Character Creation Guide: How to Customize Your Character

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Character Creation Guide: How to Customize Your Character

This is a character creation guide for Valheim. If you want to know more about all the customization options as well as the extent of how much you can customize your character, read on!

How to Create Your Character in Valheim

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Create New Sex Tone Hair
Beard Hair Tone Blondness Name

Create a New Character

To start, create a new character by pressing New.

Choose Your Character's Sex

You may choose between a Male or Female Viking to start your journey.

Skin Tone

Choose your preferred skin tone for your Viking: lighter shades to the left and darker shades to the right.

Hair Selector

You can choose between a variety of hairstyles!

Beard Selector

You may also opt to give your Viking a beard!

Hair Tone

The hair tone slider works like the skin tone slider: with lighter shades to the left and darker shades to the right.

Blondness Slider

Choose the blondness level of your character: with darker shades to the left and the lighter shade to the right!

Choose Your Character's Name

Lastly, pick a suitable name for your Viking! We recommend making it as cool as possible!

Can I Change My Character Appearance Later?

There is no way to change a character's appearance later on but you may opt to create a new character and use it! Take note though that progress is by character so if you choose to create a new one, your progress character-wise will reset as well.

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