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5 Most Forgotten Items in Fortnite

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Fortnite has had a lot of items come through the game over the course of its two-year lifespan. Take a look at five items you probably forgot about.

Fortnite is an ever-evolving game. When the seasons are active, Fortnite is changing every week. Each patch seems to bring us a new item, a new location, or a new mechanic we haven’t seen before.

Some of these items completely change the meta of the game. Others get disregarded and forgotten about. Today, we’re focusing on the latter group. Here are five Fortnite items you completely forgot about.

5. Chiller Grenade

Chiller Grenades were the forgettable version of the Chiller Trap. They weren’t useful unless you were trying to hit trick shots or troll. The primary use of the Chiller Grenades was to ice your teammates while they were trying to loot. Apart from that, pretty much everyone left them on the ground.

Chiller Grenades aren’t as forgettable as some of the items on this list because of their use in obstacle courses in Creative Mode. If you haven’t played any of these, though, you probably forgot they were ever in Fortnite.

4. Ceiling Zapper Trap

Only 90’s kids will remember the Ceiling Trap in Fortnite.

This was one of the OG items in the game – back when you could only place the Spike Trap on the floor. In fact, Epic had a specific wall trap back then as well – although that’s basically back in the game with the new Zapper Trap.

The Ceiling trap was useful back in Season 1 when no one really knew how to play Fortnite yet. It was a straight-up Save the World Port – just like most of the map back in those days. You could hear the trap coming, though, so it was much more useful against Husks in STW than it was against actual players.

3. Boom Box

The only reason the Boom Box is so forgotten is because of its short lifespan. The item was extremely annoying – blowing up everything within a massive radius. The throw distance wasn’t very far either, which means players on both teams would be stuck out in the open with no ability to protect themselves.

The Boom Box was one of the many items Epic added to try to reduce the reliance on building. These, the Port-A-Fort, and many other Fortnite items were added with the intention of allowing unskilled players to get killed. Thankfully, Epic saw the error of their ways and removed the Boom Box soon after they added it.

This was one of the most short-lived items in Fortnite. It only lasted two patches; from 7.10 to 7.30 and was replaced by the next forgettable item on the list.

2. Bottle Rockets

Bottle Rockets are a strong contender for the most useless item Epic has ever added to Fortnite. They were actually in the game for longer than you may remember – from 7.30 to the content update following Season 8 – but that’s to be expected because nobody used these things.

The word “trash” gets thrown around a lot in the gaming world. The Bottle Rockets deserved this title. The only time anyone would ever use them was when they picked them up off of spawn. They were supposed to do damage to structures – at least that appears to be their intended use – but only served to clog spawns that could have given up more useful items.

1. Air Strike

The Air Strike might be the most forgettable item in all of Fortnite – especially considering it was in the game relatively recently. It was introduced to the game in patch 9.30 and later removed at the start of Season 10.

In many ways, the Air Strike eventually turned into the Junk Rift. Instead of one structure-breaking item falling from the sky, though, we had to face a barrage of rockets.

The Air Strike was never overwhelmingly powerful because you could only carry one of them. They were a relatively rare combat choice on the whole. You could easily avoid an Air Strike if you saw it coming, but it could get you if you were defending yourself from a squad of spammers.

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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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