How to get Legend Tokens in Apex Legends
In Apex Legends, tokens act like in-game currencies and if you want to get your hands on legendary skins, weapons, and cosmetics, you can use Legend Tokens. Here’s everything you need to know about Legend Tokens, including the fastest way to get them.
It can be difficult to understand Apex Legends‘ currency, especially if you’re new to the game. As well as the seasonal Battle Pass, Apex Legends has loads of cosmetics and items available for players through a variety of avenues.
Legend Tokens are one of the most difficult currencies to acquire in Apex Legends. Unfortunately, you can’t use your own cash to purchase them, so knowing how you can unlock them is crucial. Thankfully, we’ve got everything you need to get your hands on Legend Tokens in Apex Legends Season 17.
- What are Legend Tokens in Apex Legends?
- How do you earn Legend Tokens?
- What level do you need to reach for 12,000 Legend Tokens?
- What is the fastest way to get Legend Tokens?
What are Legend Tokens in Apex Legends?
Apex Legends’ Legend Tokens are used to purchase new Legends and exclusive recolors.
Respawn Entertainment hasn’t exactly made it easy for fans to distinguish between all the different currencies the game possesses.
Apex Legends currently has four main currencies in the game:
- Apex Coins
- Legend Tokens
- Crafting Metals
- Heirloom Shards
While Apex Coins act as the main currency that players can obtain through the Battle Pass and by actually spending some real cash, Crafting Metals, Heirloom Shards, and Legend Tokens are slightly different.
Crafting Metals are earned through the Battle Pass and can also be obtained through Apex Packs. Heirloom Shards are also a rare drop in Apex Packs.
Legend Tokens are earned in a different manner, so here’s how you can get them.
How do you earn Legend Tokens?
Legend Tokens can be acquired by simply leveling up in Apex Legends. Once players achieve level 4 they will gain 600 Legend Tokens for every level up.
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In order to unlock a new Legend, players will need 12,000 Legend Tokens if they do not wish to spend money on Apex Coins.
What level do you need to reach for 12,000 Legend Tokens?
To unlock a new Legend it will cost 12,000 Legend Tokens, meaning players will have to reach at least level 20 before they will have enough to purchase a new Legend, so pick one wisely.
Ballistic is the newest addition in Season 17: Arsenal who is an Assault-class legend and his abilities revolve around his skill to maximize weapon efficiency.
Apex Legends Season 14 introduced a new Level Cap, meaning that players will have plenty of levels to get through in order to receive Legend Tokens and rewards, especially as Legend Tokens can continue to be earned even after reaching the max level.
What is the fastest way to get Legend Tokens?
As Legend Tokens are gained by leveling up, players will need to gain as much XP as possible to earn them fast. Here are the best ways that you can level up and therefore gain Legend Tokens fast in Apex Legends:
- Kill an enemy to earn 50 XP points
- Survive for longer in games, the higher you finish, the more XP you get
- Party up as you can earn a bonus 5% XP for every friend you play with
- If you can, get a full squad together and you can earn an extra 10% XP every round
- Complete challenges to earn big one-off sums of XP
- The Battle Pass offers XP rewards
So, there you have it. That’s all you need to know about Legend Tokens in Apex Legends.
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