Apex Legends Season 12


Apex Legends Season 12 Patch Notes: Mad Maggie Enters the Fray

Abhimannu Das
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Apex Legends Season 12 is now live with a brand new legend, map reworks, and the game's three-year anniversary content.
The new update also introduces 9v9 arenas which will be available during the first three weeks of Season 12.
Crypto is receiving major buffs this season in preparation for his heirloom event scheduled to take place later this season.

Apex Legends Season 12 just went live and players are excited to see all of the changes coming to this season. The P2020, Mozambique and RE-45 finally get some love with Hammerpoint Rounds making a return to the game.

Crypto is also receiving a ton of reworks to his abilities to make him viable at all levels of play. There are no new weapons being added to the game this season but Mad Maggie is making her way to the game along with a brand-new version of the Olympus map, which has been tweaked with new points of interest.

Apex Legends Season 12 – Mad Maggie

Mad Maggie is now available in-game for players to unlock. You can use 12,000 Legend Tokens which can be earned by playing the game and leveling up your account.

Here are Mad Maggie’s abilities in Apex Legends:

Passive: Warlord's Ire - Temporarily highlight enemies you’ve damaged. No movement speed penalty when wielding Shotguns.

Tactical: Riot Drill - Fire a drill that attaches to an obstacle and burns enemies on the other side.

Ultimate: Wrecking Ball - Throw a ball that releases speed-boosting pads and detonates near enemies.

Apex Legends Season 12 – 3rd Anniversary Rewards

To celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of Apex Legends, Respawn is giving away rewards to all players who log in to the game during the first three weeks of Season 12.

Apex Legends Season 12
  • Week One Rewards – 8th to 15th February

  • Week Two Rewards – 15th to 22nd February

  • Week Three Rewards – 22nd February to 1st March

Players will receive thematic Apex Packs as well as three legends – Octane, Valkyrie and Wattson.

Apex Legends Season 12 – Patch Notes


  • Added gamestate, minimap, killfeed, team status, and ping information to the Drone's HUD.

  • Repurposed the Drone HUD's old Crypto health/shield presentation into displaying the health of the Drone itself.

  • Survey Beacon markers are now displayed in-world while piloting the Drone.

  • Increased the Neurolink detection FOV from 160 to 240 degrees.

  • Neurolink detection is now disabled while the Drone is being recalled.

  • Reduced Drone health from 60 to 50.

  • The HUD marker for the Drone has been tweaked to increase visibility.

  • The HUD marker for the Drone is now always displayed on-screen while the Drone is deployed


  • Nox Gas Traps are now destroyable after detonation and have 150 HP

  • Detonated traps will expire at 11s (instead of 12.5s)

  • Gas effects linger for two seconds after barrel destruction or expiration


Alternator SMG (Removed From Care Package)

  • Removed disruptor rounds hop-up

Volt SMG (Added to Care Package)

  • Damage increased from 15 to 17

  • Max mag size increased from 28 to 30


Kinetic Feeder - Triple Take & Peacekeeper

  • Sliding with the Triple Take or Peacekeeper significantly speeds up choke time and automatically reloads rounds.

Triple Take

  • Removing projectile growth from bullets

  • Damage reduced from 23 to 21 per bullet

Hammerpoint Rounds - P2020, Mozambique & RE-45


  • +50% unshielded damage


  • +35% unshielded damage


  • +35% unshielded damage

Shatter Caps - 30-30 Repeater & Bocek Bow

  • Passively affects hip-fire for both weapons

  • ADS remains precision shot

  • No longer able to toggle on/off

  • 30-30 pellet damage reduced from 8 to 7

  • Bow pellet damage reduced 12 to 11

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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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