Crosshairs create champions out of novices. You won’t go far in VALORANT without customizing a crosshair that suits your style.
Written By Luke Dalton Writer
Last UpdatedSeptember 6, 2023 at 04:24PM
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Nailing the best crosshair for you takes time, patience, and fine-tuning. This page is here to help cut that time down to a snap, and set you up with the perfect crosshair to seize victory from those crucial split-second high-pressure aiming moments.

Let’s make it so…

Welcome to your hub for all things VALORANT crosshairs, where we’ve collected every shred of crosshair-related content for your convenience.

Here you’ll find things like…

  • Why crosshairs are a gamechanging tactic.
  • How to design different crosshairs.
  • How to copy and import crosshairs.
  • What makes a great competitive crosshair.
  • List of pro-level VALORANT crosshair codes.
  • The most creative crosshairs in the game.

We’ve got a huge library of crosshair-related content. Want to know which is the best crosshair for spraying? No problem. How about which moving crosshairs are worth your time? Gotcha covered, agent!

Or maybe you just want a code to turn your crosshair into a circle, a diamond, a heart, or a shuriken (or a bunch of other creative shapes!).

Scroll on agent, you’ll find everything you need right here…

“Take aim, then fire, let's not complicate it.” Vincent “Chamber” Fabron

VALORANT crosshairs 101

You can’t master VALORANT without the right crosshair – one that helps you lock targets in your sights and land strings of glorious headshots.

You’ll never get that with the default crosshair. But amid all the adrenaline and thrills of VALORANT, it’s all too easy to overlook the crosshair’s impact on your frag rate – even daily players can become snared in the trap of rarely switching theirs.

Watch the pros though, you’ll spot how often they change their crosshair, even slightly.

Small adjustments may seem trivial, but they’re the most important of all. The best crosshair should have strong visibility on any map.

The right crosshair is as much a part of your team as the other 4 agents. A crosshair you’re comfortable with will dramatically improve your aim and your game.

You want a faster aim and better accuracy? A new crosshair could give you both. Drop that default and take your first step from casual player to VALORANT champion-in-the-making.

Designing your crosshair

The wrong crosshair choice can be the difference between a hit and a miss.

VALORANT lets you customize your crosshair in a lot of ways. The best way to familiarize with them is to experiment, but here’s a quick lowdown of the main options you’ve got…

VALORANT crosshair settings menu
Crosshair color
Choose from eight colors, or set your own custom color using a hex code. Bright colors with high contrast are best.

Turn on or off the black outer edges that highlight your crosshair, and change their opacity and thickness. Helps with crosshair visibility.

Center dot
Turn on or off a dot in the middle of your crosshair, and adjust its opacity and thickness. Best for players using larger crosshairs.

Override firing error offset with crosshair offset
Fades the top half of your crosshair when your spray is off-target while firing an automatic weapon. Best for novices learning the ropes.

Inner lines
Customize the inside of your crosshair, adjusting line opacity, thickness, length, and position (offset). Most pro players use these instead of outer lines.

Outer lines
Customize the outside of your crosshair, with the same options as inner lines. Not often used by experienced players.

Movement error
Causes your crosshair to expand as you move, getting wider as you walk, run, and widest when you jump. Only used by novices who need the visual reminder that moving reduces accuracy.

Firing error
Enlarges your crosshair while you’re firing to show recoil effect on your aim. Helpful for novices, rarely used by pros.

Show spectated player’s crosshair
Lets you look at a teammate’s crosshair and copy their crosshair settings.

Advanced options
Allows you to adjust crosshair settings when aiming down the sights and for sniper scopes.

Crosshair profile
Where you import and export crosshair codes, edit your profile name, or duplicate profile.

How to copy crosshairs

Copying VALORANT crosshairs is dead easy:

  1. Spectate the players on your team while mid-game.
  2. Find someone whose crosshair you want to copy.
  3. Open the chat and type /crosshair copy or /cc.
  4. Open the Settings menu, then click Crosshair.
  5. The crosshair you copied will be saved as a new profile ready to use or edit.

Check out our more detailed crosshair guide if you need.

How to import crosshairs

How do you import a crosshair code to quickly recreate someone else’s a killer crosshair?

Easy, just copy/paste the code into your settings menu. Here’s how…

  1. Copy the crosshair code.
  2. Open VALORANT’s Settings menu, then the Crosshair tab.
  3. Click the Import Profile Code button (in the Crosshair Profile section).
  4. Paste the crosshair code into the text box.
  5. Click Import.
  6. (optional) Click Edit Profile Name and rename your new crosshair.

Make sure you choose the right crosshair for you. If a crosshair obscures your target or just doesn’t feel right, don’t be afraid to tweak it until it works.

You can only have 15 crosshair profiles saved at any one time, so prune any duds that you’re not using and keep your crosshair options sharp.

VALORANT crosshair code import settings

What makes a top crosshair?

You can make pretty much any kind of crosshair you want, but the best crosshairs in VALORANT always have a few similarities.

Follow these guidelines and you’ll have a top crosshair of your own:

  • Choose bright colors that contrast with most backgrounds, like green, red, or cyan.
  • Use even values to help with crosshair accuracy.
  • Turn the movement error setting off to minimize distraction.
  • Create a crosshair that doesn’t fully obscure enemy agents.

Of course, the best crosshair is always going to be the one that suits you best and that you can comfortably aim with, but these guidelines will serve you well.

Be flexible, too – a fan-favorite cyan crosshair will stand out on most maps, but it’ll blend right in on a map like Icebox with all that ice and snow kicking around.

For all the best crosshairs in VALORANT, check out our library of crosshair codes from VALORANT’s elite.

Most creative VALORANT crosshairs

We’re not promising any of these will be crowning a top 10 crosshairs list anytime soon. But they are fun. And VALORANT is a game. Which is, by definition, fun.

So for absolutely no tactical reason at all, here are some of the most creative, entertaining VALORANT crosshairs we’ve seen…

VALORANT Mario pipes crosshair

Mario pipes crosshair

Code: 0;P;c;1;t;3;o;1;0t;6;0l;20;0o;13;0a;1;0f;0;1t;9;1l;4;1o;9;1a;1;1m;0;1f;0

VALORANT Pokeball crosshair

Pokeball crosshair

Code: 0;c;1;P;c;7;o;1;d;1;m;1;0t;10;0l;5;0o;0;0a;1;0f;0;1t;6;1l;1;1o;5;1a;0;1m;0;1f;0

VALORANT Instagram crosshair

Instagram crosshair

Code: 0;P;c;6;h;0;d;1;z;1;0t;4;0l;1;0o;2;0a;1;0f;0;1t;10;1l;1;1o;5;1a;1;1m;0;1f;0

VALORANT Hashtag crosshair

Hashtag crosshair

Code: 0;P;h;0;m;1;0b;0;1t;7;1l;1;1o;1;1a;1;1m;0;1f;0

VALORANT Smiley face crosshair

Smiley face crosshair

Code: 0;P;t;2;o;1;d;1;z;3;a;0;0t;10;0l;2;0o;2;0a;1;0f;0;1b;0

VALORANT Wreath crosshair

Wreath crosshair

Code: 0;P;c;1;o;1;0t;10;0l;3;0o;0;0a;1;1l;4;1o;0;1a;1

VALORANT Flower crosshair

Flower crosshair

Code: 0;P;c;5;o;1;0t;8;0l;3;0o;2;0a;0;0f;0;1l;3;1o;3;1a;0;1m;0;1f;0

VALORANT Close window crosshair

Close window crosshair

Code: 0;P;c;7;h;0;d;1;0t;8;0l;2;0o;1;0a;1;0f;0;1t;10;1l;1;1o;2;1a;1;1m;0;1f;0

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