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▶️ We'll win this thing together. Semper Fi or die.

Professional Soldier
Real Name Anita Williams
Gender Female
Age 38
Homeworld Gridiron
Weight 180 lbs (82 kg)
Height 6'0" (183 cm)
Legend Type Offensive Legend Icon.svg Offensive
Tactical Ability Smoke Launcher.svg Smoke Launcher
Passive Ability Double Time.svg Double Time
Ultimate Ability Rolling Thunder.svg Rolling Thunder
Real-world Info
Voice Actor Erica Luttrell[1]

Bangalore is an Offensive.svg Offensive Legend. She is unlocked by default.

Bangalore is a strategic Legend. Her tactical ability Smoke Launcher.svg Smoke Launcher deploys a smokescreen that heavily reduces visibility in the affected area. Her passive ability Double Time.svg Double Time gives her a movement speed boost when fired. Her ultimate ability Rolling Thunder.svg Rolling Thunder drops several damaging and stunning missiles on the indicated area.


Smoke Launcher[]

Smoke Launcher.svg Tactical Q/LB/L1/LB
Smoke Launcher
Description Fire a high-velocity smoke canister that explodes into a smoke wall on impact.
Cooldown 33 seconds

  • Has two charges, allowing it to be used twice in a row.
  • The launcher allows Bangalore to fire canisters farther than grenades can be thrown.
  • Upon landing, the canister splits into three, which land in a line perpendicular to where it was launched from. Takes 23 seconds to evaporate.
  • The canister's explosion deals 10 damage to enemies.
  • Melee to cancel the launch.

  • The launcher can be used at the same time as other actions: firing, reloading, healing, etc.
  • Threat highlighters, such as the 1x Digital Threat.svg 1x Digital Threat, 4x-10x Digital Sniper Threat.svg 4x-10x Digital Sniper Threat, or Bloodhound's Beast of the Hunt.svg Beast of the Hunt, can see through the smoke.
  • Wattson's Interception Pylon.svg Interception Pylon can shoot down the smoke canisters.
  • Wattson's Perimeter Security.svg Perimeter Security fences can't be seen through the smoke.
  • The smoke residue can be tracked by Bloodhound's Tracker.svg Tracker.

  • The Smoke Launcher can be used both offensively and defensively; to ambush an unsuspecting squad by removing their ability to see you and respond, or as a weapon of escape to obscure yourself and your team from enemies.
  • Bangalore can also use the smoke canister while she is currently using a consumable item such as a Med Kit.svg Med Kit or Shield Battery.svg Shield Battery, as both only require one hand. Use this to your advantage to cover yourself while you heal.
  • The smoke can be seen by other teams from some distance and attract them.
  • The smoke should be on the enemy, not your team. The smoke can also be between you and enemy, effectively acts as a visual barrier between you and enemy.
    • If smoke is on your team, the enemy sees everywhere you cannot, but they know generally where you are.
    • Conversely, smoke on the enemy obscures their vision, forcing them to move out and possibly disperse to engage, while your team retains a wider range of movement and vision, giving your team an advantage.
    • Thus, using smoke to cover your team's revive can be considered a gamble, as your vision is just as obscured.
  • Throw a Frag Grenade.svg Frag Grenade or some explosive device into a smokescreen. This will either deal damage to enemies inside it, force them to come to you, or force them to retreat. You can also have Caustic's Nox Gas Grenade.svg Nox Gas Grenade in the smoke to obscure the enemies' vision and deal damage.

  • Crouching and hip-firing while the smoke launcher is primed will increase your accuracy.

  • Double Time[]

    Double Time.svg Passive
    Double Time
    Description Taking fire while sprinting makes you move faster for a brief time.
    Cooldown ?

    • Double Time activates upon being hit, or when bullets/grenades barely miss you, giving you a 30% increase in movement speed for 2 seconds.

  • The passive can activate if enemies shoot at you while inside Gibraltar's Dome of Protection.svg Dome of Protection.

  • Bangalore's passive is a reactive one that responds to enemies engaging you. Utilize the short term speed boost whenever you can either by running for cover or returning fire with the increased speed as it makes you a difficult target to hit.

  • Rolling Thunder[]

    Rolling Thunder.svg Ultimate Z/LB+RB/L1+R1/LB+RB
    Rolling Thunder
    Description Call in an artillery strike that slowly creeps across the landscape.
    Charge time 3 minutes

    • Bangalore throws a flare, and several rows of missiles land sequentially in front of the flare then stick for 6 seconds before exploding. Since they land in rows, this creates a sort of wave of explosions moving forward from the flare.
    • The missiles land in a 6x6 square, with the maximum distance of 70m ahead from the flare.
    • Each explosion deals 40 damage and slows enemies. This ability cannot damage squadmates, but it will still cause a slowing effect.
    • Rolling Thunder is referred as "Creeping Barrage" in death recap, obituaries and its corresponding stat tracker.

  • Wattson's Interception Pylon.svg Interception Pylon can shoot down both the missiles (before landing) and the initial flare.

  • Note that unlike grenades which can be held in the throw position by holding down the fire button, the flare will be thrown the instant you press the fire button.
  • Unlike Gibraltar's Defensive Bombardment.svg Defensive Bombardment, the missiles land in front of the flare instead of around it, so throw it between you and the area you want to bombard.
  • Rolling Thunder should be best saved for large team engagements or ambushes, or ultimately to cover your team while escaping. It can catch an unsuspecting enemy team off guard and have them running for cover.
  • A good time to use Rolling Thunder is right after downing an enemy in a long-range outdoor fight. It'll make it dangerous for their squad to try to revive them, and give your squad space to push into a 3v2 fight.
  • This ultimate ability isn't independently powerful enough to be fully effective on its own, so it is strongly recommended to chase the enemy down as they get bombarded.

  • Lore[]

    Main article: Bangalore (Character)
    Born into a military family where she, her parents, and her four older brothers all served with the IMC, Bangalore has been an exceptional soldier her whole life. Dedicated to the IMC cause, she was top of her class at the IMC Military Academy and the only cadet who could take apart a Peacekeeper, equip it with a Precision Choke hop-up, and put it back together in under twenty seconds – blindfolded.

    In the months following the Battle at Gridiron, the IMS Hestia, with Anita and brother Jackson on board, was attacked by unknown assailants. A bomb on the outer hull blew out a chunk of the ship… but not before Jackson shielded her, sacrificing his own life to save hers. Anita watched helplessly, as Jackson was sucked out into the vacuum of space. After crashing on a Syndicate planet, Anita looked for both work, and the brother she refused to believe had died, so they could begin the decades-long trip back home. Now, she fights to raise money in the Apex Games, in the hopes of finding a pilot willing to take the epic trip back home to reunite with what remains of her family.

    Cosmetic items[]


    There are a total of 75 Legend skins for Bangalore: 24 Legendary, 9 Epic, 26 Rare and 16 Common.


    1. Officer Williams was needed between March 7 and 8, 2020.
    2. Included in the Dame of Death Bundle.

    Story of Bangalore:

    1. Decorated Line: Sergeant First Class Anita Williams was born into a military family, both parents veterans of the Titan Wars. This IMC soldier's first uniform was more than a badge of honor, it was a symbol of family.
    2. MIL-SPEC: A product of her military family, Bangalore’s loyalty has always lain with the IMC. However, those loyalties were tested when they came to kill her brother.


    Main article: Finisher


    Heirloom Set[]

    Main article: Heirloom

    Bangalore's Heirloom Set

    This set was made available during the Chaos Theory.svg Chaos Theory Collection Event. Anyone who completed the Chaos Theory Collection set was be given this automatically.

    The set contains:

    • A Banner Pose: No Gun, No Problem
    • A Melee weapon skin: Cold Steel
    • An Quip.svg Intro Quip: "Hope you're not afraid to get your hands dirty"


    Main article: Emote
    • Charge - Crafting Metals 1,200
    • Guiding Lights - Crafting Metals 1,200
    • Present Arms - Crafting Metals 400
    • Lua error in Module:Symbol at line 28: Found no data. Butterfly Barrage
    • No Sweat - Default

    Skydive Emotes[]

    Main article: Skydive Emote



    Main article: Holospray


    1. Originally its name and display text was Respect The Uniform.
    2. Included in the Gridiron Bundle.

    Music Packs[]

    Main article: Music Pack


    Main article: Transition

    Voice lines[]



    • Bangalore's abilities came from the gameplay need to have a character who could help their team advance on enemies through large open areas. The name 'Bangalore' comes from the Bangalore torpedo, as well as from the city in India, since Indian troops in World War I made use of creeping barrages to cross no man's land.[2]
    • Former Senior Game Designer Daniel Klein considers Bangalore to be the bar for what a balanced, healthy character should look like.[3]
    • If Bangalore reloads while simultaneously launching a smoke canister, the weapon's magazine will load by itself. Before being patched out, a third arm used to come into view.



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