Between the tip of closed beta and subsequent week’s official launch, we’re in one thing of a Valorant dead-zone. To ensure you haven’t forgotten about their new tactical wizard shoot ’em up, Riot have stuffed this brief break with a teaser for Valorant’s eleventh superpowered soldier – a purple-clad disruption vampire who grows in energy with each kill.
Following a weekend of hypothesis and regional leaks, Riot introduced aggressive soul-stealer Reyna as Valorant’s first post-launch Agent by a short showcase vid on Twitter.
REYNA /// Mexico
“What hope do these criaturas have?”#VALORANT pic.twitter.com/inO8bR5cto
— VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) Might 30, 2020
As is the norm for Valorant character reveals, we don’t get the total rundown of Reyna’s talents on this Tweet. However followers on Reddit found a Spanish-language article from Millenium shared by one in every of Riot’s regional model managers that appears to stipulate the brand new Agent’s toolkit (cheers, Dot Esports).
The article means that these orbs proven in Reyna’s teaser are dropped each time an enemy participant is killed. Amassing these with both her Q or E skill will grant Reyna three seconds of regeneration or invulnerability respectively. That eye she fires off is her C skill, a brief entice that blinds enemies who let it seems on their display screen.
The one skill we don’t see is Reyna’s final, Empress. Millenium suggests this boosts her skill regeneration price whereas upping her price of fireplace – letting her blast out bullets and blind spots at a startling velocity. It’s additionally famous that her ult will be one way or the other “mixed” along with her E skill to turn out to be utterly invisible.
If true, Reyna appears a harmful hero to let dwell – rising in disruption potential the longer she’s left to wrack up kills. However we received’t know for sure till she makes her full debut round Valorant’s full launch on Tuesday, June 2nd, together with a brand new map and gamemode. Eager-eyed readers may truly discover Valorant’s new launch map within the background of Reyna’s showcase.
It’d be silly to take a position based mostly on the one chokepoint proven – nevertheless it seems kinda like that courtyard Counter-Strike‘s Italy. Form of. If you happen to squint actual arduous.