Introduced in the battle royale’s seventh season, Apex Legends’ new Trident hovercraft isn’t exactly known for its altitude. But with the careful placement of a trampoline, players have figured out how to give the nippy little buggies some impressive airtime—temporarily, at least.
Now, I’m not entirely sure what’s going on with games journalists flinging themselves into the stratosphere. Just today, Eurogamer was off catapulting cowboys in Red Dead Redemption 2. Now, Rock Paper Shotgun’s Imogen Beckhelling has demonstrated how to launch the Trident skyward with a little help from Octane’s ultimate bounce-pad.
The trick is to set the pad down directly under a respawn beacon (or supply bin, though Beckhelling notes the beacon works best). Drive the Trident straight into it, and you should be catapulted off in the opposite direction.
Given it’s technically meant to be airborne anyway, you do have some degree of air control while soaring across