Fortnite Shadow Bomb

Epic Games has dropped a new Fortnite 8.51 patch update for it’s Royal Battle, Save the World and Creative Mode. The latest Fortnite update as its main feature brings a new weapon called Shadow Bomb that will make you invisible for 6 seconds. So, during that time, no one will be able to recognize you and when its effect will end, others will then be able to recognize you again. The newly added Shadow Bomb will also increase your movement speed, allows double jump and wall jump. But, you won’t be able to attack, build or loot while Shadow Bomb is active. The latest 8.51 patch update also brings bug fixes and improvements including the Jetpack’s audio effects.

The latest Fortnite update also adds a new Duet assault rifle with high damage to Save The World. Check out the full Fortnite 8.51 update patch notes below.

WHAT’S NEW?

Shadow
Bomb Become one with the shadows! Cover yourself in darkness with this new item and become invisible. You also get faster and can do double jumps.

WEAPONS AND OBJECTS

  • shadow bomb
    • Cover yourself in shadows, making you temporarily invisible.
      • Duration: 6 seconds
      • Towards the end of the effect, other players can easily recognize you again.
      • Increases your movement speed, allows double jump and wall jump.
        • You can not attack, build or loot while Shadow Bomb is active.
    • Frequency: Unusual
    • Maximum 6 loads available
    • Can be found on the floor, in chests, stock deliveries and stock lamas.

GAMEPLAY

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Jetpack’s audio effects were sometimes louder than intended.

USER INTERFACE

Bug fixes and improvements

  • The Epic Siege surface was displayed in LTMs with respawn on all players.

SAVE THE WORLD

WHAT’S NEW?

Duet
Create a magical duet between you … and the covers!

WEAPONS AND OBJECTS

  • Duet
    • An assault rifle with high damage, which is well suited for longer salvos due to the high magazine capacity.
    • Available in the weekly shop from 2 May at 2:00 CEST to 9 May at 2:00 CEST.

You can also find the full official patch notes update here.