An Apex Legends streamer thought he got lucky with a find on the ground, but in fact ran into a classic biting trap that wiped their team out of the game.
Apex Legends is best known for its wild movement skills and high-octane firefights, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room to be cerebral.
That’s why legends like Caustic, the Toxic Trapper, exist in the first place.
His playstyle is all about luring people in and using gas traps to ruin their day. It’s a bit grubby compared to the in-your-face playstyles of some of its companions, but it’s also hilarious when a calculated risk pays off.
Apex Legends streamer caught in caustic trap
InspiredGreen was making their way through Kings Canyon when they encountered a purple Armor in a room with only one entrance. Of course, they ran as fast as they could to pick it up, unknowingly sealing their fate.
It took a while for the piece to come together, but by the time the armor was changed, it was too late to do anything. Caustic had already come out of hiding, blocked the single door with a barrel, and had largely stolen the fight before it even started.
Green posted the clip to Reddit with the caption “Can’t believe I fell for that, for a purple body shield!” and the community couldn’t help but laugh with him.
“It will always be hilarious when a Caustic catches someone successfully,” joked one player.
Another fan complimented Green on how much his enthusiasm contributed to the clip and complimented the entire presentation of the situation. “You accepted your fate with grace, shared your adventures and were NOT a salty poisonous little b***h.”
While that might be a bit of an overreaction, the streamer handled the fall well, just laughing at his own mistake before continuing with the stream.