How Much Does A Vandal Skin Cost In Valorant


How Much Does a Vandal Skin Cost in Valorant

But first, how much are you willing to spend?

Aditya Singh Rawat
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The Vandal is one of the two rifles in Valorant alongside the Phantom which can be used by both attackers and defenders.
The Vandal skins add a layer of visual and auditory aesthetics to the weapon without actually affecting its gameplay in any form or manner.
Here is everything you need to know about how much a Vandal skin costs in Valorant, before deciding to make a purchase.

Valorant is an online multiplayer tactical first-person shooter game that has been developed and published by Riot Games. Since its release in June 2020, the game has quickly gained popularity with a sizable userbase.

The Vandal is one of the two rifles available in the game along with the Phantom which can be used by both attackers and defenders. Though in-game cosmetic items like weapon skins do not provide players with any sort of gameplay advantage, it does improve the overall aesthetics by upgrading the visual and auditory aspects.

One of the most sought after items in Valorant is a good Vandal skin, which does have its own appeal, often providing players with psychological comfort that results in a better performance.

Read on to find out more about Vandal skins and how much one actually costs, factors that affect the price of a particular cosmetic item, different tiers of Vandal skins, and more.

How much is a Vandal skin in Valorant: Everything you need to know before making a purchase

First and foremost, let's get this out of the way, Vandal skins will not improve a player's aim or performance with the weapon. Yes, it might have a psychological impact but no weapon stats or any other gameplay factor related to the weapon will change.

Factors that affect the price of Vandal skin

Coming to the factors that affect the value of a Vandal skin. Well, a few of the important ones are as follows:

  1. Rarity of the Vandal skin

    If it is part of a limited-time drop, shows up as part of the daily weapon rotation on the in-game market, or appears as part of the Night Market.

  2. Popularity of the Vandal skin

    The appearance of the weapon skin, different visual and auditory effects it is loaded with, how many variants is it available in, inspect animation, and other such aesthetic-oriented things add to the popularity of a cosmetic item.

  3. Method of acquisition

    Usually the cosmetic items that are obtained through the battlepass are cheaper than the ones bought from other places like the Night Market or through bundles.

Vandal skin with a visual upgrade

How to buy Vandal skin?

With that out of the way, those who are interested in buying a Valorant skin have to purchase it by using Valorant Points (VP) which in turn has to be purchased using real money. According to the region, there are options available within the game itself that allow players to purchase VP.

In case a Vandal skin has any upgrades, players have to use Radianite Points (RP) which can mostly be collected by completing daily missions, weekly challenges, or by simply purchasing and leveling up a battlepass.

Purchasing Valorant Points

How much does a Vandal skin cost?

Vandal skins do not have a fixed price, they vary according to the factors mentioned above. On top of that, there are various methods to purchase a particular Vandal skin for cheaper than its original price, either through the daily market offers or via the Night Market.

The cost of a Vandal skin can range from as low as 875 VP (~ $7 USD or ₹570 INR) to as high as 4,375 VP (~ $35 or ₹2860 INR) or even more in some special cases.

  • Exclusive Vandal Skins - 2175 VP to 2675 VP

  • Premium Vandal Skins - 1775 VP

  • Deluxe Vandal Skins - 1275 VP

  • Normal Vandal Skins - 875 VP

Apart from these, there are some battlepass Vandal skins that cannot be bought individually and are part of the seasonal feature, players can earn these by grinding out the levels during each act.

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In conclusion, the cost of any Vandal skin in Valorant can vary greatly depending on several factors. The most common way to obtain them is by purchasing them from the in-game store by using Valorant Points.

Hope this was helpful and you are able to obtain your favorite Vandal skin from the game sooner rather than later.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.

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