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How to Find and Use the Pumpkin Launcher in Fortnite

How to Find and Use the Pumpkin Launcher in Fortnite

Fortnite’s Pumpkin Launcher was first introduced back in season 1 during the first ever Halloween theme event. It is a rocket launcher with a spooky make over especially unvaulted during October. After the Halloween season has ended, the Pumpkin Launcher is vaulted once more or replaced with a regular rocket launcher. Check out the guide below to find out how to find and use the Pumpkin Launcher in Fortnite.

Where to Find and How to Use the Pumpkin Launcher

The Pumpkin Launcher is available in rarities Rare, Epic, and Legendary. It can be found as floor loot, and in regular and Rare Chests. It can also be purchased from Chrome Punk NPC for 600 Gold Bars, or won after battling the Inkquisitor at Grim Gables.

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Chrome Punk has the Pumpkin Launcher for sale (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)

This rocket launcher weapon shoots out a pumpkin-headed projectile which explodes on impact. It can deal damage to players, wildlife, and structures. One rocket can be held in the chamber at a time, and reload time is around 2.5 – 3.5 seconds, depending on rarity. The damage deal also depends on rarity and ranges from 100 to 130 to players and 300 – 330 to structures.

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Rocket Launcher dealing damage to a structure (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)

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It is important to be aware of your surroundings when using the Pumpkin Launcher. If there is a structure in front of you when you fire, it could cause a lot of damage and potentially kill you. It is easiest to use when above a player so you can shoot a rocket into their space or structure.

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Using a Pumpkin Launcher in Fortnite (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)

That is all you need to know about finding and using a Pumpkin Launcher in Fortnite. Next up, why not check out all of the Fortnitemares Bonus Goals to complete during this event? Good luck!

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Rowan has been creating content for Touch Tap Play since 2021. When she’s not writing game guides, Rowan can be found trying out new mobile games, laughing during horror movies, or wandering in the Devon countryside with her dog. She has a love/hate relationship with Dead By Daylight, and a healthy obsession with Fortnite.

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