Check out the Pirate Cannon - the latest trap weapon item in Fortnite Battle Royale! Get stats, damage, tips, and techniques right here!!
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Pirate Cannon Overview
Pirate Cannon - Movable Cannon
YARR SHE BLOWS! The Pirate Cannon is a handy weapon to have in numerous situations! Use it to deal tons of damage to enemies and structures, or to escape from sticky situations!
Pirate Cannon Turret Summary
|Release Date||Feb 28, 2019|
|Where to Find||Around the environment|
|Features||Movable Cannon that can launch cannonballs & players.|
|Damage (Players)||100 (Direct Hit), 50 (Surrounding Area)|
|Damage (Buildings)||More than 500|
Pirate Cannon Traits
Needs To Be Positioned
Before firing the Pirate Cannon, you will first need to push it into position, and then take aim at your targets.
Launches Both Cannonballs & Players
The Pirate Cannon can launch either players or cannonballs to the sky. Both cannonballs and players can plow through multiple objects before stopping, and impact delivers splash damage.
Pirate Cannon Techniques & Tips
Best Used To Destroy Structures
Since the Pirate Cannon can destroy multiple objects per shot, you can aim it at significant spots in the structure to instantly bring enemy-made structures down.
Aim At Groups Of Enemies
The Pirate Cannon can deal damage to a player with a direct hit, and 50 damage to a surrounding area. This is useful for whittling down enemy health before finishing them off!
Use To Escape From Tight Situations
The Pirate Cannon also allows you launch yourself into the air. You will be able to use this from running away from enemies, and repositioning yourself. Just make sure you aren't followed!