How to Change Your Name in Valorant – Step by Step

How to Change Your Name in Valorant

Most of the Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS: GO) players, now like to play Valorant Game. Because gunplay in both the games is movement sensitive. Though, Valorant is more like a hybrid version of overwatch and CS: GO. After it caught the attention of several pro esports players, it is now the most popular game among streamers. Everyone loves to pick a unique alias for online games. Though, chances are, you’re stuck with a bad Valorant name because you might haven’t paid attention while creating your Riot Account.

Thankfully, it is possible to change your name in Valorant Game for Free. You can’t change the Valorant display name within the Game. You have to change your Riot ID. Because your Valorant display name is directly linked to your Riot account.

What is Riot ID?

Your Riot ID is basically a combination of the name and hashtag (of 3-5 letters or numbers). Hashtags are mainly used in Valorant to add friends.

Just like Battle.net, Riot uses hashtags so that multiple users can use the same display name. You can pick the exact same username as any Valorant player, but your hashtag should be different.

How many times you can change your name in Valorant?

Before you make changes in your Riot ID and regret later. One thing you should know that you can change your valorant display name only once every 30 days. So, keep that in mind, and choose a name wisely.

Riot ID Change Limit

How much it costs to change your Riot ID?

Luckily for the Valorant game, you don’t have to spend money to change your Riot ID. Although, in other Riot Games titles like League of Legends, Legends of Runeterra, and Teamfight Tactics, Riot Points (RP) are required to update your name.

How to Change Riot ID / Valorant Name

Step 1: Search on Google “Riot Games Sign in”. Open the first link from search results, and, log in to your Riot account by entering your username and password. The login process might include a verification email sent to your Riot account associated email address.

Step 2: Once, you logged in, you can update your Riot email or password if you want.

RIOT ID Valorant

From the left side of the account box, click on RIOT ID. You will now see your Valorant username.

Step 3: click on the pencil icon to edit your current Riot ID. A new Riot ID section will appear.

Edit Riot ID

Step 4: Enter a new RIOT ID, and click on “Randomize” to create a hashtag. You can create a custom hashtag of 3-5 numbers or letters.

Click on “submit” to confirm changes.

Change your Valorant Name

Changing your Riot ID will affect your username in all Riot Games. If this article helped you in changing your Valorant name, do let me know in the comment section.