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Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence weapon buffs and nerfs

We’ve put together all the upcoming buffs and nerfs coming to the weapons in Apex Legends Season 10, let’s take a look at how they will impact the meta.

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Apex Legends Season 10 brings a bunch of changes to not just the Legends but also the weapons. Let’s take a look at the weapon buffs and nerfs this season and how they could impact the meta.

Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence is not only bringing Seer into the game, a new Recon Legend but also a host of other changes in the patch notes.

Although not everything was mentioned in the blog by EA, as it seems Octane will also be getting a slight change that wasn’t mentioned, most of the changes coming to weapons are confirmed, so let’s take a look at them.

Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence is set to drop on August 3, at around 10 AM PST.

Many players are excited for the update, bringing Decimated World’s Edge and even a new Rampage LMG to freshen up the battle royale.

It’s not just the battle royale that is getting an update, as Arenas is also getting a ranked playlist and various changes to the weapon prices. Let’s get into all the upcoming weapon changes.

Apex Legends Season 10 weapon buffs and nerfs

L-Star

  • Now takes Energy Magazines—Mags on the L-STAR work differently than other weapons because of its unique interaction with ammo. Instead they will allow the L-STAR to fire more shots before it overheats and allow it to cool-off its heat build up slightly faster.
  • Now take Barrels for recoil reduction
  • Projectile VFX scale reduced by roughly half
  • First-Person on-hit impact effect intensity reduced 
  • Hipfire spread increased

Light Machine Guns

  • Reduced the headshot multiplier for all LMGs from 2.0 to 1.75
  • Increased the limbshot multiplier for all LMGs from 0.75 to 0.85

Pistols

  • Reduced handling time for all pistols by ~10%
  • Raise, Holster, Zoom In/Out time

Proler Burst PDW

  • Time Between Burst increased from 0.2 to .24 

M600 Spitfire

  • Damage increased from 18 to 19
  • Hip Fire Spread back to season 8 pre-nerf values 
  • Purple Mag Size increased from 50 to 55 

Alternator

  • Reintroducing the Disruptor Rounds which come equipped on a Supply Drop Alternator
  • Disruptor Rounds – Increase shield damage by 40%
  • Disruptor Rounds can ONLY be found on Alternators from the Supply Drop

30-30 Repeater

  • Reload speed from stocks is increased.

Eva-8

  • Significantly reduced bolt fire-rate scaling for each rarity tier
  • Base fire-rate remains unchanged

Arenas weapon updates

Care package changes apply to Arenas: the Prowler and Rampage replace the Alternator and Spitfire in the Arenas shop.

Prowler

Base: 450

Lvl 1: 200

Lvl 2: 300

Lvl 3: 400
Rampage

Base: 500

Lvl 1: 200

Lvl 2: 300

Lvl 3: 350

Arenas price adjustments

With so many changes coming to the weapons in Season 10, it’s only right that the prices also get an adjustment for Arenas.

L-STAR

  • Lvl 1: 100 -> 150
  • Lvl 2: 200 -> 250
  • Lvl 3: 300 -> 350

30-30 Repeater

  • Lvl 1: 200 -> 150

Bocek Bow

  • Base: 600 -> 500

Charge Rifle

  • Base: 700 -> 600
  • Lvl 1: 250 -> 200
  • Lvl 2: 300 -> 200
  • Lvl 3: 400 -> 450

EVA-8

  • Base: 300 -> 350

Mastiff

  • Base: 400 -> 350

Peacekeeper

  • Base: 500 -> 350

Attachment changes

Further, starting in Season 10, there will also be some changes coming to certain weapon attachments:

Magazine attachments

  • Reload speed increase associated with magazines has been moved to the equivalent stock rarity tier.

Stock attachments

  • All stocks now offer increased reload speed (instead of magazines)
  • Marksman Weapons (30-30 Repeater, G7 Scout, Triple-Take) now take Sniper Stocks instead of Tactical Stocks
  • Sniper Stocks on Marksman weapons will offer increased stability and sway reduction with slightly reduced handling bonuses (from tactical stocks)

That’s all for the weapon buffs and nerfs coming to Apex Legends in Season 10: Emergence. For more on the new season, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL and check out our article on all the Legend buffs and nerfs.

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