Fortnite’s newest patch is about time travel gone wrong

Fortnite’s newest patch is about time travel gone wrong

Fortnite’s content updates are usually small additions to previous patches that just add and item or make a small change. Patch v10.10’s content update does both. This update adds the new Junk Rift item to the game, as well as a change to an old location.

The game’s newest item, the Junk Rift, is similar to the Air Strike that came around at the end of last season. Players can throw the Junk Rift at a location to spawn a giant piece of debris that will crash to the ground, breaking whatever is in its path, including players. As an added bonus, Rifts have a chance to drop a variety of things when they spawn. this could include anything from ammo, to a weapon, to a giant object that players can farm for extra materials.

As for the new area, this content update changed the Rec Center just west of Tilted Towers. The Rec Center was one of the least updated areas on the entire map. After this latest update, the area has suffered a complete disaster, a Rift Zone exploded near it and left only a crater behind. Inside this crater players can now find Glitch Consumables, which are randomly spawned versions of consumables from the past. These consumables include everything from apples, to Hop Rocks, to Shadow Stones.

For a look at all the changes in Fortnite patch v10.10’s content update, you can check out the full patch notes below.

Fortnite v10.10 Content Update patch notes

Weapons and Items

Junk Rift

A throwable item that breaks on contact and spawns a large object in the sky that plummets to the ground.

  • The plummeting object:

Damages players and destroys everything in its path.

Creates a small shockwave upon landing that damages players and destroys everything in its radius.

  • Damage:

Direct hit: 200

Direct hits slightly knock players back.

  • Shockwave hit: 100
  • Both hits immediately destroy vehicles and destructible objects on impact.
  • Drops in stacks of 2.
  • Max stack size: 4
  • Epic Rarity.
  • Available from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, and Llamas.

Glitched Consumables

Glitched Consumables are at the explosion site. These randomly switch between different forageable items from the past.

  • Apples

Grant 5 Health.

  • Mushrooms

Grant 5 Shield.

  • Coconuts

Grant 5 Effective Health (sum of a player’s Health + Shield).

  • Peppers

Increases player movement speed for a short duration.

  • Hop Rocks

Decreases player gravity for a short duration.

  • Shadow Stone

Turns players into a ghost for a short time, temporarily increasing their movement speed slightly and letting them dash through structures.

Gameplay

The map has changed! The Rift Beacon at the Rec Center malfunctioned, causing an explosion that left a giant crater and created the Glitched Consumables.

  • Glitched Consumables can only be found at the crater.

Art and Animation

The Green Toy Wrap has been updated.

  • Because of this, owners of the Toy Soldiers Wraps bundle have been given the option to refund the bundle without the use of a Refund Token.

NOTE: Players have 30 days from their next login to redeem this refund.

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