Epic Games have nerfed the Storm King due to a large number of players complaining the boss is too hard to complete.

In the v11.10 Fortnite update, Epic Games added a brand new LTM for the Fortnitemares 2019 event, Storm King.

In the LTM, all of the players in the lobby need to team up in order to defeat the Storm King with the fight taking place in the middle of the map. There’s a small circle to start the game off which shrinks quickly.

The Storm King has multiple attacks including a laser beam attack which has the potential to down players with one hit, an energy pulse that destroys all items, ammo and structures placed, a rock trow, fiend spawners, meteor strike, and a claw swipe. There are three weak spots players need to destroy which will glow yellow glow yellow during the battle. Once the weak spots have been destroyed, players then need to destroy the horns and then kill the Storm King.

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Fortnitemares 2019 Reward - Storm Sail Umbrella
Fortnitemares 2019 Reward – Storm Sail Umbrella

Defeating the Storm King rewards players with the Storm Sail umbrella, but a large number of players have been complaining that the Storm King is too hard to defeat. Epic Games have responded by nerfing the Strom King.

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Storm King LTM Nerf
Storm King LTM Nerf

Epic Games have lowered the health of the Storm King. From the hotfix code Spedicy posted, it appears as though the maximum health of the Storm King has been lowered whilst the health of the weak points and both horns have been lowered. It’s quite hard to figure out how much health from the weak points, horns and the Storm King as a whole has been lowered, but it seems like a 25% decrease across the board.

Epic then released another hot-fix which nerfed the spawn rates for the zombie spawners as that too was a common complaint amongst players. It’s unlikely Epic will push out another nerf as the Storm King is supposed to be difficult to defeat.

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SidNightwalker
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SidNightwalker

Probably a good idea, yeah.

DrAnonymous
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DrAnonymous

Nah, it takes the fun out of the game. The Storm wasn’t even that hard to beat anyway. Took me 3 tries to beat him. Less than an hour while doing it with randoms.

HardisBoring
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HardisBoring

since when fcking hard = fun ?

GhostFZ
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GhostFZ

i guess you don’t play games at harder difficulty
harder definitely = fun (Dark souls)
it was not hard
just a big time consuming but still that was the fun part of it being hard

Mohamed
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Mohamed

well one there was this freakin glich that the storm king killed me one shot and I reported

Mohamed
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Mohamed

me too it was easy

Heather
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Heather

I got my umbrella!

Mark Rivera
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Mark Rivera

Stw, doesn’t have shit after you defeat storm king… Wth are the mythic weapons? This new black shit sux… They need to fire the asshole who makes these stupid weak weapons.. Now it takes away your health and still sux. Guns don’t do shit damage…

Everyone stop praising these assholes like your going to get a prize for brown nosing

SidNightwalker
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SidNightwalker

The weapons are now finally somewhat balanced actually, about damn time.

GhostFZ
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GhostFZ

plz just go away from fortnite
i hope you never play that game because you can’t accept something different and Fortnite is not for you

Cool jeff
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Cool jeff

Stop swearing!!!

DrAnonymous
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DrAnonymous

Yeah, and so Fortnite gets made more boring due to useless people crying like babies over a hard to defeat boss. I bet you the people bitching over everything are weak shits who don’t like to be challenged and have never played more intense games. How about they try a game like any GOD OF WAR or Darksiders on any of the 3 hardest difficulties. Bet you they’ll drop the game within an half an hour. I’ll bet they will then say the storm king is too easy. Hell even a game like Teken 6 has an insane boss fight… Read more »

SidNightwalker
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SidNightwalker

Darksiders are some of the easiest games ever, LOL!

GhostFZ
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GhostFZ

he said on harder difficulty

BMCleary
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BMCleary

It wasnt really hard. I didnt have a problem beating him several times.

Yousef Saifi
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Yousef Saifi

I agree. Struggled for a few games, but managed to win in 7 minutes.

Andrew Ragsdale
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Andrew Ragsdale

Weak.. whiny little kids can’t play a game without it someone making it easier on them.

Cool jeff
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Cool jeff

Shut your damn face up!

GhostFZ
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GhostFZ

we got a weak whiny little kid
no, it being a little hard made the fight fun
you are fighting a DAMN Monster not some player

Hotdog
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Hotdog

The only problem is the random team-mates, it’s luck to whether they’re good or not and don’t die within the first laser blast. But that’s what you get with randoms.

Rholex
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Rholex

The boss itself wasnt really hard, the people being dumb is what made it hard

GhostFZ
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GhostFZ

good one

Hansi Ser
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Hansi Ser

Booohh!!

Mohamed
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Mohamed

I know right

Mohamed
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Mohamed

I have to say fortnite is getting better