Questions tagged [apex-legends]

A 2019 multiplayer squad-based battle royale first-person shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts.

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Why am I suddenly being matched with high level players in Apex Legends?

I've been playing Apex for a while now and all of the players' levels have always been varied. Just recently I've started playing with high level players, as in most of the players in game are level ...
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What happens if I don't “RETURN TO THE BATTLE!” in time?

When playing as Pathfinder in Apex Legends, I sometimes grapple to the top of tall terrain and suddenly see a flashing message appear in the center of my screen telling to me "RETURN TO THE BATTLE!", ...
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When do you get an assist in Apex Legends?

Is it based on the amount of damage you've done or something else?
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What happens if you use Pathfinder's hook on an enemy while on a zipline?

Do you pull him to the zipline? Do you get let go of the zipline and fly to the enemy?
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Can I still be respawned if I die by falling off the map?

I've been playing Apex Legends for a while, but apparently I still need more practice because I keep making a very newbish mistake: falling off the map. I'm usually trying to jump over a ledge to get ...
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Can I make Apex Legends run on DirectX 10?

I have a bad computer but I want to play Apex. I tried putting "-dxlevel 10" in the launch properties box, but it didn't start. It's a Source Engine game, so shouldn't it use the same Source commands? ...
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In Apex Legends, Players are very jerky/laggy, stuttering players

TLDR; network sucks, framerate great The game RENDERS at about 40fps, which is fine, but the players move at about 3 FPS. I'm certain it's not a framerate issue as I can still look around and it ...
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How much XP is required to gain each player level in Apex Legends?

I recently started playing Apex Legends. At first, I was gaining a player level after almost every single match, but as I've continued to play this has slowed down. I now need to play several matches (...
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If my teammates wins after I die and my respawn times out, do I still get a win?

I was queueing solo for Apex Legends, and was randomly grouped with some players who seemed much better than me. Unfortunately, I died early in the game and they weren't able to collect my banner ...
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What does the Digital Threat scope actually do?

The Digital Threat scope in Apex Legends is gold/Legendary rarity, even though it's only a 1x scope — it doesn't provide any zoom. Instead, the description says it provides "threat highlighting"....
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Who gets the kills in Apex Legends?

When you knock down and kill the enemy it's pretty obvious, but there are a few scenarios I don't know and I will exemplify them with 4 teams Alpha, Bravo, Yankee and Zulu. Alpha_N denotes player N ...
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What exactly are the effects of Aiming Down Sights in apex legends?

Scoping = ADS bellow: Does the accuracy change (i.e. is not scoping in any way less accurate than the exact same aim/tracking with a scoping?) Does the spread change? Does the recoil change?" Are ...
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How can I find out weapons and their stats?

There are a lot of weapons in Apex Legends and it can be a bit overwhelming trying to figure out which weapon is better than another, and when I should swap my currently equipped weapon with a new one ...
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How to change displayed stats?

Whenever we are presented with either our own squad or with the current champion and their squad at least one of them has more than one stat shown. These stats can include zip-line distance, walked ...
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How to change icons above stats?

Whenever we are presented with either our own squad or with the current champion and their squad at least one of them has more than one icon above their stats. Are those icons achievements of some ...
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Does Caustic's gas affect teammates?

Do Caustic's gas traps or ultimate gas grenade affect my teammate movement speed or do damage? I haven't heard my teammates complain about it. Also I can't test it with my friends because they don't ...
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How long do Bloodhound's clues stay visible?

In Apex, character Bloodhound has passive ability to see "clues" - icons, indicating certain actions performed by enemy. Icons have fading outlines, which may indicate, how long ago action was ...
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How do I split ammo?

How do I drop a specific amount of ammo in a stack? Sometimes in a heated firefight teammates run out of ammo, but what really sucks is dropping your ammo and losing all of it, as opposed to ...
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What happens when the last remaining players refuse to kill each other?

On the occasions that I survived until the end, the safe zone still had a radius of 30+ meters, so I never experienced what would happen after that. Is the safe zone reduced to zero radius and ...
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What is the fastest way to land?

What's the fastest and quickest way to land at a specific spot in Apex Legends? In Fortnite, I would drop about 3 map tiles away from a spot I wanted to drop, however in this game, the dropship seems ...
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What will I lose functionality of if Usage Sharing is turned off?

As you can see from this options menu, apparently usage sharing has ominous wording on what disabling it does, including something about "loss of functionality". I hope it's not gameplay-impeding ...
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Apex Legends constantly starts in Windowed mode, despite setting the option to Fullscreen?

I honestly can't tell what's happening here. Everytime I quit and launch the game it sets me on windowed mode, no matter what. I've set the settings to Fullscreen only, and even Borderless Window, ...
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How effective is the Turbocharger for the Devotion LMG?

So the tooltip apparently states: Reduces autofire spin-up time for compatible weapons. I have only had one match where I even found this hop-up for the LMG, but still couldn't find a Deovtion LMG ...
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Is there a way to improve the voice chat quality?

The quality of the voice chat in Apex is really bad. Much much worse than Discord or similar software. Is this a limitation of the game or can this be changed through the settings. EDIT: I voice ...
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What are differences between healthpoints and shields?

Afaics shields do not regenerate automatically and seem to be "additional healthpoints" on top of the regular healthpoints. Do shields take 100% of damage? Are shields affected by better armor? Are ...
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What is the maximum level cap in Apex Legends?

I've been playing Apex Legends for a little while, and have made it up to level 32. Each time I've gained a level I've been rewarded with 600 legend tokens . I've seen a few people mention there being ...
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Is there a training ground where I can practice using skills and weapons?

Or is the only way to "practice" by slogging through match after match? The tutorial is decent in some aspects to practice with some weapons, but doesn't have attachments to play around with or ...
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If I leave game after dying, do I still get a win?

If I die in the middle of the game and leave the game, will I still get a win for that game if my team were to continue without me and win the game?
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Is there any logic to who is the Game Champion?

I always tought that the game 'Champion' announced before the drop was the player with the highest KD, or the highest level player that was put in the game with you. But yesterday I got a guy that ...
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How exactly do Helmets work in Apex Legend?

Is it percentage damage reduction? Life points, similar to body armor?
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How fast do you take damage when you're outside the circle?

I feel like the impending orange zone of doom deals more damage to me later in the game than it does earlier, but I was a little too panicked to actually do any of the math. How much damage does the ...
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Do scopes affect the trajectory of your weapon's shots, or just make it easier to aim?

In Apex Legends there are a variety of different scopes you can pick up and attach to different weapons. They offering differing zoom levels and reticles, and some can highlight enemy players. A good ...
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What is the difference between different rarities of the same item in Apex Legends?

In Apex Legends, I've sometimes found multiple copies of the same item in a game, but with their names/frames appearing in different colours. I assume this represents different rarities. For example, ...
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Is it ever faster to slide instead of sprint when travelling over flat terrain?

In Apex Legends, while you're sprinting you can use the crouch ability to slide forward until friction drags you to a stop. This is mainly useful when you're sliding down a hill, or attempting to be ...
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What are the different currencies in Apex Legends and how are they earned?

After playing Apex Legends, I seem to have accumulated some of each of the three in-game currencies that are listed in the corner of the lobby screens. On the Store screen I see some items for sale ...