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Game-breaking Apex Legends bug allows Wraith to survive in the storm

Published: 24/Dec/2019 5:16

by Brad Norton


Already one of the most widely utilized characters in all of Apex Legends, Wraith has become even more powerful on behalf of a ridiculous exploit that allows her to indefinitely survive out in the storm.

Despite being a playable character from launch, dedicated Apex Legends fans have still been discovering a number of fascinating ways to use Wraith’s abilities in combat of late. 

From scouting opposing players while inside the ‘void’ to extraordinarily impressive maneuvers from some of the very best professional players around the world, there’s never any shortage of impressive developments with the character. A new exploit might take the cake for being the most powerful tactic of them however, as a repeatable trick allows Wraith to survive in the storm seemingly forever.

Respawn Entertainment - Apex LegendsWraith leads the pack as the most widely utilized character in all of Apex Legends.

Showcased from the losing side of the equation by Reddit user ‘imaminus,’ a new glitch involving Wraith’s ‘Into the Void’ ability allows her to repeat the effects of the mechanic over and over again without taking a single hit-point worth of damage.

Into the Void turns Wraith invincible for a total of three seconds, not a great deal of time in the grand scheme of things. However, this is the tradeoff for what is essentially a get out of jail free card that can help you flee from potential danger in the blink of an eye.

With a 25 second cooldown in effect, the ability is typically used as a means of rapid travel, however a new exploit seems to make it one of the most absurd mechanics in the game to date.

Repeating the three-second function without any form of cooldown in between, not only enables Wraith to survive any incoming damage from opposing players, but also every second of health-drain that comes when caught out in the storm.

Game breaking wraith glitch please fix! As you can see there’s nothing we can do to stop this wraith from continuously going invulnerable, to the point where she just stalls out the last storm inside of the storm and we all die without taking damage. from apexlegends

With only one enemy left standing, a full squad of three teammates stood tall as the safe zone continued to shrink around them. Unable to dispose of the final opponent, the team tried all sorts of tactics to overrule the exploit and deal some damage to the Wraith player endlessly stuck in the void.

From Cautic’s Noxious Gas Traps to regular old bullets from an assortment of weapons, nothing appeared capable of breaking through and impacting the competitor. 

“I hate this champ so much,” a teammate chimed in as the final zone disappeared and all three players were eliminated in a matter of seconds, leaving Wraith as the final Legend alive and the ultimate victor. 

Respawn Entertainment - Apex LegendsWraith’s Into the Void and Dimensional Rift abilities combine to make her one of the most illusive targets in battle royale title.

Undeniably a ridiculous aspect of Wraith’s kit at this point in time, the three players who fought their way to the end without nefarious tactics felt robbed of a victory.

There’s no telling just how this exploit can be replicated but hopefully Wraith players steer clear of the evidently broken feature until Respawn Entertainment releases a patch to address the issue.

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Apex Legends dev reveals top 5 most played legends in Season 7

Published: 27/Nov/2020 10:08

by Connor Bennett


Apex Legends developer Daniel Klein has revealed the five most popular legends from Season 7 – and it should come as no surprise that Horizon is right up there already.

As the Apex Legends seasons have unfolded, it’s been easy for players to chop and change the legends they use seeing as a new character is introduced which each major, season starting update. 

The new character always receives huge attention as players want to test out the new content, but sometimes, they don’t stick around and can immediately fall to the bottom of the pile once fans are seemingly bored with them. 

In the case of Horizon and Apex Legends Season 7, she has been able to stick around as one of the most played legends – even cementing her spot amongst some of the battle royale’s long-term favorites.

Wraith in World's Edge Apex Legends
Wraith still leads the way as Apex’s most-used legend.

Speaking on The Third Party: An Apex Legends podcast, Respawn Senior Game Designer Daniel Klein revealed how the list of most played legends in the new season had started to shape up.

“Wraith, Bloodhound, Horizon, Octane, and then Lifeline, that’s the pick order right now,” Klein told the podcast hosts in relation to the top five, noting that Horizon had started to settle in the top five after her initial explosion in use. 

Octane being so high might surprise a few players, and as Klein points out, he doesn’t “win a lot of games,” but he’s so fun to play because of his speedy abilities. Klein also noted that there is an “interesting situation” with Bloodhound because they have a high pick rate, but they don’t win a lot of games. 

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Additionally, the Apex developer revealed that Loba has also seen a rise in her trios win rate after her Ultimate received a bit of a shake up at the start of Season 7. Though, he didn’t note just how popular and used that she has become. 

As the season unfolds, some currently lesser-played legends might see a boost in usage after Respawn rolls out patches, so, we’ll have to wait and see as to whether or not the top five is shaken up or if it stays the same moving forward.