With seventeen different choices to choose from of varying skill ceilings and complexities, here’s how to unlock the agents in Valorant.
Valorant is a little bit different from other traditional FPS games like CS: GO or Call of Duty, in that it features agents which have unique abilities. Riot Games brings new agents to the game often, and players have to unlock them if they want to be able to play with them. If you don’t know how to unlock agents in Valorant, this guide will help you.
How many agents are there in Valorant?
How many agents are free in Valorant?
Valorant offers five different free agents to new players, namely Brimstone, Jett, Phoenix, Sage, and Sova. The newcomers have to progress through the game to obtain the other agents.
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How to unlock agents in Valorant
Unlocking new agents is pretty simple in Valorant. First of all, the game provides two different selections to the players when they hit level 5 and level 10, allowing them to unlock one of the agents.
After obtaining your first two agents, you have to activate the agent contract to unlock other agents. You need to select the Agents sub-menu from the main menu, and from there you’ll see the agents at the bottom of the screen. Click the agent you want to unlock, and activate the contract. When the contract hits level 5, the agent will be available to use. You should change the active contract when you decide to unlock another agent.
Can I unlock the tiers of the agent contract with real money?
Yes, you can. Each tier requires 200 VP to be unlocked. If you want to play with a new agent without grinding, you have to pay 1000 VP for the five tiers.
How do I level up the agent contract?
Unlike the battle pass, the agent contract doesn’t scale up with weekly and daily quests. You have to play and complete games to increase the level of the contract.
How many tiers does the agent contract feature?
The agent contract comprises ten different tiers. Every tier gives different cosmetics related to the agent, while the agent is unlocked in level 5. In level 10, you’ll get the specially coated weapon belonging to the agent.