Fortnite’s New Update 8.51 Adds a New throwable called the Shadow Bomb.


Epic Games has updated Fortnite: Battle Royal Again , update 8.51 is officially live, and it brings the Shadow Bomb and a few critical bug fixes to Battle Royale. The update is available now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. The patch notes for the v8.51 update With a brand new trailer are now available below . Courtesy of Epic Games blog post.

Shadow Bomb     Become one with the shadows! Engulf yourself in darkness with this new item, becoming invisible to enemies, increasing your speed, and allowing the ability to perform double jumps.

  • Shrouds yourself in shadow, briefly becoming invisible to enemies.        
    • Six-second duration
    • User becomes more visible to others near the end of the effect.
    • Increases your movement speed, provides the ability to double jump and wall jump.            
      • Players are unable to attack, build, or loot while under the effects of the Shadow Bomb.       
  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Can hold a maximum of six
  • Can be found from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops and Supply Llamas.
  • Sound effects for Jetpacks were occasionally playing much louder than they should be.
  • The Victory Royale UI animation was displaying for all players in Limited Time Modes with respawning enabled.

Save the World

  • Duet    
    • A high damage assault rifle that’s good for sustained fire due to its large magazine capacity.
    • Available in the Weekly Store from May 1 at 8 p.m. EDT until May 8 at 8 p.m. EDT.

Creative

Shadow Bomb    

  • Shrouds yourself in shadow, briefly becoming invisible to enemies.
  • Six-second duration
  • User becomes more visible to others near the end of the effect.
  • Increases your movement speed, provides the ability to double jump, and wall jump.
    • Players are unable to attack, build, or loot while under the effects of the Shadow Bomb.
  • New Prefabs and Galleries based on Fortnite Battle Royale’s restaurants and diners.    
  • Durrr Burger Prefab
  • Uncle Pete’s Pizza Pit Prefab
  • SofDeez Ice Cream Shop Prefab
  • Four Diner Galleries

General

  • Any Suggested Friends could not be added to friends.

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