The Cell Creator (known as Cell Editor before it was changed in final version of Spore) is the type of creator that allows to edit the cell in the Cell Stage. Like the Creature Creator, it has a model of the cell's body and a choice of twelve parts to add to it, although the cell is edited in 2D in this stage. There are three main features of the editor: size and shape, color, and parts.

Shape & Size Edit

Penut shaped cell

There are only 6 vertebrae available, but various shapes can be made using them.

Paint cell

Painting a cell.

The Cell Creator is more restrictive than the Creature Creator, having a top-down view and with cells being a set six vertebrae long. The vertebrae must also be in one line but otherwise can be shaped as desired; the cell can be fattened and thinned at each vertebra just like in the Creature Creator.

Color Edit

There are 24 textures to paint the cell with and 735 colors. Textures change as the player progresses through the Cell Stage to form similar creature stage textures.

Parts Edit

Name of Part Type of Part Ability Given Cost in DNA Ability Given in Creature stage
Filter Mouth Mouth Can eat plants 15 Can eat fruit
Jaw Mouth Can eat meat 15 Can eat meat
Proboscis Mouth Can drink cytoplasm and plants 25 Can eat meat and fruit
Spike Weapon Damages cells that touch it 10 Charge (Level 1)
Poison Weapon Excretes poison. Cells with this part will not be affected by your poison 15 Spit (Level 1)
Electric Weapon Electrocutes nearby cells 25 Charm (Level 1)
Flagella Speed Allows your cell to move faster (constant movement) 15 Sneak (Level 1
Cilia Speed Allows your cell to move and turn faster (fast pulse movement) 15 Jump (Level 1)
Jet Speed Adds 2 speed per jet (charged pulse movement) 25 Sprint (Level 1)
Beady Eye Sight Allows your cell to see 5 Sight
Stalk Eye Sight Allows your cell to see 5 Sight
Button Eye Sight Allows your cell to see 5 Sight

Accessing full editor Edit

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A cell made in the Hidden Cell Editor.

It is possible to access the expanded beta version of the cell editor in the full game by copying and pasting the spore icon on your desktop, then right-clicking on one, going to "properties" and editing the target so the end reads -state:CellEditor rather than '-locale:en-us'.So it should look like this;"C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\SPORE\Sporebin\SporeApp.exe" -state:CellEditor.This gives you access to the cell editor, along with an extra 4 pages worth of parts. Most of these are "improved" variants of the basic parts that are seen in the artwork book that comes with the Galactic Edition. Creations can be saved, but not shared, and will not appear as AIs in the Cell Stage. Also notable is one more eye design, called "Long Eye". Exiting the editor will launch Spore as normal.

  • It is not possible to do this anymore if you have Galactic Adventures unless you have changed the path to "C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\SPORE_EP1\Sporebin_EP1\SporeApp.exe". You must use the regular spore. You may have Creepy and Cute parts and Bot Parts

There is also a way to create new cells without using anything but the Spore game(You must have completed the cell stage at least once first):

  1. Launch Spore.
  2. Go into the Sporepedia.
  3. Open up a cell you have played in the cell stage as.
  4. You will see an option to edit it. Go into that editor.
  5. Create a completely new cell of your own creation.
  6. When it asks you if you want to replace it, press "Save new".

Notes Edit

See also Edit

  • How To Access Hidden Spore Cell Editor With Many Extra Parts!

    How To Access Hidden Spore Cell Editor With Many Extra Parts!

    Video Tutorial on how access the hidden cell editor with extra cell parts
  • (Tutorial) How To Play The Hidden Spore Cell Editor Creations!

    (Tutorial) How To Play The Hidden Spore Cell Editor Creations!

    Video Tutorial on how to play using cells with these extra parts

Trivia Edit

  • Using certain hacks, it is possible to play as an illegal cell (a cell from the secret editor) in cell state and evolve with them, but you need to have save anything to edit it.
  • Some upgraded parts in the hidden editor are found on cells in the cell stage, but some of the larger ones are not seen. These were most likely upgrades for the original parts, where you had to find them, almost like in the creature stage. They were most likely cut due to the brevity of the Cell Stage.
  • In Creature Stage, the eyes change colour depending on the base colour of your creature.
  • In Spore Galactic Edition, the Beta Parts are featured in the 'Art Of Spore' which shows the Beta Elements/Concept Art of Spore.

Start a Discussion Discussions about Cell Editor

  • Spore: Play as Maxis Cells.

    19 messages
    • You can also use the "Cell Evoadvantage" mod, so you can select any non-Maxis cell. You can also use the hidden cell parts with that.
    • Meh, I really don't see the point. All that extra to cut off, what, two minutes of Cell Stage?
  • On created cells

    2 messages
    • Bit late to ask, I guess, but I always wondered - do cells created in the cell editor, either through story mode or through the "hidden&qu...
    • There are only Maxis cells and the species you are currently playing (as mentioned e.g. at the end of the first paragraph of...