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Fortnite: Why is The Dragon Rune Lance Disabled?

The Fortnite Dragun Rune Lance harvesting tool has been disabled because it gave players an unfair advantage due to a glitch.

The Dragon Rune Lance harvesting tool is one of the many rewards players can unlock in the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 Battle Pass. But unfortunately, players realized that it contained a bug that would give its users an unfair advantage.

So, for the time being Epic Games has temporarily disabled the use of the Dragon Rune Lance in Fortnite.

Here’s everything we know and when to expect it to return.

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When Will the Dragon Rune Lance Be Added Back to Fortnite?

The Dragun Rune Lance was removed from Fortnite due to it removing all footstep audio while it was equipped.

This would allow players to sneak up on each other undetected, which was incredibly frustrating for others. The Dragon Rune Lance is also only available through the paid Battle Pass, so many players called it pay-to-win.

Thankfully, Epic Games quickly removed the Dragon Rune Lance harvesting tool from Fortnite for the time being.

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Epic Games has not yet stated how long they plan to disable the Dragon Rune Lance. It could be a few days or more.

It all depends on how long it takes for them to come out with a hotfix for the harvesting tool. On past occasions, we’ve seen fixes for a glitch come in less than a week. So it shouldn’t be too long before the Dragon Rune Lance is back in your inventory!

If you still haven’t unlocked the Dragon Rune Lance, then make sure to check out our guide on how to quickly level up the battle pass for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3.

It’s especially useful when you realize Epic Games is implementing certain XP changes that are making it harder for players to progress the battle pass.

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Sunday 19th of June 2022

@Failed Essay, it would remove your footstep sounds


Saturday 18th of June 2022

Every time I have log into Fortnite in chapter 3 season 3 all my friends are added back to my friends list and have been accepted why is this happening in this season when I log in to play all other season did not due this it's new ?

Sunday 19th of June 2022

@bigwolfpac77, it does the same thing for me it's annoying