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How to change appearance in Warhammer 40k Darktide

Change your face!

Character customization is a huge aspect of Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, as players can fully customize their characters, but character customization is not always perfect on the first try. Luckily our guide will explain if it is possible to change your character's appearance later in Warhammer 40k Darktide.

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To change your character's appearance in Darktide, you must visit the Barber NPC called Barber-Chirurgeon. You can find Barber-Chirurgeon right across from the Armory exchange, and speaking to them will allow you to change nearly everything about your character's appearance. Here's the complete list of options that you can change via the Barber NPC in Warhammer 40k Darktide.

  • Scars
  • Body Tattoos
  • Facial Tattoos
  • Facial Hair
  • Face Options
  • Eye Color
  • Hair Styles
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How to change cosmetics in Darktide

To change cosmetics in Darktide, you must open your Inventory menu by pressing the Inventory key. After opening your Inventory, you can change your appearance by selecting Cosmetics. If you are playing the Pre-Order BetaCosmetics will be the only thing you can change about your character's appearance. In short, the option to change your actual appearance is not in the Pre-orde Beta but will be in the full release. That said, under the Cosmetics menu, players can change the following on their characters:

  • Head
  • Upper Body
  • Lower Body
  • Accessories
  • Frame
  • Insignia
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How to change weapon appearance in Darktide

To change weapon appearance in Darktide, you must click on a weapon after opening the Inventory menu. Clicking on one of your weapons will take you to a small menu where you can select from all your owned weapons. Inside this page, look at the bottom menu for a button to change your weapon appearance. Click whatever key is shown below for you, and you can use it to select from various weapon skins to change your weapon appearance. 

Can you unlock more cosmetics in Darktide?

If you are wondering if you can unlock more cosmetics in Darktide, the answer is yes. In short, players will unlock more cosmetics by leveling their trust level to level five. At level five, players will earn a few cosmetic options and more every five levels. You can also unlock more cosmetics by completing Penances like Good Samaritan and Dream Team. Another option for getting more cosmetics is to buy them via the Armory Exchange.

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