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Mar. 6 Update: Weapon & Balance Changes - Patch Note Summary
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Mar. 6 Update: Weapon & Balance Changes - Patch Note Summary

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Check out both the Legend & Weapon changes in Apex Legends' March 6 Update! Find out which Weapon and Legend stats have been changed, other fixes, & more in this patch note summary!

Mar. 6 Update: Weapon & Balance Changes - Patch Note Summary
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Weapon Changes

Changes To Weapons In Mar 6 Update

WeaponChanges
WingmanWingman- Rate of Fire reduced from 3.1 to 2.6

- Skullpiercer Headshot damage multiplier reduced from 2.5 to 2.25

- Increased base hip fire spread and decreased the rate at which hip fire spread decays (shrinks back down)

- Availability has been reduced in all zone tiers
PeacekeeperPeacekeeper- Increased availability of energy weapons & ammo all zone tiers

- Shotgun Bolt rechamber rate has been reduced for the Peacekeeper only
--- Level 1 mitigation from 10% to 7.5%
--- Level 2 mitigation 20% to 13%
--- Level 3 mitigation 25% to 16%

- Availability has been reduced in all zone tiers
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No P2020 & Mozambique Changes

According to their official site, the Apex Legends team is in love will the community's Mozambique memes, and says that they are hesitant to lose it. They also said that they are aiming for a "Power Curve" when it comes to weapons.

Live Now On All Platforms

The changes made to weapons are now live, and are for all platforms!

Legend Changes

Changes To Weapons In Mar 6 Update

LegendsChanges
Caustic ImageCAUSTIC- Reduced cooldown of traps from 30 seconds to 25 seconds

- Increased radius and proximity radius by about 10%

- Removed a 1-second delay on the smoke dealing damage to players

- Hitbox size reduced and optimized
Pathfinder ImagePATHFINDER- Increased the number of beacons in the world for Insider Knowledge from 10 to 12

- Hitbox size reduced and optimized
Gibraltar ImageGIBRALTAR- Hitbox size reduced and optimized
Lifeline ImageLIFELINE- Removed the slight chance that level 4 armors and helmets will drop from Care Package
Wraith ImageWRAITH- Into The Void cooldown increased from 20 seconds to 25 seconds
Bangalore ImageBANGALORE- Reduced Double Time move speed bonus from 40% to 30%
Check Out The All Legends List Here

Changes Based On Legend Stats

The Dev team has disclosed that the changes to Legends above have been selected using various aspects such as pick rate, win rate, and character vs. character matchup. This will hopefully eliminate any disadvantages other legends have.

Will Be Implemented On Season 1

The legend changes will be implemented in the first season of Apex Legends.

Other Changes

Additional Patch Notes

  • Fixed script error that occasionally disconnects Caustic when throwing Ultimate
  • Fixed script error that occasionally disconnects Pathfinder when activating a Survey Beacon
  • Fixed script error that occasionally disconnects players when removing an attachment
  • Fixed script error that occasionally disconnects Gibraltars when pulling up their Gun Shield
  • Fixed script error that occasionally disconnects players in Spectator Mode

SOURCE: Apex Legends Official Site

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