Error Codes in VALORANT

Something's gone awry in VALORANT? Not to worry. It's why we're here, after all. If you received an error code, chances are there's a number attached. Simply find your number to learn what it means. Some errors have an easy fix, while others may be over on our end. If any of these problems persist, you can always /submit a ticket below. Also, be sure to keep an eye on our Discord and Support Site banners for any emergent issues.

Code # Meaning Solution

0

Connection Error Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

1

Connection Error Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

4

Your display name is invalid. Something's up with your Riot ID. You can change it here.

5

Account was logged into elsewhere. You should log out from all devices.

7

Couldn't connect to session service. You might have a suspension on your account. Please check your email for more information. It could also be a platform issue. Be sure to check the VALORANT Discord or Support Site banner for more information.

8 - 21

Problems with the Riot Client. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

29

This is a network issue. Please make sure your firewall allows VALORANT through. Further details can be found here.

31

Failed to get player name information. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

33

The Riot Client process was closed. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

38

Connection Error Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

39

Unavailable Server The server may be down for scheduled or emergency maintenance. Please try to log in again later.

43

A system has timed out. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

44

Vanguard not initialized. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard, then restart VALORANT.

45

Vanguard Reboot required. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard, then restart VALORANT.

46

Platform downtime. This is planned downtime allotted for the engineers to work on our systems. Please try to log in again later.

49

Chat did not initialize. There seems to be an issue with Chat. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

50

Voice did not initialize. There seems to be an issue with Chat. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

51

Problem creating a party. There seems to be an issue with the Party System. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client

52

Problem fetching skill information for players. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

53

Problem with Riot Client chat. There seems to be an issue with Chat. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

54

Content service failure. VALORANT was unable to retrieve your content. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

55

ApplicationRepairManagerInitFailure Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

56

LegalInfoInitFailure Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

57

PlayerAffinityInitFailure Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

58

RSOValidationFailure Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

59

LoginQueueFetchTokenFailure There seems to be an issue with the login queue. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client and check for any Support Site banners.

60

PatchInitFailure Something went wrong during the startup process. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

61

You have been banned from playing VALORANT Please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page if you see this error.

62

NoGamepodsToPingFailure Something seems to be amiss with your network. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

63

ManagerDeleted Something went wrong during the startup process. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

64

SessionFetchFailure Something went wrong during the startup process. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

65

PatchAvailabilityInitFailure Something went wrong during the startup process. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

66

ContentIndexInitFailure Something went wrong during the startup process. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.

67

ChatFriendMetadataInitFailure Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

68

CapEntitlementsFetchError VALORANT can't seem to fetch your owned content. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

69

CapWalletsFetchError VALORANT can't seem to fetch your owned content. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

70

StoreOffersFetchError VALORANT can't seem to fetch your owned content. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. If the problem persists, please check the Support Site banners. If there are no issues with the Client, /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

-81

Service Start Failed Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

128

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

138

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Looks like you’re running VALORANT/Riot Vanguard from a virtual machine. Since this isn’t allowed, you’ll have to install both on a regular instance of Windows instead of a virtual one.

152

HWID ban This is a hardware ban which typically lasts 4 months. Please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page if you have further questions.

VAN Error Codes

Code # Meaning Solution

VAN -1

Uninstall failure Reinstall Riot Vanguard. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

VAN 0

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

VAN 1

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

VAN 6

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart VALORANT and the Riot Client.

VAN -81

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

VAN -102

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

VAN -104

Connection Error Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

VAN 128

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Go ahead and restart your PC and the Riot Client. If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard and VALORANT, then do a fresh reinstallation of both. If the problem persists, please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page.

VAN 138

VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect Looks like you’re running VALORANT/Riot Vanguard from a virtual machine. Since this isn’t allowed, you’ll have to install both on a regular instance of Windows instead of a virtual one.

VAN 152

HWID Ban This is a hardware ban which typically lasts 4 months. Please /submit a ticket at the bottom of this page if you have further questions.
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