How to avoid taking damage from wall, floor, and ceiling Traps in Fortnite

. 4 years ago

Since the release of Fortnite Battle Royale, Damage Traps have always played an integral role in players’ strategies against enemy players.

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Carrying 150 health points worth of damage, and able to be placed on walls, floors, and ceilings, Traps are an item that players always look to pick up during matches.

However, there are techniques and tricks players can use to avoid taking damage from Traps and bypass them, which can provide useful when trying to sneak up on an unsuspecting opponent.

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YouTuber and Reddit user ‘ImSpeedyGonzalez,’ who is known for his Fortnite instructional videos, has released a tutorial on all the ways that player can prevent themselves from getting hit by Traps.

The tutorial discusses Traps placed in all three angles. For Wall Traps placed in a 1×1 structure, one way players can avoid taking damage is by running tightly alongside the wall opposite to the one the Trap is placed on, where the spikes will not be able to reach the player.

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Building staircases is another really effective way to avoid taking damage from any angle; all players need to make sure is that their stairs are rotated in a way that would block them from direct exposure to the face of the trap. 

Placing a door and then opening it against the face of a Trap can also be a good method because the mechanic of the door opening confuses the Trap into not activating.

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If players find their path blocked by a Floor Trap, and have no materials to build above it, one way to avoid the deadly spikes is to walk on the very edge of the item, where the frame is located. 

This area is not exposed to the Trap’s sensors, and even if the spikes were to activate, they would still not present any danger. 

ImSpeedyGonzalez’s full tutorial on how to avoid taking damage from Traps placed on any angle can be seen in its entirety down below:

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