Starfield: How to change Companion Weapon

In Starfield, you can recruit certain companions that will assist you as you travel through the realm of the game. Some of these companions are more immersed in the game’s storyline that revolves around you, while others are optional, and it’s up to you whether you’ll be making them a part of the story.

Nevertheless, these companions are great assists, and there’s a way to improve their performance, and that is by changing their weapons, for instance. 

Starfield: How to change Companion Weapon

As you progress through the game and level up, you’ll likely face more powerful enemies and need your companions to be up to speed. Trust us when we say you’ll need every firepower you can source. There’s a way to hook your companion up with another weapon, even modified ones that impact their productivity massively. If you want to change your companion’s weapon, you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading this article till the end to find out everything there is to know about the same.

You’ll need to start a “gear trade” with your companion (the one you want to switch weapons with). Trade the particular weapon with your companion and ensure it’s in their inventory. Once it is, all you need to do is to access their inventory and equip the said weapon by pressing “Y”. 

How to equip companions with weapons - Trade

To start a gear trade, contact the companion and initiate a conversation (A). Here, from the dialogue prompt, select “Let’s trade gear.” to start the trading and hence the process. You can exchange the desired weapon with your companion by pressing the LB button to open your inventory. Once here, hover over the weapon and press A to exchange the weapon with your companion. 

NOTE: Make sure you assign your companion a weapon with infinite ammo. A cutter, perhaps. If they run out of ammunition, they won’t be able to use that particular weapon, and it’ll lie around in their inventory, and yes, this might be why your companion isn’t using the weapon you just traded with them! 

Weapons for Companions

That’s everything there is to know about how you could change your companion’s weapon in Starfield.

So, that is all about “How to change Companion Weapon ”. If you think this guide has helped you, then let us know in the comment section below. Also, you can check out our other guides on Starfield. Good luck.

That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on September 11, 2023

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