Outer Worlds Remove Helmet From Companion

Removing helmets from companions in Outer Worlds is something that has been bothering people. You can try and try to remove the helmet from your Outer Worlds companions in the inventory until the cows come home, because that does not work. There is a way, technically, to do it, and you might have been missing it. That being the case, here’s our Outer Worlds Remove Helmet From Companion guide is gonna show you the only way we know to take off companion helmets in Outer Worlds, kinda.

Outer Worlds Remove Helmet From Companion
Outer Worlds Remove Helmet From Companion

How to Remove Helmet from Companions in Outer Worlds?

To remove the helmet from companions in Outer Worlds, you first have to go pause the game. Then, go into Settings. Step three, go over to the Gameplay tab by using the shoulder buttons or clicking on it or whatever. Under General, find the little “Show Companion Helmet” checkbox. Uncheck that box, and you can see the lovely mugs of your companions in-game once again, even outside dialogues. As far as we can tell, this is the only way to do so.

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Yes, I know, this doesn’t technically remove the helmets from your Outer Worlds companions. It’s purely visual; the helmet is still on there, you just can’t see it. Well, the fact of the matter is, once you put a helmet onto a companion, that’s it, you can’t take it off. You can swap helmets just fine from inside the inventory menu, but you can’t take them off. So, the roundabout way of unchecking the “Show Companion Helmet” box. I know, I know, I didn’t make the game, I’m just the messenger here.

So, yeah, that’s about all there is when it comes to removing companion helmets in Outer Worlds. If something else in the game is bothering you, might I suggest you check out our list of Outer Worlds guides? We’ve written Give Medicine to Esther or Abernathy – Long Tomorrow, UDL Lab Weapons Keycard Location, and Slaughterhouse Clive Quest – How to Get Into Factory, to name just a few.

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    Richard Valentine

    Just a heads-up, this article was stolen and put on some super sketchy website. I’ll post the link here, in the hopes that there’s something you can do about it. 🙂

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      JoeTheBard

      Thanks a million for the heads-up, Richard. I’ve removed the link from the comment for obvious reasons, we’re looking into the situation.

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        Richard Valentine

        Glad to help! Here’s hoping they let you un-equip helmets from companions with a patch in the near future, too.

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    Jason

    I could see an update coming for this. It’s an odd feature in the game.

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    Ruby

    So, cool, if i put one bad helmet on the only companion i dont want to have one, now NONE of my companions get to wear their cool helmets or.i have to switch it on and off for that ONE companion. Its annoying and needs to be patched out.

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