a fleet to orbit a planet?

If I click on my fleet, and the right click a planet I own - they will just move there (I get no menu pop up, they just move there). Once they have reached the planet they will go into sleep/inactive ...
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Do strategic resource bonuses automatically apply to ships etc?

In Stellaris, strategic resources provide bonuses to your empire of various kinds. I know sometimes the resources are utilized in certain buildings, research or modules but I am not sure how the ...
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Can you colonize a planet that has 100% blocked tiles?

There is a colonizable planet I found which looks interesting, but all tiles on the surface are either yellow or red from various blocker effects. Normally I'd be able to clean them out after landing ...