A recurring recommended character is a recommended character that appears throughout the series multiple times. The generally accepted number of appearances is about 3 times. However, this minimum does not apply to recommended characters brought onto the show by Patreon.
This list does not include those that had or have a chance at competing in the show, such as Ruby, Clock, Nonexisty, Anchor, Camera and other characters eligible to debut for TPOT. Lego Brick, Waffle, and Tune are also excluded.
AppleApple is a recommended character that first appeared in Half a Loaf is Better Than None and last appeared in Lick Your Way to Freedom. Until Lick Your Way to Freedom, they had always been a Red Delicious apple.
BallBall (named Gumball in A Leg Up in the Race) is a recommended character that first appeared in A Leg Up in the Race and last appeared in Rescission.
BushyBushy is a recommended character that first appeared in "Half a Loaf Is Better Than None".
Cereal BoxCereal Box is a recommended character that appeared in BFDIA 5a and BFB 9, 10, and 15. Cereal Box's appearance has changed over the episodes they appear in. In "Get in the Van" Cereal Box is an orange box labeled "Yolos" (Probably referring to yoyleberries) with a stick figure drawn below their logo and their face in the side of the box. In "This Episode Is About Basketball" Their appearance changes drastically, now they're a blue/baby blue colored box, no label and with their face in the front of the box. In "Enter the Exit", Cereal Box loses their arms and the blue color is replaced by green. This last look stood consistent in "The Four Is Lava".
Clay BlobClay Blob is a recommended character that appeared in "The Glistening" and "X Marks the Spot" They were one of the recommended characters to vote for Ice Cube in BFDI 21. They made a new appearance in BFB 17 with a new asset. According to "The Glistening", Clay Blob seems to idolize Woody, similar to how Bracelety idolizes Ice Cube.
Christmas TreeChristmas Tree is recommended character that appeared in BFDIA 5, BFB 17, and BFB 18. They were recommended by ghostgirl7000 in "Get in the Van", placing 3rd in the Top 25 Recommended Characters. They were also recommended by Lemonsalad in "X Marks the Spot", "Take the Tower", and "How Loe Can You Grow?".
ComputeryComputer (also known as Computery, Laptop, Laptoppy, and Lappy) is a recommended character that appeared in BFDI 14, 15, 24 and BFB 12. Computer's appearance changes greatly over the episodes they were shown in. In episode 14, Computer is a classic desktop computer. In episode 15, Computer becomes a laptop. In BFB 12, they resemble a slightly less realistic computer, which was intended to look similar to the computer shown for a brief moment in EXIT. They were killed once in BFDI 14 after jumping into a vat of hydrochloric acid.
CrayonCrayon is a recommended character who was recommended by alexlion05 in "Don't Lose Your Marbles". They were seen jumping happily when Pencil was talking. They also appeared once more in "Rescission", this time recommended by jaysillyboy. They were later disintegrated by Pencil with her Emergency Button. They were also recommended by TDJessiFan in "Get Digging", placing 25th in the Top 25 recommended characters, just barely making the Top 25. In each of their appearances in BFDI(A), they were seen jumping, clearly overjoyed. They are one of the few recommended characters (such as Flag) to be animated.
Credit CardCredit Card is a recommended character that appeared in BFDI 17, BFB 4, BFB 6, BFB 12, BFB 13, BFB 14, and BFB 15.
DS/3DSDS is a recommended character who appeared in BFDI 25, 24, and BFDIA 5a. In BFDIA 5a, they appear to have Get To The Top Although There Is No Top! or GTTTATINT, a game by Cary Huang, on their screen.
FootballFootball is a recommended character who was recommended by alexlion0511, spongron, wixxxproducera, and GaminAwesome in the episodes "A Leg Up in the Race", "Don't Lose Your Marbles", "Bowling, Now with Explosions!", and "Lick Your Way to Freedom", respectively, as well as appearing in "Return of the Hang Glider" as a non-recommended character.
Alexlion0511's Football was seen running around on fire after Firey set them and some other recommended characters on fire.
Wixxxproducera's Football was one of the recommended characters in "Bowling, Now with Explosions!". In "Return of the Hang Glider", Football was revealed after their (fake) Leafy disguise was ripped off.
KnifeKnife is a recommended character who was recommended by ZiggyFan325 and Allie2489 in the episodes "Don't Lose Your Marbles", "Vomitaco", and "The Reveal".
Allie2489's Knife was instead Knives, and was the Cake in Cake at Stake in "The Reveal".
Lava LampLava Lamp is a recommended character who was recommended by simondomino in Episode 14. They were seen, along with some other recommended characters, jumping in a vat of hydrochloric acid, trying to retrieve Bally and Marble to gain 10 extra points.
Lava Lamp is based on the real-life lava lamps. They have what is presumed to be plum and violet (and at times red and orange) colored wax inside, with a dark gray holder and top. Unlike the real-life counterpart, however, Lava Lamp doesn't seem to need heating from a light bulb, or rather anything to have the colored wax working. Lava Lamp was one of the characters to appear in BFDIA 4, however, they had a change in color and lost their limbs.
MarshmallowMarshmallow is a recommended character who was recommended by simondomino in Episode 12. They were on fire at the end of the episode. They were also seen, along with some other recommended characters, jumping in a vat of hydrochloric acid, trying to retrieve Bally and Marble to gain 10 extra points. They were also seen in the lava in "The Four is Lava".
Mechanical PencilMechanical Pencil is a recommended character that appeared in Half a Loaf Is Better Than None. It is a green-colored mechanical pencil. It was recommended by AwesomeMudkipKing.
In "Zeeky Boogy Doog", it placed 13th out of the top 25 recommended characters in the episode, and it was recommended by TotalCustomSeries.
MicrophoneMicrophone is a recommended character who first appeared in The Reveal, and would later appear in Rescission. In Insectophobe's Nightmare 3, Microphone appeared under the name "Mic".
Microphone is dynamic microphone. The dark grey "head" of the microphone is not grated, implying that it may be soft, akin to a windscreen. The handle is a lighter grey. Microphone has white facial features and all four limbs.
Milkshake is a recommended character that appeared in several episodes in BFB.
One Recommended Character Per Recommender Sign
|“||I am off balance! Hooray for me!||”|
— One Recommended Character Per Recommender Sign
One Recommended Character Per Recommender Sign, also recommended as One Person Per Recommender Sign and also One Recommended Character Per Recommender, is a non-sentient object and a recommended character that appeared in various episodes of Battle for Dream Island. It was initially non-sentient in its debut in Rescission, but became a sentient character by Don't Pierce My Flesh. It is a picket sign with a wooden post telling the viewers that only one viewer can submit a recommended character per episode. It was recommended by ShinyGenesectAron2.
The One Recommended Character Per Recommender Sign is a sign with a wooden post and a white piece of material with writing on it. Its face was on its paper in Don't Pierce My Flesh, but its face was moved to its post in Hurtful!.
- In the BFDI Recommended Characters video, the version that appeared in Hurtful! was listed to appear in Reveal Novum.
- Even though Battle for BFDI follows the rule of one character per recommender, it does not appear, nor is it even mentioned.
PoopPoop is a recommended character from Episode 18. They were recommended by luigiluigi2020. They are a big, brown blob of human fecal matter. They are also one of the two characters to be a bodily fluid, the other being Pee-ey.
In Episode 14, Poop was armless and was one of the characters to jump into the vat full of hydrochloric acid. In that episode, Poop was recommended by EnchantiCam. In Episode 20, Poop was limbless and was one of the gaspers and was recommended by SexyAippy.
PopcornPopcorn is a recommended character that first appeared in "Vomitaco" and last appeared in "How Loe Can You Grow?".
RingyRing, also recommended as Golden Ring in "The Reveal" and Ringy in BFB 7, is a recommended character that appeared in The Reveal, Rescission, Gardening Hero, and The Liar Ball You Don't Want when Loser was eliminated.
They are a golden, armless ring in episodes 17 and 19. In Rescission, they are a recolored version of Bracelety's body asset that was recommended in that episode. In episode 20, it gained arms and has a consistent shape. In BFB 7, it has a sharper and taller design with a similar color scheme to their episode 17 variant.
Other than that, currently nothing else is known about them.
In Rescission, Pencil disintegrated them.
- In BFB 7, their right arm is not attached.
- Their name in BFB may be a reference to Fries and Firey Jr.'s nickname for Bracelety.
Rose the Flower/Crystal RoseRose the Flower/Crystal Rose is a recommended character that appeared in "Don't Lose Your Marbles" by firemoss1, once in a bush next to announcer, and again next to Match. they appeared later in "Insectophobe's Nightmare 2" two times, one called "Rose the Flower" by yoshiman4321 and the other one called "Crystal Rose" by crystalzoura1.
SevenSeven is a number and a recommended character by Cody S. They first appeared in the 2008 video "X Finds Out His Value", along with Four, X and other numbers.
|“||I am the sky||”|
— Sky, The Reveal
In both episodes, Sky is a pair of floating eyes and a smiling mouth. In BFDI 24, however, they were badly drawn. In this episode however, the message reads: "I am Sky, recommended by jordansollie".
StrawberryStrawberry is a recommended character that first appeared in "Lick Your Way to Freedom".
SwappySwappy is a recurring recommended character in Battle for BFDI. He appears to possess a button similar to the Emergency Button in "Four Goes Too Far" and onward. He was the icon under "Rewards" shown on Patreon, replacing Bracelety after "Today's Very Special Episode". However, as of "Four Goes Too Far", he was replaced with the recommended character PDA.
Swappy, despite their name, is seemingly a white question mark. The shading is a heather blue, which is a grey shade of periwinkle. They has all limbs.
Swappy, is now a poorly drawn white question mark, and no longer has an outline or shading. their body is now just a question mark from a font.
- His creator has a FANDOM account.
- In BFB 6 and 7, he holds an Emergency Button. According to his recommender, he is supposed to hold this in every episode.
VR HeadsetVR Headset is a recommended character who appeared in BFB 13, 14, and 15.
It resembles a virtual reality headset with 2 lenses with 2 faces.
VR Headset is first seen among other recommended characters in "Return of the Rocket Ship", when A Better Name Than That are digging towards an emerald. VR Headset appears again in "Don't Dig Straight Down" when iance is digging away from lava. VR Headset appears later in the episode, where they are killed in the lava, along with other recommended characters. They make their final appearance in the credits of the episode. VR Headset appears several times in "The Four is Lava" with other recommended characters.
Their design and pose is based off of their original look from jacknjellify's illustration of them on the jacknjellify Twitter. A character with a similar name and appearance appears in "The Four is Lava", but they are tinted blue and the R in their name is lowercase.
WatermelonWatermelon is a recommended character that appeared in "Insectophobe's Nightmare 2".
They were eaten later by the bugs. Watermelon is seen looking at Talking Teardrop's dialogue in their speech bubble, as they are tipped over or fallen in front of Lava Teardrop. Watermelon also appeared in "Return of the Hang Glider", "Get in the Van", "Lick Your Way to Freedom", "Enter the Exit", "What Do You Think of Roleplay?", "The Four is Lava", "The Escape from Four", "X Marks the Spot", and "How Loe Can You Grow?".