Legend nerfs, buffs and weapon modifications detailed

Apex Legends’ extremely anticipated Season 8: Mayhem replace is all set to drop on February third, 2021.

Aside from the brand new Legend, Fuse, and the brand new 30-30 Repeater being added to the sport, Respawn Leisure has individually reworked sure Legends and weapons to be extra viable and balanced within the new meta for Apex Legends Season 8.

Additionally learn: Every little thing new in Apex Legends Season 8 Mayhem: New weapon, Legend and extra

Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem patch notes

Legend Meta Updates:

Wraith’s new hitbox (picture by way of Digital Arts)


“Wraith now has a barely bigger hitbox than her fellow small legends, however the modifications keep true to her mannequin. As you’ll be able to see within the earlier than and after comparability, we’re including some width principally within the torso and leg areas” – Respawn Leisure

Wraith continues to be a low-profile character and can take the identical quantity of injury as earlier than.

Promising to control Wraith’s utilization throughout the season, Respawn seems to be eager to stability her even additional in Apex Legends Season 8.


Stating that Rampart has been on the backside of Apex Legends efficiency metrics, Respawn has made these modifications to make her partitions extra reactive to maintain with the fast-paced nature of the sport.

  • Sheila angle enhance from 120° to 180°
  • Wall well being in construct section elevated from 1hp to 45hp (sniper rounds nonetheless pierce by way of)


Horizon’s adoption and win fee since launch has rivaled Wraith. Respawn seems to be to barely nerf Horizon in Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem.

  • Gravity Raise efficient cooldown elevated from 21s to 25s. The 15s cooldown timer will now begin when the Gravity Raise disappears.


“Launch Pad Remastered: Many gamers might have identified about Octane’s “super-jump” that was potential with a well-timed bounce whereas hitting the pad. As soon as the double-jump possibility was launched, there was an enter conflict that led to unreliable utilization. We determined so as to add some launch choices which might be higher outlined than the previous super-jump.” – Respawn Leisure

  • Hitting the bounce pad from a standing place will launch gamers alongside a excessive arc (the pace and trajectory of the previous super-jump).
  • From a crouched place, gamers will launch alongside a low arc, that means they’ll fly decrease however farther within the horizontal route.


  • Eliminated capacity to stay arc stars to pleasant drones.


  • Loot inside unopened care packages is now seen with Eye for High quality and accessible by way of the Black Market Boutique.


  • All gasoline now dissipates as quickly as Caustic’s staff is eradicated.


  • Mirage decoys create footstep sounds.

Weapon Adjustments in Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem

Totally Kitted Rotation

  • Eliminated: Wingman, Sentinel, Havoc, G7, Alternator
  • Added: R-301, 30-30 Repeater, Mozambique, Longbow DMR, Spitfire


  • Eliminated the Gold Barrel from the loot pool

Hop Ups

  • The Double Faucet hop up can be faraway from the loot pool
  • The Anvil Rounds hop up can be added into the loot pool


  • Bullet harm decreased from 16 to fifteen


  • Bullet harm elevated from 15 to 16


  • Bullet harm elevated from 18 to 19
  • Reload pace elevated from 2.8 seconds to three.2
  • Empty Reload pace elevated from 3.33 seconds to three.8


  • Hearth fee elevated from 2.0 to 2.1

Revealed 02 Feb 2021, 06:35 IST

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