This Valorant agent could become overpowered with the 8.07 update

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Riot Games is currently testing its upcoming Valorant 8.07 update on its Public Beta Environment servers and its early patch notes indicate that one agent could be about to become one of the most overpowered agents in the game and a top pick in the current meta. Omen has been part of Valorant’s roster since the game launched and is currently one of the best picks in the game’s meta due to his abilities including the ability to teleport and use a shadow sphere to block your enemy’s vision, he has become a key part of many Valorant teams.

One of the main changes in the PBE 8.07 patch notes states that “Omen is now able to pick up the Spike and interact with other useables like doors while in the Shade form of From the Shadows (X) without having to cancel the ability.” This will now mean that players won’t have to cancel Omen’s Ultimate ability in order to pick the Spikes up which could shake things up when the update it fully released.

With the 8.07 update not released in the core game, plans could change depending on feedback. But, as it stands right now, Omen is set to receive a significant buff that could really turn the tides and shake up the meta in the coming weeks.

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Check out the full Valorant PBE 8.07 patch notes below.



  • Omen is now able to pick up the Spike and interact with other useables like doors while in the Shade form of From the Shadows (X) without having to cancel the ability. Our goal is to make these interactions more intuitive and clearly intended.


  • Interaction prompts have received an accessibility update, adding contrast to make them easier to read in-game. Prompt text has been simplified and weapon prompts no longer show skinline names.


  • Agent
    • Fixed an exploit where Chamber could place Trademark (C) in unintended locations.
    • Fixed a bug where Clove’s Not Dead Yet (X) does not progress the “Use Your Ultimate” weekly mission and Match Details incorrectly reports 0 casts.
    • Fixed a bug where Clove’s Ruse (E) used after death does not report to the Match Details.
    • Fixed a bug where Clove’s aim direction would abruptly change when suppressed during Not Dead Yet (X). Thank you FLOWSHIZZLETV, FatalGlytch and papashlomo for the testing and report (
    • Fixed a bug where Clove would sometimes resurrect without their primary weapon when using Not Dead Yet (X).
    • Fixed a bug where Clove’s head and arm hitboxes could be offset when aiming sharply up or down with Ruse (E) equipped.
      • Fixed the same bug that also applied while Clove was crouched with Ruse (E) equipped.
    • Fixed a bug where Clove’s Meddle (Q) used an incorrect ability icon in the combat report.
    • Submitted a speculative fix for Clove’s Pick-Me-Up HUD (C) sometimes showing > 150 total health values when taking fall damage as Clove activated the ability
  • General
    • Damage
      • We fixed a bug where fractional damage would represent the total damage taken incorrectly on the HUD. This bug resulted in issues like close range Classic body shots on armored targets appearing to deal 25 instead of 26 damage and Clove appearing to heal to 151 health with Pick-Me-Up (C) in some circumstances.

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