Quake Champions Spring 2021 Update

Spring is in the air and a new Season of Quake Champions is upon us. Introducing the 2021 Spring update for Quake Champions! Lots of Quake III weapons and a nice Death Knight Buff.

Remember Quake Champions is completely free to play and you can pick it up on steam!


  • TERMINATOR – Quake III Arena Legacy Shotgun
  • LAST JUDGEMENT – Quake III Arena Legacy Rocket Launcher
  • CAMPER GONE FISHING – Backpack, Fishing Rod, & Dopefish Ranger Vanity
  • SPOILS OF ARMAGON – Quake Scourge of Amagon-themed Ranger Vanity: Mjolnir and Horn of Conjuring
  • ENFORCER HELMET – Quake Enforcer-themed Ranger Vanity
  • FIENDISH HOOD – Quake Fiend-themed Ranger Vanity

More Patch Notes

New Weapon Shaders

Basic weapon shaders for Terminator, Last Judgement, and Peacemaker weapon Vanities have been added.

Map Updates

  • Corrupted Keep
  • Fixed exploitative hiding spot outside the shard hallway ring-out
  • Deep Embrace
  • Fixed Dire Orb exploits near Heavy Armor
  • Updated collision near Heavy Armor oil lamp where some players could previously get stuck
  • Exile
  • Redid map lighting – darker environment with improved contrast
  • Updated all map collision, fixing issues that included getting inside walls, jump pad behavior, and spawning below the floor
  • Updated bot navigation
  • The Molten Falls
  • Updated collision to fix an exploit near the Rocket Launcher wall

Champion Updates

  • Death Knight
    • Increased fireball damage from 20 to 25 each
    • Increased fire trail time from 5 to 7 seconds
    • Added 30 knockback (fireball projectiles)
    • Removed splash damage falloff

Miscellaneous Updates

  • Capture the Flag – Restored the mercy limit to take effect in Round 1
  • Mecha Sorg Vanity – Added missing gore to Sorlag’s Mecha outfit. Now fully gib-able!
  • Shambler Arm Vanity – Added a firing animation to the shambler hand & fingers.
  • Old Painless Heavy Machinegun – The chaingun model will now lower out of view when zooming in
  • Terminator Super Shotgun – The Q3 Shotgun now has a pump-action reload animation