Epic Video games unvaults fan-favourite Pump Shotgun in Fortnite – Patch Notes v9.30


Has the chosen one returned to save lots of us from the fight, stink, ‘spolsion meta? Epic Video games has unvaulted the Pump Shotgun, the fan-favourite weapon.

Gamers like Fortnite’s Pump Shotgun due to its excessive ability cap, and since there are a heck of a number of excessive rate-of-fire, spammy weapons within the recreation – one thing the Pump positively isn’t.

Within the official v9.30 Patch Notes, Epic stated:

“There’s been a number of suggestions across the Tactical Shotgun and Fight Shotgun effectiveness, and so we’re experimenting with a world the place the Pump Shotgun joins the present shotgun lineup.”

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This information joins a bunch of weapon tweaks and Unvaultings, together with buffs to the Burst SMG, Infantry Rifle, and Minigun, nerfs to the Drum Gun, and the return of the Shockwave Grenade and Suppressed SMG.

You possibly can learn the entire adjustments within the full patch notes under.

In the present day additionally noticed the beginning of Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer time occasion, with a complete suite of latest challenges. The primary of which is dance at completely different seashore events.

Fortbyte 11 – discovered beneath a circling jungle parrot – additionally dropped.

Fortnite v9.30 Content material Replace patch notes


Out there in Epic and Legendary variants.
Fires Medium Ammo.
Holds 6 rounds.
63 / 66 injury per shot.
Headshot multiplier of two.
Out there from Ground loot, Chests, Merchandising Machines, Provide Drops, and Loot Carriers.

Uncommon Tactical Assault Rifle
With the unvaulting of the Suppressed Submachine Gun, we wished to verify loot distribution on this class of merchandise was effectively distributed.
Impulse Grenades
Pirate Cannon

Unusual and Uncommon Pump Shotgun
Out there in ground loot and Merchandising Machines
There’s been a number of suggestions across the Tactical Shotgun and Fight Shotgun effectiveness, and so we’re experimenting with a world the place the Pump Shotgun joins the present shotgun lineup.
Shockwave Grenade
Suppressed SMG
We really feel the Suppressed Submachine Gun can fill a complementary function to the Burst Submachine Gun as a viable different.
Widespread, Unusual, and Uncommon Revolver

Tactical Shotgun
Availability from ground loot diminished from eight.19% to five.four%
Headshot Multiplier elevated from 2 to 2.25
Burst SMG
Availability changes
Availability from ground loot diminished from 5.03% to three.1%
Availability from chests diminished from 18.66% to 10.32%
Steadiness changes
Base accuracy elevated by 13.6%
Leaping accuracy penalty diminished from 15% to five%
Sprinting accuracy penalty diminished from 30% to 20%
Base injury elevated from 23/24/25 to 24/25/26
The Burst SMG was dropping a bit too often for the function it was supposed to fill. Moreover, it was underperforming when in comparison with comparable gadgets.
SemiAuto Sniper Rifle
Availability from ground loot diminished from zero.65% to zero.44%
Availability from chests diminished from 5.1% to three.four%
FlintKnock Pistol
Availability from ground loot diminished from 1.97% to 1.32%
Infantry Rifle
Elevated the Epic and Legendary Infantry Rifle clip dimension from eight to 10
Elevated participant injury from 18/19 to 20/21
Diminished clip dimension from 50 to 40
Diminished hearth charge from 9 to eight
For the reason that unvaulting, the Drum Gun has outperformed in unintended areas. This adjustment ought to assist create extra counterplay in fight.
Heavy Assault Rifle
Elevated injury from 36/38/40 to 38/40/42
The Heavy Assault Rifle utilization charges aren’t fairly the place we’d like. This adjustment to Harm is meant to offset a few of the downsides of the weapon.

Provide Llama
Elevated the fabric depend from 200 of every to 350 of every
Elevated the entire variety of Llamas per match from three to five


Kevin Prefabs + Galleries

That includes a dice so cool, it even has a reputation!

Added four New Prefabs:
Kevin Lake Home Island
Kevin Destroyed Dice Island
Kevin Destroyed Dino Island
Kevin Destroyed Home Island
Added 11 New Galleries:
Kevin Dice Gallery
Kevin Dice Shards Prop Gallery
Kevin Island
Kevin Destroyed Island
Kevin Particle Gallery
Lake Home Roof & Wall Gallery
Lake Home Ground & Stair Gallery
Lake Home Island Prop Gallery
Rock & Root Nature Gallery
Word: We’re conscious of a problem the place a few of these belongings will delete themselves if positioned in sure methods with the Telephone.


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