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Top 5 rarest Item Shop pickaxes in Fortnite (2022)

Here are the top 5 rarest pickaxes in Fortnite that players were able to buy from the Item Shop. Some haven’t been seen in years!

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Here are the top 5 rarest pickaxes in Fortnite that players were able to purchase from the Item Shop using V-Bucks.

With the hundreds and thousands of cosmetic items Fortnite has produced, players are always looking for the rarest ones to equip. Wearing a rare skin or using a prized pickaxe gives players a status of superiority.

Some cosmetics, like the Renegade Raider skin, are the most sought after, but they likely won’t ever be available again. Others are rare simply because they haven’t been in the Item Shop in years.

This list will go over the Top 5 rarest pickaxes in Fortnite that players were able to purchase in the Item Shop. This excludes any Battle Pass or event-exclusive rewards.

5. Empire Axe – 1,089 Days

Fortnite Empire Axe pickaxe

The Empire Axe was introduced in Chapter 1 Season 3. And it made frequent appearances in the Item Shop after its release. However, the last time it was for sale was on February 28th, 2019- 1,089 days ago.

4. Armature – 1,090 Days

Fortnite Armature Pickaxe

Armature was released in Chapter 1 Season 7 and was only featured in the Item Shop once after its initial release. It was last seen on February 27th, 2019- 1,090 days ago.

3. Tooth Pick – 1,118 Days

Fortnite Tooth Pick pickaxe

Tooth Pick was featured in the first-ever season of Fortnite, and had been in the Item Shop a number of times after. Alas, its last appearance was January 30th, 2019 – 1,118 days ago.

2. Turbine – 1,167 Days

Fortnite Turbine Pickaxe

Turbine, introduced in Chapter 1 Season 6, has only been in the Item Shop for three days since its release. It’s last time on sale was on December 12th, 2018.

1. Drumbeat – 1,267 Days

Fortnite Drumbeat pickaxe

The current rarest pickaxe has not been in the Item Shop since its original release during Fortnite Chapter 1 Season 5. With an Item Shop lifespan of two days, the Drumbeat pickaxe was last seen on September 3rd, 2018- 1,267 days ago.

These dates are subject to change as Epic Games can choose to feature any of these pickaxes in the Item Shop. However, due to their lack of popularity, these might stay the rarest pickaxes in Fortnite for some time.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

The cosmetic bundle will likely discount the items making them slightly more affordable.

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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.

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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.

Winners Ladiale and Alta had their skins added to the game in December. And now, it’s time for Concept Royale round 2.

Here’s everything you need to know about designing and submitting your skins for Concept Royale 2.

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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.

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For more info, check out the Fortnite Concept Royale 2022 rule page.

As well, check out this amazing recreation of an iconic Mario Kart course inside for Fortnite Creative.

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