How to get a rainbow crosshair in Valorant

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Many gamers use crosshair settings in Valorant and other shooters to stand out among other players. It seems that Valorant is an absolute champion in various unique crosshairs you can use. Moreover, you can change the particular colour, and make a Valorant rainbow crosshair.

In this guide, you will find out how to make a rainbow crosshair in Valorant. We'll go through the ordinary method, as well as creative ways of adding a rainbow crosshair to your Valorant loadout.

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How to make a rainbow crosshair in Valorant

There is only one way you can make a rainbow crosshair in Valorant. Even if some people suggest you install specific mods or use other tools to change the colour of your crosshairs or add a fade effect, that won't work.

The only way to make your rainbow crosshair in Valorant is to use the in-game settings directly. Among all options, you can set the unique crosshair colour here. Below is a detailed guide on changing your crosshair colour in Valorant.

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Making a rainbow crosshair in Valorant

First, you should open the game and click on the gear icon in the screen’s top right corner. Doing this will open the settings tab. Here you should find the Crosshair tab and open it. Here you can opt for the size, opacity, outlines, and other settings for your crosshair.

But you should use the first option, namely Crosshair Colour. There are seven colours available: white, green, green yellow, yellow, cyan, pink, and red. You need to opt for the eighth option, Rainbow. After that, make sure to save the settings and close the menu. If you have done everything correctly, you can play Valorant using the custom Rainbow crosshair.

Pros and cons of rainbow crosshair in Valorant

Many people report that they need an adjustment period when using a rainbow crosshair in Valorant for the first time.

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While changing colours, the rainbow crosshair draws your attention, interrupting you from focusing on your aim at the opponent. So, the main difficulty is to learn how to ignore the colour change. If you cope with this challenge, you will be able to use it effectively.

Also, remember that the colour of the crosshair does not increase your K/D rate, and won't make you play better. The only thing that affects your gameplay is your desire to play the game, and your efforts to improve your in-game skills.

That’s it with making a rainbow crosshair in Valorant. While you're still here, make sure to check our guide on how to change region in Valorant.