Jett or Reyna? Shroud weighs in on Valorant Duelist debate - Dexerto
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Jett or Reyna? Shroud weighs in on Valorant Duelist debate

Published: 4/Sep/2021 19:52

by Alan Bernal

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There’s plenty of Duelists to insta-lock in Valorant, but Shroud gave his take for which you should pick when it comes down to the two hard-carry Agents in the game: Jett or Reyna.

Riot’s different character classes give players a clue into how they should be played. If you’re on a Sentinel, then you have tools to be a lockdown defender. If you’re on a Duelist, then you’ve got everything to spearhead an attack.

The best Valorant Duelists let you control the flow of the offense and even create your own momentum on a dime.

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While everyone has their own strengths, Shroud’s been around Future Earth’s block enough to know what Agents would give him the best return for his troubles.

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The former CSGO pro explained his take for who to pick between Jett and Reyna – and it’s a reasonable metric to go along with.

“Yeah, playing Jett is a 50-50. Reyna is guaranteed consistency,” Shroud said. “We’re going for the 50-50.”

Ultimately, he went with the Jett. Even though he labeled the Agent as a 50-50 pick, Shroud liked his odds.

At this point, he’d won every one of his games on the day. Though he knew Reyna could offer a higher measure of consistency, Jett has a tendency of rewarding those who are on their game.

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“This character [Jett] is only good if you’re on. That’s it,” he explained. “Like, if you’re on and you’re f**kin feeling it, that’s the only time this character’s good.”

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Jett has everything a player needs to hard-carry a game.

Shroud opted into Jett since she can either be a boom or bust, depending on how the player’s form is that day. But when she starts going off, there’s nothing more suffocating than a Jett that’s one on.

Both characters are great. Reyna has so many tools for players to feel like a one-man army, but there’s no denying the versatility Jett gives people.

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As for who you should pick, don’t get too flustered. It’s not great to pick Jett if you’re already going to second-guess the decision. Reyna is plenty helpful when rounding out Duelists, but Jett is just an overall fun time.