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How to triple jump using Octane’s Launch Pad in Apex Legends

Published: 25/Jun/2020 11:37

by Daniel Cleary

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A clever trick with Octane’s Launch Pad in Apex Legends can allow players to fly even further, following his latest buffs in the Lost Treasure Collection Event patch, by using the momentum to perform a secret triple jump.

The high-speed daredevil Octane is known for his unique movement-based kit, which includes his Stim and Launch Pad abilities, to help him race around the map when looking for new opponents.

While the Legend recently received some buffs in the June 23 update, allowing players to double jump in the air after using his Ultimate, some Octane mains have managed to improve his movement even further with a secret triple jump.

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A clever trick with Octane can let players triple jump in Apex Legends.

On top of Octane’s new double jump, which can change your Legend’s course by switching direction in mid-air, players are now able to fly further by timing an extra jump just as they hit the ground.

The unusual trick, which was found by Reddit user u/spingo123, can seemingly be done with any of the Legends after they revealed a clip of some teammates performing the new jump as well.

“If you jump after you do a double jump off an Octane jump pad, you’ll get an extra, secondary high jump,” they explained.

Octane’s secret triple jump [sound on] from apexlegends

While we are yet to see what uses this trick might have, the third jump, which resembles a massive bunny hop, takes advantage of the momentum gained from the launch pad to get another little boost of speed and height.

However, it is still unclear whether or not Respawn intended to include this feature in the latest update and it may still be adjusted or removed in one of the upcoming patches.

This is not the only side effect that Octane’s latest set of buffs have brought about, as Respawn responded to another bug with his Stim ability, which can negate the slow-effect when equipping heals.

You can check out the rest of the Octane buffs as well as all of the other changes following the Lost Treasure Collection Event update, in our June 23 patch notes here.

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Smart Apex Legends trick gives Horizon OP movement speed

Published: 17/Nov/2020 11:47

by Connor Bennett

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Apex Legends players have got an interesting use for Horizon’s Gravity Lift tactical ability that could help her become a pain to deal with in tight spaces.

After all the rumors and speculation about Valk, Horizon joined the Apex Legends party with the start of Season 7, giving players the chance to tweak their playstyle thanks to her abilities. 

Her ultimate, the Black Hole is the star of the show as it gives Horizon and her teammates the chance to suck enemies towards them with a mini black hole, resulting in free damage and kills as the enemies struggle to crawl away from it. 

As for Horizon’s tactical, the Gravity Lift, it might bear a resemblance to Octane’s launch pad – given that you can use it to jump to higher spots. However, it might be more powerful if you need to outplay an enemy while in a tight space.

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Season 7 also introduced Horizon to the roster of Legends in the game.

As Reddit user loseryeet shows, instead of using the Gravity Lift to propel yourself to another spot, it’s actually better to use the air strafe speed boost that you get from it to outplay an opponent. 

If you toss the Gravity Lift down under, say one of the floating homes at Estates or Gardens, you can simply use the floor above you to control your movement instead of blasting off into the sky. 

It might be a quite situational tip, given that you’d need to be in a part of the map where your head can pretty much hit a roof of a floor, but the speed boost you get – as seen in loseryeet’s video – is pretty great and can leave your opponents bamboozled. 

Quite niche, but trap yourself under a building with horizons tactical for insane strafe speeds from apexuniversity

As situational as it is, you will still need to have some solid movement skills in your back pocket, otherwise, you’ll go flying off to one side and give your enemy a chance to win the gunfight. 

If you manage to master the situational tip, you’ll definitely get a leg up on some foes, plus, you’ll be able to look out for it if someone tries to use it against you.