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FaZe Tfue allegedly swatted LIVE during Fortnite pro scrim game and wins

Published: 10/Nov/2018 19:07 Updated: 22/Jan/2020 12:59

by Virginia Glaze

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Professional Fortnite player and streamer FaZe Tfue was allegedly swatted during his livestream of a pro scrim game on November 9 – and managed to pull off a win in the midst of the madness.

Tfue was participating in the game with teammate FaZe Cloak when he noticed the sound of police sirens in the street outside of the Clout house.

“Man, what the fuck? Do you hear the police on our street?” He asked Cloak.

Tfue then stepped away from his setup to scout out the situation for a cool minute, and returned to the game blessedly unharmed – securing a #1 Victory Royale shortly thereafter.

“Fuck, I was AFK like half that game,” Tfue said of his win. “Dude, why the fuck were the cops here?”

A short conversation between he and Cloak revealed that law enforcement had only visited the Clout house, leaving the neighboring FaZe Fortnite team house untouched.

According to Tfue, two police officers were called to the house in an alleged swatting. Two neighbors, who were making art in the street at the time of the incident, managed to clear up the situation before it could escalate further – likely saving Tfue from a stressful investigation.

“Somebody obviously tried to fucking swat me,” Tfue explained to his stream. “Fucking idiots. Dumbasses. Fucking wasting peoples’ time. The cops could be out there saving lives, but they’re coming to my house because of some kid.”

Tfue then went on to explain that the prank caller had told officers that an invader was breaking into his home, which he vehemently denied.

Swatting has recently become a major issue for internet personalities; IRL streamer ICE_POSEIDON was swatted on a plane in summer 2017, after revealing his flight number during a live broadcast, and Kansas resident Andrew Finch was even killed in a swatting prank in summer 2018.

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How to get Exotic Weapons in Fortnite Season 5: All locations

Published: 3/Dec/2020 16:46 Updated: 3/Dec/2020 17:01

by Daniel Megarry

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There’s plenty to get excited about in Fortnite Season 5, but right now we’re here to tell you all you need to know about the new Exotic Weapons.

After the epic Galactus battle that took place during Season 4’s Nexus War finale, Season 5 is putting the focus back on Fortnite lore, as Agent Jones brings together the world’s greatest hunters – including The Mandalorian – for a chaotic battle that will shape the future of The Island.

Season 5 has brought with it a number of new additions, including a brand new map and bounties that tie into the Mandalorian crossover. It’s also introduced a new class of weapons called Exotic Weapons, which can be found at various places across The Island.

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One of the new Exotic Weapons, the Nighthawk, can be found at Butter Barn

At the time of writing, there are five Exotic Weapons to be found in the game, although this number will likely grow in the future – and you can be sure we’ll keep you updated when it does.

They’re not as strong as Mythic Weapons, and whether they’re actually worth your time getting is up to you. But like all limited-time weapons and collectibles in Fortnite, we’re sure fans will be doing their best to find them all.

How do you find Exotic Weapons in Fortnite?

The new Exotic Weapon class guns can only be acquired by trading Gold Bars with specific NPCs that appear at various locations on The Island. Some of these can be found at more than one location.

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You’ll need to start saving Gold Bars if you want to buy Exotic Weapons

Not sure what Gold Bars are? We’ve got you covered in our handy guide to the new Fortnite currency. as well as our guide to completing Bounties which will reward you with more Gold Bars.

Below you’ll find the full list of new Exotic Weapons, where to find them, and who to trade with to get them:

Exotic weapons list and how to get them

  • Boom Sniper Rifle – The Boom Sniper can be acquired by trading bars with Splode near Craggy Cliffs. It deals 10 damage, 25 headshot damage, and attaches a 60 damage clinger to your opponent.
  • Shadow Tracker Pistol – The Shadow Tracker can be acquired by trading bars with Reese at Dirty Docks. It deals 29 damage, 58 headshot damage, and is completely silenced.
  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle – The Storm Scout Rifle can be acquired by trading bars with Lexa at Hunter’s Haven. It deals 85 damage, 212 headshot damage, and tells you where the next storm circle is.
  • The Dub Shotgun – The Dub can be acquired by trading bars with Dummy, who can appear either west of Dirty Docks, or southeast of Stealthy Stronghold. It deals 120 damage close range, 150 headshot damage close range, and will knock you back after firing.
  • The Nighthawk Revolver – The Night Hawk is acquired by trading bars with Mancake at Butter Barn which is southeast of The Zero Point. It deals 44 damage, 88 headshot damage, and its scope is in black and white when scoping in.

Each of these weapons will set you back a whopping 1225 Gold Bars, so you better get saving if you want to try them all out.

Fortnite Season 5 Exotic Weapons map

If you haven’t already memorized where the above locations are on the map, Fortnite leaker Mikey has put together a handy visual guide for finding them all, which you can see below:

Fortnite Exotic Weapons map
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Fortnite leaker Mikey put together a map of the Exotic Weapon locations

As we said before, some of the NPCs that sell these weapons can spawn in various locations, so you won’t always find them where they are on this map – but it’s certainly a good place to start looking.

To get all the latest Fortnite Season 5 updates, guides, and leaks make sure you check out our dedicated Fortnite page.