Icebox isn’t your typical Valorant map. With zip lines slinging you across chasms and nests perched precariously above, mastering this map requires a blend of sharp aim, strategic thinking, and the right tools. 

We’ve assembled an arsenal of guides to turn you into an Icebox legend.

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Valorant map pool: All maps in the competitive rotation

This collection of guides explores the map’s unique features, from mastering ziplines to utilizing verticality for tactical advantage. 

We’ll show you how to smoke out key areas, rain down Sova’s fury with pinpoint lineups, and choose the perfect agent for each role, lockdown with a sentinel or explosive entry frags with a duelist.

ONE Esports complete list of Icebox map guides

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All agent-specific guides

Best Sova lineupsEasy lineups for Sova players, as demonstrated by popular Sova main Jonas “Average Jonas” Navarsete.
Best smoke spotsKey areas to block vision with Viper’s and Harbor’s wall smokes.
Best Neon stunsSurprise enemies around corners with these three Neon Relay Bolt lineups.

Agent tier lists for the best team compositions

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The best crosshair codes used by pro players: TenZ, Demon1, Aspas
Controller agent tier listMust-have smoke agents for superior map control.
Sentinel agent tier listCypher, Killjoy, Sage, or Chamber — learn who is the best sentinel for defense and anti-flanks.
Duelist agent tier listJett, Raze, Reyna, Yoru, Neon — win duels with our guide to the ultimate entryfragger.
Initiator agent tier listDiscover the Initiator agents with the most impactful utility for your team.

Pro player Icebox tips

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7 weird and wonderful custom crosshairs that’ll crack you up
Viper’s Pit for ANutchaphon “sScary” MataratA strategic Viper’s Pit that secured a crucial round win at Valorant Champions 2021.
How to plant the spike in 10 seconds on JettByung-chul “BuZz” YuA perfect B site rush push from Masters Reykjavik 2022.
200IQ Sage wallJeffrey “Reformed” LuThe Sage’s Barrier Orb is a game-changer, enabling safe B site plants with strategic wall placements at VCT NA Stage 2 Challengers 2022.

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