Valorant Episode 5 Act 3: release date, Harbor’s abilities, battle pass end date & 5.08 patch notes

Valorant Episode 5 Act 3: release date, Harbor’s abilities, battle pass

Valorant Episode 5 Act 3 release date

The new Valorant Episode 5 Act 3 Battle Pass release date is October 18, and the update start time for maintenance and downtime is 18:00 PDT and 21:00 EST.

As for the European servers, downtime is also scheduled for 18:00 PDT, which translates to 02:00 BST on October 19. All of these times are courtesy of the status website that you can check for Asia, Brazil, and other servers.

Valorant Episode 5 Act 3 Harbor’s abilities

Cove (Q)

Equip a sphere of shielding water. Fire to throw. Alt Fire to underhand throw. Upon impacting the ground, spawn a water shield that blocks bullets.

Cascade (C)

Equip a wave of water. Fire sends the wave rolling forward and through walls. Re-use to stop the wave from moving further. Players hit are Slowed.

Reckoning (X)

Equip the full power of your Artifact. Fire to summon a geyser pool on the ground. Successive geyser strikes target enemy players in the area. Players caught within a strike are Concussed.

High Tide (E)

Equip a wall of water. Fire sends the water forward along the ground. Hold FIRE to guide the water in the direction of your crosshair, passing through the world, and spawning a wall along the water’s path. Alt-Fire while bending to stop the water early. Players hit are Slowed.

By completing the Harbor Contract Challenges, in addition to unlocking it, you’ll also gain access to:

  • 2 player cards
  • 2 player titles
  • 3 sprays
  • 1 gun buddy
  • 1 skin for the Sheriff

Valorant Episode 5 Act 3 battle pass

Here are some highlights of Act 3’s free and premium battle pass versions:

Premium battle pass: 

  • Starlit Odyssey skinline for the Vandal (with all its variants!)
  • Breach’s Approval spray
  • Grand Designs player card
  • Iridian Thorn skinline for the Operator
  • Rune Stone skinline for the Odin
  • Shell Song gun buddy
  • Iridian Thorn skinline

Free battle pass: 

  • Simple Instructions spray
  • Can’t Break Me gun buddy
  • Unearthed: The Mask player card
  • Astral Conduit player card
  • Corbin’s Light gun buddy
  • Starlit Odyssey skinline for the Ghost (with all its variants!)
  • ¡VAMOS! player title

Valorant Episode 5 Act 3 Battle Pass End Date

Each Valorant battle pass runs for about two months, and as per the previous patterns, the Episode 5 Act 3 battle pass is expected to end around 28th November.


Below are the update 5.08 PBE patch notes of fixes for Valorant Episode 5 Act 3:

  • Fixed an issue where friendly versions of area-damage abilities could overwrite enemy versions of those abilities to deal less damage
  • Fixed an issue where Astra’s Nova Pulse hit Reyna while dismissed and Yoru while in Dimensional Drift.
  • Fixed an issue where Sova’s Hunter’s Fury destroyed Cypher’s Trapwire when fired near the Trapwire but not actually hitting it.
  • Fixed an issue where Skye and Sage could consume their heals on a downed KAY/0, even though he cannot be healed while downed. Now he can not be targeted by these Agents’ heals.

Valorant wiki :

Developer(s)Riot Games
Publisher(s)Riot Games
  • David Nottingham
  • Joe Ziegler
  • Anna Donlon
  • John Goscicki
  • Trevor Romleski
  • Salvatore Garozzo
  • Paul Chamberlain
  • Dave Heironymus
  • David Straily
Artist(s)Moby Francke
Composer(s)Jesse Harlin
EngineUnreal Engine 4
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
ReleaseJune 2, 2020
Genre(s)First-person hero shooter