Apex Legends

Apex Legends Season 4 is Out Now!


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Revenant used to be human and the greatest hitman the Mercenary Syndicate had. Time changes everything and his programming fails and he see what he has become at the hands of the Mercenary Syndicate and Hammond Robotics. He was no longer human, he was made of steel and became a nightmare to anyone who saw him.

Apex Legends is a battle royale game. Battle royale is a video games that involves survival, exploration, and scavenging elements. it is a last man- standing gameplay. It was released for PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One on February 4, 2019. The one year anniversary for Apex just passed and everyone received an anniversary gift which included a year 1 Origami Flyer Charm, year 1 Loyalty badge, and 10k XP for the first match of the day. The Loyalty badge came in three different designs depending on when one started playing Apex Legends.

The Narrative

Apex legends takes place after the events of Titanfall 2( video game). The story behind Apex is the legends( The players in the game to choose from to play the game with) prepare for battle by practicing. They go into battle, and it’s either kill or be killed. The legends are aiming to kill as many people as possible and win Champion to earn the prize of becoming rich.

Wraith is holding her heirloom, a knife she holds while running and fighting. An heirloom is a rare weapon in the game for each character. Wraith’s heirloom is one of the rarest.

Three players team up and are given jumpmaster leading them into the map. The jumpmaster decides where the squad lands. There are many places that are highly crowed by other players, which can offer good loot but also a  higher likelihood to die in the beginning of the game. The best loot is on the supply ships and at the sorting

factory. There are multiple guns to choose from,  R-99, Flatline, Havoc, Prowler, Hemlock and many more.

The legends, players to choose from are

Bangalore, her ability is smoke launcher, she can sprint while firing her gun which helps her move faster and she can call in an artillery strike that slowly creeps across the landscape.

Wattson is wearing her Valentine’s Day legendary skin.

Bloodhound has the ability to reveal enemies, hidden traps, and clues, he can see tracks left behind his enemies, and he has enhanced senses, allowing him to move faster towards his enemies.

Wattson  has the ability to connect nodes to create electrified fences that damage and slow enemies. She also Ultimate Accelerants that fully charges her ultimate ability. The interception pylon ability helps her destroy incoming grenades, arc starts and thermite.

Caustic can put gas traps that deal damage to other characters in the game because it poisons them. The #1 Caustic is XuhinTTV in Apex right now.

Caustic has the ability to drop canisters that release deadly Nox gas when he is shot or triggered by enemies. He also has Nox vision which allows him to see through the gas, and he can cover a large area with a Nox grenade.

Gibralter has the ability to throw down a dome shield that will block attacks for 15 seconds. He also has a gun shield which blocks incoming fire, and he can call in mortar strike on a marked area.

lifeline has the ability to call in her drone of compassion to heal her teammates, she can revive teammates that have been knocked down faster with a protected shield wall, and she can call in a drop pod full of high quality defensive gear.

Mirage has the ability to create a holographic a decoy to confuse the enemy. He can automatically drop a decoy and cloak for five seconds when he gets knocked down, and he can drop decoys to distract enemies while he is cloaked.

Pathfinder has the ability to use a grappling hook to get out of places quickly. He can scan survey beacon to reveal the ring’s next location, and he can create a zipline that everyone cane use.

Crypto is gifted in hacking and keeping secrets and revea

The legend Revenant is activating his ultimate ability: to drop a totem for protection and give allies a door to the “shadow mode.”

ls secrets as well, and he uses a drone that can travel 200 meters away from him to spy on the enemy without being seen.

Wraith, the most favored player, has the ability to reposition quickly through the safety of void space while avoiding damage, she can also hear voices telling her when danger is approaching, and she can link two places with portals for 30 seconds, which allows her entire squad to use.

Revenant, Apex’s new legend starting in Season 4 and his abilities are stalker which helps him climb high walls and crouch walks faster, he can throw gadgets that both deals damage and disables enemies abilities. He can also give his teammates an extra life. Since he is taller and the other legends are shorter, he takes 5% more damage.

The Release

Season 4 was released with a video on Monday 3 showing the new battle pass. In it, three new skins for Pathfinder, Crypto, Lifeline, and legendary R-99 skin are revealed. In the battle pass they also included Tier 25 a legendary Wraith skin named Perfect Soldier, Tier 55 legendary Wattson skin named Cyberpunked, and Tier 100 a legendary Flatline (gun) skin and has a second reskin that you can achieve at Tier 110 named Heat sink. Everything earned between these legendries are cosmetics. In addition, the map was changed and advanced for Season 4.

Lafayette student named Eddie Nunez, plays the game often. ” Its a really fun game and I play it all the time after school,” Nunez said.  “I want to get better at Apex. My favorite legend is Wraith because she is really fast and runs really smooth. She is scary too.”  Josue Cruse said ” My favorite legend is Bloodhound and I like the guns we can use for battle. I am not a good player but I try to get better everyday.”