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Agents Information
Real Name:
Ryo Kiritani
Release Date:
Blindside, Fakeout
Signature Ability:
Dimensional Drift

Yoru is an Agent in VALORANT and the fifth Duelist to be released.


Japanese native Yoru rips holes straight through reality to infiltrate enemy lines unseen. Using deception and aggression in equal measure, he gets the drop on each target before they know where to look.



Ability: Basic

Activation Time: 0.6sec
Duration: 1.75sec

Cost: CredsCreds 250
Max Charges: 2
EQUIP to rip an unstable dimensional fragment from reality. FIRE to throw the fragment, activating a flash that winds up once it collides with a hard surface in the world

Ability: Basic

Duration: 10sec

Cost: CredsCreds 100
Max Charges: 1
EQUIP an echo that transforms into a mirror image of Yoru when activated. FIRE to instantly activate the mirror image and send it forward. ALT FIRE to place an inactive echo. USE to transform an inactive echo into a mirror image and send it forward. Mirror images explode in a blinding flash when destroyed by enemies.

Ability: Signature

Reveal distance: 4m
Duration: 30sec

Cost: CredsCreds 200 (1 free per round)
Max Charges: 2
(regained by killing 2 players)

EQUIP to harness a rift tether. FIRE to send the tether out moving forward. ALT FIRE to place a tether in place. ACTIVATE to teleport to the tether's location. USE to trigger a fake teleport.
Dimensional Drift

Ability: Ultimate

Duration: 10sec

Ultimate Cost: 7
EQUIP a mask that can see between dimensions. FIRE to drift into Yoru's dimension, unable to be affected or seen by enemies from the outside.

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
  • Bug Fix Fixed Yoru’s Gatecrash (E) to interrupt the teleport if you are Suppressed mid animation.
  • Nerf When hit by Concussing abilities, Yoru's Fakeout (C) can now be visually affected.
  • Gatecrash (E)
  • Nerf Health decreased 100 >>> 60
  • Buff Cost decreased 200 >>> 150
  • Buff The following abilities are now immune to allied damage:
    • Gatecrash (E)
    • Fakeout (C)
  • Bug Fix Fixed an issue where Yoru would still enter his stealth and intangible state if he was detained while casting Dimensional Drift (X). The detain now properly interrupts the cast.
  • Buff Blindside (Q) duration increased 1.5s >>> 1.75s
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Yoru’s Gatecrash (E) would sometimes leave floor markers in incorrect locations
  • Buff Increased duration of ultimate 10s >>> 12s
  • Buff Reduced unequip time 1.2s >>> 0.8s
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug with Dimensional Drift (X) where the invulnerability kicked in later than intended after it was cast
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Yoru could use weapons earlier than intended when exiting Dimensional Drift (X)
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Yoru’s mask would flicker while running forward during Dimensional Drift (X)
  • Rescale Progress/Charge bars moved to a consistent location and made a consistent size
  • Bug Fix Voice lines relating to Gatecrash (E) will now be heard globally by allies
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Yoru could teleport out of bounds when using Gatecrash (E)
  • Bug Fix Fixed various exploits allowing Yoru to use weapons before fully decloaking at the end of his ultimate
  • Bug Fix Fixed a bug where Yoru could use a weapon immediately after Dimensional Drift (X) ended by exploiting an unwanted interaction with ropes
  • Fakeout (C)
  • Nerf Charges reduced from 2 >>> 1
  • New Decoy HP: 150
  • Rework Decoy is now a full running version of Yoru and can only be sent running forward. Right-click to place a stationary marker for the decoy
  • Rework Reactivate similarly to footsteps to create the decoy that runs forward
  • Rework Upon taking damage from an enemy gun, the decoy winds up, turns towards the enemy that shot it, and explodes after a short delay. Enemies within the cone are flashed
  • Gatecrash (E)
  • Buff Charges increased from 1 >>> 2
  • New Cost: 200 Credits
  • Rework Cooldown charge refresh removed, switched back to 2-kill reset
  • New Gatecrash (E) can be faked by pressing F, while hovering over the beacon. Fake teleport will play audio and portal visuals as if Yoru is attempting to teleport.
  • Buff Time it takes for teleport beacon has decreased 1.5 >>> 0.5 seconds
  • Buff Teleport beacon’s in-game audio while traveling reduced 22.5m>>>12.5m
  • Buff Teleport beacon’s speed has been increased 675 >>> 800
  • New Upon activating a fake teleport, the beacon creates a small decal on the floor for 30 seconds to indicate location of the fake teleport
  • Dimensional Drift (X)
  • Buff Duration increased 8 >>> 10 seconds
  • Buff Yoru is not revealed to enemies
  • Nerf Unequip delay time increased 0.6 >>> 1.2 seconds
  • Buff Yoru is now able to cast all utility out of his ultimate
  • Nerf Yoru’s footsteps can now be heard within 15m of Yoru’s location
  • Nerf Cast delay added upon casting Dimensional Drift (X), preventing the invulnerability frame on cast
  • Nerf Blindside (Q) price increased 200 >>> 250
  • Bug Fix Yoru can no longer plant the spike after using Gatecrash (E) while his Dimensional Shift is active.
  • Buff Blindside (Q) flash activation time decreased 0.8>>> 0.6 seconds
  • Buff Flash duration increased from 1.1>>>1.5
  • Rework Gatecrash (E) is no longer refreshed on kills and is instead replenished every 35 seconds
  • Buff Lifetime of the Gatecrash (E) fragment increased 20 seconds >>> 30 seconds
  • Buff The range at which the Gatecrash (E) fragment is revealed from stealth decreased 7m >>> 4m
  • New Visuals for visibility range added to the moving fragment
  • Buff Dimensional Drift (X) ultimate cost reduced 7 >>> 6
  • New Yoru can now reactivate Gatecrash (E) while in Dimensional Drift (X)
  • Bug Fix Fixed Yoru taking decay damage while intangible
  • New Gatecrash (E) now displays the range at which the tether can be seen by enemies while moving on the minimap
  • New The range that enemies are able to hear the audio of a Gatecrash (E) teleport is now displayed on the minimap
  • Buff While in Dimensional Drift (X), Yoru’s minimap is now visible
  • Buff Enemies within Yoru’s vision range, while in Dimensional Drift (X), are now revealed to ally minimaps, as well
  • Rework Dimensional Drift (X) can no longer body block enemies
  • Bug Fix Fixed issue where throwing Yoru’s Fakeout (C) through a teleporter caused another projectile thrown afterward to play the Agent audio instead of the object audio
  • Bug Fix Fixed Yoru getting stuck in various spots on maps when using Gatecrash (E)
  • New Initial release of Yoru.

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