Valorant is a tactical shooter game with a wide range of guns, including 4 assault rifles, but Phantom in Valorant has always got an edge over every other weapon or rifle. While Vandal has its own era of rule, Phantom has some advantages over other weapons that make it one of the most chosen weapons in tournaments.
The Phantom is a fully automatic rifle that sits at 2,900 Credits. It has an above-average accuracy, low spread, high rate of fire, and a Silencer. The article speaks about 10 reasons why players should choose the phantom in Valorant over any other weapons.
The Phantom comes equipped with a high fire rate and a silencer which makes it extremely useful for ambushing since, at closer ranges, a single shot to the head will result in instant death. At longer ranges, it is a 6 tap to the legs, 5 to the body, and 2 to the head. The Phantom is typically seen in gun rounds due to its larger price tag than SMGs or other rifles. The ADS is great for holding down sites and further decreasing its recoil and spread to make it an extremely accurate fully automatic rifle.
1. Bigger Magazine
Phantom has more bullets in the magazine than Vandal and that makes it one notch ahead of its counterpart, Vandal. Since 30 bullets in a magazine make it easier to get multi-kills, wall bangs without running out of ammo quickly, having more bullets in Phantom changes its advantage.
2. Better 1st Shot Accuracy
Phantom has got better 1st shot accuracy than Valorant, and that’s a game changer for many players. Since the first shot is always important, it being more accurate gives the player a better shot at securing kills.
3. Better for Run and Gun
For players who still hasn’t practiced the art of standing still while shooting, Phantom is their goldmine. It offers better accuracy than its counterpart in terms of firing while running or moving.
4. Better Close-Range Combat
Phantom provides better close-range combat than Vandal or other rifles, and that gives it an edge, given most gunfights in bounded maps happen in a close range.
5. Suppressed Shots
Phantom has a better suppressor than the other rifles, and that helps in many ways for different players. It is more useful while flanking, as well as less distracting from the chaos.
6. Lower Recoil
For players who are not headshot experts, lower recoil can be a blessing. It bears advantages in situations where players have to rely on bullet spray and make up for the first missed shots.
7. Faster Rate of Fire
At 11 shots per second, Phantom has a faster rate of fire over its counterpart rifles, and that makes it easier for players with lower accuracy. Combined with lower recoil, it makes Phantom in Valorant one of the best weapons.
8. Easier to Learn
With a low recoil and better shot at Run-and-Gun, Phantom has an added advantage for players who take up ages to master the art of gunplay. Its recoil patterns are easier to learn and surely is an ease for players.
9. Pro Tips
Since Phantom is the most widely used weapon in professional tournaments, and most pros rely on Phantom in these games, you can master the art of gunplay simply by following these pros and their gameplay.
10. No Tracers
While there are not much difference, for some players, tracers can be distracting as well as annoying. Moreover, it can mess with your aim and you might miss the perfect shot. Phantom comes into play with no Tracer bullets.
An undergrad in B.Tech, Shirin pursues content and creative writing(In eSports) as a hobby. An avid reader and writer, she is experienced in FPS games like Valorant, Fortnite besides frequent mobile gaming. If she is not playing Valorant (losing and cussing) as Sage or devouring storybooks, she is usually craving ice-creams and trips, both bad and you know, regular!
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