Apex Legends Genesis Patch 9.1: Full Notes, Balance Changes, and More
Apex Legends Genesis’ update is out with Patch 9.1 and in addition to the brand-new Genesis event with cosmetics and limited-time maps, there are a ton of balance changes. Respawn Entertainment added Revenant’s heirloom as part of the Genesis Collection event and there are a number of free rewards from the free event track as well in Apex Legends Genesis patch 9.1. Some of the meta characters like Octane and Bloodhound received several nerfs and it remains to be seen if the competitive meta shifts towards other less-used characters in the game. Here is a full rundown of Apex Legends Genesis’ patch 9.1.
Apex Legends Genesis Patch 9.1: New Content
New Genesis Collection event with Revenant heirloom up for grabs.
Free event track for unlockable cosmetics throughout the Genesis Collection event.
Season 0 Kings Canyon and Season 3 World’s Edge return for a limited time, taking over the normal Trios and Duos queues in one-hour rotations.
Skull Town will be added to the Arenas rotation in one-hour increments during the Genesis Collection Event.
Apex Legends Genesis Patch 9.1: Arenas Changes
Here are all of the ability adjustments for legends in Apex Legends Genesis patch 9.1 as per the official patch notes.
Pathfinder’s Grapple starting charges reduced to 2 charges from 3.
Pathfinder’s Zipline round cooldown increased from every round to every other round.
Rampart’s Sheila round cooldown reduced from every 3 rounds to every other round.
Wattson’s Interception Pylon round cooldown increased from every round to every other round.
Octane’s Launch Pad cooldown increased from every round to every other round.
Octane’s Stim starting charges reduced to 2 charges from 3.
Weapon Price Changes
P2020 Lvl 1 Upgrade: 50 to 25
P2020 Lvl 2 Upgrade: 125 to 75
P2020 Lvl 3 Upgrade: 200 to 150
RE45: 250 to 200
EVA: 250 to 300
Mastiff: 500 to 40
R99: 550 to 500
Volt: 500 to 550
Spitfire: 550 to 600
L-Star: 400 to 500
R301 Lvl 2 Upgrade: 300 to 350
G7 Scout: 350 to 400
G7 Scout Lvl 3 Upgrade: 250 to 200
30-30: 350 to 400
30-30 Lvl 3 Upgrade: 250 to 200
Arc Star: 100 to 125
Gold Backpack: 250 to 300
Legend Ability Prices
Crypto EMP: 600 to 500
Crypto Drone: 100 to 50
Revenant Death Totem: 600 to 500
Lifeline DOC Drone: 50 to 75
Fuse Knuckle Cluster: 150 to 75
Bloodhound Ult: 350 to 450
Apex Legends Genesis Patch 9.1: Legend Changes
Launch Pad cooldown increased from 60 seconds to 90 seconds.
Slightly slimmed down hitbox.
Stalker climb height significantly increased.
Silence duration decreased from 20 seconds to 15 seconds.
Reduced the duration of death protection by 5 seconds while using the Death Totem.
Increased hit box size, mostly in the legs and waist.
Eye of the Allfather scan revealed time decreased from 4 seconds to 3 seconds.
Beast of the Hunt duration decreased from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. Time can still be added by downing enemies.
Wattson can now place more than one Nessie on the map at a time with her Epic emote.
Apex Legends Genesis Patch 9.1: Weapon Changes
Increased Fire Rate from 6.25 to 7.0
Increased Base Ammo from 12 to 14
Increased Lvl 1 Mag from 14 to 16
Increased Lvl 2 Mag from 16 to 18
Increased Lvl 3 and Lvl 4 Mag from 18 to 21
Increased Hip Fire spread
Slightly increased projectile speed
Reduced charge time from 0.5s to 0.35s
Damage increased from 55 to 60