How to Override Your Character

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In Roblox, people are able to customize their own character as what they want it look like. They can make their avatar look mysterious, cute, scary or even cool. To make it as what you want to be, there are a wide variety of items that you are able to buy for your character.

Roblox character or it is also called avatar or Robloxian, is an entity that represents a user on Roblox and it can be customized. You are able to use your Roblox character to interact with the world around you and move around games. A Roblox character will consist of a head, a torso, 2 arms and 2 legs. They are able to wear heads, faces, hats, pants, shirts and gear as well. If you want, your Roblox character can also equip tools.


You need to know that your Roblox character can die in two ways including falling too far down a map or if his head and torso is separated from the neck joint. This type of death will happen when the health of said Roblox character reaches 0.

If you want to update the look of your avatar, you are able to do it by buying some items in the Roblox catalog. You may not know where you are able to edit your avatar. You are able to click Avatar which is located on the navigation menu on the left of the page. If you cannot see this menu, you are able to click the icon which looks like three stacked lines in the upper-left corner of the site to reopen it.

To edit an avatar, you can go to Avatar Editor page and then click on any of the available pull down menus. Choose a category. If you have multiple items for a part which is given, you can scroll down until you find the desired item. If you have chosen it, you can click on the item icon which will highlight it in green.

You may want to know how to override your character. If you want to do that, your character will need all the important parts such as a head, torso and limbs. You will just take your current avatar and then change it. You are able to watch the video about how to override your character in the Youtube video entitled Roblox Game Development | Overriding Character Appearance by doobyyus which was uploaded on March 8th, 2018 and now it has been watched more than 1K times.

If you watch in the video, you are able to see that to override your character, you will have to remove all hats if your avatar has hats like doobyyus does. Then, you are able to insert other accessory that you want such as other hats from Roblox catalog. Then, you will see that he chooses Green Banded Top Hat and Silverthorn Antlers. After that, he names his character as ‘StarterCharacter’ and parent it to StarterPlayer. Then, you can test your character as he does.

If we talk about Avatar Appearance Override, there is a thread about the experience with avatar appearance override in the devforum.roblox.com. You are able to read about it there and give your comment if you also have experience with avatar appearance override.

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