How to change your display name in Valorant

Aakrit Sharma
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Riot Games have removed Summoner Names from Valorant and your Riot ID will be your new identity across all the games from the developer. Here’s how you can change your display name in Valorant, including the requirements, and how many times you can change it.

One of the most simple yet important decisions that gamers around the world need to make frequently is choosing a name. While some like to have the same gamer alias everywhere, others like to mix and match things according to the game’s genre, setting, and a myriad of other reasons.

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From Fortnite and Overwatch to Warzone, and Apex Legends, every major multiplayer game provides you with enough opportunities to not only decide on a suitable name but also change it from time to time. Valorant is no exception, and Riot Games have reworked the display name system through a minor update on November 20, 2023.

On that note, here’s everything to know about changing your display name in Valorant.

Neon, Reyna, and Killjoy in ValorantYou can choose to show or hide your Valorant name during games.

How to change your Riot ID in Valorant

Follow these steps to change your display name in Valorant:

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  1. Launch Riot Client.
  2. Log in with your Riot Account and tap on the Profile icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. You’ll be redirected to the official Riot Games website. You can directly visit the link and log in through the browser to skip the first two steps.
  4. Go to Account Management > Riot ID.
  5. Your Riot ID and Tagline will be displayed in the Riot ID section.
  6. Click on your Riot ID and type the new name. Similarly, clicking on your Tagline will let you change it.
  7. Click on Save Changes.

With this method, you can change your display name and Tagline in Valorant every 90 days. It is important to remember that the entire process involves the Riot client and website. You cannot change your name from Valorant’s in-game settings.

Settings to change Valorant nameRiot Games
Your Valorant name can be changed through the Riot Games website.

The transition from separate in-game accounts to a common Riot Games account took place after the release of Valorant, Legends of Runeterra, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and Team Fight Tactics.

Riot Games initially gained prominence for being the developer of League of Legends. However, with new and major game releases, it made more sense for Riot Games to keep its entire community intact with Riot accounts.

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About The Author

Aakrit is a games writer with over 2000 published articles for EssentiallySports, Sportskeeda, FortniteINTEL, and CharlieINTEL. Currently, he writes guides on Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon games, Genshin Impact, and Brawlhalla. Aakrit loves playing shooter games and in his free time, you can find him queued up in Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or Halo Infinite. You can contact Aakrit at [email protected].