Android Gaming News Flash: Fortnite gets Flint-Knock Pistol

Fortnite's new seasons has its 8.11 patch out and with it, several new elements have also gone live. One of the most interesting is the new weapon: the Flint-Knock Pistol. This weapon produces between 86 and 90 damage at close range, which is pretty impressive. However, it also has a single-shot mechanic so it has to be reloaded after each discharge - the reload time is a hefty three second period.

However, what is really interesting is the weapon’s knock-back element. When fired, the pistol will push the player back. For players on high and narrow spots, this might mean they get sent flying across the ledge behind them. This makes the Flint-Knock Pistol deadly not just to the enemies but also the players who use it as well. The upside of this is that when the weapon is used in a perfectly timed manner, its knock-back will also negate any fall damage for the player.

Even when the timing is not perfect, the player will sustain some damage but survive an otherwise moral fall. The weapon is available in loot drops that are both common and uncommon so get your Flint-Knock Pistol and see what it can do for you!