Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map: Agents Who Define the META in the Map

Ascent is one of the base maps of Valorant. Here are the Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map:

Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

Valorant is Riot’s take on the tactical first-person shooter genre. In this hero-based tactical shooter, players have to choose agents according to the maps and playstyles but there are Best Agents in Valorant who are valuable on the map of Ascent.

Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

Ascent is one of the base maps of Valorant. An open playground for small wars of position and attrition divides two sites on Ascent. Each site can be fortified by irreversible bomb doors once they’re down, you’ll have to destroy them or find another way. Yield as little territory as possible. Here are the top 5 best Valorant Agents for Ascent map.

Killjoy

The genius of Germany. Killjoy secures the battlefield with ease using her arsenal of inventions. If the damage from her gear doesn’t stop her enemies, her robots’ debuff will help make short work of them.

Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map
Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

(C)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.

(Q)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 and applies Vulnerable to enemies in the area. HOLD EQUIP to recall a deployed bot.

(E)TURRET: EQUIP a Turret. FIRE to deploy a turret that automatically fires at enemies in a 180 degree cone. HOLD EQUIP to recall the deployed turret.

(X)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.

She can shut down either site of Ascent easily that’s what makes her one of the Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map.

Pheonix

Hailing from the U.K., Phoenix’s star power shines through in his fighting style, igniting the battlefield with flash and flare. Whether he’s got backup or not, he’ll rush into a fight on his own terms.

Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map
Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

(C)BLAZE: EQUIP a flame wall. FIRE to create a line of flames that moves forward, creating a wall that blocks vision and damages players passing through it. HOLD FIRE to bend the wall in the direction of your crosshair.

(Q)CURVEBALL: EQUIP a flare orb that takes a curving path and detonates shortly after throwing. FIRE to curve the flare orb to the left, detonating and blinding any player who sees the orb. ALTERNATE FIRE to curve the flare orb to the right.

(E)HOT HANDS: EQUIP a fireball. FIRE to throw a fireball that explodes after a set amount of time or upon hitting the ground, creating a lingering fire zone that damages enemies.

(X)RUN IT BACK: INSTANTLY place a marker at Phoenix’s location. While this ability is active, dying or allowing the timer to expire will end this ability and bring Phoenix back to this location with full health.

Unlike other maps Pheonix is one of the Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map.

Sova

Born from the eternal winter of Russia’s tundra, Sova tracks, finds, and eliminates enemies with ruthless efficiency and precision. His custom bow and incredible scouting abilities ensure that even if you run, you cannot hide.

Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map
Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

(C)OWL DRONE: EQUIP an owl drone. FIRE to deploy and take control of movement of the drone. While in control of the drone, FIRE to shoot a marking dart. This dart will reveal the location of any player struck by the dart.

(Q)SHOCK BOLT:EQUIP a bow with shock bolt. FIRE to send the explosive bolt forward, detonating upon collision and damaging players nearby. HOLD FIRE to extend the range of the projectile. ALTERNATE FIRE to add up to two bounces to this arrow.

(E)RECON BOLT:EQUIP a bow with recon bolt. FIRE to send the recon bolt forward, activating upon collision and revealing the location of nearby enemies caught in the line of sight of the bolt. Enemies can destroy this bolt. HOLD FIRE to extend the range of the projectile. ALTERNATE FIRE to add up to two bounces to this arrow.

(X)HUNTER’S FURY: EQUIP a bow with three long-range, wall-piercing energy blasts. FIRE to release an energy blast in a line in front of Sova, dealing damage and revealing the location of enemies caught in the line. This ability can be RE-USED up to two more times while the ability timer is active.

With his info gathering ultility Sova is definately one of the Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map.

Astra

Ghanaian Agent Astra harnesses the energies of the cosmos to reshape battlefields to her whim. With full command of her astral form and a talent for deep strategic foresight, she’s always eons ahead of her enemy’s next move.

Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map
Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

(C)GRAVITY WELL: Place Stars in Astral Form. ACTIVATE a Star to form a Gravity Well. Players in the area are pulled toward the center before it explodes, making all players still trapped inside vulnerable.

(Q)NOVA PULSE: Place Stars in Astral Form. ACTIVATE a Star to detonate a Nova Pulse. The Nova Pulse charges briefly then strikes, concussing all players in its area.

(E)NEBULA / DISSIPATE: Place Stars in Astral Form. ACTIVATE a Star to transform it into a Nebula (smoke).
USE a Star to Dissipate it, returning the Star to be placed in a new location after a delay.
Dissipate briefly forms a fake Nebula at the Star’s location before returning.

(X)ASTRAL FORM: ACTIVATE to enter Astral Form where you can place Stars with PRIMARY FIRE. Stars can be reactivated later, transforming them into a Nova Pulse, Nebula, or Gravity Well.

She is not only the best controller in Ascent but also one of the Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map.

Jett

Representing her home country of South Korea, Jett’s agile and evasive fighting style lets her take risks no one else can. She runs circles around every skirmish, cutting enemies before they even know what hit them.

Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map
Top 5 Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map

(SPACE) DRIFT: Holding the jump button while falling allows you to glide through the air.

(C)CLOUDBURST: INSTANTLY throw a projectile that expands into a brief vision-blocking cloud on impact with a surface. HOLD the ability key to curve the smoke in the direction of your crosshair.

(Q)UPDRAFT: INSTANTLY propel Jett high into the air.

(E)TAILWIND: INSTANTLY propel Jett in the direction she is moving. If Jett is standing still, she will propel forward.

(X)BLADE STORM: EQUIP a set of highly accurate throwing knives. FIRE to throw a single knife and recharge knives on a kill. ALTERNATE FIRE to throw all remaining daggers but does not recharge on a kill.

Just like any other map Jett is one of the Best Valorant Agents for Ascent Map.


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