Supply Drop (Battle Royale)

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Supply Drop
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Category Battle Royale Loot

A Supply Drop is a box with supplies that gets dropped in the battlefield in Battle Royale.

  • The Supply Drop is a loot crate that is dropped somewhere random in the "safe" storm zone.
  • A beeping sound followed by a plane-like sound plays when Supply Drops spawn.
  • Supply Drops appear as a blue crate attached to a weather balloon.
  • Falls from the sky slowly.
  • A blue flare is dropped where the Supply Drop is going to land.


Stats[edit | edit source]

Supply Drop
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Destructible Yes
Hitpoints 250 Solo, 500 Duos, 750 Squads

Availability[edit | edit source]

Spawns[edit | edit source]

  • In The Getaway LTM, Supply Drops are called Pursuit which contains a variety of longer-range weapons and other items. Also there was a safe-like supply drop, in which you could acquire the jewel.
  • In the Driftin' LTM, Supply Drops were the only way to get loot, and contained a Legendary Minigun, Hand Cannon, Pump Shotgun, Grappler, one stack of utility items, 1-4 Driftboards, and ocassionally a Legendary Assault Rifle.
  • In the Operation: Dropzone LTM, Supply Drops are called Intel Cases which contain Intel for everyone on your team to gain Intel Points, which allows you to get more Tech.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

  • During the Fortnite 1st Birthday Event, Supply Drops were decorated as a birthday present.
  • In The Getaway and Driftin' LTMs, Supply Drops are red-colored boxes.
  • In the Operation: Dropzone LTM, Supply Drops are Safes and have a red balloon.
  • During Fortnite Survive The Holidays, Supply Drops were decorated as Christmas Presents
  • During Fortnite x Marvel's third collaboration, Supply Drops are boxes with Deadpool figure as a balloon.

Contents[edit | edit source]

Supply Drop guarantees 1 weapon with 2 stacks of ammo, consumables, materials and a Launch Pad.

Item Quantity (Stack)
Assault Rifle / Burst Assault Rifle / Scoped Assault Rifle / Light Machine Gun+ Medium Bullets
Assault Rifle (SCAR) (NEW).pngAug icon.pngLegendary Scoped AR icon.pngHackSAW icon.png

Assault Rifle / Burst Assault Rifle / Scoped Assault Rifle / Light Machine Gun

1
Medium Bullets.png

Medium Bullets

10 (x2)
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle + Heavy Bullets
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Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

1
Heavy Bullets.png

Heavy Bullets

6 (x2)
Tactical Submachine Gun + Light Bullets
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Tactical Submachine Gun

1
Light Bullets.png

Light Bullets

18 (x2)
Charge Shotgun / Pump Shotgun / Combat Shotgun + Shells
LegendaryChargeShotgun.pngPurple gold pump.pngCombat-shotgun.png

Charge Shotgun / Pump Shotgun / Combat Shotgun

1
Shells.png

Shells

4 (x2)
Materials Drops 2
Wood icon.png

Wood

30
Stone icon.png

Stone

30
Metal icon.png

Metal

30
Consumables Drops 2
Small Shield Potion (NEW).pngShield potion icon.pngChugSplashv2.pngConsumable medkit.png

Small Shield Potion / Shield Potion / Chug Splash / Medkit

3 / 1 / 2 / 1
Traps Drops 2
Bouncer.pngFlame Grill Floor Trap.png

Bouncer / Fire Trap

1

Textures[edit | edit source]

During Deadpool Event:[edit | edit source]

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Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Supply Drops yield better loot than regular chests, always granting a Epic or Legendary item.
  • Lots of other players will be trying to get to the supply drop, if the area is too crowded you may wish to avoid going after it, or you can set up an ambush for other players especially if you have explosives.
  • You can pop the parachute if you wish to make it fall down much faster.
  • They contain a (powerful) weapon, ammo for the weapon, 20 of a random material, a random Trap, and a Consumable (such as a Medkit).
  • They usually land on certain odd places, commonly on trees and cliffs.
  • In Chapter 1 (Season 1 - X) you could pop the parachute instantly by using a plane and going to the parachute to pop it, since the plane’s propellers are sharp and spinning around.

Changes[edit | edit source]

7.10 Patch Content Update #3 (January 8, 2019)
Gameplay
  • Supply Drop health has been reduced to 250/500/750 (Solo/Duo/Squad).

6.10 Patch Notes (October 16, 2018 )

Bug Fixes
  • Players will no longer permanently attach to a Supply Drop when grappling to it.
  • Re-added the audio cue that plays before a new wave of Supply Drops start appearing.

6.00 Patch Notes (September 27, 2018 )
Performance
  • Optimized movement for supply drops.

5.40 Patch Notes (September 6, 2018 )
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue causing supply drop landing effects to play twice in some circumstances.

Patch 5.10 (July 24, 2018)

Birthday Event
  • The Battlebus and Supply Drops have been decorated to celebrate #Fortnite1st.

Weapon + Items

Supply Drop loot rates adjusted.
  • Weapons (drops 1)
    • Assault Rifles to 25% from 14.2%.
    • Explosives to 25% from 28.5%.
    • Compact SMG 14.58%.
    • Sniper Rifles to 14.58% from 28.5%.
    • Heavy Shotgun to 10.42% from 7.1%.
    • Minigun to 10.42% from 14.2%.
    • Removed Hand Cannon, Dual Pistols, and Silenced Pistol.
  • Traps (drops 2)
    • Launch Pad to 44.44% from 9.6%.
    • Cozy Campfire to 33.33% from 7.5%.
    • Bouncer to 22.22% from 15%.
    • Removed Damage Traps.
  • Consumables (drops 2)
    • Shield Potion to 20% from 19.1%
    • Small Shield Potion to 17.50% from 12.7%
    • Med Kit to 13.75% from 6.3%
    • Slurp Juice to 11.25% from 5.11%
    • Clinger to 10% from 6.3%
    • Remote Explosives to 10% from 3.3%
    • Impulse Grenade to 10% from 4%
    • Chug Jug to 7.5% from 2.1%
    • Removed Boogie Bombs, Grenades, Bandages, Stink Bombs, Port-a-Forts, and Bush.
  • Materials (drops 2)
    • Wood to 33% from 47.6%.
    • Stone to 33% from 35.7%.
    • Metal to 33% from 16.6%.

Patch 4.3 (30 May, 2018)

Bug Fixes
  • Supply Drops no longer collide with items on the ground while landing.
  • Visual effects no longer appear delayed after opening Supply Drops.

Patch 3.6 (24 April, 2018)

Gameplay
  • Supply Drop balloon health has been adjusted based on playlist:
    • Solo: 500
    • Duo: 750
    • Squad: 1250
  • Supply Drops now spawn twice as high and fall twice as fast.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The balloon they are attached to has the Vindertech logo (the big letter "V") on them. This was changed to a giant down arrow in Chapter 2 Season 1.
  • In Chapter 2 Season 1, Supply Drops now also include Epic weapons.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]