The next character in Riot’s hit FPS Valorant has been unveiled ahead of the launch of Episode 2. Yoru will be joining the game’s lineup of characters in Episode 2, which starts January 12th. Riot described the infiltrator, stating: “Yoru is an Infiltrating Duelist, using an array of tools to re-position himself, or create fakeouts. Yoru players will be lurking around the map, causing chaos, and getting frags.”
His skills are described as followed:
C — 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.
E — 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.
Q — 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 in the world.
X — 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.
Yoru sounds like a very fun, unique character that will be a great addition to the roster. Check out the cinematic for Valorant’s Episode 2 below!
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