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Sage

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[e][h]Sage
Agents Information
Name:
Sage
Real Name:
Ling Ying Wei
Country:
Class:
Sentinel
Release Date:
2020-04-07
Abilities
Abilities:
Slow Orb
Barrier Orb
Signature Ability:
Healing Orb
Ultimate:
Resurrection

Sage is a VALORANT agent, whose abilities make her a key support in the game. Sage equips various orbs which can slow enemies, heal allies, or erect walls to control the battlefield. Her ultimate, Resurrection, can even bring dead allies back to life, swinging the balance of power in a match in seconds. Sage thrives when she's behind her team, hidden from enemy fire.

Abilities[edit]

Barrier Orb
Ability: Basic

Initial HP: 400 HP
Final HP: 800 HP
Max duration: 40s

Cost: Creds 400
Max Charges: 1
Equip a barrier orb.
Fire places a solid wall.
Alternate fire rotates the targeter.
C
Slow Orb
Ability: Basic

Duration: 7s

Cost: Creds 200
Max Charges: 2
Equip a slow orb.
Fire to throw a slowing orb forward that detonates upon landing, creating a lingering field that slows players caught inside of it.
Q
Healing Orb
Ability: Signature

Self-heal: 60 HP over 10s Team-heal: 60 HP over 5s

Cost: Creds Free (45s cooldown)
Max Charges: 1
Equip a healing orb.
Fire with your crosshairs over a damaged ally to active a heal-over-time on them.
Alternate fire while Sage is damaged to activate a self heal-over-time.
E
Resurrection
Ability: Ultimate
Ultimate Cost: 8
Equip a resurrection ability.
Fire with your crosshairs placed over a dead ally to begin resurrecting them. After a brief channel, the ally will be brought back to life with full health.
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Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
5.0
  • Rework Due to a naming clash with the new rank, we’ve renamed Sage’s tier 8 Agent Contract unlock—the new Sage title is “Dauntless”
4.11
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where you were unable to re-stabilize KAY/O after being themselves resurrected by Sage
4.04
  • Rescale Improved the system used to place Barrier Orb at targeted ground locations
3.03
  • Bug Fix Fixed Boombot, Owl Drone, and Fakeout from destroying Sage’s Barrier Orb if placed in a way that overlapped a segment of the barrier wall
3.01
  • Bug Fix Sage’s can no longer place Barrier Orb on some projectiles while they’re in the air
3.0
  • Nerf Slow Orb price increased 100 >>> 200
  • Nerf Resurrection ultimate cost changed from 7 to 8 ult points
2.07
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where placing Killjoy’s turret next to Sage’s Barrier Orb would sometimes break it
2.06
  • Bug Fix Fixed issue where Cypher’s Spycam broke Sage’s Barrier Orb when placed close to it. We see your tricks.
2.03
  • Bug Fix Killjoy’s Lockdown can no longer be placed inside Sage’s Barrier Orb in some instances. If Barrier Orb is placed on top of Killjoy’s ult, the section of the wall covering the ult will now be destroyed.
2.02
  • Bug Fix Fixed issue where the Spike could be planted on Sage’s wall on the sites on Icebox
2.0
  • Bug Fix Fixed an issue where Omen could plant the Spike while elevated on a Sage wall
1.14
  • Rework Barrier Orb can’t be cast in Buy Phase
  • Buff Once fortified, Barrier no longer loses health over time—Barrier only starts to deteriorate a few seconds before it expires
1.11
  • Bug Fix Sage wall segments no longer breaks if a player dies on top of them
1.07
  • Nerf Heal reduced from 100 over 5 seconds >>> 60 over 5 seconds
  • Nerf Self heal reduced from 100 over 5 seconds >>> 60 over 10 seconds
  • Nerf Slow Orb size reduced by 30%
  • Buff Barrier Orb cost reduced from 400 >>> 300
  • Rework Fortifying Barrier: Wall forms at 400 HP—after a 3 second delay, the wall becomes fortified to 800 HP
1.01
  • Nerf Barrier Orb cast range reduced 20 >>> 10 meters
1.0
  • Nerf Healing Orb cooldown increased 35 >>> 45 seconds
  • Nerf Barrier Orb segment health reduced 1000 >>> 800
  • Nerf Barrier Orb duration reduced 40 >>> 30 seconds
  • New Friendly Barrier Orb walls now show on the minimap
0.50
  • Nerf Slow Orb zone duration decreased from 9 seconds to 7 seconds
  • Nerf Slow Orb slowing amount decreased from 65% to 50%
  • Nerf Sage Barrier Orb increased from 300 to 400 credits
0.49
  • Bug Fix Added curtains to the top of double doors on Haven to remove the Sage Barrier Orb boost that allowed players to see through a sliver of the door at the top
  • Bug Fix Sage Barrier will only spawn a chunk of the barrier if it is supported by the ground. This can mean it will sometimes only spawn 2 barrier chunks
  • Bug Fix Sage Barrier can no longer be placed on "small" pieces of geometry, it must be placed on the ground or on top of boxes
0.47+
  • Buff Slow Orb now also slows the air speed of players in the zone
  • Nerf Players can now walk through the Slow Orb without making noise

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