20 Best Valorant Skins to Download

Best Valorant Skins

Riot Games’ Valorant is emerging as a big Esports competitor, quickly rising to the top of the competitive game charts. It has also amassed a huge following, including a majority of players migrating to it from popular games such as Fortnite and CS:GO. The 5v5 tactical shooter features a variety of weapons, from pistols to snipers and everything in between. Like other competitive shooters, the gun in use is the main object of focus, and Valorant now wants to make sure people do not take their eyes off the screen by releasing a dazzling array of weapon skins. Here we look at the top 20 best Valorant skins in the game as of right now. 

20. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Galleria

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The Valorant Galleria features a pretty subdued design, with subtle shades of pastel colors and dark undertones. Aiming down sights with the guns gives you a pleasing red visual around the hit box. The Galleria skin collection was made available to purchase on June 2, 2020, and its variants include the Classic, Bucky, Guardian, Marshall, and Phantom. Although it does not have any special kill effects, it is still a classy skin to own, especially for someone who likes to stay under the radar in terms of being flashy. The cost of each of the weapons in this set is 875 Valorant Points.

19. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Spline

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The Valorant Spline skin collection covers five weapons of the game—featuring a knife, Classic Pistol, Spectre, Phantom, and the Operator. There’s a futuristic alien theme to this collection, with curved metal and glowing globules included in the body. Apart from the base blue/black, there are three color variants available in this set—green, red, and blue. If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, this might suit you well. The whole collection costs 7100 VP, with the knife being the most expensive, going for 3550 VP, while the other individual weapons are 1775 VP each.

18. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Couture

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The Couture collection launched on June 2, 2020. It lives up to its name, with animal prints and swirls gracefully designed on the body. The designs mentioned are subtly added, limited to the grips and scopes. The Couture set is a non-upgradable skin set from the Ignition: Act 1 Battlepass Chapter 4. It is available for four weapons—the Stinger, Marshal, Frenzy, and the Bulldog. The downside of this set is that it does not cover the commonly used guns like the Vandal, Phantom, and so on. However, the eccentric player will certainly like to have this on display.

17. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Convex

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The Convex collection is a purchasable skin set that features blocks of green and white, arranged in oblique strips. The set features rubberized grips on the weapons. This is also a five-weapon set, including the Sheriff, Judge, Spectre, Bulldog, and Operator. This collection does not feature any extra variants, so you will have to settle for the green and white combo. The Convex collection can be purchased through the Valorant store, or you can buy the individual weapon skins as and when they are available in the store rotation. The individual skins will cost you 875 VPs.

16. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Dot

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The DOT EXE skin is a Battle Pass-only collection set, available in the Ignition: Act 1 Battle Pass. The Valorant DOT EXE collection looks like a clear homage paid to the TRON franchise. It has neon-turquoise accents running the length of the weapon and a smooth, black body. It covers four of the weapons—the Ghost, Vandal, Judge, and Odin. This set will be popular among people who do not want to deviate much from the base variants of weapons or people who are TRON fans. The collection does not have any other color variants or special effects.

15. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Hivemind

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The Hivemind weapon set is another Battle Pass skin bundle. It is part of the Ignition: Act 2 Battle Pass. The Hivemind collection is a weapon set with five skins, including a menacing but beautifully designed sword that even had the pros admiring it. The full set includes the sword, Shorty, Stinger, Vandal, and the Ares. The knife is unlocked at level 50. Similar to the Spline collection, these skins have an alien theme, with metallic gray bodies and glowing purplish orbs. This skin set does not have any special sound or visual effects to it.

14. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Sovereign

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At first glance, the Valorant Sovereign collection set immediately gives you a “Prince of Persia” type vibe. It is a graceful and sophisticated set, with a regal white and gold design. The collection includes the knife, Ghost, Stinger, Guardian, and Marshall. Once again, the melee weapon, i.e. the Sovereign Sword, is the jewel in this regal crown—a full length melee weapon that looks gorgeous. It will cost you 11,825 VP, with the sword being 3550 VP, and the rest at 1775 VP. It also has a stunning final kill animation, with a golden sword falling on the enemy from the sky.

13. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Ego

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The Valorant Ego collection, a.k.a Ego by Onetap, is a collection that includes five weapons—the knife, the Ghost, Stinger, Guardian and Vandal. The collection’s color styling and inscriptions are very neatly done. The base variant features a classy black and white theme with splashes of gold in some places. The word “UNSTOPPABLE” is imprinted on the weapons in different languages. It comes with three color variants—red, tan, and pink—although the base variant looks the most appealing visually. The set costs 7100 VP, with the melee costing you 3550 VP and the individual weapons costing 1775 VP each.

12. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Red Alert

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The Valorant Red Alert collection is another set that is part of the Ignition: Act 2 Battle Pass. Like the name implies, the Red Alert skin features a bright red, along with white and black designs, and the set covers four weapons—the Classic, Bucky, Stinger, and the Operator, which is easily the best looking out of the rest, with a dazzling red design that looks aesthetically pleasing; the other weapons have a polished look as well. The Red Alert collection is not purchasable in the store and can only be unlocked through purchasing the battle pass.

11. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Rush

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The Rush weapon skin collection has a sporty look to it, featuring a base of red on the weapon body and sleek additions of black and white. It is perhaps a subtle show of respect to the movie Rush, with similar color tones and a sports car type feel. This collection is available for five weapons—the Ares, Bulldog, Frenzy, Judge, and Phantom, and can be purchased from the store or bought individually for each weapon during rotation. The set will cost 4375 VP and the individual skins can be bought for 875 VP.

10. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Kingdom

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The Valorant Kingdom collection is another subtly designed weapon set—simple and functional in design, with a metallic grey and black color theme. The weapon set includes the knife, Bucky, Classic sidearm, Phantom, and Spectre. The Kingdom Collection is available by purchasing the Battle Pass for Ignition: Act 1. The different levels at which each skin is unlocked are: Bucky – level 1, Spectre – level 5, Phantom – level 25, Classic and Knife – level 50. The Kingdom Classic can be obtained for free, without purchasing the Battle Pass and is a visual upgrade from the usual black variant.

9. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Aristocrat

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The Valorant Aristocrat collection has a regal desert king type feel to it, featuring gold plating and gold accessories on the body, including the weapon’s stock, rail, and magazine. CS fans will notice the similarities to the ‘Antique Nova’ skin seen in Counterstrike. The collection covers five weapons, including the Stinger, Vandal, Sheriff, Bulldog, and the Ares. Although it does not have any special effects, it is a very neat skin to have, especially for Cypher mains, as the color scheme suits him. The individual skins can be purchased for 1275 VP each.

8. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Avalanche

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The Avalanche skin collection is a purchasable weapons skin set. The design styling consists of an ice/glacial theme, as the name implies. It has a design that includes the cracks and shapes of ice and has the overall blue color theme symbolizing water. These blue and white designs are countered by black grips, barrels, and silencers, depending on the weapon. This is a five-weapon set, including the Classic, Spectre, Phantom, Vandal, and Marshal. The Avalanche skin set will cost you 6375 VP, or you can buy individual skins costing 1275 VP each.

7. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Prism

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The Valorant Prism collection has recently been re-released, after the game’s official launch. The Prism collection is a cleanly styled skin set, with a polished blue and purple theme on gun metal. This collection does not have any extra designs or appearance changes, and does not have any more color variants. This weapon collection will cost 8925 VP, and the individual skins can be bought for 1275 VP. However, the knife costs 2550 VP. The individual price of the weapon skins in this set is less than some of the other collections, giving it bonus points.

6. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Sakura

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The Sakura skins collection is one of the most beautifully designed skins in the game. The collection features five weapons—the Sakura Classic, Sheriff, Stinger, Vandal, and Ares. The theme of this set is white with the iconic Japanese cherry blossoms alongside a sunset. The skins are available for purchase in the Valorant store. The Sakura set will cost you 6375 VP, while the individual guns can be purchased for 1275 VP each. This collection does not have any color variants or special effects, but has a calming feel to it and is definitely aesthetic.

5. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Nebula

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The Valorant Nebula collection is a space-themed set with the design representing the vast expanse of the universe. It is almost hypnotizing to watch—the interstellar background remains in position when you rotate or inspect the weapon. It is almost distracting while playing, the galaxies and stars seemingly calling out to you. It is a five-skin collection featuring a knife, Sheriff, Guardian, Phantom, and Ares. The set will cost 10,650 VP. You can buy the individual weapon skins for 1775 VP each, except the knife, which costs 3350 VP. It does not have any special visual effects like a kill animation.

4. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Glitchpop

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The Valorant Glitchpop collection can be summed up in two words—chaotic fun. This set is also a Japanese-themed set, but this is towards the modern-day style, which is anime inspired. It has various colors all thrown in together to give it a pop feel. It is a five-weapon skin set that includes the Knife, Frenzy, Judge, Bulldog, and Odin. Each gun has three unlockable variants featuring bright neon colors—blue, red, and gold. It also has unique visual effects and a custom reticle that can be unlocked. This is one of the most expensive skin sets ever, costing 14,225 VP.

3. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Oni

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The Valorant Oni collection is yet another Japanese-themed skin set, after the Sakura and Glitchpop as described earlier. The Oni theme is based on an ogre/troll myth from Japanese folklore. The design features a Samurai armor styled body, and the mask of the ogre at the top. The Oni set features skins for Melee (claw), Shorty, Bucky, Guardian, and Phantom. There are three unlockable color variants—black, green, and white. The visual effects are pretty awesome, with a final kill animation of a chained ogre with flashy green bursts. The collection will cost a whopping 11,825 VP.

2. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Elderflame

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The Valorant Elderflame collection is one of the higher priced skin sets in the game. However, it has a lot to offer. Each weapon, excluding the knife, comes with three variants. The collection is heavily dragon-themed with the fiery beast modeled as the weapon’s body, save for the knife, which is a dragon’s claw. The design also features scales and claws. It is a five-weapon set that includes the Knife, Frenzy, Judge, Vandal, and Operator.

1. Best Valorant Skins to Download: Prime

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The Prime collection is one of the cleanest and classiest skins in the game. It has gold plating similar to the Aristocrat collection. The design of the body is a bit towards the modern side as well, with sleek cuts in the weapon. It is also unique in that it has an axe for a melee weapon. It has five weapon skins—the Melee Axe, Classic, Spectre, Guardian, and Vandal. It has three other unlockable color variants—orange, blue, and yellow. It has a very clean and satisfying reload animation, and the final kill VFX has a glowing white wolf charging down at the enemy. The set will cost 11,825 VP.

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