Apex Legends: Revenant Guide
Revenant’s origins are shrouded in secrecy. Allegedly, he was once human and worked as the Mercenary Syndicate’s top hitman. At some point, the syndicate reprogrammed him into a robotic killing machine yet left in some code that gave Revenant the illusion he was still human. Continuing the illusion, Revenant even sees his human reflection when he looks in the mirror. According to his debut trailer, the reflection was so accurate that he still shaves.
Now, with that illusion shattered, Revenant is seeking revenge against those who robotized him. With you controlling the new Legend, Revenant can finally sate his bloodlust — maybe not on the right people, but someone nonetheless.
Revenant is voiced by Darin De Paul, who has done some of the most iconic video game voices in recent memory. De Paul currently voices Overwatch’s tanky knight with a giant hammer, Reinhardt. Previous credits include Ardyn Izunia in Final Fantasy XV, J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man PS4, and Owl from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. He’s also set to voice Hulk in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Avengers game.
Passive Ability: Low Profile
More challenging to hit, incoming damage increased by 5%.
Passive Ability: Stalker
This ability allows Revenant not only to move faster when crouched but also allows him to climb walls higher. Crawling up to get to the roof of a building is more accessible and quicker.
As far as moving faster when crouched is concerned, you will feel the increase in speed compared to other Legends. The ability isn’t something significant and might only help you get out of tricky situations by making less noise.
This ability allows Revenant to throw a device that will not only deal damage but also disables enemy abilities for 10 seconds. The ability recharges after a few seconds and can be used multiple times.
The device gives off a small effect where if an opponent comes in contact with it, they will be affected by it. The radius is not that large, which means you will have to be pretty accurate with your throws. The device stays on for a few seconds before disappearing.
Ultimate: Death Totem
This ability allows Revenant to drop a Totem anywhere that will protect users from death. Instead of getting killed or down, you will return to the totem. This ability works well when you are ready to push a team. It gives you and your squad an additional life to get back in the game.
Death Totem ability is also something that massively helps your squad. You can place the Death Totem anywhere and activate it. The ability is best used when you are all committed to attacking a team. Place a Death Totem in a safe place and then go for the attack. If you get downed, you will be resurrected at the Totem location. While you do come back in the fight, you are left with only 1 HP, which balances this Ultimate Ability.
Crypto Weapon Loadout:
Since the Revenant is an assassin hero, you should play with an aggressive combination of weapons. Any aggressive combo is great, as long as the weapons are useful. You can check the best weapons in Apex with our best Apex Legends weapons guide.
1. The trick to being a good Revenant is clear communication with your squad. Working in tandem is vital, as Silence can quickly help you wipe out another squad. You need to use other players learned habits against them, as the Silence will put them in unfamiliar territory.
2. Use crouch a lot — it’s an insane passive for sneaking up to people while still moving fairly fast.
3. Use higher and faster wall climb to sneak up on people and have the element of surprise. Play like a flanker.
4. Do not use the totem if the circle is behind you, respawning out of circle means instant death.
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