VALORANT Patch Notes 6.06: Gekko Nerf, Lotus Change, Bug Fixes, & More

Nazmul Hassan
By Nazmul Hassan
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Credit: Riot Games

VALORANT 6.06 patch notes are out. And along with it, Riot Games is finally giving slight nerf to Gekko.

VALORANT 6.06 Patch Notes have been released, and the game update will be coming out shortly, along with many changes to the game. Players worldwide have been eagerly waiting for the patch notes as some recent updates from Riot Games have revealed that some changes are coming to the game.

With this update, Riot Games is addressing people’s issues with Gekko. First of all, Riot Games has reduced the damage of Mosh Pit from 2.5x to 1x. On the other hand, Gekko’s Wingman is getting a slight nerf as he’ll now die if he is last alive.

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VALORANT Patch Notes 6.06

Credit: Riot Games

AGENT UPDATES

GEKKO

  • Mosh Pit (C)
    • Mosh Pit’s damage to objects has been performing inconsistently with relative abilities such as KAY/O’s FRAG/ment (C) and Breach’s Aftershock (C).
      • Damage to objects has reduced 2.5x >>> 1x
  • Wingman (Q)
    • Wingman will now always die if he is last alive.

MAP UPDATES

LOTUS

  • Updated the destruction VFX for the destructible door located between A Link to A Main in order to make it easier to see through as it falls away.

GAMEPLAY SYSTEMS UPDATES

  • Added the ability to hide Agent outlines and fresnel (the color outline on Agents)
    • Go to Settings >> General >> Under “Other”, there is an option to toggle “Hide Outlines and Fresnel”.

BUG FIXES

AGENTS

  • Wingman can no longer concuss intangible players.

GAMEPLAY SYSTEMS

  • Fixed a bug where loading into a match resulted in an incorrect view of under the map.

SOCIAL

  • Fixed a bug preventing you from sending a whisper starting with a Circumflex Accent ^. You can now whisper cute emoticon faces to each other using ^w^.
  • Fixed a bug causing ping icons to be displayed even when someone was muted. Muting someone will now properly suppress ping icons.
  • Fixed a bug where the voice chat UI was obscured when your Agent was blinded. You can now see, even when your Agent can’t.
  • Fixed a bug where the join party button would still be active even though the party invite was no longer valid.
  • Fixed a bug where when searching your friends list, the number of people a friend is in a party with would not display correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where scrolling the social panel would sometimes scroll other UI elements like the Agent carousel.
  • Fixed a bug where the friends list was obscured when auto-reject friend requests was enabled.

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By Nazmul Hassan FPS Editor
Nazmul is GameRiv's FPS editor. He is a marketing graduate with an immense passion for gaming. As an ex-professional CS:GO player, he holds a strong interest in other FPS titles like Apex Legends, VALORANT, and CoD. However, he also tries out other games when he is free.