VALORANT Episode 2, Act 1
VALORANT is launching their next episode bringing with it a ton of new content including a new Agent and a new battlepass. VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1 is launching on January 12, 2021, and here is what’s coming to VALORANT in Episode 2 Act 1.
With a new Act comes a new Agent and this time we see the games 124th agent Yoru join the roster. Check out a rundown of his abilities below.
- Ability 1 — Fakeout: EQUIP an echo that mimics footsteps when activated. FIRE to activate and send the echo forward. ALT FIRE to place an echo in place. USE the inactive echo to send it forward.
- Ability 2 — Gatecrash: EQUIP to harness a rift tether. FIRE to send the tether out moving forward. ALT FIRE to place a tether in place. ACTIVATE to teleport to the tether’s location.
- Signature Ability — Blindside: EQUIP to rip an unstable dimensional fragment from reality. FIRE to throw the fragment, activating a flash that winds up once it collides with a hard surface.
- Ultimate Ability — Dimensional Drift: EQUIP a mask that can see between dimensions. FIRE to drift into Yoru’s dimension, unable to be affected or seen by enemies from the outside.
The Episode 2 Battlepass is also on its way with a heap of new content, offering players a chance to earn skins, buddies and other rewards all for the same 1000 Valorant Points to unlock. There are 50 tiers with 12 gun skins and a few other unlockable goodies for players to sink their teeth into.
A new skin collection is on the way also, but this is more a less a few of the old favourites. The Run-It-Back skin bundle is a collection of skins from previous Acts that fans have shown their love for.
The bundle will cost 5,946 VP, and includes five iconic skins from VALORANT. There’s the Sovereign Ghost, Oni Phantom, Prime Spectre, Nebula Ares, and Spline Operator.
For more on VALORANT, check out our previous coverage.