Apex Legends Weapon Attachments

The weapon attachments are used to improve features of your guns. Not all attachments are equal and that’s why we have created this comprehensive list to assist you!

Hop-Up Attachments

These are rarer attachments that can only attach to specific guns but they give excellent benefits and are highly desired.

NameAttaches ToRarity Levels Effect(s)
Precision Choke Peacekeeper, Triple Take Epic Makes the spread tighter
Selectfire Receiver Prowler Epic Enables full-auto firing mode
Skullpiercer Rifling Longbow, Wingman Epic Increases headshot damage
Turbocharger Devotion Legendary Reduces spin-up time

Optic Attachments

These attachments add a scope or sight to your gun that can significantly increase your ability to zoom in.  They range from 1x attachments to 10x attachments depending on which weapon you are using and also do not have different rarity levels.

Threat detection is unique to the legendary scopes and will highlight enemies in red in smoke or from long ranges.

Name Attaches To Rarity Level(s) Effect(s)
1x Holo All Weapons Common Close-range sight
1x Digital Threat Shotguns, SMGs, Pistols Legendary Close-range sight with threat detection
1x-2x Variable Holo All Weapons Rare Close-range variable sight
1x Hcog ‘Classic’ All Weapons Common Close-range sight
2x Hcog ‘Bruiser’ All Weapons Rare Close-range sight
3x Hcog ‘Ranger’ Snipers, LMGs, ARs, SMGs Epic Mid-range sight
2x-4x Variable Aog Snipers, LMGs, ARs, SMGs Epic Mid-range variable sight
6x Sniper Sniper Rifles Legendary Long-range sight
4x-8x Variable Sniper Sniper Rifles Epic Long-range variable sight
4x-10x Digital Sniper Threat Sniper Rifles Legendary Long-range variable sight with threat detection.

Mag Attachments

The mag attachments come in many rarity levels and give you an increased ammo capacity.  For shotguns, the mag attachment increases fire rate.

NameAttaches To Rarity Level(s) Effect(s)
Extended Light Mag All Light Weapons Common, Rare, Epic, Legendary Increases ammo capacity
Rare and higher: Reduced reload time
Extended Heavy Mag All Heavy Weapons Common, Rare, Epic, Legendary Increases ammo capacity
Rare and higher: Reduced reload time
Shotgun Bolt Shotguns Common, Rare, Epic, Legendary Increases fire rate.

Stock Attachments

Stock attachments improve your handling by improving handling and reducing the aim drift (how much your weapon moves when you are looking down the sight).  They come in many rarity levels and rarity levels further improve handling and further reductions of aim drift.       

Name Attaches To Rarity Level(s) Effect(s)
Standard Stock LMGs, SMGs, ARs Common, Rare, Epic, Legendary Common: Improved handling and reduces aim drift slightly
Rare: Fast handling, moderate aim drift reduction
Epic: MEGA fast handling, significant aim drift reduction
Sniper Stock Snipers Common, Rare, Epic, Legendary Common: Improved handling and reduces aim drift slightly
Rare
: Fast handling, moderate aim drift reduction
Epic: MEGA fast handling, significant aim drift reduction

Barrel Attachments

The barrel attachments reduce the amount of recoil on your gun.  High levels reduce the recoil more.  The barrel attachments are best on weapons that have a high recoil such as LMGs and SMGs.

Name Attaches To Variant(s) Effect(s)
Barrel Stabilizer Hemlok, G7 Scout, LMGs, RE 45, Longbow, Alternator, R-99, R-301 Carbine, LMGs White, Blue, Purple, Gold Reduces recoil.