A Fortnite update on April 20 brought the newest Exotic weapon to the game: the Grappler Bow. Here’s how to get your hands on it.
Fortnite Season 6 continues to be one of the most evolving seasons in Chapter 2. It seems like every week brings a patch or content update to the game, with something new for players to explore.
This week, a content update on April 20 brought a previously-leaked Exotic weapon to Fortnite: the Grappler Bow. As the name suggests, the Grappler Bow is a Grappler in bow form.
The bow is unique from the original Grappler in several ways. First, it damages opponents when you hit them with it. You can deal 89 damage to the body. Also, it uses Bow ammo, so you could run out of ammunition if you don’t have enough.
Here’s how you can get your hands on the newest Exotic weapon in Fortnite:
- Head to Stealthy Stronghold
- Talk to Lara Croft
- Spend 500 Gold Bars to purchase the Grappler Bow
After that, you can fly around the map and attack unsuspecting opponents. Since it’s an Exotic weapon that’s only sold in one location, you should only see one of them per match. The 500 Gold Bar price point is quite expensive as well, so you might want to wait until an enemy buys it for you.
This update comes just in time for the Lara Croft and Alloy duo LTM that recently went live. We’ll have to see if the new bow will be one of the items you can use in this game mode.
This almost certainly won’t be the last Exotic weapon that Epic add to Fortnite Season 6. They removed a handful of weapons that were in the game last season, and will probably replace them as Season 6 goes on. Of course, if we see any announcements or leaks about new weapons, we’ll be the first to let you know.
All Fortnite Mythic and Exotic Weapon Locations Season 8
Fortnite Season 8 sees the return of Mythic and Exotic weapons. Here are all of the Fortnite Mythic and Exotic weapons locations.
Fortnite’s coveted Mythic and Exotic weapons have returned in Season 8. Here is where players can find the Mythic and Exotic weapons in Fortnite.
Once again, Fortnite Season 8 starts with a small pool of NPCs. Season 7 started with a small number of NPCs that gradually grew over the season. While there may not be a ton of NPCs like in Seasons 5 and 6, there’s still a few Fortnite Mythic and Exotic weapons.
NPCs sell Exotic weapons in Fortnite. They are the most expensive items that NPCs have, and players will have to pay a large number of gold bars to get them. However, they are worth the cost thanks to their special abilities.
Fortnite Mythic weapons are held by hostile NPCs and can only be obtained if that NPC is defeated. Here are where all of the Fortnite Mythic and Exotic weapons locations.
Fortnite Season 8 Exotic & Mythic weapon locations
It’s no surprise that Exotic and Mythic weapons have returned for the seventh season in a row. While these are nice tools to have, they won’t guarantee anyone a Victory Royale. But for those who want to switch up their arsenal, here is where every Mythic and Exotic weapon is located.
- Dragon’s Breath Sniper Rifle: sold by Pitstop for 400 gold at Boney Burbs
- Shadow Tracker Pistol: sold by Dusk for 400 gold south of Primal Pond
- Chug Cannon: sold by The Brat for 400 gold at Fork Knife Food Truck
- Marksman Six Shooter: sold by Wrath for 400 gold at Deep Woods Dish
- Slone’s Burst Assault Rifle: Defeat Doctor Slone at IO Staging Facility
- Mythic Sideways Rifle: upgrade Sideways Rifle using Monster Cube Parts
- Mythic Sideways Minigun: upgrade Sideways Minigun using Monster Cube Parts, or dropped by Cube Assassin
- Venom Symbiote: Has been removed from Fortnite
- Carnage Symiote: Has been removed from Fortnite
- Chili Chug Spalsh: Sold by The Brat for 210 gold bars at Fork Knife Food Truck, or found inside Loot Llamas
- The Dub Shotgun: Sold by Ember at Scenic Spot for 400 gold bars
- Icy Grappler: Sold by Fabio Sparklemane for 300 gold bars at Apres Ski
- Paper Bomb Kunai: Sold by Kakashi northwest of Lazy Lake Island for 400 gold bars
Upcoming Mythic Weapons
With the final update having been released, there likely won’t be any more new Mythic weapons this season. That being said, we’ve got a healthy amount of Mythic and Exotic weapons in the loot pool currently.
- Read More: How to upgrade weapons in Fortnite Season 8: upgrade benches, vending machines, & crafting
We will continue to update this guide as we discover more Fortnite Mythic and Exotic weapon locations. Feel free to let us know on Twitter if we missed any.
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All Fortnite Character Locations in Season 8
Fortnite Season 8 is here, and the NPCs have shuffled around the map. Here are all Fortnite characters locations for the new season.
Characters returned to Fortnite in Season 8. Here are all of the Fortnite character locations in the new season, along with which ones offer upgrades, prop disguises, bounties, and more.
Fortnite first introduced NPCs in Season 5, with the large-scale overhaul of the economy. NPCs are back once again in Season 8, and they are just as useful as they have been in previous seasons.
However, with the return of the Punch Card system, NPCs are more important than ever. Players will need to find and talk with NPCs to start questlines. These quests are the main way players will earn XP throughout the season.
Without further ado, here are all of the Fortnite Character locations in Season 8.
Fortnite Season 8 character list
Here is a list of all of the Fortnite characters and their locations in Season 8. As well, this list details what each character sells and offers players. The bold offers are Mythic weapons.
|Baba Yaga||Dampy Dish||New Brew Quest Line|
|Fabio Sparklemane||Apres Ski||Party Locale Quest Line|
|Dark Jonesy||Steamy Stacks||Spooky Story Quest Line, Rift|
|Kor||Misty Meadows||Sniper Elite Quest Line, Automatic Sniper|
|Dusk||South of Primal Pond||Vampire Combat Quest Line, Shadow Tracker Pistol, Disguise|
|Torin||Cap’n Carp Delivery Truck||Monster Research Quest Line, Reveal Future Storm Circle|
|Kitbash||Dirty Docks||Making Friends Quest Line|
|Madcap||Corny Crops (East)||Mushroom Master Quest Line|
|Penny||Retail Row (West)||Build Passion Quest Line|
|Pitstop||Boney Burbs||Stunt Training Quest Line, Dragon’s Breath Sniper, Reveal Future Storm Circle|
|Charlotte||Pleasant Park||IO Heist Quest Line, Rail Gun|
|Scuba Jonesy||Coral Castle/Coral Cove||Surf Turf Quest Line, Rail Gun|
|Cube Assassin||Sideways Anomalies||Hostile, Mythic Sideways Minigun|
|J.B. Chimpanski||Weather Station||War Effort Quest Line, Rail Gun, Reveal Future Storm Circle|
|Toona Fish||Viking Vessel||Hue-ge Discovery Quest Line|
|The Brat||Fork Knife Food Truck||Hot Dog Quest Line, Chug Cannon|
|Wrath||West of Deep Woods Dish||Escaped Tenant Quest Line, Reveal Future Storm Circle, Marksman Six Shooter|
|Big Mouth||Pizza Pit||Tooth Ache Quest Line|
|Grim Fable||Wasted Woods||Wolf Activity Quest Line|
|Nitehare||Weather Station||Hop Awake Quest Line, Rift|
|Raven||Hyrdo 16||Dark Skies Quest Line, Rift|
|Dire||Camp Cod||Wolf Pack Quest Line|
|Ragsy||Risky Reels||Shield Technique Quest Line|
|Ariana Grande||Believer Beach||Monster Hunter Quest|
|Cube Queen||The Convergence||Boss Fight|
|Ember||Scenic Spot||Quest Line, The Dub Shotgun|
|Sledgehammer||Flopper Pond||Quest Line|
|Rust Lord||Compact Cars||Quest Line|
|Kakashi||Northwest of Lazy Lake Island||Quest Line, Paper Bomb Kunai|
Fortnite characters locations Season 8 map
Luckily, the folks at Fortnite.GG has an interactive map of all of the NPCs in Season 8.
Here’s a map of all of the NPCs in Fortnite Season 8. We’ll keep this updated over the course of the season as more appear or are found around the map. Bigfoot, for instance, is missing from this list. We’re not sure whether that’s because he isn’t there or just hasn’t been found yet.
- Disguised man: offers a prop disguise
- Pink Rift: allows you to activate a Rift
- Yellow Cloud: Reveal Future Storm Circle
Compared to seasons past, the number of Fortnite character locations in Season 8 is very minimal. As well, players can no longer upgrade weapons through NPCs. The pool of Mythic weapons has also been minimized.
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How to get the Naruto skins in Fortnite
Naruto and the rest of Team 7 have landed in Fortnite, and here is how you can get all of the ninja-themed cosmetics.
Fortnite is bringing Naruto to The Island, and here is how you can get skins of each member of Ninja Team 7 starting on November 16.
Players have wanted Fortnite to collab with Naruto for a long time. Some of the most exciting parts of Fortnite come from its collaborations with other media. And the Fortnite x Naruto collab is among the most anticipated.
The hype behind the Naruto x Fortnite collab stems from the leaked court documents in May 2021. These documents detailed Fortnite collaborations that were either scrapped or postponed.
The documents hinted at a collab between Fortnite and Naruto. Ever since then, players have relentlessly asked for the collab to happen. Now, the ninjas of Team 7 are officially coming to The Island.
How to get the Fortnite Naruto skins
The Naruto x Fortnite collab starts on November 16, and Epic Games has a lot in store. On top of cosmetic items, players can look forward to an entire Naruto-themed creative hub. If you want to celebrate the collab in style, here’s how to get the Naruto skins.
Here are all of the Naruto cosmetics you can purchase in Fortnite as well as how much they cost:
The Naruto skins have officially been added to Fortnite, and here is how much players will have to spend to buy each one.
- Naruto Uzumaki – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Sasuke Uchiha – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Sakura Haruno – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Kakashi Hatake – 1,500 V-Bucks
However, you can also purchase bundles to get each skin at a discount:
- Naruto & Kakashi Bundle – 2,100 V-Bucks
- Sasuke & Sakura Bundle – 2,200 V-Bucks
- Shinobi Gear Bundle – 1,500 V-Bucks
There are also pickaxes, gliders, and emotes up for grabs:
- Kurama Glider – 1,200 V-Bucks
- Summoning Justsu – 300 V-Bucks
- Ramen Break – 300 V-Bucks
- Kunai Pickaxe – 500 V-Bucks
- Hidan Scythe – 800 V-Bucks
- Black Ops Sword – 500 V-Bucks
Each skin is shown in the tweet above. Each character comes with their own Back Bling, and there will likely be more cosmetics for sale including harvesting tools, gliders, and emotes.
In classic Fortnite fashion, we can also expect all of the cosmetics to be included in a single discounted bundle. We will update this article with exact prices and bundles when the cosmetics release.
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