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   I am the beginning. I am the end.
— Character selection

Omen is an Agent in VALORANT.

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Biography

A phantom of a memory, Omen hunts in the shadows. He renders enemies blind, teleports across the field, then lets paranoia take hold as his foe scrambles to learn where he might strike next.

Omen is a phantom of a man with mysterious origins and many names. He has a limited memory of his past, though he does remember being involved in something that caused him to be ripped apart and killed. All he knows that links to who he used to be is a place known as Point Light, a past friendship with Sabine "Viper" Callas, and feelings of restoration with every kill he makes. Contributing to the formation of the VALORANT Protocol, Omen would go on to become its third recruit and serve as one of its more experienced agents, all while he continues his search for answers about what truly happened to him over a decade ago.[1][2]

Early Life

  • Omen works with and befriends Sabine Callas.[3]
  • Omen is involved with First Light.[1]
  • Omen is involved in an event that causes him to be ripped apart and killed, causing him to lose his memories and become a phantom-like being.[4]
  • Omen has links to Kingdom.
  • Omen goes under several aliases over his life.[1]
    • These include Dmitri, Fred, John, Marcus, and Yohan.

VALORANT agent

  • Recruited as its third agent.
    • Omen plays an important part in the organization's founding and why it was set up.[5]

Personality

   If I must live in this nightmare my enemies might as well join me.
— Omen (Match Start)

A living nightmare, Omen takes full advantage of his shadowed physique and will not hesitate to eliminate his enemies using the forces of paranoia and fear. He is cynical in nature, which stems from him experiencing extreme pain as he was condemned to remain in the state that he is today. If there's one person who wants to know more about his mysterious circumstances, it's Omen himself - and quite desperately so.

Despite his fearsome nature, Omen shows some friendliness towards people he knows well such as Viper, shown by being able to call her by her real name despite her warning other agents to never do so. He has been known to knit as a way to help him focus.

Appearance

Omen wears gray armor, black pants, and a purple hooded cape. His arms are wrapped in bandages while never revealing his form underneath. His face cannot be seen under his hood, with only three bright blue slits being present instead.

Whenever Omen activates his ultimate ability, he fully appears in the form of a dark shade.

Abilities

Basic

Shrouded Step.png

EQUIP a shrouded step ability and see its range indicator. FIRE to begin a brief channel, then teleport to the marked location.

Uses: 2 Uses 2.png Cost:Creds 100

QParanoia
Paranoia.png

EQUIP a blinding orb. FIRE to throw it forward, briefly reducing the vision range and deafening all players it touches. This projectile can pass through walls.

Uses: 1 Uses 1.png Cost:Creds 300 Debuff: Debuff 2 s Nearsight

Signature

Dark Cover.png

EQUIP a shadow orb, entering a phased world to place and target the orbs. PRESS the ability key to throw the shadow orb to the marked location, creating a long-lasting shadow sphere that blocks vision. HOLD FIRE while targeting to move the marker further away. HOLD SECONDARY FIRE while targeting to move the marker closer. PRESS RELOAD to toggle normal targeting view.

Uses: 2 Uses 2.png Cost:Creds 150 Duration: Duration 15 s Cooldown: Cooldown 30 s

Ultimate

From the Shadows.png

EQUIP a tactical map. FIRE to begin teleporting to the selected location. While teleporting, Omen will appear as a Shade that can be destroyed by an enemy to cancel his teleport, or press EQUIP for Omen to cancel his teleport.

Cost:♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 7 points Duration: Duration 4 s

Contract

Chapter 1

TIER 1 TIER 2 TIER 3 TIER 4 TIER 5
It Hunts Spray.png VALORANT Omen Card Small.png Player Title image.png Dark Focus Spray.png Omen icon.png
SPRAY:
It Hunts
PLAYER CARD:
VALORANT Omen
PLAYER TITLE:
Harbinger
SPRAY:
Dark Focus
AGENT:
Omen

Chapter 2

TIER 6 TIER 7 TIER 8 TIER 9 TIER 10
Grim Delight Buddy.png Omen Spray.png Player Title image.png What's Another Death Card Small.png Soul Silencer Ghost.png
GUNBUDDY:
Grim Delight
SPRAY:
Omen
PLAYER TITLE:
Revenant
PLAYER CARD:
What's Another Death
SKIN:
Soul Silencer Ghost

Quotes


Update History

v4.10
  • Adjustment Progress/Charge bars moved to a consistent location and made a consistent size
  • Added Updated 3P model to increase detail and fidelity

v4.04

  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Buff Cooldown decreased 40s >>> 30s
    • Buff Projectile Speed increased 2800 >>> 6400
    • Nerf Cost increased 100 >>> 150
  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Buff Cost decreased 150 >>> 100
    • Buff Pre teleport delay decreased 1s >>> 0.7s
    • Buff Improved the system used to place Shrouded Step at targeted ground locations
  • Paranoia.png Paranoia
    • Buff Added forward spawn offset, so players adjacent to Omen are not hit

v3.05

  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Bugfix Buff Will no longer equip weapons slower than intended after casting Dark Cover
  • From the Shadows.png From the Shadows
    • Bugfix Buff Fixed a bug where Omen could become stuck in other objects if they were blocking From the Shadows' return location

v3.04

  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Bugfix Buff Fixed an issue where Dark Cover could travel in unintended ways that caused it to settle slightly off from where it was aimed

v3.0

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Nerf Cost increased 100 >>> 150
  • Paranoia.png Paranoia
    • Buff Cost decreased 400 >>> 300
  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Nerf Granted signature charges reduced 2 >>> 1
      • Omen now must buy his second smoke for Creds 100
    • Nerf Cooldown time increased 35 >>> 40

v2.09

v2.04

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed issues where teleporting into narrow areas created by Sage's Barrier Orb.png wall pushed Omen into a wall

v2.02

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Bugfix Buff Fixed issue with targeting that caused Shrouded Step to get stuck on corners at a much greater distance
  • From the Shadows.png From the Shadows
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed issue where Omen could swap equipables right after selecting a map location for From the Shadows

v2.01

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed issue where Omen’s reforming VFX didn’t line up with where he actually appeared
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed Omen being able to trigger the defuse sound while teleporting
  • From the Shadows.png From the Shadows
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed issue where Omen could have his gun equipped while forming

v2.0

  • Bugfix Nerf Fixed an issue where Omen could plant the Spike while elevated on a Sage Barrier Orb.png wall
  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed an issue where Omen could sometimes teleport past the buy phase barriers
  • Paranoia.png Paranoia
    • Nerf Cost increased 200 >>> 400 credits
  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Nerf Projectile speed decreased 4000 >>> 2800


v1.14

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Bugfix Nerf Fixed an issue where Omen could teleport past the Buy phase barrier

v1.09

  • Paranoia.png Paranoia
    • Adjustment Updated projectile VFX to better represent hitbox, especially when it is traveling towards enemies' POV

v1.0

  • Shrouded Step.png Shrouded Step
    • Buff Can now see teleport location on the map and receives an in-world indicator of target location when vision of the point is obstructed
  • Paranoia.png Paranoia
    • Nerf Now equipped instead of quickcast
    • Buff Hit detection improved, especially at close range
  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Buff Omen now enters a “phaser” world where he can see through walls to place his smokes
      • Pressing RELOAD toggles between phased and normal targeting
      • Omen can now increase smoke distance with PRIMARY FIRE, decrease it with SECONDARY FIRE, and throw smoke with the ABILITY KEY
  • From the Shadows.png From the Shadows
    • Buff Omen can now cancel his teleport while in Shade form by pressing the ABILITY KEY again
      • Omen still loses all of his ult points if he cancels

v0.50

  • Dark Cover.png Dark Cover
    • Buff Duration increased 12 >> 15 seconds
    • Buff Projectile speed increased to 4000
    • Nerf Cooldown increased 30 >> 35 seconds

v0.49

  • Added Updated visuals
  • From the Shadows.png From the Shadows
    • Nerf Omen now immediately become vulnerable and no longer appears dark after leaving shadow form
    • Buff Attenuation radius of arrival sound reduced to 2250


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Trivia

  • One of Omen's associated names is partially mentioned by Viper in an interaction between the two.
    • Viper icon.png    "Joh-...I mean, Omen. Keep yourself together, you're still needed."
      • A previous version of this quote had Viper call him "Fre-" instead. This version is listed in the audio file's update history. However, this was an intentional change as both of these names have been short for two names revealed to be associated with Omen by a blackmailer, in addition to having several others aliases. Despite this, Omen's true name is still not known.[1]
  • Skye notes that, despite her radiant powers that usually allow her to feel and sense the natural world around her, she loses Omen when he teleports, suggesting there is something unnatural about the process.
  • Omen often knits as a way to help him focus.
  • When Omen was contacted by the Blackmailer, the Blackmailer specifically denoted Omen's radiant classification with an asterisk, suggesting there is something different about Omen compared to other radiants.

Development

  • Prior to the global launch of VALORANT and the end of the Closed Beta, Omen originally had sharp light blue eyes, rather than the current triple vertical slashes on his "face."

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