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Is there a way to rearrange the party so that the main character is not first? On PC, it's as easy as clicking and dragging the character portraits. I can't figure out a way to do it on console, however. "Party Management" at the inn does not allow the main characters portrait to be moved.


Sep 3, 2017
It would be great if there was a solution to this other than the party management workaround. Otherwise all the party formations other than the two custom formations are useless if you don't want the main character at the front.

I realise the main issue is the limited controls on console more than anything else. What about something like holding the pause button (square on PS4) and using left and right trigger to move the selected portrait. Obviously only one portrait can be selected to allow this action.
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Custom formations allow you to change the order of how your party lines up while moving. Here's how you change your formation to a custom one.

- Bring up the General Radial Menu (L2).
- Go to the "Formations" button.
- Go into edit by pressing square on the PS4 or X for the XboxOne.
- Edit your custom formation to suit your needs.

Don't forget to set your custom formation as the active one as well in the General Radial Menu (L2) as well!

Hope that helps.
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Sep 26, 2017
Yeah but that leaves an odd little problem in the game. If you have everyone selected and open a radial menu it pulls up the character in the leader position. When you hit L1 or R1 to change chatterers it cycles from the main character instead of the current character pulled up