In Escape From Tarkov you sometimes encounter a purple name or a green or even blue one, but what do they mean? We explain what is behind the colorful names.
Why different colors: Battlestate Games, the developer behind Escape From Tarkov, came up with a color-coded recognition system for their players. This should enable players to determine at a single glance which position a player has outside the game in the community. However, the purple name tags or other colored ones always lead to confusion.
That is what purple name, green, name & blue name tags mean in Tarkov!
Differences in the colors: Let’s clarify the simplest point first. Players with a Crown: They simply own the most expensive edition of Escape From Tarkov. So and on to the color tags!
1. Purple name in Tarkov
Players with a purple nametag are so-called “emissaries”. This name could hardly be more apt as they are encouraged to spread Escape From Tarkov in their region and to take care of the surrounding community.
2. Blue name in Tarkov
If you discover a player with a blue name, you may consider yourself lucky. Depending on what rank a developer has in your heart. Because the blue names stand for the developers & team members of Battlestate Games.
3. Green name in Tarkov
The Tarkov players with a green name are teachers & supporters, called “Sherpa”. They will help newbies find their way around the game and teach them the basics of Escape From Tarkov.
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4. Yellow name (yellow sign in front of the name)
Escape From Tarkov is a place where many players meet. If you meet a player with a yellow name, you have an admin on hand — or he will probably shoot you overboard.