Riot Games and Valorant recently revealed Gekko, the game’s 22nd agent who is part of Valorant Episode 6 Act II.
Gekko is a new Initiator who leads a crew of calamitous creatures. These buddies of his bound forward, scattering enemies out of the way, making for an interesting playstyle that’s perfect for players who want a unique Agent to play.
Check out his official agent trailer here:
As with the other Agents, Gekko is a representation of his hometown. Specifically, Gekko hails from Los Angeles. His abilities include:
- EQUIP Dizzy FIRE to send Dizzy soaring forward through the air. Dizzy charges then unleashes plasma blasts at enemies in line of sight. Enemies hit by her plasma are blinded. When Dizzy expires she reverts into a dormant globule INTERACT to reclaim the globule and gain another Dizzy charge after a short cooldown.
- EQUIP Wingman FIRE to send Wingman forward seeking enemies. Wingman unleashes a concussive blast toward the first enemy he sees ALT FIRE when targeting a Spike site or planted Spike to have Wingman defuse or plant the Spike. To plant, Gekko must have the Spike in his inventory. When Wingman expires he reverts into a dormant globule INTERACT to reclaim the globule and gain another Wingman charge after a short cooldown.
Mosh Pit (C)
- EQUIP Mosh FIRE to throw Mosh like a grenade ALT FIRE to throw underhand. Upon landing Mosh duplicates across a large area then after a short delay explodes.
- EQUIP Thrash FIRE to link with Thrash’s mind and steer her through enemy territory ACTIVATE to lunge forward and explode, detaining any enemies in a small radius. When Thrash expires she reverts into a dormant globule INTERACT to reclaim the globule and gain another Thrash charge after a short cooldown. Thrash can be reclaimed once.
Alongside the reveal of Gekko, Riot Games also announced that the Agent’s hometown of Los Angeles will be the host of Valorant Champions, the global final where the 2023 VALORANT World Champion will be crowned. The event will take place in two locations, with early rounds taking place at the Shrine Auditorium and final rounds at the KIA Forum.
Gekko will be available in Valorant Episode 6 Act II which begins on March 8 at 2AM PH time.