Launch Pad

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Launch Pad
Launch Pad.png
Category Battle Royale Items
Introduced Patch 1.9
Last Adjustment Patch 7.20

Launch Pad is an Epic item available in Battle Royale. It is used to launch a player into the air to glide away from or over their enemies, or to outrun the storm before it kills you. Once deployed, the Launch Pad can be triggered by any player and has unlimited uses. It cannot be picked back up, but it can be destroyed like any other trap.[1]

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle Royale[edit | edit source]

Launch Pad
Launch Pad.png

Creative[edit | edit source]

Launch Pad
Launch Pad.png
Launches players into the air and deploys their glider
Use Mobility
Customizable No
Hitpoints Varies with placement[2]
Introduced 1.9
Last Adjusted 5

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • In order to use the launchpad, you must build a floor section and then place the launchpad. Make sure when you build and place the launchpad that there is no trees or buildings in the way of your launch trajectory, as it cannot be moved once placed.
  • Using a jump pad allows you to activate your Glider to slow your fall. You can deploy your glider manually by pressing your jump key, and can be put away if you're high above the ground. The Glider will auto-deploy at a set height based on your height above the ground directly beneath you; this auto-deploy cannot be cancelled, even if the ground below you gets lower.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 7.20 (January 15, 2019)

Drop Rate Adjustments

  • Drop chance for Launchpads from floor loot increased from 0.53% to 0.98%.
  • Drop chance for Launchpads from Loot Llamas increased from 13.25% to 20.77%.

Patch 5.10 (July 24, 2018) Weapon + Items

Supply Drop loot rates adjusted.
  • Launch Pad to 44.44% from 9.6%.

Patch 5.0 (July 12, 2018)

Bug Fix
  • Launch Pads and Cozy Campfires now destroy overlapping small objects when placed.

Patch 4.2 (May 16, 2018)

Battle Royale
  • Fixed an issue preventing players from using the Launch Pad when multiple players activated it at the same time.

Patch 4.1 (May 8, 2018)

Bug Fixes
  • Jump Pad health bars will now update properly when damaged.

Patch 3.4 (March 18, 2018)

Battle Royale
  • Increased Launch Pad drop rate by 25%.

Notes[edit | edit source]

2. This trap will only have the amount of hitpoints as the surface it is placed on.

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