Valorant 7.04 agent balance changes
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Valorant Patch Notes – 7.04 Agent Balance Changes

Jett nerfed again!

Valorant 7.04 update is set to bring a major overhaul to 11 agents by nerfing and buffing them in a single patch. The patch notes will leave Valorant fans speechless, as it will undoubtedly change the meta significantly. Without any further delay, here are all the agent balance changes for Valorant 7.04.

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Valorant Patch Notes Agent Balance Changes 7.04 August 23

While Patch 7.04 includes changes to over half of the roster, the changes are sharply focused on increasing game state clarity by making the following adjustments:

  • Reducing the frequency of large area of effect of ultimates
  • Reducing the amount of time utility is active in the world
  • Reducing the HP of shootable utility

Breach

  • Aftershock (C)
    • Ticks reduced from 3 to 2
    • Damage increased from 60 per tick to 80
  • Rolling Thunder (X)
    • Ultimate points increased 8>>>9

Brimstone

  • Orbital Strike (X)
    • Ultimate points increased 7>>>8

Fade

  • Prowler (C)
    • Time to re-equip gun takes slightly longer after using the ability

Gekko

  • Mosh Pit (C)
    • The impacted area does 10 damage per second before exploding
  • Wingman (Q)
    • HP reduced 100>>>80
  • Thrash (X)
    • Thrash’s explosion had a little makeover to make it easier to see and understand the area it has affected (on top of being beautiful)

Killjoy 

  • Lockdown (X)
    • Ultimate points increased 8>>>9

Omen

  • Paranoia (Q)
    • No movement velocity imparted when casting

Skye

  • Guiding Light (E)
    • Max duration while casting reduced 2.5s >>>2s
  • Trailblazer (Q)
    • HP reduced 100>>>80
  • Seekers (X)
    • Ultimate Points increased 7 >>>8
    • Seeker Health decreased 150>>>120

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Sova

  • Recon Bolt (E)
    • Total number of scans reduced 3>>>2

Viper

  • Viper’s Pit (X)
    • Ultimate points increased 8>>>9

Astra

  • Gravity Well (C)
    • Startup time increased .6>>>1.25
    • Gravity time duration decreased 2.75>>>2.0
  • Nova Pulse (Q)
    • Startup time decreased from 1.25>>>1.0
  • Cosmic Divide (X)
    • Audio now is blocked completely by the wall rather than muffled

Jett

  • Tailwind (E)
    • Dash window decreased 12s>>>7.5s
    • Activation windup increased 0.75s>>>1s
  • Cloudburst (C)
    • Duration decreased 4.5s>>>2.5s
    • Time to re-equip gun takes slightly longer after using the ability.
  • Updraft (Q)
    • Charges decreased 2>>>1
  • Blade Storm (X)
    • Ultimate points increased 7>>>8

Note: The complete patch notes of the 7.04 update have not been revealed yet, as Riot Games has only announced the agent balance changes so far.

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