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Apex Legends: How to Self Revive Yourself

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Apex Legends: How to Self Revive Yourself

How to Self Revive Yourself in Apex Legends

Apex Legends is now out and it has surprised a lot of battle royale fans with its rather unique take on the genre. It bucks a lot of core foundational elements of the genre, including reviving and death. Here’s what you need to know about how to self revive yourself in Apex Legends.

Let’s get this out of the way first and foremost. Unlike most battle royale games, especially the most popular ones, you can be brought back into the game after being completely downed and out. However, you normally can’t self revive in Apex Legends, at least not without a special item, which we’ll get to in a second.

Once you’re knocked down after taking severe damage, you’re going to need a buddy to come over and revive you, like you would need in most games. However, you’re not permanently knocked out of the game if that happens, at least not necessarily. You do have another chance.

Grab their banner which is dropped upon death, and bring it to a respawn beacon located somewhere on the map. It could be a perilous journey, but it’s worth it if you get your teammate back in the game, throwing the odds back in your favor.

Now as mentioned, you can self revive yourself, but you’ll need a lot of luck. There exists an item called a Knockdown Shield, that if you get a legendary version of it, can be consumed to self revive one time. It’s quite rare though so good luck finding it.

That does it for how to self revive yourself in Apex Legends. Best of luck surviving with you and your team. For more tips, check out our best characters, and best weapons lists to give you a head start in planning your attempt at victory for you and your team.


Question: How do you self revive in Apex Legends?

Answer: You can’t unless you find a rare item called the Knockdown Shield, which lets you self revive one time. Otherwise teammates have to.

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