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Bugged Apex Legends location is killing players instantly

Published: 27/May/2019 8:09 Updated: 27/May/2019 8:19

by Matt Porter

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Apex Legends players have discovered that a location on one of the game’s many Supply Ships appears to be instantly killing players for no apparent reason.

When it released back in February, Apex Legends had a relatively issue-free launch, but since then bugs and glitches have continued to stack up, with Respawn Entertainment struggling to address some problems – with many featuring in the game for months.

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Now, it appears that certain spots on the Supply Ships, which float above Kings Canyon, are immediately killing players who enter them.

Respawn EntertainmentSupply Ships are killing players, and nobody is sure why.

What is happening on Apex Legends Supply Ships?

As shown in a clip posted on Reddit by /u/c_thunderhorse, some of the hatches that give players an opportunity to drop down from the Supply Ship to the ground, or visit the lower levels of the ship are causing players to die instantly.

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What’s frustrating about this issue is that there is no warning about the death, and seemingly no reason to explain why they have been eliminated. The location also doesn’t knock players down so they can be picked back up, but actually kills them entirely, forcing them to hope that a teammate can acquire their banner and bring them back.

This doesn’t appear to happen every time a player a tries to drop down a hatch, but is still a difficult and aggravating development – especially considering how useful these hatches can be when attempting to escape enemies on the ship.

Nothing like a trip down the old “Death Hatch” from r/apexlegends

Apex Legends players will be hoping that this issue is fixed in the next update for the popular battle royale game, as dying due to a bug that you cannot control is incredibly annoying.

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Respawn Entertainment have yet to address the issue, but we’ll be sure to update this post with any new information provided by the developers.

In the meantime, it’s probably a good idea to avoid using the hatches on Supply Ships, even if it’s just to make sure you don’t become the next victim of this unfortunate glitch.

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Why Wattson’s pylon ability is “eating” grenades in Apex Legends

Published: 19/Oct/2020 18:01

by Tanner Pierce

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After players seem to be confused about the Apex Legends character Wattson “eating” grenades, a fan has taken to Reddit to explain just exactly what is going on – and the answer is a bit more complicated than it might seem at first glance.

Confusing special abilities are always bound to happen, especially in games like Apex Legends, where every characters ability is different. Wattson, who has been a part of the game since Season 2, is a perfect example of a character who has some crazy abilities, but can be a bit confusing for some players.

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For those that don’t know, she can place down an “Interception Pylon” which blocks incoming grenades, equipment, etc. in order to protect you, similar to a Trophy System from the Call of Duty franchise. Some people have been confused by this ability, claiming it’s destroying or “eating” their own grenades, which is definitely a bit peculiar. Now, thanks to a player, there’s finally a decent explanation for what’s going on.

Wattson Season 2 cinematic
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Wattson, who was added to the game over a year ago, has the ability to stop grenades.

Interception Pylon eating grenades?

According to Reddit user u/Jameso4e, who is a self-proclaimed Wattson main with 3,500 kills, there two different circles which appear when a player places the Pylon, one that destroys only “incoming” grenades/equipment and one that destroys all of them.

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The outer rings is the one that destroys all equipment, meaning players should be looking to avoid standing near that one when throwing their grenades inside of the two circles. In layman’s terms, you’ll have to watch where you’re positioned if you don’t want the Pylon to “eat” your grenades.

In a video made by Jameso4e demonstrating the problem, players can very clearly see two circles. When he stands closer to the inner circle, he has no problem throwing grenades out but when he stands near the outer circle, the equipment gets “eaten”. While that may sound a bit confusing at first, once you practice, it seems to be pretty easy to master.

As to why the ability causing this, nobody really knows, but the user theorizes that it’s due to bugs. It’s been over a year since Wattson was added to the game, so here’s hoping that now that the ability has been explained, more people understand it.

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