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Apex Legends 1.07 Update Patch Notes

The Apex Legends 1.07 update has just gone live. Otherwise known as the Apex Legends 1.1.1 patch for PC, the new Apex update for April 16 is really ringing the changes. Not only does Apex Legends 1.07 introduce the new Fortified perk for Caustic and Gibraltar to the battle royale, Respawn has also listened to the community and helped bring about weapon balances, including a tasty sniper buff. That’s not all. There’s even a new Battle Pass bonus event to consider. It’s all here down below in the Apex Legends 1.07 update patch notes.

Apex Legends 1.07 Update

apex legends 1.07 update

New Fortified perk; Caustic and Gibraltar changes

Gibraltar and Caustic mains will be pleased to know that both of the Champions now have a new passive perk. Fortified reduces damage by 10%, which could be the different between life and death.

Caustic has also received a nice buff, with Gas doing more damage per second, and his throw distance increased.

Gibraltar, meanwhile, has had his thicc gun shield made even better. It’s now at 75 health instead of 50.

Weapon changes, buffs, and nerfs

Respawn is focusing (pun intended) on long-range guns for the Apex Legends 1.07 update. Weapon sway and sway speed has been reduced considerably on the G7, Triple Take, and the Longbow DMR.

Speaking of which, the Longbow DMR buff could make it your new weapon of choice. Its rate of fire has gone up from 1.2 to 1.6, and its magazine size has increased.

The Wingman and the Spitfire have received slight nerfs, which are outlined below in the patch notes.

Battle Pass bonus event

Let’s face it, the Battle Pass was a bit of a bust upon launch. Its grindy nature left a sour taste in the mouth. Respawn is doing its best to rectify that with a limited-time-only Battle Pass bonus event. If you finish in the top 5 every day up until April 18, you’ll go up a Battle Pass tier. It’s only applicable once a day, but it’s a welcome boost for those looking to jump back in to Kings Canyon.



Apex Legends 1.07 Update Patch Notes

apex legends 1.07 update

CAUSTIC:

  • Fortified Passive Perk added: reduces damage taken by 10%

  • Gas Damage per tick increased: 1 -> 4

  • Ultimate Throw distance increased: 28 meters -> 33 meters

GIBRALTAR:

  • Fortified Passive Perk added: reduces damage taken by 10%

  • Gun Shield health increased: 50 -> 75

  • G7 SCOUT / TRIPLE TAKE / LONGBOW DMR

    • Lowered leg shot damage reduction: 25% -> 10%

    • Reduced base weapon sway by about 33%

    • Reduced base sway speed by about 25%

  • LONGBOW DMR

    • Increased fire rate 1.2 -> 1.6

    • Increased magazine size

      • Base mag increased: 5 -> 6 rounds

      • Common mag extender increased: 6 -> 8 rounds

      • Rare mag extender increased: 8 -> 10 rounds

      • Epic mag extender increased: 10 -> 12 rounds

  • HAVOC

    • Increased base magazine size: 25 -> 32 rounds

    • Charge Beam

      • Reduced cost per shot: 5 -> 4

      • Increased close range damage: 55 -> 60

      • Increased damage at range: 45 -> 50

      • Close range damage falloff increased: 35m -> 75m

      • Ranged damage falloff increased: 75m -> 125m

  • WINGMAN

    • Reduced magazine size

      • Base mag reduced: 6 -> 4 rounds

      • Common mag extender reduced: 8 -> 6 rounds

      • Rare mag extender reduced: 9 -> 8 rounds

      • Epic mag extender reduced: 12 -> 10 rounds

  • SPITFIRE

    • Reduced base damage: 20 -> 18

    • Magazine extender attachments reduced

      • Common mag extender reduced: 45 -> 40 rounds

      • Rare mag extender reduced: 55 -> 45 rounds

      • Eprc mag extender reduced: 60 -> 55 rounds

ADJUSTMENTS TO GOLD WEAPON ATTACHMENTS:

  • Gold Havoc

    • Now has Turbocharger

    • Now has 1x-2x variable holo site

  • Gold R301

    • Now has 1x-2x variable holo site

  • Gold Wingman

    • Now has digital threat

BATTLE PASS XP BONUS EVENT:

In honor of Thicc-boi buffs, we’re going to be running a bonus Battle Pass XP event. From approximately 10AM PST 4/16 through approximately 10AM PST 4/18, your first Top 5 of the day (your squad places 5th or better in a match) will grant you 1 full bonus Battle Pass Level (29,500 BPP), up to a max of level 110. You can earn this once per day.

We’ll also be finding other moments during the season to add Battle Pass XP bonuses, so stay tuned!

  • JUMP SHIP SPEED

    • Increased the speed of the ship by about 50%

      • We felt that the ship was moving a bit too slow after watching player behavior so we’re speeding it up so players that like to drop later in the flight path don’t have to wait so long.

  • BUG FIXES

    • Fixed UI bug where the wrong percentage would be displayed for all boost badges.

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