Hot Hands is an ability in Valorant.


Hot Hands is a Signature Ability for Phoenix.

Equip a fireball to throw and create a short lingering radius of damage. Phoenix can heal himself in his fireball.

Equip a fireball. Fire to throw a fireball that explodes after a set amount of time or upon hitting the ground, creating a lingering fire zone that damages enemies.
— In-game description

Equip Speed 0.8 seconds
Damage Radius (Circle) 8 meters wide
Damage Rate 60 Damage/s
Friendly Fire Damage Rate 20 Damage/s
Healing Rate 12.5 Health/s
Maximum Healing 50 Health
  • Possibly a bug, but for some reason Alt Fire heals exactly 1 HP less.
Duration 4 seconds
Stow Speed
(After Usage)
0.5 seconds


  • The fire heals Phoenix, but will damage teammates and enemies.
  • Gains one charge at the beginning of the round, and if used, an additional charge after 2 kills.
  • For an unknown reason, Alt Fire heals Phoenix 1 HP less in total.
  • Click Here to be redirected to a page showing each utility's different healing rates.

Update History

v1.0 Patch
  • Hot Hands healing: 3 every 0.25s >>> 1 every 0.08s.
    • Updated the HoT model to match recent changes to the DoT abilities.
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