Close Encounters (gamemode)

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Close Encounters
Close Encounters News Tab.jpg
Details
Genre Battle Royale LTM
Queue Type Squads icon.pngSquads
Release May 25, 2018
Last Featured Patch 4.2 Content Update

Close Encounters is a Battle Royale LTM first introduced in the Patch 4.2 Content Update. Play in this LTM starts as normal but speeds up as time passes. The only weapons on the map are Shotguns, supplemented with a large dose of Jetpacks.

LTM Rules and Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Storm zone icon.png Storm and Map[edit | edit source]

  • The storm moves in more quickly than normal mid to late game.
  • Typical match length is about 15 minutes.

Loot icon.png Loot[edit | edit source]

  • The only guns in this mode are the various types of Shotguns.
    • Other Shotgun types are spawned as Floor Loot.

Featured Weapons[edit | edit source]

Pump Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Pump Shotgun
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Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 49
Damage 70
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 5.7
Structure Damage 45
Pump Shotgun
Pump shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 56
Damage 80
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 5.3
Structure Damage 49
Pump Shotgun
Pump shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 63
Damage 90
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.8
Structure Damage 50
Pump Shotgun
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Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 70
Damage 100
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.4
Structure Damage 54
Pump Shotgun
Purple gold pump.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 77
Damage 110
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.0
Structure Damage 55

Tactical Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Tactical Shotgun
Tac shot icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 108
Damage 72
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 6.3
Structure Damage 50
Tactical Shotgun
Tac shot icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 114
Damage 76
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 6
Structure Damage 52
Tactical Shotgun
Tac shot icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 120
Damage 80
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.7
Structure Damage 55
Tactical Shotgun
Tactical Shotgun (M1014).png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 126
Damage 84
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.4
Structure Damage 75
Tactical Shotgun
Tactical Shotgun (M1014).png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 132
Damage 88
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.1
Structure Damage 79

Charge Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Charge Shotgun
Gray to blue charge shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 68
Damage 80
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.80
Structure Damage 49
Charge Shotgun
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Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 72.25
Damage 85
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.60
Structure Damage 52
Charge Shotgun
Gray to blue charge shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 75.65
Damage 89
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.40
Structure Damage 55
Charge Shotgun
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Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 79.05
Damage 93
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 4.18
Structure Damage 57
Charge Shotgun
LegendaryChargeShotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 83.3
Damage 98
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 3.96
Structure Damage 60

Fully charged

Charge Shotgun
Gray to blue charge shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 102
Damage 120
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.80
Structure Damage 73
charge shotgun
Gray to blue charge shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 107.95
Damage 127
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.60
Structure Damage 78
charge shotgun
Gray to blue charge shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 113.05
Damage 133
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 3
Reload Time 4.40
Structure Damage 83
Charge Shotgun
LegendaryChargeShotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 118.15
Damage 139
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 4.18
Structure Damage 86
charge shotgun
LegendaryChargeShotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 124.95
Damage 147
Fire Rate 0.85
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 3.96
Structure Damage 90

Drum Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Drum Shotgun
Drum-Shotgun.png.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 180
Damage 45
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 12
Reload Time 4.7
Structure Damage 45
Drum Shotgun
Drum-Shotgun.png.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 192
Damage 48
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 12
Reload Time 4.5
Structure Damage 48
Drum Shotgun
Drum-Shotgun.png.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 200
Damage 50
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 12
Reload Time 4.3
Structure Damage 50

Heavy Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Heavy Shotgun
Heavy Shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 74
Damage 74
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 7
Reload Time 5.9
Structure Damage 79
Heavy Shotgun
Heavy Shotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 77
Damage 77
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 7
Reload Time 5.6
Structure Damage 83

Combat Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Combat Shotgun
Combatshotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 96.9
Damage 57
Fire Rate 1.7
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.3
Structure Damage 44
Combat Shotgun
Combatshotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 102
Damage 60
Fire Rate 1.7
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.0
Structure Damage 45
Combat Shotgun
Combatshotgun.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 107.1
Damage 63
Fire Rate 1.7
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 4.7
Structure Damage 47

Double Barrel Shotgun[edit | edit source]

Double Barrel Shotgun
Double-barreled shotgun icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 216.6
Damage 114
Fire Rate 1.9
Magazine Size 2
Reload Time 2.8
Structure Damage 86
Double Barrel Shotgun
Double-barreled shotgun icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 228
Damage 120
Fire Rate 1.9
Magazine Size 2
Reload Time 2.7
Structure Damage 90

Featured Items[edit | edit source]

Firefly Jar
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Damage 40
Max. Stack 6
Shockwave Grenade
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Max. Stack 6
Grappler
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Bullet Type OnTheHookEmote.png
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 1.3
Jetpack
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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Hotfix (May 26, 2018)
  • Close Encounters was disabled until further notice:
    • "We heard your feedback about Close Encounters and will be evaluating the effect sky bases have on this LTM. To replace this we've brought back Solid Gold after seeing how much you enjoyed it. Happy Weekend!"