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Updates Included in the Apex Legends Patch 1.1.1

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Apex Legends has just released its latest update on April 16, which includes Legends Balancing and Weapon Balancing.

Below is a list of the updates included in Patch 1.1.1.

Legends Balancing

Gibraltar and Caustic get a new perk added to their passive, Fortified, which reduces their damage taken by 10%. A few life kit adjustments are also made for their marquee abilities to have more impact on their individual playstyles.


  • Added Fortified Passive Perk – reduces damage taken by 10%.
  • Gas Damage per tick is increased from 1 to 4.
  • Ultimate Throw Distance has been increased from 28 meters to 33 meters.


  • Added Fortified Passive Perk – reduces damage taken by 10%.
  • Increased in Gun Shield health from 50 to 75.

Weapon Balancing

Several weapons are updated with Respawn intention of improving the long-range gameplay. Spitfire has been nerfed, as well as Wingman, but Havoc is going to get some general ammo and charge beam buffs.

G7 Scout / Triple Take / Longbow DMR

  • Lowered leg shot damage reduced from 25% to 10%.
  • Base weapon sways reduced by about 33%.
  • Base sway speed reduced by about 25%.

Longbow DMR

    • Increased fire rate from 1.2 to 1.6.
    • Increased magazine size:
      • The base magazine is increased from 5 to 6 rounds.


  • Common magazine extender is increased from 6 to 8 rounds.


    • Rare magazine extender from 8 to 10 rounds.
    • Epic magazine extender from 10 to 12 rounds.


  • Base magazine size increased from 25 to 32 rounds.
  • Charge beam includes the ff. Changes:
  • Charge beam includes the following changes:
    • Reduced cost per shot from 5 to 4.
    • Increased close range damage from 55 to 60.
    • Increased damage at range from 45 to 50.
    • Close range damage falloff is increased from 35m to 75m.
    • Range damage falloff increased from 75m to 125m.


  • Magazine size is reduced:
    • Base magazine reduced from 6 to 4 rounds.
    • Common magazine extender reduced from 8 to 6 rounds.
    • Rare magazine extender reduced from 9 to 8 rounds.
    • Epic magazine extender reduced from 12 to 10 rounds.


  • Base damage is reduced from 20 to 18.
  • Magazine extender attachment is reduced:
    • Common magazine extender is reduced from 45 to 40 rounds.
    • Rare magazine extender is reduced from 55 to 45 rounds.
    • Epic magazine extender is reduced from 60 to 55 rounds.

Gold Weapon Adjustments

Gold Havoc

  • Turbocharger added.
  • 1x to the 2x variable holo site added.

Gold R301

  • Now features 1x to 2x variable holo site.

Gold Wingman

  • Digital threat added.

Additional Updates

Other updates include the Jump Ship Speed which was increased by 50% because Respawn noted that it was moving a bit too slow. The developer has reportedly fixed the UI bug the wrong display of percentage for the boost badges.


For a more detailed update, you can read Respawn full note for Patch 1.1.1 on Reddit.

Apex Legends is a team-based battle-royale shooter game from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts. It was released on February 4, 2019, for Microsoft Windows gaming PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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