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Bizarre Apex Legends bug gives Caustic traps a mind of their own

Published: 6/Dec/2019 13:23

by Joe O'Brien

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A bizarre Apex Legends bug causes Caustic’s Nox Gas Traps to zoom away from where they were supposed to be placed.

Apex player zProxy420 has identified a bug that sees Caustic’s traps go flying off along the floor instead of staying where they land.

The bug appears to occur when the traps bounce off of another obstacle before they land. Once they do hit the ground, they appear to stutter forward while they grow to their full size, before zooming off in whatever direction they were travelling in.

It’s not entirely clear from the clip whether or not the traps have a maximum travel distance, or whether they will simply keep going indefinitely until they hit an obstacle they can’t move past.

Is this normal ? Never saw this happen before the new update ? from r/apexlegends

With no previous reports of this bug having been widespread, it appears the issue has arisen since the introduction of the December 3 update, which introduced changes to player progression. Respawn have yet to respond to the glitch, and neither is it currently listed on their bug tracker, which notes the issues that the developers are aware of and currently working on.

While it does make for a rather amusing spectacle, obviously this issue could cause some problems for Caustic players if they’re actually aiming to set a trap in a particular location, and it instead runs off with an apparent mind of its own.

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Realistically there probably aren’t any ways this bug can be utilized to a player’s benefit within the typical process of play, but it’s worth being aware of if only so you can ensure your traps actually go where you intended them to.

For players looking for ways to make the game more interesting, however, it’s easy to imagine that there could be a rather entertaining trick available to anyone creative enough to actually use this bug to outplay an opponent in some way.

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Apex Legends Black Friday 2020: Airship Assassin skin, Legendary Hunt

Published: 24/Nov/2020 20:18

by Bill Cooney

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Some of the rarest skins in Apex Legends are making a return for the annual Black Friday sale, including Wraith’s famous Airship Assassin skin, cosmetics returning from Legendary Hunt bundles, and more.

It was heavily speculated in the runup to Thanksgiving week that Wraith’s fan-favorite skin would be returning for the second year in a row, and the shop update on November 24 confirmed those leaks and rumors.

Wraith isn’t the only hero getting some of her old skins up for sale again though, Octane’s highly sought-after Jester look will also be back, along with several from the Legendary Hunt themed event all the way back from Season 1.

Wraith Airship Assassin skin pictured in Olympus with 'November 24' in writing beside it
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The long-awaited skin is finally returning, Respawn has confirmed.

For those who don’t know, Wraith’s Airship Assassin skin is a recolor of the pink Void Specialist skin, so you’ll need to unlock both of them in order to rock it.

In addition to the legends and weapon cosmetics, there are deals offering three, 25, or 50 Apex Packs, and a bobblehead weapon charm available during the sale, which goes from Nov. 24 to December 1.

Let’s take a look at all of the bundles available during the sale, what’s included in them, and how much each one will set you back if you’re interested.

Legend Skins

  • Void Specialist Wraith – 900 Apex Coins (Required for Airship Assassin)
  • Airship Assassin Wraith – 6,500 Legend Tokens

Jester Bundle

Octane Jester skin
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This Jester skin for Octane is certainly one of the more disturbing cosmetics in Apex.
  • Cost: 2,500 Apex Coins
  • Laughing Fool Octane Skin
  • Harlequin VK-47 Flatline Weapon Skin

Legendary Hunt Bundle

Legendary Hunt Apex skins
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These Legendary Hunt skins will be available in the Black Friday bundle.
  • Cost: 6,000 Apex Coins

Hero Skins

  • Voices From the Past Wraith
  • Outland Warrior Bangalore
  • Tiger Blood Caustic
  • Pain Killer Lifeline
  • Snake Charmer Mirage
  • Hot Pursuit Octane
  • Sunfire Initiate Pathfinder

Weapon Skins

  • Goldmine Gremlin VK-47 Flatline
  • Bone Saw M600 Spitfire
  • Trophy Collector R-301

Apex Pack Bundles

Bobblehead Bloodhound Charm Apex Legends
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Bloodhound’s adorable bobblehead charm is available in the 3 Apex Pack bundle.

Legendary Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 1,500 Apex Coins
  • Bloodhound Bobblehead Weapon Charm
  • 3 Legendary Apex Packs

25 Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 2,000 Apex Coins
  • Bobblehead Octane Weapon Charm
  • 25 Rare Apex Packs

50 Pack Bundle

  • Cost: 4,000 Apex Coins
  • Bobblehead Revenant Weapon Charm
  • 1 Legendary Apex Pack
  • 49 Rare Apex Packs

There you have it, the full rundown of every single bundle and all the items available in the Apex store during the Annual Black Friday sale. Which even though they call it that, you’ll still need some serious Apex Coins if you haven’t been saving up.

Like we mentioned, these cosmetics and packs will only be available for one week until December 1, so don’t wait until the last minute if there’s something you know you want. As always, stay tuned in on Twitter @TitanfallBlog for all the latest Apex news, leaks, and info.