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Apex Legends: All leaked legends and their abilities

Published: 7/Aug/2020 12:52

by Calum Patterson

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With Apex Legends Season 6 now confirmed, we know Rampart is joining next. With a new Legend due for each season, here’s every leaked legend we know about, and their abilities.

So far, all the leaked abilities have been pretty accurate once the characters actually arrived in-game, so we can rely on these leaks with a fair degree of certainty.

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Respawn did pull a fast one on everyone when they initially announced Forge, not Revenant, for Season 4. This turned out to be a ploy to trick the data miners, and Revenant was, of course, the new Legend added in the end.

It’s important to remember that things can still change throughout the development process. Some of these legends may change dramatically or could be scrapped entirely.

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Rampart was leaked to be the Season 6 Legend, and those leaks were proven accurate. However, specific abilities for the character changed, meaning the same might be true for other Legends on this list.

Nomad

Nomad could be next in line, as he is a rather complete legend in the game files. However, very little is known about the lore behind this character. This image may or may not be how he will look, as we can only speculate for now.

Nomad’s abilities:

  • Passive: Packmule – “Nomad and his teammates have additional backpack space.”
  • Tactical: Loot Compass – “Follow the loot compass to the nearest item.”
  • Ultimate: Crafting Table – “Place a crafting table down. Scrap salvageable material and purchase items.”

Check out everything we know about Nomad here.

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Immortal

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Immortal appears to be a very Titanfall-inspired legend, with a pilot-like suit of armor in the leaked image. He’s described as a shield support legend by data miner That1MiningGuy, similar to how Lifeline is a support legend now.

Immortal’s abilities:

  • Passive: Hard to Kill – When you get downed you can revive yourself.
  • Tactical: Shield Charger / Teardown – Unleash a cloud of Nanites to charge your team’s shields OR Hit a target with a cloud of nanites to kill their shields for a short period of time.
  • Ultimate: Rise of the Pheonix – Restores your health and shields to full and gives nearby teammates 30 seconds of self-revive. Takes 8 seconds to charge.

Check out everything we know about Immortal here.

Blisk

Blisk is another character that is apparently very much inspired by Titanfall. In fact, he’s technically already featured in Apex Legends too, as the older man you see in the cinematic trailer. In Titanfall, Blisk is a South African mercenary and leader of the Apex Predators, a group of rogue pilots.

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There are even rumors that Blisk could have been teased by Respawn themselves.

Blisk’s abilities:

  • Passive: Interrogation – “Executing an enemy will reveal the location of their allies for 10 seconds.”
  • Tactical: Throwing Knife – “Deals 20 damage and marks the target. Killing a marked target rewards double credits.”
  • Ultimate: Payday – “Squad kills award credits. Spend credits on powerful supplies.”

Check out everything we know about Blisk here.

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Jericho

Like Rampart, very little is known about the lore of Jericho, but the character’s script suggests he will be a bigger model, perhaps like Caustic or Gibraltar, and is described as ‘The Frontline.’

Jericho’s abilities:

  • Passive: Ballistic Shield Protection – “Your Ballistic Shield protects your back when you are not actively using it.”
  • Ability one (potential Tactical): Ballistic Shield – “A full-body shield that protects your from incoming fire.”
  • Ability two (potential Ultimate): Shield-Breaker Javelins – “Throw two electrically charged javelins that burn through enemy body shields.”

Check out everything we know about Jericho here.

Skunner

We’re now getting down to characters whom we know very little about, outside of their abilities. There is some confusion over whether this image is ‘Skunner’ or ‘Prophet’ (who we’ll get to later).

We do, however, have a nickname for Skunner: ‘Crafty Trapper’. Similar to Season 2’s Wattson, it looks like this would be another legend with a focus on traps – especially as you could dodge some of the negative effects.

Skunner’s abilities:

  • Passive: Light Step: You are not slowed by debris traps and do not leave traversal evidence for trackers.
  • Tactical: Debris Trap: Drop a pile of debris that slows and damages enemies when they move through it.
  • Ultimate: Schiltrom Barrier Grenade: Instantly create a spiked barrier made from rapid hardening resin.

Check out everything we know about Skunner here.

Husaria

Husaria is another mystery of the leaked legends, but his nickname is ‘the Hard Breacher’, and his abilities explain it. He is clearly designed to be a very aggressive legend, with a number of close-quarters abilities.

Husaria’s abilities:

  • Passive: Shotgun Kick: You have a shotgun on your leg that fires when you melee doors or enemies. Requires shotgun ammo. Using your abilities grants you a brief speed boost.
  • Tactical: Flashbang – Throw a grenade that briefly blinds and deafens opponents
  • Ultimate: Concussive breaching charge – Plant a breaching charge that fires a sonic wave through walls to destroy traps, force open doors and disorient enemies.

Prophet / Seer

There’s some confusion about whether this is actually the image for Prophet, or if it is, in fact, the image for Skunner (see above). What we know for sure, is Prophet’s, or ‘Seer’s, abilities.

Prophet / Seer’s abilities:

  • Passive: Sniper Training – Increased accuracy while ADS and starts game with a scope
  • Tactical: Spotter Sight – Scans the environment for enemies and gathers information on targets found
  • Ultimate: Triple Tap – Equips a silenced sniper rifle with three shots

Downfall

Downfall is described as a ‘Populist Pyromaniac’, and is another character believed to be deep in development, likely to change drastically before being released – if released at all. We do have his tentative abilities though.

Downfall’s abilities:

  • PassiveFire Walker – You automatically extinguish fire by walking through it. Burning teammates will be extinguished when they move close to you.
  • Tactical: Fire Sale – Drop a box of four molotovs anyone in your squad can pick up and throw.
  • Ultimate: Reign of Fire – Fire a rocket-propelled fire bomb.

Valk

Valk is described as the ‘Soaring Aviator’. The dev sheet of leaked legends gave us our first glimpse at the character, but as you can see, it’s difficult to make out much. Valk’s leaked abilities are as follows.

Valk’s abilities

  • Passive: VTOL Jets – Hold jump to initiate VTOL Jets.
  • Tactical: Cluster Missile – Fire a rocket that explodes multiple times.
  • Ultimate: Skyward – Press once to prepare for launch. Teammates can interact with Valk to join the launch. Press again to launch into the air and skydive.

Reckoner

Reckoner is one of the latest leaked legends found in the game files. Described as a ‘Self-Sacrificing Romantic’, Reckoner is in the very early stages of development, so don’t expect them to be added any time soon.

Reckoner’s abilities

  • Passive: Shield Blast — “Upon breaking shields will emit an explosion, damaging nearby enemies.”
  • Tactical: Shield Stealer — “Fire an energy beam that drains enemy shields and charges your own.”
  • Ultimate: Gravity Orb — “Throw a slow moving gravity orb that bends the trajectory of nearby attacks.”

Conduit

Shrugtal - TwitterThere are no images of Conduit currently available.

Discovered along with Forge is another Legend, code-named Conduit, who the game files indicate will be an “Overshield Conductor,” perhaps suggesting that Conduit will be a support character rather than one that offers a clear offensive or defensive purpose.

Conduit’s abilities

  • Tactical Arc Flash: Deals damage to Conduit’s shields to give targeted allies an overshield.
  • Passive Capacitance: Conduit’s base health is 50 health and 50 shield, instead of 100 health. Conduit gradually regenerates shield over time.
  • Ultimate Short Circuit: Conduit channels their shields into a giant arc ball that flies across the battlefield, stealing shields from enemies.

That’s all the leaked legends we know about so far in Apex Legends. Most of these characters are unconfirmed and could change drastically before they are released.

Last updated August 7 2020, 7:52 AM (EST).

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How to use Apex Legends Gravity Lifts: Locations, keycard, challenges

Published: 14/Oct/2020 11:08

by Matt Porter

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With Horizon officially confirmed as the next character coming to Apex Legends, players can use the new Gravity Lifts to boost themselves into the air and rotate around the map. Here’s everything you need to know about the machines, including every location and how to activate them.

Respawn Entertainment added a monitor to the Firing Range on October 13, which started to play videos featuring Dr. Mary Somers, who will become the Apex Games’ ninth Legend under her alter-ego Horizon, likely when Season 7 launches.

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Before she starts competing though, Horizon has some special experiments she needs you to complete. By finishing these challenges, you can use the new Gravity Lifts that have been installed in both Kings Canyon and World’s Edge, which shoot you up into the sky and give you a new rotation option when in the heat of the battle.

You will need Horizon’s activation keycard to access these machines though, so make sure you complete the challenges provided by Apex Legends‘ newest character before you head to their locations.

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How to activate Horizon’s Gravity Lifts

Before you actually use the Gravity Lifts, you’ll need to grab the keycard to make them work.

First, you’ll need to head to the Firing Range and interact with the monitor, which will then play a special message from Horizon. Leave Firing Range, and you’ll receive a notification that three new challenges have been unlocked, which you need to complete as the next step in the process.

Thankfully, these challenges aren’t too difficult so you should be able to tick them off in a couple of games, as you just need to deal with damage in mid-air, get knockdowns, and outlive opponents. The three challenges are:

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  • Deal 10 damage while mid-air
  • Get 10 knockdowns
  • Outlive 120 opponents

Once you’ve finished these, head back to Firing Range, and you should now be able to open the Supply Bin that sits beside the monitor. Inside, you’ll find the keycard you need to boot up the Gravity Lifts.

Horizon's monitor in Apex Legends' Firing Range.
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The Supply Bin sits to the right of the monitor.

Apex Legends Gravity Lift locations

Now that you have your keycard, it’s time to use it to activate the Gravity Lifts. There are two of these machines on each map, so no matter if you’re playing on World’s Edge or Kings Canyon, you’ll be able to make use of the devices.

Both of the Gravity Lifts can be found in the north of World’s Edge, with one sitting in Skyhook, and the other found inside Refinery. When you reach them, you simply interact with the machine and a blue beam of light will shoot out of the pad on the floor, that will rocket you into the sky.

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Map showing Gravity Lift locations on World's Edge.
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Both of the lifts can be found in the north of World’s Edge.

The Gravity Lifts are on opposite sides of Kings Canyon, with one located at Airbase on the west, with another sitting in the east, just outside Repulsor.

Map showing Gravity Lift locations on Kings Canyon.
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The Gravity Lifts are on opposite sides of the map.

The Gravity Lifts are an extremely handy rotation tool, allowing you to exit an area if the circle is closing, or giving you an escape route if you’re under attack.

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They won’t remain active for long after use, so other teams likely won’t be able to follow in your beam. The machines also have a cooldown which should give you time to get away.