Apex Legends players want ‘combat medic’ buff to make Lifeline relevant again

Lifeline is one of Apex Legends’ most iconic characters, but some fans think she’s less than the competition. This “Combat Medic” themed buff could be just the thing to get her back into the hands and hearts of the players.

Choice percentages may not tell the whole story of a legend, but they are a useful tool for understanding how a character is trending in the eyes of the public.

For Lifeline, she maintains a middle-of-the-pack rate in Season 12, but since she’s one of the game’s only true healers, there’s a contingent of fans who think she should be at the top of the shelves with Wraith.

To make that happen, a fan came up with a little buff that could have a huge impact.

Apex Legends players ask for Combat Medic buff for Lifeline

Lifeline Apex Legends
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Lifeline has a 4.9% pick rate in Season 12.

Ajay Che’s skills should be known to anyone who has played Apex.

Her Tactical is a healing drone that will crush any teammates next to it, her Ultimate summons a care pack containing rare goodies, and she can also use the drone to pick up downed teammates when they go down.

These are all strong boosts in their own right, but they limit the character’s effectiveness outside of combat.

This fan-designed buff would make her a bit more useful by carrying double the healing items, similar to how the pyromaniac Fuse can carry extra grenades in his inventory.

A change like this would mean other squad members would be able to focus on holding the utensils as Lifeline would be able to suck up the heals behind them.

Not only would that give the team more offensive options overall, but if they can rely on the extra heals, squads could take on chaotic battles with more confidence.

While it may not be a perfect solution, support like this would work well with Legends like Octane, Valkyrie, Wraith, and Pathfinder, all of which are currently in the Top 5 most popular picks.

There’s no telling what direction Respawn will take the character when an improvement eventually comes, but it’s clear that fans are ready for some changes.

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