Apex Legends Revelry Brings Class Rework and Balancing Changes for Legends

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Season 16 of Apex Legends is less than 24 hours away with Revelry going live on Valentine’s Day to bring new content for players to enjoy. The highly-demanded TDM mode will be added along with a new weapon. You can read all about it via our previous article, however, here we will discuss all the changes made to legends.

Revelry is extensively reworking the legend class system. Every legend will now belong to one of the five classes, and each class will have access to exclusive gameplay perks. The five classes and their perks are as follows.

  • Assault: More Ammo/Stacks, Access Red Bins
  • Recon: Survey Beacons (Enemy Locations)
  • Skirmisher: Reveal Care Packages
  • Controller: Ring Console (Next Circle)
  • Support: Craft Banners, Access Blue Bins

All the other balancing changes made to legends are mentioned below.

  • Passive - Heartbeat Sensor
    • Audio from Seer’s passive is now more audible to enemy players
    • Activation is now delayed to match raise animation of weapon or unarmed
    • Lock-On indication will now only show on heartbeat cadence of target
  • Tactical - Focus of Attention
    • No longer shows full body scan on scanned targets
  • Ultimate: Exhibit
    • No longer reveals on initiation
    • Duration reduced from 30s to 25s
    • Cooldown increased from 120s to 180s
  • Passive - Tracker
    • White Ravens
      • Ethereal White Ravens will now occasionally spawn near Bloodhound when no enemies are around.
      • White Ravens can be interacted with or scanned to trigger them to fly towards the nearest enemy player
      • The White Raven will leave a misty trail behind for Bloodhound to follow, and will share this direction with their team on the map.
      • Using a White Raven will recover 25% Tactical / Ultimate charge
      • Scanning a White Raven will fully refund the Tactical Charge
  • Tactical - Eye of the Allfather
    • Reduced full body scan time from 3s to 1s
    • Diamond target on scanned enemy is unchanged
  • Ultimate - Beast of the Hunt
    • No longer recharges or speeds up the cooldown rate of Bloodhound’s Tactical
    • Will launch a White Raven that flies towards the nearest enemy
    • Killing an enemy while in Beast of the Hunt will also trigger a White Raven
  • Passive - Now you see me…
    • Mirage and his ally now remain cloaked after a revive for 3s
    • Weapons remain stowed while cloaked
    • Drawing your weapon will remove the cloaking effect early
  • Mirage Clones
    • Bamboozles are now only triggered by bullet fire and melee
    • Enemies who are bamboozled now receive notification on their screen
    • Bamboozle icon marker now tracks the Bamboozled player’s movement
    • Bamboozle icon marker duration increased from 2.5s to 3.5s
  • Passive - Insider Knowledge
    • Pathfinder’s passive benefits are no longer gained by scanning Survey Beacons
    • Pathfinder’s passive benefits (Ultimate charge and 10s Ultimate Cooldown reduction) are now gained by revealing Care Packages with the Skirmisher ability
  • Ultimate - Zipline Gun
    • Max Range increased by ~60%.
    • Max Speed increased by 66%.
    • Acceleration and exit speed adjustments.
    • Targeting improvements, including updated visual and audio cues.
    • Can no longer place the end station on OOB zones.
  • Ultimate - Dimensional Rift
    • Max Portal Distance has been doubled (~76m to 152m)
    • Portal Duration reduced from 60s to 45s
    • Wraith now increases speed over time when creating longer portals
  • Tactical - Gravity Lift
    • Increased weapon spread in Gravity Lift
    • Increased vertical speed of Gravity Lift by 10%
  • Passive - Combat Revive
    • Reduced the slow penalty on Lifeline when initiating a revive
  • Ultimate - Care Package
    • Decreased the drop animation speed of Care Package from 14s to 8s
    • Increased the deployment range of Care Package

You can read the complete patch notes of Apex Legends Revelry on the official site.

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