Valorant Phantom Guide – one of the best guns in the game?

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Valorant is finally here, kicking off our lockdown summer in style.

Despite offering class-based abilities, guns are the order of the day in Valorant, and the Phantom is definitely one of the best. Here's why.

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Valorant: Phantom Guide

The Phantom


The Phantom costs the same as the Vandal, 2900 Creds, and you can't go wrong with either.


Tips and Tricks

Offering a faster fire rate than the Vandal, the Phantom's recoil is impressively manageable too. 

Unfortunately, it's not particularly good from range due to a sizeable drop-off in damage – so we'd definitely recommend getting closer before pulling the trigger.

If you're low on creds, the Spectre SMG is a similarly solid choice.