What’s the fastest way to get around the map in Fortnite Season 3

What’s the fastest way to get around the map in Fortnite Season 3

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What’s the fastest way to get around in Season 3 Arena Modes? Find out the statistical breakdown, here.

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Fortnite Season 3 has, by far, added the most mobility into the game since Chapter 2 began. We now have Motorboats, Choppas, Whirlpools, Sharks, Hot Peppers. Launch Pads, and Mythic weapons that allow you to move faster.

Since this is the case, players may wonder which method of transportation is the fastest. They also tend to wonder if they’ll be able to loot that house of farm up on their way to zone, or if they should keep running to avoid the storm.

One Fortnite player ran the numbers on some of the most common forms of transportation in Fortnite and discovered the best way to run from the storm.

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Helicopters are the most noteworthy omission, here, as they aren’t available in competitive modes – and likely won’t ever be back without a heavy nerf. Sharks are also off of the list, but they appear to have the same mechanics as Motorboats in the water. Here’s what u/SymboleX found with his testing.

  • Running: 18s/100m
  • Swimming: 10s/100m
  • Boat: 5s/100m
  • Gliding: 5s/100m NOTE: Pepper does not change gliding speed.
  • Running with Pepper: 13s/100m
  • Swimming with Pepper: 7.5s/100m

Gliding is, predictably, the best way to get around the map. Not only is it tied with boats as the quickest way to reach 100 meters, you don’t need to be bound to water and can often launch yourself over certain structures, ensuring that you’re always headed in a straight line.

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Peppers are also extremely effective, and are worth carrying in Trios Arena. They may clog your inventory too much in solos, but they’re one of the best consumables in the game, right now.

Hopefully, this statistical breakdown will give you enough information to estimate whether or not you can spend some time looting or if you’ll have to drop everything and run. Unless Epic add Helicopters to Arena, this looks to be the complete list of mobility for competitive modes in Fortnite Season 3.

Patch Notes

Fortnite v13.30 is likely headed to Fortnite on July 14. Here’s what to expect.

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July 13, 2020

We haven’t had a Fortnite patch in a couple of weeks, but Epic seem to have brought us back to the frequent additions that we saw back in Chapter 1. If this is true, then we can expect a patch on July 14 – barring any delays.

We’re writing this before the patch was announced, but it’s still our best guess. Obviously, we’ll update this post if our prediction ends up being incorrect. Either way, here’s what we’re expecting out of the v13.30 patch.

Bug Fixes

Bug fixes are nearly a weekly occurrence in Fortnite. New patches bring new bugs with them, as players discover the ever-evolving landscape of issues within the game. There seem to be more bugs than ever in Fortnite, right now, but almost all of them are listed as “investigating” on the Fortnite Community Issues Trello Board.

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This designation means that these bugs are likely at least one or two weeks away from getting fixed. Right now, the only bugs listed as “Fixed in Next Game Update” are for the Save the World version of the game. Hopefully, with an update imminent, this won’t be the case.

Water Level

We’ll likely see the water level go down, yet again, when the update is introduced. Recently, we learned that cars were set to enter Fortnite on July 21. If Epic want the roads to be clear, then we’re going to need a weekly lowering of the water levels.

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Data miners have stated that the water levels will lower, again, on July 18 at 3 AM EST. We may see some leaks with this new patch, that point to how the map will look when the water levels go down. This should be the last recession before cars are added – if they come to Fortnite on schedule.

Dragon Shotgun

One thing that we probably won’t see in this patch is the Dragon Shotgun. We heard about this new weapon coming to Fortnite a couple of weeks ago, but it still seemed far away from getting released.

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A new shotgun would be awesome to play with, but we’re not expecting to see it for another update or two. Still, it’s worth mentioning, as it is a possibility that it comes in v13.30.

This is strange and i just noticed it, there’s another shotgun in the works.. the codename of it is “Dragon”, and will come in EPIC & LEGENDARY rarities, here are the current stats they set for it (also its weird that it has 4 bullets but also costs 4 bullets per fire) pic.twitter.com/6KFWGX7ccx

— HYPEX (@HYPEX) June 25, 2020

As always, we’ll have you covered with everything you need to know when v13.30 goes live. We’ll have the leaks, patch notes, and any information that slips through the cracks. Make sure to follow us on Twitter @FortniteINTEL to stay up-to-date with all of the latest Fortnite news.

Glitches

YouTuber, OrangeGuy, has finally figured out how to trigger the instant revive glitch in Fortnite.

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July 13, 2020

Avid followers of all things Fortnite are undoubtedly aware of the strange and elusive glitch that allows players to instantly revive their downed teammates. We covered this glitch a week ago and included several clips of the method as an attempt to gain some clues.

Everyone had a theory as to what caused this glitch, but no one knew for sure. When we tweeted our article, we tagged the best known Fortnite exploit specialist on the internet, YouTuber OrangeGuy, to see if he knew anything. To our surprise, he replied and said that he thought it was a random glitch that couldn’t be repeated.

I tried for a good 5 hours and I think it’s random.

— ؜ (@OrangeGuy_YT) July 6, 2020

That was a week ago and since that post, OrangeGuy has been in the lab trying to find out how this thing works. It seems to have something to do with timing and making the ‘revive’ indicator disappear right when you hit it.

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As some players theoriezed, the glitch works better with a pet back bling but seems to be possible without it. This could be because the ‘pet’ and ‘revive’ buttons are the same (at least, on a controller). These multiple inputs for the same button heighten your chances of triggering the glitch.

As you can see in OrangeGuy’s video, the exploit takes perfect timing and a ton of practice to pull off. Even after hours of trying to trigger it, OrangeGuy couldn’t always get the instant revive on the first attempt.

Is it worth it to practice this glitch over and over again? Probably not. It seems far too random to be able to trigger it on a regular basis. It’s worth looking at the steps and positioning yourself to be able to do the glitch, but it won’t be worth trying several times when you could be reviving your teammate – especially in a high-pressure scenario.

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The one tip that we can give relates to the back bling. The glitch seems to trigger more frequently with a pet on your back, so you could wear one in the hopes that you accidentally cause an exploit. It’s not easy, but now we know what causes it.

Esports

Bizzle, Clix, and Commandment have split as Bizzle rejoins Dubs and Megga.

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July 10, 2020

There’s been a bit of shuffling in professional Fortnite trios over the past couple of days. The team of Bizzle, Commandment, and Clix has split, each going their separate ways. Bizzle joined his old partners, Megga and Dubs, While Commandment joined Edgey and Cented. For now, Clix is the only one of the three to not have a trio team.

This news comes after a rough server performance in a recent Trios tournament, which saw all of the players rubber-banding, lagging, and being lost in the storm with no way to get out. As Bizzle tweeted, the performance looked like one of the first Fortnite tournaments to exist.

Following this tournament, Commandment was the first to announce that he’d be leaving the team. Bizzle released a TwitLonger, stating that he’d be teaming back up with Megga and Dubs rather than looking for a third player to join him and Clix.

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The TwitLonger also took aim at the current state of competitive Fortnite along with the server performance. “The Shockwave launcher disabled us from playing the way we were used to and crazy end game lag lead to a lot of thrown games. Every game we would have height, or outplay the team who had it and take it from them, and with the Shockwave launcher being in the game it completely ruined our play-style and attitude,” he wrote.

Despite the split, the three players appear to be on good terms with one another. Clix replied to Bizzle’s tweet, telling him that he’s the best player that Clix has played with.

You are by far the best player I’ve ever played with. Loved playing with you and all your smart plays. Learned a lot and hopefully we’ll team up in some future events. ❤️

— Clix (@ClixHimself) July 10, 2020

The most interesting part of this situation is that Chap and Edgey called this split a few weeks back. The dueling trios were having a grief battle in pro scrims, leading to Chap telling his team and viewers, “I can’t wait for this trio to split.”

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Edgey, who is ironically now teamed-up with Commandment, told Chap and Av that Bizzle and Clix would “snake each other for Dubs and Megga.” It may not have ended in any bad blood, but that’s essentially what happened.

Although the Season 3 FNCS is Solos, most of the pros prefer the Trios format, meaning that’s what we largely see in scrimmages. We’re also seeing several Trios tournaments and Cash Cups this season, so we’ll undoubtedly see the new teams hit Season 3 soon. Now, all that’s left is to see where Clix lands. Fellow NRG member UnknownArmy needs a team…

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