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How to get Mythic weapons in Fortnite Season 2: Thermal Rifle, Slone’s Striker Burst Rifle, & Gunnar’s Stinger SMG

Here’s how you can find Fortnite Mythic weapons like the Thermal Rifle, Slone’s Striker Burst Rifle, and Gunnar’s Stinger SMG.

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Fortnite Striker Burst Rifle

Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 features Mythic weapons like the Thermal Rifle, Slone’s Striker Burst Rifle, and Gunnar’s Stinger SMG. Here’s how you can find these Mythic weapon locations.

There are a variety of different weapons that you can use in Fortnite, and the developers often add new ones through major content updates. Now, you can unlock some new Mythic weapons in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2.

Mythic weapons are of special rarity and you can use them to cause some serious pain to your opponents in battle. If you’re looking to add these powerful items to your inventory, then we have you covered.

Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 Mythic weapon locations

There are currently 3 Mythic weapons that you can get your hands on during Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2. These can be collected as Boss Drops after defeating a few NPCs across the island.

You can take a look at every Mythic weapon location on the Fortnite map above, and we’ll go over the description of their abilities as well as what you need to do in order to add them to your inventory in the game.

Fortnite Thermal Rifle location

Thermal Rifle in Fortnite

You can get your hands on the Thermal Rifle by defeating Huntmaster Sable at Command Cavern. This NPC has a large amount of health and teleports using a spinning slash that hits you with 20 damage per hit.

This battle won’t be easy, so we recommend keeping at least two healing items and one epic weapon in your loadout. The quickest way to take him down is to use a rifle from a distance and hit Sable with headshots.

Once he’s defeated, you can add the Thermal Rifle to your inventory. This weapon boasts 128 Damage per shot along and a 4.0 Fire Rate that lets you eliminate your enemies extremely fast in combat.

Fortnite Striker Burst Rifle location

Slone’s Striker Burst Rifle in Fortnite

The Striker Burst Rifle can be unlocked at The Fortress POI which is located between Command Cavern and Tilted Towers. You’ll need to make your way over there and defeat Doctor Slone in battle.

This character will unleash two clones of herself that you’ll need to take care of during the battle. We recommend keeping your distance as you fire at them since they can easily overwhelm you up close.

You can then collect the weapon at the end of the fight. This two-shot burst rifle is capable of dishing out 140 damage per second while maintaining accuracy with a Red Dot Sight, making it ideal for long-range engagements.

Fortnite Gunnar’s Stinger SMG location

Fortnite Gunnar's Stinger SMG

This Mythic Stinger SMG can be acquired after defeating Gunnar at Command Cavern. This IO boss throws a powerful punch that is capable of propelling him forward, so you’ll need to be careful.

We recommend joining a Trio or Squad before going to battle this NPC. Once you get to his location, find a wall or some sort of cover that you can hide behind while shooting at him while staying away from his punch.

Once he’s down, you can pick up Gunnar’s Stinger SMG which is capable of dishing out 22 damage per shot with a headshot multiplier of 1.5x. This makes it a viable pick for close-range combat.

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Collecting the Fortnite Mythic Weapons will not be an easy task, as there are sure to be plenty of other players looking for them as well, so be ready for multiple fights after arriving at these locations.


For more Fortnite content, check out the best Fortnite PC settings to boost FPS as well as all Fortnite Chapter 3 Exotic weapons locations.

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Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass leak reveals Darth Vader and Indiana Jones skins

A Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 leak appears to have revealed that Darth Vader and Indiana Jones skins will feature on the new Battle Pass.

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Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 is almost here, and a major leak has allegedly revealed some of the new crossover skins fans can expect, including Star Wars’ Darth Vader and Indiana Jones.

With Season 2 nearing its conclusion, attention is beginning to turn to Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 and what’s in store. One of the most exciting parts of any new season is seeing which new crossovers Epic has up its sleeve, after Obi-Wan Kenobi and even Wu-Tang Clan in Season 2.

Each new era comes with a new Battle Pass stuffed with plenty of skins to unlock, and Chapter 3 Season 3’s appear to have leaked ahead of time.

If the leak is to be believed, some beloved characters from classic films are set to finally make their debut in Fortnite.

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In a May 25 tweet, respected Fortnite leaker ShiinaBR shared an image that seemed to suggest that Darth Vader and Indiana Jones are set to headline Chapter 3 Season 3.

The Battle Pass section pictured the iconic Star Wars villain alongside an original Fortnite skin, likely indicating that Vader will be the Level 100 unlock in the new season.

Indiana Jones, featuring the likeness of actor Harrison Ford, is also depicted on the “Coming Soon” tile. This could hint that the legendary archaeologist is the new secret skin, much like Marvel’s Prowler in Season 2.

The image came from 4chan, but the leaker claimed the chances of it being a fake mock-up were “extremely low.”

Rumors of Darth Vader coming to Fortnite as a skin have been swirling for some time, as plenty of other Star Wars characters like Rey, Kylo Ren, and The Mandalorian have all joined the battle royale in the past.

With the much-anticipated Obi-Wan series, which is set to see Hayden Christensen return as the disgraced Anakin Skywalker, releasing shortly before Season 3 gets underway, it wouldn’t be a surprise if Epic felt now was the right time.

Of course, this is all just speculation until the trailer for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 drops and the Battle Pass is revealed.


For more on Fortnite, check out everything we know about the new PAC-MAN crossover, as well as how to complete Rail Gun Recon Quests.

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How to patch The Imagined into a Loudspeaker in Fortnite: Sanctuary locations & guide

Here’s how you can patch The Imagined into a Loudspeaker at Sanctuary in the Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 Resistance Quest.

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There is a new set of Resistance Quests available in Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2, and here’s how you can complete the one that requires you to patch The Imagined into a Loudspeaker at Sanctuary.

The Fortnite Chapter 3, Season Battle Pass contains various cosmetic items for you to unlock, and you can get your hands on them by completing weekly Quests that allow you to level up fast.

There are brand-new Resistance Quests available for you to tackle, and this handy guide will go over how to complete the one that tasks you with patching The Imagined into a Loudspeaker in Sanctuary.

Fortnite Sanctuary Loudspeaker Locations

Fortnite Sanctuary Loudspeaker Locations

Sanctuary is located on the east side of the Fortnite map, and you’ll find 3 different Loudspeakers attached to poles when you arrive at this location. You’ll need to interact with just one of them for this Resistance Quest.

Here are all the Fortnite Sanctuary Loudspeaker locations:

  1. In front of the building where you’ll find The Foundation NPC
  2. By the road on the north side of this POI
  3. At the intersection next to the south side building

How to patch The Imagined into a Sanctuary Loudspeaker in Fortnite

Sanctuary Loudspeaker in Fortnite

You can head to any one of these three Loudspeakers after visiting the Sanctuary POI. You’ll have to override it so that The Imagined NPC can broadcast her message for everybody to hear.

Here’s how you can patch The Imagined into the Loudspeaker:

  1. Head to Sanctuary on the Fortnite map
  2. Visit one of the three Loudspeaker locations
  3. Hold the interact button when the prompt to override the Loudspeaker appears
  4. Let go after you’ve fully overridden the Loudspeaker

Once this is done, you’ll hear The Imagined stating over the Loudspeaker that she stands by the Paradigm NPC in light of her loyalty being questioned. Completing this Quest will award you 23,000 XP.


For more Fortnite Quests check out how to cut power to Control Panels in Fortnite’s: Command Cavern as well as our guide on the Fortnite Rail Gun Recon Quests.

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Will Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 have a live event finale?

Fortnite players are desperate for Chapter 3, Season 2 to end with a live event finale, so here’s everything we know so far.

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Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 is drawing to a close and one of the highlights of a new season is the live event. Here’s everything we know about whether Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 will end with a live event.

Fortnite has become known for its incredible crossovers and live events as much as its gameplay. These events feature unique playlists that have players join to watch the event together, and they’re usually used to usher in the next season or Chapter.

Players were disappointed when Chapter 3’s first season didn’t include one of these live events, so they’ll be keen to know whether Chapter 3, Season 2 will have a live event finale. Here’s everything we know about whether a live event will kick off Season 3.

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Will Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 have a live event finale?

According to data miners following the v20.40 update, Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2 will end with a live event.

Data miners have discovered strings that appear to prove there will be a season-ending live event finale. Leaker FNBRintel has discovered a ton of strings for the event, which include an in-game countdown and a way for streamers to use DMCA-free music during it.

Another leaker, FortTory, has also said that there will be a pre-event lobby where “we can expect some animations and sequences” before the main event. However, they won’t say anything more for now.

New skins for Paradigm and Jonesy have also been found in the patch notes, and Shiina believes they’ll have a part to play in the live event finale. They also leaked that there will be “multiple cosmetics available for the event.”

When is Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 2’s live event finale?

Fortnite’s live events usually take place on the last day of the season, and a report from ShiinaBR claims that the Chapter 3, Season 2 event will begin on June 4, 2022.

According to this leak, the event will take place for the entirety of June 4, and Chapter 3, Season 3 will officially go live the very next day. Shiina claims that they first heard these dates a few days prior to this leak.

Fortnite Intel claimed in a tweet that once the event concludes, there will be “an extended downtime,” with a “waiting screen similar to previous events.” Currently, it has not been confirmed exactly how long the downtime will last.

It will most likely end in the early hours of June 5, as that’s the time Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 3 is expected to launch. However, these are currently just leaks, so be sure to take this information with a grain of salt.


For more Fortnite, be sure to check out how to complete the Fortnite Rail Gun Recon Quests.

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