Valorant Agent 20 Leaks: What We Know So Far
By Jack O'Dwyer
Riot Games’ last State of Play revealed a new agent heading to its strategic shooter, VALORANT. Since then, players have been attempting to dig up any and all information regarding the game’s 20th playable character. Fortunately, thanks to some dedicated fans, we have a few tidbits to share about this upcoming agent.
According to ValorLeaks (@ValorLeaks), a credible VALORANT data mining account, the next agent will be “Fade," a Turkish bounty hunter with a rather gothic, haunting theme.
“Bury your fears, or she will hunt them. Fade, VALORANT’s new Turkish Agent, stalks her prey with equal parts terror and tactics. Go ahead, try to hide.” A tweet published to their account on April 15 reads.
It appears that Riot’s insinuation of a “Bounty Hunter” character meant to provide a more “intimate” experience when chasing down enemies on maps has come to fruition.
Fade’s growing fan base has also managed to pin down her abilities — or, at least, what they think they might be based on the current information. These are:
- ”Prowler” — Summons a scouting creature to find a nearby enemy. When found, the enemy will become “nearsighted.”
- ”Seize” — Fire an orb into the sky that crashes down, tethers and defeans nearby agents, and deals damage in a short AoE radius.
- ”Haunt” — Same as above, but the orb returns to the sky and becomes a sentry that applies a trail debuff to sighted enemies.
- Ultimate: “NightFall” — Summons a wave of fog that deafens, trails, and decays enemies it touches.
DBLTAP currently cannot confirm a release date for Fade the Bounty Hunter.