Whether you want a handle on the best combinations or squad builds in Apex Legends or just outright want to know the Apex Legends best squad to become a champion, then you’re in the right place. No matter your playstyle: support, medic, trickster, offense, or anything in-between, we’ve got a squad combo for you. We’ve cherrypicked five distinct, unique styles for you and your friends to help assemble the best three-person combo squad in Apex Legends.
Apex Legends Best Squad | Bangalore, Lifeline, and Gibraltar (Balanced)
Let’s keep things nice and balanced to begin with. If you want a squad that is equally proficient in both attacking, defending a position, and also providing medical support then you needn’t look much further than Bangalore, Lifeline, and Gibraltar.
If you tend to keep things compact as an Apex Legends squad then it’d be worth keeping Bangalore at the head of your unit as she is able to utilize her Passive Ability Double Time to get out of dodge if need be, so she’s worth putting in riskier situations while the other two sit back. The same could be said of her smoke launcher ability.
Gibraltar, meanwhile, can hunker up with his shield while Bangalore nips between buildings looking for both foes and gear. The beauty of this squad set-up, too, is it keeps things simple: Sure, it might not be the ideal squad of choice for high-level players, but this is very much a case of what you see is what you get. Gibraltar’s Dome of Protection ability can also come in handy in a pinch when the going gets tough.
Lifeline, as you may have guessed, needs to be on-hand to protect the rest of the squad, particularly a more gung-go Bangalore. Lifeline is worth pairing up with Gibraltar as both members can retreat inside the aforementioned Dome of Protection as well as calling in a supply drop if needed.
Talking of things falling from the sky, both Bangalore and Gibraltar have great AoE artillery Ultimates. They’re perfect at clearing out densely-packed areas should you be wary of enemies in your midst.
Apex Legends Best Squad | Wraith, Bloodhound, and Gibraltar (Defensive)
There’s nothing wrong with playing it safe. Combining Wraith, Bloodhound, and Gibraltar will ensure that you’ll have to encounter some extremely stiff opposition to see you off and scurrying back to the lobby menu.
That’s because the combination of Bloodhound and Wraith alone may be the best in the game. When working in tandem, the two can use Bloodhound’s Tracker and Eye of the All Father abilities alongside Wraith’s Into the Void Tactical Ability to really play it careful at all times. It helps, too, that Wraith has her Dimensional Rift Ultimate to conjure up a couple of portals, perfect if you need a quick path to Gibraltar’s Dome of Protection.
Sure, this isn’t a squad that will see you racking up the kills, but it’s one that rookies and intermediate players alike should cling to in the opening weeks so they can get the lay of the land (both figuratively and literally speaking) without having to juggle too many head-scratching abilities. Just be sure to keep Wraith and Bloodhound close together at all times, with Gibraltar acting as the tank of the group.
Apex Legends Best Squad | Caustic, Bangalore, and Lifeline (All-out Attack)
So, you’ve got two kills? That’s don’t impress me much. If you want to dominate proceedings you want the trio of Caustic, Bangalore, and Lifeline on your side.
Caustic is designed for serious offensive play, with his Nox abilities requiring him to fill interior areas with copious amounts of toxic gas. When backed up by a Bangalore who not only runs quicker during the heat of combat but also has a smoke grenade ability and an airstrike ability tucked away, you’ll be able to cause chaos in a very short space of time.
Heck, even Lifeline can get in on the fun by picking off any stragglers. She’ll also be doubly crucial when it comes to her medical supplies. That’s because Caustic and Bangalore, if you take the shoot first, shoot again later approach, will take a few nicks and hits now and again. Calling in medical supplies during some downtime should be top of your agenda.
Now, go forth and start clearing out shanties and shacks to your heart’s content. Your foes won’t know what’s hit them!
Apex Legends Best Squad | Wraith, Bloodhound, and Pathfinder (Endgame)
Choking pretty badly in the final circle or just want to figure out another way to win? Wraith, Bloodhound, and Pathfinder will help confound your enemies at both a late stage as well as allowing you as a squad to map out the path to the final circle through various abilities.
Pathfinder, for example, can create vertical getaways thanks to its Zipline Gun, but its Insider Knowledge ability, which reveals the location of the next circle, could prove to be essential in the right hands. Overall, Pathfinder is the type of Legend you want on your side in a pinch; someone who is able to open up new exits if needed, as well as pointing you in the right direction at all times.
When coupled with Bloodhound and Wraith, both of whom are exceptional at controlling and manipulating space, you’ll be able to not only track where opponents are going, but adapt on the fly to either get to where they’re about to be, or to avoid them completely via portals or ziplines. This really is a fascinating squad setup that deserves to be explored again and again. Its stealth capabilities are numerous and, when you’re left in a final 3 v 3 fight, you’ll be able to get the most out of each Legends’ abilities.
Apex Legends Best Squad | Mirage, Pathfinder, and Lifeline (Survival)
Finally, for those who might not be the most adept gunsmiths but still want to net as much XP as possible but simply surviving, have we got a squad for you.
Mirage, while being a mostly lower-tier Legend, can drop back and confuse the hell out of enemies with his various hologram and decoy-based Abilities. This will then allow you to slip out of a particularly troublesome gunfight.
Pathfinder, as we’ve already discussed above, is perfect for those who want to zip around the map without too much trouble, while Lifeline is the glue that holds it all together: a walking medical kit, one that can help the likes of Pathfinder be all fully healed up for the moments when it needs to use its Zipline Gun in a pinch.