X-4 Stormwing

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X-4 Stormwing (most commonly and well known as Planes) is a flying vehicle in Battle Royale that has been vaulted in Patch 8.00. It is a fighter plane with 5 total seats that can fit 5 passengers including the pilot on the wings and a pilot in the cockpit. It has a boost, airbrake for extra mobility and mounted machine gun that overheats when fully used. When exiting the X-4 Stormwing, players will go into the skydiving state. The X-4 Stormwing is about 4x faster than sprinting, making it the fastest form of transportation in the game.

The X-4 Stormwing was vaulted at the start of Season 8 in Patch 8.00, making it only available through spawners in Creative and in the Air Royale LTM.

Alongside the B.R.U.T.E, it was one of the most controversial additions to Battle Royale.

Stats[edit | edit source]

X-4 Stormwing
X-4 Stormwing icon.png
Details
Seats 5
Hitpoints 5,000
History
Introduced Patch 7.00
Vaulted Patch 8.00

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • Five X-4 Stormwings were available at Frosty Flights. Stormwings could be also found at the 7 Expedition Outposts which appear around the island, two or three per outpost. Additionally, one X-4 Stormwing could be found in the hidden hangar under the Mansion (POI) and another at the farm airstrip near The Block.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The X-4 Stormwing was one of the first vehicles to be vaulted at the start of Season 8.[1]
  • There were some leaked files showing that the X-4 Stormwing could be returning in the future. This was most likely for Air Royale.
  • The X-4 Stormwing was seen on one of the monitors in a Loot Lake government facility. It also appeared inside one of the crystals in the Vault during the Unvaulting event. However it was not unvaulted, and the Drum Gun was instead.
  • The X-4 seems to have inspiration from various 1920s-1930s interwar biplane fighters, with hints of design from the Gloster Gladiator, Heinkel He-74, Armstrong Whitworth Scimitar, Grumman FF/F2F/F3F, etc. However, although the plane takes design hints from other aircraft, the X-4 is not directly based on any one airplane design.

References[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 8.00 (February 28, 2019)
Vaulted
  • X-4 Stormwing

7.10 Patch Notes (December 18, 2018 )

Gameplay
  • Stormwings now take 50% more damage from hitting objects.
  • Boosting now reduces the damage taken from impacts by 50%, previously boosting prevented all impact damage.
  • Damage done to players that are in a Stormwing when it’s shot down has been increased from 25 to 50
  • Damage is dealt directly to health.
  • Stormwings will now take more damage from destroying structures by running through them.

7.01 Patch Notes (December 11, 2018 )
Gameplay
  • X-4 Stormwing
  • When a plane is shot down, the driver and all passengers of that plane will now take 25 damage from the explosion.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed players being ejected from vehicles if they lost the icy feet effect.