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Three popular weapons vaulted in November 1st Fortnite update

Published: 1/Nov/2018 8:12

by Mike Kent


If you’re launching Fortnite Battle Royale on November 1st and you’re wondering where the hell some of your favorite weapons have gone, then, unfortunately, we have some bad news.

Epic Games’ philosophy on weapon rotation has been one of the pillars of Fortnite’s success, with no one gun or equipment item safe from being removed if deemed no longer required.


The Fortnite developers announced on Thursday, November 1 that three weapons would be removed in Update V6.21, although would still be available in Playground mode.

The Guided Missile has had something of a controversial history in the game since being introduced, with many players of the opinion that it promoted camping. After being removed from rotation on a number of occasions, it’s now gone permanently.


In the right hands, the Dual Pistols were an incredibly deadly option with the ability to hit destroy opponents mid-air, as FaZe Clan’s Tfue found out. They’ve joined Guided Missiles in the vault.

The third and final vaulting of update V6.21 was the semi-auto sniper. Providing a peppering of bullets across a great distance made this a popular choice, and although it wasn’t really complained about, it’s now gone.

You can read about all of the changes in November 1’s update by reading through our dedicated hub with full patch notes.


No more camping and firing missiles around the map at unsuspecting opponents
The bolt action and heavy sniper have taken priority over the Semi-Auto
Double trouble with the dual pistols will no longer be possible in Fortnite


How to complete Fortnite Season 4 Week 7 challenges

Published: 8/Oct/2020 0:31

by Brad Norton


We’re now in the seventh week of Fortnite’s Marvel-themed season meaning that there’s not long to go until the current battle pass items are locked away for good. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest challenges to help with your experience gains.

As with every other season, XP is vital in Fortnite. Whether you’re trying to unlock one of the 100 base tiers in the Season 4 Battle Pass, or you’re pushing beyond that for ultra-rare skins, there’s always something to pursue.


Challenges are often the best way to help boost your XP gains. Most can be knocked off in a matter of minutes for some of the biggest XP dumps possible in the battle royale. If you’ve already been ticking objectives off each week, you’ll feel right at home this time around.

From searching chests to tallying eliminations, the Week 7 challenges couldn’t be simpler. Here’s our complete overview of the eight unique tasks on offer.

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Be on the lookout for enemies near Doom’s Domain this week.

You’ll be jumping around the map quite a bit this week as almost every challenge will take you to a new location. Finding eliminations at Craggy Cliffs should be a breeze as this is sure to be a hotspot over the next few days. Just be prepared for an immediate fight every time you drop here in Week 7.

The same can be said for Doom’s Domain as players will be looking to enter the vault for easy XP. Make sure you have a decent loadout before heading in as you’re sure to face some opposition here.

One rather unique challenge this week asks you to deal damage in a very specific way. First, you’ll need to find and equip Storm’s Whirlwind Blast ability. Once you’ve got an enemy in your sights, use this ability to knock them back. Once they’re pushed off course, you’ll then need to swap your weapons and deal 1,000 damage.


To tick off multiple challenges at once, you could always find Storm’s ability, then head to Craggy Cliffs, or even Coral Castle. The full list of objectives for Week 7 can be found below.

Fortnite Season 4 Week 7 Challenges:

  • Search Chests at Catty Corner (7)
  • Eliminations at Craggy Cliffs (3)
  • Enter the Vault in Doom’s Domain
  • Destroy Cobwebs at The Authority (3)
  • Discover Tony Stark’s hidden Lake House laboratory
  • Drive a car from Sweaty Sands to Misty Meadows in less than 4 minutes without getting out
  • Deal damage after knocking an opponent back with Storm’s Whirlwind Blast (1,000)
  • Deal damage to opponents at Coral Castle (500)
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Stark Industries will be swarmed by teams looking for the secret Lake House

If you’re struggling with the unique tasks this week, here’s a few quick pointers. Storm’s ability can be used to knock enemies off high ground vantage points. Any fall damage will count towards your weekly objective.

Additionally, Tony Stark’s hidden Lake House can be found just North of the Stark Industries POI.