Apex Legends Imperial Guard Collection Event: Release date, Wraith Heirloom recolor, skins, more

Joseph Pascoulis
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Apex Legends Season 16 will bring the Imperial Guard Collection Event to the battle royale. Here’s everything we know about the event, including the release date and cosmetics.

Apex Legends Season 16 has introduced a bunch of new content and changes to the game that have ultimately brought a record-breaking amount of players to the battle royale.

The season launched with the Anniversary Collection Event, providing players with a set of 24 cosmetics and Heirloom Shards. That said, players are looking to the next Collection Event, so here’s everything we know about Apex Legends Imperial Guard.

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Apex Legends Imperial Guard Collection Event release date

The official release date for the Apex Legends Imperial Guard Collection Event is March 7, at around 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.

The Apex Legends Imperial Collection Event will arrive with an update at this time, bringing the Mixtape playlist and more.

Apex Legends Imperial Guard skins

The Apex Legends Imperial Guard Collection Event will bring yet another set of 24 cosmetic items to the game, but this time for a 50% discount due to their nature of being recolors.

The event will bring Legendary skins for Wraith, Gibraltar, Loba, Revenant, and Wattson. There will also be Legendary weapon skins for a variety of guns including the Volt, Mastiff, Wingman, and G7 Scout.

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If you don’t wish to purchase event packs, you can earn Event Points and earn free rewards through the Imperial Guard Reward Tracker.

Wraith Heirloom recolor: Hope’s Dawn

The Heirloom for this Apex Legends Collection Event will be a recolor of the Wraith Kunai, which also brings new animations and effects for both the recolor and original Wraith Kunai Heirloom.

Players will need to unlock all 24 items in the collection in order to unlock this new recolor for Wraith’s Heirloom. After the event is over, players can purchase Hope’s Dawn in the Mythic store like any other Heirloom with Heirloom Shards.

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Apex Legends Mixtape playlist

The Imperial Guard Collection event also ushers in a new permanent game mode for Apex, Mixtape. In this mode, players can join a playlist of Control, Gun Game, and Team Deathmatch, which will rotate often.

The devs also announced that the Mixtape playlist modes will also be available in Custom Matches on March 7.


For more Apex Legends, check out all the Season 16 weapon buffs and nerfs, and whether Arenas will return to the game.

Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment

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About The Author

After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. He enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]