Apex Legends Unshackled event: Skins, Flashpoint LTM, & new rewards

Alex Garton
Unshackled event Apex Legends

The Unshackled thematic event has finally arrived in Apex Legends and it’s bringing a range of fresh cosmetics, rewards, and the return of the Flashpoint LTM.

Apex Legends Season 12 certainly didn’t disappoint with the Rebel Warlord Mad Maggie and the Olympus map overhaul giving the community plenty of content to get stuck into.

Now the Warriors Collection event has come to a close, there’s one more update to tick off the Defiance roadmap, and that’s the Unshackled thematic event.

Well, after weeks of silence, Respawn finally unveiled a trailer for the event that’s set to go live today, and it includes an incredible set of new cosmetics, unique rewards to earn, and even the return of the Flashpoint LTM.


Apex Legends unshackled event
The Unshackled Event kicks off in Apex Legends on April 19.

What time is the Unshackled Event in Apex Legends?

The Unshackled event starts in Apex Legends on April 19 at 6 pm BST /10 am PT/ 13:00 ET. This makes sense as Respawn’s weekly store reset and updates usually take place at this time.

Apex Legends Unshackled start date

The Unshackled event will run from April 19 to May 3. During this time, players will be able to complete two separate rewards trackers, each offering collectible items.

Keep in mind, once the event is over they will no longer be available, so make sure you’re playing games throughout both weeks.

Apex Legends Unshackled skins & packs

Unshackled will introduce 40 new collectibles to Apex Legends including a range of Legendary & Epic tier skins. These will be available in the new Unshackled packs that guarantee you one non-duplicate Thematic Event item.

You can check the full set of skins in the Unshackled trailer below:

It’s worth noting the Unshackled cosmetics will be featured in the standard pack pool and will be available to create with crafting metals at a higher price.

Not only that, if you’d prefer to purchase Unshackled cosmetics with Apex Coins, a number of the skins will be available to unlock in the store.

Unshackled store Apex Legends
Here’s the Unshackled store in Apex Legends.

As shown above, there will be two separate storefronts over the course of the event, so if you’re looking for a specific skin, it might be worth waiting for it to become available.

Apex Legends Unshackled Flashpoint LTM

Flashpoint LTM Apex Legends
The Flashpoint LTM is returning in Apex Legends.

Although the majority of thematic events only include cosmetics and no in-game content, Unshackled will be slightly different. On top of the new skins, the Flashpoint game mode will be returning, but this time on Olympus.

Completely replacing healing items, players will need to head to the huge blue domes called Flashpoints scattered across the map to regenerate health and shields.

This adds a new dynamic to the match and it’s worth remembering, that the final circle will always end on a Flashpoint, so be prepared.

Apex Legends Unshackled prize trackers

Similar to the Dark Depths thematic event, Unshackled will have multiple prize trackers that last for one week each during the 14-day event.

That way, players will be consistently earning new rewards and will always have a reason to dive down into the Outlands.

You check out each of the trackers below and the rewards on offer:

Apex Legends Prize trackers
Unshackled prize trackers.

Make sure you’re prepared for the event to kick off so you can start earning rewards straight away.

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