Stellaris – How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders

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This is a tranlated version of Original Russian Guide – [steamcommunity.com] . It may contain mistakes and wrong termins.
 
Let’s carry on exploiting Stellaris! Pasting any in-game icons into any text!
 
Inspired by the Color text guide: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2152926773 – [steamcommunity.com] 
 
Due to this guide being a translation, screenshots will be in Russian language. Will not affect the perception in any major way though.
 
 

Introduction

You can read the basic principles of what we are going to do here in the guide from another person about how to change the text color in almost all titles/names. Link – [steamcommunity.com] 
 
 
Long story short, there is a magic invisible symbol that looks at charecters after it, and, depending on the subsequent text, is replaced with a certain picture along with the text. The symbol is: (Note that it is DIFFERENT from one which is used to change the color)
 
 
In this guide I will show some examples of icons insertion sequences (sequences from now on) and how to use them.
 
 
 

Instructions and sidenotes

Firstly, there will be no sequences for ALL the icons that exist in the game in this guide. There are simply too many of them, and there is no complete list anywhere. At the end of this guide, I’ll show you how to find the sequence of the icon you need yourself.
 
 
Any sequence looks like this: < symbol> + <icon name> + <space>. Icon names are case sensitive!
 
A space at the end is mandatory, plain text starts after it (accordingly, the icon name cannot contain spaces).
 
Example: “energy Energy”
 
 
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Some icons have several variations. For example, the leader level icon. Variations are switched by adding a “|” symbol and a number after the icon name.
 
Example: “leader_skill|6 Fifth fleet”.
 
 
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The feature described in this guide can also be combined with colored text (although icon always will be the same color). However, your attention once again, the icon symbol and the color change symbol are different from each other.
 
Example: “energy UEnergy! power”
 
 
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A small addition to the color guide.
 
The combination “!” is used as a reset of the color to the previous one used. Note that the color is set back to the previous one, not the default one! So, if you name your planet (color white default for names) “YellowR Red! Previous”, the word “Previous” will be yellow, not white. That said, in order to reset to the default color, the number of “!” resets must be equal to the number of color changes.
 
Also, it is highly recommended to reset the color at the end of names always, otherwise it may result in situation where all the text after hypothetical planet will be the same color as planet name.
 
 
And, in the end, I want to say in advance that due to restrictions on the number of characters in the names of some objects (e.g. Planets), you may get in a situation where you will not have enough space to enter the name along with the icon (because the sequence for inserting it is treated as text, and not as one character). Please, test this guide on empty namefield, there may be not enough characters to paste the sequence and it will appear as question mark.
 
 
 

Icon sequences examples

Name Image Sequence
Fleet Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 7780DEC military_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_military
 
 
 
shipclass_military_station
 
 
 
shipclass_military_special
Colossus Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 18461B5 colossus_ship
Science ship Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - FB5E566 science_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_science_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_research_station
 
 
 
shipclass_observation_station
Construction ship Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 45EFF64 construction_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_constructor
 
 
 
shipclass_mining_station
Colonial ship Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - C2B7A7D colony_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_colonizer
 
 
 
colonies
Transport ship Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 64AC7A6 army_ship
 
 
 
shipclass_transport
Defence armies Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 4AAB08F defense_army
 
 
 
shipclass_starbase
No/False Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - C4D1799 trigger_no
Yes/True Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - F479AE7 trigger_yes
Fleet power Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 525F4AC military_power
Fleet capacity Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 94D2930 navy_size
Basic resource Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - E419460 basic_resources
Energy credits Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - C2A9215 energy
Minerals Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 3019B99 minerals
Physics Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - BE5EE38 physics
Society Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 45CB112 society
Engineering Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 0823EF3 engineering
Influence Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - 605055B influence
Unity Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Icon sequences examples - F39378E unity
Corvette No screenshots below this entry. All sequences are proved to work, but it’s simply too much time and work to get a picture of ALL the icons ship_size_military_1
Destroyer ship_size_military_2
Cruiser ship_size_military_4
Battleship ship_size_military_8
Titan ship_size_military_16
Juggernaut ship_size_military_32
Navy power army_power
Boss fleet power (skull) military_power_boss
Leader level leader_skill|X
 
 
 
Where X – is a number from 2 to 11
Fleet project capacity fleet_template_size
System system
Planet planet
Housing housing
Pop pop
Job job
Unemployment unemployment
Economy economy
Trade value trade_value
Traditions traditions
Amenities amenities
Amenities (hivemind/robots) amenities_no_happiness
Stability stability
Crime crime
Planet blocker blocker
Planet size planetsize
Building building
Planet decision decision
Upgrade upgrade
Repair repair
District district
Happiness happiness
Opinion (on another empire) opinion
Empire empire
Risk (exclamation mark) risk
Anomaly (exclamation mark blue) anomaly
Anomaly difficulty (microscope) anomaly_level
Ship cost ship_stats_build_cost
Ship build time ship_stats_build_time
Ship maintenance ship_stats_maintenance
Ship reactor power ship_stats_power
Ship HP ship_stats_hitpoints
Ship armor ship_stats_armor
Ship shields ship_stats_shield
Ship piracy supression ship_stats_piracy_supression
Ship evasion ship_stats_evasion
Ship speed ship_stats_speed
Ship DPS ship_stats_damage
Ship rank ship_stats_special
Ship health cross fleet_status
Trade protection trade_protection
Slavery (shackles) slavery
Plus (inside a green circle) plus
Diplomatic weight diplo_weight
Favor favor
Call for a favor call_favor
Exclamation mark (inside an orange triangle) community_in_breach
Pause paused
Freeze resolution frozen_resolution
Archeology archaeology
Galactic community end session galcom_endsession
Empire sprawl empire_sprawl
Vassal loyality loyalty
Vassal vassal
Tributary tributary
Bulwark bulwark
Scholarium scholarium
Prospectorium prospectorium
Primitives protectorate

 
 
 

Keyboard/gamepad keys

The keyboard and gamepad buttons also have their own icons.
 
For keyboard buttons, it’s just a sequence of “<button>”. This works with all letters, numbers, f-keys, backspace, end, home, pgup, pgdn, escape, shift, del, ctrl, tab, space, alt and return.
 
You can make something like this with it:
 
 
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(s t e l l a r i s)
 
 
Sequences for xbox gamepad:
 
gamepad_a, gamepad_b, gamepad_x, gamepad_y, gamepad_lb, gamepad_rb, gamepad_lt, gamepad_rt, gamepad_rs (right stick), gamepad_start
 
 
 

Instructions for finding sequences for icons.

You can try finding sequences you need just by guessing, like, for example you need food/alloy icon and you write “food” or “alloys” respectively and boom, you guessed it.
 
 
For which we can’t guess let’s see what russian hackers have…
 
 


 

The Cheat Engine method

 
This method is NOT DANGEROUS for your savefile, game or account. We only read data from the game’s memory, but we do not write them and do not make any changes in files/memory/data.
 
 
You can find a sequence for absolutely any icon that you see next to any text this way. To do this, we need a Cheat Engine. Download and install it from official website – [cheatengine.org] .
 
 
Launching Stellaris and deciding from which text we want to pull the icon from.
 
Let’s take, for example, the icon of brain drones of the hivemind; accordingly, the text in which it appears is a description of Research Labs.
 
(Russian text after brain drone icon: “Научные дроны превращают…” (Brain drones produce…))
 
 
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Then, we’re launching Cheat Engine, pick the Stellaris process and click “Open”
 
Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Instructions for finding sequences for icons. - 09AD5AEStellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Instructions for finding sequences for icons. - CC00AE4Pick “String” in the “Value Type” dropdown and enter the text fragment, that appears before or after the icon you need in “Text” text field. The text must be one color.
 
 
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(Previously noted with italic russian Research labs description fragment is written on a screenshot)
 
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Click “First Scan”, the scan proceeds and we have some memory addresses in which our text was found on the left panel. Scroll to the bottom, click right mouse button on one of the last entries and pick “Browse this memory region”
 
 
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Stellaris - How to paste game icons into names of systems/planets/leaders - Instructions for finding sequences for icons. - CCA77CE
 
Here we see some horrifiying window with game executable machine code, strange characters and stuff. Don’t get distracted or scared tho, we only need to pay attention to the area inside the red rectangle. Here are the game memory data in text.
 
 
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Sadly, russian characters are not visually shown in cheat engine, they appear like an empty spaces, but, you may belive me, empty space at very top is russian Research Labs description we searched for. There will be a readable text in this window for english game.
 
As we remember, the brain drone icon we need is written just before the text we searched, so we scroll this area up a little and find… “job_brain_drone”!
 
Please not that the “j” has jumped a little to the top line, you may accidentally not notice such a thing, think that the icon is called “ob_brain_drone”, and get disappointed.
 
To make sure you found what you need, click on the dot right in front of the icon name. If it highlights the cell “13” in the table on the left, then this is what we were looking for.
 
 
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If you have issues with this step and you cannot find a combination for the icon you need, try to go a few steps back, select another address in the list and see its memory area.
 
Here, by the way, you can also find other sequences for other icons. Such as “.energy” for the energy credits icon or “.exotic_gases” for the exotic gases icon.
 
 
Name our planet “job_brain_drone Science” and boom, job well done!
 
 
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