Valorant Beta Players Share Insights on Best Weapons

Players currently playing Riot Games’ recently released beta of Valorant, have shared insights about the best weapons to recommend for beginners.

That can be regarded as a helpful gesture because anyone who has been following Valorant news and viewing Twitch-shared videos, knows by now that the  video game comes with a high level of difficulty. Many of those who have so far reached the competitive levels say that in order to be effective, beginners must choose and use weapons smartly.

That being said, many gamers who are currently testing the Valorant beta version before Riot Games officially launches Valorant sometime in June 2020 or anytime during the summer of this year, have shared insights on the “Top Five (5) Weapon Loadouts Recommended for Beginners.”

Top Five Weapon Loadouts Recommended for Valorant Beginners

There are actually a total of seventeen bullet-firing weapons available as choices found across six categories.

The recommended five best weapons for Valorant beginners do not necessarily appear in an order based on capabilities to produce the most damaging shots. After all, at the end of every match, what matters is the player’s ability to skillfully use the weapon of their choice.

Spectre

The Spectre is one of the best solid weapons for beginners to use, being a submachine gun with a fast fire-rate for economy rounds that can easily tear down an enemy’s health at close quarters, Beginners who have experience in playing first-person shooting games and intending to migrate to Valorant, will have an easy time getting into the groove of the game with this weapon.

Sheriff

 

Valorant startups using this power-packed 6-shot handgun but still perfecting skills when aiming to fire at an armored enemy’s head, can still place a few body shots that can make the most health damage. The Sheriff is probably the best in the pistol category because it provides newbies with an incredibly short kill-time. Its impact on an enemy’s body can create enough damage that will give the Sheriff shooter the opportunity to fire a well-aimed bullet in the head.

Operator

The Operator or OP is a sniper rifle preferred by many Valorant beta gamers because a single hit can deliver 150 damage to the body and 255 damage to the head. As a sniper weapon, the OP is the best choice because of its high wall-penetration power.

.Vandal

Vandal is Valorant’s AK-47 version, which performs in ways similar to the assault rifle. Although not many will agree that this is one of the best weapons in the Valorant armory, because it does not have the highest fire rate in its category, the Vandal boasts of producing high stats of 156 head damage and 39 body damage with every shot that lands on an enemy.

Phantom

The Phantom poses as Valorant’s edition of the M4A1, and is also a top pick because of its damage-causing ability. The Phantom is second best only to the Vandal, even if having a damage impact of 140 to the head, and 35 to the body. The stats tend to lower, if a Phantom shooter is farther than 15 to 30 meters away from the enemy target. Still another reason why this weapon is a top favorite is its silencer feature.

We all know by now that in order to enter the competition level, Valorant players have to play at least 20 matches regardless of whether a player wins or loses in each match. The important thing for Valorant beginners to do is make the most use of those 20 games by sharpening their shooting and aiming skills. Those open to valorant elo boosting as a technique while still in the early stages of competition, turn to boosting because they feel they still need to learn more on how to best use the abilities of their weapons.