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[e][h] Viper
Agents Information
Release Date:
Poison Cloud
Signature Ability:
Toxic Screen
Viper's Pit

Viper is a VALORANT agent which deals with poison and acid, burning down and suffocating his enemies. Viper uses to fuel to activate some of her powerful area-of-effect abilities like Poison Cloud and Toxic Screen to melt passing targets. Viper's Snakebite ability and Viper's Pit ultimate are also area-of-effect, completing the dangerous skill kit of this US agent


Snake Bite
Ability: Basic

Debuff duration: 2s
Molly duration: 8s
Cost: 100

Max Charges: 2
Equip a chemical launcher.
Fire to launch a canister that shatters upon hitting the floor, creating a lingering chemical zone that damages and slows enemies.
Poison Cloud
Ability: Basic

Decay duration: 2.5s
Max duration: 15s
Cost: 200

Max Charges: 1
Equip a gas emitter.
Fire to throw the emitter that perpetually remains throughout the round.
Re-use the ability to create a toxic gas cloud at the cost of fuel. This ability can be re-used more than once and can be picked up to be redeployed.
Toxic Screen
Ability: Signature

Max duration: 15s
Cost: Free

Max Charges: 1
Equip a gas emitter launcher.
Fire to deploy a long line of gas emitters.
Re-use the ability to create a tall wall of toxic gas at the cost of fuel. This ability can be re-used more than once.
Viper's Pit
Ability: Ultimate

Duration outside pit: 12s

Cost: 7 points
Equip a chemical sprayer.
Fire to spray a chemical cloud in all directions arond Viper, creating a large cloud that reduces the vision range and maximum health of players inside of it.

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Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
  • Buff Viper now starts the round at 100 fuel (previously 50)
  • Buff Vulnerable debuff applied from Snake Bite now lingers for 2 seconds after leaving Viper’s acid
  • Buff Move speed doubled while casting Viper's Pit
  • Buff Viper now fast equips her weapon after casting, re-equip times vary per gun—but on average will reduce her weapon down time by .4 seconds
  • Buff Toxic Screen can now be placed during the buy phase of rounds, through spawn barriers
  • Buff Toxic Screen now goes up faster along it’s full length, once it start
  • Buff Decay on all smoke abilities no longer affects allies
  • Buff The area of Viper’s Pit is now shown on her team’s minimap when deployed
  • Buff Max time outside of Viper's Pit before it collapses changed from 5>>>15 seconds
  • Buff Viper can hold the ability key to drop her ult early
  • Buff Enemies in Viper’s Pit have their minimap obscured and do not provide minimap detection to their allies
  • Buff Increased the brightness of the red enemy glow at the edge of Viper's near-sight
  • Buff Enemy decay per second increased from 10 to 15 from all sources.
  • Buff After exiting Viper's smoke, enemy decay sustains for 2.5 seconds before starting to fade
  • Buff Having both Poison Cloud and Toxic Screen active does not consume additional fuel beyond the cost of having one active
  • Rework Toxic Screen now burns through walls
  • Buff Snake Bite, taking damage will make a player fragile for a short time
  • Nerf Poison Orb activation cooldown increased :: .5s >>> 6s
  • Buff Snake Bite radius increased 350 >> 450
  • Buff Height required to jump out of all damaging area denial abilities 80 >> 120
  • Buff Snake Bite damage tick speed increased (total damage per second unchanged)
  • Bug Fix Updated the appearance of Viper's Toxic Screen on the minimap to show gaps in the wall
  • Bug Fix Fixed Viper being able to animation-cancel Viper’s Pit

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