A new weapon has been discovered in the files of the Fortnite v8.20 update. An Explosive Bolt Bow appears to be coming soon to Fortnite!
First spotted in the leaked Season 8 Week 5 loading screen, Fortnite’s next weapon appears to be an Explosive Bolt Bow.
At the time of writing, an official name, description, and statistics cannot be determined. Interestingly enough, the weapon is expected to have a Legendary (Gold) rarity.
It is however important to note that at the time of writing, this is simply a leak. It is not guaranteed that an Explosive Bolt Bow will be released in Fortnite.
While unlikely, it is possible that Epic Games could entirely scrap the weapon before it is ever officially announced.
Alongside the model and item image, animations for the Explosive Bolt Bow have also been leaked. Check them out in the video below.
kaboomey bow animations pic.twitter.com/NlvhZ9edM8— Lucas7yoshi_ // Fortnite News & Leaks (@lucas7yoshi_) March 27, 2019
When the v8.20 patch dropped, the first assets to leak were the loading screens for Season 8 Weeks 5 and 6. The Explosive Bolt Bow can be seen prominently featured in the Week 5 image.
This is likely an indicator that the weapon will be released by the week of April 1st.
What are your thoughts on the potential addition of an Explosive Bolt Bow to Fortnite? How do you feel it’ll affect the overall meta of the game?