We are now in the ninth season of Fortnite and each Season has brought a stash of new exclusive Outfits to the game. We’d like to share our opinions on which are the best and which are the absolute worst.
Epic Games could not have imagined the immense success that Fortnite would achieve. In fact, at first, the whole game’s launch seemed like a failure. Of course, that all changed with the release of the Battle Royale mode.
As the BR experience developed, Epic decided to start adding ‘Seasons’ and ‘Outfits’ to the mix. As it turns out, we all loved the idea and couldn’t stop buying these artistic wonders since.
Now, we want to take a look at the Battle Pass Outfits specifically and give the a proper ranking. You might not agree with every placement, but the list is still a great trip down memory lane! Let’s start…there’s a lot of them.
There are 56 Fortnite Battle Pass skins in total as of Season 9. (Images are courtesy of ProGameGuides).
Top 10 Seasonal Battle Pass Outfits
10. Calamity – Season 6 Battle Pass
Calamity marked a bit of an evolution of Fortnite Battle Skins. Styles were just becoming a staple and Calamity had many more than other skins. Along with the Western themes and dynamic cloak mechanics, we had to include her in the Top 10.
9. Bunker Jonesy – Season 9 Battle Pass
Bunker Jonesy gets onto our Top 10 due to two reasons. One, the slightly comical art design. And two, his progressive role in the Fortnite story. Lore isn’t the main part of Fortnite, but the background story has already interested us. Jonesy embodies the player on their journey through the world.
8. Rox – Season 9 Battle Pass
Rox is a recent outfit added in Season 9’s Battle Pass. The striking visual design of the neo-futuristic garments matches well with the Season’s themes. It may just be the hype for Cyberpunk 2077 talking, but Rox rocks!
7. Demi – Season 9 Battle Pass
While the model for Demi has been used in the past, the design of this Season 9 outfit is superb. While the other skins show the obvious and eccentric sides of the future, Demi displays the less flamboyant. The robotic arm cleanly compliments the rest of her and the headset brings a nice touch as well. You can see the inspiration from Ada Wong too.
6. Ice King – Season 7 Battle Pass
Season 7’s iceberg changed Fortnite’s landscape forever and we still fear the Ice King’s wrath. Speaking of inspiration from other franchises, it’s safe to say that the art designer has played a bit of World of Warcraft. Who would win in a fight, the Ice King or the Lich King?
5. Rook – Season 5 Battle Pass
While many of the entries on this list come from criminal or ‘evil’ background, Rook’s a straight shooter. Desk duty wasn’t the life she’d expected, so she decided to jump into field work. The shotgun shells signal that she’s ready for a fight!
4. The Reaper – Season 3 Battle Pass
No matter what Donald Mustard might say, The Reaper IS John Wick. When the skin released in Season 3, many players simply bought the whole Battle Pass just to play him day one. The black on black on slate black design looks perfect for ‘sweaty’ players.
3. Ember – Season 8 Battle Pass
The second we saw an elf in Fortnite, we had to have it. An elf that controls the power of fire with her hands? Yeah, that’s worth the price. The contrasting color of her dark skin and white hair make for a intense character with depth.
2. Black Knight – Season 2 Battle Pass
Ok, the Black Knight is not the most intricate skin ever released, but he was a sign of things to come. In Season 2, when you saw a Black Knight, you knew the player wasn’t playing around. The red glow, the accents on his chest, and the medieval style all combine into a masterwork.
1. Lynx – Season 7 Battle Pass
Lynx had to be our number 1 pick for several reasons. First, the Outfit has dramatically different looks between the early and late Stages. Second, the sleek body armor of the Fortnite’s Black Panther looks incredibly clean and meticulously designed. When you play as Lynx, you actually feel like you gain a newfound ability to traverse fights with deadly grace.
Battle Pass Outfits Ranks 11-56
11. Sun Strider – Season 5
12. Omega – Season 4
13. Dusk – Season 6
14. Drift – Season 5
15. Elite Agent – Season 3
16. Ragnarok – Season 5
17. DJ Yonder – Season 6
18. Valor – Season 4
19. Fable – Season 6
20. Powder – Season 7
21. Peely – Season 8
22. Hybrid – Season 8
23. Dark Voyager – Season 3
24. Carbide – Season 4
25. Redline – Season 5
26. Zenith – Season 7
27. Teknique – Season 4
28. Blackheart – Season 8
29. Vega – Season 9
30. Dire – Season 6
31. Master Key – Season 8
32. Blue Squire – Season 2
33. A.I.M. – Season 6
34. Royale Knight – Season 2
35. The Prisoner – Season 7
36. Sidewinder – Season 8
37. Luxe – Season 8
38. Vendetta – Season 9
40. Rust Lord – Season 3
41. Trog – Season 7
42. Enforcer – Season 5
43. Sparkle Specialist – Season 2
44. Zoey – Season 4
45. Huntress – Season 5
46. Mission Specialist – Season 3
47. Moonwalker – Season 3
48. Onesie – Season 7
49. The Visitor – Season 4
50. Squad Leader – Season 4
51. Sledgehammer – Season 5
52. Battlehawk – Season 4
53. Sentinel – Season 9
54. Giddy-Up – Season 6
55. Sgt. Winter – Season 7
56. Nightshade – Season 6
Leaked Fortnite 14.40 skins & cosmetic items
Fortnite’s v14.40 update has officially signalled the start of Fortnitemares 2020, and a brand-new patch means we have plenty of leaked skins and cosmetics to take a look at.
While Season 4 has been all about superheroes, Halloween is the name of the game for the next couple of weeks, with Fortnite’s annual spooky event Fortnitemares making it’s welcome return, and bringing back Midas too.
Midas disappeared at the end of Season 2 when his Device experiment ended in disaster, but the 14.40 update sees the character regain control of The Agency thanks to his Shadow Henchmen, who will play a significant role in the game for the next few weeks.
For cosmetics fans, a new update means new skins, gliders, back bling, and more to look at ahead of their addition to the Item Shop, and thanks to data miner HYPEX, we can take a look at everything that will appear in-game over the next few weeks.
As always, new skins are the highlight of any cosmetic drop, and there are plenty for fans to sink their teeth into during the Fortnitemares event.
Beef Boss and Fishstick are two new members of the Skull Squad, while the Skull Trooper himself gets a party makeover. Elsewhere, we have some new default characters for those who like to keep things simple, while the Good Doctor skin has a special emote that sees him transform into a massive monster when he drinks a potion.
We’ve also got some new emotes, including one which sees your character play the banjo on a rocking chair, and a zombie walk which fits the Fortnitemares theme.
Unfortunately, we haven’t seen any gliders, back bling, or weapon wraps just yet, but we’ll be sure to add them to this article when they are revealed.
Fortnite 14.40 patch notes: Fortnitemares 2020: Midas’ Revenge
Fortnitemares is back as spooky season takes hold, with Midas making his return to the game in the v14.40 patch, which is live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch on October 21.
Fortnite Season 4 has been all about superheroes, but with Halloween fast approaching on the horizon, it’s time for “Earth’s mightiest heroes” to take a backseat and make way for some ghoulish fun.
Of course, that means it’s time for the annual Fortnitemares event, with the 14.40 patch bringing some spooky additions and Halloween-themed items to help players get in the mood.
With the patch now rolling out across PC and consoles, here’s everything you need to know before you jump into the action.
Fortnite v14.40 Update patch notes
Fortnitemares 2020: Midas’ Revenge
The headline addition in this patch is the return of Midas, who acts as the main character in the 2020 edition of the Fortnitemares Halloween event.
The character hasn’t been seen since Season 2 when his Device experiment backfired, flooding the entire map. Now, he has reappeared to cause some more havoc, taking residence at The Agency once again with an army of the undead to help him with his plans.
From October 21 to November 3, players who meet their demise in Solos, Duos, or Squads can return to battle as one of Midas’ Shadow Henchmen for a shot at earning a Nitemare Royale, and join your fellow Shadows to take down those still living by using otherworldly abilities.
Loot Pool Changes
Fortnitemares doesn’t just bring back Midas, but also introduces a number of new Halloween-themed items like the Witches Broom that let’s the user soar around the island, the Fiend Hunter Crossbow, and of course, the Pumpkin Rocket Launcher.
There’s also some new consumable items in the form of candy like Candy Corn and Jelly Beans, which will add health or shield, or perhaps give you some new powers to wield.
A major surprise though is the vaulting of the Charge Shotgun, which has been removed from the game for the foreseeable future.
Huge PC patch size
Those downloading on PC will notice that this week’s update is massive, coming in at 27GB, which is much larger than they typically tend to be.
This is good news for players though, as although this patch will take longer to download, it actually shaves 60GB off the entire file size of the game, improves loading performance, and will make for smaller update downloads in the future.
As always, Fortnite’s 14.40 patch also has some bug fixes that should improve quality of life for players, and address some of the frustrating glitches that can make the game frustrating to play.
These bug fixes have been taken from Epic Games’ official Trello board, and we’ll be sure to update this article with any more changes we discover.
- Honey Hitters Pickaxe disabled.
- Cozy Chomps and Ravage Outfits appearing as Ramirez.
- TWIP! Legacy not being awarded.
- Inventory shuffling after respawning in Team Rumble.
- Doctor Doom’s Mystical Bomb temporarily disabled in competitive playlists.
- Players without matchmaking permissions cannot access the Team Size setting.
- Sky color does not change when adjusting light color setting.
- Fog and lighting settings changed in Creative.
- Vehicle buttons missing.
- Black textures on foil variants on Nintendo Switch.
Fortnite v14.30 Update patch notes
Fortnite’s third major update of Season 4 has arrived in the form of the 14.30 patch, which brings a major Combat Shotgun buff to players on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch.
Superheroes are the name of the game in Chapter 2 Season 4, as they take over the Fortnite island and prepare for a massive war with the evil Galactus, who’s coming to change the reality of the game forever.
With a battle on the horizon, Epic Games have decided to adjust the Combat Shotgun to give you a helping hand, while also introducing some new modes for fans to sink their teeth into.
Fortnite v14.30 patch notes
Loot Pool changes
The biggest news coming out of the October 13 patch is the adjustments Epic have made to the loot pool. The Combat Shotgun has been given a major tweak, which Epic hope will make it more useful throughout the rest of the season.
The developers confirmed that they had increased the range at which it deals damage, so hopefully players will be able to take down enemies at slightly longer distances, although Epic stated that they would be asking for feedback about the change.
Elsewhere, they’ve also announced that they are rotating in some new superpowers to keep things fresh, which will be available around the island.
Rally Royale LTM
Along with the buff, Epic have also dropped a new LTM for fans to sink their teeth into. Rally Royale is all about getting from Point A to Point B as fast as possible, though it won’t be easy.
In this mode, your task is to collect tickets before anyone else. If you’re first, a finish line will appear on the map, which you need to speed to if you want to be crowned as the winner. This LTM is expected to go live “later in the week,” Epic confirmed.
Marvel Knockout Super Series
Fortnite players can get their hands on the new Daredevil skin early by winning one of the Marvel Knockout Super Series tournaments that are included in v14.30. These elimination cups begin on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
There will be four total tournaments, with anyone who competes in all of them rewarded with an exclusive Nexus War glider.
As usual, the Fortnite team has also added a number of bugs and issues to their official Trello board. This week’s patch will include fixes for many of these recurring problems, including a series of Party Royale glitches, and plenty more.
Here is the full list of bug changes set for v14.30:
- Audio of Last Forever Emote playing even with licensed audio muted.
- Placing a map marker cancels movement.
- Grass is not removed when placing objects on the ground.
- Some players not granted items after first round in some team games.
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