An Apex Legends player has compiled a handy chart detailing the cooldown and ready time for every legend’s Ultimate ability.
Each legend has three abilities: one Passive, one Tactical, and one Ultimate. The Ultimate ability is usually the most powerful, and its uses are limited due to a charge time and cooldown. For example, Revenant can save teammates from death by placing a Totem down where instead of getting downed or eliminated, they will teleport to the Totem.
A legend’s Ultimate ability is often the deciding factor in who to drop in as. Another factor players must consider when choosing their legend is when and how often the ability can be used.
To help make your decision, Reddit user ‘leftlungless‘ has compiled a list of the times for each legend’s Ultimate ability.
ULT Timings Chart
The ApexUniversity subreddit was built to help players improve at Apex Legends. The chart was posted to this subreddit to help players further understand each legend’s ULT.
The data was taken from the Apex Legends Wiki, and then additional timings were worked out by u/leftlungess. The chart displays the cooldown time, when it’s ready, and the recharge rate in percent per second.
Lifeline, one of the original legends, is often picked for her Passive and Tactical abilities. Her drone can passively revive and heal teammates, leaving her to fight. Lifeline’s Ultimate ability drops in a Care Package with ‘high quality defensive gear.’
From the chart’s findings, this Care Package can only be called in every six minutes. This is the slowest cooldown of any Ultimate, and players believe the wait time isn’t worth the reward.
Mirage and Octane receive their ULTs first and recharge the fastest, being only a minute in-between uses. These abilities aren’t as devastating as others, so can be used more often.
The chart can also be used to know the enemy you’re fighting. If you see Horizon deploy her Black Hole device, from the chart’s data you will know that you have two minutes before she can deploy it again. By keeping an eye on the timer in the early game, you can know if she’s likely to have the Black Hole yet. This can influence your decision on how to take specific fights.
There are a couple of disclaimers under the chart: some approximations were made and Wattson is a special case due to her ULT charging the fastest with Ultimate Accelerant.
This data is subject to change with future updates.
Apex Legends Season 8 early patch notes
Some of the early patch notes for Apex Legends Season 8 are already available with some key updates known to be incoming.
We already know lots of confirmed changes coming in the Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem update. Take a look at some of the upcoming patch notes that you can expect in the February 2 patch notes.
Much of the hype for Season 8 has been directed towards the new Legend on his way from the planet Salvo – Fuse. He’ll also be bringing his deadly 30-30 Repeater Rifle to the party to spice things up as well.
There other changes to be expected in the brand new season, with many players looking forward to all the new buffs and nerfs. Some changes have already been announced by Respawn Entertainment ahead of the game’s new season. It’s not an extensive list, but it gives some indication as to the way some of the Legends are heading.
Apex Legends Season 8 changes
Just to reiterate, this is not an exhaustive list of the complete changes. This is only a taste of things to come.
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Once we do have the final slew of Apex Legends Season 8 then we will post them all.
- Making Amped Cover more efficient by adding 45 health
- Changing her hitbox to be more similar to other Legends
- It seems that Horizon’s tactical ability is going to be the main change
- Hitbox changes could also be on the way for Revenant
- Respawn wants to make Wattson more appealing and are finding ways to make them more eligible as a choice
- Fix for decoys making too much noise with footsteps
- Caustic hammer breaking doors
Quality of Life
- In-game damage tracker added
- Heirloom store not showing all Heirlooms
- Players told they are buying Gibraltar’s Heirloom when buying Caustic’s Heirloom
- Legend skins for Mirage and Bangalore affecting aim down sights
- Errors relating to private matches
- Players can’t hear each other in cross-play lobbies
That covers all the details that have been released so far. As we said, once we know about the full changes coming to Season 8 we’ll be sure to post them.
Image credits: Respawn Entertainment
Apex Legends teams hilariously play volleyball in-game with Cargo Bots
Some Apex Legends players went viral after starting a game of Volleyball with Octane’s Jump Pad and a few Cargo Bots.
A few Apex Legends fans stopped a match to play a game of Volleyball with Octane’s Jump Pad and a few Cargo Bots. This led to some hilarious results, and the clip has gone viral in the Apex community.
Apex Legends is known for its massive maps which serve as large-scale playgrounds for you to explore. Through this, you can discover brand new combat strategies, hiding spots, and tricks to practice. Alternatively, you can just mess around.
Players have been discovering fun activities to pass the time in the Battle Royale ever since it first launched. We’ve seen various creative endeavors from fans, and now a new one has been found; playing volleyball with Cargo Bots.
Teams play Cargo Bot volleyball in Apex Legends
They were able to get their hands on a grounded Cargo Bot and rolled it all the way up to a spot where they had set up a makeshift Volleyball court. This consisted of Octane’s jump pads, and they would use them with Pathfinder’s zipline.
As time passed, even more players came across this and decided to join in on the fun. Rather than messing things up for everyone, they picked up on the rules and played the game. The clip gets even funnier as more people get involved.
Eventually, someone tried to ruin the fun by shooting up the players. However, they didn’t let this ruin their resolve and continued playing as the circle got even closer. They only stopped once the area became too small to stand in.
At that point, you can predict what happened next. Everybody started shooting at each other and using their Ultimate abilities, which led to mass chaos and mayhem. Sadly, this was inevitable as the shrinking circle incites conflict.
Despite that, this was still a hilarious moment of different players coming together to have dumb fun. This is why you should play Apex Legends creatively since you can discover other neat tricks when messing around.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
Apex Legends Season 8 Trailer shows new Fuse legend and abilities
Apex Legends Season 8 shows us some new content coming to the game, including new legend Fuse and map changes.
The newest Apex Legends Season 8 Trailer shows us some new content coming up for the game’s newest content season, titled “Mayhem”.
This season we will see the introduction of the new legend, Fuse, who has been teased for quite some time now. Alongside this new legend also comes huge map changes. Here’s the rundown.
New Legend – Fuse
Fuse is an explosives focused Legend, with a kit that seems to not disappoint. According to the trailer, Fuse is seen throwing his own unique grenades, which look very similar to a grenade model leaked earlier this month. If that same leak is true, then the grenades are called “Projectile Grenades” and his ultimate is called “Firebomb”.
As a character, Fuse seems to be a sarcastic and energetic Legend, so his personality will mesh right into the current Apex Legends cast.
King’s Canyon Changes
Map changes also appear to be on the horizon for Season 8. During the trailer, a large explosion sends a shockwave throughout King’s Canyon, causing havoc to the entire map, taking down landmasses and buildings.
We can expect the new update to bring a large map overhaul, consisting mostly of already existing, but destroyed areas. Hopefully, this update will also bring us new locations, or even secrets hidden beneath the map. This may also remove some bodies of water scattered across the map, so it’s sure to be an exciting change.
You can view the full season 8 trailer here.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
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