Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event patch notes: Horizon Heirloom, LTM, skins, more

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Here are all of the details on the Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event which has arrived in Season 17, including Horizon’s Heirloom, the cosmetics in the collection, and the full patch notes with balance changes.

Apex Legends Season 17 has already provided players with a lot of new content, from an overhauled Firing Range to the new Legend, Ballistic.

Despite the new content, Respawn aims to keep players entertained throughout the season with plenty of updates and events. Collection Events are the battle royale’s most illustrious, as they come with the most content from LTMs and balance changes to new skins and an Heirloom or Prestige skin.

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Season 17 brings the Dressed to Kill Collection Event, so here are all of the details you need to know about the Collection Event, including the full patch notes and Horizon Heirloom.

Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event release date

The Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event is now live as of June 20, 2023. The event will run all the way until July 4, giving players two weeks to enjoy the event and unlock all of the cosmetics they want.

The update also brings the return of the Armed and Dangerous LTM as well as some interesting buffs and nerfs in the patch notes which we have detailed below.

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Apex Legends Dressed to Kill event Heirloom & skins

Horizon Heirloom – Gravity Maw

The Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event brings Horizon’s Heirloom, which is known as the Gravity Maw.

This Heirloom has a pretty slick design and is reminiscent of a Morning Star, a medieval mace weapon. As always, the Collection Event brings 24 cosmetics and if you unlock them all, you will automatically receive Horizon’s Heirloom.

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Dressed to Kill skins

The Dressed to Kill Collection Event also brings Legendary skins for Crypto, Revenant, Ash, Newcastle, Horizon, Loba, and Mad Maggie. Players will also be able to match these skins with Legendary weapon skins for the 30-30 Repeater, Nemesis, Mastiff, and Rampage.

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You can get these cosmetics through Dressed to Kill Event Apex Packs or by crafting them with Crafting Metals.

The event will also feature a reward tracker which allows players to gain free cosmetics by earning Event Points through completing challenges.

Apex Legends Dressed to Kill patch notes

Balance Updates

  • Weapon Crafting Rotation
    • R-99 enters the crafter
    • Rampage LMG enters the crafter
    • Alternator SMG returns to the floor
    • Sentinel returns to the floor
    • Weapon Crafting Rotation
  • Evac Tower: reduced spawn rate to match Heat Shields
  • Mobile Respawn Beacon: slightly increased spawn rate

Weapon Updates

  • Nemesis Burst AR
    • Projectile Speed reduced 
    • Projectile gravity increased
  • EVA-8
    • Increased base rate of fire
    • Increased white bolt rate of fire
    • Rate of fire with blue, purple, and gold bolts is unchanged

Legends Update


  • Passive: Heartbeat Sensor
    • Range Reduced to 50m ( was 75m )
    • Initial Heartbeat delay significantly reduced
  • Tactical: Focus of Attention
    • Range Reduced to 60m ( was 75m )
    • Firing Speed Increased ( ~30% faster )
    • Removed Heal Cancel
    • Removed Revive Cancel
    • Removed Respawn Beacon Interaction Interrupt
    • Scan Time Reduced to 2.5s ( was 8s )
      • Scan once again includes a full body highlight
    • Enemies hit by Focus of Attention are now Slowed for 2.5s
    • Silence Time Increased to 10s ( was 1.75 )
      • Enemies who are silenced by Seer are now also highlighted with a threat outline to Seer and his teammates but only when they have line of sight
  • Ultimate: Exhibit
    • Throw Range Reduced to ~15m ( was ~50m )
    • Removed Diamond Scan Markers on Enemy Movement
      • Exhibit will now only show the footsteps of players moving in the zone
      • Diamond Markers will now ONLY appear with enemy gunfire for 1.25s

Quality of Life

  • Firing Range
    • Customize Range menu additions
      • New option to switch to 3rd person 
      • New option to show a general-purpose timer 
      • New options to match dummy helmet levels to shield levels.
    • General dummies and collision updates
      • Spawning distancing and frequency improvements
    • Firing Range target redesign
  • Added more hotlinks to how to gain weapon mastery XP to the overview tab and the end of game weapons tab
  • Audio engine stability improvements
  • Bloodhound Trials: updated loot on World’s Edge to now dispense Smart Loot for the active team in the Trials at the end of each challenge round
  • Newcastle: now destroys Jump Pads and Crypto Drones on Castle Wall Impact like other placeable objects
  • Extended Supply (Support) Bins have a higher chance to give an MRB to Support legends who have dead teammates, banners are not required for higher chance
  • Legends Menu
    • Added new Legend Bios tab
    • Removed the classes subtabs
  • PC
    • Added a new menu option: “Clamp Mouse Cursor to Game Window”
    • FPS in the Lobby is now capped at 60Hz, which should give high-end graphics cards a chance to cool down between matches
    • Intel ARC users will receive a popup prompt to consider the DX12 Beta, which has shown improved performance characteristics on ARC hardware. Players can try the DX12 Beta by following the instructions here: https://go.ea.com/ApexDX12
  • Updated podium screen to minimize white flashes
  • Weapons Menu: added new Weapon Backgrounds tab

Bug Fixes

  • [CAR] correct active ammo now shows in the inventory when infinite ammo is active
  • Fixed “are you sure you want to leave” prompt in states that were not applicable (ex. squad wipes)
  • Fixed tops of buildings not registering as out of bounds on World’s Edge
  • Fixed Ballistic’s Tempest VFX staying on while cloaked or phase shifted
  • Fixed Ballistic’s sling weapon icon not updating for spectators
  • Fixed death recap appearing blank if you were dead or died when the game ended
  • Fixed “decoy destroyed” message not displaying when destroying a decoy with Newcastle’s Castle Wall
  • Fixed Extended Supply Bin logic to address MRBs not awarding to players with dead teammates and MRBs are in ground loot
  • Fixed invisible optic on a primary weapon after swapping it with the sling weapon
  • Fixed MRB icon being squished in Control on ultrawide monitors
  • Fixed occasional client crash when exiting an IMC armory
  • Fixed occasional crash when changing legends while emoting as Ballistic in firing range
  • Fixed pinging Icarus Bridge on Olympus while holding a vault key displaying incorrectly
  • Fixed pinging weapon icons on the map and minimap being squished
  • Fixed teams being unable to craft banners if the support legend on the team leaves
  • Replicator: players should no longer get stuck when crafting
  • Weapon Mastery: badge preview now correctly updates after earning the first one
  • Volume sliders now increase/decrease correctly when using controller


  • Fixed certain movement sounds taking priority over footsteps
  • Fixed hearing Ballistic’s tactical sound effect in other firing ranges
  • Fixed incorrect sound effect when Ballistic hits a teammate with Whistler
  • Fixed more issues with server audio dropouts
  • Fixed players emitting falling audio after dying


  • Ballistic
    • Backpack no longer stays open when downed while Tempest is active
    • Fixed an exploit where players could get a weapon with attachments into Sling
    • Now auto-cycles to his sling weapon when other weapons run out of ammo
    • Tactical lock-on effect no longer stays if downed while locked on
    • Tactical lock-on effect no longer stays if hit by Seer’s tactical while locked on
  • Lifeline: fixed Shinobi Surgeon skin textures
  • Newcastle: fixed inconsistencies on landing with Castle Wall
  • Rampart
    • Nemesis voiceline no longer plays every time the gun is picked up
    • Placed Sheila turrets no longer keep the fast reloads from Ballistic’s Tempest
  • Valkyrie
    • Dummies not scanning in the firing range while skydiving
    • Heartbeat Harmonizer skin no longer blocks ADS with Prowler + 1x Holo
    • Improvements to Skyward Launch avoiding obstacles that appeared above her after she had already started launching
  • Wattson
    • Fixed fences occasionally being invisible through doors
    • Solar Static skin is no longer extra toothy
  • Wraith: Into the Void no longer prevents skydive from Evac Towers

Well, there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about the Apex Legends Dressed to Kill Collection Event. For more, check out some of our other pieces below:

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