Fortnite Ver. 21.00 hotfix adds the Grapple Glove and more
Grappling with new goodies
Fortnite has pushed another hotfix live, this time bumping the game up to Version 21.00. This update includes tweaks and new goodies, and you can read the full breakdown of this content below.
HOOKED ON SWINGING: PUT ON THE GRAPPLE GLOVE
The Screwballer’s not the only high-flying thrill this Season. Pick up a Grapple Glove and use it to swing through the air! To begin swinging, shoot its grappling hook at a hard surface like a cliff, prop, or building. Each successive swing gets faster until the third swing and beyond, when you’ll be at max speed.
If you miss a shot and land on the ground, you’ll have a brief window of time to shoot the grappling hook and come back swinging. You’ll have an even longer window if you slide out of a swing, so don’t be afraid to combo some slides into your swinging action! But don’t worry if the window of time runs out: after a brief cooldown, the Grapple Glove will ready itself back up.
When the Grapple Glove’s ready again, that’s your cue to get back in the air. Or perhaps to get something out of reach… You can also shoot its grappling hook to pull items towards you! Keep shooting the grappling hook until your Grapple Glove’s out of charges. Grapple Gloves can be found in Grapple Glove Toolboxes, located at the pink Grapple Stops throughout the Island.
Increased the pellet damage, minimum pellet count, accuracy, and max damage cap of the Two-Shot Shotgun.
HAMMER ASSAULT RIFLE
- Reduced the recoil of the Hammer Assault Rifle.
- Reduced the damage of the Combat SMG.
STRIKER BURST RIFLE
- Increased the first-bullet recoil of the Striker Burst Rifle.
- Reduced the damage of the Striker Burst Rifle.