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Fortnite Grapple Glove locations and how to use Grapple Glove explained

Swing into action.

The Grapple Glove has returned in Fortnite OG after the November 9th update. Originally, this item was added in Chapter 3 Season 3, and it lets you speedily traverse the island.

The item is very similar to the web-shooters available in previous Fortnite seasons, with a few alterations.

Below you can find a list and map of Grapple Glove locations, and how to use the Grapple Glove in Fortnite.

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How to find the Grapple Glove in Fortnite

You can get a Grapple Glove by eliminating an enemy player with one in their inventory, or by finding one of the randomly spawning locations in across the map in Fortnite OG. At the moment, it doesn't look like they can be found elsewhere but we will update this page if we find them anywhere else.

Grapple Gloves are found in special pink toolboxes under pink Grapple Stops, which resemble cranes. The bright colouring of these locations make them easy to spot from afar.

While you can only pick up one Grapple Glove, the pink boxes containing them are also an ammo loot source, so be sure to open them if your weapons are running a little low on ammunition.

How to use the Grapple Glove in Fortnite

To use the Grapple Gun in Fortnite, switch to it in your inventory, then aim where you want to swing to and hold down the same input you use to fire weapons. This will propel you to your marked location, and you can line-up another shot while swinging to continue using the Grapple Gun until you run out of 'ammo' or you reach your destination.

You can't grapple on every piece of the environment, so look out for the white circle that appears indicating where you're allowed to use the grapple on.

This white reticle means you can use the Grapple Glove.

Don't worry if you touch the ground while swinging, as you will continue to move as long as you have some momentum going. You can even continue swinging after landing on the ground if you grapple onto something within a few seconds.

When you finish swinging, or have been on the ground for too long, the Grapple Glove will go into a cooldown period. The longer you have been using the grapple for, the longer the cooldown will be.

You can only hold one Grapple Glove at a time, and can't pick up any more 'ammo' for it if you find another. You'll just have to drop the one you have to pick up another grapple.

Aim at loot to grapple it toward you.

If you want to know more about what's coming in the rest of the season, check out our Fortnite OG Schedule or our Fortnite OG Map explainer. Also, check out our Hidden Gnome Location guide if you want to get an easy XP boost.

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