What this article covers:
- What are avatar decorations?
- How can I collect an avatar decoration?
- How to apply an avatar decoration to my profile
- Frequently Asked Questions
What are avatar decorations?
Avatar decorations let you customize and style your avatar on Discord! You can buy and collect all kinds of decorations from the Shop. Collected decorations are yours to keep so you can add all kinds of pizazz to your avatar and profile aesthetic whenever you want.
How can I collect an avatar decoration?
Avatar decorations can be found and purchased in the Shop.
1. Navigate to your Direct Messages list by selecting the Discord app icon in the upper left corner.
2. Then, press the Shop tab to enter the Shop!
1. Navigate into your User Settings > Profiles.
2. While there, you will see the banner to the Shop where you can select Check it out. You can also select Change Decoration and select the Shop icon.
The Shop is only available on the desktop app or your browser.
3. Once directed to the Shop, you can preview and buy avatar decorations to add to your collection and wear whenever you’d like.
Purchased avatar decorations are yours to keep and can be used at any time! Selections available for purchase in the Shop will change periodically.
How to apply an avatar decoration to my profile
1. On the desktop app or web app, head into your User Settings by selecting the cogwheel .
2. Once redirected to your User Settings, select the Profiles tab to view your profile settings.
3. Then, press the Change Decorations button to open the Edit Avatar Decoration selection menu.
4. Once you have chosen the avatar decoration you would like, select Apply to add the decoration to your avatar.
5. After you apply an avatar decoration, you will need to confirm your changes by selecting Save Changes.
Avatar decorations are only available for purchase through desktop and browser. However, you will be able to apply and change your avatar decoration across all platforms, including mobile.
1. On your mobile device, head into your User Settings by tapping your avatar.
2. From here, select Profiles. This will navigate you to the Profiles page where you can tap your avatar to open the Avatar menu.
3. In the Avatar menu, tap Change Decoration and select the desired avatar decoration you would like to apply.
4. Once you’ve found an avatar decoration you want to use, tap Save to confirm your changes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can currently access the Shop and buy and use avatar decorations?
A: The Shop is available to all Discord users. If you are also a Nitro member, you will have special member pricing on all purchases within the Shop!
Q: How do I get a discount on avatar decorations in the Shop?
A: Only Nitro members have access to special member pricing in the Shop. You can find more information about Nitro here.
Q: Do I keep the avatar decorations I’ve purchased?
A: Yes, any decorations you’ve purchased are yours to keep and use anytime, even without an active Nitro subscription.
Q: Do I get to keep the DISXCORE decorations I’ve collected?
A: The Nitro exclusive DISXCORE decorations can be collected by Nitro members, but require an active Nitro subscription to use. If you decide to cancel your Nitro subscription, the decorations will remain in your collection but you won’t be able to use them.
Q: I thought avatar decorations used to be free for Nitro members. Why do I have to buy them now?
A: Previously, avatar decorations would only be freely available for Nitro members to use for a limited time and then they would disappear, which would leave a lot of folks sad. A lot of you also told us our decorations needed more variety.
Now avatar decorations are designed to be yours to keep and use anytime when you buy them. We’ve also been working hard to make avatar decorations better than before, with even more charming and fun designs, higher quality animations and effects, and more styles to choose from.
As a friendly reminder, if you’re a Nitro member, you can collect the 3 bonus DISXCORE avatar decorations from the Shop!
Q: Can I refund an avatar decoration I’ve purchased?
A: No, avatar decorations are non-refundable. You can learn more about our Refund Policy here.
Q: Can I refund Nitro after buying an avatar decoration?
A: No. If you’ve purchased an avatar decoration within 5 days of your Nitro subscription renewing or becoming a new Nitro member, you will not be eligible to refund that Nitro subscription.
Q: How often do you add new decorations?
A: We don’t have specific details related to when new decorations become available, but our team is hard at work to make sure we continue to bring new and fun styles to your hands.