How to change icon in Fallout 76 – Change your character icon

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Are you wondering how to change icon in Fallout 76? Switch up your character icon with a few simple steps. Express your style in a way that doesn’t involve changing your armor. Which in-game icon suits you best?

If you are wondering how to change your icon, you might also want to know how to use V.A.T.S in Fallout 76. Be sure to also check out our Fallout 76 review.

Your character icon might not be the biggest change in Fallout 76 but it matters to some players. Instead of hanging out with the default icon, why not purchase a new one with some Atoms you have lying around and change up your style?

How to change your character icon in Fallout 76

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If you want to switch your icon in Fallout 76, follow these simple steps:

  1. Launch the game
  2. Access the map menu
  3. Press LB, L1, or Tab to access the menu
  4. Choose the Atomic Shop option
  5. Navigate to the Icons section
  6. Choose the icon that you want to use

If you don’t own an icon that you want to use, you can purchase new ones using Atoms obtained from challenges. Atoms can also be purchased with real-world money. Most icons will cost you around 50 Atoms. You can also access the Atomic Shop from the main menu by selecting the Atomic Shop menu option.


You can tell if an icon is active thanks to the checkmark symbol that appears in the upper left corner of the icon symbol in the Atomic Shop. You can change your icon at any time during your journey in the wasteland.

All available icon in Fallout 76

There are various icons you can choose from. The following symbols are available in the Atomic Shop:

  • Halloween Ghoul
  • Green Menace
  • Pocket Watch
  • Megasloth
  • Vault 51
  • Bad Hair Female
  • Small Crate
  • Medium Crate
  • Epic Crate
  • Cappy
  • Skeleboy
  • Green Boy
  • Scorchbeast
  • Honey Beast
  • Fallout 1st
  • Ranger Uniform
  • Captain Cosmos
  • Blood Eagle
  • Rod Rocket Fuel
  • Springtime Vault Boy
  • Pride Flags
  • Green Skull
  • K.D. Inkwell Escape
  • 42nd Century
  • M.I.N.D. Overlord
  • Campfire
  • Dread Island Skull
  • Cleaver
  • Baseball Bat
  • Corvega
  • Vault-Tec
  • Lightning
  • Plans
  • Vault 76 Boy
  • Vault Girl
  • Vault Boy
  • Med Kit
  • Pip-Boy 2000
  • Knife
  • Vault 76 Girl
  • Unarmed

Availability of these icons isn’t always guaranteed. Some icons can also be obtained from seasonal boards adding to the various options already available in the Atomic Shop menu.

Fallout 76 Character Icon – FAQ

How do you change your user icon in Fallout 76?

You can change this icon by going to the Atomic Menu and choosing a new icon to equip.

Can you have multiple icons active at one time?

No. Only one icon can be active at one time. You can always choose a different icon at any time.

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Fallout 76

  • Release Date: November 14, 2018
    • - 31 December 2018 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, RPG
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