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Ship Command

Ship Command
Skill Categories Social
Tier 4
Item Code 002C53B3

Starfield Ship Command skill overview

The Starfield Ship Command skill is a tier 4 skill in the Social skill tree. It, as with all Starfield skills, has 4 ranks, beginning at rank 1 and ending at rank 4. In order to progress up the Ship Command skill tree, you will need to complete various skill challenges related to the skill in question, and increase your Starfield level to earn skill points. Each rank requires a skill point to unlock.

The Ship Command skill allows you to have more active crew members, with the amount increasing as you rank up the skill.

Extra crew members are helpful to have to help operate your ship more effectively.

In-game Ship Command skill description

They say a ship is only as good as its crew, but that is contingent upon that crew having the right captain to lead them.

The Ship Command skill has the following ranks and stats:

RankRank ImageRank EffectRank Challenge
1You can have up to four active crew members.Destroy or board 5 ships with a crew of two more more.
2You can have up to five active crew members.Destroy or board 25 ships with a crew of four or more.
3You can have up to six active crew members.Destroy or board 50 ships with a crew of six or more.
4You can have up to eight active crew members.You have mastered this skill.

How to unlock Ship Command console command

If you want to add the Ship Command Starfield skill to your character without increasing your Starfield level or expending a skill point, simply open the Starfield console command window with the apostrophe (‘) or tilde (~) key and enter the following command:

player.addperk 002C53B3

By repeating the player.addperk 002C53B3 command, you can bypass the Ship Command rank-up challenge and unlock the next rank. Entering the above command four times will unlock the rank 4 Ship Command skill.

To remove the Ship Command skill, you can use the following command:

player.removeperk 002C53B3