Best Gekko Molly Lineups On Lotus

Best Gekko Molly Lineups On Lotus
Written by: Weeii

As any seasoned Valorant player will attest, the tactical depth and versatility offered by the game's various agents can dramatically shift the tide of any match. Among these agents, Gekko, with his unique Molly ability, has emerged as a favorite for many. His dynamic playstyle, combined with the right lineups, can effectively dominate the game's strategic landscape. But, the million-credit question is - what are the best Gekko Molly lineups on Lotus to maximize your success rate?


In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the most effective and game-changing Gekko Molly lineups that the professional scene has seen in 2023. From the utility-centric to those designed purely for damage, these lineups promise to give you the edge, whether you're grinding the ladder or duking it out in high-stakes tournaments.


We will dissect each lineup in terms of its positioning, utility, timing, and its compatibility with other agents' abilities. Additionally, we will provide you with pro tips on how to best utilize Gekko's Molly and the agent in varying in-game situations and map locations, so you can outmaneuver your opponents every step of the way.

Gekko Molly Lineups 


Gekko’s Molly is unique as opposed to other abilities of a similar kind in the game. It is not for instant damage, but more for area control. Anyone staying in the molly will instantly die rewarding you with the kill. However, it doesn’t deal damage to anyone staying in it until a certain period of time passes. What you get in return is the amount of space it covers, making it perfect for timed lineups and here you will find our best collected ones yet: 

A Default


What Does It Cover: Over on A site, this lineup will cover the default planting spot. It will not go through the wooden box so be aware of which side you are planting on. 


When To Use It: Best used as a post plant scenario as you play from Rubble or towards A lobby which helps you hold flank and fight for site.


What Makes It Special: Enemies retaking will struggle to tell your position and you can always use the rotating doors to fake making it a great lineup for your next ranked match.


Simply come next to Rubble and aim at that leaf as in the picture then throw your molly. 

A Default 2


What Does It Cover: This lineup will cover the opposing side on A site. 


When To Use It: Best used in a post plant scenario where you are aiming to get enemies off the spike without your teammates revealing their position on tree or what ever on site. 


What Makes It Special: This works a double up as you can use it to bait for your teammates which ensures you a round win almost every time.




Simply come over to this corner, this time, in front of rubble and aim at the same leaf then throw your lineup. 

B Default


What Does It Cover: This insane lineup on B site will land directly on the default planting spot covering it entirely and a large portion around it.


When To Use It: Best used whenever you want to force enemies off the spike while playing further back from a safe spot on B. 


What Makes It Special: Playing this lineup will give you so much space and hold over the enemy team which in result can give you a lot of advantage. 


Simply come over to this corner, right in front of the wooden boxes on B lobby and aim at that edge. Then, jump and throw your molly. 

C Default


What Does It Cover: This lineup on C site will cover the entire default planting spot, excluding the safe spot right by the bricks on site.


When To Use It: Best used when you are set to play from hill or main while aiming to buy time for any lurks or teammates.


What Makes It Special: The fact that you can maintain a position and get enemies off spike using this lineup makes it an amazing way to enhance your chances of winning a round.


Simply come over to this spot on Sand (check minimap) and then aim at the sky just like in the picture then JUMP and throw your molly. 

C Default 2


What Does It Cover: Over to this safer lineup you will hit the second default planting spot on C site.


When To Use It: Used as a post plant scenario from C lobby.


What Makes It Special: It is just as good as the previous lineup for the same reasons. 


Come over to the cubby corner on C lobby and aim there (picture reference) then simply throw your molly. 

Pro Tips


  • Keep in mind that Gekko’s Molly works quite differently. It has a cooldown before it explodes killing anyone standing inside its radius, but it will not deal any damage until that timer has run out.

  • Players can still dodge the molly by running out of it. This is because the molly’s damage comes fast but not in one instant making it possible for some to jump out of it at the right moment. That will still deal some damage though.

  • Since your Molly takes time to activate, this could allow enemies to defuse the spike up to the half depending on the timing and usage of it. Keep that in mind going in any match and using your lineups.

  • Always remember to ask for accompanying utility from your teammates as it can be a tremendous help for your own set of plays with Gekko. Especially in post-plant scenarios.

  • Gekko’s Molly is the only piece of utility that you will be able to pick back up after using. So be precise and ensure that you only use it when you can capitalize on it.

  • In case you use your Molly to clear an angle, do not look away from it just as you throw your ability. You will have to hold the corner for a bit more to ensure that nobody is there as if you catch enemies they will come out swinging and you want to be ready for that.

  • Aside from teammate utility, you can always use Dizzy (Flash Ability) in pair with your Molly lineup. While enemies might stick to the defuse even if the molly hits them, they will definitely get off when fully flashed as they will be scared of you peeking or pushing toward them. In addition, it reveals their position which tells you if they are defusing or not.

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