Apex Legends Update 1.1.1: Weapon and Legends Balance

Apex Legends Update 1.1.1: Weapon and Legends Balance

Apex Legends Update 1.1.1: Weapon and Legends Balance

Respawn Entertainment have released a new balance update for Apex Legends, in which the developers focused on improving Caustic and Gibraltar as well as adjusting the weapon balance. The update is currently available on the test server. The main changes of the update are listed below.

Legends

Caustic:
  • Fortified Passive Perk added: reduces damage taken by 10%
  • Gas Damage per tick increased: 1 -> 4
  • Ultimate Throw distance increased: 28 meters -> 33 meters
Gibraltar:
  • Fortified Passive Perk added: reduces damage taken by 10%
  • Gun Shield health increased: 50 -> 75

Weapons:

G7 Scout / Triple Take / Longbow DMR:
  • Lowered leg shot damage reduction: 25% -> 10%
  • Reduced base weapon sway by about 33%
  • Reduced base sway speed by about 25%
Longbow DMR:
  • Increased fire rate 1.2 -> 1.6
  • Increased magazine size
    • Base mag increased: 5 -> 6 rounds
    • Common mag extender increased: 6 -> 8 rounds
    • Rare mag extender increased: 8 -> 10 rounds
    • Epic mag extender increased: 10 -> 12 rounds
Havoc:
  • Increased base magazine size: 25 -> 32 rounds
  • Charge Beam
    • Reduced cost per shot: 5 -> 4
    • Increased close range damage: 55 -> 60
    • Increased damage at range: 45 -> 50
    • Close range damage falloff increased: 35m -> 75m
    • Ranged damage falloff increased: 75m -> 125m
Wingman:
  • Reduced magazine size
    • Base mag reduced: 6 -> 4 rounds
    • Common mag extender reduced: 8 -> 6 rounds
    • Rare mag extender reduced: 9 -> 8 rounds
    • Epic mag extender reduced: 12 -> 10 rounds
Spitfire:
  • Reduced base damage: 20 -> 18
  • Magazine extender attachments reduced
    • Common mag extender reduced: 45 -> 40 rounds
    • Rare mag extender reduced: 55 -> 45 rounds
    • Epic mag extender reduced: 60 -> 55 rounds

Additional Changes:

  • Increased the speed of the ship by about 50%
  • Battle Pass Bonus Event (April 16 – 18): your first Top 5 of the day (your squad places 5th or better in a match) will grant you 1 full bonus Battle Pass Level (29,500 BPP), up to a max of level 110. You can earn this once per day.
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