All Legend buffs & nerfs in Apex Legends Season 19

Max Candelarezi
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Season 19 of Apex Legends brings a range of adjustments to Legends. Here are all the Legends buffs and nerfs that arrive with Season 19’s update.

Apex Legends Season 19 is close to arrival and it’s set to bring a ton of new content and updates, including the introduction of long-awaited features, Storm Point map changes, a new celebrity event, and more.

Season 19 also offers players eagerly expected Legend Conduit, alongside a range of adjustments to weaponry, and various Legends nerfs and buffs.

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Each season, the character meta in Apex Legends is impacted by these changes in the seasonal update, and Season 19 is no exception, as the devs detailed a multitude of intriguing improvements and adjustments for the game’s characters.

For those who are curious, here’s a comprehensive list of every buff and nerf for the Legends in Apex Legends Season 19.

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Apex Legends Season 19 brings a variety of buffs and nerfs for Legends.

Every Legend buff & nerf in Apex Legends Season 19

The Apex Legends Season 19 patch notes have revealed all the balance changes for Legends in the new update. So, with that said, here’s every Legend buff and nerf in Apex Legends’ Season 19.

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  • Double Time: reduced duration to 2s (was 3s)
  • Smoke Launcher: smoke lifetime reduced to 18s (was 23s)
  • Rolling Thunder: stun duration reduced to 6s (was 8s)


  • Piercing Spikes
    • Core no longer blocks projectiles, allowing bullets to pass through
    • Max in-world count reduced to 2 (was 3)
    • Throw range decreased by about 50%
  • Dark Veil
    • Cooldown now starts after the wall comes down
    • Reduced lifetime to 25s (was 30s)

Passive Updates

  • Pathfinder’s Insider Knowledge: can now scan Care Packages after allies have already scanned them
  • Wraith’s Voices from the Void: reduced look time required to trigger (feels more reliable/consistent)

Ultimate Updates

  • Newcastle’s Castle Wall
    • Reduced recovery time on landing
    • Increased max leap height
  • Revenant’s Forged Shadows: reduced time extension window for assists to 3s (was 30s)
  • Vantage’s Sniper’s Mark: bullet count increased to 6 (was 5)

All in all, that was every Legend buff and nerf in Apex Legends Season 19. For more on the game, be sure to check out our other guides:

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About The Author

Max is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel, primarily covering Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides for other games. He enjoys playing all type of genres and styles of games. You can contact Max by email at [email protected].