Apex Legends’ deadliest one-shot weapon is not what you’d expect

If you're wondering what the deadliest Apex Legends weapon is, you'll be pleased to know that we've worked it out - thanks to this cargo bot supply drop bug

Apex Legends cargo bot death bug: an image of Revenant with a gun to his head

When it boils down to choosing which weapon is the deadliest in Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale shooter Apex Legends, there’s – more often than not – more than one answer. For players with keen eyes and steady hands, the Kraber is easily the deadliest weapon. Although, if you’re someone who’s much more effective in a tight spot, you would argue that the R-99 is the deadliest weapon in the game – right? Well, you’ll be pleased to know that we’re here to settle this little debate once and for all with something that’s been available in Apex Legends right from the start. The deadliest weapon in Apex Legends is, of course, the Cargo Bot supply drop.

Now, we know what you’re thinking, and you have every right to think it. We must be joking when we say the Cargo Bot supply drop, right? Well, yes – but, actually no. No matter who you’re playing as when it comes to our Apex Legends tier list, it looks like – at least for now – that there are Cargo Bot supply drops that will kill you on sight.

Of course, what we’re talking about is an Apex Legends bug – at least, we’re fairly certain this is a bug and not an intentional feature – that is instantly killing players trying to melee recently dropped Cargo Bot supply drops. It’s not something we expect to see fixed in the next set of Apex Legends patch notes, but it’s certainly something that needs to be fixed.

If you want to see what we’re talking about, you can check out some footage from an unfortunate Redditor for yourself down below:

More deadly than a Kraber from apexlegends

Interestingly, this bug isn’t limited to Cargo Bot supply drops – actually, it seems that this is quite a rare instance of this bug. Players sharing their experiences in the comments of the aforementioned Reddit post have highlighted that this sort of instant death bug has hit them when they’ve been “crushed” by moving Gondolas and the World’s Edge train.

However, other players seem to think that the fact that the Cargo Bot supply drop is on a platform that can move, the Cargo Bot supply drop is registered as moving by the game and subsequently killing a player it comes into contact with – even though the platform itself has stopped moving by the time the unlucky player tries to melee it open.

Either way, we recommend avoiding Cargo Bot supply drops if you’re trying to climb the Apex Legends ranks – at least for the time being. This is one of the best battle royale games out there, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect and you don’t want to lose out on a possible win because of something as hilarious as this.