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Disambig This article is about the second anniversary event from 2021. For the third anniversary event from 2022, see 3rd Anniversary.
Eventposter anniversary2020
Type Collection
Start date Feb 09 2021
End date Mar 02 2021
Duration 21 days
During Season 8 Season 8
Gamemode Locked and Loaded

Anniversary Icon Anniversary was a Collection Event during Season 8 Season 8 of Apex Legends that began on February 9th, 2021 and concluded on March 2nd, 2021.

Locked and Loaded Takeover[ | ]

Locked and Loaded is a takeover of the normal Play Apex game mode. All players start the game with a Mozambique Shotgun with a Shotgun Bolt Shotgun Bolt and a 1x HCOG Classic 1x HCOG "Classic". Players will also spawn with 2 Shield Cell Shield Cells, 2 Syringe Syringes, an Evo Shield Evo Shield, Helmet Helmet, Knockdown Shield Knockdown Shield, and Backpack Backpack. All other floor loot is only Rare tier and above. No Common items, except for 1x optics. The spawn rates of Care Package Weapons is higher in this game mode, and Season 8 Season 8 Fully Kitted Weapons also spawn in Care Packages in this mode.

Extended Challenges[ | ]

These unique challenges were available from the start of the event until the end of Season 8 Season 8 (February 9th, 2021 to May 4th, 2021).

Name Challenge Reward
Daily Discovery Complete 75 daily challenges Badge Badge - Nessie's Big Day
Respect Your Elders Deal 102,816 damage Badge Badge - Mozam-Beast
Time to Win and Stay Alive Win a game with 8 different legends Badge Badge - Smolfinder Here
Earn all other Anniversary Badges Badge Badge - Legendary Anniversary
Mozambique Drill Deal 3,333 damage with the Mozambique Shotgun Charm Charm - Mozambique Here

Challenge rewards[ | ]


Prize Track[ | ]


Anniversary Prize Track

This event continued to utilize the Prize Track system, and the maximum amount of points the player could've gotten was 5000.

Points Reward
0 [note 2]
250 Apex Pack Apex Pack
500 Apex Pack Apex Pack

Prize Track Rewards[ | ]

Weapon Skins

Anniversary Collection[ | ]

The Anniversary Collection is a set of 24 cosmetics exclusive to the event. The collection cosmetics can be obtained by:

  • Purchasing event-exclusive Anniversary packs for Apex Coins 700 which will give out one collection cosmetic and two cosmetics from the normal loot table.
  • Unlocking using Crafting Metals 1,200 for Legendary items and Crafting Metals 400 for epic items.
  • By direct purchase from the Store: Apex Coins 1,800 for Legendary items and Apex Coins 1,000 for Epics.

Completion of the Anniversary Collection gives players Heirloom Shards 150 to choose an existing Mythic set of their choice, even if the player has all the heirloom sets unlocked.

Collection Cosmetics[ | ]

Legend skins
Weapon skins

Store special offers[ | ]

Weapon Skins

Bundles[ | ]

This bundle costs Apex Coins 5,000.

Legend Skins
Event Packs

This bundle costs Apex Coins 2,500.

Legend Skins
Event Packs

This bundle costs Apex Coins 2,500.

Legend Skins

This bundle costs Apex Coins 2,000.

Legend Skins

Trivia[ | ]

  • This event marked the second anniversary of Apex Legends despite not being released on the actual anniversary of February 4th.
  • This event was accidentally released early, on February 2nd, but was patched out minutes later.
  • This event was the first event to get extended, as it got extended by a week, from February 23rd to March 2nd, 2021.

Notes[ | ]

  1. This badge is animated.
  2. All players who logged in during the event received these rewards.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Players will receive Apex Coins 700 for each pack if all of them are already opened.