The Ascent doesn’t boast the most robust character creation options found across all RPGs, but there are still aesthetic choices to be made. As regular RPG players know, it’s not uncommon to change your mind about the character’s chosen appearance, whether it has only been a few minutes or several hours into the game.
That can happen in The Ascent, too, despite the limited customization options. It’s possible that arm tattoo or hairstyle fails to mesh properly with the new armor you equipped. Fashion is the real endgame for most games, after all.
Neon Giant foresaw such quandaries and implemented a system for altering the character’s appearance after their initial creation. Read on to find out how to change up your look.
How to Change Appearance in The Ascent
To change your appearance, head to the Grafter. This vendor can be located on the map or mini-map by its DNA icon. Interact with the otherworldly vendor.
Select Go in for Surgery. The categories you are looking for are Biology and Style. Each one of the two offers up the full suite of character creation options present at that very beginning of the game. Switch to a different face altogether, modify those tattoos, give your hair a vibrant new color, and whatever else your heart desires.
As an added bonus, Top Patterns can be changed at the Grafter, too. Top Patterns are similar to Weapon Skins, except these collectable drops are used to switch tank top designs. So whether it’s your physical appearance or the visuals on your threads, there are plenty of reasons to return to the Grafter periodically.
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