Fortnite pro Myth finds perfect way to use new Sneaky Snowman to counter X-4 Stormwing planes - Dexerto

Fortnite pro Myth finds perfect way to use new Sneaky Snowman to counter X-4 Stormwing planes

Published: 23/Jan/2019 19:11 Updated: 23/Jan/2019 20:00

by Albert Petrosyan


Players are discovering more and more uses for the new Sneaky Snowman item in Fortnite Battle Royale, and Team SoloMid’s ‘Myth’ has found what could be the best one so far. 

During a match he played live on stream, Myth found himself in a situation where an X-4 Stormwing plane was flying straight at him with only one thing on the pilot’s mind.

Using good timing, the pro player built up to be more level with the plane and threw a Sneaky Snowman at it just as the plane flew by him.

The Snowman cocooned the pilot and knocked him off of the plane and onto the ground, where he stood still and was the perfect sitting duck for Myth to quickly wipe out. 

The strategy appeared to have worked better than he had expected as he cheered in excitement and tweeted the video out with the caption “Sneaky Snowman = counter to planes.”

The clever usage of the Sneaky Snowman caught the eye of Epic Games Community Coordinator Sean ‘MrPopoTFS’ Hamilton, who commented his approval of it on Twitter.

It appears that this trick is not the result of some bug or glitch but rather could possibly even be a hidden use for the Snowman that Epic did not explicitly state.

While many were initially put off by the prospect of another disguise item being added to the game, the Sneaky Snowman has been proven to be a whole lot more useful than the Bush. 

This is the second hidden use for the Sneaky Snowman that players have discovered in the short while it’s been in the game. On day of its release, a video was posted on Reddit that showed how the new item could be used to prevent fall damage from any heights.


Relive the Fortnite Galactus live event: full replay, HD images, recap

Published: 1/Dec/2020 23:20 Updated: 1/Dec/2020 23:51

by Tanner Pierce


Fortnite’s Galactus Nexus War finale event is finally over and it was packed full of a ton of Marvel-themed content. Here’s what went down during the insanely hyped event that closed off Season 4 of the popular game.

For a while now, Epic Games, Marvel, and the Fortnite community have been hyping up a brand new event to close out Chapter 2, Season 4 of Fortnite. Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds, had been slowly inching his way towards the island all season and on December 1, 2020, he finally arrived.

But what happened once he finally showed up to the Fortnite island? Did players have to fight him like we originally thought? Here’s what you need to know about what went down during the Nexus War finale event in case you missed it.

Fortnite Galactus Nexus War finale event recap

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Galactus wasted no time in destroying the Helicarrier at the start of the event.

All in all, the event itself was pretty short, clocking in at a little over 10 minutes when all was said and done. Still, there was a ton that happened during that span.

Once the in-game timer reached zero, the giant Galactus made his final push to the island. After declaring that he hungered, he destroyed the Helicarrier starting location with ease, sending you and all the other players flying across the sky.

Fortunately, Iron Man-himself flew in as you got close to hitting the ground, handing you a jetpack and telling you that it’s time to stop Galactus. Before you had a chance to do anything, however, the massive villain started consuming Zero Point, which started a “full reality collapse”.

After being transported by Iron Man, you reappeared, in first-person, inside of a Battle Bus decked out in weaponry and explosives. From that point on, your goal was to fly the Buses into Galactus and have him consume them, which ultimately sent him back to “where he came from.”

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In order to defeat Galactus, players had to drive Battle Buses decked out in weaponry and explosives towards the villain so that he would consume it.

A few Marvel characters even made small appearances, including Thor himself (who was one of the main characters this season) and even Wolverine, who helped you in the fight against Galactus.

After finally destroying a plethora of drones and getting close enough, Galactus got sent back to where he came from, you were teleported away to safety, and the event ended.

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Players were joined by both Thor and Wolverine during the event, who helped in taking down Galactus.

Of course, it wouldn’t be Marvel if there wasn’t a “post-credits scene.” After the event was over and Galactus got taken care of, players got a shot of Jonesy in his office, who wakes up suddenly before the screen says that the story is to be continued in Season 5.

Re-watch the entire Fortnite Galactus event

Unfortunately, if you were hoping to catch a re-run of the event inside of Fortnite itself, it seems like that’s not going to be possible. Epic Games has confirmed that it was a “one-time-only” event so if you missed out, you won’t be able to experience it again in-game.

However, we did record the entire experience, so can rewatch it as many times as you want:

What’s next?

Now that the Galactus event is over, Epic Games have confirmed that the Season 5 update will be released at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET / 5 AM GMT on Wednesday, December 2, with the downtime expected to last all the way up to 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM GMT.

After that, the brand new season will kick off, and Fortnite fans will get to see what the devs have in store for them to enjoy!