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Fortnite new and unvaulted weapons: What items have been added for Season 2

As usual, Epic have taken the start of the new season as an opportunity to rearrange the arsenal available to players, which means we can now get our hands on Fortnite new and unvaulted weapons, though there are also some familiar armaments that have been consigned to the vault. Even if you've only briefly dipped your toe into Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 you may have have spotted some fresh items appearing, though it's bound to take more than a handful of Fortnite matches to stumble across them all by chance. Read on, and we'll tell you what Fortnite new and unvaulted weapons to look out for, and well as which one are now locked away in the vault.

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Fortnite Mythic weapons

 Fortnite new weapons

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  • Brutus' Minigun
  • Meowscle's Peow Peow Rifle
  • Midas' Drum Gun
  • Skye's Assault Rifle
  • Skye's Grappler
  • TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow

Each of the five Agent Bosses has their own custom weapon, which is of Mythic rarity and aptly coloured gold – you'll need to eliminate that particular boss if you want to acquire one of these new weapons for the rest of the match.

Fortnite new items

Fortnite new weapons

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  • Creepin' Cardboard
  • Decoy Grenade
  • Keycards

Aside from those Fortnite Mythic weapons dropped by Agent Bosses, there's a Creepin' Cardboard box you can hide and move around in to avoid Henchmen, a Decoy Grenade to spawn a copy of yourself that distracts nearby enemies, and Keycards which open Fortnite vaults to let you access the multiple loot chests hidden inside them.

Fortnite unvaulted weapons and items

 Fortnite unvaulted weapons

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  • Boom Bow
  • Drum Gun
  • Heavy Sniper Rifle
  • Minigun
  • Suppressed Assault Rifle
  • Suppressed Pistol
  • Suppressed SMG
  • Suppressed Sniper
  • Tactical AR

  • Grappler
  • Remote Explosives

We're not quite sure yet if the Boom Bow and Drum Gun have only returned for the Agency Bosses listed above, or if they've appearing separately as well. There are plenty of suppressed weapons making a return, which fits in with the stealthy spy theme, and the powerful Heavy Sniper Rifle and Tactical AR expand the arsenal further. The return of the Grappler allows for speedy traversal, while Remote Explosives can be used to lay traps and deal large damage.

Fortnite vaulted weapons and items

Fortnite vault

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  • Bolt-Action Sniper
  • Certain rarities of Rocket Launcher
  • Certain rarities of SMG

  • Damage Traps

Sadly we do have to say goodbye to some Fortnite weapons being vaulted for the time being, though thankfully other variants of the sniper rifle have been unvaulted to replace the Bolt-Action Sniper, and only some of the Rocket Launcher and SMG rarity are being locked away. Possibly the biggest surprise is the removal of Damage Traps, though perhaps players can use Remote Explosives instead to catch out opponents.

We'll keep an eye on any other Fortnite weapons being added or removed as the season progresses, and will update this guide accordingly.

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