It’s “Double the Fun” this week with the Fortnite Double Shotgun, the return of the Mythic Outlander Hero plus two new modes to keep you battling away.
Two new items to get your hands on this week in the form of the damaging double barrel shotgun and the Mythic Outlander Hero.
Double Barrel Shotgun – Devastating Close Range Power
Battle Royale Mode gets a two shot blast provides shocking stopping power from the double barrel shotgun taking down foes with ease however the weapon is not very effective at medium to long range. The double barrel shotgun has a larger, 10 pellet spread than other shotguns however provides lower critical damage.
The double barrel shotgun can be found in vending machines, floor loot, supply chests and supply drops and is available in two variants;
- Legendary Variant; 150 base damage.
- Epic Variant; 143 base damage.
Mythic Outlander Hero – Ground Shattering Power
The Dark Viking cometh to Save the World Mode. Strike fear in the heart of your enemy with this hero’s’s powerful abilities.
Coming in the Dark Viking sub-class, Mythic Outlander hero has a powerful ability being able to strike the ground with “Seismic Impact” which will deal damage across a two tile line for small to medium size foes.
Mythic Outlander perks include;
- Fault Line; lower the cooldown of Seismic Impact by six seconds
- Sustained Impact; lower the Stamina cost of Seismic Impact by 15.
- Return To Sender; will move Seismic Impact to its original position
Two new modes this week as players battle the storm in Steady Storm and a new weekly challenge mode is launched for Battle the Horde.
Steady Storm – Nowhere is Safe
Steady Storm Limited Time Mode comes to Battle Royale. Players beware; there are no safe zones in this Storm.
Take out others players while keeping one step ahead of the constantly moving storm closing over 15 minutes. Challenge your skills as you battle foes while trying to keep watch in the Storm to predict where it is going with the added fun of there being no safe zones!
Challenge The Horde – Rewards In-Bound
Get great loot drops in this new Save the World Mode weekly challenge.
During the Roadtrip event, Fortnite will be running weekly Challenge the Horde Missions rewarding players with weapons and items.
This week you can get your hands on Flintlock weaponry and Roadtrip tickets.
See You Next Week
Great new stuff in Fortnite this week with the awesome Mythic Outlander Hero and Double Barrel Shotgun more than enough to spice up your game a little, while the more competitive players can test their skills with the crazy Steady Storm Limted Time Mode and pick up great new rewards when taking part in the Challenge the Horde weekly event while Roadtrip is active. Challenge the Horde Weekly Challenge is currently offering Flintlock ranged weapons so get playing and complete that Old West style for your character.
See game and bug fixes on the Epic Games Fornite Official Site here: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/patch-notes/v5-20.
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Thanks for reading and I hope to see you on the Battle Bus. Bye for now and take care, Michael – Editor/Owner – ChartX Games.
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