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Slow Orb is an ability in Valorant.


Equip a slowing orb. Fire to throw a slowing orb forward that detonates upon landing, creating a lingering field that slows and grounds players caught inside of it.
— In-game description

Slow Orb is a Basic ability for Sage. Sage equips an orb, then fires to throw it and create a short, lingering radius that slows enemies by 45% and applies the Slowed status effect. This can be combined with area-damage abilities to stop them escaping from the area and make them die to the damaging ability. Enemies running or jumping in the radius make a distinctive noise.

Time to Equip 0.5 seconds
Slowing Radius (Indefinite shape) Up to 11 meters wide
Movement Speed Reduction 45%
Duration 6.5 seconds
Stow Speed
(After Usage)
0.1 seconds

Audio Cues

Sound Description
Sound made when players run or jump in the Slow Orb.

Update History

  • Cost increased 100 >>> 200


  • Size reduced 30%


  • Zone duration decreased 9 >>> 7 seconds
  • Slowing amount decreased 65% >>> 50%


  • Now also slows the air speed of players in the zone.
  • Players can now walk through the Slow Orb without making noise.