Horizon Forbidden West: What Are Face Paints And How To Use Them

While Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Forbidden West retains a strong narrative that will take players on a merry adventure across the world, there’s still room for more customization if you prefer. From Aloy’s equipment to his abilities, players have the opportunity to stamp their mark on the heroine. However, there are also more cosmetic changes, such as tinting the armor or even painting the face. If the latter is what interests you, here’s a helpful guide on what face paints are and how to use them in Horizon Forbidden West.


What face-paints are in Horizon Forbidden West

Face paints are essentially unlockable cosmetics that you can apply to Aloy to give her different looks in both battle and conversation. They serve no other gaming purpose, but are definitely a good way to show your appreciation for the various tribes that call the West home.


You can unlock face paints by completing quests, errands, and leveling up.


Get face paints

  • Visit a painter found in settlements like Scalding Spear
  • Choose your favorite face paint and apply it for 10 metal shards. Elimination costs 1 metal shard.

By wearing your allegiance on your face, you can add a personal touch to proceedings. The choice between Nora, Tenakth, Utaru, Oseram, Banuk, and Carja is hard to make, but having more options is always better.

That’s all you need to know about What are face paints and how to use them? Forbidden Horizon West. For even more tips and tricks on the rest of the game, including things to do first in the game, effective use of Valor Surge, or how to use Pullcaster, be sure to check out our Wiki Guide for the game. There is also related content below that you may enjoy.

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