How to Get the Riot Gun Buddy in Valorant

Don't go full Gollum over this one.

The Riot Gun Buddy is a somewhat rare weapon charm that you can sport on your Valorant weapon if you’re lucky enough to get it. Riot Gun Buddy has a special meaning, and Prima Games will tell you everything you need to know about Riot Gun Buddy and how to get it in Valorant.

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How to Unlock the Riot Gun Buddy in Valorant

Unfortunately, you can’t just get the Riot Gun Buddy whenever you want. You will need the stars to align, and we’ll tell you all the steps. Here’s an image of this weapon charm:

Image via Riot Games

For you to get the Riot Gun Buddy in Valorant, you first need to be in a match with a Valorant employee (Riot employee, to be exact). Then, you need to show good sportsmanship within the match, keep up the good spirits in your team, and to be positive overall. It’s a game, after all, shouldn’t be that difficult, right? RIGHT?!

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Naturally, a piece of advice that we can share (which many have repeated on this matter) is not to beg a Riot Employee for the Riot Gun Buddy. They do not have an infinite amount of them to share.

No, you shouldn’t ask customer support to assign you one. That’s not happening either.

And no, you shouldn’t take up offers to buy a Riot Gun Buddy. That’s sus. Riot Employee will not sell it to you, so everyone trying to present a Riot Employee and claiming that they can sell you a Riot Gun Buddy is a fraud, most likely.

Here are some official sources you can consult for this matter:

Official Valorant Tweet on the matter of Riot Gun Buddy

We wish you good luck in obtaining the Riot Gun Buddy charm. See you soon at Prima Games!


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Nikola L
Nikola has been a Staff Writer at Prima Games since May 2022. He has been gaming since being able to hold an Amiga 500 joystick on his own, back in the early 90s (when gaming was really good!). Nikola has helped organize dozens of gaming events and tournaments and has been professionally attached to gaming since 2009.