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Apex Legends Season 14 Weapon Balance Changes - All Nerfs & Buffs

Apex Legends Season 14 is quickly approaching, and a huge number of weapon balance changes are on the way, here are all the Season 14 nerfs and buffs.
Apex Legends Season 14 Weapon Balance Changes - All Nerfs & Buffs

Respawn Entertainment is gearing up for Apex Legends Season 14, which is scheduled to arrive on 9th August. The update is set to bring a plethora of new content and features, including a brand new battle pass, a sniper-based Vantage legend, and much more. As always, the update will carry a bunch of changes such as weapon adjustments, map, and ammo tweaks to keep the gameplay fresh and exciting.

Although the official patch notes haven’t been released just yet, we’ve got a sneak peek of Apex Legends Season 14 balance changes via the recent press event. If you’re curious about these adjustments, follow along with this post to find out everything about nerfs and buffs coming soon in Apex Legends Season 14.

Apex Legends Season 14 Update Balance Changes

Apex Legends Wingman auto updates
Here are all the Apex Season 14 Weapon and Ammo updates. (Picture: EA / Respawn Entertainment)

Weapon and Ammo Updates

A variety of weapon changes and balance updates have been confirmed in the recent press event. These changes include:

New Laser Sight

  • Additional laser sight, and barrel attachment available for SMGs and Pistols
  • Reduces hip fire spread
  • The color of the sight can be changed to assist with color blindness

Wingman Ammo type

  • Wingman ammo has changed to sniper ammo and sniper mags

Spitfire Ammo type

  • Spitfire now uses light ammo, due to heavy weapon imbalance with light ammo availability

Eva 8 Buff

  • Increased fire rate
  • Double-tap can be applied
  • Stocks can also now be applied to help reload speed

Hop Up Skull Piercer

  • Hop up skull piercer is returning for the wingman, longbow, and the 3030 repeater

Level Cap Increase

As we previously speculated, a Level Cap Increase is coming to Apex Legends in Season 14.

Apex Legends S14 Level Cap Increase
Apex Legends Season 14 will allow you to loop between 1-500 levels three more times. (Picture: Respawn)

The first adjustment is related to the game’s level cap, allowing you to loop through levels 1-500 3 additional times.

It will allow you to earn more Apex Packs, and as everyone knows, an heirloom is guaranteed after every 500 Apex Packs.

Map Updates

Apex Legends Season 14 Map Changes
Check out all the map changes coming to Season 14 of Apex Legends. (Picture: EA / Respawn Entertainment)


  • Buildings have been replaced with open loot bins spots

The Cage:

  • The floor was removed and lowered and opened up more to allow gunfights to end quicker

Broken Relay

  • This has been renamed 'Basin' with additional walkthrough structures

Kings Canyon Update:

  • POI: Relic, previously skull town is available
  • Additional giant skull on the map for new combat to take place

Equipment and Crate changes

Gold Equipment changes

  • Backpack guardian angel removed. Replaced with deep pockets to allow additional phoenix kit and two more med kits.

In Cap Shields changes

  • Self revive has been removed

Crate changes

  • The bow is now available in crates and also the rampage LMG
  • Volt SMG and G7 scout are coming out of the crates

We expect Respawn to make more changes this season. So stay tuned with us, as we’ll keep this article updated with the latest info. So there you have it, everything you need to know about the Apex Legends Season 14 Update Balance Changes.

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Featured image courtesy of EA / Respawn Entertainment.