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Riot Games Reveals VALORANT Episode 8 Act 1 Outlaw, Battle Pass, Kuronami Skin Line

Riot Games has officially revealed a new VALORANT weapon, the Outlaw. The weapon will release alongside a new battle pass and skin line coming in Episode 8 Act 1

The rumors and leaks are true: A new weapon is coming to Episode 8 Act 1. The weapon, known as the Outlaw, will be added to the arsenal when the new Act launches. Here is what to expect when Episode 8 Act 1 drops, including the new weapon, skin line, and battle pass.

When is Episode 8 Act 1?

VALORANT Episode 8 Act 1 is coming on January 9, 2024. With such a close release date, we are getting a ton of official information right from Riot Games.

What is the Outlaw Gun in VALORANT?

The Outlaw is the first weapon to be introduced to the arsenal since VALORANT launched. Just as the leaks have pointed to since they first appeared back in the fall, the Outlaw is a “high impact, double-barreled sniper rifle” that developers built for “do or die playmaking.”

The Outlaw will cost 2400 Credits and is meant to deal massive damage when in the right hands.

According to a Riot Games spokesperson, the release of the new weapon will be commemorated with the Throwback Pack, an Outlaw bundle that will feature some of VALORANT’s most popular skin lines. You’ll be able to get Outlaw skins from Prism//Reloaded, Ego, and more.

Episode 8 Act 1 Battle Pass

Along with the Outlaw, Episode 8 Act 1 will come with a brand new battle pass full of exciting rewards. Here are the battle pass rewards Riot shared with Esports Illustrated:


1,000 VP

Highlighted Items:

Free Track:

  • Fiber Optic Ghost
  • Journey Bear spray
  • Shot in the Dark card
  • Flash Blades gun buddy
  • Chrysalis card
  • Epilogue: Sunny Side gun buddy
  • Epilogue: Synced Swag card
  • Guardrail Vandal
  • Tactiplay Phantom
  • Guardrail Hammer
  • You Wanna Bet? card
  • VERSUS // Viper + Omen card
  • Cuteness Overload spray
  • Another Dream Team spray
  • Ducky on Swing gun buddy
  • Sunny Side gun buddy

Introducing the Kuronami Skin Line

VALORANT Episode 8 Act 1 is bringing a brand new skin line. The Kuronami skin line was previously leaked and has now been confirmed, featuring glowing blue accents against a silver body. The Kuronami skin line will be available for:

  • Marshal
  • Sheriff
  • Spectre
  • Vandal
  • Melee

The finishing animation has also been revealed for the Kuronami skin line, which features a very dramatic weather change.