How to knockback players with the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite

How to knockback players with the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


10th Mar 2023 17:22

The Fortnite Kinetic Blade is a brand-new melee weapon introduced in Chapter 4 Season 2. This futuristic katana is as deadly as it looks, so it's no surprise that Fortnite players everywhere wish to wield it. Do you have what it takes to knockback players with the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite?

Where to find the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite

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Bamboo Circle, Cedar Circle, Sakura Circle, and Sandy Circle are the best spots on the Island to find a Kinetic Blade in Fortnite. All these Landmarks contain sword stands stocked with Kinetic Blades. Approach a sword stand and search it to procure a Kinetic Blade.

Bamboo Circle is north-west of MEGA City, Cedar Circle is north-west of Knotty Nets, Sakura Circle is south-west of Kenjutsu Crossing, and Sandy Circle is south-west of Steamy Springs.

Additionally, you can find Kinetic Blades amongst Fortnite's regular loot pool as Floor Loot and inside Chests.

How to knockback players with the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite

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The Kinetic Blade gives Fortnite Lightsabers a run for their money. Slices from a Kinetic Blade are devastating as is, but this brand-new Fortnite melee weapon can perform extra signature moves, one of which is called Knockback Slash.

Is an enemy too close for comfort? Push them backwards with a Knockback Slash. This attack can prove extremely useful in Points of Interest with elevated terrain and structures like MEGA City too, as you can send your opponents plummeting to their deaths with a single well-timed Knockback Slash.

How to use the Dash Attack with the Kinetic Blade in Fortnite

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If you need to close the gap between you and an enemy, the Fortnite Kinetic Blade comes with three charges of a Dash Attack. The Dash Attack can be used to rush a foe, escape a sticky situation, or simply manoeuvre around the Island with haste.

A skilled swordsman doesn't need guns or bullets to slay their enemies. Unleash the power of the Fortnite Kinetic Blade in Fortnite MEGA.

The Fortnite Eren Jaeger Attack on Titan Skin looks perfect wielding a Kinetic Blade.

Coleman Hamstead
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Coleman Hamstead
Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.
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