Read this guide for information on Apex Legend - Caustic. Find out more about his stats and character role - including tactical, passive, & ultimate abilities.
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How To Play As CAUSTIC
Use CAUSTIC For Ambush Tactics
Caustic's skills & abilities lets him setup ambush spots with his Nox Gas Trap, which slows down enemies while dealing damage over time.
Immune To His Own Poison
Caustic is immune to his own toxic tactics thanks to his Nox Vision passive ability. This also allows you to see enemies through your toxic gas.
Unleash a Deadly Poison Cloud AoE
As his ultimate ability, Caustic can unleash a deadly cloud of poison using his Nox Gas Grenade to engulf a wide area in toxic Nox Gas.
Suited For Late Game Encounters
Caustic's abilities makes him valuable for late game encounters, when fights are forced into closed and tight spaces. His skills may not be as useful in the early game however.
CAUSTIC - Character Ability
Tactical Ability - NOX GAS TRAP
NOX GAS TRAP - Overview
|Drop canisters that release deadly Nox gas when shot or triggered by enemies.|
Best Used for Ambush and Traps
The Nox Gas Traps works best for setting up ambushes in choke points. The Nox Gas slows down enemies while impairing vision, so your team can swoop in for easy kills.
Ultimate Ability - NOX GAS GRENADE
NOX GAS GRENADE - Overview
|Blankets a large area in Nox gas.|
Use Your Ultimate In Large Clusters of Enemies
The Nox Gas Grenade can be advantageous in the final moments of the game, when the Ring has collapsed to a small area and enemies are clustered together.
Passive Ability - NOX VISION
NOX VISION - Overview
|Allows you to see enemies through your gas.|
Move In and See Through Your Traps
This passive skill allows Caustic to see through his traps, giving an inherent advantage over gassed enemies.
Passive Perk - FORTIFIED
Reduce Incoming DamageAs part of patch 1.1.1, a new perk is introduced for Caustic called "FORTIFIED", which reduces incoming damage by 10%.
CAUSTIC - Tips
Gain Advantage In Nox Gas
Caustic's combination of abilities allow him to gain advantage inside his Nox gas as he can see enemies through the gas. This makes him very useful in firefights.
Your Traps Reveal Enemy Position
When enemies trigger your traps, you are notified of their position. Use this when planning ambushes.
Nox Gas Can Affect Teammates
Caustic's Nox Gas can become a hindrance for teammates by limiting their visibility. Also, this can damage and slow down allies, so use carefully.
Set Traps To Defend Points
Place your Gas Traps in choke points or to defend your position from enemies. This allows you to fire at enemies while keeping them at bay.
Split Off From Team When Engaging
Remember to split off from your teammates when engaging with Caustic since his abilities can harm your team as well. Make sure to focus the use of Caustic's abilities on enemies and away from your team.
CAUSTIC - Playable Legend Overview
Before there was Caustic, a scientist named Alexander Nox worked at Humbert Labs, the Frontier’s leading manufacturer of pesticide gases. With a glut of pesticides needed to protect the growing Frontier colonies’ crops, Humbert Labs was constantly on the hunt for better and stronger formulas. Nox was one of their brightest scientists and worked day and night developing new gases. But to make sure they worked, he needed to test them on more than just inert tissue: he needed something living.
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