Apex Legends Mobile: How To Rank Up Faster

Our guide covers everything you need to know about the ranking system and on how to Rank up fast in Apex Legends Mobile.

The most burning question people currently want to be answered is how to Rank Up Fast in Apex Legends Mobile, just like any other multiplayer game with ranking systems. Well, the first thing you need to understand is that Apex Legends Mobile’s ranking system is different from other popular multiplayer games. So, people who are avid fans of PUBG Mobile or Call of Duty: Mobile may not feel at home with Apex Legends. In today’s guide, I will be covering the best tips to rank faster in Apex Legends Mobile.

Key Takeaways
  • Apex Legends Mobile is a first-person Online Multiplayer Battle Royale shooting game. It features many characters also known as ‘Legends” with unique abilities with different modes such as; Squads, solo, and duo. 
  • Just like Apex Legends, Apex Legends Mobile received the same positive response from players worldwide.
  • Ranking up in any Battler royale game such as Apex Legends Mobile is tricky as there are numerous things to consider.
  • Firstly, players should know how the ranking system in Apex Legends Mobile works. Players need to reach level 8 to unlock the ranked matches which will help them to start ranking up in the game.
  • Apex Legends Mobile consists of 6 ranks, further divided into sub-parts. Players start from Iron rank and can reach up to Predator rank.
  • Some pro tips will assist you in ranking up and getting better in Apex Legends Mobile swiftly, these are:
    • Good teammates – Good teammates will help you in winning the games more as they provide you with tons of assistance in the game.
    • Engaging and Disengaging – These mechanics will help you know when to initiate the fight and when to fall back to cover, a rule of thumb for BR games RRR (Re-plate, Re-load, and Re-position).
    • Keeping an eye on the enclosing circle – players should always be aware of the shrinking circle to help them decide where and when to move around the map.
    • Landing on Edges – landing in abandoned places will help you survive more in the game thus more XP to rank up.

Apex Legend Mobile Ranking System Explained

Different Tiers of Ranks in Apex Legends Mobile
A display of different Ranks in Apex Legends Mobile.

As already mentioned above, Apex Legend Mobile’s Ranking system is quite unusual. It is not only different from other Battle Royale games available on mobile but is also different from its PC and console version counterparts. So before I get started on how you can Rank up fast in Apex Legends Mobile, let us shed some light on its ranking system.

Unlocking Ranked Matches

Ranked Matches in Apex Legends Mobile aren’t available from the get-go but are unlocked at a later level. To open Ranked Matches, you need to be at level  8. You’ll first have to play a couple of Battle Royale matches for leveling up, or you can go for the classic Team Death Matches to level up your character.

After you have reached Level 8 you’ll finally get access to the Ranked Matches.

Rank Rules And Requirements

Just like its PC and console version counterparts, Apex Legends Mobile has a total of 6 ranks. Each of these ranks is further divided into 3-6 sub ranks. The higher you go, the number of sub-ranks will increase. Depending on your rank, you’ll be matched with players of the same or similar rank.

So before you start your grind to rank up, it is important to know about the Ranks and the requirements to unlock them. You’ll start from Iron rank and will have to work your way up to Apex Predator. Below is a table that’ll give you a basic idea of how much RP you’ll need to raise your rank.

RankRP Required
BronzeStarting rank
Silver1,200 RP
Gold2,800 RP
Platinum4,800 RP
Diamond7,200 RP
Master10,000 RP
Apex PredatorTop 750 players

Rank points can be claimed through assists, kills, and match placement. If the total number of your assists and kills reaches 6, no more Ranked Points will be awarded to the player. Furthermore, the number of Ranked Points you’ll be awarded will depend on the Rank Gap between you and the players you killed. The higher the rank of the opponent killed, the better.

You may be questioning right now, what’s the point of playing after taking down six players. Well, to answer that, Ranked Points are also awarded based on your placement at the end of the match. 

Rewards For All Ranks in Apex Legends Mobile

While pushing through rank, you get a free reward every time you move to a higher rank. The rewards rank various skins to frames. Below is a table listing all the rewards you’ll get with each rank.

BronzeHolo Spray
SilverHolo Spray
GoldHolo Spray
PlatinumHolo Spray
DiamondHolo Spray / Trail / Avatar Frame
MasterHolo Spray / Trail / Avatar Frame
Apex PredatorHolo Spray / Trail / Avatar Frame

Best Tips To Rank Up Faster in Apex Legends Mobile

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Showcasing a squad of Apex Legends Mobile

Now that you have a basic understanding of how the ranking system works let’s move forward with the best tips and tricks to become the Apex Predator. On the topic of tips, consider reading How To play Apex Legends Mobile and learn the best tips and tricks to become a champion in the ring.

Good Teammates

Having good teammates is not only a tip we’ll recommend for Apex Legends Mobile, but this is a universal go-to tip for any multiplayer game available on the market. Playing ranked matches solo is never a good option because, more often than not, you’ll end up with teammates who have 0 teamwork and are just busy doing their own thing.

These types of squads are the first ones to get wiped out, so we’ll recommend that you hop into the ranked matches when your entire friend squad is online. Having a squad of friends can massively raise your chances of success because communication is a crucial aspect that decides your overall team performance and, in turn, your rank points.

Another Tip we’ll want to give here in order to rank faster in Apex Legends Mobile is that if you end up with good teammates, teammates that you see reviving you up, staying close to you, providing cover fire, and retrieving beacons. Always send them a friend request through recent players in the menu in the friend list tab.

Engaging and Disengaging

My number 2 tip here is knowing when to attack and when to fall back. The key to understanding this is understanding the situation you are in. If a squad jumps on you when you are ill-equipped, or someone starts snipping from higher areas, instead of engaging with that squad, you should retreat and find cover.

It goes both ways; if you have the higher ground or get great equipment right off the bat, you should utilize your advantage against other squads. Furthermore, if you see a squad on turf already, don’t engage with them. Instead, you should go after the already damaged squad who just retreated from their battle or the squad who came out on top. Either way, both squads will be in a very weakened state, making them easy prey to hunt.

Keeping An Eye Out For Enclosing Zone

Not keeping an eye on the Enclosing Circle is one of the rookiest but most common mistakes people make. Earlier in the match, it doesn’t impose much of an issue since the circle encloses at a snail’s speed, giving the player a hefty amount of time to reach the safe zone, but later in the match, this circle can be both a blessing or a curse.
Players who don’t keep track of the enclosing zone’s timer will make themselves an easy target for the squad who are waiting for them in the safe zone. Similarly, if should you find yourself in the same scenario but on the opposite side, don’t try to pick up the fight with the squad in trying to get to safety.
More often than not, they end up dying outside the zone, but if they escape to safety, always try to take them out for the extra kill. Not learning this tip will destroy you and you will not rank up faster in Apex Legends Mobile.

Landing On Edges

At the start of every match, players fall from the sky and land in a zone. A lot of people choose to land at the center of the map, probably to remain in the safe zone or to get in the battle early and try their luck with some early kills. Whatever the reason, it gives you a chance to land in the less crowded places on the map. Firstly this guarantees your safety 85-90% of the time, and secondly allows you to gear up properly for the upcoming fights.

Taking Out Bots

Last but not least, always try to close in on bots or squads that behave like bots. This tip is probably useful for people just starting out, but a tip is a tip. Closing into bot squads not only guarantees you free kills but also gives you the maximum possible Rank Points that you can get from a kill. It may or may not be a bug, but for whatever reason, never miss the opportunity for some free bot kills.

Apex Legends is finally out for mobile after its initial announcement in 2019 and is currently dominating trending pages of both Android and iOS Stores. While you’re at it, consider reading our Apex Legends Mobile Tier List and Best Legends guides.

Apex Legends is a title that needs no introduction. From the developers of Titan fall 1 and 2, this Free to play battle royale, which launched three years ago, is now one of the most dominant battle royale games on the market, reassuring that Respawn Entertainment is still one of the best developers in the industry at what they do.

My Take On How To Quickly Rank Up

As a player who has more than 5 years of experience in FPS games, I did my homework and listed the best ways to rank up as quickly as possible in Apex Mobile. However, these are the idle scenarios that are not going to happen in every ranked match. So, I would highly recommend players to adjust according to the situation of the match.

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My concurrent progress on Apex Legends

One more tip that is highly efficient is Third Partying. If you see two teams engaging with each other, then you can use it to your advantage and take them out while they are busy fighting with each other. Some of the players might not like this idea, but it is one of my favorite things to do in Battle Royales like Apex Legends Mobile.

This concludes my guide on how to rank up fast in Apex Legends Mobile. Let me know what you think about my guide in the comments below.
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Abdul Haddi

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