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Fortnite Impulse Grenade Explained: What It Does, How to Use It, and More

Epic Games continues to release new content and even weapons almost every single week in Battle Royale, continuing this Valentine’s week with the Fortnite Impulse Grenade. The Impulse Grenade is the latest weapon to join the game, jumping on board alongside the Fortnite 1.43 patch notes. With this new weapon, it changes up how you will want to play using it.

The Fortnite Impulse Grenade is the latest addition, following up on the recent crossbow. Fortnite 1.43 patch notes detail what you can expect from the Impulse Grenade when you hop into Battle Royale. Let’s dig in deep into the Impulse Grenade and figure out what exactly you should use it for.

Fortnite 1.43 Patch Notes: Fortnite Impulse Grenade Explained

As the name obviously implies, the Fortnite Impulse Grenade is a new explosive that is being added to the game. There hasn’t been a new explosive weapon (think Rocket Launcher, Grenade Launcher) added to the game in some time, let alone a grenade. However, the Impulse Grenade works somewhat differently than you’d expect.

Fortnite 1.43 patch notes brought with it the Fortnite Impulse Grenade, and its utility is interesting. When you launch this new grenade at players, it will blast forth a circular impulse field upon making contact with something. Strangely enough, this impulse seems to only affect players and not anything that has been built.

Instead of blowing the affected players up, the Fortnite Impulse Grenade launches players into the air and blows them away. Depending on the angle of your throw of this new grenade, you could kill multiple players just from the drop damage. If it doesn’t look like this new grenade will kill them on its own, you can pick them off as they fly through the air. Good luck!