In this article, we are going to cover where to find the Recon Scanner Fortnite and the Rail Gun, so you can complete the quests of Rail Gun Recon Week.
The popularity of Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 has been off the charts, both in terms of what Epic has added and the fan feedback it has incorporated. As a result, there is a consistent supply of valuable material with attractive rewards every week.
The next live event in Fortnite is on its way, and the conclusion of Chapter 3 Season 2 is fast approaching. For a single week, Epic Games has re-enabled the Recon Scanner and Rail Gun for a series of challenges that must be completed within a specific time limit. You’ll need to acquire the Recon Scanner and Rail Gun before you can accomplish any of these tasks. Without further ado, here is where to find the Recon Scanner Fortnite.
What does a Recon Scanner do in Fortnite?
The Recon Scanner is a Fortnite: Battle Royale miscellaneous item. It was first introduced in Chapter 2 of Season 7. The Recon Scanter is a two-round grenade launcher that fires a Scanning projectile. All containers and opponents are identified by the projectile (including animals). For 15 seconds, the field remains active, then vanishes. The Projectile blinks red for a few seconds before disappearing. The projectiles do little player or building damage.
The Recon Scanner is a slow-moving projectile weapon that fires 5 shots per second and consumes Scanner Ammo. This ammunition is not collected, but it does charge ammo instead. The Recon Scanner’s headshot multiplier is 1.2x. The Recon Scanner is a Slow Moving Projectile Weapon. There are no damage dropoffs on the weapon’s projectiles. Content Update v20.40 unvaulted the Recon Scanner for the Rail Gun Recon Week. Below, you can see the stats for this item.
|Fire Rate: 3|
|Magazine Size: 2|
Where to find the Recon Scanner Fortnite?
The Recon Scanner has always been a tough weapon to come by; it was only accessible in IO chests in Chapter 2, Season 8, forcing you to trek enemy territory for it. Now, thankfully, it can be found in any old chest that may be found around the map. That said, while it has a low probability of appearing in one of the chests, you won’t have to go into IO territory to obtain it.
It’s advised to start your match in a location where you know there are a lot of chests around. However, keep an eye on the area for players who have the same plan as you and will be battling you for their own shot at the hard-to-find weapon. You may also obtain the Recon Scanner by stealing another player’s weapon when they are defeated. However, this is a considerably less dependable approach to acquiring the Recon Scanner. You can see on the table below where this item might drop from.
|Rarity||Chest||Rare Chest||IO Chest||Floor Loot||Supply Drop||Fishing (Plain)||Fishing (Hole)|
What is a Rail Gun in Fortnite?
The Rail Gun can be used to fire fully or in bursts of eight shots for less damage. The user and other players may view a red beam while the Rail Gun is charging, which will harm players through a single wall. When the character is running and aiming down the gun, it will always shoot from the middle of the screen. Aiming down the barrel increases your zoom level considerably, eliminates sway, and displays an overlay with a charge bar over it. The weapon does very little knockback to both players and vehicles. You can see the stats of the item below.
|DPS: 85||DPS: 89||DPS: 94|
|Damage: 85||Damage: 89||Damage: 94|
|Fire Rate: 1||Fire Rate: 1||Fire Rate: 1|
|Magazine Size: 1||Magazine Size: 1||Magazine Size: 1|
|Reload Time: 3s||Reload Time: 2.85s||Reload Time: 2.7s|
|Structure Damage: 500||Structure Damage: 525||Structure Damage: 550|
Where to find Rail Gun Fortnite?
Thankfully, the Rail Gun is far more common in Fortnite than the Recon Scanner. Around the map, you may find this weapon in chests and on the floor. While it’s still somewhat dependent on chance, it appears to have a greater spawn rate than the Recon Scanner does, increasing your chances of finding it.. You can see on the table below where this item might drop from.
|Chest||Rare Chest||IO Chest||Floor Loot||Supply Drop||Fishing (Plain)||Fishing (Hole)|
Once you’ve found these weapons, you can start to complete the time-restricted tasks using them. For regular and stage 1 objectives, the Rail Gun Recon Week rewards players with 25,000 XP.
We hope that you enjoyed this article on where to find the Recon Scanner Fortnite and will have issues completing the quests. If you did enjoy the article, you might also enjoy reading how to cut power to control panels in Fortnite, or how to tame animals in Fortnite.