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Common Valorant Definitions: Meaning of Thrifty, Flawless, Team ACE and More

Abhimannu Das
29/Mar/2021 08:26 am

Here are forty common Valorant definitions that you need to be aware of whether you are new to the game or a veteran.
Terms like Heaven and Hell are essential if you want to communicate well with your team.
Some of the terms are common in not just Valorant but in every FPS game out there.

Common Valorant definitions of terms like ADS, jiggle peek and clutch are not known by many if they are new to the game. There are various terms used in the game that anyone new to FPS games would be unaware of. Here is a handy list of common Valorant definitions that will help you in-game. While knowing these terms can effectively improve your gameplay if you use them to communicate with your teammates. Let’s take a look at some of the most common Valorant definitions that you must know as a player whether you are a beginner or a veteran.

40 Common Valorant Definitions

Here are 40 of the most common Valorant definitions that all players should know. 

Ace

An “ace” is awarded when a single player takes out all five enemy players. It is one of the most common Valorant definitions that you must know as a player.

Team Ace

When everyone on your team gets one kill each and has 0 deaths in a round. 

Flawless

When your team takes out the enemy team without suffering casualties. 

Ult

Your Ultimate Ability of your Agent. 

Clutch

When the last living player of a team wins the round. 

Orbs

These objects that you can pick to give yourself points towards your ultimate ability. 

Line Up

A positioning set up with abilities to guarantee that your ability lands in a certain way.

Eco Round

A call to save currency during the buy phase. 

Bomb/Spike

A call to plant the spike. 

TP

Teleport. 

Wallhack

A call to alert teammates of wallhack abilities like Sova’s recon. 

Stack

A call to group up in a single location. 

Stick

A call to play the objective instead of chasing kills. 

Spawn

Refers to your team’s starting area. 

Roomba

A term of Raze’s Boombot ability. 

Rez

A call for Sage players to use their Ressurection ability. It is one of the most common Valorant definitions to ask for a revive. 

Molly

The term is used to refer to any ability with a lingering area of effect like Phoenix’s E and Brimstone’s Q. 

Drop

Teammates usually ask for weapons during the buy phase using this term. 

Thrifty

When a team wins with a loadout that is worth fewer credits than an enemy team. 

Heaven

“A Tower” and “B Tower” locations on Split. Not to be confused with the map Haven. 

Hell

The areas right below the Heaven locations mentioned above. 

Elbow

Defensive spot in Bind near point B. 

NT

The meaning of NT in Valorant and other games is “nice try”.

GT

Good Try.

ADS

Aim down sights.

Bunnyhop

A movement technique that involves alternating jumps and air strafes for fast traversal. 

Camp

Hold an area defensively. 

Cubby

Deep corners that players can camp in. 

Dink

Headshot. 

Flick

To move your crosshair quickly and shoot. 

Flank

To sneak behind a player and catch them off guard. 

Frag

Kill.

Top Frag

To have the most kills in a match. 

Bottom Frag

To have the lowest kills in a match. 

Jiggle peek

To quickly move in and out of cover to gain information. 

Lit/One Shot

Indicates that a target is low on health. 

GG

Good Game.

Baiting

Allowing a teammate to enter an entry-frag without the intent to trade for them in the event that they are killed by an opponent.

Fake Defuse/ Tapping the Spike

Pretending to defuse the spike in order to force the attackers to peek to attept to defend the spike from being defused.

Full-buy

When your team is able to buy to be fully equipped. Usually, a combination of heavy shields and a rifle.

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Abhimannu Das is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He is covering content on esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.