Olivia R. January 5, 2021
Riot Games closed out 2020 in the best way possible; with stats about its game!
In a recent Twitter post, Valorant developers shared some interesting weapon facts. Topping that list was that the Vandal beat out the Phantom and Spectre “as this year’s deadliest weapon.” The weapon earned this superlative based on the number of kills it has racked up since the game’s launch.
We’re wrapping up 2020 with a look back at game stats.
We can finally settle the Phantom vs. Vandal debate! The Vandal beat out Phantom and Spectre as this year’s deadliest weapon.
The longest game of 2020 lasted a whopping 58 rounds. pic.twitter.com/OUY9ZngnqZ
— VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) December 28, 2020
The Vandal has long been held up as the best rifle in the game thanks to its high damage per bullet and minimal damage reduction at long range. There’s no surprise that this fully automatic weapon accumulated the most eliminations of any gun in 2020. Even though it has a slower rate of fire, the weapon is deadly in the hands of a mechanically gifted sharpshooter. One well-placed headshot will kill an enemy agent.
Following the Vandal were the Phantom and Spectre. The Phantom has become a popular weapon to swap with the Vandal, depending on the current map and situation. The Phantom excels at closer range, making it a better option for rush-down situations and ambushing the opposing team. The