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Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 Weapon Balance Changes – All Nerfs and Buffs Explained

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Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 Weapon Balance Changes – All Nerfs and Buffs Explained

Learn about the weapon balance changes in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4.

Following a short downtime, Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 called Paradise is live now across all the platforms. According to the v22.00 patch notes, the latest update has brought a handful of weapon balance changes, especially for the sniper class. So without any further delay, let’s take a look at every weapon nerf and buff in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4.

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 Weapon Balance Changes

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 Weapon Balance Changes
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As we’ve already mentioned earlier, snipers are the most affected weapons in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 in terms of overall stats.

With the release of the Fortnite v22.00 update, a few sniper rifles are proficient enough to send opponents back to the lobby in a single bullet. Therefore, watch out for the weapon balance changes that we’ve listed below.

  • Hunter Bolt-Action Sniper – damage and headshot multiplier increased
  • Hunting Rifle – damage and headshot multiplier increased
  • Automatic Sniper Rifle – damage and headshot multiplier increased
  • Lever Action Rifle – damage and headshot multiplier increased
  • Suppressed Sniper Rifle – damage increased
  • Suppressed Sub Machine Gun: overall stats adjusted
  • Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle – damage increased
  • Rail Gun – damage increased
  • Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle – damage increased
  • Rapid Fire SMG: overall stats adjusted
  • Heavy Sniper Rifle – headshot multiplier increased
  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle – headshot multiplier increased
  • Boom Sniper Rifle – explosive damage increased 

Even in the Zero Build mode, the over shield mechanic can’t even protect from the one-shot snipers if the aim is on the point.

Besides these weapon balance changes, Fortnite players also witnessed a bunch of weapon unvaults like Prime Shotgun, Rapid Fire SMG, Hammer Assault Rifle, and many more.

So, there you have it. That’s everything you need to know about Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4 Weapon Balance Changes. Before leaving, make sure to check our other Fortnite related content like Fortnite ‘Waiting in Queue’: What the Error Means & How to Fix ItStart and End Dates for All Fortnite Seasons and more. And as always, feel free to peruse the relevant links below.

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