Best keyboard settings for Valorant

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Aside from your aim, your keyboard settings also play a crucial role in your success in Valorant. In this article, we’ll discuss what the best keyboard settings for Valorant are and how you can change them to fit your play style. Where else would we look for inspiration on the best settings but the professionals?

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular Valorant players and their keybinds to get an idea of how they play and succeed in the game:

Shroud

Ability 1 C
Ability 2 Q
Ability 3 E
Ultimate Ability X

Many consider Shroud as the best in competitive shooter games. He is a retired Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) professional and now plays Valorant for the Sentinels.

TenZ

Jump Spacebar + Wheel Down
Crouch Left CTRL
Use Object E
Ability 1 MB4 (Mouse Button 4)
Ability 2 MB5
Ability 3 C
Ultimate Ability F

Another player from Sentinels made it to our list. TenZ is a prodigy when it comes to FPS games.

As you can see, TenZ uses a combination of keybinds and mouse buttons. This allows him to quickly use his abilities without having to take his hand off the mouse.

Asuna

Jump Spacebar + Wheel Down
Crouch Left CTRL
Use Object F
Ability 1 Q
Ability 2 E
Ability 3 C
Ultimate Ability X

Asuna from 100 Thieves is one of the best Valorant players in the world. He is known for his amazing aim and precision.

He has the same configuration as TenZ for jumping and crouching. As such, this merits experimentation for Valorant players since it may lead to optimal performance during gameplay.

Brax

Jump Spacebar
Crouch Left CTRL
Use Object F
Ability 1 E
Ability 2 Q
Ability 3 C
Ultimate Ability X

Brax is a former professional CS:GO player and is currently signed to T1. He is known for playing in compLexity Gaming and iBUYPOWER.

Mixwell

Jump Spacebar + Wheel Down
Crouch Left CTRL
Use Object F
Ability 1 Q
Ability 2 E
Ability 3 C
Ultimate Ability X

G2’s Mixwell is known for his shooting skills, so it’s no surprise that he has some of the best keyboard settings for Valorant. Just like TenZ and Asuna, he also set his Jump to Spacebar + Wheel Down, which may seem like a complicated keybind but it’s actually really easy to use and extremely effective.

nAts

Ability 1 C
Ability 2 MB4
Ability 3 4
Ultimate Ability X

nAts of Gambit Esports combines keybinds and mouse actions to create unique and efficient ways to play. Another interesting factor to note with nAts’ settings is that he uses the number 4 button for Ability 3, which is rare among players.

Subroza

Ability 1 MB5
Ability 2 MB4
Ability 3 MB3
Ultimate Ability C

Unlike the other players on this list, TSM’s Subroza primarily uses his mouse to cycle through his agent’s abilities. He only uses the C button to unleash the Ultimate Ability.

How To Change Valorant Keyboard Settings

These are the steps to change your keyboard settings in Valorant:

Keyboard Settings
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Click on the Settings gear icon and the Settings button.

Keyboard Settings: Actions
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Go to the Controls tab and take a look at the Actions list. Change the keyboard settings for Abilities and Movement according to your preference.

Keyboard Settings: Equipment
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You can also configure the keyboard settings for Equipment, Communication, and Interface.

Keyboard Settings: Create Profile
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If you want different settings for different Agents, make sure to save the profile accordingly.

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