Everything you need to know about Valorant's 12th agent: Killjoy

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As the 2nd act of ignition approaches the devs unveil the 12th agent Killjoy. We know that Killjoy will be a german agent and will come with a very fascinating tool kit which will certainly shake up the current run and gun meta.

Killjoy valorant agent

Killjoy is a crafty engineer, her specialty is robots and nanotech. She takes control of the battlefield by using her cute little robots. She's the combination of Raze and Cypher as she has both Raze's explosive power and Cypher's information gathering skills in a way. We know that Killjoy will be a sentinel class agent, she'll be useful in attacking as well as in defense. Her skillset can be utilized in aggressive maneuvers as well as defensive strategies.

Killjoy's abilities are:

  • Alarmbot – Equip an invisible drone. Fire to deploy a bot that hunts down enemies that get in range. After reaching its target, the bot explodes, applying Vulnerable status to the enemy. Hold equip to recall a deployed bot.
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  • Turret – Equip a Turret. Fire to deploy a turret that fires at enemies in a 180-degree angle. Hold equip to recall the deployed turret.
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  • Signature Ability: Nanoswarm – Equip a grenade. Fire to throw the grenade. Upon landing, the granade goes invisible. Activate the granade to deploy a damaging swarm of nanobots.
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  • Ultimate Ability: Lockdown – Equip the Lockdown device. Fire to deploy the device. After a long(13 second) windup, the device detains all enemies caught in the radius. The device can be destroyed by enemies while activating.
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Here's a detailed description of her abilities:

With Killjoy many other surprises may come with the new act along with a competitive season, a new battle-pass, and a new rank system. The new act is coming tomorrow which is the 4th of August(Tuesday).

Like other agents Killjoy can be bought using the games currency or by completing her contract. Killjoy will include 3 sprays, 2 title, 1 player card and a gun skin.

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