It's easy to set and change your banner and colors in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, but did you know there's an unofficial, but super-easy way to create your very own banner? Compared to the options provided in-game, there's plenty of scope here to do pretty much whatever you want.
Products used in this guide
- Become a butter lord: Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord ($40 at GMG)
How to make your custom banner
- Go to Reddit user Bizzfart's banner editor.
- Configure your own banner. (The instructions provided are pretty good. Keep in mind the crop line!)
- Copy the code provided.
How to apply your new banner in-game
TaleWorlds Entertainment disabled the ability to paste code into the banner screen, so we need to install a mod to re-activate this feature.
- Download the BannerPaste mod.
- Copy across the folder to your Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord install, inside the modules folder.
- Right-click the two DLL files within the mod folder you just copied across to the M&B install.
- Choose "Properties".
- Uncheck the block box to unblock them. (This is important, else Windows will prevent the files from loading and cause the game to crash.)
- Open up Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord.
- Activate the BannerPaste mod.
- Load your game.
- Hit B to take you to the banner editor.
- Hit CTR + V to paste the code into the game.
Enjoy your new custom banner!
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