Badass Gamertags: 63 Cool Gamer Names

Badass Gamertags: Choosing the Perfect Online Persona
Badass Gamertags: Choosing the Perfect Online Persona

Why Choosing a Kickass Name is Important

You're playing a round of team deathmatch in Call of Duty and some guy with the gamertag "ThrashNtrash" kills you? No big deal: Respawn and go after him for revenge.

But wait! He changes positions and you can’t find him. Boom! Holy moly, he kills you again! The same guy! That's okay: Respawn and try again.

No! He kills you a third time! Feeling like you're about to turn Hulk-green and tear off your clothes, you start wondering if ThrashNtrash has something you don't....

What does ThrashNtrash have that you don't have? A badass name. In the above scenario, normally you wouldn't realize who killed you, but you happened to glance into the corner of the screen to catch his name. That’s right, that gamertag caught your eye three times in a row. Why, you might ask? Because he has a simple, catchy name!

What's in a name? The person hiding behind the profile is creating a reputation for himself just because his name rhymes.

Badass Gamertags


Trying to create one of those aforementioned jerk online personalities? Or maybe you can't intimidate in person, so you figure you might as well to create your fantasy persona online?

There is a fine line between something sounding kickass and something sounding totally lame, so keep that in mind when you're trying to pick the toughest, coolest, badassest sounding gamertags.

Be sure to also check out 120 Badass Nicknames and 100 Gangster Nicknames for more ideas.

Choosing a Name for Playing Video Games
Choosing a Name for Playing Video Games

Funny Gamer Names


If you’re looking to portray a funny online personality, make sure your name's creative and goofy! The sky’s the limit with this one! Literally everything from your favorite food to cartoon character can be used to create an amusing gamertag!

Girly Gamertags


It’s a known fact that girls are taking up gaming at an exponential rate. One thing a guy might hate is getting killed or beat by a girl in an online match. So if you’re a girl, be proud and show it in your name! All you need to do is take a bit of a girly sound, mix it with some badass, and you’ve got yourself a name!

Making Awesome Gamertags

Gamertag Ideas

Having words that rhyme is a good way to make memorable names, but also consider the following tips when creating your name:

  • Keep it simple. If you are trying to make a reputation for yourself online, people may not remember a name that’s complex.
  • Use cool words, animals, and colors! Yeah! Typically this is really lame, but if you pair the right ones together, you'll have an entertaining, and maybe even badass name!
  • Use your real name. You may get lucky and have a name that’s unusual, rhymes with many things, or is easy to work with. For example, if your name is Jack, you could use JumpinJacks, MacJack, JackedUp, and so on.
  • Convey your desired online personality. Whether you want to seem pleasant or come off as a total jerk, use words that will connote such a personality. If you want to talk crap during a match of Call of Duty, you may not be taken seriously if your name is TickledPink.
  • Use your favorite numbers. If your desired name is already taken, try adding your favorite numbers to the beginning or end of that name.

  • Mix capital and lowercase letters: WheTHeR yOu miX thEM up OR groUP them TOgetHER, this will help make your gamertag look unique. It will also look extremely douchey, so it's all about how you want others perceive you!

If you want to be remembered, your first task is choosing a memorable name.

Compromise and Creativity is Necessary!

No matter what name you want, it's likely that your first choice will be taken, but don't turn all Hulk on your Xbox: Try a different variation or spelling and you might find your ideal name isn't as impossible as you thought.

Creativity is key in making a name that will ensure a notorious online reputation. You’ll be receiving friend requests and hate mail before you know it, and that is exactly how you know your gamertag is a good one.

Be unique and original. Be you. (And keep your clothes on, please.)

Now time to watch Burnsy make fun of a player with a bad attitude!

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Comments 130 comments

RogueRider 2 years ago

Some of these tips are great, like use your name, keep it simple, and communicating personality. Other tips are atrocious.

Two things considered annoying as hell are ALLCAPS and MiXeDLettERs.

The girls names are awful. They sound ditzy and/or desperate for attention. The best thing a girl gamer could do is keep her name gender neutral. The attention you get from SuperHotChick won't be the kind you want if you want to be taken seriously. Follow the first 3 tips and you'll have a great tag. :)

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tutta 2 years ago from Florida Author

Hi RogueRider,

Thanks for reading and responding. Because male gamers are the norm, you kind of have to go over the top in order to make gender clear. The reason girly names are great is because teenage boys abhor getting killed by girls.

C'mon, it'd be pretty annoying if your name is Bulletz4breakfast and your screen said:

Bulletz4breakfast was killed by MakeupNNailPolish

That is also why I called that section "Girly" vs "Girl" or "Female". I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback, and I hope any girls that read this article take your thoughts into account as I believe you offer an excellent male perspective on Girly gamer tags.

All the best,


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ilikegames 2 years ago from Australia

I'm always struggling to come up with tags, love this article.

That fat guy at costco 2 years ago

another funny one is titymicswagger or boobalishas

wubster 2 years ago

i still can't find a good one that it kinda short

Josh 2 years ago

Why are all these gt based on 1st person shooters

Killer_machine) 2 years ago

If u want u can have Xtionfuse

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AaronBurton 2 years ago from US

Thats awesome haha, CowgirlUP! lmao

Jake 2 years ago

What about something like coldfuzion or iceyfuzion or niplezzz or dembalzz or grandpabalzz or hairyballsack or fuzynuts

PieGod 2 years ago

I like that SniperLyfe

J@ k€ 2 years ago

Thus was helpful sincerely. Thx.

ZombieGirl1291 2 years ago

Why is no ones gamer tag KillerxxVagina yet?

frikandelman 24 months ago

Do vagina's kill? don't think so, they will be great or really bad

so GreatxxxVagina or Badxxvagina :)

ANonymus 23 months ago

Thank you so much! I had no clue what to do for a sick gamertag and finally got one thanks to you! Thanks again! :)


random 23 months ago

I like blunt machete

EAT DA PUNCAKE 22 months ago

I just made my best gamertag seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

do u like a puncake

you guys helped a lot thx !!!!!

ThUggLyFe0 22 months ago

Love my new name..

Hugh Georgy 22 months ago

How 'bout "Hugh Janus" or "Mike Hawk/Hunt"? hehe

KillN4Eva 22 months ago

;^; best gamer tag eva

Ayoo_Lenaa 22 months ago

Bored af and you all come up with the worse names. Im thinking something hot yet intimidating like QueenOfTheDamned or HellOnHeels but worded differently if not already taken.

ℭℌƸℭƘℳ₳†ㅌ✵イ⁴⁰ 22 months ago

Found my name to be unique and you can use shortcut and font app to add a bit more

Frida Slaves 21 months ago

Frida Kahlo

jesus pesantes 21 months ago

I like pink bullet

jenna 21 months ago

Mine is Jenna Tillia. Sound it out

will 20 months ago

need a sports gamertag have any ideas for me

FA11IN ANG31 20 months ago

This is my regular gamer tag does FTG DARK ANGEL sound good for a gamertag

Hunglikeacashew 20 months ago

Jenna, I have been using that nickname for a clash of clans account for over 2 years so nice job plagiarizing

Wifixfade 20 months ago

I need a good gamertag by tommarow

Arianna 19 months ago

I need a gamer tag please nothing girly. :)

bookster 19 months ago

need a call of duty gt that is og

Denmeister28 19 months ago

I need a gamertag i don't know what it should be I have used mine for at least 5-6 years i was think about ___ Hawk

drinkslikefish 19 months ago

I saw a "pikkachupacobra". I thought that was pretty good.

IG Sacred Heart 19 months ago

I really liked KillSwitch but most of these are probably already taken.

Glowstone active 19 months ago

Hi guys my name is super cool

GoldAK47 19 months ago

Thinling of a sick name for youtube anyideas all tupes of content gtav cod etc

Shawn 19 months ago

I need something that rymes with Fighor cause that's my friends

Carissa ;) 19 months ago

Soooo I had the original gamertag LickMyKitty and recently got suspended . I want something naughty like that again??? Any help???

tey 19 months ago

My gamertag is Dolphinnut12

Kassandra 18 months ago

I need a cool gamer tag for Xbox I want ohshititskassandra but it will not let me have it :(

Stevw 18 months ago

Try Lunar-Ammo

HatTrickster101 18 months ago


Տɪɳɳɛя 18 months ago

Man I need a new gamertag got any suggestings?

Hayden 17 months ago

Give me the best name You got

Jacey 17 months ago

Thx for the names I really liked AssaultQUEEN the best LOL:)

Ms.Universal 16 months ago

I'm going to chance my gamer tag to Ms.Universal

George 16 months ago

I want a gt that goes with the word Alpha. Anyone got any ideas

XXXXX 16 months ago

Just made a kool tag pixipunk

Butt 16 months ago

I liked iAMfatNFun

GlitchesR4Bitches 14 months ago

thnx... :) just got my idea the moment I saw one of your examples...and I know you know where my name come from

MistressOfDark 12 months ago

I want to make a Gamertag I wont regret in a few years. Currently my Xboxlive GT is GamerGirl DG. I hate it, I made it when I was in 6th grade, now I'm senior and I can't think of anything that will at least be decent. Most of the gamertags I come up with are either taken, plain, or is just like my current Gamertag: A class A white girl name. Any suggestions?

Nyckilla 11 months ago

My game name is nyckilla

Hades 11 months ago

I used to have XxHadesReBorNxX

Gizzy 11 months ago

I made my gamer tag "This PS4 Sucks"

FUCKALL 11 months ago

MyGame NAME is MrSnipe

ASTRO SPIDER 10 months ago

MY gaming name is AStRO SPIDER

Ayo Ocho 10 months ago

^ these use to be mine if u want it anyone can take it

Armond wno 10 months ago

My gaming name is after chill

DeathHAS5meanings 8 months ago

DickR4Chicks love it :)))

SniperNoSniiping 7 months ago

Bad_Karma would be a really cool name, too. For boy or girl

DockedCypress37 7 months ago

Try ElectricWolfie69

MajorAssault 7 months ago

Mine is MajorAssault

UnknownInfected 7 months ago

Mine is UnknownInfected, add me on xbox

shaktimann 7 months ago

Indian super hero :)

BluWrm 7 months ago

how bout BluWrm

Radoslaw 7 months ago

This kinda help im still looking for a peftect gamertag but one i thought that was cool it KillsRus

flash 7 months ago

How about my name............write it as []FLASH[]

T4MP4X-V3ND0R 6 months ago

I got lucky man....people know my tag....they know

Splitshell 6 months ago

Best way is to make up your own word and stick with that -- Chances of it are taken are slim to none and if it's original enough some people from one game will recognize you in another.

Have to agree with RogueRider (top comment) that allcaps, mixed caps and numbers are generally no-go. They just make you look cheap and unoriginal for having a nickname you spent like five seconds on.

And no... 'Splitshell' isn't mine ;)

Mohammed 6 months ago

I had 2 names



Pigloss 6 months ago

Anti_Zjoy Ntiza_Erdmo

HolidayLove 6 months ago


Everything is AMAZING!! Wanna Hear my Idea of a Badass Gamertag? Well then, Here are my Guess: SugarPixel, AWesomEMe, HolidayHollow, ShooTMe4Evs7183, BanAdminsForLyfe, ALLYOUCANDOISPOO, GlitterPunk, RealDealPunk, GAMELYFE,

Ipunchyoface 6 months ago


Imhere 6 months ago

I have a good idea. ImTheRisingSun,

DenzelSquashntn 6 months ago

SICKolasCage, TomShanks, IllSmith, JackCrippleson, ChristoferStalken...

empire 5 months ago

Anyone have ideas for empireKicking

KylieMarie 5 months ago

I want A girly but Dark Name!

LookWhatICanDo 5 months ago

i like this name...awesome...

Gee 5 months ago

I made gamertag BaWbaGnTaDgErZ

Piggy 5 months ago

I liked MspiggysREVENGE

KKKAdvocate 5 months ago

My Gamertag is OPx

Raw 5 months ago

Straight outta ammo

Joe 5 months ago

Can i have a gta gamertag

Alex 5 months ago

Ghost and Fury And Dead is the best nicknames ever

Angel 5 months ago

Mine is Mystic Prince.

Joann 5 months ago

I'm a girl and my names Joann Dang, so my gamertag is just: DangJo

Its simple, you can't even tell i'm a girl and i like it

Snake-Eyes 5 months ago

I'm gonna take bulletz4breakfast or just keep my name Snake-Eyes Cuz it's a name that I already have and I am famous in cod with that name in bo3,bo2,Waw and ghosts my Xbox gameplay is Snake-Eyes23223 and my PC Gamertag is Snake-Eyesgamer and I am gonna maybe get Ps4 after 2 months BTW great names.

David De Gea 5 months ago

i have a good gamer tag "CRZcoolgamer8696"

JustKate 5 months ago

The only problem with the girly names is that us girls get hit on constantly. A name like SuperHotChick is going to get unwanted attention. It's a good point about how it looks when the girl wins a battle, but being a female myself, i'm not sure sure it's worth it. Personally I just used my name in lui of something fancy. Good Article though - I'm trying to help a friend come up with a new name :)

foxy 5 months ago

my skin on minecraft is a fox girl ,and I really need a good fitted name tag

and I was thinking foxytheclown 255 but it wont exept 0_o

Eric 4 months ago

Mine is Cap_ur_Ass187 perfect!

InSaNiTy 4 months ago

LETS TRY XxX BL1NG XxX 4 months ago

I'm thinking having one for Skyrim

Lucas 4 months ago

I need one for roblox

PlumSack 4 months ago

Eye M A P Ness

Naaaaattttt 4 months ago


helloitsme 4 months ago

mine is the most badass... Pancake Mix!

LetsTalkAboutCex 4 months ago

I kinda like mine. But if not here's a few...














HUNTING4KILLS 4 months ago

My gamer tag is amazing

Mustardmachete 4 months ago

I got my name from a guy further up who said 'blunt machete' and o saw another that was like 'mustard' something so I combined the too , I suggest using the technique of grabbing two words and combining them ,

Damn Damien 4 months ago

I like EatDuPuncake, I thought that was a funny/good gamer tag? Any suggestions or it?

DemonicJay 3 months ago

Tatiana thanks for the names they help alot but I need a great name with the word "Pyro" in it but cant find a good name so I need a original and Unique name for Pyro Can you please help me?Thanks ^-^!

Caissie 3 months ago

I need help on picking a gamer tag

POPPINPusSii 3 months ago

Mine is HuNt1ngH3aDSh0tS

creamypasta 3 months ago


Mayank 3 months ago

Make something using chuck norris

Kills on Whels 3 months ago

My name is play-to-get-paid

HunterMechanica 2 months ago

Best Name HunterMechanica

GodKing 2 months ago

I'm thinkin of SnowLeopard...what do ya guys think?

GodKing and wang@duty are other names I use in COD heroes.

PrOpHeT 2 months ago

That's a awesome name

MiXeDLettERs 2 months ago

Whats up

oravankissa 2 months ago

how about haxbox360

Silent Kill 2 months ago

I didint like anything i just thought of Silent Killer MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA -Unkown im still here :3

Lol 2 months ago

pQq pretty good n simple

Nope 2 months ago


Unknown girl 7002 2 months ago

disaster out of master

Mike Lytoris 2 months ago

say it real fast

Mi.j 2 months ago

Need a good gamertag my name is pronounced(Me-Jay)

Miniminter 8 weeks ago

My name is Cameron and I like minecraft but I need a gang name

YoMNiggaWtsUp 8 weeks ago

My tag is HappyBurger69 I have only seen it copied once and it was on Game Center.

FransicoRandez 8 weeks ago

NightmareZ_ or [E]lextro[X] or [F]utur[E]

Warfi 7 weeks ago

mine is Demon_spats

TickleMeElmo 7 weeks ago

I did ticklemeelmo

Trippin4Shroomz 7 weeks ago

Thx for da ideas

HellaYes 3 weeks ago

Idk, i just thought of this, well here it goes :/.. PlayerHunter4Lyfe

MAICO 3 weeks ago


Silent Assassin 3 weeks ago

I like these names best:Apex,and this other 1;Silent Assassin

Sniperlife73 2 weeks ago

Mine is sniper life 73 I basicly got it on here but added 73

hayden 13 days ago


AlexxA 10 days ago

If you have names that just arent understood by other nations,or worldwide,mix them up!Just like i did,my real name is Aleksa,but to make it more cool,simple,an also easier for other players to spell it,i changed it to AlexxA,sometimes i use Alex,or just AlexA

nooger 9 days ago

good job! keep it up soldier :))))))))))))))))))))))))

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