The Shadow Bomb merchandise has been floating round contained in the Fortnite sport recordsdata for fairly a while now. A brand new leak has revealed the icon artwork for the merchandise.
We’ve gotten a number of small particulars in regards to the Shadow Bomb merchandise prior to now. Audio recordsdata and coding references have been popping up since patch v8.20, however now we’re lastly getting a visible take a look at the merchandise.
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The leak is a part of a number of information file finds throughout the new Fortnite v8.50 replace. Different discoveries embody the attainable destruction of Tilted Towers and spooky audio recordsdata for the Loot Lake occasion.
Shadow Bomb Merchandise Icon Leaked
The details about the Shadow Bomb has all been auditory thus far apart from the code snippets grabbed by information miners.
The v8.50 recordsdata have lastly given us a visible of the upcoming merchandise, although it doesn’t give us the entire image. Solely the icon has been leaked thus far.
The leak from @Hypex reveals the icon that can be used (or is getting used at the moment) for the Shadow Bomb merchandise.
New shadow bomb picture!
Credit score me & @xkleinmikex & @PXLPAT_YT pic.twitter.com/nWHyRL7gtT
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) April 25, 2019
That is the icon that seems throughout the merchandise bar everytime you carry it round in your stock.
The picture is considerably much like the vaulted Smoke Grenade. The identical cylinder form is used for the physique. The highest ‘firing’ mechanism is totally different and seemingly has a jaw-like look. A bit little bit of purple may be seen earlier than the pinnacle of the grenade.
So, what’s going to the Shadow Bomb truly do in-game?
In-game Shadow Bomb capabilities
Particulars haven’t been leaked in regards to the mechanics of the Shadow Bomb, however we will speculate primarily based on the leaks.
With this latest leak and a earlier audio leak, the mechanics will most likely be a mixture of the Smoke Grenade and Shadow Stones.
Shadowform might return with the intro of Shadow Bombs
The audio file leak for the Shadow Bomb options the identical sounds as a participant coming into Shadowform upon utilizing a Shadow Stone. Earlier than this, there’s a quick throwing/breaking sound.
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So, we will pretty confidently say that the merchandise will flip gamers inside a sure radius into Shadowform. The necessary and unknown a part of this mechanic could be whether or not or not the blast impacts enemies or solely allies.
With the quick tempo of fundamental patch releases just lately, we don’t when the following ‘content material replace’ will arrive and drop this merchandise into the sport. With that mentioned, the following content material drop may deliver one thing totally totally different.
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