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5 Best landing spots for Arena in Fortnite Chapter 2

Want to survive longer in Fortnite Chapter 2? Take a look at the five best landing spots for Arena Mode points and easy paths to victory.

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Want to survive longer in Fortnite Chapter 2? Take a look at the five best landing spots for Arena Mode points and easy paths to victory.

Fortnite Chapter 2 is still relatively young. Only a select few players have had the chance to explore and evaluate the entire map just yet.

The Arena Mode grind also feels more intense than it has in years past. Playing for placements is the strategy of most players who want to rank up quickly, so we’ve compiled a list of five of the best landing spots for Solo and Squad Arena Mode.

Logjam Woodworks/Shanty Town

Logjam Woodworks, located directly southwest of Weeping Woods, is my personal landing spot for Solo Arena in Fortnite. You can get maximum wood in under two minutes from all of the pallets and leave with max metal as well.

There are four or five chest spawns, several floor loot spawns, and a handful of ammo boxes in the area as well. You’ll likely come across a fishing pole, and you can head to the swamp to do some fishing.

If you have zone, you can move over to Shanty Town to hit the Slurp kegs for the free shield, not to mention the glowing mushrooms on the way there. If not, you can rotate to Weeping Woods and finish off anyone who landed there.

I use Shanty Town as my bail spot for Logjam. If someone has a better drop than I do – or if Logjam is too contested – I’ll bail to Shanty to get some shields before I push.

You can also split-land with a squad between Logjam and Shanty. The two locations are close together and provide enough loot for four people.

Risky Reels

Risky Reels

Risky Reels was one of the fan-favorite locations that didn’t come back in Fortnite Season X, despite being teased through a projector screen near Sunny Steps.

In Fortnite Chapter 2, it’s an underrated landing spot for Solos that allows you to max-out your wood and metal before leaving. There are a ton of chests here as well, so you shouldn’t be hurting for loot when you rotate.

Risky Reels also sits near the middle of the map, meaning you won’t have to travel very far to hit your next zone. You can also rotate out of Risky to hit Frenzy Farm which should be home to several hot-droppers. 

Camp Cod

Camp Cod is the southernmost island on the map. It has awesome loot and enough materials for a whole squad to max-out. The only issue with this one is the zone. You’re going to have to travel a long distance in some cases.

From landing here a few times, there doesn’t seem to be many boats around. You’re gambling a far circle for some of the best loot you can get in an uncontested location.

Squads can all land here or split to some of the smaller landmarks on the nearby mountains. Be careful if other teams have the same idea, though.

The Orchard

The Orchard is one of the more popular landing spots on this list due to its close proximity to Frenzy Farm (The Orchard is just to the north). Frenzy has shown itself to be Fatal Fields meets Tilted Towers in Fortnite Chapter 2, which means 20% of the lobby is guaranteed to land there – at least in public matches.

The Orchard is big enough for a whole squad with enough loot and materials to go around. It also provides several safe and lucrative rotations, depending on where the next storm circle is located.

This one might not be the best for Solos because of its popularity. You’ll see two or three enemies land here every time, and one or two players will likely rotate here after landing at Frenzy Farm. Still, it’s a good landmark with a lot of loot.

Eye Land

Eye Land is the centermost point in the Fortnite Chapter 2 map, which means you’re automatically at an advantage. You can quickly cap your wood and get some metal and brick before moving onto your next looting spot.

There are several boats and fishing holes around the island as well. Overall, this is an ideal spot to land as a solo. There might not be enough loot for a squad, but you could always split-drop with half of the team landing somewhere like Risky Reels instead.

If you’re on the island, though, other players will likely rotate to you. It’s not the safest place on the map, but it does ensure you’ll never have to travel far to make it to the next zone.

So, there are five of the best places to land for easy wins and points in Fortnite Chapter 2 Arena mode. Let us know some of your favorite landing spots in the comments!

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The 5 most hated skins in Fortnite

The Fortnite community is no fan of these skins.

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Fortnite skins have taken on a life of their own since the game came out. Back in the early days, we couldn’t imagine spending money on a free game. Now, hundreds of dollars later, we’re still padding our lockers as collectors of in-game cosmetics.

Some skins tell a lot about the player wearing them. A Peely? They’re just trying to goof around and have some fun. A Dynamo? Sweat is probably pouring onto their keyboard at all times.

Today, we’re taking a look at the most hated skins in Fortnite – the skins that elicit an immediate reaction from opponents. You better be ready for some backlash if you post a clip while wearing one of these skins.

5. Female Soccer Skins

Female Soccer Skins have been hated ever since they first came out. This might have been the first “sweaty” skin to come to Fortnite, and it remains in the category to this day. However, it’s been made available in the Item Shop quite frequently so everyone from sweats to casuals owns it.

“Soccer skin” means more than just the skin that someone is wearing, at this point. It’s a term that longtime Fortnite players will likely remember for the rest of their gaming careers. However, because of its frequent item shop appearances, it’s last on the list.

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4. Custom Superhero Skins

These skins have cause quite a stir with players and have disrupted the competitive scene on more than one occasion. The actual name of these skins is Boundless, and they are among the most customizable skins in the game. Many players bought them for their versatility at first, but they were quickly abused by competitive players.

Players could set their skins to have an all-black or all-white color scheme which would make them harder to see. These color combos were banned from the game, but players still found a way to make their skins harder to see. This lead to these sweaty skins being banned outright in all competitive play.

3. Anime Skins

This category of skins is pretty new since “anime” skins were introduced in Chapter 2 Season 5. A bundle of anime skins was also released during Season 6 which contains some of the sweatiest and most hated Fortnite Skins.

Chigusa, Megumi, and Yuki are part of the Cyber Infiltration bundle, and Lexa was given to players who reached a certain level of the Season 5 Battle Pass. For some reason, players hate these cell-shaded skins and would rather face off against Soccer Skins.

2. Surf Witch

When we asked Twitter which skins they hated the most, a large number of responses included Surf Witch. It seems this skin is hated because it’s used by “sweats” and also because of its lackluster design.

Surf Witch’s design isn’t much different from many of the other female skins. In fact, she has a very similar design to Haze, a preexisting skin. Many players think that Surf Witch is a cheap rip off of Haze, and their hate is derived from their similarities.

1. Dynamo

Dynamo is – by far – the most hated skin in Fortnite, at the moment. If you post a clip while wearing the Dynamo skin, you’re guaranteed to see the bulk of your replies consist of something along the lines of, “Dynamo, ew.”

We’re not exactly sure why Dynamo has its status as the most hated skin in Fortnite. Perhaps, it’s because Dynamo a very sweaty skin that isn’t difficult to get. Unlike Crystal and Aura, a lot of players think Dynamo is, simply, a bad skin on top of the fact that it’s incredibly sweaty.

Whatever the reason, wearing a Dynamo skin puts a target on your back. If you hit the island wearing Dynamo, then you better be as good as the skin suggests you are.

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Does this list mean that you shouldn’t be wearing these skins in Fortnite? Absolutely not. In fact, a lot of players like playing the role of an antagonist in all sorts of games. It can be fun. Wear whatever you want – these are just some of the skins that are in the community’s crosshairs at the moment. We’re sure that it will change in the future. Wear what you want and have fun!

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How to get Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls and how to use them

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Epic Games have added another disguise to Fortnite Season 8 following the v17.10 update, and they’re called Inflate-A-Bulls.

If you ever wanted to tip-toe around the Fortnite world hidden in a cow costume, well, now is your chance!

On July 13, 2021, Epic posted a new update on their official live blog, confirming the Inflate-A-Bull has been added to the game.

Now, you’re going to need to know how to use it, and where to find them – because they look like a lot of fun.

How to use Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls can be attached to your back and can be – shock horror – inflated to bounce or roll away from dangerous scenarios.

Essentially, they may save your life during close gunfights.

Quick tips!

Even if a player shoots your way and pops the inflatable, you will be protected from the damage.

Epic have also released a quick tip for players to follow as well, to get the most out of this strange disguise. They posted: “Tip: Rolling downhill with an Inflate-A-Bull is a LOT faster than just running downhill”.

Where to find Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

These pesky disguises can be found in two ways: IO Chests and normal Chests.

Guarantee yourself one of these items at this location, where Rick Sanchez will wait for you.

However, there is one NPC on the Fortnite island selling these as well – Rick Sanchez. For those who don’t know, Sanchez can be found at the IO Base east of Weeping Woods (seen above).

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Fortnite LeBron James skin: Release date, price, trailer & more

A LeBron James Fortnite skin is reportedly being added to the game during the next update, and he will come with exclusive quests.

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NBA superstar LeBron James has officially joined Fortnite’s ICON Series skin set, with two outfits coming to the Fortnite Item Shop.

During the first day of the Epic Games vs. Apple trial, multiple planned or scrapped Fortnite crossovers had been leaked. The crossover information came from a Quarterly Business Review document for Epic Games. Among these leaks were planned crossovers with Naruto, Metroid, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and more.

A crossover with LeBron James was also found in the court documents. The still image of LeBron James included the Icon Series logo. Players assumed a LeBron James Fortnite skin would be released during the Fortnite x NBA The Crossover event, but a set of customizable skins was released instead.

Epic Games put rumors to bed with an announcement on their official blog page on July 12, confirming the date NBA’s MVP would be arriving in the world-famous Battle Royale.

He joins a list of celebrities to now have their own character in-game, including Marshmello, Ninja, Loserfruit, and more.

When is Fortnite’s LeBron James skin coming out?

Here’s a first look at both of LeBron James’ Fortnite skins.

On July 14, 2021, LeBron James will be given his very own Fortnite Battle Royale skin, as part of the ICON Series.

How much is Fortnite’s LeBron James skin?

Fortnite ICON Series skins usually cost around 1,500 V-Bucks individually, with a price point of between 2,500 or 3,000 V-Bucks for the full bundle.

What does the King James Gear Bundle include?

  • The Lion Pickaxe 
  • Wingspan Glider
  • Quiet the competition with LeBron’s emphatic on-the-court celebration, The Silencer. 

A new trailer dropped as part of the announcement, too, as seen below.

Fortnite LeBron James skin trailer

Leaks

A number of these details were revealed before Epic Games had the chance to do a full press release, too.

ShiinaBR on Twitter was the first to break the news stating: “LEBRON JAMES WILL BE THE NEXT ICON SERIES SKIN.”

HYPEX quote retweeted Shiina’s announcement with more information. They stated that the LeBron James Fortnite skin will come with an exclusive quest line called King’s Bling.

And now LeBron James will be added to the game right before the release of Space Jam: A New Legacy.

For basketball fans, this is an exciting addition to Fortnite. Not only can players equip their own custom basketball skins, but now they can play as one of the greatest to ever play the game of basketball. Let us know down below if you are excited about the collab and if you plan to purchase the LeBron James Fortnite skin.

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