Close Encounters (gamemode)

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Close Encounters
CloseEncountersLTMPromo.jpg
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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.
    • Jetpacks & Heavy Shotguns can be found in Chests & Supply Drops.
    • Other Shotgun types are spawned as Floor Loot.

Featured Weapons[edit | edit source]

Pump Shotgun
Pump-action shotgun icon.png
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Rarity Uncommon
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 66.5
Damage 95
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.8
Structure Damage 45
Pump Shotgun
Pump-action shotgun icon.png
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Rarity Rare
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 70
Damage 100
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.6
Structure Damage 48
Pump Shotgun
Pump-action shotgun SPAS icon.png
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Rarity Epic
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 73.5
Damage 105
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.4
Structure Damage 50
Pump Shotgun
Pump-action shotgun SPAS icon.png
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Rarity Legendary
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 77
Damage 110
Fire Rate 0.7
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 4.2
Structure Damage 54
Tactical Shotgun
Br tactical shotgun icon.png
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Rarity Common
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 100.5
Damage 67
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 6.3
Structure Damage 50
Tactical Shotgun
Br tactical shotgun icon.png
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Rarity Uncommon
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 105
Damage 70
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 6.0
Structure Damage 53
Tactical Shotgun
Br tactical shotgun icon.png
Details
Rarity Rare
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 111
Damage 74
Fire Rate 1.5
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 5.7
Structure Damage 55
Heavy Shotgun
Heavy Shotgun.png
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Rarity Epic
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 73.5
Damage 73.5
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 7
Reload Time 5.9
Structure Damage 79
Heavy Shotgun
Heavy Shotgun.png
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Rarity Legendary
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 77
Damage 77
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 7
Reload Time 5.6
Structure Damage 83
Jetpack
Jetpack icon.png
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Rarity Legendary

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!"