Stellaris achievement guide & roadmap



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Store/have 1000 EC

Brave New World

Colonize a planet

Power Overwhelming

Store/have 5000 EC

Break On Through...

Research a Rare technology


Survey one of each basic planet class

Mutual Understanding

Successfully negotiate a trade deal

Domo Arigato

Build a Robot Pop

Digging Deep

Earn a total Mineral income each month above 250

What Came Before

Find the home system of a Precursor Empire


Win a War against another Empire

A Home Away From Home

Conquer another species' homeworld


Have access to ten different Strategic Resources

The Grand Fleet

Build a fleet with a total fleet size above 120

... To the Other Side

Research 15 Rare technologies in a single game

New Shining Star

Upgrade your capital to an Imperial Complex

Building Better Worlds

Terraform a planet

Faster, Stronger, Better

Genetically alter a species (not uplift)


Explore a Natural Wormhole

Grand Admiral

Have an Empire total fleet power of 100,000+

Birth of a Federation

Establish a Federation


Successfully investigate an archaeological site

League of Nations

Be a founding member of the Galactic Community


Have a planet with at least 100 Pops

Old Friends

Receive a gift from a Fallen Empire

Tradition is Everything

Unlock all 42 Traditions

It belongs in a museum!

Find a Relic

The Industrial Re-Revolution

Earn a total Mineral income each month above 1000

Then Virgil, Now Beatrice

Return a long-dead species to life


Support the Artisan Troupe for 10 years

Unlimited Power!

Use the active effect of a Relic

Throw Your Weight Around

Have a Diplomatic Weight of over 9000

Clever Girl

Uplift a species


Have your ruler be of a different species class than your founding species

The Good Stuff

Purchase a rare resource from the Traders

Tourist Trap

As an egalitarian Empire, own a planet with at least 10 different species on it

Citadel of Death

Own a Citadel with 40k fleet power

Let Us Go Forward Together

Level up your Federation

Mad Genius

Recruit a scientist from the Curators

Center of Trade

Earn at least 1000 Energy Credits per month from trade

Imperial Highway

Own 4 active Gateways

Think Tank

Construct a complete Science Nexus

...and Hope?

Unseal the path to the L-Cluster


Have 100 Minor Artifacts

It Followed Me Home

Befriend a Space Amoeba

Star Struck

Own 200 Starbases (Outposts are counted)


Study Minor Artifacts and discover a random technology

I Can See Forever

Construct a complete Sentry Array

Captive Star

Construct a complete Dyson Sphere

Beyond the Veil

Breach the Shroud


Win the game through any victory condition

Unstoppable Force

Build a Juggernaut

Battle Thralls

Have 3 other Empires as vassals


Restore an ancient warship

We Come In Peace

Complete a mutually friendly First Contact with an empire with no negative incidents

Whence It Came

Defeat a horrifying invader

Paradise Found

Terraform a planet into a gaia world

Controlled Evolution

Genetically modify a species to possess traits worth 7 points


Have at least 4 fully operational Megastructures within your borders (Habitats, Ring Worlds and Gateways do not count)

Strategic Initiative

Build a Strategic Coordination Center

Ringworld Engineers

Construct a complete Ring World

Planned Obsolescence

As a materialist empire with at least 200 Pops, have at least 75% of the Pops be robotic

Our Fleets will Blot Out the Stars

Construct a complete Mega-Shipyard

Clash of the Titans

Defeat a Fallen Empire's Titan fleet with a Titan of your own

Like Tears in Rain

Evolve into perfect, immortal machines

Green Thumb

Complete the Baol Precursor chain

Unravelling Enigma

Uncover the secrets of an ancient fortress

Rift Sealed

Destroy the portals employed by the invaders from another time and space

United Space

Build an Interstellar Assembly

Planet of the Mechs

Terraform a planet into a Machine World.


Open up a shielded world

What Was Will Be

Close the loop, or don't

A Hump Like a Snow-Hill

Hunt the Tiyanki Matriarch

Who Scraps the Scrapper

Destroy the Scrapper Bot

Warrior of Light

Destroy a wraith

Black Hole Mining

Build a Matter Decompressor

No Khan Do

Kill the Great Khan in battle

View from the End of the World

Build a Habitat station in a Black Hole system

Slave to the Systems

As an authoritarian Empire with at least 500 Pops, have at least 200 enslaved Pops

Put A Ring On It

Have a ringworld section as your capital

Hear Me Roar

Hatch the egg


Use a World Cracker to destroy another Empire's capital planet

1999 A.D.

Slaughter the Voidspawn

Return to Dust

Destroy an Enclave

Relic Hunter

In one game, find 5 Relics from Ancient Relics Story Pack

Infinite Creation

Birth a new universe


Develop the means to prevent nefarious infiltration

Dust Off

Complete the Zroni Precursor chain

We Are Legion

Be a biological Hive Mind with at least 1000 drone Pops

Enlightened Times

Enlighten a bronze age civilization

We're Number One

Be the leader of a max level Federation

Towards Utopia

Have at least 10 different species living under Utopian living conditions in your Empire

Distinctiveness Added

As a Driven Assimilator, own cyborg Pops of at least 5 different species.

Does Not Compute

Shut down the Contingency plan.

Very Open Borders

As a xenophile Empire, have migration treaties with at least 10 other Empires

Rise of the Machines

As a Determined Exterminator, conquer or eliminate all biological Empires in the galaxy.


As a Corporate empire, have a branch office on 5 different empires' capitals


Keep at least 5 different species as livestock in your Empire

Burn Notice

Disavow all knowledge of an Asset during an Operation


As a pacifist Empire, have all other independent Empires be pacifist as well

All-Seeing Eye

Have an Intel Level of 100 on five different empires simultaneously

Opposites Attract

Have all eight ethics represented within your Federation

Stellar Performance

Take a trophy from a stellar being


Successfully capture an extragalactic matriarch


As a humanoid species, infiltrate the homeworld of pre-FTL reptilians

Obscure Tastes

Build a Mega-Art Installation in a nebula system

Suffer not the Alien

As a xenophobic Empire, purge all other sentient species from the galaxy

They Come In Pieces

Vivisect an alien

Shoot To Kill

Start a full fledged first contact war before communications have been fully established

With Thunderous Applause

Become the Galactic Emperor

Pandora's World

Use a Global Pacifier to shield a planet belonging to Fanatic Purifiers, Ravenous Swarms, or Determined Exterminators

Deus Vult

As a spiritualist Empire, own 4 holy worlds

Last, Best Hope

Lead the non-aligned powers to victory against an Awakened Empire

Inscrutable Power

I won the Galatron and all I got was this lousy achievement

Big Red Button

Destroy the Galaxy

Retirement Home

As a Rogue Servitor, own at least 10 Pops from Fallen Empires.

Outside Context

Invade pre-FTL Earth while it is in the midst of a world war

Whatever it is, I'm against it

Refuse to belong to any club that would have you as a member

Stay on Target

Destroy another Empire's Colossus while it is in the process of firing on a planet

Humble Pie

Humiliate an Empire that is in the Supremacy Diplomatic Stance, forcing them out of it

You've Been Served

Denounce an Empire that is not actually in breach of galactic law while all major sanctions have been passed

Raiders of the Lost Galatron

Capture the Galatron from another empire

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Blorg

Complete at least ten distinct operations during a game

Modern Cincinnatus

As Galactic Custodian, defeat the end-game Crisis and then end the title rather than finishing your term

Sic Semper Tyrannis

Lead a rebellion that successfully deposes the Galactic Emperor