Valorant Knife Tier List: Best to Worst Knives Ranked

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Hello, folks. With Valorant Episode 4 coming to an end and the new episode is right at our doorsteps coming with new skins bundles, I thought, This is the best time, and why not before that I should make a Valorant knife Tier List where I will rank the best to worst knives in the game. Game cosmetics are an essential part of the game. It makes the game look more pleasing to the eyes and provides fan service.

Riot did a fantastic job with the Valorant skins. They nailed this part with their creative design team, and the community cannot stop appreciating how good they are in this department. I am a big fan of the knives in this game and try to buy every great bundle whenever I can, depending on the size of my wallet.

I appreciate that many of you on this website and reading this article already know what Valorant is. However, with the gain in popularity of the esports genre and welcoming tons of new professional players into the fray, I want to take the time to answer the question What specifically is Valorant? Perhaps you are someone that has heard of the game but has never taken the time to dive in. Maybe you have friends obsessed with this game and cannot stop talking about it.

They also want you to join in, or perhaps you are someone that has for a long time tried to convince your friends to play Valorant. Whatever your reason, if you are anyone you know who wants a concise summary of precisely what Valorant has to offer and, more importantly, why it is so good and its skins, this tier list is for you.

What is Valorant?

The makers of the well-known game in professional esports League of Legends, Riot Games, have created a competitive tactical first-person shooter called Valorant. Notably, the game has extremely accurate gunplay. It incorporates numerous components from well-known first-person shooter games, such as Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Rainbow Six Siege, and others, and is frantic, aggressive, and fiercely competitive. Let’s say you enjoy the genre or are trying to master a new high-skill game. Check out Valorant, please.

A mobile version of the free-to-play 5v5 shooter Valorant may be released towards the end of this year. Tactic shooters are a significant effect on the gameplay. It strongly emphasizes its deft gunplay, which necessitates the player’s skill, quickness, and awareness to succeed. In Valorant, each match has two stages: attackers and defenders.

Bringing a device known as the spike into one of the defender’s target locations and planting it there is your aim while your team is on attackers. The attackers’ spike is to be prevented from being placed by the defender’s team; if it is, it is to be neutralized.

The shooting is what gives Valorant its soul. The game’s precise shooting and quick thinking requirements may first seem brutal to beginners. Mastery requires familiarity with the various recoil patterns of each rifle in the game. It’s demanding to learn and exciting to master because of the complex combination of the recoil mechanism and tight hit detection. Players will probably gravitate toward one or two favorite firearms as the meta evolves, but Valorant pushes you to switch up your loadout regularly.

The agents of Valorant are one of the primary characteristics that set it different from other tactical shooters. They are the playable characters in the game. Each of them is from a different region of the globe and has a distinct personality and sense of style that they may express through special skills. Because the gunplay takes precedence over the agent’s skills, Valorant is significantly different.

Instead of being your primary means of assault, abilities are made to offer extra usefulness. Using abilities will permanently lose out to good gunplay and map knowledge, but mastering all three simultaneously allows players to express their creativity in-game and develop their playstyle. Currently, Valorant features 20 agents, each with a distinct playstyle, and more will be added later.

Valorant Knife Tier List Methodology

Valorant Knife Tier List Methodology
Valorant Knife Tier List Methodology!

In this Valorant knife tier list, I will rank knives in the game based on their animations, VFX designs, Variants, and other factors. However, this general ranking of knives in this tier list is my opinion. I understand that tier lists are subjective and that the hierarchy of the knives may well not match your expectations. This tier list and overall knives ranking are open to debate but not criticism.

I have divided my favorite knives in the game into five tiers; S, A, B, C, and D tiers. Based on their pull-out animations, elegance, and overall how I feel about them in general. I want to clear this before starting this tier list: I love every knife mentioned in this tier list, starting from the top to the bottom. It is just that the knives in the upper tiers have a significant influence in the game as compared to the bottom-tier knives. This does not mean I do not like the knives in the bottom tiers.

I love every knife in the game that I own, even those that did not make it to this list. So, no hard feelings, and let’s start listing knives and see which knives are the best and worst in this tier list. Get some popcorn since this will be a long ride, but it will be worth it. I will not include any battle pass skins except for three because if I include them, they will all be placed in the D Tier of this tier list, no offense.

S Tier

Greatest Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List
The Greatest Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List!

S ranking is the first tier of this tier list and is usually interpreted as “superb” or “super,” It is the highest ranking. This tier of the Valorant knife Tier List consists of the most extraordinary knives in the game with amazing animations, VFX, and variants. They are also a favorite among all fandom fans.

These knives stand out in the game more than others, and I would prefer to buy them even if they make me broke. The knives in this tier list are one of their kind, and I tried to include every melee type of knife in it. This tier consists of seven knives considered aesthetically pleasing in the game.

RGX 11Z Pro

At the top of this tier list, we have RGX 11Z Pro. When this knife came out, it overshadowed all the other knives in the game because of its smooth animation. This knife entirely made the previous butterfly knife irrelevant. The Valorant R.G.X. 11Z Pro Butterfly Knife is included in the RGX 11Z Pro skin collection’s second bundle. This set contains the Classic pistol, Spectre, Phantom, and Operator.

Valorant Champions Karambit

Next up, we have Valorant Champions Karambit. This knife started the trend of Karambit knives in the game, and when it was released, it was the only Karambit in the game. The set is a one-of-a-kind limited edition commemorating the inaugural international Valorant championship.

The set’s prominent color is gold to represent success, and it has a striking, premium vibe – reflected in the fact that it was only accessible during the tournament through December 12th and not after that.

RGX 11z Pro Melee

After this, we have RGX 11z Pro Melee. This knife has a unique animation that does not resemble any other knife in the game. It feels like a Katana in hand and is mainly used by the pros in the game. RGX 11z Pro Melee came with the first bundle of RGX, which was the best bundle in the game before its predecessor came.

Each skin, like its ancestor, has three versions in red, blue, and yellow, as well as LEDs that change to four different colors. The skins are also designed in a contemporary style with raw metal and green tones.

Glitchpop Dagger

Following this, we have Glitchpop Dagger. Many players of the game call it Glitchpopperino. I consider this knife the best dagger in the game because of its glitchy animations and how it changes color every time it gets pulled off. The Valorant Glitchpop knife skin is a Glitchpop collection item. The set maintains the Japanese motif of the previous Sakura and Oni collections, with vivid neon colors and anime-inspired style. The knife includes unlocked VFX.

Nunca Olvidados Melee

In succession to this knife, we have Nunca Olvidados melee. When the Ruin dagger came out in the battle pass, everyone was quite surprised because Riot gave us the unique animation-style knife in Battle Pass, which is rare in free-to-play games. After that, fans asked for the same animation melee weapon, and Nunca Olvidados was their answer.

The Nunca Olvidados bundle includes the Valorant Nunca Olvidados melee. A melee, frenzy, bulldog, Vandal, and ares are included in the whole set. The set is inspired by the Day of the Dead festivity, with warm, bright colors and floral designs. It’s worth noting that each of these skins has two variants, which switch between dark and light skin variants based on whether the skin is in the light or not.

Sovereign Sword

Consequently, we have Sovereign Sword, one of the game’s first premium skins. Even at this time, this sword is still used by many players and pros in the game because of its sleek design and animation. Many players prefer this melee weapon over other Sword animations melee in the game even though this knife has only 1 VFX effect, which is its pulled-out animation, and does not have variants.

Like the rest of the set, the Valorant Sovereign knife has a beautiful, ethereal air, with a regal white and gold pattern. The bundle includes stinger, Guardian, Marshal, and the Sovereign Ghost. The Sovereign knife is available in the Valorant Store for 3550 VP, depending on your luck, and it was included in the package for 7100 VP as a free bonus.

Gaia’s Vengence Melee

We have Gaia’s Vengence Melee at the last of this tier list. Like the Nunca Olvidados melee, this complete bundle is also underrated, in my opinion, and is not used by many players in the game.

This is the best axe knife because of its glossy animations. The Valorant Gaia’s Vengeance melee axe is a component of the Gaia’s Vengeance set, which also includes an axe melee, a Ghost, a Guardian, a Vandal, and a Marshal. These skins have an earthy, organic feel, with branches appearing to grow out and through the weapons in fluid, flowing twists and turns.

A Tier

Prominent Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List
The Prominent Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List!

A-tier is an above-average tier where I placed my favorite knives in the game that have the same amount of love compared to the above knives in the tier list. Some of the knives in this list could be an S-tier for many fans as it is subjective.

Honestly, all the knives in this tier list have the same place in my heart. For the sake of this tier list, I have divided them into several tiers. This tier list includes ten knives considered the best in their type but lack overall attractiveness.

Reaver Knife

At the top of this tier, we have Reaver Knife. Reaver bundle is considered one of the best bundles in the game, and fans patiently wait for Riot to drop its second version. The Reaver knife skin or dagger is a Reaver collection item that was first available during the Valorant beta. It was so popular back in the days that the fans started a petition for these skins to come back, and eventually, Riot decided to bring these skins back into the game.

Elderflame Knife

Moving on to Elderflame Knife, which was introduced as the first dagger in the game. The Valorant Elderflame knife is the centerpiece of the Elderflame collection, and it was the most costly skin available at the time of release. The design and features are intricate, with one-of-a-kind VFX and animations. The dagger’s fire animations are unique, making it pleasing to the eyes.

Players have very mixed opinions about the collection because there is no doubt they are stunning skins, but they are extremely loud, making it difficult for us to hear the footsteps of enemies.

Ruin Dagger

The ultimate prize for the Ignition Act 3 battle pass is the Valorant Ruin knife or karambit/dagger. The Ruin Knife, shorty, Guardian, Vandal, and Marshal are all included in the complete set. The Ruin skins, like the Jade set, feature an oriental flair with black, gold, and crimson style. The skins may be obtained by purchasing the Act 3 battle pass and progressing through levels 1, 20, 30, 45, and 50.

Ruin Dagger is considered the best battle pass knife in the game. Fans were quite surprised when Riot released Ruin skins because the Battle pass sets didn’t include any good knives in the game before that. It has one of the unique animations in the game, making it a top fan favorite knife.

Valorant Go Knife

The Valorant Go knife is part of the Anime series, including the ghost pistol, spectre, guardian, and phantom firearms. The collection has a unique anime feel, with many agents from the game dressed in brightly colored costumes. This knife has a unique animation in the game. Valorant Go knife is perfect for Jett mains because of its kunai knife style concerning the ultimate ability of Jett’s ability. The knife’s pull-out animation is astounding; you can’t get bored by doing it many times.

Spectrum Melee

The valorant spectrum melee is included in the spectrum bundle, which is available for 5,350 VP. The skin is available in three colors: black, red, and purple.

The skins were released in collaboration with the famous Russian DJ Zedd. It has a very confounding sound that is pleasing to the ears. The knife animation is similar to the sword, but its unique design and sound make it one of the best knives in the game. This set of skins is the most expensive skin in the game.

Recon Butterfly Knife

The recon skin set includes the recon butterfly knife. Each skin comes in three colors: blue, green, and red. Recon Knife was the first butterfly knife in the game. The Riot developers teased it because the fans have been demanding a butterfly knife for a long time. This knife was an S Tier for me before the RGX butterfly knife came, overshadowing all the other butterfly knives in the game.

Ruination Sword

The Ruination collection, a series of skins with a League of Legends theme, includes the Valorant Ruination blade. A sword, Ghost, Spectre, Guardian, and Phantom are included in the package. This bundle was the first collaboration between Valorant and League of Legends, and the fans were delighted with how it came out. The skins have huge demon-inspired elements, and the finisher completely changes the game’s environment, making it one of the best finishers.

Ion Melee

The Ion set includes the Valorant Ion melee skin or weapon. A melee, sheriff, Bucky, Phantom, and Operator are included in the whole collection. The design is clean white with black components on the grips and triggers, having a futuristic vibe overall. Ion bundle was one of the first premium bundles in the game and is relatively cheaper than other skins lines, although these skins have the same future glossing look.

The player’s base widely uses these skins, and many pro players in the competitive scene use the Ion operator. As a big fan of Subroza, who uses this knife as his primary melee, I had to place it in the A Tier of  Valorant knife tier list.

Protocol Melee

The new valorant protocol bundle was introduced as the year’s first new set. Each weapon in this clean and professionally designed collection has three versions in addition to the main skin. The skins have a contemporary yet realistic look, with a metal framework and red and gold components to stylize the rifle. These skins have unique voice lines, making them interactive skin sets. This unique feature we did not see in any other skin bundle in the game.

Prime 2.0 Karambit

Prime 2.0 Karambit was released with another skin under of prime collection.  Along with Karambit melee, this collection features other most usable weapons in the game which makes this set quite relevant to the game. The set has the same regal appearance as the prime 1.0 collection, with gold and white accents and black grips.

Prime 2.0 karambit is the only skin in the game that fan does not prefer to have its VFX style unlocked because its upgraded version animation is unsatisfactory. Players prefer to have this only knife in the game in the base variant.

B Tier

Average Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List
The Average Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List!

B Tier is the middle tier of the Valorant knife tier list and is the center point of all the knife skins in the game. These skins define the borderline between the game’s good and bad skins. B Tier is an average tier of any tier list, and it usually has things considered balanced in any media. This tier includes twelves skin knives, the most in any other tier of this tier list.

Velocity Karambit

The new Valorant Velocity melee is included in the Episode 4 Act 1 Battle pass as part of the Velocity collection. Each skin comes in three colors: yellow, purple, and green. These skins may be obtained by finishing certain Battle Pass levels. The skins have a distinct appearance, with huge circles dominating the weaponry. The basic skins are primarily orange and white, with black accents.

Velocity Karambit is one of its kind, and people consider it the best battle pass knife in the game. The only reason I included this knife in this tier list is that many pro players from the competitive scene often use this knife in their matches because of its simplicity and overall design.

Forsaken Knife

The forsaken knife is included in the Forsaken skin collection along with the most useful weapons in the game which makes the entire collection relevant to the game. It features a classic, vandal, specter, and an operator. The set consists of two skins: the standard Forsaken outfit in grey/green/silver and the gold variation. Forsaken Knife is the remade version of the sovereign bundle, and fans quite liked it because of the finisher of the collection. So I will place it in the B Tier of Valorant knife Tier list.

Celestial Fan

Celestial melee is a part of celestial skin. The whole set includes a unique fan melee weapon, the frenzy, and Judge, Phantom, and Ares. The collection has an Asian flair, with a sunset background of clouds over mountains in blue and gold.

This knife has a unique animation that any other skin in the game does not possess. You can give slight wind to yourself by inspecting this weapon. This skin is used as the primary skin of a knife by a pro player called Sinatra, and as a big fan of him, I have to place it in the B Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Radiant Crisis 001 Bat

Radiant Crisis 001 melee or Bat is a new addition to the Radiant Crisis 001 collection.  This collection features overall good skin sets that include classic, phantom, bucky, and specter along with of course a melee bat.

The set is inspired by comic books, with a 2D vibe and a special unlocked VFX and finisher. The VFX effects of this skin are quite unique. When you pull out your knife it has an amazing sound effect and the finishing animation is inspired by the comic book-style art that throws the opponent up in the sky.  This is the only skin in the game with a bat model, which makes this knife unique. The finisher of this knife makes the enemy fly into the sky, which is pretty awesome.

Origin Melee

The Valorant Origin melee is part of the original collection, including the frenzy, bucky, Vandal, and Operator. The set boasts a contemporary style with black, gold, and green accents. The set’s firearms come in three colors: white, red, and green. . This knife has unique animation and all the other skins in the bundle.

The inspect animation will continue as long as you want until you do not change to any other game, which is pretty awesome, in my opinion, so I will place it in the B Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Snowfall Melee

The Snowfall Collection includes the Valorant Snowfall melee. The set comes with a melee, Classic pistol, Judge shotgun, Ares, and Phantom rifle. Each skin has a snow-globe look and features a beautiful Christmas scene with Christmas trees, snow-laden homes, and presents. Snowfall melee has a constant animation inside the globe at the top, and the skin interacts with the player’s movement.

Magepunk 2.0 Melee

The Valorant Magepunk 2.0 melee is a part of the Magepunk 2.0 collection that includes a melee, sheriff, guardian, ares, and operator. Each skin comes in four colors: pink, orange, and green. The skins are an intriguing mix of traditional and future, with gold, black, and wood grip panels and stocks merging with a futuristic electric glow covering the weapons. Sentinels of Light Knife

The Valorant Sentinels of Light knife is one of five skins offered. The set has a magical aura, a crystalline structure, and three skin variations throughout each weapon. A knife, sheriff, Vandal, operator, and areas are included in the set.

This skin was also the collaboration between League of Legends and Valorant, and it is the counterpart of the ruination skin bundle. Whereas the Ruination collection is for the dark forces of the game, Sentinels of Light is the only hope for the game. So I will place it in the B Tier of the Valorant knife tier list.

Oni Melee

The Valorant Oni melee is a two-bladed hand-held weapon shaped like a Japanese mask. The mask depicts the ‘Oni,’ a Japanese ogre/troll from Japanese folklore. The Melee weapon, shorty sidearm, bucky, Guardian, and Phantom are all included in the Oni set.

Oni melee is one of the first premium knives in the game, and it introduced the claw trend in the game. Although its ancestor completely overshadowed the Oni melee, it’s still good knife skin in your collection.

K-tac Melee

The Valorant Act 3 Episode 1 Battle Pass includes the Valorant K-Tac melee skin. A melee, sheriff, bulldog, and Vandal are included in the K-Tac Collection. The set has a sharp modern vibe with a crisp black angular design and orange/purple coloring.

The collection may be unlocked by purchasing the battle pass and advancing through the stages. K-tac melee is one of the best budget knives in the game. The skin does not have any animation. It is just an ordinary sword, but the overall design makes it a low-budget katana, so I will place it in the B Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Xenohunter Knife

The Xenohunter Collection includes the Valorant Xenohunter melee knife. It is currently the most recent skin pack in the game. It comes with a melee knife, a Frenzy, Bucky, Phantom, and Odin. Based on the Alien series, the weapon designs are simple and practical but have a realistic, detailed, and tough finish. Each pistol skin has an unlocked side panel with a mini-map and location/heart-beat sensor.

However, this is merely cosmetic. The skin is identical to OG Counter-Strike 1.6 knife, and its animation is also the same. The knife feels pretty realistic in hands, and we can see the Riot developers tried something new with it, but it doesn’t perceive by the community as they were expecting.

Neptune Anchor

The Valorant Neptune Melee is one of five skins included in the Neptune Collection. It comes with a melee anchor weapon and Shorty, Spectre, Guardian, and Vandal. The skins all have a water motif, as seen by the starfish on the melee weapon and the various styles: each gun has two unlocked versions in white and black, each of which depicts the gun’s internals as an aquarium scene with fish and other marine animals.

C Tier

Valorant knife tier list
The Below-Average Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List!

The C Tier is the second last tier in the Valorant knife tier list. Some of the knife skins could be on the B Tier of this tier list as some of these are up to the mark of good skins. C Tier is a below-average tier where I placed those skins that are relatively astounding but lack some unique characteristics, and fans prefer other knife skins of the game over them.

Go Volume 2 Melee

The Valorant GO! Vol. 2 melee skin is the series’ second installment. The skins retain the previous set’s warm tones, lively aesthetic, and bright, warm primary colors. Yoru’s melee comb in butterfly knife form and the classic Vandal, operator, and ares are included in this series. This is the second butterfly knife in the game after the recon one.

Only Yoru mains prefers this knife. The knife has the same animation as the recon’s butterfly knife. The fans were expecting something new, but they all got disappointed. Valorant tried to base this knife on the Yoru hairstyle spray, but it didn’t pay off well.

Singularity Knife

The Valorant Singularity Knife is black with a shimmering purple blade. The complete singularity bundle includes a knife, Sheriff, Spectre, Phantom, and Ares firearms. The set features a black hole motif, with the finisher pulling the adversary into nothingness through a black hole. Singularity has the same animation as the default knife, and the price you pay for this skin is not justified, so I will place it in the C Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Magepunk Knife

The Valorant Magepunk melee skin is part of the Magepunk skin set, including the Spectre, Ghost, Bucky, and Marshal. The weapons are inspired by the magic and include an unknown luminous power source, a black and gold design, and brow grips. Magepunk knife also has the same animation style as the default knife. It has three other variants, but it doesn’t change how bad this skin is.

BlastX Knife

The BlastX knife/melee has a particular Christmas motif, transporting everyone back to their childhoods and the excitement of opening their first toy gun on Christmas morning. Each BlastX skin has three versions that must be unwrapped before use (the skins are covered in wrapping paper that must be torn off each time you equip the weapon). As toy weapons, they don’t shoot bullets but nerf-gun projectiles, and as a finisher, they transform the adversary into a gigantic gift.

Prime Axe

The Prime Melee axe is a Prime weapon skin. Like the Aristocrat collection, it relies mainly on gold plating and has the distinction of being the first collection to include an axe as a combat weapon. With a full gold neck and blade, this axe is one of the most costly weapons ever made, just for the gold. Prime Axe is one of the first premium skins in the game, and it started the trend of axe knives. This knife skin got utterly overshadowed by its ancestors, so I will place it in the C Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Winterwunderland Melee

The first Christmas skins were released, and the Winterwunderland candy cane melee weapon was most festive. The candy cane is available in three variations, each featuring a snow-globe effect that changes the gun picture of a village winter scene from Day to night depending on whether the gun is in light or shade. This skin is also known as the candy cane skin. This was the Christmas gift to us from the Riot game, but it didn’t match well with our expectations.

Gravitational Uranium Neuroblaster Melee

The Gravitational Uranium Neuroblaster baton is sometimes called the “GUN” melee. It comes in three variations and is part of a more extensive collection that includes a melee or Baton, Classic, Bucky, Spectre, and Operator. These skins have a sci-fi vibe and appear as if they came directly from a vintage sci-fi movie set.

They fire a laser rather than a bullet. This skin does not have any other variants, so you are sticking with its default version, which is quite disappointing because its different variants are suitable.

Glitchpop Axe

The glitch pop collection includes the Valorant Glitchpop Axe skin. As part of the second expanded set. Fans highly anticipated the second Glitchpop skin line collection but were disappointed when the melee of the skin was not up to the expectations.

Everything else in the bundle was astounding, and all the skins were primary weapons in the game. Still, the melee skin was just a remade version of the prime axe with different pull-out animation and some details which were not aesthetically pleasing to the eyes, so I will place it in the C Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

D Tier

D Tier Valorant knife
The Worst Knives of the Valorant Knife Tier List!

The D Tier is the lowest in this Valorant knife tier list. It Includes those skins that have any unique animation or animation at all. Many game fans do not appreciate the knives in this tier list, and no one uses them as their primary skin knife. They rot in their collections for eternity. This tier includes nine knife skins that are identical to each other that’s why they are placed in the lowest tier.

Spline Knife

The Spline knife skin is part of the Spline collection, which includes five skins. The whole weapon set consists of a knife, Classic Pistol, Spectre, Phantom, and operator. The collection has a unique extraterrestrial feel with black curving metal and bright blue bulbous formations. The spline knife is the only good thing about the collection. This skin set is most often used by the pro player, Wardell. As a big fan of theirs, I have to place it at the top of this tier in the Valorant knife tier list.

Nebula Knife

The Nebula knife skin belongs to the Nebula collection. Guardian, Sheriff, Ares, and Phantom are all included in the package. The artwork in the series is inspired by the green and purple threads of cosmic space dust. The skins are unique in that as you move the weapons, a strange phenomenon occurs while the cosmic background stays stationary, giving the impression that the weapons are a portal through which you can look past matter and into the depths of the cosmos.

When Nebula knife came in Valorant, many players were pleased, some were disappointed, and some even said they were the complete rip-off from the Fortnite galaxy skin. However, these skins were beautifully designed, giving them a slight edge in this tier list.

Undercity Melee

The Undercity Collection includes the Valorant Undercity melee weapons. The whole set comes with an axe and knife, a Classic handgun, a Judge shotgun, and the Bulldog and Phantom rifles. The skins have a similar vibe to the Glitchpop sets but a more toned-down aesthetic with deeper blue and pink tones instead of Glitchpop’s softer pastels.

The melee starts with merely an axe and may be upgraded to a dual-wielding axe and knife combination. The undercity melee is the mix of both Glitchpop melee but still with zero animations, and bad design made me place it in the D Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Tigris Sword

The Tigris Collection includes the Valorant Tigris Sword. The collection includes a Sword melee weapon, Shorty, Phantom, Spectre, and Operator, all of which are based on the Chinese New Year holiday. In line with the Chinese New Year motif, red is the set’s color, with Tiger heads appearing on specific weapons such as the sword’s hilt, and gold is equally prominent in the designs.

Tigris Sword is for the Chinese player base of the game, and it is only in the game to appreciate the Chinese region playing it. However, other regions did not care about this skin and didn’t even hesitate once before ignoring it.

Titanmail Mace

The Valorant Titanmail Mace is one of five skins included in the Titanmail Collection. The entire package comes with Ares, Bucky, Vandal, a mace melee weapon, and a Frenzy pistol. The mace melee weapon and usual plain metal, armor-style rifle coatings give the skins a medieval feel. Titantmail Mace has a unique with its top revolving continuously. You can say that it has some unique animations, but the pull-out animation is similar to the other swords in the game, so I will rank it lower than the other swords in the game.

Ego Knife

The Ego knife skin is a unique knife that is offered in three varieties and is a part of the Ego by One-tap collection. The set includes a knife, the Ghost, Stinger, Guardian, and Vandal. The design is a departure from the formerly exotic and futuristic skins, with a more contemporary style and design.

The design is a departure from the formerly exotic and futuristic skins, with a more contemporary style and design. Ego knife has different variations, but this does not change the fact that they are just simple knife with default animation. The kanji text written on the one variant of this skin is the only factor that I placed this up high in the D Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Lux Knife

The Luxe knife, first spotted during the beta in Cadillac red, was re-released at launch in the current blue coloration and looked to take substantial inspiration from 1950s automotive design. The grips are reminiscent of classic vehicle luxury leather, and the aggressive single-color design matches exposed metal.

The Luxe is also available in Judge, Vandal, Ghost, Spectre, and Operator variations. Lux knife is an OG skin set, making it come back in the original game. The players were not pleased with the skin set of how bad they were and with zero animations.

Smite Knife

The Valorant Smite collection includes the Smite Knife or Melee and a knife, classic, judge, phantom, and Odin weapons. The smite skins are a variety of blue colors with black grips and electricity or lightning running over the weapons. This knife skin is one of the lowest-priced knives in the game, but this doesn’t change how bad it is because of its default pull-out knife animation. So I will put it in the D Tier of Valorant knife tier list.

Prism Knife

The Prism knife was a re-release of the original beta skin. Like the rest of the line, it has a subtle, purple, and blue-tinted metal style with a basic black handle. This Prism knife may remind veteran CS gamers of rare blue blades that cost hundreds of dollars, making it a tempting deal for 2550 VP. The prism knife has many of its counterparts with different skin lines, and all the skin sets don’t have any special VFX and animations, making them the most unpleasing knives in the game.

Best Knife Skins In Valorant For Beginners  

While our tier list contains all the obtainable knives in Valorant, finding the one that shows your playstyle can be quite hard especially if you have so many options available. Since our tier list characterizes the knives on the basis of their popularity,  obtaining a knife as a beginner might seem quite a task. Thus, for the players going through our tier list, we have mentioned some kinds of skins down below that are affordable and are the best choice for beginners in Valorant 2022. 

The Sovereign Sword 

The Valorant knife skin is considered to be one of the best affordable and stylish knife skins in our tier list. It is also one of the first premium swords that Valorant launched.  The sovereign sword is part of the sovereign collection.

With a golden grip and golden cross guard, the sword has some of the best aesthetics as compared to others in our tier list.  The reason we consider it one of the best Valorant knife skins in our tier list is because it is very affordable and stands at the price of 3550 VP. 

Celestial Fan 

This knife skin has one of the best and most gorgeous aesthetics as compared to the rest of the skins in our Valorant tier list. The skin was released during the Chinese New Year and represents the year of the Ox. Players all over the world seem to love the knife skin as not only does it looks gorgeous while dealing damage to enemies, but it also comes at an affordable price of 3550 VP 

Tethered Realms Prosperity Sword 

Many beginners in Valorant prefer to have a knife skin that is simple yet stylish. The knife was part of the Tethered Realms collection bundle but the reason why this blade is considered one of the best knife skins in our tier list is due to the fact that it is affordable and does not seem too big and extra. You can get the sword at the price of only 3550 VP. 

Certainty of Our Tier List

Our primary objective is always to give a tier list free of biased ideas or disinformation. Tier lists are frequently used as guidelines, and we usually provide a warning on how the reader should interpret our tier lists. We promise the readers why certain things are placed in their respective tiers earlier so that no one finds our content objectionable or upsetting to their likes.

TopTierList’s authors have years of expertise aiding with excellent writing. Other tier lists will always exist. We will demonstrate why ours are the greatest by providing high-quality material. Before writing a single word, the writer conducts extensive study and never concludes unless they are confident the material is correct. Originality may prejudice some authors, but our writers are educated to keep their expert ideas to themselves and only discuss them outside authentic material.

To Finalize This

However, it is all 46 knives of Valorant that I endure and love passionately, and I cannot stop myself from talking about it, as you can see in this tier list. I did a slight reordering, and I am sure we would all agree that is the correct order for the most prominent knives in the game, and those of you who do not, you can tell me angrily in the comments. Well, it is time for this tier list to end. One of my abilities is to waste a significant amount of time analyzing skins on how certain great they are.

I have decided to use this ability to create what I believe may be the most definitive Valorant knife tier list on the entire internet. To achieve this goal of my life, I chose 46 knives from different collections I liked and put them on a tier list.

I am deeply sorry for your favorite knives that did not make it into this tier list. Even after writing this much, I am still not satisfied with the knives I have covered in this. I tried to include every knife in this tier list concerning their popularity.

I took this tier list exceptionally seriously, with every tier. Let me know what you guys thought in the comments down below. If you have read through the entire tier list, you are undoubtedly the best Valorant fan out there and probably like making a tier list. I hope that was useful or interesting, and you agree with my rankings of the Knives in this tier list.

If you do not, it’s okay. We are all part of the same game, and all resonate with the skins differently. To end this tier list, I would like to remind you that it is purely based on how I think about these knives, their popularity in the game, and how streamers widely enjoy them. Thank you!

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