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Simple Apex Legends guide shows common mistakes & how to avoid them

Published: 1/Aug/2020 23:40

by Alan Bernal

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There’s a lot that can go wrong in a given match of Apex Legends, but there’s a whole subset of common mistakes that lower Ranked players will often commit.

Seeing these typical pitfalls in strategy and recognizing them in your game is the first step to cleaning up your tactics that can easily lead to deeper runs. The Apex Games can be unforgiving, luckily user ‘Jagaleksandr’ has some tips that can help manage the chaos.

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In their tutorial, some of the biggest makes people are making doesn’t deal with aim or knowing the best use of Legends; instead, it has to do with basic decision-making all players should familiarize themselves with.

For example, their first suggestion has to do with punching. Using the melee option is great fun to take down an opponent who is also trying to put the mitts on for a rumble.

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There’s plenty of room for error in the Apex Arena, so learning the basics can go a long way.

But as soon as the other player picks up a gun: “Even if it’s a Mozambique, please, don’t start punching.” There’s no shame at this point to stop what you’re doing and just run to avoid bringing a knife to a gunfight.

Similarly, if a Respawn Beacon dropped you off in the middle of a battle or you’re panicking from everything going on around you, just regroup! As Jagaleksandr put it, “if you’re not sure what’s happening, retreat, regroup, heal and come back.”

This theme of team cohesion is repeated throughout the video, seeing as there are too many kills given away when the Arena starts to heat up.

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That problem leads into other blunders like ‘blind pushes,’ something that they say is a “very common mistake in the end game where people think they are gods because they got some kills.”

I tried to replicate some common mistakes that players are making. Those are the ones i encountered the most, let me know what you think and hope you find this helpful) from apexuniversity

Pushing into a fight without any information, any back up, or any kind of contingency plan gives you a low chance of a favorable bout.

There are tons of things that Jagaleksandr points out for people to improve on, and not many are hard to actually get better at, since it’s all in the players’ control.

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Simple Apex Legends trick lets Pathfinder “quick launch” for easy kills

Published: 16/Oct/2020 1:01

by Alan Bernal

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A simple trick with Pathfinder’s Grapple Hook lets him ‘quick launch’ into the air, which gives Apex Legends players a way to bamboozle enemies for stylish kills.

Players dropping into the Apex Games know that mobility plays a huge part in the outcome of fights. Since most characters in the game aren’t super agile, people have been getting inventive with how they mix up their movement.

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This has led to a number of different moves being discovered that can be easily repeated or inserted for different scenarios during a match.

A concept like this isn’t lost to Pathfinder mains who tend to make great use of the Legend’s Grapple Hook tactical ability to zip around the battle royale in an instant.

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Pathfinder is the premier Legend for getting around the Arena.

Apex pro Otto ‘ottr’ Boström showed how to pull off the quick launch, something that he sees as a tool that can be helpful in a firefight. The clip in question shows him taking on a close-ranged 2v1, when the enemy Wraith got a bit too close for comfort.

Casually, ottr showed how using Pathy’s grapple on the ground can give someone huge air in an attempt to throw off the other person for a vicious counterattack.

“Lots of people tell me they never see this move so figured I’d spread the word!” he said before describing the sequence. For those unaware of the trick, it can definitely be a game-changer in tight situations, letting people get that spare moment they need to line up a shot.

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To pull it off: “Grapple, jump as the grapple hits, airstrafe the direction you want, cancel by pressing crouch, shoot,” ottr said.

plant your grapple in the ground and jump (then cancel) in order to do a quick launch and get the jump on your opponents from apexuniversity

That results in Pathfinder getting shot upward, giving players both an offensive and defensive tactic rolled into one. Even before using the trick, ottr was managing the 2v1 pretty well, but when things got hairy he launched up to quickly end the fight.

Just keep in mind that changes to Pathfinder’s Grapple Hook are getting looked over by Respawn, and it could alter how the ability is used.

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But until then, this looks like a worthwhile tool to keep in the bag if you’re playing Pathfinders, since it’s bound to throw off a few Apex Legends opponents in a match.