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New Agent Reyna Revealed

Sat, May 30, 2020


After days of teases, Riot Games surprised fans by dropping the reveal trailer for the 11th Agent, Reyna.

While no info is given about her backstory, text accompanying the video states she originates from Mexico. It appears one of her abilities allows her to “take the heart” of opponents she kills to increase her HP. Interestingly this healing can cause her to become “Overhealed” as noted by a notification that appears during gameplay.

Alongside an ability that seems to function as a flash, Reyna also appears to have the ability to create something called a Combat Stim. Whether that bolsters the strength of her attack or provides defensive shielding can’t be determined from the gameplay released. A huge factor in Reyna’s gameplay, her Ultimate ability also remains unknown. 

In FPS games, any character that has a healing / HP advantage will draw increased attention.

VALORANT Game Director Joe Ziegler noted, prior to the reveal, that the new agent would evoke strong feelings from players.

You’ll be able to play as Reyna and all of the other Agents on launch day, Tuesday, June 2nd.

What do you think of Reyna and what do you think her Ultimate will be? Let us know in the comments.

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