Slow Orb is an ability in Valorant.


Slow Orb is a Basic ability for Sage. Equip an orb. Throw to fire the orb and create a radius slowing enemies.


Equip the ability. Throw the orb to create a short, lingering radius that slows enemies by 45% and applies the Slowed status effect, making it easy for area-damage abilities to kill anyone trapped inside or to halt enemies. Enemies running or jumping in the radius makes a distinctive noise.

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
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

v0.47+ Patch
  • Slow Orb.png Slow Orb now also slows the air speed of players in the zone.
  • Players can now walk through the Slow Orb.png Slow Orb without making noise.
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