Riot Games has released a video trailer, revealing its latest Filipino agent, Neon, which will arrive in the “Episode 4: Disruption” update.
Based on the nearly 3-minute video teaser with a soundtrack by Ylona Garcia’s Entertain Me, Manila-born Neon is a Duelist agent with electrical powers. It also showed her gameplay and skills.
What are Valorant Neon abilities?
Based on the video trailer, Neon’s abilities will include:
Sprinting and sliding (but unable to shoot)
Creating a double-sided damage-dealing electrical wall (similar to Phoenix’s flame wall)
Firing an electrically charged grenade (bounce off of a wall before making a ground effect)
Electrocuting opponents with an electrical beam (her Ultimate)
When is the release date of Neon?
Neon is set to release on January 12, 2022, with a new battle pass and skin bundle as part of the Valorant Episode 4 Act 1 update.
To recap, Riot Games has unleashed a teaser of Agent 19 during the opening ceremony for the Valorant Champions Grand Finals in December 2021.
It was followed by a revelation from Cynprel, Valorant’s lore expert, that Agent 19 comes from Manila, Philippines, and is a Radiant character.