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Apex Legends voice actors for all characters

Published: 20/Feb/2021 14:58 Updated: 20/Feb/2021 16:14

by Calum Patterson


You hear their voices every day in-game, and their voicelines become synonymous with their characters, but who are the real people behind the Apex Legends roster? Here are all the Apex voice actors, and some other things you might recognize them from.

With a total of 16 characters now available, Apex Legends has exactly doubled the number of playable Legends since launch.

Each season, a new character is added, and that comes with a new voice actor. Here, we’ll be focusing on the English-speaking voice actors for each role.

There are also additional voices in the game, beyond the characters, such as the announcer, who you’ve probably heard more than anyone else.

Announcer: Zehra Fazal

Zehra Fazal voice actor
Zehra Fazal is the voice of the Apex Games.

Technically, the first actor on the list isn’t actually the voice of a Legend. But, Fazal is probably the most common voice in the game. You’ll hear her throughout the match, keeping you up to date on the movements of the ring, and announcing who the champion squad is, kill leaders and more.

Zehra also voiced the Pathfinder Town Takeover, with all those quirky lines about fighting in the ring.

Bangalore: Erica Luttrell

Bangalore voice actor Erica Luttrell
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Bangalore’s voice actor is featured in a number video games.

One of the original cast, Eric Luttrell is the voice of Bangalore in Apex Legends. She is a Canadian, and her sister Rachel is also an accomplished actor. Erica has featured in other games, including Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Twin Mirror, Star Wars: Squadrons, The Last of Us: Part II, and Fallout 76, among many others.

You may also recognize her from some on-screen roles, including HBO’s Westworld, or as Claire Rayburn in Salvation.

Bloodhound: Allegra Clark

Allegra Clark bloodhound voice actor
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Allegra Clark’s voice is heavily modulated to get the final sound for Bloodhound.

Bloodhound’s voice actor, Allegra Clark, is one of the voices which might at first be unrecognizable. There are a number of effects applied to the voice recordings to achieve the metallic, grainy sound of Bloodhound’s voice, as they speak through their mask.

Allegra Clark is also a voice actor with a number of other video game credits, including the wildly popular Genshin Impact. Other credits include Dragon Age: Inquisition, where Allegra plays Josephine Montilyet, Star Wars: Squadrons, World of Warcraft and more.

Caustic: JB Blanc

Caustic voice actor JB Blanc
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JB Blanc plays the deadly scientist Caustic.

JB Blanc is another accomplished actor with roles in many video games, movies, and TV shows. In Apex Legends, he plays Dr Nox, better known as Caustic.

Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul fans may recognize him as Dr. Barry Goodman. He’s also featured in Respawn’s other recent release, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, where he plays Prauf, friend of Cal Kestis at the opening of the game. Other game roles include Legends of Runeterra, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Mortal Kombat II, and Diablo III.

Fun fact: JB Blanc is also the voice of Blisk in Titanfall – who is also rumored to be a future Legend in Apex.

Crypto: Johnny Young

Crypto's voice actor Johnny Young
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Johnny Young plays Korean Legend Crypto.

One of the DLC Legends, Johnny Young voices Crypto, who launched with Season 3. Johnny is an avid Apex player himself and had to keep the role a secret even from his squad of teammates, before the reveal. He’s a content creator too, who streams on Twitch and has a popular YouTube channel, with almost 100,000 subscribers.

Young has had other roles in video games, including World War Z and Medal of Honor.

Fuse: Ben Prendergast

Fuse voice actor Ben Prengergast
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The new Season 8 Legend, Fuse, is voice by Australian Ben Prendergast.

For the first Australian Legend, Respawn recruited real-life Aussie Benjamin Prendergast. We spoke to Ben just before Season 8 launched, and he told us all about how he got the role, and that he’s a big Apex player too. He started to play as soon as he got the audition and hasn’t stopped since. You can also catch him streaming on Twitch.

He’s featured in a bunch of other games too, including Hades, Fallout, Star Wars Resistance, and more. He’s also worked on-screen and on-stage, in shows like Preacher and Frontier.

For more Apex Legends Season 8 tips and tricks check out our guides below:
30-30 Repeater guide | All legend buffs and nerfs | All weapon buffs and nerfs | Fuse guide | What is in the Season 8 battle pass? | Season 8 Patch notes | How to open explosive holds | Spitfire guide | R99 guide | Mastiff guide | When is Apex for Switch out?

Gibraltar: Branscombe Richmond

gibraltar voice actor Branscombe Richmond
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Richmond is a veteran actor, both on-screen and voice.

The voice of Gibraltar is none other than Branscombe Richmond. For a character like Gibraltar, a South Pacific islander, he requires a very particular voice. Richmond himself has English, Native American, Native Hawaiian, French, French Polynesian, Spanish, and Portuguese roots – an incredible array.

Unlike many of the other Apex Legends voice actors, Richmond hasn’t featured in quite as many video games. He has been in a variety of movies and TV shows, starting his career in the mid-1970s. He’s perhaps best-known for his role in The Scorpion King, and has featured in shows like The A-Team and Walker, Texas Ranger.

Horizon: Elle Newlands

Horizon's voice actor Elle Newlands
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Horizon’s voice actor, Elle Newlands, cosplayed as her own character.

The Season 7 Legend, Horizon, is voiced by Scottish actor Elle Newlands. Although born and raised in Scotland, Newlands now lives in California.

You may not have realized it was her when playing other games when she doesn’t use her own accent, but Newlands is featured in countless video games, including Doom Eternal, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Bioshock: Infinite, Skyrim, Halo 4, and Assassin’s Creed 3.

Lifeline: Mela Lee

Lifeline voice actor Mela Lee
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Mela Lee is responsible for the iconic “Mozambique here” voiceline.

From the original cast, Lifeline’s voice actor Mela Lee is to thank for some of the most iconic Apex Legends lines. Classics such as “Mozambique here” are brought to life by Lee.

Other games you may have heard Mela include Mortal Kombat 11 (as Jade), Pokemon Masters, and as Tiki in Fire Emblem and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Mela Lee has also done voice-over work for many TV shows, including Avengers Assemble.

Loba: Fryda Wolff

Loba's voice actor Fryda Wolff
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Coincidentally, Loba translates as “Wolf”

Loba was one of the most exciting new characters when she was added in Season 5, and the voice behind the classy thief is Fryda Wolff, a Las Vegas native with Mexican roots. Her mother was from Mexico, and so Fryda can also speak fluent Mexican-Spanish. In the game, Loba’s father is Portuguese.

Other games Fryda Wolff is featured in include Cyberpunk 2077 (Carol), Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Rage 2, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, Just Cause 4, and two Call of Duty games.

Fun fact: According to IMDB, Wolff is the second-cousin of Mexican director Alejandro Andrade – Loba’s surname is also Andrade.

Mirage: Roger Craig Smith

Roger Craig Smith, Mirage Voice Actor
Mirage’s voice actor, Roger Craig Smith, has voiced some of the biggest roles in gaming.

The voice of Mirage, Roger Craig Smith is a true icon of the voice acting world. Some of his notable roles include Ezio from Assassin’s Creed, Chris Redfield in Resident Evil, Captain America, and many more. His most iconic role though, is probably as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog – a role he played for over 10 years until his run ended in 2021.

Smith actually began his career in stand-up comedy, but his voice is so versatile and crisp, he’s been called upon to voice lots of roles in countless games and movies.

Octane: Nicolas Roye

Octane voice actor Nicolas Roye
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Nicolas Roye voices the first-ever post-launch Legend, Octane.

Apex Legends’ first post-launch Legend, Octane, is voiced by Nicolas Roye. Nicolas is a Jersey native but was born to Spanish and Italian parents. The majority of his acting career has been in voice work, although has had parts in TV shows like Malcolm in the Middle, Without a Trace, and CSI.

Halo fans will get to hear more of Nicolas, sounding very Octane-like, when Halo Infinte releases, as he plays the Pilot traveling with the Master Chief. Roye also voices multiple characters in Cyberpunk 2077, and other games including Marvel’s Avengers, Resident Evil: Resistance, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Horizon Zero Dawn, and the Mafia series.

Pathfinder: Chris Edgerly

Pathfinder's voice actor Chris Edgerly
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Chris Edgerly plays a robot better than anyone.

Voicing a friendly robot is no easy task, but veteran voice actor Chris Edgerly knows the trick. Like Roger Craig Smith, Edgerly has a long list of impressive voice acting credits.

One of the roles he’s most known for, outside of Apex Legends, is voicing a variety of characters on The Simpsons. In video games, Edgerly has featured in The Amazing Spider-man 2, Halo, the Kingdom Hearts series, and various voices in Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, and Mass Effect.

Rampart: Anjali Bhimani

Rampart voice actor Anjali Bhimani
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The Season 6 Legend, Rampart, is played by Anjali Bhimani.

Rampart, Apex Legends’ Season 6 Legend, is voice by Anjali Bhimani. A versatile actor, Bhimani performs stage, TV, movies, and many other games. The Indian-American has actually appeared more on-screen than in video games, but you may also recognize her as the voice of Symmetra in Overwatch.

Some of her notable TV roles include Nina Patel on Modern Family, S.W.A.T., The Sopranos, Grace and Frankie, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Law and Order: SVU.

Revenant: Darin De Paul

Revenant voice actor Darin de Pail
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Like Rampart’s voice actor, Darin is also a character in Overwatch.

Another accomplished voice actor, Revenant is voiced by Darin De Paul. Overwatch players will be familiar with his voice as Reinhardt, but, much like Bloodhound, Revenant’s voice is heavily modulated.

Other roles include Emperor Calus in Destiny 2, Jonah Jameson in Spider-man, Hulk in Avengers, and Darth Vader in Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Fun fact: Darin De Paul also voiced Forge, the Legend that was killed by Revenant, who then took Forge’s place in the Apex Games.

Wattson: Justine Huxley

Wattson voice actor Justine Huxley
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Justine does a french accent for Wattson, but she’s an LA native.

Justine Huxley is the voice actor for Wattson in Apex Legends. Introduced in Season 2, Wattson’s character, real name Natalie Paquette, is French, but Huxley is not, and instead pulls off a very convincing accent.

Other games Huxley has featured in include Red Dead Redemption 2 and GTA V (both times voicing pedestrian dialogue), Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Huxley also completed voice work in the anime series Sword Art Online in 2020.

Wraith: Shantel VanSanten

Wraith voice actor shantel vansanten
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Shantel is a popular TV actor as well as voice acting.

Wraith‘s voice actor in Apex Legends in Shantel VanSanten. Better known for her work in TV, VanSanten doesn’t have as many video game roles as many of the other Legends. In fact, Apex was her first part in a video game.

You may recognize Shantel from any number of popular shows, including One Tree Hill, Shooter, The Boys, The Flash, For All Mankind, and The Messengers. Shantel also played Lori in The Final Destination (2009).

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How to master Octane in Apex Legends: Abilities, tips, more

Published: 23/Feb/2021 11:55 Updated: 23/Feb/2021 11:58

by Alex Garton


Season 8 has introduced a set of impactful buffs to Octane’s kit making his ultimate ability more reliable and effective. Of course, this means there’s no better time to master the Adrenaline Junkie and take over the Apex Games as Octane.

The launch of Season 8 of Apex Legends brought a range of new content to the game for players to experience. From the new Legend Fuse to the 30-30 Repeater, and of course, the introduction of the reworked King’s Canyon map.

On top of this, a host of buffs and nerfs were applied to existing Legends within the game, with Octane being the recipient of a number of significant changes.

Buffs to the Adrenaline Junkie’s Ultimate ability have made his kit more reliable in high-pressure situations and easier to control. So, mastering Octane in Season 8 could be a great way to win more games and dominate your matches.

If you want to find out how to master any of the weapons in this list, then check out our guides below:
Weapons Tier List | R99 | Mastiff | Spitfire | 30/30 Repeater | Eva-8 Auto | Flatline | Alternator | Volt SMG | L-STAR | Hemlok | Havoc | Sentinel | Wingman |

How to make use of Octane’s abilities

Passive: Swift Mend

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Octane’s passive automatically allows him to restore health.

Octane’s Passive ability Swift Mend allows him to automatically regenerate health over time. When out of combat, the Adrenaline Junkie will restore one health per second, giving him a great source of sustain between fights.

Swift Mend will even continue to work when Octane is knocked down but keep in mind it will not prevent him from bleeding out. Although the ability isn’t an auto-revive, it does mean that if one of your teammates can get you up in a gunfight, you’ll be able to jump into the skirmish a lot quicker than other Legends.

Of course, Octane’s passive won’t significantly impact any aggressive skirmishes, but for drawn-out gunfights, it can be an incredible ability.

Tactical: Stim

Octane stim
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Octane’s Stim is his most iconic ability and the source of his speed.

Octane’s Tactical ability Stim allows him to increase his movement speed significantly for a short period of time. Once activated Stim will increase his sprint speed by 40% and his normal run speed by 30% for six seconds. Keep in mind this ability does cost Octane 12 health per-use, but due to his Passive ability, it doesn’t take Octane long to regenerate that back.

Although Stim can be useful for simple rotations, don’t underestimate the ability’s power in aggressive pushes. Octane is capable of closing the gap on an enemy incredibly quickly, allowing you to catch them off-guard and take them out. Of course, try not to be overly reckless with his movement speed – but it’s definitely a tool that can be used to your advantage.

Finally, keep in mind Octane cannot kill himself with the health cost from his Stim ability, so don’t be afraid to use it if you’re low on health and desperate for a way out.

Ultimate: Launch Pad

Launch Pad Octane
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Every member of a squad can use Octane Ultimate ability.

Octane’s Ultimate Launch Pad gives him the ability to put down a device that propels him into the air and even gives him a double jump to shift direction. Compared to other Ultimate’s in the game, Octane’s Launch Pad is on an extremely low cooldown of 60 seconds, meaning players can regularly use it to make plays and push opponents.

It’s worth noting that in the Season 8 patch, Octane’s Launch Pad was reworked to give players more control over the direction that they fly. So, if you’re looking to fly in a horizontal direction, hit the pad while crouching. However, if you’re looking for a high-arc jump, head onto the pad in a normal standing position.

Although these changes are nothing huge, they do give Octane players more control over how they want to approach a fight using his Ultimate.

Octane tips and tricks

1. Don’t be afraid to use Stim

Octane Stim
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Octane’s Stim ability has a two-second cooldown.

For a lot of new Octane players, using the Stim ability can feel strange as you’re losing health while it’s active, but as Swift Mend is available out of combat, it’s key you use Stim a lot.

Having access to a significant movement speed increase as soon as you drop into the map is incredibly powerful, especially in the early game. So, make sure you’re using Stim while looting to get geared up as quickly as possible. As the ability is on a two-second cooldown, you can afford to spam it and use Octane’s speed to your advantage.

Of course, there’s always a chance you get caught with lower health than an opponent, but Octane is a high-risk Legend that rewards an aggressive playstyle, so play to his strengths.

Look for flanks on enemies

Octane tricks
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Octane has some of the best movement-based abilities in Apex, so make the most of them.

With Octane’s Launch Pad and Stim, you have all the tools to look for some amazing flanks. Whether you fly over the top of the gunfight with his Ultimate ability or use his tactical Stim to run around the side to find a devastating flank, it’s key you make the most of Octane’s movement-based kit.

Of course, this tip comes with the caveat that a flank is not always the right decision in a skirmish. Assess where your teammates are positioned and whether your solo mission may put them in harm’s way. If so, it may be better to take a standard approach and stick with your team.

Use his movement abilities as a getaway option

Octane guide
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Don’t be afraid to use Octane’s Launch Pad as a means of retreat

Although Octane rewards an aggressive playstyle, not every gunfight will go to plan, so having a means of escape is key. For the Adrenaline Junkie, his aggressive abilities are also his defensive ones, so don’t be afraid to use his Ultimate to get out of a sticky situation.

The same applies with Stim, although it costs 12 health to use, the movement speed boost may be the difference-maker in you getting out alive.

Hopefully, this guide has given you plenty of tips and tricks to completely master Octane, the Adrenaline Junkie. Before long, you’ll be dominating the Apex Games and Stimming your way to victory.

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