Apex Legends Healing and Shield Items Guide

When your main goal is survival, you will need to make use of every healing consumable and shield restoration item you can get in Apex Legends.

Different consumables boast different effects and qualities, so below we will be discussing the variations of healing items as well as those that increase defense while talking about their perks as you try to achieve victory in Apex Legends.

Apex Legends Healing and Shield Items

Different consumables are aimed at different functions. Although some will only be catered at replenishing your Health, others will even build up your Shield and Ultimate Gauge. Here are all the consumables listed for your ease:

Item (Rarity) Effect
Syringe (Common) 25 HP restored, 5 seconds used
Med Kit (Rare) 100 HP restored, 8 seconds used
Phoenix Kit (Epic) 100 HP and Shield restored, 10 seconds used
Shield Cell (Common) 25 Shield restored 3 seconds used
Shield Battery (Rare) 100 Shield restored, 5 seconds used
Ultimate Accelerant (Rare) 20% of Ultimate restored, 7 seconds used

Shield/Armor Items

Each of the three Armor pieces i.e. Helmet, Body Shield, and Knockdown Shield come in four rarities, each with their own effects with “Legendary” grade being the most valuable.

Shield Items Common Rare Epic Legendary
Body Shield 50 damage absorbed 75 damage absorbed 100 damage absorbed 100 damage absorbed; Finishers regenerate full shield
Helmet Damage received by Headshots is reduced by 30% Damage received by Headshots is reduced by 40% Damage received by Headshots is reduced by 50% Damage received by Headshots is reduced by 50%
Time duration for Tactical and Ultimate abilities is reduced.
Knockdown Shield 100 Damage blocked 250 Damage blocked 750 Damage blocked 750 Damage blocked; Resurrects automatically (only one time) when downed