Everyone loves emotes at Roblox because they are all fun, meaningful way to interact with the other players or communicate with people even across language barriers. The things called emotes have been around on the platform for the past several years now, allowing you to cheer, laugh, wave, point, or dance in the favorite games.
As Roblox continues to reach more and more countries around the globe, they wanted to expand on the system by offering the even better variety of animations to use and making them easier to discover.
As of now, there are 7 universal emotes and 44 purchasable emotes for Rthro and R15 only. Each of them was introduced on October 2, 2013. All the players have to type in /e (emote) into the char for the character to do the universal emote, or use the emote menu or /e to do the purchasable emote.
How to get emotes on Roblox? If you are interested in the purchasable emotes, you can click Expand in order to show a full list of purchasable emotes. Please keep in mind that the animations of every emote is able to be seen on the pages seen in those columns if applicable.
What should you do to show off your new animations in game? There are now two methods to do it. The first one is through the text commands in the game chat and the second one is through the convenient new Emote Menu.
- Emote Menu:
You are able to equip up eight of your favorite emotes from the Avatar Editor, making it easier than ever to activate them while playing a game. All of them will be assigned in the new in game Emote Menu, which you are able to quickly pull up either from the top bar of the radial menu if you are playing on Xbox One.
The menu named Emote Menu was added to the Roblox launcher on June 24, 2019 as well as the section for emotes to be purchased on the catalog. The first ones to be added were Tilt, stadium, and Salute, all of which are able to be only used with R15 avatars. Every emote is able to be accessed in-game by clicking the silhouette of a white Roblox avatar on the top of the menu or pressing B. Due to the complaint from developers, Emote Menu was removed after an hour of being live. However, this one was re-enabled on August 5, 2019. 14 days later (on August 19, 2019), it was once again re-enabled by Roblox.
For those who are familiar with the original emote system, you are able to continue using the text-based inputs in the in-game chat in order to activate any emotes in the inventory even if they are not actually equipped to your avatar. All that you have to do is to enter /e and then the name of the emote that you want to use (for instance: /e salute).