Valorant Knife Tier List [3000+ Hours Experience]

There are various knife skins in Valorant & we have ranked them all in our Valorant Knife Tier list, so read the list & learn more.

Valorant allows the players to customize various gear to their liking. Players can get multiple skins for their knives to make their weapons look more appealing, in addition to experiencing animations exclusive to specific knives.

Tier List Ranking

Valorant Knife Tier List Ranking Table 
Tiers Knife Skins 
S-Tier Nebula, Oni, Glitchpop, Reaver, Elderflame Knife, Tethered Realms, RGX 11z Pro Blade, Broken Blade of the Ruined King, Sovereign Sword, Catrina, Lunar Knife, and Gaia’s Wrath
A-Tier Waveform, Imperium, Celestial Fan, Radiant Crisis 001, Prime 2.0 Karambit, Glitchpop Axe, Ion energy, Spline Dagger, Ruin Knife, Valorant Go Volume 1, Hack, Titanmail Mace, Magepunk, Personal Administrative Melee Unit, and Relic of the Sentinel
B-Tier  Magepunk Electroblade, Gravitational Uranium Neuroblaster, Outpost, Yoru’s Stylish Butterfly Comb, Butterfly Knife, Blastx polymer knifetech, Ego, K-TAC, Artisan Foil, Singularity, Xenohunter, Neptune Anchor, Velocity Karambit, and Snowfall Wand
C-Tier Kingdom, Prime, Prism, Hivemind, Forsaken Ritual Blade, Songsteel, Prism III, Winterland Candy Cane, Strike, Smite, SYS Melee, and Hu Else
D-Tier  Luxe Knife

S-Tier Knives

Valorant Knife skins

In my opinion, these are the best Knife skins available in Valorant. They are sure to catch your eye with their alluring textures. Though some are very expensive, players would want a few of them in their inventory.

2023 Update – Lunar Knife

  • Cost: 2550 VP
  • Description: If you are a fan of dark colors, then the lunar knife would be a cool addition to your collection of knives as it comes with a dark purplish blue blade with a bright golden handle. The knife is currently one of the most expensive knives in the game and can be bought with the Luna skin bundle or individually.
knife Cost (VP) How It looks?
Elderflame Knife 4950 Complements elder skin weapons; excellent for variety in aesthetics.
Reaver 3550 Dark aesthetic knife skin, ideal for fans of darker themes.
Glitchpop 4350 Bright and poppy with pink, yellow, blue, and purple on a black texture, giving it an attractive cute look.
Oni 3550 Perfect for fans of Japanese aesthetics, offering a traditional design.
Nebula 3550 Astronomical-themed knife for a cosmic look.
Catrina 2550 Floral design with a purple and green color scheme.
Sovereign Sword 3550 Sleek blade with a subtly designed hilt for a clean look.
Broken Blade of the Ruined King 4350 Remarkably designed to grab attention with its unique appearance.
RGX 11z Pro Blade 4350 Available in various colors, offering a stylish choice for players.
Tethered Realms 3550 Unique dual-blade skin allowing players to equip two blades at once.
Gaia’s Wrath 3550 Features a crystal-like blade and a hilt resembling a white tree trunk for a natural aesthetic.
  • Appealing  Textures
  • Breathtaking animations
  • Innovative last-kill animation
  • Creative Knife inspect
  • Four different variants for each knife
  • Very expensive
  • Rare market rotation

A-Tier Knives

Celestial Fan

While not as creative as the knives in S-Tier, These knife skins are aesthetically pleasing to look at during combat, and it’s worth spending your Valorant points on a few of them. I recommend players to grab these knives if they hit your Valorant store.

knife Cost (VP) How It looks?
Prime 2.0 Karambit 3550 Unique design with an appealing spinning animation.
Radiant Crisis 001 2550 Resembles a baseball bat, designed to deliver a heavy impact.
Celestial Fan 3550 Opens like a fan for striking, combining uniqueness with impact.
Imperium 2550 Intimidating dragon-themed knife with a fierce blade.
Waveform 5350 Unique cyber aesthetics knife, available in various colors, despite its high price.
Valorant Go Volume 1 3550 Sharp, kunai-like design with a triangular edge, resembling ninja weaponry.
Ruin Knife Act Three, Episode 1 Battlepass Classy and luxurious with a black and gold design.
Spline Dagger 3550 Alien-like appearance with a pointy blade and a hilt that wraps around it.
Ion energy 3550 Cybernetic design with a long, slim pointed blade and a thick hilt.
Glitchpop Axe 4350 Combines various colors for an alluring look, adhering to the Glitchpop theme.
Relic of the Sentinel 4350 Ancient-themed design, evoking a sense of history and power.
Magepunk 3550 Cybernetic triangular blade design that captures attention.
Personal Administrative Melee Unit 4950 Classic design with a thick, jagged black blade, appealing in its simplicity.
Titanmail Mace 2550 Intimidating appearance with two ragged green blades over a black build.
Hack 3550 Unique design offering both a knife and an axe in the same skin.
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Cheaper than S-tier knives
  • Good inspect animations
  • Not available easily
  • Some knives are overly priced

B-Tier Knives

Valorant Knife tier list

These Knives are not to be underestimated; Their beautiful and appealing textures are sure to improve your gaming experience, along with their cool animations. 

knife Cost (VP) How It looks?
Butterfly Knife 3550 Aesthetic brown hilt with an intimidating blade.
Yoru’s Stylish Butterfly Comb 3550 Stylish, colorful hilt with a uniquely designed blade.
Outpost Act One, Episode 2 Battlepass Unique triangular point blade with a vial of liquid.
Gravitational Uranium Neuroblaster 3550 Technologically themed knife with an alluring design.
Magepunk Electroblade 4350 Mechanical look with ragged edges and a brown and golden hilt.
Singularity 4950 Crystalized blade and hilt with a contrasting color scheme.
K-TAC Act one, Episode 3 Battlepass Straight, slim design for cleaner combat animations.
Artisan Foil Act two, Episode 3 Battlepass Medieval aesthetic for a knightly feel.
Ego 3550 Subtle design with a jagged edge and pointy tip.
Blastx polymer knifetech 4350 Child-like toy appearance with a colorful hilt and rounded blade tip.
Snowfall Wand 2550 Cute design with a round blade and striped rod.
Velocity Karambit Act one, Episode 4 Battlepass Simple design with an appealing hilt.
Neptune Anchor 3550 Ocean-themed with an anchor-shaped blade and rope-covered hilt.
Xenohunter 3550 Subtle and classy with a black blade and handle.
  • Easily available in market rotations
  • Cheaper than S and A-tier
  • Some knives have good animations
  • Lacking animations
  • Less number of Variants

C-Tier Knives

Valorant Knife skins tier list

These Valorant Knife skins in our Tier list do not stand out compared to the ones I listed above and some players may like them depending on their design and aesthetics. 

knife Cost (VP) How It looks?
Forsaken Ritual Blade 3550 Attractive design but dull color scheme.
Hivemind Act 2, Episode 1 Battlepass Dark-themed and intimidating blade but lacks standout design.
Prism 2550 Excellent blade design and color scheme but uncreative hilt.
Prime 3550 Subtle axe appearance with a colorful blade and hilt.
Kingdom Act one, episode 1 battlepass Simple design with a plain hilt and jagged blade.
Smite 1750 Thunderous appearance, offering an intimidating look.
Strike Act two, Episode 4 Battlepass Alluring mixed color scheme but doesn’t stand out in design.
Winterland Candy Cane 2550 Candy cane weapon, unique but not particularly menacing.
Prism III Act two, episode 2 battlepass Similar to Prism Knife but with a classic color scheme and subtle design.
Songsteel Act three, Episode 2 battlepass Lacks distinctiveness with a half-cut curved blade.
Hu Else 3550 Offers a Chinese aesthetic but not as compelling as other designs.
SYS Melee Act three, Episode 4 Battlepass Cyber axe look, simple yet appealing with a black blade.
  • Really cheap
  • Most of them are available in battle passes
  • Battlepass knives are rare
  • No animations at all
  • Rarely bought by players
  • Lacking variants
  • Some are expensive for what they offer


Luxe Knife  1750 VP  The Luxe knife is good for cosmetic purposes, but it definitely doesn’t help much in battles. The blade has a minimal profile with a medieval feel. With the Cadillac red highlights, you can get the Luxe knife in different variations like Vandal, Ghost, Judge, etc. 

Valorant Knife Tier List Criteria

I have invested a lot of time in composing this Valorant Knife Tier list. Thorough research was done to check out the animations and designs of various knife skins. The Player’s preference for various Knife designs was also taken into consideration for the tier list.

Though these knife skins’ design preferences are mostly subjective, I ranked various knives according to their aesthetic quality and how appealing their animation looks. 

Why Trust Us?

Our Team at Exputer strives to create the most unbiased and up-to-date tier lists for various games. Our tier lists are created after thorough research and experience. Players’ preferences along multiple forums are also taken into consideration to provide you with quality tier lists.

While you are at, make sure to read out our Valorant Review by Moiz Banoori.

Update October 14: Luxe has now been added to D-Tier.

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