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Soaring Modes - Limited Time Mode: Gameplay Tips And Guides

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Fortnite's Limited Time Modes - Soaring Modes! This LTM adds re-deployable Gliders to the usual Battle Royale mechanics so read on to find out everything you need to know about this game mode.

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The High Flying LTM - Soaring Modes

Soaring Modes LTM - Overview

Soaring Modes LTM Details

First ApperanceContent Update 5.21
Release DateAugust 15, 2018

Soaring Modes are new Limited Time Modes first introduced in Fortnite's 5.21 August 15 Update! This Frantic LTM will lessen your time on the ground by letting you take to the skies more often!

Check Out Other Battle Royale Game Modes

Gliders Play a More Strategic Role

Mobility Focused Gameplay

Be in the air more often! Mobility is the name of the game in this LTM! Other than having the same mechanics as the usual Battle Royale modes, you will have different tools at your disposal to keep yourself off the ground!

Check Out the Glider Guide Here

Deploy Your Glider while Falling

No need to fear great heights because in this mode, you can deploy the glider when you're falling at 10m [About two Stairs high] and above! Just press the jump button to deploy it while you're in the air.

Check Out How To Descend Faster Here

Higher Spawn Rate for Bouncers, Impulse Grenades

Impulse Grenade spawn rate has been doubled for Treasure Chests and can now appear as Floor loot. Launch Pads and Bouncers are more likely to spawn as well.

Check Out the Item List Here

Get Better Height with Shockwave Grenades

Introduced in v5.30, Shockwave Grenades will give you much better height than the Impulse Grenade. Deploy them in elevated areas to give you more glide time when you deploy your Glider.

Check Out the Shockwave Grenade

Mode Details

  • Same loot, ammo and resource levels
  • When in mid-air and greater than 10m up, press Jump to deploy your glider
  • Added Impulse Grenades to chests at double the standard spawn rate
  • Added Impulse Grenades to floor loot
  • Decreased Spike Trap spawn chances
  • Increased Launch Pad & Bounce Pad spawn chances
  • Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are not tracked in this mode

Source: Epic Games Official Patch Notes

Tips To Win In Soaring Modes

Fly to Escape the Storm

You can explore the edges of the map and stay far from the eye until the last minute. Gliding allows you to escape the Storm much faster than the usual land routes.

Build To Fly

Building stairs high enough will let you redeploy your glider when you jump off! Gather lots of materials to make high stairs and cover lots of ground!

Check Out Gathering Building Materials Here

Core Gameplay Still in Play

Remember that aside from the flying element, Battle Royale rules still apply! Don't completely abandon your play style when playing in this mode.

Check Out How To Win - Tips For Every Game

Be On The Move!

Once inside the Eye of the Storm, always be on the move! Staying put is a death sentence and is a surefire way of getting blasted back to the lobby!

Check Out the Survival Guide & Tips

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