Every new, vaulted & unvaulted weapon in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1

Every new, vaulted & unvaulted weapon in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead

Published 

6th Dec 2023 13:20

Contents

A new Chapter of Fortnite usually means all kinds of new weapons, and Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground is no exception to that trend.

However, to make room for the new weapons, beloved favourites must get sent to the fabled Fortnite vault. Let's review all the new, vaulted, and unvaulted weapons in Chapter 5 Season 1 of the free-to-play battle royale from Epic Games.

Every new weapon

New weapons in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1
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Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground introduces a slew of brand-new weapons to Fortnite. Below is a list of all the new weaponry you can find on the Island:

  • Hammer Pump Shotgun
  • Frenzy Auto Shotgun
  • Nemesis AR
  • Striker AR
  • Thunder Burst SMG
  • Hyper SMG
  • Reaper Sniper Rifle
  • Ranger Pistol
  • Ballistic Shield 
  • Grapple Blade 
  • Cluster Clinger

Visit a Mod Bench to customise these weapons with mods and tune them to your liking!

Every unvaulted weapon

Some of the unvaulted weapons in Chapter 5 Season 1
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Not many weapons escaped from the vault to start Chapter 5 Season 1 of Fortnite. Here are all the returning favourites:

You can find Shield Breaker EMPs as Floor Loot, and in Chests, the Dragon’s Breath Shotgun and Primal Flame Bow are exclusive to the Dragon Armory Augment.

Every vaulted weapon

Some of the vaulted weapons in Chapter 5 Season 1
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Chapter 5 marks a new era of Fortnite, which means out with the old and in with the new. Essentially, all the weapons you've come to know and love have been sent to the vault and replaced by new variants. The list below catalogues all the classic weapons that you can no longer obtain in Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground:

  • Assault Rifle
  • Suppressed Assault Rifle
  • Heavy Assault Rifle
  • Scoped Assault Rifle
  • Minigun
  • Infantry Rifle 
  • Pump Shotgun
  • Tactical Shotgun 
  • Heavy Shotgun
  • Drum Shotgun
  • Tactical Submachine Gun
  • Submachine Gun
  • Pistol
  • Hand Cannon
  • Dual Pistols
  • Flint-Knock Pistol
  • Heavy Sniper Rifle
  • Suppressed Sniper Rifle
  • Proximity Grenade Launcher
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Grenade Launcher
  • Grenade
  • Junk Rift
  • Storm Flip
  • Air Strike

Now you know what to expect from the loot pool in Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground! While long-time favourites are gone, there are plenty of new weapons to experiment with and take into battle against Peter Griffin and The Society.

Check out our Fortnite homepage to learn more about what's new in Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground, including the new train that's looping the Island and the upcoming Solid Snake skin.

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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