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Creating the perfect Poptropica name

Hey Poptropicans, this is a guest post by Dangerous Dragon, who’ll be sharing how to find the perfect combo of a Poptropica player name. Enjoy!

Hi there Poptropicans, itโ€™s Dangerous Dragon! That’s my name, and I’m going to keep it the same, but what about yours? Let me show you how to change your Poptropica name. To start, open the friends menu!

It will take you to your Pop-Profile. Easy, now what? Letโ€™s see… you’ve got your avatar name and your membership status. Below, you will see your friends list. Eek! I need more friends. Maybe later! Right now, we’ve got a job to do. Click on the pencil next to your name to change it!

You’ll get a screen that lets you pick a new Pop name! Choose by moving the arrows in both sections. Let me demonstrate…

Hmm…. maybe… no… hmm… aha! Yes! Here’s an interesting one: Perfect Panda. Do you like it?

I like my own name, so I won’t be keeping this, but you can! Speaking of you Poptropicans, want to be my friend? Leave your username in the comments and I will send you a friend request!

Let’s talk about what makes a strong Poptropica character name. Here are my tips for picking a good one:

  1. Try alliteration, which is when words placed together start with the same letter. A name like Perfect Panda starts with P in both the first and last name, which makes it sound striking!
  2. A name should be โ€‹quirky in some way โ€” it could be mysterious, or cute, or convey some other feeling you like. I like mine bโ€‹old, so I’m Dangerous Dragon!
  3. It should be pop-tastic! In other words, as long as you like it, it’s golden.

Here are some names I created with the name generator that I think sound pretty cool: Perfect Penguin, Hyper Raptor, Dizzy Cactus, Loud Paw, Shy Sky, Scary Flame, Zippy Lightning, Brave Bug, Dizzy Leopard, and Super Singer. What do you think?

Did you know? The options you get on the name generator vary among players. The PHB has a whole list of Poptropica Names that have been seen over the years, sorted by first and last names!


Thank you for reading, and share in the comments what cool names you’ve seen on Poptropica, as well as your username if you’d like to add more friends to your list! This is Dangerous Dragon signing off. Bye!

Hope you enjoyed thisย guest postย by Dangerous Dragon. If you did, you might also enjoy their My Place in Poptropica story!

The Poptropica Help Blog welcomes interesting Poptropica insights from anyone in the Poptropica community with thoughts to share. Interested inย writing for the PHB? Weโ€™d love to hear from you! ๐Ÿ“ฐโœจ


26 thoughts on “Creating the perfect Poptropica name”

  1. My name has been Yellow Lobster for like 5 years…..back then,I created my Poptropican with the intention of beating all I did not take my name seriously…but then it started bugging me for no reason…so, the name changer had to be best update for me…So first I changed my name into Cheerful comet.Then, finally settled with Friendly Flame.BTW,My username is fa3145.

      1. I got a friend request from you, Silver Horse!
        I accepted, BTW. I accept requests from like EVERYONE

  2. My username is Pianist1. I created it back when I was good at playing piano…

    Although, I still remember how to play Beethoven’s ninth symphony, “Ode to Joy”.

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