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Read this guide for information on Apex Legend - Wattson. Find out more about her stats and character role - including tactical, passive, and ultimate abilities.

WATTSON - Legend / Character Guide, Abilities & Tips
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How To Play As Wattson

Defense Is Key To Wattson

Defense Is Key To Wattson

Wattson's ability kit allows her to play more defensively to get the upper hand against overly-aggressive opponents! She can set up traps in choke points, and even destroy incoming ordnance to get the upper hand.

Skills Allow You To Stand Your Ground

Skills Allow You To Stand Your Ground

Wattson's Perimeter Security and Interception Pylon allow you and your team to stand your ground against enemies attempting to push forward. Her Pylon also repairs all of your team's shields for some much needed sustain.

Wattson - Character Ability

Tactical Ability - Perimeter Security

Tactical Ability - Perimeter Security

Perimeter Security - Overview

AbilityDescription
Perimeter Security
Connect nodes to create electrified fences that damage and slow enemies.

Lure In Enemies For The Kill

Lay a trap for enemies and lure them to the choke point. Enemies that pass through this electric fence will be damaged and slowed. While they are in this state, you and your team can come finish them off!

Pylons Need To Be Manually Connected

Wattson's Pylons must be manually connected in order for them to generate the electric fence. Make sure to plan out the route of your fence for maximum defense!

Ultimate Ability - Interception Pylon

Interception Pylon - Overview

Interception Pylon - Overview

AbilityDescription
Interception Pylon
Place an electrified pylon that destroys incoming ordnance and repairs damaged shields as long as it stands. (Max: 3)

Force Enemies To Use Guns Only

The Interception Pylon is a useful ability for increasing your team's survivability during fights. Since it destroys incoming ordnance, enemies lose their ability to use ordnance such as grenades, Arc Stars, or even some Ultimate Abilities!

Passive Ability - Spark of Genius

Passive Ability - Spark of Genius

Spark of Genius - Overview

AbilityDescription
Spark of Genius
Ultimate Accelerants fully charge your Ultimate Ability, and standing near interception pylons boosts your Tactical Ability recharge.

Keep Your Abilities At The Ready

Wattson's tactical ability is used to keep her Tactical and Ultimate Abilities always at the ready. This is useful for when you and your team are predicting that you will have multiple enemy engagements ahead!

Wattson - Tips

Stick Close To Your Team

Stick Close To Your Team

Wattson shines the brightest when she is sticking close to her team. Her abilities are most effective when slowed enemies are within the range of teammates, or when the pylon shields all teammates from incoming ordnance.

Aim To Fully Charge Abilities

Aim To Fully Charge Abilities

Actively seek out Ultimate Accelerants so that you can immediately charge your ultimate. You should also aim to stick close to your Interception Pylon to charge up your electric fence. This will keep you ready for multiple fights.

Wattson - Playable Legend Overview

Legend Evaluation

Wattson - Legend Evaluation
Beginner Playabilty
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The Static Defender

The Static Defender

Natalie “Wattson” Paquette is a familiar face in the Apex Games, though for a different reason than most. Daughter of the Games’ lead electrical engineer, she studied his manuals to stay close to him, and discovered her calling at a young age. Though she could be completely distracted one moment and hyper-focused the next, electricity grounded her – its ordered, predictable flow made sense in a way the rest of the world didn’t.

She devoured every book she could on the subject, and eventually became such a skilled engineer that she was commissioned to build the Apex Games’ Modified Containment Ring. Unfortunately, her father died the day it was revealed, leaving her alone. At her lowest moment, a group of competitors invited her to return to the arena with them, assuring her she would always have a home. She now fights alongside her friends in the arena she helped build, destroying incoming missiles, recharging shields, creating fences, and using her pylon to silence fights that get too loud. Nobody knows the arena better than Wattson – anyone who underestimates her is in for a shock.

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