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Fortnite fans have a theory about Midas

Fortnite fans have a theory about Midas and the new Oro skin.



Fortnite fans have a theory about Midas and the new Oro skin.

The plotline of Fortnite Chapter 2 has been relatively difficult to follow. We had the Alter vs. Ego battle last season of which fans tried to make sense, but not much came out of that.

In Season 2, Epic seems to have repurposed the factions as Ghost and Shadow. Similar to the last season, there are two opposing sides with different variants for each Battle Pass skin.

The overarching plot of the new Chapter is still a mystery, although we’re getting a few hints. Eagle-eyed viewers spotted the Chaos Agent in the background of the Slurp Legends trailer, meaning that he’s still a player in the Fortnite lore.

These bits and pieces have led to some theories about the current storyline. One of these small details involves Midas and the new Oro skin.

It didn’t take players long to notice that Oro and Midas both have a scar covering their right eyes. Before Oro even hit the game, fans were speculating that these two characters were one and the same.

When Oro released, however, fans looked at the set names for each character. Oro is part of the ‘Midas’ Revenge’ set and Midas is part of the ‘Golden Ghost’ set. This theory from Reddit user u/heckingimmortal has Midas as a ghost and Oro as the reanimated skeleton of Midas.

Via: u/heckingimmortal

This is an interesting theory, and the set names seem to indicate that there’s a deeper connection between the two.

Unfortunately, this might be one of those theories that, while true, never have an impact on the future of the Fortnite lore. Epic is still developing the Chapter 2 storyline – it wasn’t until Season 3 that things started to pop-off in Chapter 1.

We’ll wait and see what happens, but this theory has some strong evidence – even if it’s never confirmed.


How to earn the free Fortnite Crew emote in Season 5

Epic Games are offering players who sign up for the Fortnite Crew membership a free, exclusive emote for a limited time.



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Epic Games is offering players a free emote to go with their Fortnite Crew membership in Fortnite Season 5.

The Fortnite Crew membership is an interesting idea. Players can sign up for the system for $11.99 per month. In return, they receive the Battle Pass, an exclusive cosmetic set, and 1,000 V-Bucks to use as they please.

January 2021 was the second month of the Crew system, and it wasn’t without its speed bumps. Some players logged in on January 1 to see that their Green Arrow skin pack was nowhere to be found.

Even more players had to wait over 2 weeks to receive their V-Bucks for the month. The system is still new, but it’s clear that Epic have some polishing to do.

As a way to throw Fortnite Crew members a bone, Epic are offering a free “Members Only” emote to anyone who signs up for the Crew pack.

You need to sign up for a Fortnite Crew membership and log into Fortnite before February 15. This timing means that non-members can wait and see what the February cosmetic pack holds before committing.

The Crew membership, when it’s working, is a good deal for dedicated Fortnite players who want to get the most bang for their buck. An exclusive skin, pickaxe, back bling, and 1,000 V-Bucks is well worth the $11.99 price tag.

We’ll let you know when we learn more about the February Fortnite Crew pack. Until then, enjoy Season 5.

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All XP Coin locations for Fortnite Season 5 Week 7

XP Coins have finally returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where you can find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.



XP Coins have returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where to find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

Fortnite Season 5 is offering players a plethora of ways to earn XP and rank up through the Battle Pass. The most recently-added XP-gathering method is through the XP Coins.

Most players will remember XP Coins from the past few seasons. They seemed to be everywhere back then, but they were removed at the start of the season.

Ahead, we’ll give you a map of all the XP coin locations. We’ll make sure to update you as more XP Coins are added to the map.

Fortnite XP Coin locations

XP coins are scattered all across the map. You can find them from Catty Corner to Stealthy Stronghold. Here’s a map of all of the available XP Coins, so far.

We’ll keep this post updated as more XP coins become available. You’ll need to reach level 250 to unlock all of the enlightened skins in Season 5, so finding these will be well worth your time.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenge guide

The Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges are here. Take a look at how to complete all of them in this challenge guide.



Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 is here. Take a look at all of the challenges and how to complete them.

Fortnite Season 5 is chugging along, but there’s still about two months left. The holiday break extended the latest season, so there’s still plenty of time to make your way through the Battle Pass.

The Week 7 challenges are relatively straightforward, with most of them able to be completed without too much effort.

A couple of these challenges will have you searching the same area in Slurpy Swamp, so a favorable bus path in Team Rumble will allow you to complete them in one shot. Here’s what you’ll need to do.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges

The good news in the Week 7 challenges is that all of them can be completed in Team Rumble. We have a separate article detailing the locations of Books in Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands. You can find that here.

The Legendary challenge requires players to deal damage to opponents in Vehicles. This one is going to be a headache, as there’s no way to force another player to be inside of a car or boat when you shoot them.

Hopefully, you can get into a game of Team Rumble with like-minded enemies – sitting in Motorboats and trading shots with you. If not, it’s going to take some serious gaming to finish this one. Good luck!

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