A new Wraith exploit with her portal and phase ability allows players in Apex Legends to fire their weapon while in the phase – and be instantly ready with their gun up when exiting the phase.
There have been many glitches with Wraith’s abilities since the very start of Apex. In Season 4, players uncovered a strange glitch with Wraith’s portal ability that allowed them to get back on their feet from the revive animation. But, most of them have been fixed.
Now, a new glitch has been found, allowing players to equip weapons and deal damage in Wraith’s teleport form.
In a YouTube video on January 22, Apex Legends creator RossBobSquirrel uncovered the new edition of the Wraith phase glitch.
As explained in the short video, the exploit involves using Wraith’s Dimensional Rift ultimate and her tactical ability Into the Void very precisely.
As you get towards the end of the Dimensional Rift ability, players need to activate Wraith’s tactical and if timed correctly it’ll allow you to stay in the invisible form for a brief amount of time and use your weapons at the same time.
Unfortunately for those looking to abuse the glitch, it doesn’t last very long – and you won’t get a lot of time to deal a fair chunk of damage. However, it will catch unsuspecting players completely off-guard and give you a leg up, as you can be aiming your weapon as soon as the teleporting finishes – rather than waiting for the animation.
As RossBobSquirrel explained, the timing you need to do the exploit is incredibly precise, so you might not encounter this much in-game.
Though, if it does become a more widespread issue, expect Respawn to patch it before long. Also, worth noting that punishments could be meted out for players using this in real matches, and not just in the firing range, so use at your own peril.