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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.

Launcher that lobs Shockwave Grenades.
— In-Game Description

Shockwave Launcher was an Explosive Weapon in Fortnite: Battle Royale. It was added in Chapter 2: Season 8. The Mythic version of this weapon is Kit's Shockwave Launcher.

Functionality

The Shockwave Launcher launches Shockwave Grenades which deal no damage to players, but can launch teammates, opponents, and vehicles away from the weapon's projectiles. The Grenades stick to surfaces and detonate shortly after impact.

Stats

The Shockwave Launcher uses Rocket Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.png Rockets.

Shockwave Launcher
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Legendary
Fire Rate: 0.75
Magazine Size: 4
Reload Time: 2.7s

The Shockwave Launcher fires a slow moving projectile, which is affected by gravity.

Obtained

Rarity Chest Rare

Chest

Cosmic

Chest

IO Chest Floor

Loot

Supply

Drop

Fishing

(Plain)

Fishing

(Hole)

Crafting
Legendary ?

History

Chapter 2: Season 8

Chapter 3: Season 1

Trivia

  • It was accidentally added prior to being chosen, alongside the Rift-to-Go.
  • The Shockwave Launcher is the first item to have a retroactive Mythic upgrade. Kit's Shockwave Launcher was added 5 seasons prior, in Chapter 2: Season 3, which is what the Shockwave Launcher is based off of.
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