Complete Overview of Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3: Wrecked Update

Fortnite recently released the trailer for Chapter 5 Season 3 “Wrecked”. Fans are super excited for this season update because it will feature new cosmetics, battle pass, locations, and most importantly, a crossover with Fallout! Fortnite has posted the complete patch notes for Chapter 5 Season 3 Wrecked. Read more to find out what’s in store.

Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 5 Season 3 - Wrecked | Launch Trailer

The Wasteland

Thanks to a gnarly sandstorm, there’s a new biome in the south called the Wasteland which is currently under the control of the “Wasteland Warriors”. Check out the new locations on the map: 

  • Redline Rig
Redline Rig
Redline Rig | Source: Fortnite

It is a Nitro refinery run by the master mechanic The Machinist. The Nitro produced here will grant you an absurd amount of power, regardless of whether you’re in a vehicle or not.

  • Nitrodome
Nitrodome | Source: Fortnite

The Nitrodome is a playground for cars by Ringmaster Scarr. Be prepared for moments of chaos, destruction, and of course, the sound of engines blazing.

  • Brutal Beachhead 
Brutal Beachhead
Brutal Beachhead | Source: Fortnite

It is the base of operations or the headquarters of the Wasteland Warriors. You will find the short-tempered Megalo Don here.


Redline Rig
Redline Rig | Source: Fortnite

This is the time to go crazy on Nitro!

Nitro Barrels: Nitro containers which “Nitro-fy” upon contact.

Nitro Splash: A portable Nitro container which can be used to infuse Nitro. 

Nitro Fists: Comes with four charges. Perform a 3x punch combo or an uppercut or an aerial punch to send your enemies flying.

In case you’re wondering what the effects of Nitro are: 

  • on a vehicle–
    • Driving speed increases
    • Explosive ramming power that deals significant damage and knockback 
    • Fuel consumption decreases
    • Buff to attached attack mods
  • on a player–
    • Movement speed increases
    • Explosive bashing power that deals significant damage and knockback
    • Stamina consumption decreases 
    • Reload speed increases
    • Immunity against fall damage 

Vehicle Mods

Vehicle Mods
Vehicle Mods | Source: Fortnite

Along with a couple older mods, there are four new mods for you to try out.

  • Machine Gun Turret (roof slot): Your passenger can now fire a machine gun while you drive.
  • Grenade Launcher Turret (roof slot): Rain hellfire using these explosive grenades.
  • Spiked Bumper (front bumper slot): Deals more damage on impact.
  • Cow Catcher (front bumper slot): Boosts your ramming power and gives your car some defensive armor.
  • Bulletproof Tires (tires slot): Makes tires indestructible.
  • Chonkers Off-Road Tires (tires slot): Makes your car more suitable for off-roading. 


Here’s a list of all the weapons making an appearance in Chapter 5 Season 3:

  • Cerberus’ Gatekeeper Shotgun
  • Combat Shotgun
  • Gatekeeper Shotgun
  • Hammer Pump Shotgun
  • Oscar’s Frenzy Auto Shotgun
  • Warforged Assault Rifle
  • Tactical Assault Rifle 
  • Enforcer AR 
  • Thunder Burst SMG
  • Harbinger SMG
  • Huntress DMR
  • Ranger Pistol
  • Hand Cannon 
  • Shockwave Grenade

Out of these, a few weapons will feature some balance changes: 

  • Tactical Assault Rifle:
    • Increased damage at long distances.
    • Reduced recoil.
    • Reduced bullet spread.
  • Enforcer AR:
    • Increased damage.
    • Increased fire rate.
    • Increased critical hit multiplier.
  • Hand Cannon:
    • Increased damage at long distances.
    • Increased projectile speed.


Chapter 5 Season 3 comes with a new battle pass. Here are all the cosmetics which will be featured in it: 

  • The Machinist
  • Rust
  • Peabody
  • Ringmaster Scarr
  • T-60 Power Armor
  • Brite Raider
  • Megalo Don
  • Wastelander Magneto Outfit 

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3 ends on August 16th at 2 AM EST. Until then, venture into the Wasteland and knock yourself out!

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About Fortnite

Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is available in three distinct game mode versions that otherwise share the same general gameplay and game engine: Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play battle royale game in which up to 100 players fight to be the last person standing;

Fortnite: Save the World, a cooperative hybrid tower defense-shooter and survival game in which up to four players fight off zombie-like creatures and defend objects with traps and fortifications they can build; and Fortnite Creative, in which players are given complete freedom to create worlds and battle arenas.

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