Valorant: Killjoy Arrives With Act 2, All Abilities Confirmed

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Update: We originally stated that Killjoy released today after a misunderstanding. Killjoy will launch as part of Act 2, and the article below has been updated to reflect this.

Valorant's leaked Agent, Killjoy, is finally landing as part of Act 2, Riot Games has announced.


After leaking multiple times through the game's files as well as the developer's own webpage dedicated to her, we now know much more about Killjoy.

Valorant: Who is Killjoy?

According to Riot's own press release:

"The genius of Germany, Killjoy effortlessly secures key battlefield positions with her arsenal of inventions. If their damage doesn't take her enemies out, the debuff her robots provide will make short work of them"


Killjoy's Agent Contract

Completing Killjoy's Agent Contract will earn players the following:

  • Three sprays
  • Two Titles
  • One Gun Buddy
  • One Player Card
  • Killjoy Agent

Killjoy Abilities

Killjoy's bot friend is quite adorable, but expect it to be tough to counter.
  • Alarmbot - Equip a covert Alarmbot. FIRE to deploy a bot that hunts down enemies that get in range. After reaching its target, the bot explodes, applying Vulnerable. HOLD EQUIP to recall a deployed bot.
  • Turret - Equip a Turret. FIRE to deploy a turret that fires at enemies in a 180-degree cone. HOLD EQUIP to recall the deployed turret.
  • Nanoswarm - Equip a Nanoswarm grenade. FIRE to throw the grenade. Upon landing, the Nanoswarm goes covert. ACTIVATE the Nanoswarm to deploy a damaging swarm of nanobots.
  • (Ultimate Ability) - Lockdown - Equip the Lockdown device. FIRE to deploy the device. After a long windup, the device Detains all enemies caught in the radius. The device can be destroyed by enemies.

Killjoy's Own Spotify Playlist

Riot has revealed Killjoy's very own Spotify playlist - check it out here.