How to change ship name in Helldivers 2

Aryan Singh
A ship in Helldivers 2

Helldivers 2 is a third-person shooter from Arrowhead Studios that lets players wage a galactic war and travel to different planets using their ships. You can also choose what to name your vessel, so here’s how to change ship name in Helldivers 2.

There’s plenty of fun to be had in Helldivers 2, especially if you party up with your friends and go around squashing bugs on alien planets. Developed by Arrowhead Studios, the title is the sequel to 2015’s Helldivers, and it improves on the original in many different ways.

Aside from the shift to a third-person perspective, Helldivers 2 also brings a massive visual upgrade and refinements to the gameplay among other things.

Just like the original, your ship serves as a base of operations and you can even change its name. With this in mind, here’s how to change the ship name in Helldivers 2.

Helldivers 2: How to change ship name

Follow these steps to change your ship’s name in Helldivers 2:

Aliens in Helldivers 2
Ships in Helldivers 2 also offer help during combat.
  1. Inside your ship, head towards the Ship Management terminals and interact with it.
  2. In the Ship Management menu, press Square on PS5 or R on keyboard to open the Change Ship Name menu.
  3. Scroll through all available ship names and make your selection by pressing X on PS5 or left-click on PC.

It’s important to note that you can only use this method after completing the opening tutorial. The game will also ask you to name your ship before making your first helldive. If you wish to rename your ship at any point, you can use to Ship Management terminal to do so.

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Aryan is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel who specializes in sports and racing games, including EA Sports FC, NBA 2K, and Forza. He's also a big fan of massive RPGs such as Starfield, Elden Ring, and Cyberpunk. Aryan has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and previously wrote for sports websites Pride of London, Sportsmanor, LWOF, and Thick Accent. You can contact him at [email protected].