The name Chamber, for those who don't main him, is a scary one and has caused many issues for players.
However, Riot has noticed this and is trying to reduce the strength he has over Valorant.
Riot Games have tried to do this before with some smaller nerfs. However, this didn't contribute much.
But, supposedly this time will be different with some pretty big changes on their way.
So, let's take a look at the nerfs coming to Chamber in Valorant and how they will affect players and the meta.
How Riot Games Responded to Chamber
Jay Watford, the lead agent designer, provided some insight into the current state of Chamber in Valorant.
The key focus seems to be 'sharpening up' his playstyle, mechanics, and general presence.
He also went on to explain what sharpening up really means.
"we’re looking at one agent who is achieving things which we don’t think is correct. They’ve gone too far and gotten too powerful, or they’re unable to achieve the thing we wanted them to achieve.”
So, it's looking like Chamber may fit into the first half of that description considering his in-game dominance.
Valorant Player's Reactions to Chamber
Chamber has always been an issue for players of the game.
Back in March 2022, fans were discussing just how broken the agent is compared to others.
So, it seems that Riot Games were a little bit late to the scene with these supposed game-changing nerfs.
The biggest issues discussed in the forum seem to come from his ult and the lack of skill that is needed for most other agents.
Many Cypher mains also discussed how obsolete he has become since Chamber's dominance in-game.