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Agents Information
Real Name:
Liam Byrne
Release Date:
Stim Beacon
Signature Ability:
Sky Smoke
Orbital Strike

Brimstone is a VALORANT agent, specializing in supporting allies and enabling fast site executes. Brimstone is unique in the way he uses the minimap to deploy some of his abilities, making him dangerous even if he's not directly present in the fight. He can deploy smokescreens that block vision, while his other abilities can boost allies' rate of fire and movement speed or create area-of-effect fire fields. The best Brimstone players have excellent utility timing and conservation, in order to fully capitalise off of the devastating impact of his abilities.


Stim Beacon
Ability: Basic

Buff duration: 4s Beacon duration: 12s

Cost: Creds 200
Max Charges: 1
Equip to toss the stim beacon in front of Brimstone. Upon landing, the stim beacon will create a field that grants players RapidFire. The stim beacon grants also a rapid 15% speed boost.
Ability: Basic

Duration: 8s

Cost: Creds 250
Max Charges: 1
Equip an incendiary grenade launcher.
Fire to launch a grenade that detonates as it comes to rest on the floor, creating a lingering fire zone that damages players within the zone.
Sky Smoke
Ability: Signature

Smoke duration: 19.25s Smoke diameter: 10m Tablet range: 55m

Cost: Creds 1st free, 100 after
Max Charges: 3
Equip a tactical map.
Fire' to set locatons where Brimstone where Brimstone'ssmoke clouds will land.
Alternate fire to confirm, launching long-lasting smoke clouds that block vision in the selected area.
Orbital Strike
Ability: Ultimate

Cast time: 2s
Ult duration: 4s

Ultimate Cost: 7
Equip a tactical map.
Fire to launch a lingering orbital strike laser at the slected location, dealing high damage-over-time to players caught in the selected area.

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Killjoy’s Alarmbot and Chamber’s Trademark created large white circles on Brimstone’s Sky Smoke targeting map
  • Bug Fix Fixed Brimstone’s Incendiary (Q) feeling damage in chunks of 15 instead of 1 like the other zone damage abilities in the game
    • Overall DPS should be unchanged.
  • Nerf Stim beacon max charges reduced 2 >>> 1
  • Nerf Stim beacon price increased 100 >>> 200
  • Bug Fix Fixed issue where Sova’s Recon Bolt was destroyed by Brimstone’s Orbital Strike even if the Recon Bolt was well out of the area
  • Buff Sky Smoke deploy time decreased 2 >>> 1 second
  • Buff Sky Smoke deploy radius increased 5000 >>> 5500
  • Buff Smoke height increased to match other Controllers
  • Buff Stim Beacon now also applies a 15% speed boost in addition to RapidFire.
  • Bug Fix Fixed Yoru's Gatecrash icon showing up as a big white circle on Brimstone's targeting map
  • New Brimstone's ultimate now properly blocks gameplay visibility while active
  • New You'll no longer see enemies on the minimap through the ultimate.
  • New Abilities that require line of sight (flashes, Sova recon pulses) will no longer apply through the ultimate
  • Orbital Strike (X) now deals damage to the following:
  • Buff Killjoy Nanoswarm
  • Buff Cypher Trapwire
  • Buff Sage Barrier Orb
  • Buff Sova Recon Bolt
  • Buff KAY/O Zero/Point
  • Nerf Incendiary price increased 200 >>> 250
  • Bug Fix Fixed Brimstone’s smokes from blocking flashes even when you are not fully inside them
  • Bug Fix Fixed an issue where casting Brimstone’s Sky Smoke right after picking up an Ultimate orb would result in ability charges lost, and smokes not deployed
  • Rework The audio of the Incendiary’s lingering fire zone will be easier to hear when other actions and sounds occur nearby.
  • Buff Stim Beacon will now quick cast (no equip time)
  • Buff Molotov cost reduced: $300 >>> $200
  • Buff Sky Smokes cast range increased: 4200 >>> 5000
  • Buff Sky Smokes duration increased:14.25 >>> 19.25
  • Buff No longer makes a sound that enemies can hear when confirming the location of smokes
  • Buff Stim Beacon fire rate bonus increased from 10% >>> 15%
  • Nerf Orbital Strike ultimate cost changed from 6 to 7 Ult points
  • Buff Stim Beacon no longer Buffs enemies and no longer shows its effect radius to enemies
  • Buff Height required to jump out of all damaging area denial abilities 80 >> 120
  • Buff Incendiary damage tick speed increased (total damage per second unchanged)
  • Nerf Brimstone’s Incendiary increased from 200 to 300 credits

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