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Let Bots Have .gif Avatars

Let's face it, everyone loves Nitro for the emotes and avatars. But let bots have .gifs for avatars as well! Maybe only one bot can have it, but that's one of the coolest features on Discord! Imagine what people could do with it!

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  • jamesen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Do it! Do it! Do it! Do it!
    I don't understand why wouldn't they finally do it. I mean, they can just restrict this option to only users who have Discord Nitro bought, and lock on the first frame once they stop paying. They can also restrict it to one bot only.


  • Beam Up commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    1 year on and still not GIF avatars for bots under nitro... come on Discord, we want it!

  • lilyuri3 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I say yes, even if the hoster doesn't have nitro. bots can use global emojis so why restrict this?

  • Yiseda commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yep, allowing Nitro users to have gif avatars for their bot(s) would be amazing.

  • ry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Like the Title says, let Bots be able to use Gifs as avatars.

  • Veto commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am an active developer and the fact I get a GIF avatar is awesome.

    I love it. What I'd love even more is if the server I own had a match GIF capability to go along with my Nitro swag. Additionally to this, the bots I create, I'd love for those to have them too. If the Bot is setup through my OAuth page, and is a part of my account, he should be able to share my GIFs too.

    Just a thought. :)

  • Tröpö commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you are a Nitro user, and you have a Bot registered to the Discord-Bot-API, that bot would be able to use same sized .gif avatars as any other Nitro user would.
    The pros are self-explanatory.

  • Kashall commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How about allowing bots to have gif avatars only if the developer account has Nitro?

  • unnamedauthor commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I don't understand why not. Maybe the person hosting has to have Nitro, but that's a pretty good idea!

  • dvs commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just think of this as another revenue stream. Nitro for bots might amount to pennies but it increases visibility. I still get users shocked by my GIF avatar and have to teach them what Nitro is. Bots with Nitro would be good advertising.

  • 4g0tt3nSou1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Some of Nitro's features should definitely be implemented, for the simple reason that a normal user cannot get the "BOT" designation. Selfbots cannot get it to exploit it.

  • tphecca commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Nitro functionality for bots could be extended to more than just animated avatars. Nitro bots could be able to accept friend requests from humans and use voice/video DM functionality.

  • Ca commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It just be a thing you pay for but its for bots and is cheaper because its only the .gif avatar.

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