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Are giant spiders coming to Apex Legends? Leaks, rumors and more

Published: 18/Jul/2019 12:46 Updated: 18/Jul/2019 13:38

by Calum Patterson

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Although this may sound like a far-fetched theory, there is some evidence stacking up that some form of giant spiders could be making their way to Kings Canyon in Apex Legends – with the latest hint from Respawn Entertainment themselves.

The launch of Season 2: Battle Charge added the first wildlife to Kings Canyon, with the pesky ‘flyers’ and large leviathans taking over.

However, if various leaks and hints are to be believed, the animal kingdom in the popular battle royale could be about to expand. Here’s all the evidence we have so far to suggest some spider-like monsters are coming to Apex Legends.

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Data-mined Spider sounds

The first hint that some form of arachnid could be added to Apex Legends came from data miner @That1MiningGuy, who uncovered some sound files that sound very much like spiders.

The file is also named ‘AB_MIST_SPIDERS’, so it’s clearly no coincidence.

Caustic’s lore from Respawn

On July 17, Respawn released new lore for one of the legends, Caustic this time, and fans have noticed that there are even more clues pointing to some large, eight-legged creatures.

It turns out that Caustic’s lethal gas is actually made from the poison from ‘Scarabaeidae Arachnia’ – “a large forest-dwelling spider.

EACaustic’s lore reveals more clues about spiders.

Halloween theme for Apex Legends Season 3?

Still not convinced? Well next we might even have an indication of when these spiders might attack. Apex Legends’ current season is set to end around the start of October – perfect timing for a Halloween theme in Season 3.

In fact, leaked cosmetics also heavily suggest that a spooky, insect and flesh themed style will be coming to Apex at some point, and a Halloween event of some kind would seem most suitable.

These three textures were found by data miners, and are set to be used on various upcoming skins:

@That1MiningGuyThese three cosmetic patterns are set to be used for Apex Legends skins at some point in the future.

In fact, data miner @That1MiningGuy also found a promotional image which has not yet been shown in-game, depicting both Wraith and Caustic wearing this new design on a skin.

@That1MiningGuyWraith and Caustic seen in this unreleased promotional image wearing ‘spooky’ new skin designs.

Prowlers coming to Apex Legends?

No, we don’t mean the five-round burst SMG – prowlers were a nasty kind of monster from Titanfall 2, and leaked files suggest they could be making a comeback in Apex Legends too.

Prowlers aren’t quite spiders, as they are only quadrupeds, but their addition would make spiders all the more likely. As well as the sound files for the prowlers, an image of their ‘nest’ was also data-mined.

For now, this is most of the evidence we have to support the theory that spiders – and possibly some other monstrous creatures – are coming to Kings Canyon.

However, it might be some time before we actually see them in game, most likely not until Season 3, when a new Halloween theme or event is expected.

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Revenant Heirloom concept would be perfect for Apex Legends

Published: 19/Jan/2021 17:04

by Alex Garton

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An Apex Legends player has developed an incredible concept for Revenant’s Heirloom. The impressive design is centered around his backstory and would be the perfect signature weapon for the Synthetic Nightmare.

Heirlooms in Apex Legends are extremely rare and difficult to obtain, making them a prized possession. At the time of writing, there are seven Heirlooms in-game with each of them belonging to a specific Legend.

Of course, this means that the appearance of these items has to be absolutely perfect. The Heirloom has to embody the Legend it represents and incorporate aspects of their character and lore into its design.

One character who is still waiting for his Heirloom to be added to the game is Revenant. Well, an Apex Legends player appears to have done Respawn’s work for them with an impressive concept for Revenant’s Heirloom.

Revenant shaving
Respawn Entertainment
Revenant was released into Apex Legends at the start of Season 4.

Impressive Revenant Heirloom concept

The post, made by VerbatumTurtle, includes a detailed and custom made image that reveals the reasons behind each of the design choices.

The Heirloom itself is called ‘Death’s Head Kusarigama’ and is modeled in the shape of the traditional Japanese weapon. At the base of the Heirloom is Revenant’s signature skull, inspired by his ‘Death Totem’ ultimate ability.

Attached to the skull is a chain that represents his “past life… a life where he experienced pain, and death.” This is no doubt a reference to Revenant’s life as a normal human before he was transformed by Syndicate and Hammond Robotics.

Finally, on the end of the chain, the design incorporates a modified version of Revenents’s straight edge shaver. This is a direct reference to the Season 4 cinematic that sees Revenant using a shaver from his past life as a robot. The artifact serves as a reminder of what he once had and everything that has been taken from him.

It’s fair to say VerbatumTurtle has created an incredible Heirloom that any Revenant main would be thrilled to use. The design is not only perfectly themed for the Legend, but it also incorporates aspects of his lore and backstory.

We’re sure Respawn already has their own plans for a Revenant Heirloom, but they have been known to take inspiration from the community before.