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Fortnite should bring back the Thanos LTM for Avengers: Endgame

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The Infinity Gauntlet briefly dropped into Fortnite for the Fortnite x Avengers limited time event, and we think it’s time for Thanos to return.

For a special event to help promote Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War film from 2018, which featured a LTM based around Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet from the movie.

The Infinity Gauntlet LTM would randomly drop the Infinity Gauntlet from the sky, allowing one player to wield the powerful weapon.

Once a player would wield the Infinity Gauntlet, their character will go through an animation that would send the player into the sky and decent down as Thanos.

The Infinity Gauntlet was insanely powerful, similar to the Infinity Blade from Season 7.

The Fortnite x Avengers Infinity Gauntlet LTM was briefly available back in 2018.

The Infinity Gauntlet would allow players to use four different abilities:

  • Ability 1 – A powerful punch that can deal up to 100 damage
  • Ability 2 – Ground pound that will send players flying back and taking damage
  • Ability 3 – Power Beam that deals 20 damage, continuously, over time
  • Ability 4 – Arial jump that can send Thanos flying over players and structures

Even though the Infinity Gauntlet virtually garunteed a victory royale to the wielder, the LTM was insanely fun.

The Infinity Gauntlet wasn’t featured in the regular Battle Royale modes, so players knew what they were getting into once they joined.

Jumping over players while planning out an attack in order to eliminate three players with one ability made me feel like an evil god, although not as menacing as Thanos himself.

Thanks to Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet, players could jump around and demolish enemies into theoretical dust.

It was certainly a creative way to promote the latest Avenger’s movie while drawing players to try out something completely new in Fortnite.

With all the negatively swirling around the community throughout the past several months, Epic Games could take advantage of the Infinity Gauntlet and relaunch the LTM for EndGame.

Avengers: EndGame is due in theaters on Friday, April 26, so that leaves almost 14 days of open space for Epic Games to utilize.

Epic Games has been facing tons of scrutiny with the v8.20 update removing health siphon, and the announcement that the Reboot Van will be available with the v8.30 update, Fortnite needs a fun mode for players to relax and have fun.

Would you like to see Epic Games bring back Thanos to Fortnite with the Infinity Gauntlet LTM? Let us know over on Twitter @FortniteINTEL!

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SypherPK showcases the best hero ability in Fortnite Season 4

SypherPK has crowned Fortnite Season 4’s best Mythic hero ability: Sorm’s Whirlwind Blast

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Fortnite Season 4 is, in many ways, a return to form for Fortnite. We’re having a lot more lighthearted fun than we had over the course of the past couple of seasons. On top of that, with the spray weapons nerfed or gone, the competitive meta is also more entertaining to watch and play.

Hero abilities are helping to keep the game fresh, as well, and offering several different playstyles that weren’t there during the first portion of Chapter 2. Instead of ramped-up versions of existing weapons, the Season 4 Mythic items are entirely new.

Obviously, some Mythic abilities are more powerful than others. For instance, Silver Surfer’s Re-Deploy ability has gotten a lot of attention in competitive modes, while Groot’s Baller has largely been left behind.

One ability seems to stand above the rest, however – at least when it comes to the Core Fortnite game modes. Storm’s Mythic Whirlwind Blast ability might be the most powerful one that Epic have added.

During a recent stream, SypherPK noticed something that a lot of players hadn’t. He shot his Doctor Doom energy orb at a player, only to have it come flying back at him. As it turns out, Storm’s ability reflects projectiles.

When you add this to the fact that you can avoid fall damage, launch players to their death, and reflect damage from incoming cars, it’s an easy decision when you have to choose one Mythic item to carry.

SypherPK released a video that shows all of the uses for Storm’s Mythic ability, including the most popular and effective one: launching players to their death. You can also reflect all of the other offensive hero abilities in Fortnite – save for Iron Man’s Unibeam.

Hopefully, this item stays out of competitive Fortnite. If not, then we can be sure of what the next “Kit’s Shockwave Launcher” will be during the Season 4 FNCS. Keep your head on a swivel if you run into a player using this ability in-game.

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Leaked Fortnite weapon is a cross between a Minigun & Grenade Launcher

This leaked Fortnite weapon is scary…

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The Fortnite community tends to be split when it comes to explosive weapons. Some enjoy the ability to break down any structure in the game, while others prefer a rocket-free experience when cranking 90’s for high-ground.

We’ve seen all kinds of explosive weapons come and go from Fortnite. We’ve had the Quad Launcher, Grenade Launcher, Proximity Launcher, regular RPG, Pumpkin Launcher, and several others. Only a couple of them have remained in the loot pool for more than a season.

According to Fortnite data miner, @Mang0e_, it looks like the latest explosive weapon is on the horizon. We’ve only seen some statistics and mesh image of the item, but that’s enough for us to be intimidated as to the destruction it could cause.

Mang0e_ described the weapon as a “cross between a Grenade Launcher and a Minigun.” If that doesn’t send a chill up your spine, we don’t know what will. These are two of the most powerful weapons that Fortnite has ever seen. Now, we’re combining them?

Of course, this is only preliminary information and we have no idea if this item will ever even come to Fortnite. The initial impression could be way off as well, so it’s no time to panic.

After all, we saw Machine Pistols leaked last year and they still haven’t entered the game. Just recently, we got the first piece of concrete news on the item since last November. This is all to say that it could be a long time before this strange “heavy weapon” comes to Fortnite – if it ever does.

We’ll keep you posted when we learn more about the weapon, but it could be a while. Epic likely won’t release the next Fortnite update for at least a week or two, and we don’t expect to see this weapon when it does come out. In the meantime, make sure to follow us on Twitter, @FortniteINTEL, to be the first to know all of the breaking Fortnite news.

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Fortnite Mythic weapon leak: ‘Mystique’s Dual Auto Pistols’

Fortnite leaks reveal that Mystique is finally getting a Mythic item.

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Fortnite Season 4 is all about the hero abilities. We’ve seen an ability for nearly every hero in the game along with some for heroes that haven’t even been released, such as Black Panther and Venom.

The only Battle Pass hero who hasn’t received a Mythic ability is, strangely, Mystique. To be fair, it might be a bit difficult for Epic to come up with one. Her superpower, after all, revolves around shapeshifting into other people. We can use this as a built-in Mystique emote, but it doesn’t work as a standalone in-game mechanic.

Well, it seems like Mystique’s mythic item is in development. That’s right: reports have it that we’re getting an item rather than an ability. Fortnite data miner, @Mang0e, released his findings: Mystique’s Dual Auto Pistols.

You probably don’t remember this weapon model – it’s not everyone’s job to follow all of these Fortnite leaks – but this Machine Pistol was leaked over a year ago. After several updates, Epic adjusted the statistics and rarities of the unreleased weapon.

Still, even after the weapon was updated, Epic kept it out of the game for almost a year. It seems like we may finally see a version of this weapon enter Fortnite in Season 4.

We still have a lot of unanswered questions about this weapon. Most likely, we’ll be able to get our hands on it through the drones located at the Quinjet landing sights. This has been the most common place to grab Mythic hero abilities. Of course, we don’t know this for sure.

Will the third leak be the charm for the Machine Pistol, AKA Mystique’s Dual Auto Pistols? Only time will tell. We’ll keep you posted when we learn more about this weapon.

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