Simply earlier than Christmas, Fortnite eliminated the Deku Smash capacity (added as a part of the My Hero Academia collaboration) for unknown causes. It hasn’t returned, and positively received’t be. So as to add to the elimination of enjoyable methods to kill enemies, the Shockwave Hammer can be at the moment disabled in Fortnite.
The Shockwave Hammer was launched to the colourful battle royale throughout Season 1 of Chapter 4, alongside an entire new map, help for Unreal Engine 5, and extra. The merchandise could be present in chests or grabbed from a few particular NPC’s throughout a match, and makes traversal throughout the map a lot simpler.
It’s additionally helpful for shortly destroying buildings or gadgets, and in a pinch, can be utilized to hammer an opponent midway throughout the realm whereas dealing some injury. It’s at the moment widespread to see the ultimate surviving gamers battle it out utilizing hammers to their benefit, making them more durable targets to hit. The merchandise has a protracted cooldown after getting used 4 occasions, nevertheless, stopping it from being too overpowered.
Every sport, one in all my high priorities is discovering a Shockwave Hammer; they’re implausible for fleeing to security to heal, and even higher for annoying enemies by launching them throughout Slappy Shores or Brutal Bastion every time they try and assault your squad. That stated, the merchandise has been affected by some glitches and bugs which have seen it quickly disabled in sport.
As a result of a problem, we now have quickly disabled the Shockwave Hammer in all playlists.
Our intent is to re-enable the Shockwave Hammer within the subsequent sport replace when this situation has been resolved. pic.twitter.com/I2Ap8XCbZ7
— Fortnite Standing (@FortniteStatus) January 9, 2023
It seems that the Shockwave Hammer can be utilized for numerous exploits, together with farming an unreal abundance of sources, and with the ability to bounce endlessly should you come into contact with water. There’s no telling as to when the merchandise will return, however Fortnite has suggested that, “Our intent is to re-enable the Shockwave Hammer within the subsequent sport replace when this situation has been resolved.”
With the Shockwave Hammer gone, seems to be like I’m going to really begin practising some grime bike methods.