Epic Games has released several weapons for Fortnite ever since its inception. The developers continue to build and add new weapons to…
Epic Games has released several weapons for Fortnite ever since its inception. The developers continue to build and add new weapons to the island almost every season. Apart from it, Epic Games also tweaks the statistics of the weapons from time to time. Overpowered weapons are nerfed, while potential weapons are allowed to have some advantage in the game. Due to a recent Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 hotfix, some weapons have undergone changes in their statistics. This article will reveal the list so that gamers can understand the potency of each of them before entering Fortnite. For more information related to Fortnite weapons, follow InsideSport.IN.
Epic Games usually nerfs weapons to maintain regular gameplay in Fortnite. The developers have released several overpowered weapons to the island. These weapons were extremely potent and resulted in biased outcomes. Therefore, these weapons had to be nerfed to get the desired gameplay.
Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3: Striker Pump, Burst AR nerfed significantly
The Striker Pump Shotgun was released in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1. While it wasn’t as popular as other Shotguns, it was pivotal for close-range combats. Data miner Hypex revealed that the Striker Pump Shotgun has been nerfed by Epic Games following the recent hotfix.
NEW WEAPONS STATS
– Striker Pump damage reduced by 12 (From 103/108/114/120/126 to 91/96/102/108/114)
– Burst AR used to deal the same damage on all ranges, now it deals 3 less damage on mid range, and 5 less damage on long range
– The Two-Shot’s second shot now fires 50% faster pic.twitter.com/ohFZNhXAVg
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) July 11, 2022
Earlier, the damage statistics of the Striker Pump Shotgun was 103/ 108/ 114/ 120/ 126. However, following the recent nerf, the damage statistics have been reduced to 91/ 96/ 102/ 108/ 114.
Burst Assault Rifle is one of the oldest weapons in the Fortnite arsenal. It was released during the Preseason phase and has featured in most of the seasons. This OG weapon has also undergone slight changes following the hotfix.
Earlier, the Burst Assault Rifle used to deal the same damage across all ranges. The recent Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 hotfix tweaked this setting and now the damage statistics have been altered. Apparently, the Burst Assault Rifle deals 3 damage less on the mid-range and almost 5 damage less on the long-range.
Port-a-Fort is back to the island after a long time. The item was last seen in Chapter 2 Season 4 and Epic Games has brought it back for the Vibin season. Data miner Shiina revealed that due to the hotfix, gamers can stack only two Port-a-Fort in Chapter 3 Season 3.
Epic has nerfed the damage of the Striker Pump & Striker AR!
Also, the Port-A-Fort stack size has been reduced to 2 and the Two-Shot Shotgun now fires its second shot slightly faster.
— Shiina (@ShiinaBR) July 11, 2022
With the v21.20 update scheduled on July 19, it is to be seen if some more weapons undergo statistical changes in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3.
For more information related to Fortnite weapons, follow InsideSport.IN.