Updated on April 16, 11:52 a.m. (GMT+8): Improved relevancy.

If you’re new to Valorant, you’ll notice that you can only play a select few agents in the game.

Only five agents are immediately available for players, so it is essential to know how to get agents in Valorant.

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There is a maximum of one unique agent per team, so it’s important to unlock as many agents as you can so that you won’t be forced to play a character you’re unfamiliar with.

In addition, a larger agent pool will give your team more options when selecting duelist, controller, initiator, and sentinel roles.

This is how to get agents in Valorant

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Here we’ll explain how Valorant’s in-game point system works. All Valorant agents can be unlocked through the Progression System that was introduced in Episode 7.

When a new agent is released, players must participate in the 28-day event to unlock them. Players must earn enough XP within the event period

How to get agents in Valorant
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To unlock previous Valorant agents, players will have to spend 1,000 VP or 8,000 Kingdom Points in the in-game store.

Players can earn Kingdom Points by completing the tasks in their daily and weekly missions. 

Step-by-step guide

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  • Go to the ‘Agents’ tab in Valorant’s in-game store
  • Select the agent you want to unlock
  • Click on the “activate contract” tab
  • Gain 8,000 Kingdom Points to unlock an agent
  • Players can also spend 1,000 Valorant points to unlock an agent
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