Valorant is planning to release a new agent under the code name of BountyHunter. This character is already prominent in recent Valorant lore that centers around Brimstone being blackmailed by a mysterious figure. This character was already sought out by Sova and Cypher only to find little information about the identity of this mysterious person. Luckily, we have agents of our own who can already know ahead of time the identity of the next agent for Valorant.
A series of tweets from Valorleaks gave away all the skills of the new Valorant Agent codenamed BountyHunter. They also added that the next Valorant Agent will be an Initiator. As the developers of the game said, this agent will highly contest Sova's position in the meta for pubs and pro play. The data miner also summarized each ability while some really took their time to analyze what each skill can do. They also had a preview of how each skill looks like as well as a sneak peek of the hands of our new Agent. It seems like there is a high possibility that the next agent is a girl. Her hands look like Reyna's if we compare them with each other having black nail polish.
BountyHunter will be an Initiator | #VALORANT— Mike | Valorant Leaks & News (@ValorLeaks) March 28, 2022
Here are all the abilities are below according to Valorant's description:
C – Prowler (300 Credits) : EQUIP. Fire to send a creature out which will travel in a straight line looking for enemies AND/OR Trails. HOLD FIRE AND MOVE MOUSE to steer the creature in the direction you are facing. When the creature finds a trail or enemy, it will move toward them. Upon reaching the enemy, it will start a .5s cooktime and the NEARSIGHT the closest enemy for 3s. Only one Creature can latch onto a TRAIL ever.
Q – Seize (200 Credits) : EQUIP an orb. FIRE to throw the orb. The orb will travel in the air a max time of 1.5s until dropping to the ground. Upon hitting the ground, it will lock in place and begin to cook for .5s. After .5s a zone will expand out to 7m and all enemies caught will be tethered to the center. Tethered enemies suffer 75 decay damage, are deafened, and cannot escape the zone by normal means for 5s. Can be reactivated in flight to drop earlier.
E Haunt (Free Ability) : EQUIP an orb. FIRE to throw the orb. The orb will travel in the air a max time of 1.5s until dropping to the ground. Once it hits the ground, it raises back up and turns into an Eye that can be destroyed. If the Eye sees opponents, it will REVEAL them and apply a TRAIL debuff that lasts 12s. Can be reactivated in the flight to drop the projectile earlier.
X Nightfall : EQUIP this ability. FIRE to send out a wave of dark mist. If the mist comes in contact with an enemy, they will be TRAILED, DEAF, and DECAYED for 12s.
Abilities are said to belong to our Turkish Agent (BountyHunter) | #VALORANT pic.twitter.com/WO69FcpyAY— VALORANT Leaks (@VALORANTLeaksEN) March 29, 2022
Some of her skills are similar to what other agents have. The Prowler really does sound like Skye's Trailblazer and her Ult, Nightfall, is somewhat similar to Breach's Rolling Thunder. We have to wait until her release on PBE for people to test her out and get to know more about her kit.
The release date for the new Agent is yet to be revealed by Riot Games. We only know her lore, abilities, and what she can offer for the Valorant Protocol. For more information about the agent and what we know so far about her lore, click here.