Fortnite Patch Notes For 7.30 Content Update: Foraged Campfires, Bottle Rockets, And What's New

Here's what's new this week with the latest patch in Fortnite.

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Fortnite's 7.30 content update is now live across PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. With new competition in the battle royale space from the recently released Apex Legends, the patch notes for this week's update detail the usual assortment of changes we've come to expect, including a new weapon, limited-time mode (plus a change to how often they're rolled out), and other tweaks.

Headlining this week's patch is the previously teased Bottle Rocket, a new item that will rain explosives down on structures when thrown. Bottle Rockets drop in stacks of two and can be found either as floor loot or in chests, Vending Machines, Supply Llamas, and Supply Drops.

To make room for Bottle Rockets, Epic has vaulted another older item: the Boom Box. The developer has also made some major changes to environmental campfires. Previously, these campfire pits were decorative, but now they can be lit by interacting with them. Doing this will effectively turn them into a Cozy Campfire, healing all players within their radius for a limited time. However, each campfire can only be used once per match.

Following the release of this patch, we've gotten new Week 10 challenges and word of an incoming Valentine's Day event. That will bring new challenges, rewards, and more to Battle Royale.

Finally for Battle Royale, Epic has kicked off a new limited-time mode: Wild West Duos. This LTM pits teams of two against each other with only a limited variety of weapons at their disposal, including Hunting Rifles, Shotguns, and Dynamite. Additionally, two weapons that have been in the vault and thus not usable in Battle Royale--the Revolver and Double-Barrel Shotgun--have been unvaulted, but only for this specific mode.

While previous limited-time modes have typically run for a week, Epic says it is testing a new LTM schedule. Now, playlists will rotate out every few days "to allow a more diverse amount of modes to be available over the course of a week."

Save the World mode also receives some new content this week, including another Frostnite challenge. A new hero, Subzero Zenith, is also available in the Event Store, and the Dragon weapons have returned for the Lunar New Year. You can find the full patch notes for the 7.30 content update, courtesy of Epic's website, below. Although we're in the final week of challenges on the Battle Royale side, Season 7 ends later this month.

Fortnite 7.30 Content Update Patch Notes

Battle Royale

Limited-Time Mode: Wild West Duos

Summary

Fight for a Victory Royale using a limited set of weapons and items, such as Hunting Rifles, Shotguns, and Dynamite. This town ain't big enough for the hundred of us!

What's New?

  • Increased the chance for Slurp Juice to appear in Supply Drops.
  • Unvaulted the Revolver and the Double Barrel Shotgun for this mode.

Weapons + Items

  • Bottle Rockets
    • A thrown item that launches a barrage of bottle rockets to the toward the targeted direction.
    • Rarity: Uncommon
    • Found from Floor Loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Llamas, and Supply Drops.
    • Drops in stacks of 2.
    • Max stack size of 6.
    • Fires 45 rockets of varying speeds randomly within a cone over roughly 9 seconds.
    • Deals 10 player and 40 environmental damage per explosion.
    • Max 2 active per player.
  • Environmental Campfires
    • Campfire props in the world can now be lit by interacting with them.
    • Behaves like the Cozy Campfire, healing 2 health per second for 25 seconds to all nearby players.
    • Each campfire can only be used once per match.
    • You can tell if a campfire has been used by whether or not you can still see wood in it.
  • Vaulted
    • Boom Box
  • Reduced the chance of receiving rocket ammo out of ammo boxes from 12% to 6%.
  • Increased the impulse strength of the Launchpad by 28.5%.
  • Reduced the chance to receive Dynamite from Chests from 7% to 5.33%.
  • Sneaky Snowman will no longer drop from Chests.
  • Chiller Grenade
    • Lowered the volume of the beep.

Events

Architect Pop-Up Cup

  • Removed the ability to edit enemy structures.

Creative

Prefabs

Disco Gallery B

  • Added a second gallery of concert-related props.
    • Stages
    • Lights
    • Speakers

Weapons + Items

Bottle Rockets

  • A thrown item that launches a barrage of bottle rockets to the toward the targeted direction.

Save the World

Missions + Systems

  • Weekly Frostnite Challenge 6: Trap Attack
    • Traps are buffed but enemies ricochet back any ranged damage.
      • Use traps and melee attacks to defeat enemies..
      • Survive for 30 minutes three times to collect the Week 6 Challenge Banner.
      • Survive for 30 minutes to earn your choice of one Dragon weapon.
        • Dragon’s Roar
        • Dragon’s Tooth
        • Dragon’s Claw
        • Dragon’s Might
    • Available on February 6 at 7 PM ET.
  • Lunar Llama added to the Loot store
  • Available from Feb 6 at 7 PM ET until the end of Season 7.
  • Contains Dragon Weapons and Lunar New Year Heroes from last year’s Spring It On! event.
  • Costs 500 Snowflake Tickets

Heroes

  • Subzero Zenith will be available in the Event Store.
    • Mythic variant of T.E.D.D. Shot
    • Available on February 6 at 7PM ET.
  • Wukong returns to the Event Store.
    • Available on February 6 at 7 PM ET.
  • Lunar New Year Heroes are returning in the Lunar Llama.
    • Berserker Headhunter
    • Berserker Renegade
    • Flash A.C.
    • Flash Eagle Eye
    • Riot Control Hazard
    • Riot Control Izza
    • Thunderstrike Mari
    • Thunderstrike Scorch
  • Note: Most Heroes will become unique once the new Hero Loadout launches.

Weapons + Items

  • Dragon Weapons are returning in the Lunar Llama.
  • Dragon's Claw sniper rifle
  • Dragon's Fang spear
  • Dragon's Fury fireworks launcher
  • Dragon's Might fireworks shotgun
  • Dragon's Roar assault rifle
  • Dragon's Tooth sword
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