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Complete Fortnite Chapter 2 loot pool revealed

Fortnite Chapter 2 brought a fresh start to the game and completely revamped the loot pool. Take a look at the full loot pool for Fortnite Chapter 2.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 brought a fresh start to the game and completely revamped the loot pool. Take a look at the full loot pool for Fortnite Chapter 2.

Fortnite Chapter 2 is a fresh start for Epic and us as players. The new map looks nothing like the old one, truly making it feel like we’re playing a whole new game.

Epic completely rehauled the loot pool for Chapter 2. Most fans agree that the new loot pool is far more balanced than it used to be. It’s simpler, more bare-bones, but fair across the board.

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It seems like the frustration of only finding a terrible gun – or no gun at all – is gone in Fortnite. There still aren’t any Fortnite Chapter 2 patch notes, but players have had enough time to figure out what’s in the game and what Epic removed.

Reddit user FaZeNiccorazi posted and image of the full Fortnite loot pool for those who want everything right in front of them. Every gun now has a common through legendary variant. The only grenade option is the classic ‘nade, and the only trap is the Spike Trap.

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Healing items were simplified significantly with Fortnite Chapter 2. We have Bandages, Medkits, Mini Shields, Big Shields, and three fish – no more Slurps, Splashes, or Chug Jugs. The Bandage Launcher was added, but it takes up two slots and isn’t worth carrying in its current state.

Simplifying the loot pool balances the game. RNG is at an all-time low, which is perfect for competitive Fortnite. The ability to upgrade your weapons by using materials further reduces the reliance on random drops in Fortnite.

The game might be at an all-time high in terms of how balanced the loot pool is. Sure, we might miss some of the mobility, but Epic will likely add some more of that in the coming weeks.

What do you think about the current loot pool? Which item or weapon do you miss the most? Let us know in the comments.

Guides

All XP Coin locations for Fortnite Season 5 Week 7

XP Coins have finally returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where you can find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

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XP Coins have returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where to find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

Fortnite Season 5 is offering players a plethora of ways to earn XP and rank up through the Battle Pass. The most recently-added XP-gathering method is through the XP Coins.

Most players will remember XP Coins from the past few seasons. They seemed to be everywhere back then, but they were removed at the start of the season.

Ahead, we’ll give you a map of all the XP coin locations. We’ll make sure to update you as more XP Coins are added to the map.

Fortnite XP Coin locations

XP coins are scattered all across the map. You can find them from Catty Corner to Stealthy Stronghold. Here’s a map of all of the available XP Coins, so far.

We’ll keep this post updated as more XP coins become available. You’ll need to reach level 250 to unlock all of the enlightened skins in Season 5, so finding these will be well worth your time.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenge guide

The Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges are here. Take a look at how to complete all of them in this challenge guide.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 is here. Take a look at all of the challenges and how to complete them.

Fortnite Season 5 is chugging along, but there’s still about two months left. The holiday break extended the latest season, so there’s still plenty of time to make your way through the Battle Pass.

The Week 7 challenges are relatively straightforward, with most of them able to be completed without too much effort.

A couple of these challenges will have you searching the same area in Slurpy Swamp, so a favorable bus path in Team Rumble will allow you to complete them in one shot. Here’s what you’ll need to do.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges

The good news in the Week 7 challenges is that all of them can be completed in Team Rumble. We have a separate article detailing the locations of Books in Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands. You can find that here.

The Legendary challenge requires players to deal damage to opponents in Vehicles. This one is going to be a headache, as there’s no way to force another player to be inside of a car or boat when you shoot them.

Hopefully, you can get into a game of Team Rumble with like-minded enemies – sitting in Motorboats and trading shots with you. If not, it’s going to take some serious gaming to finish this one. Good luck!

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How to disable pre-edits in Fortnite

After over a year of fan requests, Epic have added a ‘disable pre-edit’ option to Fortnite. Here’s where you can find it.

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In v15.20, Epic Games added a much-requested setting to Fortnite: ‘disable pre-edits.’ Here’s how it works and how to select it.

Finally, after years of Reddit threads, Twitter posts, and pro players begging, Epic added a ‘disable pre-edit’ setting to Fortnite.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new setting, including how it works and where to find it.

What does ‘pre-editing’ mean?

Pre-editing refers to the ability to edit a structure before placing it. The most popular use of pre-edits throughout Fortnite history was a cone/ramp edit when controller players had to use Combat Pro.

Now, however, very few players use pre-edits. Instead, pre-edits offer an obstacle, as they’re almost always completed by mistake. Of course, there are still some niche applications for pre-edits, but most players wanted Epic to add an option to disable these edits.

How to disable pre-edits

You can find the new option under the settings tab (cog wheel) in the start menu. Scroll down to the “Building” section, and you’ll see four options. One of them is the new “Disable Pre-Edit Option.”

If you turn this off, you’ll no longer be able to edit structures before placing them – good news for the bulk of the Fortnite community.

If may have taken Epic years to finally add this option, but it’s finally here. Next stop, an FoV slider!

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