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Disambig-icon.pngFor information on the base version of the weapon, see Grenade Launcher.
Disambig-icon.pngFor information on the winter version of the weapon, see Snowball Launcher.

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This Page/Section is about an item / mechanic that has been put in The Vault.

This item has been made unavailabe in standard playlists to balance the loot pool. It may return in the future.

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This Item/Mechanic is not present in competitive playlists.
It can still be found in core playlists and other game modes when available.

The Egg Launcher is a seasonal Explosive Weapon in Fortnite: Battle Royale, added in Season 3. It is only available during Easter or similar Easter themed Limited Time Events. It is a modified version of the Grenade Launcher.

Functionality

The Egg Launcher shoots out an egg projectile which is affected by gravity and sticks to surfaces, but not players. After a short time the egg explodes dealing explosive damage to players and structures. This egg can deal damage to the player who shot it. These eggs deal more damage to structures than they do players, and cannot headshot.

Stats

The Egg Launcher ranges from dealing 67 Damage per shot to 77 Damage per shot (67 - 77 Damage per Second). The Egg Launcher uses Rocket Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.png Rockets and cannot headshot players.

Egg Launcher Egg Launcher
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Egg Launcher (New) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Uncommon Rare
DPS: 67 DPS: 70
Damage: 67 Damage: 70
Fire Rate: 1 Fire Rate: 1
Magazine Size: 6 Magazine Size: 6
Reload Time: 3.2s Reload Time: 3.0s
Structure Damage: 190 Structure Damage: 200
Egg Launcher Egg Launcher
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Egg Launcher (New) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Epic Legendary
DPS: 74 DPS: 77
Damage: 74 Damage: 77
Fire Rate: 1 Fire Rate: 1
Magazine Size: 6 Magazine Size: 6
Reload Time: 2.8s Reload Time: 2.7s
Structure Damage: 210 Structure Damage: 220

The Egg Launcher shoots a Slow Moving Projectile. It has First Shot Accuracy enabled, but as it is an Explosive Weapon, it is largely irrelevant. There is no damage falloff on the Egg Launcher's projectiles, but they will bounce, and stick to surfaces for a short time before exploding.

Sounds

Sound Type Rarity Sound
Pullout Uncommon, Rare, Epic and Legendary File:Egg Launcher Pullout - FX - Fortnite.wav
Shooting File:Egg Launcher Shooting - FX - Fortnite.wav
Reload File:Egg Launcher Reload - FX - Fortnite.wav
Pickup File:Egg Launcher Pickup - FX - Fortnite.wav
Drop File:Egg Launcher Drop - FX - Fortnite.wav

Obtained

When the item was last available in Chapter 3: Season 2.

Rarity Chest Rare

Chest

Floor

Loot

Supply

Drop

Fishing

(Plain)

Fishing

(Hole)

Uncommon
Rare
Epic
Legendary

Depending on when it was introduced, the Egg Launcher either replaced the Grenade Launcher, like in Season 3, or it is introduced as its own weapon, like in Chapter 2: Season 6 and Chapter 3: Season 2.

Strategy Guide

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The risk was calculated... but man am I bad at math.
This section outlines a strategy. Feel free to add tips, tricks and general advice about the topic.


  • Avoid shooting a Launcher near your person as it will deal the same damage to you as it does to enemy players.
  • You can shoot projectiles under a player and allow them to ride them. This is much more difficult than it is with a Rocket Launcher and is almost useless.

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History

Season 3

Chapter 2: Season 6

Chapter 3: Season 2

  • Content Update v20.10: Unvaulted the Egg Launcher in all rarities.
    • This changed is not included in competitive playlists.
  • Update v20.20: Vaulted the Egg Launcher in all rarities.
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