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Crossbow was a Weapon in Fortnite Battle Royale but was later removed.

  • The crossbow was removed from the game ("vaulted") on May 1st, 2018. It was recently added back as part of the Fortnitemares LTMs.
  • It spawned in Rare and Epic variants, and dealt moderate damage.
  • The Crossbow had a sniper-like scope, and was almost completely silent.
  • The Crossbow had 5 rounds per magazine, with infinite ammunition.
  • The crossbow had a very slow bullet velocity.

The Fortnitemares version of the Crossbow, or the Fiend Hunter Crossbow, was added during the Fortnitemares event during October 2018.

  • It held 7 shots, but had infinite ammo.
  • It did 40 damage to players, and almost no damage to structures.
  • The Fiend Hunter Crossbow did 4 times the normal damage (160) to any zombies.
  • Only spawning in epic rarity, The Fiend Hunter Crossbow had multiple exclusive Fortnitemares challenges.
  • It had no scope but instead zoomed in like a Hunting Rifle.

Trivia:

  • During the Fortnite Valentine's event, the crossbow was given a love-themed reskin and nicknamed "Cupid's Crossbow" by many players.