The rarest skins in Fortnite are often a subject of conversation as old players protect them and new players want them to come back.
Usually, these skins come from Battle Passes or specific events because most things in the item shop come back around at some point.
There are some that have gone a long time without being seen in the shop and Reddit user General_Grievous went to the work of compiling all the skins, gliders, pickaxes and emotes that haven’t been in the shop in over 100 days.
One important note, skins that appear in bundles are not counted for this list. So Leviathan was included in a bundle but not by itself, and so its date on this list is its last individual appearance in the store.
Here’s the graphic they made:
Based on their research, here are the outfits missing for the longest period overall, and it’s an interesting trend.
The holiday skins seem to be the rarest as they only appear around that specific holiday, then don’t come back the next year.
Here are the rankings of the oldest outfits, and their corresponding holiday if there is one:
Recon Expert: 424 days
Ghoul Trooper (Halloween): 408 days
Codename E.L.F. (Christmas): 344 days
Tracker: 296 days
Sgt. Green Clover (St. Patrick’s Day): 275 days
Star Spangled Trooper and Star Spangled Ranger (4th of July): 189 days
Jumpshot and Triple Threat (NBA Free Agency): 184 days
This information means that anytime you are deciding between a holiday-themed skin and a generic one, it will almost always be better to choose the holiday theme as they are much less likely to return to the Item Shop.
Is Darth Vader going to be Fortnite Season 3?
A recent Epic Games livestream has the Fortnite community believing that Darth Vader will be coming to the game during Season 3.
A clip from a recent Epic Games showcase has players believing Darth Vader is coming to Fortnite, but are the rumors true?
During a State of Unreal Showcase on April 5, 2022, a clip was shown of a Fortnite developer working on in-game content. But a list of files on another desktop has caught the Fortnite community’s eye.
The folders were named after several assets already in Fortnite. Characters such as Madcap, Pyro, Loki, and LeBron. But there were other folders named after content that hadn’t been released.
While the folder names are blurry, squinting leakers have deciphered the digital letters. These include Doom, Family Guy, and a folder titled C3S3_VADER.
Darth Vader folder spotted during showcase
Leakers were quick to share the screenshot and speculate the arrival of Darth Vader. “DARTH VADER MIGHT BECOME A SKIN IN SEASON 3”, Shiina tweeted as soon as the news broke.
It’s even more convincing since the folder is so cryptically named. It shares the same naming scheme as several of Fortnite’s in-game assets: C3S3_VADER.
Is Darth Vader coming to Fortnite?
Right now, we don’t know. It is entirely possible as Epic Games has a good relationship with Disney. As well, there have already been several Star Wars skins added to the game already.\
That being said, all of the Star Wars skins in-game are from Episodes 7-9. Darth Vader would be the first Star Wars skin to reference the original trilogy, let alone the first six movies.
Only time will tell whether the leak is real or if Epic Games is just teasing us.
Until then, check out the latest patch notes from Fortnite Season 2, and stay tuned for more news and guides.
Fortnite x Assassin’s Creed: Ezio and Eivor skins, release date, price
Two iconic Assassin’s Creed characters are coming to Fortnite soon, and here is everything we know about the Ezio and Eivor skins.
Fortnite is crossing over with Assassin’s Creed to add two iconic characters from the franchise to the Battle Royale roster.
Assassin’s Creed is not only one of Ubisoft’s most iconic franchises, but is one of the most widely recognized series in all of gaming. And since Fortnite adds Gaming Legends to its roster, it only makes sense that Assassin’s Creed would make the cut.
Ezio Auditore was found in the game’s files at the end of Chapter 3 Season 1, but was never officially released. Now, a second character from the Assassin’s Creed universe has been revealed along with a release date.
Here is everything we know about the Ezio and Eivor skins coming to Fortnite.
Fortnite Ezio Auditore and Eivor Varinsdottir cosmetics
Ezio is likely the most well-known Assassin’s Creed character as he appeared in Assassin’s Creed II, Revelations, and Brotherhood. Eivor, on the other hand, is one of the leading characters in the latest installment, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
The Ezio Outfit comes with his Hidden Blade pickaxe and a built-in emote. He also has an unhooded bonus style.
Eivor also comes with a hooded style variant, as well as a slew of cosmetics. The base skin includes the Eivor Shield Back Bling and Raven Clan Pickaxe, which come with a built-in emote.
Players can also purchase the Wolf-Kisses Longboat Glider separately. A bundle includes all of the Eivor items and some exclusive gear: Wolf-Kissed spray, Eivor’s Fury Loading Screen, Raven Clan Emoticon, and Tales from the Animus banner.
Fortnite x Assassin’s Creed release date
The skins will drop into the Fortnite Item Shop on April 7 at 8 PM EST. However, Epic Games hasn’t stated how long the items will stay in the shop.
Assassin’s Creed cosmetic prices
We don’t know the exact price of the Assassin’s Creed skins quite yet, but we can make an educated guess. The prices of the previous Gaming Legends skins have been between 1,500 and 1,600 V-Bucks.
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The cosmetic bundle will likely discount the items making them slightly more affordable.
Fortnite Concept Royale 2 turns your skin ideas into real in-game outfits
Fortnite Concept Royale is back and two lucky skin designers have a shot at getting their original creation put in Fortnite later this year.
The second Concept Royale is here, and two skilled designers will have their spooky skins brought to life in Fortnite.
In June of 2021, Fortnite announced the first-ever Concept Royale. Given the theme of frosty and festive, players were challenged to design their own skins with a chance they’d end up in-game.
Here’s everything you need to know about designing and submitting your skins for Concept Royale 2.
Fortnite Concept Royale 2022 details
This time around, players can ditch the frosty and festive designs and focus on spooky and creepy characters. That’s because Concept Royale 2022 is themed around the Fortnitemares event.
Epic Games is looking for Halloween-themed skin designs, and the top two will be put in Fortnite. To submit your skins, post them to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #ConceptRoyaleContest2022.
Players have from March 7 at 10 AM EST until April 5 at 11:59 PM EST to submit their skins. Each participant is limited to one submission.
You must be 13 years or older to participate. Winners will also receive a $2,500 cash prize and their skins will be in the Item Shop during the Fortnitemares 2022 event.
For more info, check out the Fortnite Concept Royale 2022 rule page.
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