Fortnite data miners have gone through the game files of the 15.40 update and uncovered a brand new Flopper coming to the battle royale – The Gas Flopper. This fish has an interesting effect on players.
Fortnite’s recent 15.40 update brought a few changes to the battle royale, including voice lines that point towards new event, and some new game files for data miners to sift through. Now, a new leak has revealed another upcoming addition to the game.
The leakers have uncovered a brand new Flopper that should be arriving to Fortnite Island soon. This new type of fish is known as the Gas Flopper, and has some interesting in-game effects on the players who use it.
New Gas Flopper leaked in Fortnite
This leak came from reliable Fortnite data miner iFireMonkey, who reached the conclusion that using the Gas Flopper will leave a visible trail behind you. It’s not clear at the moment exactly what effect this will have.
It might function similarly to the Hop Flopper, and this new fish could be replacing the Snowy Flopper. It’s also possible that the trail it leaves behind has no real effect at all.
Regardless, it seems like the Gas Flopper will make the user look like they’re farting after they use it, which is hilarious in a immature way. iFireMonkey wrote: “Did Epic really make a flopper that gives you diarrhea?”
This Gas Flopper might become part of the battle royale’s loot pool within the next few weeks, or when Fortnite Season 6 launches on March 15. At the moment, there’s no confirmation about when exactly we should expect to see it.
Now, it’s important to keep in mind that these are still just leaks, and none of this has been verified by Epic Games as of yet. Once this Flopper makes it way to Fortnite, we’ll let you know.
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Fortnite Donation Board locations: How to vote to unvault items
Here’s everything you need to know about Donation Boards in Fortnite, including the locations where you can find them to vote on returning items.
Donation Boards have appeared across Fortnite island during Season 8, so we’ll go over what they’re for and where you can find them on the map.
With Fortnite Season 8 well underway, you can check out all of the new content in the game, including new Cosmic Chests, cosmetics, bounties, and weapons. There’s also a brand-new Battle Pass to progress through.
One of the new additions to the battle royale is the Fortnite Donation Boards. These have been popping up around the Island, and this guide will cover everything you need to know about them, including their locations.
What Are Donation Boards in Fortnite?
The Donation Boards on Fortnite Island look like any regular boards with flyers on them. Once you interact with them, you’ll get a chance to decide which item should be brought to the map.
You can donate 50 Gold Bars towards whichever item you want to see as future loot, with the first item to hit 100% Funded becoming immediately unlocked and ready for use.
By donating to these boards, you have the rare opportunity to decide which of these fantastic weapons can become easily accessible to you the next time you hop into a match of Fortnite.
Fortnite Donation Board locations
Donation Boards are mainly located next to POIs on the map. You can currently find a total of 12 scattered around Fortnite Island, and you can often find Turret Boards right next to them.
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Once you get to one of these, you’ll have the chance to decide which weapon makes its way to Fortnite Island. This gives you more control over the Battle Royale than before.
Be sure to cast your vote when you come across one of these. For more Fortnite, stay tuned to Charlie INTEL and check out the Gold Cube location and travel path in Fortnite Season 8.
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Fortnite Armored Walls: How to get & use the new Trap
Here’s how to get and use Fortnite Season 8’s latest addition, Armored Walls, which add a ton of HP to your structures.
Fortnite Season 8 has included a brand-new Trap item to the game, with Armored Walls making your structures much more powerful. Here’s how to find and use this new defensive item.
Following the news that Fortnite will be crossing over with designer fashion house Balenciaga, Epic Games has brought even more content with the September 21 hotfix. In this small update, they’ve announced a Fourth Birthday event, given players the chance to unvault an item, and added a new Trap.
The Armored Walls Trap covers builds in thick metal plating, giving “any building piece a whole bunch more HP.”
Here’s how to find and use this powerful new item.
How to get Armored Walls in Fortnite
Creating a safe area to hold down is one of the most important strategies to winning a game of Fortnite. Maintaining the high ground and having solid cover is ever-important and now your defense can now be even stronger thanks to the new Armored Walls Trap.
These Armored Walls have arrived in Fortnite Battle Royale matches with the September 21 update. In the accompanying announcement, Epic Games revealed that Armored Walls can be found in Supply Boxes and on the ground. So, it shouldn’t be too difficult to find them, you just need to loot around.
How to use Armored Walls in Fortnite
Armored Walls are Uncommon Traps, so will go into the Trap inventory slot. Like placing the old Damage Traps or Bouncers, you just need to approach one of your own structures with Armor Plates in your inventory and press your Trap keybind, e.g T.
The wall will now become a thick metal structure with 2,500 HP, so the enemies will have an extremely hard time breaking through. However, it works both ways, so be careful you don’t box yourself in!
Here’s a quick summary:
- Build or approach one of your walls in Fortnite
- Have the Armored Walls trap at the ready
- Press your Trap button to apply it to the surface
And that’s how you can find and use Armored Walls in Fortnite Season 8! For more guides, check out how to level up the Fortnite Season 8 Battle Pass fast.
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Fortnite Fourth Birthday event: Start date, Quests, rewards
Fortnite is nearing its fourth birthday, and there’s a full in-game event coming so players can join in with the celebrations.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since Fortnite began taking over the gaming world, but it’s true. Once again, Epic is celebrating in style with a special in-game Fourth Fortnite Birthday event. We’ve got the lowdown right here.
Fortnite Season 8 is a throwback in many ways, mainly thanks to the return of Kevin and his fellow alien Cubes. That’s why it’s fitting that the new season coincides with the anniversary of the battle royale’s release.
So, to celebrate, Epic is launching a Fourth Fortnite Birthday event for players to dive into, packed with plenty of Quests and rewards.
Fourth Fortnite Birthday event start date and time
This special Fortnite Birthday event will kick off on September 24, 2021, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM BST, coming via an update that will be available to download on the day.
Fittingly, the Fortnite Birthday event festivities will last for four days, ending on September 28, 2021. The game’s official birthday is in the middle of the event on September 26.
Throughout the Fortnite Birthday event, players will be able to spot birthday cakes scattered around the island. Eating these baked goods will offer valuable health and shield boosts.
Birthday presents will also be returning from last year. These can be thrown onto the ground and contain rare loot.
Fourth Fortnite Birthday Quests & rewards
As part of the celebrations, players will have the chance to complete themed Quests to earn birthday rewards and XP.
These will also go live when the event starts, on September 24, 2021, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM BST.
Among the rewards will be the “4 Me???” Back Bling, “Hooplah Hammer“ Pickaxe, and “4? Score!” Emoticon.
Epic is yet to confirm what the birthday-themed Quests will entail, but be sure to check back here for the latest updates.
That was everything we know so far about the Fourth Fortnite Birthday event. We’ll have to wait and see if Epic has anything else planned for the big day.
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