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Fortnite Season 2 complete guide to the new locations

Fortnite Season 2 brings us five new locations to explore. Here’s everything you need to know about getting into locked doors, how to open the vault, and all mythic weapon locations.



Fortnite Season 2 brings us five new locations to explore. Here’s everything you need to know about getting into locked doors, Fortnite boss locations, and all mythic weapon locations.

After the slow start that was Fortnite Chapter 1 Season 1, it seems like Epic threw everything at us at once when the new season came out. Not only are there new and returning weapons, but there are a ton of new locations and mechanics to explore.

There are probably still some tips and tricks that the community will discover in the coming days. For now, we’re confident enough to give you a full breakdown of all of the basics for exploring The Shark, The Rig, The Grotto, The Yacht, and The Agency.

Getting started

There are two ways of approaching these new locations: sneakily or loud. You can go in guns-blazing or sneak around in disguise while you open locked doors.

This is a shooting game, however, so you’re going to break your cover sooner or later. If you want to take a sneakier approach, however, you can visit one of the phone booths scattered around the new POIs.

These disguises last until an NPC recognizes you or until you start shooting. Until then, though, it will allow you to evade the Henchmen with impeccable aim along with the durable traps scattered around each location.

The best part about the disguises is that they allow you to get into locked rooms and chests. You can also gain access to these locations by carrying a downed henchman to them.

Interrogating henchmen can be worth it if you’re still looking for the final boss or if you need to know the locations of some nearby chests. Other than that, you’re opening yourself up to get shot by a real player.

Getting the loot

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Now, let’s talk about why these locations are awesome: the loot. You can get into the vaults through Vault Keys, which are dropped by the bosses in each location.

These bosses also have unique weapons and items that spawn in the same places each game. Here are all of the mythic item locations in Fortnite, along with their accompanying bosses.

  • Mythic Scar: Skye, The Shark
  • Boom Bow: TNTina, The Rig
  • Mythic Minigun: Brutus, The Grotto
  • Mythic AK: Mewoscles, The Yacht
  • Drum Gun: Midas, The Agency

There also happens to be a hidden base at the gas station to the east of Frenzy Farm. There are a few enemies who drop AKs. You can access the underground liar by using a port-a-potty outside.

So, there you have it; all of the basics to understanding the new POIs in Fortnite. Be careful out there. These are going to be spicy landing spots for the first few days.

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Ninja’s test stream points to potential YouTube signing

Fans are speculating, heavily, that Ninja will be moving to YouTube Gaming.



Ever since Mixer dissolved overnight, fans of popular streamers have been speculating about where two of the biggest names in gaming will land: Shroud and Ninja. The consensus was that Shroud would return to Twitch, while Ninja would head off to YouTube. Fans of the latter will remember the fallout that Ninja and Twitch had when the streamer left – leaving little chance of the two entities settling their differences.

At the end of the day, YouTube and Twitch were the only two realistic options for these streamers – short of the rumors of a new streaming platform. Both Ninja and Shroud turned down massive contracts from Facebook Gaming, signifying that they wouldn’t want to join their platform for any amount of money.

We haven’t heard any news about where Ninja would land since Mixer shut down. He is, undoubtedly, in the midst of contract negotiations with his future platform, but we hadn’t seen any concrete clues that pointed to Twitch or YouTube.

That was, until July 7 when the streamer scheduled a test stream on YouTube. The scheduled test was set to take place on the same day and, as Hypex stated in a tweet, likely wasn’t supposed to be public. It was, though, and has fans speculating that Ninja is heading to YouTube Gaming.

As we touched on, above, this is far from a surprise. Ninja’s friend, CourageJD, has been killing it on YouTube – actually seeing his viewership increase after switching over from Twitch.

Although this test stream doesn’t confirm anything, it provides us with a strong hint that Ninja is moving to YouTube Gaming. It also tells us that the official announcement may be sooner rather than later. This is all one more step to having one of the biggest Fortnite streamers on any platform back – his incredibly entertaining “Ninja Battles” tournament series with him.

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Replay images suggest Vending Machines will return in Fortnite Season 3

Could Vending Machines make their return in Fortnite Season 3?



You might not remember the days of the old Vending Machines in Chapter 1, but they took a while to find their footing. They started by charging players too many materials for a particular weapon before lowering their requirements and becoming much more popular. After some final adjustments, Epic decided to make the Vending Machine free, but only dispense one weapon per machine.

In Chapter 2, Epic removed Vending Machines from the map. There wasn’t a ton of need for them in the first two seasons. The loot pool was simple and Upgrade Stations allowed you to improve your loadout. In Season 3, however, things are starting to get a bit more cluttered. We could have a need for Fortnite Vending Machines, yet again.

It’s clear that Epic have the intention of adding Vending Machines back to Fortnite, eventually. We’ve seen some glitches and rendering problems that cause players to get a glimpse of Vending Machines in both Seasons 1 and 2. Season 3, however, seems like the most realistic time to add them back.

Theories of the return of Vending Machines are back in the news because of what some players are finding in Replay Mode. We’ve seen screenshots of Vending Machines at The Shark, Camp Cod, and other locations around the map. It’s clear that Epic know where they’d put them, at least.

As the water levels lower throughout Season 3, we may begin to see Vending Machines poke out. They all seem to offer Miniguns, at the moment, which are not in the base loot pool. This could always change in a later patch, however.

Epic seem to be dedicated to bringing back the ever-changing Fortnite world that we saw during Chapter 1. The more item in the loot pool, the more RNG you’ll have. Vending Machines have always been a way to mitigate RNG, and could be perfect in Season 3 – at least, we hope.

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Entire Fortnite Summer Smash LTM lineup revealed

Here are all of the upcoming LTMs for the Fortnite Summer Splash event.



We’re in the midst of Fortnite’s annual Summer event – this year called, “Summer Splash.” Last year, we saw Epic unvault a new weapon each day during the 14 Days of Summer. This season, we’re getting a healthy rotation of some LTMs.

The return of LTMs was one of the most-requested features from the Fortnite community during the first two seasons of Chapter 2. Fans wondered why Epic didn’t add these modes to the game. Well, we may now know: they were saving them for a small event.

We’ll be treated to five more LTMs over the course of July, starting with Fog of War, which came out on the 6th. Tomorrow, July 8, the rotation will split to High Explosives as a Squads mode.

Fortnite data miner @iFireMonkey took a look at the game files and found all of the LTMs coming to Fortnite in the next month. Along with the game types, he also found the team size that each mode will feature. Here’s his infographic on all of the LTMs coming to the Summer Splash event.

Via: FireMonkey

As you can see, Epic are, traditionally, keeping their LTMs around for four days each – switching the team size after two days. Sniper Shootout, Blitz, and Unvaulted are three of the most popular LTMs, so it makes sense that we’re seeing them here.

Of course, there will be a few fan-favorites that missed the rotation. The Floor is Lava, Air Royale, and The Getaway are probably all Chapter 1-specific, but we would have loved to see Bounty in this lineup. Hopefully, Epic continues to keep up with their LTM rotation after Summer Splash concludes.

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