Ascent is a map in Valorant.

Summary

"An open playground for small wars of position and attrition divide two sites on Ascent. Each site can be fortified by irreversible bomb doors; once they’re down, you’ll have to destroy them or find another way. Yield as little territory as possible."

Map Features

Ascent is a map set in Italy that features a large, open middle area that both teams can skirmish over. Mid is a playground for diverse ability use and successfully controlling the area opens additional routes for Attackers to both Spike sites.

The map's 'unique' feature is mechanical doors leading into sites. Each site has one door (A Link for A and Market for B) that is opened at the start of each round. Players can use a switch on the site side of the door (Next to the door on A and on a table in Toolshed on B) to close or open the door. These doors are impenetrable while closed, but players can damage the doors to eventually destroy them, leaving the doorway permanently open.

Callouts

  • A Site
  • B Site
  • Boat House
  • Bottom
  • Catwalk
  • Courtyard
  • Cubby
  • Garden
  • Link
  • Lobby
  • Main
  • Market
  • Pizza
  • Rafters
  • Site
  • Spawn
  • Top
  • Tree
  • Window
  • Wine

Update History

v2.09
  • Fixed an issue where players could sandwich themselves in between Sage’s Barrier Orb.png wall and mechanical doors

v1.02

  • Adjusted numerous locations to allow clearing angles to be a bit more straightforward in the following places
    • Defender spawn entrance
    • Attacker side of A Main (Including a self-boost to gain an additional angle to peek A Main as an attacker)
    • Garden entrance

v1.01

  • Fixed several spots where weapons were falling through the world and issues with wall penetration.

v1.0 - Added

  • Ascent will be slightly more common in Matchmaking rotation for the first few days of the patch


Trivia

  • Map coordinates at 45°26'BF' N 12°20'Q' E, in Venice, Italy.
  • According to one of Jett's quotes, people believe that she is responsible for the accident that caused Venice to become airborne.
  • The B site for Ascent appear to be similar to the Practice Map's Bomb Plant Practice.

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