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v6.20 Patch Note Summary - October 24, 2018
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v6.20 Patch Note Summary - October 24, 2018

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Learn more about the v6.20 update notes of Fortnite Battle Royale, including what's new in the v6.20 update - new limited time event Fortnitemares, new Six Shooter weapon, glider re-deploy mechanic test run, and more!!

v6.20 Patch Note Summary - October 24, 2018

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v6.20 Update Summary

v6.20 Update Overview

New ContentDetail
FortnitemaresFortnitemares Limited Time EventBattle Cube Monsters and other players in this new limited time event!
New Weapon - Six ShooterNew Weapon - Six ShooterThe Six Shooter fires fast when fired from the hip & is more accurate when using ADS!
Deadfire Skin OutfitDeadfire OutfitThe Deadfire Outfit is a reactive skin that progresses in 2 styles - showing off your skills in combat & survival!
Glider Re-Deploy Mechanic TestGlider Re-Deploy Mechanic TestYou can now re-open your glider in the solo, duo, & squad matches!

v6.20 Update Release Date

Release DateOctober 24, 2018

The v6.20 update is here and we've got new Halloween content from Fortnitemares, the glider re-deploy mechanic test on all modes, & more!

Downtime Time Conversion Table

6:00 pm1:00 am4:00 am9:00 am

Limited Time Event: Fortnitemares

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

It's time to hunt monsters (and enemy players) to save the day! In Fortnitemares, the Cube is summoning Cube Monsters that you have to eliminate while also battling others!

Check Out More Info About Fortnitemares!

Destroy Cube Monsters Around Cube Fragments

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

Cube Fragments around the Battle Royale island will spawn Cube Fiends and Brutes. Eliminating these monsters will give a bit of shield and have a chance to drop loot.

Event Limited Weapon - Fiend Hunter Crossbow

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

The Fiend Hunter Crossbow is a Fortnitemares Limited time weapon. It is lootable from the floor, chests, and Vending Machines. It comes in Epic variant, with unlimited ammo & a 7 arrow magazine size.

Free Set Of Challenges

Fornitemares will have its own set of free challenges involving the limited time event that players can participate in to win cosmetic rewards & XP.

Complete All Challenges & Get Dark Engine Glider

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

Complete all sets of challenges of Fornitemares and you'll receive the dark & intimidating Dark Engine Glider!

Check Out All Glider List!

Reactive Outfit - Deadfire

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

The new Deadfire outfit is a reactive skin that shows off your skills! It progresses through 2 styles depending on damage done & length of survival. It will come with the Shackled Stone Back Bling & Dark Shard pickaxe.

Check Out The Deadfire Skin Here!

New Weapon - Six Shooter

v6.20 Patch Note Summary October 24, 2018

The Six Shooter is a new revolver introduced in the v6.20 update. It comes in Uncommon, Rare, and Epic. It fires faster with the hip fire method but is more accurate when using ADS.

Check Out The Six Shooter Here

Glider Re-Deploy Mechanic Test

Fortnite Glider Re-Deploy Mechanic Test

Starting from the v6.20 update, the glider re-deploy mechanic test run will be done in solo, duo, & squad matches. Players will be able to re-open their gliders when jumping from at least 3 stories high.

Source: Fortnite Official Website

Test Run Begins October 24, 2018

6:00 pm1:00 am4:00 am9:00 am
Check Out The Details Of Glider Re-deploy!

Playground Changes

6.20 Playground
Check Out The Playground Mode Overview!

Port-A Grenades Now Available At Loot Lake Vending Machine

Port-A grenade items can now be purchased at the vending machine located at the southern edge of Loot Lake.

Port-A-Challenge Mini-Games Added

Mini-Games requiring the use of Port-A Grenades have been added to Playgrounds.

  • Building Challenge
  • Obstacle Course
  • Firing Range

Spiky Stadium v2 Changes

Players will now have designated spawn points inside the stadium and vending machines will sell traps and grenades for you to use.

Port-A-Pirate Ship Added

This unique mini game will spawn 2 pirate ships with each team's goal being to destroy the other team's pirate ship first.

Other Changes

Hand Cannon Damage Increase

Hand Cannon damage has been increased specifically for structures & long-range shots.

Damage Before After
Damage To Structures (Epic) 79 150
Damage To Structures (Legendary) 83 157
Long-Range Body Shot Damage (Epic) 30 50
Long-Range Body Shot Damage (Legendary) 31 52
Long-Range Head Shot Damage (Epic) 60 100
Long-Range Head Shot Damage (Legendary) 62 104
Compare Hand Canon With Other Hand Guns!

Pumpkin Rocket Launcher

The Rocket Launcher has been reskinned into the Pumpkin Rocket Launcher. Its statistics & damage output remain the same.

Check Out The Teasers of Pumpkin Launhcer!

Storm Changes

  • Wait time for phase 3 is now 90 seconds from 120 seconds.
  • Wait time for phase 5 is now 50 seconds to 70 seconds.
  • Late game moving circles will now immediately begin traveling to a new location after it reaches its current destination.
  • Storm's max damage is lessened from 10 to 8.

Down But Not Out Updates

Players will now suffer 2 damage per second when Knocked Down But Not Out compared to the previous 2 damage per 2 seconds. Knocked down time is also reduced from 100 seconds to 50 seconds.

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