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Badges are small images that display on user profiles and profile popups that distinguish a user as a member of specific groups. Some badges can be earned by purchasing Nitro or boosting a server, while others are exclusive or no longer obtainable. On a profile, badges appear in a hierarchical order, and multiple badges stack.

Example of a user profile with multiple badges

Example of a tooltip that appears when hovering over a badge

Common Badges

These badges can be obtained for free or through subscriptions.

Nitro badge.png Nitro Subscriber

This badge is awarded to any user who has an active Nitro subscription on their account. Upon hovering over the badge, the date in which the user started their subscription is displayed. Once the user's Nitro subscription has expired, the badge is removed.

HypeSquad Houses

After taking the HypeSquad quiz in the User Settings menu, users are awarded one of three of the following badges depending on their answers to the quiz.

  • Hypesquad balance badge.png - HypeSquad Balance House
  • Hypesquad bravery badge.png - HypeSquad Bravery House
  • Hypesquad brilliance badge.png - HypeSquad Brilliance House

Boosting icons.png Server Boosting

These badges are awarded to users who are actively using a Server Boost on a server. The badge that appears is dependent on how long the user has been continuously boosting a single server. The length required for each badge is as follows, in the same order as the image: 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months, and 24 months.

Server Crown Badge.pngOwner Crown

This badge appears in server's members list only, not on profile, and is awarded automatically to the user when they create the server. The intention of this badge is to help server members quickly identify who to reach out to if they need help. This is how to remove the badge.

  1. Go to Server Settings ->> Roles --> Create Role.
  2. Give your role a name, and adjust it if you'd like.
  3. Enable Display role members separately from online members.
  4. Go to Permissions, scroll all the way down and enable the Administrator permissions. Then, save your changes.
  5. Go to Members, find yourself, click +, and assign the role.

This will remove the crown.

Rare Badges

These badges are not common because they require lots of work to obtain or are only given to an exclusive group of users.

HypeSquad Event Badge.png Hypesquad Events

This badge is awarded to HypeSquad Event Attendees & who attend local conventions in the name of HypeSquad. Event Coordinators run the events themselves, such as a university club or LAN event.

You can apply for HypeSquad events at https://discord.com/hypesquad.

Bug Hunter

Dedicated users of the Discord Bug Hunter server are awarded one of the two badges below.

  • Bug hunter badge.png - Normal Bug Hunter badge
  • Bug buster badge.png - Bug Buster badge, given to those who make significant contributions towards bug hunting

New partner badge.png Discord Partner

This badge is awarded to all users who own a server that is partnered with Discord.

Discord-staff.png Discord Staff

This badge is issued to all Discord staff. The badge distinguishes users from staff members, and prevents impersonation by non-Discord employees.

Unobtainable Badges

These badges are no longer obtainable because they have either been retired or the window of time to obtain them has passed.

Early supporter badge.png Early Supporter

This badge was awarded to all users who had a Discord Nitro subscription before October 10th, 2018. It was a "thank you" to those who purchased the now-retired Discord plan for $5 USD.

Verified developer badge.png Early Verified Bot Developer

This badge was awarded to all developers who verified a bot that was in over 75 servers before August 19, 2020. Prior to then, the badge was called "Verified Bot Developer" and was being actively awarded to any users who verified a new bot.

Other Badges

Discord Certified Moderator.png Discord Certified Moderators

This badge can be obtained after successfully completing the Discord Moderator Exam and then being active on the DMD (Discord Moderator Discord) for at least 3 months.

Info: You can find out more about the Certified Moderators here.

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