Commander Profiles are descriptions of the leader of the mission. Each Commander Profile offers a bonus (almost all of them permanent) as well as early access to a technology. During Story Bits certain Commander Profiles have additional options for tackling issues.
The Geo Engineer Commander Profile requires the Green Planet DLC.
|Profile||Bonuses||Bonus Tech||Difficulty Bonus|
|Geo Engineer||Seeds import cost reduced by 50%Bonus Prefabs: 2x GHG Factory, 2x Forestation Plant||Designed Forestation (Newly grown forests have a chance to spawn Vistas and Research Sites)||-20%|
|City Mayor||2,000 M additional starting fundingBuildings require upkeep less often||Mars Nouveau (Building construction costs in Metals & Concrete reduced by 20%)||-30%|
|Inventor||Drones are gradually optimized to work and construct faster until Sol 100||Autonomous Hubs (Drone Hubs no longer require Power or maintenance)||+10%|
|Oligarch||Fuel production increased by 25%||Arcology (Unlocks a residential spire)||+10 %|
|Hydro Engineer||Start with a Water deposit revealedDomes consume 25% less Water||Water Reclamation (Unlocks a spire which reduces Water consumption)||+20%|
|Doctor||Minimum Comfort required for birth lowered by 15||Stem Reconstruction (Colonist lifespan is increased)||+10%|
|Psychologist||Colonists recover 5 additional Sanity while resting in their homes||Behavioral Shaping (Unlocks a Sanatorium spire which treats colonists' flaws)||+10%|
|Politician||All Funding gains are increased by 20%||Martian Patents (Repeatable tech that grants Funding)||0%|
|Futurist||Breakthrough techs are researched 30% faster||Autonomous Sensors (Sensor Towers no longer require Power or maintenance)||+30%|
|Ecologist||Service Comfort of decorations increased by 10||Hanging Gardens (Unlocks a spire which improves residences in the Dome)||+10%|
|Astrogeologist||Start with a Rare Metals deposit revealedExtractor production increased by 10%||Deep Scanning (Allows the scanning of sectors for deep deposits)||+20%|
|Rocket Scientist||Start with an extra Rocket||CO2 Jet Propulsion (Unlocks Shuttle Hub and long-range transportation)||+20%|