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Apex Legends Mobile Fade: Abilities & lore

Here are all the details on Apex Legends Mobile’s first exclusive Legend, Fade, including their abilities and lore.

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Apex Legends Mobile is getting its first exclusive Legend in Season 1 of the new mobile battle royale. The Mobile-exclusive Legend is called Fade and they are arriving with some very interesting abilities.

For those unaware, Respawn Entertainment is finally launching its mobile version of Apex Legends worldwide in May, and they are kicking off the first season with a bang.

In order to distinguish itself from the console and PC version of Apex Legends, the devs have decided to bring mobile-exclusive Legends to the battle royale on handheld devices.

The first of these Legends is Fade, who boasts some fascinating abilities and lore.

Apex Legends Mobile: Fade

After being teased, the first Apex Legends Mobile Legend exclusive to the platform is Fade, a mobility-based Legend whose abilities are focused on aggression and speed.

Fade’s real name is Ignacio Huamani, and he’s a bit of a hothead. After finding and donning the “simulacrum suit” he now wears, he and his family were attacked. Fade managed to escape thanks to the Phase tech in the suit, but unfortunately, his family died.

He has joined the Apex Games to avenge his family, hoping that by putting himself out there, those who killed his family would come for him as well.

Apex Legends Fade abilities

Fade’s kit in Apex Legends Mobile is centered around his simulacrum suit and Phase technology.

  • Passive – Slipstream:
    • Gain a short movement speed boost at the end of a slide
  • Tactical – Flashback:
    • Go back to where you were a while ago from the void
  • Ultimate – Phase Chamber:
    • Release a phase cage to send all Legends within range into the Void.

As you can see, Fade is almost a mix of both Wraith and Octane, using speed and Phase technology to take advantage of his enemies.

Fade’s Passive keeps his momentum up, while his Tactical can pull him back from sticky situations his speed may put him in.

His Ultimate is very interesting, as it seems he’ll actually be able to send Legends into the void with a grenade-like device. This can be used offensively or defensively, either to help a teammate out or make a full squad smaller by sending one of them into the void.

Will Fade be coming to Apex Legends on PC & Console?

Currently, there are no plans to bring Fade to the PC & Console version of Apex Legends. Fade is the first mobile-exclusive Legend for Apex Legends Mobile and was specifically designed to be used in the mobile version of the battle royale.

Having said that, Respawn haven’t fully ruled out the possibility of bringing mobile-first Legends to PC & Consoles, so perhaps we’ll hear something in the future. For now, however, it won’t be happening.


If you’re interested in Apex Legends on Console and PC, check out the best FOV settings to use.

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Apex Legends devs respond to criticism by adding cheaper Apex Coins option

Respawn Entertainment have responded to player feedback by introducing a cheaper Apex Coins option in the game.

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In response to complaints from Apex Legends players about the high cost of Apex Coins, Respawn Entertainment have added a cheaper currency pack option to the game.

Apex Coins are the premium currency in Apex Legends that can you purchase with real money and then spend in order to get your hands on new cosmetic items for your Legends and weapons.

You may have to purchase bigger currency packs in order to get yourself certain items, and the Apex Legends community has been frustrated with the high cost of these. Now, the devs have responded to this issue.

Apex Legends players that don’t have enough currency to unlock a specific item end up having to spend a lot on bigger currency packs.The cheapest bundle that you could get contained 1,000 Apex Coins and would set you back $9.99.

This can be particularly frustrating if you only need to use a small portion of the Apex Coins in the pack. Now, Respawn and EA have addressed this problem by adding the option to purchase currency packs with a 500 coin bundle for $4.99.

Now, you’ll be able to get yourself a decent number of Apex Coins without having to spend an extremely large amount of cash. Players that only need 400 Apex Coins to buy something, and no longer need to spend a whole $10 to do so.

The addition of this option will come as a huge relief to players that were tired of paying for currency that they didn’t need for an insanely high cost.

At the time of writing, the Apex Legends developers haven’t officially announced this change, but the arrival of this cheaper currency pack shows that they were listening to community feedback.


For more Apex Legends content, check out our ranking of every Apex Legends character as well as the Apex Legends 1.99 update patch notes.

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When did Apex Legends come out?

Apex Legends has become one of the most popular battle royale games in the world, but when did it first release?

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Apex Legends is one of the most popular battle royales in the world, but when did it come out? Here’s everything you need to know about the game’s original release date.

From PUBG to Fortnite, Apex Legends to Warzone, the battle royale genre has truly dominated the gaming scene for the last five years. In fact, the mode has become so important to shooters that games that launch without one are viewed as missing a vital component.

Each battle royale brings its own spin to the genre, capturing the imagination of players looking for new experiences. For Fortnite, building set it apart from its opponents, while Warzone’s use of class loadouts made it different from anything else on the market.

For Apex Legends, the use of characters with special and unique abilities meant that nothing else on the market could match its high-octane action, and unsurprisingly, thousands still jump on and play years after its launch. But when did Apex Legends actually release?

When did Apex Legends release?

Apex Legends released on February 4, 2019, and was available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4.

Since then, the developers have released next-gen versions of the game for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, offering upgraded graphics and performance thanks to the power of the new consoles.

Developers Respawn Entertainment also targeted the portable gaming market too, releasing Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch on March 9, 2021.

When did Apex Legends Mobile come out?

Apex Legends Mobile was released on May 17, 2022, and is available on both iOS and Android devices.

After finding huge success on consoles and PC, Respawn decided it was time to let Apex players fight victories wherever they are. The game was first released in a limited number of regions but is available worldwide now.

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Apex Legends 1.99 patch notes: Lifeline’s Clinic Easter Egg, bug fixes, more

Apex Legends has a brand-new 1.99 patch which brings bug fixes and new interactive Easter Egg for Lifeline’s Clinic.

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Respawn Entertainment have dropped a new patch for Apex Legends Season 13, which includes a variety of changes and even interactive objects for Lifeline’s Town Takeover.

In addition to the ranked split which occurred on June 28, Apex Legends has received a brand-new patch for Season 13, bringing a variety of bug fixes and updates to the game.

The Apex Legends 1.99 patch is small, but for those who are interested, here are the patch notes for the update.

Lifeline’s Clinic Easter Egg

This patch is very small, and Respawn Entertainment haven’t actually revealed patch notes for what the update actually brought to the game. However, thanks to dataminer Kralindo, we have information on what the update has done.

One of the most interesting changes in the patch is the addition of interactive objects in Lifeline’s Town Takeover.

In Lifeline’s Clinic, players can now play the drums, guitar, and more. Interacting with these objects will play audio, which is a little Easter Egg for Lifeline’s previous occupation as a punk band drummer, hence her drum sticks Heirloom.

Apex Legends 1.99 patch notes

Although there are no official patch notes for the Apex Legends 1.99 patch, luckily Kralindo has gone through the game’s code and figured out some of the changes.

There may be more changes server-side, but here are all the changes Kralindo managed to see:

  • Some small Newcastle tactical changes, most likely bug fixes
  • Lifeline town takeover interactive objects activated
  • 500 Apex Coins enabled in the store (via playlist)
  • Really small change for the Replicator

That’s all for the Apex Legends Season 13 1.99 patch. For more, check out how the ranked reset works.

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