Welcome to the Kardashev Scale Wiki

The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization's level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to use for communication. The scale is hypothetical and regards energy consumption on a cosmic scale. It was proposed in 1964 by the Soviet astronomer Nikolai Kardashev.

The purpose of this wiki is to include an exhaustive list of existing and fictional civilizations with an attempt to classify their types, possible technologies, energy usage, longevity, possibility of extinction, and so on. This is an initiative of the "Kardashev Scale Theory Facebook Group".

Civilization categories of the scale:

Type 0 K0 Pre-planetary Extracts its energy, information and raw materials solely from planetary resources
Type I K1 Planetary Can use and store the equivalent of all of the energy which reaches its planet from its parent star
Type II K2 Stellar Can harness the total energy equivalent of an entire star's output
Type III K3 Galactic Can control energy equivalent on the scale of an entire galaxy
Type IV K4 Universal Can control the energy equivalent of its home universe
Type V K5 Multiversal Can escape their universe of origin and explore the multiverse
Type VI K6 Megaversal Can exist in an infinite amount of simultaneous multiverses and outcomes
Type VII K7 Omniversal Traveler of all universes, multiverses, megaverses.

Latest activity

  • discussion page Talk:Type XVI
    new comment by A FANDOM user 2 days ago
    Comment: Would we be unageable so like you dont age? and are we able to die?
  • discussion page Talk:Type VII
    new comment by Sandman1142 2 days ago
    Comment: I stopped at tier 7 but wikis are openly editable.  At least I have protected the home page from more tiers being added there.
  • edit Type III
    edited by UniversePoker777 diff
  • discussion page Talk:Type 30 (idc about the rest
    new comment by A FANDOM user
    Comment: Can you please make more tiers after this one?
  • discussion page Talk:Type VII
    new comment by A FANDOM user
    Comment: If you are omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent then there should be no more civilizations above this one if you know what these words mean. But...
  • discussion page Talk:Type XIV
    new comment by Atarus RFL
    Comment: Thank you! Your kind gesture is deeply appreciated.
  • discussion page Talk:Type XVI
    new comment by Atarus RFL
    Comment: This is my latest project. I hope you enjoy! It's more on the absolute dimensions. Also check out my new...
  • new page Type XVI
    created by Atarus RFL
    New page: A Type XVI or K16 civilization will be everywhere, as said in Type VII. But now, as we transcend higher than wa have been before, we shall evolve....
    Summary: A K16 civilization can live in the megad.
  • edit Type XIII
    edited by Atarus RFL diff
  • new page Harbour Planet
    created by Atarus RFL
    New page:         A Harbour Planet is a planet we choose that exceeds standards. As such, a harbour planet will be sometimes reffered to as a popular planet....

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