Valorant agent Jett

More than half of Valorant agents nerfed in patch 7.04

By Fariha Bhatti


Aug 24, 2023

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Riot has just nerfed almost all the agents in Valorant, taking the skill ceiling to the next level in patch 7.04. 

Valorant patch 7.04 is packed with nerfs and adjustments to 11 agents, which is over half the roster. While Riot claims these adjustments are subtle, Breach and Jett mains would disagree. Starting patch 7.04, ultimates would cost a fortune, and abilities must be used with elaborate planning. 

“Though many of these changes are subtle, We hope all together they improve game state clarity and the sense that you have even more opportunities for your skill to shine through,” Valorant agent designer June Cuervo said. 

Breach nerfed in Valorant patch 7.04

Patch 7.04 nerfs Jett, Breach, Brimstone, Killjoy, and more agents. Here are all the agent adjustments: 


Aftershock (C): 

  • Ticks reduced from 3 to 2
  • Damage increased from 60 per tick to 80

Rolling Thunder (X): Ultimate points increased 8>>>9


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


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


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)


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


Paranoia (Q): No movement velocity imparted when casting


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


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


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


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


Tailwind (E):

  • Dash window decreased 12s>>>7.5s
  • Activation windup increased 0.75s>>>1s

Cloudburst (C): Duration decreased 4.5s>>>2.5s

Updraft (Q): Charges decreased 2>>>1

Blade Storm (X): Ultimate points increased 7>>>8


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