The Primal Flame Bow is a Crossbow in Fortnite: Battle Royale. It was introduced in Chapter 2: Season 6.

Functionality

The Primal Flame Bow uses a targeting system to fire projectiles, which need to be charged up to go the optimal distance. The damage is the same regardless of charge. The projectile launched is a very fast arrow. When the arrow lands on a flammable object, such as a Wooden Wall, it will ignite it, and deal fire damage.

Obtained

The Primal Flame Bow can be found in Chests or in Supply Drops.

Crafting and Upgrading

The Primal Flame Bow can be found in Epic and Legendary rarity.

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Stats

The Primal Flame Bow deals 68 - 72 Damage per shot for 68-72 Damage per Second. It has a headshot multiplier of 2x.

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Epic Legendary
DPS: 68 DPS: 72
Damage: 68 Damage: 72
Fire Rate: 1 Fire Rate: 1
Magazine Size: 1 Magazine Size: 1
Reload Time: 0.7s Reload Time: 0.7s

Strategy Guide

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


  • This weapon is very good for getting people out of Wooden Structures, as it will ignite the surfaces to deal passive damage, forcing the opponent to retreat.

History

Chapter 2: Season 6

  • Update v16.00: The Primal Flame Bow is introduced in Epic and Legendary rarity. It is part of the new craftable weapons system.
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