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Badass Gamertags: 63 Cool Gamer Names

Updated on August 9, 2016
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!

What's your favorite style of gameplay?

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      sasas 46 minutes ago

      MyLimpDick is my choice

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      Motherfucker 2 hours ago


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      Snake9211 3 hours ago

      What about something that's like, Sxvage_ (type whatever u like)

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      Queen 24 hours ago

      how bout steelshotz or steelshot

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      Mark 39 hours ago

      Shiftz is a decent name for gamers

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      dan 40 hours ago

      the king

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      TheALLSTARSS 44 hours ago

      You guys can use mine if you would like! Just don't use it on Xbox because that's already mine I'm just looking for a good name on another game

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      mason 4 days ago

      i like turrtles and ur mom just beat your meat

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      You'll_float_too 4 days ago

      You can never go wrong with a horror movie reference e.g. Youll_float_too, heeeeere's_jonny

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      SWAGBADASSMAN 4 days ago


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      PookieChips 5 days ago

      what about ILikeCheese:3

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      get fuuuuuuuuked 5 days ago

      what about salamander111

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      GWolf87 7 days ago

      I CHOSE GWolf87

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      a PeRsON 13 days ago

      Mandism seems like a unique one.

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      Sharuk 2 weeks ago

      What about Chunchunmaru

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      die 2 weeks ago

      what about Woo Woo or skybully_ or commando or manimal or r u suk thats all i have

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      Van Hōenhaimu 2 weeks ago

      How bout "FührerKingBradley"

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      V3N0M_D3STR0Y3Rs this one sick! 2 weeks ago

      Pick that one

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      A Legit Name 2 weeks ago

      idk what to type?

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      Pixel gun 3d 3 weeks ago


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      Ahah 3 weeks ago


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      GamePlayer 3 weeks ago


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      OwlGetsOwl 3 weeks ago

      How about OwlGetsOwl?

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      Sour gummy cx 3 weeks ago

      How about a Sweet Gummy cx?

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      Psychophat 3 weeks ago

      What about Palepsycho?

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      dont mind me 3 weeks ago

      yeah add more

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      IDK 3 weeks ago

      Plz add more

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      Evan 3 weeks ago


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      I don't know yet!!!!!!!!! 4 weeks ago

      I want a short name with a REALLY good meaning to it.

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      seth duif 4 weeks ago

      add boy gamertags

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      ToXxiC L00terzz 4 weeks ago

      I want more cool names

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      tyler 5 weeks ago


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      RegularGaming 6 weeks ago

      I need a good Youtube name.

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      Toffee 6 weeks ago

      my typical names since beginning of mmo rbg are

      Luna (my most used name)






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      Cloud9 6 weeks ago

      My PS4 ID is, waywardCloud9, Bulletz4Breakfaz, LoSpettro_

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      DADDYtheFATHER OO7 6 weeks ago

      mine is


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      NuggetJustNugget 7 weeks ago

      I like trains...and nuggets

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      Earlyseven Strikeland Neverbroke 2 months ago

      Kantot lime

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      Replex 2 months ago

      Fail boi Fail

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      Nicster 2 months ago

      Ill give plenty of good usernames Zysteric,Zeminate,Zyleak,Xenovic,Zylix and Valeroze... sorry guys for saying this but for me i dont like the names you guys commented im just saying the truth.

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      yeet 2 months ago


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      utin bilat 2 months ago


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      killerslayer2000 2 months ago

      coolest gamertags ever

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      Scott Carmany 2 months ago

      Is UltimateSavage a good gamertag

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      IceManBryce 2 months ago

      Anyone think ZIceManBryceZ is a good name

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      Gaster 3 months ago

      i don't know but on a game my name is:youDUNgoofed

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      James 3 months ago

      I have some games everyone can play here some examples:



      8 ball pool

      Pokemon Go

      Angry Birds


      And lots more u can also use the game tags u like or username or nickname.Also have a great day love this website.


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      Zara 3 months ago

      I just cannot stop seeing this website it just such a good website

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      Rose 3 months ago

      I think this is a good website to find out about username and game tags

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      Rishi 3 months ago

      How's error 404 name

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      hiahduiadh 3 months ago

      did u really have to swear im only 7 i just wanted a good name for kizi

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      Mark 3 months ago

      These names are

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      Thiago Mattar 3 months ago

      guys I really need help, for heavens sake I pass all day thinking about a new gamertag because mine is sucks and I simply can't found one, please somebody help with a badass gamertag please or just a cool one because my gamertag its horrible

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      Elias 3 months ago

      Can I use one of the gamertags for my gaming accounts?

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      Tatanya 4 months ago


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      Neh4551 4 months ago

      thx awmsome

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      Joel 4 months ago

      I want a cool name for cod4 multiplayer

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      Infernous 4 months ago

      According to me the best

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      Nikolaj 5 months ago

      Any of you got an nice gamer name?

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      Afgang Dan 5 months ago

      I don't love my dad he just love it so much and I love it so much it makes it a great app so he does my homeworkers

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      Karma 5 months ago

      here are some interesting ones:


















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      Bobthebuilder96 5 months ago

      Try brushysquash95

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      Litty7121 5 months ago

      Im not trying to be rude or anything but "mad baby maker" sounds a little how should i say this nicely um slutty srry but it kinda does

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      Lucas 5 months ago

      In need a cool PS4 name

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      QxeenSabatoge 5 months ago

      I have a couple, QxeenKiller, QxeenSabatoge, DerangedStar, and KillerKyojin. [Kyojin means insanity]

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      $0U11€$$1R0Nß0X 5 months ago

      i like these names really great might use one sometime

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      lovelybri 5 months ago

      I was thinking of using my youtube channel name: lovelybri. Then I realized that I wanted something more... badass. I can never seem to find the one, especially where my friends wont make fun of me for someone called Sexysniper124 or something like that.

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      PickingBoogers 6 months ago

      If PickingBoogers is Used u could always do





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      ren 6 months ago

      I took my name is Loading...

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      Hugh Mungus 6 months ago


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      Thugmuffin 6 months ago

      Awesome names

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      SilentStorm 6 months ago

      some IGN's i use are:Silentstorm





      I just made up the last 7-hope u like it

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      please stop 6 months ago


      why god

      why would you do this.

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      Wifey 503 7 months ago

      Really cool article! Wish ya had a longer list of names tho. One of my gamer tags is

      Lady Vengeance

      & another one is


      Bunch of funny names ppl have came up with tho lolz

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      jailen 7 months ago

      Thanks so much u really help I have a awesome gamertag now it's Snypzlyghtz cool right

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      Someone 7 months ago






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      just a guy. 7 months ago

      "No-Pants Gamer"

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      anthony 7 months ago


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      Xenosphere 7 months ago

      The perfect type of name for the perfect time of person who wants to go solo and be s total magician with the pharaoh type name and the animal type combination with an alien like side note that will leav you thinking, I got killed like that by a magician

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      Ct 7 months ago


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      AtomicDefiler 8 months ago

      Is my name too badass enough?

      How about AtomicMustache you can take that name it's all yours


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      Jashly 8 months ago

      I like this is amazing and it helped me getting a badass name for my character in Minecraft

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      Jeff 8 months ago

      You should use captain cobra

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      flokzs 8 months ago

      is my one good ?

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      Zeron87 9 months ago

      This article was funny and informative. Love it ^_^. My favorite game genre is fighting (You know, Soul Calibur, Street Figher, DOA?). My gamer tag has always been The Mist87 or simply Mist87. I've been told when gaming I'm like the calm before the storm: When I lose, I stop laughing and being eccentric, get calm, and concentrate all my energies to decimating my opponent. I get calm, like a mist. I think it also has a mysterious vibe, too.

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      HisProfilePicture 9 months ago

      What RougeRider said MiXeD LeTtErS and ALL CAPS are annoying but i loved allot of the usernames like that girl name MadBabyMaker.

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      yoked dino mic nuggets 9 months ago

      get yoked

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      [DaRk] 9 months ago

      More Names










      10.GulluButt xDDDDD

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      Bomberguy157 9 months ago

      As you can see all of my accounts are bomberguy157

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      DawgUnchained 9 months ago

      That's me :)

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      nooger 9 months ago

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

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      Sniperlife73 10 months ago

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

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      Silent Assassin 10 months ago

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

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      HellaYes 10 months ago

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

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      Trippin4Shroomz 11 months ago

      Thx for da ideas

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      TickleMeElmo 11 months ago

      I did ticklemeelmo

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      Warfi 11 months ago

      mine is Demon_spats

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      YoMNiggaWtsUp 11 months ago

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

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      Miniminter 11 months ago

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

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      Mi.j 11 months ago

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