Apex Legends Vantage: Release Date And Abilities

Apex Legends Vantage: Release Date And Abilities
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton

Posted 

25th Jul 2022 11:38

Apex Legends Vantage is rumoured as the 22nd character to be added to the game and is set to join the game for Season 14, which is closer than ever. Over the three years that Apex Legends has been available for players, there have been a variety of different characters that have joined the roster, allowing players to try out legends that match their playstyle. Apex Legends Vantage is continually being referenced by Respawn directly, and with the information from previous leaks, we know a decent amount about her. Read on for our breakdown.  

Apex Legends Vantage: Release Date 

Vantage is rumoured to join the line-up of characters in Apex Legends Season 14, which is set to release sometime in August. New seasons always provide a natural point to introduce new characters, due to the changes to the meta, map releases, and more. Season 14 will be introduced sometime after August 8, as that's when the Season 13 battle pass is set to end. We'll update this guide with the exact date of the new season, along with when we can expect to get our hands on Vantage once we get official news from Respawn. 

Apex Legends Vantage: Abilities 

The rumours of Vantage being the next character came directly from an Apex YouTuber and leaker called ThordanSmash earlier in the year, and they've also kindly detailed what abilities it seems the character will have. These leaks have also recently been confirmed somewhat by a Tweet from the official Apex Legends account, which we have embedded above. They show pictures of a child's diary, containing doodles of a sniper and a bird, both parts of the leaked kit. 

 

From what we know about Vantage, they are a sniper reconnaissance character who specialises in collecting information about enemy positioning and movement to aid them in striking from a distance. The rumoured abilities are subject to change. They are:

  • Passive - Sniper Kit: Tactical info available in ADS, unarmed or long-range scopes (Legend name, shield rarity, team size, and distance)
  • Tactical - Echo Launch: Launch toward your winged companion called Echo. Order Echo by pressing Q, and launch toward them by holding Q.
  • Ultimate - Mark to Kill: You gain a custom rifle that scans enemies and boosts damage for Vantage and their squad. Damage will double for Vantage after hitting successive shots. The team gets a 15% bonus to marked targets. 

The leaks also suggest that Vantage's history is intertwined with Bloodhound, due to the next season supposedly containing a Goliath creature that the later character fought in the lore. 

Apex Legends Vantage Trailer

Respawn has detailed some backstory on the new legend Vantage and the upcoming season named Hunted. Watch the trailer for yourself below.

That's all we know so far about Apex Legends Vantage, but once the character is officially confirmed and we get more information, we'll make sure to update this guide. 

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