Valorant Patch 5.0 Agent Tier List

Our Agent tier list for is here to break down which of the characters are the best to use now that Episode 5 Act 1 has kicked off.

Although Riot Games surprisingly didn't make any balancing changes in its latest major update, that's not to say that players aren't still continuing to figure out what the best Agents in the current meta are. As such, here's how the Agents stack up in Valorant Episode 5 Act 1 as of Patch 5.0.

Valorant Patch 5.0 Agent Rankings

S Tier

  • Chamber
  • Jett

Kicking off the list are the two Agents that remain no-brainer and consistently useful picks in almost all formats. Despite the hits that Chamber took in , as well as those that Jett got in , they are still the base ingredients for dropping high-frag games. Their utility and devastating ultimate abilities define rounds and how teams have to play.

A Tier

  • Reyna
  • Sage
  • Omen
  • Raze
  • Sova
  • Breach
  • Viper
  • KAY/O
  • Skye
  • Brimstone
  • Fade

In A Tier are 11 Agents that all have clear uses for certain maps. Fade has debuted pretty successfully both in pubs and pro play, being an irritant for aggressive defenders playing off-angles. Being that in about , Reyna players continue to wreak havoc off of sheer gunplay, it's hard to keep her out of A Tier. Just keep in mind that she isn't as great at higher levels of play.